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Kilcher Frontier Homestead Historic Log Cabin Accommodations

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Last updated: 09/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Homer cabin description

Fantastic, scenic 620 acre property. You will be amazed at the views of rolling meadows and the Bay surrounded by endless mountains. Stay in an original homestead cabin built in 1944 by Swiss immigrants. Settle back into a more rustic and simpler way of life. Visit the Museum and learn of the history.

Keywords: Kilcher pioneer family, Alaska: The Last Frontier, historic Alaskan log cabin. Spectacular views, beach access, peaceful farm setting surrounded by 600 acre wilderness. Close to town of Homer and famous Homer Spit offering theater, arts, shopping, fishing, fine dining and more!

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome:

                this is a great place for your kids to roam and explore nature, but because this is a working farm we ask that you supervise them for their safety....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                small pets allowed inside if in a pet carrier. Outdoor pets must be on leash. No cats....moreless

              • Smoking Allowed:

                smoking is allowed out of doors only in designated areas...moreless

              • Events Allowed

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • Because this is a historic log home it does not have an indoor bathroom. There a possibility of using an outdoor shower next door. We provide a cute 'privvy' that takes you back in time! You can wash up at the kitchen sink where there is hot and cold running water available. The historic sauna is also available upon request....moreless

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Catering Available:

                Excellent gourmet caterers available in Homer area for your special events. Some advance notice is required....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                basic food stuffs are kept in stock; flour, sugar, salt, condiments, cocoa, coffee, teas etc....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                rustic homestead kitchen with wooden counter tops, a wooden floor and modern appliances...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                kitchen is stocked with cooking utensils...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Freezer
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Clothes Dryer:

                enjoy the sun-dried scent of your clothes from an old fashioned clothes line! or you can go to the nearest laundromat 5 miles away...moreless

              • Wood Stove:

                wood stove provides supplemental heat during winter months. Only qualified, experienced users....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                old fashioned wringer washer available - or you can go to nearest laundromat, 5 miles away...moreless

              • Heating:

                cabin is heated with an optional oil heater and a wood burning stove...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Linens Provided

              Other Amenities

                  • large scenic, expansive yard area, available for weddings, tenting, outdoor fire pit, tree swing, hiking trails ...moreless


                  • Games
                  • Books
                  • Toys


                      • Mobile Phone

                      Pool & Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        home made 'homestead' swimming pool is attached to sauna area. Small children will need supervision...moreless

                      • Sauna:

                        sauna is available for use for a small additional fee....moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill


                      • Adventure
                      • Away From It All
                      • Family
                      • Historic

                      Location & View

                      • Ski-In:

                        excellent cross country and back country skiing available during winter months (Nov-April depending on weather) Also a mile long sledding run!...moreless

                      • Ocean View:

                        Fabulous ocean views from anywhere on the property!...moreless

                      • Mountain View:

                        Enjoy a panoramic view of the mountain ranges...moreless

                      • Beach View


                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Skiing
                      • Golf
                      • Kayaking
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Cycling
                      • Hiking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Tennis
                      • Basketball Court
                      • Fishing
                      • Racquetball
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Hunting
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Sailing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Medical Services
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Museums
                      • Cinemas
                      • Library
                      • Marina
                      • Playground
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shelling
                      • Sledding
                      • Boating
                      • Shopping
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Walking
                      • Whale Watching
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries
                      • Hospital
                      • Laundromat
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming


                      Write a review 4.7
                      from 3 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      1 night min stay

                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Cleaning $100
                      • Tax Rate 3%


                      Year Round summer and winter availability. All year $150, 2 night minimum stay, $900 week (1 night free). Special monthly rate is one free week. Ask about group rates for events. 'Location fee' for weddings is $1,000. plus extra for buildings.

                      Rate based on 2 people. Extra $25/per person over that. Kids under 16yrs old are free.

                      Cancellation policy:

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

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                      Last updated: 09/20/2014
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                      horse rides, ATV rides, clam digging, birder walks, educational workshops, crafts, music festivals, farmers market


                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 1944

                      About: This is the beautiful original Kilcher Homestead. Some areas have been featured on the Discovery tv show Alaska: The Last Frontier. Several of Yule's 8 kids still live on the land. We enjoy sharing the wonder of this land and this life style with others. It is a truly peaceful and grounding experience to walk these woods or stroll to the beach.

                      Why Homer:
                      Yule Kilcher left this property to his children in a Trust so that it would never become developed or exploited and could remain in its natural setting for many generations to come. We still have a working farm on the property and are in the process of developing a folk school.

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                      Speaks: english



                      • visit the Museum cabin

                        visit the Museum cabin

                      • comfy living room with piano

                        comfy living room with piano

                      • upstairs bunks

                        upstairs bunks

                      • preparing wild foods with guests

                        preparing wild foods with guests

                      • July hay rides

                        July hay rides

                      • enjoy the spectacular views

                        enjoy the spectacular views

                      • try the mile long sledding & skiing run!

                        try the mile long sledding & skiing run!

                      • Ariel view

                        Ariel view

                      • Kilcher pioneer homestead barn

                        Kilcher pioneer homestead barn

                      • rustic kitchen with modern appliances

                        rustic kitchen with modern appliances

                      • master bedroom

                        master bedroom

                      • learning to use the Museum cookstove

                        learning to use the Museum cookstove

                      • scenic hike to the beach

                        scenic hike to the beach

                      • and spectacular winter sunsets

                        and spectacular winter sunsets

                      • Cute neighbors!

                        Cute neighbors!

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, June 25, 2014

                      $150 per night (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

                      View calendar: Updated 09/20/14
                      Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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