17205 Glacier Highway

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Spectacular Sanctuary with Exceptional Style!

Offered at $1,230,000

5 bedrooms | 4 baths | 3623 SQ FT 

Own an exquisite masterpiece and live in tranquility and splendor in this waterfront retreat created by renowned Juneau architect, Linn Forrest (designer of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center). For those who appreciate subtle sophistication and understated artistry, this home delivers. The open main living area offers a chef’s kitchen with curved bar, expansive great room, cathedral ceilings with floor to ceiling windows, and panoramic water views. The upper level also has a large and inviting family room with a locally-sourced rock fireplace. The lower level is relaxing and spacious, anchored by a versatile living area with a wall of windows and custom accents. A delightful two bedroom apartment provides the ultimate guest quarters or rental opportunity. Located on the water with 175 feet of pristine beach, this unique haven is truly special.  


  • Located on the waterfront in the highly coveted Lena neighborhood
  • Offering 175 feet of beach with easily accessible water access
  • Southwest facing home with sunrise and sunset views
  • Nestled in a quiet sanctuary of mature trees facing away from the road

Upper Level

  • Walls of windows provide panoramic views and unobstructed natural light
  • Open plan design is ideal for entertaining
  • Main living area and kitchen have radiant floor heat
  • Custom wood accents enhance the luxurious ambiance
  • Bamboo and slate floors add warmth and style
  • Granite window sills and baseboards provide unique accents 
  • Southwest facing home offers sunrise and sunset views
  • Expansive waterfont deck with clear panels
  • Family room/library with locally-sourced rock fireplace and deck access

Open plan great room

Waterfront deck off living area

Granite window sills

Family room/library

Kitchen Special Features

  • Curved bar is welcoming and functional for entertaining
  • Granite countertops
  • Custom wood cabinets
  • Architecturally captivating ceiling
  • Under cabinet lighting
  • Gas range with electric oven
  • Bosch dishwasher
  • Slate floors with radiant floor heat
  • Forest and water views

Open plan design

Ample storage and prep space

Natural light and nature views

Custom-designed wood cabinetry

Upper Level Bedroom and Bath Special Features

  • Hand-cast custom Jen-Weld mahogany doors
  • Teak tongue-in-groove ceiling in main bedroom
  • Main bedroom waterfront deck views and access
  • Travertine tile, custom cabinets, granite counters in bathrooms
  • Custom granite accents in bathrooms
  • Steam shower with rain shower head
  • Large soaking tub

Tongue-in-groove teak ceiling

Private waterfront deck 

Custom door, tile, cabinets, accents

Steam shower, custom accents

Upper Level Family Room/Library Special Features

  • Tongue-in-groove ceilings
  • Wood accent walls
  • Wood-burning fireplace with rock from the Mendenhall Glacier
  • Waterfront deck access
  • Large guest bedroom 

Inviting Family Room/Library

Large guest bedroom

Wood-burning fireplace

Wood accents

Lower Level

  • Inviting entrance with wood accents and slate flooring
  • Versatile large living area with wall of windows and natural light
  • Family room with wood-burning fireplace and waterfront deck access
  • Large bedroom with waterfront deck access
  • Bathroom with shower, sauna and stackable laundry

Large versatile living area

Potential home office with views

Large bedroom with deck access

Bath with sauna and laundry


  • Large living area with water views and natural light
  • Dining room with private, waterfront deck access
  • Light, bright kitchen with dishwasher and ample storage
  • Two bedrooms, one with waterfront deck access
  • Private covered wrap around deck with water views
  • Full bath with custom cabinetry and dual sinks

Access to private waterfront deck

Kitchen with ample storage

Bedroom with private deck access

Custom cabinets dual sinks