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LAKEFRONT LOG CABIN - SPECTACULAR VIEWS!

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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LAKEFRONT LOG CABIN - SPECTACULAR VIEWS!

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Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Sleeping Porch, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

Located in south central Alaska, on the shores of Cottonwood Lake in the heart of the Matanuska-Susitna Valley, Alaska Loon’s Nest Cabin Rental is centrally located between Palmer and Wasilla on seven secluded acres, yet within minutes of town and attractions. We’re only 40 minutes from Anchorage and three hours from Denali National Park. Come stay in a truly Alaskan log cabin on a pristine trout-filled floatplane sized lake, surrounded by the Talkeetna and Chugach Mountain Ranges.

Sip your coffee while listening to the call of the loon echo across the pristine waters of Cottonwood Lake. Or, sit on the dock and watch the trout jump in the evening glow of a long summer night as an eagle glides directly above. Better yet, wet a line with one of our trout poles and catch a rainbow trout for dinner. Explore the lake in the paddleboat, canoe or tandem kayak (lifejackets provided). Take a swim off our dock and soak in those warm summer days on the floating dock. Roast marshmallows and share stories around the lakeside fire pit. Relax and let time stand still!

Wintertime? Wonderland time! Watch the Aurora Borealis dance across the sky, listen to the ice take on a voice of its own as it contracts and expands, ice fish, ice skate, cross country ski, or snowmobile as conditons permit. Available October to May at monthly rates (check for winter monthly rates). Ideal for professional couples, traveling itinerants, or for temporary housing during transitions during this time.

Enjoy a place where time stands still, and breathtaking beauty abounds!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
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As a sourdough (lifelong Alaskan), Ron has a deep love for Alaska and the outdoors. When not selling real estate, Ron loves fishing, hunting, spending time with his family, and sharing his tales of Alaskan adventure. A “jack-of-all-trades”, Ron built the family home and has kept the family homestead cabin in tip-top shape for over forty years. Cindy, a Minnesota transplant, traveled to Alaska almost thirty years ago for a supposed two year adventure; and, it’s been an adventure ever since! When not teaching and cheering on three children in various activities, she loves to garden, fish, ski, read, and spend time with family and friends - preferably outdoors! Our rescue black lab, young lab/retriever, and two rescue cats round out our active family. We share a deep love for this great state, and would love to help you plan your Alaskan vacation!

Alaska Loon's Nest has been our family treasure since 1962. This original homesteader’s cabin was built in the 1950’s, and has been tenderly maintained by our family for over 45 years. The cabin features richly hued knotty pine throughout, with modern upgrades, while maintaining its original Alaskan history and charm. The cabin front offers expansive views of the lake and two mountain ranges, including the Hatcher's Pass area directly across from the cabin. Two decks, one lakeside and one with a gas BBQ overlooking the perennial flower beds and garden area, add to your enjoyment of this “one-of-a-kind” Alaskan setting!

Come enjoy a one-of-a-kind Alaskan setting while being within minutes of major attractions and conveniences. You'll soon discover why Cottonwood Lake is still a 'jewel' in the chain of lakes in the area, and why Alaska Loon's Nest seems like it's nestled in a world of its own. Watch eagles fly directly overhead on their daily flight path, visiting moose and fox, waterfowl, trumpeter swans, and my favorite, the loon. Take an early morning or late evening paddle around the lake as the loons' eerie calls echo across the water, and you'll understand why time seemingly stands still at Alaska Loon's Nest! Please note that the owner's home is next to the cabin rental.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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5
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Lakefront Log Cabin - Spectacular Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
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Lakefront Log Cabin - Spectacular Views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p240433vb
(907) 373-7377 (Alaska, USA)
Wasilla Alaska
5

TRAVELING TEXANS

  • 5 out of 5
Where should I start? The cabin was perfect and the location is breathtaking. Cindy And Ron were very gracious and always willing to help with planning activities. The cabin has every amenity you can think of. We used the kayaks and cruised the entire lake. Watched seaplanes take off right in front of the dock which was very cool. Day trips to Palmer, salmon fishing, hiking in Hatchers Pass and just relaxing on the lake. A perfect vacation home away from home!!
  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks Howard and Leslie,

We were very pleased that you were able to enjoy some great Alaskan spring weather and were able to get and enjoy some of the many local attractions.

