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The 'Captain's Suite' at Sea Star Lofts -- On the Waterfront!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4)

Gaze at this stunning view down from a brand new condo perched right on the shore! The Captain's Suite is one of four guests apartments in the Main Street Station, designed to complement beloved historic structures of Eastsound. This is our premium unit, one bedroom with a queen bed, pull-out sofa, fully equipped compact kitchen, barbeque, porch just steps from the water, and nearby stairs to the gorgeous rocky beach. 500 square feet architecturally crafted with attention to every detail, and all new furnishings in coastal, organic style we call 'beachy elegance.' The rooms highlight natural textures and products from local artisans. This unit is on the main floor for easy access, and includes a washer and dryer for your personal use. In Eastsound Village you will find all you need -- the farmer's market, bookstore, kayak rentals, bicycles, grocery, natural foods, boutiques, gift shops, and more. In fact, you don't even have to bring a car! Skip the ferry lines and pack light, take a shuttle or taxi to Eastsound, and the rest of your trip is easy. Feel free to ask us for any other special details you may desire for your get-away. Simply the perfect spot for your Orcas Island adventure! (See VRBO listings 419265, 420673 and 420677 for more options and group possibilities).


Owner
Susan Gudgell
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Susan Gudgell

We have been on Orcas Island for many decades (in fact Wally grew up here!), so know the island well. We can suggest not only popular travel adventures, but little know gems on island backroads.

Susan Gudgell purchased this condo in 2012

Why Susan Gudgell chose Orcas Island

We purchased this property for love of the historic Porter Building, located next door. For years this portion was vacant, occupied by a parking lot and dumpsters. We dreamed of beautifying the shoreline, dedicating a beach access to the public and building stairs to the water. At last we've completed our vision with the 'Main Street Station.' SeaStar Lofts allows us to welcome travelers to our favorite place in the world.

What makes this condo unique

Sipping coffee or a glass of wine on the patio, 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 there are a remarkable number of delicious options for an evening out.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This cottage/apartment is so comfortable and clean!
Jul 2012
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Amenities

Eastsound Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Good sized tub with shower. ADA accessible.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), full size pull-out sofa in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The only waterfront units in Eastsound! Very private, yet every convenience is just steps away.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(61 traveler reviews)

The 'Captain's Suite' at Sea Star Lofts -- On the Waterfront!
average rating of 4.836066 based on 62 reviews
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The Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect spot to spend a long weekend! We were visiting for a wedding so we didn't have a lot of time to really explore. I hope we can come back and stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mukilteo, WA/Pacific NW
5

A perfect little getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our our stay at the Captain's Suite in Eastsound. The location is ideal, but not at all noisy. I noted that some reviews mentioned issues with the restaurant next door; however, we felt that was a minimal noise level and ended at 10pm anyways.

The unit was spotless, welcoming, and thoughtfully outfitted. Little details and items put out for use were truly a joy. Local coffee, spices, toiletries etc. Although we had brought our dog's dishes with us, we discovered that even those would have been available. I have a great photo of our pooch sitting on that deck, just staring at the water views. All in all, our time there was mesmerizing! Huge thanks to the owners for sharing this unique place!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean and cozy. The attention to detail and well thought amenities is evident throughout.

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful private location right on the water and walking distance to great food and shops. A warm, comfortable retreat in rain or sun! You defiantly need 2 nights to really make the most of your stay with all the hiking and exploring available on the island, and the opportunity to island hop to Friday Harbor for extended stays. Bring binoculars if your trip includes Mt. Constitution, on a clear day the view is spectacular and you might see whales below. The option for cooking or grilling your own food is a bonus and the kitchen has all you need. Drink the filtered water... Island water is an acquired taste and if you are an early riser needing coffee, bring your own. Coffee shops don't open until 8am.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us and we're so glad you enjoyed your visit to the island! A quick reminder for future guests: we provide coffee in the rooms so early risers need not fear. Our own Local Goods coffee company is the best!
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5

Great place , clean, perfect location

  • 5 of 5

Love it, perfect location in East Sound, hummingbird on the patio, clean, quiet, perfect.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everett, Washington
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We loved the Captains Suite, everything we needed for a long weekend. Kitchen was well equipped so we could have breakfast each morning.....The bathroom was spacious, towels were top quality. We really enjoyed having our own private patio, really beautiful. Within walking distance to everything in town and a short drive to Moran State Park. We would love to stay again ....,,,,Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Nice place in a very convenient location

  • 5 of 5

The unit is relatively new and is very well set up for guests. It is immaculate and has everything we needed for the 2 night stay. The double sliding doors open out to the patio with a beautiful view of the water. It is located right in Eastsound and so is easy walking distance to anything you'd want in town - restaurants, shops, farmers market (seasonal), etc. Our party included my husband, our 2 kids (ages 10 and 12), and our dog. They included a dog bowl and towels for the pup's feet - I love when owners think of our pets when they are outfitting their units! It was a very comfortable place for us all to stay. The 2nd bed is a pullout from the couch and so the comfort is what you'd expect. There was a washer and dryer in the unit - we only used the dryer for some wet clothes after hiking. We would definitely stay again! If you go, don't miss a visit to Obstruction Point State Park - it was a highlight! Thank you for sharing with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
0.75 Miles
Eastsound Airport
Nearest Barpub
Madrona Bar & Grill, Lower Tavern
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Orcas Landing
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Orcas Island Country Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
Allium Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Fishing Bay
Car: not necessary

Enjoy the pristine beauty of Orcas Island, with the best that nature has to offer (hiking, wildlife tours, etc.), plus word class restaurants, cute shops, and absolute relaxation. This is the treasure of the northwest!

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Rates & Availability

Eastsound Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$285
$1,700
 
 
Autumn 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$129
$760
 
 
Spring 2018
Apr 1 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$285
$1,700
 
 
Autumn 2018
Oct 1 2018 - Dec 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,100
 
 
Winter 2019
Jan 1 2019 - Mar 31 2019
2 night minimum stay
$129
$760
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$285
$1,730
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.1%

Deposit is fully refundable less $25 processing fee up to 30 days prior to arrival.

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.
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