Alpenglow Chalet - with Magnificent Bay and Mountain Views
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Homer chalet description
Enjoy the privacy of the secluded Alpenglow Chalet nestled in a scenic hillside clearing above Homer that opens up into spectacular views of Kachemak Bay, the famous Homer Spit, and the snow-capped mountains and glaciers of the Kenai Peninsula - a truly memorable and unique Alaskan experience!
Alpenglow Chalet is an 1800 sq ft custom tri-level chalet-style home built in 1998 and newly acquired and remodeled in 2005. Upscale furnishings, new porcelain tile and wood floors are accented throughout by natural pine beams, ceilings, walls, and trim. Total sleeping space accommodates 12 comfortably: a queen size bedroom set is on each of three levels, and first level futons sleeper sofas sleep another 6 .
The chalet can be rented in 3 different ways - lower level , upper 2 levels, or the whole chalet.
The charming upper 3rd level loft overlooks the spacious 2nd level living/dining room with its 20ft vaulted ceiling. The second level is also handicap accessible. The lower 1st level family room opens onto the expansive acre of lawn bordered by native Sitka roses and a forest of birch and pine trees. Sightings of moose, eagles, bear, and other wildlife abound. Large picture windows and a wrap-around deck offer spectacular views from any level.
Alpenglow Chalet is an ideal retreat for families, small groups, and workshops, or simply a luxurious place to celebrate a special occasion - wedding , anniversary or birthday!
Homer and the surrounding Kenai Peninsula offer tourist activities for all throughout the seasons. Spring brings out the beautiful and colorful wild flowers, the many species of birds during the annual Homer Shorebird Festival, and fishing. Summer activities are endless – hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, clamming, rafting, kayaking, and boating tours to view whales, birds, bears, marine life, glaciers, and more! Fall is berry picking and fishing, of course! And don’t forget winter – cross country skiing, snowmobiling, skating and more fishing!
- 1800 sq. ft.
- 3 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Considered
- Limited Accessibility
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Events Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 6-12
- Queen size Beds (3), Sleep Sofa or Futons (3)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Washing Machine
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Towels Provided
- Iron & Board
- Hair Dryer
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- CD Player
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Ocean View
- Basketball Court
- Mountain Biking
- Cross Country Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Rock Climbing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
- Clamming, Birding
ReviewsWrite a review
We had a great weekend stay at the Alpenglow. Liz and Rich were very accommodating when our arrival wasn't until very late. The chalet was very pleasant for two couples to stay in, allowing for privacy and separate bathrooms. The loft would be somewhat difficult to sleep in during the summer due to the light coming in the windows :) Liz was also very sweet when we realized we left one of our pillows at the chalet and asked her to hold it until the next weekend when we'd be back!
- Guest Jen K.
- Date of stay 06/13/13
- Review Submitted 06/19/13
Recommended for: Age 55+, families with teenagers, girls getaway.
Spiffy Chalet Time in Homer!
Spiffy Chalet Time in Homer!
Sweet setup high atop Homer's hills, overlooking the Spit, Kachemak Bay, and Aleutian Mountain Range. Well-kept chalet affords visitors many amenities and plenty of room for catching all of the great views. We had two families of four (parents + teens), plus visiting parents of one family. All loved the accommodations and experience. Great for many different groups of people + pets. Our dogs had room to sleep and room to run in the yard. Thanks for a wonderful visit!
- Guest boxofws (Elmendorf AFB, AK)
- Date of stay 06/16/13
- Review Submitted 06/19/13
Recommended for: People with disabilities, age 55+, pet owners, romantic getaway, families with teenagers, girls getaway, sightseeing.
Thank you Liz and Rich for a wonderful vacation at the Alpenglow. The loft was the best with a view that couldn't be beat. Relaxing, rewarding, fun. We will be back!!!! Thanks
- Guest Jeanie Lenroot (Pocatello, Idaho)
- Date of stay 07/23/07
- Review Submitted 07/23/07
We stayed at the chalet on 8/21. It was comfortable, well equipped, & tastefully decorated. It has a nice view across Katchemak Bay & is conveniently located. Margaret Jacobson, Bellevue, Wash.
- Guest Anonymous
- Date of stay 09/03/05
- Review Submitted 09/03/05
Beautifully and thoughtfully furnished - a single traveler would be as comfortable here as a family of 6. Light and spacious - spectacular views from top two levels - lovely garden/woods view from lower level.
- Guest Kirsten Friedman (Bremerton WA)
- Date of stay 08/21/05
- Review Submitted 08/21/05
We stayed at the Alpine Glow the on the 17th of July. It was wonderful. We came back from dinner and there was a moose in the back yard! It was a tourists delight! The Chalet is beautiful and comfortable and WHAT a view from the loft! I highly recommend staying at the alpine Glow Chalet.
- Guest Mary Durst (Gilbert, AZ)
- Date of stay 07/30/05
- Review Submitted 07/30/05
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Additional information about rental rates
Please see our website for more detailed rates and booking details.
In Season Rentals: Whole chalet- $400 for 8 people, Lower Chalet- $150 for 2 people, Upper Chalet - $275 for 2 people. Please add $25 per each additional person.
Off -Season Rentals: Whole chalet $275, Upper Chalet- $175, Lower Chalet - $100.
Please ask about our long-term rental pricing.
The reservation can be held with a credit card. No charges will be made until the reservation date. Cancellations that occur one month prior to reservation date are fully refundable and have no penalty. Cancellations that occur less than a month prior to reservation date will be charged only if the reservation dates cannot be rebooked.
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There is a 7.5% borough tax. Please add a 3% fee for credit card charges. 5% discount offered for cash payments.
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Magnificent views seen from all three levels of the chalet
Kitchen and dining room on the 2nd level- street level
View of front of Chalet from the private driveway
Enjoy wildlife and views while dining outside
Loft bedroom on the 3rd level
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