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San Juan Island, Carter Beach #177

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Vacation rental house. Sleeps 6, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. No pets allowed.

40 Meyers Road San Juan Island, WA 98250 United States

FOR THOSE LOOKING FOR NO BANK BEACH, DOCK, BUOY, BEACH, HOT TUB

Completely remodeled in 2013, this great waterfront home, near Friday Harbor, has it all!

*A beautifully remodeled kitchen with granite counters, new stainless steel appliances, & updated flooring and lights.

*Bathroom upgrades that include new stone counters, flooring, & fixtures.

*A super new deck across the entire front of the home.

*New living room furniture and TV.

When you add these updated features to this classic Northwest contemporary, it is pure vacation enjoyment! You can dine in the afterglow of the setting sun, count the stars during a night time dip in the hot tub, doze in the hammock by the beach, or embark on a cruise around the islands from your own marine backyard. (As a buoy and 40 foot shared dock are available for guest use, you might avoid the ferry lines and arrive in your own boat!) Solarium windows stretch across the entire front of the home so, whether indoors or out, you're surrounded by a panorama of neighboring islands, blue waters, big skies, and the activity of ferries and recreational boats as they arrive and depart from Friday Harbor.

The comfortable character of Carter Beach will be appreciated by couples and families alike. The home offers a spacious master bedroom on the upper level with king size bed and private bath with shower. There are two other bedrooms that share a full bath just down the hall, one with a queen bed, and the other with both a queen and twin. The requisite entertainment and electronic connections, including WiFi and satellite TV, are also provided.

Carter Beach is located in a desirable, upscale, neighborhood within a few miles of the ferry landing and the shopping and entertainment venues in the town of Friday Harbor. This is a fantastic vacation home in a fantastic vacation location. But you'll have to book early if you want to enjoy this special home because many guests return to Carter Beach year after year.

San Juan County VR Permit #99SPR1113

• Travel Insurance – Unexpected Things Can Happen, We Highly Recommend You Purchase Travel Insurance.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES (IMPORTANT NOTICE, PLEASE READ)

Northwest Island Escapes makes every effort to provide, and provide timely maintenance and service for, all the amenities listed in this property description. However, at times, due to events out of our control, these services may not be as fast or reliable as our guests are used to on the mainland. Please Read your contract for important additional information about the availability of these services.

Note that this home is rented in increments of seven days ONLY, with check-in on Saturdays during the Peak Season. Should you arrive by boat, consult tide charts. Larger boats are advised to tie up to the mooring buoy and dinghy to the dock as a low tide can drop the dock to a 4 foot depth PLEASE NOTE: THE DOCK AND MOORING BUOY ARE NOT AVAILABLE FROM NOVEMBER THRU MARCH DUE TO POSSIBLE STORMS AND HIGH WINDS

