THE STONE COTTAGE.NO FERRY! SPRING GETAWAYS STILL AVAILABLE.CLOSE TO TULIP FEST

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Debbie Ensey

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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THE STONE COTTAGE.NO FERRY! SPRING GETAWAYS STILL AVAILABLE.CLOSE TO TULIP FEST

Samish Island Cottage Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4

Originally built from stone in the 1940's this Local Landmark has been carefully restored to retain it's Rustic Charm while offering modern convenience. All of the amenities of a top rated B&B are provided with the privacy and comfort of your own Vacation Home.

In a Fairytale setting of Forests and Gardens the cottage sits just above Padilla Bay. With wonderful views of the Islands, Guemes Channel, the distant Cascades and Mt Rainier.

The Cottage is located on beautiful Samish Island, a 'Drive-To' island (no ferry needed!) 25 minutes from Bellingham and 9 miles west of Interstate 5. Surrounded by Chuckanut, Samish and Padilla bays the island offers some of the best Clams, Crabs and Oysters in the Northwest. A mix of rustic cabins and sprawling estates are set amongst deep forests, rocky cliffs and sandy beaches. The island is also home to a large number of bald eagles, blue heron and other wildlife.

Whether you are planning a Private Escape, a Romantic Retreat or a Fun Friends Getaway, the Stone Cottage is the perfect choice.

Enjoy a board game or a classic movie in the cozy cedar paneled living room. Watch the sailboats go by from the window seat. Or curl up with a good book by the stone fireplace. The patio is the perfect spot for summer evening cocktails, barbecuing and campfires.

We invite you to be our guest.Your peace and privacy are our top priority. Let the awesome views inspire you and the closeness to nature restore you. Relax and enjoy this Romantic retreat. Call or e-mail us now to reserve your dates!

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters

Debbie Ensey

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2010
Speaks english
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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The Stone Cottage.No Ferry! Spring Getaways still available.Close to Tulip Fest
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
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The Stone Cottage.No Ferry! Spring Getaways still available.Close to Tulip Fest
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Samish Island San Juan Islands
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Peaceful

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
We had a wonderful stay here at the Stone Cottage. It's so peaceful here. The early morning sunrise is beautiful- with the eagles flying in & out of the trees, it's amazing! We enjoyed long walks, taking in the awesome views and then coming back to a nice warm fire, very cozy. So glad we had the opportunity to come. Thanks so much Debbie & Dave!
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The Stone Cottage.No Ferry! Spring Getaways still available.Close to Tulip Fest
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5

Wonderful cottage getaway!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
This was our first VRBO experience, and we could not have been more thrilled with our vacation to this magical little "Stone Cottage" on Samish Island. The owners, Debbie & Dave, were quick to respond to our emails inquiring about the property, and even phoned us to answer the questions that we had before we made the reservation.

We flew into Sea-Tac airport, rented a car and headed north on the I-5 for a little over an hours' drive, stopped in Burlington at the Fred Meyer grocery store for food, and headed over to the Island. The drive from Burlington is through beautiful fields and pastures, and it was wonderful not to have to take a ferry for that special island experience.

When we arrived at the cottage, we were met by Debbie, who welcomed us to the Stone Cottage and showed us the property. All I can say is, wow! The pictures on this site are good, but do not do the property justice. The cottage exterior is beyond charming, and is surrounded by towering pines, lush green lawns, and flower gardens. There are comfortable adirondack chairs on the front lawn that look out over the bay, a table with four chairs where we enjoyed many of our home cooked meals, and a gas barbecue. There were no bugs or mosquitos either!

This cottage has been lovingly restored, preserving the original hardwood paneling in the kitchen and family room, with a new white cottage kitchen, stone counters, butcher block island, stove, and dishwasher. The bedrooms are charming, the bathroom has a clear glass shower enclosure, pedestal sink and lovely new tile work. There is also a washer and dryer tucked away in the bathroom for those who stay several days. The livingroom is open to the cottage kitchen, has a comfy loveseat, a leather easy chair with ottoman, and has been decorated to the last detail with antique accents and furniture. Large picture windows look directly out onto Padilla Bay, where we curled up with our cups of coffee and watched the bald eagles diving and fishing in the bay.

If you enjoy watching wildlife, this is the place for you! We saw a doe and her two fawns in the yard each day, owls, bald eagles, red robins, great blue herons, gulls, and a even a little family of raccoons. The island is small and we walked each day along the bay and down on the shoreline where we saw active tidepools of crabs and fish. Some day trips we took were, Cascade Hwy drive, Chuckanut Hwy, Mt. Baker drive, and Friday Harbor Orca whale watching.

