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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: 06/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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! Walk/bike/ski the groomed trails in winter and revel in this forest's quiet peace and beauty. Groomed ski trails right out the door! Dog-sled events, ski races, foot races, marathons. You never know what event you'll encounter looking out your window or just a few steps down the forested path.

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

    Roll-away bed for child available upon request...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

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$140
$900

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 total balance is due at the time of booking. Remaining balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. We accept personal checks. 12% municipal bed tax included in total cost. Non-peak season rates Oct through May @ $120/night, 3 night min. Peak season June through Sept @ $140/night 3 night min. Weekly and monthly discounts available year-round.


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Last updated: 06/26/2015
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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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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/26/2015
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