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Year Round: 4-Acre Mountain View Retreat, 2-King-Bedroom Cedar Home

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Juneau cabin description

Fireweed House provides lodging for travelers who prefer complete privacy, with the convenience of an 8-minute drive to the downtown Juneau historic district. In this secluded location, there are no other visible neighboring houses.

Located on a 4-acre parcel on Douglas Island--just a short drive across the bridge to Juneau--Fireweed House offers an all-cedar Guest House--with vaulted ceilings, 2 king bedrooms, Jacuzzi bath, laundry, wood burning stove, luxurious linens, a 900-square foot wrap-around deck with gas BBQ, marble-tile and slate floors, Italian tile counter tops, plus many features including a new 5-burner gas range, Wi-Fi, and Cable TV.

Although the Guest House comfortably sleeps 4, a futon and full-size sofa can extend sleeping for an additional 1-2 children, if needed, in the Main Room.

For couples traveling together, additional sleeping and privacy may be added with Fireweed Apartment which accommodates 2 adults plus a child with a queen pillow-top bed, a single fold-up bed, another private Jacuzzi bath, a second kitchen, and a second gas BBQ. The additional space also has access to a separate laundry.

Choose Fireweed House and you will not be disappointed--whether you are on vacation, looking for a business retreat, searching for a stopover during relocation, or a short-term rental--look to a new experience over a hotel and you will be pleasantly surprised with this beautiful location!!

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cabin
  • 1150 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be at least 24 to rent this property....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Families welcome....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            All accommodations are non-smoking,...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            On an individual basis, one dog may be considered. Additional charges will apply. (The owner has a very friendly yellow labrador retriever in residence.)...moreless

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

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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          • Other (See Description): 1 sleep sofa /futon

            plus full-length sofa could accommodate a youth...moreless

          • King size beds (1) Two King bedrooms in Guest House, Queen size Beds (1) One queen pillow-top bed in Fireweed Apartment (as supplementary accommodation), Twin or Single Beds (1) One single pull-out bed in Fireweed Apartment, Baby Cribs (1) Portable baby crib available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) single Futon + long sofa for additional single sleeper in the Guest House...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Also full-size washer/dryer in this bathroom...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Loan library at Main House/some books in all locations...moreless

          • Music Library:

            CDs available for loan at the Main House...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television:

            Flat screen TVs in both the Guest House and Fireweed Apartment...moreless

          • Video Library:

            Extensive DVD loan library at the Main House...moreless

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Water Parks

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Inspiring mountain views of the surrounding Tongass National Forest peaks including Heinzelman Ridge and the Thomas Glacier above Lemon Creek. Throughout the year, these mountain tops are snow-peaked with lush green pockets due to our temperate rain forest. There are no visible neighboring properties to block views from this private retreat. In addition, the Douglas Island mountains with the Eaglecrest Ski Area, literally, are at our back door. No long drives--about 6 miles from this property to the top of the ski area. Beginners to Advanced skiers will enjoy the winter sports at Eaglecrest. Spectacular views in both the summer and winter seasons from our property!...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Ski Lift Privileges
              • Ski Privileges Optional
              • Skiing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis

              Dining

              • Dining:

                The kitchen/dining area also has elevated seated for 3 on barstools....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Guest House - full size Washer/Dryer in the Guest House plus laundry facility may be made available to guests upon request at the Fireweed Apartment...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Guest House - combination electric heat and Monitor stove. Apartment is all electric heat...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Elegant linens, duvets, comforters, and lots of pillows. Bath sheets in Guest House. Robes and slippers upon request....moreless

              • Living Room:

                Separate open-concept livingroom/dining/kitchen in Guest House...moreless

              • Parking:

                Free off-street parking...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                All parking is completely off the street in a large parking area...moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Free off-street parking with room for several cars or RV/boat...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                All towels provided -- bath sheets in the Guest House....moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Guest House - full size Washer/Dryer in the Guest House plus laundry facility may be made available to guests upon request at the Fireweed Apartment...moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Wi-Fi throughout the property --complimentary...moreless

              • Wood Fireplace
              • Wood Stove:

                wood burning stove - wood needs to be purchased by guests at local store. Wood burning stove located in both the Guest House and Fireweed Apartment--but this is not a main source of heat...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Timed coffee maker at both Guest House and Fireweed Apartment...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Complete sets of cooking utensils/ pots & pans & dishes at both the Guest House and Fireweed Apartment...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full service for 8+ guests...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Full size dishwasher at the Guest House only...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Full kitchen at both the Guest House and the Fireweed Apartment -- each have new gas ranges...moreless

              • Microwave:

                Large microwaves at both the Guest House and Fireweed Apartment...moreless

              • Oven:

                Full-size ovens within built-in gas ranges....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Panty is NOT stocked....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full-size Refrigerator/freezer at the Guest House/ smaller refrigerator capacity at the Fireweed Apartment - but individual freezer space is available upon request...moreless

              • Stove:

                5-burner gas range at Guest House; 4-burner gas range at Fireweed Apartment...moreless

              • Toaster:

                Toaster at both Guest House and Fireweed Apartment...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                The Guest House has a 900-sq foot deck that wraps around the house on three sides. Fireweed Apartment has a lower level deck where the BBQ is located...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Fireweed Apartment has a lanai/small deck off of the second level...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Piped-in gas BBQ both at the Guest House and the Apartment...moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Located only 1/4 mile from the Eaglecrest Ski Area. This is the closest lodging to this winter recreation spot....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Discover
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

                  • Jetted Tub:

                    Jetted tubs at both the Guest House and Fireweed Apartment...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Off-Season Rental
                  Sep 6 - Mar 31, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $329
                  $2,000 $2,850

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  Spring Rate
                  Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $369
                  $2,200

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  High Season Summer Rates
                  May 16 - Sep 15, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $419
                  $2,800

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $329
                  $2,000

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

                  * 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 $200 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $89
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  A one-time turnover/cleaning fee ($200-300 depending on the booking length) is added to each stay.

