Spectacular Views and Privacy at Affordable Price!

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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

A custom 1700 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath chalet style home located 2.5 miles on Homer’s famous East Hill road, known for its fantastic views of Homer. The house is situated on 3.5 private acres, surrounded by wildflowers and local birch, alder and spruce.

This vacation rental sits along scenic bench land overlooking Homer, considered by many as one of the nicest spots in the Homer area. The location is superb with views of Kachemak Bay, mountains, glaciers and just minutes away, the world famous Homer Spit. Located about 700 feet above sea level, this three and one half acre, south facing location catches all the warmth and long glorious sun our endless summer days offer. While enjoying your stay at Overlook Guest House, you will often see different wildlife species including moose, eagles, hawks, pheasant and an occasional black bear or coyote.

The friendly design is perfect for friends and family. A master bedroom and bath is located on the main floor with master walk-in closet and jetted tub for two. An efficient full kitchen has all the amenities including microwave, dishwasher and breakfast bar. The main floor also has a washer/dryer room with adjacent ½ bath. A dining area seats 6 comfortably and living room appointed with comfortable leather furniture, makes this just the ticket for an active or relaxing vacation. A small deck is accessed from the living room with BBQ and chairs.
Blackout shades for all the bedrooms!
Upstairs are two full bedrooms, one with 3 twin beds (or 1 King and 1 twin) and the other is two twin beds (or 1 King) and additional full bath (shared).

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


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


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


Write a review 4.9
from 39 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 25 - Sep 3, 2017
3 night min stay

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

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 7.5%


Off season pricing for two guests is available for $150 per night, please contact us directly. Check or money order can be used for final payment due, 60 days before arrival. Cancellation is 60 days before arrival, with a $100 cancellation fee. After 60 days based on re-rental.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/14/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Patrick and I (Dawn) have lived in the beautiful town of Homer for 25 years. We came up to work in our 20's and never left! Neither of us had ever lived by the ocean growing up but once we saw the beauty of Kachemak Bay, the glaciers and mountains; we were here to stay! The small town community with it's abundance of wildlife, green space and friendly people has been the perfect place to raise our children and start our own businesses. We are an outdoors family--our free time is spent fishing and camping in the summer and skating and skiing in the winter. This area truly has everything that we enjoy. We hope our guests can experience Homer and have the vacation of their dreams!

Why the Owner Chose Homer, AK, USA:
Large, private acreage on exclusive East Hill rarely comes on the market in Homer; so when this came around, we just had to buy it! The Overlook Guest House is aptly named as it 'overlooks' Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit with good views of Eldridge Passage and Yukon Island. The area here on the hill is really nice as it does not get windy and is very sunny. Its proximity to town is good, just a quick 5 minutes. Just wait till you see the views going down East Hill into Homer, really spectacular!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I so enjoy the wildflowers that grow in profusion around the house, wild roses thrive on the hillsides here. Often when we are here, there is moose in the yard or occasionally I will see the neighborhood porcupine waddling up from the nearby gulley. It is very peaceful and private; we really enjoy this house!

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  • Front of House

    Front of House

  • Grewingk Glacier

    Grewingk Glacier

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Kitchen


  • View Windows in Master Bedroom

    View Windows in Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Full Bath

    Upstairs Full Bath

  • Beautiful Views from the Living Room

    Beautiful Views from the Living Room

  • View of Glacier from House

    View of Glacier from House

  • View from Living Room

    View from Living Room

  • Into the House

    Into the House

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • One of the Upstairs Bedrooms

    One of the Upstairs Bedrooms

  • New Leather Furniture

    New Leather Furniture

  • New Leather Furniture

    New Leather Furniture

VRBO #283777

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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