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Erik Moore

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english, spanish

High-End Contemporary Custom Home on 244 Acre Park

39 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

***FALL AND WINTER DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE NOW!!!*** Please inquire for details and specials not mentioned in this listing. Limited time offer...

Be sure to click on the link below Rates Details and Owner e-mail that says: 'CLICK HERE - Whatcom Falls Retreat Website' to see additional pictures on our own website.

This brand new contemporary Craftsman home on the Park is owner-built with exceptional attention to detail. Majestic Whatcom Falls Park borders the property, with its pristine 244 acres of trails, waterfalls, swimming holes, and wildlife literally right out the back door. This home was built to be enjoyed with comfortable contemporary furnishings, tasteful art, warm fireplaces, and cozy gathering places. In all seasons you'll be treated to an abundance of light from numerous skylights, large windows, French doors, and a beautiful sunroom.

The open floor plan on the main floor is great for family and corporate gatherings. The master suite with it's gas fireplace, private deck over looking the park, vaulted ceilings, Bose surround sound system, and jetted bath tub for two, is perfect for the romantic getaway. Completed in 2008, you'll find its details stylish and contemporary, as well as timeless in quality--solid granite counter tops, stainless appliances, cast iron claw foot bath tub, marble steam room, real flagstone and VG Fir fireplace. This house is beautiful enough to look like a work of art, yet comfortable enough to feel like a home.


Master 1: 1 king bed, private bath w/jetted tub and walk-in shower, huge walk-in closet.

Master 2: 1 king bed, attached bath with huge marble steam room & body sprays (six shower heads!), walk-in closet.

Bedroom 3: 1 queen bed AND 1 futon, shared bathroom with bedroom # 4, claw-foot tub, separate walk-in shower, walk-in closet.

Bedroom 4: 1 queen bed, closet, computer, shared bathroom with bedroom # 3.

Additional sleeping areas:

Sunroom: 1 fold-out sofa bed.

Air mattresses: We offer two queen size quality air mattresses that can fit in the living room or bedrooms.

Hundreds of channels of premium Hi-def digital cable including all of the major movie channels (HBO, Showtime, etc), on demand, and high-speed internet, (wi-fi for your laptop and a quality new desktop computer for your use)

IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A PLACE TO HOST A RAGING PARTY, PLEASE LOOK ELSEWHERE. THIS IS NOT A PARTY HOUSE. Social gatherings with friends and loved ones are very welcomed here, just not out of control loud drunken parties.

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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Erik Moore (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish

Why Erik Moore chose Bellingham

Whatcom Falls Park is the epicenter of the Pacific Northwest experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

[copied from guest book]Erik –Thank you so much for letting us use your beautiful house! We all enjoyed the hot tub Saturday night. I hope you found everything in order after we left on Sunday.Thanks,Michelle
Nov 2009
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High-End Contemporary Custom Home on 244 Acre Park
average rating of 4.923077 based on 44 reviews

Serene and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The house is very comfortable and absolutely beautiful! Our experience was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

Wow! It's hard to put into words what an unbelievable stay we had here. We rented the Whatcom Falls Retreat for our wedding reception and to host some out-of-town family. First of all, the house is absolutely STUNNING. Pictures don't do it justice. It's spacious and light and every detail is so well put together. Our favorite spaces were the living room and the sun room. Perfect places to entertain. The backyard is much bigger than it looks in pictures and feels totally private from surrounding neighbors. The hot tub on the deck was so fun for everyone, definitely a highlight. We also had close access to the Whatcom falls trail, which was perfect for our wedding day! We seriously can't praise this place enough, it was the most wonderful space to celebrate our wedding, and for our family to relax and feel cared for. Everyone loved it! We are SO truly grateful to Eric for sharing this magic space with us. It was absolutely perfect.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tacoma, WA, USA

