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A Secluded Waterfront Getaway featuring some of Alaska's most panoramic views.

15 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Juneau - Pat's Place

1824 Sq Ft, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, Family, Living, Dining room, & Kitchen

Pat's Place is a secluded, waterfront home featuring some of Alaska's most extraordinary views The home comes with car and boat, conditions apply. The home is located about 10 miles from shopping, restaurants, and the airport, and about 20 miles from down town Juneau. The Master Bedroom has a King Platform bed, a private bathroom, and private balcony over looking the cove and woods. Their are two additional bedrooms upstairs that share a common bath. The first bedroom has one queen bed and balcony with panoramic views that overlooks the ocean and distant mountains. The second bedroom has two single twin beds plus a sleeping loft with a full size air mattress. In addition their is also a full Kitchen, Dinning area, Living and Family room, plus a half bath with washer & dryer.

The home also comes with a gas BBQ, fire pit, boat/skiff, Kayak, and 7 seat SUV. (2002 Ford Explorer), for stays of 6 or more nights. You will receive the car full of gas and it is expected to be returned full. A 25 cent per mile usage fee will be charged at the end your stay. In the winter it may be necessary to park on the street, and walk down the steps to the house (96 covered steps) In the summer the driveway is open, about 60 steps down to the house. If your elderly or in poor health going up the steps could be a challenge. The driveway is somewhat by steep and should only be handled slowly and in reverse since it's very tight to try and turn around at the bottom of the driveway.

Activities while in Juneau, include, wildlife viewing, hunting, fishing, whale watching, hiking, kayaking, Glacier & Historical tours, Flight seeing (Plane or Helicopter), & boating,

A great home for family reunions, weddings, girl/guy getaways, hunting/fishing trips, honeymoon, anniversary, graduation, holiday/birthday celebration, and extended stay housing.

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  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Pat Coyle
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
7 October, 2016
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About Pat Coyle

I was born at a very young age, the result of unprotected sex. I'm the only son with eight sisters and we grew up in a house with one bathroom, that's how I learned to dance. Being an only son did have some advantages, I got my own bedroom, the living room. You might think sleeping on the couch as less than ideal, be it did prepare me well for married life. My parents are Irish, and right off the boat, making me 100% FBI, Full Blooded Irishman. We grew up in the Philly area where they speak English with a Sylvester Stallone accent. When I was 14, I ran away from home, and without even committing a crime, my parents promptly joined the Witness Protection Program. I admit, I was no child Prodigy, but I did graduate in the top 85% of my High School class. Even my parents didn't think I would do that good. I'm sometimes embarrassed to say I went to Penn State, with all the scandals, but I have to admit, college was seven of the best years of my life. I just wished I'd a finished. After college I joined the Navy, those were my Officer & Gentleman days. Although some might dispute the Gentleman part. My main career in life was as a pilot for the US Customs Service. It consisted mostly of chasing Drug Smugglers and Money Laundries around. I used to always say, 'A good day on my job, is usually a bad day for someone else'. After 28 years of Federal Service I retired from Uncle Sam in 07, and promised my folks I would never run away again. I soon found myself in the Caribbean flying Seaplanes and Helicopters, and those were my Jimmy Buffett days. With a hot passion to live in Alaska and fly the bush I moved to Sitka in 09 and had a real cool job flying in SE Alaska. I moved to Juneau in 2011 and got the most primo job, flying Lear Jets for an Air Ambulance company. I do hope you enjoy my profile and realize it's not all true, and perhaps we will meet face to face in the future.

Pat Coyle purchased this house in 2014

Why Pat Coyle chose Alaska

I recently purchased this property with the thought of making some big home improvements. I'd like to install an inclined elevator to go up and down the hill and a floating dock for a boat and possible a floatplane. Needless to say both of these items are extremely expensive and one way to help off set the cost is put the house on VRBO. So come on up and check it out. I'd love to meet you.

