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Family Friendly Private View Home Near Moran State Park

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Last updated: 09/15/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath, house (described by realtors when we bought it as 'Hilltop Haven') is located on the largest, hilliest, and we think the most beautiful of the San Juan Islands, Orcas Island. It is located at an elevation of 500 feet on the western side of Rosario Hill, has great westerly water and island views, and a perfect deck to watch spectacular sunsets from. The house is located on 4 acres in a private, quiet and wooded neighborhood. While neighbors are close by, you do not see other houses from our home, but you are likely to see plenty of wildlife!

We are located just 10 minutes drive from the quaint town of Eastsound where you will find all the amenities you will need including groceries, shopping, art galleries, restaurants, cafes, library, bank, skate park, tennis, playgrounds airport, etc. We are just a 2 minute drive (or 10 min walk) from Moran State Park, the 3rd largest state park in Washington, where you will find miles of hiking, boating, swimming, fishing and camping, as well as Mt. Constitution, from where you will find unbeatable views of the surrounding islands.

The home is located just a 20 minute drive from the ferry landing, so you can easily hop on an inter-island ferry and explore the other islands to your hearts content. Use our home as a base to explore all the fun the islands bring - sailing, kayaking, whale watching, visiting farms, exploring other towns, etc.

Our home was built in 1992 and has a Pacific Northwest style. Downstairs you will find an open floor format with a well equipped kitchen, dining room that seats 8 adults, living room with fireplace and TV, sunroom with seating, library with plenty of books and music as well as toys and games for the kids, and a half bath. Upstairs you will find a master bedroom with full bath and walk in closet, two additional bedrooms, and a second full bath and laundry room. The house sleeps a maximum of 8 adults and 1 toddler. Two of the bedrooms have queen beds, one has a double bed and a toddler bed and there are two twin fold out beds in the downstairs library.

We have wireless internet, music throughout the home, telvision with DVD that has access to streaming from the internet if you bring your laptop, but no cable.

Outside the home has 3 decks, one of which is large and has spectacular sunsets looking over East Sound, Turtleback mountain and the Canadian Gulf Islands. A second deck is off the kitchen and has an outdoor grill. The third deck is off the master bedroom. There is plenty of room for the kids to play outside and we have swings, hammock, and even a little tipi for the kids to play in.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Library

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  • Queen size Beds (2) Two queen beds in upstairs bedrooms., Double Beds (1) One double bed in upstairs bedroom., Twin (2) Two foldout beds in library, for children only., Child Beds (1) One toddler bed in the room with the double bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Stereo in library with Tape Deck and CD player. Music streams throughout house. Lots of CDs and tapes....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    (2) 32' TV in living room with DVD hook up and computer plug for online streaming. 13' color TV in library with VCR and DVD....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    We have a few VCR's and DVD's. You can get more from the local library or at the video store in town....moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Our house looks due west and has a spectacular sunset view of East Sound, Turtleback Mountain, and the Canadian Gulf Islands....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Our house looks due west and has a spectacular sunset view of East Sound, Turtleback Mountain, and the Canadian Gulf Islands....moreless

  • Water View:

    Our house looks due west and has a spectacular sunset view of East Sound, Turtleback Mountain, and the Canadian Gulf Islands....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Linens Provided:

    All beds are equipped with bottom sheets, flat sheets if requested, duvets, and pillows. There are plenty of towels for the home and beach. Linens are located in Laundry Room on second floor....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is plenty of parking....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    (4) There are three wood fireplaces in the house. One in the living room, one in the library and one in the master bedroom. There is also a fire pit on the front side of the house....moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250
$1,575

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $175 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 10.1%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change unless comfirmed.

Base rate is for maximum of 6, each additional person is $25/night.

Full refund if cancellation is within 60 days of stay, otherwise no refund.

