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Private Lakeside 3BR Cabin W/ 1000ft Shoreline & 3 Docks to Explore

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Rainbow Lake lodge with deck looking out on the water

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Last updated: 06/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Rainbow Lake Lodge is a completely private cabin home on its own spacious lot in a quiet lake setting in Willow, Alaska. The living area is on the second floor giving guests a panoramic view of the surrounding birch tree forest and beautiful Rainbow Lake. There are two bedrooms upstairs each with a queen size bed and a downstairs bedroom with two twin size beds. There is a full kitchen and the bathroom offers you all the comforts of home.
In the summer there are three docks in different locations along our 1,000 feet of shoreline which gives our guests the opportunity to enjoy the sun as it moves across the sky. We have a short walking trail which winds its way through the property passing our flower and vegetable gardens ending at our gazebo.

Our cabin has two large decks which overlook the lake. Our neighbors on the lake are mainly here on the weekends so if you stay with us during the week you might have the lake mostly to yourself. We have no neighbors that are visable across the lake from the guest cabin which gives you unobstructed views of the Alaska wilderness. There is no public access to the lake so only property owners have access.
We only have one rental on the property so you will not have to share your cabin with any other guests. We have our own cabin on the neighboring property and are always available to answer questions or assist in making your stay an excellent experience.

Rainbow Lake Lodge is located on Rainbow Lake in the heart of the Matanuska Susitna Valley, between Anchorage and Denali National Park, bordering on the Nancy Lake Recreational Area Park in Willow, the home of the Iditarod Sled dog Race restart. There are many summer recreational options. Fishing, hiking, boating, 4 wheeling, flightseeing (Mt McKinley glacier landings), touring the historic Independence gold mine, dogsled demonstrations, sightseeing and more.

Our beautiful property offers an excellent chance to just relax and enjoy the loons calling and the occasional moose, bear, or smaller wildlife that does wander by. The area is well known for its excellent fishing with Willow Creek offering salmon, trout and grayling fishing. Guided trips can be arranged. Fly out trips for flight seeing and fishing can also be arranged.


Keywords: MatSu, Parks Hwy, fishing, Willow, lakeshore, private cabin,

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    We do not allow pets. No exceptions....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    There are stairs to the main living area. Access to the lake is via uneven paths down a hill. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

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

    In living area...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom: 1 queen

    Upstairs...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom : 1 queen

    Upstairs...moreless

  • Downstairs Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Downstairs...moreless

  • Pack n Play Baby Bed

    Pack n Play Baby Bed available...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) Upstairs bedrooms each with queen size bed, Downstairs bedroom with two twin size beds, Baby Cribs (1) portable crib available upon request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet

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  • Upstairs Bathroom: toilet, shower

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  • Full upstairs bathroom with shower and toilet. Half bathroom downstairs with toilet....moreless

Other Amenities

  • 3 docks Over 1000 feet of shoreline Short walking trail

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television:

    We have a TV but network TV is not available. We have lots of DVDs...moreless

  • Toys:

    Sandbox with toys near one of the docks...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Great view from your first and second story deck...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Private shoreline with docks in wind sheltered area for those sunny days...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Snowmobiling

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2014
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$165
$990

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

Discount for 7 night stay- 1 night free!!

Rates for 1-2 bedrooms w 3 night stay $165/ night plus 5% tax

Rates for 3 bedrooms w 3 night stay $195/ night plus 5% tax

Rates for 1-2 nights add $25 per night

If you choose to pay w Credit card - fee 3.5%

50% deposit of total rental cost required to hold reservation. Deposit is refundable if reservation is canceled 90 days prior to rental start date


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100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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Location

  • Roni's Chinook Deli & Pizza

    "Great pizzas and sandwiches, Roni knows all the local best places and people"

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4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Willow Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Parks Highway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Eagles Quest

Car: Recommended

Guided fishing nearby

Canoe Rentals nearby

Flightseeing to Mt. McKinley

Tour Historic Independence Mine

Year round Dogsled demonstrations nearby

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Steve and Sharon are long time Alaskans. We have been bringing our family and friends to the lake since 1978. We built both the vacational rental and our separate Log Cabin Lodge and spend as much time here as we can. Steve is retired from the State of Alaska, has been a pilot, registered hunting guide, enjoys fishing, snow machining, and is a veteran. Sharon operates her own business in Anchorage as a Registered Guardian.

Why the Owner Chose Willow:
We choose this area because it is conveniently located just an hour and half driving time from Anchorage, on a lake with a south facing view, on well maintained roads, with all the conveniences and far enough away to be on the edge of a wilderness type setting.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Quiet. Easy drive from Anchorage. Private Lake. Your own fully equipped apartment with beautiful view of the lake. Excellent stop over to or from Denali National Park. Travel advice and tips from Alaskans who have been to all the tourist points of interest and can offer some tips that will make your visit unique and enjoyable.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Rainbow Lake lodge with deck looking out on the water

    Rainbow Lake lodge with deck looking out on the water

  • Photo of Rainbow Lake Lodge taken from the lake.

    Photo of Rainbow Lake Lodge taken from the lake.

  • Trail down to lake

    Trail down to lake

  • One of the two upstairs bedrooms each with queen size bed

    One of the two upstairs bedrooms each with queen size bed

  • Downstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds

    Downstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds

  • The lake at sunset

    The lake at sunset

  • Northern Pike caught of the dock.

    Northern Pike caught of the dock.

  • Part of the extensive shoreline of Rainbow Lake Lodge.

    Part of the extensive shoreline of Rainbow Lake Lodge.

  • Photo taken from inside gazebo looking out at the floating gazebo dock.

    Photo taken from inside gazebo looking out at the floating gazebo dock.

  • Path to the gazebo

    Path to the gazebo

  • Back view of Rainbow Lake Lodge

    Back view of Rainbow Lake Lodge

  • Deck just outside the living area looking out onto the lake

    Deck just outside the living area looking out onto the lake

  • Living room and dining area.  Photo taken from the kitchen area

    Living room and dining area. Photo taken from the kitchen area

  • Kitchen area

    Kitchen area

  • Upstairs bedroom with queen size bed

    Upstairs bedroom with queen size bed

  • Bathroom

    Bathroom

  • Fishing from the dock on Rainbow Lake

    Fishing from the dock on Rainbow Lake

  • Photo of gazebo taken from dock

    Photo of gazebo taken from dock

  • Gazebo

    Gazebo

  • A brave soul jumping into the lake for a swim.

    A brave soul jumping into the lake for a swim.

  • Fall colors on the lake

    Fall colors on the lake

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 06/27/2015
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