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Kodiak Favorite on the Ocean. Enjoy Gardens, Watch Sea Otters, Whales

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Marion's flowers and herbs brighten the morning light on our deck

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Located in a quiet neighborhood (with the ocean on one side and trees and city park on the other) our property overlooks the entrance channel to Kodiak's largest boat harbor ... home to many of the 'Deadliest Catch' boats. Just minutes from downtown Kodiak, our home faces due south, you are blessed with spectacular views of the ocean. Relax with a cup of tea and watch the sun or moon rise; boats cruise by - along with sea otters, eagles, sea lions--even leaping salmon.

The property is surrounded by vegetable and flower gardens, including the elusive Himalayan blue poppy. Throughout our home, you'll discover many examples of Marion's artwork, including photographs (printed on canvas) and mosaic pieces. It's not unusual to hear bald eagles 'screeching' nearby or 'exhale puffs' from sea lions, humpback whales or killer whales as they swim by.

The apartment suite has a private entrance and consists of 3 bedrooms: A queen bedroom and 2 rooms with two single beds in the rooms. The rooms with single beds also have a nice vanity area. The color scheme is natural and inviting, and each room is decorated with a custom painted mural. The rooms have access to a common lounge and dining area and a completely stocked kitchen-- this is where you'll find our homemade granola. We're happy to share the recipe. (Many guests say it's the best they've ever had. It makes a great gift, by the way.)

The shower, sink/washroom and toilet are all conveniently located in separate rooms. This apartment suite is an ideal arrangement for independent travelers, business folks, family vacationers or groups. (We also have a deluxe guest room available for rent).

We invite you to visit Kodiak's Cliff House B&B: Renew where nature meets hospitality.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    A block away is a city park with playground equipment...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking is allowed outside the building....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Monet Room: 1 queen

    Ocean view, Monet mural, painted by High School Art Club...moreless

  • Wild Rose Room: 2 twin/ single

    Large counter-height sink, cabinet, towels, dresser, closet...moreless

  • Mountain Room: 2 twin/ single

    Large counter-height sink, cabinet, towels, dresser, closet...moreless

  • Deluxe Ocean Room located in main house with private bath: 1 queen

    Overlooks ocean, gardens; desk, couch, dresser, closet....moreless

  • APARTMENT-SUITE: Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Many guests say, 'These are the most comfortable beds we've ever slept on.' OCEAN VIEW ROOM: Large room, ideal for couples or travelers on business. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Apartment-Suite bath: toilet, shower

    Bathroom is divided into separate spaces to allow multi-use....moreless

  • Ocean View Room bath: toilet, shower

    Private bath in Ocean View Room located in main house....moreless

  • Bathroom is divided up into separate rooms: Toilet, shower and sink area. Plus, two of the rooms have their own counter-height sink, towels, cabinets....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Our property is a vacation rental as well as a B&B. We are long time residents and take great pride in showing our guests the best of Kodiak. Relax on our deck and watch boats and eagles go by, sample cookies from the bottomless cookie jar, and on windy days, take one of our kites and go kite flying....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Fiction, nonfiction, children's books, guidebooks, bird books, maps......moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Most people bring their iPods, though....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    It's a family place and we have a few toys, but we've found that most guests bring their own....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Property is located 70 feet above the ocean which commands great views of the beach below....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Snow-capped ountains form the backdrop behind Chiniak Bay....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The property overlooks the main channel leading into the boat harbor. You can see fishing vessels, ferries, sailboats going by. Sometimes killer whales pass by, too!...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    View of nearby islands, boats going by, sunrises and sunsets, and northern lights (when they're 'out')...moreless

  • Rural:

    Though we are located just 1/2 mile from downtown Kodiak, it is on a dead-end street with the ocean on one side and a stand of Sitka spruce trees on the other....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Not needed in Kodiak, Alaska!...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Guests are welcome to use garage to store fishing tackle, hiking boots, backpacks and son on....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In-floor, radiant heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Combined living room and eating area....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    We'll give you the password......moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Located in the main house....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Several businesses in town provide catering services....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Plus a hot water kettle...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is fully equipped for cooking and is stocked with breakfast goodies (homemade granola, yogurt, pastries, juice, coffee, tea, cocoa, boiled eggs, oatmeal, fruit and more)...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Overlooks the ocean......moreless

  • Boat:

    Our 42-foot, Grand Banks-style yacht is available for booking dinner cruises and wildlife viewing trips....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Property has greenhouse, hoop house and raised beds of organically-grown flowers, vegetables and herbs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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$1,875 $5,700
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Our property is a hybrid: Vacation rental and a B&B. The vacation rental is an apartment-suite on the property and the bed and breakfast room is a deluxe, Ocean View room in the main house. It has a private bath and a world-class view, as does the apartment-suite.

APARTMENT (3-bedrooms, ocean view, separate entrance): $375/night; $1875/week

B&B: $190/night

DEPOSIT: 25 percent required upon booking. Refundable if cancellation is made at least 30 days prior to arrival date. Balance due 45 days prior to arrival.

TAXES: Add 6 percent sales tax on first $750 plus 5 percent bed tax.

