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Comfortable Living on a Rugged Island

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Enjoy Kodiak's rugged beauty during the day and the comfort of our home at night

Enjoy the rugged beauty and pristine wilderness of Alaska's Emerald Isle alongside the comfort and amenities of home! Our home sleeps up to 6 people and features all new appliances and furnishings. Look outside to see the striking view of a busy ocean channel that feeds the second largest fishing port in the United States! Whether hunting, fishing, sightseeing, or more you will love your stay at our house. Also, if you need a rental car we happily offer our 2004 Chevy Colorado for $75/day. The truck is available most of the summer. Inquire with owner for availability during your trip.

Stephen Foreman
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Stephen Foreman

This property is co-owned by 2 married couples who happen to be great friends, the Foremans and the Nussbaums. Stephen and Kelli Foreman have been Kodiak locals for 10 years after growing up in Nebraska. Stephen and Kelli have 2 young boys (2 & 4) that keep them quite busy and entertained:) Stephen works as an educator in the Kodiak Island Borough School District while Kelli works at the Kodiak Baptist Mission. Ted and Kathy Nussbaum brought their young children from Oregon to Kodiak 18 years ago and still feel privileged to call Kodiak home. Ted is an educator with the Kodiak Island Borough School District while Kathy works as a Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center. We enjoy gill netting for salmon, long-lining for halibut, sport fishing, kayaking, backpacking, hiking, and exploring our beautiful island. We continue to be amazed and blessed to call this place home! It is with much joy that we are able to offer you a great place to stay during your unforgettable Kodiak experience. Come and see!

Stephen Foreman purchased this house in 2014

Why Stephen Foreman chose Kodiak

Kodiak is an awe inspiring, untouched treasure. All who visit are taken aback by its breathtaking views and rugged terrain. After 28 years of combined island life we are daily amazed by Kodiak's beauty and opportunity for adventure. After a busy day out playing, the warm, inviting, home atmosphere will be the perfect place to unwind with family and friends. Our home will afford you the opportunity to experience Kodiak how we do, away from a crowded hotel, with an amazing channel view, and for a very reasonable price.

What makes this house unique

Walking distance to downtown. Incredible views of the channel featuring all Kodiak boat traffic! Updated interiors.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Kodiak

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 4:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
There is potential on this property to handle larger groups of up to 12 people. The full property accommodates guests with 5 total bedrooms and 3 baths. Each extra bedroom beyond the pictures you see include working stoves, microwaves, beds, extra deck space, etc...and of course the same striking views of the ocean! Contact the owner to take advantage of a deal for your larger group.


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Comfortable Living on a Rugged Island
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews
United States

Perfect base camp for exploring Kodiak.

  • 5 of 5

My group of fishing buddies made this our base camp for several excursions around Kodiak. The house was a nice, clean, comfortable, and well appointed place to relax in the evenings and enjoy the great view. I plan to bring my wife and daughters to Kodiak and will definitely be staying here again.

Owners were very helpful in assisting me with planning out our trip as well.

  • Review Submitted: 15/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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It's a great Catch

  • 5 of 5

This is our first review of the Catch. We have been there 2 years in a row and already planning on next year. The house is located on the main road in town. That's not a problem, but a plus. Most everything you're looking for except fishing is located in town. We were a group of four adults and we thoroughly enjoy the comforts this home provides us while on our fishing vacation. The pictures are very accurate, and the owners are excellent to work with. The mud room is great tool for us fisherman with gear. We have grown quite comfortable with the Catch and highly recommend the house.

  • Review Submitted: 02/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic house with a great view in Kodiak. We would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 03/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Two thumbs up!

  • 5 of 5

Nicely done. Very comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: 31/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, comfortable with good views of the beautiful ocean and mountains

  • 4 of 5

The home was as advertised, clean, comfortable with a good view of the beautiful bay and mountains. Kodiak has incredible sights. Having the truck available was very helpful and appreciated. Be sure to bring or buy whatever you need - salt, pepper, conditioner, laundry detergent, etc and be prepared to do some chores at the end of your stay.

  • Review Submitted: 02/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bozeman, MT

In one word..OUTSTANDING!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Stephens property for a weeklong stay in Kodiak during our annual fishing trip. Over the years we've stayed in motels, but this was far more comfortable and at a comparable cost. Stephen was an excellent host and responded quickly to any questions that we had.

Our party consisted of four guys and it was nice to have plenty of room for us and all our gear. Everyday we returned with wet waders and rain jackets, that were hung downstairs in the laundry/boiler room to quickly dry. A large living room, kitchen and dining room provided space to prep meals, eat and relax. The bedrooms all had plenty of space with comfortable beds. We never felt crowded and quickly got used to our home away from home.

The location is extremely convenient, with parking immediately by the front door. This was important as we loaded/unloaded gear from the car everyday. We were literally just minutes from downtown and the grocery store. It was exactly what we were looking for.

I would certainly use this property again for a future visit to Kodiak.

  • Review Submitted: 05/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mark, Thanks for the kinds words. It was a pleasure to accommodate your team. Glad you enjoyed your stay! I look forward to hosting you guys again sometime. -Stephen
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From our location you are within 1 mile of anything the town has to offer! Drive another mile and you can experience anything the wilderness has to offer. Don't miss our amazing visitor center, museums, and charter services for hunting and fishing!


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$203.22
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$677.4

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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