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Sunset View over Lake Whatcom

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath where the sun lingers over Lake Whatcom for an amazing sun

A remodeled lake house nestled amongst towering pines, provides luxury while taking in everything nature has to offer. Ideal for those looking for a rural getaway. Have a glass of wine on the deck or soak up the views in the hot-tub over looking the lake. The master bedroom is located on the top floor and features a king-size bed, a private deck, and an en-suite bathroom. With heated floors, a stone walkway, cedar ceilings, a sauna in the shower, and a deep soaking tub, the en-suite bathroom is the epitome of luxury. Other amenities include heating and air conditioning, Wi-Fi throughout, and a laundry room with a washer and a dryer. This quiet community is a great place to get away and relax. Close to downtown Bellingham and Fairhaven where there are tons of great places to eat, shop and explore. We take pride in this getaway and enjoy the opportunity to share it with others. Come to Sudden Valley and see everything The Pacific NW has to offer!

More Details

Owen & Patricia Brown
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018

About Owen & Patricia Brown

We are always having an adventure. We're currently in Bellingham aboard our sail boat living each day to it's fullest. My wife is from Boston and I am from Nova Scotia. We want everyone to enjoy this house as we do!

Owen & Patricia Brown purchased this house in 2009

Why Owen & Patricia Brown chose Bellingham

We fell in love with Bellingham because of it's beauty and laid back nature. We chose this property based on the feeling we had once we first stepped in. The full window face of the house captured our attention as we just starred at the view of the lake. With the remodels heavy on the wood work, we made it cozy and comfortable so we felt we were always in a summer home.

What makes this house unique

It needed a ton of work to make it what we wanted. Our first 2 years of living there we always had contractors walking through our home. Now it is exactly the way we pictured it when we first stepped in. The main focal point it the rock wall behind the wood stove. Gives a great atmosphere while sitting up high above the lake.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Bellingham, Washington

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Master - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , steamer/sauna in shower
    Guest bath on bottom floor - toilet , Guest Bath
  • Our spa bathroom compete with a heated floor and a stone walk way... feels great on the feet! Also with enclosed shower so you can relax in a sauna... cedar cieling brings that nice sauna smell! Both full bathrooms are complete with granite counter tops.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Guest Room - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
  • Master is on the top floor with solarium, private deck and spa bathroom, 1 guest room on the bottom floor and the other upstairs.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Sunset View over Lake Whatcom
average rating of 4.5 based on 38 reviews

Lots of space, great view and hot tub!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is settled up on a hill in Sudden Valley but very accessible to everything in the community or even Bellingham attractions. We were 2 couples with kids and we never felt crowded. The kids loved the hot tub and all he areas to play at and discover in or around Sudden Valley.

This house has pretty much everything you would have in your own home. Well stocked with towels, kitchen supplies, tv, lots of old records?with a record player (a fun little touch), etc, etc.

The pictures on VRBO are very accurate and the place has a nice view of the lake while tucked in close to neighbours, yet not too close that you feel crowded. Lots of deck space and equally roomy inside.

We really enjoyed our stay and could see ourselves returning to stay here again.

I would recommend this place to people looking for a great location around the Bellingham area.

  • Review Submitted: 08/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Bellingham is such an amazing place to visit, especially in the summer. Please come back any time. The Browns
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Our stay in Sudden Valley.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this vacation home in Sudden Valley was indeed enjoyable. First, our contact with the owners was a pleasant experience. We had several questions before securing the property for a weeks stay and the owners were extremely kind and informative. Once we committed to our stay our privacy in their home was met and we enjoyed a very relaxing stay in a beautiful home in a great setting. I would recommend this home to others and would definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 25/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great hot tub!

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very responsive to any questions we had. Their place was perfect for a galpal weekend away. Kitchen was well stocked, nice layout, hot tub was great (clean and hot), plenty of space to relax and take in the view of the lake. We had a wonderful lunch at Cosmo's in town. We'll definitely be back. I also liked that they didn't overcharge for cleaning, fees, etc...

  • Review Submitted: 03/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is a 4 person house.

  • 2 of 5

Two of the bedrooms are way too small to share, the basement is really musty. Heat wouldn’t work, no hot water! House has a nice master & living space but definitely not a 6 person house. Way over priced.

  • Review Submitted: 29/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always embrace guest feedback and criticism. The only way to make this vacation experience better is to listen. This is a 3 bedroom home and there are pictures of all 3 rooms shown on the site. The Master has its own bathroom and solarium, the upstairs guest room has a full size bed, it does take up a lot of the room but it's shown in the pictures and in the listing details. The lower level room is very large and also has a 1/2 bath. We are installing a de-humidifier in this room. We have not had an issue with moisture but it is the only room in the house with carpet and we're pet friendly. We have them professionally cleaned every few months. As for the hot water and heat not working, we always hope to receive this sort of feedback during the stay so we can take action to remedy it immediately. Regardless, both were found in perfect working order on the same day as checkout and tested thoroughly. We also have a back-up electric furnace that is plumbed to every room and we leave wood for the wood stove. We encourage all guests to read the house book and please contact us with any issues so we can fix them promptly. We understand we cannot please everyone but we certainly try hard. We take a lot of pride into the home and it's come a long way in the 9 years we have owned it. It's a place to relax, take in the views of Lake Whatcom and get away from the hustle and bustle. We’ve hosted over 1200 guests In the 5 years we’ve been doing this and have maintained a great rating. Our goal is to continue the trend and always strive to exceed our guest expectations. Thank you and take care.
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Beautiful Home near Lake Whatcom

  • 4 of 5

This home was the perfect place to stay during the week of our daughter's graduation from Western Washington University. It is beautifully decorated and comes with a fully equipped kitchen, including an espresso machine!! The view of Lake Whatcom was spectacular, especially from the large family/dining room and it was really nice to have a fire in the wood stove the night it snowed. The hot tub on the deck was another great place for our family to visit. The only drawback of this home was very limited closet space. We will all have fond memories of our time spent here for years to come.

  • Review Submitted: 29/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Serenely relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved staying at this Lake Whatcom property. We enjoyed the hot tub, the beds were comfortable, the kitchen was outfitted, the instructions were clear and the homeowners were accessible. We went for a long walk to the beach and through the woods. Spent some time in quaint Bellingham and enjoyed playing records! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 12/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Bellingham International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tino's Pizza
Nearest Ferry
36 Miles
Anacortes/San Juans
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Sudden Valley Golf Course
Nearest Train
13 Miles
AMTRAK Fairhaven
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tino's Pizza
Nearest Ski
43 Miles
Mount Baker
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Sudden Valley AM/PM Beaches
Car: necessary

A place to get away and relax. A very quiet neighborhood but still very close to Downtown Bellingham. Take it all in and enjoy nature at it's finest. The lake is very accessible and lots of hiking trails. The Sudden Valley Golf Course has amazing scenery! The deer will welcome you!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Bellingham, Washington

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add AU$34 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$67.19
Cleaning Fee AU$167.99
Property Damage Protection AU$106.17

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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