View of the back side of The Orchard Cottage into gardenSpring Apple Trees in bloom

Entire home/apt

3 guests

2 bedrooms

2 beds
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It is a separate vintage mobil home that has been brought up to the cozy cottage feel of the present day. It is set on a 125 year old orchard maintained for 45 years by us. 3mi from ferry (nice for bicyclists) 7 miles to Eastsound.

The space

480 sq feet lets our guest have private space with 2 bedrooms. Also a deck outside adds room on nice days and the propane fireplace will add cozy warmth on the days you want to stay in to journal or write that great novel.

Guest access

We have 5 acres with an orchard, garden, pond and a barn where my art studio is. You can sit by the pond and walk around the property.

Interaction with guests

We will for the most part be on the property during your stay and will be happy to answer any questions about our place and the island.

Other things to note

It is on a paved county road with light traffic but the area is divided into 5 acre parcels so it is pretty quiet.
You will also need to make ferry reservations at the Washington State Ferry San Juan Island's web site. You book a round trip and be sure to press the Finalize button to know you have made it all the way through. It is a bit confusing. The reservations are just that, you pay the round trip ticket at the Anacortes terminal. The spaces are released in tiers of 2 months then 2 weeks then 2 days before your date so log on to the web site at 7am and you can pretty much count on getting your space. No need for reservations for a bike or walk on passengers.Our Water on the Island is precious please conserve.

The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 3PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: 70 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: 106
Security Deposit: 282
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price: 197 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM

Please conserve water. Your hot water tank is only 15 gallons, so a quick shower is advised. We have a limited supply by a well. Also our septic system can only handle toilet paper. Be sure to notice that the toilet has stopped running to conserve water.
Please respect our neighbors and us with quite by 10:00PM.
No Smoking anywhere on premises and no pets. Thank You for your attention to a sensitive environment.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Safety card
Fire extinguisher

3 nights minimum stay

36 Reviews

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Robert User Profile
August 2017
A comfortable, secluded cottage, yet central to the ferry and the island sights. The ground were charming, with plenty of fruit trees including applies, plums, blackberries and mulberries. Bob and Kandis were very friendly, but allowed us our privacy.

Monique User Profile
August 2017
Bob and Kandis are wonderful hosts. They took great care of us. The Orchard Cottage is a sweet, quiet place to stay with wonderful birds and lovely orchard and garden. We appreciate their composting and recycling, keeping the bird feeder filled so we could enjoy the birds throughout the day and their suggestions of places to visit including providing beach blankets and towels. We thoroughly enjoyed our time on Orcas Is and hope to return!

Alex User Profile
August 2017
Loved the place, the area, the 5 acres with fruit trees, the pond and just having a nice cozy place to crash after a day of adventuring around the island. Thanks Bob and Candis!
Bob & Kandis User ProfileBob & Kandis is a superhost.
Response from Bob & Kandis:
Thank you Alex. Hope to get to meet you next time.
August 2017

Dayna User Profile
July 2017
Fantastic little gem. Great bed set up, cable TV and a great plot of land! I would love to return.

Susan User Profile
July 2017
Orchard Cottage is close to the ferry, with comfortable beds and a well-equipped kitchen. Bob and Kandis live next-door and were very responsive to our questions. They provided us with a brighter reading lamp when we requested one. We enjoyed the lovely and quiet setting.

Jon User Profile
July 2017
Secluded and quiet. It's a nice place tucked into the woods with very courteous host. There is a nice private pond in the back. The location was convenient to the Ferry but you will need a vehicle to travel to and from the ferry and also to the popular trails and parks. I can't say enough great things about the island and it's beauty. We visited during July and enjoyed the weather. Bob and Kandis communicated great with us and were very helpful with our questions and request.

Melodie User Profile
July 2017
My husband and I stayed at Bob and Kandis's place and it was awesome! We loved it! They were wonderful hosts! The cottage had everything we needed and it was super cute and clean! I highly recommend staying here!

Washington, United StatesJoined in January 2015
Bob & Kandis User ProfileBob & Kandis is a superhost.

We are a retired caretaker and artist. We have lived on this property for 45 years and love tending the Orchard and gardens.
Bob is an experienced sailor and catches crab when the season is open.
I am a working artist and have a studio space in the barn pictured on the photos.
We have created a sweet space to have some guests that want to experience the peace and beauty of this beautiful island. Sailing, kayaking, swimming, hiking, whale watching, or just being still……you are in the right place.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.
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