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Great Comfort at Affordable Rates.

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6-7)

This unique location in Deer Harbor awaits you!

View the bay and slough flowing under the wooden bridge from the many windows in this island cottage. You'll enjoy the large yard for outdoor activities. Super fire pit in the back yard for evening conversations. Easy access to nearby marina for boaters and near to snackbar on the marina pier or visit nearby restaurants. Bring your favorite book and enjoy reading in the sun on the large decks. The master loft bedroom is accessed via spiral staircase.

Keywords: Affordable, compfortable, view, ocean, sound, Orcas Island, vacation home, rental, holiday, cayou, water view, boats, boating, harbor, San Juans, San Juan Islands

More Details

Property Manager
Karen Key Speck
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 12, 2017


Deer Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • If you want to do your own cleaning & laundry of the rental prior to departure, there are no additional housekeeping fees. Or $50 clean/$35 laundry
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathroom on main floor
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Upstairs loft bedroom via stairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 queen bed, 1 twin and 1 twin trundle main floor bedroom
    Other (See Description) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleeper couch in living room
  • Queen size Beds (1) Mattress and box springs., Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Fire pit, large rear lawn for play


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Great Comfort at Affordable Rates.
average rating of 4.0 based on 5 reviews

Nice place

  • 4 of 5

The place was nice, it's just kind of a wait for the key when you end up having to take a 7:30 am ferry over and have to kill time the entire day waiting for 4 00 check-in. But dont lie to your renters when then ask a 2:00 if there is any chance of getting the keys any earlier, "the maid has to Bring the keys back and in 25 years they have not failed". Well, we got the keys at 3:50 went to the house and found the maid there still cleaning.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi. As with many popular vacation destinations making houses/rooms ready right on time can be quite the challenge. Our focus is to present guests with a clean house and pleasant place to stay. Our paperwork clearly states 4pm is check in. It sounds as if you took quite an early ferry to the islands despite the advertised check-in. Regards, Karen/Property Manager
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Such a great house. Perfect for our needs

  • 5 of 5

It was exactly what we needed for a work retreat we attended during the day. The house had everything we needed including plenty of windows, fans, a short walk to the marina and a great living room kitchen area.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to say your Orcas visit was pleasant. We appreciate it and hope you will return again. Karen Cherie L. Lindholm RE Property Management
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Great place, close to Deer Harbor. Well equipped kitchen. Cozy and nice...

  • 4 of 5

Don't let the previous, somewhat negative, review scare you off. NOTHING was inconvenient for us with the keys and garbage. The procedure for both is clearly explained before arrival. The house is nice. It was clean, comfortable and quiet. You can get anywhere on the island in a short time (in a car) on decent country roads. Very well described in the listing. Would do it again. Two couple shared the home and it had everything we needed. Cell, TV and internet service is spotty but who cares...

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for visiting Orcas with us and taking the time to write a review. This is a wonderful cottage offering all the comforts of home at a great rate. We hope you enjoyed Orcas and will return with us again soon! Karen / Cherie L. Lindholm RE
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  • 3 of 5

We have been very experienced renters all over the world, and have NEVER had to drive 25+ minutes ( or anywhere else) to pick up and return house keys. What about a lock box?? Also, we have never had to pay to have garbage removed, take it to the dump ourselves, or TAKE IT WITH US (as we ended up having to do). Reaching the island late at night (due to a ferry issue) with 2 little kids, it was very inconvenient to have to find the real estate office in the dark, and then find the rental (another 25 min.) in the dark. The rental itself was adequate; and the fire pit was lovely. The view pictured was to the left of the cottage. There was no view in front of the cottage, as it is completely blocked by trees. The loft bedroom had a partial curtain, but no real privacy. Good price, but a bit out of the way.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. We do make arrangements with guests who ask if they may leave the keys at the rental. I'm sorry you didn't contact us about such options before expressing displeasure. We are easy to work with, really! Come see us again. Karen
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Great place on Orcas Island!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. It was very clean and had all the amenities one would expect to find in a vacation house. It was also incredibly affordable. It's a little off the beaten path, but the reality on an island of this size is that you can get anywhere within a half an hour and most places within 15 minutes. Also, the fire pit in the back yard is a nice touch, you just have to buy wood in town.

We had two couples, and the bedrooms provided plenty of privacy. For the price, this is a great option on Orcas.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your positive review and visiting Orcas with us! We feel it's important that not every accommodation cost and arm and a leg, so we are pleased you appreciated the stay in our house. There are so few fire pits due to the constant fire danger, that we're glad you enjoyed the one at this house. It is pretty special and neat! Come see us again. Karen Cherie L. Lindholm RE
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View Cayou Slough as the ocean exchanges water with the tributary.


Rates & Availability

Deer Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Damage Deposit $200

If you'd like to do your own cleaning and laundry prior to departure, there are no additional housekeeping fees.
If you'd like us to clean it is $50 and $35 for laundry plus tax = $93.59 additional. Garbage removal is $12.00 per can. You may take it to the dump yourself and save some money.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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