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2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the lockbox.
Sparkling clean
15 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Jim & Christine is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Imagine a bright, clean, custom-built cottage, with wrap-around deck, separated from our main house by a shared courtyard garden. Then add the hot-tub and acres of quiet just a 5-minute drive from the beach or 15 minutes from the wonderful shops & restaurants of Langley. Truly the perfect spot for a relaxing getaway...


Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Laptop-friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed



182 reviews
Bona User Profile
February 2020
We had a lovely stay! The cottage was so cozy and the hot tub was wonderful. We had so much fun exploring the island and looking through all the cute little shops. So much to do and see here!
Mark User Profile
September 2019
lovely place great location for Bicycling
Jim & Christine User Profile
Response from Jim & Christine:
Great to have you with us! So glad you enjoyed the biking!
September 2019
Michael User Profile
August 2019
Barred Owl Cottage is perfect for those looking for a peaceful island getaway! Jim and Christine are amazing hosts and their island recommendations in their guide book made our trip. The space was exactly what we were looking for (hot tub included!) and we hope we can come back…
Jim & Christine User Profile
Response from Jim & Christine:
So good to have you two with us! Thanks so much!
August 2019
Amy User Profile
June 2018
Jim and Chris were very friendly, easy to chat with and very approachable in terms of offering any needed help or advice. The cabin was so sweet and beautifully crafted, very cozy. A peaceful and serene environment, inside and out.
Jim & Christine User Profile
Response from Jim & Christine:
Loved having you two...thanks so much!
June 2018
Dan User Profile
February 2018
Great stay, very relaxing and quiet. Jim was very welcoming, and the room was just what we wanted for a couples getaway.
Jim & Christine User Profile
Response from Jim & Christine:
So glad to meet you!
February 2018
Lauren User Profile
September 2017
Our stay at Jim and Christine's place was lovely. The location of the cabin was less private than initially expected, but Jim and Christine were very courteous about giving us our privacy! The place was very clean and tidy and they provided many extra amenities that were great to…
Jim & Christine User Profile
Response from Jim & Christine:
Lauren, thanks so much for choosing to stay at our Cottage. We value our guests privacy and though our house shares the courtyard garden with the cottage, our hope is that most people will feel like they've found a safe and quiet refuge.
September 2017
Evan User Profile
March 2020
If you’re looking for a lovely, peaceful getaway in a beautiful, tranquil location - this is the place for you! Jim and Christine are incredibly nice folks and hospitable hosts, the cottage itself is cozy and comfortable, and the hot tub is the cherry on top!
Jim & Christine User Profile
Response from Jim & Christine:
You two are wonderful guests. Thanks for choosing our little cottage!
March 2020

Hosted by Jim & Christine

Clinton, WAJoined in June 2014
Jim & Christine User Profile
182 Reviews
Jim & Christine is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My wife Christine and I grew up in Alaska and now live on Whidbey Island in Washington. I love to travel, cook, garden, and work with wood. Photography is a particular pleasure. Christine is happiest when walking on the beach, traveling, reading, and spending quality time with…
Interaction with guests
We are very happy to greet you when you arrive and answer questions, though we also honor your privacy and let you enjoy your getaway. Let us know how we can help make your stay on Whidbey all that you are hoping for.
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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Clinton, Washington, United States

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Checkout: 11:00 a.m.
Self check-in with lockbox
3:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m.

House Rules

  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events