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Panoramic View, Private, Low Bank Waterfront Home

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Location: Swift’s Bay On Lopez Island In The San Juan Islands, Washington State.

Please Note:

Please do not ask for an exception to our “No Pet” Policy. We just do not accept pets of any kind. It may be more efficient for you to call me (425 783 9550) prior to going through the web site inquiry as I can address any of your questions and also provide you additional information that may help you make your final decision. Thank you for doing this.

Enjoy a very private setting with expansive views of Swift Bay, Thatcher’s Pass, ferry traffic and the Cascades from our special home.

The all cedar great room has a vaulted ceiling with comforting furniture, fireplace, large screen HDTV, Bose surround sound and uninterrupted views that leads to its own large deck looking southeast. The gourmet kitchen has Viking, Bosch, Miele and Subzero appliances. The imported granite countertops and sitting area lends itself to gourmet or casual cooking.

From the great room enter a stunning sunroom with fireplace, sitting and dining areas. Outside you will find a built-in infrared barbeque, separate outside sitting area, spacious hot tub (could be unavailable in late fall and winter) and outdoor speakers. Enjoy 240 feet of private beach while gathering around an evening fire in the fire pit surrounded by natural log benches.

The large master bedroom has a separate deck looking Northwest to the ferry terminal and Spencer’s Landing Marina.

Downstairs is a guest bedroom and a separate office area with a Murphy bed. (Wireless High Speed internet throughout).

Relax in our knotty pine loft with separate TV for DVD Movie watching while overlooking the eastern San Juan’s.

The home is wonderful for one or two couples to enjoy a special vacation in the San Juan’s. We will do everything possible to make your experience extra special.

More Details

Owner
John Bronson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About John Bronson

John and Ann Bronson - Have been in the Northwest 35 years. We raised our family in the Everett area where we owned and operated a local business.

John Bronson purchased this house in 1982

Why John Bronson chose San Juan Islands

As a pilot flying out of Whidbey Naval Air Station, I was continually taken back by the remarkable beauty of the San Juans from the air. We found this exceptional property and built our vacation home and have loved it ever since.

What makes this house unique

We believe you will find this an exceptional vacation value. The setting is very private with outstanding views. Deer come through our property nightly and bird life is abundant. Eagles often are seen on our beach.

Amenities

Lopez Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Murphy Bed in Den, Queen Bed in private Loft
  • The den with the murphy bed is located in the main house.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(35 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 35 reviews
5

Amazing views!

  • 5 of 5

Such a lovely week we spent in this home. Fun, family time, with room to spread out and expansive views. Loved the gourmet kitchen and cooked up a storm!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time on Lopez. Your always welcome. Thanks John
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5

A little gem on the northside!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to Lopez island before and stayed in a couple of nice vacation rentals.

This property however does standout. It's location is so unusual and very desireable.

The home is very comfortable and well maintained. The house is on a isthmus . You are surrounded by water both in the front and back of the house.

We rented some paddle boards and a kayak .At high tide water comes way up and it's just fantastic to go out with your boat /boards.

It was gorgeous sitting in the hot tub and looking at the gorgeous vistas . John called us before our trip and gave us great tips about how we should plan since we were

headed out the on a Memorial Day weekend!

We would love to come back to this property. Thanks for sharing your lovely home with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Arti Thanks for your kind words. So glad you enjoyed your visit. John
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5

Wonderful home between two beaches

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming to Lopez Island for close to 10 years and this is easily our favorite place we've stayed. Thank you!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dave Thanks for staying at our Lopez home. You are always welcome. John
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5

Breathtakingly beautiful and cozy even in peak winter

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed there over Christmas break with another couple friend and our 10 month old daughter. The house is not only prettier than even the pictures suggest, the view and the private beach are hauntingly beautiful. We had a wonderful time there. Dealing with John (the owner) and the property manager and housekeeper was very easy and they were very responsive to all our little questions and doubts. I would gladly stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dey Thanks so much for your kind words. Please let us know if you would like to come back. You are always welcome. John
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5

Wonderfull waterfront retreat

  • 5 of 5

This home is one of the very best experiences we have had in booking through VRBO.

Upon arrival our host Alan walked us through all the amenities the house has to offer as well as giving us ideas on exploring Lopez. The owners have excellent taste in craftsmanship, art work and books. The TV and sound system rivals any movie theater and the hot tub outside was just what the doctor ordered. The beach out front was fun to explore and the well stocked fire pit outside was warm while we gazed at the stars.

This house is perfect for 2 people or a large family. I would recommend this home to all who consider Lopez Island.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Dan Many thanks for taking the time to write your very nice review. It is very much appreciated. You are welcome anytime. Thanks John
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5

Heaven at Humphrey Head

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful, welcoming, and cozy. The views are amazing--when you stand in the master doorway, you can see Swifts Bay to the east, and Shoal Bay to the west. Absolutely breathtaking.

The location is perfect, too. The village is a short drive and the shellfish farm and marina are just steps away. Every road on the island surrounds you in peace and beauty. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary Thanks so much for your review and please call on us again. You are always welcome. Thanks John
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Lopez Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Lopez Village
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Lopez Ferry Landing
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Lopez Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Lopez Village
Car: recommended

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Rates & Availability

Lopez Island House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Seasonal Rates
Jun 10 2017 - Sep 20 2017
5 night minimum stay
$440
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$350
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $135
Damage Deposit $500

We are now on the VRBO online booking program, but please send your initial inquiries through the web site ("Send Email") and I will respond as I have not and will not rent my home without a phone conversation. Then we are able to tell if it is a good fit for both of us.
Exceptions to Minimum Nightly Bookings may be Accepted to Fill Calendar. Priority to 7 day stay or more in July and August.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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