Ron and Cindy
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Lakefront Log Cabin - Spectacular Views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p240433vb
(907) 373-7377 (Alaska, USA)
Wasilla Alaska
5

GREAT LAKESIDE CABIN

  • 5 out of 5
My husband, toddler and I recently sent 3 days here. The cabin is beautiful and has everything you would need. It has a large sitting area with incredible lake views. The owners are very easy to work with. The location is ideal to visit Talkeetna, Denali, Anchorage, Seward. We would definitely stay here again next time we are in Alaska.
  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Lakefront Log Cabin - Spectacular Views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p240433vb
(907) 373-7377 (Alaska, USA)
Wasilla Alaska
Iron Mountain
5

25TH ANNIVERSARY VACATION TO ALASKA

  • 5 out of 5
Cindy & Ron were so helpful prior and during our trip with suggestions.

The cabin was so homey and welcoming!! Loved the view of Cottonwood Lake and enjoyed waking up to the Loon calls.

The cabin had all amenities and more. The location was great for driving to other parts of Alaska and see all that we could.

I would definitely recommend this place to anyone traveling to Anchorage/Wassila.
  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Lakefront Log Cabin - Spectacular Views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p240433vb
(907) 373-7377 (Alaska, USA)
Wasilla Alaska
nevada
5

GARDNERVILLE FAMILY

  • 5 out of 5
Loved this cabin!! We were visiting family in the area and this cabin was perfect for hanging out. The owners were incredibly helpful and my daughter loved playing with their dogs. We spent the evenings on the water or around the fire pit and the mornings on the dock enjoying the eagles and Loons.
  • Review Submitted: 22-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Lakefront Log Cabin - Spectacular Views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p240433vb
(907) 373-7377 (Alaska, USA)
Wasilla Alaska
Boerne, Texas
5

LOON' NEST

Loon' Nest
  • 5 out of 5
Loon's Nest was perfect for us. We enjoyed all aspects of this cozy cabin. The hosts were warm and helpful and the cabin was well stocked with all the essentials. The view was amazing. We used the canoe and the kayaks, but mainly just sat on the dock and enjoyed the cool weather and natural beauty of the lake and spectacular mountains. The landscaping with gorgeous flowers was also very special. We hope to come back again some day.
  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Lakefront Log Cabin - Spectacular Views!
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p240433vb
(907) 373-7377 (Alaska, USA)
Wasilla Alaska
5

PERFECT!

  • 5 out of 5
This adorable little cabin is comfortable, peaceful and very convenient. It sits on a pretty lake that is adorned with beautiful mountain views that include Hatcher's Pass. The owner, Ron, is kind, generous and a gracious host. We felt right at home and truly enjoyed our stay. We would not hesitate to rebook.
  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Location

Close to major attractions such as Musk Ox Farm, Reindeer Farm, Iditarod Headquarters, Hatcher's Pass and Independence Mine, Matanuska and Knik Glaciers, Alaska Railroad Depot-Wasilla, Alaska Native Heritage Center, salmon fishing, flight seeing tours, and Denali National Park.

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Rental rates for this holiday cabin in Wasilla, Alaska

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3 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.0%
Notes May 15 - August 31
$185/double occupancy*
$20/night each additional person 12 years old and older*
3 night minimum stay
Maximum 6 people
Children under 12 stay free

Weekly Rate
May 1 - September 30
$1,110 per week/double occupancy*
$20/night each additional person 12 years old and older*
Maximum 6 people
Children under 12 stay free

*plus 5% bed tax applies to all rates
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Wasilla in Alaska

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower, no tub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) Private queen bedroom with built-in cabinetry and vanity and sitting area., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double-sized Lazy-Boy sleeper sofa in living room, double 8' thick futon sofa in living room, and double futon sofa in sleeping porch.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • paddle boating
  • boating
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • racquetball
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • hunting
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • basketball court
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
Notes:
Dock, paddle boat, tandem kayak, canoe, lifejackets, trout poles, lakeside fire pit, lawn games available for guests' use (owner's home is next to the cabin).
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