ABOUT THE HOUSE
Aurora House is a wonderful Pacific Northwest style home. Its open concept design, with floor to ceiling windows, showcase the remarkable natural beauty of the San Juans. Located on a waterfront parcel; the home provides lovely unobstructed views across the sea to the Canadian Coastal Range. End of country road privacy guarantees a quiet, relaxing vacation. A huge deck with a gas BBQ, teak dining set, and 6 person hot tub look out over the ocean. The deck is also a great spot to view deer, otter, seals, sea lions and eagles. You may even catch a sighting of the resident Orca Pod. A short walk will take you to a serene park with a trail and steps leading to a peaceful cove beach.
We offer wi-fi for your laptop, satellite TV, Netflix, and plenty of books, movies, and board games. For music lovers; there is a quality sound system that can connect to your device. The home has two queen bedrooms, one bunk bedroom, two baths, and a nicely equipped kitchen.
ABOUT THE ISLAND
We are 5 miles from the main village on the island, Eastsound. It's a quaint, walk-able small town populated with friendly locals. The village is fun to explore. It offers shopping boutiques, a farmers market, movies, a playhouse, art galleries, bookstore, library, coffee shops, and many great restaurants.
Orcas Island is graced with outstanding public lands. It's a perfect destination for nature lovers and hikers of all skill levels. We are just 8 miles from one of Washington's scenic coastal parks, Moran State Park. The park features excellent trails, freshwater lakes, and the panoramic Mount Constitution view. Well marked island hikes range from easy loop trails through old growth forests to all day strenuous mountain climbs. In addition, you can choose to enjoy the simple pleasure of walking the quiet stony roads that access the house.
The San Juan Islands are one of the most stunning places you could go for a kayak paddle. We recommend booking a private tour with a local guide. Be sure to charter a sailing or boating trip and visit one of the nearby marine state parks. You can also board the inter-island ferry to the charming town of Friday Harbor. Another ferry will take you to Vancouver Island where you can catch a bus to the historic city of Victoria BC.
BEST SUITED FOR
Aurora House is ideal for a couples retreat or small family getaway. Just bring your clothes and groceries; everything else is provided for you. Spend your holidays in one of the most beautiful spots in the world. We know you will have a great time!