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Private & Cozy Cabin With Hot Tub!

People4
Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
4
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
0
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cabin in Fairbanks - Nautique Sky Cabin

Get Out Of Town, Enjoy The Northern Skies, & Relax In Our Wood Burning HotTub

Located less than 30 miles north of Fairbanks, Nautique Sky cabin feels like you just drove into the wild. The cabin sits on the top of a hill and its large north-facing windows offer beautiful views of pristine Alaskan scenery.

No running water or electricity (see below for specifics)! Our cozy little cabin will give you the opportunity to share a true rural Alaskan experience with your family and friends.

It can accommodate up to four adults with a queen size bed in the loft upstairs, and a queen size fold-down futon downstairs. You will be able to cook yummy dinners in our small but fully equipped kitchen, while enjoying the homey feel of propane lamps and the warmth of the fire in the wood stove. You will also get to use a real "outhouse" instead of your typical flushing everyday commodity for a lot of locals living up here in Fairbanks!

Soak in our wood burning Hot Tub, relax, and admire the northern skies... If you visit during the winter, you will be spending the night in one of the very best spots to enjoy Northern Lights viewing in the vicinity of Fairbanks! Winter activities in the area also include dog sledding (we offer private tours on site), cross-country skiing, snow-machining, winter biking, and snowshoeing.

During the summer, you will be able to enjoy 24 hours of sunlight. Fishing, picnicking, floating, and hiking opportunities are nearby at the Chatanika River Recreation Area, and the White Mountains National Recreation Area (see pics).

ACCESS TO THE CABIN

Nautique Sky cabin is located about 28 miles from downtown Fairbanks. Access to the Cabin is on paved roads, with only the final 1/2 mile on a very good gravel road.

We strongly suggest that you rent a car as public transportation is limited in Fairbanks. A 4-wheel drive vehicle is not required to access the cabin, but is recommended during the winter months.

INTERACTION WITH GUESTS

We will be meeting with you at the beginning of your stay to show you how everything works in the cabin and how to use the hot tub. A cellphone will also be available on-site so that you can call us if you have any questions later on.

We provide SLED DOG TOURS (winter only) and KENNEL VISITS (year-around) for guests who are interested in meeting our dog team. Both sled dog tours and kennel visits are very personal experiences as we only offer tours to our cabin guests. Please contact us for more information.

THE "OFF-THE-GRID" WAY OF LIFE

The cabin is located 5 miles past the power grid of Fairbanks and is completely "Off-the-Grid." - How does all this work?

*Light is provided with mounted propane wall fixtures; very easy to use and put off an "old fashioned" yellow glow.

*The stove is similar to the one you have at home, a propane powered gas range.

*Water is provided in 7 gallon jugs that sit over the on the spigot and it's hands free. If you need it hot, let it sit on the wood stove.

*The fridge is an ice box with blocks of ice in it upon your arrival.

*There is no shower at the cabin, but we have a Hot Tub! Take soaps and shampoo into the tub for a very nice bath. Water is changed between each and every booking and is usually coming from a nearby river. It is minimally treated in an effort to keep it as clean, and chemical free as possible.

*Toilet? Surprise, would of course be an outhouse! Don't be afraid to keep the curtain open, especially with the Northern Lights out.

PET POLICY

Our cabin is pet friendly, upon approval. Please, notify us in advance if you plan on bringing your pet(s) with you. We do require a $25 pet cleaning fee (non-refundable), and a $100 pet deposit. The pet deposit will be refunded to you the day after your departure, unless your pet(s) caused any damages to the cabin or the property. Also, we ask you to respect the following:

- Pets are not allowed on the furniture at any time (unless you bring your own cover and bed sheets to protect the futon and the bed);

- Pets must be in a crate if left alone inside the cabin;

- Pets can never roam the property unattended;

- We do not assume any responsibility if your pet(s) get injured while on our property.

RATES

Prices listed include a 8% local bed tax required by the North Star Borough.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Loraine and Deke
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016

About Loraine and Deke

We fell in love with Nautique Sky cabin while looking for a home shortly after our move to Alaska. Although we found another place to call home, we kept the beautiful little cabin in mind and were finally able to acquire it a couple of years later! Since then we have kept working towards our dream of being able to spend everyday home with our dogs, while offering a unique experience to our guests: quality nightly rentals and personalized dog tours from a prime spot to enjoy Alaska's amazing skies!

