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Log Cabin Chalet/Spectacular Mtn Scenery 3BR/2B $225 Summer $180 Winter

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
chalet
People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Eagle River - THE MOUNTAIN HOUSE

Chalet, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

COME TO ALASKA and enjoy your long awaited Alaskan vacation in a spectacular setting nestled in among the 3,000-7,000' Chugach Mountains. View the wildlife from the front deck and experience the peace and solitude this property has to offer. The chalet sits on the side of a mountain and you may never want to leave. But if you do, just travel six miles down the mountain to Eagle River where you will find shopping and groceries. There, you can access the Glenn Highway and in just ten miles arrive in the city of Anchorage.

This is truly a unique location. Travel from the mountain chalet to the city of Anchorage and places beyond. This is a great location for daytripping. There is so much to do and see.

In state residents who have business, medical, or other needs that bring them iinto Anchorage will find a relaxing, comfortable place to unwind and relax after a tiring day. The fresh air and scenery will take the stress away in short order. It is a short ride to escape the hustle and bustle of your day.

Although we do not yet have a cartop carrier, there is a 16' aluminum canoe available for your use.

SO COME SPEND SOME TIME IN ALASKA - EVERYONE SHOULD VISIT AT LEAST ONCE!

Keywords: 1600 sq.foot chalet located just below tree line in alpine valley. On 2 private acres in

quiet residential area with mountain views from every window..

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 November, 2016
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About The Owner

MY WIFE AND I PURCHASED THIS LOT IN '79'. THE HOUSE WAS BUILT THE FOLLOWING YEAR. IT WAS TRUE WILDERNESS BACK IN THOSE DAYS, BUT HAS BECOME MORE SETTLED OVER THE YEARS WITH THE ADVENT OF PAVEMENT, NATURAL GAS, AND ROAD MAINTENACE. THE AREA HAS REMAINED RURAL WITH LARGE LOT SIZES KEEPING IT OPEN AND APPEALING TO WILDLIFE.

The Owner purchased this chalet in 1979

Why The Owner chose Anchorage

WE WANTED TO LIVE AND RAISE OUR KIDS IN A TRULY ALASKAN SETTING, BUT STILL BE WITHIN RANGE OF EMPLOYMENT

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(23 traveller reviews)

Log Cabin Chalet/Spectacular Mtn Scenery 3BR/2B $225 Summer $180 Winter
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 23 reviews
Shoreview, Minnesota
5

Beautiful and Comfortable Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

This log chalet was wonderful! My husband and I had the good fortune to stay for an entire week along with three young adults. In addition to a very complete kitchen, the pantry included items such as cooking oil, paper plates, and cups. There was even butter, gourmet coffee, bread, and half and half waiting for us in the refrigerator! These were welcome surprises.

The house was within easy driving distance of all the places we needed to go (Wasilla, Anchorage), but the stores in Eagle River (such as Fred Myer) were very complete.

The views from the house and decks were amazing - changing every so often as the fog came and went around the mountains. The furniture was all very comfortable. The owner included many extras to make our stay more enjoyable, including backpacks for our use, and many games, which the "kids (ages 20 -31) made use of.

We would recommend this lovely rental to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. I wish you could have had better weather, but it's good you appreciate the clouds and fog moving in and out of the valley, it can be pretty cool to watch. Thanks for selecting our home to stay in. John & Ellen
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5

Lovely, friendly log cabin: really home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed here for a whole month and what a great joy it has been to be here in this lovely, well looked after log cabin! We've felt at home from the first moment. Everything you could possibly want or need was here and everywhere nice personal touches could be found. The pictures in the cabin are awesome: I would gladly have some of them in my own house ;)

The cabin is in a perfect spot for trips to Seward, Whittier and of course Anchorage but Eagle River has all the shops you might need.

We looked after the grass and the flowers, which added to the 'at home'-feeling and enjoyed sitting and eating on the deck. John came by weekly to look after the garbage, so no worries there for us, which was nice.

All in all: we've thoroughly enjoyed staying here and will gladly come again!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great having you here. An unusual treat to have you take care of the lawn and flowers for us. We certainly hope you return for another visit in the near future. Thanks John & Ellen
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Old Fort NC
4

Fantastic time!

