PRIVATE & RUSTIC WATERFRONT COTTAGE. BRIRING KIDS, KAYAK, DOGS

Vacation Doorways

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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PRIVATE & RUSTIC WATERFRONT COTTAGE. BRIRING KIDS, KAYAK, DOGS

Orcas House Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Karemar Cove-Welcome to Grandma's House on beautiful Orcas Island! It's a warm and cozy home filled with family pictures, collectables, books, and furnishings from an era past, and OH - what a setting!

If you anticipate luxury furnishings or contemporary design this home won't be for you, but for those seeking a memorable family experience and close connection with nature, this spectacular Orcas Island waterfront property offers peaceful tranquility and private beach access.

Karemar Cove - 50 acres of designated forest land and a pristine waterfront property- features the Orcas Island setting that everyone imagines, yet so few properties offer. Here, you can enjoy beautiful views, including Mt. Baker on a clear day, stroll through the woods, wander to a nearby pebble cove to sit on a log, listen to the lapping waves, unwind completely, and savor the sights and sounds of nature.

The owner will likely drop by to provide directions that may enhance your enjoyment of this park-like property. The campfire-picnic area and beach is shared with other family homes, but you family will have plenty of room to roam - and so will Rover. There's even an outdoor kennel.

An extensive collection of eclectic and spiritual decor items in this home reflects the owner's personal tastes and the broad canvas of her life's experiences. The rustic atmosphere will get you in touch with nature and many books, movies and albums are provided for indoor activities.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Vacation Doorways (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Vacation Doorways

Vacation Doorways is the largest LOCAL vacation rental company in the San Juan Islands. We represent more than 70 wonderful vacation homes located on San Juan, Orcas, & Lopez Islands.

When you rent a Vacation Doorway home:

• Our reservation staff will help you find the perfect home.

• The booking process is quick, easy, & secure.

• You’re protected by a Rental Agreement that spells out rates, terms, & conditions.

• Your reservation and payment are rapidly confirmed.

• The home you rent is professionally cleaned before you check-in.

• A property manager is on call 24/7.

• You’re dealing with a highly experienced, reputable company.

• You can be confident that you’ll have a wonderful vacation rental experience!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 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

Reviews

4.2
based on 15 traveler reviews

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Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage. Briring kids, kayak, dogs
average rating of 4.2 based on 15 reviews
business
Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage. Briring kids, kayak, dogs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p458300vb
+1 800 391-8190
Orcas Orcas Island
Gig Harbor, WA
3

Great Location

  • 3 of 5
Rating Details:
I was somewhat dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was somewhat dirty.
The property manager was more than helpful.
Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
This property is beautiful but, the inside is a little dated and dirty feeling. When we walked in it smelled like wet dog. The private cove is great and if you are not having to spend much time inside it's a great location.
  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage. Briring kids, kayak, dogs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p458300vb
+1 800 391-8190
Orcas Orcas Island
Langley, BC
2

Amazing views but far too dirty

  • 2 of 5
Rating Details:
I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was very dirty.
The property manager was more than helpful.
Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
My family of 4 which includes two children under four years old and my mother stayed for four nights. The location, view, size and layout of home were fantastic! The property is older and the decor reflects that(which I knew) they also allow dogs which I also knew. But the home was not just old and dated(which is what we wanted) it was dirty. The shag carpet which smelt horrible and grossed me out to watch my kids play on should be replaced with a vinyl or laminit if you allow animals. The pillow in the kids room had mold on it, the blanket and pillow had what we think was old tooth paste with hair on it! The bathroom had carpet and smelt like urine! The carpet was not secured and my husband who has a disability slipt and jolted his body on it which was very painful for him. It's a hazord and should be removed. The basement smelt of mold(very strong). The kitchen cooking utenzles seemed to be as old has the home and dirty and or rusty. The home was far too personal to be a vacation rental. I have never rented a property that seemed as if they lived there but just removed their clothing. Family photos and religious decor made you feel uncomfortable. We made the best of it because we spent so much on our only family vacation of the year, the location and view were so amazing, but paying so much for cleaning and feeling like it has never been cleaned made use feel ripped off:(. We were disappointed.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage. Briring kids, kayak, dogs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p458300vb
+1 800 391-8190
Orcas Orcas Island
Seattle, WA
4

Weekend Get-a-way

  • 4 of 5
Rating Details:
I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was very helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
Lovely location on the water with private beach access. Dog friendly. Relaxing and quiet home.
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage. Briring kids, kayak, dogs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p458300vb
+1 800 391-8190
Orcas Orcas Island
Hawi, HI
5

An Absolute Delight

  • 5 of 5
Rating Details:
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was very helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
We were very happy with our stay at Karemar Cove. Joan (the homeowner who stays next door) is wonderful to talk to. She made us feel so welcome and our dogs as well. The home itself felt like going to visit my grandparents - lots of history on the walls and a comfortable, cozy living room with dog friendly carpet. Other reviews have said the house smelled musty, we didn't notice that at all (and I have a sensitive nose.) Very peaceful and quiet - lots of room for kids and dogs to roam. I relished in the rare luxury of a beach all to myself on Orcas Island. We will be back!

Manager responded on 7/30/2014:
Thank you and hope to see you next year!
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage. Briring kids, kayak, dogs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p458300vb
+1 800 391-8190
Orcas Orcas Island
El Cajon, CA
5

One of our favorite places in the world

  • 5 of 5
Rating Details:
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was spotless.
The property manager was very helpful.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
We love Karemar Cove. This is our fourth visit as a family. Orcas Island has lots of wonderful things to see and do, but a day spent reading on the deck, or watching the view change with the light on the bluff below, or skipping rocks on the beach (a very rare amenity up here)is a day well spent. The kitchen is fully stocked, the sleeping accommodations are comfortable, and the owner is nearby in case of questions.

Very minor suggestions:

1. Sadly, it is time to prune a few of the trees that are beginning to block the view again. I'm glad I don't have to make that decision!

2. If there were one or two small tables on the deck by the very comfortable chairs, I would definitely put my tea on them. The rail is wide enough, but a table would be safer.

We look forward to returning sooner rather than later.
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage. Briring kids, kayak, dogs
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p458300vb
+1 800 391-8190
Orcas Orcas Island
Seattle, WA
3

spectacular location, this is a place for ...

  • 3 of 5
Rating Details:
I was somewhat dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
I was very happy with the location.
The vacation rental was somewhat dirty.
The property manager was more than helpful.
Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:
spectacular location, this is a place for people bringing dogs

The 50 acre waterfront property was magnificent. A great place to relax and explore: sea stars along the shoreline, the occasional seal, the birds, the forest land around the property. The house had lot of character and was very comfortable, tidy. I am very appreciative of the family who rented this magnificent property out to the public. If it wasn't for the dog smell in the carpet throughout the house, I would want to return again and again. So, I can recommend to my friends with large dogs who want to bring them along. I can't recommend to those without dogs. Thanks to the owners for a beautiful Orcas vacation!
  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

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Orcas House Rental Rates

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  • $300 Night, $1785 Week
  • US Dollars
  • June to Sept 4 Night Minimum, $300 Night, $1785 Week + $35 Per Booking
  • Other Charges: $175 Checkout Cleaning, $500 Security Deposit, + $35 per Booking
  • $500 Security Deposit. Dog Rent $35 Night

Amenities

Amenities

Orcas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
Kitchen:
  • Stove
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , full bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Books
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...

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