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Take the long view of Cascades Mountains & Ocean / Delongview

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Enjoy being nestled among the tall Fir trees with views of the Georgia Strait and the Cascade Mountains. This 3-acre piece of paradise is a hillside covered with natural flora and fauna, on a private paved road, only 4 miles and just minutes from the center of Eastsound, and 15 miles from the ferry terminal on Orcas Island.

The home has an open floor plan.

The Great Room is comfortably appointed with new leather seating includes 4 recliners, and has an extra large sky-lite, positioned over the peak of the roof. Relax on the couch and watch the white, wispy clouds float overhead or enjoy the gentle swaying of the tips of the tall Fir Trees. There is a large flat screen Smart TV, DVD/VHS /Blueray players and WiFi computer signal, over 150 movies and 60 Cd's, double doors open onto the patio, and THE VIEW.

The Kitchen has butcher block counters, dishwasher with detergent, full sized stove and oven, full-sized refrigerator with cold filtered water and ice maker in the door, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker and blender. A complete selection of stainless steel pans. Utensils. Flour, sugar, spices and basic condiments are there for your use. If it's in the kitchen, feel free to use it while you are staying at the house. There is a 11' island counter with 7 bar stools that face the work area so you may visit with the cook, a dining room table that seats 6, double doors open onto the patio, and THE VIEW.

The Master Bedroom has a king sized bed with a med/firm mattress, a leather love seat for quiet reading, a large desk for private writing, a electric fireplace, a TV with DVD/VHS player, a bookcase with wide cross-section of titles, a cd player that will accept your i-pod, double doors open onto the patio, and THE VIEW.

The Master Bathroom has a deep jacuzzi tub, a slate-lined walk-in shower hall 3 ft. x 6 ft. with two height adjustable shower heads. Candles around the tub for that extra ambiance for a private relax, plenty of white towels and a sky lite.

There second bedroom and bathroom are at the other end of the house. That bedroom has a med. firm queen-sized mattress with a 3-inch memory foam mattress topper, a desk area, bookshelves and a dresser. There are 2 big windows and The View.

The second bathroom may be entered from the second bedroom or from the kitchen area.

This home is perfect for two couples. The house is built on a steep hillside that is not fenced off from the patio so may not be suitable for toddlers.or young children.

The spacious stone patio is ideal for sitting day or night. There is a out-side fire pit with some firewood provided. BB-Q over a charcoal grill, some charcoal is provided. There are 4 reclining lounge chairs. Enjoy outdoor dinning around the table chairs 4 and with a cloth sun shade umbrella. And THE VIEW.

A wonderful place for your first cup of coffee in the morning.

The rent is set for 4 persons per night staying at the house.

An additional $50.00 per person per night will be added when over the 4 person occupancy.

Maximum occupancy is 6 persons.

There is a self-inflating/deflating Queen sized air mattress that stands about knee high and can be set up in the great room.

This can be set up if you need it.

I'm pleased you are here to enjoy the house I built. I'm proud of it. The income I make by renting to you allows me to take art courses and to take time to create the art that bring me so much joy so Thank you.

I live in my basement studio apartment under the second

bedroom.

I have a separate entrance and can't see into the windows or onto the private patio or the rented part of the house.

The only place you might see me is in the parking area.

Keywords: House, Cabin, bungalo, cottage

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About The Owner

I found Orcas Island, WA. in 1990. I had never been to Washington State, let alone the San Juan Islands. I knew I had found home within 15 minutes of driving off the ferry. This place feeds my artistic spirit and creative side.

I have worked toward my goal of buying property on Orcas Island and building my own place since then.

I started building in 2003. I was my own General Manager of this project. The professionals put in the parts that are controlled by building requirements to met code, like power, water, framing the house, etc.

After that is when the hands-on part of the job was all mine. I put in all the slate flooring, wood trim, siding, painting, cupboards, sinks, tubs, slate shower hall, stone patio, etc. I could write a book with all that took place.

The house turned out lovely if I do say so myself, and you can't beat the views.

I have not had one negative piece of feedback about the house since I started renting it.

I want you to enjoy this piece of paradise as much as I do.

Thank you for your interest.

Donna Delong

Delongview

The Owner purchased this house in 2003

Why The Owner chose Eastsound

This Island offered the clean air and lush green landscape that has always been important to my comfort in a place. I need tall trees, natural settings, wild animals and birds as part of my daily life. The ocean being near-by and viewable daily, around nearly every corner I turn or hill I drive over, is a blessing I don't take for-granted. The views of the awesome mountains were a plus, and now I can't think of life without them to gaze at.

The fact that there are no traffic jambs or stop lights have to be listed as a plus too.

