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Waterfront Beach House Close to Everything!

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Two bedroom cottage with beach access and walking distance to 'downtown' Lummi

This charming, historic and beautifully appointed beach front house features two bedrooms (one room with attached bath has a Queen bed and another room with a single bed) and sleeps three. The cottage is stocked with everything you will need for an easy get away. Enjoy the large deck overlooking the breathtaking views of Mt. Baker and the Sisters, watch the ferry, the Whatcom Chief, sail back and forth, take a soak in the deep tub, read by the fireplace, put your kayak in the water and adventure, or go for a bike ride or hike. You will find yourself within walking distance of the local Beach Store Cafe (just across the street), Farmers Market, and local grocery store. Conveniently located only a five minute walk to the ferry and on the picturesque 7 mile loop which is great for walking and bike riding. Despite the proximity to Vancouver BC and Seattle, Lummi Island feels like it is a 'world away'. The Beach House was built in 1933 and has a long history on Lummi Island, and at one time served as the local library. With a complete Sunset Magazine worthy remodel in 2004 it could not be sweeter.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 970 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Refundable pet deposit of $150.00 . A pet fee of $20 a day during per pet, is charged (max 2 dogs with approval) . Renters must not allow pets on furniture and make sure to pick up after any messes, please. Dogs must be crated if you leave them in the house. We do have a pet size limitation. No large dogs (ie: great danes, St. Bernards, Huskies etc) ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The path to the house has recently been made into an easy access, gradually sloping, wide path. While the house is not ADA if a guest were able to fold up a wheel chair to get inside, the house is all one floor living. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single


  • One bedroom has a Queen size bed, and private access to the bathroom and sleeps two comfortably. The second bedroom is a single bed. Both beds are extremely comfortable with memory foam mattresses, down comforters and nice pillows. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • A great garden tub with views and separate shower.

Other Amenities

  • Guests may order concierge service as a separate amenity from this booking by going to: . Contact Lummi Island Concierge LLC owner, Jackie Granger and let her know the dates you've booked and what you'd like her to provide for your arrival. While this is a separate service, the owner of The Beach House is more than happy to coordinate with Jackie, the owner of Lummi Island Concierge LLC to grant her access to stock your refrigerator and pantry for your arrival. She provides other amenities such as bike rentals as well. If you are interested in a massage during your vacation, you can schedule an in-home massage through Heather Arvensis, LMP at All Is Well Massage. She can be reached through the Lummi Island Artist's website. If you would like to order housecleaning services during your stay, please notify owners upon booking. This will be an extra charge to you, but we can arrange for a visit from local house cleaners. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat screen tv with satellite Dish network and DVD player ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Historic


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Sandstone sculptured beaches...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    A medium bank beach front with great tide pools to explore...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Mt. Baker stands proud in the distance...moreless

  • Ocean View
  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Glorious views of Hales Passage, Mount Baker & the Sisters. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Beautiful waterfront cabin with stairs leading to the beach. A mooring buoy is also available if you would like to sail your boat in to stay!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing


  • Dining:

    Four top table off of the living room ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Propane fireplace insert...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Propane fireplace insert and electric ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi internet available ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All towels and bedding provided...moreless

  • Living Room


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker, french press. We provide a basic ground coffee to hold you over :)...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    fully stocked kitchen including pots and pans and cookware. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, full spectrum spice collection, coffee, tea, sugar, paper towels etc. Option to have Lummi Island Concierge fully stock your kitchen upon arrival also available. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.8
from 36 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
May 1 - Oct 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Off Season
Oct 2 - Apr 30, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $85
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 11%


There is a $20/day per pet fee up to two pets

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bellingham Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Whatcom County Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
60 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt Baker

Those of us living on Lummi Island came here because of its unspoiled natural beauty, the slower, peaceful pace of the island, and a tight-knit rural community reminiscent of a bygone era. We are also the only San Juan island with easy access to the mainland and urban services, one of the main reasons Lummi can remain as commercially undeveloped as it is. Here, Mother Nature is at her best with spectacular water and island views, an abundance of sea birds, eagles, herons, and even passing pods of Orca whales. There are many ways to fill your time while you visit Lummi Island; beach comb, ride your bike on the quiet roads around the island, eat delicious, locally grown food at the Beach Store Cafe and listen to live music, visit the famous Willows Inn, stop in for a glass of wine at the wine gallery, bird watch, kayak, go sailing, read a book by the fire... Lummi Island is also a great launching point for Bellingham or exploring into the bigger city like Vancouver, BC.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Colleen McCrory and Angie Dixon, long-term residents of Lummi Island, and friends, became the proud new owners of the Beach House in December of 2014. This delightful home with its up-close water views, location, it's place in the island's history and unique style was a particular joy and opportunity for them, as well as their families. They look forward to sharing the Beach House and this wonderful community and island with you. The peace, abundance of nature and outdoor adventures here on Lummi Island are unbeatable.

Why the Owner Chose Lummi Island, WA, USA:
We both love living here and being a part of the island and were excited to be able to invest in such a beautiful property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This property has the best of both convenience to island locations like the Beach Store Cafe, the library, store, school and ferry and privacy and stunning views.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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  • Welcome to The Beach House!

    Welcome to The Beach House!

  • Mt. Baker, proud in the horizon.

    Mt. Baker, proud in the horizon.

  • Gas cook-top, microwave, abundant storage...

    Gas cook-top, microwave, abundant storage...

  • Nice dining table, seats four AND serves up a gorgeous view.

    Nice dining table, seats four AND serves up a gorgeous view.

  • Enjoy a glass of wine or a good book by the cozy propane fireplace.

    Enjoy a glass of wine or a good book by the cozy propane fireplace.

  • We have a dishwasher, although you may opt for hand-washing with this view.

    We have a dishwasher, although you may opt for hand-washing with this view.

  • Enjoy the lovely soaker tub, ALSO with a view of the water.

    Enjoy the lovely soaker tub, ALSO with a view of the water.

  • Heavy duty, easy to navigate aluminum stairs to the beach.

    Heavy duty, easy to navigate aluminum stairs to the beach.

VRBO #654148

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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