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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: 11/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Willow cabin 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,

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

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              • Upstairs Bedroom: 1 queen

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              • Upstairs Bedroom : 1 queen

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              • Downstairs Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

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              • 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

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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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


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 11/11/2014
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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.

                  • Swimming in the lake in late July

                    Swimming in the lake in late July

                  • 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.

                  • Looking out at the lake

                    Looking out at the lake

                  • Fall colors on the lake

                    Fall colors on the lake

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, November 11, 2014

                  $165 per night (USD)
                  5

                  3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 11/11/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                  Member since: 2010
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 11/11/2014
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