Service Fee of 2.9% is charged when using credit card.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

Our home is located about 10 minutes drive from the quaint town of Eastsound, where you will find shopping, art galleries, restaurants, cafes, cinema, Saturday open market, library, skate park, tennis, playground, airport, etc. Everything a small destination town brings. Our home is on the perimeter of the 5,252 acre Moran State Park, the 3rd largest park in Washington State. Here you will find 30 miles of beautiful hiking trails, 5 lakes for swimming, boating and fishing, camping, and the 2409 ft. Mount Constitution, from where the panoramic views of the surrounding islands are unbeatable. You can walk from our home to the park in 10 mins. or drive in just a couple of minutes. Boat (kayak, sailing, motor) and bike rentals can be found both at the lake and in town. The house is located just 20 minutes from the ferry terminal where you can board and inter-island ferry to explore the other San Juan Islands - sailing, kayaking, whale watching, visiting farms and more, all at your doorstep!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: My name is Jan and I have two wonderful little girls, Hana (16) and Camille (13). We live in Seattle and travel to our home on Orcas Island as much as possible, all year long. It is a very special place to us. We love to hike, boat and swim on Orcas Island, we love our town, and we love to explore all that the islands have to offer. We have a dog named Max who loves the island too!

Why the Owner Chose Eastsound, WA, USA:
When I first came to visit the San Juan islands in the early 1990's, I was struck by the beauty of Orcas Island and just kept coming back. I knew that eventually I wanted to own a piece of this island and in 1999 that dream came true when our family purchased this wonderful home. We love the combination of recreational activities that we can do here - on the ocean as well as at the Moran State Park and we enjoy all that the picturesque town of Eastsound brings - all the amenities as well as well a strong sense of community. We also love exploring the other San Juan islands when we get the chance.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
When we saw this home in 1999 we instantly fell in love with it. The Pacific NW open design, custom architecture, and all the wood in the house felt very warm and unique. We loved the large deck and amazing westerly sunset views of Turtleback Mountain and the Islands. We loved the easy floor plan. We loved the private, quiet feeling of the neighborhood and that there would be a place for kids to play. We loved the location - both the proximity to the park and all the recreational activities that would bring for us, and the short drive to town.


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Photos

  • View of house from the the front side.

    View of house from the the front side.

  • Main deck with outdoor seating and dining.

    Main deck with outdoor seating and dining.

  • South side of house showing deck off kitchen and downstairs sunroom.

    South side of house showing deck off kitchen and downstairs sunroom.

  • Entry and display cabinet.

    Entry and display cabinet.

  • Dining room (seats 8), with spectacular view.

    Dining room (seats 8), with spectacular view.

  • Open floor plan (kitchen, dining and living room).

    Open floor plan (kitchen, dining and living room).

  • Library with books, toys, games, stereo, TV, wood stove, 2 foldout beds.

    Library with books, toys, games, stereo, TV, wood stove, 2 foldout beds.

  • Master bedroom with queen bed, wood burning fireplace, desk and amazing view.

    Master bedroom with queen bed, wood burning fireplace, desk and amazing view.

  • Daytime property and ocean view from master deck, location of firepit.

    Daytime property and ocean view from master deck, location of firepit.

  • Master bath with separate shower.

    Master bath with separate shower.

  • Second full bath on upper floor.

    Second full bath on upper floor.

  • Third bedroom showing toddler bed.

    Third bedroom showing toddler bed.

  • Incredible sunset view of Canadian Gulf Islands from main deck.

    Incredible sunset view of Canadian Gulf Islands from main deck.

  • View of Turtleback Mountain, East Sound and Gulg Islands from main deck.

    View of Turtleback Mountain, East Sound and Gulg Islands from main deck.

  • Deck off kitchen with grill.

    Deck off kitchen with grill.

  • Living Room with fireplace and TV (DVD, computer streaming hookup).

    Living Room with fireplace and TV (DVD, computer streaming hookup).

  • Fully equipped kitchen with office nook.

    Fully equipped kitchen with office nook.

  • Sunroom for sipping tea, located just off dining room.

    Sunroom for sipping tea, located just off dining room.

  • Main floor 1/2 bath.

    Main floor 1/2 bath.

  • Deck off Master bedroom with spectacular view.

    Deck off Master bedroom with spectacular view.

  • Master bath with large jetted tub and view.

    Master bath with large jetted tub and view.

  • Second bedroom with queen bed and amazing view.

    Second bedroom with queen bed and amazing view.

  • Third bedroom with double bed and view of property.

    Third bedroom with double bed and view of property.

  • Spectacular sunset view from our deck. Come visit us!

    Spectacular sunset view from our deck. Come visit us!

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 29, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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