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Hidden Cove: a secluded Alaskan home, hot tub, beach access, family friendly

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, living room w/fireplace, deck, gorgeous views


Located at 2.5 mile Mud Bay Road.

Situated on a hill overlooking the shores of the Chilkat Inlet this vacation rental is a secluded pocket of calm. Feel the peace wash over you as you watch the ever-changing tidal flats. Enjoy the view from your own hot tub.

The upper two floors of this Alaskan home make up this rental. The main floor has an open plan living room with fireplace, dining room, and full kitchen, plus bathroom and one bedroom with a full bed. The second floor has a bathroom plus a bedroom with a king bed and two twin beds, plus a sleeping nook with two twin beds. The entire unit sleeps 8.

The ground floor is a separate rental with one bedroom. Ask about renting it or about renting the entire house.

Plenty of parking. Children are welcome but no pets allowed. No smoking.


From our guests:

'What wonderful accommodations you have. Your dogs were too well trained to come inside for a visit despite my invitations to do so, but I think the rooster and goat might have waltzed inside if I had left the door open a few more seconds.The surprise was a good selection of DVDs to watch.

thanks again.'

Eric B.

'Thank you for sharing one of the most stunning view Haines to offer. One bright sunny morning melted my business cares into oblivion. May future visitors find the serenity I enjoyed during my stay here on Mud Bay Road!'

Fred H.

'Although here on business and unable to really relax and enjoy all that Haines has to offer...I must say the view held me captive much longer than I should have. Relaxing, comfortable and much appreciated retreat.'

Jennifer S.

'We have had a wonderful stay here at Hidden Cove Farm. The views from our apartment are just fabulous. We have also enjoyed the farm animals being so close. Thanks for a very enjoyable stay.'

Pat & Craig S.

'We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hidden Cove Farm. Moonlight reflecting off the water, a crisp chill in the air, and all the comforts of home. The small details were much appreciated. Clean, warm, & cozy. We'll be back!'

Chad & Charla B.

More Details

Property Manager
Randa Szymanski
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 9, 2017

About Randa Szymanski

Greg has lived in Haines for over 30 years and has raised his children and now his grandchildren here.

What makes this house unique

Rent the upper two floors with three bedrooms, or the lower floor with one bedroom, or the entire house.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Hidden Cove: a secluded Alaskan home, hot tub, beach access, family friendly
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

Hidden Cove is a perfect place for a family to stay with a view that never ends!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week and loved every minute. There were 10 of us total, including kids. Everyone had a comfortable bed, plenty of privacy and a huge great room and kitchen to enjoy our family get-together vacation. This lovely family home was just perfect for our 4 families!

The view out the front wall of windows was fantastic. We marveled over and over at just how perfectly the house had been placed on the property to make the most of it's location ... Private, yet only a 5 minutes drive to town.

We are a group that likes to go out and do things together. Haines is a great destination for this! During our week long stay we went charter fishing for Halibut, shore fishing for salmon and trout, bear watching almost every night, kayaking, crabbing off the dock, roaming around the town, driving any back road we could find and hiking several awesome trails. My favorite hike was the one to Superstition Point where we were treated to a stellar view of several glaciers that were super close....just across the bay!

Each return to the house, we'd come home sandy, muddy or wet from our day's adventure. The Hidden Cove house is designed for active people with a large carport to load and unload cars, a mud room and basement to strip off dirty clothes and boots and get them right to the laundry without dragging our mess thru the house!

Not one, but two hot tubs were always hot and ready to soothe tired muscles and relax in. The kitchen had every pot, pan and appliance we needed to cook meals for 10 and the basement was full of games to entertain the kid in all of us.

