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Be Famous for Your Italian Cooking! La Dolce Vita !

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Large Level Grass Yard to Private Beach Launch Kayaks, Inflatables, Small Boat

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Friday Harbor house description

Come Celebrate in Relaxed Comfort
at this Awesome Waterfront Home.


Enjoy an Italian Evening or a quiet visit with friends and family.The Choice is Yours!

Buon Appetito Italiani Dolci--
Fresh Baked Italian Breakfast Treats
From Nonna's Kitchen.

Optional Italian Cooking Classes are available for your enjoyment and entertainment .



Did you know ??

Garrison Bay has less rain and more sunshine than the mainland of Seattle Portland areas?????

READY FOR A GIRLS ONLY WEEKEND???
Bring your bridal party for a weekend of fun at Garrison Bay Estates. Enjoy a Bottle of Italian Wine and Homemade Biscotti while you plan your wedding.
Saturday could be Spa day. And Saturday evening, enjoy an Italian Private Dinner and Cooking Class. Classes take place within walking distance to your Vacation Home. Spa and Private Dinners are optional and additional in fee.


Garrison Bay Estates San Juan Island
A Haven Providing the Ultimate
Waterfront Family Vacation Rental Home.

This newer 3 bedroom 2 bath San Juan Island Waterfront Paradise with Private Beach, will provide all the comforts of a luxury resort with all the conveniences of home.

We created this special place for people looking for comfort; friendliness and respect for privacy; a place to cook, drink, eat explore and relax.

If you would like to enjoy your holiday in stylish ambient which is comfortable and inviting in the most beautiful area of San Juan Island then come join us.

Come experience living like a local on beautiful Garrison Bay, San Juan Island.

FUN, FAMILY, FOOD, LAUGHTER

These four words describe what an Italian Evening is all about. We are constantly laughing together and having fun. Our Hands on Cooking Classes and Private Dinner will take a couple of hours and the eating might take just as long.

ITALIANS are justifiably famous for keeping culinary traditions alive and in this corner of San Juan Island you will find the best example of all that is great about Italian food at Nonna's Kitchen on Garrison Bay .

Our cooking classes will take place in our beautiful country kitchen, using my grandmother’s recipes, or lack of recipes! I'm Italian - I learned to cook without recipes but have put favorites into written form for you to take home and enjoy.

Dinner and classes are within walking distance to your Waterfront Vacation Rental, no designated driver is needed!

All true Italian Home Cooking.

Of course, everything is done by hand, from scratch,
in the old fashioned way Italians
have been doing for centuries.

You will be involved 100% or just watch.

Be ready to put that apron on,
sink your hands in dough
as we explore the art of
Home Style Italian Cooking.

Cooking Classes are optional
and not a requirement of
Vacation Rental of home.

Your Vacation Rental Home
with fully equipped Kitchen that includes
French Coffee Press & Espresso Maker.
All the 'must have' items including wine glasses and Blender. Even cook books.

The Large great room with flat screen TV & CD/DVD player, has French Doors to expansive deck.

Extra Large lawn area for play.
Toy chest for children and adults
Indoor and Outdoor toys. Games, cards and more.


From the Private Beach you can see British Camp National Park with its great hiking trails . It is only 5 minutes away.! And even closer by kayak.

Near by is San Juan Golf and Country Club for golf and tennis plus clubhouse dining. Call for availability.


Bring your own bike or rent from the bike shop downtown. Launch your kayak in your front yard into Garrison Bay. No kayak - no problem, rentals available locally.

Bird watchers and naturalist will enjoy viewing the bays abundant wildlife from canoe, kayak or beach.

Soak in sun all day while you enjoy the panoramic views and BBQ in your own park like yard steps from Bay.


Reserve your escape to the #1 rated Vacation spot you need now!

