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Alyeska Ski Resort - Five Star Executive Lodge

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Circular fireplace/living room with wall of windows facing Mt.Alyeska

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

VRBO Bear stayed here: We found this property to be beary special Read review

Anchorage house description

This spacious, executive-style house is located two blocks from the base of Mount Alyeska Ski Resort in the beautiful Girdwood Valley, a 35-minute drive along the ocean shores of Turnagain Arm south of the downtown Anchorage metropolitan area.

As one of the finest luxury rental homes in Girdwood, this all-redwood-sided house features a large, gourmet kitchen with Brazilian granite counters, a professional gas cook stove, an Indian slate floor, elegant stainless appliances, and a roomy kitchen island for seating and entertaining. Offering over 3,000 square feet of luxurious space, decorations include a variety of local art from Alaska's best known artists and multiple alaskan motif stain glass windows.

The main living area has hardwood floors, and features a large open circular fireplace with multiple couchs and chairs around it and a wall of windows with a gorgeous view of Mount Alyeska. There is also a game room area with a pool table, juke box, stereo, and a carpeted TV room with a DVD/VCR surround sound system, cable TV and several more comfy couches and chairs for relaxing at the end of a hard day. The main bathroom features a large, multi-person 80-gallon Jacuzzi tub set in travertine tile, perfect for melting your aches and pains away. Wireless internet is available for those travelers needing to stay in touch with the world.

There are four carpeted, roomy bedrooms upstairs and a bath to service three of the bedrooms in addition to the Master Bedroom bath (and a third full bathroom on the main level).
1. Master Suite: One king-sized bed, TV/DVD and a private bath with jetted jacuzzi tub.
2. Bedroom Two: Two queen beds and one twin bed, TV/VCR.
3. Bedroom Three: One queen bed, one twin bed and a full-sized baby crib.
4. Bedroom Four: Two double twin-sized bunk beds (total of four beds).

If you are looking for a comfortable house to base your South-central Alaska travels from in one of the finest communities in Alaska, Girdwood Valley is it. On the shores of Turnagain Arm, surrounding by seven glaciers, tall mountains, North America's northern-most rain forest and located 35 minutes from Anchorage along one of America's most scenic coastal highways, Girdwood is to Alaska what Aspen is to Colorado.

Come relax in our little piece of heaven!

Keywords: House

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Pool table, Kids games, large yard, video library....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            12...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 12 people

          Amenities

          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Washing Machine
          • Wood Fireplace
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Covered Parking

          Entertainment

          • VCR
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Pool Table
          • Stereo
          • Video Library
          • Television
          • Games
          • Books
          • Toys
          • Game Room
          • Foosball
          • Music Library
          • Video Games

          Communications

          • Broadband Access:

            Wireless DSL broadband network provided for your wireless lap top....moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Wireless DSL broadband network provided for your wireless lap top....moreless

          • Internet
          • Telephone

          Pool & Spa

              • Jetted Tub

              Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Skiing
                      • Tennis
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Cycling
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Fishing
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Hunting
                      • Parasailing
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Hiking
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Shopping
                      • Sledding
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Zoo
                      • Rafting
                      • Kayaking
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 5
                      from 22 traveler reviews
                      VRBO Bear enjoying the view from INSIDE the home 07/19/2003

                      VRBO Bear stayed here:


                      Everything is BIG in Alaska - especially the mountains!!! How about the view of Mount Alyeska from inside this home? To the right is a picture of me sitting on the living room window sill. "Bearific" view I would say! Summertime is a great time to visit Alaska. It stays light until after midnight here, which gave me lots of time to explore, but sometimes I would just sit and watch the mountain from inside this vacation home... And every so often, some daredevils would parasail off the mountain above and I'd watch them as they gently drifted down to the valley floor... Way-cool!

                      You can tell that the owners have spent a lot of time making the inside of this home a special haven. The kitchen was great with granite counter tops and all the conveniences of home, plus the huge jetted bath tub on the main floor was just the thing to sooth tired bear muscles. My new buddies, Mike and Don really liked relaxing with a game of pool after a full day of exploring... and their wives, Carolyn and Jan enjoyed reading in the comfy cozy couches and chairs around the fireplace and also in the TV room. I had some great naps here and even VRBO Webmasters Dave and Lynn found it hard to keep their eyes open in this great comfortable home... Beary-beary nice!

                      Signed, VRBO Bear

                      P.S. In case you didn't know, salmon is one of my favorite foods... and there's no better place to find fresh salmon then here in Alaska. But, if you're looking for a great change of pace, try the "Double Musky Inn" (about a mile from this home)... believe it or not, it has great Cajun food, and large portions... Check it out!

