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Paul Tschetter

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

Private Whidbey Island Waterfront Beach Cabin

42 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

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New construction waterfront cabin on over 200' of beach.

Enjoy breathtaking views of Puget Sound, Mount Rainier, the Seattle skyline and the North Cascades from this cozy, two-story beach cabin.

This unique property -- Double Bluff Beach Club -- boasts 200 feet of no-bank waterfront on over three acres of beach. Meander 1/4 mile down a private drive and ascend stone stairs to this piece of paradise perched about the trees.

Soak in summer sun from a gorgeous, custom-built deck, or stroll along a sand and driftwood trail to the water's edge. On an enchanted evening, dine beneath the stars or head down to the fire pit to roast marshmallows, to tell stories and to sing songs around a campfire. Just outside the house is a partially covered patio complete with comfortable furniture, a barbecue grill, a dinner bell, a warm outdoor shower and lots of hooks to hang towels and gear from a memorable day at the beach.

Inside you'll find all the comforts of home coupled with unique Island charm. This top-to-bottom remodel is beautiful, bright, and EVERY room has a view! Curl up on the comfy couch with a good book, play board games around the coffee table or simply kick back, take a nap and relax.

The cabin features gleaming, original 1930's wood floors and a fully stocked kitchen/dining area with granite counter tops, bar stools and all-new stainless steel appliances. The family-friendly living room frames picture windows and just beyond it reside a 3/4 bathroom with a granite vanity, a linen closet and the main floor bedroom with a queen bed, new carpet, a built-in closet and that spectacular view!

Descend the spiral staircase to the bunk room. The kiddos will go crazy over two custom bunk beds and two built-in berths, each with its own storage area and night light. The kids' room is complete with puzzles, games and ample room to play. The lower level also features new carpet, a second bedroom with a queen bed and its own private entrance, and a full bath with an over-sized washer and dryer.

DBBC is located at Double Bluff Beach and County Park, a premier spot for outdoor water sports and activities including fishing, crabbing, clamming, kayaking, kiteboarding, skimboarding and paddleboarding. The cabin is minutes away from grocery shopping in Freeland and the Saturday Bayview Farmer's Market (late Apr-Oct). While you are here, be sure to visit Langley -- South Whidbey's charming, seaside village -- for strolling, shopping, whale watching and dining.

Whidbey Island is a gem, home to magical memories and often referred to as 'the shortest distance to far away.' Many have been inspired and rejuvenated by this place, and year after year they continue to return. Double Bluff Beach Club is no different. We think you will LOVE it here!

Keywords: Beachhouse, Waterfront, Kiteboarding, Family-firendly, Pet-friendly, View

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Paul Tschetter (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Paul Tschetter

Two families purchased this home in late 2012 after meeting through a shared interest in kiteboarding. One of the families lives right here on Whidbey Island. The other family live in Seattle.

Paul Tschetter purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Paul Tschetter chose Whidbey Island

Useless Bay is unmatched, and this property is amazing! The remodel was a serious labor of love, but it was well-worth the effort. We had a vision for this dusty old diamond in the rough; we believed it could be updated and enjoyed by future generations of families.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin sits perched 40' up on Double Buff, but it still has direct waterfront access. The lot is 200' wide and over 3 acres. It's beautiful!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great week at our favorite Whidbey Beach. Thank you for sharing your lovely house with us! Great location, amazing to watch the change in tides from the kitchen windows.
Aug 2013
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Reviews

4.9
based on 42 traveler reviews

Private Whidbey Island Waterfront Beach Cabin
average rating of 4.904762 based on 48 reviews
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Lovely spot right on the beach!

  • 3 of 5

So wonderful to be right on Double Bluff Beach! Short walk through beach grass to one of the best sand beaches on the island. Great for families with kids. Pretty close quarters on the main floor and no dining room, but well-appointed and clean. Beautiful new kitchen, great lighting, beautiful bathrooms. Lots of beach knick knacks and a small library. Great appliances. Stove/oven didn't work on the first day but owner had it fixed right away.

The staircase up to the front do or is a bit intimidating - not good for folks with leg or knee problems. Also no screens in windows so got a little stuffy or we had to deal with flies.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Whidbey Island getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to celebrate a momentous birthday with my family, and this was the perfect setting that provided something for everyone...gorgeous views, beach play, kayaking, long walks at low tide, wildlife sightings (bald eagles!) and great proximity to Langley shops and restaurants.

Paul was gracious in every way, and the home was exactly what we imagined it would be.

I will definitely plan on heading back!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful scenery and lovely cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely time. Gorgeous views and amazing access to the beach! We had everything we needed in this great cabin.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent vacation property

  • 5 of 5

We had an excellent experience at the Double Bluff Beach Club property. The property was exactly what we expected based on the reviews. The cabin had all of the all of the amenities that we required for a very relaxing vacation. We spent many hours walking on the beach and enjoying the scenery around Useless bay. We especially enjoyed the views from the deck and cabin. We would certainly recommend this property to anyone who is looking for a relaxing vacation in a great area.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marvellous Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from spending 2 nights as this beautiful house. The location is perfect since we also brought our 4 year old dog and walked the beach everyday. The views are breath taking - you have Mt Rainier in the background and the sound all around you.

The house was well equipped and felt like we lacked nothing. The master bedroom is upstairs and also offers views.

All in all, a most wonderful stay and dreaming of returning to this piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Great spring break getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway for the whole family. The house was very clean and comfortable. I appreciated the high quality linens and towels. Would love to return someday. The house faces east so bright sun in in morning.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Map

Village Pizzeria
"Great pizza right in downtown Langley. "
Wifire Fireside Coffee Bar
"Awesome!"
Freeland Cafe
Nearest Airport
54 Miles
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
China City
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Clinton Ferry
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Useless Bay Golf & Country Club
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Sounder train - Mukilteo Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 525
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
China City
Nearest Ski
89 Miles
Stevens Pass Ski Area
Nearest Beach
Double Bluff Beach...look out the window!
Car: necessary

Whidbey Island is home to many special events throughout the year including Island County Fair, Penn Cove Mussel Festival, Whidbey Island Kite Festival, Choochokam Arts Festival, Maxwelton 4th of July Parade, Djangofest and Langley Mystery Weekend.

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Rates & Availability

Freeland Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$239
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee/per pet/per night $30 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $135 + Tax
Pet Deposit (refundable) $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 10.7%

$30/night per pet fee and $125 cleaning fee apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Freeland Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Newly remodeled (2013) upstairs bathroom offers tile flooring, a vanity with granite counter top, new toilet and shower. Large downstairs bathroom features tile flooring and all new toilet, shower/bathtub and over-sized washer and dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Fresh new carpet, amazing view, fun bedside tables.
    Bunkroom - 4 bunk bed , Two custom-built bunk beds and two custom sleeping berths.
    Lower Bedroom - 1 queen , Private bedroom located downstairs with private entrance.
  • There are two bedrooms and an open bunk room. The master bedroom is located upstairs while the lower bedroom and bunk-room can be found downstairs. Occupancy is for a maximum of 4 adults and 4 children only.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Maximum occupancy of 4 adults and 4 kids only. There are lots of stairs from the parking area to the cabin which is perched on a hill. Please keep this in mind.

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