We've rented many homes through VRBO as we feel it's the best way to enjoy an area. We have always been pleased with the professional way VRBO handles their lodgings and travelers. Hidden Cove and Haines ALASKA ranks right at the top as one of our all time favorite vacation destinations.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views, close to downtown, beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

We booked both Hidden Cove properties for a large group during the Haines Beer Festival. As Industry Professionals we preferred a spot a little away from downtown to get away from the craziness of beer fest. Hidden Cove was perfect. Everyone really enjoyed the amazing lawn and large deck that was bathed every afternoon in sunshine. The views of the of the mountains and bay were incredible. The house was very comfortable and the homeowner was very laid back and welcoming. The house was clean and had everything you would need at a home away from home, even an awesome BBQ grill! We would all stay here again for sure.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Woodland Hills, ca

Great time at hidden cove farm

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time during our stay. This is a great place to stay if you have kids and want your space. Close to town and a beautiful view!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your stay.
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Awesome totally Alaskan

  • 5 of 5

Thanks Greg for having us at your outstanding home overlooking the Chilkoot Inlet. It couldn't be moe Alaskan... My daughter, who wisely selected your place, son-in-law, my wife, two grandkids, everyone thoroughly enjoyed. Alas always too short. But we did have our freshly caught Salmon limit! Our host, Greg, was friendly & very helpful. I would definitely recommend this home to families or groups... The fire pit was a huge bonus on the last night!

Hope to return soon.

Georges from Ottawa, ON.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks! So glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Great view and location, but needs cleaning

  • 3 of 5

The location of this house is beautiful, overlooking the ocean. Amazing patio and great for the kids. Unfortunately the kitchen was quite dirty. There was really old water with floating stuff in the coffee maker and the surfaces were greasy. The fridge was dirty with lots of dressings and other items that have expired more than 6 month ago. The water has a blackish color, that when you fill the tub it looks like your old dish water. I understand upgrading your plumbing can be very costly and may not be possible at this time, but having the house quite dirty also made us question the cleanliness of our bed sheets. We still enjoyed our stay, but it would have been nice to have it a bit cleaner for the price...

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fabienne, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We had a substitute housekeeper who has since been replaced. This won't happen again. We are working on upgrading our water filtration system as well. Thank you again. Randa
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What a view!

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and our host family. We were looking for a place near where we used to live with the views of our memories and this was it. Convenient, close to everything we wanted.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your time back in Haines! Hope to see you again!
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Valley of the Eagles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Haines Highway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Fireweed Restaurant
Nearest Beach
across the road
Car: necessary

Haines is like no other destination. With fascinating history, intriguing culture, breathtaking scenery and adventure to last a lifetime, there’s no question that your time spent in Haines will be enjoyed and remembered for years to come.

Haines boasts year round fun for the entire family. In the summer take part in spectacular hikes, rafting journeys on the Chilkat River, kayaking adventures on Chilkoot Lake, exhilarating jet boat rides, guided nature walks and many more activities. Plus, don’t forget about fishing for Alaska’s Pacific salmon. During the autumn and winter months we offer activities of various interest and sport. In November, Haines hosts the annual Alaska Bald Eagle Festival. Starting in September through early December Haines welcomes over 3,500 Bald Eagles to the beautiful Chilkat River Valley. Spectators from around the world come to partake in this fascinating migratory event. In January, the ALCAN 200 snow machine race is held on the Haines Highway. For the true adventurer, Haines is world-renown for its Heli-skiing.

Haines is also home to the Discovery Channel’s hit show Gold Rush Alaska (one of the stars even stayed with us!).

No matter where your interests lie you can be assured to find something truly amazing in Haines. Come and tap into your inner explorer…Your adventure starts here!


Rates & Availability

Haines House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 21 2016 - Apr 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.5%

No daily cleaning. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Full refund if canceled 14 days or more in advance. Non-refundable if canceled within 14 days of arrival. WiFi available.


Reservations made during the following events must be PAID IN FULL at time of booking to guarantee lodging.
No refunds upon cancellation less than 30 days in advance of event.
We reserve the right to limit people staying in the apartment.

Haines Dolphins Swim Meet (January)
Great Alaska Craftbeer and Homebrew Festival (May)
Kluane to Chilkat Bike Relay (June)
Southeast Alaska State Fair (July)
Bald Eagle Festival (November)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Haines House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , located on the main floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , located on the second floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , sleeping nook perfect for children
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
Open year around

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:

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