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Forget-Me-Not Cottage

5 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
1 night minimum
Rental Home
Conveniently located in the heart of Halibut Cove, just opposite the Isthmus on Ishmalof Island, our cottage will nestle you into the wilderness charm of Alaska's Kachemak Bay. The Forget-Me-Not Cottage is a warm and cozy 590 square foot, two bedroom house furnished with art and antiques, a full kitchen and an indoor bathroom consisting of a shower and Biolet composting toilet. A south facing private deck surrounds two sides of the Cottage and is fully furnished with three patio tables, twelve chairs, two umbrellas and a propane grill. The private deck features festive patio lights, outdoor shower and a hot tub with a knock-out sunset view of the Narrows from which you can watch the Danny J Ferry come and go throughout your day. Special features include two, three-man Walker Bay row boa...Conveniently located in the heart of Halibut Cove, just opposite the Isthmus on Ishmalof Island, our cottage will nestle you into the wilderness charm of Alaska's Kachemak Bay. The Forget-Me-Not Cottage is a warm and cozy 590 square foot, two bedroom house furnished with art and antiques, a full kitchen and an indoor bathroom consisting of a shower and Biolet composting toilet. A south facing private deck surrounds two sides of the Cottage and is fully furnished with three patio tables, twelve chairs, two umbrellas and a propane grill. The private deck features festive patio lights, outdoor shower and a hot tub with a knock-out sunset view of the Narrows from which you can watch the Danny J Ferry come and go throughout your day. Special features include two, three-man Walker Bay row boats for your use inside the Narrows, secure high speed WiFi, spa robes and Crocs for the deck and a K-Cup coffee maker with a selection of coffee choices. The lace curtained outhouse, a quick dash from the cottage, fulfills the full Alaskan experience! The Cottage is a 5 minute walk up 104 stairs (broken up with landings and boardwalks), from the dock below on the waterfront. Come BE OUR GUESTS!More
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About the Owner
Shelli & Mike G
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2017
Interaction with guests
Guests will be met at the ferry when they arrive in Halibut Cove by the owner(s) and transported to the Forget-Me-Not Cottage property by skiff. Their gear will be transported on a tram while they walk up to the Cottage, about a 4 - 5 minute walk, up stairs and boardwalks. Guests are provided with two 3-man Walker Bay row boats for their use inside the Halibut Cove Narrows. The owners live on the property in another house and will be available to answer questions about all things Halibut Cove.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Mike and Shelli’s cabin in August of 2017. The cabin accommodations were wonderful and the bed was extremely comfortable. The cabin includes access to their hot tub that sits on the large deck, which was an excellent place to have drink and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Ssjantzi
Cruiser704424, VR Owner at Forget-Me-Not Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for the great review! We were delighted to host you and so excited you became engaged while here! Congratulations and much happiness in your future lives together! Shelli and Mike Gordon

Reviewed September 3, 2018

The cottage is charming and comfortable-I especially enjoyed a glass of wine in the hot tub overlooking the beautiful scenery. The grounds, filled with flowers and berry bushes bursting with berries, are a joy to explore. The outhouse on the property is a must see!...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Climber811953
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

Forget-Me-Not has it all. Arguably the most beautiful setting in all of Alaska. Wonderful accommodations. Beautiful, scenic location overlooking Halibut Cove in all its' glory. Great seafood restaurant a short rowboat (supplied) away. Mike and Shelli are terrific hosts and will make your stay unforgettable!

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank DonovanJD
Management response:Responded June 22, 2018

So happy you enjoyed your stay at the Forget-Me-Not Cottage. Thank you for being our guests and raving about how much you enjoyed sleeping on the king bed and mattress! You were wonderful guests and we hope to host your next adventure to Halibut Cove.

Reviewed July 21, 2017

My wife and I and two friends spent a grand night at the Forget-Me-Not Cottage in Halibut Cove. Hosts Mike and Shelli couldn't have been nicer and more accommodating. The grand tour of the garden acreage was just as pleasant as it could be. There...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank ExWaveQB
Management response:Responded July 23, 2017

Thank you! We loved hosting your group and hope you will "Come Be Our Guests" again.

Reviewed June 2, 2017

Halibut Cove is the best and this property is a jewel within Cove. Views, views, views... We have stayed at this property several times in the past and we love it! The grounds are beautiful with an amazing assortment of flowers, berries, and landscaping. After...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Nathan B
Management response:Responded June 3, 2017

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you and your family again, too.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Staffed Property
DVD Player
Stove
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Hot Tub
Refrigerator
Central Heating
Water Views
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Freezer
Waterfront
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Boat Available
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Mountain Views
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Playground
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Swingset
Patio
Deck
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About the neighborhood
Halibut Cove is a small rural community with about 20 year-round residents. The summer population swells to about 200 residents. Access to Halibut Cove is by private boat, the Danny J ferry, the Stormbird mail boat, water taxi or float plane. The community features two art galleries, a restaurant, a cafe and a coffee house. There are hiking trails and the Isthmus to explore. Additional excursions can be scheduled and booked with the local water taxi operator to hike in the nearby Kachemak Bay State Park. Kayak and paddleboard rentals are also available in Halibut Cove.
Getting around
No need for a car in Halibut Cove - we get around in skiffs, kayaks, wherries and row boats. Guests at the Forget-Me-Not Cottage are provided with two 3-man Walker Bay row boats for exploring the Halibut Cove Narrows.
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