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Sea Forever Guest House.Salish Sea & Cascade Views.Dog Friendly.

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The cottage is nestled against the cliff overlooking the Salish Sea and Cascades

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Last updated: 11/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Eastsound studio description

Come rest and rejuvenate your soul in this cozy studio cottage, called SEA FOREVER GUEST HOUSE, tucked high up into the side of Buck Mountain. Soon, you'll be scheming about how to convince your boss to let you stay longer. Breath in the stunning, sparkling views of the Salish Sea, rich with whales and other marine and bird life, surrounded by the snow topped Canadian and US Cascades, featuring Mr. Mt. Baker as the special guest star. Warm your toes near the winter wood stove in the living area or read a book on the porch on a sunny summer evening. Your host, whose home is nestled nearby but buffered from sight by dwarf pines, rhodies and roses, can answer your questions. The cottage has a fully equipped kitchen with stove, full size refrigerator, microwave, coffee grinder and maker, toaster oven, toaster and a selection of local herbal teas and coffee. The luxurious king bed with pillow top is appointed with a goose down comforter and ultra soft sheets while the bath offers thick, fluffy towels. Soak in the silence in this ultra quiet, forested setting, your only visitors the deer and a mated pair of eagles! Sit by the quiet stream and trickling waterfall. Free wireless WiFi keeps you in touch with the outside world should this be your desire. Charming Eastsound, with many delightful restaurant choices and shops, is only a 10 minute drive, as are hiking trails and Moran State Park. Watching the sunrise over the mountains and the sailboats below right from the cozy comfort of your bed. Dog friendly.

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 625 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Children must be 12 or over....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            You will be charged to restore the property to conditions prior to your stay if you smoke anywhere on the property....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Friendly dogs allowed. Please keep on a leash. Dog sitters can be arranged as you may not leave your canine alone in the cabin. ...moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          • This is a studio with one California King sized bed and a couch.

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom has shower, tub and separated sink area. We equip this area with shampoo, cream rinse, towels, ironing board, iron, soap and blow dryer....moreless

          Entertainment

              • Books:

                A small collection of novels for adults is provided. ...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • 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
              • Water View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Dining area in the kitchen looks over to the couch and woodstove....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Soft sheets and a down comforter on the queen sized bed. Changes provided for stays exceeding seven days....moreless

              • Living Room:

                The living area in this studio comes with couch facing the woodstove and a chair for reading. A small library stocked with books and games will delight you....moreless

              • Parking:

                Private and secure parking in our own lot, away from the main road, keeps your vehicle safe....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Bath and kitchen towels provided. A doggie towel for wiping wet feet is also available....moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                The woodstove makes chilly winter mornings cozy. We supply firewood and will set the fire for you if you call ahead....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                We provide a three day supply of morning coffee, powdered creamer and sugar as well as local teas....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Pots and pans and basic cooking supplies. Dishes, silverware, wine glasses to serve 4....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                The kitchen is fully equipped. Also included is a toaster oven and blender....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Standard sized oven....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Paper towels, toilet paper, foil, baggies, spices....moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Tennis:

                There are community tennis courts only 10 min. drive from your cottage....moreless

               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Quiet Season
              Oct 1 - Apr 30
              2 night min stay
              $140
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $190 $220
              Fri, Sat, Sun

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Non refundable cleaning fee $50 + tax
              • Pet Fee $25 + tax
              • Tax Rate 10.1%

              Notes:

              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 11/06/2014
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              Location

              4.5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Orcas Island Airport
              5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Madronna Bar and Grill, Eastsound
              13 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Washington State Ferry Anacortes-SanJuans
              7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Orcas Island Golf Course
              20 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrak, Mt. Vernon WA
              5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Horseshoe Highway
              5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Allium
              72 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Mt. Baker Ski Area
              1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Racoon Pt. Road Beach

              Car: Necessary

              Beautiful Orcas Island has been called the 'gem of the San Juans.' A mecca for those who love to sail, fly small planes (including sea planes), and enjoy the abundance of marine life and birds, this island boasts moderate temperatures and much less rainfall than surrounding Washington locations. Enjoy one of the 40 live theatre performances a year put on at the Orcas Center. Purchase fresh produce or gifts at the weekly Saturday Farmer's Market. Treat your children to the Funhouse Commons, a kid's museum and youth center fostering education play combining science, technology, music and art. Take a tour of the islands by air or listen to the relaxing sounds at the Chamber Music Festival. The island is home to many talented artists and their works are for sale in the charming village of Eastsound. Hike some portion of the 38 miles of hiking trails in the famous Moran State Park or climb the tower on the top of Mt. Constitution, the highest mountain in the San Juan Islands. Plan your wedding to take place on one of the many fabulous beaches or challenge yourself to cycle the 57 square miles of this horseshoe shaped island. Bring your kids to the famous Camp Orkila or take a horseback ride with Olga Island Trail Rides. Or maybe you'll learn French in a night at nearby Canoe Island French Camp. Visit the Cider and Mead Festival in May or rest in your soft Queen bed after a day visiting the famous Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, ongoing throughout April. Perfect your skills at the Writers Island Poetry Writing Retreat in April or join like-minded women during the popular Women's Wellness Weekend in April. Truly this island has it all.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2013

