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

People7
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 with premium cable channels plus Internet/WiFi

*Use of shared outdoor hot tub

*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 willing to assist with reservations, etc.

*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
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2017

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
  • 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 7
  • 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 24 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

Superb !!

  • 5 of 5

Our first time visit to Alaska, Fairbanks- this yurt was the perfect location to view Aurora/Northern lights and we had a trip of a lifetime, thanks to very comfortable cabin with all amenities , views from the hill, away from city lights and above all a great hospitality from Colleen (and her lovely and very friendly dog Neiicha) , she made us feel home and well taking care of needs and guidance to all local places

Inside the yurt- hand crafted custome welcome notes , decor is so good. 10/10 for this place and I am recommending to all my friends & family - (who already fell in love with this place by looking at pictures and videos showed them)

Note : If you are not used to driving in snow, and planning to come during snow season -you need to have a 4x4/Awd to drive up slowly , roads are little steep but not to a great distance.

We witnessed Aurora first time just by walking outside the cabin, what a joy..my 8yr old son couldn't hold the excitement and wanted to stay in freezing cold

Overall - simply Superb!! We had trip of a lifetime

Thank you Colleen !

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colorado mountains
5

Fantastic property on a Very private location.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a wonderful time in the marvelous yurt. Super clean and "as new". Colleen is a perfect host being available if we needed anything but leaving us to enjoy our time without interruption if we did not. I thoroughly recommend the property

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kenai, Alaska
4

Very beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed here while visiting friends in the area. It was a nice, private location yet had all the amenities we needed (electricity, water, washer/dryer). Fairbanks was a short drive away also. It was far enough away from town to allow us some privacy yet close enough for us to seek out activities or restaurants if we chose to do so. The cabin had everything we needed! Colleen was not home during the time we stayed but was always available to answer any questions we had via text. The first morning we were here, the sky was clear and we could see all of the mountains in the distance. Made for an amazing view while enjoying our morning coffee on the deck!! You could also see the city of Fairbanks down below. If you are looking for a perfect, quiet getaway with an amazing view, this is it! Can't say enough how awesome our stay was!! Thanks Colleen for the wonderful accommodations!!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unique way to stay

  • 5 of 5

This is the only place to stay while in Fairbanks! Colleen, the host, is helpful and friendly. The yurt is out of town which means that it is quiet and has a real Alaska feel. It does take longer to get to places (about 20 minutes), but it is completely worth it. You do have to travel on a dirt roads to get here, which wasn't something we were expecting so just know about that. Go slowly up the driveway.

As I'm typing this, I'm warm and dry with electricity and wifi while listening to a light rain fall on the outside of the yurt. It is the best of both worlds. Everyone should stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, 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 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£428
for 3 nights
From
£143
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£245
for 2 nights
From
£122
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £113.23
Tax Rate 8.0%

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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