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Most Premier Whale Watching Vacation Home on San Juan Island

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San Juan Waterhouse from the water side

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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

San Juan Waterhouse

Located on the sunny west side of San Juan Island, with stunning whale watching opportunities, this private, waterfront home offers superb vacation lodging.

Built uniquely close to the shoreline, the Waterhouse is a very secluded island home whose beautiful southwestern views of the Olympic Mountains and the Strait of Juan De Fuca are breathtaking in all seasons. Situated on three acres with 1400 feet of rugged, pristine coastline, the home provides much sought after 'old island' privacy. Enjoy a front row view of the resident Orca whales, which hunt migrating salmon directly offshore and often sleep in the cove.

Custom built with much attention to creative details, enjoy a beautiful stone fireplace (gas flame just recently installed) when ambiance and warmth are the inspiration. The fully equipped kitchen includes a professional Viking stove, a great invitation to the serious chef. A stainless propane BBQ on the deck makes outdoor cooking a breeze.

Multiple French doors, a vaulted ceiling and an open living space floor plan surrounded by windows provide customized comfort, and spectacular water views from all rooms.

There is plenty to do with the rocky coves and a private gravel beach to explore. Tide pooling is excellent. Bring your binoculars because bird watching is superb, with resident Harlequin ducks and the local Bald Eagle 'Rocky'. Watch fox, otter, and deer close by, or pack your favorite beverages, a great book and relax on a sandy haven directly in front of the house. Two well furnished decks with outdoor seating, a picnic table and adirondack chairs also beckon. Small beach fires are allowed if a fire ban is not enforced on the island. Best of all is whale watching as this stretch of shoreline has been identified by a Whale Museum biologist as a feeding area for Orcas. Watch whales pass by from the deck as their family groups come within a few yards of shore, hunting salmon.

Keywords: Spectacular Waterfront, Beautiful custom Home, private, whale watching,

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Sorry, we have soft floors that scratch easily so we cannot allow pets....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) upstairs, off of kitchen with visual privacy but no door. nice room for kids, carpeted, small tv/vcr....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

    ...moreless

  • Master bathroom has claw foot tub and a separate shower. Second bathroom has claw foot tub only...moreless

Other Amenities

  • gorgeous 1400 foot shoreline on Straits of Juan de Fuca, spectacular whale watching, sandy fire pit area, unique privacy, lawn to shoreline, sunny deck...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    New Flat screen TV with Direct TV Service...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    some fun toys for young kids...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    1400 feet Waterfront on West side of San Juan Island...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Gorgeous views of the Olympic Mountains...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    1400 feet Waterfront on West side of San Juan Island ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    1400 feet Waterfront on West side of San Juan Island directly on Straits of Juan de Fuca. A full 3 acres of private secluded property includes a sandy area and private gravel beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Beautiful stone fireplace with propane flame...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    propane ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Full view of the Water...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking area is above the house, about 75 feet away. Gravel parking area provided but limited to two cars...moreless

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

    WiFi is included...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    I can recommend a great caterer...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee grinder included. French Press as well....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    everything you need...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Full Kitchen. microwave, coffee maker, coffee grinder, french press, tea pot, toaster, blender, all ammenities ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Viking...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    beautiful private decks well furnished with outdoor seating, a picnic table and adirondack chairs. spectacular views of the saltwater, Olympic Mountains, Vancouver Island, Victoria...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

$3,350
Shoulder
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$320

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning/Reset Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 10.01%

Notes:

During Winter and Shoulder season, payment is required upon confirmation of booking. During Summer months, down payment of 50% is required at confirmation of booking with remaining 50% due 30 days prior to check in.


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Last updated: 07/23/2015
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Location

Sandcastle Building, Skim Boarding, Exploring Eagle Cove and Beautiful American Camp, miles of trails to hike nearby,

 

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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • San Juan Waterhouse from the water side

    San Juan Waterhouse from the water side

  • San Juan Waterhouse from the waterside

    San Juan Waterhouse from the waterside

  • Living room surrounded by windows and fireplace

    Living room surrounded by windows and fireplace

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Waterhouse from parking area in the spring

    Waterhouse from parking area in the spring

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Awesome wave action

    Awesome wave action

  • Beautiful View from the front deck

    Beautiful View from the front deck

  • Ken and Suzanne
(this fireplace is now Gas and not wood burning)

    Ken and Suzanne (this fireplace is now Gas and not wood burning)

  • Living room
(fireplace is now Gas, and not wood burning)

    Living room (fireplace is now Gas, and not wood burning)

  • Waterhouse from the uphill view in the spring

    Waterhouse from the uphill view in the spring

  • Master bedroom, full view of the Water and Olympics

    Master bedroom, full view of the Water and Olympics

  • trail from the parking area ( gravel path from gravel parking area).

    trail from the parking area ( gravel path from gravel parking area).

  • peaceful sunset from the Waterhouse deck

    peaceful sunset from the Waterhouse deck

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  • Sleeps
    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 07/23/2015
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