Best View in the Valley

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Last updated: 07/01/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This beautiful Alaskan home is situated right between Palmer and Wasilla and the view is astounding.

The property features 2 upstairs bedrooms which sleep 4 people total, one downstairs master bedroom which sleeps 2, a stunning all wood kitchen. 2 hand laid wood burning fireplaces, 2 bathrooms one of which is hand laid Alaskan slate with a shower and jacuzzi tub, 2 large decks with furniture, fireplace and barbecue grill, a large yard with a stunning view of mount pioneer and of course a greenhouse and a garden

The living room features 2 leather couches and a leather recliner placed around a hand laid Alaskan river rock wood burning fireplace.
 The breathtaking ground level master bedroom includes a sunken sleeping area with a queen bed, Cedar and Alaskan pine wood interior, balcony style exterior doors and another hand laid fireplace.
The upstairs bedrooms are large and clean and one has an ensuite bathroom with shower, an exterior deck and a perfect view of the mountains from in bed.
The expansive yard which perfectly frames pioneer ridge is complete with a beautiful hand laid stone amphitheater with marble fire pit. 
The back deck which overlooks the yard and also the mountains is large and includes outside furniture which is placed around another fireplace and completed with a very large grill. Next to the yard is a garden and a greenhouse both of which flourish with fresh herbs, tomatoes, beets, potatoes, carrots, big greens, green beans, snap peas and more every summer much of which will be seasonally available to guests.
The estate is complete with hiking trails, seasonal 4 wheeler access and horse back riding, a complementary wood and fire lighting service an optional personal chef and access to the seasonal gardens.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome:

    The upstairs viewing porch contains handrails but no rungs so children must be under adult supervision while outside...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking is forbidden in the lodge...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    pets considered upon booking or arrival...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    a total of 3 steps into the master bedroom...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 6-9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • master tub room: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    beautiful hand laid Alaskan slate stone...moreless

  • ensuite: toilet, shower

    connected to ensuite bedroom...moreless

  • clean and stocked with all the essentials

Other Amenities

  • business center w/ scanner/printer/faxer livingroom 42' flatscreen and dvd player beverage fridge and a record player ample parking big enough for multiple rv's full garden including herbs beautiful hand laid amphitheatre and fireplace...moreless


  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Location Type

  • Mountain View


  • Dining Area


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    free all access wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    seats 6, beautiful views...moreless

  • Parking:

    ample parking...moreless

  • Telephone:

    personal telephone unlimited long distance 907 745 1527...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    2 beautiful hand laid wood stoves...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    some basic spices and appliances...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio:

    1 full size deck with furniture and a 1 upstairs mountain viewing platform ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.4
from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Tax Rate 5%


animals must be approved upon arrival, no smoking in the lodge.

we reserve the right to refuse service for any reason

additional guest fee does not apply for children under the age of 12

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 07/01/2016
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  • the view from the living room

    the view from the living room

  • master bedroom sunken sleeping quarters

    master bedroom sunken sleeping quarters

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Upstairs bedroom #1

    Upstairs bedroom #1

  • Downstairs bathroom

    Downstairs bathroom

  • Kitchen


  • Living room with wood stove

    Living room with wood stove

  • view of the lodge from lower yard area

    view of the lodge from lower yard area

  • Wood stove master bedroom

    Wood stove master bedroom

  • Backyard fire ring

    Backyard fire ring

  • Upstairs bathroom

    Upstairs bathroom

  • Upstairs separate entrance and deck

    Upstairs separate entrance and deck

  • Upstairs bedroom #2

    Upstairs bedroom #2

  • Deck off living room

    Deck off living room

VRBO #579972

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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Gateway, AK, USA #579972

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