House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2.5 Baths, (sleepts 8 (sleepg bags for guests 9&10)
Queen size Beds (3) There is a queen bed in each of the bedrooms., Bunk Beds (1) in the loft There is a charge of $25/nt for guests 9 and 10. Guests would bring sleeping bags. We have beds for 8 guests.
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 30 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - Your kids will love the beach and the tide flat.Your kids will love the beach and the tide flat.
Pets allowed - NO CATS. Dogs < 60lbs OK. $25/night per dog. NO CATS. Dogs < 60lbs OK. $25/night per dog.
No smoking - No smoking is allowed in the house. See note belowNo smoking is allowed in the house. See note below
Max guests: 10
Minimum age of primary renter: 25
- No dogs upstairs. Pets not allowed on furniture.
- Smoking is allowed outdoors, please clean up after yourself. There will be a charge if our cleaning crew has to pick up cigarette butts.
About Louise and Mel Kolstad
My husband and I retired to our property on Lummi Island. We lived in Sunrise for two years and then moved to a new home built on the Island. We love the Island and its rural quality.
Louise and Mel Kolstad purchased this house in 1969
Why Louise and Mel Kolstad chose Lummi Island
My grandmother purchased the property in 1945 and then she and my grandfather built Sunrise. The cedar shakes are hand split from cedar they found on the beach. It has been a family retreat for many years and I am the third generation to own the property. Our children and now our grandson plays on the beach at Sunrise. It is safely away from the road (about 250 feet). Mel and I bought the property from my parents and aunts and uncles in about 1969. We spent every summer and many weekends at Sunrise throughout the years. Our kids love it and our grandson now plays on the beach when he comes. We started renting Sunrise in 2007 as a vacation rental after we built a new home on the Island. We will never sell this wonderful retreat, but can share it with others as well as family. This is a special family place and we have been pleased to share it.
What makes this house unique
Sunrise is at the water's edge, away from the road. I love beach combing and walk the beach north to the ferry dock and south to Sunrise Cove whenever possible. Agates, shells, and sea glass our my special finds. On minus tides there are crab and clams on the tide flat. Walking with my grandson on the tide flat is a treat as I watch him jump on the horse clam holes and pick up starfish. The views are spectacular with Mt. Baker in front--sunsets are beautiful as they reflect on Mt. Baker. At night the lights of Bellingham twinkle--beautiful! During the day boats constantly go by heading out on their adventures. We have always been boaters and have enjoyed the ease of getting out on the water. Some of our guests have brought canoes and kayaks. Some have brought smaller outboard boats and rubber rafts.