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Executive Home and Cabin - Sleeps 18-19

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Mt. Alyeska above Suite Retreat - 2 block to Day Lodge/Ski Lifts

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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Girdwood Suite Retreat has some very unique and special features: The house & cabins are located on 0.6 acres surrounded by old growth forest and is one of the largest parcels of land close to the base of the Alyeska Day Lodge. The home was constructed in 2001 by EECC, one of the top custom home builders in Alaska. Our home is 3000 square feet designed to be open and comfortable. - It has one of the largest private outdoor decks(1000SQF) in Girdwood with a covered hot tub with a view of the Alyeska tram and the ski resort.

The features of our home include four bedrooms - 1 king, 5 queens and 1 single located in the walk-in master closet, full size front load washer/dryer and fully equipped kitchen.

In addition to the house, we have an 800 square foot Cabin with full kitchen, bathroom with shower, 2 full beds and a full click-clack futon.

The combination of the house and cabin make a total of 10 sleeping areas that accommodate 19 comfortably.

Girdwood is the ideal base-camp for your Alaska vacation, centrally located to some of the best fishing in Alaska and only 20 miles north of Whittier and Portage, the launching point for glacier and marine tours and Prince William Sound. Your hosts, Bill and Sue Connell

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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    35...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Well behaved/respectful children are always welcome at the Girdwood Suite Retreat. There is also a single bed in the master walk-in closet and a pack and play. There's a swing set in the backyard with a slide and tree house....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    The stairway is extra wide to accommodate wheelchairs. The upstairs bathroom is equipped with safety bars. The entrance to the house has 2 wide steps and the back deck area is accessible....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking inside the house, cabin or garage. Any signs of smoking (odor/trash/burns) will result in a $500 additional cleaning/sanitation fee being charged against security deposit....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No pets allowed. Evidence result in additional cleaning/sanitizing fee up to $500....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19, Beds for 2-19

  • Mountain View Suite: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bonus Suite: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen Scan Design Futon - Pass thru to the Timberline Suite...moreless

  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen Scan Design Futon...moreless

  • Cabin: 2 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Attic ladders to loft with full beds, full click-clack futon...moreless

  • Timberline Suite: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen Scan Design Futon...moreless

  • Master Suite: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

    Twin bed is located in the walk-in closet...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Upstairs Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

    handicap safety bars...moreless

  • half bath/laundry room: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Master Bath: toilet, tub, shower

    double sinks, garden tub, walk-in closet...moreless

  • Cabin: toilet, shower

    Instant Hot Water...moreless

  • Safety bars located in upstairs bath

Other Amenities

  • Cleaning Fee: $175-200 Optional daily maid service - $30/day - includes making beds, kitchen cleanup, and floor cleanup - must schedule prior to arrival. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Rain Forests
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Waterfalls
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Carrs/Safeway Merchantile grocery is .5 mile - short walk down hill... good exercise walking back up. Bring your bikes - there's lots of exploring to be done and great trails to ride....moreless

  • Mountain:

    2 blocks from base of Alyeska...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Alyeska...moreless

  • Resort:

    2 blocks from Alyeska Day Lodge...moreless

  • Rural:

    Girdwood is a small community surrounded by water, glaciers and thick lush forest. Our property is nestled by old growth forest trees and backs up to a green space. Quiet & Private....moreless

  • Ski-In:

    Boot Trail from back yard leads you to the base of 2 chairlifts/Day Lodge/Food & Beverage. 2 streets/blocks from the property by road. If you choose to drive parking at the Day Lodge is free....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Boot Trail from back yard leads you to the base of 2 chairlifts/Day Lodge/Food & Beverage. 2 streets/blocks from the property by road. If you choose to drive parking at the Day Lodge is free....moreless

  • Water View:

    Climb/Hike Mt. Alyeska for breathtaking views of the Turnagain Arm and surrounding Glaciers. Hike to a Glacier - when you hike up you receive a complimentary ride down on the Alyeska Resort Tram....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Front load energy efficient...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Use only pressed logs - not provided...moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Sufficient for renting guests - please do not block driveway access to cabin...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    White towels for house use, hot tub towels located in laundry room...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front load energy efficient...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    There is wifi however it's for checking emails only - service does not support speed needed for streaming videos or gaming. ...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Fire pit outside - use with extreme caution - wood not provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    grinder and french press as well...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    everything you will need including two crockpots...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    basic spices and oils...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless Steel side-by-side, ice and water in the door...moreless

  • Stove:

    gas - stainless steel...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    1000 square feet of outside decking with covered hot tub and grill area...moreless

  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large old growth trees, native plants and flowers as well as lots of tulips in the summer...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    covered gas grill...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Within walking distance to chair lifts...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Covered - 6 person Must abide to Hot Tub rules Under age 18 - must have adult supervision present at all times. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Hot tub deposit $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning fee 2-4 guest $150
  • Cleaning ea addl guest $25
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Non-holiday rates are as follows:

1-4 guests $400 $50 each additional guest. Optional Cabin: 1-2 guest $200 each additional $50. Optional Bunkhouse available Fall 2015: $35 per person. NOTE: Cabins are ONLY available for rent as an add on with the house rental.

