Classic Beach House on Sandy Beach, Guemes Island, Washington(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:6 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4-bedroom, 2 bath cedar cabin, on grassy lawn and saltwater beach
Charming beachy 4-bedroom 2-bath spacious cabin on low bank waterfront overlooking the Guemes Channel. Gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar, Great Room with fabulous view, dining and living areas, plus big rec room with foosball, TV and music system.. Laundry, dishwasher, internet. Guemes is an 5-minute ferry ride from Anacortes. You can walk on or bring a car. On this peaceful rural island there are beach walks, hikes, great places to kayak or bike. Anacortes has an active summertime farmers market, several supermarkets, abundant restaurants and antique shops.
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Member since: 2014
- 2419 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Low-bank Waterfront with SANDY BEACH. Beach is great for kids, and for grown ups watching the boats and ferry go by on Guemes Channel. We provide lawn games and gorgeous setting. Ferry is close if you want to go into Anacortes for night life, antique shopping or restaurants. Guemes has great biking with relatively flat and quiet roads. There is a mountain hike a few miles away. Walk the beach in front of the house. Anacortes is an 8 minute ferry ride away, with lots of shopping, restaurants, bars, and tourist activities, such as Kayak Rentals and Whale-Watching Tours. ...moreless
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
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My Standard Rate
6 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $25 + tax
- Cleaning $95 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.1%
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Guemes island is just an 8 minute Ferry Ride from Anacortes. Anacortes is just over an hour's drive from Seattle or Vancouver BC. It has Whale Watching Tours, Antiques, Kayak Tours, Boat Charters, Farmers Market, and lots of fun special events. There are restaurants, bars, cinema. Of course, theres nothing better than reading a book at the Beach House and taking it easy.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We live in Seattle but have visited a family place on Guemes Island for 30 years. We love spending time with family and friends in this lovely place. The weather (fair or stormy), the boat traffic, beach walks to a nearby nature preserve, biking on low traffic roads--it's a step back into a time when life was slower and simpler. Guemes Island is much easier to reach than the popular San Juans, which are served by the Washington State Ferry. Our little Skagit County ferry makes getting here a breeze--just 2 hours door-to-door from Seattle, 3 hours from Vancouver, B.C.
Why the Owner Chose Anacortes, WA, USA:
We looked all over the island in 2012 and 2013 before realizing we really wanted a location close to the ferry and maritime traffic. We also like 'fixing up' homes that need TLC. This house is almost unrecognizable from what we found;, we kept the character but brought it back to life. It's what a real beach house should look like!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Guemes is so accessible! It's an island but not TOO far--only 80 miles from Seattle, 94 from Vancouver, B.C. A charming island to tour by bicycle, with bucolic discoveries around every turn. Kayakers can launch nearby to explore the many islands and coves. A hike up Guemes Mountain (more a steep hill than an Alp!) rewards with panoramic views of the nearby San Juans. Summertime brings community activities that will take you back to your childhood. Enjoy a campfire on the beach, bocce ball or badminton on our expansive grassy beachfront.
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The house from the beach.
Sailboat race going by in Guemes Channel.
Inviting living room with view of channel towards Anacortes.
Breakfast bar in the kitchen. Keep the cook company. New Kohler sink and faucet.
Queen Bed in the Red Bedroom
All new bathroom upstairs with luscious tile shower and skylight.
Getting on the ferry!
Visting family on top of Guemes Mountain.
The View to the Ferry Dock, just walk down the beach to get there.
From the deck.
Tanker going by in front of the house. We LOVE watching the boat traffic.
Living room being lived in. Seats 7 comfortably.
Cozy dining table on a Fall evening. Just about dusk.
The owner family working to update the house in 2014.
The Shell Bedroom has a queen bed too.
Dinner on the deck, watching the whale-watching boats go by!
Live Shrimp from the docks in Anacortes - jumping off the plate on the deck.
Bocci Ball is a three-season sport here in the Northwest.
Flat lawn is great to use our Baci Ball set or Badminton.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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