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Expansive View, Value, Park Setting, Comfortable, Clean, Rural Yet Close to Town

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Last updated: 09/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

A Memorable Experience is a private two-bedroom cottage offering expansive views of Kachemak Bay and the stunning Alaskan wilderness.

Th cottage can accommodate one couple or small family, 4 fisherman, or two couples. There is a fully equipped kitchen and shared bath that has a private entrance from each bedroom. This cottage sits in a park-like setting with a beautiful lawn and gardens. You will find everything you need to support your stay in Homer.

Located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a very quiet private setting just 8 minutes from downtown Homer. Close to the best hiking trails and all the beauty that Homer has to offer.

This deluxe darling cottage is 575 square feet.

Rate Includes cleaning fee.

Enjoy spectacular views of the bay, mountains and glaciers from this clean, comfortable cottage. Incredible birding, photo opportunities, and hiking await you just outside your door.

There is an eagle's nest nearby and lots of nature surrounding the cottage. Great walks and unique photographic opportunities right outside your door. There are no homes in front of your view plane. Moose, sandhill cranes and eagles often come for a visit.

There is so much to do in beautiful Homer, so plan to plan to stay a while.

The property also offers a VACATION RENTAL HOUSE in addition to the cottage for rent. Both are very private. Rent one, or both for a discount.

THE HOUSE
Spacious comfortable home provides comfort, privacy and unobstructed views of the Homer Spit, glaciers, mountains and Kachemak Bay from every room. There are fantastic decks on both levels, emerald green lawn and gardens around the property. The BBQ area is in a natural setting, making it a peaceful place to enjoy your fresh catch.

The house is perfect for a large family or even 2 small families, a group of fisherman or a small retreat.
Rate is based on 6 people. $400
$25 each additional person after 6.
Includes cleaning fee
3 night minimum stay, rent for less then 3 nights add $100
Discount available when you rent both the house and the cottage.

UPPPER LEVAL of the House -Over 1200 square feet.
Large Master Bedroom with comfortable queen size bed, antique furniture, walk- in closet, private bath, study with fireplace, picture window living room, fully equip kitchen and dinning area. The upstairs deck are a bonus!

There is a futon in the upstairs study, perfect for one extra adult or 2 small children

LOVER LEVEL
Two spacious bedrooms each sleep 1-3 people comfortably with a king-size bed and comfortable day bed. Each bedroom has a private bathroom and walk-in closet. The bedrooms are accented in burgundy and warm greens with an Alaskan theme. There is a convenient kitchenette, dining room and sitting area, as well as a outdoor seating perfect for entertaining.

The house is perfect for a large family or even two small families, a group of fishermen or a small retreat.

$400/night (based on 6 people) can sleep up to 8 with the cottage up to 12
$25 each additional person after 6.
Includes cleaning fee
3-night minimum stay. $100 surcharge for stays less than 3 nights.
Discount for weekly stay: 7th night free
Discount available when you rent both the house and the cottage.

Amenities
Satellite TV and Music
High-Speed Wireless Internet Access
BBQ Area
Nature and gardens

If you are looking for an intimate venue for a small wedding or reunion or just to relax and enjoy the area, you have found the perfect place.

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+1 9072996147
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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 09/21/2016

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 565 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There is 2 steps up to the cottage...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 3-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    *King Bed can be split into 2 twin beds....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    *King Bed can be split into 2 twin beds....moreless

  • The view from the Bedroom is awesome. The cottage is perfect for a couple or a family. Each bedroom has a king bed. The beds can also be made into 2 twins. This cottage sitting room has a comfortable futon and so a party of 5 can be accommodated. Perfect for a family with 2 small children or folks that get along great and do not mind a cozy living space. Rate is based on double occupancy and each additional guest is $25 a night. Beds are super comfortable with plenty of pillows and extra blankets. Rooms are decorated with Alaska theme and very homey. There is a fully equipped Kitchen, BBQ area, bathroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • The Bathroom in the cottage has a shower and plenty of room, extra towels and toiletries provide....moreless

Other Amenities

  • A Memorable Experience is a perfect place to have a catered meal, get married and have small retreats. Wildlife and wildflowers on property, great birding and hiking....moreless

Entertainment

  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View:

    Grewingk Glacier in the Chugach Mountains at the southern tip of Alaska's Kenai Peninsula out your door ......moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The view from the cottage is outstanding. Ocean and mountains, glaciers and beyond...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Kachmack Bay in all its glory...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    Cell phone reception is good...moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equip...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$1,000 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $65 + tax
  • Additional person $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7.5%

Notes:

Rate is based on double occupancy add $25 a night per additional person.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Homer Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Alice's Champagne Palace, Charterers
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Kachemak Bay State Ferry
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Lynx Golf 9 hole golf course
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Alaska Railroad
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Sterling Highway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Fresh Sourdough Express Bakery & Cafe- Best Food
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Lots of Cross County Ski Trails
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Bishops Beach

Car: Necessary

This property is truly unique. You will find the best views of Kachemack Bay in the whole state... I am not kidding. Located in the prestigious Westwood Estates, this property offers beautiful landscapes in a pristine nature setting.

