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The Perfect Peaceful Getaway Surrounded By Breathtaking Beauty

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Two Bedroom/two Bath With Mountain And Water Views

The House in Hope is located on 10 acres and walking distance from historical downtown Hope. Surrounded by beautiful mountain views and views of the Turnagain Inlet, you are in a quiet peaceful paradise. The house has two full bedrooms and bathrooms. The master bedroom has a private deck where morning coffee can be enjoyed and the master bath has a jacuzzi tub and state of the art steam shower. The second bedroom located on the main floor is spacious and has a full bath directly across the hall. The loft has a living area which also has a queen size sofa bed. A fully equipped state of the art kitchen with all modern conveniences are at your disposal. Barbecue grill is available for use on back deck. Fire pit is fun for grilling and gathering around during the relaxing afternoons. Hot tub is located on the back deck and available for a relaxing soak under the beautiful northern skies. An area for computer and internet connection is located in the loft to keep you connected if you choose.

The house is walking distance to downtown that comes to life with it's live weekend music from the local bar. The historical Hope museum is waiting for you to explore it's remnants from the gold rush area. Trails are available all around this area waiting for you to explore.

More Details

Property Manager
Shawn Butler
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Shawn Butler

I have lived in Alaska over 15 years and continue to explore the Alaska wilderness by foot and by canoe. I am an avid gardener and I love to work in my greenhouse growing new and different types of vegetables.

Shawn Butler purchased this house in 2003

Why Shawn Butler chose Hope

I designed this house to be a welcome gathering place for friends, so I hope you will find it as peaceful and comfortable as I do.

What makes this house unique

Hope is an unbelievably beautiful place with all the history and wildlife to make it the quintessential Alaskan town.


Hope House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Master bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath has a steam room/shower and an extra large tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Loft has queen sofa sleeper
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • snowboarding
  • whitewater rafting
The House in Hope is waiting for you. Six mile creek river rafting is right down the roads. Local hikes and guides are available in town. Hope is a great location from which to base you Alaska stay. Please discuss this when booking.


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The Perfect Peaceful Getaway Surrounded By Breathtaking Beauty
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews

Beautiful views, saw moose in backyard.

  • 5 of 5

Second time we stayed here and it was better than before. Fished had a campfire and played board games. We loved the kitchen. Nicest place we have stayed.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place in Hope,AK

  • 5 of 5

Rented four night for a wedding in Hope. Wife, two sons & three grand daughters. Very nice accommodations. Very pleasant interior with modern fixtures, outdoor gas grill and hot tub. Complete with moose in the back yard. Short walk to downtown Hope, past the Sunrise-Hope Historical Museum and down to the local cafe and tavern. The house has two queen beds, a sofa that opens to a queen/king sized bed, and an auxiliary inflatable mattress (not the kind that looses air in the middle of the night). Located in a very scenic and quiet area.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice and quiet

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our needs, very quiet and secluded. We only stayed 4 nights and packed a lot of adventures into those days which meant we did a lot of driving back and forth to the different destinations. Hope is a very small town and away from everything. The house was clean and had everything we needed. The only problem that I had was with hangers and space to hang up our clothes. Not ever using VRBO before I didn't know what to expect since this is someone's home they are renting out, so obviously their belongings are in the house. I am not sure if this is how all the houses are, but that is how this one is. The owner Shawn also stays in a cabin that is quite close to the house she rents, not a problem though. All in all we had a great time!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect trip

  • 5 of 5

Just want to say that the Lodge is probably one of the nicest places we have stayed in Alaska. We live in Anchorage and were looking for a place to bring my brother and his wife from New York. We wanted to fish and did that in the town of Hope every day. The kids could ride their bikes to the town from the Lodge which was fun for them. We had all the amenities you could ask for and such a clean home. Would recommend this place to anyone. We all hated to leave. Thanks Shawn for some great memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mansfield, Tx

Perfect cabin in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

The House in Hope is the perfect Alaskan getaway! it is tucked back in the woods with amazing views. The house is absolutely beautiful, well cared for and equipped with everything you could possibly need. We were greeted our first morning with a resident moose and her baby. We enjoyed smores by the fire in the evenings and perfect coffee on the deck each morning. Everything was clean and Shawn is extremely hospitable. I am so happy we chose Hope for our Alaskan experience.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tomball, Tx

Nothing short of wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a week in Hope and the first word that comes to mind is wow!! This home has everything. The kitchen is amazing! Top of the line appliances and cookware, along with every gadget you could ever need. The home is very spacious...beds were super comfy. We walked to town, gold panned with peck, rafted with Chugach and fished with Angler 45. Seaview Cafe & Bar was a yummy spot to eat. Such a great time!! Thanks, Shawn!!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
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Nearest Airport
87 Miles
Ted Stevens Anchorage Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Seaview Bar
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Discovery Cafe
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Alyeska Ski Resort Girdwood
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Cook Inlet
Car: necessary

Whether your interests are in history, photography, salmon fishing, hiking or just sight-seeing, the historic town of Hope has something for everyone. You can cast a fishing line for pink salmon within walking distance of the house. For more serious fisherman, fishing excursions are available for halibut and other species of salmon. Famous local miner 'Peck' can show you how to pan for gold! Bring a camera. The Chugach Mountains and Turnagain Arm tidal flats boast eagles, moose, bears, mountain goats, and berries.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $300

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.