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Beautiful Cedar Home on Orcas Island

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Last updated: 02/10/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Olga house description

Olga House is situated in the hamlet of Olga located on Orcas Island, Washington. Orcas Island is the largest island (in sq. mi.) of the San Juan Islands, tucked between the state of Washington and Canada on the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Olga House is a recently built cedar home, with vaulted ceilings throughout, and towering front windows facing south. Equipped with all modern conveniences and located on pristine Buck Bay where you can boat, fish, sail, or kayak. Private buoy off of Olga Dock comes with the home.

Olga has an historic post office and a post-card perfect store & deli (Olga Store). A short walk away is Orcas Island Artworks, a wonderful local arts & crafts gallery, along with the Olga Cafe a delightful restaurant. This is a destination for islanders and visitors alike.

Moran State Park is less than 2 miles away, and features lakes, trails for walking and mountain biking. Mt. Constitution is in Moran State Park and is the highest location in the San Juan Islands.

Eastsound, the largest 'town' on Orcas is less than 15 minutes away.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking not allowed in house...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

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

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    with attached master bath and door to private deck in back...moreless

  • Guest Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    High quality pillow top twin beds...moreless

  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Rollaway...moreless

  • Queen in Master Bedroom. 2 Twin Beds in Guest Bedroom. Loft with roll away and futon....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master Bath: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Main Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Right outside guest bedroom...moreless

  • Clean, modern bathrooms, all linens provided

Other Amenities

  • Dock is 1st come, 1st served. Store & Cafe Within Walking Distance. Private Olga House buoy available in the bay....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Modest shelf of books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Several board games, cards, misc....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) TV in kitchen, master bedroom, guest bedroom, and HD large screen in loft....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Upstairs surround sound system, downstairs wireless speaker...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mountains across Strait of Juan De Fuca looking south, and island mountains looking northwest...moreless

  • Water View:

    Filtered view out over Buck Bay, which is in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, in the San Juan Island chain. Fabulous for kayaking with glass-smooth surface many days of the year....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Full size dining table and bar chairs off of kitchen island (granite)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    House has heat pump which cools the house in the summer if needed...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Can plug directly into router, upstairs in accessible location...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in separate utility room...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Within the US....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Glass front, thermostat, works even if power goes out...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heat pump, gas fireplace....moreless

  • Internet:

    Hi-Speed Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Extra pillows and sheets available in every room...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Expansive south facing windows, tall vaulted ceilings...moreless

  • Parking:

    Can park in street but discouraged...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for 2 vehicles within the driveway...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Small Boat Could Be Parked by House During Stay. Private Buoy Available by Dock....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Land Line available - cell phone signals don't usually work....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and hand towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Located in separate utility room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed wireless Internet can be picked up from any part of the house...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker and coffee grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Stainless pots/pans, iron skillet, deck setting, BBQ accessories, full set of knives, baking pans...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Complete set of dishes, silverware, high quality cookware, everything you need to cook a great dinner...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Jenn-Air Stove Top, Electric Convection Oven, All Other Appliances Including Coffee Grinder/Maker, Blender, Mixer...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Convection oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, pepper, sugar, spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side-by-Side...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas kitchen stove (Jenn-Air) with optional grill...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    Dinghy, only highly experienced people should use this. Kept on dock during summer season. Ask in advance to use this....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck, three sides of home, three separate sitting areas, including a private deck off of master bedroom....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak not included, but excellent launching from Olga Dock...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Natural park-like yard....moreless

Payment Type

  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Non-Peak
Sep 16 - Jun 14
2 night min stay
$200
$1,050
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250
$1,350

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Eastsound, Washington
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Rosario
16 Miles
Nearest Ferry
30 minutes
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Orcas Island Golf Course
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Olga Cafe
Olga
Nearest Beach
150 feet

Car: Recommended

Pilot your boat from the mainland (Bellingham, Anacortes, Seattle...) directly to Olga House. Private buoy guarantees moorage if Olga Dock is full. You can fish, crab, bird watch, and kayak right off of Olga Dock.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Live in Portland, Oregon. We have been going to the San Juans since college - many years ago.

Why the Owner Chose Olga:
One of the unique locations in the world. Located in the San Juan Island banana belt of NW United States. Incredible marine life. Olga a picture perfect hamlet with an historic post office and the Olga Store (literally on post cards)

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Grab your favorite refreshment (and company) and hang out on the dock and enjoy the absolutely spectacular view. Watch eagles fly overhead, and the ferries and sailboats in the distance, and be mesmerized by the silence at night.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Street side view of cedar home

    Street side view of cedar home

  • Olga House is beside the historic Olga Post Office - open half days

    Olga House is beside the historic Olga Post Office - open half days

  • Kitchen - perfect for gourmets, just bring food

    Kitchen - perfect for gourmets, just bring food

  • Expansive vaulted ceiling in living room. South facing, cozy year round

    Expansive vaulted ceiling in living room. South facing, cozy year round

  • Loft - includes 42' HD TV - hide away at night or afternoon movies

    Loft - includes 42' HD TV - hide away at night or afternoon movies

  • Private deck accessible off master bedroom to get away from kids :)

    Private deck accessible off master bedroom to get away from kids :)

  • Side deck looking across street, kitchen/dining access, privacy screen, BBQ

    Side deck looking across street, kitchen/dining access, privacy screen, BBQ

  • Rear side deck - perfect place for a late summer day

    Rear side deck - perfect place for a late summer day

  • Olga Dock on Buck Bay - 100 ft from house - only a few public docks on island

    Olga Dock on Buck Bay - 100 ft from house - only a few public docks on island

  • Private Olga House buoy for boaters cruising over from mainland

    Private Olga House buoy for boaters cruising over from mainland

  • Olga Dock beach and Buck Bay towards Lopez Island

    Olga Dock beach and Buck Bay towards Lopez Island

  • Mt. Constitution scenic view. Entrance to Moran State Park and Mt. 5 min away

    Mt. Constitution scenic view. Entrance to Moran State Park and Mt. 5 min away

  • Front deck looking towards Buck Bay and Olga Store.

    Front deck looking towards Buck Bay and Olga Store.

  • Jenn-Air gas cook top and convection oven in kitchen, all cooking utensils

    Jenn-Air gas cook top and convection oven in kitchen, all cooking utensils

  • Comfy high quality furnishings

    Comfy high quality furnishings

  • Master bedroom - vaulted ceiling, has master bath, TV

    Master bedroom - vaulted ceiling, has master bath, TV

  • Back yard, deer wander through in evenings.  Rear deck off Master BR on left

    Back yard, deer wander through in evenings. Rear deck off Master BR on left

  • Side deck looking towards back yard

    Side deck looking towards back yard

  • View from side rear deck and living room. Historic Olga Post Office on right

    View from side rear deck and living room. Historic Olga Post Office on right

  • Olga Dock - a wonderful place to hang out, morning coffee, visit boaters

    Olga Dock - a wonderful place to hang out, morning coffee, visit boaters

  • Olga Dock - sunsets to die for

    Olga Dock - sunsets to die for

  • Lots of marine life - crabbing can be great (must compete with local star fish)

    Lots of marine life - crabbing can be great (must compete with local star fish)

  • Historic Olga Store - currently closed

    Historic Olga Store - currently closed

VRBO #191891

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  • Sleeps
    5
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    House
  • Reviews
    15
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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/10/2015
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