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Charming Downtown Home

Bedrooms 1
Space 780 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 17 nights


About the property

Turn of the century charmer provides convenience to local venues and bus line

Look no further! Best value.

This charming home features the original kitchen sink of the home that was renovated from 1930. Paint, wall paper, lighting, doors, and windows are in keeping with the era. These little details add to the historical feel, while still enjoying the modern features of a quality vacation rental.

WALK: Walking distance to fine dining restaurants, tap house, coffee houses, local events, and the Morris Thompson Visitor Center from this centrally located downtown property.

BIKE: When weather permits, use bicycles to get around the city and surrounding areas. You can rent bikes using the "Fairbikes" vendor found throughout the city.

FREE PARKING: Plenty of space to park your vehicles off the street. In a well-lighted area.

Electric plug in available for your use in the winter months for your rental car. Cars are typically plugged in when temperatures drop below 20 degrees.

SPECIAL EVENING: A perfect place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or any other special event in your life. Thai, Greek, and Italian fare is nearby and available for take-out to enjoy in the privacy of your romantic setting.

More Details

Kathy Alonzo
Member since: 2012
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 August, 2018

About Kathy Alonzo

I own, operate, and personally oversee three quality vacation rentals in the Fairbanks area: a downtown location that sleeps 2, a two bedroom log home that sleeps 4 in a quiet neighborhood, and a huge natural log home in a prime area for aurora viewing that sleeps 8.. I hosted guests at A Moose in the Garden B&B for 10 years before my grand baby arrived and changed my life's direction. I now have changed the B&B into a vacation rental and purchased other properties to provide QUALITY vacation homes for travelers from around the world. I have made so many friends over the years. It's not a job, it's a privilege to assist my guests.

I have been a primary school teacher for over 23 years and continue to teach. I love children and feel after all these years that I am now a grandma to them and love them like they are extended family.

Please feel free to email me with any questions about my other properties: #430134 or #789637

Kathy Alonzo purchased this house in 2016

Why Kathy Alonzo chose Fairbanks

The minute I walked into the house I felt an instant connection. The historical touches gave this place an immediate homey feel. I visited at different times of the day and found the area to be a quiet location. This property is perfect for a short term lease for travelers to the community for work or pleasure. Contact me directly about short term leases.

What makes this house unique

The advantage of staying here is the ability to find a lot of venues to eat, drink, shop, and be entertained within walking distance. It also is close to the events that are in the downtown area like the start of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race, WIEO, Open North American Sled Dog Race, Iron Dog, and much more. The bus system is practically at your doorstep.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Fairbanks in Alaska

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 780 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Elevated ceiling features chandelier, pedestal sink
  • Bathroom has sink, toilet, and shower. Towels, washcloths, bath mats, blow dryer, soap, shampoo, and first aid kit are available. There are also additional mirrors for dressing or grooming located outside the bath area.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Queen size elevated four poster bed with step Two nightstands with 3 drawers each. Antique armoire Closet for hanging clothes Dressing mirror French door entrance to room Period wallpaper accents Antique light fixtures Antique door Mini blinds
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • Racquetball
  • ski


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Charming Downtown Home
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews

Historic and conveniently located

  • 5 of 5

This location was amazing. There aren't very many historic buildings in Fairbanks and this house is lovely as well as historic in feel. Right downtown, you can walk to the sites and restaurants downtown easily. Bed is incredibly comfortable. Nice kitchen area and comfortable living room area. Definitely a great place to stay and plan to stay there again on our next visit to Fairbanks.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice home!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here! Since we did not rent a car while in Fairbanks, this home was just a block away from the bus station and we were able to access (with relative ease) all the places we wanted to go.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely PERFECT place to stay in Fairbanks

  • 5 of 5

Oh my.......anyone who wants to experience Fairbanks and understand what it used to be like should DEFINATELY stay here. PERFECT location, beautifully decorated and maintained and a wonderful hostess. We loved our stay in this charming home and will stay there again on our return to Fairbanks.....WOW!!!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect downtown get-away!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! Logistically, it was perfect for my little family, gave us separate living and sleep space as well as a small kitchen with the bonus of a washer and dryer. The location is fantastic, within walking distance of downtown attractions, and driving distance of everything else. Kathy was a great hostess and was very helpful.

The icing on the cake though is the atmosphere. There is a small landscaped yard, and the house has a welcoming homey feel. The decorations are adorable, and everything about this house was welcoming. It was easy to think of this as our Fairbanks home in the time we stayed there. We can not recommend this house enough, and definitely hope to visit again someday.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best decision ever!

  • 4 of 5

Thank you, Kathy for sharing your home. It was right where we needed to be to get around Fairbanks. We found so many great eating places, The Cooki Jar, Chena's Alaskan Grill to just name a few. Your home was so peaceful and quiet even though it was right in downtown. Hopefully we can come back in the winter sometime.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Pauline! I really enjoy time spent cleaning and working on the yard at this downtown property. I have friendly business neighbors and enjoy helping them out when I can with snow removal, mowing, etc. The downtown area is a wonderful place to stay and I see so many tourists walking about when I am out in the yard. There is a gift shop and restaurants right next door with so much more within walking distance. I too, enjoy how quiet and peaceful it is. I may just have to retire to this sweet home someday. It is the perfect size! Kathy
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Georgeous authentic old house.

  • 5 of 5

I couldn’t get into a hotel. So glad! This house was so much better than a hotel

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Fairbanks International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Lavelle's Taphouse
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Alaska Railroad
Nearest Restaurant
Thai House
Car: not necessary

The Thai House Restaurant is right across the street and the Craft Market Gift Shop is next door. The house is easy walking distance to the Chena River where many major winter events are held each year. The city bus goes right by the house and the main terminal is within sight of the house a block away.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Fairbanks, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter Season
16 Sep 2018 - 14 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
16 Nov 2018 - 2 Dec 2018
17 night minimum stay
21 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
17 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £23.18
Refundable Damage Deposit £77.25

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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