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Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

1 bed, 1 bath, full kitchen, TV and WIFI, smoke and pet free!

This adorable 1 bedroom suite is just perfect for 1-2 people. Enjoy peace and tranquility surrounded by nature, just blocks from downtown Palmer.

Queen bedroom sleeps 2, full bathroom with tile surround walk in shower, fully equipped and efficient kitchen with microwave, full size refrigerator/freezer, apt size gas range/oven for cooking. Snuggle up on the sofa in front of your cozy gas fireplace to warm your toes on chilly winter nights.

TV /DVD player ...cable TV provided as well as all utilities and WIFI. There is an oversize washer and dryer to make doing the laundry a breeze! Enjoy the country life!

More Details

Property Manager
Julie Briles
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2017

About Julie Briles

I grew up hearing stories about my great grandfather and his travels throughout Alaska as a young man searching for gold. I made up my mind at 6 years of age that I would go there some day. That day was 25 years ago! Our first home was on Kodiak Island where our children were born. In 2007 we decided to relocate to Anchorage for a change of pace and start a new chapter in our lives. There is so much to see and do!

In 2012 we moved to Palmer , which lies just an hour north of Anchorage in The Matanuska Valley.

My great Uncle, Fred Edlund, was a homesteader in Wasilla in 1915. His brother Anton Edlund ( my other great grandfather) followed a few years later in 1937.

Julie Briles purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Julie Briles chose Alaska

The scenery is gorgeous, and its close enough to Anchorage so we can still keep up with our rental properties there.

What makes this apartment unique

This house sits right in the middle of 8 peaceful acres but is actually less than a mile from downtown Palmer. The view of Pioneer Peak from the property is breathtaking! Moose and eagles are frequent visitors along with many beautiful songbirds


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Palmer, USA

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , walk in tiled surround shower
  • Sparkling clean with plenty of towels !
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Nice and comfy queen for peaceful slumber with plenty of bedding
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Garden ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
This little unit is just perfect for 1 or 2 people and has all the comforts of home. Just 12 blocks from downtown Palmer, 10 minutes to Matsu Regional Hospital, and 45 minutes to Anchorage. Situated on 7 peaceful acres....truly an oasis away from it all, but close enough to be there in minutes.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Wasilla, Alaska

Great property and owner!

  • 5 of 5

We are a military family that stayed for a month while waiting to close on a house. We had two adults and four children, and stayed on the main floor unit which includes two levels. It was very comfortable, with lots of room for the children. The property was beautiful, and the yard was wonderful for the kids to run around. There's even a swing outback made of a buoy. Everything you need is provided to make your stay comfortable. She was very fast to respond to any questions. Would recommend this property to anyone! In fact, I just recommended it when I realized I did not write a review, so I wanted to ensure that I left one. Thank you again for a wonderful stay, The Hinkley Family:)

Stayed October 2013 (it would not let me change the calendar back that far, so I selected today's date...LOL)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the positive feedback! I really appreciate it and I know others will be happy to see it as well. Booking a property online can be somewhat scary..one never really knows if the pictures are current or if things have changed. Welcome to Alaska and I am glad we made your transition a pleasant experience! Julie Briles
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Great Stay !!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was excellent !!! Great views. Very quiet and peaceful. Everything was as stated in the description.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and Thank you for taking the time to share! Julie Briles
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Our Rental House Through VRBO

  • 5 of 5

The house we rented was clean and fully furnished with everything we needed: sheets, towels, blankets, kitchen utensils, pots, pans, dinnerware, even games and children's books for my granddaughter! The view out the bedroom and dining area were spectacular. Palmer is a charming little town with wonderful lakes and mountains to explore. We had a wonderful visit!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy to know you found the games and things for the younger guests! Having kids of my own, I know how sometimes just a few little things to keep them busy helps. Glad you enjoyed the views and peaceful surroundings and we hope to see you folks again some day! Julie Briles
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Nashville TN

Great Alaskan Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 10 days and loved it. The view from the main window was fabulous and the three bedroom home had all we needed to enjoy our time in Alaska. The price was right for our situation also, saving us a lot of money over staying in hotels because our trip was mostly work related so we used all three bedrooms. It is close to Palmer and easy access to routes going North to Denali or South to Anchorage.

I'm glad we found this place. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing some of the high lights of your stay! I really do appreciate it! Julie Briles
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beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

This house and the location was perfect! Julie was wonderful to work with, I had my original plans for lodging fall through and I found this place and it was perfect. Central to everything we wanted to do in Alaska. Julie was very helpful in turning a crisis into the best thing that could have happened. We plan on going back to Alaska and will be contacting Julie again. Thanks for the memories!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for sharing the news about your stay! We really appreciate the feedback! Julie Briles
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Ontario, Canada

Palmer Rental

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for two couples travelling together!

Two bedrooms, each with an ensuite bathroom plus a galley kitchen, eating / sitting area and laundry facilities. The property was clean and very well maintained.

This was much better than staying in a hotel and should we find ourselves back in the Anchorage / Palmer / Wasilla area, we would certainly book again with Julie.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and thank-you for sharing! Julie Briles
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Nearest Airport
48.7 Miles
Ted Stevens International Airport, Anchorage AK
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Moosehead Saloon, Palmer AK
Nearest Ferry
101 Miles
Whittier, Alaska
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Palmer Alaska Golf
Nearest Train
11.8 Miles
Alaska Railroad Depot, Wasilla Alaska
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
Palmer/Wasiila Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
20.4 Miles
Hatcher Pass Lodge
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Knik Arm, Palmer AK
Car: necessary

Our location in the Matanuska Valley gives guests a centralized base to explore all the Valley has to offer! Check out the Reindeer Farm, The Muskox Farm, The Alaska State Fair, Alaska Raceway Park, Horseback Riding, Paragliding, Rafting on the Matanuska River, Historic Independence Gold Mine, Pioneer Museum, Alaska Transportation Museum, ATV Rides, Hiking, great restaurants and so much more!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Palmer, Alaska

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
18 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £64
Tax Rate 5.0%

No bed tax is required on stays of 60 days or longer. 5% tax on all stay less than 60days. This program does not adjust for this, so please contact me prior to booking so that I can manually adjust the bed tax

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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