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Magnificent Log Home With Breathtaking Views Of Kachemak Bay

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3,000+ Square Feet, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Ocean View

Beautiful cedar log home, 4 bedrooms, sleeps up to 9, tastefully decorated, wi-fi, gas grill, deck w/ view, laundry, dishwasher, satellite TV, 1 acre grassy yard. Amazing views of Kachemak Bay and Homer Spit. Near town - restaurants, bars, shopping. Near the beach - hiking, fishing, sightseeing and paddle boarding. Homer is home to amazing fishing, cross country skiing, biking, hiking and more. This home is close to town, with the feeling of being in the country.


Owner
Daniel Thorsness
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2017

About Daniel Thorsness

Life long Alaskan family realized the dream of building a cedar log vacation home. Anchorage family uses this Homer home as their relaxing and re-energizing retreat.

Daniel Thorsness purchased this house in 1981

Why Daniel Thorsness chose Kenai Peninsula

A million dollar view of Kachemak Bay and Kenai Mountain Range makes this home one in a million. Comfortable 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home is large and spacious.

What makes this house unique

The view, the view, the view. Large kitchen and living room with amazing views.

Amenities

Homer House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2.5 bathrooms. One 4 piece bath in master bedroom. One 4 piece bath w/ double sinks to be shared. One half bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • 4 bedrooms, 1 king, 3 queens, 1 twin, closets, lamps, bookshelves with reading materials
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Magnificent Log Home With Breathtaking Views Of Kachemak Bay
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
5

Stunning View!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time staying at this charming home with a stunning view in Homer, Alaska. There was more than enough room for our family, and we really enjoyed preparing food in the spacious, well-equipped kitchen. Washing dishes was a pleasure while staring at the panoramic views of the bay. The location was perfect as we felt "away from it all" up the hill from the main road (it was so nice and quiet), but still a very short trek back into town and the famous Homer Spit. I would recommend this home to other travelers. Gorgeous!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It's all true about the view, the view the view!!

  • 5 of 5

The home is located a couple miles from Homer on the hill overlooking Homer Spit--it's very spacious to accommodate 8 adults. The kitchen was well stocked as was the entire house. The decor is from the 80's but well maintained and secondary to the view. Many guests have enjoyed this home. Homer is a cool fishing village with lots of shops restaurants and places to explore. We chartered a boat and went halibut fishing-a must do in Homer.

LOVE ALASKA-our 1st visit!!

PS: we tried to play music at the house-a turntable with great LPs but no speakers! No music available but tons of books and magazines about the area.

Also there are 2 apartments downstairs but the renters are locals and friendly and you would never know they are there-totally private quarters.

We were all happy with the location and accommodations, thanks Dan!!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome view

  • 5 of 5

We had 8 adults staying in this beautiful home.We were worried about the space but it was large enough to handle all of us.

Large kitchen & dining area and bedrooms. Loved the hiking trail near the house. We will have great memories of our time in Homer.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay at house in Homer

  • 5 of 5

Almost everything about this house was perfect. The space was terrific. Very comfortable beds which is very important for us. The kitchen was very well stocked. But the most magnificent thing was our view. We loved sitting in the huge great room just to look out the window. The only issues were that the cable TV only had a few channels, not even the news channels. Also, the Wifi was not very strong and did not reach the bedrooms. I hated leaving Homer as this was truly the best accommodations we had during our 2 week stay in Alaska. Thank you, Daniel for allowing us to stay in your beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Fantastic Va K

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time, enjoyed the house very much. Everything was clean and well stocked. My one son wanted to buy all the paper goods when we shopped for groceries, but I told him no, it was all there. Thank you for letting this mom win one! We had a family friend accompany us this year and he is still talking about how great it was. My daughter in law (who finds it hard to relax), actually read a book--just for fun, and slept in!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful property with us. No moose came to breakfast this year so we will have to come back for sure!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Base Camp

  • 5 of 5

Great views, well appointed, close to everything. Lots of room to spread out after a day on the water. Kitchen is well equipped for cooking in.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Homer Airport
Nearest Ferry
6 Miles
Seldovia Ferry
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Sterling Highway
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Homer Spit
Car: necessary

Homer Alaska - Halibut fishing capital of the world. Beautiful scenery, wildlife, fun locals, rich cultural and epicurean delights, hiking, boating, beach walking/combing.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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