Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

Charming Waterview Craftsman :: Walk to Town and Beach!

You sent a message to this owner.

Comfortable living room has tree-filtered view of the water.

Calendar

Last updated: 12/17/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Eastsound house description

Conveniently located, 10 minute walk to the village of Eastsound and 5 minutes to the beach at Waterfront Park, charming Huckleberry House is comfortably equipped to be your Orcas Island home away from home!

From a south-facing slope, we overlook the bay beautifully filtered by native trees from the living, dining and loft areas.

Centrally located halfway between Moran State Park and the ferry landing, the Eastsound area's many restaurants, shops and activities make it an ideal home base for island visitors.

Fully furnished including leather sofas, flat screen TV with DVD and free WIFI. A well-equipped kitchen, spacious dining area and two queen bedrooms, one in an upstairs loft with a tree-filtered view of East Sound Bay. The lofted, exposed beam ceilings, and fir trim on battened walls give our charming craftsman home a bright and cozy atmosphere.

Huckleberry House is the perfect spot for a relaxing stay on Orcas in any season, or an ideal starting point for your exploration of all the San Juan Islands.

SEE OUR GREAT REVIEWS BELOW!!!

Keywords: House, Cabin, Cottage, Vacation Home, Vacation Rental, Orcas, Island, San Juan, Holiday Rental

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                25 for primary renter...moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                The house includes a small, unfenced yard. 5 minute walk to child-friendly beach park....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

              • Main Floor Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 child bed

                Child Bed: 74'x31'x6' sleeping pad w/bedding. TV/DVD...moreless

              • Loft Bedroom: 1 queen

                Tree-filtered waterview, accessed by stairs. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Full Bathroom : toilet, combination tub/shower

                nearest to ground floor bedroom...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player:

                1 in living room, 1 in main floor bedroom...moreless

              • Television:

                (2) Newer 32' flat screen TV with DVD player in living room. Accepts AppleTV if you would like to bring yours. Additional TV/DVD in main floor bedroom. DVDs can be rented in Eastsound Village....moreless

              • Video Library:

                a small selection...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Ocean View:

                Five minute walk to Beach Park. View East Sound Bay from most rooms beautifully filtered through madrona, fir and cedar trees....moreless

              • Village:

                10 minute walk to Eastsound Village...moreless

              • Water View:

                Five minute walk to Beach Park. View East Sound Bay from most rooms beautifully filtered through madrona, fir and cedar trees....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Table for four easily expands to seat six. Additional counter seating for two more....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 8 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Fireplace:

                Wood stove has glass doors...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Electric and wood...moreless

              • Internet:

                WiFi included free of charge. Cable box and wireless router are accessible to guests, so pack your ethernet cable if you would like to work wired....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                Newer 32' flat screen TV with DVD player. Accepts AppleTV if you would like to bring yours. ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                for 2 vehicles...moreless

              • Telephone:

                Most cell services work well at the house, but there is NO landline....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                detergent provided...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                WiFi included free of charge. ...moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                Electric heating is also provided. Firewood is available at local markets....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Electric drip machine, french press and coffee bean grinder. Many coffee shops within a 10 minute walk....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Including: blender, toaster, hand mixer, electric kettle, coffee maker, french press and coffee bean grinder, in addition to other basic equipment and utensils....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Place settings for 8 guests...moreless

              • Ice Maker

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Partially covered deck with 4 chairs and gas grill, propane is provided. ...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                small, unfenced yard with 2 chairs and side table...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas grill on partially covered deck, propane is provided. ...moreless

               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 21 traveler reviews
              Loading...
               
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Quiet Season 2014-15
              Nov 3 - Mar 26, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $175
              $1,050

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              Spring 2015
              Mar 27 - May 21, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $195
              $1,195

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

              High Season 2015
              May 22 - Oct 3, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $245
              $1,425

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

              Fall 2015
              Oct 4 - Nov 7, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $195
              $1,195

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

              Quiet Season 2015-16
              Nov 8 - Mar 31, 2016
              2 night min stay
              $175
              $1,050

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $165
              $1,050

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $85 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
              • Tax Rate 10.1%

              Notes:

              5th guest weekly rates: Quiet $50 | Spring/Fall $75 | High $100

              Holidays & stays of less nights than the min may incur a surcharge, email for a specific quote.

