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EAGLES REST NEXT TO KILCHER FAMILY HOMESTEAD ON PANORAMIC KACHEMAK BAY

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Advertiser since 2006
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Speaks English, German, Spanish
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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EAGLES REST NEXT TO KILCHER FAMILY HOMESTEAD ON PANORAMIC KACHEMAK BAY

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday chateau / country house in Homer

Log Home by Kilcher Family Homestead, hand crafted by Atz Kilcher

A beautiful, hand crafted log cabin, fully outfitted, next to an Alaskan historic site of rich significance & space. Can accomodate large groups (4 bedrooms and loft) or small. Each log in this cabin was carefully downed, limbed, crafted, notched, and fitted by a long time homesteader, Atz Kilcher with help from his brother Otto Kilcher. Sitting above stunning scenery, the cabin provides modern amenities in a rustic setting. A mix of antique furniture with modern and log style furniture in the kitchen, living room and downstairs bedrooms. Bamboo kitchen flooring is a treat and the cabin has been lovingly maintained (new downstairs shower, new laundry & high end machines, new tiling and carpeting throughout). We have provided a wood stove with a custom built rock hearth for ambience, but has upstairs and downstairs oil heat for convenience.

The large master bedroom overlooks a view you will never forget (think Kachemak Bay, glaciers, mountains, pink and purple sunsets and, admittedly more rarely, the aurora borealis), and there is a small bedroom right next door if you have a youngster you prefer to keep close, and two windo nooks that even adults sleep in. The older kids or adult guests will enjoy the two bedrooms on the lowest level. Sited on a 50 acre parcel next to a homestead where eight children of an early State Senator grew up in an austere 400 square foot homesteaders cabin.

Easy access to the Kilcher Family Homestead provides over 600 acres to hike in if you desire along with prized access to the beach via one of only two beach access sites outisde of Homer on the near side of McNeil Canyon. There is a pole barn and meadow/pasture above the house that is fun to explore. There are also meadows, and other interesting land features surrounding the cabin. It is not unususal to see moose, black bear (shy ones), porcupines, sandhill cranes, eagles, hawks, song birds, marmots, seals and other wild life on the Kilcher Homestead.

Keywords: Kilcher Family Homestead, Atz Kilcher, Log home, overlooking Kachemak Bay, next to historic Kilcher Homestead

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Advertiser since 2006
Call Owner
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Speaks English, German, Spanish

About The Owner

I and my husband are both recently retired from the USMC. We have moved home to Alaska, and are working in Anchorage. We are happy to share our beautiful log home next to the Kilcher Homestead. I was the youngest of eight children who grew up in a pioneer setting after our parents homesteaded in Alaska the 1930's and 1940's. I literally walked two miles to school, in the snow, uphill, both ways. You'll see -- but now the road is gravelled and driveable.

The Owner purchased this chateau / country house in 2003

Why The Owner chose Homer

This log home was built by my brother Atz Kilcher next to our family Homestead. We purchased it from him and intend to live there when we retire. I lived a rustic life growing up. Decided I was done with that! This log home has all the luxuries I ever dreamed of.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

This home has three full levels, with a view that is uncomparable. A special feature is a cabinet in the kitchen hand crafted from the recovered logs of the 100 square foot fox trappers cabin built in the 1800's that my parents lived in for three years when they first moved to Homer. The birth of the older children mandated my father build my mother the 400 square foot 'mansion' that we all grew up in. Watch the film (shown previously at the Smithsonian, and taken on tour in Europe), and then walk or drive the half mile to where history happened.

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 20 holidaymaker reviews

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Eagles Rest next to Kilcher Family Homestead on Panoramic Kachemak Bay
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
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Eagles Rest next to Kilcher Family Homestead on Panoramic Kachemak Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p335518vb
-9075701027
Homer Alaska
United States
5

AMAZING FAMILY CELEBRATION - 60TH B-DAY ADVENTURE

  • 5 out of 5
Our family traveled to Homer Alaska to celebrate our father's 60th birthday with a family adventure trip! It was important that we selected the perfect house as a home base for our family dinners and a great property to explore and build wonderful memories we can treasure forever! This property and Catkin (and her family) exceeded our expectations. Everyone of our family had a wonderful time on the property and appreciated the time spent with some of the Kilchner family and the property caretaker. The property has wonderful views as well as some wonderful family history to experience. Catkin has done a nice job of paying attention to all details that make the cabin so comfortable - comfortable beds, warm and comfortable extra comforters and blankets and pillows! The kitchen is fully stocked and it was nice to have some items provided in the kitchen as a good start to the visit! Our family would highly recommend this property to anyone who is seeking an amazing property in Homer Alaska! I hope you are lucky enough to meet Catkin and her wonderful family!
  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Eagles Rest next to Kilcher Family Homestead on Panoramic Kachemak Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p335518vb
-9075701027
Homer Alaska
5

