218 - Rhythm Waters Beautiful and secluded


Home Description

Located one mile from downtown Langley this rare and romantic retreat is a unique balance of Northwest charm and peaceful serenity The one bedroom plus one loft room one bathroom home is on five acres and framed by natural forest and fields the three Koi ponds feature two waterfalls and a connecting stream between the two main ponds You can also rent The Art Box separately or in addition to Rhythm Water and it is located right next door and easily accommodate 2-3 more The grounds feature a collection of Japanese Maples rhododendrons irises evergreens ferns and water lilies A garden path leads you over a small bridge and into a secret sitting area under a grove of old growth cedars while another leads you to a large boulder at the edge of the pond where hungry Koi wait to be fed Other paths lead you past a shade pond then spiral up to another hidden sitting area and the woods beyond The large windows and floor plan provide beautiful views from every room creating a sense of living within nature while still maintaining total privacy from the outside world The next door Art Box sits on the opposite side as the view windows and is mostly only noticeable when walking to or from the front door and parking area Easily visit the Seaside town of Langley just a mile or so away or stay in and stream movies on the smart TV at the house We have a 4 night minimum in July August there is a 60 hot tub maintenance fee with every booking that is included in your quote 2 DOG MAXIMUM


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Amazing retreat on beautiful Whidbey

Perfectly located near the town of Langley & other area attractions. This home is amazing, not just inside but the grounds are exceptional. Pictures & descriptions won't do it justice. If your looking for a peaceful retreat but conveniently located to town this is the perfect rental.

Visited on "August - 2019

Total tranquility

We enjoyed a great stay at Rhythm Waters. It was the perfect way to wind down after a busy summer.

Visited on "August - 2019

Mixed review

Clear attention to landscaping - lovely to be amidst the trees. Otherwise a series of issues: hot tub not working when arrived, dryer broken and did not dry clothes, shower head spraying water everywhere and a slow repair time with some confusion on the manager's part for follow through on issues. There is no separation between the lower and upper floor of the house so no privacy inside the house. When sitting outside on the deck, there is always the drone of a pump for the pond element -- this interfered with the serenity of the well landscaped environment. The teapot was also broken - while it would heat, the lid had been damaged and so you had to fill it by filtering in the water through the spout.

Visited on "May - 2019

Better for a couple

Really cool cabin in the woods - a great location. Cabin had a few quirks that made our stay less than perfect. The kitchen wasn’t as well stocked as we had hoped (no wine glasses or pot to make pasta). The sound of the koi pond pump was really loud as was the hot water pump in the bathroom. The lack of privacy with the bedrooms is why we didn’t feel this was a good match for our family.

Visited on "July - 2019

Wonderful stay in Langley

Wonderful location in Langley. Absolute peace and quiet with an occasional visit from deer.

Visited on "July - 2019

Gorgeous and peaceful

Gorgeous space. The view out the back with the ponds is breathtaking.

Visited on "June - 2019

Stay at Rhythm Waters

a lovely, relaxing experience

Visited on "September - 2018

It was like having your own private Garden Paradise

Wow. What a treat. The pictures just don't do this place justice. It is an amazing property behind the smaller studio place. The house is totally private. What a jem of a property. Kitchen and living room are open and have amazing views. There is an amazing deck to sit and drink coffee or eat dinner on. There are many places in the gardens to sit and relax as well. I'd definitely love to stay here again.

Visited on "October - 2018

Serenity Meow

The nicest little getaway spot with the absolute loveliest landscaping ever. This fat cat was lazy and content to spend a couple nights in this place. So lovely. Book a stay right meow.

Visited on "October - 2018

Rhythm Waters

My friend and I had a wonderful experience. The time went by so fast. My dog seemed to enjoy exploring a new place too. I was only inconvenienced by the lightning in my downstairs bedroom.

Visited on "November - 2018

Beautiful Whidbey Getaway

Tucked away this was the perfect place to stay for a weekend getaway. Driving up the driveway we didn't realize in fact how secluded the property was. But it was the perfect spot in the woods. Rooms were comfortable, the kitchen was well appointed and the hot tub was a real treat. Would love to come back and enjoy in the summer but perfect for a winter getaway!

Visited on "January - 2019

Amazing House!

This house by far has been one of our most favorite houses we have ever stayed in!!! beautiful house with plenty of room for everyone! even though there was some snow and both creeks were frozen, we still had a great time staying in and enjoy the views! This is a place that I would love to come back in spring!!!

Visited on "February - 2019

House in the woods

It was peaceful place and relaxing weekend away. The landscape was inspiring. A little disappointed the pond appeared out of commission.

Visited on "June - 2019


Company has assured me that all the issues I pointed out have been fixed, or are going to be fixed. Not sure if that's true or not.