What makes this house unique

The peace and serenity you feel sitting on the patio with the sight of the Cascade Mountains and the Georgia Strait right there. Flowers blooming all around and birds to watch as their songs fill the air. The quiet of living on a 3 acre piece of paradise, on a private road, with no through traffic or city noises. Not another house in sight.

If the weather is overcast or if it has snowed and all is covered, it still feels bright in the Great Room, due to the huge ski-lite over the peak of the roof. The heated slate floors with rich, bold colors feel warm to my bare feet in the winter, and cool when I take feet out of my hot shoes in the summer.

So many things like this are what makes my home special to me, and to you too if you want.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Donna, Thank you so much for such a wonderful place to stay. We loved using your well stocked kitchen

and travelling about this beautiful island. We even enjoyed your VHS collection.

Once again, thanks!
Oct 2010
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Amenities

Eastsound House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • King size bed (1) Master bedroom has a Sealy medium firm mattress, a 3 inch memory foam mattress topper and allergy free bedding. Queen size bed (1) The second bedroom has medium firm mattress with a 3 inch memory foam mattress topper. Available to set up in the great room, if a extra bed is needed, is 1 queen sized air mattress and one twin sized, self inflating/deflating, stands about knee high, can be set up in the Great Room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Spacious open floor plan and large windows. Approximately 1700 sq. ft. house space and 900 sq. ft. patio space.

Reviews

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Take the long view of Cascades Mountains & Ocean / Delongview
average rating of 4.787234 based on 86 reviews
5

Amazing vacation rental!

  • 5 of 5

If I could give this home a six-star rating, I would! The setting, the home, the views, and the amenities are all incredible and clearly have the comfort and ease of the renter in mind. Want to make a fire? There's chopped wood, fire starters, lighters, anything you would need. Want to cook up a storm? Every type of cooking utensil, pan, mixing bowl and endless counter space available. Dog? Towels specifically for the dog and a large kennel to make your dog comfortable if you leave the house. Endless movies and music to choose from. Incredibly comfortable furniture that makes lounging and resting so easy. And, quiet. My family will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very pleased that you appreciated all the amenities I have included in my house. If I have any control over what I can do to make my house more comfortable I do it. Thank you for the great review.
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5

Lovely home with a lovely view

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable house with well-equipped kitchen.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We had such an amazing “girls getaway” at this house. The kitchen was exactly what we hoped for- it was huge and the host offered so many great amenities. Great place to stay- definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful spot near Eastsound!

  • 5 of 5

What a great find! Delongview is a lovely home, well-appointed in all ways, from providing dog towels to all the utensils and pots and gadgets you could want in a kitchen. The beds were super comfortable and you'd never know the house was frequented by dogs. A lot of time when you rent a dog-friendly property, it's just not the nicest place. Delongview is an exception. We took great care with our dog to keep it that way! And the peekaboo views looking north were the icing on top. Would definitely come back. Donna was flexible and a wonderful host!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous retreat - loved every minute!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in the Pacific Northwest and we couldn't have had a nicer introduction. We were lucky with the weather, I think - we had clear skies for our whole time on Orcas Island. The house was great for us with two en suite bedrooms, and we loved the great room and open kitchen. The house is nicely decorated (I loved the houseplants!) and Donna, the owner, has thought of everything guests could need. (She was also wonderful in working with us through the booking process, and making us feel welcome.) There are touches of luxury here and there, with an emphasis on comfort. The highlight for us was the patio. We spent a lot of time sitting out there, just admiring the view of the water and the mountains. And it was great any time of day: the sunrises were perfect, the evening glass of wine was perfect, and the stargazing was perfect. We made a few forays to town and Moran State Park, but for the most part we were simply happy just unwinding in a beautiful corner of the world. I would love to visit again, and would definitely want to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great quiet home on Orcas

  • 5 of 5

Loved our week at Delongview. Quiet, private, super comfortable home with a luxurious master bedroom and master bath. The bed was super comfortable, we slept so well every night.

Loved the great room with the open floor plan. Kitchen had everything we needed and more. The patio was a wonderful way to end each day and take in the nature and the quiet beauty of the island. Would be hard to find a nicer place to stay on Orcas, thank you for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Eastsound
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Madrona Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Orcas
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Many choices in Eastsound
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Crescent Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
cleaning $99
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.1%

I am pleased you are here to enjoy the house I'm proud I built. The income I make by renting to you allows me to take art courses and to take time to create art. That brings me joy so Thank you.
I work full time but I can help with any questions you have. I live in a studio apartment at the house under the second bedroom. I can not see into the windows or onto the private patio of the rented part of the house so your privacy is assured. The only place you might see me is in the parking area. I will not be in contact unless we email, call or schedule a time for a visit while you're here.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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