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Unbelievable Penn Cove & Mt Baker views on Front St in Historic Coupeville

Bedrooms 1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

1 bedroom, 1 bath 2nd story private view suite

The FLOAT ON INN---a magical getaway awaits you in this private and beautifully appointed 650 sq. ft. retreat. Stroll 3 blocks along the water to charming, historic Coupeville. Enjoy morning coffee or evening wine on your private deck with panoramic views of Mt Baker & the historic wharf with it's signature red building. From your deck or living room, 100 ft. from the waters of Penn Cove, watch eagles , seals and whales. Catch a glimpse of our resident deer in the yard.

The unit, attached to the owner's home, has it's own private entry, beamed ceiling living room with a full sofa bed and HDTV/DVD player and free WIFI. The large bedroom has a comfy queen bed and also boasts views of Penn Cove and Mt Baker and there is a bath with a shower. While there are restaurants and bakeries close by, there is kitchenette with a microwave, refrigerator, and Keurig coffeemaker and some basic kitchen supplies for your convenience. There is a picnic basket and beach chairs for a picnic and The "Bay Leaf "Deli and Red Apple store have everything you need.

Located at the quiet end of town, nights are peaceful. Hear the waves lapping on the shore as the tide changes. Enjoy restaurants, shopping, giant cinnamon rolls at the famous" Knead & Feed" bakery, a historic tavern, local ice cream and antique and gift shops. Or stay in, relax and enjoy amenities including movies, games, books, puzzles and cards. There are 2 easy beach accesses nearby to take a stroll along the shore of Penn Cove.

Whidbey Island is a wonderful place to visit all year long. 5 State parks, wineries, historic home & garden tours, beaches, festivals, outdoor markets, theatrical plays, concerts and waterfront towns are just a few reasons to visit. Day trip to Pt. Townsend, the wild and majestic Olympia Peninsula, or sail on a ferry through the San Juan Islands and return in time for dinner. There are countless activities including hiking, biking, golfing, kayaking (rentals in town), beachcombing and whale watching tours.

Create wonderful memories on a romantic getaway or girls weekend. The unit is suitable for 2-3 adults. Once you experience this beautiful home away from home you'll never want to leave!

More Details

Sylvia Sotelo
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Sylvia Sotelo

I am a native of Washington and growing up here I have always loved the water, mountains and trees. That is what we have here on Whidbey--the beauty is breathtaking.

Sylvia Sotelo purchased this apartment in 2013

Why Sylvia Sotelo chose Whidbey Island

I have always wanted to live here and I looked for many years. I finally found my dream home--fabulous views and a few blocks to town---paradise! I also have history in Coupeville as my sister and I had a shop in town many years ago. I have spent many summers here.

What makes this apartment unique

I chose this home as it had a separate guest suite for my vacation rental and for the fabulous view. I love being in town so I can walk to everything.


Coupeville Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • In the bathroom closet there are extra towels and bedding and bedding for the sofa bed. Shampoo, conditioner and body soap are provided. There is a hair dryer . Beach towels too
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Large bedroom with a comfy queen bed with linens. A closet has a fire ladder and a small fan. There is also a memory foam pad for the sofa bed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis


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Unbelievable Penn Cove & Mt Baker views on Front St in Historic Coupeville
average rating of 4.968254 based on 63 reviews

More amazing second time around!

  • 5 of 5

Our second time renting from Sylvia! Can't beat the view and the yummy cookies and banana bread! Love her attention to detail too! Lovely rental!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The view is divine! Peaceful! Quiet! Safe! Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Sylvia is delightful! We walked to the little town of Coupeville every morning and evening (like 3 blocks) - it stays daylight from about 5am - 10pm in July. So awesome! Loved the boats you can see tied out in Penn Cove. Probably my favorite place in the Olympic loop! We fell in love with it. And ALL the people are so super warm and friendly! Thank you so much Sylvia for sharing stories with us!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The Float on Inn is a perfect place to stay in Coupeville. The cutest little dwelling with an amazing view of Penn Cove. Sylvia had it decorated perfectly and pays attention to every detail to make the stay comfortable and relaxing. So clean and adorable!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful hostess; exceptional place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Sylvia was welcoming (with fresh muffins and cookies!) with loads of useful information on where to eat (including a binder with menus), where to go, etc. Being within walking distance to downtown Coupeville was a big plus (good restaurants there, a wonderful wharf, shops, etc.). She has a bookcase filled with books, a great cable TV system, lots of DVDs . . .you immediately feel at home. The view from the living area and deck is unsurpassed--the lighting on Penn Cove changes constantly and it's spectacular just to sit and watch. Mt. Baker even appeared from time to time. Sylvia's guest area was spotless; lots of extra towels and sheets; dishes, etc. We had an absolutely wonderful time, can recommend this property (and especially Sylvia!) with no reservations. Can't wait to go back!!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We enjoyed our stay in Coupeville. The views were spectacular.

  • 5 of 5

Sylvia was a wonderful host. She provided us with great tourist tips in Coupeville, WA. This was our first time using VRBO and will do this again. We would definitely come back again and stay at Sylvia's "Float On Inn."We loved it there.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The fun is in the details

  • 5 of 5

Sylvia has thought of pretty much everything. We were welcomed with home made cookies and muffins when we arrived. The place is wonderfully decorated with a beach theme. Literally 10 minute walk from our place to the far end of town and Christopher's Restaurant for dinner or The Cove (best fish 'n chips ever) for lunch. Not only was there a hair dryer, ladies, she also has the diffuse head if needed ;-). Wonderful fluffy towels, great movies to watch and a Keruig for coffee! The view is beyond beautiful.....and the shower head is also wonderful. Go again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Coupeville is a historic town with many shops and restaurants. The whole island has so many outdoor attractions including many State parks, beaches, hiking and biking trails. There are also many wine tasting venues.


Rates & Availability

Coupeville Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High Season 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Low Season 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
High Season 2018
May 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Low Season 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Apr 30 2019
1 night minimum stay
High Season
May 1 2019 - Sep 30 2020
2 night minimum stay
Low Season
Oct 1 2020 - Apr 30 2021
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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