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STAY AT THE LODGE ON ORCAS ISLAND, A NATURE LOVERS PARADISE.

David Page

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Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms4
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STAY AT THE LODGE ON ORCAS ISLAND, A NATURE LOVERS PARADISE.

People19
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms4
Property type lodge

Overview

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Photos and Description of this 8 bedroom holiday lodge in Eastsound - The Lodge On Orcas Island

Beautifully kept 2860 sq.ft. house, large sundeck on 1 lush acre.

The Lodge on Orcas Island is more than a hostel but different than a B & B.

We call it a European Style Guest House.

We offer 7 private rooms and 1 executive suite. The 7 rooms share 3 common baths, the kitchen and living areas. The suite has a private bath and sitting area.

The Lodge is available for rent by the room or you may arrange to have exclusive use of the entire property.

We are an ideal venue for weddings, receptions, family reunions, meetings and retreats.

For those who need a home away from home we offer reduced rates for your extended stay.

Private room/shared bath-$89/double.

Executive suite/private bath-$149/double.

Exclusive use of the entire property-$1,250.

Prices quoted are nightly + 10.1% sales and lodging tax.

Unless you opt for exclusive use of the property you can look forward to mingling and getting acquainted with other travelers from around the world.

Although we do not serve food many of our guests bring their own groceries and take advantage of the always spotless, fully equipped kitchen. You will find oil and vinegar, salt and pepper, numerous spices, dish soap, foil, wrap, wax paper, pots and pans, plates, dishes, flatware, glasses, sharp cooking knives and various utensils.

At the Lodge we endorse slow living, voluntary simplicity and a love and respect for nature. Accordingly, we are a television and microwave oven free zone.

Where others would have a home theater, our living room instead features an 80 gallon freshwater aquarium. Come and meet Brutus and Ivana, the resident Red Devil cichlids.

We call it 'The Aquarium Lounge'.

So rather than electronic blather, the sounds you can expect to hear are the trickling of water, bird song, the breeze whispering through the trees, nocturnes by Chopin, ballads by Diana Krall.

Our aesthetic is informed by the American Arts and Crafts movement. Though not a museum, you may notice many craftsman inspired touches throughout the house and adjoining property.

We emphasize cleanliness. Allergy sufferers, the chemically sensitive and those who simply don't care to be assaulted by caustic fragrances will appreciate that we use only naturally scented soaps and cleansers for the laundry and household. The house always smells fresh and clean.

We know how complicated it's gotten to take some toiletries along. So In the baths we provide shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and toothpaste. Brands currently featured are Dr. Bronners or Trader Joe's.

The Lodge is recognized by Washington State as a Backyard Wildlife Sanctuary. Nature lovers will enjoy basking in their soothing song as the resident birds gather at our baths and feeders.

The grounds are green and manicured and the fruit orchard boasts 23 trees. Under the towering conifers you'll find a huge log picnic table, complementary charcoal barbecues and outdoor lounge furniture.

If it is respite you are seeking, you've come to the right place. Put your ambitions aside and head for one of the several Pawley’s Island Presidential cotton rope hammocks hanging beneath the Western Red Cedars. Nothing spells relief like sinking into a quilt lined hammock and being lulled into a deep and restful sleep unlike anything you've ever experienced.

Come……………. study the art of hammock.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
David Page (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2013
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About David Page

I grew up in San Luis Obispo, California and graduated high school there in 1977.

I came to Orcas Island for the Summer of 1985 and by Fall I was too broke to leave.

It was a good thing though because after 28 years I can't imagine living anywhere else.

We live in our home of 23 years in the North Beach neighborhood of Eastsound.

David Page purchased this lodge in 2000

Why David Page chose Eastsound

When you travel, part of you would love to feel at home everywhere you go. At the Lodge on Orcas you can do both. Have that vacation you so deserve, with all the conveniences of home such as a fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, and comfortable beds. But add long walks on the beach, the fresh island air, and the option to dine in the many fabulous restaurants in the village. Kayaking, adventuring or relaxing on the large sun deck, you make your vacation choice a comfortable, yet affordable one. We are here to serve you!

What makes this lodge unique

When you come to the Lodge you will be struck by the verdant surroundings. Sitting on the second story sun deck you will be surrounded by fragrant, hanging flower baskets. As you look out over the lush, manicured lawn you'll hear the song of the birds at the feeder and the breeze whispering through the majestic firs and cedars.