Visited on "May - 2019

Beautiful property

We only stayed for a long weekend, but really enjoyed our time here. It's a short drive to both the Clinton ferry terminal and downtown Langley, but set far back from the main road for privacy. The property is very well maintained. There is another rental property adjacent to this one. No one was there during our stay, but be aware that you may have neighbors very close by.

Visited on "September - 2015

Extremely poor Cust service and experience from rental company

I was hoping I did not have to write this feedback and asked the rental company to do what was right, but they decided not to. First , the property is very nice - have no issues with the rental. During our stay there was an island wide power outage with no eta to fix. Having lived on an island, I understand this happens and have no issues with power outages. The issue was the home has a well and when the power goes out you lose service for running water. We made the decision to leave the property one day early as we had no running water and could not flush toilets or shower. Our thought was the home owner would not want people using their home without the ability to maintain proper sanitation, nor did we want to stay in a home that didn't have these services. I informed the rental company the following day as to our decision expecting agreement that the right thing to do was not use the property. Their comments/ questions were - "why didn't you call"? I was told no other rentals available days before during the rental process - was confident they had no other property to fit our needs. "This is an act of God and not our fault" - so act of God is the customers fault then. I could list a few others all in the same vein. My issue is the rental company could have made this right - they offered a $100 discount for not being able to use the home one of two days. Their overall concern for proper sanitation ( inability to flush toilets, no running water) was nonexistant - I would think the home owner would not want people staying in their home with these conditions, yet this is what the rental company thought was ok. This is not about money for me, but more about good Cust service and making a decision with overall sanitation in mind. I do not find pleasure in writing feedback like this, but I did want others to understand the overall philosophy of the rental company before they make a decision to rent with this company.

Visited on "August - 2015

A Storybook Setting

We loved, loved, loved Rhythm Waters for our Thanksgiving get-away. Gardens glistening with frost, architectural features, beautiful landscaping, koi ponds, curved gravel pathways, and meditation seating together created a tranquil, relaxing setting. We enjoyed the visits by Heron, Deer and Squirrel. The kitchen and dining area were superb for cooking and eating our Thanksgiving feast. Everything was at our fingertips. What a marvelous ambience with soaring ceilings, winding staircase, and windows to our private storybook setting! We appreciated the heated cement floors when the temps dipped to freezing. The two-sided gas fireplace is attractive, and we spent many hours mesmerized by the flames. Daily soakings in the hot tub on the deck were a joy.Whether you seek a private vacation destination or a base for exploring Langley, this house is ideal! We stayed four nights and did not want to leave this peaceful haven. We will return!

Visited on "November - 2015

Beautiful Property

Beautiful gardens and setting! Perfect location for a couple and guests that are comfortable with semi-privacy (loft opens up into bedroom so you can hear noise from loft to bedroom and vice versa). Furnishings are comfortable and full windows facing garden brings the outside in. You definitely feel like you are on vacation. Very close to town with shops and restaurants. I would recommend adding a piece of furniture in the bedroom that allows you to store clothes and towel hooks in the bathroom. We would definitely go back and recommend to others.

Visited on "November - 2015

Truly amazing

Better than the pictures can show. Stunning landscape, gorgeous design. Great appliances. I did not want to leave

Visited on "January - 2016

Wonderful relaxation

We booked a weekend to get out of the city and truly unwind and boy did Rhythm Waters deliver! The grounds were beautiful. The house was modern and clean inside. Nice amenities - gas stove, fridge, stocked with nice kitchenware and washer/dryer. It was just the 2 of us but would've been comfortable with another couple. We kicked ourselves for not booking another night. We'll be back for sure.I would suggest adding blinds to the main living area / kitchen...

Visited on "February - 2016

This was amazing!!

This was the most amazing property! The grounds were astonishing and we had it all to ourselves. The koi ponds were awesome and the trees!!! Wow...we opted to spend our days there rather than going into town - I didn't even miss the beach!

Visited on "June - 2016

Modern, rustic getaway

Love this place! Will definitely stay there again. One flaw- water had a strange smell to it- assuming because it was well water. Definitely not drinkable and still felt like I needed a shower after showering. ? But- overall an amazing, relaxing getaway. We were even greeted by deer every evening.

Visited on "April - 2016

Vacation getaway

We stayed here for a few days after our wedding as a mini honeymoon before our cruise. We absolutely loved it! It was very relaxing and was a nice escape from the world and stress from a wedding! We loved every minute of it and would love to go back soon! Was very clean and presentable and in a great location! Would recommend it to anyone!

Visited on "September - 2016

Secluded cabin home

Beautiful home 10min away from ferri. Very secluded, but beautiful gardens and ponds. It was scary at night in the living room because it is all glass windows. Also the fronts were very loud outside the master bedroom. Overall great place will definitely be back. Also it best to arrive in the daytime it is very dark.

