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By the Bay Inn, Homer, Alaska

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Homer apartment description

The Inn is at the end of a quiet, dead-end road. The apartment is located on the lower level of the house, so you’ll have no stairs to climb. A circle drive allows you to park within a few feet of your apartment door. Your private entrance has a keyless combination deadbolt, so you won’t need to keep track of room keys.
Living Space:
• Your apartment is spacious, quiet, and completely private. Floors are tiled throughout, and in-floor heating is available for your comfort. The large picture windows in your living room and bedrooms allow you to readily take in the magnificent view. Large closet areas, living room, bathrooms with tub and shower combinations, and bedrooms allow you plenty of room for relaxing.
• The apartment is fully furnished, with bedding, terry-cloth bathrobes, towels, washcloths, shampoo, body wash, and other extras.
• High-speed wi-fi connection is available for your computing needs.
Kitchen:
• The full-sized kitchen is equipped with basic cooking utensils, coffee press, dishes, glasses, silverware, napkins and paper towels. It contains a microwave, refrigerator with freezer (ask your host if you need more freezer space), and a 4-burner range with an oven.
• For your first morning, the pantry is stocked with yogurt, bagels, cream cheese, and fruit for your continental breakfast. You can sip your first cup of coffee on the private deck overlooking the bay.
Apartment Bedroom:
• The bed is king-sized, with a TempurPedic mattress for luxurious comfort. Use the dual-control electric blankets if you want to warm the beds before you retire for the night. Those who are unaccustomed to the bright Alaskan nights can simply lower the electric window shutters for complete darkness.
• The apartment is also available as 2 bedrooms/2 bathrooms for 4 people. See Notes under Rates section for further information.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Moose are frequent visitors, while black bear and porcupine are occasional visitors, creating an unsafe environment for children....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            In consideration for those individuals with breathing concerns or allergies, the house rule is 'NO PETS AND NO SMOKING.” ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            In consideration for those individuals with breathing concerns or allergies, the house rule is 'NO PETS AND NO SMOKING.” ...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            The bed is too high for easy transfer, but the sofa bed would be manageable....moreless

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

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Apartment bedroom has TempurPedic mattress...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            To reserve 2bed/2bath, see Notes for rate information...moreless

          • The beds are king-sized. The apartment bedroom has a TempurPedic mattress for luxurious comfort. Use the dual-control electric blankets if you want to warm the beds before you retire for the night. Those who are unaccustomed to the bright Alaskan nights can simply lower the electric window shutters for complete darkness....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            To reserve 2bed/2bath, see Notes for rate information....moreless

          • With towels, washcloths, shampoo, body wash, and other extras.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            For your first morning, the pantry is stocked with yogurt, bagels, cream cheese, and fruit for a continental breakfast. You can sip your first cup of coffee on the private deck overlooking the bay....moreless

          • Kitchen:

            The full-sized kitchen is equipped with basic cooking utensils, coffee press, dishes, glasses, silverware, napkins, paper towels, olive oil, and basic spices. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Refrigerator with freezer (ask your host if you need more freezer space)....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Fresh ground coffee and a coffee press...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            A circle drive allows you to park within a few feet of your apartment door....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Also, comfortable terry cloth bathrobes and slippers for your use....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room

          Other Amenities

              • To begin your stay, the pantry is stocked with yogurt, bagels, cream cheese, and fruit for your continental breakfast. You can sip your first cup of coffee on the private deck overlooking the bay. The rate for one bedroom, 1-2 nights, is $195/night, and for 3+ nights the rate is $180/night. The second bedroom and second bathroom are available for an additional $70 per night. See Notes under Rates section....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Stereo:

                The Bose radio receives all local channels....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Family movies available...moreless

              • Books

              Communications

                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                      Theme

                          • Away From It All

                          Location & View

                          • Ocean View:

                            Overlooking Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet, which are separated by the Homer Spit...moreless

                          • Mountain View:

                            Kenai Mountains and glaciers in the Harding Ice Field...moreless

                          Activities

                          • Churches
                          • Hospital
                          • Laundromat
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Medical Services
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Deepsea Fishing
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Hunting Small Game
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Sound/Bay Fishing
                          • Surf Fishing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Sailing
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Hiking
                          • Fishing
                          • Groceries
                          • Hunting
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Library
                          • Marina
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Restaurants
                          • Cinemas
                          • Live Theater
                          • Museums
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Eco Tourism
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Walking
                          • Whale Watching
                          • Shopping
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Boating
                          • Shelling
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Racquetball
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Regular Season
                          May 25 - Sep 1, 2014
                          1 night min stay
                          $195
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $180

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Tax Rate 7.5%

                          Notes:

                          NOTE: The second bedroom/second bathroom are available for an additional $70/night. The additional rate is not automatically calculated by VRBO. Owner will adjust rate accordingly and send an edited quote.

