'the Homestead' on Eastsound's Waterfront!(57 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)
Stroll to Orcas Island's Farmer's Market and barbeque on your deck, or enjoy a meal in one of Eastsound's heralded restaurants offering world-class cuisine. A bookstore and lattes are just around the corner, and whalewatch tours and/or kayak rentals can be arranged nearby. Walk to the public dock just yards away for boating excursions. Watch sunsets, eagles, and the abundant wildlife around Indian Island. Facing southwest, your view includes the bay, shoreline of picturesque Eastsound, and unmatched island sunsets. Only seven miles from the ferry landing, four miles from Turtleback Mountain Preserve, and five miles from majestic Moran State Park and Mt. Constitution, this location is really the perfect hub for your trip.
Four bedrooms offer lots of privacy, with one bedroom on the ground floor and three upstairs. Master bedroom overlooks the gorgeous view. Fully equipped kitchen with all amenities. Large flatscreen TV's in the living room and downstairs bedroom with Directv satellite service and DVD players. Enjoy a drink on the deck and lounge on the roomy stone patio with its beautiful propane fire pit. Absorb the magic of Orcas Island. We look forward to welcoming you!
(Well-behaved pets welcome).
If the Homestead is booked for your desired dates, please check out our delightful NEW listing on VRBO, #702366.
Keywords: Historic, completely restored
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Member since: 2011
- 2200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
Beautifully appointed with all conveniences, including mixer, food processor, baking utensils, crockpot, instant hot water maker, toaster, etc. Serving trays. Enough dishes and glassware for 12+....moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa
- Jetted Tub
- Housekeeper Optional
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Quiet Season 2016-2017
Oct 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Quiet Season 2017-2018
Oct 1 - May 31, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $40 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
- Tax Rate 10.1%
Deposit is refundable up to 30 days prior to scheduled arrival, less $40 booking fee. Shorter stays possible with additional cleaning fee. Longer term stays possible at reduced price to be negotiated with owner.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Whalewatching, wildlife tours, the Orcas Cultural Center offers fabulous music performances and theatrical productions.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: We have been on Orcas Island for many decades (in fact Wally grew up here!) so are true islanders. We can suggest not only major travel activites, but little known gems on island backroads. We are raising two daughters here -- no better place in the world!
Why the Owner Chose Eastsound, Washington, United States of America:
We have always loved this house as it is an intrinsic architectural element on the charming Eastsound shoreline. We welcomed the opportunity to restore it to its original glory.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Sipping coffee or a glass of wine on the deck, breathing in that clear island air, and contemplating the view! We also love wandering around the village, hiking in the Turtleback Mountain Reserve, and exploring Moran State Park. We know many of the restauranteurs in town and love the many delicious varied options for an evening out.
- Primary: 360.593.9538
- Secondary: 360.507.5444
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Relax on the lovely deck
The Homestead welcomes you.
Several comfortable seating areas and two dining tables.
Bonus counter seating.
Propane grill for your barbeque.
Light and roomy master bedroom upstairs.
Lounging area in upstairs master bedroom.
The bunk room, also upstairs, great for kids and larger groups.
Vintage lavatory upstairs
Downstairs bath features all new fixtures in vintage style.
The yard and patio -- lovely for entertaining.
Large stone patio below the deck has several tables and adirondack chairs.
A classic island beauty! One of the original homes on Orcas Island.
Double sided propane fireplace in both living room and kitchen. Flat screen TV.
Kitchen table seats 8-10.
Roomy, fully equipped kitchen has everything you need.
Free DSL and wireless here.
Decor features hand made quilts.
Cozy second bedroom upstairs has a full size bed.
Upstairs landing has a bonus daybed and reading area.
Easy access bedroom on main floor has queen bed and second flatscreen TV.
Beautiful scene to the west.
Lots of room for friends and family.
View in December -- lovely year around!
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 11, 2017
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