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Jaime Gable

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

NamaStay ~Spectacular Views in Scenic, Convenient Location

31 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Kenai Peninsula House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

NamaStay invites you to step inside, unwind and take in the panoramic views of this roomy and comfortable home away from home. Surrounded by stunning Kachemak Bay and its glacier-studded mountains, NamaStay is located in arguably one of the most scenic areas of Homer, yet we are a convenient 6 miles from downtown. Within minutes you can access Homer's art galleries, shopping centers, and fine restaurants-- or head to the famous Homer Spit for myriad fishing and recreational opportunities.

This 1400 sq. foot chalet-style Alaskan home is sunny, stylish and spacious. Situated on just over an acre of land, NamaStay is ideal for friends, couples and families, and can accommodate 2 to 6 people.

The ample living room boasts vaulted ceilings and a wall of south-facing windows to capture the light and warmth of our long summer days. A dining area is nestled into the living room, providing an intimate space to celebrate food with family and friends. Our deck is fully equipped with a propane BBQ grill, picnic table and lounge chairs, and is the perfect place to enjoy your fresh catch, some Homer-grown veggies or a locally brewed beer.

The well-appointed kitchen has everything you need and more to prepare gourmet meals during your stay. A small table and custom crafted breakfast bar provide spaces to indulge and take in spectacular views.

The master bedroom includes a queen size bed, walk in closet, 8 drawer dresser and full bathroom. The en suite bathroom features a handcrafted stained glass countertop with stainless steel sink. Light-canceling shades offer a reprieve from the midnight sun and alluring views when you're ready to daydream about what adventures await you.

The second bedroom hosts 2 new twin beds, situated opposite each other in a cozy loft bedroom, with plenty of closet space and a luggage rack. Distinctive angles and newly installed birch flooring transform this modest space into an inviting enclave. An additional sleeping space containing a fold-down sofa bed is available on the first floor in a recessed area off the living room. There's a small closet in this area for storing luggage and hanging clothing items, as well as a 3/4 bath just steps away. The downstairs bathroom's unique tile and beach rock floors, sink top and backsplash are noteworthy design features.

An expansive yard hosts guests such as resident moose, eagles, hawks and pheasant; sandhill cranes and other migratory birds also frequent the wide open fields this region is known for. A lovely 2 mile walking trail is accessed in either direction from NamaStay, an easy and relaxing way to explore the neighborhood and all the while be dazzled by breathtaking views.

NamaStay provides all the comforts of home, with an intimate setting in a superb and convenient location. Make NamaStay your home base for your next Alaskan adventure and create unforgettable memories that will leave you beckoning for more.

Keywords: House, 2 bedrooms, Convenient location, Sleeps 2-6 people

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Jaime Gable (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Jaime Gable

12 years ago, I ventured to Homer, Alaska on a quest to explore the Last Frontier. I was young, eager and fresh out of college searching for a place to call home and plant my feet for awhile. Being a sun-loving surfer chick, I never in my wildest dreams imagined that a place like Alaska could capture my attention for long, or steal my heart. It did. To my amazement, it wasn't just the breathtaking scenery and jaw-dropping views that Homer offered that kept me yearning for more - it was the combination of the remarkable natural beauty with its outstanding community. Having grown up in the suburbs of Pennsylvania, I had never experienced true community the way that I did upon arriving at the end of the road. Since that time, I have adapted my lifestyle in order to maintain a home-base here. As a result of this alternative lifestyle, I have been able to live out many dreams - one of which has been my passion for traveling. The long, dark winter months beckon me to throw some meager belongings into a backpack and hit the jet stream. My travels include destinations such as Africa, India, Colombia, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama and Mexico. And my list is still long. It is my own passion for traveling combined with my love for Homer, Alaska that made me decide to open up my home to other travelers. Besides my love for exploring foreign lands, I also love to garden, hike, cook, and spend time with my beloved dog, Rufus.

