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Luxury Waterfront Lodge: Gourmet Kitchen, 3 Fireplaces, Hot Tub, Bald Eagle Nest

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Escape to a Gorgeous Waterfront Whidbey Island Home with Stunning Views.

The Soaring Eagle Lodge on Whidbey Island is a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of city life. This spectacular waterfront home overlooks the Puget Sound, Mount Baker and the beautiful Cascade Mountain Range. Enjoy stunning views throughout the lodge and along our 300 feet of bluff frontage, with an adventure trail leading down to your own private beach.

Soaring Eagle Lodge is nestled on 2.7 acres of towering evergreen trees, 100 feet above the waters of Skagit Bay and the Puget Sound.

The home takes its name from the majestic bald eagles that soar along the water’s edge and Soaring Eagle Lodge is lucky to have a bald eagle nest right on the property. Bald eagle nests are the largest of any bird in North America and we have a clear view of our nest from the Great Room. Our eagle pair have successfully raised 10 chicks since they first built their nest in 2004.

Soaring Eagle Lodge caters to those who enjoy luxury accommodations and modern conveniences. From deluxe Sleep Number beds, cozy plush robes, heated bathroom floors, 3 fireplaces, a Weber Genesis gas grill and an outdoor jacuzzi hot tub – to a gourmet kitchen which will delight any chef, you will feel indulged throughout your stay.

Sit by a warm fire with a cup of tea or coffee and gaze out through our 24 ft wall of windows at the spectacular water and mountain views.

Whidbey Island and the surrounding area offer a wide range of activities, including golf, sailing, fishing, kayaking, whale watching, boat tours, horseback riding, bird watching, hiking, biking, shopping, farmer's markets and more. In addition, Whidbey Island is home to a number of excellent wineries, distilleries, breweries & tasting rooms and has many festivals & events throughout the year.

We are centrally located for day trips to Port Townsend, Anacortes, Langley, Coupeville, La Connor, the San Juan Islands and Victoria BC. In addition, we are only 90 miles from both Seattle and Vancouver BC in Canada. However you choose to spend your time, you will feel rested and relaxed after your visit to Soaring Eagle Lodge.

Whidbey was identified as one of the 5 best places on the planet to visit by the New York Times “T Magazine” and Life Magazine voted Whidbey as one of the top 100 places in the world to visit.

We do not allow weddings, parties, graduations, receptions or any similar kind of event. The maximum number of guests allowed in the home or on the property is limited to 8 registered guests at any time.

We are selective about who we rent our home to and enjoy getting to know our guests prior to booking. If you make an inquiry, please share a little about yourself and your background, about the the guests in your group, and what brings you to our beautiful Whidbey Island.

More Details

Ned Towle, Soaring Eagle Lodge Whidbey LLC
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 16, 2017


Oak Harbor House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • CANCELLATION POLICY: A ninety (90) day notice is required for cancellation. Guests receive 100% refund if cancelled 90 days prior to check in.
  • No more than 8 people are allowed on the property at ANY time. Guests in default of the contract must vacate the property immediately without refund.
  • QUIET HOURS: Our home is in a quiet, residential neighborhood. Quiet hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m. Please respect our neighbors.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Heated Travertine Floor
    Upstairs Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Heated Floor
    Half Bathroom - toilet , Downstairs near Library
  • Jetted Tub in master bath; Extra Deep 24 inch high soaking tub in guest bath. Hot tub outside under a covered porch.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , "Sleep Number" bed
    The Gold Room - 1 king , "Sleep Number" bed
    The Blue Room - 1 queen , Memory Foam bed
    Library with French Doors - 1 sleep sofa /futon , American Leather Comfort Sleeper® King bed
  • Our luxurious king "Sleep Number" beds in the Master Bedroom and the Gold Room allow each individual to control their own firmness. The queen bed in the Blue Room has a memory foam topper for extra comfort. The library features a king Comfort Sleeper® by American Leather, the most comfortable sleeper sofa in the world. The Comfort Sleeper® has solid platforms that provide even support with no bars, no springs, and no sagging along with a 5" gel/memory foam mattress to deliver unparalleled comfort.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Weber Genesis propane gas grill. Whole house water filtration & purification system including outdoor water spigots. Hot water recirculation system, which delivers hot water on demand to all faucets and showers. Television in every bedroom with Comcast cable. Handicapped Accessible (with limitations). Please ask owner for details.


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Luxury Waterfront Lodge: Gourmet Kitchen, 3 Fireplaces, Hot Tub, Bald Eagle Nest
average rating of 4.9846153 based on 65 reviews
Austin, Texas

Beautiful in every way!

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely stunning home with room for grandparents, parents, and young children. There are large spaces where everyone can gather, and cozy nooks that provide a personal retreat. The gourmet kitchen is stocked with all the equipment one needs to prepare a family sit-down dinner, and there is plenty of room for multiple cooks. The interior is beautifully decorated with furnishings that are high quality and comfortable; the kinds of things you might choose for your own home.

The surrounding yard is wonderfully natural. We enjoyed the adventure trail that took us down to the rocky beach, and my three year old and six year old granddaughters never tired of looking for the Fairy Gardens. The girls noticed subtle changes to some of the fairy homes during the week we were there and kept a vigil so that they might actually catch a glimpse of one of the fairies. Alas, though, the fairies stayed hidden from view. When we weren't looking for the fairies we were gathering pine cones, feathers, and lichen, or peering through the pine trees to see the eagles.

