Relax and enjoy the beach, winter storms and spectacular views (Olympic Mountains, the Keystone ferry making it's way across the Sound) from the deck of our spectacular 2275 sqft contemporary beachfront home. This home is 40 feet from the ocean at high tide on Admiralty Bay and is surrounded by 1600 acres of State and Federal protected nature preserves. Total solitude.
This ' NO SMOKING' home is perfectly suited for 2 or 3 couples, or a family with kids AND dogs. The two bedroom suites each feature a queen size bed. The home also has a queen size Murphy bed. WiFi & Satellite TV. The living room/dining room, and kitchen covers the full width of the house with very large windows and sliding glass doors to the deck for maximum views of the beach and water. The kitchen features everything a gourmet cook could want plus there are two outdoor barbecue areas (one with a fire pit overlooking the water). Our home is heated by 2 gas fireplaces and electric heat in bedrooms. Recent full bathroom addition (2012) with tiled accessible shower, including bench and grab bar. New carpet installed throughout house in 2013.
Snapshot: Our home is located in the middle of one of the largest bird sanctuaries in the Pacific Northwest and overlooks the Keystone Underwater State Park on Admiralty Bay. Go for a walk, jog, or a bike ride. There are miles of trails at nearby Fort Casey and Ebey's Landing, as well as the beach just steps from the deck. Take the nearby Keystone ferry over to Port Townsend for an afternoon of sight seeing and shopping. Explore the historical pioneer sites in Coupeville, head to a spa or gallery in Langley. On occasion during the summer, the jet Prowler squadron based at Whidbey Island Naval Air Station will practice touch and gos on the airstrip about one mile away. You can park at the end of the airstrip and marvel as they roar overhead, or watch them circle around from our deck.
From the 800 sq ft deck (or the living room) you can watch cruise ships, aircraft carriers, nuclear submarines, oil tankers, sail boats or cruise ships any time of the day. The view of the Olympic Mountains across the water is spectacular! This beach front property is a second home and is available on a limited basis, both summer and winter.
Amenities: Amenities: Washer/dryer, WiFi, HD satellite TV, DVD, fully equipped kitchen with all staples, microwave, dishwasher, all linens and towels provided. The house is fully wheel chair accessible. A library of assorted books and games is available to those staying at our house. We also have a high chair, play pen and toddler bed available. Fishing poles and golf clubs are also available.
Hiking, golfing, fishing, crabbing, shopping, boating, art galleries, many fine restaurants, sightseeing, snorkel and/or diving (one of two underwater state parks is immediately adjacent to our property.) Many local farmers markets offer fresh fruits and vegetables as well as handcrafted items and a bit of “Whidbey Wisdom and Folklore” as well.
Location: Our home is located on the waters edge of Admiralty Bay and Ebey's Reserve - one of the largest National Historic Reserve areas in the Western United States. We are close to Coupeville, a short ferry ride to Port Townsend and scenic drives to Langley, Deception Pass and Anacortes. There is ample shopping from clothing to fresh vegetables ( in season ) at the local farmers market. You history buffs will enjoy Fort Casey, as will the kids. The Canadian border is only an hour away, and trips to Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia are a must.
Island County Hospital with complete medical and emergency services is only a few miles away.