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Whidbey Island Beach Front Vacation Home

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom (king beds) plus Den (Queen sofa sleeper) & 3 bathroom waterfront home

Enjoy longer vacations and weekend or holiday getaways at this Whidbey Island waterfront home near Maxwelton Beach on Useless Bay (55 waterfront feet of beach frontage). The home faces west towards the Olympic Mountains & daily sunsets. Just a few steps off the back yard you can walk for miles in either direction on no bank beaches and dig clams on the 3,000 front feet of tidelands (owned by the homeowner). At low tide, enjoy a sandy beach for up to 700 yards directly in front of the house. The location is ideal for Puget Sound fishing, crabbing, hiking, biking, golfing, and shopping in charming island towns. The boat launch is nearby. Enjoy all the comforts of home in the fully equipped kitchen complete with range, oven, microwave and dishwasher (Viking appliances), separate laundry room and wireless Internet. Each bedroom has its own TV as well as a 42” TV in the main living room. The home is a perfect setting for beach fire memories cooking smores and is gated for the safety of young children and pets from possible traffic.

Commute: The home is located seven miles from the Clinton-Mukilteo ferry landing. The ferry generally runs every 30 minutes on the hour from 6 am to midnight (however, please check the ferry schedule for specific times).

Boat: A boat launches can be found throughout Whidbey Island. A canoe boat is available for use upon complete release of liability.

Golf: Island Greens – A famous 9 hole custom built par 3 course that is very kid and dog friendly located less than one mile away from the home on French Road. Useless Bay Golf and Country Club – An 18 hole private golf course/club that provides reciprocal access available for private club members. Holmes Harbor – 18 hole public golf course located approximately 7 miles from the home.

More Details

Owner
Ror and Lori Simpson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Ror and Lori Simpson

Our family purchased this home in 2006 because we fell in love with Whidbey when visiting with friends.

Ror and Lori Simpson purchased this house in 2006

Why Ror and Lori Simpson chose Whidbey Island

This property is our home and if you want a rental that is loved by its homeowners then this property is a perfect match for you. Our neighbors are our friends and will be inviting to you. We ask our guests to respect our home and will do our best to insure the property is in perfect condition when you arrive.

What makes this house unique

Very high quality finishes, linens and furnishings make this Whidbey Island rental uniquely high end.

Amenities

Clinton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Complimentary shampoo, creme rinse and soaps. Blow dryers are provided in all bathroom as well as fresh bath linens.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , improved crawl space provides private sleeping area for kids
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , improved crawl space provides private sleeping area for kids
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , improved crawl space provides private sleeping area for kids
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen sofa sleeper
  • Fresh linens are provided prior to arrival. This three bedroom home is a great retreat for up to 10 guests, including children.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Inflatable Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Auto available for rental, not included in quoted prices.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Whidbey Island Beach Front Vacation Home
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
5

Best family vacation ever!!

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about Ror and Lori and their wonderful home, they were such gracious hosts and have thought of everything to make our stay as enjoyable and memorable as possible. I would unequivocally recommend this beautiful home to anyone looking for a relaxing and memorable experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellent Beach house

  • 5 of 5

Great house that is well stocked & has a good layout. Fabulous kitchen & outdoor area for entertaining. Beach and sunset views are stunning! Hope we make it back some day!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Everything from owner communication, house location, amentities, decor were 10/10 at this house. The views from this home are breathtaking and the house is stocked with everything you could imagine and very organized. We will be back, it was a perfect weekend.

  • Submitted: May 28, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Where Amazing Memories Are Made

  • 5 of 5

Honestly. I CANNOT BELIEVE how lucky we were to have found Ella's Beach House. It delivered on every level...the scenery, the accommodations, the Whidbey beach experience (complete with clams and a canoe!)...everything you could need or want was so thoughtfully considered in advance and provided! The photos of the home are wonderful and even they don't do it justice, the home is THAT gorgeous. All of the home's finishings, from the building materials (like the fantastic front door, log pillars and ironwood decking) to the incredible collection of art work that adorns every room in the house, are WONDERFUL and just add to the home's already incredible charm. The layout and size was absolutely perfect for a gathering of our three families. Grandma and Grandpa took the master suite where they thoroughly enjoyed (and shared!) their jetted bath tub and walk in spa shower and private deck. My brother, his wife and their three children (10, 5, and 2) were all perfectly comfortable in the bedroom over the garage (commonly referred to as their "wing") with a bathroom accessible from the main hallway. My husband and I and our son (2) took the middle bedroom. The finished dormer spaces between the rooms were perfect playing/hideaway spots for all the kids when we were upstairs. And I should also say that the downstairs noise was hardly noticeable from the bedrooms and vice versa...nice if some folks get up earlier than others ;) Downstairs provides plenty of space (indoors and out) for everyone to spread out and not be "on top of each other". The furniture was all so comfortable and I even found lovely vases to put fresh cut dahlias and sunflowers from the farmers market in :) There were plenty of rubber boots for adults and kids alike, a super useful mud room equip with washer/dryer and utility sink so you don't trash the house coming in and out from the beach. The grounds are so well kept and so kid/dog friendly (we had our two dogs with us too), landscaping that just elevates this place to another level of quality in a rental property. At the end of our stay, we just felt so privileged to share in this amazing beach house experience and cannot thank Ror and Lori enough for their hospitality (from afar), their generosity in opening such a magical home to families like ours, and their thoughtfulness to ensure that every person who stays there feels like they are "home". It was unanimous, we would have never left if we didn't have to :)

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous property!

  • 5 of 5

The only thing we didn't like about this property is that we had to leave! Beautifully appointed, lovely furnishings and the view is fabulous.

Very comfortable, lots of privacy for bedrooms. We would love the house plans! Wonderful choices on everything from paint to artwork to bedding. Quiet N'hood, nice shell beach, a great family vacation.

We will be back if we return to the Seattle area and will tell all our friends!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Waterfront Home

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of Floridians who traveled for the first time to the Pacific Northwest in search of a unique vacation experience on Whidbey Island. One of the most critical decisions I make when planning my vacations is the rental property I choose, and this home was everything I had hoped. My daughters (12 and 14) enjoyed walking out during low tide and digging for crabs with all the gear that is supplied by the homeowners. They also loved using the Old Town canoe. We spent early evenings out on the back porch on comfy lounge chairs, watching the sun set. The home itself is very well furnished, with 3 very large beds and a gourmet kitchen that is second-to-none. The owners were always accessible by phone and email, if we encountered minor issues or had any questions about the home.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prima Bistro
"Fun, locally owned restaurant with really good food. Menu is unique but worth visiting."
Village Pizzeria
"Great pizza and pasta. Cash only."
Payless Foods -- CLOSED
"Best grocery on Whidbey."
Freeland Cafe
"Breakfast and Lunch cafe, food is cafe style,not fancy but good value."
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Sea Tac International Airport
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Mukilteo-Clinton Ferry
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Sound Transist stop at Mukilteo Ferry
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
SR 525 & Maxwelton Road
Car: recommended

Wonderful south end of island location, 7 minute drive to ferry landing.

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Rates & Availability

Clinton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER / PEAK 2017
Jul 17 2017 - Sep 16 2017
7 night minimum stay
$4,500
 
 
FALL 2017
Sep 17 2017 - Dec 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $325

(1) REFUNDABLE DAMAGE DEPOSIT REQUIRED - $500.
(2) An additional pet deposit may be required.
(3) Nightly rates may increase if guest requests a stay less than the designated minimum stay

PEAK SEASON is a firm 7 night minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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