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Spacious Lakefront - Monthly Rates Available

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

4 Br, 2 Bath, North & South-facing Decks to Enjoy the Water and Mountain Views

Perfect for families, groups, and corporate rentals with accommodations for up to 9 people. Downstairs has 2 queen beds, one king, one futon, one full bath, large living area, and W/D. Upstairs has one queen bed, one full bath, full eat-in kitchen, large living room, and deck access to front and back of house. The lake has a 10hp motor restriction (so no speed boats) and features a fire pit and canoe for paddling or fishing, although fish can be caught from the shore (fishing license required). Fishing rods and tackle as well as some snow shoes and jackets and boots available for use during your stay. One flat screen tv in each living area, dvd player, and wifi. There is a variety of reading material, games, and outdoor activities for guests of all interests. If there's something in particular you're looking for and don't see it listed here, please ask. If it's available, we'll let you know. We want you to get the most out of your stay in our beautiful state, and we want you to be comfortable in our home.

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2017

About Colleen

Our family retired from the military at Ft. Bragg, NC in 2006 and moved to Alaska to finish raising our children. Randy started his second career working for the state on the Alaska Marine Highway (ferry system), and Colleen started a very rewarding job working for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough (MatSu) as a firefighter. That job excelled over the next six years to becoming an engineer with West Lakes Fire Department and an EMT. Our children are grown and live nearby with grandchildren arriving yearly:)

Colleen purchased this house in 2006

Why Colleen chose Alaska

We recently secured jobs out of state that may become permanent. However, we're not ready to sell our house yet. We've put years into upgrading it, and we just love our home. We receive a lot compliments, and people wonder why we would ever want to leave. We're trying something new in our new found empty nest status, and are hoping to share some of the beauty and comfort of our home with others to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

We believe we have the best location on the lake for views and access. The lake is a peaceful wildlife breeding area with no loud speedboats or jet skis, although it becomes a roadway for snowmachiners in the winter. The lake freezes to about 2 feet thick making it a perfect place to ice fish, cross-country ski, or snow shoe. There is also a snow machine, ATV, and camper rental dealer in Wasilla for the very adventurous vacationers.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • If your check out is on a Tuesday, kindly take garbage can to the bottom of driveway
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
  • 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 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Downstairs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Downstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs, no closet, has drawers and a desk
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
Housekeeping fee of $150 to be left by the guests at the end of each stay. For reservations longer than 2 weeks, a housekeeper will come and clean at a rate of $20/hour to be paid by the guests unless otherwise agreed upon.


5/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

Spacious Lakefront - Monthly Rates Available
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

We loved the "at home" environment!

  • 5 of 5

We spent Christmas here, we had family up from Texas and this home allowed us to all be together under one roof. It worked perfect for us. Plenty of room to gather in every part of the house...either in the kitchen, one of the living rooms, out on the deck or outside sledding with the kiddos. The bedrooms were all comfortable and all amenities were available if needed. We will definitely stay here again should the need arise. Perfect Alaskan home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, enjoyed our stay

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home away from home

  • 5 of 5

The home was amazing and looks exactly as pictured. We had 6 adults 2 of which stayed in separate bedrooms. There was more than enough room for everyone. Colleen was very helpful, and gave us great ideas, and tips. There was a canoe, and fishing equipment available for our use as well. This was a wonderful, relaxing atmosphere that helped enjoy our vacation. There is a store about a mile away called 3 bears that was awesome as well. They offer everything from food, ammo, to guns! Thanks Colleen for sharing your home with us. Can't wait to come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Property under previous ownership / management during this stay
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Very comfortable, beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 stayed here for 2 months while we searched for a home to buy in the valley. Coming from Oregon and not knowing really anything about the valley or having access to most of our belongings I can't think of a better place to stay. Colleen the owner was wonderful to work with and so helpful in this transition. Grocery and gas is just minutes away. Commuting to Anchorage was about a 50 minute drive. Endless activities to do in the valley on the weekends. The home is very well stocked with everything you could possibly need. The views are to die for and 360 degrees. The beds are comfortable, beautiful finishing's and appliances, and two separate living spaces which is great if you have kiddos. We had a great stay, you won't regret it!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Property under previous ownership / management during this stay
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

This is less vacation rental and more staying in a home. Everything you could possibly need is handy. Owners have spared no expense making sure renters feel welcome and comfortable. Location is fantastic. Secluded on a lake, but 5 minutes from a grocery store. Downtown is 10 minutes away. Easy access to all the tourist spots. Anchorage south. Denali to north. Perfect location. Appliances are top of the line. Views in all directions. Home is super comfortable all the way around. This is not your average rental. You have everything you need times 10. High recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Ted Stevens International (ANC)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Silver Fox, Roadside, Sully's
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Alaska Marine Highway, Whittier
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Settler's Bay
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Alaska Railroad Wasilla
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Cadillac Cafe
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Hatcher's Pass
Car: necessary

Views of Mt. McKinley within a short drive, Fur Rendezvous in February, Iditarod in March, halibut, rock fish, and salmon fishing charters from May through September. Year round rainbow trout fishing in the lake just steps away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wasilla, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £154.61
Pet Fee £77.3 + Tax
Cleaning £115.95 + Tax
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Owners reserve the right to keep up to and including full amount of deposit for damage, missing or broken items, and/or house needing extensive cleaning over and above normal usage upon exiting.

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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