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Beautiful Home Overlooking Skagway Valley and Lynn Canal

(7 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/03/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths (Sleeps 8)

Private spacious 4 bedroom/2 bath home overlooking Skagway and the Lynn Canal. The house has a private balcony off upstairs bedroom with a wrap around deck on lower floor for optimum comfort and viewing of the beautiful valley and all the surrounding mountains including Mt. Harding and Harding Glacier. This historic gold rush town is full of beautiful history and charm! Just a short ten minute drive out of town and up the Dyea road to this private overlook, featuring maple hardwood floors throughout the house. The kitchen has bird's eye maple cabinets and granite counter tops, duel fuel stove( gas burners and electric oven), and dishwasher. Washer and Dryer conveniently located on 2nd floor. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs with queen size beds and a queen size bedroom with bathroom on the first floor. For additional sleeping needs there is a day bed with trundle in the upstairs hall/sitting area. The living room has a spectacular view of the Lynn canal to the south and the White Pass mountains to the north and a cozy wood burning stove as an additional heating source along with oil furnace. Whether you are wanting to hike the infamous Chilkoot Trail or ride the historic White Pass Railroad this house is an ideal location for exploring all that Skagway has to offer.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/03/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2400 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Television available in the living room and one of the upstairs bedroom....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    4 bar stools at the kitchen island...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    limited internet access is available...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


from 7 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Korsmo Vacation Rental
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 8%


Please contact owner to make a reservation. House available from May 2016 through September 2016

Limited internet access is provided.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/03/2017
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3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Skagway Airport Alaska Seaplanes, Wings
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Elks Lodge/ Eagles Lodge/ Skagway Brew Co
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Alaska Marine Highway Ferry Terminal
110 Miles
Nearest Golf
Whitehorse Yukon
3 Miles
Nearest Train
White Pass Railroad
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Klondike Highway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Skagway Brewing Co
110 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Sima/ Whitehorse Yukon
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Yakatania Point

Skagway is a National Park, there is a Park Service museum and City museum offering lots of wonderful history dating back to the 1898 Goldrush. Beautiful hikes and lots of activities such as White Pass Railroad, Packer Expeditions hiking to glaciers and kayak trips to Fraser B.C. Temsco Helicopters, Alaska Excursions Zipline, Horseback riding and dog sled tours. There is something for everyone.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Both my husband Mike and I came to Alaska in 1984, I am originally from CT, I am a station manager for a small commuter airlines Alaska Seaplanes, we fly to many communities in Southeast Alaska. My husband Mike is from WA State, and he is a tugboat captain running boats all over Alaska. We met here in Skagway and immediately fell in love with this beautiful country. Anyone who has spent anytime in Alaska will agree that in just gets under your skin and becomes home. We raised our 2 daughters here and have enjoyed this peaceful safe little town for over 30 years.

Why the Owner Chose Skagway, AK, USA:
We bought our beautiful house in 2000, there are large windows on all 3 sides of the house capturing all the breathtaking views Skagway has to offer. You can look to the north and see the White Pass Mountain range in the Yukon and also look to the south and see the Lynn Canal all from one room. The location was a draw as well, only 10 minutes from town by car, it definitely gives you the feeling of getting away from it all.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One unique benefit of the house is during the tourist season you have a the bird's eye view of the ships coming into port every morning and leaving every night. You can enjoy watching from the upstairs bedroom, or off the balcony or the downstairs living room, and lower deck.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/03/2017

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  • Entrance


  • Entrance


  • Kitchen


  • View from the deck

    View from the deck

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

  • Daybed in the hallway

    Daybed in the hallway

  • Bedroom with window seat

    Bedroom with window seat

  • Upstairs bedroom view to the north

    Upstairs bedroom view to the north

  • View of deck and house

    View of deck and house

  • Front Deck

    Front Deck

  • View of the ships and a full moon from balcony

    View of the ships and a full moon from balcony

  • Sunrise from upper deck

    Sunrise from upper deck

  • Arctic entrance

    Arctic entrance

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Downstairs Bedroom

    Downstairs Bedroom

  • Upstairs Bathroom

    Upstairs Bathroom

  • Upstairs bedroom view to the south

    Upstairs bedroom view to the south

  • Lower deck overlooking town

    Lower deck overlooking town

  • Full Moon Rising

    Full Moon Rising

  • Rainbow view from the deck

    Rainbow view from the deck

  • View of front of the house deck

    View of front of the house deck

VRBO #619942

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 13, 2017

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