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Enticing Waterfront Cottage!

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

waterfront cottage, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 1 mile from town

Sawmill Creek Cottage offers secluded peace for your island getaway. Comfortable and private, it is just a one mile walk from Friday Harbor.

The cottage sits on a shared low bank beach on a small salt water cove known as Jackson's Lagoon. There is a freshwater pond and stream on one side, which provides privacy and acts as a natural boundary. You will share the property with blue herons, kingfishers, eagles, and the occasional deer or fox, and watch the moon rise bigger than life over the North Bay at dusk. Enjoy our plush queen, all natural, latex, soy, and bamboo bed. New washer/dryer, new appliances.

The secluded yard offers a patio table and barbeque. Blackberry pies are there for the picking in early autumn. In the quiet winter months, create a second honeymoon or holiday turkey memories in this snug warm cottage.

Visit Sawmill Creek Cottage and find yourself 'On Island Time...'

Keywords: Private, Close to Friday Harbor, Waterfront, Cabin

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2017

About The Owner

We are Alaskans with roots in Friday Harbor. Victor is a life long Alaskan commercial fisherman who is now a merchant mariner, and he may be one of the crew on your ferry to the island. Phebe’s ties to the island go way back, even beyond childhood memories of sunburned backs from exploring tide pools, hayfields, salmon bakes and the joy of arriving each summer from Alaska on the ferry. The story continues, as we hope that our guests (and our grandchildren!) are creating memories just like that during their visit to the island. Come see us!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1990

Why The Owner chose San Juan Island

When we bought the property we saw the cottage as a place for our family and friends to stay when they came to visit us. We've found we can offer it as a vacation rental as well, and hope to make our visitors to the cottage feel at home.

Amenities

Friday Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom is accessed through the bedroom. This is comfortable for some travelers, but not for all.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , New Flexsteel Queen Sleeper, Memory Foam Mattress
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleeper Sofa or Futons (1) Portable crib available.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
Notes:
Local and National Marine regulations prohibit shoreline clearing in the San Juan Islands, obscuring some of our waterfront. Most is open, though, with access to the low bank shoreline across the small footbridge.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Enticing Waterfront Cottage!
average rating of 4.94 based on 50 reviews
Denver, CO
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Charming, quiet and private

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the cottage. It's a bit rustic, but the owners keep it very clean. The bed is SUPER comfortable, kitchen is stocked well for cooking if you wish. The walk to town is about a mile but it's a nice stroll. We rented e-bikes to get around and didn't have a car. It was difficult to find a small place for 2 of us that wasn't above retail in Friday Harbor. We really found a gem!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Private with lots of wildlife, close to Friday Harbor

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful stay, clean cottage with all the amenities needed!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was very lovely with a nice view of the water. The bathroom looks newly renovated. The bed is probably the most comfortable bed I have ever stayed in!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well kept, clean, great view!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great home base. We had a relaxing weekend exploring the island. We had different visitors each morning, a fox, some deer, herons. We loved it!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful. Clean. Peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to have a peaceful unplugged weekend, and I was pleasantly surprised with the Sawmill Creek Cottage. It was pristine, perfectly located, and Phebe was a wonderful host. If I can ever make it back up that way, I will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A special stay....

  • 5 of 5

Such a great find!

My husband and I wanted to stay somewhere special for our anniversary. We found it! Sawmill Creek Cottage provided a cozy cottage and wonderful surroundings. We had a light dusting of snow our first day, a black fox visited and the ducks and blue herons were frequent company. The cottage provided warmth and seclusion, with town only a short drive away. The kitchen is well appointed with a stove, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, fridge/freezer and even a washer/dryer. We look forward to our next stay at this special cottage. Thank you Phebe and Victor for your care of this gem.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $100

WINTER SEASON Oct.-May 19: 3RD NIGHT IS FREE..Contact Owner

10% DISCOUNT is applied to any stay of 7 nights or more.

Pets are accepted on a case by case basis, please verify permission with owner.

We accept single night bookings if they are open between other reservations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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