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Located on the world famous Kenai Peninsula on the banks of Resurrection Bay, Seward is one of Alaska’s most beautiful and historic cities. Seward's proximity to the Kenai Fjords National Park make it a must stop location for all who visit Alaska. Conveniently located only 126 miles south of Anchorage, visitors can travel to Seward via the scenic Seward Highway, the AK Railroad system, by bus, air, or ship. Seward is also less than a one hour drive from Kenai River fishing. Depending on the time of year, outdoor experiences can include sport fishing, wildlife cruises, sailing, hiking, kayaking, flight seeing tours, glacier viewing, dog sled rides, cross-country skiing and snow machining. Additionally, visitors to Seward enjoy our Alaska Sealife Center, many unique shops, fine restaurants and galleries featuring local artists.
Spectacular mountain and bay views will greet you upon your arrival. Around the corner from the Alaska Sealife Center and downtown Seward, the location of this cozy, bay front home is perfect. Amenities include full kitchen, two full baths, laundry, and sleeping accommodations for up to ten guests. There is also a chest freezer for your daily catch. Cable television is available in two bedrooms and a television with a DVD player is available in the living room. Spot eagles and otters right from the picture windows. Take your coffee and watch the sunrise over the Kenai Fjords every morning during your stay (Depending on the time of year, that might mean getting up very early!). Enjoy Mt. Marathon views as you grill in the backyard or take an evening stroll along the beach. Plenty of board games and books are also available for you to enjoy in front of the fireplace.
Keywords: Cottage, ocean view
We have been thrilled to open the cottage to those exploring Seward since 2008. We have lived in Alaska for 20 years now and we fell in love with Seward the first time we visited.
Seward Properties purchased this cottage in 2006
The location of this property is incredible! We love our views, the proximity to town and that the Sealife Center is right around the corner. The cottage itself has a great deal of character and charm, a classic Seward home!
I love the location of this house! It is close to everything, has a great view and is very spacious. I feel like it was a great deal for the price and, if I ever return to Seward, I would stay here again.
Were it not for a few small things, I would definitely give this property a five star review. We lucked out in getting this property over the 4th of July and were able to soak up all the festivities that go along with that in Seward. My husband and I traveled with our three teenagers and were plenty comfortable in the home. The location and the view can't be beat. I loved sitting at the table eating breakfast and looking out over the bay and the mountains. We cooked some meals in the kitchen and I loved having a gas stove. The kitchen was stocked well enough for our needs in terms of dishes, cookware, etc. Soap, shampoo, conditioner, and a hair dryer were all available in each bathroom. We also did laundry, which was nice for traveling.
Our girls loved the 2nd floor room with the four single beds. My husband and I slept on the main floor, although the basement bedroom and bathroom were bigger and nicer. However, the basement smelled a bit musty. (One of the reasons for 4 stars instead of 5.) The other reason for only 4 stars was the furnace: the furnace kicked on in the night and was very loud. I called Nicole about it and she responded quickly. However, the problem persisted. Even after turning the furnace OFF, it would still turn on in the night when it got cooler. Setting the temp seemed to have no effect, making it rather warm for sleeping during the night.
We loved the Seward area. We did a cruise with Kenai Fjords and LOVED it: humpback whales, orcas, a fin whale, puffins, sea lions, seals. And the mountains! Wow! My husband and two of our daughters did a half day fishing excursion. And my husband and one daughter hiked Mount Marathon. (Not for the faint of heart: we are all runners in very good shape, and it was the most demanding hike I've ever done.) Having done the hike, it was SO cool to watch the racers speed through that grueling course during the race on the 4th of July. Our 16 year old liked Seward so much, she has vowed to go back and run the race some day!
Thanks for a great stay!
The house is great, right across from the bay, beautiful view. super clean. close to everything. I will definitely stay here again.
We really enjoyed this home. It was well set up - lots of everything we need. 5 adults stayed in the home - but it would easily fit more. Even with showers - we never ran out of hot water - definitely a PLUS!
The ONLY thing I would ask of the owner - PLEASE! it would have been very helpful to have blackout curtains in the bedrooms. We are all morning people - so we were all up by 6-7am anyway - but sleep is more restful when you can have darkness.
The space is large and we had two other groups of friends at other homes within a few blocks - and it was quickly obvious ours would be the home for breakfasts and dinners. We had all the utensils needed - as well as cooking pans/pots/utensils/etc. The bathrooms were large and convenient. Being across from the park we had some late night noise - but it only was obvious to the upstairs bedroom - put on the fan and it goes away. :)
I hope we will be able to stay here again!
The Seward Bay Front Cottage definitely delivered with the views. With the backdrop of snow capped mountain tops and the water, it was gorgeous and peaceful. There are campgrounds in front of the house, but the campers were not bothersome at all. The house has one bedroom on the main floor with a queen sized bed. A basement has a queen sized beed, a twin bed with a twin trundle. The attic upstairs has 4 twin sized beds as well. Additionally, there is a futon couch in the living room. There are two bathrooms, one on the main floor and one in the basement. The water pressure for the bathroom on the main floor was a little weak. The bathroom in the basement has a jacuzzi tub and the shower head was not mounted up, so that made it awkward to shower having to hold the shower head at all times. (No one in our party utilized the tub.) Having a washer and dryer is very convenient, however, be careful when using it, since three of our items got ruined (a camisole strap got caught in some rubber part in the dryer and ripped, two shirts with eyelet hooks got hooked together and distorted.) The curtains for the house are not black out curtains, so it did let in significant amounts of light. Since we visited at the beginning of the summer, sunset was not until 11pm most nights, having blackout curtains would have been very beneficial. Overall, house was great with lots of room that more than comfortably fit 6 adults. It was clean and had plenty of towels, blankets, and other typical necessities. I gave this place a 4 star for the low water pressure for one of the bathrooms, awkward unmounted shower head, and lack of blackout curtains. I would definitely still recommend this house though!
The house was clean and had everything we needed
Plenty of space within walking distance to harbor and downtown
This is the 2nd time we have stayed at the bayfront cottage. The location is great and the house sets up perfect for a large group of people like we always have on our fishing trips (10 of us) The house is in great condition, the bathrooms are nice the kitchen is functional and the sheets and towels are always clean. There were a few small things this year that kept my review a 4 star instead of 5, like the fact we had to light the pilot light for the oven, we had a broken chair at the dining room table and the barbeque was out of propane but these were small items easily remedied as the manager quickly replaced the chair and left us money to buy propane. We have been coming to seward AK to fish for the past 14 years and this house is definitely a top not place to stay with easy access to both downtown and the small boat harbor (short drive) I would definitely recommend it for large or small groups.
Located on the world famous Kenai Peninsula on the banks of Resurrection Bay, Seward is one of Alaska’s most beautiful and historic cities. Seward's proximity to the Kenai Fjords National Park make it a must stop location for all who visit Alaska. Conveniently located only 126 miles south of Anchorage, visitors can travel to Seward via the scenic Seward Highway, the AK Railroad system, by bus, air, or ship. Seward is also less than a one hour drive from Kenai River fishing.
Depending on the time of year, outdoor experiences can include sport fishing, wildlife cruises, sailing, hiking, kayaking, flightseeing tours, glacier viewing, dog sled rides, cross-country skiing and snow machining. Additionally, visitors to Seward enjoy our Alaska Sealife Center, many unique shops, fine restaurants and galleries featuring local artists.
Other Activities: Alaska Sealife Center, Glaciers, Hiking,
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2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$50|
Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Also, one night only bookings will be $450 + 11% tax. Multiple night bookings are $400/night + 11% tax.