Waterfront - Panoramic View of San Juan & Gulf Islands(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 9)
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PANORAMIC Ocean Vistas of the Gulf Islands and San Juan Islands! Monthly rentals available-inquire about reduced rate!
Long stretch of fabulous private swimming beach, great for walking as well! 2 kayaks available on beach for your pleasure! Raft off shore for diving or just suntanning! A large 6-8 person HOT TUB--overlooking the ocean!! Great views of the Gulf and San Juan Islands both day and night -Cruise ships ply the waters after dark lighting up the ocean landscape.
NATURE is all around you, with frequent close up sightings of bald eagles in the trees just beyond the front patio!!! Many other species of birds frequent the area- like blue herons, sea gulls, egrets humming birds and many more! The most thrilling sightings in late spring and summer are the WHALES ! Pods of Orca whales are frequent sightings as well as seals and dolphins playing in the waves often close to the shoreline.
SALTAIRE is its name!
Location: Point Roberts, Washington, Vancouver , British Columbia: 6 minutes from Canada /25 minutes from the Vancouver airport, and 20 minutes from the shopping malls in Richmond / 18 minutes from downtown Vancouver on the new Rapid Transit Canada Line, accessed in Richmond or drive 45 minutes by car; this home is only 10 minutes to the Tsawwassen ferry taking you to Victoria, Nanaimo or over to the great variety of beautiful Gulf Islands-you can take your bike instead of a car and cycle on a Gulf Island of your choice or cycle on Vancouver Island!!
Accommodations: Ocean front home facing south 4 bedrooms, one with bunk beds(sleeps 4), one with a King bed, the other with a Queen bed, and a bedroom with twin bed . All four bedrooms will sleep up to 8 or 9 people-that is the maximum.
High speed wireless internet, available (no cost) -- envision working on your laptop or IPad, enjoying the ocean views!!!
SALTAIRE provides 1900 square feet of great accommodation for 2 to 3 couples or a large family, two small families- a great design for entertaining with two large patios, one with a built-in barbeque and the other, overlooking the ocean with outdoor speakers for your listening and/or dancing pleasure!! The large patio in the back yard is very private and totally enclosed by a high fence and hedge-excellent for young children.
In the front yard is a grassed area for the children inside the property line and a large grassed bluff area with benches overlooking the ocean- this area leads to a long stretch of beach which has miles of sand bars when the tide is out! FREE USE of two new ocean kayaks with life jackets.
In the evening, with the moon glistening over the water, you will see the glittering lights from cruise ships, as they ply the waters of Juan de Fuca Strait, cruising back and forth from Alaska. And many days one will enjoy watching a flotilla of sailboats in their quest to be first in the marina’s weekly small yacht races!!
INSIDE SALTAIRE-- besides the 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms described above, there is a greatroom with a large natural stone, wood burning fireplace, a spacious living room, with comfortable sofas/chairs , a dining room (seats up to 10 people), a large T.V. with cable , an entertainment system (DVD/VHS), with outdoor speakers.
The serving /preparation bar in the kitchen overlooks the ocean, as does the dining area and living room . Fabulous ocean views from the master bedroom also! This home is excellent for indoor and outdoor entertaining with double French doors to the ocean view front patio!! Please note that there is NO SMOKING inside the home. NO ANIMALS PERMITTED ON PREMISE.
AMENITIES: Large wood burning fireplace, Cable T.V.-one in living room ,another T.V. in master bedroom , Entertainment system with CD/DVD player, VCR, outdoor speakers, piano in living room for the pianist of the group, kitchen with spacious double ovens, microwave, dishwasher, side by side refrigerator with ice maker and filtered water; 4 burner cook top, coffee maker, iron/ironing board. All linens provided including towels for showers, baths, beach towels also; 1 set of binoculars, two new ocean kayaks with life jackets,special waterproof bag for belongings etc.
