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Waterfront Residence, Beach, 45' Dock, Pool & Hot Tub

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Friday Harbor house description


At Yacht Haven you are invited to enjoy our heated swimming pool, diving board and hot tub all surrounded by heated floors. As you swim, observe through our vaulted glass ceiling, soaring eagles who nest in the huge trees on the property. In between swims we have a non-alcoholic frozen drink machine with flavors that change every week.

Other features of Yacht Haven

Private Beach, rich in crab, clams and oysters, and so secluded you will not see other homes in either direction. A dinghy with oars is available for your private use. British Camp is diagonally across the water within rowing distance.

Our dock at Yacht Haven has 30 amp shore-power service and water. A dinghy with oars is available for exploring the pristine shoreline.

A brand-new elegant waterfront home is under construction and has accommodations for 14 guests. The new home will be completed soon and we will send photos and free quote upon request. (Note: Reviews of a 'cabin' are obsolete because the cabin is gone.)

The new waterfront home, swimming pool, hot tub, private beach and dock are located on five secluded acres surrounded by a security fence and gate. We are only eight miles from downtown Friday Harbor and two miles from the world-famous Roche Harbor resort.

Our property is smoke-free and pets are not allowed. (Many of our guests are allergic.)

Yacht Haven Location
The waters are an aquatic location prized by University of Washington's marine biologists for research of underwater sea life. Cook clams, crab, and oysters in lemon and butter on the new outdoor propane barbecue. Also, within a short distance, you can now buy oysters at nominal cost from the oyster farm that ships to restaurants all over the world.


We are located across the bay diagonally from British Camp - only one of two National Historic Parks in America allowed to fly the Union Jack. To find out why, be sure to view one of the regularly scheduled slide-shows at British Camp, narrated by park rangers. Enjoy interpretive talks.

Jeff Asher, the owner-caretaker, served as a park ranger at the British Camp National Historic Park. When you come to Yacht Haven, ask him about the mystery of the barracks for British marines. There were rumors for years that a sack of gold was hidden inside the empty building that has been restored to its original condition.. Searchers found nothing. Then a few years ago, the gold was finally discovered 'hiding in plain sight.'
Other Attractions

Victoria Day Cruise (Operating daily from May 1st through October 31st.) In one day, you can visit the charming city of Victoria in Canada and also the world-famous Butchart Gardens. Leave in the morning and return in the evening to San Juan Island. Reservations & Information: (800) 668 7758 ext. 140.

Moments away from the elegant Roche Harbor Resort and Marina with its world-class restaurant. (Boat rentals are available). Also, tennis courts and a pool.

Ten minute drive to another five-star restaurant, Duck Soup Inn.

Moments away from best fishing grounds in the Pacific Northwest. Rent a boat and all fishing equipment from Snug Harbor or Roche Harbor resorts (or bring your own boat) and park it at our deep-water forty-five foot dock.

For the high-flying folks, you can park your float plane at the dock. Have you ever golfed on an island? For an unusual experience, try the San Juan Golf Course.

Moments away from the most exciting whale watching and sea kayaking in the Pacific Northwest with San Juan Safaris and Bon Accord Charters

Only ten miles to Friday Harbor where you can board a ferry or fly a short distance to Canada for sight-seeing at the world-famous 130-acre Butchart Gardens. Enjoy the grandeur of the Empress Hotel in Victoria Harbor, and other attractions in charming downtown Victoria.


Keywords: Garrison Bay, Yacht Haven, Roche Harbor, San Juan Island, Westcott Bay, Friday Harbor, waterfront, pool, hot tub

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Staff

                  Suitability

                  • Events Allowed
                  • Children Welcome:

                    Rope swing. Miles of bike riding on country roads. Hours of fun swimming in our elegant pool. Row Boat, beach combing, hiking ...moreless

                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Pets Not Allowed:

                    We do not allow pets in a continuing effort to preserve the wildlife and our maintenance of the buildings and grounds. ...moreless

                  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

                  Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

                  Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

                  Other Amenities

                      • 2 story waterfront home on Yacht Haven heated swimming pool in a dedicated building on 5 secluded acres with a private beach and a private 45 foot dock.or Crab cooking station on a huge patio. Oyster farm nearby. Salmon fishing 5 minutes away. Wild life everywhere. National park nearby. 5 minutes from Roche Harbor Resort, Whale watching a short distance away. 20 minute boat ride to Sydney British Columbia, Canada. ...moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • DVD Player

                      Theme

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

                      Attractions

                      • Churches
                      • Cinemas
                      • Festivals
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Library
                      • Live Theater
                      • Marina
                      • Museums
                      • Playground
                      • Restaurants
                      • Winery Tours

                      Local Services & Businesses

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

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      Location Type

                      • Beach View:

                        From the kitchen, Dining room, Great Room and front deck...moreless

                      • Beachfront:

                        Private Beach: sand and pebble. Clams available at low tide...moreless

                      • Ocean View:

                        full view of Westcott Bay and Garrison Bay....moreless

                      • Oceanfront
                      • Water View
                      • Waterfront:

                        Home is on the Water Westcott Bay and Garrison Bay and on the channel leading to both...moreless

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Racquetball
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 8 people

                      General

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        In floor heating...moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Living Room:

                        Vaulted ceilings. Post and Beam truss's...moreless

                      • Parking
                      • Telephone
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        Dishes & utensils for ten guests....moreless

