United States / Washington / Coupeville

Close To Seattle; Close To Canada

Our Home

We are interested primarily in European exchanges from two weeks and up. Also, shorter getaways around Seattle.

Our home is on Whidbey Island, at the edge of the Pacific Ocean.

You can watch cruise ships, tankers and private boats sail by as you grill hot dogs and hamburgers (or salmon steaks) on our large second-story deck.

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Then enjoy amazing sunsets at the end of the day, while sipping on a glass of locally produced Siegerrebe or Madeleine Angevine wine.

Nearly thirty miles of both hiking and biking trails through thick, rolling forest and along the water's edge await at Fort Ebey State Park, located right next to our community.

While nature abounds here, but we are also close to lots of restaurants offering a variety of cuisine as well as Pacific Northwest seafood specialities.

Day trips to large cities like Seattle, and Victoria and Vancouver, Canada are easy by car and/or ferry.

Forks, Washington, setting for the popular “Twilight” series of books and films, is on the Olympic Peninsula just across the water from us, an easy drive and ferry ride away.

The popular San Juan Islands, which you can see from our deck, are easy to reach as well, thanks to the inexpensive state ferry system.

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Our Neighbourhood Beach

Hiking in the forest and along uncrowded coastline (too rough for swimming).

Farmers' markets, small-town theatre, library, restaurants, and interesting side trips.

Very comfortable home in a small community.


About Us

We are a retired journalist and a retired teacher who are interested in experiencing typical life in other cultures.


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Property Suburban House
Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
Bathrooms 2
Airport Seattle (121 km)

When & Where

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About Us

Languages English / French
OccupationRetired Journalist / Retired Teacher
Member since10-08-2011
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Location of the property i.e. distance from central position, attractions and shops; Considering the cleanliness and safety of the surrounding streets; Includes the settings and views.
Considering the décor and furnishings throughout the home
Balconies, terraces, garden. Considering the size, availability of garden furniture or the type of garden (parkland or flowerbed). Communal facilities not included here.
Reasonable consideration of the tranquillity. All possible noise disturbances will be mentioned in the description (motorway, main road, railway line and so on)
No smoking allowed
No pets allowed
No young children allowed
Only experienced exchangers
Kosher only
Experienced swapper
Based on feedback, Members earn Geenees for being good exchangers. One Geenee is very good. Three is excellent.
Our Neighbourhood
Long weekends considered
Open to Offers