ACTIVITIES: (nearby or on site)- beautiful 18 hole golf course-Point Roberts Golf Course, with a driving range- only a 5 minute drive; many others within a 10-25 minute drive; Restaurants- an ocean view restaurant- only a 4 minute walk along the beach, other great gourmet restaurants within a 5 to 15 minute drive; Boat charters- an ocean marina only 4 minutes by car: hire a day charter for sightseeing or fishing ; sailing opportunities at the marina; Great biking throughout Point Roberts! Get your excercise while enjoying the fabulous views of this beautiful area!
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Member since: 2006
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
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- Computer Available:
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter & Early Spring
Jan 5 - May 7, 2017
7 night min stay
May 8 - Jun 18, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 19 - Sep 10, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 11 - Sep 30, 2017
5 night min stay
Oct 1 - Dec 17, 2017
5 night min stay
Christmas & New Years
Dec 18 - Jan 5, 2018
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $160
- Refundable Damage Deposit $800
- Tax Rate 10.5%
MONTHLY RENTALS WELCOME -phone for details on a good monthly rate! In Fall/Winter /Spring 4 nt stays considered **Cleaning fee addition -nonrefundable. Damage security deposit is refundable. State tax is 10.5% additional for any rental less than 1 month as required by Washington. Note-Maximum 8-9 people *****
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Walking, biking, kayaking- 2 sturdy ocean going kayaks, for the use of the renters- lifejackets, paddles etc provided PLUS 2 bikes -fitted with new hand brakes!
Year Purchased: 1997
About the owner: We have spent many wonderful times with family/friends at this oceanfront property the home is set up for outdoor entertaining with large patios at both the front and the back of the home-the front patio has a spectacular view of the San Juan and Gulf Islands;from this area it is a very short walk to the beach, the back patio is completely enclosed and is safe for young children and level so that children can play with their wagon or tricycle. There is an expansive set of floor to ceiling windows in the dining room, kitchen/living room, and master bedroom. The large stone fireplace is very inviting on a cool winter, spring or fall evening With a crackling fire, quiet music, and a good book , it is a very relaxing place to be.
Why the Owner Chose Point Roberts, WA, USA:
This vacation home is a great location, overlooking the Juan de Fuca Strait, with views of the San Juan Islands, as well as some of the Gulf Islands, in the Gulf of Georgia. There are many interesting sites of many species of birds flying by and landing on the trees down the bluff in front of this home-bald eagles, geese, blue herons etc.; cruise ships , both day and night, cruise by the home, giving a magical quality to the view; weekly sightings of sailboats from the nearby Marina, provide excitement as they race by in pursuit of winning the race. The short walk to the expansive beach, is advantageous when one wishes to walk for miles on the sandbars; one can have a swim on a hot summer's day in the very clean, clear ocean water; a person can enjoy kayaking with family or friends in our 2 ocean going kayaks. There are many different walks around Point Roberts to keep one in shape, not far from the house. A great getaway location with nature and beauty all around you, in a peaceful setting.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Natural beauty with the expansive ocean, San Juan and Gulf Islands in full view from living room, dining area, and master bedroom. On clear evenings the moon with its silver path over the waters, is truly spectacular-you are at one with nature!
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View of front patio facing the ocean!
Another Interior view -with stone fireplace/piano
Ocean view from master bedroom
Large built in Barbeque in private backyard
Front garden view with hot tub in background overlooking ocean
Hot Tub overlooking Juan de Fuca Strait
Budding roses in front yard - at sun down with Gulf Islands in background
View of beach with Gulf Islands in the distance
Bald Eagle viewed from living room and patio
Kyacking at sunset off Crystal Water Beach
Cozy fire to enjoy in the late fall/winter/early spring months-wood burning
Living Room (partial view) with stone fireplace, expansive view of ocean/islands
Dining Room overlooking ocean
Bedroom with Queen size bed
Back patio-optional children's art/craft table or dining table in summer
Sun trying to appear on horizon
View of lilies with ocean /San Juan Islands in background
Expansive beach-stroll and observe the active bird and sea life!!!
Sunset from the front patio
Patio view of sailing regatta!
Paddle boarding-a peaceful way to travel!
Winter scene beyond front patio-note the stately eagle perched on branch!
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Monday, February 20, 2017
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