About the property
- House2300 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
4 BR/3 BA/2 Dens on 3 Floors - Riverfront w/ Deck - Great View - Sleeps 9 max
Spacious 4 BR/3 BA 2,400 square foot home on the Kenai River in Funny River community in Soldotna, Alaska. Three floors, with two large decks, stairs to fishing platform, stairs to river, large parking area. Room for RV or boat. Modern kitchen. Wonderful wood accents. Alaska Native art. Interior jetted tub in loft Master BR. Main floor has queen bed BR plus BA, den with HDTV/DVD, dining area, kitchen, and arctic entrance. Bottom floor has huge family room with large screen HDTV plus DVD player, one queen BR and one full BR, plus shared BA. Total of 5 beds plus two rollaway cots. Dishwasher/Washer/Dryer. Satellite TV/Dish Network and wireless internet. Phenomenal river views. Large river side deck and 40 ft x 5 ft fishing platform. Life jackets required (and provided) for children when on the fishing deck. Eye protection recommended.
Fish freezer, rods and reels, nets provided. Plus Food Saver fish vacuum packer. You supply weights/flies/vacuum bags. Lots of parking.
Views of river and mountains. Moose in the yard and eagles overhead. Listen to the river flow by from bench, on our dock, or back deck.
Very quiet and restful but close enough to town center, road to Kenai and Homer. 2 miles to 9-hole golf course, with adjacent grocery/liquor store. 3 1/2 hrs south of Anchorage. 15 mi on Funny River Rd from Soldotna town center. And did I mention the fantastic fishing???
About mile 36 of the Kenai River, downriver from where Moose River joins the Kenai.
9-hole golf course 2 miles away. $1/hole on Monday; 2-4-1 on Thursdays. All other days $15.
Funny River General Store has pricey essentials but great in a pinch! Will also sell fishing licenses and fill our empty growlers with local Soldotna brewery selections.
'Click' the link for more photos above the Owner Profile.
Keywords: River Front, Fishing Platform, Mountain Views
Jane & David
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 10, 2018
About Jane & David
David is a retired juvenile justice officer and a self-employed business owner. He has lived in Alaska since graduating from high school in 1976. Jane is a fisheries biologist with the federal government. She moved to Alaska in 1994 after visiting on vacation. Jane also sells Alaska art - primarily Fred Machetanz; most of her framed pieces fro sale are hanging in the house - she has more unframed for sale. Just ask!
Jane & David purchased this House in 2009
Why Jane & David chose Funny River
Jane owned a Kenai river view cabin in Funny River since 1996. David and Jane upgraded to this beautiful home ON the Kenai River in Winter 2009.
What makes this House unique
Moose in the yard, eagles overhead, ducks and gulls swooping in on small fish. The fishing for king salmon, red salmon, silver salmon, and rainbow trout is FANTASTIC! The house is at the end of a road with only a half dozen houses - very quiet. You can hear the river flow from the sunny deck.
Pool / Spa
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
We had a large group for our family and the cabin accommodated us flawlessly. Very spacious and clean and close to town as well as great fishing! We made a lot of wonderful family memories for the week. Perfectly stocked with all the full accommodations a house needs to enjoy our stay. We are already anxious to make next years reservation again! Thank you!!
AWESOME PLACE TO STAY ON THE KENAI!!!
This house is an excellent place to stay for groups. The home is very clean, well decorated and has everything you need - including a great platform to fish the Kenai!
The owners are very helpful and nice... We would definitely stay here again!!
Wonderful Escape to the Kenai Peninsula
My wife and I spent four days on the ground floor of this beautiful house in August of 2014. It was a B & B arrangement as the owner, David, was living upstairs on the third floor. Plenty of comfort and privacy. Great to have David on site as he was helpful with advice about exploring the area and fishing. The large fishing platform below the house was fantastic. Make sure to bring a few days worth of groceries and other items unless you want to drive the 17 to 20 miles into Soldotna each day- although there is a small (limited) general store, just four miles down the road. Relax on the deck, catch the afternoon sun, and grill the catch of the day. Then sit around the fire pit at night and watch the stars while listening to the river roll on by. Paradise in Alaska!
This was such a great little vacation. My parents came in from Montana and we stayed here for three nights. it was a little late in the fishing season but we were able to catch three silvers (coho) from the dock right at the house. 25, 26 and 27 inches long. It was also an easy commute to Homer, AK for a nice half day halibut trip. From a guy who lives here in Alaska year around this place made me wish I had a place on the Kenai river. Absolutely beautiful. I would do it again in a heart beat.
Thank you so much, the house was very clean and ready for visitors...
The pictures don't give the place enough credit, absolutely beautiful. Every thing we needed was provided, only regret is we couldn't stay any longer. Kinda out of the way but totally worth it.
I was extremely satisfied with our stay it was way better than the pictures we had a relaxing weekend get away in a beautiful home you can sit on the deck and listen to the water and birds the best part of all was there wasn't a lot of bugs around which was very surprising seeing it is right by the river anything you will need is in the house for you to use Outstanding and I want to come back again you can fish right outside in the back yard !!!
World Famous Salmon Fishing! Wildlife viewing - eagles, geese, ducks, moose, hares, sometimes a lynx or a bear! Restful relaxation as the river flows on by . . . just breathe!
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
$75 cleaning fee for all whole house rentals of any duration.