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A Custom Luxury View Home

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

A beautiful custom 2000 square-foot, two-bath chalet-style home located five miles east of Homer has been locally owned and operated for 10 years. This vacation rental sits along scenic bench land considered by many as one of the nicest spots in the Homer area. The location is superb with views of Kachemak Bay, glacier-laced mountains and, just minutes away, the world-famous Homer Spit.

At only a few hundred feet above sea level, this three and-one-half acre, extensively-landscaped, south-facing location catches all the warmth and long glorious sun our endless summer days have to offer. Relax on the wrap-around deck soaking up the spectacular views and splendid surroundings.

While enjoying your stay at Waterman Creek Guest House and the greater Homer area, you will often spot different wildlife species, including moose, eagles, sandhill cranes, hawks, pheasants, an occasional black bear or coyote and far too many marine creatures to list.

The open-gathering, friendly design is perfect for friends and family. With its cedar interior, vaulted angled ceilings, rock fireplace and floor-to-ceiling view windows you will feel like you are in your own private lodge. The big custom kitchen has all the amenities including microwave, dishwasher and large breakfast bar. A dining area and living room, appointed with comfortable leather furniture, make this just the ticket for an active or relaxing vacation.

Upstairs in the spacious master suite loft, you will find more great views, a private bath, beautiful queen sleigh bedroom set and two additional single beds. On the main level are the two other bedrooms with two single beds which can be joined to make a king bed.

While visiting us in Homer you will find plenty to do. We are the Halibut Fishing Capital of the World with huge flat fish caught on a regular basis. Marine activities abound: fishing, clamming, whale watching, birding, kayaking, marine tours, museums, art galleries, great restaurants, hiking, horseback riding, fly-in bear and scenic flight tours--and those are just some of the possibilities.

Our vacation rental will satisfy all your vacation requirements for a memorable trip when visiting us on the Kenai Peninsula. We are a kid-friendly guest house. Please, no pets or indoor smoking. If we can be of service, give Patrick or Dawn a call or email us.

There is an additional service fee to renters booking through this site, to avoid these additional charges, you may book directly with us.

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More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About The Owner

Patrick and I 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 2005

Why The Owner chose Kenai Peninsula

When this beautiful home came up for sale, we immediately put in an offer (in front of the other 5 people rushing to their real estate agents) within a couple of days of going on the market. The views from East End Road are some of the best in Homer with the convenience of being close to town and within a mile of Kachemak Drive; a short cut to the Homer Spit without having to travel through town. Homer is known as the "Fishing Capital of the World" and many charter operations and wildlife tours are available on the Homer Spit. Two of the finest restaurant in Homer are located within minutes of our house, both offering fine seafood and full bars. The house is situated on 4 landscaped acres, ensuring a feeling of space and tranquility.

What makes this house unique

We love the huge lawn and beautiful flowers that surround the house. With a large lawn, in a rural setting, local bird and wildlife such as Sandhill cranes and moose are easily visible. The large deck is perfect for socializing and enjoying the fabulous views. Inside, the open floor plan on the main floor gives you a good feeling of space and is plenty of room for a large group. The huge picture windows brings the view inside and personally, I love the large window in front of the sink in the kitchen!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the beautiful home for us to share with our family. We are looking forward to coming back. We will most definitely call to reserve with you. Great place!
Jul 2010
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Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fish Freezer

Reviews

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A Custom Luxury View Home
average rating of 4.876923 based on 71 reviews
5

Beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 3 couples and this house was perfect. The kitchen was well-stocked with dishes and serving pieces. The long snack bar was a perfect place to enjoy meals together.

The owner communicated well with us and accommodated our needs.

Loved having a laundry available and lots of space to spread out and relax.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning

  • 5 of 5

Every aspect was perfect

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third year enjoying this beautiful home and gorgeous view of the glaciers across the bay. Comfortable furnishings, wi-fi, all the amenities. We'll definitely be back again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing view

  • 4 of 5

This house has a stunning view, tons of space inside and an enormous deck and yard. Recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We wished we could have stayed there forever.

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Pat and Dawn for letting us stay in this beautiful home.

It felt like home. The area is so inviting, the view is like a lovely painting, so mesmerizing.

We were blessed with sunshine every day and even got a tan. Boating across the bay, seeing cute sea otters, birds from Hawaii, eagles and much more. The day we spent watching the bears was the highlight of our trip.

Perfect place to spend with family, comfortable beds and a fully equipped kitchen. Homer is the town to visit in Alaska. The fishing is an adventure, got lots of fish in the time we were there. We got together with our family coming from Denmark , we came from Hawaii.

Aloha, Mahalo og tak for en dejlig tid.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and view in Homer

  • 5 of 5

This home is better than the pictures show! The home sits on a hill overlooking Katchemak Bay with every view looking out those magnificent windows! The kitchen is fully equipped with not only plenty of pots and pans, but also spices, dishwashing soap, paper towels, coffee supplies and many of the smaller items you don't always get. The house was very clean as well. We had to unplug the modem a couple of times while we were there to get our internet service, but it immediately was restored. This is a terrific rental and we highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Clamming, Marine Tours, Fly-in Bear Viewing, Marine Visitor Center, Spit Fishing, The Famous Salty Dawg Saloon

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Kachemak, Alaska

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2018
24 May 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$351
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$255
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 3.0%

Summer rate is based upon 4 people, each additional person is charged $25 plus tax per night.Guests are welcome to send check or money order to arrive 60 days prior to check-in. Cancellation fee is $100 dollars, full refund based on re-rental if notified less than 60 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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