An Outdoors-Loving Couple Build a Dreamy Retreat in a Pristine Pacific Northwest Forest

At Saltwater Farm, a rural retreat on San Juan Island, five cabins surround a home that serves as a communal gathering point.

It was a lifelong dream for couple Merriss Waters and Andrew Fleming to live in a cabin nestled into a forest on an island, far removed from the hustle and bustle of the city. They recently brought this dream to life at Saltwater Farm, a boutique retreat designed by Jason Grauten, Philip Auchettl, and David Loewenstein of RAD LAB on the shores of Washington’s San Juan Island.

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Mandi Keighran
Design and travel writer based in London.


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