Ketchikan Vacation Rental - Executive 2 Bedroom Historic House

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The living area, all new


Last updated: 09/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This historic waterfront property is centrally located in Ketchikan for easy access to all the seasonally bustling town has to offer. With three sleeping rooms, completely remodeled, and a great front sun room, the house is a good place from which to base your Ketchikan adventure or business trip. Open from April thru October.

Keywords: Executive, Historic


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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 3-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • All brand new furniture and remodeled throughout. Up a flight of stairs, so not suitable for handicapped....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    along waterfront on Tongass Avenue...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    street parking in 24 hr. zone...moreless

  • Telephone:

    local calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster




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  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 6.5%

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Last updated: 09/18/2015
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1222 Tongass Avenue, set back off the block.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: I am Betsey Burdett and I purchased the home in 2008. After 3 years of renovations it was finally ready for guests in 2010. My son Jared and I own and run the 27 year old family business, Southeast Exposure, a kayaking, small boat and ropes and zipline company. This year we have installed three auto belay devices on our climbing wall, and a Zipstop for the new Ocean Zip. We now have 9 ziplines. Bikes are also available for rent in town at 1224 Tongass. Betsey just returned from another section of her paddling around Florida. She also likes baking, skiing, and being a host!

Why the Owner Chose Ketchikan:
The home of Marjorie Voss and her dad and mom has been a landmark in the community of Ketchikan since the early 1900's. Marjorie was an active community member and especially loved her dog, writing and cooking. She was legally blind from her youth and used an old typewriter. She was active in the Tongass Conservation Society and also the Friends of the Library. All her pictures are kept at the Tongass Historical Museum in town. She donated her house to the library. I thought it could be turned into something special and decided to pursue her goal of sharing it with guests by purchased it from the city of Ketchikan in 2008. As everyone might imagine, it wound up being a project with many permits, details and required lots of $ and a positive attitude including Army Corps for the deck (the tide comes in under) I thought someday this will be complete and the most sought after short term downtown rental. I hope that business people and cruise line executives,employees, and small families will find the place as it is so close to the docks and downtown. You won't need a car.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The house has a good comfortable feel to it and the house is set back off the street. Being downtown does have its advantages. There are museums, shopping, the USFS Discovery Center, Parnassas Books, Chinook and Company, Parnassus Books and many restaurants that you can walk to. Transportation is usually provided if you are going on tour, and there are cab companies, too. The Deer Mt. Trail is the 'local hike' and it is in great shape. These are some of the activities available from around town. Although we have no glaciers here, you just have to get out of town or out in our 'front yard' -that is, the water! There is an antique store next door, and a Lutheran Church next to that. It is near the docks if you like people watching.

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  • The living area, all new

    The living area, all new

  • bathroom


  • kitchen


  • 3 bedrooms, this is the single room

    3 bedrooms, this is the single room

  • sunporch


  • view from front room

    view from front room

VRBO #348690

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Minimum stay: 3 nights
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Ketchikan Vacation Rental - Executive 2 Bedroom Historic House

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