  • 4 of 5

This cabin worked perfectly for our girls only trip. Plenty of space to find quiet time. Beautiful views from every window. Furnishings and decor were very tasteful. The owners have everything just right for guests.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Just got back from our 10 day trip (8 day stay at the cabin) to Alaska. All of the reviews are right on and nothing could have been better. A few nights in the mid 40s was certainly a welcome change from the 90s we already have in Florida. I was able to meet John in person and besides being a Patriots fan (Go Dolphins) he was a pleasure to deal with. He contacted us that he would come by to collect the garbage and water the plants so you don't even have to deal with that. With my son and granddaughter living in Anchorage, this place will be our destination as long as it is offered. Thanks John and Ellen for making our much needed get-a-way a 10.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review and thanks for leaving the place so tidy. Thank-you too for the griddle you donated to the cause. It already came in handy yesterday morning, cooking up a bunch of bacon and pancakes for 4 hungry 14 year olds. Go Pats
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5

Amazing beyond words...

  • 5 of 5

My mom, her good friend and I stayed here for 10 nights in June 2014. I cannot begin to describe how wonderful this Log Cabin Chalet was. Before we ever arrived, John was personable and easy to stay in contact with. As we arrived, we were blown away. The beauty was incredible, more than 360 degrees of "awe." We stepped into the cabin and immediately felt at home. The first floor had a gorgeous sitting area, one bedroom, one bathroom and a full laundry room! Up to the main floor boasted a large family lounging area, a dining room, full kitchen, a bedroom and another full bathroom. There was a door leading out back to another deck with views looking back up the hill. From the family room, stairs led up to the loft and the 3rd bedroom. The cabin was clean, cozy and the perfect escape from life for 10 days. John, we loved your little note on the Kirkland coffee can "The good stuff is in the freezer" where we found fresh Kaladi coffee. (As one who lived in AK for 4 years, I LOVED Kaladi coffee!!) There were condiments galore in the cupboards, refrigerator and freezer...a common theme in Alaska. We left a few little goodies for the next person, too.

While we were there we traveled to JBER base, Anchorage, Palmer, Wasilla, Talkeetna, Girdwood and Seward. We highly recommend taking the train on a trip. From experience, my favorite was the train to Seward.

We highly recommend John's Log Cabin Chalet! We cannot wait to come back and do our girls trip again!! Got openings for 2016, John? :)

Thank you so much for your hospitality. It really means a lot.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 22, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Big Stone Gap, VA
5

Outstanding Absolutely Wonderful Chalet

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 7 fantastic nights in July and hated to leave! This chalet was the best VRBO rental we have ever stayed in and made our trip to AK all the more enjoyable this summer. The chalet is beautiful inside and out, spacious, peaceful, quiet, private and has fantastic views of Eagle River and the surrounding mountains. It is only about 15 minutes from Anchorage and very close to many trails in Chugach State Park and other attractions. Also the town of Eagle River with well stocked supermarkets, Walmart and even a move theater is only a few minutes away. A mother moose and calf were grazing right outside the window in the sideyard our first morning there at breakfast to our delight! The chalet is stocked better than any other rental place we have ever stayed with every amenity! The upstairs loft bedroom is lovely! The covered grill and patio in the back were great also. The property is extremely clean and beautifully maintained inside and out. We cannot thank you enough for making this lovely home available to us.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 29, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Eagle River, Northern Wisconsin

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
WINTER RATE
1 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£480
for 3 nights
From
£160
£934
£2,936
 
 
Summer Rate
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£601
for 3 nights
From
£200
£1,157
£3,470
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.0%

25% deposit at time of reservation. Balance due 14 days before arrival.
Discover, Visa, Mastercard, and checks accepted.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Eagle River in Alaska

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski
Notes:
ENJOY ALL 3 DECKS, 2 COVERED, NEW OVERSIZE CHARBROIL BBQ, BADMITTIN, WILDLIFE VIEWING FROM THE HOUSE INCLUDE MOOSE, BEAR, WOLVES, SHEEP,GOATS,LYNX. GREAT HIKING AREA, MAJOR TRAILHEAD INTO CHUGACH STATE PARK IS 2 MILES AWAY. BACKPACKS PROVIDED. 17 MILES FROM DOWN TOWN ANCHORAGE, 7 MILES FROM EAGLE RIVER. PAVED ROAD TO HOUSE, 4WD VEHICLE STRONGLY SUGGESTED IN WINTER MONTHS. SELECTION OF MOVIES ON VHS AND DVD. SELECTION OF BOOKS AND BOARD GAMES. THIS IS A QUIET RESIDENTIAL AREA NO PARTY ANIMALS PLEASE. WE HAVE GOOD NEIGHBORS AND WANT TO KEEP IT THAT WAY.

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