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Unforgettable Views! Large Home- Have Peace & Comfort after each exciting day. in Homer

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vacation rental description

Room for everyone to relax and enjoy this spacious five bedroom two bath home. Kachemak Bay, Cook Inlet, mountains, glaciers and wildlife will take your breath away.

Peaceful quiet location! All this with In town convenience.

See the fishing fleet leaving on salmon openings.

Sand Hill cranes landing on our lawn.

Moose snacking on grass.

Learn about sea mammals, sea birds, native culture, Alaska at war, volcanoes, climate change, commercial fishing and more with free programs given by Doug Stuart, retired USFWS naturalist. (Tuesday, Thursday, or Saturday evening if you so choose.)

Gold panning for fun.

History of mining in Alaska.

Homer Pennock who left us his name swore to investors that the beaches of Homer we're filled with gold! His investors didn't 'strike it rich', but maybe you can! Contact Alex Stuart at to set up a free lesson.

Check our link to Alaskan experience guest house below for programs offered and other amenities.

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Last modified on 08-28-2014 at 8:04 PM.

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Doug and Gloria Stuart 907-235-2898

house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • house
    • floor area 3000 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • beach view
      • Bishops Beach on Kachemak Bay
    • ocean view
      • Kachemak Bay and Lower Cook Inlet
    • lake view
      • Beluga Lake Float plane base for Bear Viewing flights and sight seeing flights
    • water view
      • 180 degree view of Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet
    • mountain view
      • Panoramic views of the Kenia Mountains, five Glaciers and Homer Spit
    • downtown
      • Overlooking the Business district of Homer
  • Theme
    • tourist attractions
    • romantic
    • adventure
    • family
    • historic
  • General
    • clothes dryer
      • Two - One up and One down
    • linens provided
      • Hangers in all closets
    • hair dryer
    • iron & board
    • heating
      • all rooms with individual thermostats, natural gas heaters in large open areas, passive solar heating also
    • living room
      • Great room/living room will seat 10/15
    • parking
      • lots of room
    • garage
      • Attached - two car-automatic door openers
    • internet
      • high speed
    • wood stove
      • wood supply under deck
    • washing machine
      • washing machine soaps and fabric softners
    • towels provided
      • towels, wash clothes and shampoo.
  • Kitchen
    • kitchen
      • Full sized with double sink and large counter area - look for point of interest brochures, information on local happenings. Courtesy coffee, teas and baked goods.
    • microwave
      • Large over stove
    • coffee maker
      • Fresh in season berry 'sourdough scones' will be waiting for you by the coffee maker. The sourdough starter has been 'alive' since the 1890 Nome gold rush
    • stove
      • Electric - flat top
    • oven
    • dishwasher
    • dishes & utensils
      • Full set for 12
    • pantry items
      • Spices, condiments
    • toaster
    • refrigerator
      • Refrigerator/freezer - In season from our organic garden down stairs please pick what you need.
  • Dining
    • dining room
    • dining
      • Large dining table with breath taking views
    • child's highchair
  • Pool / Spa
    • communal pool
      • At High school and Bay Club
  • Bathrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub, Large Jacuzzi
    • bathroom 2: toilet, shower, ceiling fan and heater
  • Bedrooms
    • 5 bedrooms, sleeps 12, beds for 12
    • bedroom 1: 1 king, upstairs
    • bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single, upstairs
    • bedroom 3: 1 queen, downstairs
    • bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single, downstairs
    • bedroom 4: 1 sleep sofa /futon, 2 bunk bed, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib, downstairs sofa is queen size located in play room
  • Entertainment
    • books
      • large general library in den - books on the history of the Aleut people and the Aleutian Islands and World War Two in the Aleutians on request
    • television
      • One flat screen and one with VHS player dounstairs in play room/large library of family feature films
    • video library
      • VHS - Family feature films DVD - Many Alaskan History and Alaskana - Such as 'Alaska Grizzlys', 'Alaska at War', 'Monty the Moose', 'Alaskas Coolest Animals'
    • stereo
    • music library
      • Classical, Instrumental,Modern, Broadway,Easy listening, Meditative and more
    • satellite / cable
      • local , news, history channel,etc
    • dvd player
    • games
      • Board games and cards
    • toys
  • Outside
    • lawn / garden
      • Large lawn area for your children to stretch their legs on
    • golf
      • The 'Links' 9 hole golf course is located 6 mi out on East End Road
    • boat
      • Many boat nature tours and taxi service to communities around Kachemak Bay - see links and brochures in house
    • kayak / canoe
      • Several Kayak rentals are available in Homer
    • water sports gear
      • Homer is known as the 'Halibut Capital of th World' for good reason - many charters companys are available - see link to Central Booking company
    • ski & snowboard
      • small local services are available in Homer with a world class ski resort located in Girdwood 190 miles away. 'Alyeska Resort'
    • deck / patio
      • deck chairs and deck bench
    • outdoor grill
      • yes-
    • bicycles
      • no bicycles provided
  • Suitability
    • non smoking only
    • wheelchair inaccessible
    • pets not allowed
    • minimum age limit for renters
      • Discuss with owner
    • long-term renters welcome
    • children welcome
      • Great house for kids and young adults - Highchair, Booster Chair and Porta Crib available
  • Notes
    • Highchair, Booster chair and Porta Crib available Please see our links which has more activities listed and other amenities If you need anything, please contact us as we will only be a few miles away