Loraine and Deke purchased this cabin in 2014

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Private & Cozy Cabin With Hot Tub!
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
Medford, Or
5

Dream Alaska vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The Nautique Sky Cabin was perfect for our Alaska vacation! Secluded but not to far from town. No city lights means we got to see the northern lights perfectly! A dream come true! The cabin had everything we needed even a small radio to break up the peace and quiet. The kitchen was well equipt. The bed in the loft was so comfortable and perfectly positioned so when you lay down you could see the aurora. We even slept one night on the futon downstairs and that was comfy too! The hottub was so much fun and it worked out perfect for us. We stayed for 8 nights and never got sick of the place.. even using the outhouse was fine! They make everything so cute and cozy! We didn't want to leave! Do not hesitate to book this cabin.. You won't regret it! And there is so much to see and do in Fairbanks and the surrounding area! We will definitely be back and we want to stay at Nautique Sky cabin! Thank you Deke and Loraine for sharing your beautiful cabin with us :)

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amherst, NY
5

Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Nautique Sky is the name of a custom built log cabin situated on 10 acres of black spruce forest on a quiet dirt road. The photos don't reveal the fact that there is 360 degrees of privacy and an excellent view of the sky. The cabin is off the grid and "dry," which means no electricity or running water but there are lovely propane lights, an ice box and 5 gallon water containers which run into the sink. It's fun!

The wood fired hot tub took me by surprise...the experience is unique compared to "the usual" fiberglass hot tub. Nautique Sky's hot tub is constructed of wood and filled with fresh river water. It's easy to light a fire in the stove which heats the water faster than I expected. Do you know what it is like to sit by a fire and feel the heat radiate off? Those same waves of heat move through the water, it felt lovely. The wooden tub, river water and snap, crackle, pop of the fire created a strong connection to nature. Spent far more time in the tub than I expected to!

The owners of the cabin are a pleasure to meet. Every detail has been thought of and they live right up the road if a guest might want some assistance. Loraine introduced me to their mushing team and demonstrated how the sleds operate which I found interesting. Nautique Sky is a wonderful cabin cared for by a conscientious and delightful couple. A++++++++ in every way.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and relaxing cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

If you have plans to visit the Fairbanks area, a stay at Nautique Sky cabin will be among the highlights. The cabin is on a quiet road off of the Elliott Highway, nestled in spruce forest. The care and love that Loraine and Deke have put into Nautique Sky is evident in every inch of the cabin. It is exceptionally clean and cozy, and decorated with unique touches of Alaskan wilderness. The wood fire-powered hot tub was so relaxing (even in the summer!) after the two week backpacking trip we had just finished in Gates of the Arctic NP. We can't wait to return in winter to experience the aurora from the comfort of the hut tub.

Deke and Loraine were gracious, helpful, and even invited us to their house during our stay to meet their dog team. No mushing in the summer, of course, but that just gives us yet another reason to return in the winter.

The cabin may not be for everyone--the bathroom is an outhouse (charmingly decorated), no running water (provided in 7-gallon jugs), and no electricity (but no need for it!)--but if you are even slightly considering staying at Nautique Sky, you should. It was one of the highlights for us during our nine weeks of traveling this summer.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome time at the Nautique Sky cabin! Very relaxing and comfortable. Hot tub was wonderful, even in the rain. Great hosts, and they are first class with accommodations. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

loved every minute of our stay

  • 5 of 5

What a magical place. The cabin, hot tub, location, views were all great. Even the out house was fine. We stayed for 6 days/5 nights and enjoyed every minute of it. We were fortunate to see the lights two nights of the five. Sitting in the hot tub at 1AM watching the light show unravel was amazing and so much nicer than being at other places with lots of people around. The privacy was perfect. Also, as many have mentioned, Loraine and Deke are the sweetest couple. They made us feel very welcome and we really enjoyed our visit with their dogs.

Thanks Loraine and Deke for sharing your fabulous cabin!

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairbanks, AK
5

Thank you for providing such a relaxing cabin.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just got home from an amazing couple of nights in this beautiful place. We have used VRBO in several other states and even overseas, but this was the first time we rented a house so close to home. (About 25 miles north) The cabin its amenities and sometimes lack of amenities is what makes this place so GREAT!

It was a surprise for my wife for our anniversary! She was blown away! We had not taken a nap together in almost 2 years. 3 hours on Saturday, in between soakings.

We are going to book again for her birthday in October!

Thank you very much for seeing the vision of providing a wonderful Alaskan experience!

ABSOLUTELY WORTH EVERY MOMENT, DOLLAR AND MORE!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Fairbanks International
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Silver Gulch Brewery
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Alaska Railroad
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Hilltop Truck Stop
Car: necessary

Easy two wheel drive access year round!

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Fairbanks, Alaska

Rental Basis:
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£189
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£557
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Fairbanks, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Outhouse - Toilet
  • You will get to use a real "outhouse" instead of your typical flushing restrooms...an everyday commodity for a lot of locals living up here in Fairbanks!
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Upstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Living Room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen Size Futon
  • The loft is our favorite part of the cabin with a hand made log bed and log railings. Fall asleep looking out the window to the Midnight Sun or the Northern Lights!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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