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At the Forest Edge

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Last updated: 10/05/2014

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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Girdwood apartment description

WE are very excited to offer a large one bedroom Apartment located on the first floor of our home. Newly added Nov. 2014, HOt Tub!
Enjoy a private entrance to a cozy comfortable place to rest your head after a long day of exploring the last frontier.
One King size Serta memory foam bed with the Ultimate Allergy collection mattress and pillow protectors! Down comforter. Alternative available if needed.
Full bathroom, towels provided.
Fully equipped Kitchen with gas stove and dishwasher. Stocked with dishes and cook ware as well as basic spices and coffee. Some continental items provided as well.
(for an additional fee owner can shop and stock for you)
Large living area with 12' ceilings to give it a very spacious feel. 42 inch flat screen TV with cable and Dvd player.
Queen size memory foam pull out sofa!
Also has radiant heated floors, great for toasty toes!
ipod stereo dock and alarm clock.
Just out your door is Virgin creek falls hike. The first part of this hike is pretty easy or you can make a full day of it and hike to the top of Max's mountain and view turnagain arm and the surrounding endless mountain tops!
We are happy to help with suggestions on things to do in the area!!


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    per basis and a non refundable one time pet fee of $35 Will not except pets that make too much noise. All pets must be on leash and supervised All pet waste must be cleaned up and disposed of by owners...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Out side only...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    42 inch flat screen...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ski-In:

    From your front door you can skin up max's mountain for Back country terrain or its less than a 5 minute drive to Alyeska ski resort...moreless

  • Ski-Out

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Surfing
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    in floor heat...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 spots...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


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1 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

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  • Pet Fee $35 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


Rates subject to change at anytime

Will rent one night on a last minute basis only

Rates are for 2 people. $25/per night per extra person

check in after 3pm check out by 12pm

accept pets with a non refundable $35 pet fee

pets must be on leash at all times while on the property.

Pet owner responsible for pet waste clean up in the large green trash bin provided.

2 cars max on property

Cancellation policy:

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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ted Stevens International airport in Anchorage
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
34 Miles
Nearest Golf
Anchorage Muni gold course
3 Miles
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Seward Highway
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Alyeska Ski resort and spa

Car: Recommended

Welcome to Girdwood and our peaceful apartment. the1 bedroom apartment is located on the first floor of our home. We are on the side of Max's mountain and right at the forest edge. It is very quiet up here and chances of seeing wild life right here are very strong! We often see bear and moose as well as eagles, hummingbirds, hawks and we hear an owl many nights. If your lucky you might catch a glimpse of this mystical creature.

We are 40 mins south of Anchorage and only 5 mins from Alyeska ski resort. Crow Creek historical mine is only 10 minutes away.

This a great spot to stay while you discover this part of Alaska!

You can hike up virgin falls from your front door or choose from many other scenic hikes with in walking distance.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Shane and Jody met in Girdwood 15 years ago. Shane has lived in Alaska for over half his life and Jody for the last 15 yrs. Shane is currently the Sushi Chef of Sakura located at Alyeska resort and has been a Chef most of his life. Jody has been in the hospitality industry since she was 13. We love Alaska and all that it has to offer. We have wonderful dog named Coba. We fish all summer and enjoy many of the winter activities available here.

Why the Owner Chose Girdwood:
This rental is a great starting point for all your Alaska adventures. Its quiet and offers a more affordable place to base your activities out of. You can cook at home or eat out. Jody is happy to go grocery shopping for you, just give her advanced notice. Jody is owner operator and here to help you with any questions you might have.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
You can literally hike out your front door. Virgin creek falls are a 10 to 20 minute moderate hike through our backyard. This is a very large space for less than resort hotel costs. the radiant heat in the winter keeps it cozy on your toes. The quiet neighbor hood makes for a restful night. Shane and Jody are here to provide for your needs just ask if you have a special requirements!

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Speaks: english

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