              50% of total balance due immediately to confirm reservation. First paid, first booked. Remainder of balance due 30 days prior to check-in.

              Rates subject to change prior to receipt of deposit.

              Please email or phone with any questions :)


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


              Please wait... Book with confidence

              Paying through this free service protects your payment up to $10,000 against listing fraud. If you are not paying through HomeAway Payments always call the owner at the number listed on our website and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


              Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

              Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

              Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
              Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
              Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
               

              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/17/2014
              Check availability
              23 Available
              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
              23 Selected dates
               

              Location

              • Obstruction Pass State Park

                "The park is one of the few spots on Orcas Island with access to more than one mile of public..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Moran State Park

                "So much to do here! 5,252 acres of park with over 30 miles of hiking trails. Beautiful lak..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • New Leaf Cafe

                "Great food with lovely dinner service. Happy hour is a fun way to try some of their menu it..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Kitchen

                "Much loved by locals, the Kitchen offers organic, locally sourced ingredients prepared with ..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Roses Bakery Cafe

                "Go to Rose's for a relaxing lunch with a glass of wine. Salads, sandwiches, soups and desse..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • turtleback mountain preserve

                "Beautiful hike on Orcas Island. If you want a steepish climb to the good views, use the sou..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Orcas Village Store

                "Right at the ferry landing on Orcas Island. Perfect for provisioning whether you're arriving..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Island Market

                "Our major grocery store is within walking distance of the house and has most everything you'..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Waterfront Park

                "Just a 1/4 mile walk from Huckleberry House, the park is very kid-friendly with a sloping be..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Eastsound

                "Quaint Eastsound Village offers a variety of unique shops, a varied selection of restaurants..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • The Madrona Bar & Grill

                "Reliable basics. Some tables have great water views."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Lower Tavern

                "Basic bar fare with lots of local color! Karaoke some nights. Sandy "beach" in the parking..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Crescent Beach

                "A great walking beach. Lots of driftwood for fort building! A little under a mile from the ..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Resort at Deer Harbor

                "Most scenic drive on Orcas...end of pier ice cream and burgers, beach walking at lower tides..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Orcas Ferry Landing

                "About 15 minute drive to Huckleberry House. Walk on the ferry FREE to visit other San Juan I..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Orcas Island

                "Known as the "Gem of the San Juan Islands" for good reason! Orcas Island offers the best of ..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Wildlife Cycles

                "If you're looking to rent a bike on Orcas, this is the place! Located in Eastsound Village."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Orcas Home Grown Market & Deli

                "Orcas Island's natural foods store. With a deli and local seafood in season."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Eastsound Village Green

                "Home of the Orcas Farmers Market in season, as well as outdoor performances and events. http..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Deer Harbor Charters

                "The best whale and wildlife tour company in the Islands! Check out their website for more i..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Orcas Book Exchange

                "An extensive selection of DVDs to rent. Used books too!"

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Sea View Theatre & Video Center

                "One film at a time, shown on weekends only."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Island Skillet Cafe

                "A local breakfast favorite. Good food at reasonable (island) prices. Friendly service and a..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • The Barnacle

                "A charming little bar that serves delicious cocktails and unique appetizers. Shares an outd..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Inn at Ship Bay Restaurant

                "This is our favorite place for a special dinner out. Locally sourced, seasonal ingredients...."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Crow Valley Pottery

              • Orcas Island Farmer's Market

              • Outer Island Expeditions

                "I don't have personal experience with this company, but they have a 5-star idea! For $45 pe..."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Shearwater Adventures

                "They leave from several locations, we like Deer Harbor the best."

                ...MoreCollapse
              • Orcas Island Historical Museum

              • Brown Bear Baking

              1.5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Orcas Island Airport (6 minute drive)
              0.3 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              New Leaf Cafe (several others are just steps away)
              8 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Orcas Island Ferry Landing (15 minute drive)
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Orcas Island Golf Course (5 minute drive)
              23 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              far away...isn't that why you're coming to Orcas?
              0.3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              New Leaf Cafe (several others are just steps away)
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Waterfront Park (5 minute walk)

              Car: Not Necessary

              Whale & wildlife watching cruises, walk to beach park, scenic ferry rides to other San Juan islands, bi-plane rides, kayak rentals and tours, farmers market in season, free skateboard park, childrens discovery center, Moran State Park with swimming, hiking, boat rentals and historic Mt. Constitution lookout.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              About the owner: Pam & Steve on Cascade Lake Bridge, Moran State Park, Orcas Island

