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Homer Guest Cottage ~ Stay at Home in Homer

Bedrooms 3
Space sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Our guests most frequently remark that the comfort and convenience available at Homer Guest Cottage is like 'being at home'. The owners personally strive to ensure the level of welcoming care you require is met with typical Alaskan friendliness.

The modern, beautifully appointed 2500 sq. ft. home sits on 2.5 landscaped acres and offers both privacy and accessibility in a unique 'close in' setting as well as amenities inviting to families, couples and small groups.

Homer offers one of Alaska's most beautiful natural settings as well as many opportunities to view and enjoy it's flora and fauna, including frequent visiting moose at the cottage.

Come experience Alaska, the Great Land.


From the intersection of the Sterling Highway and Pioneer Avenue coming 'down the hill' into Homer, take Pioneer Ave. east (left) through the central town business area to the four-way flashing red traffic signal at Lake Street.

Continue straight, on East Road 1.9 miles to the cottage- the first driveway to the left past Williams Pl.

Keywords: close in privacy

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 10, 2017

About The Owner

Longtime Alaskans(40+ yrs), Liz and Tony Boario have lived and worked across the state. It has been a lifetime adventure that they enjoy continuing and sharing in this Greatland; where no matter how much you have seen, unique experiences still present themselves frequently.

The Owner purchased this house in 2001

Why The Owner chose Kenai Peninsula

Homer offers some of the best of Alaska. Awe inspiring outdoors with all its possibilities enjoyed by a diverse family-like population of artists, fishers, wildlife and visitors- individuals all.

What makes this house unique

The Cottage really combines comfort, privacy and accessibility in a unique setting where, summer or winter, your closest neighbors may well be a moose family.


Homer House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1-3), Twin or Single Beds (2-6), sleep sofa/chaise 2.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • tennis
the cottage has four bicycles suitable for adults and older children as well as a variety of outdoor equipment for fishing and clamming


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Homer Guest Cottage ~ Stay at Home in Homer
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Best Ever

  • 5 of 5

Our family has stayed in a lot of vacation rentals but this was easily one of our top three. Location, comfort, accommodations provided, friendliness of Tony and Liz....I could go on and on. This place had it all and the owners were the most generous and best ever! Going to Homer? Stay here!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House and wonderfully kind owners

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I initially booked a weekend in the off-season to celebrate our anniversary. The first two days were amazing with ample space in the house and gorgeous sea views, fully stocked kitchen and of course, the hot tub. We were worried about its proximity to the main road but the noise was never a problem and it felt secluded without actually being so and it was only a short distance to the downtown area. On our third night, I ended up in the emergency room with gal bladder issues and ended up having surgery at South Peninsula Hospital there in Homer (which conveniently was only a three minute drive from the house). Our nice little weekend getaway turned into one week with my mom even having to fly in from Anchorage. I ended up having to stay in Homer some additional days so they could monitor me. Tony was amazing! Not only did he allow us to add an additional guest (my mom) at the last minute, but he only charged us what we had initially booked and comped us the remaining days! I can not even begin to tell you what a huge relief that was. He turned a stressful situation into a blessing. After I was released from the hospital, I stayed in the house for two days and due to the layout of the house, it was easy for me to maneuver around and I found everything very accessible. Although our anniversary weekend was spoiled by my surgery, staying at this house helped make the entire experience a good one. I can not begin to thank Tony enough for his kindness and understanding and for turning a scary situation into something positive. I would most definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House....Great View...Great Owner

  • 5 of 5

Pretty simple...Go to Homer and stay here! We couldn't have had a better experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best VBRO experience

  • 5 of 5

I attended a statewide conference and we needed a multi-room space in Homer. This house was beyond expectations!! Every detail from cleanliness to fully stocked kitchen. Tony and Liz were traveling when we arrived, but the caretakers had everything clean and ready for us. This house is just outside of Homer about 5 minutes into town and the hot tub is a perfect way to unwind from your day! Would give it 10 stars if I could...looking forward to returning with family!

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous choice

  • 5 of 5

Homer Cottage was truly a gem of a rental. 5 adults from Wisconsin stayed here for 4 days while we explored Homer and the surrounding area. We have stayed in many VRBOs and I have to say this was by far the nicest and most well equipped house we have ever stayed in. Tony and Liz didn't miss out on a single thing including sharp knives!! Tony couldn't have been more accommodating and friendly. I enjoyed all my interactions with him. The house was beautiful, comfortable and extremely well stocked. We enjoyed the hot tub and the fabulous views. You absolutely cannot go wrong with this rental. Thanks Tony

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Homer Cottage is a wonderful vacationn home and a home in the trues sense of the word. We have stayed in many vacation homes and this was by far the best equipped. Tony and Liz are very generous and provide everything anyone could possibly want and then more. This home is large, very comfortable, roomy, on a large and beautifully maintained property and with an unbelievable view of the mountains and water. We are hoping to return soon. Thank-you Tony and Liz VERY much.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Homer House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.5%

Reservations require 1/3 deposit within 7 days, balance within 60 days of arrival. Cancellations at least 60 days prior to arrival for full refund less $100 cancellation fee; less than 60 days based on re-rental.

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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Homer Airport (PAHO)
Car: recommended


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