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'Emerald Lake' Studio -- Lakefront Retreat

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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

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 traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 6, 2017

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 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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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.


Bellingham Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • 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
  • 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
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • 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


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'Emerald Lake' Studio -- Lakefront Retreat
average rating of 4.6744184 based on 57 reviews

Lovely setting and studio apartment

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the lake. Fortunately, the weather was perfect, so we could take the canoe out for a leisurely spin around the lovely lake while appreciating the gorgeous fall colors! A great getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you so much for taking the time to write a review on our little special place. There is so much to do when the weather is nice and even when not so nice, so we are glad you took part in some of what Emerald Lake has to offer. Ski season is just around the corner and we are so close to Mount Baker. We hope to see you again.
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Kamloops, BC

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Studio is exactly as presented. Very clean and comfortable. We had a great time. It can get a bit noisy depending on the neighbours upstairs, but it was still very relaxing. We recommend.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review on our property. We really appreciate it. If you come back during the less busy Winter season, your chances of having the whole place to yourself are much better than during the busier season. We hope to see you again and wish you safe travels in the future.
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Lovely little accommodation on the lake

  • 5 of 5

The property is adorable, well maintained, and very comfortable with all the amenities you could need. The lake was beautiful and we would definitely stay again if we found ourselves in the vicinity.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our little piece of Heaven. We are so glad you enjoyed your time and hope to see you again very soon.
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Immaculately clean and cozy lake side cabin!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for the cozy cabin on the lake. The place was cleaner and better stocked than most hotel rooms! A cozy fireplace, comfy bed, full kitchen, and a great view. Obviously well cared for, and I would love to come back in the summer to enjoy the dock and the lake.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really appreciate you taking the time to write such an amazing review of our Studio. We take pride in sharing our special place with you and hope you will return in the Summer so you can go swimming and enjoy the wonderful times on the water.
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Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the peaceful and lovely setting outside of Bellingham on quiet forested lake. Nice amenities, too!

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for our Studio at Emerald Lake/Toad Lake. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you return.
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Gorgeous, quiet, relaxing, comfortable, well maintained

  • 5 of 5

This property was beautiful and such a great place to stay! We had a great time using the paddle boat to hang out on the lake, it was quiet, the bed was comfortable the cabin was clean, and well maintained. I can't wait until we visit the area again we would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and we really appreciate you taking the time to let others know of your experience. We look forward to seeing you again at Emerald Lake Studio.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning Fee $30 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

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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