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Private Home with Awesome Bay & Spit Views & Hot Tub-Near Town

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Outdoor hot tub and dining area with great views of the Spit and Kachemak Bay.

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Last updated: 05/02/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Mackinaw House is a wonderful vacation rental home with a spectacular view of Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit. Located inside Homer city limits, you will be only minutes away from shopping, fishing and all this area has to offer.

Take in the stunning views while soaking in the outdoor hot tub or enjoy a BBQ dinner on the deck. Watch for moose, eagles and other wildlife that pass through the yard!

Mackinaw House is perfect for families who prefer a bit more privacy, but lots of room. Mackinaw House has two separate living areas, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a fully-equipped kitchen, outdoor hot tub, wireless internet, satellite TV, laundry facilities and freezer space to store the day's catch.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is not allowed anywhere on the property....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 2-8

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 baby crib, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Crib is a Pack and Play....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3), Baby Cribs (1) Please let us know upon making your reservation if a crib will be needed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Let me know if you have any board game preferences....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee, decaf, teas available....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel appliances....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    There are some spices and other cooking basics available. Complimentary microwave popcorn....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Ice maker and filtered water available....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Rates
May 31 - Sep 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$375

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$400

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 7.5%

Notes:

Rates are based on 5 guests. Additional guests are $25/day up to a maximum of 8 people. Cancellations made 60 or more days prior to check-in date will receive a full refund less a $200 fee. Cancellations made less than 60 days prior to check-in will receive a refund based on re-rental of the home.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/02/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Alaska, Kenai Peninsula, Homer, half mile past the 4-way stop downtown, .9 mile up East Hill Road, turn right onto Highlook Court. Mackinaw House is the first house on the right.

Other Activities: cross country skiing, wildlife viewing, boating, snowmobiling, kayaking

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: I am a freelance graphic designer married to a public school superintendent. I started spending the fall and winter months in beautiful McCall, Idaho when my husband's job landed him there in 2008. Now I have the opportunity to spend time in two beautiful locations. I get to enjoy the long days of an Alaskan summer hiking and fishing, and experience those wonderful deep powder days on my snowboard in cental Idaho. With over 30 years of living and traveling in Alaska, I would be happy to answer any questions you might have about your trip here.

Why the Owner Chose Homer:
One look at Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit from this home sealed the deal for us!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property is private and scenic, yet located so close to town. There is a view from every window. The best view is from the hot tub!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Outdoor hot tub and dining area with great views of the Spit and Kachemak Bay.

    Outdoor hot tub and dining area with great views of the Spit and Kachemak Bay.

  • Picture yourself here after a full day of fishing, hiking or kayaking.

    Picture yourself here after a full day of fishing, hiking or kayaking.

  • BBQ the day's catch and enjoy the view!

    BBQ the day's catch and enjoy the view!

  • HD satellite TV and wireless Internet are complimentary.

    HD satellite TV and wireless Internet are complimentary.

  • The open kitchen, dining and living area is great for families and friends.

    The open kitchen, dining and living area is great for families and friends.

  • This bedroom and the master share a full bathroom on the third floor.

    This bedroom and the master share a full bathroom on the third floor.

  • This bathroom is on the first level.

    This bathroom is on the first level.

  • Hallway to first level bedroom.

    Hallway to first level bedroom.

  • One of three outdoor decks, all boast spectacular views.

    One of three outdoor decks, all boast spectacular views.

  • A different view of the mountains and bay from the house.

    A different view of the mountains and bay from the house.

  • A young bull snacking in the yard.

    A young bull snacking in the yard.

  • A big sky view of the Spit and mountains from the house.

    A big sky view of the Spit and mountains from the house.

  • Fully equipped, modern kitchen.

    Fully equipped, modern kitchen.

  • Dine with a view.

    Dine with a view.

  • Second floor living room area has plenty of seating & views of the Spit & Bay.

    Second floor living room area has plenty of seating & views of the Spit & Bay.

  • The master bedroom has a fabulous view and queen sized bed.

    The master bedroom has a fabulous view and queen sized bed.

  • Lower living area with queen-sized futon and doors to the hot tub deck.

    Lower living area with queen-sized futon and doors to the hot tub deck.

  • First level bedroom has a queen-sized bed and view of the hot tub and Spit.

    First level bedroom has a queen-sized bed and view of the hot tub and Spit.

  • The queen-sized futon is comfy and provides extra sleeping space for guests.

    The queen-sized futon is comfy and provides extra sleeping space for guests.

  • Another awesome view from Mackinaw House-the Homer Spit lit up in the evening.

    Another awesome view from Mackinaw House-the Homer Spit lit up in the evening.

  • We get all kinds of guests at Mackinaw House!

    We get all kinds of guests at Mackinaw House!

  • The views from Mackinaw House are endless.

    The views from Mackinaw House are endless.

  • Come visit us at Mackinaw House!

    Come visit us at Mackinaw House!

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  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    2.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/02/2015
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(907) 399-1690 (Alaska, USA)

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