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Impeccable 2BR Vacation Bungalow! Bellingham Wa, Lake Whatcom

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Perfect, peaceful place for early morning coffee or evening sunsets.

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Last updated: 01/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Large, 2 BR's, kitchen, central location for visits to WWU, downtown, lake views

OVERWHELMINGLY OUR GUESTS TELL US THIS IS A SUPERIOR VACATION RENTAL. BEAUTIFUL LAKE COMMUNITY LOCATION! EXPERIENCED VRBO USERS LOVE THIS RENTAL! YOU WON'T BE DISAPPOINTED!

Located in a Lake Whatcom community that was originally developed as a resort, it is now a beautiful and much sought after location for many families as full-time residents. You will have plenty opportunity to see the beautiful lake., Pacific Northwest pines, and nature. We are centrally located and convenient to WWU, Downtown Bellingham, shopping and many attractions. Only a few minutes to the public beach and park with boat launch. As you drive from the apartment you will see a beautiful view of the lake. You will be only a few minute drive to Bellingham Bay, restaurants, night life.

A beautiful, impeccably clean, private, two bedroom walkout vacation rental with spacious paver patio, yard, convenient parking. A perfect get away!

Private entrance, full bath, dinette, living room, fully equipped kitchen, gas grill, patio, coffee maker and electric tea pot, full sized refrigerator/freezer. Large capacity washer and dryer. Free WiFi, flat screen TV's, Netflix, Dish Network.

1.5 mile drive to Barkley Village which has a full service grocery store, restaurants, New Regal Cinema 16 first run movies, Omni iMax theater. We are within walking distance to the nearest public beach area and minutes drive or walk to the nearest park with a sandy beach and boat launch. Minutes from many fantastic, beautiful walking and hiking trails. Galbraith Mountain for mountain biking is 2 miles, Mt Baker Ski lodge within 50 miles for a beautiful day drive. Vancouver BC is only 35 miles. We are 20 miles to the Canadian Boarder. We are a few hours to Whistler BC. Whale watching cruises leaving from Bellingham Bay. Just a boat ride or an air taxi ride out to the San Juan Islands, Friday Harbor, Roche Harbor, Orcas Island. So much more!

Sorry, absolutely no pets, no smoking anywhere on premises. Not a party place.
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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/15/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking tobacco or otherwise anywhere on the premises....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Absolutely no pets, please don't ask, we make no exceptions....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Room has large windows and Smart 32 in TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    big windows, bright, airy 40" Smart TV...moreless

  • Futon and couch in living room: 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Double bed futon in living room sleeps 2, and couch sleeps 1...moreless

  • Bedroom 1 has queen size bed that sleeps two. Nice windows lets in the beautiful sunshine but is appropriately dark at night. Ceiling fan, Smart TV's with free Dish, Netflix, This is a beautiful and elegant room and most importantly it is comfortable! Bedroom 2 is spacious with two single bed. Sleeps two. The double bed futon in the living room allows sleeping for an additional 2 and if needed the couch will sleep 1. The apartment is best enjoyed by 4 to 6 adults. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • The bathroom is private to the unit and off the hallway. It is very clean and bright. Large mirror and spacious vanity top. Extra mirrors are supplied to each bedroom so a larger party will have the ability to have mirrors while the bathroom is occupied. We supply high quality shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and facial soap....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The location is perfect as a home base for sightseeing, whale watching, visiting your WWU student, shopping, water activities, mountaineering, hiking, mountain biking, Skiing, fine dining or a romantic get away. You will find the space quiet, exceptionally clean, modern, cozy, elegant... a beautiful place to cook a meal and call home while you're away from home. Sorry, absolutely no pets, no smoking anywhere on premises....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We keep a small book shelf with books left by previous guests. Feel free to leave one if you have extra books you have finished. We also keep various magazines for your enjoyment....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Blue Ray DVD player ...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish HD TV with DVR ...moreless

  • Television:

