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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our North Pole Cabin Retreat is a great place to come for a day, a week, or a month or more. A person can experience life in Alaska in comfort. Our log cabin was built in 2002 and has had many guests over the years. We provide housing year round, and winter or summer the cabin is warm, dry, and safe. Running water is a must, as are clean comfortable beds. The cabin has two queen beds, kitchenette, full private bath, BBQ and picnic area outside. Parking is nearby. We are only 2 miles from grocery, dentist, medical, gas stations, gift shops, dining establishments, churches and bars. Although you are close to the comforts of everyday living, it will seem as if you are a long way out in the woods. We are located in a private, wooded property with a waterway flowing by. In summer there are many nesting ducks. There are many wild flowers growing all around, as well as hanging baskets of flowers we plant for your enjoyment.

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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/14/2016

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin
  • 351 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1: 2 queen

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  • There are two queen beds in the cabin. One is on the main floor and the other is in a cozy loft area, accessible by a ladder/stairway. there are large window in each sleeping area and the windows have room darkening shades for your privacy and to block the sun during our summer nights. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

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  • Full bath. Private, clean and plenty of hot water. Linens provided. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Sep 15 - Feb 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$119
$693 $1,400
Shoulder Seasons
Feb 16 - May 15, 2017
2 night min stay
$149
$699 $1,800
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$209
$1,253 $3,870
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 8%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Fairbanks International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Elf's Den Richardson Highway Access
17 Miles
Nearest Golf
North Star Golf
17 Miles
Nearest Train
Fairbanks station of Alaska Rail Road
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Richardson Highway / Highway #2 SOUTH
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Pagoda Santa Claus Lane North Pole
28 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Aurora Skiland Steese Highway

Car: Necessary

VACATIONING or WORKING in the area, our NORTH POLE CABIN can serve as your HOME-AWAY-FROM-HOME. We rent out daily, weekly or monthly.

If what you are seeking is a RETREAT and a true VACATION, our NORTH POLE CABIN can provide just that. Tours and schedules do not have to be part of your plans. RESTFUL NIGHTS, QUIET DAYS, and PRIVACY are available right here at our NORTH POLE CABIN.

MASSAGE THERAPY is available (by appointment).

Full body massage , 60-75 minutes on the table $65.

Now for things to do WINTER OR SUMMER:

Our North Pole Cabin is available year round and a visit to the home of Santa Claus is a 'must-do'. Winter or summer Santa is available at the SANTA CLAUS HOUSE for a visit and/or photos.

The Northern skies offer a chance to see the NORTHERN LIGHTS. We are in a dark area, good for viewing the splendor of the night sky. (Especially good September -April). Should you need to drive to a better viewing location, there are choices nearby within 1-3 miles of our cabin.

CHRISTMAS IN ICE, a December event, is a 'must-do' as well. Here, lovely ice sculptures and slides for the kids will impress you.

Starting in late February and running thru March we have DOG RACES, and an ICE FESTIVAL. Watching the races, keeping track of race times, and seeing the lively dogs in action is entertaining. Observing the stunning ICE SCULPTURES of ICE ALASKA will leave an indelible mark on your memory.

Taking a DOG SLED RIDE could be one of your most interesting choices. There are a variety of choices for meeting dogs and experiencing an authentic dogsled ride. We have personal experiences with some of the local mushers and would be happy to refer you.

SPRINGTIME comes quickly, the snow leaves us, and with the long daylight hours, the grasses and flowers flourish. Everything turns green overnight and by mid-June, all around the cabins, once covered with snow, flowers cascade over the sides of planters, and wild flowers bloom as they so choose.

Our cabin windows are equipped with 'light blocking shades' for your comfort and GOOD SLEEP through the sunny nights of the Land of the Midnight Sun.

SUMMER SOLSTICE is celebrated June 21st and attendance at the MIDNIGHT SUN BALLGAME is a must. $15 for a ticket and you can watch a lively professional ballgame that starts at 10PM and finishes well after midnight on a ball field with no artificial light!

Late July, celebrates the GOLD RUSH and we have a week of games, events, and parade. Our North Pole Cabin is proud to display and drive a 1925 MODEL T FORD. This truck was purchased new and was a work truck for the local gold mining operation. It has been in our family now since 1946 and is 'held together entirely by rust'. But she runs--and has been running around this area and in the local parade every year since 1949. This year will be the the 64th consecutive tour of duty for the ol' girl. Get your picture taken sitting inside the cab or go for a ride if you can.

LOCALLY:

See PIONEER PARK: Within Pioneer Park, See THE AIR MUSEUM , the PIONEER MUSEUM Play MINIATURE GOLF Picnic, eat at SALMON BAKE, enjoy the PLAYGROUND.

Take a RIVERBOAT RIDE.

