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Maggie's Manor: Special Pricing! 1-4 Bedroom Waterfront Island Home. View!View!

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Your beautiful vacation home, spectacular view on a 140 acre estate

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Property description

Maggie's Manor, one of the quintessential San Juan Islands vacation rentals, on Orcas Island is a sunny, gracious four bedroom waterfront family vacation home surrounded by spectacular views of Deer Harbor.

OFFERING SPECIAL PRICING FOR OFF SEASON! REDUCED RATES FOR SMALLER GROUPS AVAILABLE NOW.

Step out onto the welcoming front porch or into the command view outdoor Spa, where you can relax and look at your own picture postcard vistas of the smaller San Juan Islands and the snow-capped Olympic Mountains in the distance or at night gaze at myriad of stars in the sky and the twinkling anchor lights of the boats at rest in Deer Harbor.

Maggie's Manor sits high above our private 300' wide deep water Deer Harbor shoreline on 3 ½ acres with ample manicured lawns. Soak in the sun, clean air, and sweeping views from the bird-filled gardens. Keep toasty around the outdoor campfire while watching for Northern Lights under the star-filled sky at night. Hike through our private 110 acre wildlife preserve and wild natural organic farm at the heart of Deer Harbor and look for Great Blue Heron, Bald and Golden Eagles, Red Tailed Hawks, Osprey, River Otters, Raccoons, Black Tailed Deer, and a host of other San Juan Islands wildlife. A birders’ delight!

With this Orcas Island accommodation you may actually want to prepare your own meals. Whether you like to cook your own crab, barbeque your own salmon, steaks or like to cook hot dogs over the open fire you will like the west side of Maggie's outdoor cooking area and campfire pit. Perhaps you are preparing an anniversary dinner or hosting a small party or wedding reception or rehearsal dinner. There is enough room in our kitchen for many cooks and helpers. With four sinks spread over three separate areas there is plenty room to prepare a festive gourmet meal. Serve on the east deck, the west yard picnic area, or the dining room all with spectacular water views.

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The Deer Harbor area of Orcas Island enjoys some of the nicest weather these 'banana belt' San Juan Islands offer---lots of sun and little rainfall! Sunny Deer Harbor is a hub of San Juan Islands marine activity, with fishing, whale-watching for Orca and Minke whales, sea kayaking, boat rentals and sailing charters available, as well as moorage facilities for your own boat.

Maggie's Manor, a true family vacation home that has been perfect for family reunions, wedding guests, multiple family, vacation rentals, with a romantic getaway feeling. Reserve your dates now!.



Keywords: waterfront vacation rental house, cottage, family reunion, honeymoon, romantic getaway, family gathering, Deer Harbor, Orcas Island, San Juan Islands

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    We love children! Just up the hill from Maggie's Manor is a fantastic play set for the children, and a gorgeous view for the adults!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    generally means one small or medium dog, but always ask in your specific case...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    access from east for wheelchair. Small wheelchairs can navigate the bathroom doorway which is fairly narrow....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    on the main floor, beautiful views out both windows...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    on the main floor, near bathroom, westerly view out window...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    east side upper floor, large windows to east, waterview to S...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    West side of upper floor, waterview to S. campfire area view...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) Pack 'n' Play style...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    upper floor between bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    main floor off living room, gorgeous lighted mirror...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Maggie's Manor is a sunny, gracious waterfront family vacation home surrounded by spectacular views of Deer Harbor. Step out onto the welcoming front porch or into the command view outdoor Spa, where you can relax and look at your own picture postcard vistas of the smaller San Juan Islands and the snow-capped Olympic Mountains in the distance or at night gaze at myriad of stars in the sky and the twinkling anchor lights of the boats at rest in Deer Harbor. There is enough room in our kitchen for many cooks and helpers. With four sinks spread over three separate areas there is plenty room to prepare a festive gourmet meal. Serve on the east deck, the west yard picnic area, or the dining room all with spectacular water views. Perhaps you are preparing an anniversary dinner or hosting a small party or wedding reception or rehearsal dinner. Maggie's outdoor cooking area and campfire pit are very popular also....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    DishTV currently...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    See photos of 180 degree water view...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    300 feet of Rocky beach on site. 1000 feet of sandy tidal beach and 3000 feet of estuarine shoreline on site....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Olympic Mountain view from house, hot tub, gardens and shorelines....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    See photos of 180 degree water view...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    300 feet of deep water shoreline, 1000 feet of tidal shoreline and 3000 feet of estuarine shoreline....moreless

