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Single Room Rentals Only on the Kenai River for Summer 2017

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riverside deck, with canopy, and fire pit

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Last updated: 02/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Sleeps:11
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

4 BR/3 BA/2 Dens on 3 Floors - Riverfront w/ Deck - Great View - Sleeps 11 max

Nightly or weekly room rentals only (NO availability from June 20 through August 21). Gorgeous 4 BR/3 BA 2,400 square foot home on the Kenai River in Funny River community in Soldotna, Alaska. Three floors, with large deck, stairs to fishing platform, large parking area. Modern kitchen. Wonderful wood accents. Alaska Native art. Interior jetted tub in loft Master BR (California King plus single bed - $175/night). Main floor has queen bed BR ($125) 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 ($110/night) and one full BR ($95/night), 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.

Fish freezer, rods and reels, nets provided. Plus Food Saver fish vacuum packer. You supply weights/flies/vacuum bags. Lots of parking.

In 2017, the house will be single owner occupied by David, while Jane is relocated to the east coast for a work assignment. Available for one, two, or three room rentals. David will reside in the fourth room. Please inquire through the website for room availability.

Rates as shown below for each room:

Loft with California king bed and twin bed plus private BA with jetted tub (no door but on separate floor with half wall and trifold privacy screen: $175/night.

Main floor MBR with queen bed, BA with tub/shower across hall: $125/night.

Bottom floor Queen BR w/shared BA w/shower: $110/night.

Bottom floor Full BR/w/shared BA w/shower: $95/night.

2 hotel cots also available; 1 can be added to any room for $25/night. No cleaning fee for individual room rentals. But no daily cleaning service. Cleaning will occur between guests and is included in the room rate. All guests share kitchen, deck, dens, river platform, and fire pit.

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.

Alaska and Alaska Native art for sale at w w w dot n2ak dot weebly dot com.

'Click' the link for more photos above the Owner Profile.

Keywords: River Front, Fishing Platform, Mountain Views

Owner

Member since: 2009

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/25/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 11
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    stairs at both entrances and to fishing deck...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 11

  • Master Bedroom : 1 queen

    with full BA...moreless

  • Loft: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

    with full BA...moreless

  • Downstairs Right Bedroom : 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    shared BA with shower...moreless

  • Downstairs Left Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

    shared BA with shower...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Two Direct TV/DVD players...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    dozens of movies in Family Room console...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowmobiling

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Smaller LR upstairs with Direct TV/DVD player; Larger family room with Direct TV/DVD player...moreless

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

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    2 miles away at Funny River Golf Course/8 holes...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Limited fishing poles available/buy your own tackle...moreless

Pool / Spa

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly
May 20 - Sep 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$175
$1,100
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$450
$3,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $125
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Notes:

$75 cleaning fee for all whole house rentals of any duration.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kenai
17 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary

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!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: 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!

Why the Owner Chose Soldotna, AK, USA:
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.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
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.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/25/2017

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Photos

  • riverside deck, with canopy, and fire pit

    riverside deck, with canopy, and fire pit

  • view of our place from across the river (in Sterling)

    view of our place from across the river (in Sterling)

  • view from riverside deck

    view from riverside deck

  • expanded deck with concrete pad and new stairs in 2016

    expanded deck with concrete pad and new stairs in 2016

  • main floor bath

    main floor bath

  • shared loft space with twin bed

    shared loft space with twin bed

  • main floor master BR (across hall from Bath)

    main floor master BR (across hall from Bath)

  • downstairs queen

    downstairs queen

  • lockbox on left post of car port. Code sent to you after full payment.

    lockbox on left post of car port. Code sent to you after full payment.

  • riverside dining/entertaining

    riverside dining/entertaining

  • 40 ft fishing platform with bench

    40 ft fishing platform with bench

  • on the river (about river mile 36)

    on the river (about river mile 36)

  • fully outfitted kitchen

    fully outfitted kitchen

  • California King in loft

    California King in loft

  • main floor living room

    main floor living room

  • downstairs den with large screen TV, DVD

    downstairs den with large screen TV, DVD

  • east downstairs BR (double)

    east downstairs BR (double)

  • stairs to river

    stairs to river

  • garage/shop with owner loft - not included in rental

    garage/shop with owner loft - not included in rental

VRBO #254393

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 04, 2017

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