What makes this house unique

I'd have to say the two most unique features of this waterfront house are are the beautiful panoramic views and the total isolation. Whether it's fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain climbing, kayaking, or just plain relaxing this location has it all. Even when the weather is bad you will feel relaxed and on vacation in this home


based on 15 holidaymaker reviews

A Secluded Waterfront Getaway featuring some of Alaska's most panoramic views.
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews

Extraordinary, Beautiful, and Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at Pats Place 9/12-9/20 and we were in heaven! The home is clean, spacious, comfortable, and well-stocked with all the necessities. Amazing views of the waterfall, rainforest, ocean, and mountains! Pat was out of town and spoke with my daughter and she said he was so nice and helpful. Beth, his friend and housekeeper picked us up at the airport and she was so nice and gracious. She carried my luggage down the many steps. By the way, we enjoyed the many steps because it was so beautiful going up and down. We loved them lit up at night. I would recommend this home for a fabulous Juneau vacation. In fact, my sister and her family are going to stay in Pat's home next year. My husband couldn't make the trip and he was very jealous :-) and we are going to go back so he can kayak, fish, hike, use the fire pit, and hike to the Ice Caves. We were so grateful to use Pat's SUV and we explored Juneau and did many activities and tours. We did the helicopter tour and landed on the icefield on Herbert glacier. We walked on the icefield and it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. We went to St. Theresa's Shrine and it was peaceful and beautiful. We walked around downtown and did the Tramway and hiked up at the top. It was breathtaking! We went to the State Museum and that was wonderful. We toured the salmon hatchery and loved it. We went to the Mendenhall Glacier and walked to nugget Falls and it was a powerful experience. We went on the Whale Watch Tour and it was so nice just to go out in the boat and see the scenery. We passed Admiralty Island where a lot of bears live and had 2 Humpback whales play around the boat and one jumped out of the water and another surfaced right next to the boat. It was amazing! We drove the 48 mile Glacier Highway North and South and there are wonderful hiking trails that we tried out. We carried bear spray just in case we ran into a brown bear Yikes but thankfully we did not :-) There is a beautiful State Park north of Pat"s home where you can see Glacier Bay National Park in the distance and the Lynn Canal runs through the park and it was incredible. There was a black bear with her cub that went down to the canal and we were so amazed! We joked that we were in a National Geographic documentary. We did the rainforest tour which was fabulous and ate at the Salmon bake which was really neat. We didn't cook and ate at fabulous restaurants. Thank you Pat! We had a memorable and extraordinary vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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West Seattle, WA


  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at Pat's for a week in August. The house is wonderful with a picturesque view. We fished, kayaked, hiked and relaxed. My family said this was the best trip of their lives. Pat is wonderful and the house is unbelievable. We saw whales and dolphins and had our own resident eagle. We caught rock fish, cod, salmon, snapper and halibut. My niece caught an 80 pound halibut. Thank you Pat.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilbert, AZ

Spacious with spectacular views!

  • 4 of 5

This house was very comfortable for the 5 of us and the views were amazing! You must be prepared for the many, many steps going down to the house as the car only goes part way down the steep hill. We were able to borrow the car which was extremely nice but the car is a little rough. There is no Internet, which we missed but the cell service was quite good. Everything in the house is provided, paper products, full kitchen, laundry facility, sheets, towels, etc, but pots and pans had no lids and some were warped with the Tephlon scratched off. The boat was not usable but the kayak was fun for the guys. The fishing poles were not in the best of shape but you can fish right from the back yard. It was a very quiet place and about a 25 minute drive into town. The Safeway grocery store was only about 12 minutes away. A few things were in need of repair but on the whole it was very enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, secluded hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This is our first time with a VRBO and it did not disappoint. The scheduling on the HomeAway App went like clockwork. The home we chose, Pat's Place, is a dream home. Full kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, 2 living areas with spectacular views, washer/dryer, multiple decks, firepit and the use of a car. The home is secluded and away from the cruise ships, but short trip to activities and shopping. Of course there are the 100 steps down to the house but we usually left for activities and came back late afternoon. So, the steps weren't an issue for us, especially since there is a beautiful little waterfall beside the stairs. We used the firepit and decks every evening to wind down from the day. I'm already planning another stay at this amazing place! The Walters family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Piece of Heaven...

  • 5 of 5

I rarely take time to write reviews, however, our trip to Juneau in June was just too amazing to not share our thoughts.

First, Juneau is a piece of heaven. Our entire family fell in love with that beautiful place. Second, Pat's home helped to make our trip so amazing.

