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Unforgettable Views! Large Home, Peace & Comfort! Alaska Experience Guest House

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It's all about the View, Comfort, View, Comfort, Parking room and View.

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Last updated: 01/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Homer house description

Room for everyone to relax and enjoy this spacious five bedroom two bath home. Kachemak Bay, Cook Inlet, mountains, glaciers and wildlife will take your breath away.

Peaceful quiet location! All this with In town convenience.

See the fishing fleet leaving on salmon openings.

Sand Hill cranes landing on our lawn.

Moose snacking on grass.

Learn about sea mammals, sea birds, native culture, Alaska at war, volcanoes, climate change, commercial fishing and more with our extensive Alaskan library. Visit Islands and Ocean Fish and Wildlife Center where owner works for much more.

Gold panning equipment available and buckets of pay dirt to pan in front yard.

History of mining in Alaska.

Homer Pennock who left us his name swore to investors that the beaches of Homer we're filled with gold! His investors didn't 'strike it rich', but maybe you can!

Check our link to Alaskan experience guest house below for other amenities.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

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

            Discuss with owner...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Great house for kids and young adults - Highchair, Booster Chair and Porta Crib available...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            upstairs...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            upstairs...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            downstairs...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

            downstairs...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed

            downstairs sofa is queen size located in play room...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

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

            Large Jacuzzi...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            ceiling fan and heater...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Highchair, Booster chair and Porta Crib available Please see our links which has more activities listed and other amenities If you need anything, please contact us as we will only be a few miles away...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                large general library in den - books on the history of the Aleut people and the Aleutian Islands and World War Two in the Aleutians on request...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Board games and cards...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Classical, Instrumental,Modern, Broadway,Easy listening, Meditative and more ...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                local , news, history channel,etc...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                One flat screen and one with VHS player dounstairs in play room/large library of family feature films...moreless

              • Toys
              • Video Library:

                VHS - Family feature films DVD - Many Alaskan History and Alaskana - Such as 'Alaska Grizzlys', 'Alaska at War', 'Monty the Moose', 'Alaskas Coolest Animals' ...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                Bishops Beach on Kachemak Bay...moreless

              • Downtown:

                Overlooking the Business district of Homer...moreless

              • Lake View:

                Beluga Lake Float plane base for Bear Viewing flights and sight seeing flights...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Panoramic views of the Kenia Mountains, five Glaciers and Homer Spit...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Kachemak Bay and Lower Cook Inlet...moreless

              • Water View:

                180 degree view of Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Ice Skating
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Skiing
              • Snowboarding
              • Snowmobiling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                Large dining table with breath taking views ...moreless

              • Dining Room
              • Seating for 10 people

              General

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Two - One up and One down...moreless

              • Garage:

                Attached - two car-automatic door openers...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                all rooms with individual thermostats, natural gas heaters in large open areas, passive solar heating also...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Fresh in season berry 'sourdough scones' will be waiting for you by the coffee maker. The sourdough starter has been 'alive' since the 1890 Nome gold rush...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Full set for 12...moreless

              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen:

                Full sized with double sink and large counter area - look for point of interest brochures, information on local happenings. Courtesy coffee, teas and baked goods....moreless

              • Microwave:

                Large over stove...moreless

              • Oven
              • Pantry Items:

                Spices, condiments...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Refrigerator/freezer - In season from our organic garden down stairs please pick what you need....moreless

              • Stove:

                Electric - flat top...moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                no bicycles provided...moreless

              • Boat:

                Many boat nature tours and taxi service to communities around Kachemak Bay - see links and brochures in house...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                deck chairs and deck bench...moreless

              • Golf:

                The 'Links' 9 hole golf course is located 6 mi out on East End Road...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Several Kayak rentals are available in Homer...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Large lawn area for your children to stretch their legs on...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                yes- ...moreless

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                small local services are available in Homer with a world class ski resort located in Girdwood 190 miles away. 'Alyeska Resort'...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Homer is known as the 'Halibut Capital of th World' for good reason - many charters companys are available - see link to Central Booking company...moreless

              Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool:

                    At High school and Bay Club...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  spring
                  Apr 1 - May 15, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $325
                  $1,920 $8,500

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  summer
                  May 16 - Sep 14, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $375
                  $2,250 $9,500

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  winter
                  Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $275
                  $1,600 $6,000

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $375
                  $2,250 $9,500

                  Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 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:

                  • Refundable Cleaning Fee $100
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Tax Rate 7.5%

                  Notes:

                  If you need to cancel booking 60 days notice full refund minus $50

                  Check in at 5pm - Check out 11am

                  Note - 7 day rate is one day free for every 7 booked

                  Note - Children under three are free please don't include them in guest total

                  10% discount for all active members of our armed forces

                  Cleaning Fee refunded based on last day before you leave inspection


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 01/24/2015
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                  21 Unavailable
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                  Location

