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Lake Front with Spectacular Views

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom 1.5 Bath Condo On Wasilla Lake

Christy's Cottage is a 2 bedroom 1.5 bath condo nestled on beautiful Wasilla Lake bathed in sunshine and meditative views. Conveniently located just minutes outside downtown Wasilla city limits, providing city amenities to enjoy. If you are in town to work or vacation for an extended period and want a place to call home, consider Christy's Cottage.

Christy's Cottage is new to the executive & vacation rental market. This home is immaculate and appointed with new furnishings. It is always a luxury to be surrounded in a professionally decorated home with new furnishings. We want you to feel pampered by providing you with gourmet coffee roasted in Palmer, Alaska for your enjoyment, or a large assortment of Summit Tea & Spice teas from Anchorage, Alaska.

It is our sincere desire that you can go out during the day and wrestle with our great Alaskan rugged outdoors and come home and clean up and feel nurtured. The lake can be so relaxing to watch in the evenings and listen to our occasional loons. The lake can also be a playground for both you and your neighbors.

* Christy's Cottage has a one hour advantage over Anchorage locations when planning a trip to Mount McKinley or Fairbanks. A convenient location for glacier sightseeing and charter fishing.

* Christy's Cottage can adjust room rental to a 1 bedroom master suite only and offer home at a reduced rate.

More Details

Property Manager
Christy Rush
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 May, 2018

About Christy Rush

My name is Colin Roth and I am the property manager for Christy's Cottage vacation & executive rental home. I have lived in Alaska over 30 years, and am a licensed Realtor for over 20 years. I am pleased to manage and offer this lovely lake cottage for rent to you. I enjoy the outdoors and spend my free time hunting, fishing, ATVing, and flying my Piper Cherokee. Owning properties and keeping up with the maintenance and upgrades occupies the rest of my time.

Christy Rush purchased this condo in 2015

Why Christy Rush chose Wasilla

Christy's Cottage is located on one of Wasilla's largest lakes. Surrounded by beautiful Alaskan homes, over looking the majestic Talkeetna mountains. One can rent jet skis or kayaks and park them at our private dock, or take our canoe, (provided for your use), out on a peaceful evening.

What makes this condo unique

The unique quality of staying here is enjoying the Alaskan experience of overlooking a lake with snow capped mountains around you yet only being a few miles from all the conveniences of shopping and dining out.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Wasilla in Matanuska-Susitna

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , This half bath is located on the main floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Master - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Master bedroom has a queen bed with lake and mountain views, guest bedroom has a double bed and a desk.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Walking distance to the Northshore Ale House, a bar, and restaurant with a large outdoor deck and amazing views. *Currently under some construction however still open at this time. A wonderful Day Spa is very close by featuring massages, manicures, facials and salon services.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Honestly the best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Christy's Cottage was like staying at a friend's home. The property was immaculate and it was stocked with unbelievably soft & fluffy towels, comfy blankets, wonderful scented candles, and soaps & cleaners even nicer than what I use at home. No hotel thin scratchy towels or single ply TP!! You can tell this is their home and not just a rental property to them. My morning cup of tea while reading and looking out at the lake was so peaceful and my stress level has never been so low while on vacation. Neighborhood kitties walking by every day was a bonus too! I hope to be able to come back to stay with you.

- Heather from CT

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Heather, Thank you for your kind review. I appreciate how thoughtful you and your son were during your stay at Christy's Cottage. It was hard for me to tell you both had been there you left it so clean. It is wonderful guests like you and your son that inspire me to make Christy's Cottage accommodations as nice as I can. I select the finest sheets and blankets I can afford as well as the cleaning products. I am so touched that you not only noticed my efforts but also appreciated them. I look forward to you returning to Christy's Cottage. I hope to continually improve it so that guests like you both can have an exceptional experience. You made my day with your kind review! Come back soon! Christy
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Great place to stay with even greater views

  • 5 of 5

Christy's cottage was everything I could have wanted during our stay. Great location, amazing views, and the house is very cozy. The house is right on the lake and in a nice quiet location. However, it's still only a 5-10 minute drive from grocery stores, resteraunts, etc. The owner is easy to get ahold of and is very accommodating. I would highly suggest staying here to anyone looking to stay in the Wasilla area.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Christy's Cottage was so peaceful and relaxing. It was everything, even more than, we were hoping for. Beautiful location on the lake, stunning views, and easy access to all Alaska has to offer. We really appreciated how clean the cottage was and the high quality of the bedding and towels. Having a canoe and paddle boat to explore the lake was a treat. The simple and tasteful Cape Cod décor and feel is perfect. Thank you for the recommendations for dining too, Grape Tap was stellar. Highly recommend Christy's Cottage and we'll definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place with great views!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I, along with our 17 month old, stayed at Christy's Cottage while visiting family in Wasilla. Christy was very accomodating and provided us with a crib and baby gate for the stairs. Because of this we were able to travel with less items and felt more comfortable in the home with our young toddler. Christy also provided a baby life vest for my toddler. There was a paddle boat and canoe. My sister's family was able to visit us at the home. Her four kids were able to play in the grass and go out on the paddleboat with us. This was a treat for them since their father is in the military and has been deployed for over six months. Even my sister's eldest child with autism was able to enjoy paddle boating with our family. Most of us had never been on a canoe or paddle boat before. It was very beautiful and enjoyable. We had an amazing great time on the lake and great memories were made.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at Christy's cottage and had the most wonderful experience! The home was clean and beautifully cared for. We stayed an entire week and were completely stocked with everything promised in the description from laundry supplies to toiletry items to the most delicious assortment of coffee and tea. We spent most of our time fishing from the dock and rowing around in a huge canoe of Christy's! We even had a few questions regarding stores and items within the nearby community, to which she was more than happy to answer at any time. As someone who traveled from very far away, we felt safe and relaxed our entire stay in an unfamiliar neighborhood. Thank you Christy for this amazing addition to our vacation. We would recommend it to anyone and will definitely be staying again during next years visit!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy, quiet and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Alaska, and Christy's Cottage had been recommended by local friends. This was a great recommendation, as the condo was cozy, quiet and comfortable. The living room, kitchen and dining room all face out to the beautiful lake (steps away from the condo) and gorgeous mountain views. There was a canoe with paddles, life vests, etc. available for us and we took full advantage of peaceful mornings canoeing on the lake. From the kitchen stocked with gourmet coffees and teas, to the light, crisp, beachy/cottage décor - we almost didn't want to leave the condo to go exploring!

The location worked out perfectly for us - Anchorage, Eagle River, Wasilla, and Denali were all easy drives for fun activities like hiking, fishing, shopping, 4-wheeling, museums, glaciers and Mt. McKinley viewing. We had an amazing week and plan to come back again. And when we do, we'll be staying at Christy's Cottage!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
51.6 Miles
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
The Grape Tap - 311 N. Boundary St. Wasilla, AK
Nearest Ferry
95 Miles
Alaska Marine Highway System Whittier
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Settlers Bay Golf Course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Alaska Railroad Depot Wasilla
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Glenn Highway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Grape Tap - 311 N. Boundary St. Wasilla, AK
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Alyeska Resort
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Newcomb Park Wasilla Lake


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Wasilla, USA

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer Rates
15 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee - TBD £150.38
Property Damage Protection £44.36

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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