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Beautifully Renovated Historic Alaskan Hirshey Cabin in Quaint Hope, Alaska

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At the Alaskan Byways, you get the entire historic cabin to yourself in Hope, AK

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Last updated: 09/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The Hirshey Cabin in historic Hope, Alaska is the ideal Alaskan getaway on the Kenai Peninsula with everything you could need for a retreat. You will get the entire 3 bedroom historic Alaskan cabin, situated on over two acres of wooded land entirely to yourself. This cabin was recently renovated, and comes it fully equipped with a private bath, a lovely kitchen, even a washer and dryer. You will get the feeling of it being your home when you stay at the Hirshey Cabin.

The cabin comes stocked with delicious breakfast options, so whether you need to get an early start or you want to enjoy a leisurely breakfast, simply open your cupboards and you will find hot and cold cereals, homemade oatmeal, pancake mix and syrups, gourmet coffees and teas, and more. And, in the evening after sitting around the fire pit, cuddle up to a book from our Alaskan collection or a good movie with freshly popped popcorn.

Nestled 1/2 way between Anchorage and the Kenai on the Kenai Peninsula, Hope boasts white water rafting, salmon river fishing, gold panning, and unforgettable hiking. Visitors love the quaint town of Hope for its peaceful and serene community and the feeling of time travelling back to early Alaskan pioneer days. Hope offers several eateries, including a coffee stand, day cafes, even a truly Alaskan bar right on the ocean with live music every weekend night.

The Hirshey Cabin has hosted weddings and fishing parties, grandparents, families, newlyweds, adventurers, relaxation seekers, and travelers from near and far. Our guests return bringing family and friends. We hope that you will stay with us and be one of our delighted visitors in the Hirshey Cabin.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Families of all shapes and sizes are welcome!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    For the comfort of all of our guests, smoking is not permitted....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    For the comfort of all of our guests, pets are not permitted....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    A wheelchair/stroller ramp makes convenient access to the lower floor....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 2: 1 child bed, 1 bunk bed

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  • Convertible bed(s): 2 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 2 baby crib

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  • Double Beds (2), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2), Bunk Beds (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

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  • In Hope, you have to ask . . . is the bathroom indoors? Because many of the cabins for rent have bathrooms or bathing facilities that are separate. Yes! Our bathroom, complete with tub and shower, are indoors:-)...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Electric fireplaces in bedrooms, fish freezer, out-of-doors firepit and grill, picnic table, continental breakfast, poles and tackle for fishing...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    There is an extensive library of Alaskan books - fiction and non-fiction for all ages....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD/VHS player provided...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games for the whole family to enjoy....moreless

  • Television:

    Flat Screen...moreless

  • Toys:

    Some small toys for younger children are available....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Besides popular shows, we've collected Alaskan documentaries for you. The local library and book shop also provide videos for use....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The well lit kitchen nook seats 6 comfortably....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    3 electric fireplaces throughout the cabin...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Toyo stove in the living room and an electric fireplace heater in 2 upstairs room and dining area....moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Includes a video library and Alaskan book collection....moreless

  • Parking:

    Oversized driveway....moreless

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

    Laundry detergent provided, as well....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi password provided to guests...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee, milk and sugar included. Tea, juices and hot cocoa, as well!...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Beautiful, high-end cookware provided...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Fully stocked kitchen with breakfast items...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas oven/stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    2 Mountain bikes and helmets available for complimentary use....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    2 poles and tackle available for complimentary guest use - perfect for salmon slaying!...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$195

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 3%

Notes:

Check in is at 3 pm. Check out is at 11 am.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

86 Miles
Nearest Airport
Anchorage International Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
SeaView
86 Miles
Nearest Golf
O'Malley Golf Course
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Whittier Train Station
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Seward Highway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Discovery Cafe
36 Miles
Nearest Ski
Alyeska
0.25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hope's Downtown Beachfront

Car: Necessary

Gold mining, prospecting, berry picking, bore tide viewing, fishing, hiking, biking, touring Hope's historic district, whitewater rafting, wildlife viewing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Owner Jeannine J. is a life-long Alaskan with a love for Hope, Alaska. Jeannine describes Hope as 'a magical place' where everyday life seems distant and calm.

