One of Seward's Best Vacation Homes + Large Cedar Sauna!(35 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
CLOSE TO EVERYTHING INCLUDING FREE SHUTTLE BUS NEARBY!
Greetings from the Alaskan Riviera! Seward is the playground for Alaskans and the World. This vacation home is constructed of tongue and grooved mature red cedar with tall ceilings throughout.
We are walking distance to the harbor, grocery and liquor stores, restaurants and bars, and the Free Seward Shuttle Bus.
Additional amenities includes free pick-up and delivery from the Seward airport, Seward bus charter, Alaskan Rail Road terminal, or the cruise ship dock.
Exit Glacier, located on the edge of the massive Harding Ice Field is fifteen minutes from Seward. Exit Glacier Guides in Seward can provide glacier hikes for most abilities. Take a marine wildlife cruise with Major Marine Tours or Kenai Fjord Tours. Both provide once in a lifetime fun during your adventure.
Kenai Fjords National Park is just a couple of miles south of Seward. Hiking trails surround the Resurrection Bay area. Please research Seward's Great Race! The Mount Marathon Race is the second oldest race in the country! Imagine racing up and down a 3,022 foot mountain through ice, mud, vines, brown bear country and mountain scree in less than an hour! More than thirty-thousand people come from all over the world on the Fourth of July to witness and participate this spectacle.
PLEASE INQUIRE BY TELEPHONE OR EMAIL SOON! FAVORITE DATES GO FAST. 907-422-0405
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Member since: 2014
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Events Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
- In the master bedroom there is a vanity in the wardrobe area for make up, hair care and dressing, chairs, TV and cable, en suite bathroom with large new step in shower. All beds are new, with comfortable linens, electric blankets, and lots of pillow choices. All bedrooms have tall ceilings, mirrored closet doors for dressing, overhead lighting, windows with blackout blinds and reading lamps. The Master Bedroom has views of the front area and Mt Marathon in the distance....moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player:
- Music Library:
- Pool Table:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
Our dining area is near the great room, nice lighting, with a sliding glass door out to the rear deck. Dining table is thick glass, w/place mats, and four of the six chairs covered with buffalo hide....moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
Keurig for that single cup of delicious coffee or tea. Several K-cups available for starters, or use the regular coffee maker for a larger group. Coffee and filters provided. Tea kettle and tea pots....moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
Denby dishes with serving accessories and casserole bake-ware. Nice glass assortment, wine, cocktail, mimosa, frozen beer/soda glasses in freezer. Coffee mugs, utensils for eating and cooking a plenty...moreless
New wall gas oven w/broiler, light, timer & clock. Great for pizza, and we have the perfect pan to fit. 3 Bears Store has Kirkland frozen Pepperoni pizzas (4), add your extra toppings & bake. Yummy!...moreless
Many 'necessaries' provided, including dry goods, sugar, flour, cornmeal, oatmeal, white and brown rices and many more, spices, olive oil. So you won't have to run to the market for every ingredient....moreless
For our guests we have six adult bicycles available for your use. This property is a to short rides into town and around the harbor, or longer rides such as out to Exit Glacier. Helmets and locks inc...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
Lawn / Garden:
Front and rear lawns surround the house, with a fire pit in the rear and lawn furniture. A local trail system backs the property, and within walking distance is a soccer field and track field at HS....moreless
Pool / Spa
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Oct - Mar
Mar 19 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning $100
Full refund with at least 30 days cancellation, within a 7 day cancellation customer will be charged total amount. I will refund any days I am able to fill minus 20% cancellation fee.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Two and a half hour Zip Line ride through spruce tree top and over a lake just five minutes away. Kenai Fjords National Park only ten minutes by vehicle!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Diane has successfully worked in major commercial and residential property development and nursing before taking over as project manager for developing this unique Seward vacation rental. It is my goal to provide the very best Seward, Alaska can offer its visitors. My goal is provide a vacation home experience that offers an adventure you will never forget. Owners live quietly on-site below in the walk-out home and will provide daily maintenance of the exterior property, bicycles, restocking fire pit logs, emptying exterior trash bins and maintaining sauna/cabin .
Why the Owner Chose Jesse Lee Heights (Seward, AK, USA):
Location, location, location is reason number one for choosing Great Bear. Great Bear Vacation Rental is located in a quiet cul-de-sac in town yet is within walking distance to everything in Seward. This vacation home has SIX ADULT BICYCLES included, no extra fee. Cabin with Dry Cedar Sauna is also a feature of this property, also in the cabin is an extra family room, that is near the fire pit.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The great room has tall eighteen (18') foot ceilings and a beautiful western-themed chandelier. It also offers a high-end wood pellet stove to keep yuou cozy day and night no matter the weather. All bedrooms have high ceilings, unique and simple decoration, very comfortable bedding, many pillows, electric blankets, AND the necessary thermal blackout-blinds. Everything is fresh and clean. If you like to cook outside, we provide a large BBQ grill for your convenience. For long summer evenings enjoy the fire pit area out back. The seasoned wood pile is tall and ready to burn.
- Primary: ++1 907-422-0405 Office Phone, please leave message if not answered
- Secondary: ++1 907-202-2460 Texts accepted on this line as well as phone calls
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Steps up to the front door.
Sauna changing room
A young bull moose saunters through the front yard.
Our guests from June 2016! Leading women's bracket of Halibut Derby
Wildlife Conservation Area
Dining Table for six.
Western Room with king- size bed
Large cedar sauna in backyard cabin
Jim's 30 lb. Yelloweye May 2016
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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