We visited in August, and the weather was perfect. The sun was warm during the day, but the evenings were cooler. We grilled our freshly-caught salmon on the grill, and enjoyed the always-ready hot tub in the cool evenings.

Thank you for creating this warm, inviting home away from home.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Spent a long weekend with my dearest friends... for a culinary extravaganza every night! Home absolutely beautiful, the views were spectacular, and the kitchen is amazing! With 3 couples, 2 kids from various walks of life representing Honolulu, Chicago, and San Diego converging unto the spacious property, you really didn't get into people's way even if you tried! ... every morning was spent gazing into the peaceful Puget Sound as we watched the sun come over Mt Baker and the American bald eagles nestled in the tree tops ... evenings we enjoyed after dinner cordials in the great room or hot tub, while the kids played in the den / family room. Alone time needed? There are numerous sitting areas around the property, my favorite is the bench at the top of the bluff near trail head to the beach, or take in a book in the reading nook beneath skylights overlooking the atrium on the second floor, or perhaps in study on the main floor with wifi if privacy needed. Spent the days exploring and adventuring around the island, picking up local foods to table that night; even my 5yo would walk along the fence line to pick blackberries to make pie but would eat most before returning to kitchen... there were never enough. This gourmet foodie retreat with bffs was very healing...our family had an amazing time and left relaxed, refreshed, rested and rejuvinated. I highly recommend this place for your next (culinary) retreat...

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Grace... Thank you for the great review! Soaring Eagle Lodge really is a great place for a "culinary extravaganza!" Our guests often comment on the fully stocked kitchen with nearly every appliance and kitchen tool a gourmet chef like yourself may need... sometimes even two! We're so happy you, your family and friends enjoyed your visit and we look forward to having you back again. Best regards, Ned
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Perfect Getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

I give this a 5 star simply because VRBO does not have a 6 stars rating!

Recently celebrated a reunion with old friends at this gorgeous home. We were most comfortable at the soaring eagle lodge which has large bedrooms and a hot tub to relax. The huge kitchen with two dishwashers made our turn cooking different international cuisine fun. Every guest need has been thought of by the owners in advance, the lodge has everything:)

Wake up to stunning views of Puget sound - boats going out crabbing at sunrise, deer in the yard, and bald eagles chirping. There is even an eagle's nest in the tall Douglas fir located on the property. The kids had a fun time finding the fairy homes hidden amidst the trees. Sunset on Mt. Baker right opposite with snow glowing orange and pink takes your breath away. This private home is an exceptional location on Whidbey island.

Simply climb down the stairs to a private beach just below and be one with nature. Driftwood, mussels, and other sea treasures are waiting. We enjoyed some fun activities in the Pacific Northwest - kayaking deception pass, clamming, whale watching, and exploring quaint waterfront towns this past week. I highly recommend the soaring eagle lodge. Can't wait to come back....

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it! The perfect place to spend vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The home was beautiful. Felt very comfortable, very clean, the best was provided. Just a wonderful place. Hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Darice for taking he time to write a review. I'm so happy you enjoyed your visit and we'd love to have you back again! Best regards, Ned
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Watertown, Massachusetts

Amazing home with beautiful views. Well appointed kitchen for those looking to cook!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous home for a vacation with family and friends. Like staying in hotel, no detail was missed. Bathrooms included robes, hairdryer, shampoo/conditioner, etc. Kitchen had everything any cook would need! The eagles start soaring late in the day so keep your eyes peeled for dozens of them!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Las Vegas NV

Wonderful Place!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at Soaring Eagle Lodge on Whidbey Island! The owners pay attention to detail and their guests. The home was just beautiful and so were the views! The children had fun looking for the more than 10 Fairy Homes placed in fun places around the property and we did the "Adventure Trail" to the beach and had fun collecting rocks and swimming. We saw the Eagles, deer and Heron while sitting in the yard. The home was perfect with a well equipped kitchen and beautiful furnishings. We played games in the each night as there were numerous ones offered. I highly recommend this place! We had a fun family vacation and Whidbey Island has lots of sights to see as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
85 Miles
SEA Seattle
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Oak Harbor
Nearest Ferry
45 Miles
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Gallery Golf Course
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Mt Vernon
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Hwy 20
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Oak Harbor, Numerous
Nearest Beach
On site
Car: necessary

Whidbey and Fidalgo Islands have numerous state parks for hiking, and activities such as fishing, kayaking, whale watching, biking, beach combing, and boating. There are several quaint towns nearby for shopping including Oak Harbor, Port Townsend, Coupeville, Langley and Anacortes.

We are centrally located for day trips to La Connor, San Juan Islands, Seattle, Victoria BC and Vancouver BC.

Other Activities: fishing from our own private beach (when they are in season).

Golf: Whidbey Golf Club, Gallery Golf Course, Holmes Harbor Golf Course, Island Greens, and Lam's Links. There is also a private course: Useless Bay Golf and Country Club.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $295
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Insurance $59

Please confirm rates and dates upon booking. Rate changes are not retroactive.

We have a 90 day cancellation policy.

50% deposit due upon booking. 50% final payment due 90 days before check in. If you book within 90 days of check in, full payment is due upon booking.

Summer rate is $575/night if less than 7 days are available and the entire block of time available is rented as one booking.

Some seasonal rates are based on four-person occupancy. Additional nightly fees apply for additional guests.

Rates are in US dollars.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund