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3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom

(22 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 BR / 2 BA private lakefront home

Ideal lakefront setting. Large shoreline lawn and dock, perfect for all to congregate for water activities - Pontoon boat for leisurely cruise around the lake, kayaks, paddle boat, canoe, paddle boards and swimming. Plenty of beach towels and lifejackets too! Other custom boating services available by reservation with owner. Large deck with gas grill, two picnic tables. The house has beautiful knotty pine interior, a large kitchen; spacious dining area and large living room, all facing the lake with lots of windows. Satellite DirecTV and cablei internet access. Lots of outdoor games: ladderball, volleyball, wiffleball, to name a few. If indoor is your style - we have a sizable movie library and many board games, card games, and a Wii. Enjoy the evenings by the bonfire or enjoy a nice hot Sauna with a dip in the water (summer) or a roll in the snow (winter :~)

Bedrooms are very comfortable - new mattresses, good pillows - always fresh clean linens. All mattresses and pillows have hypo allergenic covers. One bathroom downstairs with jetted tub and shower - one bathroom upstairs with tub and shower. The kitchen is very spacious, easy to cook in and comes well stocked with everything you need.

As for other local activities.... can't name it all here. The Matanuska Susitna valley has hiking, Iditirod Mushers Dog Kennels to visit, visting Historic Talkeetna is a must, Hatcher Pass to hike and visit Independence Mine. the list goes on and on. Visitor Center is on the way too in case you need suggestions. So much to do - anything from Glacier guided tours, Ziplining to hiking and Mt. Biking is all within your front doorstep to 30 to 45 minutes from the lakehouse. Denali is about 2 hours North of Big Lake.

For Golf enthusiasts - Settlers Bay is less than 30 minutes drive.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books:

    Lots of reading material. Special interest stuff to read by the fireplace....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Lots of Board games, several card decks, dice: just to name a few: cribbage boards, chess boards, monopoly. Adult games and several kid games like Uno, Jenga, and others. Several outdoor games too....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirecTV includes the Xtra package and also HBO and cinemax...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    some outdoor toys for small children. Tonka trucks, small slide play unit....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii and WiiFit and LetsDance and several sports games...moreless

  • Video Library:

    pretty good size video library - probably close to 150 movies...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Paddle Boating
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    Large dock, paddle boat, kayaks, canoe, Paddle Boards, Pontoon boat...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Skiing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Large wood table that comfortably seats 8. We also provide a folding table...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    cable. use only for browsing. cannot stream video or music. download/upload speed 2M/768K only. there is a landline phone for local calls only. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Large gravel pad as well as circular drive...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    bathtowels and beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker:

    there are two. Also a coffee grinder and plenty of filters for both models. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Lots of bakeware, lots of pots and pans, very well stocked for any occassion...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    nice and quiet...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Has lots of extra's - ice cream make, waffle maker, large grill. Lots of cookware and bakeware. small and large crockpots. Large microwave...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Large new model...moreless

  • Oven:

    Standard large single oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Fully stocked condiments and spice pantry and tea bags. paper products are included, paper cups, plates, napkins & paper towels....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Standard four burner. ...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    1 kids bike and 1 adult bike...moreless

  • Boat:

    Ski Boat available for extra charge operated by Owner...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    large deck with umbrella table and chairs. 2 additional picnic tables in the yard...moreless

  • Golf:

    Settlers Bay Golf Course is 13 miles from house...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    2 lake Kayaks 1 canoe 1 Paddle boat 2 Paddleboards...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    large yard for playing ladder ball, croquet, bean toss, volleyball, badminton, wiffle ball...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    20 life jackets (lots of adult and lots of children sizes) 2 Paddle boards Wake boards water skiis water tubes Water Trampoline...moreless

Pool / Spa



Write a review 5
from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$350 $350
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,300 $8,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Cleaning Fee $120
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 2.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Robyn's Landing
13 Miles
Nearest Golf
Settlers Bay
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Alaska Railroad
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Parks Highway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
East Lake Mall
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hatcher Pass

Car: Necessary

This recreational home is an ideal location for those who want to do many things Alaska has to offer while having all the comforts of a home base: Historic Hatcher Pass hiking; Talkeetna flightseeing, fishing, zip lining; Denali National Park - all within driving distance. Within 5-miles of Iditarod Champion Martin Buser Happy Trails Kennels sled dog tours and many, many other attractions in the Matanuska-Susitna Valley.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: We built this house to have lakefront house to play and enjoy time together on the lake, on the trails - all within driving distance from Anchorage.

Why the Owner Chose Wasilla, AK, USA:
The house has a large front yard facing the lake for setting up volley ball, croquet, touch football or just sit around the fire or on the dock and watch the sunset.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Direct access to the Big Lake snowmachine trail system. Close to many unique Alaskan activities. Hatcher Pass and Independence Mine - 30 minutes; Glaicier Tours and Whitewater rafting on Matanuska River - 45 minutes; Talkeetna - 60 minutes; Denali hikes out of Talkeetna - 60 minutes.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  • View from the paddleboat!

    View from the paddleboat!

  • Hatcher Pass in the distance

    Hatcher Pass in the distance

  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Loon near the dock..

    Loon near the dock..

  • Big yard - lots of games!  Ladderball, volleyball, wiffleball, etc.

    Big yard - lots of games! Ladderball, volleyball, wiffleball, etc.

  • lilacs.... only for a couple weeks - they don't bloom very long

    lilacs.... only for a couple weeks - they don't bloom very long

  • Paddleboarding.


  • Sauna! very nice to jump in the lake afterwards

    Sauna! very nice to jump in the lake afterwards

  • Young ducks fishing near the dock

    Young ducks fishing near the dock

  • Summers eve

    Summers eve

  • Well stocked kitchen

    Well stocked kitchen

  • 2nd upstairs bedroom

    2nd upstairs bedroom

  • 1st Upstairs bedroom

    1st Upstairs bedroom

  • One of the two paddleboats

    One of the two paddleboats

  • Two chairs waiting for you!!  :)

    Two chairs waiting for you!! :)

  • Another sunset

    Another sunset

  • Pontoon Boat

    Pontoon Boat

  • local red throated Grebes building a nest nearby

    local red throated Grebes building a nest nearby

  • Mom and baby ducks in front of the dock

    Mom and baby ducks in front of the dock

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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