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RUSTIC LOG CABIN, ORGANIC ORCHARD/GARDENS, BACK TO THE LAND

Chris Damarjian

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Chris Damarjian

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2014
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RUSTIC LOG CABIN, ORGANIC ORCHARD/GARDENS, BACK TO THE LAND

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Anacortes House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

Relax in a 5-bedroom hand-hewn log cabin, gathering seasonal organic fruit, vegetables and eggs for a natural back-to-the-land experience. Nestled on 10 acres of Guemes Island forest, experience a quiet, natural retreat, 5 minutes from the ferry to Anacortes and amenities at Guemes' Anderson Store.

Open living area with skylights and wood stove. On first floor three large bedrooms (one with queen size bed, one with double bed and one with double bed plus child-size futon. Full bath on first floor. Two bedrooms on second floor, one with queen size bed and one with two single beds. Half-bath on second floor.

Full kitchen includes pantry with all manner of kitchen gadgets: pasta maker, waffle maker, bread machine,juicer, ice cream maker, grain mill. Attached greenhouse with kitchen herb garden and seasonal plantings of warm-weather vegetables.

Dining area opens to deck with kitchen herbs and quarter-acre organic garden with organic berries and vegetables. Cutting garden with flowers for table. Deck with barbecue and wood-fired hot tub.

Chickens in moveable coop provide about 3 eggs daily.

Keywords: Hand-hewn log cabin set among cedar trees with attached kitchen-garden greenhouse. Quarter-acre organic vegetable garden with apple, pear, cherry, and peach trees. Wood-fired hot tub on garden patio.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Chris Damarjian (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 25, 2014

What makes this house unique

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.'

Henry David Thoreau

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Chris!



Just a short note to let you know how MUCH we enjoyed our stay at your amazing getaway. Everyone was super impressed by all the amazing greenery and touches with fresh flowers in every room was truly special. The fire pit and the outside tub were particular favorites. We would love to come and stay again next year if you are still renting the property out :o)



The fresh veggies, eggs,inspiring recycling plan, and really cool dishes were totally awesome and make the place a true home away from home!



Have a great summer, and hope to see you again in 2013
Jul 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

4.7
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Rustic Log Cabin, Organic Orchard/Gardens, Back to the Land
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 13 reviews
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Rustic Log Cabin, Organic Orchard/Gardens, Back to the Land
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p397022vb
-360-293-5871
Anacortes Fidalgo Island
Bellingham
5

Nestled in the woods

  • 5 of 5
A multigenerational group of family and friends decided to share Thanksgiving together on Guemes Island. We could not have been more satisfied. In November, this cabin and environs was stunningly beautiful, with the showcase of a glorious, flaming, fully leaved Japanese Maple that could be seen from many different rooms. Breathtaking. From the 10 year old, who feel in love with the chickens!, to the 95 year old who was captivated by the collection of masks on the wall, we quickly found our spots where we sank in and read, talked, shared, sang, played UNO (guess who won), and delighted in one another's company. Beds were comfortable in spacious rooms. Everyone was comfortable! And the wood stove was perfect for stormy November days and nights. The owner is an artist, and this cabin and grounds reflects imagination and a deep respect for place! She welcomed us with a greeting on the chalkboard, then later with a visit to answer any questions. We hope to return to this idyllic place.
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
business
Rustic Log Cabin, Organic Orchard/Gardens, Back to the Land
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p397022vb
-360-293-5871
Anacortes Fidalgo Island
5

Delightful cabin!

