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Otter Magic - Floating Home Private Marina Beautiful 2story

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Last updated: 11/04/2016
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House Boat
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House Boat, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

You Cannot Get Any Closer to the Water Than This!! Sure, Lots of Places Have Got the View,.. We've got that, too.. But Here,.. Go Ahead,,, You Can Lean Down and Stick Your Hand In.!... Can you See the Sea-Life?... See the Fish? .... Taste the Salt?? ... You Get to Live on Top of an Aquarium!!! How cool is that?? If you've got your Own Boat, You Can Pull Up To Your Own Front Door!!!
The moment you arrive at this private marina, located just a 10 Minute Waterfront Walk from Downtown Friday Harbor's Ferry Landing, you know you are about to begin a wonderful adventure.
First thing you notice is the Quiet...Next, weather willing, you'll be treated to a View of Mt. Baker..Then, you see the Water.See the Boats...look to the left, and There She is....Your beautiful Hand Crafted Custom Cedar Floating Home Just Waiting for You!
Topped off with a Widows Walk and a small balcony deck with mountain view , The lower level is surrounded by flowers and sculptures that are just beckoning you to to Sit down On The Deck,, Kick back, Kick off your shoes and Take in the View! Watch the Ferry you got off of Leave the Port, or, Finish tying off Your Boat, Take a Deep Breath - and Just R-E-L-A-X!!


Inside, Otter Magic is still All Boat- With a charming configuration of Vaulted Ceiling,Skylights,French Doors, Dutch Doors, Hardwood Floors, Beautiful appointments, Window Walls and Portholes.
Downstairs you have the Bow Shaped Salon (living room) which is west facing and all windows ; The Galley (kitchen), The Lodge Room (den) and the Head (bathroom) with the jetted tub.
French doors lead to the back deck with BBQ
Upstairs consists of two rooms, The Bedroom with Queen size bed, and library, and the Solarium- all Plants, Windows,and Tile Floor, Dutch Door leads to walk around deck (widows walk) giving you 360 degrees of San Juan Island Views.
Otter Magic

Keywords: floathome, houseboat
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Owner

Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/04/2016

Property Type

  • House Boat

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Front Deck is large enough to accommodate up to a 20 ft. Boat or Kayaks, Beautifully planted Solarium, Widows Walk,Use of Dinghy, crab pot, shrimp nets, Private Mooring Buoy possibly available separately for larger boats, Marina rainlocker available for larger, private bathrooms and extra laundry facilities, Secure parking for Mopeds, Motorcycles, or Bicycles on Load/Unload Deck...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

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  • Ocean View:

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  • Oceanfront:

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  • Water View:

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Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking in private lot or street parking 72 hour limit before needing to move vehicle (at least till the chalk mark"s gone)......moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    We have got you covered, in addition to fully equipped galley as described, there's a slow cooker, waffle iron, ramekins, boats, little Cuisinart, Blender, cookbook collection,....Spices, and. Most of the staples Should be there, as well, l If You're inspired........moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Raise the blind, and you can sit and watch the ferrries come and go, excellent by day, lighted and most incredible by night......moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.7
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$5,800
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

Summer 3 nite rate is 250.00 per nite

Summer 4 nite rate is 225.00 per nite

Fall 3 nite rate is 225.00 per nite

Fall 4 nite rate is 200.00 per nite

Bed stripped, dishes done, towels in tub and you have No Cleaning Fee! Easy is Good

300.00 deposit to hold reservation- balance due when you arrive

Cancellation policy is 30 days before arrival full return, less than 30 days dependent on re-booking- which is usually possible...keep in contact so everybody's happy


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 11/04/2016
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Location

Whale Watching by Land or By Sea,, Crabbing, Dinghy Putting, Shrimping , Birding, Tide-pooling,, State, County and National parks. Lakes, Lagoons, Farmers Market, Art Walk, Sculpture Park, Fresh Fish Market at Port, along with Boats & Folks to fill your eyes, Scenic Flights, Wildlife Cruises, Shuttle Tours, Kayak Adventures,

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: For about 17 years, We owned the (ahem) coolest gift shop in the islands..(itw).. We sold it this Spring, and we are looking forward to experiencing Life In Paradise with our Kitten Kismet, Our Toys, And Our Amazing Array of Friends, Oh, And Family:)

Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor, WA, USA:
The minute I laid eyes on this place, I had to Have it. I still owned a house that hadn't sold yet, so I knew there was No Way I could afford it, -But, I Had to Have It!!! So, I didn't sleep for 5 days and nights, and I thought and thought and finally came up with...Well,... Since we work seven days a week all summer ,.....Anyway,... IfFWe moved back to the Boat, for the summer,... and Shared The Joy,.... Well, Otter Magic was born! And, Yes, it is hard Sharing... But so much magic has been made here through the years! We have many repeat visitors, and several adventurous folks have even Moved to the Island after Enjoying The Adventure of Otter Magic. We Know you will enjoy it, too

The Unique Benefits at this House Boat:
Whether sitting on the deck or Looking out the windows- The view is ever changing.starfish, crabs, fish,otters, kingfisher, great blue heron all are our neighbors in our little house by the sea


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 11/04/2016

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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