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Executive Home with Stand Alone Cabin - Sleeps 16

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

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Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Girdwood lodge 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 resort. The home was constructed in 2001 by EECC, one of the top custom home builders in Alaska. It is a 3000 square foot house 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 the house include four bedrooms - 1 king, 4 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 8 sleeping areas that accommodate 16 people (two per bed) 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

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome:

            Children are welcome at the Girdwood Suite Retreat. There is also a single rollaway 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 16, Beds for 2-16

          • Master Suite: 1 king

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          • Mountain View Suite: 1 queen

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          • Timberline Suite: 1 queen

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          • 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

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Upstairs Bath: toilet, combination tub/shower

            handicap safety bars...moreless

          • half bath/laundry room: toilet

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          • 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

                  • 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

                  Payment Type

                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  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

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Winter Break
                          Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          $5,250
                          Spring Break
                          Mar 7 - Mar 15, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $5,250
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $750

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                          • Cleaning: House $175
                          • Cleaning: House + Cabin $200
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          CALL FOR HOLIDAY RATES. $400 nightly rate - 1-4 overnight guests. $500 nightly rate for 5-6 guests, $600 per night 7-10 guests. Cabin sleeps 6 - add $150 per night. 12% bed tax, and cleaning fee applied to all reservations. 50% of nightly fee is due to reserve your reservation. Visit www.girdwoodsuiteretreat.com for group size rates and rental policy.

                          Check-in 4pm and Check-out 10am.


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                          Last updated: 12/24/2014
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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. 2014 is the 10th 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 our wedding in June of 2013 at their home 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.

                          • Master Suite - Garden and Mountain Views.

                            Master Suite - Garden and Mountain Views.

                          • Mountain View Suite - slope side - Queen bed

                            Mountain View Suite - slope side - Queen bed

                          • Timberline Suite - Queen bed

                            Timberline Suite - Queen bed

                          • Hot tub/grill area - larger of two deck spaces.

                            Hot tub/grill area - larger of two deck spaces.

                          • Cabin and future bunkhouse.

                            Cabin and future bunkhouse.

                          • Cabin Loft - Double Bed - comfy and cozy

                            Cabin Loft - Double Bed - comfy and cozy

                          • Wide entry way with only 3 steps.

                            Wide entry way with only 3 steps.

                          • 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 - King Bed, walk-in-closet, double sink, garden tub and shower.

                            Master Suite - King Bed, walk-in-closet, double sink, garden tub and shower.

                          • Loft area - Queen Futon

                            Loft area - Queen Futon

                          • Bonus Room - Queen Futon

                            Bonus Room - Queen Futon

                          • Large back deck space.

                            Large back deck space.

                          • Side view of back yard.

                            Side view of back yard.

                          • 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

                          • Making memories that last a lifetime!

                            Making memories that last a lifetime!

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                          This listing was first published here in 2006.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                          $750 per night (USD)
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                          5 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 16

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                          Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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                          • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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