    46", 40" & 32" smart TV's with Netflix in each bedroom and in living room...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Many movies are recorded on the dish DVR recorder for your enjoyment....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Only 7 minute drive to downtown Bellingham....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Located a short walk to Lake Whatcom ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Beautiful views of Lake Whatcom as you drive along shoreline and as you come into our property. Wow!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining area situated in the open living room area with plenty room to enjoy having a meal while not being separated from the main area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large capacity front loading...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Beautiful realistic looking electric fireplace that puts a great vibe out for atmosphere as well as heat if needed. ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All necessary linens and blankets are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Spacious living room with 46" flat screen smart TV. Free Dish, Netflix, Blue Ray DVD player....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Large capacity front loading ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need to cook your meals....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with Stove/oven and microwave, sink, griddle, coffee maker, electric tea pot, pots, pans, skillets, flatware, dishes, glasses, stemware, bowls, blender. toaster, waffle iron, some spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full size fridge with large freezer space...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stove with oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Many choices of golf courses nearby with golfing year round...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak rental a Yeager's in Bellingham...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    About 50 miles to Mt Baker Ski lodge...moreless

Building Type

  • House
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Rates 2016
Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$109

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$129

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.7%

Notes:

Rental agreement and house rules will be found at the payment point for guests review

2 night minimum stay on weekends; one night stay is okay on weekdays. Just email me and I will customize the booking.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bellingham International
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Scotty Browns
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Alaskan Ferry, Fairhaven
4.6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Shuksan Golf Course
7 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak at Alaskan Ferry System Fairhaven
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-5
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Scotty Browns
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt Baker Ski Resort
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Blodel Donivan Park

Car: Necessary

The apartment and is located on Lake Whatcom in Silverbeach; the sunny side of the lake. You will be a few minutes drive from downtown Bellingham and only a short walk to the edge of Lake Whatcom where you can swim, boat, (we have temporary parking if you bring your boat), hike, mountain climb, mountain bike, kayak, paddle board, and we are on the outskirts of Bellingham on the side that makes it a straight shot up Mt Baker for Skiing which is about 50 miles away. There is so much more. The area is simply beautiful, and the apartment is ultra comfortable and PRIVATE. Two bedroom ground level suite/apartment/flat or you can call it a HAVEN. PRIVATE entrance, private full bath, dinette and living room combination, full kitchen. You are sure to encounter a hummingbird or two any time of the year or perhaps a deer, a bald eagle, or a hoot from an owl perched high above while you enjoy a large patio that walks out from your unit. The beautiful plush forest of Sqaulicum Mtn surrounds the apartment on two sides and views of Lake Whatcom on the other. The view of the lake gets pretty good in late fall after the leaves have fallen. We have an outdoor fireplace, gas grill with side burner and patio furniture. Inside there is a kitchen with a microwave, coffee and tea pot, full sized refrigerator/freezer. There is a stove with oven and cook top with a built in microwave. and coffee grinder for fresh ground coffee. Pancake griddle and a Belgian waffle iron and some waffle mix handy if you desire to use it. You have full access to the entire lower level of our three story home. large capacity washer and dryer located in the suite (you might need your own He (high efficiency) detergent unless there is some left over from previous guests ). Owner's master suite is on the 3rd floor while guest apartment/suite is the full, lower level with private entrance and complete separation from the main residence. There is a nice but small yard. The suite is most comfortably enjoyed by 4 but have had six and more on several occasions with no issues. Fee's are based on double occupancy. Smart 46" TV with HD dish satellite and DVR . 40' & 32" Flat screen TV's in the bedrooms. Dish Network, Netflix, Blue-ray DVD, s WiFi. an assortment of recorded movies. 1.5 mile drive to Barkley Village which has a full grocery store (Hagen) , restaurants, new Regal Cinema 16 first run movies, Omni iMax theater. We are a 5 min walk to the nearest public access beach area and a mile and a half to the nearest park with a sandy beach, volleyball courts, swing sets and boat launch. Minutes from many fantastic, beautiful walking and hiking trails. Galbraith Mountain for mountain biking is 2 miles, Mt Baker Ski lodge is 50 miles. Downtown Vancouver BC is only 35 miles. We are 15 or 20 miles to the Canadian Boarder. We are a few hours to Whistler BC. We have many whale watching cruises leaving from Bellingham Bay (10 min). We are just a boat ride or an air taxi ride out to the San Juan Islands, Friday Harbor, Roche Harbor, Orcas Island. You will absolutely love staying in the apartment while staying in Bellingham. Sorry we have a strict no pet policy, no smoking anywhere on premises. Not a party place or a gathering place for anyone other then guests in the original party.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We're a professional married couple (18 years) who love to travel, meet interesting people, and enjoy dinner and conversation with friends. We appreciate the beauty that surrounds us the Bellingham area. We receive enjoyment from creating a beautiful vacation rental for our guests.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This apartment is for those who are looking for more during their time away from home. We provide a beautiful, impeccably clean and comfortable space. The location is perfect for those who are in town to visit their kids at WWU, for staying while site seeing, or visiting family or attending special events. The apartment is a perfect 'home base' for visitors and tourists to Bellingham and all the attractions from skiing on Mt Baker to mountain climbing, mountain biking, hiking, boating, whale watching or just simply shopping and sightseeing.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 01/15/2017

