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Griffin Bay Waterfront, Beach, Mt. Baker View, Hot Tub, Buoy, Near Golf & Town

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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Before San Juan Island was “discovered” as a travel destination, Friday Harbor was a cluster of modest houses on a few central streets. When the commercial area began to expand, two of the vintage homes were preserved by moving them south of town and onto a beautiful stretch of Griffin Bay waterfront. Creatively connected by a new central living space, these historic structures now form the opposing wings of a delightful island residence.

The property is located behind a gated entry, so it’s extremely private, however the golf club and tennis courts (open to the public and you can use our rackets!) are just across the road and town amenities are within a few miles. The landscape surrounding the home is simply gorgeous, offering 8 sunny acres of garden, grassy clearings with a badminton set you can use, ponds to explore, and a 4 person hot tub. And then there’s the beach. Just wander down a pathway at the shoreline to find your own sheltered pebbled cove, complete with driftwood logs, tide pools, and a dead-ahead view of Mt. Baker. It’s where you’ll likely spend many hours in quiet contemplation and enjoying picnics. This beautiful waterfront is also a great spot for launching kayaks and there’s even a buoy for your use.

Those seeking to relive carefree childhood summers will love this vacation home! The older sections of the residence create a sensation of remembrance. One wing rambles through a small office into a master bedroom with king size bed, en-suite bathroom, & walk-in closet. Above is a semi-open loft with two twin beds where children and teens can snuggle up (note that there are low ceilings and non-conforming stairs & railings.) The kitchen with breakfast nook, wood stove, and laundry room are on the main level of the second wing. Upstairs are two additional bedrooms, one with a queen bed plus futon, the second with two twin beds. A second bathroom with shower is on the upper level as well. The two older wings are separated by the dining room and living room where there's a cozy wood stove (Satellite TV & wifi as well. ) The waterside windows frame an incredible view of the Bay, glorious sunrises, and Mt. Baker and stretching across the front of the home , an inviting deck contains lounge & dining furniture plus a propane BBQ.

The home is comfortable, attractive, and unpretentious. The atmosphere is a small step back in time, a place that children of all ages will cherish as they run barefoot in the yard, wade at the shore, play games and laugh. Come make your own Island memories at Griffin Bay Beach; we expect you’ll want to return year after year.

There will be an additional $250 charge if you wish to use the hot tub during Quiet Season dates.

This home is cared for by a local property manager to make sure your stay goes smoothly. They will help with your reservation also.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

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  • Bedroom #2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • The loft is up a stairway that is semi-open above a small den. Great 'tuck into the attic' area (Note that ceilings are low on edges of room and the stair railing is lower than current code requirements.) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    public 9 hole course down the street...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    public courts at golf course down the street...moreless

Payment Type

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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June 15 - Sept 15. 4 Night Minimum Booking $625 Night, $3700 Week + $55
Sept. 16 - June 15 , 4 Night Minimum Booking, $450 Night, $2800 Week + $55
$200 Cleaning Fee
$500 Security Deposit Required
+ $250 fee for hot tub use during Quiet Season.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 05/04/2015
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Location

The home is cared for by a local property manager to make sure your stay goes smoothly. They will take care of making your reservation too!

 

Manager info

About: Vacation Doorways is the largest LOCAL vacation rental company in the San Juan Islands. We represent more than 70 wonderful vacation homes located on San Juan, Orcas, & Lopez Islands. When you rent a Vacation Doorway home: • Our reservation staff will help you find the perfect home. • The booking process is quick, easy, & secure. • You’re protected by a Rental Agreement that spells out rates, terms, & conditions. • Your reservation and payment are rapidly confirmed. • The home you rent is professionally cleaned before you check-in. • A property manager is on call 24/7. • You’re dealing with a highly experienced, reputable company. • You can be confident that you’ll have a wonderful vacation rental experience!


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Photos

  • This gorgeous beach is all yours to enjoy.

    This gorgeous beach is all yours to enjoy.

  • The entry garden.

    The entry garden.

  • The steps leading to the beach.

    The steps leading to the beach.

  • The cone of Mount Baker is just over the islands across the bay. What a view!

    The cone of Mount Baker is just over the islands across the bay. What a view!

  • The property is simply spectacular!

    The property is simply spectacular!

  • The kitchen looks toward the water.

    The kitchen looks toward the water.

  • Living room looking into the dining area.

    Living room looking into the dining area.

  • Living area features a wood stove.

    Living area features a wood stove.

  • 3rd guestroom with two twins

    3rd guestroom with two twins

  • Upper Bath

    Upper Bath

  • Attic loft

    Attic loft

  • Master bath vanity

    Master bath vanity

  • One of the most beautiful beaches in the Islands - it's all yours!

    One of the most beautiful beaches in the Islands - it's all yours!

  • The charming country house of today was created by relocating and combining two vintage Friday Harbor houses.

    The charming country house of today was created by relocating and combining two vintage Friday Harbor houses.

  • Wings of the house are actually two vintage houses connected by a new atrium.

    Wings of the house are actually two vintage houses connected by a new atrium.

  • The view from the home looking across the grounds.

    The view from the home looking across the grounds.

  • A classic island setting in the midst of ponds, arbors, trees, meadows.

    A classic island setting in the midst of ponds, arbors, trees, meadows.

  • The breakfast nook.

    The breakfast nook.

  • This sunny room connects the wings of the house.

    This sunny room connects the wings of the house.

  • Queen Guest Room

    Queen Guest Room

  • Guest bath

    Guest bath

  • Master Bedroom with King Bed

    Master Bedroom with King Bed

  • Master bath shower

    Master bath shower

VRBO #507102

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Date last modified - Monday, May 04, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    9
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Manager indicates their response time is Within an hour
  • Calendar last updated 05/04/2015
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+1 800 391-8190

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