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Chickadee Suite, Furnished Studio Apartment

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

sleeps 4. 1 Bedroom. 1 Bathroom.

Close to the airport and Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, enjoy the comforts of home in a large studio in the historic, established neighborhood of Turnagain. Private entry, full kitchen, queen bed, futon couch, and private balcony. Free WiFi, cable TV, laundry access, and off street parking space. Lending library of Alaskana books and videos. One block walk to bus stop, and just a quarter mile to coastal trail with spectacular views of Cook Inlet, Chugach Mountains, Mt. Denali. Sorry no pets or smoking. Lifelong Alaskan host with Alaska Native heritage.


Owner
Beverly Grogan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
88%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

Why Beverly Grogan chose Anchorage

Our home is located historic Turnagain neighborhood. Located a two minute walk from the coastal trail with views of Mt. Denali, Foraker, Susitna and Hunter. It is just three quarter mile to beautiful Westchester Lagoon which maintains duck, bird and fish habitat. It is an easy walk on the trail to downtown. Heading the other direction on the coastal trail, one might see moose in the woods and beautiful views and sandy beach at Pt. Woronzof.

What makes this studio unique

Close to airport, bus, coastal trail, and downtown makes this setting convenient. With a private entrance and off street parking, it still has the homey feeling being an upstairs studio within a home. It has all the comforts and conveniences of home, i.e., internet, cable tv, and washer/dryer. There are beautiful Alaskana pictures on the wall with a growing library of Alaskan books and videos available. It is also a money saver because you can entertain yourself and cook at home!

Amenities

Turnagain Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Features an easy to pull down and put up Murphy bed. It can be left out and still have room to walk around. There is also a full size futon couch.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We do not have air conditioning, but we do have a fan and windows open. Hosts are knowledgeable about the history of Alaska, Alaska natives, Iditarod sled dogs, and dog racing.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Chickadee Suite, Furnished Studio Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Wonderful studio...great location!

  • 5 of 5

All of our needs were met and more so!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very comfortable and great location!

  • 5 of 5

Great communication before my arrival and I received a warm welcome once there. I loved the location and was pleased to find it was so close to the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail!

I had everything I needed and will definitely stay again on future visits!

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic location and wonderful hospitality. We felt at home during our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Easy to find and close to both the coastal trail/earthquake park and minutes from downtown Anchorage. Definitely a recommended stay, you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Matt and Ashley were great guests. So quiet, I hardly knew they were home. Took good care of the place, and left lots of extra goodies for next guests. Thank you Ashley for your lovey handmade gift. Would welcome you two back again anytime.
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5

very nice apartment in excellent location

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice apartment (nicely appointed, gets a lot of natural light) on a quiet residential street but very close to a main road so convenient for getting to other places quickly. Also a very short walk to a particularly nice section of the coastal trail. And the price was very reasonable. I would highly recommend this unit and would definitely rent it again if I'm lucky enough to come back to Anchorage.

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice place

  • 5 of 5

Was a very nice place Great location

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Great Turnagain location. Walked Knowles coastal trail to downtown!

  • 5 of 5

Delightful, quiet part of West Anchorage residential neighborhood. Beats fighting the hustle-bustle of Downtown Anchorage yet quick & close by to just about anywhere in Anch you want to go to.

Upstairs apartment (built on top of owners' residence) is private, cozy and charming. Full kitchen makes cooking dinner at home a real option. Unusual natural stone floor accents bathroom and wardrobe area; wood flooring covers rest of bi-level studio. Large Murphy bed folds up during the daytime for more space. Large picture windows have a nice southern exposure. Patio deck. Parking spot is close to private entrance and stairs. Washer and dryer are there too for your use at the bottom of the stairway. As mentioned above, the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is just a few hundred yards from the apartment and is a wonderful way to spend an hour or so walking just about anytime of day or year.

We recommend it for travelers who would like to enjoy Anchorage for more than one or two days, and the price was much less than a hotel at cost us on a previous visit. 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
3.5 Miles
Ted Stevens International Airport
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Alaska Railroad
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Rustic Goat - coffee house and restaurant
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Aleska Ski Resort - Girdwood, AK
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Turnagain Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$160
$800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pricing is for 2 people. Maximum people in unit is 4. Extra adults $20 day, extra children 12 and under $10 day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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