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'The Nest' is Perched on the Bluff Overlooking the Ocean

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

“The Nest” Guesthouse is quite like an Eagles Nest perched on the edge of the high bluff overlooking the ocean down below. Sitting on a nearly 2 acre lot at the end a quiet road, it's unobstructed view watches the puff of a whales blow hole, rafts of sea otters and fishing boats catching Kings Salmon and Halibut down below in Kachemak Bay and the Lower Cook Inlet. It's view extends from the shores near Seldovia to Mt. Redoubt including the expanse of Mountains and Volcanoes that make up the Alaskan Ring of Fire.

It occasionally catches a glimpse of a lynx, black bear, coyote or a moose and on a daily basis enjoys the company of playful ravens, soaring eagles, hawks, and strutting cranes and pheasants.

the Nest is a 1200 square foot 3-bedroom/2 bath house that can easily accommodate 6 people but cozy enough for 2. It's open floor plan is a comfortable place for friends and family to gather and enjoy each others company.

'The Nest' is complete in every way with a washer & dryer and a full kitchen loaded with all the appliances, pots, pans, utensils and staple foods. Each bedroom has an incredible view and can sleep either 2 singles or 1 couple.

It is adorned with warm custom furnishings, butcher-block counter tops, and beautifully painted and decorated rooms. With a wrap-around deck you can use the Weber grill to cook up some freshly caught fish or just sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

It's private location, amazing view, and comfortable interior make the 'Nest' Guesthouse a ideal home for your vacation. Call Chris and I'll be happy to help you make your vacation an amazing experience.

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Owner
Christie Curry
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 15, 2017

About Christie Curry

I'm a traveler. I love to travel and have been all over the world. I also really love living in Alaska and what Alaska has to offer me as a resident and others that travel to it. It's an amazing place. I really wanted to create a place that is a "home away form home" for other travelers so they get the feeling of living here. I also help provide that incredible experience that should come to someone that travels to the last frontier of Alaska.

Christie Curry purchased this house in 1998

Why Christie Curry chose Kenai Peninsula

This is an incredible place. It is sitting on a bluff overlooking the waters of Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet as well as both the Aleutian and Kenai Mountain Ranges. It is custom with a homey feel and a great place to escape and experience Alaska with friends and family.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Chris & Daniel,

The Nest was Fantastic! It ws the perfect place for our Alaskan fishing adventure. The views alone are worth the trip, but the house is really special too. We've never stayed in such a well stocked home, it really is a nice touch. Daniel worked us prestty hard on the boat but the results were definitely worth it. We've got lots of fish to take home for the winter. We will definitely be back! Best wishes,
Aug 2010
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Amenities

Diamond Ridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The bathroom downstairs has a Jacuzzi tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , each room has 1 king or 2 singles in each room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , each room has 1 king or 2 singles
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , each room has 1 king or 2 singles
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1) Each bedroom is equipped with 1 king or 2 singles, Twin or Single Beds (1) Each bedroom is equiped with 1 king or 2 singles, Baby Cribs (1) Available if requested in advance
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
Notes:
The setting is so beautiful that we have had weddings in the yard at the Nest.

Reviews

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(3 traveler reviews)

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'The Nest' is Perched on the Bluff Overlooking the Ocean
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
5

Exactly what we hoped for

  • 5 of 5

The Nest was perfect. The views surpassed our expectations. We had a hard time choosing which room had the best view. The kitchen had everything we needed and then some. The deck was great. Really can't think of a single complaint. If we are fortunate enough to get back to Homer, we will look here first.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Staatsburg, NY
5

Awe inspiring views

  • 5 of 5

The Nest was great! We stayed here for two nights and the views were unbelievable from every room. The house was very well stocked and I must say the it really made you feel like you were in your own kitchen. We met the local greeting committee (the four dogs) who were extremely friendly and we enjoyed there company especially since we left our dog at home. The only problem that we had was that the Jacuzzi tub was extremely loud and basically was to the point that it was unbearable. The floor plans show a hot tub but it is no longer there so if that is a must you better verify if a new one has been installed. The nest is conveniently located to Homer and very private. I would highly suggest that if you plan on staying in this area this you stay here.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ardmore, OK
5

Breathtaking View

  • 5 of 5

My mom, sister, daughter and myself fell in love with "The Nest" as soon as we walked in the door. It is everything and more than described. It had everything we needed, was very clean, homey feeling and the beds were wonderful. The view from every window was absolutely beautiful. Chris is a wonderful hostess and she and Daniel have done a super job of making this such an enjoyable place to stay. I definitely want to return when I can stay longer. Debbie D.........from Oklahoma

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
9 Miles

Homer is home to some of the best fishing in the world. The 'Nest' is a short distance from the Homer Harbor on the Spit or the Kenai, Kasilof and Anchor Rivers. We own Daniel's Personalized Guide Service and Daniel, with 25 years of experience, can take you Halibut, Salmon or Ling Cod fishing.

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Rates & Availability

Diamond Ridge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.0%

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