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Romantic Honeymoon Cottage with Water Views & Hot Tub. Small Dog Friendly!

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 695 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2

ROMANTIC WATERFRONT VACATION RENTAL GUEST COTTAGE ON ORCAS ISLAND. HOT TUB, TOO!

When you're looking for a romantic getaway with that special someone, Orcas Island's Paris Cottage may be just what you envision. This waterfront vacation rental home will delight your senses with its interior warmth and beautiful natural setting. It features southwest views through a wall of windows in the living room and a private sand and gravel beach just across the street. ( If you bring a kayak, the beach is a great launching site.)

The surrounding scenery is mesmerizing in all seasons. No doubt you will spot the eagle that makes his home in a nearby tree as he awaits the salmon that enter the creek running into the bay. Canadian geese will entertain you as they flock in 2 1/2 acres of nearby farmland and fields, and you might bring a carrot for the neighbor's horses who graze next door. But the bird life, sailboat and ferry traffic, vistas over Lopez Island and Cattle Point, sunsets reflecting off the Olympic Mountains are just the beginning of the pleasure you’ll find staying at Paris Cottage.

Inside, you’ll relish the special warmth of cozy spaces. There are fine linens on an antique bed and comfortable down-filled seating. The dining room is like a greenhouse, surrounded by windows overlooking the countryside. Through a narrow doorway you’ll find the bathroom offering a small shower and Italian sink along with bamboo towels. There’s a flat screen HD/TV with satellite reception and a DVD.

French doors lead outside where you’ll relax in a screened alcove shaded with parasols, or on a deck with a double chaise and privacy screen. At day's end you can soak away the cares of elsewhere in the hot tub. Paris, France is known as the “City of Light” - the “Island of Starlight” is Paris Cottage on beautiful Orcas Island.

Paris Cottage is in the quiet hamlet of Olga, a 20 minutes drive from Eastsound Village and a 45 minute drive from the ferry dock. You’ll pass through spectacular Moran State Park on the way, where you will likely want to return for hiking and swimming.

Due to its size and styling, this cottage is not suitable for children; however, ONE VERY SMALL DOG WILL BE CONSIDERED ON AN EXCEPTION BASIS.

PLEASE NOTE THAT PEAK SEASON RATES WILL APPLY TO THANKSGIVING & CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY DATES.

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

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.

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Vacation Doorways
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Calendar last updated:
22 June, 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!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Olga on San Juan County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 695 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • 1 Full bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Notes:
Guest Courtesies: Coffee, Salt, Pepper, Dry Spices, Shampoo & Conditioner, Bathing Soap & Shower Gel, Laundry Detergent, Paper Products, Dishwashing Soap, Plastic Wrap, Aluminum Foil, Trash Bags

Reviews

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(46 traveller reviews)

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Romantic Honeymoon Cottage with Water Views & Hot Tub. Small Dog Friendly!
average rating of 4.673913 based on 46 reviews
Cross Plains, WI
5

Delightful retreat on Orcas

  • 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:

My husband and I spent two nights at Paris Cottage and it was great. It was incredibly private and the view was beautiful (pictures don't do it justice!). We loved the outdoor hot tub which was a perfect size for us and the screened porch was a great place to have coffee in the morning and cocktails at night. The kitchen was very well equipped. Only comments (not negative, but just so people are aware): The bedroom and bathroom are pretty tight. We were expecting this thanks to the reviews, so just want to stay consistent. That said we had lovely sleep and no problem using the facilities for showering and whatnot. There also were some yellow jackets living under the deck. Apparently they are a bit of a problem on the island and there was wasp spray if you needed it (we were fine just avoiding them), but figure just in case someone has allergies it's good to mention. One other shout out to the property - I entered in the incorrect dates when I booked. As soon as I realized (literally when we were on the ferry over...) I called the weekend number and a wonderful man helped take care of it. We were lucky because we were able to shift the dates since no one had booked it on the day we needed, but he was just absolutely accommodating and understanding.

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
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Everett, Wa
5

Great little place

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than 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:

Really enjoyed the place, close to town yet far enough out that we had privacy. never saw the neighbors, they are not real close, cool little beach to walk on, a lot of boat activity, the 10 am checkout made it feel rushed on our last day, all the amenities one would need, the hot tub was a nice touch.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: Vacation Doorways
Owner's Response: Dear Guest - thanks so much for visiting the Islands and staying with us at Paris Cottage. We appreciate your stay and feedback! Best - General Manager
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Woodinville, WA
5

A treasure.

  • 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:

The cottage was awesome. Everywhere you turn around there’s another quaint detail. The owners have impeccable taste and it shows up in the design. The pictures on VRBO don’t seem to be updated. The furniture has been redone, and it looks like it was painted inside. It was beyond our expectations. I originally thought it might be too close to the road, but it wasn’t a problem at all. The view was beautiful, the hot tub was clean and relaxing, and the bed was comfortable. I even spent 30 minutes trying to track down the same dinnerware to try to buy on the Internet! Location was great, close to a couple good restaurants and Moran state park. Yes, it is small. But that is part of the charm. The porch offered plenty of extra room to stretch out (and the parasols and string lights on the ceiling were so charming). Just loved it, couldn’t have been happier.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest - we are so pleased you chose to stay with us and enjoyed your time in the Cottage! As you note it is an incredibly quaint home with lots of little details that bring the unique flavor and character of the owners to life. It is that uniqueness and character that makes a wonderful vacation rental like Paris Cottage such a preferred accommodation to hotels! We're glad you loved it and hope you return soon! My Best, General Manager
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Newport, OR
5

Far from the Crowds-Peace and Quiet

  • 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:

This was a perfect place to relax amid natural beauty that goes forever. Sitting on the deck looking out Buck Bay to the Olympics in the distance you feel alone in paradise. The owners have thought of everything from bushes and trees to block visual distractions to the water feature with constant babbling water sounds. The place is clean with everything you need for light cooking. The shellfish farm is walking distance. Catkin Cafe in the Art Coop is superb for breakfast or lunch and is also walking distance and Doe Bay Resort about 2 1/2 miles away is not to be missed for meals when they are open. Hiking, kayaking or just chilling on the deck with a glass of wine with a big smile on your face are the activities we enjoyed most. Hints: no cell service at house, but there is Wi-Fi. Rose's cafe store in Eastsound has amazing day old bread for toasting. ENJOY THIS LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lummi Island, WA
5

Excellent relaxing 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 loved staying here for two nights and enjoying the beautiful surroundings

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Seattle, WA
4

Great Hot Tub!

  • 4 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:

Charming and tiny cottage, well-maintained and clean. We were there in August - need to watch out for yellow jackets on the deck.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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