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Lakeside Family Home on Cranberry Farm!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Limited to 6 people) Non-smoking

On the peaceful back road at the southern end of the Long Beach Peninsula, this home sits right beside Black Lake and a 60 acre cranberry farm. It is a mile north of the river-port city of Ilwaco, and a mile east of the Pacific Ocean. Starting here you can follow the back road for 26 miles along Willapa Bay to the northern tip of the Peninsula at Leadbetter Point.

This is a NON-SMOKING house. The kitchen is bright, and fully-equipped. The dining room table seats up to 10. There are three bedrooms, each with queen bed. One room has a TV. The master bedroom has a private bathroom with step-in shower. A tub/shower is in the bathroom near the other two bedrooms. The living room with cathedral ceiling is spacious and airy, with a small game room at one end opening onto a lanai. The private back yard and patio is ideal for a picnic or BBQ as you sit surrounded by giant spruce trees beside the 33 acre lake.

Walk along the dikes by the cranberry bogs and check out the crop. If you’re quiet, you might see an occasional bear or deer passing through. Go for a short 2-mile walk around the lake, or just walk one-half mile to the public boat launch. Spot an osprey in its nest, a bald eagle soaring overhead, a beaver, a great blue heron, or a momma deer with her newborn fawn. Explore the lake by kayak, canoe or small electric-motorized craft. Come in the summer and enjoy this outdoor oasis or come in the winter and watch the winter storms blow across the lake. Anytime it's a cozy place to curl up with a good book and get away from it all.

About five miles north of the house is the Cranberry Museum on Pioneer Rd. There you can learn about the history of the cranberry industry on the West Coast and shop for many exciting cranberry food items and unique gifts.

The Peninsula's three rural cities boast fine art galleries, shops, restaurants, four museums, pubs, hiking trails, lots of antique stores, and charter fishing. Visit two historic lighthouses at Cape Disappointment State Park, or the wonderful 8.5 mile Discovery Trail, the perfect place for biking or walking. The trail starts at the Port of Ilwaco and follows the path Lewis and Clark walked along the Washington Coast. Go beach combing,horseback riding from the Long Beach approach, or take a walk on the 3/4 mile boardwalk over the dune grass. The area offers many great photo opportunities all within a 5 mile radius of the lake house.

Whether you're hanging out with family or a group of friends, or planning a quiet getaway, this little home on Black Lake is perfect as a headquarters from which to explore. Come have a relaxed, fun time on the coast!

Keywords: house, lake, patio, trails, cranberry farm, quiet, back road, hiking, relax

More Details

Owner
Ardell McPhail
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2017

About Ardell McPhail

I live across the street from this house on a cranberry farm with my husband and our two cats. We are the only two residences on the north end of Black Lake. My husband and I have had rental property for many years. We've been farming cranberries for 30 years after careers as educators. We'd love to share my folk's home with you, and help acquaint you with our wonderful area.

Ardell McPhail purchased this house in 2010

Why Ardell McPhail chose Long Beach Peninsula

This house belonged to my folks for 20 years. The property is on our cranberry farm. With a vacation rental, we can still block out times for family and relatives to come visit and stay in the house. We know you'll enjoy the house and the area!

What makes this house unique

The house is cozy and bright. It's fun to sit on the patio and watch the geese and other birds on the lake in the spring and summer. In winter, the wind and rain whips the lake water into waves. It's nice to be inside looking out. There is always some kind of activity on the cranberry farm year around. Watch the sprinklers during spring frost season or irrigating in the summer. Cranberry harvest in October is a particularly picturesque time.

Amenities

Ilwaco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , master bedroom with private bath with shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , TV in bedroom. Dog pictures on the wall.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 'Reading' bedroom - best reading lights. Cat picturesl
  • Queen size Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
Notes:
Back covered lanai, ramp to front door

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Lakeside Family Home on Cranberry Farm!
average rating of 4.883721 based on 43 reviews
Boise, Idaho
5

Beautiful private setting on Black Lake - 3rd year we stayed here.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed there three times and will be there again next year. Love having three bedrooms and 2 baths. We used the BBQ on the back patio overlooking the lake. Seeing a doe hanging out in the back yard was an added bonus.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That's the magic of the place. Sometimes a doe will leave a fawn hidden in the brush in the back yard and then go browse. It's pretty quiet most of the time around the house and lake.
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Seattle area, WA
5

Helpful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The owners were awesome. We had a mechanical problem with one of the rooms, and called the owners for help. Since they live across the street, they were there in 2 minutes and put all their effort into fixing the issue, all the while chatting with and getting to know our family. They took us on a tour of their cranberry farm, which was fascinating. We all loved the lake and the rowboat and paddleboat they provided. The decor is dated, but comfortable. They've got a lot of stuff in the house for you, from dishes to tools to games to shampoo to an electric organ! Close to Long Beach and Cape Disappointment. Couldn't ask for much more.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try to be responsive to the needs of our guests. And we love to tell about cranberries if anyone is interested!
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5

A True R&R Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Such a beautiful, quiet setting...loved that it was so close to both Ilwaco and Long Beach. Furnishings are dated but fine and comfortable---the bed was so comfortable! The house was fully furnished with kitchen and bathroom supplies.We WILL be looking to stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We try to keep the house stocked with most necessities. Summers get really busy. We're already booking for next year.
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4

Just what we needed

  • 4 of 5

The owner was warm and friendly. The property was beautiful, wish it was warmer to go out on the lake.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Being on the coast it generally gets chillier after 5:00. We suggest layering!
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Boise Idaho
5

It was homie and convenient.

  • 5 of 5

Our hosts were perfect. The property is beautiful and relaxing. Very quaint and cozy.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Washington
5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Nice and very quite property on lake. Very nice owner is across the street and available if any need arises. Stayed with a friend while fishing the Columbia and enjoyed the comfort and serenity. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: August fishing on the river and ocean has been great this year. We are close by but hands off unless you need our help.
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Map

Nearest Airport
114 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Beard's Hollow, or Seaview approach
Car: necessary

Walk along cranberry bogs, charter fishing, historic lighthouses nearby, bowling short walk away.

Google maps do not show correct location. We are on the north end of the lake off of Williams St., not on the west side as the maps show.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $100

Summer rates June 1-Sept. 15
Standard rates Sept. 16-May 31

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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