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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

Spectacular Views and Privacy at Affordable Price!

36 Reviews
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Kenai Peninsula House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

A custom 1700 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath chalet style home located 2.5 miles on Homer’s famous East Hill road, known for its fantastic views of Homer. The house is situated on 3.5 private acres, surrounded by wildflowers and local birch, alder and spruce.

This vacation rental sits along scenic bench land overlooking Homer, considered by many as one of the nicest spots in the Homer area. The location is superb with views of Kachemak Bay, mountains, glaciers and just minutes away, the world famous Homer Spit. Located about 700 feet above sea level, this three and one half acre, south facing location catches all the warmth and long glorious sun our endless summer days offer. While enjoying your stay at Overlook Guest House, you will often see different wildlife species including moose, eagles, hawks, pheasant and an occasional black bear or coyote.

The friendly design is perfect for friends and family. A master bedroom and bath is located on the main floor with master walk-in closet and jetted tub for two. An efficient full kitchen has all the amenities including microwave, dishwasher and breakfast bar. The main floor also has a washer/dryer room with adjacent ½ bath. A dining area seats 6 comfortably and living room appointed with comfortable leather furniture, makes this just the ticket for an active or relaxing vacation. A small deck is accessed from the living room with BBQ and chairs.

Blackout shades for all the bedrooms!

Upstairs are two full bedrooms, one with 3 twin beds (or 1 King and 1 twin) and the other is two twin beds (or 1 King) and additional full bath (shared).

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Patrick and I (Dawn) have lived in the beautiful town of Homer for 25 years. We came up to work in our 20's and never left! Neither of us had ever lived by the ocean growing up but once we saw the beauty of Kachemak Bay, the glaciers and mountains; we were here to stay! The small town community with it's abundance of wildlife, green space and friendly people has been the perfect place to raise our children and start our own businesses. We are an outdoors family--our free time is spent fishing and camping in the summer and skating and skiing in the winter. This area truly has everything that we enjoy. We hope our guests can experience Homer and have the vacation of their dreams!

The Owner purchased this house in 2007

Why The Owner chose Kenai Peninsula

Large, private acreage on exclusive East Hill rarely comes on the market in Homer; so when this came around, we just had to buy it! The Overlook Guest House is aptly named as it 'overlooks' Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit with good views of Eldridge Passage and Yukon Island. The area here on the hill is really nice as it does not get windy and is very sunny. Its proximity to town is good, just a quick 5 minutes. Just wait till you see the views going down East Hill into Homer, really spectacular!

What makes this house unique

I so enjoy the wildflowers that grow in profusion around the house, wild roses thrive on the hillsides here. Often when we are here, there is moose in the yard or occasionally I will see the neighborhood porcupine waddling up from the nearby gulley. It is very peaceful and private; we really enjoy this house!

Reviews

4.9
based on 36 traveler reviews

Spectacular Views and Privacy at Affordable Price!
average rating of 4.861111 based on 36 reviews
Gilbert, AZ
5

Very clean and stunning view!

  • 5 of 5

This home was an excellent choice for our stay in Homer! Upon entering, I was pleasantly surprised to see that it was immaculately clean (and I'm a self-proclaimed clean freak!) and very well stocked. The view was just breathtaking from the living room and outside deck. It was less than a ten minute drive to the Spit and the Safeway grocery store. A tip if you stay here; continue UP the hill one day to Wynn Nature Center. It was a fun & easy little hike and we even saw a mama moose and her babies. I would highly recommend this home! Oh, great black-out blinds as well, which were much appreciated in July!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean, spacious and comfortable place with a fabulous view.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here! We had stayed in a couple of other places on our Alaska trip, and while we enjoyed all of them, this was the quietest, and most relaxing of all. The kitchen was very well equipped, and the beds were comfortable. Fantastic view of the Homer Spit was the icing on the cake! Would stay here again if we get the chance.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first trip to Alaska and after traveling through Denali and down to Homer, I was sold! This house topped off a great trip! We stayed 5 nights and the third night was Summer Solstice. The view was wonderful! Just being able to see the Homer Spit created a beautiful view but seeing the moon rise over the mountains and shine off the bay... well, it was magical! We had a mamma moose come by to visit with her baby and then a porcupine waddled through one evening. How fun! The house is well equipped and can sleep several couples very comfortably. This is a great property for relaxing and is located close to town. It just doesn't get much better than that! I would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Keysville
4

Nice house with great setting in Homer

  • 4 of 5

This rental is in a beautiful setting with a great view. Plenty of room, great layout and location, and everything was as advertised, particularly the gorgeous view of Homer Spit surrounded by the bay and mountains. Had trouble with the TV and the owners were helpful and responsive. We greatly enjoyed a wildlife boat tour on the Kachemak Bay and hiking on the Eveline trail. Appreciate the nice place to stay in a naturally lovely area!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is a gem! It has everything we could ask for and more! It is a very large 3 bedroom with tons of space and privacy! We wish we could have stayed forever!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house.

  • 5 of 5

Lovely weekend. House is super clean and comfortable. Fantastic view of the spit. Would come back again.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Rates & Availability

Homer House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
May 26 2016 - Sep 4 2016
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
May 25 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.5%

Off season pricing for two guests is available for $150 per night, please contact us directly. Check or money order can be used for final payment due, 60 days before arrival. Cancellation is 60 days before arrival, with a $100 cancellation fee. After 60 days based on re-rental.

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Amenities

Kenai Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • wind-surfing

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