Beachcombers NW
  • House
  • Sleeps: 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Queen Beds
  • 4 Twin Beds
  • 1 Futon
  • Linens included
  • Housekeeping: Available
  • 2 Baths
  • Shower
  • Tub
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Campfire, just steps to the beach, lawn games
  • Wood Stove
  • Internet
  • Barbeque
  • Unfenced Yard

Specials:
Plan your quiet beach getaway for this fall. Walks on the beach, bald eagles, a cozy wood stove... A Home On The Harbor on Whidbey Island offers long stay discounts.

Seasonal Specials:
Restore on Holmes Harbor for longer. Save 10% on a 7 night min. stay, Save 30% on a monthly stay. No Worry Cancellation Policy: 3 day cancellation policy for 2020.

This South Whidbey Island beach house features amazing water views, super easy private beach access with a tidal beach, a large yard, and a quiet beachfront neighborhood setting.

COVID-19 update: We want our guests and our housekeeper to stay safe and healthy. We have always taken cleaning seriously, but now we are adding more steps. We are using disinfectant products and our housekeeper is using a mask and gloves, and making sure to sanitize high touch surfaces. We are also doing our best to block at least three days before and after a stay to add more time between people in the home. If parks and trails are closed during your stay you can still enjoy our privately owned beach and restore in the beauty of Holmes Harbor. As our guest, you will also receive updated information on which businesses are open and/or offering take out options.

Nestled on a private lane on Whidbey Island (near Seattle, WA), this newly revamped water view home has easy, private beach access to beautiful Holmes Harbor. Experience the best of the Pacific Northwest as you launch your kayak or dig for clams right on the tidal beach. This is a fantastic beach house for families, small group retreats, sabbaticals, or couples. All are welcome at A Home On The Harbor.

A Home On The Harbor is new on the market and is available for the first time to vacation renters. It is freshly painted and furnished with you in mind. We have kept it simple and uncluttered, with many thoughtful comforts. Featuring all new beds, soft luxury linens, black out blinds in the bedrooms, and a complete cook's kitchen for your holiday use. Grill out on the deck with the Weber gas grill as you watch for seals, enjoy s'mores around the campfire outside, or snuggle up with a good book around the wood-burning stove inside.

Enjoy strolls on the beach, birdwatching and campfires all within a few minutes drive to an excellent grocery store, drugstore, antique shops, and fine and casual dining. Take advantage of our central location to Langley, Greenbank and Coupeville. We are also minutes from Double Bluff and South Widbey State Park. A Home On The Harbor's location really is the best of both worlds - come and unwind with an easy island getaway.

You will enjoy private access to the tidal beach of Holmes Harbor. Follow a short garden path, nine steps down, and there you are. This beach is easy enough for our great-grandma to access and carrying chairs, kayaks or clam shovels down is a breeze. Clamming, crabbing and fishing are seasonally available in Holmes Harbor. You can purchase a license and get more information at our local Ace Hardware store, just three minutes away. Clamming shovels are in the shed. The beach is an excellent place to launch your kayak from. Freeland Park boat ramp is a two minute drive away.

We do not have watercraft at the home, but we encourage you to bring your own or to rent some from Whidbey Kayak Company.

Our neighborhood is a paved, private lane of mainly second homes. It is quiet and peaceful.

If the season is right you are welcome to pick apples, blackberries, rhubarb or herbs from the herb bed for your own savory delights. As stewards of our beautiful beach, we don't use any pesticides.

In keeping with the intentional simplicity of the home we do not have any televisions, but we do have WiFi and cell phone reception. There are also games, books and puzzles for your enjoyment.

A Home On The Harbor is a private vacation home that is rented out by owners (not a management company or an agent). Most of the time we will not be available to assist you in person, but there are times when we stay at our family home that shares the driveway and path to the beach. We will not disturb you, but we are always happy to meet new friends should you wish to say hello. You will be asked to let yourself in, to follow the house guidelines, and to follow some simple house closing steps. The home has a guestbook available with all the home details. We are also available via text, email and phone for all your questions and are happy to help you with any questions you have about the area or the home.

Save money by booking direct. We never charge a booking fee!

Additional Features:
Ferry travel is a fun and common way to get to Whidbey Island. The Mukilteo/Clinton Ferry ride is only 20 minutes long and is easy to catch, with trips happening every 30 minutes. Please keep in mind that summer and holiday traffic can be heavy and account for that in your travel plans. Ferry fees do apply and reservations are not available. Mukilteo Ferry landing is only a one hour drive north of Seattle.

Whidbey Island - SeaTac Airport Shuttle is an excellent way to travel between the island and SeaTac airport and saves time by skipping the ferry lines. We recommend having a car on the island, but island Taxi service is also available.

Whidbey Island has brought our family years of enjoyment and peaceful getaways from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We have furnished A Home On The Harbor with comfort and simplicity in mind so that you can enjoy the beauty of Holmes Harbor with your loved ones, too. You have found the perfect beach house for you and your loved ones so you can relax and restore. Leave your worries on the mainland; you're on island time now.

