40015 Waterman Road

    Homer, AK 99603
    • $835,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 87 days
    • MLS #: 19-12638
    UPDATED: 30 min ago
    $835,000
    • 5
      BEDS
    • 5
      ACRES
    • 4
      BATHS
    • 0
      1/2 BATHS
    • 2,074
      SQFT
    • $403
      $/SQFT
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1979

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:

    Description

    Welcome to Magic Canyon Ranch! This 5BR/4BA home with a 6-stall horse barn and cabin/studio is nestled into an exquisitely private and truly extraordinary canyon landscape. The surrounding area is one of the last undisturbed wildlife corridors stretching from the Homer bench to the Skyline ridge. Enjoy relaxing on your deck, listening to birdsong, and reveling in your wilderness haven!Magic Canyon Ranch is an exceptionally secluded property located only minutes from Homer, Alaska in an enchanted canyon bursting with birdsong and wildflowers and overlooking beautiful Kachemak Bay and the glacier-filled Kenai Mountains. A long, narrow drive under enfolding alders along Waterman Creek delivers you to the private canyon, which opens to an absolutely breathtaking view in a classic Alaskan wilderness setting. Magic Canyon adjoins the upland 700-acre Inspiration Ridge Preserve, to be managed in perpetuity for conservation by the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. The canyon complex is an important wildlife corridor for black bears and moose who move seasonally between the lowlands and uplands. The canyon has three creeks, the largest riparian cottonwood grove in Homer, and a million-dollar view of Grewingk Glacier across the bay. The property connects to a canyon rim trail established in the 1950s by homesteaders originally for commercial berry picking, most notably rose hips. The canyon is almost entirely deciduous - alders, birches, wild roses, fireweed, and cottonwoods, with a sprinkling of spruce. The property is part of the original Waterman Homestead where John Waterman ran his herd of cattle and grew a locally renowned vegetable garden. Magic Canyon Ranch was for a time a top-tier Bed & Breakfast, so it comes with its own website and domain name, should the need arise again. The five-bedroom country style house is a charmer. The property also includes: six-stall horse barn with hay loft small llama barn (makes a nice shed) dry cabin perfect for yoga practice, artist studio, or kids playhouse (built from the wood of a single beetle-killed Lutz Spruce from Anchor Point) old guest house in need of love (but has a new roof) Although the historic place name is Waterman Canyon, it is now known as Magic Canyon by those who have lived in and love this magical place.

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    40015 Waterman Road Homer, AK 99603

    • Price: $835,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 30 min ago
    • MLS #: 19-12638
    5
    Beds
    4
    Baths
    0
    ½ Baths
    5
    Acres
    2,074
    SQFT
    $403
    $/SQFT
    1979
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Kachemak City/Fritz Creek
    Area:
    Kachemak City/Fritz Creek
    Elementary School:
    Paul Banks/Homer
    Middle School:
    Homer
    High School:
    Homer
    Property Description
    Welcome to Magic Canyon Ranch! This 5BR/4BA home with a 6-stall horse barn and cabin/studio is nestled into an exquisitely private and truly extraordinary canyon landscape. The surrounding area is one of the last undisturbed wildlife corridors stretching from the Homer bench to the Skyline ridge. Enjoy relaxing on your deck, listening to birdsong, and reveling in your wilderness haven!Magic Canyon Ranch is an exceptionally secluded property located only minutes from Homer, Alaska in an enchanted canyon bursting with birdsong and wildflowers and overlooking beautiful Kachemak Bay and the glacier-filled Kenai Mountains. A long, narrow drive under enfolding alders along Waterman Creek delivers you to the private canyon, which opens to an absolutely breathtaking view in a classic Alaskan wilderness setting. Magic Canyon adjoins the upland 700-acre Inspiration Ridge Preserve, to be managed in perpetuity for conservation by the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. The canyon complex is an important wildlife corridor for black bears and moose who move seasonally between the lowlands and uplands. The canyon has three creeks, the largest riparian cottonwood grove in Homer, and a million-dollar view of Grewingk Glacier across the bay. The property connects to a canyon rim trail established in the 1950s by homesteaders originally for commercial berry picking, most notably rose hips. The canyon is almost entirely deciduous - alders, birches, wild roses, fireweed, and cottonwoods, with a sprinkling of spruce. The property is part of the original Waterman Homestead where John Waterman ran his herd of cattle and grew a locally renowned vegetable garden. Magic Canyon Ranch was for a time a top-tier Bed & Breakfast, so it comes with its own website and domain name, should the need arise again. The five-bedroom country style house is a charmer. The property also includes: six-stall horse barn with hay loft small llama barn (makes a nice shed) dry cabin perfect for yoga practice, artist studio, or kids playhouse (built from the wood of a single beetle-killed Lutz Spruce from Anchor Point) old guest house in need of love (but has a new roof) Although the historic place name is Waterman Canyon, it is now known as Magic Canyon by those who have lived in and love this magical place.
    Exterior Features

    Access Type GravelMaintainedPrivate Carport Spaces 0 Carport Type None Construction Type Wood Frame - 2X6 Exterior Finish Wood Features Additional Barn/ShopDeck/PatioFenced YardHorse PropertyLandscapingPrivate YardRoad Service AreaRv ParkingSatellite DishShedStorage Space/UnitView Foundation Type All Weather WoodBlock Garage Type Other-See Remarks Roof Type Asphalt Topography Gently RollingHillyLevelSlopingSteepWetlands View Type BayGlacierMountainsOceanUnobstructed Waterfront Access Near None Waterfront Frontage None

    Interior Features

    Dining Room Type AreaBreakfast Nook/Bar Features Interior Arctic EntryBr/Ba On Main LevelCo Detector(S)Den &/Or OfficeDishwasherElectricFireplaceLaminate CountersRange/OvenRefrigeratorSmoke Detector(S)TelephoneTile CountersWasher &/Or DryerWashr&/Or Dryer HkupWindow CoveringsWood Stove Floor Style Two-Story Tradtnl Fuel Type ElectricOilWood Heat Type BaseboardKerosene/Oil HeaterStove

    Property Features

    Borough Census Area 1B - Kenai Peninsula Borough Construction Status Existing Structure Energy Rating ! Foreclosure Bank Owned No Mortgage Info EMMinimum Deposit 10000.00 New Finance Terms CashConventional Region 1 - Southcentral Alaska Region Residential Type B & B PotentialSingle Family Res Sewer Type Septic Tank Water Type CisternSpring Zoning Unz - Not Zoned

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    DISCLAIMER: The listing content relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the IDX Program of Alaska Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (AK MLS). Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than RMG Real Estate Network | Keller Williams Realty Alaska Group are marked with either the listing brokerage's logo or the AK MLS logo and information about them includes the name of the listing brokerage. All information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified for accuracy. Listing information was last updated on: 2019-10-21T03:39:39.963.
     
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