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Little Fireweed Cottage ≈ Hot Tub, Wonderful Views of Bay, Inside City Limits

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Last updated: 08/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Give us a call, we love to chatting about Homer, our cottage, about life, or whatever!

Welcome to Little Fireweed Cottage in Homer, Alaska. We strive to ensure that your experience at our cottage is one that stays with you forever. Whether you are in Homer just to relax and soak in the breathtaking views or here to dive into the multitude of outdoor activities this unique area of the world offers, we are confident that your stay at Little Fireweed Cottage will be one of the highlights of your trip.

Before we discovered the jewel that is Homer, we traveled around the world and stayed in many vacation homes along the way. We have taken many of those things, which we enjoyed the most when staying in those homes and have tried to incorporate them into our vacation rental.

Just recently built in 2006 on one and a half private acres, Little Fireweed Cottage was made to serve as a retreat and a home-away-from-home for those traveling for the 'Homer experience'. After a long day of fishing for halibut, sightseeing, or hiking, come home to cook up your seafood just the way you like it on the barbecue grill.

Pour yourself a glass of wine from one of our bottles on site and ponder whether it is time to melt away in the very brand new hot tub with its grand views or whether that should wait until after the movie you are going to watch on the flat-screen TV/home theater. If you're a night owl, there's always the fire pit up on the hill, with the swinging chair that turns into a bed.

We know that everyone has their own ways of doing 'vacation'. With that said, we believe that in whatever way you seek to find ultimate relaxation, Little Fireweed Cottage will serve you wonderfully in that endeavor.

Keywords: Cottage, Vacation Rental, Hot tub

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Please be aware of protective mamma moose and their calves that often frequent the property. They are quicker than they look and have been known to charge when feeling threatened. Also, there are plenty of Black Bears in the area during certain times of the season. Apply common sense here and put your garbage in the 'bear bin' at the top of the driveway. :)...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Queen size Bed (1) In master bedroom. King size bed (1) In second bedroom. Day bed and trundle bed underneath. This equals two single beds or put them next to each other along with the added memory foam connector for very comfortable make-shift king. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Mini-home-theater for Netflix movies/music

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Various cd's from owner's collection...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    26', LCD HD-TV that is wall mounted with an articulating arm providing full range of adjustment for your pleasure in viewing leisure. :)...moreless

  • Video Library:

    The Blu-ray DVD player is equipped with NETFLIX and free for guests. There are also various dvd's from owner's collection...moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    2009 model. Front Loading, efficiency....moreless

  • Computer Available:

    There is laptop, circa turn of the century, which works for basic internet surfing and leaving a review of your stay with us!...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    2009 model. Front Loading, efficiency. Please use only laundry detergent with 'HE' on the bottle....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Click on 'Engenius' to connect wirelessly....moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Dish-ware and a variety of appliances. Everything you need....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    2007 Arctic Spa. Model:Frontier. see: http://www.arcticspas.com/ Please be advised that while we make every effort to ensure that the hot tub is in working order for our guests enjoyment, it is a machine that is heavily used year round and as such could experience complications at any time. So while we have not yet had any issues with it, we can make no guarantees that the hot tub will be at all times available to our guests. Required maintenance is always a possibility and can not always be predicted....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Shoulder Season
Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$195
$1,155
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250
$1,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 7.5%

Cancellation policy:


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Last updated: 08/02/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Incredible halibut and salmon fishing. 'There's no place like Homer'

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: My wife is from New Brunswick, Canada and I am from Palmer, Alaska. Growing up six hours away in the Matanuska Valley, I always loved the opportunity to get down to Homer to visit my family there. Since a very young age, Homer has held a very special place in my heart. I have traveled to nearly 40 different countries around the world but I have yet to see a place that matches the majesty of Homer, Alaska. Be sure to take a trip across the bay if you come all this way. It's really a wonderful experience.

Why the Owner Chose Homer:
Ever since I was 13, it has been a dream of mine to own a piece of Homer. That dream came true in 2006! We were able to grab a great in-town lot with a wonderful view of Kachemak Bay! We built the cottage the same year we bought the land. We feel truly blessed!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The reason we got into Vacation Rentals is because we have stayed in many ourselves and like the idea of staying in a private home instead of a noisy, crowded hotel. As a result of those visits at various rentals across the nation, we came up with four very important qualities that we look for when booking a Vacation Rental and incorporated them into ours. They are, 1) The lodging must be private, 2) It must be close to the town you are visiting, 3) It must have a HOT-TUB!!, 4) If applicable, it must have a view. We have all four!! We are only two miles from lovely Homer, on almost one and a half private acres, with a great view that you can soak in while in the wonderful hot-tub! We are proud of our cozy little cottage in Homer and are so confident that it will exceed your expectations and serve to be the retreat you need after coming all this way.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Outdoor fire-pit with swinging chair and more stunning views on the hill!

    Outdoor fire-pit with swinging chair and more stunning views on the hill!

  • Another shot of swing and fire pit with new canopy

    Another shot of swing and fire pit with new canopy

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/02/2015
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