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Luxury Beachfront on Whidbey's Westside - Sand and Sunsets!

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

4 Luxury bedrooms plus 2 cabins directly on a west-facing sandy beach

*** BIG NEWS *** Winner of ABC Livewell Network's 'Sweet Retreats' travel show, episode airing June 7 2014!!!

One of the most spectacular settings on Puget Sound, Whidbey Beachfront is a gorgeous beachfront home located on a 1 1/2 acre sandy beach property. Completed renovated over the past few years, this beautiful luxury property offers contemporary bedrooms, a master bath with a steam room and soaking tub, a fabulous new glass surround deck with 180° views, a to-die-for contemporary kitchen, a curved roof beach shelter and much more.

The main house provides luxury amenities and amazing beach, water, and mountain views from every room. The home features a large open kitchen with granite countertops and top of the line appliances, teak trestle table that seats 10, oak floors with antique Persian carpets, cathedral ceilings, three gas fireplaces, a huge deck perfect for entertaining, and an atrium room. The two largest bedrooms include a king bed in each and the third bedroom contains a queen bed and twin bunk beds. The fourth bedroom contains a twin with a trundle bed and opens directly into bedroom two. This arrangement is ideal for families with small children.

With a six-person hot tub, two 46” HDTVs with DVD and satellite service, one with Xbox Kinect, multi-room stereo with CDs, stainless steel BBQ, teak outdoor furniture, game table, a wide selection of games and books, and an apple orchard at the top of the property with a swing and glider for the kids, there’s always something to do.

Watch ships and freighters cruise Admiralty Inlet as the sun sets behind the Olympic Mountains. Walk down the concrete path to the beautiful beach where you can build sand castles with the kids. The beach also has a sheltered picnic table next to a barbecue pit. Or enjoy the private, fully fenced heated 40' pool. South Whidbey State Park is also just a short ten minute walk where you can hit the hiking trails and experience nature’s true beauty.

Hosting milestone birthdays, family gatherings, corporate retreats, and groups of friends is our specialty. Experience the magic of Whidbey Island at our slice of heaven!

Keywords: Beach house, luxury vacation rental, beachfront,whidbey vacation rental, beach home,luxury compound, pool, hot tub

More Details

Nancy Ritzenthaler
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 25, 2018

About Nancy Ritzenthaler

Nancy and Al have lived in California, Boston, and Auckland New Zealand, but both grew up in Seattle. We use the proceeds from our vacation rental to fund a variety of environmental and social causes, including Whidbey Camano Land Trust, the Bicycle Alliance, Conservation NW, and CARE International.

Nancy Ritzenthaler purchased this house in 1998

Why Nancy Ritzenthaler chose Greenbank

After looking for Whidbey Island real estate for 2 years, we purchased the property because of the incredible beachfront setting. After 10 years of continual renovation, we have recently rebuilt and/or redecorated almost every inch of the structures. The property is now truly world-class, designed to delight experienced travelers used to the best of the best. We enjoy hosting guests from every part of the US and other parts of the world.

What makes this house unique

The home has perhaps the best location in the Islands. Situated facing Southwest, gorgeous sunsets are experienced year-round. Rather than being elbow to elbow as with the beaches of Mutiny Bay just to the south, the home is uniquely private and adjacent to a natural lagoon. There are large fir trees surrounding the house, limbed up to maximize the views, and providing a sheltering natural setting. Our 1 1/2 acres is managed organically with native plants providing forage for birds, deer, and other wildlife. Our major remodel used FSC certified lumber, sustainably grown. Materials such as clear fir trim wood sourced from recycled beams, cork floors, and Lyptus cabinets, were purposely chosen for the green characteristics. Our philosophy is that luxury and sustainability are not mutually exclusive. In fact, by purchasing higher end products, furniture, and by using finishes that are designed for both beauty and long life, both goals are achieved much more easily.


Greenbank House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Mid cabin
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Beach Cabin
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , California King
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 2 Twins beds are in a bunk bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd twin beds pulls out in a trundle drawer.
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Beach Cabin
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Mid Cabin also has full bath
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1), Day bed (1), Queen sleeper sofa (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Luxury Beachfront on Whidbey's Westside - Sand and Sunsets!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Perfect for our group

  • 5 of 5

Yes we loved the entire five days. Park nearby for trails to hike, beach to walk, boats and water critters to see out the window in the water. A local heron fishing every day at what must have been "his" spot on the shore. Coupeville nearby for a tasty meal out, mussels at Christopher's!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love hearing you had a great time at our home and beautiful Whidbey Island. Hope to have you back again! Toni
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Beautiful home with ample space and privacy.

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely wonderful weekend at this property. The house is cozy and comfortable with more amenities than needed. The rooms are spacious and the beds comfy. Everyone slept well and was able to relax. The kitchen is well stocked with appliances and the refridgerator is huge; plenty of space to cook big meals. The beach front fire pit is great for large groups; the lawn perfect for games. Overall, a wonderful property with great owners. Definitely worth the cost.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property - fabulous kitchen with everything you need, comfy beds and very private

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Everything high end and well appointed. We had a great time. Especially enjoyed the kitchen. Tough property for elderly or disabled. Steep slopes, lots of level changes and stairs. Even the able-bodied tripped on the rise to the living room but you get used to it - just beware! Lots of sleeping spots to choose from. Easy to be together or be by yourself as you choose. Will definitely return with friends!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to return!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property that exceeded expectations!

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Sea-Tac Airport
Car: recommended

Whidbey Beachfront is located on one of the best beaches in Puget Sound- a west-facing sandy beach. The location is in the northern part of South Whidbey Island, equidistant to the two most interesting towns on the island, Coupeville and Langley. We are also just 8 minutes away from Freeland, the hub for services on the island, including an excellent supermarket with organic and bulk food, artisan bakery items and desserts, gluten-free section, local and imported fruit/veges, and everything that a big-city supermarket can provide. The location is especially amazing as a hub for cycling routes; we have hosted several bicycling groups at the property.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.7%

Rates subject to change unless confirmed by manager.
No weddings, receptions, parties.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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