                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Homer Airport
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Alices Champane Palace
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  State Ferry and Local Ferrys
                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  The Links
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Sterling highway
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Don Jose's
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Olsen Mountain Ski lift
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Bishops Beach and picnic area

                  Car: Recommended

                  The Norman Lowell studio is a must see 'free'(13 mi from Homer) The USF& Wildlife center(Islands and Ocean) is 'free' and in town. The Carl Wynn Nature Center is a lovely walk'free'. Many local hiking trails(see brochures in house)

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1989

                  About the owner: Gloria and I came to Homer in 1981 from Long Island New York. Our first three children were born there and our two adopted kids were born in Alaska and came to be ours in their infancy. We have had a busy 32 years of raising children, Doug working on the North Slope for ARCO Alaska, commercial fishing and more recently working for the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge as a Naturalist on the State ferry Tustumena traveling from Homer to Dutch Harbor over 120 times. We've built a smaller home out of town to be near our children and grand children. We have loved our 'town house' and have wonderful memories of our years spent here. It's a very comfortable home from which to enjoy and 'take in' all that Homer, Alaska has to offer. Please see our expanded link to see many more pictures and our special free amenities we would like to offer you.

                  Why the Owner Chose Homer:
                  As soon as we stepped through the door with our realtor, we immediatly fell in love with 292 Mountain View Drive. It was huge compared to our homestead trailer out of town. It had bedrooms for all and a view that has awed us for 27 years besides having three levels so that children and adults can gather together or separate for entertaining. The benifits of living close to but not next to all the amenities a large, growing family needs was wonderful. Gloria and I feel that not only your needs but all your vacation wishes will be met here also.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  As large as our house is it has the warmth that makes everyone feel they've come home! We know you will feel that way too. Doug and Gloria Stuart


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • It's all about the View, Comfort, View, Comfort, Parking room and View.

                    It's all about the View, Comfort, View, Comfort, Parking room and View.

                  • View from our deck - long summer day - sunny spit with moon rising.

                    View from our deck - long summer day - sunny spit with moon rising.

                  • Kitchen

                    Kitchen

                  • Living area with sliding door to den

                    Living area with sliding door to den

                  • Upstairs bedroom w/king bed

                    Upstairs bedroom w/king bed

                  • upstairs 2 twin beds

                    upstairs 2 twin beds

                  • Downstairs bed room with queen bed

                    Downstairs bed room with queen bed

                  • First floor entry/play area with double sofa bed

                    First floor entry/play area with double sofa bed

                  • Downstairs Bedroom - Bunk beds, Captains Bed.  Great room for kids and adults

                    Downstairs Bedroom - Bunk beds, Captains Bed. Great room for kids and adults

                  • Gloria on deck watching our summer visitors - Sandhill Cranes

                    Gloria on deck watching our summer visitors - Sandhill Cranes

                  • Summer is here - Environmentally friendly lawn mower

                    Summer is here - Environmentally friendly lawn mower

                  • Sunset with Cape Douglas in background - 100 mi away - All photos from deck.

                    Sunset with Cape Douglas in background - 100 mi away - All photos from deck.

                  • Grewingk Glacier with Lenticular clouds

                    Grewingk Glacier with Lenticular clouds

                  • Sun down - Moon up - 11pm

                    Sun down - Moon up - 11pm

                  • Our own rasberry jelly for the sourdough scones

                    Our own rasberry jelly for the sourdough scones

                  • Living area/access to deck

                    Living area/access to deck

                  • Upstairs bedroom large closets

                    Upstairs bedroom large closets

                  • Jaccuzi in upstairs bath

                    Jaccuzi in upstairs bath

                  • Downstairs play room 3 bedrooms and bath

                    Downstairs play room 3 bedrooms and bath

                  • Downstairs Bedroom two singles

                    Downstairs Bedroom two singles

                  • Den with satellite TV

                    Den with satellite TV

                  • Sandhill cranes de-bugging our lawn

                    Sandhill cranes de-bugging our lawn

                  • Sunrise delight!

                    Sunrise delight!

                  • Doug Stuart outside Chignik Alaska M/V Tustumena

                    Doug Stuart outside Chignik Alaska M/V Tustumena

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                  Date last modified - Sunday, January 25, 2015

                  $275 - $375 per night (USD)
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  • Sleeps
                    12
                  • Bedrooms
                    5
                  • Bathrooms
                    2
                  • Property type
                    House
                  • Reviews
                    11
                  Owner
                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few hours
                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 01/24/2015
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