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View! Secluded Yet Close to Town, Family Friendly Log Home

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

The Winding Driveway Leads To A Wildlife Friendly Expansive Lawn, Flowers

Available for your enjoyment, up to 10 people can sleep in this deluxe, 4-bedroom, 4 1/2 Bath, Luxury Home. Each room has it's own personality with an elegant but cozy living room and dining room with table for 8.
Step outside, you'll hear, see and smell the true nature of Alaska, with views of Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet. Situated within the 140acre Wynn Nature Center (out of public view) It's just a short stroll to the visitor cabin and trails. Open daily with naturalist guided tours twice each day, and self-guided hikes at any time.
The Wynn Nature Center is known for its amazing array of wildflowers, bird spotting, trails that range from peaceful and enjoyable trails to some good hikes and protection of wildlife habitat.

Free WIFI, satellite TV and washer/dryer on site.


Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2900 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

  • Bedroom, ground level apartment: 2 twin/ single

    ground level entry, small studio apartment...moreless

  • Bedroom middle floor: 1 king

    Glacier View,walk in closet, in suite full bath...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

    Top Level, Glacier View, Walk in closet, full in suite bath...moreless

  • Top Level 2nd Bedroom: 1 queen

    Glacier View, TV,Library and in suite full bath...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    NIce tile and lots of good lighting...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, tub, shower

    light and airy bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub, shower

    roomy, well adorned and pleasent feel...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    Off the game room on first level...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Smell the freshness of the spruce forest, gaze at the wildflowers and watch for the appearance of moose, bear, lynx, and song birds in your backyard and along the trails. Trails at the Wynn nature center range from handicap accessible to some good hikes with over 5 miles of easy walking trails. A visitor's cabin with deck and a covered pavilion can accommodate a small event!...moreless


  • Books:

    Yes! This house has many great books....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    The ground level has a small ping pong table and other fun items....moreless

  • Games:

    scrabble cards other games...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Homer streets are lined with Art Galleries & restaurants. 3 grocery stores, 3 banks w/ATM. Fitness Center, Hospital and bike rentals ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    You can see the Kenai Mountain Range across Kachemak Bay from this property...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Located over looking Kachemak Bay, the drive to the Homer Spit is approx. 15-20 minutes, making Ocean access easy and a lovely drive!...moreless

  • Ocean View:

    This house is a distance from the ocean, but a short drive will take you to great walking beaches. You see Kachemak Bay from this property....moreless

  • Rural:

    This house sits on a large acreage set in the southernmost Boreal Forest, wildflowers and birds abound in the woods on the property. ...moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Skiing is out your door on this property...moreless

  • Water View:

    Look through the trees you see the water. This house is on a hill above Kachemak Bay...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Oval table with extra leaf and matching chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    All electric heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    fast internet...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    extra linen and blankets in the bedrooms...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Extremely comfortable living room with room for private conversation...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    one 8 cup coffee maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Settings for up to 12 people. Lots of tools for cooking and BBQ....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is well stocked, and appointed. It has a door to the outside with a grill and a small patio area....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Two electric GE wall ovens...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    small patio off of kitchen with a seasonal herb garden...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    This lawn and yard area is huge and private, with established flower beds and a small garden, chairs and picnic table. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large, gas grill for your use. Clean your fish on the convenient fish-cleaning tables at the Homer Harbor and then bring your day's catch back with you to cook on the propane BBQ!...moreless



from 4 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Sep 5, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • no pets accepted $0
  • $25/per person over 8 $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 3%


We accept payments by credit card.... Visa, Mastercard, and Discover

Checks and money orders OK. If paying by check or money order, credit card must be on file for damages or loss.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking

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Last updated: 05/21/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
Homer Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Alice's Champagne Palace
10 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Homer Ferry Terminal
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Shoreline Golf course
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Sterling highway
11 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Homestead
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Homer Spit

Car: Necessary

NorthWynn is nestled in the Wynn Nature Center (off the public trails & just a short stroll to the entrance)

This home is three miles from beautiful Kachemak Bay and the town of Homer. From the elevation of this house you get to see the glaciers and the mountains across the bay.

The Wynn Nature Center, open daily with Naturalist Guided Tours twice each day, self-guided hikes at any time, is a 140 acre wildlife preserve. This former homestead was donated to the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies in 1990 by the Carl E. Wynn Foundation in response to the commitment of Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies to care for and manage the land in accord with the late Carl Wynn's wishes.

Smell the freshness of the spruce forest, gaze at the wildflowers and watch for the appearance of moose, bear, lynx and song birds along the trails. Trails range from handicap accessible to some good hikes. A visitor's cabin with deck and a covered pavilion can accommodate your event!


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1968

About: NorthWynn is located within the Wynn Nature Center, a 140 acre wildlife preserve donated to the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies by the Carl E. Wynn Foundation in 1990. Carl Wynn had NorthWynn built by master craftsmen such as Lee Cole, Gus Weber and Werner Stutzer and special touches are seem throughout the house. His daughter, Billie Fischer, has donated the house to The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, a local non-profit, dedicated to connecting people to the nature of Kachemak Bay.

Why Homer, AK, USA:
This house has a wealth of beauty to discover both inside and outside. You'll find beautiful craftsmanship from the local stonemasons and exquisite tile work in each bathroom. Many artists tools have graced this living area. Whatever you plan for your visit to the end of the road... Homer, this home will be the perfect place to come to. This home was built by a Master Craftsman using Western Red Cedar logs and hand-scribe, saddle-notch log joinery. Copper finishing and stonework are found throughout. 3 Bedroom Suites within the home and an adjoining ground level apartment with it's own kitchen and bathroom, ALL in your group can be accommodated.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Beauty. History. Comfort. You'll have them all inside and outside of this home. Views of Kachemak Bay, mountains and glaciers! The extensive landscaping has been completed to insure that the neighboring wildlife finds it welcoming and you may spot many species on the property. The kitchen garden is available to supplement your Homer Farmers Market purchases to make an extra delicious omelet each morning. The Wynn Nature Center is an easy walk from this home and is available for events and gatherings

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 05/21/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2016.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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