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3 Br home located in town; Homer, Alaska family friendly. Now with free WIFI

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Open Year Round

3 bedroom includes 2 queen beds and a set of twin on twin bunk beds. 2 bathrooms, kitchen, 2 car garage, spacious deck. Convenient in-town location, within walking distance to fine dining and nightlife. Resident momma moose and her babies often seen wandering through the property.

Large yard, spacious circle drive and plenty of free parking. Owner is a 35 year resident and available if needed but does not live onsite.

NEW IN MAY 2016 *Price includes free unlimited WIFI


Owner
Gayle Maggi
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Gayle Maggi

Owners are 35 year Alaska Residents

Gayle Maggi purchased this house in 2009

Why Gayle Maggi chose Kenai Peninsula

Convenient in-town location

What makes this house unique

Custom cabinetry and natural wood enhancements throughout, beautiful hand crafted log furnishings

Amenities

Homer House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
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3 Br home located in town; Homer, Alaska family friendly. Now with free WIFI
average rating of 4.111111 based on 9 reviews
4

Great lodging choice

  • 4 of 5

Clean, comfortable home with easy access to the businesses in Homer proper, and easy access to Homer Spit.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice location

  • 4 of 5

The owner went out of her way with extra goodies for her guests. We were tired and thirsty and wanted a cup of coffee. We found milk, coffee/tea, orange juice and more when we arrived. The home was clean and had nice accommodations. Thank-you!!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Good with some eeks

  • 4 of 5

Overall my family and I enjoyed our stay here. It was spacious in the living room/dining room/kitchen area and great for entertaining and being together. It is nice sized for having children play. But depending on the age and mobility of children, be warned that there is a staircase just off the hallway which leads back to 2 bedrooms that a little one can easily fall down (again, depending on mobility). We blocked it off with a chair. There is also a big yard that is not fenced and is along a street. Depending on age of kids, supervision definitely required. Great space though!

The owners provided a tv for the living room along with a dvd player and a couple movies. We also purchased an antenna from Ulmer's while we were there and we were able to get about 10 channels.

The location of this house is great- close to everything. 5 minutes to Safeway, there are parks and museums within 10 minutes and it's a quick drive to the Homer Spit and the beaches.

We rented the car that is available to rent along with the house. It was GREAT! Gayle had it waiting for us at the airport which was incredibly convenient. She was a pleasure to communicate with throughout the process, as little things here and there came up.

The biggest downfall was the beds: they were SO hard and uncomfortable. I made the owner aware and she intends to remedy this problem. But be warned that if you stay before new ones are purchased, you will not sleep well.

This was a great house and I really enjoyed my stay with my family and friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Very comfortable accommodations

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place for two couples. Plenty of supplies in the kitchen to fix breakfasts and even dinner one night. Gayle was great and accommodated a last minute date change. Very much appreciated! Homer is a wonderful little town - very Alaskan! We had great meals at the Little Mermaid, Captain Patties & Cosmic Kitchen. Caught our limit of halibut on a fishing charter.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

great place in Homer

  • 5 of 5

Nice 3 bedroom house in the middle of town. Close to everything. Easy communication with owner. Thanks

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Spacious Home

  • 3 of 5

This home is large and is nice for many guests (we had 5). It is clean and in a decent location in homer, but fyi it is not close enough to walk to the spit and is about a 20 minute bike ride away. Some things that would make the place more accommodating would be a grill, a firepit/ring/bowl, & outdoor seating/dining area or picnic table. People want to be outside in Alaska and that was a challenge at this house. Wifi was terrible-- almost not worth having as it presented continual frustration to users. Also, no TV in living room and only one with dvd player in a bedroom--no cable or antenna etc. This wasn't an issue for us, but might be for some. Overall, for the value it was a good stay, but I would not stay in another place in Alaska again without a fire-pit. Missed those evening fires!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Homer House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Tax Rate 6.0%

Rates and availability are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Rental car available as a separate expense of $100 per day if requested.. Call owner for special discounted rates. 907.299.0728

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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