The landscape offers a stunning view looking out over meadows, gardens of domestic and wildflowers, emerald green lawns, the bay, and out to the Chugach Mountains and glaciers. The property also attracts lots of wildlife and sits in a park-like setting.

A Memorable Experience is close to the best hiking trails, and only an 8 minute drive to downtown Homer and 15 minutes to the famous Homer Spit where you can catch one of the many Eco- tours, halibut charters, kayaking tours, or a water taxi to the adventurous Kachemak Bay State Park. Homer is famous for its art galleries, eateries, music venues, halibut fishing, bear viewing, horseback riding and overall beauty. We run an Eco-friendly establishment.

The property is perfect for a small intimate weddings and reunions.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: Property is managed by Eileen Mullen and has been running as a vacation rental destination since 2001. We love this property and know you will enjoy it too. We also own a vacation rental on the Big Island called Always in Season Farmstead - Big love, Donna and Kevin

Why the Owner Chose Homer, AK, USA:
This property is truly unique. You will find the best views of Kachemack Bay and probably the whole state... I am not kidding. Located in the prestigious Westwood Estates, this property offers beautiful surroundings, landscapes, stunning views, scattered gardens with domestic and wildflowers, emerald green lawns, views of the sea and the Chugach Mountains and glaciers. The Property also attracts lots of wildlife and sits in a park like setting. A Memorable Experience is close to the best hiking trails, and only an 8-minute drive to downtown Homer and 15 minutes to the famous Homer Spit where you can catch one of the many Eco- tours, halibut charters, kayaking tours, and water taxi to the adventurous Kachemack Bay State Park. Homer is famous for its art galleries, eateries, music venues, halibut fishing, bear viewing, horseback riding and its beauty. We run an Eco-friendly establishment. The property is perfect for a small intimate wedding. We have also done several remote wedding ceremonies in various locations across the Bay.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Besides the amazing view, great location bordering state land, clean comfortable accommodations, we are also close to town and the famous Homer Spit. Lots of wildlife surround the house and we often get visited by moose, cranes and eagles.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 09/21/2016

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Photos

  • View driving into A Memorable Experience. The cottage is nested in to the right

    View driving into A Memorable Experience. The cottage is nested in to the right

  • The Bedrooms are spacious and have a great view

    The Bedrooms are spacious and have a great view

  • We can set up beds as King or 2 twins

    We can set up beds as King or 2 twins

  • Can you find the Cranes in the photo? They welcome you most everyday

    Can you find the Cranes in the photo? They welcome you most everyday

  • Shabammm we know how lucky we are and love to share this place with you

    Shabammm we know how lucky we are and love to share this place with you

  • Out side seating looking out to Kachemak Bay

    Out side seating looking out to Kachemak Bay

  • Two Bed Room Cottage with outstanding View

    Two Bed Room Cottage with outstanding View

  • The Homer Boat Harbor just 15 minutes away

    The Homer Boat Harbor just 15 minutes away

  • Fireweed in August up the road from the house

    Fireweed in August up the road from the house

  • The Homer Boat Harbor where you catch your boat for an Epic Excursion.

    The Homer Boat Harbor where you catch your boat for an Epic Excursion.

  • We love it when the sandhill cranes come to visit

    We love it when the sandhill cranes come to visit

  • Great place to get married, view from in front of the cottage

    Great place to get married, view from in front of the cottage

  • The kitchen is equip with  everything you need

    The kitchen is equip with everything you need

  • 2nd Bedroom in cottage

    2nd Bedroom in cottage

  • Mama Moose with her twins in the front yard

    Mama Moose with her twins in the front yard

  • Taken right in front of the cottage

    Taken right in front of the cottage

  • Cottage looks out to lovely gardens, beautiful yard and magnificent view

    Cottage looks out to lovely gardens, beautiful yard and magnificent view

  • Park like setting for a BBQ. The views from here are amazing

    Park like setting for a BBQ. The views from here are amazing

  • View from the property! Look at this while you are Barbecuing

    View from the property! Look at this while you are Barbecuing

  • Flowers in the Garden

    Flowers in the Garden

  • Life is good.. the Homer Boat Harbor.. enjoy a day on Kachemak Bay

    Life is good.. the Homer Boat Harbor.. enjoy a day on Kachemak Bay

  • View from the Front Door of the House

    View from the Front Door of the House

  • The whole family in the front yard

    The whole family in the front yard

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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