Should you get a little drowsy, just head on down to one of the hammocks hanging in the trees and slip off into a well deserved nap. When you are ready, it is a 5 minute walk to beautiful Crescent Beach. You can visit Joni and rent a Kayak for a smooth ride out on the water. When you get back to land, if you are hungry, it is a 10 minute walk into Eastsound, where abundant feasts are offered in a variety of restaurants. Or come back to the Lodge and prepare your own delicious meal in our fully stocked kitchen. After dinner, enjoy a star filled night sky on the deck while sipping a hot cup of your favorite tea. It just doesn't get any better.

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Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms4
Property type lodge
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Reviews

Reviews

Stay at The Lodge on Orcas Island, a nature lovers paradise.
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Stay at The Lodge on Orcas Island, a nature lovers paradise.
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p420462vb
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Eastsound Orcas Island
Portland OR
5

Fabulous!

  • 5 out of 5
My husband and I had such a wonderful time at the Lodge - the whole place is very clean and comfortable - LOVED the fish tanks, the deck, FULLY equipped kitchen - felt right at home - inspired to add hammocks and porch swing to the home front after experiencing the relaxation imbued from their use here.

The highlight though was our host, David - totally charming and accommodating, and his back up host Quija was a real delight as well.

Great value for the price - location central to Moran State Park/Rosario - easy walk to downtown East Sound (or borrow one of their bikes) - great restaurants in town - ask David.

Highly recommend this place to anyone!
  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Eastsound[KORS] WA.
Nearest Barpub
0.39 Miles
The Inn at Ships Bay
Nearest Ferry
9.5 Miles
Washington State Ferries, Orcas Landing
Nearest Golf
3.4 Miles
Orcas Island Golf Club
Nearest Train
46 Miles
Amtrak-Mount Vernon WA
Nearest Motorway
46 Miles
US Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
0.39 Miles
The Inn at Ships Bay
Nearest Ski
113 Miles
Mount Baker Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Crescent Beach
Car: recommended

The Lodge on Orcas Island is a healing nature sanctuary. Sit in the swing or lay in the hammock under the towering firs and cedars, immersed in birdsong, inhaling the sweet smell of earth and conifers. Or take solace in the chaise lounge on the 2nd story sun deck. Take a lovely 5 minute walk to Crescent Beach, the longest public beach on the island and see what Neptune has tossed up.

While you're there you can visit Joni at Crescent Beach Kayaks and pick up a boat to paddle around Ships Bay.

When you head back to land, take a walk through the Crescent Beach preserve. You'll find a rich network of shoreline and intertidal zone, freshwater wetlands, and Douglas-fir forest. Wildlife watchers may see osprey, eagles, river otter, and a variety of shorebirds and waterfowl.

By now you should be getting hungry so take 10 minutes and walk into the village of Eastsound where all kinds of great food awaits.

It's all within a 20 minute walk from the Lodge on Orcas Island.

So what are you waiting for? We are waiting to welcome you!

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Facilities

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • lodge
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2860 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1, Deluxe King Suite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Private slate tiled shower, granite topped vanity, toilet.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Upstairs, shared by rooms 2 & 3, Just remodeled, quite nice.
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 3/4 bath with coin-op laundry machines
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shower, toilet and vanity
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19
  • Bedroom 1(Executive Suite) - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Includes comfortable sitting area, private slate tiled bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 3 Single Bed
    Bedroom 8(The Nook) - 2 Single Bed , 8' x 10' cabin adjacent to the house. Heated, no plumbing.
  • In rooms 2, 4 & 6 the kings can be converted to 2 twin/singles by request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
Notes:
The Lodge is ideally suited to accommodating large groups: Weddings, family reunions, seminars and retreats. Any situation that calls for a large number of people wanting to stay in a cozy, homelike environment. We are located in a quiet area of residential homes. The responsible consumption of adult beverages is welcomed, however, we take a very dim view of drunkenness. In deference to our neighbors we ask that you extend them the courtesy that you would expect of visitors coming to your neighborhood. To be clear, it is incumbent upon the guest to keep their voices down to quiet conversation levels from 10PM and through the night until the next morning. If your looking for a place to 'cut loose','raise hell' and 'have a good time', this isn't it. Non-compliance is grounds for immediate termination of the tenancy{eviction}.
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