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Minutes Off Parks Hwy-Experience Alaska 27 Acres Riverfront-Willow Creek Inn 1

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WILLOW CREEK INN on the river

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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

WILLOW CREEK INN 1 - JUST MINUTES OFF PARKS HWY. HATCHER PASS RECREATIONAL AREA
* Come and get away from it all on this unique River Front Property ! Known for excellent Rainbow/ Steelhead trout fishing. WILLOW CREEK INN is located in the foothills of the Talkeetna Mountains in the beautiful Susitna Valley with many outdoor opportunities available close by. Ask owner about recommended local guides.
* The property is 27 acres of boreal forest with private river front. Built with vaulted ceilings, oak floors & large screened windows throughout & beautifully furnished. Sided on exterior with cedar. It sits 75 feet from the river with a beautiful view of the winding rapids.
* Willow Creek has several species of trout (rainbow/steelhead, arctic grayling) & is spawning ground for Silver & King Salmon. Also, home of River Otter. Larger mammal species in this area include Moose, Brown & Black Bear. Fish for Salmon as close as the confluence of Willow & Deception Creeks. Many streams crossing the Parks Hwy nearby are popular fishing spots.
* Hatcher Pass & the Nancy Lake Rec. Area offer many hiking trails. Bring your camera!
* The town of Willow is centrally located to many popular & scenic places to visit (Hatcher Pass, Independence Mine, Nancy Lake Rec. Area, Matanuska Glacier, Denali National Park, Talkeetna). Willow is surrounded by the Talkeetna Mountains to the east & the Alaska Range to the west & north. Willow has many lakes & rivers. The Re-Start of the world famous IDITAROD TRAIL SLED DOG RACE is just 7 miles from rental on Willow Lake. Great viewing in the winter months of the NORTHERN LIGHTS(Aurora Borealis). Winter renters enjoy snow-machining. The trail leading into Hatcher Pass is minutes away.
*Towns nearby include, Palmer, Wasilla, Big Lake, Meadow Lakes, Houston, Nancy Lake to the south. To the north are towns of Talkeetna, Sunshine, Trapper Creek & Denali.









Keywords: House on river, private, 27 acres, wooded,
easily accessible

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Mature in 20s...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking Receptacle on Porch...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Queen Beds in each bedroom with Simmons Mattresses on Bed Frames

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • provided: tp, liquid hand soap & bath linens

Other Amenities

  • Gold Pans/Sluice Box Low Allergen Rental (no pets, no aerosols, no carpets)...moreless

Entertainment

  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    There's a view of Mt. McKinley 1/2 mile from driveway and at other locations along Willow Fishhook Rd (see pictures)...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    House is 75 feet from river (river accessible to walk to) Long staircase leads to lower level of property near river's edge....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Snowmobiling

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Toyo Stove...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All Bath Linens provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Liquid Laundry Soap provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee & Coffee Filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Stainless Flatware & wide variety of cooking tools...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything to Cook, Bake, Serve & Eat...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Dishwasher Tablets Provided...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full Kitchen (open concept)...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Variety of Spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side Refrigerator/Freezer w/Ice Maker(cubed & crushed) & Filtered Water....moreless

  • Stove:

    4 Burner...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
April 2015
Apr 3 - Apr 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$99
$693
May 2015
May 1 - May 31, 2015
4 night min stay
$99
$693
June 2015
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$169
$1,043
July 2015 - Aug 2015
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$179
$1,253
Sept 2015
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$169
$833
Oct 2015
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$149
$693
Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$129
$693
Jan 2016 - Apr 2016
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$129
$693
May 2016
May 1 - May 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$149
$833
June 2016
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$169
$1,043
July 2016 - Aug 2016
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$179
$1,253
Sept 2016
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016
2 night min stay
$169
$833
Oct 2016
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$149
$693
Nov 2016 - Dec 2016
Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$129
$693
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$99

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

During April 2015, stays less than 4 nights are 129/night

During May 2015, stays less than 4 nights are 149/night

Rental Policy in effect with all reservations

Will do 1 nite rents when able; ask about our policy

Discount Weekly Rates are based on 2 guests


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 04/24/2015
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Location

90 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ted Steven's Intn'l Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Willow Trading Post
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
Settlers Bay
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Alaska Railroad
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Parks Hwy 3
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Willow Trading Post
75 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hilltop Ski

Car: Necessary

Hatcher Pass Recreational Area.

Northern Lights/Aurora Borealis viewing in winter months

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Re-Start on Willow Lake just miles from rental (month of March)

Gold Pans available at rental (Willow Creek is a Placer Stream)

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Just minutes off the Parks Hwy on paved, state maintained road, this is a beautiful and mountainous area. Home to many rivers, lakes and much wildlife. This 27 acres was purchased in 2005, knowing well it would be the perfect place for a wonderful vacation get-away because of the unique & wild beauty of the riverfront. Construction of Willow Creek Inn began in 2006 and was open for rental in 2007. People from all over the U.S. and the world have enjoyed this wonderful riverfront property.

Why the Owner Chose Willow:
This is gateway to Hatcher Pass State Recreational Area. WILLOW CREEK INN is centrally located to other areas popular with visitors. There's many things to do in Willow if you love the outdoors, love to fish or just enjoy scenic beauty & wildlife.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
WILLOW CREEK INN is private. The river is 75 feet from the rental and the sound of the water is soothing. This river is not accessible for motorized boats, but a favorite for rafters & kayakers. Guests have spotted and/or photographed a variety of wildlife on the property. The river is accessible by foot. Great fly-fishing for rainbow/steelhead trout. There are gravel bars you can access for fishing & gold-panning. There's an eagle's nest on the property which eagles occupy during the summer months & raise their young. Willow has excellent fishing guides who will take you down the river in a raft. In the winter, snow-machiners use the 'old military trail' to gain access into Hatcher Pass. Winter renters also enjoy viewing the Northern Lights on cold clear nites in the Northern Sky.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • WILLOW CREEK INN on the river

    WILLOW CREEK INN on the river

  • A River Runs Through It
Willow Creek

    A River Runs Through It Willow Creek

  • Kitchen/Dining

    Kitchen/Dining

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Friendly Moose

    Friendly Moose

  • HAPPY RENTER WITH RAINBOW TROUT

    HAPPY RENTER WITH RAINBOW TROUT

  • RESIDENT EAGLE

    RESIDENT EAGLE

  • AUTUMN  AT WILLOW CREEK INN

    AUTUMN AT WILLOW CREEK INN

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Front Bedroom

    Front Bedroom

  • Renter Photo 
from Denali Nat'l Park

    Renter Photo from Denali Nat'l Park

  • The Great One

    The Great One

  • DECK CHAIRS OVERLOOKING RIVER

    DECK CHAIRS OVERLOOKING RIVER

  • WILLOW CREEK INN DRIVEWAY ENTRANCE- ALASKA RANGE

    WILLOW CREEK INN DRIVEWAY ENTRANCE- ALASKA RANGE

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/24/2015
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(907)354-0555

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