Awesome Get-Away

  • 5 out of 5
We were a party of 7 adults: five local Alaskans and two from outside. We stayed at Eagles Rest for a weekend of boating and fishing. The house is super comfortable and equipped with everything you could ever possibly want. (It is 10 miles out of town - but that's nothing to an Alaskan.) There is plenty of room for everyone to spread out and relax, and a large kitchen/dining area to; hang out, cook, eat, play games, watch movies, etc. Eagles Rest would also make an awesome winter get-away! We'll be back!
  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Eagles Rest next to Kilcher Family Homestead on Panoramic Kachemak Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p335518vb
-9075701027
Homer Alaska
Arkansas, California, Oregon
5

Amazing Log Home

  • 5 out of 5
My family spent 2 weeks in this beautiful log home. It really felt like a home away from home. Catkin and Tom are wonderful people and really made our stay even better than imagined. The views from every window are breathtaking. The kitchen is fully equipped, beds are very comfortable, and the home is cozy with the warmth of Kilcher personal decor. We had a great tour of the museum and enjoyed learning about the Kilcher homestead. We went fishing with Captain B. and brought home lots of halibut and rock fish. We took walks on the property and hikes in the local parks. This was a trip of a lifetime! We have beautiful family photos and memories that will last forever! Thank you Catkin, Tom, and Liam for making our stay truly unforgettable.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Eagles Rest next to Kilcher Family Homestead on Panoramic Kachemak Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p335518vb
-9075701027
Homer Alaska
Riverside ca
5

Riverside Ca

  • 5 out of 5
2 weeks in heaven, fishing, hiking, watching wild life just a few yards away!!!! Homer is just a joy great people and wonderful food. When you go fish with Capt B only , we will be eating the best Halibut I've ever had. There is no bad view anywhere on the property.
  • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Eagles Rest next to Kilcher Family Homestead on Panoramic Kachemak Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p335518vb
-9075701027
Homer Alaska
Salem, Oregon, USA
5

SIMPLY AMAZING

  • 5 out of 5
The cabin is absolutely beautiful! It sits half way up the bay and has incredible views of the bay and the mountains! It's about 15 minute drive from Homer and feels like you are in the wild! Great place and had a wonderful time. We actually cancelled a few things on our itinerary just to stay on the property! Will plan to stay here again!!!
  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Eagles Rest next to Kilcher Family Homestead on Panoramic Kachemak Bay
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p335518vb
-9075701027
Homer Alaska
Olathe, KS
5

At Home in Homer

  • 5 out of 5
This is a great place to stay! I took a bunch of family members with me and they all commented on what a great find it was. Aside from the fact that the house was amazing and welcoming we saw three moose run through the yard on the first night. Also, the owner personally guided us to the site which is private and remote.
  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Homer Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
13 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: recommended

Owner is one of eight children raised in a log cabin on the Kilcher Family Homestead in Alaska the last frontier. Historic homestead is on adjacent property with Living Museum, ~600 acres to roam with access to beach. Located on historic Kilcher Family Homestead, 620 pristine acres preserved through a a conservation easement. You will be able to view historic videos of Pioneer Familya and the Rich and Simple Life about the Kilcher family homesteading the last frontier, as well as visit the Kilcher Homestead Living Museum - part of which is the original log cabing built by Ruth and Yule Kilcher and their children, Catkin Kilcher Burton, Stellavera Kilcher, Otto Kilcher, Sunrise Kilcher, Atz Kilcher, Fay Kilcher Smith, Wurtilla Hepp and Mairiis Kilcher.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Homer, Alaska

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
fall/winter/spring
6 Oct 2014 - 15 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
$867
for 2 nights
From
$360
$2,309
 
 
Summer
16 May 2015 - 15 Sep 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,104
for 2 nights
From
$479
$3,019
 
 
Fall/Winter/Spring
16 Sep 2015 - 15 May 2016
2 night minimum stay
$867
for 2 nights
From
$360
$2,309
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $120
Adult guests over 8 ea $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 3.0%
Notes Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Military discounts available. Children are welcome and free. Book 7 days, 7th day is free (reducing effective daily rate to $398). I will be updating maps, property instructions, wifi etc shortly to accommodate new VRBO format.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Homer in Alaska

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Adjoins Master BR on top level
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , On main living level (mid)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large shower, on lower level
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , on top level
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Bunk Bed , @ sets of beautiful log custom bunk beds -- 4 single beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Beautiful log bunk bed, double bed on bottom, single on top
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Also has access to loft and two wonderful window nooks
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (3)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
Notes:
Also has a fire pit with gorgeous view
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