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1. Sitka Hidden Bay Retreat is a three-bedroom home located on 2.6 acres with a private shoreline. Details include tongue-and-groove construction, a large terrace, a hot tub, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows. Surrounded by old growth forests, the property includes a guesthouse and access to the deep-water bay. $4,750,000. Chad Zinda, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, (206) 579-4939

2. Elfin Cove These three 1930s houses are set on a harbor in the center of the Inian Islands Wilderness. The 4.6-acre property, known as the Hobbit Hole, features a dock, a shop building, and a creek. The lot is located a short boat ride from Glacier Bay National Park. $2,000,000. Mike Race, Coldwell Banker Race Realty, (907) 789-0555

3. Halibut Cove This two-bedroom house is located next to Halibut Cove Lagoon and surrounded by Kachemak Bay State Park’s 400,000 acres. Built in 1970, the home was constructed prior to the park’s inception and is the only cabin in the park with dock permits and water rights. Additional amenities include a woodstove, a side deck, and exposed beams. $279,000. Philip W. Alderfer, The Alderfer Group, (907) 235-5299

4. Girdwood Built in 1981, this four-bedroom home is set on a 0.3-acre lot with views of the Upper Girdwood Valley and the Alyeska Resort. Recently updated, the house features an attached greenhouse, multiple fireplaces, and a one-bedroom apartment attached by a skywalk. The property has ornate landscaping and a garage with an attached workroom. $699,000. Bryan Epley, RE/MAX of Alyeska, (907) 783-2010

5. Pedro Bay Located on a 40-acre remote lot overlooking Pedro Bay, this five-bedroom home has access to a landing strip and the waterfront. Interior details include a great room with a stone fireplace, a home theater, and a spa tub. The surrounding property is known for its fishing and hunting. $1,500,000. Art Swisher, Coastal Realty Homer, (907) 235-7700

6. Ketchikan This six-bedroom estate is located on 62 acres at the edge of Naha Bay. Interior details include four custom-built fireplaces, a chef’s kitchen, and a master suite with a large deck. The property has 2,000 feet of water frontage, a salmon stream, five additional buildings, and a 70-foot dock. $3,200,000. Alex Thomas, Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, (425) 422-8942

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