Upper Kenai River Front Retreat--Private Fishing on the River

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Charming blue roof cottage nestled in the woods with serene riverfront views


Last updated: 09/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Relax on your own private riverfront on the world famous Kenai River Alaska. Enjoy the unique tourquise green river from your cozy two bedroom cottage or on the outdoor deck overlooking the majestic mountains and waterway. Catch a glimpse of an eagle or two and maybe mama moose and calf during the summer months.

Fully furnished home with a queen bed in the master bedroom upstairs, two twin size beds in downstairs converted garage, and fold out sofa in upstairs living room. Sleeps four most comfortably. Enjoy the river and mountains from your own private deck with propane BBQ and fire pit. Wood burning stove or electric heat in the living areas.
Stack washer/dryer. Fully equipped kitchen with stove/oven/micro/refrigerator and dishwasher. Great 'home base' while venturing and playing on the Alaska Kenai Peninsula!

Keywords: Location Location...Tastefully furnished, fully furnished Two Bedroom Cottage on the banks of the Upper Kenai River in Cooper Landing, Alaska. Great 'home base' easy access to all other points on the Kenai Peninsula 'The Playground of Alaska'. Fabulous scenery, quiet yet close to other major cities like Seward, Soldotna, Kenai or Homer. Only 102 miles out of Anchorage. Fish off the private river frontage, sit by the fire pit or read a book on the deck!

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    May not be suitable for individuals unable to climb stairs. There are stairs to get upstairs/downstairs and on the outside deck....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Cozy queen bed in upstairs master bedroom. Two twin beds in quaint downstairs bedroom with adjacent bathroom with shower. Full size sleeper sofa, suitable for children in living area. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    Both upstairs and downstairs TV's are equipped with a DVD player. Generous DVD collection available in the cottage or find new release DVDs at local grocery store. ...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View:

    Views of the Kenai River from the house/property...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Riverfront property on the upper Kenai River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting


  • Dining:

    Enjoy additional dining on outdoor picnic table on spacious deck, overlooking the river. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone:

    Check with your provider to ensure availability of cell phone service in Cooper Landing, AK 99572...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Local telephone service only...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Home equipped with wireless internet access...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood burning stove in Living Room. Presto log(s) provided....moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen. All basic cookware and amenities. Full size refrigerator/freezer in kitchen. Additional freezer downstairs for fish storage....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Enjoy outdoor picnic table on the deck. Excellent views....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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from 13 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • non refund cleaning fee $100
  • Tax Rate 3%

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Last updated: 09/28/2016
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56 Miles
Nearest Airport
Kenai, Alaska
64 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Whittier, Alaska
46 Miles
Nearest Golf
Soldotna, Alaska
48 Miles
Nearest Train
Seward, Alaska
65 Miles
Nearest Ski
Girdwood, Alaska (Alyeska Resort)
48 Miles
Nearest Beach
Seward, Alaska (for salt water beach)

Car: Recommended

Cooper Landing boasts awesome fishing grounds on the Kenai River. Find fishing on the cottage's private waterfront property (fish for trout yearlong or silver salmon in the late summer/fall). Salmon fishing during the mid-summer months is best downriver a few miles at the confluence of the Russian/Kenai Rivers. You will find a small passenger ferry and boat ramp/fishing access area with fee parking there. You will also find private bank fishing at various other locations when the fish are running. Typically, there's always fabulous trout fishing year round in the Kenai river and its tributaries. Private, for hire guides are available during the summer months.

Rafting down the Upper Kenai is a FABULOUS daytrip. There are a couple of Rafting outfitters in Cooper Landing.

Horseback riding is also available in Cooper Landing. There are many public hiking trails. During the height of summer, try the Russian River trail to the falls for the possibility of seeing Brown/Black bear fishing for salmon.

There are several GREAT restaurants in the area, a small grocery store, and some great little gift shops as well in Cooper Landing.

Cooper Landing is a great 'home base' or 'jumping off' point to other places of interest on the Kenai Peninsula.

Opportunity to take fun daytrips to other points of interest include:

Short drive to either Seward or Kenai/Soldotna/Ninilchick/Homer to go sightseeing, shopping, fresh/salt water fishing, fly fishing.

Clamming during summer months during low tides in Clam Gulch/Ninilchick area approx 90 minute drive from Cooper Landing.

Two hour drive to Homer, Alaska.

Seward (35 minutes drive) has shopping, salt water fishing, glacier tours, Kenai Fiord tours, horseback riding, visit an Iditarod sledding team tour and an aquarium as well as many restaurants.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1994

About the owner: During our annual trips to Alaska, we fell in LOVE with Cooper Landing Alaska. It's right in the middle the Alaskan recreation area and fishing hub.. And, it's so gorgeous! Alaska's call Cooper Landing the 'Lake Tahoe' area of the North. Only 102 miles outside of Anchorage and easy commute to other major cities on the Kenai Peninsula like Homer, Seward, Kenai, Soldotna, Ninilchick, and Hope.

Why the Owner Chose Cooper Landing, AK, USA:
We chose Cooper Landing because of it's beauty, the river and because it's a quaint small town close to everything else.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
There's literally so much to do either in Cooper Landing or nearby. Whether you just want to sit back, relax, stay put and 'read a book' or stay on the move, your options abound! Nearby rafting/kayaking companies or guided fishing outfitters can take you on a breathtaking scenic boat ride down the Kenai River where you may see an abundance of wildlife (possibly even a bear!) Horsebackriding opportunities in Cooper Landing with the Alaskan Horseman's Adventures. Many public hiking trails provide ample opportunity for the most activive traveler. Take an private air or helicopter tour to see the Valley of the Glaciers from nearby Seward airport. Fish for a 'barn door sized' halibut from either Seward or Homer. Fish your heart out in the Kenai River and beat the record for the World's largest freshwater caught King Salmon!

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  • Charming blue roof cottage nestled in the woods with serene riverfront views

    Charming blue roof cottage nestled in the woods with serene riverfront views

  • Private riverfront property. A fisherman's paradise!

    Private riverfront property. A fisherman's paradise!

  • Curl up in comfortable master bedroom

    Curl up in comfortable master bedroom

  • Quaint downstairs den, outfitted with two twin beds, TV, and adjacent bathroom

    Quaint downstairs den, outfitted with two twin beds, TV, and adjacent bathroom

  • Cozy cabin family room

    Cozy cabin family room

  • Breathtaking views of nearby Tern Lake

    Breathtaking views of nearby Tern Lake

  • Train Trestle on the way from Cooper Landing to Seward Alaska

    Train Trestle on the way from Cooper Landing to Seward Alaska

  • Prime location along the Kenai

    Prime location along the Kenai

  • Enjoy peaceful nights with river views from large deck, equipped with BBQ

    Enjoy peaceful nights with river views from large deck, equipped with BBQ

  • Modern, renovated master bathroom

    Modern, renovated master bathroom

  • Bright, well equipped kitchen

    Bright, well equipped kitchen

  • Cozy cottage family room

    Cozy cottage family room

  • Upper Kenai River Boat Ramp staging area

    Upper Kenai River Boat Ramp staging area

VRBO #400739

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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Upper Kenai River Front Retreat--Private Fishing on the River

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