Local artisans were commissioned to handcraft the completely remodeled interior in environmentally-friendly native materials including site-harvested cedar planking, spalted alder flooring, and the radiant-heated pebble bathroom floor. Custom-made furniture includes a sculpted juniper driftwood bench, an alder blanket chest night stands, and a headboard made of teak reclaimed from an old boat.
The well-implemented kitchenette includes a custom-designed hutch of recycled Orcas wood and a striking countertop made of ironwood re-purposed from the old ferry landing. The bay-window dining nook provides dawn-to-dusk exciting views, a live-edge cedar dining table, and comfortable seating for up to 6 adults.
|Boathouse on Orcas Island, once a boathouse for a resort, has been re-envisioned by owner and designer Mike Fischer, as a contemporary, eco-friendly cottage – a perfect hideaway for honeymooners, for romantic couples, or for a small family to enjoy beach-combing, tidal pools, and many other waterfront activities.
Welcome to the Boathouse on Orcas Island, your own contemporary NW “refined-rustic” retreat.