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Historic 1940s bungalow with beach access

Entire cabin hosted by Karen
2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bath
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Enjoy western views of the Olympic Mountains in a 1940s cabin 1 1/2 hours away from Seattle. Get here over a bridge from Stanwood (no ferry). The cabin is situated on a hill overlooking Saratoga Passage and Whidbey Island for great sunsets and peace and quiet.
There is access to the Puget Sound beach below (about a 5 minute walk) where you can walk the beach. Access is dependent on tides. Crabbing is possible during season. (Directions available at the cabin)

The space
Check in time is any time after 3:00. Let yourself in.
Check out is noon.
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There is one bedroom with a comfy homemade queen bed. Linens and towels provided.
The bathroom has a bathtub with shower.
There is a wide screen tv, radio, dvd.
Wifi is available.
Only very basic food staples are stocked (sugar, salt, pepper, etc)
You may use the washer and dryer if you need to.

Special accommodations and pricing would have to be made for more than two people because of room configuration.

Guest access
Ruby's is about 70 miles north of Seattle. Depending on traffic, it takes about 1.5 hours.
Take Hwy 532 exit west to Stanwood/Camano Island. It is about 7 miles to the Stanwood Camano bridge and about 16 miles from there to the cabin. (Total 22.9 miles)
When arriving from the north, the driveway is on your left (east side of road); turn into the drive just before the mailbox and drive up the curving hill to the back of the house at the top of the driveway and enter through the back door.

Other things to note
Ruby's cottage is an airy, cabin that perches on the hill off the road. It has the cozy feel of the 1940s. In the time we've lived on the island, it has, like us, become historic.

Things to do:
Ruby's has access to the Puget Sound beach below (about a 5 minute walk) where there is crabbing, beach-combing and plenty of peace and quiet. Access is dependent on tides.

The trail down is rather steep but there is an easier public access less than a mile to the north.

In the backyard there is a picnic table, plenty of bird watching and star gazing. Deer are often in the backyard and will set off the motion sensor outdoor light. They think the light is for them so they can eat the flowers and shrubs.
Enjoy western views of the Olympic Mountains in a 1940s cabin 1 1/2 hours away from Seattle. Get here over a bridge from Stanwood (no ferry). The cabin is situated on a hill overlooking Saratoga Passage and Whidbey Island for great sunsets and peace and quiet.
There is access to the Puget Sound beach below (about a 5 minute walk) where you can walk the beach. Access is dependent on tides. Crabbing is possible d…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

Amenities

TV
Wi-Fi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Heating
Washing machine
Dryer
Smoke alarm
Carbon monoxide alarm
First aid kit

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Camano Island, Washington, United States

This is a rural residential neighborhood surrounded by tall firs and the neighbor's private woods in back. Next door to the north is a 17 acre farm with its original barn and 1930's house. Across the street is a housing development but the view of the Sound and the Olympics is over their rooftops.
This is a rural residential neighborhood surrounded by tall firs and the neighbor's private woods in back. Next door to the north is a 17 acre farm with its original barn and 1930's house. Across the street…

Hosted by Karen

Joined in March 2015
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My husband Jack and I have lived on the south end of Camano Island since 1977. For the fun of it we have named the rental cabin for the person we think had it built in the 1940s, Ruby. We live in the property next door and over the years we have planted vegetable and flower gardens, built sailboats and kayaks, constructed greenhouses and workshops. We remodeled the original 1915 house into the glass studio and built a new house up the hill. Now semi-retired, we both love traveling, gardening, walking the woods and the beaches. Jack plays banjo in a band called the South End String Band and I love the local history and am a former librarian.
My husband Jack and I have lived on the south end of Camano Island since 1977. For the fun of it we have named the rental cabin for the person we think had it built in the 1940s, R…
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Checkout: 12:00 pm
Self check-in with key safe
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Long term stays (28 days or more) are allowed
Health & safety
Committed to Airbnb's enhanced cleaning process. Learn more
Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Cancellation policy

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