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                  Monthly rentals of 30+ days will not incur the 12% lodging tax.


                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Location

                  13 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Juneau International Airport
                  18 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Auke Bay Ferry Terminal
                  0.01 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Douglas Highway
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  The Hangar at the Wharf
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Eaglecrest Ski Area
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Sandy Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  Douglas Island 4-acre parcel/ 8 min. from downtown***

                  Juneau is a beautiful state capital with many contrasts--the icy landscapes of winter, the refreshing rain in our forever-green landscape, the crisp blue summer skies with billowy white clouds, the long daylight of summer (18+ hours in June), and the short daylight of winter (about 6 1/2 in December).

                  With the 1,500 square mile Juneau Icefield at our backdoor, we always encourage summer guests to book a flightseeing trip or a helicopter ride to get the birds-eye view of this magnificent glacial landscape. Another absolute 'must' for our visitors is the Tracy Arm Fjord cruise--a day-long adventure that your hosts will be glad to set up for you and your family--if you want to watch for whales, seals, bears, mountain goats and eagles and see huge icebergs up close, this is the day-long trip for you!

                  With time and this location as your home base, consider adding a day-long trip to Skagway to experience the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad with an excursion to the Summit; a day at Admiralty Island National Monument to the Brown Bear Sanctuary--guided and unguided brown bear viewing is best in July and August; a zipline adventure; enjoy the Tram ride up Mount Roberts for beautiful hiking or just for lunch; a day-long king salmon or halibut fishing charter; a walking tour of the Juneau historic district; sea kayaking; the Mendenhall Glacier--one of the few glaciers in the world to which you can drive; and days and days of incredible hiking and exploring around the Juneau area!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1995

                  About the owner: Jeff and Danith met in Alaska about 30 years ago and decided to share the joy and the beauty of their homes in the Tongass National Forest with other travelers. They created and established the Fireweed House and Guest House complex and have continued to improve the standard of excellence for visitor lodging to Juneau over the last 19 years.

                  Why the Owner Chose Juneau:
                  This unique property is comprised of three separate homes on a four-acre parcel--there are no other such properties available to visitors in the Juneau area. The Guest House is totally secluded but is connected by a short wetlands path to the Main House where the owners reside to provide on-sight management and travel advice if desired. In developing the property, the pristine Alaskan wilderness and the magnificent views have been maintained --yet all in close proximity to the many Juneau travel adventures, shopping, and dining. And with the ability to add Fireweed Apartment, larger groups traveling together can stay at the same complex but enjoy their own independent private, plush accommodations.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                  As we developed Fireweed House, we wanted to maintain the incredible warmth and the special touches of the Guest House, the lovely view and the ambiance of the Apartment, and the details that would convey to guests just how much we care about the success of each and every traveler's stay in Juneau.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Welcome to Fireweed Guest House!

                    Welcome to Fireweed Guest House!

                  • The deck entrance to the Guest House

                    The deck entrance to the Guest House

                  • Guest House Main Room Living Arrangement

                    Guest House Main Room Living Arrangement

                  • Glacier King Bedroom at Fireweed Guest House

                    Glacier King Bedroom at Fireweed Guest House

                  • Rhododendrons at Fireweed Guest House

                    Rhododendrons at Fireweed Guest House

                  • Fireweed Efficiency Apartment

                    Fireweed Efficiency Apartment

                  • Fireweed Apartment Kitchen with skylights

                    Fireweed Apartment Kitchen with skylights

                  • Gold Creek near downtown Juneau

                    Gold Creek near downtown Juneau

                  • A gray peek at Mendenhall Glacier

                    A gray peek at Mendenhall Glacier

                  • View of Thomas Glacier from Fireweed House!

                    View of Thomas Glacier from Fireweed House!

                  • Sandy Beach on Douglas Island as taken from the Tram

                    Sandy Beach on Douglas Island as taken from the Tram

                  • Eaglecrest Ski Area winter scene

                    Eaglecrest Ski Area winter scene

                  • A distant view of the Guest House with Heinzelman Ridge in the backdrop

                    A distant view of the Guest House with Heinzelman Ridge in the backdrop

                  • Guest House Kitchen and Eating Counter

                    Guest House Kitchen and Eating Counter

                  • Guest House Main Room with Cathedral Window/Dining view

                    Guest House Main Room with Cathedral Window/Dining view

                  • Garden View King Bedroom at the Guest House

                    Garden View King Bedroom at the Guest House

                  • Winter comes to Fireweed Apartment

                    Winter comes to Fireweed Apartment

                  • Fireweed Apartment Queen pillow-top bed

                    Fireweed Apartment Queen pillow-top bed

                  • Our porcupine resident at Fireweed House

                    Our porcupine resident at Fireweed House

                  • Mendenhall Glacier on an overcast day

                    Mendenhall Glacier on an overcast day

                  • Fireweed House Hummingbird Garden

                    Fireweed House Hummingbird Garden

                  • Mount Roberts Tram above downtown Juneau

                    Mount Roberts Tram above downtown Juneau

                  • Jeffrey's Salmon Catch of the Day

                    Jeffrey's Salmon Catch of the Day

                  • Lena Beach Recreation Area -- a great place for a picnic!

                    Lena Beach Recreation Area -- a great place for a picnic!

                  VRBO #428270

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                  $329 - $419 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Speaks: english
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