Step out onto the welcoming front porch or into the command view outdoor Spa, where you can relax and look at your own picture postcard vistas of the smaller San Juan Islands and the snow-capped Olympic Mountains in the distance or at night gaze at myriad of stars in the sky and the twinkling anchor lights of the boats at rest in Deer Harbor. Maggie's Manor sits high above our private 300' wide deep water Deer Harbor shoreline on 3 ½ acres with ample manicured lawns. Soak in the sun, clean air, and sweeping views from the bird-filled gardens [feed us on the fence below] [swallows nest in those houses] . Keep toasty around the outdoor campfire while watching for Northern Lights under the star-filled sky at night. Hike through our private 110 acre wildlife preserve and wild natural organic farm at the heart of Deer Harbor and look for Great Blue Heron, Bald and Golden Eagles, Red Tailed Hawks, Osprey, River Otters, Raccoons, Black Tailed Deer, and a host of other San Juan Islands wildlife. San Juan Islands bird watching.
With this Orcas Island accommodation you may actually want to prepare your own meals.Whether you like to cook your own crab, barbeque your own salmon, steaks or like to cook hot dogs over the open fire you will like the west side of Maggie's outdoor cooking area and campfire pit. Perhaps you are preparing an anniversary dinner or hosting a small party or wedding reception or rehearsal dinner. There is enough room in our kitchen for many cooks and helpers. With four sinks spread over three separate areas there is plenty room to prepare a festive gourmet meal. Serve on the east deck, the west yard picnic area, or the dining room all with spectacular water views.
Maggie's Manor, one of the quintessential San Juan Islands vacation rentals, on Orcas Island is a sunny, gracious four bedroom waterfront family vacation home surrounded by spectacular views of Deer Harbor.
Orcas Island accommodations with romantic getaway features out both kitchen doors, off either east or west deck and up the trail to our 140 acre farm and wildlife preserve to see a twenty acre dedicated wild foul reserve founded by the Connor family and named the Frank Richardson Wildlife Marsh. Bird Watching Paradise!
There have been over 85 species of birds sighted. We are pretty sure that is more wild fowl than on any other Orcas Island Lodging or any other San Juan Islands Lodging or any other vacation rental.
Or hike through our fruit orchards or wild Christmas tree farm and pick fruit and berries [in season] to eat along the way. Or just hike around any part of our Deer Harbor Lagoon Wildlife Preserve. The most diverse private wildlife preserve on Orcas Island. It may be the most diverse wildlife preserve in all the San Juan Islands.
Recently upgraded CELL SERVICE on Orcas Island!!
Our rentals have recently been upgraded to Fiber Optic HighSpeed Internet