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SPECTACULAR WESTSIDE OCEAN FRONT HOME. ORCAS & WILDLIFE

Karen Palmer

Advertiser since: 2008
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Karen Palmer

Advertiser since: 2008
Speaks: english
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SPECTACULAR WESTSIDE OCEAN FRONT HOME. ORCAS & WILDLIFE

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Roche Harbor House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

ORCAS EAGLES WILDLIFE.. This is the best location in all of the Pacific Northwest for viewing all that nature has to offer. The westside of San Juan Island has been identified by whale museum bioligists as a feeding area for our three resident pod 'J, K & L' and transient Orca pods. What makes our three resident pods J's, K's & L's unique is they are strictlty Salmon fish eaters. You can watch as they hunt their salmon just a few yards off shore from the confort of your living room or deck. A second deck area with seating is a prime perch for you to witness nature's daily cycle including our resident Eagle who hunts from a snag tree right beside you!

This home is positioned in a private location on the Westside of San Juan Island. Your views from your home are of Haro Strait across to Vancouver Island, BC. Enjoy world class sunsets topped off by the lights of Victoria, BC. Buchart Gardens has summertime, sunset fireworks viewable from your deck.

This home sits in a very private spot. Has gas fireplace and electric floor heating. Comfortable living, dining and bedroom settings.

3 bedrooms with 2 king and 2 twin beds. Upstairs balcony off bedroom #2.

Comfortable 6 chair dining with a view.

Best of all are the vistas from inside to outdoor features with nature abound.

Come enjoy the best area in the Pacific Northwest.

Keywords: Ocean front, vacation home, view orca whales, eagles, nature, world class views & sunsets & international boating traffic

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Karen Palmer (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2008
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Spectacular Westside Ocean Front Home. ORCAS & Wildlife
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
business
Spectacular Westside Ocean Front Home. ORCAS & Wildlife
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p332461vb
-(360) 378-9500 (Washington, USA)
Roche Harbor San Juan Island
Renton, WA
5

Great stay over long weekend.

  • 5 of 5
Our favorite couple and ourselves spent a wonderful long weekend at this property earlier this month. We had a GREAT time ! The house is beautiful, secluded, quiet and extremely comfortable. I'm lucky enough to be friends with the owner, so that personal connection was very helpful. Yet, even without that connection, the guide book on the dining room table explains all the features, as well as the dos and donts. Kitchen is well appointed and the photos, while accurate, don't do the place justice ! Highly recommend this property and this location. Thanks very much, Sue and Jim
  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Spectacular Westside Ocean Front Home. ORCAS & Wildlife
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p332461vb
-(360) 378-9500 (Washington, USA)
Roche Harbor San Juan Island
WIMBERLEY, TEXAS
5

Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5
Just wanted to take a minute to say how much we enjoyed our stay at this property. The pictures on this site do not come close to showing the actual beauty of the views of this location. We all said that we could have easily just stayed out on the decks the whole time we were on the island, watching eagles, seals, otters, deer, foxes, and whales. Even caught a few rockfish from the shore below the house. Besides the spectacular views, my next favorite part of staying here was the friendliness of the locals all over the island. We could not have felt more welcome. Many thanks to Karen for helping us with all the arrangements for our stay here. The house is so comfortable, you feel like you are staying with friends somewhere. Thanks again, Karen!
  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers
Owner's Response: Thank you for your glowing review. I am so happy you enjoyed the abundance of nature we have here.
We love to share this experience.
business
Spectacular Westside Ocean Front Home. ORCAS & Wildlife
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p332461vb
-(360) 378-9500 (Washington, USA)
Roche Harbor San Juan Island
Vancouver, WA
4

Great views from the decks

  • 4 of 5
We stayed at the house for a week and enjoyed every minute. The description is spot on, we saw whales, eagles, seals, and more,its was an amazing area. Thank you!
  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guests. We love to share the beauty.
business
Spectacular Westside Ocean Front Home. ORCAS & Wildlife
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p332461vb
-(360) 378-9500 (Washington, USA)
Roche Harbor San Juan Island
Belevue, WA
5

Amazing views, wonderful neighborhood, comfortable clean home.

  • 5 of 5
Three of us stayed at this lovely home for three nights and loved it. The views out of the main floor living room, dining room were spectacular. During our stay we saw the resident bald eagle(s), whales, deer, and harbor seals. The neighborhood is beautiful and quiet- great for daily walks. The house was very clean and comfortable and was outfitted with everything you could possibly need. We will definitely be back next year.
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Spectacular Westside Ocean Front Home. ORCAS & Wildlife
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p332461vb
-(360) 378-9500 (Washington, USA)
Roche Harbor San Juan Island
Gig Harbor, WA
5

Highly recommended! Lovely owners, breathtaking views, privacy, immaculate! Quaint, cozy, inviting!

