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3480 Morris Avenue

Homer, AK 99603
  • $959,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 65 days
  • MLS #: 21-5099
UPDATED: 56 min ago
$959,000
  • 3
    BEDS
  • 2.3
    ACRES
  • 2
    BATHS
  • 1
    1/2 BATHS
  • 2,409
    SQFT
  • $398
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
2003
Area:

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Description

Two incredible Waterfront Alaska Timberframe Homes On Well Desired Premier Homer Bluff location on Kachemak Drive! Unobstructed Front Seat View Of the Bay, Glacier and all the wild life you can imagine right out your front door! Lots of Opportunities for a Family Homestead or Excellent Investment to VRBO, host Events and Lots More!3480 Morris Ave (mid-point of Kachemak Drive) Purchased the 2.3 acre property in 2001 as vacant land, It was covered with old-growth beetle-killed old-growth spruce. It was cleared (all trees were dead) and a 12' tall berm was built along the road for privacy: the berm has settled but the row of vegetation still provides privacy from the traffic on Kachemak Drive. Later the entire lot was re-graded and a second culvert was added, so water drains to the road not the bluff - erosion prevention. The house was built in 2003 as a future "guest house". It is a true timber-frame building built by Alaska Timberframe: all joinery is held together with wooden pegs. SIP panels (structural insulated panels) were custom built and shipped from Seattle to cover the entire frame: these panels are highly insulative. Windows in living / dining / kitchen are triple-pane: the house has earned a 5 Star energy rating from Alaska Housing Finance Corp. There are in-floor tubes in the floor but both buildings are currently heated with unit heater(s) fueled with oil. There is a wood stove. The home is cozy and warm. The attached carport keeps vehicles dry. An architect helped design the layout to make maximum use of the space. The downstairs consists of open- concept living / dining / kitchen area with a bath and stair to the second floor. The home was located back from the bluff and very near the side lot line to leave the best building site available. The home is on steel pilings so can be easily moved to make more space on the front of the lot for your dream home, or the t-frame could be incorporated as part of a new build: hybrid timber-frame homes are very popular. The second floor consists of 2 rooms and a bath with laundry. The ocean-side room is currently used as a bedroom / dressing area and the road-side room as an office. Both rooms have dormers and ocean views. The office can be walled to provide a second bedroom (the beam to start this process in the carport). Many possibilities for using this space. The porch was enclosed to make an entryway: this area opens to both sides of the house (carport access) and has built-in floor-to-ceiling cabinets for storage. The round window (with exterior shell trim) and painted beams are an example of the creative nature of this house. The second building, called "the barn" because it is painted red, is also a true timber-frame built by Alaska Timberframe with SIP panels. This building has a new (vaulted) kitchen, loft bedroom with additional storage / sleeping loft, added studio / bedroom, workshop area, attached greenhouse / sunroom, and attached storage. There are tubes in the slab for future in-floor heating. All rooms in this building also have great views. Huge doors open to the attached greenhouse / sunroom. Both buildings were painted in the summer of 2020. Buildings were connected to city sewer and water in 2013. Natural gas is available at the street. The circular driveway makes coming / going / parking a dream, especially with a large boat or RV. There is a manageable perennial / rock garden outlined with green rock from Seldovia. THE BEST sandbox on the Kenai Peninsula contains a whole dump truck of sand! Kids love it. The views are breathtaking; ocean, mountains, glaciers, sunrise, moon rise, tidal fluctuations, boats passing to and from the boatyard, eagles dating along the bluff and a local nest, moose visiting nearly every day with newborn calves frolicking each spring in the yard, pheasants in the adjacent field, cranes and swans flying by, and very rarely a black bear passes by along the bluff.

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3480 Morris Avenue Homer, AK 99603

