Secluded charming cottage on 7+ acres shared with local eagles and resident deer and surrounded by forest, pasture, orchard and gardens. Spectacular western sunsets add a soothing touch to the end of any day. Access to 11 beaches within 6.2 miles, the closest is only a minutes drive away. Beach glass and agate hunting are popular on Whidbey and we know some secrets. There are many State Parks to visit also, so be prepared to get your Discovery Pass online early, or purchase one on island.
We will place in the room an assortment of maps & brochures of possible adventures and ideas of things to do while you are here. However if your a planner we can direct you to some web sites to check out, or do some research on your behalf for activities you like.
Provided is WIFI/internet/Roku/Netflix. Our open concept cottage is newly remodeled in 2017-2018 and has all new furnishings, an electric fire place, and eating bar. The fully equipped kitchen with full size appliances, coffee maker, can opener, microwave, coffee grinder, and toster. New dishes & high quality cookware fill the cabinets. Enjoy the peaceful furnished front deck in the relaxing atmosphere, BBQ on the gas grill, and roast marshmallows in the fire pit area. We provide roasting sticks for hotdogs, etc. Limited amount of firewood on site.
The bathroom has a moderately large tile shower, single sink, toilet, and a full size washer & dryer as well as cabinetry for storage. We give you an abundance of fluffy towels, and beach towels too. Iron, ironing board, hairdrier, limited laundry soap/softener as well as hand made soap, shampoo, conditioner, his/her body wash. Many other items located under the sink cabinet.
Upstairs in the loft we provide comfy new 2017 king size memory foam bed, 3 pairs of quality pillow choices, extra blankets, luxury sheets, luxury robes, closet space and a storage unit. Located also in the loft is a small library of books. Choose one to read, if you don't finish, be our guest to take it home with you. One book per person please. Walk out on the furnished balcony from the bedroom and enjoy your first cup of coffee in the morning or late in the evening the magnificent western view of stunning sunsets. Wander the property to catch great views of the water and islands as you enjoy the gardens and say hello to the horses. Bring them carrots but no apples please!
Lots of outdoor and covered storage/parking room for your bikes, kayaks, or boat and extra gear. We have a large circular driveway so getting in and out is a snap. There are no fees for extra parking/storage space.
All pets must be approved and for acceptance. If your pet is 40 lbs or less, they may be approved to be inside the cottage. Dogs may have access to the living space & deck. In the bedroom we require they sleep in a kennel or on their own bed. No dogs are allowed up on the bed under any circumstances. With all the pillows & bedding , cleaning fees would be beyond reasonable for both of us. We want to be respectful of those guests who may be sensitive to animal hair/dander keeping the animal hair to an absolute minimum in the bedroom. We thank you for you help in this area in advance and appreciate your consideration of others as well. Recently bathed dogs appreciated. Otherwise we have provided a secure covered kennel complete with an extra large dog house located right next to the cottage. The kennel is in the shade so no worries about overheating. There is plenty of room to walk them here on the property. If your dogs get along with ours, we may invite you to let them off leash. Please pick up after your pet.
Visitors are welcome to wander our extensively landscaped property with the exception to pasture the horses are in. If fruit is ripe in the orchard, be our guest! It seems something is always in bloom, and you are welcome to cut flowers to bring into the cottage. Enjoy the grounds, as we have spent many years landscaping and wish to share this with you. If you want to know what plants/trees names are, a tour can usually be arranged.
We are happy to provide you with a couple of days worth of locally roasted whole bean coffee and grinder. Upon arrival we will provide a selection of teas, cocoa, spiced cider, sugar & creamer. In the kitchen, salt & pepper, plastic wrap, plastic bags, foil, garbage bags. ALSO PROVIDED: Some paper towels, dish soap and dishwasher soap, cleaning products, kitchen cloths & towels, pot holders, cork screw, bottle opener, utensils are here for your use.
If you forget any toiletry items, please ask. We have many complementary items available for you. If there is anything unique or personal you wish stocked in your room prior to your arrival , please call us to see how we can accommodate you. Additional fees may apply.
We look forward to seeing you and sharing our beloved Whidbey Island