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Don Weber

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Treehouse on Waterfront Acerage

21 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Bellingham Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom with Queen-size bed, 1 Bath, sleeps 4 with pull-out double bed

Treehouse apt. overlooking Lummi bay and San Juan Islands. Heated floors and gas fireplace to keep the morning chill off. Watch passing ships, eagles and herons. Enjoy the magnificent sunsets. Tell tales sitting around a fire on the beach. Spa out in the travertine steam shower with multiple jets and rain shower head. Fully equipped gourmet kitchen including spices and access to herbs, vegetables and fruit in season. Visit nearby farms for cheese, eggs, veggies, etc. Visit one of Silver Reef Casino’s many choices for fine dining and entertainment. We’re right on the bus line to Downtown Bellingham, or take a bike ride around Lummi Island. The 15 min ferry ride to the island gives access to unique restaurants, artist’s studios and a farmers market. Washer and dryer in unit for your convenience. Other amenities include flat-screen TVs, WiFi access, i-pod dock. Great place for kayaking, biking, and hiking. Bird watcher’s paradise.

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Don Weber (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why Don Weber chose Northwest Washington

Beautiful location with water, island, mountain and forest views. World class sunsets.

What makes this apartment unique

Easy access to Vancouver B.C., Mt. Baker and Seattle.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything that they said about this place is true, and much much more. The views are stunning from nearly every vantage. We had our wedding photography done there, and we could not have asked for a better day. The sneak peek photos are simply beautiful. We spent six nights there. Don & Kathy are very nice. They we're very accommodating to us, yet they were always respectful of our privacy as well. We are absolutely going to book another vacation there in the near future. We believe this place would be amazing even in winter weather conditions. The apartment has heated floors and a cozy fireplace to keep you warm while still being able to enjoy the views from the front room. The steam shower is also a great way to get the chill off after a chilly walk on the beach. We felt right at home there, and we even got a tad emotional upon departure. Thank you Don & Kathy for sharing your magical home with us.
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Reviews

4.8
based on 21 traveler reviews

Treehouse on Waterfront Acerage
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 31 reviews
5

Amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely adored the treehouse! Set back off the road, the place is quite and serene. The views cannot be beat! Place was clean and very well though out. Don was there to greet us upon arrival, and made us feel very welcome! I will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. We like when people enjoy our place and are waiting for your return.
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Cozy and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

The Treehouse was very cozy and comfortable with outstanding ocean views. The place was well appointed and clean with a comfortable bed.

It is a bit remote if you are planning on eating in restaurants.

Thanks Don

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There are a variety of restaurants at the Silver Reef Casino including their top rated steak house a short 5 miles away.
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Very nice property

  • 4 of 5

The Treehouse was well maintained and provided the amenities as advertised. There was even a cute little gas fireplace to drive out the chill on the damp evenings.

Be sure to read the instructions on how to find the place. It is not the easiest to locate but the owner was nice enough to stand at the road and wave us in.

The attractions in the local area are mainly that the place is rural and access to the beach, ferry and the islands is convenient. If you want to walk to a Starbucks or a top restaurant this is not the place for you. But if you want a quiet, secluded getaway in a house with the modern conveniences then the Treehouse will do just nicely.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property and the most amazing sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with our two 65-lb dogs for one month in summer of 2015. We all loved it. The treehouse and grounds are well-designed, the vegetable and flower gardens gorgeous, the beach and bay peaceful, and the sunsets totally incomparable--we ended almost every day with, "Oh my, another amazing sunset." And Don cannot be surpassed as a gracious, laid-back host. He allowed our dogs free roam (but under supervision because the main road isn't far away), encouraged us to eat anything from his artistic and abundant garden (it was a bounty we enjoyed almost every day!!), and provided information and help whenever we needed it. The house is well-stocked and has good storage for long-term stays. For potential renters looking for privacy, be aware you share the same property and yard with the main house, and the two neighbors on each side are close but seem to be weekend homes. Although the main house is in front of the treehouse facing the bay, our view was not compromised, and the two sets of renters were very friendly and tolerant of us and our dogs; we tried to time our garden / beach visits during times they were away so as to give them privacy as well. We enjoyed wine and books at the picnic table overlooking the garden and bay. And oh, the raspberries!!! Although the main, busy road isn't far away, the treehouse is set down the driveway through a little forest that helps mask the noise. For dog owners, know the yard is fenced toward neighbors but open to bay or main road. Our only con was the July 4 fireworks that neighbors shot off at all hours for several days. Bellingham is a short ten-minute drive with a fabulous farmers market and many dog-friendly hikes; and day trips abound in any direction (Seattle, Vancouver, San Juans, Cascades, etc.). And the local fish is superb. We would highly recommend Don's treehouse and miss it--almost one year later!!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My husband, daughter and I stayed and absolutely loved it. The views are amazing and beach was so much fun, we looked for crabs and starfish. It was nice nobody else was on the beach. They did a great job with the tree house, it was very comfortable. Loved sitting on the deck having dinner. Unfortunately we had to leave early because of a family emergency but had a great time while we were there. Maybe we can go back soon to finish our stay!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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six stars

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here for a few days. It was wonderful! Waking up to the views of the bay were amazing. We hope to venture back to the little treehouse in the summer.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and want to return. Until then best regards, Don and Kathy
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Bellingham International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Silver Reef Casino
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Lummi Island
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
North Bellingham
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Silver Reef Casino
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mt. Baker
Car: recommended

Nearby Places and Activities:

Nearest Airport: Bellingham Int.

Nearest Beach: On site

Nearest Ferry: Lummi Island

Nearest Train: Amtrak

Nearest Highway: I-5

Nearest Bar: Silver Reef Casino

Nearest Ski: Mt Baker Ski Area

Nearest Golf: North Bellingham

Nearest Restaurant: Silver Reef Casino

Great Vacation Location: 17 mi to Bellingham; 65 mi to Vancouver British Columbia; 85 mi to Seattle; 54 mi along a scenic drive to Mt Baker Ski Area plus all the hiking trails along the way; 41 mi to the quaint town of La Conner; 38 mi to the Ferry Terminal for the San Juan Islands and Victoria BC. or take a whale watch cruise from Bellingham. Bellingham Festival of Music in June. Bellingham Art Walk first Friday of every month.

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Rates & Availability

Bellingham Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$110
From
$120
Fri,Sat,Sun
$680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter/16
Oct 1 2016 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$100
$650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $60
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 10.5%

Please read house rules flyer. No Smoking

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Amenities

Bellingham Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Steam Shower
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Steam Shower
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

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