Superb Alaskan Log Home at the Lake

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to the Log Cabin at the lake. Serenity and privacy is all yours. Only a 15 minute picturesque drive from beautiful Palmer located in the Matanuska Valley. This is a new and contemporary log cabin built by one of Alaska's premier log home builders that sits on it's own private 1.25 acres in a small lake community. This is not in a cramped tourist area, here you get to enjoy Alaska like an Alaskan yet you are only 1 1/4 hours from Anchorage. But don't think you're sacrificing connectivity for the rustic life, the cabin is equipped with all the modern amenities of home including high speed internet, telephone (with free nationwide calling), Cable TV on a brand new 40' Flat screen, and if you have a Netflix or Hulu account, Apple TV to enjoy streaming, Bluetooth Speaker which works with most mobile devices, radiant in-floor heating and of course a wood stove for those cozy nights in front of the fire. Be one of the first to stay and enjoy the zen relaxation of this home. There is a loft bedroom with his and hers closets and a beautiful view, queen bed, dresser and nightstands. Downstairs in the great room, two comfy queen Futons that each sleep two and a Simmons Beautyrest foldaway bed for those extra guests. The kitchen is modern and well equipped with a large french door refrigerator, dishwasher, full size stove, built-in microwave, toaster, coffee maker. Kitchen has all utensils and cookware. The dining area is spacious and comfortable, seats 6 and affords patio door access to the large open grilling deck with chairs, small table and BBQ Grill for enjoying the Alaska outdoors. There is a full length covered porch at the front of the cabin with Adirondack chairs and table for relaxing and watching the occasional Moose. The bathroom is large and modern with full size bath and shower. The cabin also has a modern washer and dryer with laundry items supplied.

If fishing is your passion, you are only a five minute stroll to the lake. We even supply poles and tackle. There are two golf courses just 15 minutes away that are surrounded by spectacular mountain vistas. Groceries, gas, churches, restaurants and bars are also only a short ten minute drive to Palmer. Wasilla is just twenty minutes by car and has all major shopping including Target, Home Depot, Lowes, Walmart, Sears, Fred Meyers, plus a host of local stores. The famous Iditarod sled dog race begins in Wasilla every year. Just outside Palmer are Musk Ox and Reindeer Farms and Tours. Hatcher Pass is also close by and affords some great skiing in winter and hiking in summer. Both Anchorage city center and the Anchorage International Airport are an easy one and a quarter hours drive away.


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 25 (unless they are children accompanied by adults) ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility:

    No ramps installed at present and there is a flight of stairs to negotiate to bedroom. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    This cabin is 100% non-smoking and that includes smoking through an open window from inside. Smoking is permitted outside with all doors shut. Cigarette butts are not to be discarded outside and should be 100% extinguished. We will prosecute violators of this agreement.** Forfeiture of any deposit paid will occur should this rule be violated**...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sleeps 4-6...moreless

  • Loft bedroom with Queen Bedroom Suite, sleeps two. Two Queen/Full Beds located in great room. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • One Full Bathroom. Full size bath and shower. Vanity Unit. Full size washer and dryer....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Property sits on 1.25 acres. Very quiet, peaceful and private.


  • Books:

    A varying choice of books (including Clive Cussler mainly as my husband loves them !)...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    And Blu Ray Player...moreless

  • Games:

    jigsaw puzzles and various board games. ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Bluetooth Speaker that works with most mobile phones/devices....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable - local and premium channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    There is an AM/FM Radio and also a Bluetooth Speaker that works with most mobile devices....moreless

  • Television:

    New 40' Flat Screen TV. For guests that have Netflix or Hulu, there is an Apple TV for all your streaming entertainment....moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are an assortment of DVD's...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lake:

    Located at 17 Mile Lake. This is a picturesque Lake Community. 17 Mile is a large lake that affords fishing , hiking and boating in the summer. Ice fishing in the winter. ...moreless

  • Mountain:

    17 Mile Lake is nestled among mountains and large granite monoliths that look down over the lake. ...moreless

  • Town:

    Located only 10 minutes from Palmer, a beautiful town located in the Matsu Valley. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Cabin is only a few minutes stroll to the lake...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    large dining area with patio door access to grilling deck with BBQ Grill...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Beautiful living room, cathedral ceilings and huge windows that capture the sunlight...moreless

  • Parking:

    Plenty of off street parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Cabin telephone with FREE nationwide calls for all our guests !!...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    High Efficiency Washer. ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Beautiful wood burning wood stove...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Part of large refrigerator...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Contemporary and nicely equipped kitchen. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built-in over stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Large french door fridge/freezer style with icemaker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size smooth top electric...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Spices and condiments, jams, jellies etc. ...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    There are two decks. A large covered porch at front and an open grilling deck at back with BBQ Grill. Seating and table. ...moreless

  • Golf:

    Two golf courses ten minutes drive away. These are both terribly scenic, surrounded by mountains and overlooked by Pioneer Peak...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    We are working on having a garden. This is a newly built home so garden will follow. Although Alaska supplies it's own greenery in abundance right outside the door....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 21 - Dec 21, 2015
3 night min stay
$920 $3,900
Dec 22 - Mar 21, 2016
3 night min stay
$850 $3,200
Mar 22 - May 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$920 $3,900
May 2 - Sep 20, 2016
3 night min stay
$980 $4,100
Sep 21 - Dec 21, 2016
3 night min stay
$920 $3,900
Dec 22 - Mar 21, 2017
3 night min stay
$850 $3,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $85
  • Pet Fee $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 5%


**Please Note** Checkout time no later than 11am and Check-in no earlier than 3pm.

We require a minimum of three nights.

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/18/2015
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60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Anchorage International Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Palmer Hotel Bar & Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Palmer Golf Course
23 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Glenn Hwy
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Peak Inn, Palmer
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hatcher Pass, Palmer

Car: Necessary

Cabin is close to two Golf Courses, skiing in winter, Musk Ox and Reindeer Farms. Grocery shopping is only minutes away with two large supermarkets and variety stores. restaurants, bars and local vendors also within ten minutes drive. Big Box stores are only 20 minutes by car in downtown Wasilla.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

Why the Owner Chose Palmer:
Unlike some vacation homes that are situated in primarily tourist areas, this cabin is located in a peaceful lake community inhabited by locals. You will have the unique opportunity to enjoy Alaska like an Alaskan.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
There is simply nothing like a true log cabin experience. We call it the 'zen cabin' because of the calming effect you will feel as you walk through the door. Log homes are living breathing things and you truly feel at home and relaxed here. You will enjoy the best nights sleep of your life, no noise and you can literally hear a pin drop.

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Speaks: english

Links to more information:



  • Seward scenic cruise. 3 Hours drive from cabin

    Seward scenic cruise. 3 Hours drive from cabin

  • sometimes friendly neighbors drop by

    sometimes friendly neighbors drop by

  • Mid May - snow is almost gone

    Mid May - snow is almost gone

  • Front porch view

    Front porch view

  • Loft bedroom retreat

    Loft bedroom retreat

  • Taken from back door of cabin February 2013. isn't she gorgeous.

    Taken from back door of cabin February 2013. isn't she gorgeous.

  • Watch the world go by

    Watch the world go by

  • Fun at the lake, only minutes from your front door

    Fun at the lake, only minutes from your front door

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