Rooms and Amenities
Property Type House, 2 story
Unit Code 01-177
Beds 1 king bed, 2 queen beds, 1 twin bed
Bathrooms 3 bathrooms
Rooms Sleeps 6, 8 dining seats
Floor Area 2400 square feet
Pets No pets allowed.
PEAK SEASON $3,700 Per Week, June 15th - Sept 15th, Check in/out Saturday Only
SHOULDER SEASON 4 Night Minimum, May 1 - June 14, After Labor Day - Oct 15, $475 Per Night
QUIET SEASON $2,800 Per Week, Sept. 16th - June 14th
HOLIDAY SEASONS *Holiday Rates May Apply*, New Years, Memorial Day, July4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Labor Day
OTHER CHARGES $75 Damage Waiver, $195 Checkout Cleaning, 3% Administrative Processing Fee, Security Deposit Available
Property Profile Waterfront, Close Up Water View, Beachfront, Shared Private Dock, Mooring Buoy Available, Neighboring Homes, Single Family Home, Near Friday Harbor
This Home is Super For Two Couples, Several Couples, Small Families, Families with Young Children, Families with Older Children, Gal Getaways, Guy Getaways
Living Spaces & Electronics DVD Player, WIFI internet, Satellite TV, CD Player, Wood Stove, Central Air Conditioning, Sofabed
Kitchen & Laundry Ice Maker, Dishwasher, Single Oven, Microwave Oven, Blender, Coffee Grinder, Coffeemaker, Toaster, Utensils, Cookware, Bakeware, China & Glassware, Washer & Dryer, Full Size Refer with Freezer, Electric Cooktop, Breakfast Nook or Bar Counter, Iron & Ironing Board
Bedrooms & Bathing Tub/Shower in Master Bath, Tub/Shower in Guest Bath, Hair Dryer, Bedside Reading Lamps, Walk in Closet in Master Bedroom, Dual Vanities in Master Bath, Towels & Bed Linens, Alarm Clocks
Guest Courtesies Coffee, Salt, Pepper, Dry Spices, Shampoo & Conditioner, Bathing Soap & Shower Gel, Laundry Detergent, Paper Products, Dishwashing Soap, Plastic Wrap, Aluminum Foil, Trash Bags, BBQ Propane
Exterior Amenities Deck, Propane BBQ, Outdoor Dining Table & Chairs, Hot Tub, Patio or Terrace, Deck Lounge Chairs, Dock, Mooring Buoy
Please Note: Phone for Local Calls, Firewood not provided, Exterior and/or Interior Stairs, Child & Pet Cautions, No Smoking Allowed, 3 Night Min for Calendar Gaps
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100 % of our reviewers would recommend this vacation rental.

Vacation Rental Reviews

  • Friday Harbor Rental

    Stayed 4 days ending in September, 2018

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    a guest from littleton, CO recommends this vacation rental

    The house was great and the kitchen very well stocked with all the necessary tools to make awesome meals with the local fresh seafood. Location and views were perfect. Wish we had a boat to tie up to the dock! The only issue we had was that none of the TVs worked the entire duration of the stay.

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  • Wintery Visit to the San Juans.

    Stayed 7 days ending in December, 2017

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    Anna D from Half Moon Bay, CA recommends this vacation rental

    Our visit to the Carter Beach house was all we had hoped for. We came wanting a break after a tough year. We also came to find out what it was like on SJI in the winter as we are considering moving here. The weather was uncharacteristic. Cold but bright sun all day. Every day. For a week. Hiked and ran and went to Orcas. Bought delicious fish off the pier fish store. Ate like royalty in the wonderfully equipped kitchen.

    • Manager Responded on 2/13/2018

      Dear Guest - Wow...we are so pleased you had such a wonderful experience during your stay! It is true that while winter is usually not great weather, the Islands have much better weather than most think at that time and extended periods of sun are actually possible. We're so pleased you enjoyed the house as well - please come back soon and visit us again! My Best, General Manager

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  • Beautiful & peaceful

    Stayed 4 days ending in November, 2017

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    Alice W from San Antonio, TX recommends this vacation rental

    The house has a great view and the kitchen is fully stocked. The deck has wonderful comfy chairs and heaters to hang out under when its chilly. The bedding could be a little more luxurious by adding feather pillows and duvets instead of the “bed in a bag” type comforters —- also needs some linen or cloth napkins for meals. But over this house is fabulous!

    • Manager Responded on 12/5/2017

      Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting the Islands and for choosing to stay at our Carter Beach property! We appreciate your reviews here as well and will take under advisement the potential addition of some napkins as you suggest. The property is absolutely gorgeous and we want the amenities within the house to meet your and our future guests' expectations. We do hope you will return to the Islands and choose to use us again in planning your next vacation! Best Regards, General Manager

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  • San Juan paradise

    Stayed 5 days ending in October, 2017

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    a guest from Cheyenne, WY recommends this vacation rental

    Renting was easy. We were here for a week of biking on the islands. We arrived early and it wasn't a problem for them to let us in. The house was very clean and allowed a lot of room for our party of 8 to spread out. They had a very nicely stocked kitchen, extra towels for the hot tub. The hot tub was very clean and beautiful views of the ocean. We watched the ferries come and go from the deck.The only thing we noticed was the carpet under the dining room table was very stained, otherwise the house was very clean.

