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Stunning Pacific Northwest Lakehouse on 100' waterfront near Seattle!

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Lake House With Room To Sleep 16+ People, 100 Feet Of Stunning Warm Water Beach!

Our Stunning lake house is nestled among lush trees and tropical landscapes, it is situated right on Lake Goodwin. A separate loft style guest house is perched above with big windows with a view of the lake, and you’ll experience serene sounds of the waterfall and lake.

The property is about 40 minutes north of downtown Seattle and a quick drive to Vancouver Canada.

The Space

In summer you definitely know you are at a fun lakehouse when you hear the boats see the seaplanes touchdown and occasionally during seafair you can see and hear the Blue Angles fly by. The sights and sounds really pull you deep into your getaway.

In winter it a peaceful atmosphere with the fog settling on the lake and sights of magnificent Blue Herons perched on the dock. This place is truly an awesome getaway for family reunions,vacations or corporate offsites.

The main house sits on 100+ feet of warm water front with a large dock for fishing, watersports,swimming or just sunbathing. A well manicured lawn is quite inviting to lay on with drinks and board games. The location of this house is a stones throw away from the well known Tulalip Casino, Seattle Premium Outlets, Kayak Point Golf Course, Whale Watching in Anacorte, skiing at Mt. Baker, etc.

The property is about 40 minutes north of downtown Seattle and a quick drive to Vancouver Canada.

Surrounded by beautiful Pacific Northwest landscaping, a flowing stream and the sound of relaxing waterfall leads you down the stairs from the guest house to the main house. You will open the front door to an open concept kitchen and family room with incredible unobstructed view of the lake.

The property comfortably sleeps 18 people with additional room.

A big benefits for families is having a house level with the lake you know you can relax when your children are only a few feet away swimming while adults are hanging out at the BBQ, kitchen, or hot tub. You will find a well stocked kitchen to fill your every need for cooking, baking or bar b quing and more than enough wine glasses for the wine drinkers. There are two dishwashers, trash compactor, fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee maker,paper towels,dish soap method counter spray,clean kitchen towel and always a brand new dish sponge and enough garbage bags.

In the family room you will find two 50"+ TVs, Internet access an oversized sectional which you will want to sink into with lots of cushions and of course the bedrooms are well setup with fresh sheets,pillows,blankets and towels. In the basement you will find a fully stocked laundry room with detergent and bounce a ping pong table sits in front of the fireplace and you will enjoy the view of the lake from here as well. You will also find board games, a pool table, and plenty of outdoor furniture to lounge around during the warm months.

Water toys are optional and not included in the price (specifically Stand Up Paddleboards and Life Vests).

Hot tub is always emptied cleaned and treated prior to your arrival. There are two giant docks, with two boat lifts, one 10k lift for a big wake board boat -- and 2 jet ski lifts.

In the fruit reason you will enjoy picking a variety of apples,pears,red and yellow plums and cherries from our trees at the end of the private driveway! For those interested in basketball we have a hoop as well in the cul de sac, just about enough fun for everyone.

Guest Access

Guests have access to the entire property, with optional access to the cabana (with optional 3 stand up paddleboards).

Interaction with Guests

We are available anytime during your stay for any questions or problems you may have. We usually like to greet our guests when they arrive as well.

Other Things to Note

This house has been our vacation home for many years our children grew up on the water learning to swim and enjoy water sports, we have had many unforgettable memories of entertaining local friends and friends from out of town, enjoying fireworks and july 4th parade. Our home is perfect for family reunions, quick relaxing getaways, small wedding parties, and corporate retreats. We love our home and have kept it immaculate for our guests and friends, we hope you'll treat it like your own.

We have hosted wedding parties, music parties, fourth of July, birthdays, graduations, and family reunions here, people love the place! It's tons of fun with lots of private areas to hang out.

The Neighborhood

We are located 7 miles west of I-5, 45 minutes north of Seattle and 90 minutes south of Vancouver B.C.

The beautiful Tulalip Casino, the Seattle Premium Outlets, a ton of restaurants, Costco, 24 hour Walmart SuperCenter, Cabela's, Starbucks, Sushi, Burgers, Target, etc are all found within 15 mins drive.

