WATERFRONT LUXURY CABIN WITH HOT TUB

Karen Key Speck

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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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WATERFRONT LUXURY CABIN WITH HOT TUB

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5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 10

Private, waterfront, luxury cabin with outdoor hot tub on the beautiful Orcas Island North Shore. Nicknamed Pinecone Cabin, but the house is actually much more than a cabin and larger than it looks!

Vast water views to Canada, the coastal mountains and offshore islands.

Upscale Pacific Northwest, lodge-style furnishings with every amenity.

Eagles in your front yard and salmon at your feet with a trail to your private beach, perfect for shell and driftwood hunters. Dolphins and whales are often seen.

Mooring buoy, no dingy.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Karen Key Speck (Owner)
Advertiser since 2009
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About Karen Key Speck

We moved to Orcas Island in 1985. We rented this rental sight unseen when it was an extremely modest, one story house and lived in it for three years. When a man from Austria purchased it, he hired us to manage it as a rental. The only change he made was to change the carpeting. After about 15 years, we had the opportunity to purchase this house from him. We named it Pinecone Cabin and remodeled the downstairs and a few years later added on the second story. We decorated the house with all high quality furnishings with a pinecone theme. Folks always say the house is much larger inside than it looks. So we always smile when they and we joke about it being called a 'cabin'. We are pleased this house has come 'full circle' to us.

Karen Key Speck purchased this house in 2002

Why Karen Key Speck chose Eastsound

We have lived on Orcas Island since 1985 and always wanted to own a rental to share with other visitors.

What makes this house unique

One can enjoy a soak in the outdoor hotub. Turning off its jets, you'll hear only silence. The rental is located conveniently close to town, but is amazingly private with one immediate part-time only neighbor. The views looking north show islands, ocean, mountains and ski resort lights over 40 miles away. The weather presents an ever changing palette. Deer, eagles and raccoons are often on the property. Many have seem Orca whales and dolphins swimming by.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Reviews

5
based on 38 traveler reviews

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Waterfront Luxury Cabin with Hot Tub
average rating of 4.9736843 based on 38 reviews
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Waterfront Luxury Cabin with Hot Tub
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286594vb
(360) 376-2204 (Washington, USA)
Eastsound Orcas Island
REDMOND
5

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
This home proved to be the perfect base for our annual family vacation. The bedrooms, living and dining rooms accommodated our family of 10 very well and the beach proved very adequate for our kayaking adventures. While there we paddled to several nearby islands as well as the most Northwestern point of Orcas. We enjoyed the amenities of Eastsound (museum, ice cream shop, shopping) and the wildlife we saw. (Eagles, sea lions, porpoises, turkeys, deer, etc.)
  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
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Waterfront Luxury Cabin with Hot Tub
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286594vb
(360) 376-2204 (Washington, USA)
Eastsound Orcas Island
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5

Fantastic Orcas Island vacation home

  • 5 of 5
We had a cousin family reunion with 12 older (60’s) siblings, cousins and spouses; we rented 2 houses on Orcas Island for a week. The Pinecone Cabin was spacious, clean, comfortable and very well equipped, it accommodated 7 adults in our party perfectly. The setting was gorgeous—we especially enjoyed the decks which enabled awesome views of the water, wildlife, and amazing sunrises and sunsets. We had a wonderful time—thank you for sharing your vacation home!
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's always rewarding to learn of families who gather together and appreciate Pinecone Cabin as their head quarters. We are pleased to have hosted you and hope you will return again! K&K
business
Waterfront Luxury Cabin with Hot Tub
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286594vb
(360) 376-2204 (Washington, USA)
Eastsound Orcas Island
Seattle, Washington
5

TERRIFIC

  • 5 of 5
We have stayed at several VRBO rentals and this one is one of the best. Location, ambiance, amenities, you name it and it couldn't be better.
The owners have thought of everything. Even two bottles of complimentary wine as a welcome. We were three generations of family and everyone had an extraordinary time. The view is wonderful.
Our grandson-in-law discovered he had lost his wedding ring after we left and it took only a phone call for the cleaners to find it and arrange for it's return. You can't beat that. We would return in a heartbeat. Our thanks to all, the rental agents, the owners, and cleaning personnel.
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to have you stay at Pinecone Cabin. It's always rewarding to us to bring extended families together to share the beauty of Orcas Island. We hope you will return soon. The eagle and whales are waiting for you! K&K
business
Waterfront Luxury Cabin with Hot Tub
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286594vb
(360) 376-2204 (Washington, USA)
Eastsound Orcas Island
Sisters, OR.
5