    • Manager Responded on 12/5/2017

      Dear Guest, thank you for choosing to visit the Islands and for staying at Carter Beach! We also appreciate your feedback here and your comments have been passed on to our Island Manager who is looking into the carpet issue you identified as we speak. We do hope you will return soon and allow us to help you with another fantastic vacation experience! Best Regards, General Manager

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  • San Juan 6 Getaway

    Stayed 4 days ending in September, 2017

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    David D from Portland, OR recommends this vacation rental

    We love Carter Beach 177. Full 180 degree view of the Sound, as ferries come in and out of Friday Harbor. Close enough to bike or walk to Friday Harbor and far enough away to feel a sense of tranquility amidst the vast waterways and islands that surrounded us.

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  • Great house, great trip will rent this house again!

    Stayed 7 days ending in September, 2017

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    Jennifer S from Walnut Creek, CA recommends this vacation rental

    Loved the house and location. Unbelievable views. Walked to Friday Harbor several times Fun watching the ferries and boats from the house and spa. Did not get spa to work (above 95 degrees) until 4th day of our stay, when spa lady came. Kitchen was large and had everything we needed to cook (great knifes and new pots and pans). Overall a wonderful house and we will definitely return.

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  • Amazing home and location

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2017

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    Sharla H from Longview, WA recommends this vacation rental

    This is the second time we have rented this home. It fits all our needs and more. Beautiful home, great location, close to town, deep water dock and every amenity imaginable. The neighbors are even great and brought fresh crab over to us one evening.

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  • Great home and setting

    Stayed 3 days ending in June, 2017

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    Julie B from KIRKLAND, Washington recommends this vacation rental

    Loved this location, floor plan and setting. Everything was as it should be. Grill was clean and worked. Hot tub was clean and worked. Home was clean and well-equipped. A lovely stay!

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  • Fabulous!

    Stayed 4 days ending in June, 2017

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    a guest from Albany, CA recommends this vacation rental

    Beautiful view. Seals, otters, bald eagles right there! Very comfortable, well-designed house. 10 minute kayak to Friday Harbor.

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  • Friday Harbor

    Stayed 3 days ending in May, 2017

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    Laurie O from Rochester, New York recommends this vacation rental

    The vacation was great, the view was stunning, the island was beautiful I wonderful relaxing vacation. Vie2ws of sea lions right from the house. Neighbors and everyone on the Island was very friendly.

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  • Spring Break Getaway

    Stayed 3 days ending in April, 2017

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    Alexis H from Shoreline, WA recommends this vacation rental

    My family and I were so fortunate to rent this house over Easter weekend. It was a great spot to get away, relax and cook a great Easter dinner. The house was very clean and well equipped. The view is stunning, and we spent a lot of time skipping rocks, watching seals and birds, and enjoying the fire pit. However, there are a few things I suggest the owners consider improving -- the kitchen knives are basically useless and even after sharpening were not any better, the TV remote is barely functioning and could use an update, and the mattress in the middle bedroom was so bad that my back ached for days following our stay.

    • Manager Responded on 7/23/2017

      Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay in the Islands with us. The time of year you came and the house you chose would provide a wonderful vacation experience. We appreciate your feedback on the property and are looking into the items you have noted. We hope you will return to the Islands and give us another opportunity to exceed your expectations in the future. Best Regards, General Manager

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  • Great home

    Stayed 3 days ending in September, 2016

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    Sarah W from seattle, WA recommends this vacation rental

    Relaxing and clean. Had everything well stocked and the lay out was great!

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  • Family vacation

    Stayed 8 days ending in September, 2016

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    Shari H from Springfield, OR recommends this vacation rental

    Wonderful... Peacefull

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  • Perfect Family Vacation Spot

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2016

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    a guest from Henderson, NV recommends this vacation rental

    This house was perfect for our family. The location - right on the water - was fabulous. The dock was used frequently by our grown sons who love to fish. The view of the ferries and other boats going in and out of Friday Harbor was wonderful to watch. The house was in immaculate condition and had ample supplies in the kitchen and bathrooms. We had a glorious family vacation!

