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CHARMING WATERVIEW CRAFTSMAN :: WALK TO TOWN AND BEACH!

Pamela Guyer

Advertiser since 2007
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Speaks English
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Pamela Guyer

Advertiser since 2007
Speaks English
Call Owner
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CHARMING WATERVIEW CRAFTSMAN :: WALK TO TOWN AND BEACH!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Eastsound - Huckleberry House

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Walk to Town and Beach

Conveniently located, easily walkable to the village of Eastsound and the beach at Waterfront Park, charming Huckleberry House is comfortably equipped to be your Orcas Island home away from home!

From a south-facing slope, we overlook the bay beautifully filtered by native trees from the living, dining and loft areas.

Centrally located halfway between Moran State Park and the ferry landing, the Eastsound area's many restaurants, shops and activities make it an ideal home base for island visitors.

Fully furnished including two leather sofas, flat screen TV with DVD and free WIFI. A well-equipped kitchen, spacious dining area and two queen bedrooms, one in an upstairs loft with a tree-filtered view of Eastsound Bay. The lofted, exposed beam ceilings, and fir trim on battened walls give our charming craftsman home a bright and cozy atmosphere.

Huckleberry House is the perfect spot for a relaxing stay on Orcas in any season, or an ideal starting point for your exploration of all the San Juan Islands.

SEE OUR GREAT REVIEWS BELOW!!!

Keywords: House, Cabin, Cottage, Vacation Home, Vacation Rental, Orcas, Island, San Juan

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pamela Guyer (Owner)
Advertiser since 2007
Call Owner
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Speaks English

About Pamela Guyer

Pam & Steve on Cascade Lake Bridge, Moran State Park, Orcas Island

Pamela Guyer purchased this house in 2006

Why Pamela Guyer chose Eastsound

Welcome to Huckleberry House!

We purchased it in 2006 when we were compelled by family issues to return to the mainland after a short but delightful six years of living in the islands. It was a way for us to keep our 'foot in the door' and have a place to stay while visiting the good friends we made while we lived here. You'd never know it if I didn't tell you, but it was actually built in the 60's and completely renovated inside and out shortly before we purchased it. We really like that it's lived on the island so long. We also really enjoy the central location. When we lived here, we were on an outer island and Eastsound was an hour away, so it's a big treat for us to be able to walk into 'town' on a whim. We love Orcas because it provides the best of both worlds; amazing outdoor activities as well as good eats and fun shops. I know you'll find our house and Orcas Island as relaxing and charming as we do.

Cheers!

What makes this house unique

May I just say location, location, location!!!

Staying right in the center of Orcas Island gives you easy access to the 'ends' of the island if you'd like to explore during your visit. And if you just want to stay home and relax at the house, it's really nice to be so close to the village that you can easily walk or drive there in a few minutes for coffee or a little shopping or a meal or the groceries to make one back at the house.

Enjoy!

Guestbook comments from the owner

The weekend was amazing. Your place is perfect. Thank you so much for everything. So impressed. House had everything we needed without having to look for it. I think we need a label maker! Thanks again, will recommend your home on this beautiful island to my family.
Nov 2013
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.8
based on 19 holidaymaker reviews

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Charming Waterview Craftsman :: walk to town and beach!
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 44 reviews
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Charming Waterview Craftsman :: walk to town and beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p126438vb
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Eastsound Orcas Island
Los Angeles
5

Very charming little cottage

  • 5 out of 5
My wife came out for a short babymoon. This was one of only a handful of options for our short (2-night only) trip. Very close to Eastsound made it easy to get food, go out for dinner and get around the island in general. We enjoyed it and would definitely recommend it.
  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
business
Charming Waterview Craftsman :: walk to town and beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p126438vb
+1 -360.507.5634
Eastsound Orcas Island
Snoqualmie, WA
5

A great stay in a beautiful home!

  • 5 out of 5
We loved this home for our family of four. It was everything we expected from viewing the photos of the property, and it provided us with a warm and cozy home-base for our activities. Our daughters (age 11 and 14) loved the loft and we all loved the décor and amenities, especially the wood stove. We drank coffee in the morning while enjoying the wonderful views from the dining area; and, we sipped wine on the deck in the evening to wind down after busy days out. The proximity to Eastsound was nice - we were able to easily pop over there for meals when we weren't preparing them at "home". And, we all had fun collecting shells and viewing the starfish at the local beach.
  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Charming Waterview Craftsman :: walk to town and beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p126438vb
+1 -360.507.5634
Eastsound Orcas Island
Seattle
5

Perfect!