  • Resort:

    Located in the Hamlet of Deer harbor including Deer Harbor Resort and Marina...moreless

  • Rural:

    140 acre estate on which to roam....moreless

  • Village:

    Historic famous Deer Harbor Hamlet/Resort/Marina....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    300 feet of deep water shoreline, 1000 feet of tidal shoreline and 3000 feet of estuarine shoreline....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Three large leaves can be added to extend the table for large groups....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    A good supply of firewood is provided...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WiFi with new extender for strength of signal....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Landline available, no long distance though. Most cell phones' servers work at Maggie's Manor....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    A good supply of firewood is provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    I can't imagine what else someone might possibly want that isn't already there....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Two sets of 8 place settings. Lots and lots of utensils!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    400 square feet, 4 sinks, large refrigerator, stove with over, very well equipped with gadgets of all kinds, table that seats 6 easily, water views even from the Kitchen!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    large wooden table, chairs, bench, etc....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    3 acres of Maggie's Manor's own plus our 140 acres of wildlife preserve, Deer Harbor Stewardship Project, renown bird-watching marsh, 20 acres estuary, meadows, hundreds of fruit trees, etc....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    propane ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Fabulous 8 personhot tub off the front porch, with the most amazing view to the South of Deer Harbor, outer islands, mountains in the distance, stars twinkling at night.....heavenly!...moreless

 

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Jan. 2nd-April 5th & Oct. 7th-Dec. 20th nightly $199,$249,$299,$350 weekly $1199+
April 6th-May 24th & Sept 9th-Oct 6th: nightly $199,$249,$299,$350  weekly $1199+
May 25th-Sept 8th & Nov 28th-30th & Dec. 21st-Jan 1st: nightly $375  weekly $2250
Rates do not include 10.1% San Juan County Sales and Lodging tax

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Seaplane service 1 mile. Airport service 10 miles.
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Orcas ferry landing.
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Deer Harbor Inn.
Deer Harbor
Nearest Beach
On property.

Car: Recommended

Whale-watching/marine wildlife tours leave from Deer Harbor daily. The San Juan Islands are world famous Orca whale habitat. A beautiful waterfront park, 2 marinas, famous Turtleback Mountain San Juan County 1500 acre park. Boat rentals, charter sailing, charter fishing, kayak tours. You can visit other San Juan Islands by day trip ferry rides. Visit our website or google 'Orcas Island' for more information and photos about numerous parks and features to explore.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: We have lived full time on Orcas Island since 1975, raising three sons, who are now married with children who love to visit their grand-parents. We have been happily married for 45 years! We moved up here with a down payment and no jobs and over the years have done many things. We have worked, farmed, been in construction, operated heavy equipment, coached Little League for all three sons, participated in countless community activities, volunteered at the school, run two successful gift and clothing shops, designed and built several buildings including the amazing Gnome House, and remodeled our other vacation rental waterfront home, Maggie's Manor, using the outstanding design drawings of our eldest son, now an Architect. We are involved in cutting edge restoration of marine habitat and just completed a 9 weir salmon ladder and planted over 1500 plants and trees over our estuarine and riparian areas. If you have a Facebook page, visit the Deer Harbor Stewardship Project page to see some of what we have been doing. We hope you will 'Like' it. We have extensive backgrounds in skiing, sailing, cycling and mountaineering. We enjoy adventures and vacations with our children and grand-children.