Visited on "June - 2016

Definitely a rare find

My family and I had a great time at this location. The cabin is very nice and the rate is fair. The hot tub overlooks the pond full of koi fish along with some grass to play around in. We will definitely be considering this property again in the future. Thanks for the awesome weekend.

Visited on "July - 2016


Heaven on earth

Visited on "July - 2016

Great Langley vacation rental

Great location, just as described,beautiful grounds, nice for extended family to attend wedding in Langley. Do be aware that it is an open floor plan,and that voices travel, but it was great for our family to all stay together, loved having the hot tub, grill and beautifully landscaped property to relax at.

Visited on "August - 2016


The house was great but the property was beyond magnificent . We were there to destress and heal after a traumatic year and it worked. Love all the critters too. My only complaint was to get all of my luggage and cooler etc was a long trek since you cannot get the vehicle to the house

Visited on "August - 2016

Dream place

Have stayed here before and would live here if I could. The design of the house and the property is something to behold. The appliances are top notch.

Visited on "September - 2016

218 Rythm Waters

This place is absolutely amazing! Top notch! We were sad to leave it!!!! While you’re there make sure to check out Coupeville and Deception Pass! Just as an FYI to managers, dishwasher was not working and there were not enough plates and bowls for 6 people. These things are an oversight and fixable.Other than that I give it 5 stars for sure!!!

Visited on "September - 2018

Wonderful Getaway!!

Everyting about this home is wonderful. Our two boys had a blast watching the Koi fish everyday and running around the grounds. The hot tub was super fun in the evening, even when it rained. The home is located near town and the BEST playground ever!! Loved it and I'm sure we will stay here again. :)

Visited on "November - 2013

Amazing retreat so close to the city!

My fiancee and I truly enjoyed our stay here.The grounds are amazing and the heated floors feel nice underfoot in the winter. The hot tub is perfect and easily accessible from the bathroom and downstairs bedroom. The kitchen was well stocked with cooking utensils and the loft was a fun little addition. We spent three days watching media, soaking in the tub, cooking good food and enjoying each others company. We will definitely be back. Maybe even to get married! The grounds are big enough to host a small ceremony and reception. In the summer months, it would be truly magical.

Visited on "January - 2014


I'm hesitant to say anything about this property because I want to keep it a secret! It was incredible and we will definitely be back.

Visited on "January - 2014

Lovely but lonely

It is a beautiful spot but we found it a little to isolated for us.

Visited on "August - 2014

Beauty and Enchantment borne in these woods!

The property is a beauty rarely found in rental homes. I would recommend it to anyone, with a few disclaimers. The beds are futons. The rental agreement states that a starter supply of toilet paper will be provided. 2 rolls. However the home is stocked with quite a variety of Kurig pods for your use! I beg the owners to loosen the purse strings on the paper supply's. Honestly, one pod costs more than a roll of paper. Thankfully, we brought our own supply. If the septic system is the reasoning, most people spending 300 a night, should be more respectful. We will highly recommend this lovely jewel, so painstakingly manicured to the height of perfection. Great place for family photos and the fountain at night is a most delightful surprise!

Visited on "February - 2014

Amazing getaway

Rhythm Waters is a wonderful property with all the amenities you could ask for. The garden, deck, and pond/fountain are so peaceful; we loved listening to the sound of the running water at night. I'm pretty sure our dog loved it too. It's perfect for a romantic getaway for two.

Visited on "February - 2014

Romantic, serene beautifully landscaped hideaway

We rented Rhythm Waters for a weekend wedding and found it to be a very special experience. The only small change I would recommend is to have clearer signage and lighting for the parking. Otherwise it was excellent as a place to have a quiet retreat for 2 or a wedding for many. The beautiful nooks and crannies and the loving landscaping were amazing.

Visited on "August - 2014

A dream

Inspired design with all the comforts

Visited on "August - 2014

Escape to Paradise

Truly enjoyed our family reunion here. Beautiful and serene escape into the arms of Mother Nature. Well maintained gardens. It was a truly healing experience just walking around in the gardens, watching the koi. Felt so much at peace. Surrounded by trees all around. Good sized hot tub.Well appointed kitchen and grill. The house has all standard amenities. Very beautiful and romantic view from the bedroom. Nice windows all around.The attic upstairs has another 2 beds with a balcony above the bedroom below. From every place in the house you can see lovely green trees.The bathroom could benefit from some attention ( shower door esp) which management was willing to look into. Very responsive and attentive management. Great place for a family getaway,a romantic getaway, also great for parties. Loved our stay here!!

Visited on "July - 2014

Amazing getaway on Whidbey

This was our first experience at rhythm waters. It is simply an amazing property and we loved every second of it! I highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a quiet getaway in a beautiful setting.

Visited on "August - 2014

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