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Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage on Acreage. Bring kids & dog!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 6

CASUAL & PRIVATE WATERFRONT VACATION RENTAL HOME ON ORCAS ISLAND. DOG FRIENDLY!

Welcome to Grandma's House on beautiful Orcas Island! It's a warm and cozy home filled with family pictures, collectibles, 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.

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, listen to the lapping waves, unwind completely, and savor the sights and sounds of nature.

Your 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.

Please note that if you are bring a pet the damage waiver is not applicable. The full security deposit is required.

LIMITED AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES (IMPORTANT NOTICE, PLEASE READ)

Vacation Doorways makes every effort to provide, and provide timely maintenance and service for, all the amenities listed in this property description. However, at times, due to events out of our control, these services may not be as fast or reliable as our guests are used to on the mainland. Please Read your contract for important additional information about the availability of these services.

• Travel Insurance – Unexpected Things Can Happen, We Highly Recommend You Purchase Travel Insurance.

More Details

Property Manager
Vacation Doorways
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

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!

Amenities

Orcas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 King bed, 2 Twin beds, 1 Full bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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Private & Rustic Waterfront Cottage on Acreage. Bring kids & dog!
average rating of 4.142857 based on 28 reviews
Shoreline, WA
5

Fantastic. Wonderful. Amazing.

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

I could not have found a better place to spend my 30th birthday with my family. The property is exactly as described but better. I felt like I was back at my grandma's house and I loved it. The view from this property is breathtaking. We had a truly memorable experience at this home and will be returning in the future. Renting through Vacation Ventures really was the icing on the cake to this trip. We arrived later than expected to the island and were navigating in the dark with no GPS signal in the rain. It was getting stressful until I called the rental company and someone immediately picked up and was able to navigate us to the property. Every email I have sent has gotten a response within 10 minutes and been nothing short of helpful. Every single person I have spoken with has been remarkable. Truly exceptional customer service. I will always do business with this company and recommend them. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest - thank you so much for this review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay! It was quite a period of rain/storms when you arrived and we're so glad you found Karemar Cove cozy during your stay. We do hope you return and let us know how to help make your next visit the best it can be! Best Regards, General Manager
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El Cajon, CA
5

A Wonderful, Proivate Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We've returned to Karemar Cove many times. We love its character as a real family home, with a real family's history on display. We love the warm wood interiors and the view of East Sound from the deck. But most of all we love the privacy: watching sunrises from the bluff below the house; sitting on the private beach; looking at the Milky Way on clear nights, cozying up to a good book in the evenings. Karemar Cove is excellent for families. Our kids were 12 and 8 when we first came, and they had a lot of fun on that beach! The interior is very nice, but old enough so that you can be comfortable putting your feet up. We look forward to many future visits.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
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Tigard, OR
4

Natural, Private Escape!

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The view is spectacular, and the beach access to a private cove is a real treat for kids and adults. If you want to be away from it all, this is the place. Two caveats: You probably should have an all-wheel drive vehicle- getting up the steep gravel driveway was challenging for our mini-van. Also, the dated nature of the cabin may not be to everyone's taste.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
Owner's Response: Dear Guest - Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your visit to the Islands. Karemar Cove is one of our most unique properties. The views are gorgeous but the cabin as you note is more classic island, than modern or contemporary. That said many people enjoy the rustic island experience! We hope you will return again and give us an opportunity to show you other properties that may offer more of what you are looking to experience. Best, General Manager
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Bainbridge Is., WA
5

Karemar Cove # 270

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Comfortable cabin with decks on east and west sides and a fine view across the south end of East Sound. There's a short trail (not for the frail or unsure of foot) to an excellent beach in the Cove just to the north of the house.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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El Cajon, CA
5

We love this place!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We are repeat visitors to Karemar Cove. It's very comfortable and family friendly and we love the location, the privacy, the view. Great value.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
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Hidden Hills, CA
2

Needs Cleaning and Trees cut Back for View

  • 2 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was very dirty.

I was happy with the location.

I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

There seems to be a problem with mold in the basement, and the smell comes upstairs. The carpet is very old and smells like dog. The mold should be dealt with before renting again as it could cause health problems for some. The view is mostly obstructed by trees, so it really isn't a view property. Other than that it's in a lovely wooded setting and the owner is very nice.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you for visiting the Islands and giving us an opportunity to serve your vacation needs. We also appreciate your review and the feedback you provided. The issues you mention above have been remedied since your visit and we have had many guests since then who have fallen in love with the house! We sincerely hope you will decide to return to the Islands and if Karemar Cove isn't your perfect property, please reach out to us before booking and we will assist you in finding just the right one. Best Regards, General Manager
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