HARBOR HIDEAWAY
Waterfront Vacation Rental Home Whidbey Island ,WA

Guestbook

Showing: 1-10 of 29
Penny Davis said:   August 6, 2016 11:12 am PST
We have rented some pretty good vacation rentals over the last 6 years for family reuniions but our week at Harbor Hideaway far exceeds them all. We had 6 adults, 2 teenagers, 2 in elementary school and one ten month old and there was plenty of personal as communal space. The spaciousness was certainly a big enjoyment factor but add on to that: daily badminton (net & rackets provided), clamming (equipment provided)three mornings and enjoying the abundant harvest on the deck each of those nights, roasting hotdogs and marshmallows (for some'mores) down at the fire pit, soaking in the hot tub both night and day, taking photos of the doe and her 2 fawns who visited us twice daily, picking enough blackberries for cobbler and black berry pancakes, sitting around the large dining room table for meals, card games, lip sync performance and charades, and who doesn't love 4 1/2 bathrooms with that many people! The owner provided a drawer filled with tourist information for the surrounding area and a shelf or two with puzzles and games. Then exceeded our expectations by ordering a baby highchair to make life easier with a 10 month old. The multi-tiered grounds were as beautiful as the on-site photos but of so wonderful and peaceful to walk through and among. The stairs down to the beach were lit, well constructed and included a resting bench 1/2 way down. I mustn't forget the kitchen which was better equipped than most homes, the restful and welcoming bedrooms which all had their own personality and made it hard to choose from, the view from every speck of the property and the overall ambience both inside and out. The week at Harbor Hideaway met and exceeded all our expectations and provided us with the best family reunion we have had. Kudos to the owner for providing such a lovely, lovely environment for his guests. We began calling the place "Paradise".

Mike and Heidi said:   July 5, 2016 9:30 am PST
This home is incredible. We stayed here in June 2016. There were five adults and four children in our group. The layout of the home was perfect for our group providing plenty of privacy for everyone, yet it has large enough gathering places both within the home and around the property for everyone to enjoy each others company when we were all together. Our children loved to play in the yard and on the beach. The adults loved the beautiful surroundings/landscaping and views. We saw wildlife everyday, including deer (with their fawns), a raccoon, eagles, many seals, an otter, rabbits, squirrels, lots of crabs, and plenty of birds. We took an inflatable kayak that we took to the beach and as we were out in the bay kayaking, we had plenty of seals pop up all around us. We would definitely like to stay again sometime in the future.

Bob Larson said:   May 31, 2016 11:45 am PST
My wife and I took our three sons with their wives and our six grandchildren on a family vacation. Each family had their own bedroom with attached bathroom. The house was immaculate with fantastic views all around. My wife and daughter in laws could not believe what a child friendly place that this Harbor hideaway was. Our families enjoyed the beautiful one, the well groomed gardens, and the ever friendly neighborhood deer! During our stay we also enjoyed the hot tub as well as the fire pit – tremendous family memories. We planned day trips around Whidbey Island and started off every day with a breakfast at the house and ended every day with using the great kitchen to cook our dinner meals. We chose this property over something in the Seattle area because John had suggested getting the Northwest experience- and I am so glad we did. I cannot think of a more suitable place for families to enjoy what the Northwest has to offer.

Diane said:   May 6, 2016 1:34 pm PST
Harbor Hideaway was the PERFECT place to host our first family reunion and my husband’s 70th birthday celebration. All 4 of our children and their families were able to attend…14 of us in all. This beautiful, well-equipped home accommodated all of us well-----beds for everyone, a nice sized kitchen for preparing food, dining area where we could all eat together, and living-room area where we could all gather for games and conversation. The view was magnificent, and the atmosphere peaceful, quiet, and relaxing. The property is large and roomy, perfect for outdoor play, quiet conversations, an evening campfire, and the ultimate scavenger hunt. The yard and gardens are lovely, as spring flowers were just beginning to bloom. We all enjoyed exploring the beach, and the grandkids spent hours discovering crabs, seashells, and playing at water’s edge.

Kelly said:   March 5, 2016 10:00 am PST
Harbor Hideaway was the perfect house for our Girl’s Weekend. The house is clean, well-stocked, and set up for a large group. The view is spectacular! The house is located within an easy drive to everything we wanted to see and do. We would definitely stay again.

Mike Jarecki said:   July 31, 2015 10:07 am PST
Excellent home and location for our four families. The deer walking across the property added some excitement for the kids. The home provided a wonderful environment for vacation memories that will last forever. Exceptional customer service from John and his crew was much appreciated.

Bonnie Hughes said:   July 21, 2015 3:27 pm PST
What a beautiful home. We were three sisters, two daughters and one granddaughter together for a week at Harbor Hideway. We had a fabulous, relaxing experience - everything we needed was right there. The house is spectacular and the grounds are beautiful and very well maintained - lots of space for everyone.

Christine Cambra said:   January 7, 2015 11:46 pm PST
Beautiful view of the sound. Spacious and comfortable accommodations! Kitchen set up well for socializing and dining for families. Perfect location to get away for rejuvenation or escape.

Fulvio Casali said:   November 10, 2014 6:58 am PST
Superb house, immaculate landscaping, gorgeous views and tranquil surroundings Our group chose this property for a long weekend work-retreat, and we could not have found a better one. The house is beautifully appointed, the kitchen is fully stocked and perfectly functional, and everything is comfortable and welcoming. The grounds are immaculately landscaped, and the outlook over Holmes Harbor is sweeping. It's a lot of fun taking the stairs down to the beach. Definitely a great value!

Richard Pelto said:   March 31, 2014 6:22 am PST
My extended family found all the comments above to be true plus John and Sheila provided friendly and warm advice when needed. Harbor Hideaway provides a very memorable respite, and that could be attained without ever leaving the home. But access to interesting and beautiful areas abounds.

Sign My Guest Book
Name:
 
 
 
Email:
 
 
 
Message: