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Minutes Off Parks Hwy-Experience Alaska 27 Acres-Willow Creek Inn 1

(42 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

2 Bedrooms on the River

WILLOW CREEK INN; minutes off Parks Hwy on paved, state maintained road. Hatcher Pass State Recreational Area. Get away from it all, 27 acres of Boreal Forest & 75 ft from stream with beautiful view & excellent trout fishing. Located in foothills of Talkeetna Mountains & gateway to Hatcher Pass with active gold mining operations. Variety of wildlife frequents property, moose, brown/black bear & lynx. Fish for salmon as close as confluence of Willow & Deception Creeks. Centrally located to popular sight-seeing locations: Hatcher Pass, Historic Independence Mine, Matanuska Glacier, Talkeetna, Nancy Lake Rec. area. Many hiking trails in the Pass. Home to World Famous Iditarod Sled Dog Race. House has vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, large screened windows throughout, beautifully furnished & fully equipped kitchen & laundry. Porch & deck wrap around 2 sides of house. Take day trip to Denali Park or stay at rental & enjoy the scenery.


The House & Property: Rental located on 27 acres of Boreal forest sits back from stream 75 feet with beautiful view. Oak floors, vaulted ceilings & large windows throughout. Fully equipped kitchen (has everything!). Beautifully furnished. Porch & Deck wrap around 2 sides of house. Exterior of rental is Cedar-Sided. Wildlife viewing on property. Mountain views on Willow Fishhook Rd. (bring your camera!). Great Rainbow/Steelhead trout fishing.

Forest, Mountains, Wildlife & Scenery: Boreal Forest: Birch, Spruce, Cottonwood & Aspen.
Mountains: Views of Alaska Range & Talkeetna Mountains & Sleeping Lady Mountain from Willow Fishhook Rd. View of Denali .5 miles from driveway.
Species in River: Rainbow/Steelhead Trout, Arctic Greyling, River Otter & spawning ground for Salmon.
Renters have viewed following wildlife on property: Moose, Bear (brown & black), Lynx, Eagles, River Otter, Fox, River Ducks, Woodpeckers, many bird species. Eagle's nest on property & across river from rental.
Northern Lights viewing: during winter months.
Wildflowers: Many species of wildflowers months of May,June, July & August.
Willow is a placer stream --gold pans provided.

Close to popular tour destinations: Many renters book trips on the Alaska Railroad or Tours into Denail National Park.
Willow is centrally located to many scenic areas popular with travelers.
Gateway to Hatcher Pass (active gold mining & Historic Independence Mine). Road into the pass opens on July 4 each year with many hiking trails in this mountainous area.
Very close to the Nancy Lake State Park. Driving distance to Matanuska Glacier, Independence Historic Mine, Denali National Park. Flight Seeing Service & Fishing Guide available in Willow.
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Owner

Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Mature in 20s...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Receptacle provided on porch...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Convertible Bed: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Beautiful hardwood bed frames with plush queen size Simmons mattress. Large closets & suitcase stands. Large mirror in both bedrooms. Hardwood floors. Large windows ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Vanity, Cabinet/Mirror, Fan. Tub/Shower Tile Floor. Bathroom Linens, TP & Liquid Hand Soap provided....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Great rainbow/steelhead fishing, very private on 27 acres. Salmon fishing starts at the confluence of Willow Creek & Deception Creek. Experience the 'wilds' of Alaska without having to 'fly-in' or use 'off-road' vehicles. Willow Creek Inn is easily accessible; 5 miles off the Parks Hwy on Willow Fishhook Rd....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network Americ's Top 200...moreless

  • Television:

    40" Flat Screen w/Dish Network Satellite programming (250 channels)...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items:

    Variety of spices, canister of coffee, sugar, coffee filters...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side refrigerator/freezer with ice make & filtered water...moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Binoculars
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 2016 - Apr 2017
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$129

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

May 2017
May 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$149
$973

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

June 2017
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$169
$1,113

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

July 2017 - Aug 2017
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$189

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Sept 2017
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$179
$1,183

