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Distant City Lights Whidbey Island, WA

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

FIVE-STAR HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS WITH PHOTOGRAPHER'S DREAM VIEW

Just five minutes from the Mukilteo-Clinton ferry dock, the gateway to Whidbey Island, this newly built and decorated 1150 square foot apartment provides comfort, quiet and access to the unique experiences associated with island living. Perfect for honeymooners, a weekend getaway for two, family overflow for weddings, or a family or friends reunion. The apartment includes two bedrooms, full bath, full kitchen, living room, reading/tv room and a fire-pit/picnic table in the garden overlooking the Puget Sound, the Cascade Mountains and the distant city lights of Everett and Mukilteo.

What to do on Whidbey Island…plan to explore all 55 miles of Whidbey Island. There is plenty to do between Possession Point and Deception Pass. Grab your bikes, kayaks, Scuba tanks, running shoes or horses and head for the great outdoors. Miles of hiking trails and shorelines make for great nature watching – eagles and whales are spotted often. Wineries, u-pick berry farms, and farmer’s markets add interest to a sunny day.

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About The Owner

Distant City Lights is owned and managed by Donna and Maury Hood who have lived on Whidbey Island for ten years. Maury, an architectural engineer and builder, designed and built the apartment in 2011. Donna works for the South Whidbey Chamber and is extremely knowledgeable about what visitors can do to maximize their fun on Whidbey Island.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2001

Why The Owner chose Whidbey Island

We made this our home ten years ago in order to get away from the hustle and bustle of the work-a-day world and to immerse ourselves in one of the most beautulf places on the planet . This rental is near the ferry which makes daytripping into Seattle very accessible.

This location is also only a short scenic drive from Langley, a picturesque and historic seaside village that includes a glass blowing experience, unique shops, a marina, an old-time movie theater, live theater at its best and many fine dining experiences at a variety of establishments. Whidbey Island also provides some very spiritual experiences and a chance to connect with artists of all mediums in a setting where the ever-changing mix of light and water make for a photographer's dream. Picnics beside the sea and in the many well-maintained parks add to the outdoor fun.

What makes this apartment unique

Distance City Lights Vacation Rental is a newly painted, beautifully decorated spacious apartment. Guests will enjoy the privacy of separate sleeping areas and the ability to prepare complete meals followed by s'mores over the fire-pit in the garden. They will wake to the incredible sunrises which light the Cascade Mountain Range and the waters of Puget Sound. Except for the chirping birds and buzzing bees in the property gardens, the quiet is deafening.

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Birding, Nature walks, Farmer's Market, Thrift stores, biking, kyaking, shopping, coffee shops

Amenities

Clinton Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
Notes:
fire pit, picnic table, gardens

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
5

Above and beyond our expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Distant City Lights!!! The home was clean and comfortable - and what a beautiful view! The owner (Donna) went out of her way to make sure we had everything we needed. I would highly recommend to anyone looking for a place to stay on Whidbey.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Property and Location!

  • 5 of 5

We just recently stayed at Distant City Lights and absolutely loved it! It's very well maintained, decorated and in a beautiful location that's super easy to get to from the ferry or even if you're driving from somewhere else on the island. It was stocked with everything we needed and Donna and Maury were super friendly and helpful. Book your next Whidbey VRBO here!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodinville
5

Perfect spot for a girls getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Donna provided the perfect spot for our girls getaway this past weekend. Every little detail was thought of and the place was so cozy and comfortable. The views were incredible and we enjoyed all the beautiful outdoor sitting areas for wine in the evening and coffee in the morning. We appreciated that we really felt like we had privacy, but also knew they were right there if we needed anything. I would stay here again in a heartbeat and will be reccomending it to others as well.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA
5

Perfect Whidbey stay!

  • 5 of 5

Distant City Lights MADE our overnight stay on Whidbey. Pefect location, beautiful setting with great views of the water, very well-stocked and meticulously thought out. Doors between most of the rooms allowed for extremely flexible use of space. Couldn't say enough great things. Will be recommending this VRBO to all of our friends and family who plan to stay on Whidbey, and we'll be back for sure.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Stevens, WA
5

Quiet, beautiful get-away!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for opening your lovely place for our get-away weekend. The pictures do not do your place justice and you exceeded our expectations. We relaxed in comfort with all the conveniences of home! We would love to return again and we can't thank you enough for the wonderful space and place! Will definitively recommend to friends and family!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Place, very clean and spacious, nice view, great landlords.

  • 5 of 5

Loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

The first night is $125, each additional night is $100 per night. Up to one month negotiable.

no deposit - cash or check upon departure