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The best location on the Kenai River!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 232 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 bedroom, 3.5 baths. 1 king 3 Queen beds. 2500 sq ft home, deck, private dock

Located in the heart of Soldotna Alaska on the bank of the Kenai river. Sleeps 8 or more adults -Two master suites with baths, upstairs, Master 1 has a king size, pillow top mattress, and master two has a queen size pillow top mattress . Down stairs has two separate rooms with Queen beds and one shared bath. Home has all of the amenities needed, full kitchen, outdoor BBQ and laundry facilities. Enjoy the views of the river flowing past the house just feet away from the living room kitchen or the 1500 sq ft deck. Relax by the outdoor fire pit or enjoy your morning coffee under the covered deck as you take in the sights and sounds of the river. Watch eagles catch fish or perch on the trees in front of the house. Over 100' of private river front with 33' of fishing dock. Fish cleaning station is located right on the dock. Plenty of freezer space available.

Kevin Fraley
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

About Kevin Fraley

Jill and Kevin Fraley have lived in Alaska for 25+ years. We moved to Alaska to have a slower pace of life, to focus on raising our kids, and enjoy the out doors and the wildlife. We love people, we love the water, we love to fish and we love Alaska!

Kevin Fraley purchased this house in 2013

Why Kevin Fraley chose Soldotna

The perfect place to get away. We are right on the best part of the Kenai River! The beauty is beyond explanation. So many things to do... Fishing, cooking, eating, relaxing, napping, kayaking, hiking, and so much more!! There is no need to drive anywhere, everything is right here at your front door! Make a picnic lunch and make a fire in the fire pit. Watch the eagles pick fish right out of the water from the kitchen window, the living room or the deck. Catch salmon (in season) or trout all year long. This is a great place to bring your whole family with plenty of room to spare! 1 King and 3 queen beds and lots of couch and floor space too! Laundry and freezer space are on site too.

What makes this house unique

Large home with huge deck with gazebo, BBQ and river front fire pit. Located in town just a few blocks from stores and shopping. Private fish dock with fish cleaning station. Kayaks available to rent.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Soldotna, Alaska

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 232 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half bath 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , Down stairs bath shared
    Master 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Master 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Double shower & double sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Master 1 with king pillow top mattress, with private bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Master 2 with queen pillow top mattress, with private bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , Shared bath
    Den Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Queen bed in den with large room divider / Shared bath
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • bay fishing
No parties! Pets allowed by approval. No additional guests beyond listed when booking. If all guests are not disclosed access to the house will not be granted.


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The best location on the Kenai River!
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Great location, wonderful owners!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful large home right on the Kenai River with a fishing platform.

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice house and owners!!

  • 4 of 5

The Fraley's house is very nice, very well stocked with all the general amenities you will need, very comfortable, the view is great, the fire pit is nice, the location is in town so it is close to everything, but yet secluded and private. The Fraleys are nice people and very responsive to any questions or inquiries and very helpful with any special requests. We felt at home our entire stay.

We had a party of nine grown men. Since there are are only three private bedrooms and a sectioned-off bedroom, this meant that a few of us had to sleep on blow up mattresses or the couches, and we knew this going in. This was ok, but certainly not perfect, the house is probably better suited for three of four couples, perhaps with smaller children or teenagers who could sleep in the floor or couches easier. I don't mention this as a criticism, but just as information, as I said, we were aware of this going in and there are not many options for a large group to have a place of their own in the area. The house is big enough for more than 9 if needed, and the deck area is really nice. There were plenty of sheets and towels, etc. for all.

One other point of interest for fishermen/women... the property is right on the Kenai river and the running salmon go right past the fishing platform (you can see them). The Frayleys were nice enough to give us a few rods and reels to use during our stay, which was really nice, and we caught quite a few fish. (We were there in mid August for the silver salmon run). You can wade in the river also right off the fishing platform area. The one thing that does not show up so well in the vrbo pictures is the stairs that lead from the property to the fishing platform. There are approximately 40 stairs at a steep angle that will wear you out after two trips up and down, especially for anyone over 50 years old. I would guess the main property is 30 to 50 feet above the river level which is fantastic for the view, but tough on the knees (climbing the steep stairs). Again, I mention this not as criticism, but as general information.

Overall the place is wonderful and the hosts are top rate!! Just beware if you plan to fish and you are over 50, you will get a workout over the course of a week, but perhaps that is just what the doctor ordered? 😊?

  • Review Submitted: 30/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location, Perfect Host, Perfect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoyed our time in Alaska in large part to the quality and comfort of this home, the excellent location, and the generous host.

The location was so close to town and the fishing opportunity was tremendous. The dock was rigged with a sound dock as well as a place to clean fish with ease. The house had comfortable beds and amenities. We found the home pristine and extremely well stocked. Our host was available to teach us Alabama folks how to best try for the salmon (we came with 200lbs!) and knowledgeable of the area restaurants. We can't imagine staying anywhere else if a great vacation is the goal in mind.

  • Review Submitted: 09/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at your home! although while we were there and decided to fish on the dock the fish weren't biting at all. We had a wonderful meal at Louie's, we also loved the Moose is Loose Bakery there in town.

  • Review Submitted: 09/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, very comfortable and has everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

Very close to town and convenient for shopping and restaurants.

  • Review Submitted: 06/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great location, my family of 13 stayed for four days and loved every minute.

  • Review Submitted: 23/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Kenai Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Cook Inlet
Car: necessary

The Kenai River is a world class fishing destination.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Soldotna, Alaska

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall / Winter 17
30 Sep 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 19 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer
20 May 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
Peak 2018
15 Jul 2018 - 11 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
12 Aug 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
Fall / Winter 2018
30 Sep 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 19 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer 19
20 May 2019 - 15 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
Summer 19
16 Jun 2019 - 14 Jul 2019
2 night minimum stay
peak season 19
15 Jul 2019 - 11 Aug 2019
2 night minimum stay
Late Summer 19
12 Aug 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee AU$199.24 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$664.15
Tax Rate 6.0%

We can provide fire wood for the fire pit for $5.50 per bundle. If you would like fire wood please let me know how many bundles you need. If you need more during your stay you can text or email me.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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