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  • Beautiful Location

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2016

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    Diana S from Everett, WA recommends this vacation rental

    The view is fantastic and the house is great! Used the dock and buoy. Rented a boat from San Juan boat rentals and cruised the islands meeting up with family staying on a boat. The hot tub and fire pit table on deck were the favorites. Grilled a few nights, the grill worked well. Our propane tanks were empty on arrival so be sure to check those right away for maximum enjoyment.They brought replacements right away. Loved the layout of the house and bedrooms. Windows show off the view. Kitchen and baths nicely remodeled. House mostly in good condition. Had a few minor repairs needed but hopefully they will get to those. The small office was great for storing things out of the way and setting up a laptop. AC not the best but they did provide fans. Screened windows were a bonus since the back of property is woodsy. Management was very helpful with all our needs and questions. Overall a wonderful place to stay. Even better than the pictures! Hope to come back again.

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  • Carter Beach #177

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2016

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    Wayne W from Sacramento, CA recommends this vacation rental

    We had a great visit. The place was in very good order and we plan on returning. Ceiling fans in bedrooms would be a nice addition or at least a couple more standing oscillating fans would do.

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  • Awesome

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2016

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    Michele H from Seeley Lake, MT recommends this vacation rental

    From the ease of reserving and checking in to the beauty of this great house--this was a superb experience for our entire family. The pictures of this home and its surroundings do not begin to do it justice. Simply the best vacation we have ever had.

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  • Peaceful And Beautiful!

    Stayed 3 days ending in June, 2016

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    a guest from Maple Valley, WA recommends this vacation rental

    I rented this house for a girls family vacation with family coming from several states for our annual trip. I live in WA but had never been to the San Juan's so it was a new experience for all of us. This house could not have been more perfect. Incredible views, private beach with a family of seals that live just off the shore, really nice decks and Jacuzzi, and most of all the house itself. So much natural light and privacy. perfect rooms for the family members I had coming and really nice bathrooms and kitchen. We were able to cook and sit down at the large dining table and enjoy each other and the view. I have several friends who already want info on this house for their getaways. Close to town and convenient in every way. LOVE IT!!

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  • Excellent waterfront home, Friday Harbor WA

    Stayed 3 days ending in September, 2015

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    a guest from Seattle, WA recommends this vacation rental

    Spent three night here on a boy trip weekend to kayak, hike and whale watch. Wonderful location and nicely maintained home with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths (2 bedrooms share a bathroom but there is a full bath downstairs as well). Home is on the water looking at Shaw Island so you can see the arriving ferries. Seals and dolphins were frequent visitors especially in the early morning. Wonderful outside 2-level deck area with hot tub and gas firepit. Home layout is excellent with skylights and glass patio and balcony panels to really let the outdoors come in to the home. Excellent kitchen area with amenities and skylights in master bedroom. Just a outside of Friday Harbor with nice privacy and plenty of space. This house was spotless and all check-in was well communicated with no issues at all. Would definitely rent again with friends. I wish they allowed dogs as I would bring family here from Seattle and my Labrador would love it! Both of my friends from out of state loved the place as well and want to come back with their families. You get what you paid for and I was very satisfied.

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  • Carter Beach

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2015

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    Wayne W from Sacramento, CA recommends this vacation rental

    We had a great vacation. We found the home to be in good order and enjoyed our experience.

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  • Family Vacation

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2015

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    Mark H from Ringoes, New Jersey recommends this vacation rental

    We had an excellent experience. Property was everything we expected and more.

