Rent a Moment in History at Fern Cove Nature Preserve's Belle Baldwin House(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-7 nights
- Property type:Bungalow
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Historic beach house with 3 bedrooms (2-queen & 2 twin beds) and gas fireplace.
Named a State Historic Landmark, the Belle Baldwin house may be the only known intact example of the residential work of Harlan Thomas, a renowned architect whose buildings are distinguished Seattle landmarks.
Vashon Park District’s ‘green’ restoration process has returned the house to its 1912 glory, creating a relaxing, natural environment that honors the park and the past. Located on 750 feet of pristine Puget Sound beach, it doesn't get any better than this.
The house is located in Vashon Park District’s Fern Cove Park. The park is open to the public during the day for walk-in, passive uses, such as beach walks and bird watching.
The home was fully refurbished in 2008 to provide weekly rentals to the public. It features a large living - dining room with the original paned windows facing the shore and Baldwin creek. The three bedrooms (two queens/two twin), one bath house is comfortable for a group of six (there is also a roll-a-way available) and we provide all household items to assure a comfortable stay. There is a gas fireplace and nap friendly leather couch.
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Member since: 2014
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Includes a beautiful claw-foot tub and separate glass shower.
- Away From It All
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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2017 Peak Season
May 26 - Sep 3, 2017
7 night min stay
Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 8.6%
Refunds for cancellations made less than 30 days prior to arrival ONLY if we can re-book your rental. All cancellations are subject to a $25 administrative fee.
*Please note that we reserve the right to hold your credit card information for up to two days after check-out for damage security to Vashon Park District property.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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About: The Belle Baldwin House at Fern Cove is owned by Vashon Park District and maintained as a vacation rental to help preserve its historical significance.
Why Vashon Island, WA, USA:
This property is a world (and 30 minutes) away from the Emerald City of Seattle. Relax on the beach. Read a book. Kayak. Bird. Babble with the brook. Fern Cove is a pocket gem on Vashon Island.
The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
If you like cozy, this is the house for you. It has fine wood throughout and a modern gas fireplace and comfy chairs and overstuffed leather couch.
- Primary: (206)463-9602 Vashon Park District business hours are 8-5, M-F
Links to more information:
Bridge over creek leading to house
Two creeks, the Shinglemill and Baldwin, empty into Colvos Passage at Fern Cove
Master bedroom, water view
Queen bed with forest view
Bridge over Baldwin creek
Picnic and dining tables by water's edge.
Breakfast by the Sound.
Middle bedroom with twin beds
Wish you were here.
Low Tide Lawn. If you have a kayak, Belle Baldwin is an easy launch point.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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