KILCHER FRONTIER HOMESTEAD HISTORIC LOG CABIN ACCOMMODATIONS

Kelli Kilcher

Advertiser since 2012
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Kelli Kilcher

Advertiser since 2012
Speaks english
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KILCHER FRONTIER HOMESTEAD HISTORIC LOG CABIN ACCOMMODATIONS

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Homer Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2br, (Sleeps 12) running water, electricity and heater

Fantastic, scenic 620 acre property. You will be amazed at the views of rolling meadows and the Bay surrounded by endless mountains. Stay in an original homestead cabin built in 1944 by Swiss immigrants. Settle back into a more rustic and simpler way of life. Visit the Museum and learn of the history.

Keywords: Kilcher pioneer family, Alaska: The Last Frontier, historic Alaskan log cabin. Spectacular views, beach access, peaceful farm setting surrounded by 600 acre wilderness. Close to town of Homer and famous Homer Spit offering theater, arts, shopping, fishing, fine dining and more!

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Kelli Kilcher (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2012
Call Manager
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Speaks english

About Kelli Kilcher

This is the beautiful original Kilcher Homestead. Some areas have been featured on the Discovery tv show Alaska: The Last Frontier. Several of Yule's 8 kids still live on the land. We enjoy sharing the wonder of this land and this life style with others. It is a truly peaceful and grounding experience to walk these woods or stroll to the beach.

Kelli Kilcher purchased this cabin in 1944

Why Kelli Kilcher chose Homer

Yule Kilcher left this property to his children in a Trust so that it would never become developed or exploited and could remain in its natural setting for many generations to come. We still have a working farm on the property and are in the process of developing a folk school.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Kilcher Frontier Homestead Historic Log Cabin accommodations
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
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Homer Alaska
Claremore, Okla
5

Hospitality and Experience

  • 5 of 5
Very beautiful and secluded. The host family is engaging and friendly. The cabin is much bigger than it looks from the pics and all the farm activities continue all around you. You'll want to bring a little extra money to buy the rooster that crows at 4:00 in the morning, and have him for dinner the next day.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Homer Alaska
Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
4

Redefining comfort

  • 4 of 5
To be frank, I was a bit apprehensive when I first arrived at this place. It takes a while to get to the cabin from Homer. Its very old and rustic. I probably didn't read the description before booking but I found out there were no showers and the restroom was a outhouse. But the location is beautiful set in a huge meadow, overlooking the Kachemak Bay and glaciers across. The inside is simple and basic, but cozy and comfortable. I probably spelt the best in my two weeks in AK. The place forces you to redefine what we city dwellers call comfort. You may not find the external comforts, but you will soon find a internal comfort. It made me realize, I don't need modern amenities to be comfortable. There is this certain warmth and welcoming feeling to this place. We arrive feeling tentative, but left happy. Thank you for keeping this place the way it is (which probably is the way our parents and grandparents lived). We had a teenager in our party and to our surprise, he loved the stay here.
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
business
Kilcher Frontier Homestead Historic Log Cabin accommodations
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407695vb
+1 -360-920-3456
Homer Alaska
UK
5

Best part of my Alaskan holiday

  • 5 of 5
There are many reasons why I would 100% recommend that you make the Barn part of your Alaskan adventure. Firstly location, the view is to die for, it is off the beaten track but not too far, there is access to miles of beach via a lovely walk down the edge of a canyon. Then there is the history of the site being a pioneer homestead with the original homestead cabin (living museum) nearby to visit and marvel at how the Kilcher family lived. The barn itself has everything you need, and a real 'little house on the prairie' vibe, even a piano! Then of course there is Fay ( of the original Kilcher family), lovely Fay who will make you feel soooo welcome, I spent 7 weeks touring alaska and without doubt this was the best part of my holiday
  • Submitted: May 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Map

Map

horse rides, ATV rides, clam digging, birder walks, educational workshops, crafts, music festivals, farmers market

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Photos

Photos

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Homer Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$150
$900
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 3.0%
Notes Year Round summer and winter availability. All year $150, 2 night minimum stay, $900 week (1 night free). Special monthly rate is one free week. Ask about group rates for events. 'Location fee' for weddings is $1,000. plus extra for buildings.
Rate based on 2 people. Extra $25/per person over that. Kids under 16yrs old are free.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Homer Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Ski-In ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Because this is a historic log home it does not have an indoor bathroom. There a possibility of using an outdoor shower next door. We provide a cute 'privvy' that takes you back in time! You can wash up at the kitchen sink where there is hot and cold running water available. The historic sauna is also available upon request.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Queen size Bed (1),Twin beds, Bunk Beds
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
large scenic, expansive yard area, available for weddings, tenting, outdoor fire pit, tree swing, hiking trails
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