Gustavus Inn is a historic homestead in the center of activities in Glacier Bay National Park. For three generations now, the Lesh family invites visitors to share their home, hearth and table for adventures in Glacier Bay and Icy Strait. The sellers maintain a full garden for their clients table, providing the freshest lettuce in Alaska, rain-kissed raspberries, and baby carrots from glacial soils on this property.
This business has high ratings on trip advisor and national awards of Fodors Choice awards as well as named James Beard Americas Classic 2010
Gustavus, Icy Strait, and Glacier Bay offer:
Glacier Bay National Park day cruise and naturalist-led tours to see glaciers, wildlife, and experience Glacier Bay
World-class ocean fishing in Icy Strait (King and Silver Salmon, Halibut, Rockfish)
Whale-whatching (Humpback, Orca, Minke Whales)
Kayaking rentals, guided day and multiday
Flight tours of Glacier Bay
Wildlife viewing in the scenic context of Gustavus rivers, beaches, ponds, and trails Alaska Coastal Wildlife Viewing trail, Nature Conservancy, and State Crane Reserve
Click on this link to see the Gustavus Inn web page: http://www.gustavusinn.com/index.html
Click on this link to sell a you tube video of this property: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_k9QQq4j_o&feature=em-share_video_user
5.37 Acres or 234,750 square feet. Subdivided into three parcels
Lot A has 4.23 acres or 184,250 square feet
Lot B has .92 acres or 40,000 square feet
Lot C has .24 acres or 10,500 square feet
7,200 sq.ft. Inn has 13 guest rooms, 11 with private baths. In addition to the guest bathrooms there are 3 other public baths.
Inn was started as a homestead home in 1925. It has been extensively remodeled and added to since then. Most of the major work has been done by the seller in stages since 1987. Last job in 2012 was a complete remodel of the kitchen area. All up to code and fire Marshall approved.
The old work on the Inn is concrete and treated pilings with treated perimeter walls added later. New foundation work is treated perimeter stub walls on concrete footings. The Inn has 1,000 square feet of covered decks.
3 floors with attached heated garage. Total square footage without garage is 2697, with garage 3075.
1st floor is 852 square feet. Includes mud room, 2 bed rooms and full bath, covered front and back porches. This is the 2 room suite rented as a guest room.
2nd floor is 1120 square feet. Includes kitchen, dining, living rooms, 2 bed rooms and full bath.
3rd floor is 720 square feet and includes 3 bed rooms and half bath.
Garage is 378 square feet.
Built by Dave Lesh in 1985. 2 x 6 construction with perimeter concrete and treated wood foundation. Composite shingle roof, hydronic oil fired boiler heat and hot water, propane stove and dryer.
Several other out buildings
Greenhouse: 28 X 16 with attached 28 X 12 shop. Wired and plumbed with cold water wood frame with lexan and metal roofing 784 square feet
Generator/storage building: 24 X 16 wood framed with composition roof wired no plumbing 384 square feet
Freezer and grain storage building: 26 X 8 with 5 X 6 addition. wood frame with composition roof wired no plumbing 238 square feet
Pump house: 10 X 11 with water softener, mineral filter and expansion tank. wood frame, concrete slab, super insulated, heated, wired and plumbed 110 square feet
Large covered area: 50 X 14 fire wood, winter car port and dry storage. 4 x 6 treated posts with composition roof
Large covered area: 33 X 20 for winter car port and dry storage 4 x 6 treated posts with composition roof
Bike shed: 44 X 8 open building for storing bikes during summer and cars over the winter. yellow cedar posts with metal roof no power or plumbing
Root cellar: 16 X 15 earth covered building, steel and concrete. Winter freeze proof storage, wired no plumbing 240 square feet
Compost: 8 X 12 compost building
Burn building: rough 10 X 8 wood frame with metal roof for storing trash
Gardens: 2 well established organic gardens #1-50 X 150, #2-25 X 75
No Real Estate Taxes or Zoning
City electric , private well is 35 feet deep producing approx. 20 gals/min, public water system #AK 2130237. Last sanitary survey was done in 2012. All systems are inspected. Private septic system, Satellite TV, Internet Access
1270 Gustavus Road, Gustavus, Alaska 99826. Located one mile from airport and dock on main road, 20 min by air charter or jet from Juneau. 55 mile west from Juneau, Alaska
Gustavus Airport is the 2nd longest runway in Southeast Alaska. Alaska Airlines provides summer jet service from Seattle daily. New state dock provides State Ferry Service to Gustavus and saltwater boat access in Icy Strait.
Number of Lakes (water over 5 acres)
Number of Wells
Private Sewer Co.
Private Water Co.
Tax Data (Show Tax Data)
Loading Tax Data
Other Land for Sale from
- Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Borough Properties by Type
- Commercial Property in Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Borough
- Residential Property in Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Borough
- Skagway-Yakutat-Angoon Borough Properties by City
- Properties for Sale in Nearby Boroughs
NOTE: The information contained herein is provided as general information only and has been obtained from sources deemed reliable. It is provided without any guaranty, warranty or representation, expressed or implied, made by Lands of America, or any related entity, as to the accuracy or completeness of the information. The information is presented subject to errors, omissions, change of price or conditions, prior sale or withdrawal without notice. Prospective purchasers should make their own investigations, projections and conclusions concerning the information.