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Come to the Nest! It's better than the rest. Hot Tub! Wood Stove!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,047 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

WELCOME TO THE MT BAKER BIRDHOUSE! --check out the rest, then come back to the nest. The Birdhouse has everything that you need, and then some. Private, set deep in the cedars and ferns, yet close to a pretty park and pond, the Birdhouse is ideally situated. Complete, with a Hot-tub, wi-fi, wood-stove and new appliances, the Birdhouse is optimally appointed.

Winter or summer, you really can't go wrong with the Mt Baker Birdhouse. It is close to hiking trails, the Nooksack river, the cute town of Glacier and the Snowline community park which boasts a childs fishing pond, jungle gym, swings and slide, and seasonally has tennis courts and a full size pool with lounging capabilities.

The house is a large one bedroom with a full bath. The bedroom is located on the second floor, where it opens up to the loft area with two twin beds tucked into the nooks. The bathroom is quite nice with heated tile floors and marble surrounding the the luxurious, retro tub.

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Owner
Beth Snowlee 360-927-5466
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Beth Snowlee 360-927-5466

My wife and I live in Bellingham, she is a licensed Massage Therapist, beautiful skier and avid outdoor enthusiast. I am an Alaskan commercial fisher, skier, and enjoy the indoors more so than she. The cabin, for us, is a way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life (such as Bellingham may be). When we come to Glacier, it is the silence that enthralls us. No traffic, no sirens, no trains, just the wind in the trees, and the gurgle of the creek!

Beth Snowlee 360-927-5466 purchased this house in 2005

Why Beth Snowlee 360-927-5466 chose Glacier

The Birdhouse is so ideally situated. Of course Mt. Baker Ski Area is a huge draw for us, but we also love the summers, chalk full of Blueberries, wild flowers, chantrelle mushrooms, awe-inspiring views, the warm winds on cool days and the cool shade in the trees on hot days!

What makes this house unique

For larger parties, or better separation, we also rent THE JIM JACK SHACK vrbo 461023. Located behind the Mt. Baker Birdhouse and up the hill, The Jim Jack Shack is our newest creation. Totally different, equally as cool.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful Glacier getaway weekend, an I even got to ski today--Yahoo! And MY Eli told me he loves skiing today -- sure makes this mama happy. A smiley, sunshiney weekend & we love this cozy place. Thanks for sharing!
Apr 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Glacier in Whatcom County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1047 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We do not refund money for inclement weather and power outages. Mother Nature can not be tamed.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • downstairs, tub shower,
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed is upstairs in the bedroom. The bed is new as of May 2017(2) twin beds in loft nooks upstairs
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a fabulous time. Thank you for all the little details that were covered. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super clean and cozy

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Birdhouse for a father's day weekend with our 1yr old and 6yr old and were 100% thrilled with this cute little cabin. The cabin itself is clean, cozy and well stocked with books, movies, basic kitchen supplies and comfortable seating. The hot tub is great. The location is super close to the playground, pickle-ball courts, swimming pool and trails. We highly recommend this sweet little spot.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything It Said It Was And More

  • 5 of 5

The Birdhouse was an absolute treat. It was a beautiful blend of modern and rustic. The place was immaculate and picturesquely situated. It was a five minute walk through the woods to the river. The woodburning stove and hot tub were definite perks.

I would highly recommend and I can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The house was beautiful and small and even though there where other people it was very peivate

  • 5 of 5

I will deffinatlly be coming back in the summer. This small cabin absolutely stole my heart.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming and Peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful quaint little cabin with everything you would ever need!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fantasic place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Scenic, comfortable, cozy and convenient access to some of the best skiing in the Northwest!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
bellingham international airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
chair 9
Nearest Train
50 Miles
bellingham amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
mt baker highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Chair 9
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Mt. Baker ski area
Car: necessary

There are a million things to do in the Mt Baker area, but there are also a million reasons not to do ANY of them. Sometimes you need to just relax by the fire!

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £45.33

Although we do not charge a deposit up front, it is understood that any damages that are the fault of the renter will be paid for by the renter. These terms are clarified in our rental agreement.

Priority is given to longer rentals; we take two night rental reservations for only the next thirty days. Exceptions may be made, and are done so only by the owners! Likely reasons for exceptions: 1. If your check-in date is the same as the check-out date of the previous guest. 2. If your check-out date is the same as the next guest. 3. If you want a mid-week rental, and it is the slow season. One can view all our reservations by clicking the "flexible dates" box. All major holidays require a three night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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