activities and attractions in Homer Alaska

  • Attractions
    • botanical garden
    • churches
    • library
    • marina
    • playground
    • recreation center
    • winery tours
    • restaurants
    • health/beauty spa
    • cinemas
    • live theater
    • museums
  • Leisure Activities
    • beachcombing
    • bird watching
    • eco tourism
    • outlet shopping
    • scenic drives
    • walking
    • whale watching
    • shopping
    • sight seeing
    • boating
    • shelling
    • sledding
    • wildlife viewing
    • antiquing
    • horseback riding
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • deepsea fishing
    • fly fishing
    • freshwater fishing
    • hunting big game
    • hunting small game
    • ice skating
    • mountain climbing
    • mountaineering
    • paragliding
    • roller blading
    • sound/bay fishing
    • golf
    • rafting
    • kayaking
    • sailing
    • parasailing
    • wind-surfing
    • cycling
    • mountain biking
    • skiing
    • snowboarding
    • snowmobiling
    • hiking
    • fishing
    • hunting
    • rock climbing
    • basketball court

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  • owner Doug and Gloria Stuart
  • phone 907-235-2898
  • 2nd phone 907-235-2892

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vacation rental rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:

Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
May 25 2014 - Sep 7 2014
2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Sep 8 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Apr 1 2015 - May 24 2015
2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $49
If you need to cancel booking 60 days notice full refund minus $50
Check in at 5pm - Check out 11am
Note - 7 day rate is one day free for every 7 booked
Note - Children under three are free please don't include them in guest total
10% discount for all active members of our armed forces
Cleaning Fee refunded based on last day before you leave inspection
Tax Rate 7.5%

Cancellation Policy

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

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traveler reviews for this homer house rental

Amazing views and wonderful location.

Review submitted: August 23, 2014   Date of arrival: August 14, 2014

We had a wonderful time and the view is truly a "million dollar view". The house was so comfortable. We had eight people and never felt crowded. Doug and Gloria had the house in such wonderful condition and are very gracious hosts. We look forward to staying with them again next year.

Recommended for: families with teenagers, romantic getaway

Owners response: Dear Randy and family - Thanks so much for the wonderful review. We would love to have you back again for another visit. Gloria and I are very happy we we're able to spend some time with you earlier this spring. Our friends the Bauers mentioned they had met you on there nightly walk....said hello........Doug and Gloria

Helpful votes: 0 / 0


Simply Awesome!!

Review submitted: August 7, 2014   Date of arrival: July 28, 2014

After our cruise in the Inside Passage, we drove down to Homer, AK, and stayed at this awesome Homer house. Renting the place was simple and Doug was very kind. Once we arrived, we found the home to be very nice and clean (barefoot only -which was great). The place was stocked with everything you need and more - Gloria put 2 vases of fresh flowers to welcome us and it stayed beautiful for all 4 days and she also made delicious homemade jam which the kids absolutely loved (and my sister could not help but to pack along a jar of it to bring to our next stop in Willow, AK - while in Willow and eating the jam Gloria made, we kept talking about how wonderful the Homer house was and how nice Gloria was when some of our group met her). The view from the deck was just simply breathtaking. I wish i could add some photos here to show the view, but i have not found a way - however, words can not possibly describe the beauty. We visited Homer Spit - watching people fish or clean their catch of the day was interesting. We did the Trails End Horse Adventure with Mr. Mark which was the best ever horseback riding. Some of us went over to Halibut Cove which was also a great experience since the scenery was again something you cannot find anywhere else. But at the end of the day, coming home to this Homer home was the best for our large group - very accommodating all the way around and definitely home away from home. We have been to many places and rented many VRBO home, the kids et al now voted this the BEST!! Many thanks to Doug and Gloria for sharing their home with vacationers like us.

Recommended for: age 55+, families with young children, sight seeing

Owners response: Dear Mimi - Thanks for such a nice review. It was such a pleasure for Gloria and I to have met you. We have had wonderful clients this season and are looking forward to next season. We would be honored to have you and your family or friends stay with us again. ps would love to have your egg roll recipe....Doug and Gloria

Helpful votes: 0 / 0


A great rental in Homer!

Review submitted: August 6, 2014   Date of arrival: July 8, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Doug and Gloria's! Upon arrival, we were met by wonderful baked goods and homemade jam - delicious! The house was just as described... and very well maintained. The kitchen had everything we needed, and more. The Jacuzzi was enormous - a real respite after a day of fishing.. Doug and Gloria could not have been more helpful, even guiding us as we planned our trip... making wonderful suggestions of what to see and do.
We highly recommend this property... and Pete the Eagle (and his friend Baldy) are just a bonus!

Owners response: Dear Liz and Jim - Thanks so much for staying with us. It was my pleasure to help you plan your Alaskan trip. I love this state and want everybody coming into it to have a wonderful time..Hopefully we will see your neck of the woods soon. The Halibut is so fresh and is a real treat for us...Doug and Gloria Stuart

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Homer vacation rental

This vacation rental has been listed since 09/12/2013.