Rental Amenities

  • Approximately 1,000 square feet
  • Executive short term rental
  • Based on daily set price
  • Original wood cabinetry in kitchen and handcrafted bookshelves and desks
  • Rennovated fir floors throughout
  • Excellent ventilation, windows and ceiling fans
  • Closed sun porch for indoor lounging and dining
  • Flat screen TV and WiFi
  • Close to downtown
  • Electric Heat, individual thermostats
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Beds by Dania
    • 2 full size, one singl
  • Entertainment
    • Cable/
    • Clock radios am/fm
    • Windowed sun porch

  • Kitchen
    • Full Kitchen
    • Cooking Utensils Provided
    • Refrigerator
    • Microwave

  • Outdoor Features
    • Deck

  • View/Location
    • Water View
    • Mountain View

  • Communications
    • WiFi (Wireless Internet)

  • Suitability
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Smoking Not Allowed

  • Actvities (on site and nearby)
    • Fishing charters
    • Antique store next door
    • Tongass Historical Museum
    • Totem Heritage Center
    • USFS Discovery Center
    • Recreation Center
    • Restaurants
    • Shopping
    • Bike path
    • Movie theater
    • Downtown docks

  • Year Purchased: 2008

Betsey purchased the property from the city of Ketchikan.  Marjorie Voss willed her lifelong home to the library.  The Voss family lived in the home starting in 1921, the year Marjorie was born. The house had a least five different additions and when the renovation was going on Betsey discovered that the entire roofline had to be replaced as well as major structural parts.  So its been three years in the making!  There is alot of attention to detail.

Betsey and her son Jared own and run the 25 year old family business, Southeast Exposure,  a ropes and  zipline company.  This year is the start of the new “Town and Shoreline Bike Tour” which once a week will start at 1224 Tongass, the future bakery in from of the rental. Bikes are also available there for rent. Betsey’s hobbies include paddling, biking, baking, reading and visiting with friends and neighbors.

Why the Owner Chose Downtown Ketchikan

Betsey saw the possibilities and practicalities of the property and the need for the locals to start taking pride in the beautiful downtown setting.

The Unique Benefits of this Rental

There are three bedrooms which can accomodate three to five people.  It is right downtown and you can walk. 


The Voss - Ketchikan Short Term Rental
1222 Tongass Avenue Ketchikan, AK

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