                      • Dishwasher
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Kitchen with oven, stove, microwave, dishwasher, trash compactor...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven:

                        Oven...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Kitchen Aid mixer, blender...moreless

                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Boat:

                        Dinghy available with oars. ...moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Huge patio outside the pool building....moreless

                      • Golf:

                        For a unique golfing experience, try the golf club in Friday Harbor....moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        2 double Kayak ...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Outdoor grill available on the huge patio outside the pool building....moreless

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                      • Heated Pool
                      • Hot Tub:

                        Two hot tubs: One in the 2 story residence and one in the pool building....moreless

                      • Indoor Pool
                      • Private Pool:

                        Separate indoor pool building w/ diving board. the pool decking has in floor heating. The pool complex also has its own bathroom. The foyer to the pool is for entertaining/ frozen drink machine...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Off Peak season
                      Sep 16 - Jun 14, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $395
                      $2,765

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Peak Season
                      Jun 15 - Sep 15, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $495
                      $3,465

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $495

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 10.31%

                      Notes:

                      Our Yacht Haven swimming pool and hot tub are available to our Mineral Point guests as well. Please share responsibly. Thank you for your interest.

                      full amount to be paid 30 days prior to visit. 1/2 of rental amount at time of booking


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                      Last updated: 12/24/2014
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                      Location

                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Roche Harbor Harbor Airport
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Roche Harbor Resort
                      14 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      In Friday Harbor
                      14 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      San Juan Golf and Country Club
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Roche Harbor Resort

                      Car: Necessary

                      Yacht Haven vacation rental is one of the San Juan Islands premiere vacation destinations. This unique property situated at the entrances to Westcott and Garrison Bay provides ample opportunity for kayaking, fishing, crabbing, SCUBA diving and hiking in the area. Our property features a private 45’ dock, with power and water, a private beach as well as a separate private indoor swimming pool and hot tub with a heated pool deck and restroom. In 2014 the waterfront residence was remodeled with vaulted ceilings , heated floors, Large kitchen and separate dining room which overlooks the private beach. Large picture windows provide unmatched waterfront views of Westcott and Garrison Bays.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 1962

                      About: My name is Jeff Asher. I have lived on San Juan Island for about 26 years and spent the summers here since a young child. I have served the people of San Juan County as emergency dispatcher, deputy sheriff, deputy coroner, detective, and lead detective. I am the founder and coordinator of the county's 20 member dive, search, and rescue team. I am also the skipper of the Sheriff's Patrol Boat. Recently, my partner and I were honored with an award from the State of Washington for saving four people from drowning when their boat crushed on the rocks in darkness and rough waters. I have also worked as a park ranger at Mount Rainier National Park, British Camp National Historical Park, and Pinnacles National Monument in California. For relaxation, I enjoy fine woodworking and restoring antique cars. My current project is the restoration of a park train circa 1930 that moved people around Coney Island in New York. We acquired the train from a farm in Sand Point, Pennsylvania, where Flight 93 passed over on the way down to Shanksville. My special joy is scuba diving with my sons, Russell and Sam. Our future plan: Explore some of the thousands of shipwrecks still underwater around the world.

                      Why Friday Harbor:
                      This five acre estate was handed down in the family. It was owned by my grandfather,V.L. Gardner, who worked with Bill Boeing in the early days when Bill was just starting his multi-billion dollar business. My grandfather learned to fly when airplanes were started by hand-cranking the propeller. During WW II, my grandfather was a naval officer on Admiral Nimitz personal staff in Guam. 'Grandpa Vern' was responsible for the repair and maintenance of all military aircraft in the Pacific. Later, he became the northwest regional director of the FAA. As a bit of trivia: The San Juan Islands were a favorite vacation for Bill Boeing. Hollywood celebrities (actors, directors and producers) have discovered this hidden jewel, the San Juan Islands.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Most everyone who visits comments that Yacht Haven is one of the most exquisite and peaceful marine location in the world.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Steps leading up to the pool and hot tub.

                        Steps leading up to the pool and hot tub.

                      • 20' by 45' heated pool, heated floors, and diving board.

                        20' by 45' heated pool, heated floors, and diving board.

                      • New indoor pool 20' x45' with diving board. heated floor w/ hot tub and bathroom

                        New indoor pool 20' x45' with diving board. heated floor w/ hot tub and bathroom

                      • Large deck with exquisite marine views in all directions.

                        Large deck with exquisite marine views in all directions.

                      • Steps to the beach.

                        Steps to the beach.

                      • Yacht Haven Barn

                        Yacht Haven Barn

                      • Entry to pool house.  Shows commercial Ice maker and frozen drink machine.

                        Entry to pool house. Shows commercial Ice maker and frozen drink machine.

                      • Heated pool with view of the hot tub.

                        Heated pool with view of the hot tub.

                      • Another view of the hot tub.

                        Another view of the hot tub.

                      • Private beach at Yacht Haven. just a few steps from the back deck of the cabin.

                        Private beach at Yacht Haven. just a few steps from the back deck of the cabin.

                      • Steps to beach. Great clam digging. crabbing, and oysters.

                        Steps to beach. Great clam digging. crabbing, and oysters.

                      • Entrance to Yacht Haven residence, Beach, Dock and Pool House

                        Entrance to Yacht Haven residence, Beach, Dock and Pool House

                      VRBO #356254

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                      $395 - $495 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 14

                      View calendar: Updated 12/24/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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