                      The VRBO Bear
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Summer
                      May 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                      5 night min stay
                      $400
                      $2,520

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Fall
                      Sep 1 - Dec 18, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $400
                      $2,520

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      Christmas
                      Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $500
                      $3,150

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $400
                      $2,520

                      Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Tax Rate 12%

                      Notes:

                      25% down payment when reservation made., Balance due 30 days or more in advance of move-in date.


                      This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                      Last updated: 07/28/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1996

                      About the owner: My wife and I were born in Anchorage and have lived and skied in the mountains around Girdwood and on Mt. Alyeska since our youth. After spending many years outside Alaska getting educated, we returned to our home state, fell in love and have been raising our family here ever since. I am a general aviation pilot and enjoy flying around Alaska and seeing the state. I run a real estate business and rental properties in Girdwood and Anchorage.

                      Why the Owner Chose Anchorage:
                      Mount Alyeska and the town of Girdwood is Anchorage's local ski resort, nestled in the heart of the Chugach Mountains just a short drive from Anchorage. Girdwood is a charming town that is filled with huge spruce trees, surrounded by mountains and glaciers and best of all, it snows a ton in the winter making the skiing some of the best around. Summers are fabulous as well with great bike trails and hiking trails throughout the valley.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Our home is just a few hundred yards from the base of Mt. Alyeska. Located on a well kept bike path that leads to the mountain, walking or biking from our home and accessing the rest of the Girdwood Valley is easy. Our luxurious home is very open and spacious, has a wall of windows facing the mountain, and a large open circular fireplace that will make you feel like you are in your own ski lodge.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Circular fireplace/living room with wall of windows facing Mt.Alyeska

                        Circular fireplace/living room with wall of windows facing Mt.Alyeska

                      • Winter scene from Lodge looking towards Mt. Alyeska - just two blocks away.

                        Winter scene from Lodge looking towards Mt. Alyeska - just two blocks away.

                      • Large kitchen with huge granite island opens to living area.

                        Large kitchen with huge granite island opens to living area.

                      • Large Master with 1 king sized bed.

                        Large Master with 1 king sized bed.

                      • Master bedroom large flat screen TV with cable.

                        Master bedroom large flat screen TV with cable.

                      • One of four bedrooms - 2 double beds (full) and one twin.

                        One of four bedrooms - 2 double beds (full) and one twin.

                      • One of three full bathrooms - this one upstairs for bedrooms.

                        One of three full bathrooms - this one upstairs for bedrooms.

                      • TV room has large flat screen TV, comfy couches and cable, stereo, games, movies

                        TV room has large flat screen TV, comfy couches and cable, stereo, games, movies

                      • Main bathroom on first floor.

                        Main bathroom on first floor.

                      • Exterior View - huge log pile!

                        Exterior View - huge log pile!

                      • Front loading washer dryer in Utility room.

                        Front loading washer dryer in Utility room.

                      • Winter shot of Mt. Alyeska - lodge is 2 blocks (1/4 mile) down from Mtn on right

                        Winter shot of Mt. Alyeska - lodge is 2 blocks (1/4 mile) down from Mtn on right

                      • Large open kitchen with granite counters, slate floor and stainless appliances.

                        Large open kitchen with granite counters, slate floor and stainless appliances.

                      • The large kitchen is perfect for entertaining and opens into the living area.

                        The large kitchen is perfect for entertaining and opens into the living area.

                      • Our circular wood fireplace is a focal point in the lodge & great for gathering.

                        Our circular wood fireplace is a focal point in the lodge & great for gathering.

                      • Master bath with jacuzzi tub.

                        Master bath with jacuzzi tub.

                      • One of 4 bedrooms - Queen size bed and twin.

                        One of 4 bedrooms - Queen size bed and twin.

                      • Bunk room with 4 bunk beds.

                        Bunk room with 4 bunk beds.

                      • Living area is packed with comfy couches and chairs.

                        Living area is packed with comfy couches and chairs.

                      • Pool table and foos ball table, juke box - in game room area near TV room.

                        Pool table and foos ball table, juke box - in game room area near TV room.

                      • 80 Gal. Jacuzzi tub in main bathroom first floor.

                        80 Gal. Jacuzzi tub in main bathroom first floor.

                      • Utility room with ski racks and large folding bench.

                        Utility room with ski racks and large folding bench.

                      • Large wood pile for circular fireplace inside.

                        Large wood pile for circular fireplace inside.

                      • The drive to Girdwood along Turnagain Arm is breathtaking - wildlife and more!

                        The drive to Girdwood along Turnagain Arm is breathtaking - wildlife and more!

                      VRBO #13951

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                      This listing was first published here in 2002.

                      Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                      $400 - $500 per night (USD)
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                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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