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Secluded Orcas Island Cabin

(4 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/29/2017
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  • Minimum stay:31 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Charming cabin located on two private acres with easy access to a cove beach.

The cabin is located approximately five miles east of the Orcas Village and is truly off the beaten path. As you leave the Village, the road meanders through pastoral views giving way to an old-growth forest of Douglas fir and cedar and finally to Lake Killebrew. You are venturing far from the crowds and stress of everyday life. Our cabin is situated at the end of a winding country road on the edge of a south-facing, mossy knoll with great filtered sun all day. A mix of Shore pine, Douglas fir and Madrona surround and shelter the cabin. The reflection of the afternoon sun through these trees dances across the water providing a truly magical sight.

This unique retreat provides ultimate privacy and also takes you back to an era of simpler times. An old-fashioned, wood-fired cook stove, cedar log walls, fir and pine floors, hand-peeled railings, and braided area floor rugs exemplify the décor. The main level has one bedroom, one bathroom, a great room, dining room and kitchen. The master bedroom is located on the upper level. Additionally, there is a sleeping loft and a sitting area on the second floor. A unique log stairway provides access to the lower level for storage and laundry.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/29/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1850 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    Unlimited possibilities for exploration in a secure environment....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Full bath with tub and shower.

Other Amenities

  • If you are looking for amenities such as a HDTV, a hot tub, high-speed internet or a chief's kitchen--an alternate selection is advisable. However, it you are seeking seclusion, charm, and intimate contact with nature--you have found it. This cabin is located in a small, rural, community of approximately twenty other properties at the end of a winding gravel road. Adjacent structures are well hidden and you may rarely see neighbors. It is extremely peaceful and quiet in the area and tenants need to be consistent with that setting and respectful of other community members. Finally, fresh water is a valuable commodity in the San Juan Islands. Everyone needs to conserve this limited resource....moreless


  • Books
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Extremely limited reception from this location....moreless

  • Toys


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Protected, south facing cove beach with great sun all day....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Access to community beach is a 5 minute walk. Great for launching a kayak, wildlife viewing, beach combing, or relaxing in chairs....moreless

  • Rural:

    The setting is wooded with Douglas fir, shore pine and Madrona. ...moreless

  • Water View:

    Filtered water view....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Dining room table comfortably seats 4....moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating:

    free standing propane stove...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Paper products, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, coffee filters, and selected spices are provided....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    9 hole course on Orcas Rd...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    The cove beach provides an excellent site for launching kayaks....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    2 newly surface tennis courts in Eastsound...moreless



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from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
31 night min stay

My Standard Rate
31 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
  • Pet Fee $200
  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Taxes Not included


Refundable if cancellation 60 days prior to arrival date.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 03/29/2017
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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Eastsound, WA
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Orcas Village
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Orcas Country Club
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Mt. Vernon
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Orcas Village
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Abundant wildlife can be enjoyed from the cabin deck including red-tailed hawks, osprey, bald eagles, deer and an occasional mink. If you are lucky you might catch a glimpse of the wild turkeys that call the area home. At the beach, otters, seals, hawks, and heron are common sites. At night, listen to the water lap the shore and echo around the cove or the chorus of seals gathered on Shag Rock just offshore.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: We are a family of five: two adults, two teenage boys and a spaniel. For our leisure time, we enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, cycling, kayaking, sailing, skiing and backpacking. We always look forward to visiting Orcas for some of the above and much more!

Why the Owner Chose Orcas, WA, USA:
We were attracted to Orcas Island because of the natural beauty of the area. Additionally, the unique setting of the cabin provides intimate contact with nature, tranquility and ultimate privacy. We visit the cabin as frequently as we are able but it never seems to be quite enough.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
No phones, no city noise, no internet and you rarely see another person; but, the sights and sounds of nature are all around you! We love to launch our kayaks from the cove beach and bike/hike the rural roads and trails in the immediate area of the cabin. Orcas Island provides an assortment of hiking options from sea level trails to the mountain environment of Moran State Park and Turtleback Preserve.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/29/2017

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  • cabin exterior

    cabin exterior

  • master bedroom with built-ins and a window seat

    master bedroom with built-ins and a window seat

  • cabin living room

    cabin living room

  • cabin interior

    cabin interior

  • full bathroom with tub and shower

    full bathroom with tub and shower

  • cabin porch

    cabin porch

  • view from deck

    view from deck

  • nearby beach

    nearby beach

  • ferry landing in Orcas Village

    ferry landing in Orcas Village

  • View down Eastsound

    View down Eastsound

  • Cascade Falls, Moran State Park

    Cascade Falls, Moran State Park

  • dining room

    dining room

  • great room

    great room

  • kitchen


  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • cabin deck

    cabin deck

  • rustic settee on sunny knoll

    rustic settee on sunny knoll

  • On the way to the cabin

    On the way to the cabin

  • 5 minute walk to beach

    5 minute walk to beach

  • tree swing

    tree swing

  • community cove beach

    community cove beach

  • Bayhead Marina near Orcas Village

    Bayhead Marina near Orcas Village

  • Olga dock

    Olga dock

VRBO #581651

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 09, 2017

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