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Fall is Just around the Corner. Come Relax and Enjoy before the Cold!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2 to 3 people only)

New (2010) cabin nestled among Douglas Fir trees and mature landscaping. Verde fire granite countertops and real hardwood floors throughout with big picture windows make this vacation home feel as if it is part of the natural setting. Trails around property and to the beach. Private barbeque and outdoor fireplace to sit, relax and share a glass of wine.

Horses, sheep and goats frolic in nearby pastures while two Golden Retrievers will gladly show you the way to the beach trail and stairs.

Bring your boat (up to 16')or kayak and launch it at our private community boat launch on generally calm Holmes Harbor. Crabbing and fishing are great!

Bicycle riding is a must on Whidbey as well.

Keywords: New cabin built among the trees with nearby goats and sheep, Trail to beach

More Details

Owner
Laura Strehlau
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 11, 2017

About Laura Strehlau

Steve and Laura Strehlau have owned their property on Whidbey Island since 1989. Their log home has been featured in local magazines and their garden has been on the Whidbey Island Garden Tour in 2007 & 2011. This newly built cabin (800 sq ft) is located on the six acres on which their log home is situated. They share their time between their home on Whidbey Island and their home on Maui. They also love to travel and meet new people throughout the world. Animals are a big part of their lives with sheep, goats, a cat and two Golden Retrievers sharing their home.

Laura Strehlau purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Laura Strehlau chose Whidbey Island

With over six acres of forest and beach, we wanted to share our land with others who want a bucolic setting for a vacation. Our vacation rental has just been completed (spring 2010) and is landscaped and ready for more guests. The home is bright and airy though it is located in a stand of 2nd growth Douglas Firs and Western Red Cedars. It offers both the woodlands and the beach, making it an ideal vacation rental. The setting is extremely private and quiet for a retreat like atmosphere. Trail and stairs meander thru huge evergreen and fern filled forest to our secluded beach.

What makes this cabin unique

Beach walking, crabbing in season, salmon fishing and picnicking are just some of the many outdoor activities here. We have even been awakened by barking sea lions and viewed grey whales in the Harbor on occasion. Bald Eagles fly on currents and deer are regular visitors. Being close to Seattle and Everett, Whidbey Island is an ideal getaway for anyone looking for a tranquil weekend or longer vacation. Our village of Langley offers excellent restaurants, shopping, art and entertainment and is only six miles from our door.

Amenities

Langley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Trail/stairs to private secluded saltwater beach on the east side of Holmes Harbor facing west. Two flat screen TV's, washer & dryer, desk for writers, fully equipped kitchen with Port Merion dishes and beautiful Verde Fire granite counters.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(86 traveler reviews)

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Fall is Just around the Corner. Come Relax and Enjoy before the Cold!
average rating of 4.9069767 based on 86 reviews
Daphne, Al
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Once again we had a wonderful stay here. The home is incredibly clean and the outdoor space is divine. Great home base to explore all parts of the island and very close to a great grocery store for picking up items. The home is so comfy and has so much of what you will need including a washer and dryer and even firewood for the fire pit. Walk to the beach is not for kids or elderly. If you plan to use this make sure to bring good hiking shoes. If the walk isn't for you, Double Bluff beach is about a 10 minute drive and fabulous! We will absolutely be back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A private wooded wonderland

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would happily return for a week. This is an incredible place to relax and to use as a base while exploring Whidbey.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Welcomed peace

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful wooded area. Loved the peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Heron's Roost Cabin was a beautiful, relaxing place to spend a weekend. It was my wife's and my first trip to Whidbey Island and we couldn't have picked a better place to stay. Thank you Laura Strehlau for allowing us the opportunity to enjoy your cabin. When we decide to go back we would definitely try and stay at the Heron's Roost Cabin again.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved our stay at Heron's Roost. Didn't want to leave. Cabin has everything you need. Very well done. Maggie and Pele (golden retrievers) were a delight. Also enjoyed the trail to the beach.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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A sanctuary in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Your cabin is wonderful! Loved the setting and although we were in a cabin, it was great to have all the updated features and comforts of home. Loved visiting with the goats (the curly one was especially friendly) and chickens. Wish we had met you as well! Thank you for the suggestion of eating at Gordon's; our anniversary dinner was fabulous. We will return; thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Sea Tac Airport
Nearest Barpub
5.2 Miles
Freeland Cafe
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Clinton Ferry
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Useless Bay Country Club
Nearest Motorway
5.2 Miles
Highway 525
Nearest Restaurant
5.2 Miles
Jerry's, Gordons or Freeland Cafe
Nearest Ski
80 Miles
Snoqualmie Pass
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Our private beach

There are horse and hiking trails within 4 miles of the property

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $65
Damage Deposit $250

YOU MUST BRING CONFIRMATION LETTER WITH YOU WHICH HAS KEYCODE AND ADDRESS. IT IS NOT ALWAYS POSSIBLE TO GET IN TOUCH WITH US OR TO USE GPS ON THE ISLAND.

Added persons $15.00/night
Holiday rates: $175.00/night
BOOKING IS CONFIRMED WHEN PAYMENT AND RENTAL AGREEMENT ARE IN OWNERS'HANDS AND CONFIRMATION LETTER IS SENT TO GUEST.
Pets ok w/charge
Cancellation policy: 15 days prior to scheduled arrival $100
48 hrs prior to scheduled arrival: 50% of booking total
24 hrs prior to scheduled arrival: no refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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