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Secluded, Wilderness Get-Away - in Alaska's Ski Town

(42 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Chalet
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Nightly/Vacation Rental

Virgin Creek Lodge is a one bedroom chalet in Girdwood, Alaska - a popular all season recreational village. The chalet is secluded at the end of a quiet and serene road. Virgin Creek Lodge includes a Sundance hot tub perched on an elevated deck surrounded by dense woods with a 'peek a boo' view of Turnagain Arm & Kenai Mountains beyond. This home was recently refurbished with brand new American made furnishings. Virgin Creek Lodge can accommodate 2 people sleeping on a queen sized platform bed in the bedroom; and 2 people sleeping on the American Leather queen sized Temper-Pedic sleeper sofa in the living room. The kitchen is fully equipped and stocked with breakfast items such as coffee, teas, juices, and condiments. This unit includes a new Samsung 48' television entertainment center programmed for DVDs, VHS, and Blue Ray discs. The Sundance hot tub and TV are both Blue Tooth accessible. There is a washer/dryer available in this unit. The full bath contains a jetted bathtub.
The owners live on an adjoining parcel and share the driveway…they are always available.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1200 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome when included with an adult booking. Maximum chalet occupancy 4 people. Childrens' nightly per/person rate is $25.00 when accompanied by 2 adults. Children under 12 are not allowed in the hot tub for safety measures....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No exceptions....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Not wheel chair accessible....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • One queen sized Cherrywood platform bed, 6 drawer dresser, night table, Shaker rocking chair, a bean bag chair, 2 closets, 2 lamps, Alaskan art. This is a fairly large room with big windows....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, jetted tub


  • Spacious bath with single vanity sink, toilet, and Jacuzie 'Tiara' corner jetted bathtub. Tub is surrounded by a bamboo 3 panel floral patterened privacy screen. The room is tiled with 12' tiles....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player:

    One Blue Ray player and one combination VCR/DVD player....moreless

  • Games:

    A variety of board games....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Samsung 48' curved LED television for DVDs VHS and Blue ray discs. No connection with satellite or cable TV. WiFi is available. Blue tooth enabled for music. ...moreless

  • Video Library


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


  • Churches
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Our Lodge is sited on a valley sloping shoulder (ridge line ) of Max's Mtn. This affords mounatin views across Virgin Creek and Turnagain Arm....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Virgin Creek Lodge is sited on a south/southwest facing ridge line above Virgin Creek. This affords our guests a 'peek a boo' oceanview of Turnagain Arm through the Boreal rainforest....moreless

  • Resort:

    Virgin Creek Lodge is @ 2 miles from the Hotel Alyeska and 1 mile from Alyeska Resort Day Lodge and lifts....moreless

  • Rural
  • Ski-In:

    Conditions permitting - Backcountry skiing available in Virgin Creek Valley/Bowl Max's Mtn. ( backside of Alyeska Resort ) with direct access to Virgin Creek trailhead from Virgin Creek Lodge....moreless

  • Village:

    Girdwood Alaska has been listed by National Geographic Magazine as the #1 Ski Town in the 'WORLD' for 2014. Girdwood is a very quiet, friendly,frontier ski town surrounded by mountains and glaciers....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    This chalet has a 'great room' breakfast bar dining area....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full size stack....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Natural gas, Vermont Castings. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    Private, owner occupied. Available for emergencies....moreless

  • Heating:

    Chalet common areas heated by the natural gas fireplace. Electric baseboard heat in the bedroom and bathroom....moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi provided from owners home....moreless

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

    Parking available for 4 vehicles on site - with street level parking for 2 additional cars....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Full size stack....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    One electric drip coffee maker. One French Press coffee maker. One stovetop espresso maker. New tea kettle....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    New platter ware for 8 people. All new silverware settings for 8 people....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    No dishwasher - hand wash only. ...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Roasting pan, Wok, cake pans, pizza pan,...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Whirlpool side/side with ice maker and dispenser - @ 20 sq/ft....moreless

  • Stove:

    New Jennair electric downdraft slide-in unit....moreless

  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    A work bench and bike stand is available inside the garage for tuning and repairs for guests....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Brand new Weber LP gas grill on lower deck....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    A work bench is available in the garage for Alpine or Nordic ski tuning/waxing....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public court @ 2 miles in New Girdwood townsite....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.7
from 42 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee: $50
  • Tax Rate 12%


Payment can be made directly to the owners upon arrival. We can accept credit cards or cash.

There is a $50.00/person nightly charge over 2 people. Children 12 years and younger $25.00/ person nightly charge over 2 people to maximum 4 person occupancy.

Virgin Creek Lodge is closed August 23 - Sept. 23, 2015. Inquiries will not be addressed during this time. For bookings, please respond after Sept. 23rd. Thank you, Patty and Kevin Montague

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/19/2017
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Anchorage International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Stitzmark Bar & Grill
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Whittier Ferry Alaska
35 Miles
Nearest Golf
Anchorage, Alaska
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Girdwood Train Staion
0.75 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Alyeska Highway
1.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chair 5
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Alyeska Ski Resort
8 Miles
Nearest Beach

Virgin Creek Lodge is nestled on one and a half acres against Max's Mountain in a forested glacial valley, above Virgin Creek. The lodge is on a ridge line facing south/southwest with spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and Turnagain Arm. Virgin Creek Falls hiking trail can be directly accessed from the property. The 'Falls' trail head provides a gateway to alpine hiking in the summer and back country skiing in the winter.

Virgin Creek Lodge is on the end of Timberline Dr. The gravel drive, on the left side of the cudesac, is steep and requires AWD or 4WD for the winter months. A second driveway, at street level, is provided.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1997

About the owner: We have lived in Girdwood for over 30 years - and Alaska for a lifetime. We have raised three children in this community and we are rooted here. Girdwood provides easy wilderness access for hikes in the summer and skiing in the winter. Our family members can provide personal local tours if desired.

Why the Owner Chose Girdwood, Anchorage, AK, USA:
Virgin Creek Lodge is a sanctuary for people wanting a break from everyday urban living. There is 'weather' here…it's dynamic and ever changing - never static. Girdwood is a leisure based community where people from all Alaskan walks of life live… in the classical sense - Life is simply good here.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Girdwood valley is North-America's most northern boreal rainforest. Natural rejuvenation of the the senses - wonder. Complementary nature walks upon request.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 80%
Calendar last updated: 05/19/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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