  • 5 out of 5
Perfect for my husband, myself and our two daughters. Everything was cute and well maintained. The location to the beach and town were great too.
  • Review Submitted: 15-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Charming Waterview Craftsman :: walk to town and beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p126438vb
+1 -360.507.5634
Eastsound Orcas Island
Denver, CO
5

perfect location

  • 5 out of 5
Huckleberry House was the perfect location for our first visit to Orcas Island with another couple. We enjoyed the character of this spanking clean craftsman home equipped with all the necessities to feel right at home. The wood burning stove was a special treat on the cool evenings as was waking up to pick fresh blackberries behind the house an additional sweet surprise. The perfect size cabin for two couples or one couple with several children. We easily walked into Eastsound on Saturday and discovered a wonderful farmer's market. Thanks for a memorable stay at Huckleberry house.
  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Charming Waterview Craftsman :: walk to town and beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p126438vb
+1 -360.507.5634
Eastsound Orcas Island
5

2 older couples

  • 5 out of 5
Excellent location within walking distance of the village. Nice view of the sound. Cottage was exactly as described, except the 5th sleeping accommodation is not a bed or cot, but sleeping pads. Not a problem for 4 adults or a 5th child. Exceptionally clean and fully equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. We loved our stay and enjoyed kayaking in the sound, hiking at the state park and cycling on Lopez Island.
  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the fantastic 5 star review! I'm so happy you enjoyed the views of the bay and proximity to town, and found the house true to my description. The 5th guest's sleeping pad is also described in detail, right down to its dimensions!
I'm glad you loved your Orcas visit and hope you'll stay with us again next time.
business
Charming Waterview Craftsman :: walk to town and beach!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p126438vb
+1 -360.507.5634
Eastsound Orcas Island
4

Clean and Comfortable

  • 4 out of 5
Everything was clean and clearly labeled. The feel of the place was updated and welcoming. It was very close to "town" and had everything we needed.

The place was advertised for buy 2 nights/stay a 3rd for free, but I wasn't able to stay for free the third night since someone booked during my inquiry. I understand the busyness during the beginning of the season but was a little let down for not getting to take advantage of the special offer that drew me to rent the house.

Thank you for your quick responses and your sweet, clean Huckleberry House. I would definitely like to come back.
  • Review Submitted: 23-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We’re so glad you enjoyed your stay! We work hard to keep Huckleberry House up-to-date, clean, and well equipped for our guests. Our booking process is very straightforward. We confirm each reservation when we receive the deposit on a first-come, first-served basis because it's the only way to be fair to each guest. To hear you’d like to return is our greatest compliment! We welcome you back anytime your travels bring you to Orcas.

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
1.5 Miles
Orcas Island Airport (6 minute drive)
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
New Leaf Cafe (several others are just steps away)
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Orcas Island Ferry Landing (15 minute drive)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Orcas Island Golf Course (5 minute drive)
Nearest Motorway
23 Miles
far away...isn't that why you're coming to Orcas?
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
New Leaf Cafe (several others are just steps away)
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Waterfront Park (5 minute walk)
Car: not necessary

Whale & wildlife watching cruises, walk to beach park, scenic ferry rides to other San Juan islands, bi-plane rides, kayak rentals and tours, farmers market in season, free skateboard park, childrens discovery center, Moran State Park with swimming, hiking, boat rentals and historic Mt. Constitution lookout.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Eastsound, Orcas Island

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Fall 2014
5 Oct 2014 - 2 Nov 2014
2 night minimum stay
$501
for 2 nights
From
$204
$1,360
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
Quiet Season 2014-15
3 Nov 2014 - 26 Mar 2015
2 night minimum stay
$479
for 2 nights
From
$193
$1,140
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
27 Mar 2015 - 21 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
$523
for 2 nights
From
$215
$1,409
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season 2015
22 May 2015 - 3 Oct 2015
3 night minimum stay
$903
for 3 nights
From
$270
$1,663
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $22 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2015
4 Oct 2015 - 7 Nov 2015
2 night minimum stay
$523
for 2 nights
From
$215
$1,409
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
Quiet Season 2015-16
8 Nov 2015 - 31 Mar 2016
2 night minimum stay
$479
for 2 nights
From
$193
$1,167
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$457
for 2 nights
From
$182
$1,140
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.1%
Notes 5th guest weekly rates: Quiet $50 | Spring/Fall $75 | High $100
Holidays & stays of less nights than the min may incur a surcharge, email for a specific quote.
50% of total balance due immediately to confirm reservation. First paid, first booked. Remainder of balance due 21 days prior to check-in.
Rates subject to change prior to receipt of deposit.
Please email or phone with any questions :)

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Eastsound in Orcas Island

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , nearest to ground floor bedroom
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Main Floor Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , Child Bed: 74'x31'x6' sleeping pad w/bedding. TV/DVD
    Loft Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Tree-filtered waterview, accessed by stairs.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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