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Sept SPECIAL! $325 Spectacular West side views of Straits, Olympics, & Victoria

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,867 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Office, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5 max) 5th request sleeping mat

Feel free to call owner directly for questions or to book.

360-378-3971

HARO HAIKU is located on the West side of beautiful San Juan Island.

The house is nestled just below the ridge line - with 180 degree views of the Olympic mountains, the Strait of Juan de Fuca beyond,and Haro Straits immediately below. Approaching the house, you pass by our Japanese-inspired garden with a 62 year old Bonsai black pine center piece.

BE SURE TO VIEW THE PHOTOS OF THE NEW, COMPLETELY REMODELED KITCHEN AND MASTER BATH !!

Inside Haro Haiku you'll find a contemporary blend of eastern and western style and decor with a decidedly Asian attitude. The interior lets the outside in through an ingenious use of sky lights and widow placements in the exterior and interior walls.

The views are spectacular!!

From South Vancouver island, across the straits to the Olympic Mountains, Pt Townsend, Mt Rainier, and Whidbey Island it never fails to inspire and delight. Sunrises, sunsets, ship and boat traffic, the lights of Victoria, and the Olympic Peninsula, clear starry nights, cloud formations, combined with the sound of Orca whales and surf below. Truly awesome!!!

Serenity and repose on San Juan Island

Our guest's comments say a lot more about our unique home and property.

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More Details

Owner
Stephanie
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Stephanie

We have lived on San Juan Island for 26 years. We owned and operated Lakedale Resort for 18 of those. We are very knowledgeable about what to do, where to eat, and out of the way places to hike, beach or..? We can help you with reservations for activities, dining or self guided tours of the islands. Always available and close by for any assistance necessary.

Stephanie purchased this house in 2005

Why Stephanie chose San Juan Island

The location of Haro Haiku is the main reason we chose to purchase it; Located on the WEST SIDE of San Juan Island with its spectacular vistas of Haro Straits, the Olympic Mountains, easy access to Lime Kiln State Park (Whale Watch Park), Serenity of the neighborhood (None to close, but not to far), and convenient to Friday Harbor.

Property is 3 acres with lots of privacy and views.

What makes this house unique

The Washington State Ferry from Anacortes to San Juan Island is now accepting vehicle reservations! This means that you will be assured of getting on the boat you would like, provided you arrive 30 minutes prior to arrival. Attached is a link that will explain how the system works and penalty for arriving late, no-show, and changing your reservation. Please read this information carefully.

https://secureapps.wsdot.wa.gov/Ferries/Reservations/Vehicle/default.aspx

Here is some additional information that may help you:

98 miles - Travel time from Sea-Tac airport to the Anacortes ferry is approximately 2 hours or more.

82 miles - Travel time from downtown Seattle to the Anacortes ferry is approximately 1 hr. 25 minutes or more.

Travel time will vary because of construction projects, the day of the week you are traveling, the time you are traveling because of traffic, weather, or other events.

Allow additional time for being in line to go through the toll booth to present your reservation.

Caretaker cottage onsite. Always ready to assist, but discreetly screened and respectful of guest's privacy

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Hello,

I haven't had a chance to write you until now, but i just wanted to let you know how much we enjoyed your lovely home. It was beyond all our expectations and we couldn't stop talking about how wonderful it was. (both the house and the location) our stay was glorious and much (or most) of that can be attributed to the haro haiku house. Thank you for your contribution to a wonderful weekend!

-Holly S.

p.s. i saw orcas from your deck!!

p.p.s. tom (my husband) requests that you contact us should you ever want to sell your home!"
Aug 2007
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Amenities

Friday Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1867 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • New master on-suite bath and one guest bathroom, total of 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Office - This is a very small office with no sleeping area.
    Master Suite - 1 king , Beautiful new master on-suite bathroom w/view of the water
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , king size bed request sleeping mat in advance for 5th person
  • The bedrooms are on opposite sides of the house for added privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Owner/Caretaker lives on adjacent property To all of our guests, The Washington State Ferry is now accepting vehicle reservations! This means that you will be assured of getting on the boat you would like provided you arrive 30 minutes prior to arrival. Attached is a link that will explain how the system works and penalty for arriving late, no-show, and changing your reservation. Please read this information carefully. https://secureapps.wsdot.wa.gov/Ferries/Reservations/Vehicle/default.aspx Here is some additional information that may help you: 98 miles - Travel time from Sea-Tac airport to the Anacortes ferry is approximately 2 hours or more. 82 miles - Travel time from downtown Seattle to the Anacortes ferry is approximately 1 hr. 25 minutes or more. Travel time will vary because of construction projects, the day of the week you are traveling, the time you are traveling because of traffic, weather, or other events. .

