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Kodiak Home, Ocean View, Family-Friendly, 5 Minute Walk to Downtown

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A view from the house, fishing vessels in the boatyard during sunet

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Kodiak house description

A spacious, sunny ocean view home, facing the channel. Located in a quiet neighborhood (with the ocean on one side and trees and city park on the other) our property overlooks the entrance to channel and nearby islands. Home area is 1600 sq. feet. Waking up to a morning cup of coffee or tea, while gazing out the many windows facing the ocean is a pleasure.

Just a few minute walk from downtown Kodiak, the house faces due south, with spectacular views of the ocean and nearby Woody Island and Near Island. Relax and watch the abundant wildlife of Kodiak: many eagles, sea lions, sea otters and sea lions. Our home's location is the perfect view for watching the many commercial fishing and pleasure boats coming and going. We provide a booklet to help identify the many different vessels.

The first floor has a warm, maple kitchen, our cupboards are full of pots and pans, utensils, and dishes. Local Kodiak cookbooks are supplied for a special seafood dinner, of your local catch of the day! Lacey also provides her favorite recipes from three decades of cooking while salmon fishing over the summer to a large crew (sourdough pancakes, homemade breads, sour cream coffee cake, a unique wild salmon BBQ marinade, wild beach green salads, double-crust nut cheese cake!! and more!)

The main living room and dining table are in this area. Through the french doors, are a brand-new bathroom/laundry room, and bedroom and a small sitting area with the television and dvd library. The second floor has a large bedroom with spectacular channel view, a large bathroom, and a small area for an extra futon, or inflatable bed. (There is plenty of room for more than two additional beds, especially casual sleeping for kids).




Keywords: Ocean view home, family-friendly, hunters, temporary housing USCG & off-island project workers, spacious, comfortable and casual living areas, gorgeous kitchen, with maple cabinets, close to town, sunny, south-facing, gorgeous view of passing vessels, channel view of islands, ocean life, eagles, sea otters, sea lions,
float planes,

Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            casual sleeping arrangements( for kids) for more than 2 kids and 2 adults : nice couches, foam pads, cozy spaces for them...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Loft: 1 twin/ single

            cozy area suitable for child/teen...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Brand-new 14' memory foam queen mattresses!...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Large upstairs, brand-new 14' queen memory foam mattress...moreless

          • Two bedrooms, top floor includes bathroom, and large area for additional sleeping areas (futon/sofa bed or inflatable beds). Ideally sleeps four in 2 bedrooms but we provide additional arrangements for more than 4 guests. Planning to purchase a new couch with foldout for 2014!...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Also, brand new large capacity washer and dryer...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            Large drawers for clothing...moreless

          • Downstairs bathroom includes brand-new washer and dryer, towels, bedding. Shower and tub as well....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Catering Available:

            Owner will provide a 1 time grocery shopping for your comfort, upon arrival, for a small fee. Details in reservation packet! Owner provides local catering brochures...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            All silverware, dishes, cookware, BBQ, spices, condiments, sauces, tablecloth, stocked with dish soap, sponges, cleaning...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Complete sets of all dishes, glasses, coffee mugs, mixing bowls, pots and pans, silverware, baking pans, knives...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Total line of utensils needed for family dinners, BBQs, baking, broiling, stove top, for up to 10 people...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Cleaning supplies are provided. Refrigerator: mayo, ketsup, condiments Spices, sugar, oil, ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Stocked with essentials: mayonnaise, mustard, some sauces, for cooking...moreless

          • Dining:

            Table with ocean view seats four, kitchen bar seats four...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Dishwasher soap provided...moreless

          • Stove:

            Electric range...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Oven
          • Ice Maker
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room seats 8:

            Two living areas, one is with the kitchen and dining area, french doors lead to media room, dvd library, two large couches, and chairs...moreless

          • Heating:

            Monitor heater, south-facing windows provide passive solar heat for entire house during the spring, summer, and fall...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Lots of sets of towels and washcloths for both bathrooms...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            brand new!...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer

          Other Amenities

              • Extra freezer inside entryway for sport-caught fish

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Local interest books about bears, birds, wildlife on Kodiak Island; ...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Large Pioneer stereo, cd, tape, tuner system with large speakers...moreless

