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Secluded Orcas Island Cabin

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Last updated: 03/16/2015
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  • Minimum stay:31 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The cabin is located approximately five miles east of the Orcas Village and is truly off the beaten path. As you leave the Village, the road winds through pastoral views giving way to an old-growth forest of Douglas fir and cedar and finally to Lake Killebrew. You are venturing far from the crowds and stress of everyday life. Our cabin is situated at the end of a winding country road on the edge of a south-facing, mossy knoll with great filtered sun all day. A mix of Shore pine, Douglas fir and Madrona surround and shelter the cabin. The reflection of the afternoon sun through these trees dances across the water providing a truly magical sight.

This unique retreat provides ultimate privacy and also takes you back to an era of simpler times. An old-fashioned, wood-fired cook stove, cedar log walls, fir and pine floors, hand-peeled railings, and braded area floor rugs exemplify the décor. The main level has one bedroom, one bathroom, a great room, dining room and kitchen. The master bedroom is located on the upper level. Additionally, there is a sleeping loft and a sitting area on the second floor. A unique log stairway provides access to the lower level for storage and laundry.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Unlimited possibilities for exploration in a secure environment....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

    bunk twin beds...moreless

  • Master bedroom has a queen bed. Main floor bedroom has twin bunk beds. Sleeping loft has a full bed. Great room has a full pull-out....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Full bath with tub and shower.

Other Amenities

  • If you are looking for amenities such as a HDTV, a hot tub, high-speed internet or a chief's kitchen--an alternate selection is advisable. However, it you are seeking seclusion, charm, and intimate contact with nature--you have found it. This cabin is located in a small, rural, community of approximately twenty other properties at the end of a winding gravel road. Adjacent structures are well hidden and you may rarely see neighbors. It is extremely peaceful and quiet in the area and guests need to be consistent with that setting and respectful of other community members. Finally, fresh water is a valuable commodity in the San Juan Islands. Everyone needs to conserve this limited resource....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Extremely limited reception from this location....moreless

  • Toys

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Protected, south facing beach with great sun all day....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Access to community beach is a 5 minute walk. Great for launching a kayak, wildlife viewing, or relaxing in the beach chairs....moreless

  • Rural:

    The setting is wooded with Douglas fir, shore pine and Madrona. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Filtered water view....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room table comfortably seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating:

    free standing propane stove...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Paper products, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, coffee filters, and selected spices are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    9 hole course on Orcas Rd...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    The cove beach provides an excellent site for launching kayaks....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    2 newly surface tennis courts in Eastsound...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
31 night min stay

$2,495

Discounts: 31 nights or more: $83 Nightly

My Standard Rate
31 night min stay

$1,495

Discounts: 31 nights or more: $50 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $200
  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Refundable if cancellation 60 days prior to arrival date.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 03/16/2015
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Location

12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Eastsound, WA
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Eastsound
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Orcas
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Orcas Country Club
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Mt. Vernon
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Orcas Village
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cove

Car: Recommended

Abundant wildlife can be enjoyed from the cabin deck including red-tailed hawks, osprey, bald eagles, deer and an occasional mink. If you are lucky you might catch a glimpse of the wild uturkeys that call the area home. At the beach, otters, seals, hawks, and heron are common sites. At night, listen to the water lap the shore and echo around the cove or the chorus of seals gathered on Shag Rock just offshore.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: We are a family of five: two adults, two teenage boys and a spaniel. For our leisure time, we enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, kayaking, sailing, skiing and backpacking. We always look forward to visiting Orcas for some of the above and much more!

Why the Owner Chose Orcas:
We were attracted to Orcas Island because of the natural beauty of the area. Additionally, the unique setting of the cabin provides intimate contact with nature, tranquility and ultimate privacy. We visit the cabin as frequently as we are able but it never seems to be quite enough.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
No phones, no city noise, no internet and you rarely see another person; but, the sights and sounds of nature are all around you! We love to launch our kayaks from the cove beach and bike/hike the rural roads and trails in the immediate area of the cabin. Orcas Island provides an assortment of hiking options from sea level trails to the mountain environment of Moran State Park and Turtleback Preserve.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • cabin exterior

    cabin exterior

  • master bedroom with built-ins and a window seat

    master bedroom with built-ins and a window seat

  • 5 minute walk to beach

    5 minute walk to beach

  • ferry landing in Orcas Village

    ferry landing in Orcas Village

  • great room with gas fireplace

    great room with gas fireplace

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • great room

    great room

  • wood-fired cook stove

    wood-fired cook stove

  • View down Eastsound

    View down Eastsound

  • On the way to the cabin

    On the way to the cabin

  • Cascade Falls, Moran State Park

    Cascade Falls, Moran State Park

  • Olga

    Olga

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • cabin deck

    cabin deck

  • tree swing

    tree swing

  • full bathroom with tub and shower

    full bathroom with tub and shower

  • community cove beach

    community cove beach

  • cabin porch

    cabin porch

  • great room

    great room

  • dining room

    dining room

  • nearby beach

    nearby beach

  • Bayhead Marina near Orcas Village

    Bayhead Marina near Orcas Village

  • Olga dock

    Olga dock

  • Victorian Valley Chapel

    Victorian Valley Chapel

VRBO #581651

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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