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Deluxe Mountain Yurt Getaway Above Fairbanks With Great Views And Warmer Temps

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7

Enjoy Fairbanks from above... in the hills with a sunny south facing view…ski or hike out your door from this beautiful deluxe yurt located right on the ski hill…

Features:

*Private chalet style yurt cottage on wooded hillside lot

*Skylight + out of town darkness = great northern lights viewing!

*Knotty pine interior; French doors to deck; Cozy and warm…

*Private deck with grill; Outdoor fire pit

*Scenic views + warmer temps than town + hiking and ski trails right out the door

*Fully equipped kitchen; refrigerator, stove top, microwave, coffee maker, cooking utensils, dishes, and cutlery

*Fully furnished; high quality linens; 2 bedrooms plus sleeping loft with double futon. (One bedroom with two twins and second bedroom with one queen)

*Full bathroom with tub+shower and private washer/dryer

*All utilities provided including large screen TV plus Internet/WiFi

*Use of shared outdoor hot tub

* four-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive is needed during the winter months

*Nearby historic sites, gold panning, dog mushing, natural hot springs, arctic cultural events, river or ice fishing, ice sculptures, and lots more! Owner is a long-time resident and retired teacher with plenty of local knowledge and suggestions

*optional addition of 2nd yurt and next door rental house for larger groups

Mountain Moose...An alpine getaway…and only a short drive from downtown Fairbanks!

More Details

Owner
Colleen Smith
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fairbanks in Fairbanks North Star

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • resort
  • rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 is a loft that overlooks the main room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Deluxe Mountain Yurt Getaway Above Fairbanks With Great Views And Warmer Temps
average rating of 4.75 based on 32 reviews
5

A perfect place to stay when visiting Fairbanks or exploring Alaskas' interior!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a perfect location! Just a few minutes to Fairbanks, yet far enough away to enjoy the peace and quiet of the woods. Stunning views of sunrises, sunsets and the Aurora! Stayed 2 weeks and the yurt had everything we needed, just as described.  A fantastic "home base" to explore Alaskas' interior. The owner, Colleen, went above and beyond to ensure we were comfortable, had what we needed for a particular excursion, and also that we didn't miss the northern lights. Roads were well maintained and our rented Toyota Rav4 handled it nicely. Left early one morning in 6 + inches of snow, and returned to a plowed driveway and parking area! Can't say enough about how positive the experience was and would definitely recommend it to anyone staying in the Fairbanks area.

Thank you Colleen,

Martara H.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible and unique

  • 5 of 5

Colleen is such an amazing host. She provided lots of suggestions in Fairbanks, and was very easy to get in touch with at any time. We loved the yurt so much, we extended our stay! Loved this place!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Felt like home on the last frontier

  • 5 of 5

This was my first time staying in a more remote part of Fairbanks. It was so nice to be out of the city and in the mountains. Colleen has all the essentials to feeling at home. Neicha, her sweet canine greeter, came and checked on us daily - which was amazing for me knowing how much I missed my fur babies back in Alabama. The yurt is gorgeous and very cozy. Colleen makes sure you have an idea of local attractions and food sources. She also managed to let me know the lights were visible - which was amazing since it was our last evening there and the lights decided to come out early. Would love to visit again!

Only thing to note - if you are like me and my family and come in the winter, be sure to have all wheel drive available. The driveway remains plowed but it is still uphill in snowy/icy conditions (which is most of Alaska’s interior in the winter).

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huge space, warm, inviting

  • 5 of 5

We adored our time at the Deluxe Mountain Yurt. If you're considering a trip to Alaska to see the northern lights, ride a skidoo, or just have a romantic getaway (which is what we did), please consider this mountain location for your housing. It really adds a level of "wow I'm so glad we did this" to a trip. The view out the window in the morning is amazing. Forget the "meh" of a holiday inn or whatever and go for the "wow" of this unique, inviting, warm, huge! space, and enjoy the great healthier food you can prepare and avoid eating out the entire trip.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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No detail overlooked

  • 5 of 5

Staying at the yurt was magical. Colleen seemed to think of every detail in the decor and amenities. She had the place warmed up for our arrival despite a power outage and was quick to respond to every text, even when it was late. She sent helpful notes when the aurora appeared. The two dogs who greeted us each morning were adorable. They quickly became my husband's new best friends. I can't wait to stay here again the next time we come to Fairbanks. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great place to stay but needs improvement

  • 3 of 5

The Yurt was absolutely a great place to stay and visit Fairbanks. I just wish the owner could replace the chipped cups and dishes and mismatched silverware. I felt I was visiting my kids at college. Also the wall mounted medicine cabinet/mirror over the shallow vanity made it impossible to brush your teeth or shave without cramming your face into the small space allowed. I did enjoy the two dogs that came to visit us. The yurt was clean and well maintained otherwise.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Ski
Moose Mountain
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fairbanks, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
March
1 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
3 night minimum stay
£452
for 3 nights
From
£151
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£269
for 2 nights
From
£135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £113.23

Extra Guest Cancellation Policy
**Note that extra guest fees are subject to the same cancellation guidelines as the rest of the reservation. No refunds for extra guests on the reservation that do not arrive unless the owner is notified 60 days in advance; (50% refund if notified 30-59 days in advance). If any additional guests are added to the reservation at any time, please notify owner to arrange the additional payment required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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