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Peaceful waterfront cottage, close to town!

Bedrooms Studio
Space 360 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Clean, new, and quiet. Private patio with view of Griffin Bay

Beautiful, brand new two person studio cottage, with a full kitchen, inspiring picture window views of Griffin bay and beyond. Comfortable queen bed. Sitting area has gorgeous water view. The lagoon at the bottom of our yard has marvelous bird activity.

This property is on the water; you can step onto the shore. Private garden, entrance and parking. This location is close to town, yet peaceful and surrounded by nature.

The lagoon provides wonderful bird watching opportunities and the sunny south facing site is truly enjoyable.

More Details

Jim and Peg LeBlanc
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About Jim and Peg LeBlanc

Jim and Peg LeBlanc are fun loving artists and thoroughly enjoy living in the San Juan islands. We love to garden, kayak and bird watch. We have collaborated on making this property a simple and beautiful place to spend time.

Jim and Peg LeBlanc purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Jim and Peg LeBlanc chose Friday Harbor

For many years when we were living elsewhere (our former fast-paced, urban, busy , fun, and noisy ) the San Juan Islands were a beacon for us, shaping our goals for a new chapter of living a little slower, a little simpler, with more natural beauty. We have tried to keep to that vision in making our little cottage a place where you might experience what we love about his part of the world.

What makes this cottage unique

We really think this is the best of both worlds for out of town visitors. You are surrounded by the beauty of this unique environment, the water of Griffin Bay, the clean air that blows over these islands, the quiet of being distance from major traffic ways... and yet we are walking distance to the town's restaurants, theaters, museums, the harbor and music venues. We love living where we do on this fantastic island. Beautiful and convenient!


Friday Harbor Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 360 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Romantic
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen bed
  • Books
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Peaceful waterfront cottage, close to town!
average rating of 4.9555554 based on 45 reviews

Perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Everything was easy, finding the cottage, getting settled, access to Friday Harbor, peace and quiet. It's a great location to start our bike rides all over San Juan Island, up the West coast, North to Roche Harbor or South to American Camp. The cottage layout is wonderful with beautiful views from the sitting room, the bed is very comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best place to stay on the island!

  • 5 of 5

If you enjoy privacy, tranquility and nature then this is were you want to be! We loved the comfortable bed, the private lagoon teeming with wildlife and being able to fix our own meals if we wanted . It is so much better then staying in a hotel, it's warm and cozy, you would not believe you are minutes from Friday Harbor! Jim and Peggy are the best, they are there if you need them and disappear when you don't. We hated to leave and can't wait to go back! We have the best memories because of them and the cottage. Thank you so much! Jack & Jan Burrows Derby Ka

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, WA

Clean and comfortable with a lovely water view.

  • 5 of 5

Jim & Peg,

Beautiful; attention to the smallest details; artistic flair; minimal but every need covered. Tastefully decorated.

Very. Comfortable. Bed.

Luxury sheets and towels.

Views that relax the soul.

Ability to cook our own meals.

Stars...Oh the stars!

Built by Jim & pictures painted by Peg. A work of excellence!

Thank You for sharing this happy place!

Dave & Gale

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect. Everything one needs in a beautiful location.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and view of the lagoon.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect for the two of us. The high ceilings and layout made 400 square feet feel open and roomy. The view of the open area between the cottage and the lagoon allowed good viewing of the garden and birds. We saw a coopers hawk, kingfisher, greater yellow legs, great blue heron and a flock of Canada geese in flight. Everything we needed was provided. We walked the one mile into town for dinner one night. We will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beaverton, Oregon

Great little cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was a cute, immaculate little cottage with all of the amenities, and a peaceful view toward the water, though just a little further away than I had thought it might be. Still, a quiet spot very close to Friday Harbor, and a very comfortable stay. Our thanks to the hosts!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Friday Harbor
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
0.6 Miles
Friday Harbor
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
San Juan Golf Corse
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Mt. Vernon
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Mt. Vernon
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
In Friday Harbor
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Mt Baker
Nearest Beach
Front of Property
Car: recommended

Peaceful, pretty, NEW cottage


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.