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  • Perfect, peaceful place for early morning coffee or evening sunsets.

    Perfect, peaceful place for early morning coffee or evening sunsets.

  • Dinette, full size fridge/freezer, dbl futon, dining area, beautifully appointed

    Dinette, full size fridge/freezer, dbl futon, dining area, beautifully appointed

  • Spacious kitchen and laundry area.

    Spacious kitchen and laundry area.

  • Full capacity washer & dryer, sink with purified water tap.

    Full capacity washer & dryer, sink with purified water tap.

  • 2nd bedroom has two single beds, with comfortable mattresses, smart TV, dvr.

    2nd bedroom has two single beds, with comfortable mattresses, smart TV, dvr.

  • Private yard, now has a privacy fence for quiet meals outside.

    Private yard, now has a privacy fence for quiet meals outside.

  • Bungalow/Apt is located on walkout level of our 3 story home.

    Bungalow/Apt is located on walkout level of our 3 story home.

  • Bright, spacious

    Bright, spacious

  • Private grill located on the paver patio.

    Private grill located on the paver patio.

  • Start a fire in the outdoor wood burning fire ring. Roast marshmallows, smores!

    Start a fire in the outdoor wood burning fire ring. Roast marshmallows, smores!

  • Enjoy walks to the lake, swimming, boating, fishing or just gazing.

    Enjoy walks to the lake, swimming, boating, fishing or just gazing.

  • Close to nature

    Close to nature

  • Beautifully appointed living room, fireplace for ambiance, smart tv, dbl futon.

    Beautifully appointed living room, fireplace for ambiance, smart tv, dbl futon.

  • Spacious, inviting, comfortable, impeccably clean, home away from home.

    Spacious, inviting, comfortable, impeccably clean, home away from home.

  • Built-in full size microwave, electric stove & oven with a fully stocked kitchen

    Built-in full size microwave, electric stove & oven with a fully stocked kitchen

  • Queen Macy's "Beauty Rest Black" mattress and box. guests love, love, love this!

    Queen Macy's "Beauty Rest Black" mattress and box. guests love, love, love this!

  • Private entrance to apartment. Paver patio area. watch sunset or morning sunrise

    Private entrance to apartment. Paver patio area. watch sunset or morning sunrise

  • View of the lake from the property parking place.

    View of the lake from the property parking place.

  • Coming in the near future; granite breakfast/lunch bar and bar stools.

    Coming in the near future; granite breakfast/lunch bar and bar stools.

  • Private patio, enjoy morning coffee, sunsets, reading, chatting with friends.

    Private patio, enjoy morning coffee, sunsets, reading, chatting with friends.

  • Minutes from Barkely Village.

    Minutes from Barkely Village.

  • Close to nature, convenient to restaurants, shopping, Dwntn Bellingham, the bay.

    Close to nature, convenient to restaurants, shopping, Dwntn Bellingham, the bay.

  • Whatcom Falls Park only a few minutes away.

    Whatcom Falls Park only a few minutes away.

VRBO #619549

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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