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Exceptional Midtown Anchorage Greenbelt Location. 5 Minutes to U-Med.

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Trail shown. After a day of recreating, relax and watch for a moose to pass by!

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Last updated: 01/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Anchorage house description

Exceptionally located, our property's quiet, residential midtown Anchorage neighborhood abuts Chester Creek's urban woods and wildlife. Paved and primitive trails are accessed right from our yard. Watch for grazing moose to meander by from the comfort of our terraced decks or head out on a miles long walk, bike ride or ski starting right outside your private suite!

This rental's location affords great potential for solitude, relaxing, hiking, biking, skiing, moose sightings! Private entrance is accessed on the lower walkout level of our home. The suite's amenities include queen bed, full kitchen, toiletries, cable TV, Blu-Ray player, wireless internet, outdoor gas grill, firewood and outdoor fire pit, terraced gardens with rock walls, vibrant flower planters, trail access, expansive decks, lounge chairs, children's play-set and toys, guidebooks/books, maps for reference.

Centrally located. Just minutes from downtown (10 min), UAA (5 min), area hospitals (5 min), Costco (5 min), midtown shops/restaurants (5-10 min).

Now available year-round! Groomed ski trails right out the door! From the suite look out upon a winter paradise with snow adorning the forest and foraging moose nearby. Take in the Iditarod sled dog race from the comfort of your suite. Walk/bike/ski the groomed trails in winter and revel in this forest's quiet peace and beauty.

Our suite, Alder Bluff Stay, is licensed by the Municipality of Anchorage and the State of Alaska for lodging services. We take pride in our high standard of cleanliness, comfort and value. Thank you for considering our VRBO listing. We look forward to the prospect of hosting your stay.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum age for renters is 21. ID required....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            There is no smoking in or on the premises....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            We have a well-behaved lab....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3

          • One Bedroom Suite: 1 queen, 1 child bed

            Rollaway bed for 1 child/its mattress put on floor for adult...moreless

          • This charming suite contains four rooms including the entryway, sleeping/sitting area, full kitchen with dining table and chairs and private bathroom. Amenities include wireless internet, cable TV, Blu-Ray player, am/fm clock radio. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Clean, bright bathroom consists of a shower with curtain, a sink, toilet and inset cabinets. There is an exhaust fan above the shower. A bathroom rug, bath and hand towels and washcloths are provided for your use in addition to select toiletries. ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Toys
          • Video Library

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Ski-In
          • Ski-Out

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cross Country Skiing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Racquetball
          • Rock Climbing
          • Roller Blading
          • Skiing
          • Snowboarding
          • Swimming
          • Tennis

          Dining

          • Dining
          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 3 people

          General

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            (One vehicle limit)...moreless

          • Towels Provided

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Kitchen:

            Full kitchen furnished with cookware, dishes and utensils, coffee pot, toaster, microwave, stove, refrigerator/freezer...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.9
          from 18 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Non-Peak
          Sep 8 - Apr 30, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $100
          Peak
          May 1 - Sep 14, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $135
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          $135

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
          • Tax Rate 12%

          Notes:

          Monthly+ stays are not assessed bed tax/taxes

          Cancellations:

          If notice of cancellation is received in writing 14+ days to arrival = Fully reimbursed.

          If notice of cancellation is received in writing within 7-13 days to arrival = 50% reimbursed.

          If notice of cancellation is received in writing 0-6 days from date of arrival = no reimbursement.

          Rates subject to change until reservation is made.

          One half of your total balance is due at the time of booking. Remaining balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. We accept personal checks or cashier's checks. 12% municipal bed tax included in total cost. Weekly and monthly discounted rates available. Non-peak season rates mid Sept to April @ $100/night, 3 night min. Peak season is May to mid Sept @ $135/night, 3 night minimum.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 01/28/2015
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          Location

          7 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Ted Stevens International Airport
          60 Miles
          Nearest Ferry
          Alaska Marine Highway at Whittier
          3.5 Miles
          Nearest Train
          Alaska Railroad Depot in Anchorage

          Car: Recommended

          *State park trailheads are within 20 minutes

          *15 minutes from downtown, museums, restaurants, the airport and Alaska railroad depot

          *5 minutes from shopping malls, banks, grocery stores, gas stations and Costco

          *5 Minutes from area hospitals, the University of Alaska, Anchorage, and Alaska Pacific University

          *5 minutes from Goose Lake and neighborhood parks/playgrounds

          *1 block from nearest bus route

          * Chester Creek greenbelt walking/biking trails are accessed from our backyard

           

          Owner info

          About the owner: Born and raised in Minnesota, our jobs and the lure of frontier adventure brought us to Alaska. Tony-biologist by training; lifetime painter; loves hiking new trails and revisiting old ones. Avid reader, bird watcher, Sci-Fi geek. Katie-High school teacher; worked trails/interpretation for Alaska USFS; is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, and an avid hiker, paddler, cycler. We have a darling school-age daughter and a happy, well-behaved lab. We are delighted to be considered for your Anchorage lodging needs. We welcome your business and look forward to the prospect of hosting your stay.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          Business license issued by the Sate of Alaska and the Municipality of Anchorage for lodging services.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, french

           

          Photos

          • Trail shown. After a day of recreating, relax and watch for a moose to pass by!

            Trail shown. After a day of recreating, relax and watch for a moose to pass by!

          • Welcome!

            Welcome!

          • Lower Russian Lake trailhead is less than two hours from our house.

            Lower Russian Lake trailhead is less than two hours from our house.

          • Tern Lake is 90 minutes from our house.

            Tern Lake is 90 minutes from our house.

          • Moose visit frequently.

            Moose visit frequently.

          • Welcome! Rental suite is in back. It has a private access, forest view, & trails

            Welcome! Rental suite is in back. It has a private access, forest view, & trails

          • In summer our terraced decks are accented by rustic benches and vibrant flowers.

            In summer our terraced decks are accented by rustic benches and vibrant flowers.

          • Raven Glacier on Crow Pass trail. Trailhead is less than 1 hour from our home.

            Raven Glacier on Crow Pass trail. Trailhead is less than 1 hour from our home.

          • Prince William Sound via Whittier is 90 minutes away.

            Prince William Sound via Whittier is 90 minutes away.

          • Kennecott Mine, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

            Kennecott Mine, Wrangell-St. Elias National Park

          • Bears visit us too.  (Not so frequently!)
Photo 7/13/2013

            Bears visit us too. (Not so frequently!) Photo 7/13/2013

          VRBO #451337

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          This listing was first published here in 2013.

          Date last modified - Wednesday, January 28, 2015

          $100 - $135 per night (USD)
          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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          • Sleeps
            3
          • Bedrooms
            1
          • Bathrooms
            1
          • Property type
            House
          • Reviews
            18
          Owner
          Member since: 2013
          Speaks: english, french
          • Response time: Within a few hours
          • Response rate: 100%
          • Calendar last updated: 01/28/2015
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          +1 907-903-3133

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