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Paul Vanderzee

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english

Beautiful Luxury Condo with Stunning Views

35 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Northwest Washington Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Be one of the growing list of satisfied and delighted people to rent this new, fully furnished, luxury condo with fabulous views of expansive, half moon shaped Birch Bay. Feel yourself relax the longer you enjoy the view! Located across the street from the bay and in the center of town. Enjoy outside moments on your private balcony. Watch blue herons fishing and eagles soaring and diving for a meal without leaving your condo. In the summer sit on adirondack chairs on the back porch and watch the sun rise over Mt Baker through the trees while fragrant coffee brews in your kitchen. Take pictures of beautiful sunsets and views of the Gulf Islands from the balcony or from the beach park across the street. On clear mornings the snow-capped mountains of Canada peak over the trees surrounding the bay. Beautifully furnished condo with full kitchen, stainless steel appliances and granite counters. High end bathrooms with heated floors, jetted tub in master bath. From the master bedroom king size bed fall asleep and wake up to the sound of waves breaking in the bay.

Fun summertime activities and a quiet off season for retreating: long walks and curling up with a good book and your favorite beverage. Sleep with the windows open and breath the fresh air and the quiet of a beachside community. During summer enjoy family activities of digging clams, making sandcastles, flying kites, wading in the shallow tide flats and gathering shells and rocks. Savor beach fires, smores or a bottle of wine and a sunset. Bring your own water 'toys' or rent locally: sailing, windsurfing, kayaking. Easy bicycling for miles and long beach hikes.

Fifty miles to Mt Baker ski area, hiking, climbing and photo ops. Within twenty minutes of great shopping in Bellingham and in historic Fairhaven. Bellingham airport 20 minutes away. International flavor in Vancouver BC is just 35 minutes away. Six miles to the Canadian/US border. Twelve miles to the east is Dutch themed mainstreet Lynden.

Semiahmoo and Loomis Creek golf courses within 10 miles. State park within walking distance and a broad beach and picnic area to accomodate larger groups.

The broad tide flats of Birch Bay encourage beachcombing, clamming, crabbing, eagle watching and moonlight strolls. This is just a perfect get-away any time of year.

Seasonal whale watching and kayak tours within several miles of Birch Bay as well as year round charter fishing.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Paul Vanderzee (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Paul Vanderzee

My wife and I chose Birch Bay after staying at friends' condos and falling in love with the area. It is the 'aahh' factor when rounding the corner and the bay comes into view. Less than 2 hours from Seattle, we enter a relaxed and laid back world, away from the crowds of the metropolitan area, and enjoy a delightful weekend retreat. We love the smell of salt air and the sounds of waves in the bay. Birds and wildlife are right at our feet, as well as hiking and climbing in the mountains an hour away.

Paul Vanderzee purchased this condo in 2009

Why Paul Vanderzee chose Northwest Washington

The new, contemporary construction, and amazing unobstructed views from this building really appealed to the two of us. We have a quiet condo with excellent sound-proofing and with understated luxury. We also love the international flavor with Canada so close by and the friendly, hospitable community of Birch Bay. Within easy driving distance are a half dozen wineries as well as farms with fresh produce, cheese and other dairy products, and great shopping centers to engage in 'retail therapy.'

What makes this condo unique

We are an end condo unit, so the views from the windows on the west and north are amazing. The beach walks are just down the stairs and across the street. Excellent dining out opportunities within walking distance. Semiahmoo is just a 12 minute drive at the end a wonderful spit. It is great for long walks, fine NW dining, with great views of water, sunsets, and lights of the city of White Rock at night.

Reviews

4.9
based on 35 traveler reviews

Beautiful Luxury Condo with Stunning Views
average rating of 4.9142857 based on 35 reviews
5

A very nice place.

  • 5 of 5

We had a late Christmas with our son and daughter and families in Birch Bay. It was cleaned, easy to get to and loved the view from the windows. The condo was warm and inviting and a very quiet place to stay. We would highly recommend this place and Paul was easy to work with. I loved the idea of a code and not having to use a key. We would stay there again when we come to visit our son.

Pat and Nancy Brown

East Wenatchee Wa

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful Baycation!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at this beautiful property. There was no reason to leave! The condo was equipped with everything we needed. The unobstructed view of the ocean was amazing. And the sunsets from the balcony were 2nd to none! The decor and amenities were all up to date, and the heated floors in the bathroom were a bonus! It was a very relaxing and stress free getaway, and we look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Vacation stay at Birch Bay

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo is very well situated, very well kept and a relaxing place to spend time away from home. Our daughter and her family enjoyed the stay with us. All in all we were very pleased with this property. We look forward to next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful luxury condo in Birch Bay

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five enjoyed this beautiful, fully equipped condo on our mini summer vacation. We felt right at home with all the kitchen utensils/appliances we needed (including a full spice rack and olive oil), a variety of puzzles and games, a/c, a spectacular view of the ocean, wifi, flat screen tvs, and beautiful furnishings and linens. We visited the beach, had fun at the NW Washington fair in Lynden, took a drive out to Semiahmoo, visited friends at the state campground, and had ice cream at the local ice cream shop. The owners were gracious and quick to respond to all our inquiries. Our only suggestions to make this a better stay would be to add a couple beach chairs, towels, and beach toys. Otherwise, a fantastic place!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birch Bay Summer

  • 4 of 5

Really nice condo in a great location. The owners are very attentive to detail and provide everything necessary for a good vacation stay.

Small complaint--Check out time at 10:00AM is a bit rough for a group with children/teens on a Sunday. I would like to see a later checkout time for the last day of a stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birch Bay Condo

  • 5 of 5

Very nice up to date decor, nice open concept from entry thru kitchen to living area. Very clean, tile and hardwood. Fantastic view of Birch Bay from the living area and balcony. End unit with lots of windows to get the fresh sea breeze thru the condo. A great place to relax and unwind.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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In season: mini-golf, go-carts, waterslides. Crabbing and shell fishing in season. Eagle and blue heron watching year round. Winter sports activities within an hour at Mt Baker. City amenities in Bellingham, 20 min away. Casino within 10 miles.

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Rates & Availability

Birch Bay Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High season
May 19 2016 - Sep 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,200
$4,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$155
$985
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $85
Tax Rate 10.5%

First payment is the $250 damage deposit, then half is due 60 days ahead and the remainder is due 30 days ahead. During July and August the minimum rental time is 5-7 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Northwest Washington Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bath with 2 sinks and heated floor. Enjoy the romantic jetted tub by candlelight.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size bed (1), Queen size Bed (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
King and queen beds and 2 single fold out mattresses, electric fireplace, private washer and dryer, blue ray, games and puzzles, TV with cable in each bedroom and living room, delightful community hot tub, coffee shop, bakery, candy shop within walking distance, 'bring your own' water activities or rent nearby. Excellent lawn for bocce! Free wine tasting nearby.

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