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Perfect House for Larger Groups, Close to Everything, Breathtaking Views!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
chateau / country house
Sleeps
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Girdwood Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Spacious yet cozy 3 bedroom, 2 bath chalet home with sauna

3 bedroom 2 bath ski chalet offers privacy and peace after a full day of Alaska adventuring. Close to the Alyeska Resort, quick walk to the Day Lodge!

The first floor has a large eat in kitchen with ample space for entertaining, and two bed rooms, one with a full bed, the other with a bunk bed. All beds are well-appointed with 500 thread count sheets and feather comforters. The downstairs also has a large bathroom with a spacious shower and washer and dryer. detergent provided.

Take in the sweeping views of max's Mountain and the chairlifts while relaxing in the living room through the large south facing picture windows. The living room has a user friendly gas fireplace, flat screen T.V, DVD player, large selection of movies, access to Amazon movies, and Wi-Fi.

The master suite is also located upstairs. it has an ensuite bathroom, private deck with sauna, and an ultra comfortable king size bed

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Erika Quade
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016
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About Erika Quade

I am a life long Alaskan. I live in Anchorage, but found myself traveling to Girdwood often. I am a short drive away from The Chateau, and am available anytime to answer questions about this lovely little town.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Perfect House for Larger Groups, Close to Everything, Breathtaking Views!
average rating of 4.5454545 based on 11 reviews
5

Great place, great value

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here one Thanksgiving. Was perfect for a family. Large enough to be comfortable, plus the upstairs is nicely separated from the downstairs, thereby allowing the adults some quality conversation time downstairs while the kids played upstairs. The kitchen opens to the dining room table, which is good for entertaining. We had three families there for Thanksgiving dinner and it was really enjoyable. There are some nice Alaska flairs to the decor throughout the place.

Place is located on quiet side street in a strictly residential area - no condos or businesses, which was nice. .

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Okay, definitely not great

  • 2 of 5

We rented this house because it was close to the Crow Creek Mine where our daughter was having her wedding. It was great on location in regards to the proximity to the mine. It was clean and well stocked. We had looked at other places to fit our group size, but struggled with having people commit, so when we finally had the number of people we had to accommodate there were very few houses available to rent, so we scrambled to lock in a place. July is the height of travel season which presented few options besides staying at the very expensive Alyeska Resort. Quickly looking over the available homes we scanned pictures and tried to make what was available work. I really should have compared the written description against the pictures in the listing because one of the bedrooms is pictured twice with a different comforter on the bed. After we arrived I kept walking around trying to find the other bedroom that was pictured. I felt a bit deceived. There were 2 roll aways that we put together in the living room for my brother and sister in law. We made it work, but after telling them they would have a room of their own it was unfortunate that they didn't. Also, not really being familiar with the weather at this time of year, I looked on the internet to see what the avg. temperatures were. Coming from the East coast the temps looked good, not to hot and not to cool. Upon arrival it was quickly discovered that it was a good deal warmer outside than expected and the house didn't have Central Air. Which is survivable, not the end of the world. So we started opening windows because there was a really nice breeze outside, except there were no screens in almost all of the windows. two very little windows on the top floor had screens and one window by the kitchen sink. We of course opened those, but neither of the sliding doors had screen doors either. After about 5 minutes it became very clear that the windows could not remain open, so many bugs were flying in it was crazy. I started looking around for some fans, i didn't remember seeing any while I was hunting or the other bedroom, so I didn't hold out much hope. I txt Erika and she said there was a fan behind where the TV was located. Wasn't there. On my 2nd time looking around I found it in a closet down stairs and it was the smallest fan I've ever seen. We bought fans while we were in Anchorage, otherwise the bedroom upstairs would have been unbearable to sleep in. We were disappointed with the house.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Kelly, I am really very sorry that the house disappointed. I will review my VRBO page to make sure that the house is clearly advertised as it is: a 3 bedroom house. I really appreciate your constructive criticism and will make sure that we have more fans available for future guests. This is a great idea from you and an oversight on my part. We don't usually have such warm weather and those south facing widows do let in a lot of sun!
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4

Great time in Girdwood!

  • 4 of 5

This house was clean, comfortable and in an awesome location! Easy walk to Jack Sprat, the Sitzmark or Chair 5 and to the Virgin Creek Trail. Kitchen is huge and great for cooking a big family style meal. Dishwasher was a bonus. Owner communicated clearly and was in good contact ahead of our visit.

Absolutely recommend this place.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Byron, mn
5

A delightful time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in late July 2015 and had a great time. The property was great- clean, spacious, and suited our family of 5 well. There are two decks on the place and the front deck had a good view of the mountains. The chateau itself is in a quiet residential neighborhood fairly close to the ski resort (5-10 minute drive easily). The beds were very comfortable, and we even made popcorn and played cards upstairs. Erika was very helpful and responsive.

Hiking the alyeska glacier was awesome, and Girdwoods wildlife center is definitely worth visiting.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winston-Salem
5

Great place/value

  • 5 of 5

5 of us spent the 12th - 17th of July at this house in Girdwood. The owner just happened to be at the house when we arrived so we got to meet her. She is very nice and made us feel welcome right away. The house is configured with a master bedroom and living room on the second floor where you actually enter and the kitchen, two more bedrooms and bath/laundry room on the first floor. Much has been said about the spiral stairs but we enjoyed it.

All the bedrooms were nice and the beds were comfortable. The light darkening shades on the bedroom windows allowed those of us from back East to sleep when it was daylight at 11pm.

We spent our days hiking the various trails in the area and then coming back to the house to relax and rest up so we could do it again the next day. The gas fireplace was very cozy on rainy, cool afternoons.

The kitchen had everything we needed, including plenty of coffee. Bed linens and towels provided were above average and plentiful. We made use of the washer and dryer as we managed to get plenty dirty everyday. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anchorage
5

Great Place to Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin/chalet for the second time and just love staying here! The location is a little off the main road, but still within walking distance. It is such a comfortable and spacious place to spend the weekend and enjoy Girdwood! It is very well-kept and they have everything you need available - kitchen accessories, towels, games, etc. The stairs up to the front door and inside the home are a little steep, so you have to be a bit careful (especially the outside stairs in the winter) but it adds to the whole feel of the home. There are also amazing balconies in the front and the back to enjoy! The stove wasn't working the weekend we stayed, but the owner was very nice about everything and gave us a discount. We definitely recommend this place and would love to be able to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Girdwood Airport

Ski all day, relax all night.

The Chateau is located in the desirable Timberline neighborhood, close to everything Girdwood has to offer. Enjoy one of the famous Girdwood restaurants, bars and cafes. Also convenient location with easy access to Seward, Kenai, Homer, and of course Anchorage

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Rates & Availability

Girdwood Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter Break
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
$290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
January
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
housekeeping fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

rates are subject to change until confirmed. Rates do not include tax or cleaning fee.
Neighborhood disturbance will result in immediate eviction with no refund of of deposit or rental fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Girdwood Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Downstairs bathroom includes washer and dryer and detergent
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , This bathroom is upstairs and connected to the Master Suite
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Portable crib available upon request
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed
  • 3 Additional pullout beds also available.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding

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