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  • Outstanding Rental

    Stayed 7 days ending in May, 2015

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    Edward C from Corvallis, Oregon recommends this vacation rental

    We rented this house for a long awaited family reunion with my two daughters. It was more than we hoped for. It was simply put, outstanding. The house was fantastic in every way. Large windows to take in the view of the channel and all of the ferry and boat traffic. The deck and deck furniture was very comfortable and seemed new. The outside firepit and grill was an added bonus which we used on brisk mornings. The house was amply stocked in the kitchen and baths with everything one could want. Just from this house we saw deer, otters coming up on the deck and dock, eagles, kingfishers, crabs and jellyfish in the water. A short walk down the road and we saw red foxes. The house is only a short drive to Friday Harbor to partake of the fine eateries and shops. Frankly, we have rented homes before, and sometimes quite disappointed, but this house was the best yet. We are already looking forward to our next visit, and it will include this house. You can't go wrong by staying in this home during your visit to San Juan Island.

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  • Carter Beach Five Star Home

    Stayed 4 days ending in May, 2015

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    Steven C from Pewaukee, WI recommends this vacation rental

    This was our first trip to Friday Harbor. My wife and I came with our daughter, her husband, and their two children. The home is located in a beautiful area, but also close to town for restaurants. etc. The views from the house and deck are beautiful. We used the hot tub daily. It was warm and ready for us on arrival. We saw seals, otters, and a bald eagle landed on our tree. It was fun watching the ferries go by on a regular basis. It was a perfect vacation and we hope to return.

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  • carter beach, friday harbor

    Stayed 6 days ending in April, 2015

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    a guest from Clinton, NY recommends this vacation rental

    lovely!

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  • Perfect!

    Stayed 3 days ending in September, 2014

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    Debra T from Portland, OR recommends this vacation rental

    Absolutely perfect!

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  • Incredible views

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2014

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    Wendy W from Seattle, Wa recommends this vacation rental

    We rented Carter Beach as a getaway for our family after a long, very busy year. My husband said he could feel his bloodpressure drop the minute we walked in the house. Beautiful setting, perfect spot for us.

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  • Escape with friends to the San Juans

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2014

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    Mark R from Seattle, WA recommends this vacation rental

    Friends and we -- three couples -- spent a week at the Carter Beach House and had a fabulous time. The weather cooperated which in this neck of woods is a big plus. But the house was a major part of the experience. Because it is located on the north shore, we were not initially that excited (we started looking late), but the location was wonderful -- very close to town but feeling quite distant and somewhat isolated. Sunsets (July), easy access to the water and storage for kayaks. The house is very well-equipped with a new kitchen. All rooms on the first floor have views. The master bedroom is quite spacious while the other two bedrooms, which share a bath, are quite adequate. After spending a week there and exploring the entire island, more than one person suggested we come back to the same house.

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  • Perfect vacation home

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2014

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    a guest from Wauwatosa, WI recommends this vacation rental

    This is an amazing vacation rental! It is just a few minutes drive outside of Friday Harbor, close to everything but just far enough away to be peaceful and quiet. The house is beautiful, with everything you might need for a relaxing stay. The walkout beach was a great place for our young boys to explore. The house was spotless. We received a phone call from the owner of the home on our last night to make sure we were pleased with our stay. We would highly recommend this property!

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  • Kicking off the summer

    Stayed 3 days ending in June, 2014

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    a guest from Seattle, WA recommends this vacation rental

    Terrific memories...

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  • Perfect

    Stayed 7 days ending in May, 2014

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    Anna D from Half Moon Bay, CA recommends this vacation rental

    This was our second visit. Wonderful place. We had a perfect week.

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  • Location, location, location

    Stayed 4 days ending in April, 2014

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    Arwen B from Bellevue, WA recommends this vacation rental

    This place has more windows than you can ever look out of! It was the most wonderful view for a morning coffee, breakfast or crab feast at night! The outdoor fire/table was perfect for relaxation! A great kitchen to prepare wonderful meals and very easy to get to from the ferry. Great for kids young and old!!

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  • We Hit Gold

    Stayed 7 days ending in September, 2013

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    a guest from North Plains, OR recommends this vacation rental

    We have never been to the San Juan's and what a surprise! It was beautiful! We loved the home, location, dock (we brought our own boat), hot tube, and beautiful kitchen. One our favorite family vacations. Thanks!

