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Beachfront with Spectacular Sunsets. Lopez Island

Bedrooms 2
Space 975 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Welcome to our cozy Buoy House on Agate Beach located at the South-end of Lopez Island. Our family has enjoyed many fun, relaxing, and quality family times at Buoy House over the past twenty-one years . . . and it is now available to families and couples who will enjoy all the peaceful surroundings along with the awesome West facing waterfront views. Easy beach access will allow you to explore the driftwood beach, and perhaps your children can use their imagination and build a small fort, while you sit on the beach reading your favorite book. You can walk Agate Beach, hike a short distance to Iceberg Point to see more amazing views, ride your bike, sit on the front porch, and perhaps see an eagle or two. Each evening you will witness ever changing spectacular sunsets bringing your fun filled day to a memorable closing.

Buoy House is professionaly maintained and always kept in a clean and tidy manner. You will find all the necessary cooking equipment for meal preparation along with coffee maker, microwave, and toaster. Sleeping accomododations have quality linens and bedding. Buoy House is nestled in a quiet and rural area and is just an enjoyable fifteen-minute drive through pastoral farm country into town. Known as Lopez Village, you will find a fully stocked market, shops, cafes, galleries, restaurants, and bakery.

Note: BuoyHouse LLC does not charge an additional housekeeping fee as housekeeping is included in the stated rental amount. Cancellation Policy: 30 days 100% refund.

More Details

Ruth Hein, Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Ruth Hein, Manager

BuoyHouse at Agate Beach has been our family retreat for over years. At the time of purchase our three children were in pre-school and we all found great joy from the pristine surroundings and simplicity found at Agate beach and the South end of Lopez. The family has never been ready to leave and return home and we feel quite fortunate that we have this retreat to enjoy, and now share on a limited basis with others.

Ruth Hein, Manager purchased this cabin in 1996

Why Ruth Hein, Manager chose Lopez Island

When we purchased the property a complete renovation was done including all new windows to maximize the West facing views and ever changing sunsets. The no bank driftwood beach is just right out the front door. Guests will enjoy beachcombing and children can build forts and let their imagination run. Bring a good book for the beach and relax. Wildlife abounds and you are likely to see bald eagles, sea birds, deer, and sea mammals just out front of the cabin. You should sleep well while at BuoyHouse with the fresh air and peaceful no stress environment.

What makes this cabin unique

BuoyHouse is basic and uncomplicated offering guests and very clean, well maintained, and tidy cabin for their enjoyment. Morning walks along the beach are a given for our family, followed by a cup of coffee from the deck. The hike to Iceberg Point is just a short distance away. . . a must do memory builder.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for opening your wonderful home to us this past weekend. It was a delight exploring the natural surroundings and taking in the beautiful sunsets. It was so great coming home at the end of each day to such a well maintained and well loved home.

Thank you again and we hope to be back in the future.
Aug 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Lopez Island, Washington

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 975 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , Lower bunk is full size, upper bunk is a single.
    Hide-a-bed (queen) - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services


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Beachfront with Spectacular Sunsets. Lopez Island
average rating of 4.928571 based on 15 reviews

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We lucked out with the weather and the cabin could not have been better. The cabin is definitely modest, but the beds were comfortable, the furnishings and the whole place was very clean and well cared for. The cabin gets wonderful morning and afternoon sun and is on a very quiet, narrow road. Just what the doctor ordered. Sunsets across the water. It was a great escape from the city for us.

  • Review Submitted: 23/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and glad you enjoyed your time here! Definitely the place for some rejuvenation.
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

It had everything we needed, from a fantastic beach to kitchen supplies for cooking. Very clean and well-organized.

  • Review Submitted: 28/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the buoy house. Access to a beach right across a quiet street was so lovely for spending lazy afternoons. The house itself was nice too - clean linens, no funky smells, beautiful picture windows.

  • Review Submitted: 25/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great home for a family of 4. Perfect location!!

  • Review Submitted: 29/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and glad you enjoyed your stay. The location is superb indeed! Our family has had many fun times on Agate Beach. :~)
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Seattle, WA

As described (but the view is better in person)

  • 5 of 5

We loved the low-key functionality of this place—the view and location are perfect. The pictures and description are accurate. We were pleased that the kitchen had all the pots and pans we needed to cook minestrone soup.

It's an easy walk down to Iceberg Point (a must see walk along the coast).

  • Review Submitted: 04/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. I agree the view is stunning. Thank you for coming and hope you will visit again!
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Great escape! - great view and walk to Iceberg Pt.

  • 4 of 5

My family and I loved our two night escape to check out Lopez! The Buoy House was the perfect setting for us to plays games sit on the porch, take a walk to beautiful Iceberg Pt.

  • Review Submitted: 04/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$474.18

Low season there is a 2 night minimum stay. High season there is a 3 night minimum beginning June 16, 2018 through September 17, 2018. Exception: The July 4th holiday requires a 4 night minimum stay.
Rates are subject to change until a your reservation is confirmed. Buoy House, LLC. will provide a Vacation Rental Agreement. The Security Deposit shall be refunded within seven business days after the departure date provided no deductions are made because of (a) damage to property or furnishings, or (b) premises is left in condition which requires excessive cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.