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The Best Family Vacation Home on Orcas Island!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Sleeps 12

BEST FAMILY VACATION HOME ON ORCAS ISLAND

Looking for Orcas Island beachfront, spectacular views, 4+ bedrooms, 3+ baths, and a location within walking distance of town? Not many vacation homes meet this criteria, but North Shore Reef offers all these attributes and more. This spacious and attractive home is simply the perfect choice for family vacations and couples traveling together.

The property is conveniently located only one mile north of Eastsound Village, offering an easy walk to shops and restaurants via a public pathway. When you open the front door, a startling vista of sky, sea, and mountains will greet you through the large picture windows on the waterside of the home. Straight ahead, there is a view of Sucia Island and, in the distance, the snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Cascade range can be seen rising above neighboring islands. When the tide is high you may see whales and dolphins as they pass by in the deep water channel, and when the tide is low, the sandy offshore reef emerges from the sea to attract a variety of marine life, including birds, eagles, and otters.

The 3200 square foot residence is designed for casual and comfortable living. The entry, living room, and dining room are oriented toward the waterfront as is the terrace, where you will lounge, BBQ , dine alfresco, and bask in glorious sunsets. A partially fenced lawn with fire pit is on the western side of the property. From the bluff, a stairway connects to the pebble beach where the elements of nature can be appreciated at the shoreline.

Indoors, there is plenty of space for the entire group to cook, dine, and enjoy their time together. Meal preparation takes place in a large, well-stocked kitchen that features contemporary appliances, a work island, and a breakfast nook. The dining room offers seating around an expandable table and you will find a bedroom with a king bed just down the hall on the main level. Adjacent to this master bedroom is a bathroom with shower as well as an office/den equipped with a convertible sofa that is suitable for a child or extra guest. For flexibility, there is a door that enables you to enclose these three rooms into a private suite. A laundry room with extra toilet and sink are also located just off the kitchen on the main level.

Upstairs, overlooking the living room, is a loft with a sectional sofa and TV for watching television or movies. The loft separates two upper bedroom wings. One wing contains a bathroom with tub/shower and bedroom large enough to contain both a queen sized bed and twin/trundle. The additional two bedrooms are on the opposite side of the loft and share a third bathroom with tub/shower. The larger bedroom also contains both a queen sized bed plus a twin/trundle; the smaller offers a queen size bed.

Please note that when more than 10 guests are accepted, an additional fee of $50 per guest per night will apply. We’re sorry that the fireplace is not available for guest use. A small, well-behaved dog will be considered, subject to additional fees and the owner’s specific approval.

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More Details

Property Manager
Vacation Doorways
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

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.

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Amenities

Eastsound House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 1 King bed, 3 Queen beds, 2 Twin beds, 1 Sofa Bed bed
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Notes:
The home is cared for by a local property manager to make sure your stay goes smoothly. They will take care of making your reservation too!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Best Family Vacation Home on Orcas Island!
average rating of 4.935484 based on 31 reviews
5

Perfect family reunion and celebration of a landmark birthday

  • 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 had a good sense of Orcas because my daughter and son in law visit often. They directed me to renting on the north part of the island because of the sunsets. The location could not have been better. Having large living spaces was a highlight including the big deck, grassy spaces for the grandkids and proximity to the water. being able to bike or walk to Eastsound was a plus. Only complaints were lack of recycle and garbage containers. I had to call several times and when an extra can was left there was already two bags of garbage in it. Would be nice to have had a pick up when renting for a week. Also there only two kitchen towels. There were several plumbing issues (could not use one tub), dripping sinks. Becky, a local caretaker was able to help us when we called. I would highly recommend this spot and hope to rent it again.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
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Carlsbad, CA
4

Birthday and family reunion North Shore Reef

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was clean.

I was very happy with the location.

I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Pro: Beautiful location, spacious layout Deck area is amazing. Cons: had a cat living on the deck furn cushions, are allergic and had dog with us. Place could use a good scrubbing, deferred maintenance issues in master shower, dirty bedspreads, sand in sheets and mattress. Only 1 bath towel pp, no extras for $800/nite seems stingy, but brought more when requested.Neighbors seem to have a lumber yard, chain saw noise.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing to visit the Islands and for staying at one of our properties. We also appreciate the review you have made here and take to heart your comments. I have followed up with our staff with respect to the issues you have mentioned and resolution is being pursued immediately. We appreciate your choosing to stay with us and hope to have a chance in the future to meet and exceed your expectations on another visit. Best Regards, General Manager
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5

Great Stay

  • 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 had a wonderful family vacation for the third year in a row at this wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
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Kansas City, MO
5

Perfect house...perfect week

  • 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:

it was a fantastic house and the whole family loved it.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
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McMinnville, OR
5

Incredible Place

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

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:

The North Shore Reef is a beautiful place to gather for a family reunion. We had 3 generations of grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, all together to enjoy the great views and spacious house. The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed for yummy meals for our large family. The location was great. So close to town. Each day we explored a different part of the island for hiking and mountain biking. The weather was perfect while we were there so we spent much time on the deck. The home was clean and comfortable. I would highly recommend this home for a great vacation get away.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ashburn, VA
5

North Shore Reef - 5 Stars

  • 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:

North Shore Reef, was the perfect setting for our family vacation. The house was amazing the views and sunsets are breathtaking. We had 12 people in the house and there was plenty of space for everyone. We were sad to go and looking forward to when we can come back.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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