This is an ideal location for Canadians from Vancouver to spend a weekend shopping at the Premium Outlets or visiting Seattle. If you are here in August you should visit Seafair as well.

We are also a few minutes to beautiful Camano Island, and about 15 minutes from the Skagit Valley Tulip fields and the quaint town of La Conner and Mount Vernon. The Anacortes Ferries to the San Juan Islands are just another short drive definitely worth the time to explore.

Other Areas of Interest:

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Lights of Christmas, Camano Island State Park, Snow Goose Festival, Harvest Jubilee, Kayak Point Golf Course, Camano Island Golf course, Cama Beach State Park, Camano Island Coffee, Angle of the Winds Casino, Tulalip Casino, Camano Island Art Walk, Whidbey Island, Deception Pass, Seattle Premium Outlets.

Getting Around

The best way to reach our home is by car, we have plenty of parking, we own the private road and the cul de sac above our house.

More Details

Rahul Sood
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Rahul Sood

I grew up in Calgary, Canada. I am a long time gaming entrepreneur, joined Microsoft, and eventually left to start another gaming company. I love the Pacific Northwest, there's so much to do here, I'm big into wakesurfing, wakeboarding, cycling, etc.

Rahul Sood purchased this house in 2008

Why Rahul Sood chose Stanwood

We bought this house in 2008 and we'd drive from Calgary all the way to Seattle to spend a few months here at a time. Our kids grew up here, they love the lake. We taught all of our kids how to swim here, and they are now expert wakesurfers/wakeboarders. This property is something I purchased for my wife on her birthday, it means alot to us - and we'd like to share it with others.

What makes this house unique

The home is between Vancouver and Seattle. There is so much to up here - from spending days on the lake to visiting the casino, premium outlets, all the amazing restaurants, golf, tulip festival, whale watching, skiing, etc ... it's just an amazing place.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Rahul and Asma’s Lakefront home is in a gorgeous location. The views from the wraparound deck are stunning. Our group of 14 had a great time swimming in the lake, fishing from the dock and sipping wine on the lawn. We had a few issues during our stay, the biggest being that the hot tub was broken, and overall the place seemed like it hadn't been lived in for awhile. But Rahul was super responsive and in good communication and in the end his offer of a fair refund to compensate for the imperfections was highly appreciated. We would stay here again because we trust that the hosts genuinely care about the experience of the guests in their home.
Jun 2016
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Stanwood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 8:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 8:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Ensuite Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Large tub, multijet shower, large vanity, private toilet.
    Guest House Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Huge bathroom private toilet, double sinks, shower, bath
    Main House Bathroom - toilet , shower , Full shower, sink, toilet.
    Main House Entry Bath - toilet , This is a half bathroom off the entry of the home
  • Master Ensuite includes large soaker tub, big shower with multiple jets, toilet is behind it's own door - and a large sink with mirror to get ready. Also an area to hang wet clothes.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master bedroom includes a walk in closet and large ensuite.
    Games Room - 2 queen , In the games room we have two queen pull out sofa beds.
    Wine Room - 1 twin/ single , Small room outside our wine cellar with a single bed
    Basement Rec Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Basement has a futon in the open room
    Basement Bedroom - 1 queen , This room has a really comfortable queen bed.
    Basement Bedroom #2 - 1 queen , This room has a really comfortable queen bed.
    Guest House Loft - 1 king , 2 queen , Beautifully perched above the main house a loft with a view.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Stunning Pacific Northwest Lakehouse on 100' waterfront near Seattle!
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Vacaville, CA

This lakehouse was perfect for our large group of four families!

  • 5 of 5

The view walking into the house is just gorgeous! We spent our nights enjoying wine on the balcony and the gorgeous sunsets over the lake, as well as the beautiful large dock we enjoyed day after day. The kids loved the trampoline on the water (as did the adults)! The house was clean and well stocked with supplies which made it so easy for our stay. To enjoy this beautiful house right on the lake was just perfect for our reunion. The owners were so helpful and very quick to respond. We would definitely recommend this house! And this was by far the best place to be on July 4th!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Valerie, your group was amazing. You were a pleasure to deal with, communication was great.. Thank you for treating our place like it was your own! You are more than welcome to come back anytime if you'd like, we'd love to have you.
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Great place for family reunion/wedding rehearsal dinner!

