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Yr Round Two-Level Private Apartment - Mountain View- Queen/Kitchen/Jacuzzi

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Rufous Hummingbird on the stairs to Fireweed House

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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:3
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

650 square foot efficiency apartment with private decks/ gas BBQ/ View

Sunny efficiency apartment in a stand-alone building with built-in Queen bed. Completely private. Apartment is two-level. Full kitchen with gas range. Skylights. Upper reading deck off kitchen/ living area and lower deck with gas BBQ. Jacuzzi bath/ shower combination with cozy robes. Laundry can be made available upon request. Complimentary Wi-Fi. Iron/ ironing board. Wood burning stove. (Guests purchase wood at local store.) Off-street parking.

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Owner

Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/13/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 650 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 3
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    24 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Open concept apartment/ spacious and bright...moreless

  • Large efficiency apartment--with closet/ storage. Picture window to the mountains. If additional space (beyond the stand-alone apartment) is needed, a king bedroom with private jacuzzi bath may be added. The King bedroom is located in the Main House (where the owners reside), just a few steps away from the Fireweed Apartment....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

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

    6-foot jetted tub/extra closet space in bath/large mirrors...moreless

  • Jacuzzi tub/ shower combination. Large mirrors. Closet in bathroom. Hairdryer. Complimentary toiletries available upon request. Robes/ slippers....moreless

Other Amenities

  • High season rates from May - early Sept. Standard rates from mid-Sept - April. Weekly rates available year-round. Monthly rates or extended rentals during off-season. Please call for details. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Picture window view of the mainland mountains above Juneau. The Douglas Island mountains are in your backyard! Private, secluded location--only 8 minutes from downtown Juneau....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Open kitchen/dining/living with drop leaf table and long counter for eating/work surface...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Available upon arrangement with owner...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric baseboard with two zone valves which independently control heat to the apartment (one in downstairs bath/ one upstairs)...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless Wi-Fi. Limited movie download...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    open living area with kitchen/dining...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for 2 cars...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Available upon arrangement with owner...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    (Guest purchases firewood or provides on own from local store)...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee grinders and fresh coffee beans furnished. Decaf and a variety of teas are also complimentary....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 4-6...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Open concept with long counter . Two bar stools in addition to dining table area....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Large microwave...moreless

  • Oven:

    Gas Oven...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Two medium refrigerators with small freezers. Large freezer may be made available upon request in owner's storage/laundry area....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Small covered balcony on second level off living/bedroom...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Piped in Gas BBQ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Only 1/4 mile to the Eaglecrest Ski Area access road (and then 5 miles to the top of the mountain). We are the closest lodging in Juneau to this ski area - normally open from Dec to mid-April. ...moreless

 

Reviews

5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2017 High Season Summer
May 1 - Sep 10, 2017
3 night min stay
$299
$1,850
off-season rental
Sep 11 - Apr 30, 2018
2 night min stay
$199
$1,000 $1,950

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$199
$1,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • One-time Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

60-day cancellation policy.

Until confirmed, rates may be subject to change.

Owners reside in a separate residence on the property and will be available to personally check guests in upon arrival. Guests need to contact owners with time of arrival and time of departure.

Fees quoted are for double occupancy only. Please call to confirm rates if a third guest is added.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

17 Miles
Nearest Airport
Juneau International Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Red Dog Saloon
24 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Auke Bay Ferry Terminal
North Douglas, Juneau, AK, USA
Nearest Motorway
North Douglas Highway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Juneau
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Eaglecrest Ski Area
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
North Douglas Harbor

Car: Necessary

Douglas Island 4-acre parcel/ 8 min. from downtown*** Private/ serene setting!

Juneau is a beautiful state capital with many contrasts--the icy landscapes of winter, the refreshing rain in our forever-green landscape, the crisp blue summer skies with billowy white clouds, the long daylight of summer (18+ hours in June), and the short daylight of winter (about 6 1/2 in December).

With the 1,500 square mile Juneau Icefield at our backdoor, we always encourage summer guests to book a flightseeing trip or a helicopter ride to get the birds-eye view of this magnificent glacial landscape. Another absolute 'must' for our visitors is the Tracy Arm Fjord cruise--a day-long adventure that your hosts will be glad to set up for you and your family--if you want to watch for whales, seals, bears, mountain goats and eagles and see huge icebergs up close, this is the day-long trip for you!