Additional Amenities:
Every guest receives paper towels, a new kitchen sponge, dish soap, hand soap, shampoo/soap, toilet tissue, laundry detergent, coffee filters, pantry spices, salt and pepper. All towels and linens are provided, including beach/pet towels. Clamming shovels, beach toys, extra propane for the Weber grill, horseshoes and Bocce ball can be found in the shed. For young families we have a portable baby crib with sheets, a high chair and baby gates (you must install) in the home. Plenty of books, games and puzzles for your enjoyment! If you are wondering if we have something you need, just send me an email and I'll get back to you.

Rates

$249 - 450 /Night
$10% off 7 night stay/Week

Seasonal Rates

$219-$450/night depending on season, monthly stay discounts, multiple night discounts

Deposits & Policies

Special Discounts: Restore on Holmes Harbor for longer. 10% off a 7 night stay, 30% 29 night stay or more.
Rental Deposit: $600 refundable damage deposit
Cleaning Fee: $195
Cancellation Policy: No Worry cancellation policy: 3 day cancellation policy during 2020. Standard Policy: Full refund with 60 day or more cancellation notice. Please be safe and follow all travel restriction guidelines.
Payment Options: ~Visa/Mastercard
~Discover
~Other Credit Card
~Debit Card
Check In Time: 4:00PM
Check Out Time: 10:00AM
Pet Policy: Pet-friendly
Pet Deposit: $75 Fee per pet
Other Policies: All are welcome at A Home On The Harbor. Minimum age for renting is 24. A signed Rental agreement is required with copy of photo ID at booking. No smoking or vaping is allowed on the property. We welcome your well-behaved pet. Let us know if you are bringing your four-legged friend. $75 per pet fee. Our neighbors and guests enjoy the peaceful neighborhood. Quiet hours are observed between 10 pm and 8 am. House parties are not permitted. Overnight use is limited to 8 people. Additional guests during the day can be hosted by letting the homeowners know in advance. Minimum night stays 2 nights. Check-in is at 4pm, Check-out is at 10am. All credit cards and Paypal are accepted. Full refund with 60 day or more cancellation notice. Pay 50% now, 50% 30 days before your visit Save money by booking direct. We never charge a booking fee!
Smoking Policy: No Smoking
Minimum Stay: 2 or more night minimum stays

Things to See & Do

Local Events:
Whidbey Island hosts events all year long. Feel free to ask me if you have any questions. MusselFest in Coupeville in March. Shakespeare on the Isle features free theater in the summer in a forested setting. Whidbey Island Center for the Arts hosts performances and lectures all year long. Red Wine & Chocolate Tour on two weekends in February. Island County Fair is a wonderful old-fashioned small town fair with rides, animals, art and crafts and more. You'll enjoy the quaintness of fairs of bygone days. Cycling events: Tour De Whidbey and Mussels in the Kettles. Langley Mystery Weekend in February: solve the mystery taking place on the streets of Langley, Whidbey Playhouse has performances all year long. Holland Happenings in Coupville. First Saturday Art Walk. Race Week Sailing Regatta. Whidbey Island Grown Week: Celebrate our wonderful farms on Whidbey! Autumn on Whidbey: Wine and Distilleries Tour. A December to Remember in Langley: you an actually enjoy your holiday shopping and support local businesses. You can subscribe to my Whidbey Guide blog and Facebook from my website to be kept up to date Whidbey events. https://ahomeontheharbor.com

Local Attractions:
Whidbey Island boasts charming island towns, popular parks, farms, festivals and water sports of all kinds. You can enjoy wineries, breweries, distilleries, art galleries, pie shops, farmer’s markets, and more. You can also keep the car parked and walk to local shops and dining located near A Home On The Harbor. Families love to stay at our beach house and Freeland Park playground, only a short walk away, is a big hit. Make sure to check out the purple dinosaur! July 3rd is a big celebration on Holmes Harbor as we celebrate the 4th a little early. Celebrate America hosts a family friendly festival in Freeland Park with activities for little ones, food vendors and a stage with entertainment. All this is followed up with a professional fireworks display from a barge in the harbor. A Home On The Harbor has a front row seat to all of this. It is easy to walk to the festival from the home and you can enjoy the fireworks from the deck or from the yard around the fire pit. Many Whidbey Island attractions including our favorite hikes are mentioned in detail on our website: https://ahomeontheharbor.com/things-to-do/

