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Eagle's Landing Log Cabin Over 100 Years Old

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Charming cabin with covered front porch sitting area.

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Last updated: 09/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Greenbank cabin description

Escape the hustle and bustle of city life, in this peaceful woodland cabin retreat. Just 1 hour from Seattle, this very private and secluded cabin in the woods is just a ferry ride away. Your vacation begins with a short 20 minute ferry crossing from Mukilteo to Clinton. You can feel the stress of everyday life melting away the moment the ferry leaves the shore. The perfect quick get-away to celebrate an anniversary, honeymoon or writers retreat.

The kitchen is fully stocked with small appliances; coffee pot, waffle iron, blender, toaster, crock pot, pressure cooker, iron skillets and large stainless steel pots for soup. There are plenty of utensils. The pantry is stocked with many staples, such as flour, sugar, coffee, teas, honey, olive oil, etc. There is a hot water dispenser lever at the kitchen sink. Great for a quick cup of tea.

The cabin can sleep 2-4 people, but is ideally intended for couples. There is 1 queen bed and 1 twin bed together in the upper loft and a futon in the Living Room. The bedding is new and comfy. Plenty of fresh linens and towels are provided. Small shampoos and hand soaps are provided as well. Take a soak in the claw-foot tub during your stay. Bubble bath is under the sink. When the windows are open, it feels as if you are bathing in the midst of the forest. The only onlookers will be “Willow”, the mama deer and her fawn “Fern”.

Sip on a cup of tea in front of a warm crackling fire, by the large indoor rock fireplace. A fire is always prepped and ready to light upon your arrival. There is wood stacked beside the 'little people door' outside the living room. There is a gas grill on the outside deck. You are welcome to use it, or you can cook over the open fire pit. Smores’ are especially yummy at night. There are modified golf clubs turned into marshmallow roasting stick available.

In the evenings, listen for the owl hooting to its mate through the trees. The cry of a majestic eagle as it soars overhead is always a memorable sound. When you are hiking the property to the State Park, see if you can find their nest very high up in the tops of 80-120 ft trees. They are absolutely amazing! In the morning, enjoy the tranquility of the property with a cup of coffee out on the front porch, while enjoying the small birds having their breakfast from the feeders. And it’s always entertaining to watch the playful chipmunks in a game of hide-and-go seek.

A bit of the cabin’s history:
This charming Log Cabin on 4 acres was built in 1904 by a ship builder and his three sons, in the midst of an 'Old Growth Forest. They used it as a fishing cabin. There was a fire on the island in 1910, but most of the trees around the cabin, and the cabin itself were spared. It was heated with a rock fireplace and an old stove that was built out of an expandable steel barrel, which is still on the property. When we purchased the cabin in 2007, the fireplace was falling in and had to be dismantled and rebuilt. A wonderful rock mason from Yugoslavia rebuilt it. Most of the stones came from an underground spring discovered on the island at the Naval Air Station in Oak Harbor. There are still several tons of rock on the property, which we hope to someday add a downstairs bedroom. There is a photo album in the living room containing many original pictures.

We tried to keep within the period of the early 1900’s in the kitchen. The stove is a replica of an old wood stove, but is actually electric. The old sink came out of a house in Seattle that was being torn down. What used to be a ladder to the sleeping loft is now a set of stairs made from the wood of one large tree milled on the property. The old loft ladder is now in the bathroom. It can be used to store suitcases above the washer and dryer. We have chosen mostly antiques for the furniture. They have a special charm and each piece has a story. There are many interesting stories about the cabin and various people who have called it home.

We hope you are blessed as you stay in our little cabin.

LuAnn and Deb, Best Friends Forever










Keywords: Historic, Log Cabin, Big Woods, Trails, Rustic, Kayaking, Island Beauty, Antique Furniture, Private, Romantic, Honeymoon, Writer's Retreat, Eagle's nest, Beach, Snorkeling, Bike Trails, Camping, Loft

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Well behaved children are welcomed with a signed release of liability. The stairs may be to steep for children and they could fall through the rungs....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Renters must be at least 21 years old....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Loft: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Upstairs...moreless

          • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Queen size Bed and twin in upstairs loft. Futon is in Living Room.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Claw foot tub with shower. Bubble bath, shampoo and hand soap is supplied. 2 hotel quality robes for your convenience....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            There are many staples available for your convenience such as flour, sugar, tea and coffee. ...moreless

          • Stove:

            Charming reproduction of a wood stove....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Coffee and filters supplied....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Small, so shop accordingly....moreless

          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Toaster
          • Kitchen
          • Seating for 4 people

          Amenities

          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Washing Machine
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Historic Restored Cabin located on 4 acres in serene Old Growth Trees. State Park forest borders Property. Deer, Eagles, Owls and small birds abound....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Please enjoy a variety of books during your stay at the cabin....moreless

              • Television:

                There is no cable or satellite. There are movies available....moreless

              • Games:

                An assortment of board games, Cribbage and playing cards....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Movies are wholesome dramas, comedies and documentaries....moreless

              • DVD Player:

                Some DVD's in cabin. Also local DVD rentals nearby....moreless

              • Stereo:

                An ipod friendly radio is available...moreless

              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Dlink is the option. No password is necessary....moreless

              • Broadband Access
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Boat:

                A wonderful tour guide is on the island. His name is Mr.Abraham #360 678-5434...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Beautiful covered front porch to relax and listen to the birds....moreless

              • Golf:

                There are public golf courses on the island....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Rentals are available at Langley Marina...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Propane BBQ on back deck....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Location & View

                  • Rural:

                    Cabin is located in the beautiful woods of Whidbey Island. There are wonderful nearby views of the Cascades, Mt. Baker, Mt. Ranier, the Pacific ocean, Holmes Harbor...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Golf
                  • Parasailing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hospital
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Swimming
                  • Surfing
                  • Sailing
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Groceries
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Restaurants
                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Museums
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Live Theater
                  • Shelling
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Cycling
                   

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                  2 night min stay
                  $130
                  $890 $3,720

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $75
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  50% Deposit at time of reservation. Refundable up to 30 days prior to reservation.


