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Historic Home with Charm and Comfort

Bedrooms 3
Space 102 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms 1 bathroom with Views and Conveniet Location

This house was built in 1963 by Paul Banks to bring his family off their Skyline homestead to be closer to town for school. Paul purchased the land from the original homesteader, James Waddell. Paul was the custodian at the elementary school at the bottom of East Hill Road. I purchased the property from the Banks and have facilitated a great many changes over the years. This constitutes history in Alaska!

We have renovated this old home to retain its original charms, but also to satisfy our modern tastes and expectations. We took the phone book off its string and nail where it originally hung on the wall next to the old phone. We painted and painted and painted. The result is quaint, bright, and utterly charming with enchanting views of Kachemak Bay, the Kenai Mountains and the Homer Spit.

We kept the original kitchen cabinets but painted them and added a modern color scheme. It is a fairly large kitchen meant for a family; comfortable for family and friends to gather in to cook and enjoy the bounty found in Kachemak Bay.

The three bedrooms are small but well appointed with especially comfortable Serta queen size mattresses (covered with allergy proof covers), down pillows (also with allergy proof covers), 550 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, reading lamps, and power strip for charging devices. The decor is a combination of vintage and current - or perhaps current fashion is a touch vintage? Located at the back of the house, the bedrooms have light filtered through the green foliage and absorb the quiet the trees offer.

The bathroom is spacious with a freshened "60s" decor. The tub is great for a relaxing soak, with plenty of large luscious towels to dry yourself off.

Every window at the front of the house - living room, kitchen, and laundry (!) offer the remarkable views we love so much in Homer.

More Details

Kit & Phyllis Barnett
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Homer, Alaska

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 102 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Soaps, shampoo, conditioner, lotions and luscious towels.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • All beds are especially comfortable, and covered with allergy proof mattress covers; beds are appointed with down pillows covered with allergy proof covers, high thread count Egyptian cotton sheets; rooms have dressers, reading lamps, and electrical power strips for recharging electronic devices.
  • Books ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible



Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Homer, Alaska

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Off season
Sep 15 2017 - May 15 2018
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$32 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$127.15
Tax Rate 7.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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