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Sleek Contemporary on Doe Bay Waterfront, Southern Views, Beach!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4

ORCAS ISLAND VACATION RENTAL HOME - ASIAN MINIMALISM NEAR DOE BAY

When your tastes run to the contemporary, you’ll find this sophisticated Doe Bay cabin a jewel of design integrity (To learn about the architect's concept, go to www.archdaily/157449 - Nami an is the featured property!) Nami An has a distinctive minimal esthetic with Asian influences. This "cabin" on Doe Bay is a light-filled volume of space, created with the vision that every detail should be precise and harmonious.

The Asian theme begins when you remove your shoes and don slippers (thoughtfully provided) to tread lightly on the bamboo floors. Furnishings are sleek and contemporary; shoji screens take the place of swinging doors. Bathing is a special experience as well - you’ll step up to sink down into a deep Japanese soaking tub. One side of the shower is a glass wall with a view into a small fenced garden.There’s even an outdoor shower in this courtyard where you can feel completely part of the natural atmosphere.

The main level of the home encompasses the bathing room and powder room, a well-equipped kitchen with paperstone counters, the dining area, and a bedroom with a floating queen-size futon bed. Upstairs, there's an open loft with an additional queen futon bed; shoji screens are installed to provide visual privacy for those sleeping on this upper level. _But do note that Nami An is intended for two or three adult guests to enjoy. (The sides of the stairway are open and not suitable for small children.)_

Nami An has a beautiful waterfront outlook where nature abounds. Complete privacy is provided to the left of the home by a wooded area that attracts deer, eagles, and rabbits. The two neighboring homes to the right may be screened from view with the use of window shades and shoji screens.

Forward of the home, there is a cleared path that leads to a rocky outcrop at the shoreline. When the water recedes in low tide, you can clamber along the waterside and study the wide diversity of sea creatures left behind in the pockets of the rocks.

Nami An has a great location on the sunny southeastern tip of Orcas Island, within a short walk of Doe Bay Resort where there's a convenience store, a wonderful restaurant, and clothing optional soaking tubs and sauna (a day pass can be purchased at the Resort). It's a 15 minute drive to Olga and Moran State Park (super hiking!), about 30 minutes from Eastsound Village where there are lots of shops and dining, and a 45 minute drive from the Orcas Ferry Landing.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS HOME IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OF AGE. NETFLIX IS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE BLUE RAY DVD PLAYER. THE BLUE-RAY DVD PLAYER WILL RECOGNIZE AND PLAY REGULAR DVDS AS WELL AS CDS ALL THROUGH THE STEREO SET UP. THE INTERNET PROVIDER IS "DOE BAY INTERNET USER'S ASSOCIATION" IT PROVIDES A VERY QUICK AND DEPENDABLE CONNECTION.

• Travel Insurance – Unexpected Things Can Happen, We Highly Recommend You Purchase Travel Insurance.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES (IMPORTANT NOTICE, PLEASE READ)

Vacation Doorways makes every effort to provide, and provide timely maintenance and service for, all the amenities listed in this property description. However, at times, due to events out of our control, these services may not be as fast or reliable as our guests are used to on the mainland. Please Read your contract for important additional information about the availability of these services.

More Details

Property Manager
Vacation Doorways
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Vacation Doorways

Vacation Doorways, is the largest vacation rental company in the San Juan Islands. We represent more than 70 wonderful vacation homes located on San Juan, Orcas, & Lopez Islands.

When you rent a Vacation Doorway home:

• Our reservation staff will help you find the perfect home.

• The booking process is quick, easy, & secure.

• You’re protected by a Rental Agreement that spells out rates, terms, & conditions.

��� Your reservation and payment are rapidly confirmed.

• The home you rent is professionally cleaned before you check-in.

• A property manager is on call 24/7.

• You’re dealing with a highly experienced, reputable company.

• You can be confident that you’ll have a wonderful vacation rental experience!

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Amenities

Doe Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen bed, 1 Other bed
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Notes:
To start your stay with no hassle, we provide a courtesy supply of coffee, some dry spices, shampoo, conditioner, bath and kitchen soaps, paper products, foil & plastic wrap, trash bags.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Sleek Contemporary on Doe Bay Waterfront, Southern Views, Beach!
average rating of 4.7 based on 50 reviews
Plymouth, MA
5

Paridise in Paridise

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The home is lovely and all that we expected. Other than close neighbor (I would extend the blocking panel about 6 feet), it is a wonderful place to relax, take in the long views and more. This is a special part of the island, quiet and peaceful. Doe Bay resort serves wonderful meals but you can cook here to you hearts delight...which we did, shellfish from buckbay! The only thing that would be good is a screen to cover the 8 foot opening...just in evening so the bugs don't come in with your lights on. Thanks and we will be back! PS, gas was out on grill, but one phone call and Erica was over to change...Thanks!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mercer Island, Washington
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The home is as described and very beautiful. Views are incredible and unobstructed. The home is very well equipped and maintained. Quiet neighborhood. Just wonderful. We'll be back. Water access is a scramble over boulders; great for tide-pooling, but not possible to put in a kayak.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sammamish, WA
4

We saw whales!

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

A couple of things were slightly misrepresented... Access to the beach is difficult. No television..not a huge deal for us but tennis fans would have been dissapointed to miss Wimbledon :) Lovely setting slightly disturbed by construction next door

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I want to thank our guest for his review and for the relatively high ratings. Whenever we hear that a home has been misrepresented, even in minor ways, we look back at our website to see how we could be more descriptive to avoid this perception. In this case, the website does not describe the beach/water access as easy, or difficult. I would say that as water access goes in the San Juan Islands, the access in front of this home is relatively easy. However, it would not recommended for anyone with mobility challenges, as the access is over sloping rocks. The guest is correct that satellite television is not available in this home, but this is clearly and accurately described on our website. General Manager
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Salt Lake City, UT
5

Nami An Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Nami An was beautiful and serene. The view is spectacular, especially from the cliffs in front of the house. The home is small - best suited for a couple or small family - but it's well equipped. Nami An is on Doe Bay, which is about half an hour from Eastsound (groceries, restaurants, etc.). One note: Currently (July 2017), there's construction going on next door. We heard it only on the day we left, but it was noisy. Prospective renters may want to check with the property managers as to the status.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Issaquah, WA
5

An amazing getaway

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Very well-maintained place in a wonderfully remote location. VRBO/HomeAway made the logistics easy. Home was immaculate and nicely supplied. Hard to imagine improving on it.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon
4

Great Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

A stunning home in a quiet location was everything we were looking for in a getaway! There were heavy storms predicted and the management company called us to make sure we were OK with still going. We decided to go and hunker down with books, movies and wine! Sadly, we packed many DVD's and there was only a BluRay player. This was a pretty big set back as we really wanted to take this time to catch up on movies. Don't pack your CD's either. If you DO have BluRay's, then you are set with what seems to be a great audio system. The TV monitor is oddly placed, so you will have to move some furniture around to watch comfortably. Great pot bellied stove, view, soaking tub, beds, linens and so much more.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us in the Islands; particularly at this beautiful property! We appreciate your feedback and have taken steps to ensure a similar situation will not occur in the future. We hope you will choose to return to the Islands and give us an opportunity to exceed your expectations! Best Regards, General Manager
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