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Watch the sunset and hear the whales from this quiet cottage with water views. Walk to the edge of the pasture from the cottage to see the whales swim by in summer. Set in a pastoral setting on a six-acre horse ranch, there is a lovely perennial garden outside your door with a pick your own vegetable garden (in season). From the cottage you can walk to American Camp National Park.
We are walking distance to secluded Eagle Cove with a sandy beach great for sunbathing & wading. Walk to American Camp National Park for hiking opportunities and island history information. We are just a 10 minute drive to Friday Harbor.
Décor is a mix of world motifs acquired during our travels featuring oriental rugs, and European accessories. There is also a lovely gas fireplace for romantic evenings.
Wake up to a view of the garden from your bedroom with a comfortable queen size bed. The elegant deluxe bathroom has a claw foot tub and shower, Italian tiles and marble, heated floors and heated towel rack. Outside there is access to a hot tub, picnic table and chairs.
new bathroom with shower projected date April 2014...moreless
Full bathroom with claw foot tub and heated Italian tile floor and heated towel rack. The claw foot tub may be difficult for someone with mobility issues.
Second bathroom has full tiled shower & heated floor...moreless
Cottage is private though guests and owners may encounter each other in passing in the parking area .Most windows face secluded views, the French doors and one small window face the courtyard garden.This is an owner occupied property with the main house near the cottage. You may be private or engage with the owners as desired....moreless
some books & an extensive collection of literature about San Juan Island and stories written about and by historical figures....moreless
checkers,dominoes,Uno and Balderdashh,playing cards...moreless
Cancellation Policy: You must cancel no later than two weeks before your reservation to receive your deposit back unless I can rebook the cottage. This applies to check payments only; credit card payments require 30 days notice.
Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 12:00 p.m.(noon).
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Located 12 minutes from Friday Harbor off Cattle Point Road. The address is 589 Old Farm Road which is in a pastoral open grasslands area with adjoining horse farms.
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: Mary is an artist (painter) with her studio on site and also enjoys gardening, interior design, music,baking and riding her horses. Fred likes to golf and is a local CPA with a Friday Harbor practice. Both have traveled extensively in Europe and North Africa. We love meeting new people and look forward to helping you get the most out of your visit to San Juan Island.
Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor: This property is a sunny location facing south east, south and west and is warmer and sunnier than other parts of the island,and mainly free of mosquitoes. There is a lovely 3 mile walk nearby with water and pastoral views and an easy walk to American Camp.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage: Though the cottage is in proximity to the main house, it is private. The benefits are that the owners are here and can attend to any needs you might have. You can interact with one another or be by yourselves as you wish.