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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A lovely home and a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Haro Haiku. The home is very comfortable and includes all you need for a relaxing stay. The view is amazing. We hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jason & Julie, We certainly enjoyed having you and your family at our home. Thank you for taking such good care of it. We sure love it when guests come back That is the highest compliment we could have. Looking forwarding to hosting you on your next trip to the islands! Best, Stephanie & Jack
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Beautiful home with an unbelievable view

  • 5 of 5

Our time was too short, we loved this home, the view and the island. It is a magical place.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Home With An Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our 3-night stay at this house and would highly recommend it. It was the best rental house we've ever stayed in and everything is top-notch including the kitchen, bathrooms, and bedrooms. The view from the deck is stunning. We spent hours out there reading and just relaxing. It's a 15-20 minute drive into downtown Friday Harbor with lots of restaurants. We preferred staying on the west side of the island as it provides more seclusion and the best views. We hope to return to San Juan Island and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Too many issues with the water.

  • 1 of 5

The house was beautiful and the views were excellent. One day we had no power for 3 hrs. The next we had no water. The next we had water but no hot water. Not good!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Serena, Living on an island certainly has it's challenges. The email I forwarded to you about the planned power outage by OPALCO, our local power utility, arrived the same day I forwarded it to you. Our water company is very reliable but unfortunately they did not re-prime the well water pump, which caused the lack of water. Had you notified us that there was a problem with the hot water we would have sent our plumber to the home. We have never had any complaints about a lack of hot water with past guests or the guests who are currently in the home. We would like you to be a repeat guest. What can we do to have you back? Jack and I sincerely apologize for the water problem you experienced. We believe it all stemmed from the power outage. Plans have been set in place to avoid this from happening to another guest. Thank you for selecting our home and we hope you will enjoy the rest of your summer. Kind regards, Stephanie
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5

Fabulous views

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five (2 adults and 3 teenage boys) stayed for four nights. The views of Haro Straight are stunning. The home is well maintained, the master bathroom looks like it was recently remodeled and it's pretty fabulous. This was our first time in the San Juan Islands and staying here was delightful and everything we expected based on the other reviews. We will return. We didn't meet Stephanie or Jack during our stay but I had their cell number should we need anything and that was fine.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible views, beautiful house, perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

"This is our third time on S Juan Island and first time at Stephanie and Jack's house. As we arrived we were greeted by a beautiful black fox with a white tip. The place is breathtaking. Incredibly peaceful and quiet, other than the buzzing of hummingbirds, the whispering trees and the breaking of the waves. in the distance you see the Olympic mountains and Vancouver island. We did not spot the orcas but we did see on two mornings the porpoises frolicking in the surface. The house is beautiful and modern and equipped with all the comforts you need and beyond. Just sitting on the deck, in the evening looking at the sunset or in the morning is priceless and incredible and for that alone worth staying at this house. We will come back for sure! Tanya and Kyran "

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Tanya and Kyran, It was a please to have you stay at our home. We are always so pleased when guest enjoy the beauty and serenity of our home, it's surroundings, and the views. Thank you for selecting our home. We look forward to your return. Warm Regards, Stephanie
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Map

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Friday Harbor
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Friday Harbor
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Friday Harbor
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
San Juan Island Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Friday Harbor
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Dead Man's Bay
Nearest Point of Interest
Lime Kiln State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Haro Haiku
Car: recommended

Quiet, peaceful, listen to the sounds of the Salish Sea , whales, gulls, waves.

Whale Watch State Park located conveniently 1 mile away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $145
Damage Insurance $59

Pay through VRBO with Visa or MC you will need to add an additional 2.5% to your total payment. There are no additional fees to pay by check.

Cancellation policy: All fees are refunded if your reservation is cancelled 60 days prior to arrival. 89 days or less, cleaning fees and refundable damage deposit are refunded, all lodging dates that we are able to re-rent are also refunded.

To all of our guests,

The Washington State Ferry is now accepting vehicle reservations! This means that you will be assured of getting on the boat you would like provided you arrive 30 minutes prior to arrival. Attached is a link that will explain how the system works and penalty for arriving late, no-show, and changing your reservation. Please read this information carefully.

https://secureapps.wsdot.wa.gov/Ferries/Reservations/Vehicle/default.aspx

Here is some additional information that may help you:

98 miles - Travel time from Sea-Tac airport to the Anacortes ferry is approximately 2 hours or more.

82 miles - Travel time from downtown Seattle to the Anacortes ferry is approximately 1 hr. 25 minutes or more.

Travel time will vary because of construction projects, the day of the week you are traveling, the time you are traveling because of traffic, weather, or other events.

Allow additional time for being in line to go through the toll booth to present your reservation.

If you have any questions please let me know.

Happy travels,

Stephanie

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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