Relax, you will be here before you know it.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 yrs....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome:

            Perfect for family -- extra large lawn play area. Private Beach...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            King size comfort with luxury linens...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            Antique Brass Bed with Pillow Top Mattress...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 double

            Feather beds!! Extra cozy and plush...moreless

          • Master Bedroom with King Size Bed, private deck, great water views. Master bath has twin sinks, full walk in shower and soaking tub for two. Bedroom #2 , with King Pillow top Bed, nestled in an Antique Brass Bed frame with a delightful garden view. Bedroom #3 with one Queen and one Double Bed both with Feather beds, extra pillows and garden view. A twin size trundle is available as well as Baby gear, crib and booster seat at no extra charge....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

            Walk in Shower, Dual Vanities, Soaking Tub for 2!...moreless

          • Over-sized Soaking Tub for two is located in Master Bath. Walk in Shower in Master Bath. Tub/shower combo in Hall Bath...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Parking For Boat/Trailer, Kitchen Fully stocked! Including panini maker/grill, espresso coffee maker, waffle iron, blender. Cook books too! ** Catering Available - Tuscan Style Italian Cooking Classes and Private Dinners for your enjoyment. Mom deserves a vacation too! Beachfront - Walk out Beach with wonderful views to British Camp National Park. Enjoy the wildlife in abundance. Garrison Bay Estates is a quiet, cozy luxury island getaway! ** Personal Chef ~~Cooking Classes~~Private dining. Have your own Personal Chef for an evening of Italian fun & food, making everything by hand from pastas to pizza, porchetta, and more! Email for details, www.garrisonbay.estates@gmail.com...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Great Book Library...moreless

              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • Games:

                Cards, toys, adult games, puzzles and more....moreless

              • Games For Kids
              • Toys:

                Toys for Everyone, all Ages!...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Family and Child Friendly DVD's ...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Television:

                New Large Flat Screen TV with DVD player...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • VCR
              • Radio
              • CD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Adventure

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Bay/Sound
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Bird Watching
              • Whale Watching
              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Shopping
              • Horseshoes
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Boating

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Beach:

                Private no bank Beach. No rocks to climb, just stroll into the water....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                From your front lawn to your Private Beach on Garrison Bay. ...moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Private Beach Front...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                Amazing Low Bank Walk out Beach to Garrison Bay. Perfect for Kayaking, clamming. Extra large lawn area leading to waters edge. San Juan Island Garrison Bay with very calm water....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                British Camp National Park across Garrison Bay, San Juan Island. Great views from Mt. Young. Excellent Hiking Trails nearby....moreless

              • Water View:

                Beautiful views from Living Room, Dining Room and Master Bedroom Suite....moreless

              sports and adventure activities

              • Equestrian Events
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Kayaking
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Hiking
              • Swimming

              breakfast meal type

                  • Booking Possible

                  catering options

                      • Catering Available

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining:

                        Comfortable dining table for 8-9 indoors Outdoors, several picnic tables and benches...moreless

                      • Seating for 9 people

                      dinner meal type

                          • Booking Possible

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              General

                              • Iron & Board
                              • Parking Off Street:

                                RV and Boat Parking Available as well as room for several cars....moreless

                              • Living Room:

                                Extra Large Living Room with L shaped Couch facing French Doors to Bay....moreless

                              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                                Rv/Boat/Trailer parking, easy access....moreless

                              • Free Long Distance:

                                Domestic Long Distance Calls FREE!!...moreless

                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Filtered Water
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Laundry Soap
                              • Local Maps
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Shampoo
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Parking:

                                Plenty of room for cars and boat trailer. No RV parking in drive way. Boat trailers acceptable ...moreless

                              • Telephone:

                                Domestic Long Distance Unlimited FREE...moreless

                              • Air Conditioning:

                                Provided by Nature....moreless

                              • Heating:

                                Electric Heat with Individual Thermostats per Room...moreless

                              • Linens Provided:

                                Abundance of Pillows and Blankets. Luxury Linens....moreless

                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Internet:

                                Wireless - FREE...moreless

                              • Towels Provided:

                                Plenty of Bath,Kitchen and Beach Towels...moreless

                              • Washing Machine:

                                Front Loading Energy Efficient Washer...moreless

                              • Clothes Dryer:

                                Front loading Energy Efficient Dryer...moreless

                              Kitchen

                              • Catering Available:

                                Tuscan Style Private Dining, Italian Cooking Classes Foodie Adventure!!!!...moreless

                              • Dishes & Utensils:

                                Complete Kitchen including wine glasses, blender, french coffee press and more!...moreless

                              • Blender
                              • Coffee Grinder
                              • Lobster Pot
                              • Pantry Items:

