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Sandy Point Retreat!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Ideal location to relax and enjoy the Pacific Northwest. Plan a vacation near the water and near the mountains. Close to Canadian border, Mt. Baker, and Bellingham.

House is on saltwater, 30 minutes from Sucia Island and San Juan Islands by boat. Trailer your boat in and put into Puget Sound in local marina 1/2 mile away - the entire Puget Sound coast becomes your playground.

Enjoy the comforts of home. A spacious master bedroom with bath includes large closets, TV, and all linens. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you'll need to prepare meals. The family room is ideal for games, reading, and relaxing.

Outdoors, a gas grill and patio offer a place to enjoy a view of the channel and quiet neighborhood.

The Bellingham Mt. Baker region offers a full range of natural beauty and opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Mt. Baker itself is a short drive from Sandy Point and there you can enjoy skiing, snowmobiling, and hiking.

Several parks and picnic areas are within a short drive. You can walk along the beach at Sandy Point for miles or at any one of the Whatcom County parks and beaches, including Birch Bay State Park and Semiahmoo Parks.

Bike from your Sandy Point home. After a short steep hill out of the neighborhood, you can enjoy miles and miles of country roads and scenery along a relatively flat terrain. Or, stay in Sandy Point with approximately five miles of flat riding.

If night-life is something you are interested in, the City of Bellingham is minutes away. Bellingham is home to Western Washington University, and is a vibrant and active community. The Fairhaven Historic District is a popular tourist attractions, with a variety of antique shops, restaurants, and pubs to visit.

The Canadian border is thirty minutes away from Sandy Point and Vancouver, B.C. is about another hour drive's away. Vancouver is a world-class city and offers a bounty of attractions.

More Details

Joanne MacKintosh
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
June 6, 2018

Why Joanne MacKintosh chose Ferndale

We bought this house with the hope of retiring here in a few years. There is still hope for that but in the meantime, we would like you to enjoy the house and surrounding area.

What makes this bungalow unique

House is relaxing, easy to care for.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Ferndale

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis


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Sandy Point Retreat!
average rating of 4.5 based on 6 reviews
Kevil, KY

Nice quiet location!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first experience utilizing HomeAway and I was very pleased with the results. Nice quiet area and really felt like I was staying at home. Enjoyed the stay very much and would strongly recommend this rental to anyone looking for a nice place off the beaten path. Even though it was remote we were within 20 minutes of Ferndale for access to groceries etc. Excellent Wi-Fi access which for our business purposes was a must! I'm sure if the opportunities arises we will return!

  • Submitted: 3-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

If you want a relaxing time....beautiful scenery...well stocked kitchen (loved the cookware). spacious....air bed worked great for our grandson...

This is you house....comfortable But not fancy

  • Submitted: 4-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. 4 nights, all with beautiful sunsets. The nature around the place as well as the quiet was delightful. I saw sea otters playing on and to the side of the dock behind the house. Also all sorts of birds including Herons on the dock pilings Many things to keep you busy, indoors and out. Not far from town.

  • Submitted: 8-Sep-2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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family vacation

  • 4 of 5

The place was clean and neat but they told us sleeps 6 but we found it only sleeps 4. Two of us end up sleeping on ground.

  • Submitted: 1-Feb-2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: In addition to the queen bed in the master bedroom and two twin beds in smaller bedroom, there is a queen size deluxe inflatable mattress that can be set up in the living room or master bedroom for additional guests.
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A Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Sandy Point was a great place for our visit to the area. The rooms are quite large, very well furnished and comfortable. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed. There are lots of games and puzzles plus a game table in the large living room. Nice for doing a puzzle without having to use the dining table! It was a welcome place to "come home" to after a day of exploring the area.

  • Submitted: 19-Aug-2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a very enjoyable family vacation in Sandy Point. We were not quite sure what to expect, but we were very pleasantly surprised! Kitchen is stocked with everything you need, plenty of dishes for our big family meals, the BBQ and table on the deck out back is an added plus. Two bathrooms meant that those logistics were a breeze. The living room is spacious and comfortable, great books and games to share. The queen-sized air mattress was surprisingly comfortable! Having both wifi and a washer/dryer was also a huge plus.

Water access is great. Our kids paddled out every morning on our kayaks, which we left on the dock. We hadn't arranged to use the dock for our sailboat (next time), but the marina in Sandy Point is nearby -- careful for the sandbanks at low tide, though! The house is a great base for both on-water and off-water activities - we sailed to Matia island one day, put out crab pots several others (caught three big Dungeness). The Saturday market in Bellingham was a great day trip, and another day we picked nearly 100 pounds of blueberries at a super-friendly U-pick in Ferndale. There were many other things we didn't end up doing because we were just so comfortable relaxing around the house, cooking meals and spending time with family, hanging out on the deck or walking around Sandy Point (very dog friendly!) The owner was wonderful to deal with, answered all my questions promptly, and was more than accommodating. We will be back here!

  • Submitted: 8-Aug-2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Bellingham International Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Silver Reef Casino
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Bellingham Golf and Country Club
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Silver Reef Casino and Resort
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mt. Baker
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Sandy Point beach


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Ferndale

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$104.15
Pet Fee C$131.84

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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