Etta's Place Suites, in Town - Dog Friendly(6 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Studio
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
A studio apartment with Queen bed, eat-in kitchen & private bath
• hallway entrance
• queen bed
• Aerobeds and sleeping bags for young children
• sitting area
• eat-in kitchen
• suitable for a couple - 2 quiet children under 8 are welcome
• baby bed is available for a couple traveling with a baby or small child under 2
We promote a quiet, relaxing and convenient-to-everything environment for our guests.
Well behaved dogs are accepted with a $50 cleaning deposit.
Please come, discover and enjoy your suite in a home proud of its past, yet considerate of modern amenities and conveniences.
About Etta Egeland's home:
The home was originally built by Sheriff Newt Jones in 1895. Sheriff Jones was responsible for ordering the only hanging ever performed in San Juan County. He was 28 at that time. Ask Carol about this fascinating story.
Etta Egeland moved in during the 1960's. She was born in a log cabin, raised on San Juan Island and the founder of the San Juan County Historic Society.
The home is a restored 1895 Prairie Victorian San Juan Island Home located in the New York Time's recommended Number 2 destination in the world to visit!
The home's interior is brimming with traditional Victorian charm and original building details such as the staircase banister, moldings, original fir flooring and the exterior patterned shingles.
The Property Details:
* Ettas Place Suites - a Boutique Hotel style accommodation with 3 available suites; each with separate entrances accessed through a main hallway.
* If you have need for a larger family or couples that enjoy separate spaces you could occupy two or all three suites, I do have a discounted rate for combining units.
* Sorry, there is no large common kitchen or living room for larger groups to gather.
* Ettas Place is conveniently located in downtown Friday Harbor; only 4 blocks from the San Juan Island ferry landing so it is cost effective to leave your car at the Ferry Landing in Anacortes, then just walk on to save the higher ferry rates and long waits during the summer!
*The town's historic restaurants and shops are all within a short walking distance of Ettas Place.
* Several modes of transportation are easily available to get around on this 10 mile wide by 22-mile long island.
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Member since: 2010
- On floor 2
- 400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 1-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Bathroom features a shower, vanity and toilet.
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
Cell Phone coverage is very good in the Town of Friday Harbor. Verizon is best on San Juan, however spotty within the island interior, most cell phones work well around the perimeter of the island. ...moreless
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
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- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
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Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Winter - Etta's
Oct 1 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Summer - Etta's
May 26 - Oct 1, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
- Pet Fee $45 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.3%
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel a confirmed reservation within 48 hours of the arrival date and the dates are re-booked, there will be a full refund less a $75 administrative fee. If you cancel within the 48 hours or your dates cannot be re-booked, initial deposit amount is retained. I do make every effort to re-book the reservation, in August/Sept this should not be a problem as there usually are last minute requests.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Whale watching, salmon fishing, crabing, shrimping, historic national parks, mopeds, Frisbee golf, weaving, art and historic walks, recommended health and beauty spas, Yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi and there is a new Zip Line facility on the island.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: I am Carol Anderson, owner of Etta's Place, a Washington State native and have lived in Friday Harbor on San Juan Island for over 19 years. I enjoy being active in community activities and to explore the wonderful scenic areas San Juan has to explore. Being close to nature is very important to me. I am a Fellow Member of the Explorer's Club and an active member of the Washington Fly Fishing Club. My professional background is developing online learning for university courses.
Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor, WA, USA:
II bought Etta Egeland's home in 2006 after she passed away at the age of 105. Etta Egeland was a very special woman on San Juan Island; I met her when I first moved here. Her home was always open to travelers or anyone who needed a place to stay overnight. She was the consummate historian, active in preserving the town's history and the founder of the San Juan Historic Society and Museum which is still very active and growing today. This historic society is responsible for documenting all the town's historic houses in the Historic Preservation Manual, a document which guided my restoration of this lovely home. Etta's Place Suites is a tribute to both Etta Egeland's passion for history and her enduring kindness towards travelers.
The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
Enjoy your own unique private living space with all the amenities you need to be comfortable with one queen bed and a sitting area with table and 2 chairs. The bath has a large shower, sorry no bathtub. Directv is available in all suites. Wi-Fi, is available and free. The unit has a separate entrance through the main hallway. Air conditioning is usually not needed because this suite is on the North side of the house and remains cool throughout the day. If needed, I do have a fan available..
- Primary: (360) 298-2999 (Washington, USA)
Etta's Place Suites
Etta's Sitting Living Area
Etta's Place Suites Parking area
Whale watching is always fun
The farmers market - 2 blocks away
Maybe you will see fox babies at South Beach
Etta's Street Sign
Stairway to Etta's Upstairs
Etta's Queen Bed
Etta's In-kitchen dining
Friend Monica's Painting of my house
Lime Kiln Lighthouse in a winter storm
The lavender field just coming into bloom
Kayak trips are wonderful outside Roche Harbor
Carol, Ali and Spencer
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017
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