Pet-Friendly Beachfront Cottage Rental with Island Views near BellinghamLa Conner, Washington (United States)
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This pet-friendly cottage rental near Bellingham is a beloved escape on the water with access to the cove beach, at the end of a private lane on the Skagit Bay. Guests will feel totally at home in the cottage - with a casual and comfortable Pacific Northwest feel, Pendleton blankets, and regional art there's nothing not to love. The kitchen comes well-equipped and includes a Cuisinart, Kitchenaid mixer, and cast iron and Caphelon cookware.
The house can sleep ten people in four bedrooms, each with its own water and island views. The downstairs master bedroom has two queen beds and is handicap accessible. The bedrooms upstairs have a queen bed, one double bed, and one twin trundle bed. There are two bathrooms; the upstairs bathroom has a shower and the downstairs bath has a tub and is where the washer and dryer are found.
This property is great for kids, pets, and adults alike with an open floor plan and great common living space. There is a large, extendable dining table that can seat ten people and is perfect for dinner parties with the whole family. The library has a great reading selection, with wide range of choices from field guides and cookbooks to classic works of fiction as well as boxes filled with games and puzzles for lots of family fun.
A partly covered south facing deck provides a grand view of Martha's Bay, the North Fork of the Skagit River, the Swinomish Channel, and the many islands of Skagit Bay. The deck offers excellent bird watching as the tides shift, with great blue herons moving onto their feeding grounds as the water recedes, and then replaced by ducks, geese, and gulls when it returns. Read More
- Private Lounge/Living room
- Dining table
- Kitchen equipment
- Outdoor furniture
- Dining room
- Fire pit
- Shared Barbecue
Inside the accommodation, bookcases are filled with a wide range of reading choices, from field guides and cookbooks to classics of fiction and non-fiction as well as boxes of games and puzzles for family fun. Other amenities and luxuries at this property include a washer and dryer, a partly covered southern-facing deck, Wi-Fi, a barbecue, cable TV, and more.Read More
Location + Surroundings
- Movie theater
This glamping site is located in La Conner, Washington, which is a small but pleasant town in Skagit County. While guests can enjoy the outdoors of this glamping site, they will also be in close proximity to a number of larger and more lively cities, for example, Seattle is just an hour and a half drive away and Vancouver, British Colombia is less than two hours away. Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and Olympia Park are both very close to this glamping location and are very popular spots for a number of adventurous activities depending on the season, from skiing and snowboarding in winter to hiking and mountain biking throughout the year. Read More
- Water sports
- Stand-up paddleboarding
- Winter sports
- Scuba diving
Excellent bay and estuary kayaking are a short carry and a few steps down to the adjoining cove. There is a boat launch under the Rainbow bridge which is about five minutes away. Certain areas get very shallow at low tide so knowing the waters is a good idea. There is plenty of parking for a vehicle with a trailered boat. There is water in the cove from mid-tide and above, so tide tables must be consulted when planning trips. The cove is also an excellent place for children to explore and play under adult supervision.
Eagles often fish out over the bay and, before and after fishing, perch in fir trees next to the house. Seals follow schools of fish as they return on incoming tides, as do families of river otters. Dot Island, just offshore, is the home and nesting site for oyster catchers, whose sharp cries can often be heard from the house.
Glampers can check out the Tulip and farm festivals as well as the boat shows and car shows. The Museum of Northwest Art has a great auction. There are also a few bike and road races that happen in the area and there is a large motorcycle gathering. Fishing and crabbing are great in season. The birdwatching and beach combing are amazing. There are lots of art galleries and restaurants to visit. There is also some good live music and theater. Edison/Bow, Mt. Vernon, and Anacortes, as well as La Conner, are great places to explore.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- No smoking
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
There a refundable deposit of $200 and a cleaning fee of $100 per stay.
Please contact host prior to booking for pet confirmation.