|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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Captain Jim's is a beautiful three story home decorated in a nautical style with three bedrooms and a loft and a family room with futons with spectacular views from all three levels.
Enjoy your time here watching the boating activity at the marina or just looking at the beautiful water, mountain and island views from inside or one of the many decks outside. Be sure to watch for the deer and bunnies that come to visit in the backyard or wandering down the street!
Just minutes away, you can shop in historic downtown Anacortes or take a whale watching tour from Cap Sante Marina. You could also hop the ferry for a day trip to Friday Harbor.
The Captain's House overlooks Skyline Marina, Rosario Straights, Burrows Bay & Washington Park. Spectacular views of the mountains, islands and marina activity.
There are many things to do from this location:
-Walk to Tugboat Park and Beach.
-Drive 1 minute to Washington Park and enjoy 220 acres looking over Rosario Straights, with a beach, lookout points and picnic tables for walkers or drivers. There is a boat launch with covered picnic tables & play area for kids and adults.
- Take a guided kayaking tour from Skyline Marina.
-Take the 'Ice Cream Cruise' to Friday Harbor aboard the Paraclete Charter Boat.
-Go whale Watching out of Cap Sante Marina only a 5 minute drive into town.
-Pack a Picnic lunch and drive a short distance to Mount Erie Lookout and enjoy the spectacular scenery.
-Drive less than 2 minutes to the San Juan Ferry and
park for $10.00and walk aboard for a gorgeous cruise through the San Juan Islands to Friday Harbor for the day. There are lots of shops and restaurants.
_Hop on the local bus just up from the Ferry and get a narrated history of the island. It takes you to the Pelindaba Lavender Farm, Lime Point & Lighthouse for a hike and a picnic. There are picnic tables with great views- and if you time it just right you will see the whales in their feeding ground. From there the bus continues to Roche Harbor where there are restaurants and vendor booths and historical sites to see. A great trip!
-You'll probably need a week to do all the fun activities that are available in the Anacortes area. Unlike other islands, you are not stuck on this island, but can go easily to any of them!
- If you like the night life, there are several restaurants and nice bars w/ entertainment in Old Town Anacortes. (Details in book.)
-Summer Art Festival, Ship Wreck Day
-Fall Oyster Run
-Spring Quilt Walk, Waterfront Festival
-Fall Jazz Festival
COME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!Enjoy the decorated house, Christmas Tree & huge counter for your cookie baking & visiting with friends and family. The dining table opens out for large gatherings.
THE CAPTAINS HOUSE HAS LOTS OF ROOM TO SPREAD OUT
A beautiful home & gorgeous views. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Family of six plus baby & had plenty of room!
Mt. Shasta, CA
Aug 15th, 2008
I have stayed at 8 or more VRBO's and I have to say this place had everything we needed. Beautiful view, spectacular sunset, spices we forgot, they had in their cupboard, lists of things to do at the house and in town. There were games, several places to have your morning coffee alone or with your group. Outdoors area for kids to play in the sand, several TV's which we never had time to turn on. The beds were all queen size and a couple futons/couches which would work for more people. The home was well stocked with everything a vacation would need. Thank you Elisabeth.
What a wonderful place to stay to explore the San Juans. The view is absolutely exquisite, it was clean, and offers everything you could possibly need in a "home away from home." We are from the east and have two grown sons who reside in the northwest, one in Seattle and one on Whidbey Island. Having visited several other parts of the State of Washington we decided on exploring the San Juan Islands, using Anacortes as a base. It was just perfect as it is extremely close to the ferries. I can highly recommend this rental. Thank you Elisabeth!
Four of us stayed here for 3 nights in Aug 2015. The views from the upper part of the house are amazing and make it an ideal spot to relax at the end of the day. The house was huge and very well equipped. Due to our late arrival the owner made arrangements for us access the property which proved to be very helpful. We would have loved to stay here longer and would definitely stay here again should we be fortunate to visit beautiful Anacortes in the future.
This place has excellent Energy! Although the decor is a bit dated (1970's), nobody in our group seemed to mind. We LOVED the place. The views are incredible and it is very close to Skyline Marina. I personally stayed in the loft (I snore ;) and it was my favorite part of the house.
My ONLY cautionary note is parking in the driveway. It is extremely steep and requires a bit of mad driving skills. Especially in a big truck with 28 scuba tanks :) I would not recommend this place for anyone with mobility issues, as this place has lots of stairs and a steep landing
I recently visited Anacortes with my family and rented this house for five days. The home is in a nice neighborhood and is a short drive from downtown. The views from this house are excellent, as it's in the Skyline neighborhood of Anacortes. The house was clean and well kept. The management people are very professional and were easy to reach. I would recommend this residence to friends and family.
The residence is beautiful, especially on the main level (living room, ktchen, master suite and powder room). The setting is quiet and the view is great from the upper levels, superb from the famous Crow's Nest. Downstairs is a little dark, being below grade on two sides but it's fine for the two bedrooms and bath down there, and it has access into the garage. The place is in great shape with usual few things needing TLC, but all in all, a great residence. We did virtually no cooking there and were rarely in the house, doing more sightseeing and attending a wedding, but the time in the house was pleasant and quiet. Anacortes is indeed a special place and the property is decidedly special, recommended to anyone as long as they don't mind lots of stairs. The property managers were very pleasant and helpful. Besides the ferry landing and the beautiful Washington Park, major restaurants are in Anacortes proper, a few miles down the road. Great walking area around the park and to the local Marina.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest|
|cleaning||$100 + Tax|
25.00 fee per person per night after the first 2 people
An additional $50.00 cleaning fee applies for parties over 8 people
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.