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Beautiful Log Home on Two Acres, Gardens, Mts & Inlet Views and Wildlife Abound

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, sleeps 6, gourmet kitchen and large deck. Spectacular views

A spacious three floor custom log home with radiant floor heat through out. Decorated with local art and artifacts collected through out the state of Alaska. On the top floor, enjoy a large master suite with a king size bed, extra-large Jacuzzi tub and steam/hydro jet massage shower. Enjoy spectacular views of the Alaska Range from up here or watching the northern lights from bed during the winter months or just closing the blackout blinds to get some sleep during the times of the midnight sun. For the working vacationer, take advantage of the third floor office space fully equipped with a spacious cherry wood desk, high-speed internet and printer access. Occasionally glancing up from your work to take in the wilderness, wildlife and solitude around you.
The bottom floor offers two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and the second has two twin beds, both share a full size bathroom with its own Jacuzzi tub/shower. These two rooms walk out to a full size family room complete with a home theater system and from here you can walk out to a wraparound covered patio that's connected to a well-manicured lawn that you can go bare foot. The laundry room is also located on this floor.
The main floor offers an open floor plan that includes a gourmet kitchen fully-equipped with new appliances, a spacious coffee / wine bar and a dining area for up to 8. The kitchen is equipped with everything you may need to prepare a hardy breakfast or gourmet meals to a Thanksgiving style sit down dinner. Large walk in pantry with full size refrigerator and full size freezer/ice maker. This living area has a spacious sectional and two cozy chairs for seating of 6 comfortably around a soap stone wood stove on cool days or nights. A separate seating area for two is also located on this floor for reading or getting away to watch a game or favorite show on a 26" TV that also swivels for viewing while in the kitchen preparing a favorite meal. A spacious coffee/wine bar with separate sink, beverage refrigerator and a 1/2 bath is also on this floor.
While on this floor, you can walk out the front door to a covered 250 sqft deck that is perfect to relax in one of the rocking chairs on a rainy day and take in the smells of the local gardens. Or maybe sit and drink a cup of coffee as the sun has been shinning for hours on this side of the house this morning and stop to listen to the sounds of the mountains waking up.
The other 500sqft of deck is accessible off this floor from the back and side doors. You can BBQ on the gas grill, eat meals and/or lounge outside on the deck furniture while taking in the views of the Alaska Range, Cook inlet or just the wildlife wandering through the property from this open deck. 200sqft of this deck is also covered.
Our property is private and tucked away, not located on a through street. Skiing, hiking, fishing, rock climbing and biking are all within a 20 minute drive or less. Close enough to downtown Anchorage to enjoy fine dining and shows and still appreciate the solitude and scenery of the Chugach Mts.
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Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome:

    Extremely large yard. Yard games available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside only please....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Large master suite with on-suite bath on a separate floor. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Look out over one of the two rock gardens. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Great for children or young adults...moreless

  • Large master suite on the third floor with exceptional views. Cozy sitting space for reading or watching TV. The office is located outside the bedroom on the third floor as well....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    On the main floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    On the lower level for bedrooms 2&3...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Steam / Aqua massage shower (master suite), Dual sinks...moreless

  • Extra large jacuzzi tub and a steam/hydro jet shower in the master bath. Jetted tub in the second bath great after a long day of hiking, biking or skiing....moreless

Other Amenities

  • This log home has it all. High end appliances, fully furnished, Alaskan decor. Fully equipped living and cooking facility for any meal. Sun and covered decks with exceptional views of the Cook Inlet, The Alaska Range and the surrounding Chugach Mts. Bear Spray provided for hiking or other outdoor activities....moreless


  • Books:

    local Hiking, walking, biking Fishing, climbing and other outdoor Alaska activities...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Family room w/ home theater system...moreless

  • Games:

    Indoor and outdoor games available. Foosball table and dart board....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    About a 20 min drive north will put you in Downtown Anchorage...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Breathtaking views of the Alaska Range from the back deck or walking around the property and viewing some of the local peaks of the Chugach Mts....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Our property sits 800ft above sea level over looking the Cook Inlet and the Alaska Range. Truly spectacular views and sunsets from inside the house, property or the back deck while relaxing....moreless

  • Resort:

    Alyeska Ski Resort is a 30 minute drive to the south on the Seward Hwy....moreless

  • Water View:

    Over looking the Cook Inlet and one of its two arms, The Turn Again Arm....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Table has two extensions and seats up to 8...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant in-floor heat through out, 3 separate heat zones....moreless

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

    Main floor open concept with exceptional views, walk out to 600sqft deck...moreless

  • Parking:

    To the right of garage in front of home. Additional parking behind garage....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Do not remove from the house...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    Modern Soap Stone stove. Very efficient and easy and safe to light and maintain. Some wood and kindling provided....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee, tea, sugar and creamer provided. Coffee maker Convection tea kettle...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All items provided. Blender, waffle maker, kitchenaid, crock pot, toaster, coffee pot, coffee grinder, bakeware and all utensils. Large roasting and serving platters & serving dishes...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Serving set for 12 Stem ware Full set of kitchen, filet and carving knives All other dishware for soups, desserts, appetizers, etc....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gourmet kitchen, has everything you need to prepare a full meal. Waffle iron, Kitchenaid, popcorn maker, rice cooker, coffee maker, tea kettle All bakeware and serving utensils and dishes....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Microwave or second convection oven...moreless

