At the Water's Edge! Fantastic Beach & Amazing Views!(54 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Fun things to do on the property and nearby: Spend hours beach combing on the shores of Admiralty Bay or gazing out at the view of the Olympic Mountains and Keystone ferry making it's run across the Sound. Fly kites and explore the big guns at nearby Fort Casey State Park or hop a ferry to the historic town of Port Townsend for dining or shopping. Bike ride around Crockett Lake and tour historical farms. Fish directly from our beach and bird watch in the adjacent state bird preserve. Hike the bluff trail above the ocean in nearby Ebey's Federal Reserve. Drop crab pots or go clamming. Scuba dive at the state underwater park just down the beach and scour the horizon for submarines and cruise ships. Zip into nearby historic Coupeville (a 8 minute drive or 25 minute bike ride) for dinner and shopping.
All this is possible from our beach home situated at water's edge and surrounded by a 1600+ acre wildlife preserve, the largest in the Pacific Northwest. Our home is adjacent to a state owned preserve and feels very private. We are located on Whidbey's Scenic Isle Way 90 minutes from Seattle (including ferry from Mukilteo) and minutes from cute and historic Coupeville. Deception Pass State Park is just a short drive away - a site visitors come from far away to see. On occasion during the summer, the jet Prowler squadron based at Whidbey Naval Air Station practice touch and go up at the airstrip about a mile away. You can park at the end of that airstrip and watch them roar overhead or you can admire them from our deck. You will never lack for things to do - or not to do if you so please. You might even be lucky enough to have our resident bald eagle sit on the flagpole for your viewing enjoyment!
Ask us for our information sheet of local points of interest and recommendations. If you'd like to read even more reviews from previous guests, ask us and we'd be happy to send them to you.
Keywords: Beachfront, on the water, view, beach
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Member since: 2005
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Free WIFI. New carpet installed throughout in 2013. Two gas fireplaces, local only phone & Broadband Internet service, Toys & Games, Refrigerator & Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils, Dishes Silverware for 12, Spices, Linens- blankets, towels, soap, shampoo are provided, Washer-Dryer, Charcoal grill, and a second Charcoal Grill-Firepit overlooking the Beach, Child's Play/Pac and High Chair available, Ceiling fan & portable fans, Deck table, chairs and lounges, electric heater in all rooms....moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Low Season 1
Jan 31 - Jun 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Holiday Memorial Weekend
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay
Jun 2 - Sep 5, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 6 - Oct 13, 2017
2 night min stay
Low Season 2
Oct 14 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2017
5 night min stay
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2017
4 night min stay
2018 Low Season 1
Jan 1 - Jun 1, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $25
- Cleaning fee $125
- Tax Rate 10.7%
Occupancy is limited to six adults total. Parties or large daytime gatherings where guests are using the facilities are not permitted. Check in is after 4:00pm, Check out is by 10:00am.
**Cancellation policy during high season (June-Sept) & holidays: Full refund of deposit will be issued if cancellation notice is given 2 weeks prior to commencement of rental period. If cancellation occurs less than 2 weeks prior to rental, full refund will be issued only if house is re-rented for the reserved dates. If house is not re-rented, then deposit will be forfeited and non-refundable.
Major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's) during low season are $375.00 per night with minimum stay of 3 nights. Summer (high season) minimum stay is 7 nights.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Thousands of shorebirds (more than 17 different species) rely on the lake as an important migration staging area. The area provides critical wintering and nesting habitat for more than 13 species of ducks. At least nine species of raptors are regular visitors, including Peregrine Falcons and Merlins. And, more than 238 species of birds have been recorded in the Crockett Lake area. The lake also has an interesting history. Anticipation of the Great Northern Railway passing through Whidbey Island on its way to Port Townsend sent speculators into a frenzy platting the towns of “Chicago” and “Brooklyn” on the Keystone Spit to take advantage of the new commerce promised by the impending railroad in the late 1880s. Within two y...MoreCollapse
Fort Casey is a 467 acre state park which was built in the 1890s as a strategic fortress to defend Pugest Sound. Explore the huge gun batteries and pillboxes or watch eagles and fly a kite on the bluff overlooking the ocean. Admiralty Inlet was considered so strategic to the defense of Puget Sound in the 1890s that three forts, Fort Casey on Whidbey Island, Fort Flagler on Marrowstone Island, and Fort Worden at Port Townsend, were built at the entrance with huge guns creating a "Triangle of Fire." This military strategy was built on the theory that the three fortresses would thwart any invasion attempt by sea. The Admiralty Head Lighthouse is located in the state park....MoreCollapse
Hike up the bluff at Ebey's Landing and walk along cliff trail overlooking the ocean. For the whole 4 mile loop follow the bluff to Perego Lake and come back along the beach. Grey whales have been sighted during migration season feeding right off shore here. Another option is to walk to Sunnyside cemetary overlooking famous Prarie Landing....MoreCollapse
Jogging and or beach walking for miles, in season fishing off the beach, rent crab pots and set them out in front of the house. Our beach is popular in late August/early Sept during salmon season-you can fish right off the beach for pinks. Great agate hunting as well.
Our beach & firepit taken from the oceanside deck. Very close to the water!
Looking North from the deck at the Olympic Mountains and the ferry Chetzemoka.
Bedroom # 2. Windows look south to Ebey's Landing bird preserve and beach.
Second enclosed side patio deck on S side looking towards the deck/beach.
Taken from our beach looking South along the shore. You can walk undisturbed!
Looking South along Admiralty Bay. You can see how private our beach is!
Dining Room. Water views across the front of the house.
Master Bedroom #1. Sliding doors lead to enclosed courtyard filled with lavendar
Dogs are welcome and love the ocean! Taken in front of the house on our beach.
Sunset from the deck looking North with ferry to Port Townsend in background
This listing was first published here in 2005.
Date last modified - Friday, March 17, 2017
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