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  • Carter Beach Home, Friday Harbor, Washington 2013

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2013

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    john i from RENTON, WA recommends this vacation rental

    We would recommend this house to our friends. The location and dock access was excellent. We loved the hot tub! Very comfortable and had everything we needed. Also liked all the neighbors, Enjoyed getting to know them as well.

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  • The perfect island vacation place

    Stayed 14 days ending in July, 2013

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    Anna D from Half Moon Bay, CA recommends this vacation rental

    Our vacation rental exceeded our expectations in every regard. The stars assigned show our levels of satisfaction but what they don't show is how amazing it is to stay here. The location is perfect, we were on, or in the water everyday, it's right there. We watched seals and bald eagles and river otters and a humpback whale swam past the end of the dock. We cycled to town, we ran to town, we took the ferry and cycled on Lopez island, we hiked English and American Camp. We ate on the deck every day, we sat in the hot tub and admired the view and counted the ferries in and out of the harbor, we watched the seaplanes arriving and taking off( our son is a pilot for Kenmore Air)....we could not have had a better vacation and this house had everything, including very friendly neighbors. We can thoroughly recommend a stay here...the longer...the better. Although the longer you stay the harder it is to leave.

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  • High Season

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2012

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    Marvin H from Portland, Oregon recommends this vacation rental

    We have rented this property for many years now. It was particularly in better shape this year than in the recent past. It would be much improved to have the seven night week start on a Sunday or a Friday so that short term guests could include a whole weekend in a stay. We missed the large rocker lounge chair and think that the old piano was a feature. It is always inspiring to watch the sunset from the deck or the dining table.

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  • Carter Beach

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2011

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    a guest from Mercer Island, WA recommends this vacation rental

    The location was good but missed the great west side sunsets. Also, the beach was not walkable most of the time due to tides. Dock was great and overall had a wonderful time. Kitchen was excellent and loved having 3 showers there.

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  • My Favorite Spot in the World

    Stayed 10 days ending in August, 2011

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    Wayne L from Shoreline, WA recommends this vacation rental

    This house represents peace for me. I love sitting on the deck with friends and watching the ferry boats glide by and the seals bob around and the kingfishers flutter and the eagles hunt. Just writing this makes me want to return. We have vacationed at
    this property for 10 years, and it is a house certain to create fabulous memories!

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  • Deck maintenance needed

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2011

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    Edward Y from Kent, WA recommends this vacation rental

    The deck has a number of deck screws and nails coming up. There several boards that are starting to curl, causing a tripping hazard.

    • Manager Responded on 5/9/2013

      The entire deck was replaced and expanded in the spring of 2012 - it's now a truly wonderful place to hang out!

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  • Wonderful vacation!

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2011

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    a guest from Woodbridge, VA recommends this vacation rental

    We enjoyed our stay on San Juan Island. The house was well equipped with a wonderful view. We hope to visit San Juan Island again in the futre, The only complaint was that the satellite TV was not working when we arrived and was not repaired during our stay.

    • Manager Responded on 7/18/2011

      Trees on a neighboring property apparently grew taller over the winter and are obscuring the satellite signal. Unfortunately, the technical resources on the Island are limited and the service company could not schedule someone to reposition the Dish during your stay. The issue is now resolved, but we truly regret that you were inconvenienced by this loss of amenity. Please come visit again so we can make it up to you!

