A True Alaskan Experience Awaits You! This Natural Log Home Wraps You in Warmth.
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Whether traveling to Fairbanks under the summer's midnight sun or winter's aurora borealis - you will find this peaceful setting a perfect base for your interior Alaskan vacation.
This 3,000sqft natural log home was built almost entirely from the white spruce trees that grew on the property. The original owner cut, hand peeled, and allowed the logs to dry. He then contracted a premier log home builder to hand scribe each log to fit into place in 1990. The log detail is a thing of beauty.
This premium log home offers views of the Alaska Range and Denali from the inside loft or relaxing on the grand outdoor deck. During dark, clear nights enjoy star gazing and the excitement of the aurora borealis unobstructed by city lights from either inside or outside this well-appointed, truly Alaskan home.
The large upstairs loft bedroom sleeps four in a queen size bed and a pair of twin beds. Please note the set of twin beds are accessed over a low log wall using three stairs on each side of log wall. This gives some privacy from each of these adjoining sleeping spaces in the loft. This is a popular place to sleep and brings out the child in all my guests. The pair of downstairs bedrooms in the walk-out basement, each have queen size beds. All the bedrooms have views and are accessed via stairwells. There is a bathroom conveniently located on all three levels.
There is a spacious eat-in kitchen and also a huge dining area and seats large groups comfortably. The kitchen is well-stocked with dishes, cooking utensils, and even spices.
The sitting area near the fire is the most popular place to read, while the two separate living areas have televisions available for your viewing pleasure.
The keyless entry makes access convenient and there is no worry about lost keys.
Off street parking is plentiful and has headbolts for winter guests to plug in their vehicles when temperatures drop to sub zero.
I believe the peace and tranquility that guests enjoy while staying at this vacation rental comes from the "groundedness" of the home being built from truly local logs. It can't get much closer than that!
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Member since: 2012
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Room
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Feb 15, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning fee $100 + tax
- Tax Rate 8%
If the guest wishes to cancel his/her reservation, the deposit will be refunded as follows:
100% if cancelled 90 days prior to the Check-in Date
75% if cancelled 60 days prior to the Check-in Date
50% if cancelled 30 days prior to the Check-in Date
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Set in the heart of the boreal forest, A Moose in the Garden is within 15 minutes of the airport, train station, Riverboat Discovery dock, Ice Park, Ester, and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I arrived in Alaska in 1975. I have lived in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Delta Junction, Petersburg, Arctic Circle Hot Springs Resort, and North Pole. Construction work took me around the state, but I found Fairbanks to be just the right size town for me. The people here are amazing! I have worked as an iron worker, retailer, cashier, florist, receptionist, teacher, and business owner. My talented children all live here in Fairbanks and I am now a proud grandmother.
Why the Owner Chose Fairbanks, AK, USA:
I bought this gorgeous natural log home property to fulfill a life-long dream of owning a bed and breakfast. After ten years of operating the B&B, I noted the need for family vacation rentals in this area and am moving in that direction. Book EARLY!
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Serene Natural Setting Aurora Viewing Mountain View Natural Log Construction Three Acres
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- Secondary: +1 907-460-1808
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Aurora dances above your heads on clear winter nights
Mt. McKinley looms above the other mountains in this view from the deck.
Extra sleeping loft is accessible over this log wall adjoining the loft bedroom
Moose outside garden fence enjoying the south facing slope.
The fireweed has blossomed to the top summer is ending
Summer midnight sun
Summer days at A Moose in the Garden Vacation Rental
This north facing bedroom Watch the aurora from inside!
Come and see the Yukon Quest start on the Chena River the first weekend in Feb.
The garden awaits spring
See the highest point in North America across the expansive Tanana Valley
A moose browses at the garden fence
Favorite Place to Read
A typical day for cutting wood
Denali and Foraker cast shadows in the clouds New Year's Day
September aurora during a full moon.
Be sure to visit Santa while you are so close to North Pole, Alaska!
We grow giant vegetables here.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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