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Waterview Cottage with Sunny Gardens and Whale Watching Opportunities.

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Living room looking out over the pasture and the sea.

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Last updated: 04/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

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.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 745 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    2 adults only...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    not suitable for handicap or mobility impaired. There is one step to the entry door....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Separate bedroom with pillow top queen size bed mattress. Large closet and dresser in bedroom.Pastoral views from the bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub

    vanity with sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: shower

    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

Other Amenities

  • 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

Entertainment

  • Books:

    some books & an extensive collection of literature about San Juan Island and stories written about and by historical figures....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    checkers,dominoes,Uno and Balderdashh,playing cards...moreless

  • Television:

    32 inch Samsung Smart flat screen t.v. with internet capabilities...moreless

  • Video Library:

    some DVD's...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • 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
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    views of the Olympic Mountains...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    views of the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains...moreless

  • Water View:

    views of the Straits of Juan de Fuca and the Olympic Mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Small antique oak table table with two chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Heating:

    electric heat and gas fireplace...moreless

  • Internet:

    yes...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    sheets and pillowcases,woolen blankets, down quilt, two down feather pillows & 2 foam pillows, place mats and table cloth provided & paper napkins...moreless

  • Living Room:

    sofa, foot stools and 1 easy chair, oriental rugs,Italian hand blown glass fixtures, lights on dimmers...moreless

  • Parking:

    dedicated parking space...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Private land line and answering machine in cottage. Some cell phones have spotty connections here and other locations on the island. Verizon works here....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    bath towels and hot tub/beach towels plus two robes...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    new washing machine ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee maker, and coffee bean grinder. coffee beans provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and cook ware and utensils provided...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Brand new custom designed Pullman type kitchen fully equipped with gas range,dishwasher, microwave and full size refrigerator....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    small oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    coffee,tea,sugar,creamer,olive oil,white&red vinegars,dish soap,paper towels,kleenex...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full size with freezer and ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    4 burner gas stove with small oven....moreless

  • Toaster:

    two slot toaster...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    stone patio with views of the sea...moreless

  • Golf:

    public 9 hole golf course 10 minutes away...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Several kayak outfitters offer tours...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    grassy meadow outside the entry door with pine trees and a water view, two lawn chairs and a French bistro outdoor table with dining chairs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    large Weber charcoal provided and lighter fluid and newspaper and utensils...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    hot tub is always on and seats 4,located in the garden courtyard with privacy screen. It is not used by owners. It is surrounded with a privacy fence and hedge....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
spring
Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$190
$1,260
summer
Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$195
$1,295
fall
Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$190
$1,260
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$185
$1,260

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Tax Rate 10.1%

Notes:

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).


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 04/22/2015
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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Location

5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Friday Harbor Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Friday Harbor House
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Washington State Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
San Juan Golf & Country Club
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack Mt. Vernon, Washington state
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Cattle Point Road
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Vinny's Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Eagle Cove

Car: Recommended

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.

 

Owner info

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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Living room looking out over the pasture and the sea.

    Living room looking out over the pasture and the sea.

  • Bright and sunny living/kitchen area with custom cabinets and ambient lighting

    Bright and sunny living/kitchen area with custom cabinets and ambient lighting

  • tiled shower with heated floors and skylight

    tiled shower with heated floors and skylight

  • Watch fisherman working right outside your door.

    Watch fisherman working right outside your door.

  • See our horses grazing in the pasture in front of the cottage.

    See our horses grazing in the pasture in front of the cottage.

  • Entry gate to the garden.

    Entry gate to the garden.

  • View of the garden from the cottage.

    View of the garden from the cottage.

  • the garden

    the garden

  • View of the garden entrance of the cottage and nearby hot tub.

    View of the garden entrance of the cottage and nearby hot tub.

  • Our home surrounded by pastures with the separate guest cottage to the right.

    Our home surrounded by pastures with the separate guest cottage to the right.

  • The gas fireplace is perfect for cozy romantic evenings.

    The gas fireplace is perfect for cozy romantic evenings.

  • Comfortable queen size bed with views of a private meadow

    Comfortable queen size bed with views of a private meadow

  • Deluxe bathroom with claw foot tub and heated floor

    Deluxe bathroom with claw foot tub and heated floor

  • View to the Olympic Mountains from the front of the cottage.

    View to the Olympic Mountains from the front of the cottage.

  • Dining alfresco in the meadow outside the cottage.

    Dining alfresco in the meadow outside the cottage.

  • Relax outside with the beautiful blooms.

    Relax outside with the beautiful blooms.

  • the garden

    the garden

  • Say hello to the horses as you pass by the paddock to the garden.

    Say hello to the horses as you pass by the paddock to the garden.

  • Relax in the private hot tub.

    Relax in the private hot tub.

  • entrance with stone patio

    entrance with stone patio

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Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Cottage
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/22/2015
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