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UNIQUELY ALASKA, REAL LOG VACATION HOMES LOCATED ON A NATURA14 ACRE HOMESTEAD

John Ogle

Advertiser since 2014
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house

John Ogle

Advertiser since 2014
Speaks English
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UNIQUELY ALASKA, REAL LOG VACATION HOMES LOCATED ON A NATURA14 ACRE HOMESTEAD

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Homer - Captain Cook Lodge

1620 Sq Ft, 1-1/2 Story Building, Beds For 8 Full Kitchen And Laundry

The Anchor Point Captain Cook Lodge is a fully equipped log vacation home with 6 beds and 2 full baths and 1620 sq. ft. of living area. Couples will enjoy this awesome log building and it is a favorite for larger families and other groups. The first floor has a full kitchen, dining table that seats 8, family room with entertainment center, HD flat screen satellite TV, leather recliner furniture and computer desk with Wi-Fi, full bath with shower/tub, laundry room with large capacity washer and dryer, and a bedroom with a log queen-size bed. A one-or-a-kind log stair leads to the large loft with four twin beds, a log queen-size bed and a full bath. The front of the building has a large open porch with a gas BBQ and table and chars. There are lots of special features in this this building including extensive hand carvings and articles recognizing explorer Captain James Cook who anchored off the beach here in May 1778. Cook named this location “Anchor Point” after his ship the HMS Resolution lost a large anchor here on May 28, 1778.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
John Ogle (Owner)
Advertiser since 2014
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Speaks English

About John Ogle

Bear Paw Adventure has been offering lodging service under the same ownership at this location since 1995, although in the early days this family business was known as Bear Paw Charters. John, Sr is your reservations and pre-check in information contact. John enjoyed working as a professional engineer in the Chemical Industry, primarily in Hydrocarbons and Energy production and on environmental projects before joining John Jr. in this exciting Alaskan adventure. His hobbies include the Alaska outdoor adventures, photography and gardening. Once you arrive at Anchor Point, John, Jr will be your host. John has lived in Alaska since 1986 and has 5 children. He is a carpenter, log furniture and log cabin builder (he built the log buildings at Bear Paw Adventure, starting with beetle-killed spruce trees) and a retired commercial fisherman and sports fishing guide. His hobbies include all the Alaska outdoor adventures including gold prospecting and gardening. He also enjoy sailing in Florida and the Bahamas in the winter months. John has hunted and fished much of Alaska and he is a valuable resource for guests seeking advice about fishing or what to see in Alaska.

John Ogle purchased this house in 1995

Why John Ogle chose Homer

Bear Paw Adventure’s unique log buildings are situated on 14+ acres of an old homestead site. This use of the property is the first since the homestead days. We have attempted to keep the site, to the extent practical, as we found it. Evidence of the homestead activities can still be seen on the land. The slope of the land protects the property, to some extent, from the brisk winds off Cook Inlet. It is a nearly wild site with lots of spruce trees, alders and wildflower and a great place to watch for moose, eagles, ravens and other wildlife.

What makes this house unique

The 14+ acre property offers are a great sample of real rural Alaska and the full-scribed log buildings with their Alaskan decor provide interesting and comfortable one-of-a-kind lodging. The busy tourism centers in nearby communities are within easy reach so that guests can enjoy those activities and then retreat their own private Alaska at Bear Paw Adventure. For those who come to Alaska to enjoy nature, this is the place to stay.

Bear Paw Adventure offers uniquely Alaskan, first class lodging, located right on top of Alaska’s best fishing, exciting adventures and fantastic scenery.

This 14+ acre homestead property is near historic Anchor Point, Gateway to Kachemak Bay, on the west side of the Kenai Peninsula – a 4-1/2 hour drive from Anchorage.

The busy tourist centers of Kenai and Homer are minutes away for you to enjoy and then return to this quiet Alaskan environment. Moose, eagles, and ravens are frequently seen among the spruce trees, alders and wildflowers on this homestead that has been kept as wild and natural as possible.

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Homer
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Anchor Point
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Homer
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Anchor Point
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Sterling Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Anchor Point
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Anchor Point Beach

Anchor Point, gateway to Kachemak Bay, is the most westerly point of the North American connected highway system. The location is the home of some 1930 residents and is located 200 miles from Anchorage, 62 miles from Soldotna and 15 miles from Homer, on the west side of the Alaska Kenai Peninsula. This area is world-famous for fishing, including halibut, salmon and steel head trout. The scenery is fantastic with four active volcanoes visible across Cook Inlet and snow covered mountains and glaciers are seen across Kachemak Bay. Explorer Captain James Cook anchored here in 1778, while searching for a northwest passage. His ship the HMS Resolution lost a large Anchor here on May 28, 1778, and as a result, Captain Cook named the location “Anchor Point.” Visitors to Anchor Point enjoy birding, hiking, wildlife viewing and photography and nearby guided excursions including bear viewing, marine tours, kayaking, flight seeing, dog sledding, and ecotourism. The Anchor Point beach is a popular spot to see and film bald eagles and shorebirds.

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Availability & Rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $31 per night, per additional guest

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Tax Rate 3.0%
Notes The daily base rate is for up to two occupants, and additional guests are $30/night each. However, up to two children under the age of 8 are exempt from this additional charge.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Homer in Alaska

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1620 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , First floor bath.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Loft Bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , On first floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 4 Single Bed , Loft Bathroom divides this room into 2 sleeping areas
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • Kayaking
  • surf fishing
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