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Room "J" in Marjesira on Vashon

Room "J" in Marjesira on Vashon

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.
Jacqui is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience90% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The space

Room "J" has a queen bed a view over Quartermaster Harbor. There are 4 other rooms available.

On the waterfront of outer quartermaster harbor, and built before there were roads on the island Marjesira was once an inn, general store, post office, and one of the Mosquito Fleet steamship stops. Now its main access is a short shell strewn trail past the garden, and a flight of 63 stairs (please take note of this if stairs are a challenge for you). To come down the trail, stairs, and walk through the doors of Marjesira, is to step back in time. Over a hundred years old, it maintains a charm and rustic elegance in a craftsman style. You will see the remnants of a time before; fixtures from the gas settling lamps still adorn the walls. Its east facing covered porch is a favorite place to watch the birds, otters, or the early morning sunlight dancing on the water. The top of Mt Rainer peeks up over Maury island on the other side of the harbor.
There are two rooms available with Queen beds, The two bathrooms are shared by the quests (one has a large claw-foot tub, the other a shower.) A well equipped kitchen and extra refrigerators are available for guests to use. Other common spaces: the Great Room has a large table that extends for many, and a sitting area with rockers for all.... the parlor has an extensive library, a piano, many musical instruments, and a wood stove to cozy up around when the temperature is cooler. There is a wrap around porch with lots of seating, a hammock, and views. Decks off of the kitchen and the upstairs, and a dock out front, offer more lounging space. Miles of beach are just out the front door when tides allow.
Located about a mile south of Burton, 4 miles North of the Talequah Ferry, 5 miles south of Vashon town, 10 miles South of the North end ferry to Fauntleroy and Southworth, Marjesira is on the 118 bus line. You could come stay down on Magnolia beach the whole time, or use Marjesira as a base to explore the Island, Tacoma, Seattle, or the extended beauty of the Pacific Northwest mountains and waterways. It is a great place for pre / post hiking ,biking, or kayaking adventures.
All five rooms can be rented for a week at a time, which is great for family and groups. Alternatively, individual rooms are rented for one night to a month. The hostess , her dog and outdoor cat live on the premises.
The most common descriptors of those who have spent time at Marjesira : magical, nurturing, healing, peaceful,...Come experience it for yourself.


Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Indoor fireplace
Essentials
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Availability

78 Reviews

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Marian User Profile
Marian
April 2018
Jacqui’s home was cozy, warm, and inviting. While we only stayed one night, it was an overall good experience. We had a good nights sleep and woke up to a beautiful, sunny day and enjoyed our coffee on the beach before departing. It’s a charming location and we thoroughly enjoyed…
Sarah User Profile
Sarah
March 2018
Nice, quiet getaway with very pleasant and helpful long-term houseguests. Nice kitchen with space for cooking. Good way to meet some people and get out of town!
Susi User Profile
Susi
December 2017
a very special place. perhaps it's not for everybody, it's for those of us who love the warm embrace of a place that has a spirit of its own, a palpable history, and tons of character. i have never slept better than i've slept here, and i'll be back . . . for sure . . . again and…
Chiron User Profile
Chiron
November 2017
Thank you for the relaxing stay by the water.
Grace User Profile
Grace
November 2017
Marjesira is a magical place! We deeply enjoyed our weekend-cooking in the well appointed kitchen, eating on the amazing porch overlooking Quartermaster Harbor (seals and birds!!), sitting by a cozy fire reading, popping out to explore the island (everything felt close), super co…
John User Profile
John
September 2017
I really, really enjoyed my short stay here! The views were spectacular both night and day! The room was cozy and the bed was very comfortable with a pleasant but not overwhelming touch of island history.. The caretaker at the time I stayed was very welcoming and pleasant throug…
Chris User Profile
Chris
September 2017
We love the Marjisera. Always cool. Always quiet. Always clean and comfortable. Great waking up to ducks, egrets and the lapping of the waves.

Hosted by Jacqui

Vashon, Washington, United StatesJoined in March 2013
Jacqui User Profile
326 Reviews
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Jacqui is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I have lived on Vashon for about 33 years now and am still finding new places to explore.. A Jacqui of many trades, my primary work in the last 14 years has been home-care. I add to that a mix of : leading wilderness trail crew programs with teens, fine artist, teaching partner…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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