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Special Offer! Spring Special 20% discount April 11 - April 11

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Mar 5, 2015
Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

As close to the beach in Birch Bay as you can get, this classy 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo has1000 square feet. Views of the water and the San Juan Islands are seen from almost every room! TV-DVD-CD-RADIO, upgraded granite countertop kitchen, stainless sink, glassware, dishes, flatware, and many small appliances. This place has a spacious and open floor plan, with 2 bedroom/bath suites plus a sleeper/sofa and port-a-crib. San Juan 101 is close to coffee shops, restaurants, golf, and markets. Newer appliances including a stackable washer/dryer. Fully equipped with everything you'd need from linens and paper products to condiments and spices. Beach chairs and toys, a library of books, DVDs, and games, propane BBQ. The patio furniture allows for outdoor cooking and dining. Large common grassy area for kids to play and folks to enjoy Bocce Ball. There is a large Recreation Building at the rear of the complex which houses a pool, Jacuzzi, and tennis courts, private parking.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

Recent Review

About the Owner

I am a retired teacher who's always appreciated well-appointed rental properties for long or short-term getaways. I've traveled to Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia but enjoy my time here in the Pacific Northwest immensely.

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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Your condo was the perfect getaway for me and my friends. My girlfriend loved the surprise and everything was awesome. The pictures on the website don't do it justice!! Thanks for letting us use our condo, and for sure we will want to have it again, hopefully for more than one night next time!
Jun 2013
  • 1 of 27

8 Reviews

4.8
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Gem of Jacob's Landing
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7061960
-2096585878
Birch Bay Northwest Washington
3

Dennis and Lorraine Christmas

  • 3 of 5
Good morning Diane

All is good at the condo. We had a great time with our family.

We would like to mention that we don't believe the overall cleanliness would be up to your standards. Floors clean but we found some small toys and puzzle pieces around furniture. No garbage bag under the sink. We brought some of our own. Minimal dish soap. Counters and appliances had to be cleaned before we were able to use them.

This is not a real complaint but something you should know. We know your standards are much better than the way we found the place.

When you send the damage deposit back could you make sure it is in US funds so we can deposit it into out US accounts. That way we don't get dinged again for the exchange.

Thank you again.

We hope you had a great Christmas and Happy new year..

Dennis and Lorraine.
  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your attention to detail and Housekeeping was notified.
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Gem of Jacob's Landing
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7061960
-2096585878
Birch Bay Northwest Washington
dos palos, ca,usa
5

San Juan 101

  • 5 of 5
This condo was so amazing and comforting.. a very sad event had just occurred in my life and I needed a special place to think, relax and gather my thoughts...and this was just that... a very special, wonderful,serene place to do so. The view of the bay was so peaceful and being able to talk a few steps to get to it, was just perfect. The location of this place being so close to Canada was an extra perk. Taking the ferry over to Victoria was an extra bonus too. It was great to be within walking distance to the restaurants close by, especially to enjoy the tasteful clam chowder bread bowl. Wonderful, peaceful stay!!!
  • Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Gem of Jacob's Landing
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7061960
-2096585878
Birch Bay Northwest Washington
Bellingham, WA, USA
5

Great Beachfront Getaway!

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at San Juan 101 was fabulous. The pictures do not do it justice. The condo could not be any closer to the action. Each morning we woke to an amazing view of the beach where we could watch beachcombers and birds enjoying the expansive tide flats. This same view is also found in the kitchen, which I loved throughout the day as I prepared meals with everything I needed. The patio is directly across from the beach but also opens onto the green space of the complex, allowing our children to safely run and play to their hearts content. They made fast friends with neighboring children. We couldn't have been happier with the amendments of the condo. Every detail was addressed, including little extra surprises here and there. Thank you so much!
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Gem of Jacob's Landing
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7061960
-2096585878
Birch Bay Northwest Washington
Neligh Ne.
5

Family weekend with Grandma

  • 5 of 5
perfect getaway! we are so in love with this place.
from the little kids and the big one's Thank you for a great place to hang out and spend sometime together best vacation rental ever
  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Gem of Jacob's Landing
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7061960
-2096585878
Birch Bay Northwest Washington
East Wenatchee Wa
5

Wonderful Weekend!!!

