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Centrally located! 10 min walk to Eastsound Village, 5 min to Beach! WIFI!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,680 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

10 min walk to town, 5 to beach! 1/2way between Ferry Landing & Moran State Park

Our convenient location can't be beat! An easy 10 minute walk brings you to the village of Eastsound and a 5 minute walk to the beach at Waterfront Park. Crescent Beach is also less than a mile from the house. About a 15 minute, very scenic drive brings you to either Moran State Park, Deer Harbor or the ferry landing. Huckleberry House is ideally located and equipped to be your Orcas Island home away from home!

From a south-facing slope, we overlook the bay beautifully filtered through huge native trees from the living, dining and loft areas.

Centrally located halfway between Moran State Park and the ferry landing, the Eastsound Village area's many restaurants, shops and activities make it an ideal home base for island visitors. A scenic 15 minute drive takes you to Moran State Park with miles of hiking trails and beautiful Cascade Lake which offers swimming, fishing and boat rentals.

Fully furnished including leather sofas, new 40' flat screen smart TV with DVD and free WIFI. A well-equipped kitchen with washer and dryer, and spacious dining area. Plus two queen bedrooms, one in an upstairs loft with a tree-filtered view of East Sound Bay. The lofted, exposed beam ceilings, and fir trim on battened walls give our charming craftsman home a bright and cozy atmosphere.

Huckleberry House is the perfect spot for a relaxing stay on Orcas in any season, or an ideal starting point for your exploration of all the San Juan Islands.

San Juan County Vacation Rental Permit #2006PROV003

Keywords: Huckleberry, House, Cabin, Cottage, Vacation Home, Vacation Rental, Orcas, Island, San Juan Islands, Holiday Rental, Eastsound, Washington, Pacific Northwest, PNW, Ferry

More Details

Owner
Pamela Guyer
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 September, 2018

About Pamela Guyer

Pam & Steve on Cascade Lake Bridge, Moran State Park, Orcas Island

Pamela Guyer purchased this house in 2006

Why Pamela Guyer chose Eastsound

Welcome to Huckleberry House!

We purchased it in 2006 when we were compelled by family issues to return to the mainland after a short but delightful six years of living in the islands. It was a way for us to keep our 'foot in the door' and have a place to stay while visiting the good friends we made while we lived here. The house was completely renovated inside and out shortly before we purchased it. We really enjoy the next-to-town central location. When we lived here, we were on an outer island and Eastsound was an hour away, so it's a big treat for us to be able to walk into 'town' on a whim. We love Orcas because it provides the best of both worlds; amazing outdoor scenery and activities as well as good eats and fun shops. I know you'll find our house and Orcas Island as relaxing and charming as we do.

Cheers!

What makes this house unique

May I just say location, location, location!!!

Staying right in the center of Orcas Island gives you easy access to the 'ends' of the island if you'd like to explore during your visit. And if you'd rather stay home and relax at the house, it's really nice to be so close to the village that you can easily walk or drive there in a few minutes for coffee or a little shopping or a meal or the groceries to make one back at the house.

Enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks! It was a lovely place, just the right size for our family,

and very well appointed. I like how it felt private and secluded, back in

the woods in a small cabin community, but was so close to town. We

especially loved watching the hummingbird turf wars off the deck. Also, we

heard a pair of great horned owls hooting last night, one sounded rather

close. Maybe there's a nest nearby!
Apr 2015
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Eastsound

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1680 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full Bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , nearest to main floor bedroom
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 large double bed , Tree-filtered waterview, accessed by stairs.
    Main Floor Bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 child bed , Child Bed: 74'x31'x6' sleeping pad with bedding. TV/DVD
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkeling/diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Centrally located! 10 min walk to Eastsound Village, 5 min to Beach! WIFI!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 116 reviews
5

Lovely property

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. The owners are accommodating and responsive. The home is clean and well-appointed - everything you need! A gorgeous deck with a view of the water. Quiet and secluded yet a short walk to town. The layout of the house is perfect. Would recommend to others. Thank you for a great vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 29/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sammamish, WA
5

Great place to stay on Orcas Island

  • 5 of 5

The location is perfect for enjoying Eastsound and Moran Park. The house is charming and spacious. Couldn't have asked for a better host.

  • Review Submitted: 30/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tacoma, WA, USA
5

Stroll to Eastsound...feel a million miles away!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable vacation home nestled in tall Douglas Fir trees and huge Madronas with peekaboo views of Eastsound and the moon at night. Lovely. Well supplied for vacation cooking, dining and comfortable sleeping.

  • Review Submitted: 25/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, OR
5

Orcas Island Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! The home is inviting, clean and well-stocked. It's a quick walk into town. Easy drive to the many beautiful places on Orcas Island. Highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 25/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Medford, Oregon
5

Very nice!!

  • 5 of 5

The place was in a great location! Super cute and a nice lay out. Very clean and stocked! BBQ was nice and clean too! We just had a great stay there! Would go back again!!

  • Review Submitted: 16/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location in Eastsound

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable home within easy walking distance to shops and restaurants in Eastsound. We loved the deck for gathering and the well thought out details. Top of our list when we return!

  • Review Submitted: 08/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
1.5 Miles
Orcas Island Airport (6 minute drive)
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
New Leaf Cafe (several others are just steps away)
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Orcas Island Ferry Landing (15 minute drive)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Orcas Island Golf Course (5 minute drive)
Nearest Motorway
23 Miles
far away...isn't that why you're coming to Orcas?
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
New Leaf Cafe (several others are just steps away)
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Waterfront Park (5 minute walk)
Car: recommended

Whale & wildlife watching cruises, walk to beach park, scenic ferry rides to other San Juan islands (walk on passengers are free!), bi-plane rides, kayak rentals and tours, farmers market in season, free skateboard park, childrens discovery center, Moran State Park with swimming, hiking, boat rentals and historic Mt. Constitution lookout.

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Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$131.43
Additional Guest Fee AU$20.75 per person per night

50% of total balance due immediately to confirm reservation. First paid, first booked. Remainder of balance due 30 days prior to check-in.
Rates subject to change prior to receipt of deposit.
Please email or phone with any questions :)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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