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

Oak Harbor, WA, USA
  • House3800 sqft
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps8
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 7 nights

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, the group you're traveling with and what brings you to our beautiful Whidbey Island.

Owner

Ned Towle, Soaring Eagle Lodge Whidbey LLC

Member Since 2007
Premier Partner
This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.
Response rate:
100%
Response time:
within one hour
Speaks:
english
Calendar last updated:
Apr 19, 2018

Amenities

    • Internet
    • Accessible
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • Parking
    • TV

      Bedrooms

      • 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.

      Bathrooms

      • 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.

      Location Type

        • Beachfront
          We have our own private, secluded beach on the property of the Soaring Eagle Lodge, located on Skagit Bay in the Puget Sound. Access from the North side of the bluff.
        • Mountain View
          Our 300 feet of bluff frontage offers incredible views of Mount Baker and Cascade Mountain range.
        • Oceanfront
          Our 300 feet of bluff frontage offers spectacular vistas of the Puget Sound. Enjoy relaxing on the bluff watching bald eagles, heron, incredible sunrises and passing watercraft.
        • Rural
          The lodge is located 6 miles east of Highway 20 and the city of Oak Harbor in a beautiful rural setting with open fields, horses and other farm animals and towering cedars.
        • Waterfront
          Located on Skagit Bay in the Puget Sound.

          Theme

            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Family
            • Romantic
            • Tourist Attractions

              Meals

                • Guests provide their own meals

                  General

                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Broadband Access
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Filtered Water
                    • Fireplace
                      Three Propane-Assisted Wood Burning Fireplaces. One in Great Room. One in Den. One in Master Bedroom. Outdoor Firepit on Patio.
                    • Firewood
                    • Gas Heating
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                      Forced Air Propane.
                    • Internet
                      WiFi is available through the home.
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Living Room
                      The great room has a 24 foot window wall and huge wood burning fireplace (with a propane log lighter). There is a large leather sofa and 2 large leather chairs, along with 2 wicker chairs and a bench
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • 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
                      "HE" Front Loading Washer & Dryer. Starter Kit of Laundry Detergent.
                    • Wireless Internet
                      Comcast Xfinity 5G WiFi
                    • Wood Fireplace
                      (3) With propane log lighters. Includes 4 x 2 stack of wood. Easy to start.
                    • fax

                      Kitchen

                        • Ice Maker
                        • Blender
                        • Coffee Maker
                          12 Cup Drip Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                          5 sets of dishes and 2 sets of flatware. Calphalon pots and pans, crock pot, griddle, food processor, waffle maker, mixer.
                        • Dishwasher
                          2 Dishwashers
                        • Freezer
                        • Gourmet Kitchen
                        • Grill
                        • Coffee Grinder
                        • Kitchen
                          Gourmet Kitchen with 2 Convection Ovens, 10 Foot Granite Island, Granite Countertops, 3 Sinks, 2 Dishwashers, Free-Standing Wine Refrigerator, 2 Microwave Ovens, Chef's Knives, Cuisinart, Crock Pot.
                        • Lobster Pot
                        • Microwave
                          (2)
                        • Mini Refrigerator
                        • Oven
                          Two Convection Ovens
                        • Pantry Items
                          Includes large selection of spices.
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                          Propane 5 burner cook top with pop up fan.
                        • Toaster
                          4 Slice Toaster

                          Dining

                            • Child's Highchair
                            • Dining
                              Open to Kitchen and Den.
                            • Dining Room
                            • comfy seating for 8 people

                              Entertainment

                                • Books
                                • DVD Player
                                • Games
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  XFinity Comcast Cable.
                                • Television
                                  Five Televisions.
                                • Video Library
                                  Over 100 movies available.

                                  Outside

                                    • Outdoor Furniture
                                    • Balcony
                                      Covered balcony off guest room on second floor.
                                    • Binoculars
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                      Private patio on the back side of the home with dining table and chairs, lounge chairs and adirondack chairs. Includes fire pit and water feature.
                                    • Golf
                                      Public courses include Whidbey Golf Club, Gallery Golf Course, Holmes Harbor Golf Course, Island Greens and Lam's Golf Links. Useless Bay Golf & Country Club is private.
                                    • Large Cooler
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Large lawn area for outdoor games and enjoying the sun and view.
                                    • Beach Towels
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Weber Genesis Propane Gas Grill, featuring 3 stainless steel burners, porcelain-enameled, cast-iron cooking grates and porcelain-enameled Flavorizer bars.
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Porch / Veranda
                                      Two large covered porches with outdoor furniture on the front and back side of the home.
                                    • Porch Furniture
                                    • Terrace
                                    • Walkway to Water
                                    • Wood Deck

                                      Suitability

                                        • smoking allowed
                                          In designated outside areas only.
                                        • wheelchair accessible
                                          Handicapped Accessible (with limitations): Main floor has level entry and exit through all doors. Double doors into main bedroom and bath. Shower will accommodate shower chair however there is a 4 inch lip at entry to shower. The person needs to stand and swing onto toilet.

