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Relaxed Luxury Nestled In The Woods - Sleeps 16 With Gourmet Breakfast!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 334 m²
Property type house


About the property

6 Bedroom, 7 Bath, Stylish Bed & Breakfast In the Woods With Onsite Owner

Nestled in a wooded setting just outside of downtown Seward, Bell in the Woods Bed & Breakfast offers luxurious and stylish accommodations and gourmet breakfasts in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.

We have four guest rooms with en suite private bathrooms and two apartment style vacation rentals that can be rented individually as bed & breakfast rooms or all together to accommodate groups up to 16. Bell in the Woods is ideally suited for guests who like to travel together without sleeping on top of one another! The available dates here on this listing show when the ENTIRE B&B is available. For individual guest room rentals, please contact us directly.

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Brooke Degnan
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
24 February, 2018

About Brooke Degnan

We are thrilled to invite you to share our Alaskan home with us! As all-things Alaskan enthusiasts, we take pride in providing outstanding hospitality and warmth and are happy to serve as a resource for Seward activities. Nick is a (nearly) life long Alaskan, arriving in the state as a young child. He grew up in Anchorage, Alaska and enjoys running, biking, skiing, swimming, classic cars, and spending time with his family. ​ Brooke spent her childhood as an air force brat with two tours at Elmendorf AFB in Anchorage, AK. She returned to Alaska as an adult in 1990 and has called the state home ever since. She loves to fish, hike, bike, run, swim, and x-country ski with her family.

Brooke Degnan purchased this house in 2010

Why Brooke Degnan chose Bear Creek

Seward offers the ultimate Alaskan experience - a small fishing town surrounded by towering peaks, lush wooded settings, mountain lakes, hiking trails, glaciers, wildlife, and world class fishing right in Resurrection Bay.

What makes this house unique

Originally built in 1997 by a local family and designed to be a bed and breakfast, the house is ideally suited for guests. And was successfully run as a b&b for 12 years by the Woods family and the Ray family.

We were drawn to the house the moment we turned off of the seward highway and found ourselves driving through towering spruce trees. The house sits on the forward part of a one acre wooded parcel and has expansive multi-level decking that allows our visitors to relax and enjoy the forested setting.

After 5 years of enjoying the house as our private residence, we are happy to open bell in the woods once again as a bed and breakfast.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Bear Creek, Alaska

Property Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 334 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Mt. Marathon - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi , en suite
    Mt. Alice - toilet , shower enclosure , en suite
    Bear Mountain - toilet , shower enclosure , en suite
    Mt. Tiehacker - toilet , shower enclosure , en suite
    Guest bath - toilet , Located off of shared guest living room
    Mt. Benson - toilet , bath with shower , located in Mt. Benson apartment, tub requires step up
    Mt. Eva - toilet , shower enclosure , located in Mt. Eva apartment, shower requires step up
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Mt. Marathon Suite - 1 extra lg. double bed , en suite bath with jetted tub and dual sinks
    Mt. Alice Room - 1 large double bed , en suite 3/4 bath
    Bear Mountain Room - 1 double bed , en suite 3/4 bath
    Mt. Tiehacker Room - 1 large double bed , en suite 3/4 bath
    Mt. Benson Suite/Apartment - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 single bed , 1BD apartment with kitchenette, king bed, daybed, & rollaway
    Mt. Eva Suite/Apartment - 1 double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , 1BD apartment with kitch, full bed, and klik-klak couch
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • 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:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing


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Relaxed Luxury Nestled In The Woods - Sleeps 16 With Gourmet Breakfast!
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Aurora, CO

Best place to stay in Seward

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place, great food. Brooke went above and beyond. Will recommend this place to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: 14/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Bear Creek, Alaska

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.0%

Rates quoted are for all six rooms. Please call to verify details or for information on less than 6 rooms.

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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