Off Season: $40 each additional guest over 4

Holidays require longer stays - call for info.

12% bed tax paid when balance is due. 50% is due to reserve your reservation. Signed Rental Agreement, Photo ID and guest information required. Good Care Deposit $25 per person.

Check-in 4pm and Check-out 10am

Rates are subject to change until reserved.


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Last updated: 04/23/2015
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Anchorage International
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Chair 5, Double Musky, Silvertip Grill
20 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Whittier
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
Anchorage
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Girdwood
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Seward Highway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Alyeska Day Lodge/Chair Lifts/Sitzmark/Bake Shop
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
Turnagain Arm

Car: Recommended

Girdwood offers a bounty of both winter and summer activities, from downhill and cross-country skiing in winter to hiking and biking in the summer.

Girdwood is the ideal base-camp for your Alaska vacation, centrally located to some of the best fishing in Alaska, and only 20 miles north of Whittier and Portage, the launching point for glacier and marine tours and Prince William Sound.

Situated in the most northerly temperate rain forest, Girdwood is surrounded by the Chugach National forest, the third largest national forest in the United States.

Your host, Bill & Sue Connell, are happy to assist you in providing you information so you can plan your Alaskan dream vacation. For more information about the local & close surrounding areas visit our Facebook page -https://www.facebook.com/GirdwoodSuiteRetreat.VacationRental

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Owners Bill & Sue Connell have been Girdwood residents for over 10 years. 2015 is the 11th Anniversary for the Girdwood Suite Retreat. Bill and Sue met in Girdwood at a wedding reception hosted by Bill. Sue worked for another local company in town. Bill officiated the wedding of two dear friends from Florida - who returned the favor and officiated their wedding in June of 2013 at their in New Symrna Beach, Florida. Bill and Sue look forward to sharing their home with you and your guests.

Why the Owner Chose Girdwood:
Location Location Location. Our property consists of .6 of an acre within 2 blocks from the Alyeska Day Lodge, Ski Lifts, Restaurants and more. We are located convenient to all Girdwood has to offer, yet it's a quiet/private/spacious location. We offer great views, two kitchens, 10 sleeping areas, 3.5 baths, hot tub, gas grill, deck space. Just bring food and clothes.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Walking distance to parks, resort, ski lift, hiking trails, cross country skiing trails, restaurants, post office and more. Perfect venue for small weddings, church retreats, family reunions or corporate gatherings. Economical choice with great views, private back deck with room for a band. Call for Event pricing.


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  • Mt. Alyeska above Suite Retreat - 2 block to Day Lodge/Ski Lifts

    Mt. Alyeska above Suite Retreat - 2 block to Day Lodge/Ski Lifts

  • Just bring food - everything you need is here.  Dry spices/oil/foil provided.

    Just bring food - everything you need is here. Dry spices/oil/foil provided.

  • Loft area - Queen Futon

    Loft area - Queen Futon

  • Large back deck space.

    Large back deck space.

  • Cabin has full kitchen and bath.  Two lofts with double beds and a double futon.

    Cabin has full kitchen and bath. Two lofts with double beds and a double futon.

  • Surrounded by old growth forest trees - .6 acre - large back deck space & cabin

    Surrounded by old growth forest trees - .6 acre - large back deck space & cabin

  • Side view of back yard.

    Side view of back yard.

  • House & Cabin sleep maximum of 16, hot tub, gas grill, 3.5 baths, washer/dryer.

    House & Cabin sleep maximum of 16, hot tub, gas grill, 3.5 baths, washer/dryer.

  • Master Suite - Garden and Mountain Views.

    Master Suite - Garden and Mountain Views.

  • Bonus Room - Queen Futon

    Bonus Room - Queen Futon

  • Cabin and future bunkhouse.

    Cabin and future bunkhouse.

  • Cabin Loft - Double Bed - comfy and cozy

    Cabin Loft - Double Bed - comfy and cozy

  • Making memories that last a lifetime!

    Making memories that last a lifetime!

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  • Sleeps
    19
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Lodge
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 04/23/2015
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