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Beautiful Waterfront Property, Great Family Vacation Spot

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Last updated: 06/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Orcas house description

Mid-bank water front house with stairs to the beach
Upstairs master bedroom with queen bed and 1/2 bath and water views from the bed.
2nd upstairs bedroom with queen bed, twin bed, and fold up futon
Downstairs bedroom with queen bed
Upstairs bathroom with tiled tub and shower
Downstairs bathroom with shower
Kitchen equipped with All Clad cookware, kitchen aid, cuisinart, wustoff knives, if you like to cook you'll probably find everything you need in the kitchen.
Lots of great outdoor deck living space with BBQ
Laundry room
Cable TV and High Speed Internet
Mooring Buoy
Next Door to VRBO #178974

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            kid friendly house but there are stairs...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            and a futon mat...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • master bedroom, has an 1/2 bath, deck and wonderful view from the bed

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            with a big window, you can see the beach while you shower...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            in master bedroom...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            All Clad cookware, wustoff knives, kitchen aid, Cusinart, spices...moreless

          • Dining:

            table large enough to seat 8 to 10...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Spices, oils, flour, sugar...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            coffee grinder...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Stove
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Parking
          • Living Room

          Other Amenities

              • Mooring bouy, Gas BBQ, Lots of Puzzels and Games

              Entertainment

              • Games:

                and lots of puzzles...moreless

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player
              • Video Library
              • Stereo
              • Books
              • Toys

              Communications

              • Internet
              • Telephone

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio
              • Balcony

              Location & View

              • Beachfront:

                Midbank, waterfront, stairs to the beach...moreless

              • Beach View
              • Oceanfront
              • Ocean View
              • Waterfront
              • Water View

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Hiking
              • Cycling
              • Swimming
              • Kayaking
              • Medical Services
              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Fishing
              • Boating
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Beachcombing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Live Theater
              • Playground
              • Marina
              • Library
              • Churches
              • Whale Watching
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              July
              Jul 1 - Aug 1, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,100
              August
              Aug 2 - Sep 1, 2014
              7 night min stay

              $2,400
              Off Season
              Oct 12 - May 2, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $275
              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              $350
              $1,995

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Summer nightly rate if less than 7 days, $400/day. Available on a limited basis, but not less than 3 nights. Only available if there are gaps in the schedule.

              50% due at time of booking. Full payment due 30 days in advance. $300 refundable security deposit. Additional $200 cleaning and trash disposal fee.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 06/01/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              2 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Eastsound
              10 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Orcas
              Orcas
              Nearest Beach
              Buckhorn Beach

              Car: Recommended

              It's easy to let the days melt away reading a book on our deck, watching bald eagles fly by, and looking out across the water to views of Canada and nearby Matia Island. You can reach our property by boat. We have a mooring bouy. One of the most popular salmon fishing areas is in our cove and there is excellent crabing at nearby Sucia Island. The waters off our beach are also great for kayaking.

              Enjoy hiking and swimming at nearby Moran State Park and visit the many artisan studios on the island. Catch a whale watching boat at the Ferry Landing or Deer Harbor and see the magnificent resident Orca whale pods that call Puget Sound their home.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About the owner: My husband and I are environmental geologists. We knew we would love any waterfront property in the San Juan Islands. We didn't realize when we bought the house that we have one of the best beaches on Orcas at the bottom of our stairs. We still marvel at the lovely view of Mt Baker from the beach, the fabulous bald eagles flying over our heads, and the way my son can't be beat in rock skipping contests.

              Why the Owner Chose Orcas:
              We love our house on Orcas and hope you do too. We've had friends tell us it's the best vacation they've ever had. Our home has not been rental until this year. We've spent our entire summer on Orcas for the past 10 years. The house is located in the historic Buckhorn Lodge and Beach area. At low tide you can walk, although sometimes scrambling over rocks, for several miles on the beach. There are also great tide pools during low tide. I love to sit on the deck and just soak in the view. We have a pair of bald eagles that fish from a tree on our property. The kids love building forts on the beach with all the drift wood, collecting sea glass and shells and of course roasting marshmallows at evening beach fires.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              If you like bird watching, we have a great bird feeder that attracts lots of local birds. The humming birds love the blackberry bushes. You will definitely hear pleated woodpeckers and if you're lucky you'll see one land on the tree right in front of the deck.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • House and Deck

                House and Deck

              • This way to the beach

                This way to the beach

              • The Beach

                The Beach

              • Dining Table and Great Room

                Dining Table and Great Room

              • Kitchen

                Kitchen

              • Master 1/2 bath

                Master 1/2 bath

              • Upstairs Bedroom 2

                Upstairs Bedroom 2

              • downstairs bedroom 3

                downstairs bedroom 3

              • What's better than a log raft?

                What's better than a log raft?

              • Sunset over Matia Island, view from deck

                Sunset over Matia Island, view from deck

              • View from the deck

                View from the deck

              • View of house from the beach

                View of house from the beach

              • Stairs to the beach

                Stairs to the beach

              • Mt. Baker on a clear day from the beach

                Mt. Baker on a clear day from the beach

              • Mooring Buoys, view from the deck

                Mooring Buoys, view from the deck

              • Living Area

                Living Area

              • Master bed, upstairs

                Master bed, upstairs

              • View from the Master Bed

                View from the Master Bed

              • Twin bed in 2nd upstairs bedroom

                Twin bed in 2nd upstairs bedroom

              • No Explanation Needed. Pure Fun!

                No Explanation Needed. Pure Fun!

              • Eagles on our tree, summer 2013, the big one is the female.

                Eagles on our tree, summer 2013, the big one is the female.

              VRBO #486001

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Sunday, July 20, 2014

              $275 - $350 per night (USD)
              4

              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

              View calendar: Updated 06/01/14
              Minimum stay: 4-7 nights
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