                                Spices, Fresh Herbs in Season...moreless

                              • Stove
                              • Kitchen:

                                Full Equipped...moreless

                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Grill
                              • Coffee Maker:

                                Electric Coffee Maker French Press Stove Top ...moreless

                              • Toaster
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator:

                                JennAire Black Glass French Door Refrigerator with Freezer....moreless

                              • Freezer
                              • Stove:

                                Electric Black Glass Smooth Top Range & Oven...moreless

                              • Oven
                              • Microwave

                              Outside

                              • Barbecue
                              • Kayak / Canoe:

                                Bring your own or rentals available. Can be launched off your private beach....moreless

                              • Boat:

                                Boat launching from Private Beach or for larger boats at Roche Harbor Marina, very close by....moreless

                              • Outdoor Grill:

                                Super Sized Gas Grill, propane provided...moreless

                              • Patio
                              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Tennis:

                                Several locations of tennis courts, High School, San Juan Golf & Country Club and Roche Harbor Resort. Fees may apply...moreless

                              • Golf:

                                Great course at San Juan Golf and Country Club. Clubs provided. Green fees apply...moreless

                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Large wrap around deck Plus, Private deck off Master Bedroom...moreless

                              • Yard
                              • Outdoor Furniture
                              • Deck Furniture
                              • Porch Furniture
                              • Lawn / Garden:

                                Park like yard for play, leads to Private, Easy Access Walk Out Beach...moreless

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard

                              Pool / Spa

                                  • Communal Pool:

                                    Roche Harbor Resort has beautiful pool available. Fee may apply....moreless

                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  SUMMER!!!!!
                                  May 16 - Sep 15, 2014
                                  3 night min stay
                                  $435
                                  $2,995
                                  Colorful Fall
                                  Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2014
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $299
                                  $1,950
                                  Blissfully Quiet
                                  Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $249
                                  $1,695
                                  Almost Spring
                                  Mar 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $249
                                  $1,695
                                  Spring
                                  Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
                                  2 night min stay
                                  $299
                                  $1,950

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                                  • departure housekeeping $135 + tax
                                  • Tax Rate 10.1%

                                  Notes:

                                  Departure cleaning fee of 135.00 may apply. Non refundable one time 49.00 fee for Property Damage Insurance.

                                  Culinary Classes are optional and not a condition of rental of this wonderful Bayside Home. Personal Chef, Culinary Classes,

                                  Italiani Dolci, Italian Breakfast Treats optional.


                                  Cancellation policy:

                                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


                                  This owner accepts HomeAway payments.
                                  Always use this free service to protect your payments up to $10,000 against fraud while keeping your financial information private. With HomeAway Payments, your credit card information is not seen by the owner or manager. NEVER pay by cash or instant money transfer services such as Western Union or MoneyGram. Call the owner to confirm booking request.


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                                  Last updated: 07/28/2014
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                                  Location

                                  9 Miles
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Friday Harbor
                                  9 Miles
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  Friday Harbor
                                  Friday Harbor
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Waterfront Right Outside Your Door!
                                  5 Miles
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Roche Harbor
                                  12 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  San Juan Golf & County Club
                                  0.1 Miles
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Italian Kitchen

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  Garrison Bay, near Roche Harbor Resort & Marina 1-5 mi

                                  Other Activities: Italian Cooking Classes and Private Dinners. Shopping, Kayaking, Horseshoes, Wildlife Viewing, Boating, Health/Beauty Spa.

                                   

                                  Owner info

                                  Year Purchased: 2005

                                  About the owner: We moved to the island in 1999 after several years of cruising and boating in these calm waters. Our last visit, we just did not want to go home, which then was Southern California. We live the island life style, growing as much of our vegetables as possible and cooking from scratch We love to share our wonderful food, recipes and beautiful Garrison Bay on San Juan Island with travelers. Come visit!

                                  Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor:
                                  We built this home with the thought of family and friends visiting San Juan Island and this absolutely wonderful perfect beach property. We want to share this magic with others. COME VISIT Garrison Bay San Juan Island!


                                  Contact us

                                  Speaks: english

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                                  Photos

                                  • Large Level Grass Yard to Private Beach
Launch Kayaks, Inflatables, Small Boat

                                    Large Level Grass Yard to Private Beach Launch Kayaks, Inflatables, Small Boat

                                  • Sunset View of British Camp from Your Private Beach on Garrison Bay.