              Why the Owner Chose Eastsound:
              Welcome to Huckleberry House! We purchased it in 2006 when we were compelled by family issues to return to the mainland after a short but delightful six years of living in the islands. It was a way for us to keep our 'foot in the door' and have a place to stay while visiting the good friends we made while we lived here. You'd never know it if I didn't tell you, but it was actually built in the 60's and completely renovated inside and out shortly before we purchased it. We really like that it's lived on the island so long. We also really enjoy the central location. When we lived here, we were on an outer island and Eastsound was an hour away, so it's a big treat for us to be able to walk into 'town' on a whim. We love Orcas because it provides the best of both worlds; amazing outdoor activities as well as good eats and fun shops. I know you'll find our house and Orcas Island as relaxing and charming as we do. Cheers!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              May I just say location, location, location!!! Staying right in the center of Orcas Island gives you easy access to the 'ends' of the island if you'd like to explore during your visit. And if you'd rather stay home and relax at the house, it's really nice to be so close to the village that you can easily walk or drive there in a few minutes for coffee or a little shopping or a meal or the groceries to make one back at the house. Enjoy!


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

              Loading...
              1 of 25
               

              Photos

              • Comfortable living room has tree-filtered view of the water.

                Comfortable living room has tree-filtered view of the water.

              • partially covered deck for grilling in every season

                partially covered deck for grilling in every season

              • south facing deck with filtered water view, partially covered

                south facing deck with filtered water view, partially covered

              • warm wood stove for the quiet season

                warm wood stove for the quiet season

              • view from our yard

                view from our yard

              • main floor queen bedroom

                main floor queen bedroom

              • tree filtered view from deck, living and dining areas

                tree filtered view from deck, living and dining areas

              • well-equipped granite and stainless kitchen with laundry

                well-equipped granite and stainless kitchen with laundry

              • extra counter seating

                extra counter seating

              • living room and staircase to loft queen bedroom

                living room and staircase to loft queen bedroom

              • Eastsound Village is just a 10 minute walk away

                Eastsound Village is just a 10 minute walk away

              • about a 10 min drive from Huckleberry House, Cascade Lake, Moran State Park.

                about a 10 min drive from Huckleberry House, Cascade Lake, Moran State Park.

              • Your home away from home on Orcas Island, 'Gem of the San Juans'.

                Your home away from home on Orcas Island, 'Gem of the San Juans'.

              • dining area, table easily converts to seat 6

                dining area, table easily converts to seat 6

              • tree filtered view from deck, living and dining areas

                tree filtered view from deck, living and dining areas

              • south facing deck with tree filtered water view

                south facing deck with tree filtered water view

              • loft bedroom, filtered water view, queen bed

                loft bedroom, filtered water view, queen bed

              • the house sits on a sunny, south-facing slope

                the house sits on a sunny, south-facing slope

              • dining table easily expands to seat 6

                dining table easily expands to seat 6

              • our front door is a work of art!

                our front door is a work of art!

              • just a five minute walk from Huckleberry House, Waterfront Park

                just a five minute walk from Huckleberry House, Waterfront Park

              • Mt Baker view from the ferry.  Getting here is half the fun!!

                Mt Baker view from the ferry. Getting here is half the fun!!

              • view from the ferry at sunset

                view from the ferry at sunset

              VRBO #126438

              There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

              This listing was first published here in 2007.

              Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

              $165 - $245 per night (USD)
              21

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

              View calendar: Updated 12/17/14
              Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
              Dates are unavailable
              Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
              This listing requires that rentals start on a .
              Book It

              Detailed Price

              Owner
              Member since: 2007
              Speaks: english
              • Response time: Within a few hours
              • Response rate: 100%
              • Calendar last updated: 12/17/2014
              Email owner

              +1 360.507.5634
              Pam

              Please wait... Book with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn more
              Add vacation protection services to your booking

              Three services to protect your trip:

              Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

              Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

              Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


              Get it now

              Share this property via Email

              Charming Waterview Craftsman :: walk to town and beach!

              Eastsound #126438

              2 BR  1 BA  Sleeps 5

              You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

              Share this property via Email

                Please correct the following errors and resend:
              • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
              • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
              • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.