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Seward Birdhouse, cute and cozy with mountain and bay views

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Seward Birdhouse and famous Mount Marathon
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Overview
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Seward, Alaska
Enjoy your visit to Seward, Alaska and stay at the Seward Birdhouse, your nest away from home! Cute and cozy stucco cottage, conveniently located in town with beautiful views of the mountains and ocean. Two blocks from the beach and historic downtown.

Completely furnished with full kitchen, free laundry, cable TV, WIFI. queen bed, two twin beds. Photographs and artwork by host decorate the Birdhouse. Parking on-site. No smoking, no pets.

Driving Directions: Seward Highway 9 changes to Third Avenue in town. Turn left on Madison Street, drive two blocks and turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Seward Birdhouse is the second house on the right at 433 Fifth Avenue.

Note: the Fourth of July holiday requires a minimum 3-day booking that includes the nights of July 3, 4, and 5th.
Listing #FKN3349071
About the Owner
Carol G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2013
Interaction with guests
Email is a great way to communicate before and during your stay. A land-line phone with an answering machine is monitored frequently.
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

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Management response:Responded 31 August 2018

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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Our three night stay at the birdhouse was enjoyable. We had all things we needed to cook and relax after area sightseeing! The property is situated within a quiet neighborhood, has a nice small front deck with comfortable seating to take in the mountain view,...More

Thank Marilyn S
Management response:Responded 25 August 2018

Thank you so much! It was a pleasure to host you! Carol

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Reviewed 12 August 2018

The Seward Birdhouse was the perfect location for our last few days in Alaska. The owner has gone to great lengths to provide a comfortable stay in an immaculate, well organized house. The laundry and many tips for enjoying the area were also much appreciated.

Thank Denise O
Management response:Responded 13 August 2018

Thank you so much, Doug! My pleasure! Carol

Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
No smoking, no pets. Responsible party must be 25 years or older. Please remove shoes at door. Turn off lights and turn down heat when you are out for the day. At end of stay, it...
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Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please note there is a 3-night minimum stay for the Fourth of July holiday that includes July 3 THROUGH July 5, ie checking in by July 3 or sooner, and checking out July 6 or later. Thank you

The $247 base rate does not include the required 11% sales and bed tax. The total per night is $274.17.
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About the neighbourhood
The Seward Birdhouse is conveniently located in the heart of Seward with parking on-site. Enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped mountains and Resurrection Bay from the front and famous Mt Marathon to the back.

2 blocks south is the historic downtown, restaurants, and shops. The beach is also 2 blocks away where the gentle paved path along the oceanfront leads one way to the community playground and Alaska Sealife Center, and the other direction to the Kenai Fjords National Park Visitor Center, harbor shops and restaurants, and tour boats. Forest and mountain trails beckon a short walk to the west.

Be sure to visit Kenai Fjords National Park by boat, drive out to Exit Glacier for a ranger-guided or self-guided walk on the trails, visit our new community Library/Museum and learn...
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Getting around
A rental car is the most convenient way to get around to all the sights.

Exit Glacier is also serviced by Liquid Adventures with hourly trips.

The Alaska Sealife Center is a nice walk along the waterfront path, part of the National Historic Iditarod Trail, or straight south on Fifth Avenue 3 blocks and over one.

Downtown shopping and restaurants are only two blocks away.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Anchorage Airport: 193.0 km
Railway: Alaska Railroad Seward Depot: 0.8 km
Ferry: Alaska Marine Highway, Homer : 283.0 km
Driving Directions: Seward Highway 9 changes to Third Avenue in town. Turn left on Madison Street, drive two blocks and turn right on Fifth Avenue. The Seward Birdhouse is the second house on the right at 433 Fifth Avenue.

Alaska Railroad: The train arrives at 11 am, so you will have several hours before you can check in. There is a luggage storage service in town, and taxi service. A free shuttle stops at the Depot every 30 minutes and makes a loop through town.

Cruise ship: The cruise ship dock is located at the end of Port Avenue. The free shuttle stops here every 30 minutes, there is also taxi service.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby.
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