Drive or ride to THE ARCTIC CIRCLE.

Visit the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA MUSEUM.

Visit THE KNOTTY SHOP for Alaskan gifts.

Visit THE SCREAMING WEASEL for truly unique gifts.

Eat at LITTLE RICHARDSON FAMILY DINER in North Pole.

Sixty (60) miles from our NORTH POLE CABIN site, and an easy DAY TRIP, are HOT SPRINGS (open year round). A visit is worth the drive, and a tour of the ICE MUSEUM will be memorable. Stopping for a HIKE at ANGEL ROCKS is highly recommended (Angel Rock hike is FREE).

DENALI PARK is 150 miles from our NORTH POLE CABIN. This can be a DAY TRIP, but the best advice would be for you to plan to see the park as you come or go during your trip between Anchorage and Fairbanks. Should you want to take a QUICK TRIP to the park, it would be recommended that you at least allow 2 full days. Drive down one day and start your explorations, overnight there at the park, and continue with a big day exploring, with a late night return to our area. (Better yet, choose to return on the 3rd day of your DENALI PARK adventure).

SANTA CLAUS himself has stayed right here at our NORTH POLE CABIN, as is pictured on our website during one of his visits. This year, he is retreating with us for the whole summer, and he may be seen mowing the lawn or watering flowers. (He may or may not be wearing his red suit, but you can ask to see his drivers license, and sure enough he is the REAL McCOY--SANTA CLAUS).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1999

About the owner: I was born in the Alaskan Territory and raised in this area, the daughter of early Alaskan Pioneers. My father is the first civilian to drive the Alaska Highway and he entered Fairbanks in November 1943 after a long trip up the Alcan as it was being built. He met my mother, who was here, working as a flight instructor. The two of them flew, together and separately here in Alaska. Flying became a lifetime venture, with my father, retiring in 1980 after an accident-free career in public air transportation in Alaska airspace. I, myself became a licensed pilot, but opted for a life on the ground, raising my sons and now a grandson. I enjoy earth bound things and am deeply rooted here in the 'frozen north'. As a child, I rode around with my father in a 1925 Model T Ford truck. Even now, it still runs, and I drive it for the enjoyment of the general public. Pictured here is me, and the old truck.

Why the Owner Chose North Pole, AK, USA:
I fell in love with this place because it is such a 'retreat' and so 'Alaskan'. I love the log home look and feel, and I enjoy the wooded, private environment here. The water nearby is peaceful and such a great place for the ducks to nest and raise their young. It is a peaceful place to wake up each morning and to go to bed each night. You can hear the birds singing and the chatter of squirrels, and the sounds of nature are not drowned out by the sounds of the nearby highway.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Available year round with comfort, warmth, privacy, and convenience. Our North Pole Cabin is located in a peaceful setting, great for tourists, and also great for folks working or visiting in the area. We are 9 minutes from the Air Force Base and 20 minutes from the Army Base. We are 7 minutes from the Refinery, and 20 minutes from downtown Fairbanks. If you are WORKING, TOURING, or VISITING FAMILY our North Pole Cabin is a great choice for many reasons, including having a memorable 'cabin experience' in ALASKA!!


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/14/2016

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Photos

  • Front view of North Pole Cabin

    Front view of North Pole Cabin

  • North Pole Nancy and her 1925 Model T Ford

    North Pole Nancy and her 1925 Model T Ford

  • Moose in waterway right in front of our North Pole Cabin

    Moose in waterway right in front of our North Pole Cabin

  • Moose in water just outside at our North Pole Cabin

    Moose in water just outside at our North Pole Cabin

  • Winter at our North Pole Cabin

    Winter at our North Pole Cabin

  • Not a good photo, but a photo non-the-less of the Northern Lights nearby

    Not a good photo, but a photo non-the-less of the Northern Lights nearby

  • Brilliant colors of the Northern Lights at our North Pole Cabin

    Brilliant colors of the Northern Lights at our North Pole Cabin

  • Front view of North Pole Cabin in early winter

    Front view of North Pole Cabin in early winter

  • Our North Pole Cabin with Model T parked outside.

    Our North Pole Cabin with Model T parked outside.

  • 1925 Model T Ford all ready to go (owned by North Pole Nancy)

    1925 Model T Ford all ready to go (owned by North Pole Nancy)

  • Moose in the water at our North Pole Cabin

    Moose in the water at our North Pole Cabin

  • A time to relax here at our North pole Cabin

    A time to relax here at our North pole Cabin

  • Our North Pole Cabin winter view

    Our North Pole Cabin winter view

  • Brilliant lights in the sky at our North Pole Cabin

    Brilliant lights in the sky at our North Pole Cabin

  • This is the main house, and your 'neighbor'.

    This is the main house, and your 'neighbor'.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, December 03, 2016

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