With time and this location as your home base, consider adding a day-long trip to Skagway to experience the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad with an excursion to the Summit; a day at Admiralty Island National Monument to the Brown Bear Sanctuary--guided and unguided brown bear viewing is best in July and August; a zipline adventure; enjoy the Tram ride up Mount Roberts for beautiful hiking or just for lunch; a day-long king salmon or halibut fishing charter; a walking tour of the Juneau historic district; sea kayaking; the Mendenhall Glacier--one of the few glaciers in the world to which you can drive; and days and days of incredible hiking and exploring around the Juneau area!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: Jeff and Danith met in Alaska over 30 years ago and decided to share the joy and the beauty of their homes in the Tongass National Forest with other travelers. They created and established AK Fireweed House and Guest House complex and have continued to improve the standard of excellence for visitor lodging to Juneau over the last 20+ years.

Why the Owner Chose North Douglas, Juneau, AK, USA:
This unique property is comprised of three separate homes on a four-acre parcel--there are no other such properties available to visitors in the Juneau area. The Apartment is across from the Main House where the owners reside. It is completely private in a stand-alone building. Set up for double occupancy, this large efficiency has a Queen pillow-top bed. The Apartment kitchen has a gas range, refrigerator, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster and coffee grinder for those who like a fresh roast in the morning. The Guest House which sleeps 4 people is the larger booking (a separate booking on VRBO) but, with the Fireweed Apartment, adds accommodations for a larger group traveling to Juneau. The Main House where the owners reside to provide on-sight management and travel advice if desired completes this setting. In developing the property, the pristine Alaskan wilderness and the magnificent views have been maintained --yet all in close proximity to the many Juneau travel adventures, shopping, and dining. With both the Fireweed Apartment and the Guest House, larger groups traveling together can stay at the same complex but enjoy their own independent private, plush accommodations.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
As we developed Fireweed House, we wanted to maintain the lovely view and the ambiance of the Apartment warmth, the special touches of the Guest House, and the details that would convey to guests just how much we care about the success of each and every traveler's stay in Juneau. Since both the Apartment and the Guest House are open year-round, try a winter ski holiday or a summer getaway.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/13/2017

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Photos

  • Rufous Hummingbird on the stairs to Fireweed House

    Rufous Hummingbird on the stairs to Fireweed House

  • Mainland Mountain View from Fireweed House

    Mainland Mountain View from Fireweed House

  • Thomas Glacier as seen from Fireweed House

    Thomas Glacier as seen from Fireweed House

  • Jeffrey's Salmon Catch of the Day!!

    Jeffrey's Salmon Catch of the Day!!

  • Living area/ Wood-burning corner stove

    Living area/ Wood-burning corner stove

  • Winter comes to Fireweed Apartment!

    Winter comes to Fireweed Apartment!

  • Iceberg in Mendenhall Lake

    Iceberg in Mendenhall Lake

  • Waterfall as seen from Mendenhall Glacier Visitors' Center

    Waterfall as seen from Mendenhall Glacier Visitors' Center

  • Winter Scene at Eaglecrest Ski Area -- only 5 miles from your apartment

    Winter Scene at Eaglecrest Ski Area -- only 5 miles from your apartment

  • Heinzelman Ridge from Fireweed House

    Heinzelman Ridge from Fireweed House

  • Red Breasted Sapsucker at Fireweed House

    Red Breasted Sapsucker at Fireweed House

  • Lena Beach near Juneau

    Lena Beach near Juneau

  • Deck with new piped-in Gas BBQ

    Deck with new piped-in Gas BBQ

  • Coming in from the upstairs deck to living area

    Coming in from the upstairs deck to living area

  • Bright kitchen/ hard wood floors

    Bright kitchen/ hard wood floors

  • Sandy Beach on Douglas Island as seen from the Mt. Roberts Tram

    Sandy Beach on Douglas Island as seen from the Mt. Roberts Tram

  • Queen Pillow-top Bed

    Queen Pillow-top Bed

  • Winter view from Fireweed Apartment

    Winter view from Fireweed Apartment

  • Gastineau Channel as seen from Mt. Roberts Tram

    Gastineau Channel as seen from Mt. Roberts Tram

  • Downtown Juneau from Mt. Roberts

    Downtown Juneau from Mt. Roberts

  • Mendenhall Glacier from the Air

    Mendenhall Glacier from the Air

  • A clear day mountain view from Fireweed House

    A clear day mountain view from Fireweed House

  • Douglas Island and Juneau-Douglas Bridge from Mt. Roberts Tram

    Douglas Island and Juneau-Douglas Bridge from Mt. Roberts Tram

  • Juneau Sunset Sky

    Juneau Sunset Sky

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, May 15, 2017

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