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Oct 2017
Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2017
2 night min stay
$149
$973

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Nov 2017 - Apr 2018
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2018
2 night min stay
$129

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$129

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

No cleaning fee

No security deposit required


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 03/26/2017
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Location

80 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ted Stevens (Anchorage) International Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Trading Post
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
Settler's Bay
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Alaska Railroad Wasilla Depot
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Parks Highway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Trading Post
80 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hilltop Ski

Car: Recommended

Willow: small town (large area) located in the Susitna Valley & north of Anchorage. Known for history of gold mining (Hatcher Pass) and sport fishing (Willow is home to many rivers). Dotted with many lakes & surrounded by the Talkeetna Mountains (Chugach Range-east & south) & the Alaska Range (north) . Willow has beautiful scenery & is centrally located to many popular tour destinations. Hatcher Pass has historic gold mine sites and many hiking trails into the mountains. Willow Fishhook Rd (Hatcher Pass Rd) is a climbing mountain pass road with view of the Alaska Range (Denali, Hunter, Foraker) and gateway to the mountain pass known as Hatcher Pass. Wildlife in this area is many faceted: brown & black bear, moose, lynx, wolf, coyote, fox, eagles, great horned owl, plus many other bird species & smaller mammal species. Home of world famous 'Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.'

Other Activities: Viewing Northern Lights, Wildlife & Scenic Photo Ops, Official Home of Iditarod Re-Start just 6 miles from the rental on Willow Lake. Palmer has the Alaska State Fair each year in late Augustabout an hour's drive from the rental.

Golf: You can golf in Wasilla at Settlers Bay.

Ski: The nearest Ski Resorts are Hilltop Ski in Anchorage and

Alyeska Ski Resort in Girdwood. Some people ski and snowboard

in Hatcher Pass, but there are no facilities there.

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/26/2017

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Photos

  • WILLOW CREEK INN ON THE RIVER

    WILLOW CREEK INN ON THE RIVER

  • WILLOW CREEK INN

    WILLOW CREEK INN

  • PORCH/RIVER

    PORCH/RIVER

  • Deck Chairs Overlooking River @ Willow Creek Inn

    Deck Chairs Overlooking River @ Willow Creek Inn

  • Kitchen @ Willow Creek Inn (1)

    Kitchen @ Willow Creek Inn (1)

  • BATHROOM

    BATHROOM

  • Brown Bear- Pic taken by renter at Denali Nat'l Park

    Brown Bear- Pic taken by renter at Denali Nat'l Park

  • EAGLE'S NEST AT WILLOW CREEK INN

    EAGLE'S NEST AT WILLOW CREEK INN

  • A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT

    A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW

    MOUNTAIN VIEW

  • MOUNTAIN AGLOW

    MOUNTAIN AGLOW

  • AUTUMN/WILLOW FISHHOOK RD

    AUTUMN/WILLOW FISHHOOK RD

  • Willow Creek Inn (1) on the River

    Willow Creek Inn (1) on the River

  • HOUSE & RIVER

    HOUSE & RIVER

  • WILLOW CREEK INN FROM
ACROSS THE RIVER

    WILLOW CREEK INN FROM ACROSS THE RIVER

  • LIVING ROOM

    LIVING ROOM

  • FRONT BEDROOM

    FRONT BEDROOM

  • BULL MOOSE

    BULL MOOSE

  • EAGLE NEST ON PROPERTY

    EAGLE NEST ON PROPERTY

  • River Frontage @ Willow Creek Inn

    River Frontage @ Willow Creek Inn

  • River Frontage @ Willow Creek Inn

    River Frontage @ Willow Creek Inn

  • HATCHER PASS

    HATCHER PASS

  • Denali from Willow Fishhook Rd /Willow Creek Inn

    Denali from Willow Fishhook Rd /Willow Creek Inn

  • WILLOW CREEK INN ROAD FRONTAGE

    WILLOW CREEK INN ROAD FRONTAGE

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