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San Juan Islands: Secluded Ocean Front Orcas Island Home with Spa

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Comfortable home with beautiful sea views

*ABOUT THE HOUSE:

Aurora House is a wonderful Pacific Northwest style cedar home. Its open concept design, with floor to ceiling windows, showcase the outstanding natural beauty of the San Juans; and provides sweeping 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. 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 be plugged into your device. The home also has a nicely equipped kitchen.

*ABOUT THE ISLAND:

We are 4.5 miles from Eastsound and 8.3 miles from Moran State Park; with its excellent trails, lakes and the panoramic Mount Constitution view. Favorite activities are hiking, sea kayaking, mountain biking, and scenic drives. Be sure to charter a whale watching or fishing trip; or board the inter-island ferry to the charming town of Friday Harbor or one of the other nearby islands. Another ferry can take you to Vancouver Island where you can catch a bus to the lovely and historic city of Victoria BC.

Orcas Island is graced with an abundance of public lands; it's a perfect destination for nature lovers and hikers of all skill levels. Well marked, scenic island hikes range from easy loop trails to all day strenuous mountain climbs.

In the warmer months, the San Juan Islands are one of the most stunning places you could go for a kayak paddle. Expedition operators work in Eastsound and we highly recommend booking your first trip through one of them; due to the sometimes strong currents and tidal changes.

The quaint walkable Village of Eastsound is fun to explore. It offers shopping, movies, a playhouse, art galleries, bookstore, coffee shops, and many great restaurants.

*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!

More Details

Owner
Debbie
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Everything was fantastic! The house was more than we expected and we expected a lot!
Oct 2011
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Amenities

Eastsound House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Reservation is subject to signing the application and rental agreement we will email you.
  • We are located in a peaceful neighborhood. Quiet hours are 9:00 pm to 7:00 am by county ordinance. Please don't book if compliance will be an issue.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
    First Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Water view
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom is located in the loft. Water view.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , Pack and Play can be used as a crib
  • (2) Queen size Beds, (1) Bunk Bed - lower bunk is a twin, top is a single, (1) Pack and Play
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming

Reviews

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San Juan Islands: Secluded Ocean Front Orcas Island Home with Spa
average rating of 4.818182 based on 35 reviews
5

Beautiful & Relaxing Stay

  • 5 of 5

This rental location was a perfect spot for our group of six who enjoyed a relaxing retreat on Orcas Island to kick off fall. Amazing water views from the living room, a beautiful deck, and ample space to relax and cook group dinners. We loved the secluded beach within walking distance of the home, and brought our own kayaks to launch directly from that beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful vacation and vacation home.

  • 5 of 5

We found the Aurora house to be the perfect spot for our family vacation. The house itself was very comfortable, the kitchen had everything we needed to cook great meals, the beds were comfortable and we loved the location. Most of all, the thing we remarked on the most was the incredible view and the hot tub on the deck (see picture). In fact, we so enjoyed just hanging out in the living room in the mornings, we almost didn't want to leave to explore the island.

Debbie was an ideal host. She was communicative and checked in on us to make sure we were enjoying ourselves. I would not hesitate to return to Orcas and stay at the Aurora house.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation house!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 4 beautiful days at Aurora House. We were thrilled with the entire experience. The house and the views are even better than they appear in the photos. The location is gorgeous and the nearby beach is terrific and an easy 5 min walk from the house. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR
5

Tranquil island gem

  • 5 of 5

This house was fabulous. My family of four was very comfortable and happy here. The highlights included: the view, the complete stillness, the hot tub, the open layout of the house, the kid friendly touches like a high chair and stuffed animals and k'nex building set. The kitchen was well stocked and everything was stored in a sensible, easy to use way for cooking. We really appreciated the spice rack and olive oil. Renting it was a seamless experience from start to finish. Oh and we saw whales (twice) in the ocean in front of the house. Spectacular! The owners were warm, welcoming, and helpful at every turn. I can't wait to go back. It was truly a vacation to remember.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Serene retreat

  • 5 of 5

Debbie was a fantastic host, very responsive and accommodating. The home overlooks the water with a private jacuzzi. Spacious rooms and cozy couches, would stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saline, Michigan
5

Clean and comfortable ... and those views!

  • 5 of 5

We loved Aurora House! It was immaculately clean and well stocked with everything you'd need for a relaxing vacation. The views from the deck (and hot tub) were spectacular! Its very secluded but an adorable town is nearby with shopping and good restaurants. Be sure to visit Buck Bay Shellfish Farm for some fresh seafood. You can eat picnic style there, or take it home and cook in Aurora Houses terrific kitchen. We highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Orcas Island's peaceful, laid back vibe is nicely balanced by a thriving arts community, award-winning restaurants, boutiques, cafes, galleries, and a history museum. The abundant outdoor activities combined with a backdrop of stunning natural beauty and temperate climate make this Pacific Northwest island a very special place.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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