The Caboose, secluded float house in calm waters.

Houseboat hosted by Jim

  1. 6 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 6 beds
  4. 1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
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The Caboose is located in a calm protect bay which is seven miles by water from the town of Sitka, Alaska. You’ll absolutely love this place because of the true Alaskan outdoor experience had while also having all the "creature comforts" of home. Only accessible by boat or float plane, the Caboose is the perfect get away for the solo adventurist or big groups. Alaskan Brown Bears are frequently seen on the beaches in the area and Humpback Whales can usually be found in the waters close by too!

The space
Anchored and secured to the beach, 26' x 80', float house. Full deck around all sides. One private bedroom and one semi-private bedroom (it has a divider separating it on one side from the bunks) and upper/lower bunks style sleeping area down the hallway that will accommodate up to an additional 4 more people. Private bathroom with propane heated camp shower and compost toilet. Propane stove and BBQ for cooking. Stocked with pots, pans, eating utensils, etc. Gas powered generator for lighting. Wood stove and wood provided for heat. Freshwater for use collected in a rain barrel. Coolers with ice for cold storage. Boats available to rent separately and or chartered sight seeing and fishing trips are available from the owner.

What this place offers

Private patio or balcony
Long term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 15 reviews


Where you’ll be

Sitka, Alaska, United States

Hosted by Jim

  1. Joined in May 2016
  • 15 Reviews
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During your stay

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Things to know

House rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
No carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy