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Ingrid (Germany)

The Blue Heron Lakehouse - On Our List of Favorites!

We have had an amazing week! Leslie and Brian had greeted us upon arrival, going out of their way to welcome us into their house and making us feel at home. Blue Heron House is just absolutely relaxing. As a family we found the in- and outdoor living space spacious, beautiful and very comfortable. We appreciated the fully equipped kitchen, as well as the access to a delightful vegetable garden. The location is ideal, away and yet close to Seattle, the sights and shopping, the lake beautifully clear and relatively warm. A little rabbit came by on a regular basis, we could admire the blue heron landing nearby, and also a bald eagle, living in a tree behind the house, swooping over the lake. Our favorite activity was to drink gin and tonics sitting in the blue chairs on the dock, beautiful sunset with the sun shining down on the coast on the other side of the lake. We had a wonderful family vacation time at the Blue Heron. We look forward to coming back in November and experiencing the house with a different weather. Thank you Leslie and Brian!

August 2021

Brett (Las Vegas, NV)

Live life now should be the theme of this property.

A respite in the chaos. Thank you for delivering/sharing your happiness, peace and beauty. Best 4 days ever! Most gorgeous property. Thanks so much—we will be back!

July 2021

Sheryl (Sammamish, WA)

Blue Heron Lakehouse was a perfect setting for our wedding!!

Our friends and family marveled at how beautiful it is here, and many said it was the most quaint and picturesque wedding they’ve ever been to! We sincerely appreciate your working us as covid-19 thwarted our original plans of getting married here last year. So nice to work together to find what ended up being simply the most perfect everything for us and our guests, who came from near and far. Everyone enjoyed the house, the wildlife, the garden veggies, the lake, the kayaks, firepit, dance floor, hot tub, boating, wakeboarding, too!

July 2021

Sheryl (Peoria, AZ)

Best VRBO Ever!

This house has it all! The views cannot be beat, and the owners are kind, easy to reach and offer everything you need in their home.

June 2021

Elizabeth (Dallas, TX)

Everything in kitchen to have a good dinner party.

Thank you so much for your lovely home. My 50th birthday celebration was perfect. Your home is not only beautiful, but warm and comfortable. We will be back! [Guest’s Friend]: Had a great time here! Really don’t want to leave. Everything in kitchen to have a good dinner party for EB’s great birthday. Thank you!

May 2021

Eugene (San Diego, CA)

The Blue Heron Lakehouse was paradise!

Amazing property and gracious hosts! The view was breathtaking. We enjoyed all the amenities. Our family had a wonderful time, and we felt cozy and relaxed during our stay. The weather was perfect, and the beautiful lake house felt like a home away from home. The memory of celebrating our parents’ 50th wedding anniversary is something I will treasure for a lifetime. The tranquility of the lake reminded us of the things that we are grateful for. We would like to come back again.

May 2021

Linnette (Lafayette, CA)

We had many laughs, cries, and new memories.

Thank you so much for opening your amazing home to us and our friends to celebrate the life of our dear friend Leigh Anne. It was extremely therapeutic for us to look out onto the water. We had many laughs, cries, and new memories to carry on. We all decided we need to come back next year (hopefully when it’s a bit warmer). Thank you!!!

May 2021

Anne (Los Angeles, CA)

We will never forget being here to celebrate three birthdays

We wanted to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the amazing stay. We were so blessed with your spectacular home and the incredible weather. Last night we even got a visit from a blue heron. He stayed on the dock as if to say thank you for coming. Hope you enjoyed the stay. We will never forget being here to celebrate the three birthdays—91, 91 and 8!

April 2021

Tabitha (Seattle, WA)

The lake house was the absolute perfect location for our wedding!

We enjoyed views of the lake, dipping in the hot tub and cooking and enjoying great meals. On New Year’s Eve we were married in front of our immediate families. Many of our friends joined over Zoom. Unconventional, but intimate and sweet. Cheers to a wonderful 2021!

December 2020

Lida (San Francisco, CA)

Your home was the perfect place to gather.

We enjoyed the calming, peaceful feeling around the lake. Gadget loved everything about your property. We’ll definitely come back.

December 2020

Mimi (Philadelphia, PA)

Your home was the perfect place to gather.

Thank you for letting us rent this magical place. Your home was the perfect place to gather after our son proposed to his girlfriend! We so enjoyed celebrating with our family and our son’s soon-to-be family. By far the happiest weekend we have had in the pandemic. Your beautiful home and the amazing views made it extra special. Thank you!

November 2020

Mahsa (Seattle, WA)

We will remember this place forever

We just had our engagement party in your beautiful house. Everything was designed very well and staying here was better than being in the nicest hotel. You take great care of the smallest details and we will remember this place forever as we just started our journey together. Thanks for having us!

October 2020

Michelle (Las Vegas, NV)

Thank you for a well-needed getaway!

Stormy, rainy weather
Autumn leaves falling
Magical views
Marvelous wine
Awe inspiring
Mud and puddles
Irresistible colors
Slow walks in the woods
Hours of exploring
Thank you for a well-needed getaway! See you in July! [From Michelle’s son, Evan]: “Thanks for giving us the opportunity to check out the city and your lovely home. It’s a super nice place and I had fun jamming to tunes throughout the house!”

October 2020

Mary (Issaquah, WA)

We made great memories here!

Thank you for creating the wonderful place where you feel like you are a million miles away from everything. Your artwork is beautiful and so fun to have all around you as you cook, sit around taking in the view or chatting with family members. You have a well-stocked and organized kitchen that any cook would appreciate. And the Sonos speaker system made for great dancing and singing along. You can’t help but move! The media room was ideal for watching the Seahawks take the Dolphins down. Our favorite part of your home was the boat house with kitchen and bar, practically sitting on the water. It was great fun to run from the cold water of Lake Sammamish to the hot tub. We made great use of the canoe and the kayaks. On a final note, we appreciated the wide variety of glassware between the kitchen, boat house and the media room. Who doesn’t appreciate a bloody Mary on game day in a super tall etched glass? Thank you—we made great memories here!
October 2020

Ahimsa (Bellevue, WA)

A beautiful experience in your gorgeous home

Thank you, Leslie and Brian, for a beautiful experience in your gorgeous home and grounds. Your attentiveness in both what you had available to us (towels, necessities, kitchen items, etc.) as well as answering contacts immediately was so appreciated and made our stay very easy. We had a wonderful time and look forward to staying here again. Stay safe and healthy!
September 2020

Thayer (Mill Valley, CA)

What an incredible retreat you have here on Lake Sammamish!

We couldn’t have enjoyed our stay more. The beautifully manicured gardens and perfectly attended home made our two weeks here an absolute delight. Thank you for all your attention to detail, from helping us find our wonderful chef Mat, to waiting until 10 p.m. for our arrival. We so appreciate your thoughtfulness. We hope to be back again!

August 2020

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