  • Oven:

    Convection oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Oil, butter, herbs and popcorn. Full size walk-in pantry...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full refrigerator and full freezer w/ ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    4 burner gas cook top with an electric griddle and down draft. (Optional six burner if griddle is removed and burner insert installed)....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    400 sf of open deck. Complete with lounge chairs, & folding chairs. Dinning table, chairs and umbrella. 600sf Lower patio with furniture 300sf covered decks with rocking chairs, bistro table/chairs...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    1/2 acre manicured lawn and two rock gardens with seating and chimnea fireplace....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large natural gas grill w/ side burner...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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from 11 traveler reviews
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Winter Rate
Oct 15 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning Fee $200 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%


Cancellation Policy:

100% if cancelled a minimum of 60 days in summer (5/1-9/30) prior to check in.

100% if cancelled a minimum of 30 days in winter (10/1-4/30) prior to check in.

Nonrefundable if cancelled less than 60 (summer) and 30 (winter) days prior to check in.


Paved road access to property driveway, gravel road and parking space. 4WD, AWD or studded tires for 2WD in winter recommended for winter travel.

Smoking allowed outside only.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Anchorage International
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Bradley House 11321 Old Seward
9 Miles
Nearest Golf
Anchorage Golf Course 3651 O'malley Road
15 Miles
Nearest Train
Alaska Railroad @ International Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Seward Highway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
South Side Bistro - 1320 Huffman Park Dr
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hilltop in Anchorage

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: We absolutely love Alaska! I was born in NW Alaska in the village of Kotzebue, am an Inupiaq and have lived my entire life here. My husband came to Alaska in the early 80's with USAF and instantly fell in love with Alaska (and with me). He has called it home for over 30 years. There is so much to see and do and it's perfect for those that love the outdoors. We built our garage/apt and moved in during the fall of 1998. We finished drying in the main house that year and spent the rest of that winter and spring finishing the inside of our dream home. We moved in May of 1999.

Why the Owner Chose Rabbit Creek, Anchorage, AK, USA:
I've always wanted a log home and it did not take much to persuade my husband that this was our dream property to build our dream home. The 2 acre property is private, with a large manicured back yard, two rock flower gardens with a sitting area with a chimneya. A separate, larger fire pit for the winter months and plenty of natural landscape to enjoy the wildlife that passes through the property. Enjoy grilling on the back deck and take in the spectacular views and sounds of the Chugach Mts.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Enjoy exceptional views of Cook Inlet, The Alaska Range and Chugach Mountains from three decks surrounding the house, as well as great opportunities to encounter wildlife such as moose, brown and black bear, lynx and on rare occasions wolfs. This is also a great central location for any activity you choose. Just 20 minutes to fishing, skiing or rock climbing and a very short scenic drive south where you can see beluga whales and Dall Sheep on occasion. Great trails nearby for walking, hiking or biking as well as cross country skiing in the winter. Cook a meal in a kitchen equipped for all your culinary needs or soak in one of the two Jacuzzi tubs (single & double) or maybe just take a steam or a hydro massage. An indoor soap stone wood stove guaranteed to take the chill out of any Alaskan night or just relax in the garden with a fire going, a glass of wine and take in the views and sounds of the wild.

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Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Main house entry.

    Main house entry.

  • Take a long soak in the extra large jetted tub.

    Take a long soak in the extra large jetted tub.

  • Family room. Foosball anyone?

    Family room. Foosball anyone?

  • Fully equipped kitchen with a wonderful view of the upper and lower rock gardens

    Fully equipped kitchen with a wonderful view of the upper and lower rock gardens

  • Back deck

    Back deck

  • Upper rock garden.

    Upper rock garden.

  • Love the privacy!

    Love the privacy!

  • Fall colors

    Fall colors

  • Mom and her twins in the back yard.

    Mom and her twins in the back yard.

  • Sleeping lady at sunrise

    Sleeping lady at sunrise

  • Main house and guest studio

    Main house and guest studio

  • Snow shoeing after a good snow fall

    Snow shoeing after a good snow fall

  • Cozy king size bed with down comforter.

    Cozy king size bed with down comforter.

  • Nothing like watching for shooting stars or northern lights from bed.

    Nothing like watching for shooting stars or northern lights from bed.

  • Movie time!

    Movie time!

  • The main house

    The main house

  • Upper and lower rock garden

    Upper and lower rock garden

  • A beautiful winter evening view from the living room

    A beautiful winter evening view from the living room

  • One of two rock gardens

    One of two rock gardens

  • Big guy walking by the house.

    Big guy walking by the house.

  • He has the right of way. Passed him as I left for work.

    He has the right of way. Passed him as I left for work.

  • Sunset from the back deck overlooking the Turnagain Arm

    Sunset from the back deck overlooking the Turnagain Arm

  • A local passer by after a good snow fall

    A local passer by after a good snow fall

  • Taking a break with Kobuk

    Taking a break with Kobuk

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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