Bellingham Home Near Trails

  • 4 of 5

We rented this home to get together for a few nights with our 2 sons, their wives and 4 children. It worked out well, since there are 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The house is well equipped, except there is no air conditioning and we happened to be there on a 90-degree weekend. But the backyard was ideal for the kids to play in...we brought an inflatable pool, and they had a great time. The yard backs up to one of the walking trails in the Whatcom Falls Park, which is a real gem. The falls are beautiful, the trails are wide for easy walking and the thick woods give you the impression that you're hiking in the wilderness. We printed off maps of the park and brought them with us, and were glad we did as we didn't find any in the house. There is also a small playground for young kids just a couple of minutes' walk away. And, a wonderful surprise was Whatcom Lake just a 5-minute ride away. It has a big playground, nice beach/grassy area and a swimming area. The house has lots of comfortable seating areas, a big dining table plus eating space on the deck. It's also a close drive to a supermarket, shopping center and movie theatre. I would recommend this house for a family or friends gathering.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bellingham home

  • 5 of 5

This home was ideal for our purposes for several reasons. First, the home is lovely, well furnished, comfortable. Secondly, it's well laid out for extended families with small children because bedrooms are on opposite sides of house. Also, lovely deck and backyard for children to play. Also wonderful park for hiking. Would re-rent if visiting area.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whatcom Falls Retreat in Bellingham

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Whatcom Falls Retreat in Bellingham. The park the house sit's next to is beautiful and the playground right next store was great for the kids. The steam shower was great for the adults. Plenty of wildlife meandering in the backyard.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Fairbanks, Alaska

Great stay at Whatcom Falls Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family stayed in this wonderful home during our daughter's graduation from WWU. We could not have picked a better location. The beautiful Whatcom Falls Park which adjoins the back yard gives a sense of tranquility to the entire home. I woke up every morning listening to the birds singing, and took lovely walks in the park. The home is also very convenient to downtown, grocery stores, etc.

There are two large "master" bedrooms (one with a bed and also a futon), each with their own bathroom and an outside deck or patio. The other two bedrooms share a bathroom. Beds were comfortable. All three bathrooms have walk-in showers and never ran out of hot water. There are a few steps into the home, but otherwise the main living area, two bedrooms and a bathroom are level and accessible for those with mobility issues.

There are plenty of places for guests to sit -- a sunroom, a large deck with seating (and a hot tub), a large dining table, and a big couch and window seats in the living room

The kitchen is equipped with many dishes, silverware and cookware. Everything we needed - dishwasher soap, garbage bags, shampoo, etc. was supplied in the home.

Erik responded promptly to my emails before our visit, and came right over when my daughter was accidentally locked out. He has obviously put a lot of thought and care into making the home comfortable for guests.

My only complaint was that we eventually had to leave this beautiful place!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Property backs up to Bellingham's most majestic park, Whatcom Falls Park, with miles of hiking trails, magical swimming holes and cliff jumping, and tennis courts--beautiful in all seasons. Less than ten minute drive to downtown, shopping, and entertainment. Very peaceful neighborhood, very private. Trail to world famous mountain biking playground, Galbraith Mountain, 100 feet from property! Less than one hour to Mt. Baker Ski Area.


Rates & Availability

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3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Nightly rates for 7 nights: $357/NIGHT, BEST VALUE BY FAR!
Nightly rates for 4 nights or more (any time of week) : $399/night
Nightly rates for 3 nights on weekends: $449/night
Nightly rates for two nights (when available) $499/night
Inquire about mid-week specials, single nights, or monthly rentals. $150 Cleaning Fee + WA Sales & Lodging Tax of 10.5% applied to all rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Bellingham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , separate walk-in shower, jetted tub, luxurious
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , marble steam room bathroom with 6 body sprays!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Retro cast iron claw-foot tub, separate walk-in shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite with private bath--jetted tub and walk-in showe
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , King bed can be arranged as two twins, steam room bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 queen
    Other - 2 Queen air mattresses
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), queen air mattresses (2)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Marble steam room with body sprays that seats up to four adults. Granite counter tops, stainless appliances, large dining areas and gathering places. Hidden drop-down plasma entertainment center with surround sound. Full house audio system. Fine art. Solid Brazilian Cherry floors in most of the house, solid Rosewood floor in Master Bedroom. Marble, granite, travertine, and Italian ceramic tile in all bathrooms (no vinyl or carpet anywhere in the house). HBO, Showtime, Cinnemax, Moviechannel, and all other major premium & HD digital channels on a 1080p 50' drop-down Plasma TV.

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