                          The $100 paid at time of initial reservation will serve as cancellation fee. If apartment left in damaged condition, other than from normal use, a $200 cleaning/damage fee may be charged.


                          Cancellation policy:

                          Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                          Last updated: 07/24/2014
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                          Location

                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Homer Airport
                          5 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Alaska Marine Ferry
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Sterling Highway
                          4.5 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Bishops Beach
                          2.5 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Down East Bar
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Cosmic Kitchen

                          Car: Recommended

                          Homer is The Halibut Capital of the World. We are chiefly a small fishing community at the end of the road on the Kenai Peninsula. By car, we are about 215 miles south of Anchorage while a plane flight from Anchorage takes about 45 minutes. Homer boasts fine eating establishments, churches, grocery stores, sporting goods stores, and much more, all focused on serving the community and our guests (see “Homer Activities” below). Destinations such as Anchor Point, Kenai, Soldotna, Clam Gulch, Ninilchik, Happy Valley, and Seward (home of the SeaLife Center), are all within a day's drive.

                          You’ll find much to do in Homer. Some of the activities include

                          • Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitors' Center

                          • Pratt Museum

                          • Pier One Theatre

                          • Art galleries

                          • Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

                          • Gourmet Coffee Roaster

                          • Infamous Salty Dawg Saloon

                          • Mead Brewery (offers tasting)

                          • Farmers' Market

                          • Fishing Charters for Halibut and Salmon

                          • Clamming

                          • Flight Seeing

                          • Beach Combing

                          • Bear Viewing

                          • Kayaking

                          • Hiking

                          • Marine Eco Tours

                          • Birding

                          • Bishops Beach, Halibut Cove, and Seldovia

                          • Souvenir hunting at the many quaint shops around town and on the Spit

                          • Photographic opportunities abound: the volcanic mountains of the Alaska Range, a whale breaching in Cook Inlet, otters floating on their backs, eagles soaring overhead, and moose peacefully grazing.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2011

                          About the owner: We are both retired nurse practitioners and have lived in Alaska since 1980. The 2013 season represented our first year as innkeepers. We love Alaska and look forward to sharing the sights of this beautiful area with visitors and - who knows? - perhaps future residents!

                          Why the Owner Chose Homer:
                          Our home is on 4.6 acres, nestled in spruce, alder, fir, and cottonwood trees; a large meadow in the back affords a spectacular view of Kachemak Bay, the snow-capped Kenai mountains, the glaciers of the Harding Ice Field, and the Homer Spit. Our home seems as though it's in the country, yet we are within the Homer city limits and are just a short drive from town. The Homer Spit and harbor are only minutes away.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                          Enjoy the serene setting of this vacation rental - a secluded, peaceful, one-bedroom apartment. The window view of Kachemak Bay, mountains, glaciers, and the Homer Spit is spectacular, day or night. You never know when you might spot eagles, moose, black bear, or other wildlife, right outside.


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                            Summer!

                          • Good morning!

                            Good morning!

                          • Sunrise

                            Sunrise

                          • Here I am

                            Here I am

                          • Dining area by kitchen

                            Dining area by kitchen

                          • Pink!

                            Pink!

                          • Living room

                            Living room

                          • Enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck

                            Enjoy a cup of coffee on the deck

                          • Time for a rest

                            Time for a rest

                          • Second bedroom has same beautiful view of Kachemak Bay and Homer Spit

                            Second bedroom has same beautiful view of Kachemak Bay and Homer Spit

                          • Beautiful ferns!

                            Beautiful ferns!

                          • Got any clams?

                            Got any clams?

                          • By the Bay Inn

                            By the Bay Inn

                          • Welcome!

                            Welcome!

                          • Entryway

                            Entryway

                          • Time for lunch

                            Time for lunch

                          • A glacier across the bay

                            A glacier across the bay

                          • Ready for takeoff

                            Ready for takeoff

                          • So lovely

                            So lovely

                          • Just woke up

                            Just woke up

                          • Moon over the spit

                            Moon over the spit

                          • Fog over the bay

                            Fog over the bay

                          • Mama with her newborn

                            Mama with her newborn

                          • Incredible

                            Incredible

                          VRBO #479522

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                          This listing was first published here in 2013.

                          Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                          $180 - $195 per night (USD)
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                          2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 07/24/14
                          Minimum stay: 1-3 nights
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