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A true Alaskan experience awaits you! This natural log home wraps you in warmth.

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom 2.5 Baths sleeps 8- 10 people. Mountain and aurora views.

Whether traveling to Fairbanks under the summer's midnight sun or winter's aurora borealis - you will find this peaceful setting a perfect base for your interior Alaskan vacation.

This 3,000sqft natural log home was built almost entirely from the white spruce trees that grew on the property. The original owner cut, hand peeled, and allowed the logs to dry. He then contracted a premier log home builder to hand scribe each log to fit into place in 1990. The log detail is a thing of beauty. It has that rustic, homey feeling that only log homes can give.

This premium log home offers views of the Alaska Range and Denali from the inside loft or while relaxing on the grand outdoor deck while grilling your favorite Alaskan seafood. During dark, clear nights enjoy star gazing and the excitement of the aurora borealis unobstructed by city lights from either inside or outside this well-appointed, truly Alaskan home.

The large upstairs loft bedroom sleeps four in a queen size bed and a pair of twin beds. Please note the set of twin beds are accessed over a low log wall using three stairs on each side of log wall. This gives some privacy from each of these adjoining sleeping spaces in the loft. This is a popular place to sleep and brings out the child in all my guests.

The pair of downstairs bedrooms in the walk out basement, each have queen size beds. All the bedrooms have views and are accessed via stairwells. There is also a futon bed that can be pulled out to sleep an additional two people. There are bathrooms conveniently located on all three levels.

There is a spacious eat-in kitchen and also a huge dining area that seats large groups comfortably. The kitchen is well-stocked with dishes, cooking utensils, and even spices and other essentials.

The sitting area near the fire is the most popular place to read, while the family room has a 60" curved television available for your viewing pleasure.

The keyless entry makes access convenient and there is no worry over lost keys.

Off street parking is plentiful and has headbolts for winter guests to plug in their vehicles when temperatures drop to subzero temperatures.

I believe the peace and tranquility that guests enjoy while staying at this vacation rental comes from the "groundedness" of the home being built from truly local logs. It can't get more organic than that!

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More Details

Owner
Kathy Alonzo
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

About Kathy Alonzo

I arrived in Alaska in 1975. I have lived in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Delta Junction, Petersburg, Arctic Circle Hot Springs Resort, and North Pole. Construction work took me around the state, but I found Fairbanks to be just the right size town for me. The people here are amazing! I have worked as an iron worker, retailer, cashier, florist, receptionist, teacher, and business owner. My talented children all live here in Fairbanks and I am now a proud grandmother.

This is one of three properties I rent as vacation rentals. I also own and manage Lead Dog Cabin #789673 or Raven's Rest #928995.

Kathy Alonzo purchased this lodge in 2005

Why Kathy Alonzo chose Alaska

I bought this gorgeous natural log home property to fulfill a life-long dream of owning a bed and breakfast. After ten years of operating the B&B, I noted the need for family vacation rentals in this area and am moving in that direction.

What makes this lodge unique

Serene Natural Setting

Aurora Viewing

Mountain View

Natural Log Construction

Three Acres of privacy

Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Fairbanks International Airport
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Red Fox
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Alaska Railroad
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
George Parks Highway 3
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Pump House Restaurant
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
X country trail
Car: recommended

Set in the heart of the boreal forest, A Moose in the Garden is within 15 minutes of the airport, train station, Riverboat Discovery dock, Ice Park, Ester, and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Nearby are top-rated restaurants, grocery stores, and Isberg Recreational trails.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Fairbanks in Fairbanks North Star

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , sink
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Jacuzzi , hand held shower in jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Family Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Can sleep two.
    Bunk Area - 2 Single Bed , Located upstairs adjoining the loft bedroom
    Moose Room - 1 Large Double Bed , Moose Room
    Garden Room - 1 Large Double Bed , Garden Room
    Northern Lights Room - 1 Large Double Bed , There is an adjoing space that has twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling

Reviews

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A true Alaskan experience awaits you! This natural log home wraps you in warmth.
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews
JACKSONVILLE, TX
5

Wonderful Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

This home worked out great for us and we have no complaints . It was nicely furnished and very clean. It was great to have a washer and dryer for our use and all of the dished we needed. We would definitely rent this house again for future stays.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous log home, beautifully appropriated, space for everyone. Common spaces are spectacular with a wood stove, comfy seating, and large, inviting tables in the kitchen and dining room for gathering for meals. The kitchen is HUGE, features new windows, glass cabinet faces, a greenhouse to the south, and everything a hostess/host could possibly need to prepare the feast and entertain. The downstairs was the PERFECT space for long time friends to hang out, catch up, and share college experiences. Lots of throws provided which we used when sitting on the south facing deck watching the moon, the stars, and waiting for the aurora. Owner has this down to a science, attentive, but plenty of space provided to enjoy time with your family and loved ones. Heads up, the loft has a wonderful jacuzzi tub and the shower is located on the bottom floor.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Placerville CA
5

Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! This home was clean and had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely great

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular log home

Could not have been better

Recommend highly

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful house and yard

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Moose in the Garden. The house is gorgeous, comfortable, clean with beautiful views. The kitchen is fully equipped. Kathy is a very nice and attentive host. If we return to Fairbanks we would love to return to the house.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Antioch, CA
5

Lovely home in great area

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with a group of 7 in this spectacular home located just minutes from central Fairbanks (grocery is about 10 min drive). The house is well kept and very clean. No complains about the beds and interior. The view from the large deck is spectacular and Kathy (the lovely owner) was very pleasant and accommodative. The huge deck, big living room and oversize dining table is perfect for larger groups to enjoy their meals or getting together.

The one thing you might want to know, which was not a big deal for us, but the upstairs (loft) area has only a jacuzzi bathtub with a hand shower head. There is one shower with the downstairs bedrooms though.

We had a great time and highly recommend the house and location.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday lodge in Fairbanks, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£690
for 2 nights
From
£307
£1,918
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £75.81
Refundable Damage Deposit £568.58

Cancellation policy:

If the guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:

100% if cancelled 90 days prior to the Check-in Date

75% if cancelled 60 days prior to the Check-in Date

50% if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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