CHECK IN: in 3 PM; CHECK OUT: 11 AM. (We are flexible)


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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Benny Benson Airport (abbreviation ADQ)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Henry's
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Downtown Kodiak
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bear Valley Golf Course
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Mission Road, Rezanof Drive; Chiniak Highway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Old Powerhouse Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cross country skiing
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Mission Beach

Car: Recommended

In addition to managing our property, we offer gourmet dinner/wildlife cruises as well as day trips aboard our 42-foot yacht, the Sea Breeze. We also conduct weddings aboard our boat--A beautiful way to get married.

Marion is a professional photographer for 25+ years and offers private and group photography workshops. To see more of her work, go to http://www.marionowenphotography.com

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Marty and Marion Owen are long time residents of Kodiak, Alaska. Marty is the local harbormaster for the City of Kodiak. His family roots go back to the 1930's, which means he has lots of stories. Marion is an award-winning, professional photographer with over 25 years of published images. A chef, writer and passionate gardener, she also co-authored the New York Times bestseller, Chicken Soup for the Gardener's Soul. Together Marty and Marion conduct gourmet dinner cruises and wildlife viewing trips aboard their 42-foot yacht. Best of all, they enjoy showing guests the best of Kodiak Island.

Why the Owner Chose Kodiak:
Though Alaska is the largest state in the U.S., when it comes to friendly and helpful people, it's the smallest, in that you are part of an extended family no matter where you go. That said, we love Kodiak Island and enjoy living by the ocean. So after waiting 38 years for this property, we built our home with guests' needs in mind: Pleasant views through big windows, peace and quiet, great food .. .renew where nature meets hospitality.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
It's a 10-minute walk from downtown Kodiak, a bustling, year-round community based on the commercial fishing industry. We have lived in Kodiak for many years, thus we know the ins and outs of the area and can help with your vacation plans.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Marion's flowers and herbs brighten the morning light on our deck

    Marion's flowers and herbs brighten the morning light on our deck

  • Cliff House B&B house numbers created by Marion Owen, mosaic artist and teacher.

    Cliff House B&B house numbers created by Marion Owen, mosaic artist and teacher.

  • Kodiak Island is famous for its coastal brown bears. Come see for yourself...

    Kodiak Island is famous for its coastal brown bears. Come see for yourself...

  • Daisy the Dragon resides in our garden and 'breathes' steam from our boiler.

    Daisy the Dragon resides in our garden and 'breathes' steam from our boiler.

  • Kodiak is a great place for scenic hikes & walks. Pack a lunch and your camera.

    Kodiak is a great place for scenic hikes & walks. Pack a lunch and your camera.

  • A sport fishing boat passes by the front yard garden.

    A sport fishing boat passes by the front yard garden.

  • A rainbow graces the road near the Olds River, a scenic, 30-minute drive.

    A rainbow graces the road near the Olds River, a scenic, 30-minute drive.

  • The Time Bandit, of Discovery's 'The Deadliest Catch' fame, visits Kodiak often.

    The Time Bandit, of Discovery's 'The Deadliest Catch' fame, visits Kodiak often.

  • This humpback whale was airborne just north of downtown Kodiak.

    This humpback whale was airborne just north of downtown Kodiak.

  • Some of our guests don't mind digging in...

    Some of our guests don't mind digging in...

  • View of downtown Kodiak and Near island from atop Pillar Mountain (great hikes).

    View of downtown Kodiak and Near island from atop Pillar Mountain (great hikes).

  • Fireweed blooms on Anton Larsen Pass, 15-minute drive from downtown Kodiak.

    Fireweed blooms on Anton Larsen Pass, 15-minute drive from downtown Kodiak.

  • Entrance takes you past containers and hanging baskets of flowers and veggies.

    Entrance takes you past containers and hanging baskets of flowers and veggies.

  • Bedrooms feature custom painted murals by the Kodiak High School Art Club

    Bedrooms feature custom painted murals by the Kodiak High School Art Club

  • This is our boat, the Sea Breeze, at anchor during one of our dinner cruises.

    This is our boat, the Sea Breeze, at anchor during one of our dinner cruises.

  • One of Marion's photo workshop students composes a picture near Pasagshak.

    One of Marion's photo workshop students composes a picture near Pasagshak.

  • Marion composes a photo of wildflowers growing above the shoreline.

    Marion composes a photo of wildflowers growing above the shoreline.

  • The Alaska State ferry, Tustumena, passes close by, on its way to Homer, Alaska.

    The Alaska State ferry, Tustumena, passes close by, on its way to Homer, Alaska.

  • Guests relax with a glass of wine and nibble on, what else? Fresh radishes!

    Guests relax with a glass of wine and nibble on, what else? Fresh radishes!

  • Bison on Kodiak Island? Yes! Drive out to Fossil Beach and see for yourself.

    Bison on Kodiak Island? Yes! Drive out to Fossil Beach and see for yourself.

  • The Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Cathedral is a very recognizable icon.

    The Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Cathedral is a very recognizable icon.

  • This bald eagle appeared one morning near the deck. Is he saying, 'Coffee'?

    This bald eagle appeared one morning near the deck. Is he saying, 'Coffee'?

  • A sea otter sleeps and bobs around near the entrance to St. Paul Harbor.

    A sea otter sleeps and bobs around near the entrance to St. Paul Harbor.

  • Puffins! You can see puffins on our boat trips and dinner cruises.

    Puffins! You can see puffins on our boat trips and dinner cruises.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/20/2015
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