              • Toys:

                games: cards, Scrabble, Chess, Checkers and miscellaneous others...moreless

              • VCR
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Several handsets for local calls only, but long distance is blocked...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Full front balcony/deck overlooks ocean, channel, islands and boatyard, and walk/path to town...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                There is a huge grassy park about 100 feet from the house...moreless

              Theme

              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Ocean View:

                Watch the commercial fishing and charter vessels coming and going, wildlife, eagles, puffins, seals, sea lions, and the busy boatyard...moreless

              • Beach View:

                100 feet from Pearson Cove, small fishing and skiff moorage area....moreless

              • Oceanfront

              Activities

              • Museums
              • Medical Services
              • Cycling
              • Kayaking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hunting
              • Massage Therapist
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Mountaineering
              • Rafting
              • Sailing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Hiking
              • Hospital
              • ATM/Bank
              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Library
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Groceries
              • Shopping
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Boating
              • Shelling
              • Fishing
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              May 20 - Aug 31, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $229
              $1,150 $3,000

              Rates are based on 5 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

              Fall/Winter
              Sep 1 - Mar 1, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $239
              $1,375 $3,000
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $259
              $1,450
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • One time cleaning fee $75.00
              • Property Damage Protection $49.00
              • City of Kodiak tax $52.50
              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE THROUGH "e-CHECK" (YOUR BANK TO MINE), CASHIER CHECK, OR USPS MONEY ORDER!

              Rates are for four to six- which includes children or two casual sleeping arrangements.

              More than 6, each additional person will be charged $20 / night per person

              WEEKLY $1450

              Lockbox combination provided within 1 week prior to arrival


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 07/30/2014
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              Location

              8 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Kodiak Airport
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              Check with Alaska Marine Hwy System for docking
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Rezanof
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Pearson Cove
              7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              USCG Golf, near Anton Larsen and USCG base
              0.4 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Powerhouse Restaurant

              Car: Recommended

              'Located by the busy Kodiak Boatyard, see vessels pulled out, repaired, five minute walk to town, Baranof Museum, Alutiiq Museum, Kodiak Island Convention and Visitors, USFWS Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor center, Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game office, the Russian Orthodox Church, St. Herman's fishing vessel harbor, Kodiak Maritime Museum Interpretive Signs on harbor boardwalk, Alaska ferry dock, restaurants, fishing and hunting supply businesses, grocery stores, and beach combing sites (for beach glass). Visit the brand new library up near the high school, off Rezanof! We will leave maps and brochures

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1984

              About the owner: We are a long-time Kodiak commercial fishing family for 35 years. They have extensive knowledge about the Kodiak Archipelago, fishing, recreational activities, bear and wildlife viewing, with many personal friends who operate those recreational, sport fishing, and wildlife viewing businesses. We can recommend our own pilots for bear viewing and sightseeing on local air charters. We have raised our children commercial fishing for wild salmon in Uganik and Viekoda Bays since 1983. Both Lacey and Chris have extensive community work and experience with local fisheries-related projects. Lacey is a founding member of the Kodiak Maritime Museum, and led the design of the colorful, unique interpretive sign project, located on the boardwalk & downtown harbor across from the marine businesses, coining the term 'Celebrate Our Maritime Heritage' . The signs are featured in a colorful booklet Waterfront Guide, for sale at the museum office.

