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Beachfront Cottage Built '06 -Great Views-Sleeps 3, 2 nt. min

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bdrm, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3) 2 NIGHT MIN.

Waterfront cottage, 2 bedroom, sleeps 3. Sunset views, beach walks. Built in 2006, the cottage features a full kitchen, washer & dryer, and is a short walk to shopping, bike & kayak rental, liquor store, & good restaurants. Outside deck and private beach. Ferry pick-up available so you can avoid the long summer lines. Great convenient location with very private feeling. Sorry, no pets. Bedroom #1 has a queen sized bed. Bedroom #2 has a full (double) sized bed. See seals, herons, bald eagles from your front window.

After you stay here, you will want to return again and again.

Keywords: Kayaking, beach, sunsets, shells, private, clean, comfortable, cozy, new construction, 2006

More Details

Lauren Stephens
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2017

About Lauren Stephens

We have lived on Lopez Island since 1996. We enjoy boating, gardening and hiking in this island paradise. We live on the same property as the cottage, yet because the cottage is set into the hill below the house, it feels very separate & private.

Lauren Stephens purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Lauren Stephens chose San Juan Islands

We built the cottage in 2006 on the site of a pre-1930 cabin that was grandfathered in and meant we could rebuild right at the water's edge. Although the cottage is small, it is beautifully designed, with the feel of being on a boat.

What makes this cottage unique

This unique location allows all the amenities of being in the Village, with a very private feel.


Lopez Island Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is a full bath with tub/shower. There is also a stackable washer/dryer in the bathroom closet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 3
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • tennis
Walk to restaurants, shops, grocery store, bike& kayak rental,& summer Farmer/Arts Saturday Market, watch seals & bald eagles go by the cottage. Beautiful sunsets, beach walks.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Beachfront Cottage Built '06 -Great Views-Sleeps 3, 2 nt. min
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
Ames, Iowa, USA

Lazy sunsets across the bay...

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a quiet, peaceful getaway and this ON-the-bay cottage delivered! As each day faded, we kicked our shoes off, opened up a bottle of wine and watched the gentle bay slowly change hues as the sun sank beyond the horizon. After a day exploring the island's many nearby natural attractions -- Spencer Spit, Iceberg Point, Watmough Bay -- we would return "home," sink into the comfortable furnishings and extend a toast to our good fortune in finding this one-of-a-kind property. A short walk away, we enjoyed the Love Dog Cafe, shopped at the Lopez Market and purchased delectable, drinkable souvenirs from the Lopez Island Vineyard. All in all, the Bay Inlet Beach Cottage is the perfect week-long escape for the weary traveler. We hope to make the trek from Iowa to this island gem again and again.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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No better place for July 4th!

  • 5 of 5

For the second year in a row, we had an amazing trip to the Bay Inlet Beach Cottage for the July 4 holiday. The house is perfect - gorgeously rebuilt, efficient sized, and perfectly located - as the only house on the beach, you have tons of privacy, but walk up the steps and you're right in the middle of town! Easy access to coffee, ice cream, wine tasting, grocery, restaurants, and weekend farmers market. Lopez LOVES July 4, and the house is just next to the parade route. Best kept secret: you can see the fireworks from the living room windows! Lauren was on top of everything, very easy to work with. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serene and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here last summer, and had such a fantastic time I plan to return again this year! This beautiful little cottage was exactly what I was looking for; close to everything Lopez has to offer, yet secluded enough to feel completely cut off from the world. Just such a beautiful space, it was hard to leave! Though close to many of the islands best restaurants, we chose to stay in one night to cook dinner in the fully equipped kitchen and eat while watching the water lap gently at the side of the house. Such a fantastic experience, we can't wait to return to 'our' spot, and explore more of what Lopez has to offer! We highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming visit

  • 5 of 5

Staying here was just a dream. We were able to put our kayaks right into the water and explore Fisherman Bay, and felt like we were totally secluded even though the Village is a convenient walk from the front door. Saw bald eagles, seals and blue heron just sitting on the porch, it is practically its own wildlife tour! Gorgeous sunsets, and a fabulous beach to walk on. The cottage itself was very, very clean and well-appointed, with a full kitchen, bathroom with washer/dryer, and unlike other places we have stayed on the island, the owners take care of trash and recycling, a much appreciated perk! We would come back in a heartbeat, and highly recommend this place (and don't forget to visit the delicious Bay Cafe restaurant, located just steps away!). A true Island Paradise, and an unforgettable experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, even better view

  • 5 of 5

I can hardly say enough good things about this cottage. It's cozy without feeling cramped, and well-appointed without losing the rustic feel of the island. The view from outside the windows simply can't be beat, and at night the ocean comes right up to the foundation. You can go kayaking easily, or walk into Lopez Village, only a few steps away. Great location, awesome living space. Totally worth a visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Steps from the Village with a one-of-a-kind view

  • 5 of 5

Steps from all Lopez Village has to offer and at the water's edge, the cabin is efficiently planned with two bedrooms, bath, kitchen, and living room. The whole cabin was spotless and the modern appliances worked well. The photos really don't do this place justice - you'll be hard-pressed to find a better place to watch a sunset. The owners are also very active in the community and knowledgeable about the San Juans...have them tell you about the best hiking spots and best roads for bikes. I hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Fisherman Bay via Kenmore Air (we pick up)
Nearest Ferry
4 Miles
From San Juan's and Anacortes (WA State Ferry)
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lopez Golf Club (open to public)
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Across street


Rates & Availability

Lopez Island Cottage Rental Rates

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High Season
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Maximum occupancy 3.

I give a price break for 5+ night stays. I require payment in full by check by return mail when I send confirmation and invoice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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