  • Price: $959,000
  • Status: Active
  • Updated: 56 min ago
  • MLS #: 21-5099
3
Beds
2
Baths
1
½ Baths
2.3
Acres
2,409
SQFT
$398
$/SQFT
2003
Built
Neighborhood:
Homer
Area:
Homer
Elementary School:
Paul Banks/Homer
Middle School:
Homer
High School:
Homer
Property Description
Two incredible Waterfront Alaska Timberframe Homes On Well Desired Premier Homer Bluff location on Kachemak Drive! Unobstructed Front Seat View Of the Bay, Glacier and all the wild life you can imagine right out your front door! Lots of Opportunities for a Family Homestead or Excellent Investment to VRBO, host Events and Lots More!3480 Morris Ave (mid-point of Kachemak Drive) Purchased the 2.3 acre property in 2001 as vacant land, It was covered with old-growth beetle-killed old-growth spruce. It was cleared (all trees were dead) and a 12' tall berm was built along the road for privacy: the berm has settled but the row of vegetation still provides privacy from the traffic on Kachemak Drive. Later the entire lot was re-graded and a second culvert was added, so water drains to the road not the bluff - erosion prevention. The house was built in 2003 as a future "guest house". It is a true timber-frame building built by Alaska Timberframe: all joinery is held together with wooden pegs. SIP panels (structural insulated panels) were custom built and shipped from Seattle to cover the entire frame: these panels are highly insulative. Windows in living / dining / kitchen are triple-pane: the house has earned a 5 Star energy rating from Alaska Housing Finance Corp. There are in-floor tubes in the floor but both buildings are currently heated with unit heater(s) fueled with oil. There is a wood stove. The home is cozy and warm. The attached carport keeps vehicles dry. An architect helped design the layout to make maximum use of the space. The downstairs consists of open- concept living / dining / kitchen area with a bath and stair to the second floor. The home was located back from the bluff and very near the side lot line to leave the best building site available. The home is on steel pilings so can be easily moved to make more space on the front of the lot for your dream home, or the t-frame could be incorporated as part of a new build: hybrid timber-frame homes are very popular. The second floor consists of 2 rooms and a bath with laundry. The ocean-side room is currently used as a bedroom / dressing area and the road-side room as an office. Both rooms have dormers and ocean views. The office can be walled to provide a second bedroom (the beam to start this process in the carport). Many possibilities for using this space. The porch was enclosed to make an entryway: this area opens to both sides of the house (carport access) and has built-in floor-to-ceiling cabinets for storage. The round window (with exterior shell trim) and painted beams are an example of the creative nature of this house. The second building, called "the barn" because it is painted red, is also a true timber-frame built by Alaska Timberframe with SIP panels. This building has a new (vaulted) kitchen, loft bedroom with additional storage / sleeping loft, added studio / bedroom, workshop area, attached greenhouse / sunroom, and attached storage. There are tubes in the slab for future in-floor heating. All rooms in this building also have great views. Huge doors open to the attached greenhouse / sunroom. Both buildings were painted in the summer of 2020. Buildings were connected to city sewer and water in 2013. Natural gas is available at the street. The circular driveway makes coming / going / parking a dream, especially with a large boat or RV. There is a manageable perennial / rock garden outlined with green rock from Seldovia. THE BEST sandbox on the Kenai Peninsula contains a whole dump truck of sand! Kids love it. The views are breathtaking; ocean, mountains, glaciers, sunrise, moon rise, tidal fluctuations, boats passing to and from the boatyard, eagles dating along the bluff and a local nest, moose visiting nearly every day with newborn calves frolicking each spring in the yard, pheasants in the adjacent field, cranes and swans flying by, and very rarely a black bear passes by along the bluff.
Exterior Features

Access Type GovernmentMaintained Carport Spaces 2 Carport Type Attached Construction Type Post & BeamWood Frame Exterior Finish Wood Features Additional Circle DrivewayDeck/PatioFire Service AreaGreenhouseHot TubIn City LimitsLandscapingLot-BluffPrivate YardRoad Service AreaRv ParkingViewWaterfront Foundation Type Pilings Garage Type None Roof Type Metal Topography BluffLevel View Type BayCity LightsGlacierOceanSpitUnobstructed Waterfront Access Near BayInletOcean Waterfront Frontage Bay/HarborOceanfront Waterfront Name Kachemak Bay

Interior Features

Dining Room Type AreaBreakfast Nook/Bar Features Interior Arctic EntryCeiling Fan(S)Co Detector(S)Den &/Or OfficeDishwasherElectricElectric CooktopGranite CountersIn-Law FloorplanRange/OvenRefrigeratorSmoke Detector(S)Vaulted Ceiling(S) Floor Style Other - See Remarks Fuel Type Oil Heat Type In-Floor HeatRadiantStove

Property Features

Borough Census Area 1B - Kenai Peninsula Borough Construction Status Existing Structure Foreclosure Bank Owned No New Finance Terms CashConventionalFha Region 1 - Southcentral Alaska Region Residential Type B & B PotentialSingle Family Res Sewer Type Public Sewer Water Type Public Zoning Rr - Rural Residential

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