Combining modern amenities with the natural beauty of Alaska.
Located within 20 minutes of the town of Juneau and an International airport, Spuhn Island offers spectacular panoramic views of both land and sea and sits directly across a narrow channel from existing properties.
The island is located just offshore from Juneau, Alaska, at the convergence of Smuggler’s Cove, Fritz’ Cove and Auke Bay. Part of a large chain of islands that make up most of Alaska’s southeast coast (referred to as The Inside Passage), the island is a pristine, unspoiled place nestled in calm, protected waters.
Spuhn Island offers the perfect remote waterfront lot for year round or seasonal residents. Enjoy all of the activities unique to the Juneau area or sit on your deck and enjoy the whales and eagles in their natural habitat.
Getting to Juneau is probably easier than you think, with daily 2.5 hour non-stop flights from Seattle, and daily 1.5 hour non-stop flights from Anchorage, Juneau is close for everyone. One stop flights from Vancouver, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Billings, Boise, and other large cities are also available year round.
If you like driving you can reach Juneau by taking the Alaska-Canadian Highway system, a scenic year-round highway system (paved and well maintained) with plenty of stops along the way that ends with a short ferry ride to Juneau. For more driving information check out The Milepost.
You can reach Juneau by boat as well, whether it’s part of the Alaska Marine Highway System or your own private boat the journey can take a few days. Ferries leave regularly from Bellingham, WA, and other coastal Alaskan communities. For up-to-date sailings & costs visit BookAMHS.Alaska.gov
A private marina is available for Spuhn Island owners to access their lot on the island.
For more general travel information and Juneau, events check out Travel Juneau.
Spuhn Island is a development island with 38 lots between 1.3-3.4 acres in size. Each lot is ready for modern development of your dream house or secluded cabin with access to all of the amenities of modern life including electricity, high-speed internet, and city water. Each lot offers the builder unique opportunities to build with breathtaking mountain views and private unrestricted access water access.
Spuhn Island also gives you quick access to everything Alaska. With a myriad of outdoor adventures like hiking, skiing, hunting, fishing, and boating within easy travel distance you will never run out of unique Alaskan adventures for you and your entire family.
Spuhn Island combines the awesome natural beauty of Southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage with the conveniences of nearby Juneau for a truly unique real estate investment opportunity. The Juneau area is one of the fastest growing recreational destinations on North America’s west coast and Spuhn Island’s location, in particular, makes it the perfect place for both the outdoor enthusiast and for those who want to bask in the pristine peace of unspoiled grandeur.
Juneau is a very short boat ride away when interests turn cosmopolitan. Fantastic shops, museums, theatres, historic landmarks, and other city delights wait to inspire and entertain. Spas, sports clubs, and other community organizations provide social activities. Natural splendor, modern conveniences, and opulent living — Spuhn Island has it all!
Spuhn Island’s home sites are equipped with the modern conveniences of cable TV, broadband Internet, underground electricity, water, and phone. The first island in the area to offer such amenities, the island’s services reach the island via underwater fiber optic cable from the mainland. Freshwater is supplied via a submerged pipe from the mainland, which means you don’t need to dig a well.
Two septic systems are offered upon building a house or cabin, and new residents choose which is right for them based on preference and lot configuration. The systems can be also be integrated, and construction proceeds only with the approval and guidance of the Department of Environmental Conservation, who ensures that the systems have absolutely no adverse impact on the environment.
The island spans 156 acres of unspoiled natural forest and sits at the junction of Auke Bay, Smuggler’s Cove and Fritz’ Cove. Privately owned throughout its history, the island has never been previously developed. Its forest yields way to pleasant beaches that meet the crystal clear southeastern Alaskan sea in numerous cozy coves and inlets, while views in every direction offer breathtaking panoramas of the Fairweather mountain range and Stephens Passage. An interior trail suitable for foot travel and all-terrain vehicles winds its way among the natural splendor from one end of the island to another.
It’s no mistake that Spuhn Island is located on the way from Juneau to some of the best fishing and whale watching grounds in southeast Alaska. Numerous forms of wildlife enjoy the protective calm of the area, both on land and in the sea. Eagles, bears, whales, deer, mountain goats, porpoise and sea lions are all common sights along the shores of the mainland and in the local waters.