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'Emerald Lake' Studio -- Lakefront Retreat

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cozy 1 Bed/1 Bath Apartment

This self-contained apartment has fantastic views of the lake and surrounding woods. You are minutes from Bellingham's many restaurants, night life and family activities. Snow boarding and skiing at Mt Baker. There are scenic hiking trails throughout the area as well as many golf courses. This retreat is unique and comfortable, well-kept in its amenities and conveniences without being fussy. No smoking, no pets.

There is a queen bed, full bathroom with jet tub, washer/dryer, HDTV/DVD player, stereo, propane fireplace, kitchenette with large fridge, microwave, toaster oven, George Foreman grill, electric fry pan and blender, plus a private deck. Wi-Fi and phone service available. The rental also include use of a canoe, 3 kayaks, peddleboat and a private dock for your relaxation and enjoyment. Swimming and lake fishing are right outside your door.

June through September, studio guests may have two visitors during the day. The Chalet listed at VRBO #77136 can accommodate more persons. (Please visit the Chalet at vrbo #77136.)

Emerald Lake Studio is located on the lower level of the Chalet. There are times when both Chalet and Studio are rented, especially during the summer months.

The $150 damage deposit is refundable and will be returned after your stay, as long a the rental is returned in good condition.*

*This is not a party house. Extra guests and/or special events must be cleared with the Owner in writing or you may lose your damage deposit.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

More Details

Owner
Rosetta Klassen
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Rosetta Klassen

I'm passionate in what I'm doing with the Emerald Lake Chalet & Apartment. When I read guest comments that they have enjoyed their stay and want to come back, that's very rewarding

Rosetta Klassen purchased this studio in 1979

Why Rosetta Klassen chose Bellingham

This property is one of a kind. Swimming and fishing at the door.

What makes this studio unique

My family has owned property on Emerald Lake since the 1960's. It's been a great retreat for my six children and grandchildren as well as our friends. Bellingham is minutes away where many activities, shopping and gourmet restaurants add to the wonderful lake setting apart from city life.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a wonderful stay! We were in shock at how quiet it is here (haha, we left 3 kids under the age of 4 at home with grandma and grandpa...so the QUIET was very much appreciated.

Woke up this morning to a beautiful misty view of the lake -- wish I could sit here all day to look at it. Were very impressed by how clean and organised everything was. Thank you for sharing your little corner of the world with us!
Jan 2015
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Amenities

Bellingham Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 19
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No fireworks without prior permission.
  • No parties.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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'Emerald Lake' Studio -- Lakefront Retreat
average rating of 4.730769 based on 66 reviews
5

We loved it !!

  • 5 of 5

The home was spotless...It had everything we needed to accommodate our 5 day stay. The stairs are a bit of a challenge if your out of shape, however it was definitely worth the stay for peace and quiet..We loved it!!

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Emerald Lake Studio. We do our best to ensure you have everything you need and that it is nice and clean for our guests. Hope to see you again.
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Portland, Oregon
5

Lovely comfortable stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a delightful spot. We enjoyed the quiet and the view of the sweet little lake.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Felt like home when we entered the studio, made use of the kayaks and got out onto the water for a bit. We had time to make a little fire and enjoy some s’mores! Perfect place for a quiet getaway!

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Having a fire is the perfect way to enjoy the Lake. Please come visit us again for a repeat customer discount.
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Knoxville, Tennessee
5

Lovely Lake Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect. It’s far enough outside Bellingham to feel like a secluded getaway but close enough to get to town quickly. So clean and homey. The bed is AMAZINGLY comfortable. The bathroom is big and the tub is stellar. I’d stay again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Emerald Lake Studio. We take pride in providing a quality experience for all of our guests. Please visit us again for a special gift or discount as a return visitor.
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5

Quiet little getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a nice quiet place to celebrate my husbands birthday without the kids. This is the perfect little studio for two people to just get away and relax. I spend hours coloring and staring at the water. We enjoyed the ducks on the lake as well as the birds at the bird feeder. So relaxing and quiet. I didn't want to leave. We went to a few different parks in the area and had some great food in town. Such a nice little getaway. We hope to be back sometime again.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are very happy your trip away from the kids was a success and we invite you to visit us again. Repeat clients are treated to a special gift or a special discount, depending on the time of year.
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5

Exceeded Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

What a joy it was to stay at the "Emerald Lake" Studio! My wife was specific in her request for our 18th anniversary...on a lake, an option to canoe or kayak, fireplace, jetted tub. This delightful spot allowed for our time away to be a relaxing and refreshing experience. We will look forward to coming back in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed your time at Emerald Lake Studio and that your wife was pleased with your choice. Make sure to mention that you are a return visitor next time you book and we will either have a discount or a gift for you to show our appreciation.
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Bellingham Airport
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Barclay Village
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Sudden Valley Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrac Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Barclay Village
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Mt Baker Ski Area
Car: necessary

Canoe, three kayaks, pedal boat, fishing, swimming, private dock, and the new addition of a fire pit.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $40
Damage Deposit $150

FOR LONG HOLIDAY WEEKENDS: we require a minimum stay of three nights.

CANCELLATIONS that are made more than fifteen (15) days prior to the arrival date will have their original payment refunded minus a $30 handling fee. Cancellations that are made during the fifteen days will forfeit their deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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