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Gingerbread Cottage at LilyPointParkLodges

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Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Point Roberts Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Serene and magical cottage in a grove of cedars bordering a state park

Imagine a your own private mini villa. Now add in a grove of magnificent cedars as your landscape. For sounds only the occasional screech of an eagle as it sours high over head or perhaps the soothing rustle of the wind through the cedars. Your next door neighbor is a 250 acre park with walking trails leading down to one mile of secluded pacific beach. Impossible you say! Check out the pictures. One villa has a solarium downstairs and a deck upstairs as well as a beautiful gas fireplace to make the winter nights into a cozy intimate delight. The bedroom upstairs is luxurious, inviting, and romantic. Fabulous windows, yellow cedar pannelling and wool area rugs. We only left one thing out. Noise. In this bedroom you will experience as close as you can get to pure silence. On a still night the silence is amazing. If there is a breeze then you get the wonderful rustle of the cedars. The kitchen is well set up for cooking with two high speed gas burners and a combo microwave. The bathroom is a compact marvel with a shower with continuous hot water so you never run out. And we have recently added a concrete patio area.

The Lily Point Park Cottages have been called the ultimate couples getaway. Nestled in a private wooded setting, the cottages are a dream come true for an intimate and serene holiday. You are secluded yet you are five minutes to 'downtown' Point Roberts, a quaint village with several shops and a well stocked Market with plenty of inexpensive wine and beer. A short 30 minutes away is the awesome beauty and excitement of Vancouver BC. Be sure to click on the link to our website (at the bottom of this page) which shows in great detail the cottages and the area.

Outdoors is the amazing '4 points' experience. Incredibly, all four corners of Point Roberts are state parks. Each one is totally different. At Lighthouse Park you can feel the breeze from the Georgia Strait and whale watch. At Monument Park you can take the great new trail to the beach. At Lily Point Park you can walk the trails in the 250 acre wood and wander on one mile of secluded ocean beach. New for 2013 the park has built a beautifully engineered trail through some pristine area to the ocean. At Boundary Bay park (Maple Beach) you can walk the miles of sand bars. All points are no more that 10 minutes drive from each other. Rain or Shine you can have a refreshing natural experience and then retreat to your own private cottage to rest, relax and recharge.

The nearby Point Roberts golf course was rated one of the 10 best new courses in the USA or indulge in a delicious latte and desert at Café Cabana. For hard core local color, there is the Reef tavern and South Beach House restaurant offers excellent fare and a great view of the ocean.

The Lily Point Park Cottages are pure charm with antique windows, hardwood floors and lots of wood paneling. In the summer you can swim in the ocean on the sand bars. When the tides are right int he summer the water is 70 to 80 degrees. It does not get any more healthy than that.


Note: We take pride in providing a first class vacation experience. We use freshly washed luxurious high thread count linen and the cottage is always cleaned, swept and vacuumed. But if you are looking for 5 star hospital clean, we are a cottage in the woods and this might not be what you are looking for.

Keywords: Serene, private, incredible deal, charming, beautiful

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Pat Capozzi
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 27, 2016

About Pat Capozzi

I have lived 'on the point' for ten years and had a unique opportunity to share this wonderful place with folks looking for relaxation and a chance to 'get away'. I am always amazed by how thoughtful and well mannered the guests at the cottage are.

Pat Capozzi purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Pat Capozzi chose Northwest Washington

I originally built the first cottage for my son to stay in when he came to visit. The second cottage was an effort to improve on the use of space.

What makes this cottage unique

The cottages are connected to Lily Point State Park that has many beautiful trails some of which lead to very private pacific ocean beaches.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a cute, remote and cozy hideaway. We had a relaxing birthday / Valentines weekend and explored the trails to the beach and caught up on much needed sleep and enjoying some quality time.
Feb 2014
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Gingerbread Cottage at LilyPointParkLodges
average rating of 3.939394 based on 48 reviews

Great little getaway property

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Pat for a great anniversary getaway.

The Gingerbread was perfect. The little house is so unique with a touch of rustic to make you feel you have your own little place in the woods.It was a worry free holiday, and the fact that your place is also pet friendly made it even more enjoyable.

We love sitting out on the balcony, enjoying a glass of wine amongst the tall evergreens. As well we had many walks on the beautiful trails with the dogs and down to the beach exploring.

If you are looking for a great place to kickback and relax, the Gingerbread is the place to go. Nice golf course, marina and spectacular ocean views.

Thanks again Pat, we are looking forward to our return visit.

Bill & Peggy

Langley B.C.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Gingerbread House

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is nestled among huge ancient cedar trees so even on a ferociously hot day, the cabin stays comfortable and cool. The layout is a unique design of compact convenience. The interior is clean, well kept and beautifully layed out. The owner is nearby and immediately attentive (ie batteries needed). You're surrounded by amazing wood floors (with that cozy creak when stepping), wood walls, wood cabinetry etc. Architecturally designed windows in every nook and cranny allowing a view of the forest. The kitchen is equipped with dishes, cooking utensils and all the bits and pieces to prepare a simple meal. We stayed 3 nights and could've gladly stayed longer. The entire cabin is over and above my expectation and well worth the fee to stay there.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carson City NV

It is cute..............but

  • 2 of 5

This place needs a good cleaning! If you're expecting a normal bathroom you will be as shocked as we were to find the shower is a room with the toilet and no stall. The drain is in the floor. There is mildew and is not sanitary. The structure itself is cute and the bed was comfortable. I will not stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A cozy quiet getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you very much for a great getaway on our anniversary! The cottage was cute, cozy and just what we were looking for. The only thing I missed while there was an iron. Thank you for making our stay enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome cottage in the woods

  • 5 of 5

We would stay here again, great setting, very quiet and peaceful. The trails behind the property that lead down to the water are fantastic. Perfect for 2 adults and 3 small dogs who needed some peace, quiet and nature!

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice cabin to stay in for a short trip to Point Roberts.

  • 4 of 5

Overall our stay was quite relaxing. We stayed two nights and the cabin is good for that. Clean and tidy and the fire was warm and inviting when we arrived.

There are a few shortcomings in the unit, so as a short term renter, that is not a problem. It looks like the unit was once smaller, and later extended to add more square footage. If you rolled a marble on the floor, you would definitely know the corner that is lower and what was added on and resting on cement blocks.

Narrow stairs lead you up to a lovely loft bedroom.

The biggest trick is the shower/toilet; once you get the hang of that, it is fairly easy. There is no dishwasher nor oven. Just a toaster oven and a burner or two. one sink for dishwashing.

Netflix didn't work for us. We did watch a DVD or two though. A Radio would be a nice touch. Internet worked great but cell phone service in Point Roberts as a whole was from Canada; not the USA; so that was iffy at times.

it felt quite private as we barely saw anyone else. Parking was on the street, and there wasn't a "pad" to park on, so we parked in front of the main house/cabin. someone suggested we park by the "coach light" entrance to our unit, but we were not totally comfortable with that for our car, although I am sure it would have been safe. Traffic is very light on this road.

The trail into the park was very close and quite a pleasant walk.

We would recommend a stay for anyone.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the detailed description of your stay. We have slated a bathroom addition of a full tub for spring '17.
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The reef
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Point Roberts
Nearest Train
23 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
South Beach
Nearest Ski
100 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
lily point
Car: recommended

The cottages border on Lily Point Park with trails to very private pacific ocean beaches.


Rates & Availability

Point Roberts Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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May 15 - Sep 14
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Tax Rate 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Point Roberts Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
Bikes are available for local siteseeing

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