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Kenai Peninsula Secluded Retreat with Spectacular View!

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Den, 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Stariski Overlook Home

This home sits on a site selected as a homestead over 100 years ago. The view is simply mesmerizing. Gaze across Cook inlet at Illiamna volcano, Saint Augustine volcano and on a clear day all the way to Mount Douglas. In the foreground you gaze over the Stariski Creek valley. Located at the end of a private driveway you will find a large plush and cozy cabin perfect for enjoying Alaska in all seasons.

Located a few miles north of Anchor Point we are about twenty minutes north of Homer or fifteen minutes south of Ninilchick.

Choose from countless options for salmon and halibut fishing in either direction. This is a retreat from which you can embark on daily excursions to go fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking, clamming, or flight seeing, Rainy days are perfect to visit the Islands and Oceans Visitor Center, the Pratt Museum or meander the shops and art galleries of Homer.

If you want a break from it all this is a fabulous place to sit and read a book, write a book, paint, grill salmon or halibut and contemplate life. On a clear day dinner on the deck is unforgettable.
Bald eagles frequently are soaring overhead. Moose are occasional visitors to the yard. Other wildlife sighted from the house include black bear, ermine, river and sea otters, harlequin ducks, gulls, yellowlegs, belted kingfishers, loons, harbor seals, murres, oldsquaw, scoters, Steller's jays, chickadees, kinglets, warblers.

Our all cedar home features 4 bedrooms, 1 -full bath, 1- 3/4 bath and 1- 1/2 bath. In season there is an outside shower that is great! Full kitchen, Living room with wood stove, dining room, and den area with Toyo stove. Wood fired hot tub as well as an electric hot tub with an incredible view is available. It takes some work but it is great!

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Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome:

    We have 3 kids who love to run in the yard and fly kites....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    On approval basis....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Privacy, Views, Outdoor shower, Hot tub


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Clamming at low tide. Watch the fishing boats reel in the fish right out in front....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Spectacular view of Mount Illiamna volcanoe...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Watch the ships pass to and from Anchorage in the distance. Some of the best King salmon fishing on the Kenai Peninsula is right out front....moreless

  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric radiant and oil heaters supplement oil stove...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Good reception with ATT...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio table with umbrella and seating for five....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Now have an electric hot tub! Listen to the waves and enjoy an incredible view in solitude....moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$2,100 $7,500

Rates are based on 4 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


  • Cleaning Fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Taxes Not included


50% is due at time of booking, the balance is due 30 days before you arrive.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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6 Miles
Nearest Golf
Anchor Point
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Sterling Highway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Anchor Point
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Whiskey Gulch

Car: Necessary

Fishing, Beach Combing, Bird Watching, Air Charter services, Water Charter services, Museums, Art galleries, Shopping


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: We have been coming to Alaska for thirty years to visit family and enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife. Our kids talk about our time in Alaska all year and look forward all winter to returning.

Why the Owner Chose Anchor Point, AK, USA:
We love to spend time in Alaska every year. The views, the wildlife, and the experiences create memories to last a lifetime. This house provides solitude and a million dollar view. Good proximity to fishing, hiking, and the charm of Homer.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Far enough off the paved roads to be quiet and peaceful, yet close enough to be easily accessible.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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  • House outside view

    House outside view

  • House from driveway

    House from driveway

  • Driveway down to house

    Driveway down to house

  • Outside shower

    Outside shower

  • Kitchen


  • Dining


  • Wood stove

    Wood stove

  • Master Suite

    Master Suite

  • Bedroom 3

    Bedroom 3

  • Main Bath

    Main Bath

  • Moose in yard

    Moose in yard

  • House from south

    House from south

  • Front of house

    Front of house

  • View from deck across Cook Inet

    View from deck across Cook Inet

  • Hot tub with view, and sound of waves on beach.

    Hot tub with view, and sound of waves on beach.

  • Nook


  • Outlook from living area

    Outlook from living area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 4

    Bedroom 4

  • Mud room

    Mud room

  • Homer is 20 miles south and offers great dining, shopping, fishing and wildlife.

    Homer is 20 miles south and offers great dining, shopping, fishing and wildlife.

VRBO #183081

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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