Why the Owner Chose Deer Harbor:
We acquired this classic island waterfront home from a dear family friend who had lived there for over 40 years. We added the third and fourth bedrooms on the upper floor along with a second bathroom. The original tiny kitchen was enlarged to a gorgeous, modern 400 square foot kitchen. After extensive refurbishing and redecorating, we began welcoming vacationing guests in the summer of 1997. Maggie’s Manor is located on our 140 acre estate, near our home, and also near our other wonderful vacation rental an extremely popular chalet, the Gnome House. We wanted to share our Orcas Island lifestyles with visitors from all over the world. We have on-going environmental restoration activities on our 3 streams, several ponds, magnificent 20 acre estuary, and 20 acre wildfowl marsh, as well as beautiful, productive farm and forest land. It is considered the most significant environmentally diverse San Juan Islands' property by local, state and federal environmental agencies. The beauty and tranquility of Nature inspires everyone who visits. Orcas Island is the most popular place in Washington to get married, and is the dream vacation spot for people all over the world, and we get to live here! And when visitors leave and we say 'goodbye', we always smile...not because we are happy to see them go, but rather because we are so happy that we don't have to leave this paradise!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
In addition to the extraordinary beauty and serenity of Nature,so inspiring to us all, the incredible good weather in Deer Harbor is one of the main reasons for living here. Deer Harbor on beautiful Orcas Island is located in the 'Rain Shadow' area of the Great Pacific Northwest enjoying only 23 inches of rain and over 260 sunny days annually. This means that we can enjoy the great outdoors all year long, hiking, biking, sailing, fishing, etc. There have been documented over 80 species of birds frequenting the extremely vibrant freshwater marsh. There are a variety of environmental programs in progress. We work with scientists, students, and Native Americans on our restoration efforts. Our property is the site of the first white European settler on Orcas Island, Louis Cayou, who married into the Samish Nation in the mid-1800s. We are working with the Samish descendants of Cayou in our restoration efforts, and hope to have their annual Canoe Journey with about 60 canoes stop here in the future. Should your dates not be available in this beautiful home, please see our other wonderful vacation rental homes: " Grandma and Grandpa’s Getaway for 2 adults + one child, "Famous Romantic Gnome House Chalet “ for up to 4 adults, and in the off seasons, Maggie’s Getaway for up to 4 guests.


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  • Your beautiful vacation home, spectacular view on a 140 acre estate

    Your beautiful vacation home, spectacular view on a 140 acre estate

  • Exceptional views encircle Maggie's Manor.

    Exceptional views encircle Maggie's Manor.

  • South facing large hout tub right off the living room porch

    South facing large hout tub right off the living room porch

  • Romantic Maggie's Manor.

    Romantic Maggie's Manor.

  • One of the two upper level bedrooms with queen bed

    One of the two upper level bedrooms with queen bed

  • Spacious dining area with view, view, view

    Spacious dining area with view, view, view

  • Right off front porch, private hot tub with view bay, islands, and mountains

    Right off front porch, private hot tub with view bay, islands, and mountains

  • Sunny living room with piano, fireplace and satellite tv

    Sunny living room with piano, fireplace and satellite tv

  • Gorgeous 8 person hot tub off the front porch with fantastic views.

    Gorgeous 8 person hot tub off the front porch with fantastic views.

  • Everybody loves a campfire, even Cedar!

    Everybody loves a campfire, even Cedar!

  • Red sky at night, sailors delight.

    Red sky at night, sailors delight.

  • Fishing Days are Whale Watch Days, Catch the Magic of the Good Life!

    Fishing Days are Whale Watch Days, Catch the Magic of the Good Life!

  • Maggie's 400 square foot kitchen with views in all directions

    Maggie's 400 square foot kitchen with views in all directions

  • Picnic, hot tub, barbeque, camp fire, all with spectacular views

    Picnic, hot tub, barbeque, camp fire, all with spectacular views

  • Outdoor eating on 400 square foot panoramic deck

    Outdoor eating on 400 square foot panoramic deck

  • Main level master bedroom with queen sleighbed

    Main level master bedroom with queen sleighbed

  • Main level twin bedroom

    Main level twin bedroom

  • Springtime beauty at Maggie's Manor.

    Springtime beauty at Maggie's Manor.

  • Gorgeous views from our vacation rentals playset

    Gorgeous views from our vacation rentals playset

  • Flower gardens with visiting peacock.

    Flower gardens with visiting peacock.

  • Comfy seaside cottage décor in the living room.

    Comfy seaside cottage décor in the living room.

  • Campfires make island vacation memories

    Campfires make island vacation memories

  • Over 80 species of birds live on or visit our wildfowl marsh!

    Over 80 species of birds live on or visit our wildfowl marsh!

  • Whale watching day fades!  Into my secenery lingers the memory

    Whale watching day fades! Into my secenery lingers the memory

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, french
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