2556 E Tongass Narrows, Ketchikan, AK 99901 | HotPads
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2 beds
1 bath
1,198 sqft

2556 E Tongass Narrows
Ketchikan, AK 99901


  • Updated 7 days ago
  • Laundry: In Unit
  • Deck
  • Refrigerator
Custom built in 2012, this custom built two bedroom one bath home sits within Bald Headed cove, on Pennock Island. Enjoy the water views that this 1,198 sq. ft. home has to offer, minutes from Thomas Basin harbor. New battery bank charged by solar panels with 110v inverter. Honda generator as a backup power source. Propane range and electric refrigerator. Kumo oil stove for heat. Water cistern with roof catchment system. All of these features make this home completely self sufficient and not dependent on a public utility. Acreage Description: Enjoy your own acre of paradise with a mix of trees, wild blueberries, rhododendrons and wildflowers. Walk-able waterfront makes this property a must see. Only 6 years old this 1198 sq ft home offers views from every window. Open, light & bright best describe this wonderful home. Vintage sinks, butcher block counter tops and bead board cabinets with glass knobs give this home a classic farm house feel with all the modern amenities. Additional features include handicap size doors and hallway, LED lights and entry through the mud/laundry room . Home has a 5 star energy efficiency rate and is already certified with the state. There are no current rental or lease agreements, however this property has the potential as a vacation rental. Furnished with all the basic household items necessary it could easily be a turn key operation. Utilities: 100% off the grid this property runs on 3 solar panels with an Outback solar system and a back up Honda generator. Kitchen range is propane and there are 8, 10 gallon propane tanks for easy rotation and refill. Heat is provided by a Kuma stove that doesn't require any electricity. There are 3 above ground fuel tanks (1 for gas for the generator and 2 for oil for the Kuma stove). Cell phone and internet access are best with Verizon but also available through TMobile, GCI and limited coverage with Sprint. Domestic Water: Water is collected from the roof/gutters into a 2500 gallon tank which is in an enclosed storage room attached to the house. Septic: New in 2012 with the replacement of the original structure. Wildlife, Fishing & Hunting: An abundance of Eagles frequent the cove, as well as heron and deer. Whales, sea lions, sea otters and mink have all been see from the living room window! Halibut and salmon fishing are just a quick boat ride away. Summary: The possibilities are endless with this lovely retreat. Enjoy the quiet solitude of life on an island. Live the adventure of off the grid living. All who enter will be welcomed!
Property amenities
  • Architecture Style: Contemporary
  • Deck
  • Dryer
  • Laundry: In Unit
  • Lot Size: 1.05
  • MLS Listing ID: 16888
  • Oven
  • Porch
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Roof Type: Composition
  • Stories: 1
  • View Type: City
  • View Type: Mountain
  • View Type: View
  • View Type: Water
  • Washer
  • Water Front
  • Year Built: 2012
Nearby schools
Students who live in at 2556 E Tongass Narrows attend the following Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District (Unified School District) public schools:
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Ketchikan High School
Grades 9 - 12
0.3 miles
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