  • 5 of 5

Great lakeside house! Common areas are spacious and multiple places to accommodate variety of activities-ping ping, pool, lake front. Beautiful outdoor patio space. Only down side of the house is that it has a lot of beds but only 4 enclosed bedrooms. Master bedroom is only room with attached bathroom. Lake Goodwin public boat launch was closed for repairs so we weren’t able to launch our boat or utilize the boat lift provided with house. Overall we had a terrific family vacation at this beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fremont, California

Perfect Lake House For A Family Reunion!!

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to find a place in Washington for a family reunion. I use to spend summers in Bremerton with family who lived there. I was looking for a lake front property through VRBO what was close to SeaTac. I found this lake house which was about an hour north of the airport. The pictures looked amazing so I decided to book the place. Our family was excited for our reunion.

When we arrived the first day, we were in total shock of how beautiful the lake house was. The lake house looks even better in person!! As you walk into the main house, the large windows offers amazing views of the lake. The property was large enough to host our large family. The guest house was perfect for the amount of guest we had. The kids had such an amazing time in the game room. The weather was perfect to swim in the lake. It was great to have the private lake front. We paddle boarded, used the inflatable trampoline, and kayaked around the lake. There is something for everyone at the lake house. The cabana was perfect for older guest to sit down and enjoy watching the kids play in the lake and take in the surroundings. The property has it own boat dock to sit and enjoy the lake. If there is anything I would change, is that I would have stayed longer. We only stayed 3 nights and it was not enough. The owner Mr. Sood, was great in answering our questions and responded very quickly. Thank you for allowing us to have a family reunion at your lake house. Our family would love to come back and have another reunion!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous place for a large gathering

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing place and worked really well for our large group of many families getting together for Thanksgiving. The pool and ping-pong tables were well used as was the hot tub. The place is very comfortable and cozy for a big or small crowd. The separate guesthouse is a real treat. Rahul, the owner was very helpful and easy to communicate with. He was very flexible to our needs and quick to respond to all of our questions. We highly recommend this house and hope to be back again next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible home

  • 5 of 5

Incredible home in a peaceful neighbourhood - the lake was amazing. Host was really friendly. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was so beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We almost liked doing dishes with the view of the lake to look at. ( :

The kitchen was one of the best stocked rental kitchens we have ever stayed in. All the things you could want, including an air popper and popcorn. ( :

The floaties for the lake were fun and there was enough space for all 16 people who came.

Thank you so much!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Lots of bars nearby
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Camano Island
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Kayak Point Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Stanwood Train Station
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Lots of Restaurants Nearby
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Mount Baker
Nearest Beach
Warm Beach
Car: necessary

We are located 7 miles west of I-5, 45 minutes north of Seattle and 90 minutes south of Vancouver B.C. 5 minutes to beautiful Camano Island, and about 15 minutes from the absolutely beautiful Tulip fields of La Conner and Mount Vernon. The Anacortes Ferries to the San Juan Islands are just another short drive well worth the time to explore. Our Canadian friends love to visit the Seattle Premium Outlets, and the Tulalip Casino - both of which are the next exit over and only minutes away. There is also another outlet North of our house as well ...

The best way to reach our home is by car, but there is a train stop located in Stanwood and an air porter shuttle. Most of the attractions around the Northwest are easily explored using a car.

Some local points of Interest include:

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival (entire month of April), Main Street Stanwood, Warm Beach Retirement Community, Lights of Christmas ( Full month of December), Uff Da Shoppe, Camano Island State Park, Snow Goose Festival (Late February), Harvest Jubilee (October), Kayak Point Golf Course, Camano Island Golf course, Cama Beach State Park, Camano Island Coffee, Local artist festivals (August and September), Angle of the Winds Casino, Camano Island Art Walk, Whidbey Island, Deception Pass Bridge, Tulalip Casino, Seattle Premium Outlets.

There are many enjoyable restaurants just a couple minutes away along with local shops and grocery stores.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $497
Property Damage Insurance $99
Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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