  • 5 of 5
We spent the better part of a week here, enjoying the incredible view and privacy in this quaint and cozy waterfront home. My daughter and I came here with her photography mentor, looking for Orca and other sea life to photograph. We had the best time on the water, photographing sea lions and seals...and humorously enough, no Orca, as they had decided to head south to Seattle (where we live) for the entire time we were in the San Juan's. We also saw eagles flying by, many seabirds and shore birds, and many deer, one of them actually prancing about in the side yard!

It was a great trip, and the house is well depicted by the description and photos. We found the home very warm and inviting, the house immaculate and the grounds well maintained, the beds fabulous for sleeping in (great nights sleep!), and all amenities perfect for us while there. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed. The owners were very gracious and easy to work with, and very helpful when I had questions about anything.

We found a couple of places to put our boat into the water close by, and especially found Roche Harbor inviting...and we, wanting to return and visit again! We made all our own food, but I will definitely explore the nearby restaurants in Friday and Roche Harbor the next time we come. Everything on the island is easily accessible by car or boat, with all conveniences at hand.

I highly recommend this vacation home and we will most definitely be back! I want to bring my husband for a week of relaxation sometime soon...nice place for a cozy romantic getaway. I will also be back alone for a writer's retreat...what an amazing place to meditate and write! Great place to be, incredibly beautiful island, and laid-back atmosphere make for the perfect place to relax, heal, rest, and enjoy. Thank you so much for a great week...couldn't have been better!
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review for all to read. You captured the Island! We want you to feel welcome to come visit again.
Sincerely,
Karen & Norris Palmer
business
Spectacular Westside Ocean Front Home. ORCAS & Wildlife
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p332461vb
-(360) 378-9500 (Washington, USA)
Roche Harbor San Juan Island
GULF COAST
5

$ FOR $ BEST VALUE / ON OUR RECENT TRIP

  • 5 of 5
WANTED TO SAY - THANKS...
STAYED IN HOME OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND.
TOTAL OF 5 PEOPLE
2- COUPLES , 1 - 9 YEAR OLD
COMFORTABLE PLACE TO CALL HOME FOR A FEW DAYS...

PRICELESS VIEWS -
SAW MULTIPLE PODS OF ORCAS FROM DECK. (WHILE DRINKING COFFE)
EAGLE WATCHING CLOSEUP FROM BEDROOM (WHAT A TREAT)
THOUGHT
ABOUT NOT LEAVING REVIEW AND KEEPING OUR SECRET...
BUT DECIDED OTHERS -SHOULD BE ABLE / SHARE AND ENJOY THE SAME.
I'M READY GO BACK FOR ANOTHER STAY.
SINCERLY
JR
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Super. We hope to have you as guests again soon.
thank you for your nice review.

Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Friday Harbor
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Roche Harbor
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Washington State Ferry
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
San Juan Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Roche Harbor
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Snug Harbor
Car: recommended

Whale Watch & Nature Tours, Sailing Tours, Kayak Tours

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Rates & Availability

From $295 Per night

Roche Harbor House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
US Dollar
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Holiday Season 14\15
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
$395
$2,695
$8,500
 
 
Early Season 2015
Jan 5 2015 - Apr 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$295
$2,000
$7,000
 
 
Peak Season 2015
May 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$395
$2,695
$8,500
 

Notes

  • $295-$395 nt /$2000-$2695 wk
  • US Dollars
  • Spring/Summer (May 17 - Sept).... $395/night .. $2695/week (3 night minimum)
  • Holiday Weeks (Thanksgiving, December 23 & 30.. $395/night.. $2695/week
  • Fall/Winter (Oct - May 16)......$295/night .. $2000/week (3 night minimum)
  • Pet Friendly: $25 pet fee per visit, small dogs only limit two
  • Self Cleaning Optional
  • 2.9 fee for credit card usage
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Amenities

Roche Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2) Memory foam topper makes beds most comfortable. Master and bedroom #2 with King size beds., Twin or Single Beds (2) Memory foam topper mades beds most comfortable. Bedroom #3 with twins.
Entertainment:
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
Notes:
Fabulous ocean view to Vancouver Island. Watch resident J, K & L Orca pods swim, feed and play from deck and living room. On the water seating and viewing area.

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