              Why the Owner Chose Kodiak:
              Because we like seeing the boats come and go through the Channel! Fishing has been our way of life for 35 years. Kodiak is ALL about commercial fishing, the largest port in Alaska. Check out all of the activities in Kodiak--from research facilities, to busy processing plants, harbors with 1000 vessels, the largest Coast Guard Base in the US, the types of vessels that fish, the harvesting of sustainable resources--Kodiak is the community to visit. You will see fishermen hanging nets, boats in the boatyard, the hub bub in the summer getting ready to salmon fish..Our home is perfect for the summer visitor, because we are salmon fishing between late May and mid-September. We purchased the house in 1984, choosing to be near the ocean, and have completely replaced the older home, into a three story home, with a warehouse and apartment on the bottom floor, and home on the top two floors. The house is 8 miles from the Kodiak airport, five minutes from the Kodiak Ferry Dock, a front seat view of the boatyard, five minute walk to downtown Kodiak, the Kodiak Visitor Center, the Alutiiq Museum, Baranof Museum, National Fish and Wildlife Service Visitor's Center, groceries , restaurants, marine supply and outfitting businesses, the movie theater, the boat harbor, Chamber of Commerce. There is a walking path along the front of the home, which goes east toward Spruce Cape, along the water and among colorful Kodiak homes. Nearby activities are kayaking, golf, recreational fishing, several rivers and creeks with abundant salmon fishing, the Buskin River, Mill Bay creek, and out the road to Kalsin, Womens, and Middle Bays with major salmon runs. You will learn all about a profession, the traditions, the net hanging, in Kodiak...a vibrant community. While other fishing towns have disappeared, you will be treated to a constant opportunity for photos. Don't forget to see the Waterfront Interpretive Signs on the downtown harbor boardwalk..14 of them, full color!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              You will be treated to a learning experience in a bustling port, with plenty of photo opportunities. Guests receive a complimentary 'Celebrate our Maritime Heritage: Waterfront Guide' to aid in watching the fishing vessels pass by, the view of Near and Woody Island, access to the ocean is about 200 feet away, the home is located in a tiny, quiet neighborhood, surrounded by spruce trees, rose bushes, and raspberries! For kids, a city park is a five minute walk, past the grassy area in the cove, to St. Herman's St.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • A view from the house, fishing vessels in the boatyard during sunet

                A view from the house, fishing vessels in the boatyard during sunet

              • Sunrise over the boatyard facing the channel, Woody Island, from our deck.

                Sunrise over the boatyard facing the channel, Woody Island, from our deck.

              • Dining area, living room, kitchen, cozy hardwood floors

                Dining area, living room, kitchen, cozy hardwood floors

              • One of the sitting areas, near the kitchen and dining area; stereo system

                One of the sitting areas, near the kitchen and dining area; stereo system

              • View of the channel from left window

                View of the channel from left window

              • Downstairs bathroom and laundry room, with new washer and dryer

                Downstairs bathroom and laundry room, with new washer and dryer

              • Winter view from kitchen window, channel, Woody Island, Pearson Cove
and park

                Winter view from kitchen window, channel, Woody Island, Pearson Cove and park

              • Wild Alaskan sockeye swimming upstream to spawn

                Wild Alaskan sockeye swimming upstream to spawn

              • Sport fishing with our kids and friends in Viekoda Bay, halibut hooked!

                Sport fishing with our kids and friends in Viekoda Bay, halibut hooked!

              • We charter a Beaver float plane to the cove; a favorite way to get around Kodiak

                We charter a Beaver float plane to the cove; a favorite way to get around Kodiak

              • Kodiak is all about wild salmon! Here is an antique wooden end from a crate.

                Kodiak is all about wild salmon! Here is an antique wooden end from a crate.

              • The house rental is the top two floors

                The house rental is the top two floors

              • The kitchen, counter with  bar stools in foreground

                The kitchen, counter with bar stools in foreground

              • kitchen with counter / bar stools (3 or 4)

                kitchen with counter / bar stools (3 or 4)

              • The dining table with ocean view of the channel through the windows

                The dining table with ocean view of the channel through the windows

              • Sitting area in media room, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute posters,

                Sitting area in media room, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute posters,

              • Easterly view, winter, from deck

                Easterly view, winter, from deck

              • In  the media room, dvds, tapes, door to the deck; games, info @ local wildlife

                In the media room, dvds, tapes, door to the deck; games, info @ local wildlife

              • Welcome to the largest, most diversified fishing port in Alaska with 2 harbors!

                Welcome to the largest, most diversified fishing port in Alaska with 2 harbors!

              • Our summer time beach, fishing  for wild salmon, Viekoda Bay. Come visit!

                Our summer time beach, fishing for wild salmon, Viekoda Bay. Come visit!

              • Fjord-like bays, emerald green mountains frame our cove while fishing salmon

                Fjord-like bays, emerald green mountains frame our cove while fishing salmon

              • Freshly smoked Kodiak sockeye salmon at our summer cabin

                Freshly smoked Kodiak sockeye salmon at our summer cabin

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              Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

              $229 - $259 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

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