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Kilcher Frontier Homestead Historic Log Cabin Accommodations

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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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!

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • 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

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • 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

Other Amenities

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

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Mountain View:

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

  • Ocean View:

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

  • 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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • 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

  • Heating:

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

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

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

  • Wood Stove:

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

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

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

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    kitchen is stocked with cooking utensils...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    dishes and cutlery provided...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

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

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    30 inch gas range for cooking...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

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

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$150
$900
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$150
$900

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 $99
  • Cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 3%

Notes:

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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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.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • 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!

VRBO #407695

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/07/2015
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