Why the Owner Chose Hope, AK, USA:
Hope is a unique and unhurried town featuring a historic district which looks and feels like the gold mining town Hope was in the 1800s. Residents and visitors can hike the mountains or fish the nearby streams, Wander through the historical museum and original log cabins, peer in the 100+ year old social hall, sip an Alaskan brew at the 100 year old pub at the shore of Turnigan Arm. The views are lovely, the mountains spectacular, and the Alaskans who live here are grand.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The Hirshey Cabin is yours and yours alone when you make a reservation with us. The three bedroom cabin home, complete with every amenity for a pleasant stay, is your personal residence for your entire stay. The cabin is secluded on a 2+ acre wooded lot. The cabin home is yours to use entirely! And, the kitchen comes fully stocked with breakfast items sure to delight your peaceful morning in Hope, Alaska.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

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  • At the Alaskan Byways, you get the entire historic cabin to yourself in Hope, AK

    At the Alaskan Byways, you get the entire historic cabin to yourself in Hope, AK

  • With over an acre of privacy, Alaskan Byways is a true retreat.

    With over an acre of privacy, Alaskan Byways is a true retreat.

  • With detailed touches of history, the Alaskan Byways gives a true feel of Alaska

    With detailed touches of history, the Alaskan Byways gives a true feel of Alaska

  • The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to fill your tummies

    The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to fill your tummies

  • The sunny breakfast nook and vintage wood stove set the stage of true history.

    The sunny breakfast nook and vintage wood stove set the stage of true history.

  • The downstairs living room has 2 pull-out couch beds for additional campers.

    The downstairs living room has 2 pull-out couch beds for additional campers.

  • 2 hide-a-cribs are in the oversized closet of BR 1 for the littlest campers.

    2 hide-a-cribs are in the oversized closet of BR 1 for the littlest campers.

  • Bedroom 2 has an additional infant crib in its oversized closet.

    Bedroom 2 has an additional infant crib in its oversized closet.

  • Alaskana art throughout the cabin provide an authentic Alaskan experience.

    Alaskana art throughout the cabin provide an authentic Alaskan experience.

  • We invite you to experience the serenity of the Alaskan Byways B&B Cabin.

    We invite you to experience the serenity of the Alaskan Byways B&B Cabin.

  • The cabin is equipped with a wheelchair and stroller ramp.

    The cabin is equipped with a wheelchair and stroller ramp.

  • Delicious, clean, cold well water is plumbed through this historic cabin.

    Delicious, clean, cold well water is plumbed through this historic cabin.

  • Historic outdoor sporting gear decorates the exterior of the garage.

    Historic outdoor sporting gear decorates the exterior of the garage.

  • The view of the kitchen from the entry invites guests to stop in and relax.

    The view of the kitchen from the entry invites guests to stop in and relax.

  • The 3 bedrooms are on the 2nd story of the cabin.

    The 3 bedrooms are on the 2nd story of the cabin.

  • Bedroom 1 is warm and elegantly decorated with its own electric fireplace.

    Bedroom 1 is warm and elegantly decorated with its own electric fireplace.

  • Bedroom 2 is decorated in vintage decor and sunny views of the property.

    Bedroom 2 is decorated in vintage decor and sunny views of the property.

  • Bedroom 3 has a twin bunk and todler bed - perfect for the younger campers.

    Bedroom 3 has a twin bunk and todler bed - perfect for the younger campers.

  • You can't beat fishing on the river in Hope, Alaska - especially in late summer!

    You can't beat fishing on the river in Hope, Alaska - especially in late summer!

  • Welcome to Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, home of Hope, Alaska and the Alaskan Byways

    Welcome to Alaska's Kenai Peninsula, home of Hope, Alaska and the Alaskan Byways

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, September 23, 2016

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