2 sisters and a niece

  • 5 of 5
This house exceeded our expectations. Besides having everything you'd need at your fingertips, the furnishings were very comfortable and the bedrooms quite spacious. Our favorite feature was the view and feeling of seclusion. Because of the way the property is situated, you feel like you're the only house on the island. The view was outstanding. Even if weather prevented outdoor activities for a day, it would be no hardship to stay in and enjoy yourselves.
  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such conscientious guests and taking good care of the house. We appreciate your kind words and are glad you found everything to your liking. Come back anytime! Karen and Ken
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Waterfront Luxury Cabin with Hot Tub
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286594vb
(360) 376-2204 (Washington, USA)
Eastsound Orcas Island
Orcas Island/Houston
5

Music week and rehearsal retreat for quintet

  • 5 of 5
Orcas Island was the music education destination for the WindSync Quintet, a group of five virtuoso players, based in Houston, who specialize in creative, engaging, and interactive concerts. As guests of the Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival (OICMF) WindSync needed a very special place to stay to allow for both music education outreach on the island as well as focused rehearsal time to prepare for upcoming performances in their northwest tour. Pine Cone Cabin was the perfect island accommodation providing both individual privacy and several "commons" spaces to work together. Plus...the view, the hot tub, ease of access to Eastsound Village - it all worked wonderfully for our guest musicians. OICMF would highly recommend Pine Cone Cabin for similar small work/team group sessions. Thank you K&K for your warm welcome.


based in Houston
  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi OICMF and WindSync,
Thanks for the lovely feedback. We were quite honored to be home base to the quintet and are gratified that it served them well. We enjoyed their public performances and hope they will return to Orcas soon. Best of luck also to the 2014 Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival. K&K
business
Waterfront Luxury Cabin with Hot Tub
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p286594vb
(360) 376-2204 (Washington, USA)
Eastsound Orcas Island
5

Had an amazing time

  • 5 of 5
I planned a surprise farewell for my girlfriend at the island. She was leaving Seattle and Orcas was on her bucket list of places to visit. This cabin was just the perfect place to be. The fireplace, hot tub and the VHS tapes were the highlight of our stay! The cabin is well equipped so you don't have to bring a lot of stuff with you. We were a group of 8 and had an amazing time over there. The owners are quite friendly and accommodating. I'll definitely recommend this place.
  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hello,

Thanks for taking the time to write. We're very pleased you chose our home for your special farewell gathering. Come see us again under happier circumstances! K&K
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Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Eastsound
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Orcas Landing / Washington State Ferries
Nearest Beach
In front of the house
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Eastsound
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Orcas Island Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Eastsound
Car: recommended

Pinecone Cabin offers a game closet with many board games and puzzles for your indoor pleasure. Folks say it's fun to get away from video games, etc and interact one on one together.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Eastsound House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season
Sep 7 2014 - Jun 1 2015
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jun 2 2015 - Sep 20 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.1%
Notes If you'd like to do your own cleaning and laundry of the rental prior to departure, there are no additional housekeeping fees. If you'd like us to clean it is $125 and $50 for laundry plus tax = $192.68 additional. Garbage removal additional at $12.00 per can. You may take your own to the dump and save some money.
Credit cards not accepted. Personal checks accepted up to two weeks prior to arrival.
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Amenities

Amenities

Eastsound House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Historic
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Water Cooler
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Heating ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The lower bath has two toilets & sinks and a tub/shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is one of two large bathrooms upstairs.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , This is one of two large bathrooms upstairs & has two sinks.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , The bathroom is downstairs and accessed off the hallway.
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , There are two bedrooms on the main/lower floor.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , There are two bedrooms on the main/lower floor.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , There are three bedrooms on the upper level.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , There are three bedrooms on the upper level.
    Bunk Area - The 3rd bedroom upstairs w/a bunk=2 twins.
  • King size beds (1) There are three kings beds all with good high quality mattresses. We've had folks ask for the brand saying they've never had a better night's sleep, or have had back trouble until sleeping on ours., Queen size Beds (1) One queen bed on main floor with new mattress and box springs., Bunk Beds (1) Two twin beds in bunk alcove upstairs which is between one of the master suites and master bath. Parents and children love this arrangement.
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Toys ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Video Library ...
  • CD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Boat ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sailing
  • golf
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • cycling
  • tennis
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
Notes:
A bookcase with books about the San Juan Islands is available for your reading enjoyment. The house also has some pacific northwest and lodge-themed books plus some children's books.
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