Vacation in a Unique Loft in Historic Downtown Friday Harbor with Water View
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Lovely Loft Dashel Suite has extensive decorative faux painting and a unique floor plan with creative use of space. There is 2 bedrooms, 2 unique baths, one with a toilet and vanity, the other with a shower, vanity and washer/dryer. There is a full kitchen. One bedroom has a Queen, the other has a Double, plus there is a single Convertible bed in the Living Room. It has a balcony overlooking the Farmers Market, a distant water view and our historic seaport. The Dashel suite is very convenient to all the activities Friday Harbor and San Juan Island has to offer. Easy walk to many restaurants, shops, art galleries, museums, whale watch and kayak operators, bike, moped and car rentals, plus an easy stroll to the Port of Friday Harbor.
Member since: 2007
- On floor 2
- 1100 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- 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
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Clothes Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Sep 22 - Jun 1, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 2 - Sep 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- cleaning $60 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.3%
To secure your reservation a 50% deposit is required Mastercard and Visa only.
If you cancel a confirmed reservation and the dates can be re-booked for the same time period and price, there will be a full refund less a $75 administrative fee. If the dates cannot be re-booked, we will retain the entire reservation amount. This is necessary due to our short summer season.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
San Juan Island is the best area to actually see Orca whales in the wild easily during the summer months. Fall and Spring it is a birders paradise with many species passing through en route to their winter home or summer breeding grounds. Many birds reside here in the winter, most beautiful are the Trumpeter Swans and the Great Blue Heron, plus the largest population of Bald Eagles outside of Alaska, reside in the San Juan Islands. We have 3 National Parks on our small beautiful island so there are a lot of opportunities for hiking on the well marked trails.
Friday Harbor Vacation Rentals
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Capt.Lynn Danaher, San Juan Island,WA. Born in Portland, Oregon, raised on the Columbia River. She has spent her life around the marine environment, self taught and educated in the field. Lynn spent 23 years living in Alaska. During that time she homesteaded in the bush for 5 years and was a commercial fisherman for 14 years. During her years spent commercial fishing she explored the coastline from Bristol Bay to Prince William Sound, Canada to Seattle. She has always remained active in local politics and environmental issues. She worked on the front lines during the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and participated in an archeological expedition along the Alaska Peninsula. Her fascination of Polynesian culture led her to Hawaii in the 60’s where she attended the University of Hawaii. She has a special interest in the impact of introduced cultures and the seekers of the mythical Polynesian utopia. After leaving Alaska in 1994, she started a whale watch company in the San Juan’s Islands.. She is a USCG Licensed Master, Dive Master, on the Board of Directors of the Explorers Club, Director of the FH Film Festival and Founding Member and President of the Pacific Islands Research Institute, Dedicated to the study, understanding & preservation of the unique cultural heritage & fragile environment of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. Completed archaeological expeditions to Raivavae, Austral Islands, Easter Island and Marquesas. She has traveled extensively, has been to all 7 continents and worked aboard expedition ships since 2001. She has traveled the length and breadth of the Pacific Ocean, from Siberia to Antarctica and Chile to New Zealand as an expedition guide. She is dedicated to renovating buildings in Friday Harbor’s historic district, including The Lofts. Currently she is coordinating the annual Friday Harbor documentary Film Festival. fhff.org Future plans include expeditions to the remotest islands of the Pacific.
Why the Owner Chose Friday Harbor, WA, USA:
This is the first secure 2nd floor Loft type apartments built in Friday Harbor. They were designed to creatively utilize the unused open space of the upstairs of the Ace Hardware building. The original tenant of Unit D, was a world class faux artist and this Loft was her portfolio. Plus, this unit has a wonderful balcony for viewing the water, watching the activity of downtown and the farmers market.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This wonderful vacation unit located in the heart of the Historic seaport of Friday Harbor is within easy walking distance to everything, the ferry, the port and whale watch vessels, the airport and the Whale Museum. It is also within a 2 minute walk to many restaurants and shops. Both units are fully sprinklered.
Links to more information:
Welcome to the Lofts Dashel Suite
inside entry, all tile used throughout is recycled
The 2nd Bedroom, double bed
views overlooking historic Friday Harbor, Shaw Island and San Juan Channel.
Mural on outside of building celebrating 100 years of salmon fishing.
half the fun is just getting to Friday Harbor, you can arrive by float plane
Enjoy the view
Welcome to the Lofts
outside entry at 195
Dining bar to entry
faux painting detail
Balcony overlooking Friday harbor
balcony overlooking the water view and town
custom balcony support detail
Lovely Friday Harbor
Ride the Ferry
or cruise among the islands by ferry from Anacortes to Friday Harbor
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016
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