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Perfect location. Spacious. Amazing Alyeska Mt. views. Incredible kitchen.

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath with Mountain Views. Three blocks to Alyeska Daylodge. Comfy

This centrally located 2 bedroom rental is within walking distance of all Girdwood attractions. Alyeska View features a stocked commercial-grade kitchen, bathroom with jetted tub and rain shower, 1 queen, 1 double and 1 twin bed with cozy, comfortable linens. Living room has big screen TV, overstuffed furniture and 'pint-sized' pieces for little ones. Rental is equipped with DVD's, games, and books. This unit is not handicapped accessible, as access requires climbing two flights of stairs.


Owner
Donna Evans
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2017

About Donna Evans

My husband and I moved along with our three daughters to Alaska in 1991. This move was to be a two-year adventure, with every intent of moving back to the Lower 48. 25 years later we continue to call Girdwood, Alaska our home, as well as our favorite place on earth. We are long distance motorcycle riders and welcome bikers. You will enjoy the convenience of access to a power washer, compressed air and a lift. We have ridden the ALCAN several times - let us help you plan an amazing ride!

Donna Evans purchased this apartment in 1996

Why Donna Evans chose Alaska

Our first 14 years in Alaska found us living in Anchorage; however, we traveled to Girdwood most weekends for either skiing or hiking and fell in love with the fresh air, beautiful mountain vistas and overall serenity. We bought this property in 1996 as a true 'fixer-upper'! Many years later, along with lots of elbow grease, we have created a home we are eager to share with you.

What makes this apartment unique

AMAZING FRESH AIR and MOUNTAIN VIEWS right out the front door.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Girdwood in Girdwood

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • The bathroom has a jacuzzi tub with a rain shower. Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash are provided. Abundant supply of towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Large Double Bed , Mt View. Room darkening blinds for those Midnight Sun nights
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Room darkening blind for those Midnight Sun nights.Cozy beds
  • The Master Bedroom has a queen bed with view of Alyeska Mt. The Second Bedroom has a double bed and a twin bed. Comfy, cozy bedding. Baby Pack 'n Play provided
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Perfect location. Spacious. Amazing Alyeska Mt. views. Incredible kitchen.
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews
Larkspur, California
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Highest Marks

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed for 3 days in this centrally located, immaculate apartment with wonderful views of the mountain from both the living room and bedroom. Jim and Donna gave us insider's information relating to the best restaurants and activities in their area. It is amazing having native Alaskan's, who are not in the tourist industry, providing valuable information. This made our trip. Quiet, peaceful neighborhood. Loved the Netflix on the large TV. Highest marks.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of our apartment. I agree with you on the wonderful views and perfect location. You two were an inspiration to Jim and me, as we loved your, "get out there and do it!" attitude. Hope to see you back in beautiful, quiet Girdwood! Cheers, Donna
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Great kitchen, comfortable place

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful stay at this place. Beautiful location too and good views of mountains and glaciers around.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm happy to hear the location and views of Alyeska View met with your expectations. Many have stated the apartment is within walking distance of all Girdwood has to offer. Glad you enjoyed yourselves.
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Beautiful spot

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoyed our stay at Donna and Jim's place in Girdwood. The apartment is spacious and very cozy and comfortable. We ate out all the time, but would have enjoyed cooking in the amazing and fully equipped kitchen. Our Alaskan vacation ended on a high note thanks to our gracious hosts and the unbelievably beautiful setting in Girdwood/ Alyeska. We hope to go back there real soon!

The Habibis from Houston,TX

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful location and property

  • 5 of 5

Owners were very friendly. We had a wonderful stay. Location is perfect for exploring!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear you had a grand vacation and the apartment's location was perfect for all the adventures you experienced. Alyeska View is a wonderful launch point for all Girdwood and the Kenia Peninsula has to offer. Thank you for choosing our apartment!
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Immaculate. Convenient location. Alyeska view.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Donna was a great host, right next door but not intrusive. Great location not far from Anchorage, Whittier, Seward. Also, easy walk to local restaurants, convenient access to walk/bike trails. Beautiful views of Mt. Alyeska from the living room. We were happy to see the request to remove shoes since we do that at home. It was extremely clean, comfortable, quiet. As we were visiting during the time of the midnight sun, room darkening drapes worked great! Getting sleep was important since we were in Alaska to run a half marathon in Anchorage. The kitchen was well-equipped. Highly recommend! As mentioned in some other comments, the only caveat is for anyone who has mobility issues since you need to climb stairs to get to the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very well done very convenient perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Great place conveniently located! Was there for a wedding! Was perfect t

  • Review Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy the apartment provided a convenient "home away from home" during your visit to Girdwood and its central location was beneficial. I am especially happy Mother Nature provided lovely weather for the wedding.
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Anchorage Ted Stevens Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Chair 5
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Whittier, AK
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
Anchorage, AK
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Whittier, AK
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Seward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Jack Sprat
Nearest Ski
0.5 Miles
Alyeska Ski Resort

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Girdwood, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£470
for 2 nights
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£207
£1,362
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £55.56

Owner'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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