Ta Da! Seclusion, Convenience, Waterfront, Mountain Views, Alaskan Character(50 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Handcrafted Log Cottage and separate Studio Apartment nestled among the trees.
'The Moose Lodge' is a beautiful log building that sleeps 8. The classy rustic decor creates a very special atmosphere. The loft area has a Queen Bed and ensuite. There is a Queen size day bed on the main floor. A spiral staircase leads down to a spacious bedroom in the basement with 2 twin beds. The stair well room has additional sleeping options, The fully equipped kitchen includes a partially stocked pantry. Large windows and decks ensure that you enjoy the ever changing moods of the ocean and mountains.
You may see moose wander through the yard, eagles flying overhead, seals and sea otters swimming in front of your living room windows.
The Bears Den, an adjacent cabin, that can be booked for an additional $75 per night, has a Queen bed on the main floor and a sleeping loft upstairs (great for the kids!). The den occupants have their own full bathroom. Kitchen facilities include refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot and hot plate.
Because of the 20 foot unstable bluff on the front edge of the property, there is unfortunately no direct access to the beach. It can be accessed by car 1 mile east. But really the best sandy beaches are Mariner Park (2 miles away, first right on the Spit Road) or Bishops Beach (4 miles away accessed through Old Towne).
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Member since: 2013
- 1350 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Bathroom on main floor and ensuite with the upstairs bedroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
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Sep 30 - Apr 30, 2017
1 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Pet Fee $10
- Cleaning $50
- Tax Rate 7.5%
The adjacent "Bears Den" (Studio Apartment with Queen Bed for 2 and sleeping loft for many more) can be rented in conjunction with the Moose Lodge or separately for $75 to $125. Please contact us for details.
Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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The property is just one mile from the base of the famous 4 mile long Homer Spit and Mariner Park Beach. The seperated pathway is great for walking, biking (rentals available from Homer Saw) and rollerblading. The End-of-the-Road is a mecca for tourist shops and galleries, cafes and restaurants. The picturesque Homer Harbor offers access to Fishing Charters, Wildlife Cruises and hiking in Kachemak Bay State Park.
Year Purchased: 2013
About: We, Sam & Marilyn, first visited Homer in 1974 and made it our home in 1976. We enjoyed raising our 2 children and 2 adopted native children in this small community setting. We have been involved in establishing a successful construction company, dabbled in commercial fishing and our adopted son 'Captain' Willie now helps to run our Fishing Charter business - Reel Fun Charters. The property is managed by our friend Ruth. Proud to be a Kiwi, but she has lived in Homer for 30 years now. She raised her 3 children here and has hiked, biked, rafted and paddled her way through much of Alaska and beyond.
Why Homer, AK, USA:
When we first visited this property, we were awed by the sense of peacefulness that surrounded us. The craftsmanship of the woodwork and the inspiring views are delightful and capture much of what we love about Alaska. We enjoyed upgrading some of the features to create a real gem of a place that we are excited to share with others who choose to visit. The location, so close to all the amenities and tourist attractions, makes this property so ideal for your vacation.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The 2 buildings are nestled among the trees on 1 1/2 acres with full southern exposure to capture the sun. There is a great feeling of seclusion, yet it's so close to the many attractions of Homer! The expansive deck and front lawn make a wonderful place to relax - right on the water's edge - while you marvel at the drop-dead-gorgous view of the rugged mountains and glaciers across the bay. Done with relaxing? Just 1/2 mile away the Bay Club offers a full range of exercise opportunities including a pool and racquetball courts. The paved spit trail, 1 mile away, is ideal for walking, biking and rollerblading or enjoy wandering along the beach at low tide. Grocery stores, banks, museums, galleries and several notable restaurants are all within 3 miles.
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Spacious southerly facing deck
Well furnished kitchen with pantry beyond
Queen bed in upstairs loft
Ensuite for upstairs bathroom
Stairwell sleeping area with twin beds
The fire pit with supplied wood
A moose wanders by the deck in late spring
The adjacent Bears Den
'The Heavens declare the Glory' ... Northern Lights as seen from the front deck
Captain Willie and a BIG CATCH!
Dining area. Note the gas-flame fireplace.
Main floor bathroom
THE place to sit for your morning coffee and watch the whales out in the bay!
Downstairs - King Bed in private room
Some of the appealing wood features
View from the property
Lights of Homer harbor at the end of the 4 mile spit
Reel Fun Charters boat, 'Daze Off' on the water
Almost a derby winner
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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