              About the owner: Living on Orcas is a 50-year-ago dream-come-true for me. In 1964, I landed in Mt. Vernon, a freshman at Mt. Vernon High School after a young life of profound difficulties and challenges. During those high school years, I would visit the San Juans often, and remember in particular a high school graduation bike trip to Orcas. Throughout my life travels, I have thought often about those sweet days on Orcas and wondered if I might live here one day. I've worked hard and dreamed sweet. . . and now, finally, here I am. And I want to share it with you. I've taught high school English for 30 years and now have a private practice in counseling. I adore helping others, caring for the earth, and celebrating the beauty of this island and this home. Life is so full of beauty if we are willing to set aside the hustle and bustle of surviving and live just in the moment. Come here to do just that. Listen to the wind whip through the pines and firs in winter. Steady your gaze upon the purple Cascades in the evening sunset, the distant twinkling lights of a city unaware of us at their feet. Welcome the quiet visit of a doe and her buck, hoping for an apple treat offered from your hand. Come celebrate the spectacular gift of life with me here in this quiet and very special oasis.

              Why the Owner Chose Eastsound:
              I wanted a home with light. I wanted a home with the sound of a tumbling creek nearby and the sight of a mated pair of eagles weaving a magic dance in the sky and using the limbs of a fir tree for rest in sight of my bedroom window. i wanted the charm of a bookstore, filled with the smell of fresh brewed coffee and a choice of books about lofts and Hemmingway only minutes from my backdoor. I have it here and want to share it with you. You who are hungry for quiet and beauty.

              The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
              This, more than any other guest home you will find, offers you spectacular views and profound quiet. Twinkling lights at night. Purple mountain views at dusk or morning. Vigorous walks on a forested road any time of day at all. Access to a community owned private beach, complete with picnic table and bench on a bluff over the Salish Sea, a front row seat at the foot of Mt. Baker.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • The cottage is nestled against the cliff overlooking the Salish Sea and Cascades

                The cottage is nestled against the cliff overlooking the Salish Sea and Cascades

              • The outside of the cottage is surrounded by a lovely garden of flowers.

                The outside of the cottage is surrounded by a lovely garden of flowers.

              • Driveway approach to the main house and guest house, which is on the right.

                Driveway approach to the main house and guest house, which is on the right.

              • Sitting area with comfy king bed in background.

                Sitting area with comfy king bed in background.

              • Bath has separated sink from shower, toilet and tub.

                Bath has separated sink from shower, toilet and tub.

              • Moonrise from the sitting bench outside your cottage.

                Moonrise from the sitting bench outside your cottage.

              • Visitors enjoy wildflowers on a walk along Raccoon Pt. Rd. 100 steps away.

                Visitors enjoy wildflowers on a walk along Raccoon Pt. Rd. 100 steps away.

              • Public beaches are just a 3 minute drive away.

                Public beaches are just a 3 minute drive away.

              • Enjoy gift shopping or restaurants or coffee in charming Eastsound 10 min away.

                Enjoy gift shopping or restaurants or coffee in charming Eastsound 10 min away.

              • Breakfast out at Rosario Resort.

                Breakfast out at Rosario Resort.

              • A sailboat view at the nearby Doe Bay Cafe.

                A sailboat view at the nearby Doe Bay Cafe.

              • Taking the ferry here is half the fun.  About 3 hours from Seattle.

                Taking the ferry here is half the fun. About 3 hours from Seattle.

              • View from your cottage porch.

                View from your cottage porch.

              • Enjoy your coffee on the porch.  See the view reflected in the window?

                Enjoy your coffee on the porch. See the view reflected in the window?

              • This little bench, just for you, is steps away from your front porch.

                This little bench, just for you, is steps away from your front porch.

              • Fully equipped kitchen.

                Fully equipped kitchen.

              • Sink and closet with iron and ironing board.

                Sink and closet with iron and ironing board.

              • The view of Mt. Baker from the cottage is always changing.

                The view of Mt. Baker from the cottage is always changing.

              • We are pet friendly.  This is your host dog, Sargie!

                We are pet friendly. This is your host dog, Sargie!

              • A mated pair of eagles live just below eye's view.

                A mated pair of eagles live just below eye's view.

              • Watch ducks and herons from in the charming village of Eastsound 10 min away.

                Watch ducks and herons from in the charming village of Eastsound 10 min away.

              • Swim in the pool at nearby Rosario Resort.

                Swim in the pool at nearby Rosario Resort.

              • Come for the weekend the MG's come to show off!

                Come for the weekend the MG's come to show off!

              • Sunset from the ferry!

                Sunset from the ferry!

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

              $140 - $220 per night (USD)
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              0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 3

              View calendar: Updated 11/06/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 11/06/2014
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