  • 5 of 5
We had a super awesome time at this beautiful condo! We have stayed numerous times at Jacobs Landing and San Juan 101 is the best unit we have ever stayed in! Diane, you have a beautiful unit with everything at your fingertips...the view is outstanding. WE LOVE it and highly recommend it!
  • Submitted: May 16, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Gem of Jacob's Landing
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7061960
-2096585878
Birch Bay Northwest Washington
Edmonds
5

San Juan 101 is a gem!

  • 5 of 5
Location, location, location! This condo is literally a stone's throw from the bay. The views are amazing. It is so centrally located in Birch Bay, that everything is within walking distance from the condo. And, if you're not much of a walker and more of a people watcher, this is the best seat in the house!

The condo itself has plenty of amenities, and is stocked better than any condo we've ever stayed in. In our opinion, this is the place to stay in Birch Bay!
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

This property spoke to me because of it's nearness to the water, allowing guests to listen to the ebb and flow of the surf from bedroom windows. This location soothes my soul and reminds me of the amazing beauty of God's creation.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bellingham International at 20 Miles Nearest Barpub : Via Birch Bay at 30 Metres Nearest Ferry : Anacortes at 60 Miles Nearest Golf : Semiahmoo at 6 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrak Vancouver at 50 Miles Nearest Motorway : Interstate 5 at 8 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Black Forest Steak House, Blaine at 5 Miles Nearest Ski : Mt. Baker at 66 Miles Nearest Beach : Birch Bay at 10 Metres Car: necessary

Hike, bike, canoe, kayak, comb the beach, fly a kite, photograph sea birds right outside your condo! Spend the day at Birch Bay Waterslides, or the Go-Cart track nearby. Wakeboard in the tidal pools right across the street. Visit beautiful Peace Arch Park 5 miles north - a botanical garden sure to please. Play a round of golf at the world reknown course at Semiahmoo Resort, just down the road. Pick up pizza, ice cream or homemade candy at the C Shop 2 blocks away. Make a reservation for lunch or dinner on the deck of CJ's Beach House - a short walk away. Catch the MV Plover ferry from Semiahmoo to Blaine. Visit Whatcom Falls, the fish hatchery, and the Pig Fort in Whatcom State Park in Bellingham. Window shop through the quaint towns of Fairhaven and Lynden, both within 30 miles. There's Silver Reef Casino in Ferndale, 20 minutes away. Schedule a day trip to the San Juan Islands by ferry. OR just sit back and enjoy the sites of Birch Bay from your front row patio lounge.

Availability

From $155 Per night

Special Offer! Spring Special 20% discount

Special Offer From:
Dates Apr 11, 2015 to Apr 11, 2015

Book 2 nights for a stay anytime between Feb19-April 11 and enjoy a 20% discount! Must pay in full 2 weeks in advance.

Perfect for 2-3 couples - this condo does sleep 6.

A 2-night getaway for 1 couple for $248

A 2-night getaway for 2 couples for $124 each

A 2-night getaway for 3 couples for $82.66 each

What a great deal!

Don't let the time limit expire on this special offer.

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
Apr 16 2015 - Sep 14 2015
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
$5,250
 
 
Winter
Sep 15 2015 - Apr 15 2016
2 night minimum stay
$155
$1,085
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Refundable damage deposit $300
  • Cleaning Fee $85

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Off Season (September 15 - April 15)
$150/night - $1000/week 2 night minimum
On Season (April 16 - September 14)
$175/night - $1225/week 2 night minimum
$250 nonrefundable deposit to secure your reservation
$ 85 cleaning fee
Refundable $300 security/damage deposit
Signed Contract required and Balance Due two weeks prior to arrival

NON SMOKING, 6 PERSON MAXIMUM including infants

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Amenities

From the Owner

The area provides a restful vacation for those who wish to stay close by. For those seeking more action and adventure, you're close enough take day trips to Vancouver, Mt. Baker, Bellingham, or the San Juan Islands.

Property Type

  • condo

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Village

Attractions

  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 1000 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • There is also a sleeper-sofa in the reading nook that sleeps two - full size.

Outside

  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Notes:

  • Indoor pool and jacuzzi and tennis courts avaliable on site. Large greenbelt for Bocce Ball and/or kids play area. Games, books, movies in condo for your enjoyment. Beach chairs and other recreational equipment can be found inside the condo for a day at the Birch Bay State Park (clamming shovel and buckets, sandcastle toys, and frisbees)BUT BRING YOUR OWN BEACH TOWELS PLEASE This is a home way from home with new fridge, microwave, toaster, blender, milk-shake machine, coffee maker, and range.

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