  • 5 of 5
This is a very special place to stay. Our multigenerational family of 7 loved our visit! Guemes Island is very easy to get to, quiet and rural. The house is set back from the road in the woods with fruit trees, chickens, thriving gardens, and a greenhouse. The house, itself, is comfortable and beautifully decorated and furnished. The owner has thought of everything to make the stay enjoyable! We ate dinner on the back patio, had a fire in the fire pit, and soaked in the wood-heated outdoor tub - really fun! It was a privilege to stay here and we hope to return! Thank you, Chris.
  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Rustic Log Cabin, Organic Orchard/Gardens, Back to the Land
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p397022vb
-360-293-5871
Anacortes Fidalgo Island
Burnaby BC Canada
5

Unforgetable Holiday

  • 5 of 5
We are very pleased having a fantastic holiday at Guemes Island. Every couple in our group are very impressed by this lovely and well decorated house, beautiful garden with some many different fruits and vegetable, cute cat, productive hens who always deliver 2-3 eggs every day, and a friendly landlord. This holidy is unforgetable! After this trip, we decided coming back next year.
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Rustic Log Cabin, Organic Orchard/Gardens, Back to the Land
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p397022vb
-360-293-5871
Anacortes Fidalgo Island
Burnaby?B.C. Canada
5

More Than We Could Ask For

  • 5 of 5
We are a group of Chinese Canadians that came down here to celebrate the B.C. Day long weekend. Our jaws dropped the moment we put our feet on this beautiful property. Everything here is so good. The garden, the house, the supplies, the interior decorations, they all came as a happy surprise for us. There was a jar of fresh flower at every room to greet us. The chicken laid eggs for us everyday. The fruits were so sweet and juicy. The evenings we spend around the dining table talking and laughing way past midnight were so enjoyable. We truly had a wonderful time here. Many of us even said, jokingly and seriously, that this is the best trip we ever had since birth. We left the house content and happy and full of excitement to come back next year!! Thank you Chris for this wonderful stay!
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Rustic Log Cabin, Organic Orchard/Gardens, Back to the Land
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p397022vb
-360-293-5871
Anacortes Fidalgo Island
Oregon City
4

Perfect place to unwind

  • 4 of 5
After a family weeding we came to relax. The home and grounds were perfect. It was a cloudy day and a fire was lit in the stove making the welcome all the better. We had rain showers at night but not during the day time and really enjoyed evenings out by the fire pit (even cooked dinner on the open fire a couple of nights) Only drawback was that the beds were all doubles--really need at least a couple queens!
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Glad you settled in by the woodstove when the weather turned rainy! I've taken your advice and have replaced two double with two queen size beds.
business
Rustic Log Cabin, Organic Orchard/Gardens, Back to the Land
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p397022vb
-360-293-5871
Anacortes Fidalgo Island
5

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5
Our jaws dropped as we drove up this long driveway to such a beautiful property. Breath taking. The gardens, the chickens, the hot tub, the the most beautiful greenhouse in the house with fresh organic herbs and veggies, the barn, the fresh eggs from the chickens in the morning, the wood burning stove, not to mention real log cabin, fresh flowers in every room, complete with that amazing cabin smell, the peace, the quiet was just about one of the most special weekends we have ever had. Chris thank you so much. Our stay at your beautiful home just makes us even more excited to be getting married on Guemes next June. We will be coming back very soon!!! Can't thank you enough. This property is highly recommend.
  • Submitted: May 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Bayview Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Anderson Store
Nearest Ferry
1 Miles
Guemes ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Similk Beach
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Amtrak/ Mt. Vernon
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hwy 20
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Anderson Store
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Mt. Baker
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Guemes Beach
Car: recommended

Guemes Island, less well-known than its San Juan neighbors, is an unspoiled gem where you can step back in time and experience island wilderness. Eagles dive for fish, herons stand watch on pilings, and deer families browse blackberries. Motorists are few and the locals always give you a wave as if to say 'Isn't this great!' In between ferries, bicyclists are plenty, and riding is a joy. Guemes Mountain, a great destination by car or bike, provides a 360 degree panorama of the San Juan Islands and is a favorite hike for a lunch reverie or a breathtaking sunset .

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Rates & Availability

From $175 Per night

Anacortes House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Winter
Nov 1 - Apr 30
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Signed contract and $200 pre-payment needed to secure reservation - due within 7 days of making reservation.
Balance of payment due 1 month prior to visit.
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Amenities

Anacortes House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Double Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (1) pull-out child's futon, Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming

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