                                          Pool / Spa

                                            • Hot Tub
                                              The hot tub is under a covered porch. It can be used in any weather.
                                            • Outdoor Hot Tub
                                            • jetted tub
                                              Plus soaking tub

                                              Attractions

                                                • live theater
                                                • autumn foliage
                                                • churches
                                                • cinemas
                                                • festivals
                                                • forests
                                                • library
                                                • bay/sound
                                                • marina
                                                • museums
                                                • playground
                                                • pond
                                                • restaurants
                                                • winery tours

                                                  Leisure Activities

                                                    • paddle boating
                                                    • antiquing
                                                    • bird watching
                                                    • boating
                                                    • eco tourism
                                                    • gambling casinos
                                                    • horseback riding
                                                    • horseshoes
                                                    • outlet shopping
                                                    • beachcombing
                                                    • 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

                                                            • pier fishing
                                                            • cycling
                                                            • equestrian events
                                                            • fishing
                                                            • golf
                                                            • hiking
                                                            • jet skiing
                                                            • kayaking
                                                            • mountain biking
                                                            • mountain climbing
                                                            • paragliding
                                                            • deepsea fishing
                                                            • rock climbing
                                                            • roller blading
                                                            • sailing
                                                            • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling
                                                            • snorkeling/diving
                                                            • sound/bay fishing
                                                            • swimming
                                                            • tennis
                                                            • water skiing

                                                              Notes

                                                                • 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.

                                                                  House Rules

                                                                  Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                  Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                                  Cancellation Policy

                                                                  Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

                                                                  84 Reviews

                                                                  Exceptional5/5

                                                                  Latest reviews

                                                                  Another perfect Christmas....beautiful lodge, thoroughly enjoyed!

                                                                  Lori L.

                                                                  Soaring Eagle Lodge has everything you could want. When we drove up we were greeted by one of the resident Bald Eagles, it was really a wonderful feeling that our trip was starting off great! Our family came from all over - the furthest from Sydney, Australia and the closet was Seattle. Getting to the Lodge is easy and not that far from the city. The lodge has everything you could want or need. We cooked, puzzled, played games, went for hikes, sat around the fire pit, walked the beach, enjoyed the fire places (3), and enjoyed each others company. The lodge was decorated for the holidays and we ended up with a white Christmas. We were able to make all of our traditional meals, from the traditional feast of the 7 fishes to a beautiful Prime rib. Kitchen is fully stocked, spices are on hand, everything you need is available (except of course for the food & wine that we brought with). For those that needed to connect, Wifi was reliable and football games were available via cable, so no one was wanting for anything. If you are the type of family that loves being together, enjoys cooking, wine tasting, relaxing, and unplugging, this is the place for you! Loved it! and Once again we didn't utilize all that was there, one day we will get into the hot tub....until then, we highly recommend!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Lori... We’re so happy your second Christmas at Soaring Eagle Lodge was not only white, but filled with great food and quality time with your family. Glad you enjoyed the holiday decorations! I hope you have a very Happy New Year! Ned

                                                                  Incredible house, beautiful and peaceful location.

                                                                  My favorite VRBO house I’ve stayed at. View is incredible, House is beautifully decorated and furnished. Host was attentive to all our needs. Thank you for letting us stay here at your lovely home :)

                                                                  Great time at a great home with a great owner

                                                                  Thomas Z.Portland

                                                                  Highly recommend Soaring Eagle, both for the property itself, it's location and most importantly an attentive and responsive owner. Ned is fantastic to interact with, prompt, helpful and engaged. He did all he could to ensure our trip was great. The property pictures are accurate, and if anything, do not do enough justice to his amazing home. As a long time user of both VRBO and AirBnb I can honestly say this is one of the best property's I've had the good fortune to spend time at. Thank you Ned! All the best to you and your family. We will be back.

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Tom... Thanks for taking the time to write this great review. So glad you and your family enjoyed the Lodge. We'd love to have you back!

                                                                  Better than advertised, exceptional property and management. Will rebook for sure!

                                                                  peter Y.

                                                                  Amazing property!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Peter.... I appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Glad you enjoyed your Whidbey weekend. It’s not that far from Seattle and we look forward to having you back again! Ned

                                                                  Amazing rental! Best one so far!

                                                                  Without a doubt, the best house rental so far! My family rents a house every Thanksgiving. This year we were fortunate enough to stay at the Soaring Eagle lodge. Ned texted us the wifi password and it felt more like staying at a friends house than a rental. Everything exceeded out expectations. Plenty of board games to entertain and easily the nicest kitchen I have ever cooked in. Everything we needed was there and the dual ovens/dishwasher/microwaves made the task of Thanksgiving a breeze. We hope to stay there again and make this a yearly tradition. Sorry Lake Tahoe, Whidbey Island is the new spot!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  So happy you and your family enjoyed a Happy Thanksgiving at Soaring Eagle Lodge, and thanks for taking the time to write a review. Happy holidays! Ned

                                                                  Great place to get away!

                                                                  Andres H.

                                                                  I went with my wife and daughter and we had a great time. The house is beautifully built and has all the amenities you could ask for. It's very private and remote, so make plans to not have any plans. Great views and plenty of space to explore.

                                                                  Ned was a great host that had everything ready and was super responsive.

                                                                  We can't wait to go again!

                                                                  Owner's Response:

                                                                  Andres... thanks for taking the time to write a review of you stay. I’m happy you, your wife and daughter enjoyed yourselves and got some good family time together over the Thanksgiving holiday. We love to have you back! Ned

                                                                  Location

                                                                  Oak Harbor, WA, USA

                                                                  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

                                                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                                                  Cleaning Fee
                                                                  $295
                                                                  Damage Insurance
                                                                  $59
                                                                  Tax Rate
                                                                  10.7%

                                                                  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.

                                                                  $495avg/night
                                                                  84 Reviews
                                                                  Exceptional 5/5
                                                                  Premier Partner
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