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  • Perfect Memorial Day Weekend

    Stayed 3 days ending in May, 2011

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    Billie B from Clyde Hill, WA recommends this vacation rental

    My 2 kids and I stayed there. I was afraid it would be overkill just for the 3 of us but it was not. It was very cozy and gorgeous. We saw Habor Seals, Bald Eagles and deer without even leaving the house.
    The house is about a mile from town (not really a good walk though because of the winding roads). It sits back off the road and is very secluded. It was truly relaxing and beautiful.
    If I were to pick at things I would say:
    There are 2 couches one of which is pretty broke down (I beleive it is a pullout as well). The iron is falling apart and for the first time I used it it spit out rust. I do not believe that they should leave it up to the renter to do dishes and laundry. The spoons still had coffee on them, and I had to wash some other items prior to using them. As for the laundry, at the nightly rate that is paid I would think that the sheets etc could be (and should be) sent out to be cleaned professionally. I did my part and washed several loads prior to us leaving but I would hesitate to say every renter does the same.The only thing that this property was missing was a firepit outside and a bbq. There is what looks to be an outdoor fireplace but it was overgrown with weeds etc. The hammock area also had weeds and grass over 2 feet tall surrounding it so we could not use it either.
    OVERALL this place is like a dream! We will definitely be back! It was an amazing vacation.

    • Manager Responded on 6/1/2011

      Hi Billie, Thanks for the kind words about the home and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay! To address the issues you raised, we do not expect the renters to do laundry or dishes - possibly the prior renter put things away so our housekeeper didn't realize they were dirty? We regret that the grounds were not detailed and that the hammock and BBQ were not set up - we experienced the coldest and rainiest spring in 60 years and could not do exterior work as is typical. We do appreciate your comments and will bring the items you suggest need replacement to the owner's attention. Look forward to seeing you next time!

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  • Review by Wayne W

    Stayed 8 days ending in September, 2010

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    Wayne W from Sacramento, CA recommends this vacation rental

    The property location and view were wonderful. Its in need of some repairs, light above main table did not work, no stereo that works, shower doors falling off.Stained carpeting, etc. Good bones, needs a little attention.

    • Manager Responded on 5/9/2013

      Yes, Carter Beach was in need of some attention and attention it's been given! We're happy to tell you that there dramtic new features to enjoy at Carter Beach home when you return! During the spring of 2012, the entire deck was replaced and expanded and the interior was updated with a new television and living room furnishings. In spring 2013, the kitchen, lower level bathroom, and dining area were also extensively upgraded (new cabinets, granite counter, tile floors, appliances.)

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  • Perfect Home for Boat Owners!

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2010

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    a guest from Shoreline, WA recommends this vacation rental

    WE have returned to this house for eight years. We bring our 17 foot boat and tie it up at the dock, going out on it to explore the islands almost daily. River otters, eagles, seals, and kingfishers come to visit, and we spend a couple of hours on the deck every night watching the sun set. This is a fabulous spot!

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  • How can you look at anything else but the beautiful view?

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2010

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    a guest from Seattle, WA recommends this vacation rental

    Very peaceful watching the ferries - and the whales breached right outside!

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  • Wish we could have stayed longer!

    Stayed 7 days ending in July, 2010

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    Peggy T from Blue Ridge, GA recommends this vacation rental

    It was an absolutely lovely vacation. And the rental house is the greatest! The views and atmosphere of the house is just more than anyone could ask for.

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  • Beautiful, Well equipped rental house

    Stayed 3 days ending in May, 2010

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    Erin W from Vancouver, WA recommends this vacation rental

    I've rented many vacation houses and this one was one of the nicest, most well set-up houses I've ever rented. It had everything in the kitchen we wanted to cook gourmet meals. The decor in the home is beautiful, yet not too fancy. The view is gorgeous! Even though it was rainy while we were here, we didn't mind because the view from the kitchen/dining area is amazing. I highly recommend this home!!!

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  • Most memorable

    Stayed 4 days ending in September, 2009

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    Jim W from Jackson, WY recommends this vacation rental

    Great stay, great house, great experience

    Thank you

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  • Review by a guest

    Stayed 7 days ending in September, 2009

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    a guest from Bend, OR recommends this vacation rental

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  • Review by Wayne L

    Stayed 7 days ending in August, 2009

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    Wayne L from Shoreline, WA recommends this vacation rental

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  • Review by Richmond H

    Stayed 14 days ending in July, 2009

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    Richmond H from London, UK recommends this vacation rental

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