                                    Sunset View of British Camp from Your Private Beach on Garrison Bay.

                                  • Water Fun! Kayak & Fishing.
A Water Playground for all Ages.

                                    Water Fun! Kayak & Fishing. A Water Playground for all Ages.

                                  • Kayaking Adventures in Calm Waters.
Kayak  Rentals available nearby.

                                    Kayaking Adventures in Calm Waters. Kayak Rentals available nearby.

                                  • Exterior Entry from Private Quiet Road

                                    Exterior Entry from Private Quiet Road

                                  • Comfortable L Shaped Couch to Snuggle On!
New Flat Screen TV with DVD

                                    Comfortable L Shaped Couch to Snuggle On! New Flat Screen TV with DVD

                                  • Black Glass French Door Refrigerator & Freezer. Ample counter space.

                                    Black Glass French Door Refrigerator & Freezer. Ample counter space.

                                  • Luxury Master Suite with Fabulous Views to Beach. Private Deck off Master

                                    Luxury Master Suite with Fabulous Views to Beach. Private Deck off Master

                                  • Master Bdrm Bath w/ Soaking Tub for 2. Dual Vanities, Large walk in Shower.

                                    Master Bdrm Bath w/ Soaking Tub for 2. Dual Vanities, Large walk in Shower.

                                  • Antique Brass Bed with Super Comfortable Pillow-top King Mattress. High Quality Linens.

                                    Antique Brass Bed with Super Comfortable Pillow-top King Mattress. High Quality Linens.

                                  • Italian Cooking Classes- Pizza Party Fun!

                                    Italian Cooking Classes- Pizza Party Fun!

                                  • Never too Young to Learn how to make Fresh Pasta.

                                    Never too Young to Learn how to make Fresh Pasta.

                                  • Garrison Bay view from nearby Hiking Trails.

                                    Garrison Bay view from nearby Hiking Trails.

                                  • Evening Sunset Photo Taken from Beach toward Home. Private, Secluded, Quiet.

                                    Evening Sunset Photo Taken from Beach toward Home. Private, Secluded, Quiet.

                                  • Great Boating, Fishing, Crabbing!
Bring your own boat or rent nearby. Small boats, kayaks, inflatables can be launched from Beach. Larger boats can be launched nearby.

                                    Great Boating, Fishing, Crabbing! Bring your own boat or rent nearby. Small boats, kayaks, inflatables can be launched from Beach. Larger boats can be launched nearby.

                                  • Sparkling Clear Calm Water for Family Fun

                                    Sparkling Clear Calm Water for Family Fun

                                  • Living Room with French Doors to Wrap Around Deck. Lawn Leads to Waters Edge

                                    Living Room with French Doors to Wrap Around Deck. Lawn Leads to Waters Edge

                                  • Pick your View*****
Flat Screen TV, Bay View or Nature at its Finest

                                    Pick your View***** Flat Screen TV, Bay View or Nature at its Finest

                                  • Large Fully Equipped Kitchen

                                    Large Fully Equipped Kitchen

                                  • Master Bedroom Suite with Private Deck! Great for Quiet Mornings.

                                    Master Bedroom Suite with Private Deck! Great for Quiet Mornings.

                                  • Comfy Luxurious Queen and Double Beds with Feather-beds & Extra Pillows.

                                    Comfy Luxurious Queen and Double Beds with Feather-beds & Extra Pillows.

                                  • Hall Bath. Tub with Shower, Double Vanity, Extra Fluffy Towels.

                                    Hall Bath. Tub with Shower, Double Vanity, Extra Fluffy Towels.

                                  • Buon Appetito!
Cooking Up An Italian Celebration!

                                    Buon Appetito! Cooking Up An Italian Celebration!

                                  • How Tuscan!
Fabulous Grilled Pizza Dinner on the Bay. A Perfect Vacation.

                                    How Tuscan! Fabulous Grilled Pizza Dinner on the Bay. A Perfect Vacation.

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                                  Date last modified - Sunday, July 20, 2014

                                  $249 - $435 per night (USD)
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                                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 9

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                                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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