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Garden House on 30 Acre Oak Knoll Farm

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House Seen from Garden on a Pleasant Summer Day

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Last updated: 06/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Friday Harbor house description

San Juan Island Garden House is a wonderful three bedroom house surrounded by gardens, fields, and a small forest. It is situated in the middle of Oak Knoll Farm, a 30 acre farm reserve. Peaceful, lots of space, gorgeous views to the west over San Juan Valley and south across False Bay to the Olympic Mountains. The beautifully designed gardens are a very popular spot for the local birds. There is a fruit orchard, a pond, a ridge covered with Garry oaks and pines where bald eagles nest. Sheep graze in the fields year round. Uninvited, but frequent guests include foxes, deer, owls, and, of course, the occasional rabbit.

Location
Located on the east side of the island, a 5 minute drive from Friday Harbor, 20 minutes from Roche Harbor, and a 3 min drive / 20 min walk to False Bay.

The House
The 2700 sq. ft. two story house is warm and inviting, with an open floor plan, spacious window seats, and cathedral ceilings. It has one large bedroom downstairs with a king bed and two bedrooms upstairs with queen beds.

One full bathroom downstairs and one bathroom upstairs with shower. Large rooms with a tasteful mix of high quality contemporary and antique furniture. Features a large garden view dining room. Sweeping views west from all rooms. The house sleeps seven easily. The sunny window seats are a popular napping spot, also great for sleeping kids or overnight guests.

The Kitchen
The large walk-through kitchen has ceramic tile floor and counters, with a spacious walk-in pantry. Top of the line appliances: easy to clean glass top stove, large refrigerator and dishwasher. Fully equipped kitchen for a gourmet cook, all utensils, cookware, spices, and tableware. A barbecue is available too. The laundry area has new front load washer, and dryer.

The Farm
Guests in the house will not be disturbed by the workings of the farm - the barns, fields and animals are managed by the owner and caretaker who lives on a farm a few miles away. Currently a population of North Country Cheviot sheep are in the fields. Some seasons they are joined by horses.

The Island
Besides enjoying the house and the garden, the island offers many great walks/hikes, bike riding, kayaking, bird watching, beach combing, and whale watching. Friday Harbor has great restaurants and cafés - even a movie theatre. Sorry, no traffic signals though - no real good reason for having any.

Keywords: garden, house, sheep farm, farmhouse, peace, valley view

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                since there are sheep on the fields we can unfortunately not allow dogs - or at least talk to Jenny about this first....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Events Allowed
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

                First floor...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                Second floor...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                Second floor...moreless

              • Other (See Description): 2 twin/ single, 1 child bed, 1 baby crib

                Window seats, child bed and crib available...moreless

              • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) These are 2 window seats that are delightful sleeping spot...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Second floor bathroom...moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                fully equipped with modern hardware, including glass top stove & a large separate pantry....moreless

              • Dining:

                Large dining room with great views...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                everything you need, and more...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Plenty for a crowd...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Microwave
              • Dishwasher
              • Ice Maker
              • Refrigerator
              • Seating for 10 people

              Amenities

              • Babysitter
              • Living Room
              • Iron & Board
              • Parking Off Street
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Linens Provided
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Washing Machine

              Other Amenities

                  • gorgeous gardens, valley views, working sheep farm, extremely peaceful, nature trails...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Video Library:

                    A collection of videos mostly for pre-teens and some more grown-up stuff....moreless

                  • Toys
                  • CD Player
                  • Television
                  • Stereo
                  • Music Library
                  • DVD Player
                  • VCR
                  • Games
                  • Books

                  Communications

                  • Internet
                  • Telephone

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Romantic

                  Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    Olympics to the south and San Juan Valley to the west...moreless

                  • Rural:

                    The Garden House is situated on a 30 acre farm....moreless

                  • Ocean View
                  • Water View

                  Activities

                  • Restaurants
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Sailing
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Shelling
                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Cycling
                   

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                  Summer
                  Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $400
                  $2,450
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $400
                  $2,450

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 10.1%

                  Notes:

                  5-7+ nights is $350/night during Summer season

                  Wedding Notes -Additional $750. Plus, 4 night minimum stay and $1000 damage/cleaning deposit, may be other requirements depending on party size.

                  50% down to confirm reservation

                  $750 fully refundable damage/cleaning deposit

                  Balance and damage/cleaning deposit due two weeks prior to stay


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                  Last updated: 06/17/2014
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                  Location

                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Friday Harbor Airport
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Friday Harbor Ferry Landing
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  False Bay
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Many in Friday Harbor

                  3 miles SW of Friday Harbor, .5 miles from NE False Bay,

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1970

                  About the owner: Our family has owned this property since 1970, and we build this great garden house, the gardens, 2 large barns, and the garage/workshop/studio. It is still an active sheep farm.

                  Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor:
                  We fell in love with the gorgeous nature, fantastic views, beautiful oaks and pine trees, the amazing variety of birds and wildlife, and not the least the wonderful feel and smell of fresh, clean air. This is a unique spot. A comfortable sanctuary for a family or individual looking for a place to be with nature.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  This home is surrounded by an amazing garden and fields used for sheep grazing and haying. You will have total privacy, peace and quiet.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • House Seen from Garden on a Pleasant Summer Day

                    House Seen from Garden on a Pleasant Summer Day

                  • Front entry

                    Front entry

                  • Living Room with Window Seats in Spring

                    Living Room with Window Seats in Spring

                  • Walk-Through Fully Equipped Kitchen and 2 Steps Down to the Dining Room

                    Walk-Through Fully Equipped Kitchen and 2 Steps Down to the Dining Room

                  • Sunny Dining Room and TV Room

                    Sunny Dining Room and TV Room

                  • Downstairs bedroom - king + optional single

                    Downstairs bedroom - king + optional single

                  • Upstairs south bedroom - check the link on this page for many more photos etc

                    Upstairs south bedroom - check the link on this page for many more photos etc

                  • Upstairs floor plan

                    Upstairs floor plan

                  • Driveway entrance

                    Driveway entrance

                  • Driveway in summer

                    Driveway in summer

                  • Foggy morning view of the barn

                    Foggy morning view of the barn

                  • Gary Oaks around the house and barn

                    Gary Oaks around the house and barn

                  • View of the yard looking out toward False Bay

                    View of the yard looking out toward False Bay

                  • Patio and barbeque

                    Patio and barbeque

                  • Looking down on the window seats from the upstairs bedroom

                    Looking down on the window seats from the upstairs bedroom

                  • Everything you need for cooking a great meal

                    Everything you need for cooking a great meal

                  • Sitting Room

                    Sitting Room

                  • Upstairs west bedroom - queen - great views of the fields and the valley

                    Upstairs west bedroom - queen - great views of the fields and the valley

                  • Downstairs floor plan

                    Downstairs floor plan

                  • Aerial view of Oak Knoll Farm

                    Aerial view of Oak Knoll Farm

                  • Summer hay field, one of three on the property

                    Summer hay field, one of three on the property

                  • Some of the local residents of Oak Knoll Farm

                    Some of the local residents of Oak Knoll Farm

                  • A rare snow fall in San Juan Valley

                    A rare snow fall in San Juan Valley

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                  Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                  $400 per night (USD)
                  5

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 9

                  View calendar: Updated 06/17/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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