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Artistic, Private Rental Seperate Building W/View of the Inlet and Volcanoes

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Last updated: 08/07/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located 10 minutes from downtown Homer overlooking Cook Inlet and the surrounding Ring of Fire mountains, this recently built apartment will make you feel right at home while providing a serene setting in which to enjoy all the Southern Kenai Peninsula has to offer. The apartment is a completely separate unit above a garage, providing the area's best views from a lofty deck, top-of-the line appliances, a jet tub for relaxing and artful decor throughout. Handmade quilts and local art for warmth and color. The kitchen is perfect for cooking up that fresh-caught salmon, and the Diamond Ridge location provides excellent access to both Homer and the Anchor River, two of the world's best fishing spots. Other recreation opportunities abound, from hiking across Kachemak Bay to access to miles of cross country ski trails in the winter.

Keywords: Apartment, flat, studio

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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/07/2016

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 850 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    we are happy to have kids and do not charge for UNDER 12 years. However, the porch is off-limits if you have toddlers- please ask when booking and we can discuss it. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sofa bed folds out in living room- also inflatable mattress, double, available for events. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    The bathroom is larger than most...moreless

Other Amenities

  • This is also a small working farm in the summer, with fresh eggs and the occasional bunch of herbs or vegetables provided. Morning snacks can be gluten-free if I know ahead of time....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Eclectic. Also every Tintin I could get my hands on....moreless

  • CD Player
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Blocks, Thomas the tank style tracks, Legos. ...moreless

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Alaska Range across the Inlet...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    View of Cook Inlet, volcanoes, 70 miles on a clear day...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Heating:

    there is a monitor stove ( simple thermostat ) and the bed has a heater pad in it, for prewarming or all-night warmth...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    note- the bed has a heater pad in it for warming...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Most of the space is open and is the living room. Hip to ceiling windows with view of the inlet- note, this means a lot of light in the summer! ...moreless

  • Parking:

    In front of apartment ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove:

    Vermont Castings wood stove and firewood provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Comes with very good, locally roasted coffee and a grinder on hand....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    full sized kitchen, set up with Butcher's block and good knives/pots/etc. I cannot bear bad cooking ware....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    holds a turkey- tested on a regular basis!...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    I keep the basics- flour, sugar, salt, simple spices, and oil on hand as well as fridge basics. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    basic needs on hand (condiments, oil, etc.) and spices, teas in the cupboard. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    electric JenAir...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    high deck looks out over the farm with a 70-mile view of Cook Inlet...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub

Building Type

  • Farmhouse
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$150

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Off Season
Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2016
4 night min stay
$140

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:


Notes:

A deposit of half the total cost of stay is required one month prior to arrival for a reservation. Cancelations fully refunded up to two weeks ahead.

We accept checks to hold the reservation ($200 standard) with the rest due on arrival, check or cash.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/07/2016
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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Location

8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Homer Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lots! Look for the Salty Dog on the Spit
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Homer Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Sterling
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Lots
2.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Diamond Loop trail
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bishop's Beach

Car: Recommended

This is very suited for people wanting a view of 'real' Alaska, away from the City and at the end of the road. Homer is a very artistic and eclectic town with a specialty in fishing and eating. Good biking and walking trails downtown on the Spit, excellent fishing and kayaking trips off the Spit. Seldovia, across the Bay, is an accessible Native village, with daily flights there and ferry service on the whim of the tides.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: I am a self- acknowledged Foodie who loves traveling, cooking new things, and gardening. I moved to Alaska so my children would be able to grow up outside, not inside. I also have a passion for quilting, knitting, and reading- visitors will find a wide variety of books on hand! My husband is an artist and builder- the view includes a stain-glass greenhouse window and "small house" from recycled material on the property, some of Robert's summer projects.

Why the Owner Chose Homer, AK, USA:
I moved to Alaska 20 years ago, which is about how long it takes to truly work a piece of land in Alaska. It takes patience and perseverance to farm and grow trees here. This home shows the love and energy of the time spent here raising two boys. There are stories to spare about this property, and the people who stay here often come back to see how things are going as the years pass.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This is also a small working farm. Ducks, chickens and a green house are part of the view, with moose walking down the side trail made to channel them out of the garden. Sandhill cranes reside from early May until sometime in September, flying at eyelevel with the rental porch area. Fresh eggs from the henhouse are part of the kitchen and we try to share the Farm in season.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 08/07/2016

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Photos

  • Living room/kitchen

    Living room/kitchen

  • Bathroom entry

    Bathroom entry

  • Living room/wood stove

    Living room/wood stove

  • Cranes dancing out front in yard

    Cranes dancing out front in yard

  • harvest from our garden

    harvest from our garden

  • Path through the woods

    Path through the woods

  • Illiamna venting view from deck

    Illiamna venting view from deck

  • Moose from deck

    Moose from deck

  • Bedroom

    Bedroom

  • Sunset from deck

    Sunset from deck

  • Rainbow in our yard

    Rainbow in our yard

  • Garden and coops

    Garden and coops

  • Welcome commitee

    Welcome commitee

  • Moose in the yard

    Moose in the yard

  • Eagle in spruce tree in yard

    Eagle in spruce tree in yard

  • Eagle in tree near house

    Eagle in tree near house

VRBO #146550

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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