We rent VRBO houses all the time and this was the first time we were incredibly sad to leave a home and location. The location is incredible. The view was impressive both day and night. We saw seals up close and personal when we used the kayak that is provided and when we ventured around the bend, out in the channel, we saw several whales jumping in the distance. We even had a fairly close encounter with a sea lion. That was a little intimidating, but all of it was amazing. Third, the home is very charming and well designed. We felt cozy, yet had adequate space for 6 adults. The kitchen has pots, pans, mixing bowls and plenty of plates and utensils. Towels and wash clothes are in abundance.

The bottom line is, the home had everything we needed and then some. The landscaping surrounding the home is beautiful, especially the waterfall. The decks are beautiful and have plenty of chairs to enjoy the views. Pat was very nice and accommodating and did all he could to make things convenient. We are planning our next visit as soon as possible!

One final tidbit...About four miles up the road is St.Teresa's shrine. It is an incredibly beautiful and peaceful place. I wish we would have found it sooner, as I would have gone there every day just to enjoy the beauty and peace it offered. The night before we left, we went there at early sunset and had a whale gracefully made his presence known right in front us. It was an experience we will never forget.

Thank you, Pat for offering your home on VRBO for us to use. It was our best trip yet!! Bob, Sue & Family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Thank you Pat for sharing your home. The house is very comfortable, the views are amazing, and your hospitality was very much appreciated. And having the use of your suv was so helpful with our large group. Thanks again for everything. Aloha. Bill and Gail

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Alaska Marine Ferry
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Juneau Golf (9 Holes)
Nearest Train
Nearest Motorway
Glacier Highway
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Eagle Crest
Nearest Beach
Tee Harbor
Car: necessary

Without a doubt the biggest tourist attraction in Juneau is the Mendenhall Glacier. An easy drive, it is centrally located between the house and downtown, Most tours are self guided and can last anywhere from two hours to two days. Their is a Park Service facility there and can answer most questions you have about the Glacier and the surrounding area. Not seeing the Glacier while in Juneau is like not seeing the Eiffel Tower when in Paris.

Juneau and all of SE Alaska is know for it's world class fishing. Some of the best salmon and halibut fishing is just a few feet off our shores. Charter fishing boats are just a few miles away in Auke Bay, (6 miles) and also downtown. You can cook your catch on your outdoor grill and if your very successful, ship home the rest. Of course an Alaska fishing license is required.

Whale watching is also very popular, but no need to charter a boat since the whales are constantly breaching within view of the back deck.

Another popular attraction are helicopter tours of the Glacier, where they fly you up to the top of a Glacier and you land and walk around. Their are 4 local helicopter operators and one is bound to meet any specialized needs. Bring your camera on this trip, cause it's sure to be breathtaking.

If you make a day trip to the city plan on a trip up the Mt Roberts Tram. Not only will the view at the top be breathtaking but their are occasional shows and a fabulous restaurant to eat in while enjoying the panoramic views.

Another popular downtown tour is the old mine. Juneau got it's start as a gold mining town and it's what put Juneau on the map. Highly recommend at least a day trip to the city for shopping, restaurants, and tours


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Juneau, Alaska

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
off season 16/17
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £411
Maid service £164 + Tax
Pet Fee £164
Tax Rate 12.0%

Willing to provide a Ford Explorer (7 seats) for stays of six or more nights, Occupant will provide the gas for the Vehicle. Check out time is 10am on the day of departure and check in time is 5pm the day of arrival. Late check out or early check in can be arranged only with prior permission.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Juneau, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1824 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Located in same room with washer and dyer
  • Their are two and a half baths. The master bath has two sinks and the upstairs bath one sink. Both bathrooms have a large tub with showers. All towels and wash cloths are provided
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Picture window over headboard with waterfall
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Bedroom has a balcony and overlooks the ocean
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , Full size matterss on sleeping loft
  • As previously stated, the master bedroom has on King bed and will sleep two in comfort. The second bedroom has one queen bed and will also sleep two people. Third bedroom has two twin beds which each sleep one and a sleeping loft with an air mattress that can sleep two up two two adults
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Will provide a Ford Explorer for all stays of 6 days or over, and the renter is responsible to return the car full of gas. A usage fee of 25 cents per mile will be deducted from the security deposit at the end of the stay. Any damage to vehicle will also be deducted from security deposit.

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