Reviews

Hope To Return Again Someday!
Mishele is an amazing host. She was so quick to respond to any question or concern. The house was very clean and had everything available to us. We loved the fun decor and nice view and hope to return again someday! —By Paula
Review Source: A Home On The Harbor
A Really Restful Retreat
Michele was super communicative, extremely welcoming and friendly, and her home was beautiful and a really restful retreat for the five of us. Her home was really baby friendly also and great for my toddler. I would absolutely stay again! —By Casey
Review Source: A Home On The Harbor
Amazing Property and Experience
Five of us stayed on the property for a three day weekend. Everything about the place was amazing. It is a very comfortable and peaceful home and location. Mishele was very helpful in providing details on the island; sightseeing, dining, recommended shops, etc. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and plan to return in the future. —By Geri
Review Source: A Home On The Harbor
Great location, short walk to beach and park, and able to walk into town. Beautiful to see the water every morning and so cozy making a fire every night. Place was clean and comfortable. And the hosts are so welcoming and responsive —By Elena
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What a Wonderful Getaway
What a wonderful getaway. My family, including a few adult children, enjoyed Thanksgiving weekend in Widbey Island. Mishele's home is comfortable, with such a well stocked kitchen we were able to stay at the house and enjoy games and conversation. The house was minutes from a very nice grocery store. Mishele answered any questions quickly and thoroughly. Her recommendations for restaurants were spot on, we loved the Saltwater Oyster House for an afternoon snack and Braeburn's for breakfast. I highly recommend A Home on the Harbor for a family gathering. —By Judith
Review Source: A Home On The Harbor
It was a nice clean quaint home.
Overall is was a nice beach house that was minutes from the water and great for kids and our dog. Customer service was excellent. —By Elliot
Review Source: A Home On The Harbor
Great place to relax, comb the beach and enjoy local sites! The home was very, very comfortable, tastefully decorated and well supplied. A little pricey but, in our case, It was worth it for a holiday vacation! —By Barbara
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A Perfect Location on Whidbey

We had a great stay! The house is in a perfect location on Whidbey - walking distance to Freeland (via road or beach!) and an easy drive to Langley or other island attractions. The view of the harbor from the living room and deck is absolutely amazing, and the beach is steps away. The layout of the house is ideal for families or groups with a nice separation of bedrooms and bathrooms. In addition, there is a great selection of reading material and quite a few board games to choose from. The kitchen is extremely well-organized and well-stocked, and the entire house is spotless! Plus the host, Mishele, is incredibly kind and responsive and really goes out of her way to be accommodating and gracious. We had a couple of specific requests as we were traveling with a toddler, and she was great about meeting our needs. I would give her 6/5 stars for her hosting skills, if that was an option :) —By Diane
Review Source: A Home On The Harbor
We Loved Our Stay on Whidbey

The home was spotless - and the welcome book very complete with all the info we needed. The house was very handy to groceries & the view is lovely. Everything worked great including internet. Living room very comfy. Dining room table such a great gathering spot.

The island people are SO friendly & nice!

We loved our stay on Whidbey. —By Annette
Review Source: A Home On The Harbor
Wonderful home for our family get-together!

Clean home, comfortable beds, prompt communication, helpful suggestions on where to eat and visit on the island. Nice access to beach, big deck with view. Well stocked kitchen with dishes, pots/pans, knives, spices. I happily recommend! —By Jean
Review Source: A Home On The Harbor
Very easy and quick access to the rocky beach - my kids spent hours throwing rocks into the ocean, collecting shells and splashing around. Very short walk to the playground and park. We rented kayaks that were delivered to the house. Nice harbor to paddle around with the kids. The kitchen was well-stocked with a deck where we enjoyed family meals watching a gorgeous sunset. Mishele was an impeccable host, leaving wine, sparkling water and a very helpful list describing local attractions. —Kim
A home on the harbor is a delightful place to relax. The kitchen is unbelievable, I honestly think you could cook a Thanksgiving dinner there, it is so well appointed! The great room is a wonderful place to chill out, play games and have a meal. Having a campfire at night with Smore’s is such a treat. After That, relax into the beds with gorgeous linens and have a dreamy sleep at the shore. —by Terry
I can think of no way this stay could have been improved. The property is exactly as represented: immaculate, well organized, functional, comfortable, nicely decorated, and of course, beautiful views. Mishele, so warm and welcoming, made check-in a breeze, and was quick to answer any questions. Everything needed for a stay is in this home, and I mean everything. A lovely experience. I look forward to time on the harbor again. —By Gerry
This is a beautiful home in a wonderful location. Mishele was welcoming and helpful from the start, and the local tips helped us find activities and restaurants that were fun for all. My elderly parents appreciated easy access to everything on the main floor, and all of us appreciated the comfort and coziness of the main room and enjoyed lingering over meals at the table with a great view of the harbor. —Christine

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Listed since 2019
Listing views: 14,043 | Month views: 183 | Year views: 7,041

Listing # 2560

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A Home On The Harbor - Beach, Views, Quiet,

$249 - 450 /Night
$10% off 7 night stay/Week
$30% off 29 night stay/Month

3 Bed | 2 Bath | Sleeps 8

Pet-friendly

Rental Address: 1635 Hazen Shores Ct.,Freeland WA 98249

Availability & Reservation Info

Mishele Myers
A Home On The Harbor
425-214-3281

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