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                  Last updated: 09/01/2014
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                  Location

                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Seattle/Tacoma Airport code SEA
                  14 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Clinton-Mukilteo Ferry
                  5 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Country Club on the Island
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Too many to list

                  Car: Necessary

                  Trails to South Whidbey State Park, which is where the beautiful beach on the West Side of the Island is located. Sunsets, snorkeling, hiking, views to San Juan Islands. There is a compass in the cabin in the kitchen. Stay West and you will reach the state park and you can walk down the trail to the beach.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: My name is LuAnn and I am a psychotherapist in private practice in Atlanta, Ga. My best friend is Deb, she is the Director of Nursing at a hospital here in Atlanta. I had visited Seattle on business and thought it was beautiful. During the summer of 2006, I decided to take a sabbatical from my practice to rest and finish writing a book. My husband, Sid, was going to be busy for several weeks of the summer. My son, Jacob was going to be in Army Boot Camp. He has safely returned from a one year deployment in Afghanistan and has gone back for a second deployment now. We would love for you to pray for him. Deb came to visit me in 2006 and we decided to try to find a place to buy on the island. The cabin was scheduled for the wrecking ball. The ball is still in the front yard. We decided to rescue the lovely old structure. We also found that if we wanted it done on budget and on time, we would have to learn to do it ourselves. It took three years. We flew out from Georgia at least 8 times a year and stayed as long as we could. Sometimes it was like Laurel and Hardy! Sometimes it was like Bob Villa and Norm. We learned how to work 16 different saws and other electric tools, not to mention the hand tools. I went from high heels to steel toed boots. Deb went from business suits to bib overalls. We are both over 50 years old, so this was a real stretch. Sometimes we still can't believe we did it.

                  Why the Owner Chose Greenbank:
                  We wanted a place on the west coast. Washington is clean and beautiful. The color of the ocean is indiscribable. The fishing in the fall is amazing. Many fishermen/women have pulled 14-28 pound salmon from the shore. We hope to fill our freezers up this year. Most islanders have 600 pounds in their freezers by the end of the season. Fishing off the shore is what most people do. You can take your frozen catch onto an airplane if you pack it in dry ice and put it into a regular cooler, no styrofoam allowed.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  When my husband and I come to the cabin it is a time to really concentrate on each other, with few distractions. When Deb and our other girlfriends visit, it is a time to laugh, talk, cook or not cook, stay up late to watch movies or read. We dance, sing and pray together. There are so many amazing sights to see on the island. Greenbank is centrally located, making this the perfect vacation base for visiting all of the charming seaside towns in either direction.


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                  Photos

                  • Charming cabin with covered front porch sitting area.

                    Charming cabin with covered front porch sitting area.

                  • Living Room with the 22 Ft Rock Fireplace. Original Walls and Ceiling Joists

                    Living Room with the 22 Ft Rock Fireplace. Original Walls and Ceiling Joists

                  • Kitchen with Replica Wood Stove, Really Electric!  Antique Kitchen Sink

                    Kitchen with Replica Wood Stove, Really Electric! Antique Kitchen Sink

                  • This is the Cat Walk to the Sleeping Loft. it Feels Like a Tree House

                    This is the Cat Walk to the Sleeping Loft. it Feels Like a Tree House

                  • Antique Footed Tub/Shower. Sink Carved from a Piece of Granite

                    Antique Footed Tub/Shower. Sink Carved from a Piece of Granite

                  • Covered back porch with BBQ

                    Covered back porch with BBQ

                  • Beautiful private drive leads to the cabin

                    Beautiful private drive leads to the cabin

                  • Front of the Log Cabin on 4 Acres in the Big Woods. This is a romantic spot.

                    Front of the Log Cabin on 4 Acres in the Big Woods. This is a romantic spot.

                  • Stairs to the Sleeping Loft Carved from One Fallen Tree. Dining Table Seats 4.

                    Stairs to the Sleeping Loft Carved from One Fallen Tree. Dining Table Seats 4.

                  • Eat in Kitchen. a Great Place to Watch the Hummingbirds and Drink Coffee

                    Eat in Kitchen. a Great Place to Watch the Hummingbirds and Drink Coffee

                  • Comfy Queen Bed with Soft Sheets, Feather Comforter and Quilt

                    Comfy Queen Bed with Soft Sheets, Feather Comforter and Quilt

                  • Covered back porch with BBQ

                    Covered back porch with BBQ

                  • Outdoor firepit for the perfect S'mores!

                    Outdoor firepit for the perfect S'mores!

                  • Property is covered with many old growth trees

                    Property is covered with many old growth trees

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                  Date last modified - Friday, July 25, 2014

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