Thx!
Helpful votes: 11/11
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Absolutely Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: May 14, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
The pictures do not do justice to this absolutely adorable cottage. As a child I spent many summer weekends on Samish Island, but had not been back for many, many years. A family reunion was being hosted on the island, so I started looking for vacation rentals. I was excited to find this cottage available, and even more excited when I actually arrived. The hosts are nice, the location is gorgeous, the cottage has been renovated inside so it is modern, but hasn't lost it's rustic charm. The decor is absolutely beautiful and is in keeping with the theme of the island. The cottage is also well appointed right down to luxurious towels and goodies for the bath, to a well stocked kitchen. It is absolutely quiet here as well. The landscaping is pretty and there is a nice picnic area out back with a great BBQ. My only regret is that I didn't have more time to spend here as I had be away at the reunion for the majority of the time I was on the island. Be sure to read the story of how the owners acquired the cottage, and then look at the framed picture that sits on the mantle. It's a great story! Just a note: Be sure to gas up your car and stock up your pantry before you arrive as there is no market or gas station on the island. (Edison has a great bakery and wine and cheese shop, however). I can't say enough about this terrific cottage, and I hope to be able to return one day!I highly recommend this vacation rental!
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your kind words and for sharing your cottage experience.Thank you also for the opportunity to remind future guests that they will be leaving the chaos of traffic, malls and supermarkets behind when they visit Samish Island. We are very fortunate to have the quaint little town of Edison only 6 miles away. There are several great eating establishments offering everything from pastries to pub grub to fine dining.
Helpful votes: 12/12
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"4th of July"

"4th of July"
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
Great weather, great view, great cottage. Thanks to you!

Bill & Rhonda.

Also...fabulous parade on the 4th!
Helpful votes: 3/5
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"Welcome"

"Welcome"
  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2011
  • Stayed: May 2011
Our anniversary spent here couldn't have been more precious and cozy. We felt a sense of welcome with fresh flowers on the table, soft music playing and an anniversary greeting to us on the chalkboard.We appreciated all of the fine touches - a comfortable bed with quality sheets and blankets, beautiful towels, plenty of dishes, great Blue Heron coffee, wonderful books and some favorite DVDs. We will come back to Samish Island, to this sweet and magical cottage. With gratefulness,Terry & Joyce
Helpful votes: 7/7

Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Bellingham
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
San Juan ferries
Nearest Train
19 Miles
Mount Vernon
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Chuckanut Drive, Hwy 11
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
The Old Edison Inn
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
The Rhododendron

Samish Island is part of the San Juan islands 'Banana Belt', which means we get substantially less rainfall and more sunshine than inland. This allows for year round outdoor activities including Beach combing, Bicycling, Kayaking, and Hiking. Enjoy the island life without the expense of a ferry!

Located half way between the exciting cities of Seattle and Vancouver BC (an hour drive from the border.)The island is also just a short distance from beautiful Chuckanut drive and the coastal towns of Anacortes, Edison, Fairhaven and La Conner. Wonderful dining and shopping experiences await you at each stop.

Every season offers something new to see and do. When you book your reservation we will be sure to let you know about up-coming events and attractions in the area.

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Availability & Rates

Samish Island Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring
Mar 1 2014 - May 29 2014
$185
$995
2 nights
 
 
Summer
May 30 2014 - Sep 7 2014
$195
$1,095
3 nights
 

Notes

  • rates are based on 2 person occupancy $25.00 per night for each additional guest (4 person max.)

    Children over 12 are welcome

    No pets

    Taxes not included. Prices subject to change.

    Payment method; Cash, Check, or Bank Card.
  • NO CLEANING FEE

    Please call us for possible last minute less than minimum stays.

    We do check our e-mail throughout the day, but if you are in need of a faster reply please don't hesitate to call the cell number. We will answer or return your call as soon as possible!

Amenities

Samish Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 740 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Rustic
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Wood Stove
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Parking Off Street
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Pantry Items
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • The cottage has two bedrooms and Sleeps four comfortably. The 'Bluebird' bedroom is a romantic retreat with Egyptian cotton sheets and a queen size iron bed. The west window frames a beautiful view of the beach and shipping lanes beyond. Or snuggle up under flannel sheets in the 'Scout' room's double bed. Re-visit fond memories of summer camp and outdoor fun.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • marina
  • bay/sound
  • forests
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • beachcombing
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
waterfront indoor fireplace outdoor fireplace dishwasher washer/dryer coffee maker self-catered breakfast provided for the first night of your stay includes; coffee, teas, juice, cocoa, assorted cereals and pancake mix. satellite radio Flat screen TV, basic cable, DVD player, movie library card and board games

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website: