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'Emerald Lake' Studio -- Lakefront Retreat

Bedrooms 1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cozy 1 Bed/1 Bath Apartment

This self-contained apartment has fantastic views of the lake and surrounding woods. You are minutes from Bellingham's many restaurants, night life and family activities. Snow boarding and skiing at Mt Baker. There are scenic hiking trails throughout the area as well as many golf courses. This retreat is unique and comfortable, well-kept in its amenities and conveniences without being fussy. No smoking, no pets.

There is a queen bed, full bathroom with jet tub, washer/dryer, HDTV/DVD player, stereo, propane fireplace, kitchenette with large fridge, microwave, toaster oven, George Foreman grill, electric fry pan and blender, plus a private deck. Wi-Fi and phone service available. The rental also include use of a canoe, 3 kayaks, peddleboat and a private dock for your relaxation and enjoyment. Swimming and lake fishing are right outside your door.

June through September, studio guests may have two visitors during the day. The Chalet listed at VRBO #77136 can accommodate more persons. (Please visit the Chalet at vrbo #77136.)

Emerald Lake Studio is located on the lower level of the Chalet. There are times when both Chalet and Studio are rented, especially during the summer months.

The $150 damage deposit is refundable and will be returned after your stay, as long a the rental is returned in good condition.*

*This is not a party house. Extra guests and/or special events must be cleared with the Owner in writing or you may lose your damage deposit.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

More Details

Rosetta Klassen
Member since: 2005
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

About Rosetta Klassen

I'm passionate in what I'm doing with the Emerald Lake Chalet & Apartment. When I read guest comments that they have enjoyed their stay and want to come back, that's very rewarding

Rosetta Klassen purchased this studio in 1979

Why Rosetta Klassen chose Bellingham

This property is one of a kind. Swimming and fishing at the door.

What makes this studio unique

My family has owned property on Emerald Lake since the 1960's. It's been a great retreat for my six children and grandchildren as well as our friends. Bellingham is minutes away where many activities, shopping and gourmet restaurants add to the wonderful lake setting apart from city life.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a wonderful stay! We were in shock at how quiet it is here (haha, we left 3 kids under the age of 4 at home with grandma and the QUIET was very much appreciated.

Woke up this morning to a beautiful misty view of the lake -- wish I could sit here all day to look at it. Were very impressed by how clean and organised everything was. Thank you for sharing your little corner of the world with us!
Jan 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation studio rental in Bellingham, Washington

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 19
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No fireworks without prior permission.
  • No parties.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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'Emerald Lake' Studio -- Lakefront Retreat
average rating of 4.72549 based on 65 reviews

We loved it !!

  • 5 of 5

The home was spotless...It had everything we needed to accommodate our 5 day stay. The stairs are a bit of a challenge if your out of shape, however it was definitely worth the stay for peace and quiet..We loved it!!

  • Submitted: 24-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Emerald Lake Studio. We do our best to ensure you have everything you need and that it is nice and clean for our guests. Hope to see you again.
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  • 5 of 5

Felt like home when we entered the studio, made use of the kayaks and got out onto the water for a bit. We had time to make a little fire and enjoy some s’mores! Perfect place for a quiet getaway!

  • Submitted: 2-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. Having a fire is the perfect way to enjoy the Lake. Please come visit us again for a repeat customer discount.
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Lovely Lake Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect. It’s far enough outside Bellingham to feel like a secluded getaway but close enough to get to town quickly. So clean and homey. The bed is AMAZINGLY comfortable. The bathroom is big and the tub is stellar. I’d stay again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your time at Emerald Lake Studio. We take pride in providing a quality experience for all of our guests. Please visit us again for a special gift or discount as a return visitor.
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Quiet little getaway

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a nice quiet place to celebrate my husbands birthday without the kids. This is the perfect little studio for two people to just get away and relax. I spend hours coloring and staring at the water. We enjoyed the ducks on the lake as well as the birds at the bird feeder. So relaxing and quiet. I didn't want to leave. We went to a few different parks in the area and had some great food in town. Such a nice little getaway. We hope to be back sometime again.

  • Submitted: 14-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are very happy your trip away from the kids was a success and we invite you to visit us again. Repeat clients are treated to a special gift or a special discount, depending on the time of year.
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Exceeded Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

What a joy it was to stay at the "Emerald Lake" Studio! My wife was specific in her request for our 18th anniversary...on a lake, an option to canoe or kayak, fireplace, jetted tub. This delightful spot allowed for our time away to be a relaxing and refreshing experience. We will look forward to coming back in the future!

  • Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoyed your time at Emerald Lake Studio and that your wife was pleased with your choice. Make sure to mention that you are a return visitor next time you book and we will either have a discount or a gift for you to show our appreciation.
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My wife and I were absolutely happy for our stay there during New Year weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Very well kept a beautiful apartment on the bank of small but beautiful lake.

  • Submitted: 1-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you spent your New Year's holiday at our little retreat and hope to see you again.
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Bellingham Airport
Nearest Barpub
3.5 Miles
Barclay Village
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Sudden Valley Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrac Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Barclay Village
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Mt Baker Ski Area
Car: necessary

Canoe, three kayaks, pedal boat, fishing, swimming, private dock, and the new addition of a fire pit.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation studio rental in Bellingham, Washington

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Feb 20 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Spring Summer
May 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$51.04
Damage Deposit C$191.41

FOR LONG HOLIDAY WEEKENDS: we require a minimum stay of three nights.

CANCELLATIONS that are made more than fifteen (15) days prior to the arrival date will have their original payment refunded minus a $30 handling fee. Cancellations that are made during the fifteen days will forfeit their deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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