Jaime Gable purchased this house in 2004

Why Jaime Gable chose Kenai Peninsula

NamaStay is located in a spectacularly scenic area of Homer just 6 miles from downtown and the Homer Spit. The proximity to town puts you within 10 minutes of Homer's art galleries and great restaurants, as well as heading out on a fishing charter or kayak trip for the day. The residential neighborhood provides great opportunities for wildlife viewing while relaxing on the deck grilling up your fresh catch of the day. There's also great walking/hiking just out your doorstep.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The view is great and all of your recommendations were amazing. We hiked, fished for halibut and enjoyed the stores and places on the spit. The kids enjoyed Netflix and the parents enjoyed sitting on the deck. The rooms are amazing and very well furnished. We enjoyed our stay here and would recommend it to others. Thank you so much for letting us stay here, it is a very nice place.
Jul 2012
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Reviews

4.9
based on 31 traveler reviews

NamaStay ~Spectacular Views in Scenic, Convenient Location
average rating of 4.903226 based on 34 reviews
5

Complete satisfaction!

  • 5 of 5

NamaStay Inn is a FANTASTIC place for a getaway! The home met all our expectations. Not only was the location a perfect setting for fantastic views and easy access to town, it provided plenty of space for us to host a small family reunion comfortably. We really enjoyed the way it was decorated and I must say it is very clean and well maintained. We are already planning a return trip and hope this place will be available again! Great experience!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Terry and family. It was a pleasure to meet you and I am delighted that you had such a wonderful stay and visit with your family. I truly appreciate the kindness with which you treated my home and would be more than happy to have you back on your next trip. Until then, all the best!
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5

What a view!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation at Namastay!

From the start we knew what to expect because the owner communicated everything to us so well. The property was clean, well kept, and beautiful. The view is amazing!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dennis Thomsen with Dale Ramsay party

  • 5 of 5

It was the perfect place for our group. Great views, very clean, very well furnished in every aspect, easy access and quiet. Would go back again in a heartbeat!! Good value!! As a side note the raspberry jam is to die for. Wish you had it for sale......I would be your 1st customer !!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Namastay made me want to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Namastay was absolutely amazing. Waking up to the view of the glacier and beautiful Kachemak bay was very special. We had two lovely moose who enjoyed visiting with us as well. The house itself is beautiful and makes one feel at peace. It truly was an amazing vacation because we got to go to what felt like home at night Thank you so much Jaime, we could not have asked for anything better!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Relaxing Home in Homer

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed here in early July. The place was great and the owner left directions that were complete and concise. We went salmon fishing in the morning in Soldotna, traveled to Homer and at 11:00 PM at night were watching the sun reflect on the mountains from the deck. I'll never forget it. I’m not going to rehash the other great reviews and only say that I agree with all the great comments. I will also give a plug to the bagel store down the road – even the bagels and the coffee were good. My only problem with this house is its 3500 miles from where I live, but I hope to make it back one day. I will also point out that I never used VBRO before, but I stayed in three VBRO homes (Soldonta, Homer and Denali) and it was the best move I made on the trip because it connected me with local people who knew and loved Alaska and could help guide my trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing amenities & spectacular view

  • 5 of 5

This house was fantastic, and it is clear the Jaime takes a lot of pride in making her home inviting for guests. The bed and bedding were so comfortable. All the furniture was comfortable and well taken care of. She even put out delicious homemade jam for us. I would definitely recommend a stay here.

Also, the front windows look out directly onto a glacier. We spent every night just sitting in the living room watching the sun go down on the glacier.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
4.5 Miles
Homer Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Downeast Saloon
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
End of Homer Spit
Nearest Golf
0.8 Miles
Kachemak Bay Lynx Par 3 Golf Course
Nearest Train
220 Miles
Seward
Nearest Motorway
6.4 Miles
Sterling Highway
Nearest Restaurant
2.2 Miles
The Homestead Restaurant
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Homer Spit
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Homer House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 3.0%

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Kenai Peninsula House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size fold-down futon bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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