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Otter Magic - Floating Home Private Marina Beautiful 2story

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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

You Cannot Get Any Closer to the Water Than This!! Sure, Lots of Places Have Got the View,.. We've got that, too.. But Here,.. Go Ahead,,, You Can Lean Down and Stick Your Hand In.!... Can you See the Sea-Life?... See the Fish? .... Taste the Salt?? ... You Get to Live on Top of an Aquarium!!! How cool is that?? If you've got your Own Boat, You Can Pull Up To Your Own Front Door!!!
The moment you arrive at this private marina, located just a 10 Minute Waterfront Walk from Downtown Friday Harbor's Ferry Landing, you know you are about to begin a wonderful adventure.
First thing you notice is the Quiet...Next, weather willing, you'll be treated to a View of Mt. Baker..Then, you see the Water.See the Boats...look to the left, and There She is....Your beautiful Hand Crafted Custom Cedar Floating Home Just Waiting for You!
Topped off with a Widows Walk and a small balcony deck with mountain view , The lower level is surrounded by flowers and sculptures that are just beckoning you to to Sit down On The Deck,, Kick back, Kick off your shoes and Take in the View! Watch the Ferry you got off of Leave the Port, or, Finish tying off Your Boat, Take a Deep Breath - and Just R-E-L-A-X!!

Inside, Otter Magic is still All Boat- With a charming configuration of Vaulted Ceiling,Skylights,French Doors, Dutch Doors, Hardwood Floors, Beautiful appointments, Window Walls and Portholes.
Downstairs you have the Bow Shaped Salon (living room) which is west facing and all windows ; The Galley (kitchen), The Lodge Room (den) and the Head (bathroom) with the jetted tub.
French doors lead to the back deck with BBQ
Upstairs consists of two rooms, The Bedroom with Queen size bed, and library, and the Solarium- all Plants, Windows,and Tile Floor, Dutch Door leads to walk around deck (widows walk) giving you 360 degrees of San Juan Island Views.
Otter Magic

Keywords: floathome, houseboat


Property Type

  • House Boat

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Front Deck is large enough to accommodate up to a 20 ft. Boat or Kayaks, Beautifully planted Solarium, Widows Walk,Use of Dinghy, crab pot, shrimp nets, Private Mooring Buoy possibly available separately for larger boats, Marina rainlocker available for larger, private bathrooms and extra laundry facilities, Secure parking for Mopeds, Motorcycles, or Bicycles on Load/Unload Deck...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • 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

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

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  • Ocean View:

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  • Oceanfront:

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  • Water View:

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  • Waterfront:

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Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking in private lot or street parking 72 hour limit before needing to move vehicle (at least till the chalk mark"s gone)......moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Cooking Utensils:

    We have got you covered, in addition to fully equipped galley as described, there's a slow cooker, waffle iron, ramekins, boats, little Cuisinart, Blender, cookbook collection,....Spices, and. Most of the staples Should be there, as well, l If You're inspired........moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Raise the blind, and you can sit and watch the ferrries come and go, excellent by day, lighted and most incredible by night......moreless



Write a review 4.6
from 11 traveler reviews
May through June- 195.00 per night-4 nite -225-3 nite 250 - 2 nite MIN
July through Sept15 -$1400 weekly -$225-4 nite - $250-3 nite - $295- 2 nite MIN
Seot 15 through October-195.00 per nite 4 nite -225 - 3 nite - 250 2 night MIN
Prices are for 2 people- additional persons at $20 per nite-
Prices do not include taxes.  Tax rate is 9.8%
No Cleaning Fees if Dishes are Done, Towels are in Bath and Bed is Stripped-
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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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Whale Watching by Land or By Sea,, Crabbing, Dinghy Putting, Shrimping , Birding, Tide-pooling,, State, County and National parks. Lakes, Lagoons, Farmers Market, Art Walk, Sculpture Park, Fresh Fish Market at Port, along with Boats & Folks to fill your eyes, Scenic Flights, Wildlife Cruises, Shuttle Tours, Kayak Adventures,


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: For about 17 years, We owned the (ahem) coolest gift shop in the islands..(itw).. We sold it this Spring, and we are looking forward to experiencing Life In Paradise with our Kitten Kismet, Our Toys, And Our Amazing Array of Friends, Oh, And Family:)

Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor:
The minute I laid eyes on this place, I had to Have it. I still owned a house that hadn't sold yet, so I knew there was No Way I could afford it, -But, I Had to Have It!!! So, I didn't sleep for 5 days and nights, and I thought and thought and finally came up with...Well,... Since we work seven days a week all summer ,.....Anyway,... IfFWe moved back to the Boat, for the summer,... and Shared The Joy,.... Well, Otter Magic was born! And, Yes, it is hard Sharing... But so much magic has been made here through the years! We have many repeat visitors, and several adventurous folks have even Moved to the Island after Enjoying The Adventure of Otter Magic. We Know you will enjoy it, too

The Unique Benefits at this House Boat:
Whether sitting on the deck or Looking out the windows- The view is ever changing.starfish, crabs, fish,otters, kingfisher, great blue heron all are our neighbors in our little house by the sea

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Speaks: english



  • if this is not big enuf for you, you might not be happy here-normally no problem

    if this is not big enuf for you, you might not be happy here-normally no problem

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Date last modified - Monday, September 28, 2015

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