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Cozy cabin in the woods

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom plus loft with cots , 2 bathroom 1700 sq foot.

Nestled on the edge of the Chugach nation forest, this property is surrounded by 250+ year old Alaskan White Spruce. This log home was custom built in 2001 with 2 main floors, and a half loft. It has two bedrooms each with queen size beds. The main floor has an air mattress hide a bed. The kitchen has gas cook top and electric convection oven, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, and deep well dual sink with garbage disposal. A stand up freezer in the lower floor is available to store your fish catch and a fire pit outside to sit by while telling your fishing stories.


Owner
Mark Erickson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Mark Erickson

Retired bush pilot that loves this area.

Mark Erickson purchased this house in 1999

Why Mark Erickson chose Seward

Cabin in the woods.

What makes this house unique

200+'year old Sitka Spruce

Amenities

Old Mill House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bottom floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main floor (2nd)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd floor (main floor)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1st floor (lowest level)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Loft with ai double size air mattress and cots.
  • Sleeping bags in utility room on first floor for cots. Also a queen size hid bed in living room on second floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • surf fishing

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Wonderful house in the woods

  • 5 of 5

My family really enjoyed our time this house. It is obvious that a lot of time was spent decorating the house and setting it up for guests. We did some cooking, and we found everything we needed in the kitchen. The living room was very comfortable. We used the fire pit too which was supplied with wood.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Cozy Cabin in the Woods is accurate

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful log cabin with nice details like a personalized stained glass window and other stained glass art and night lights. It was very well furnished and tastefully decorated with Alaskan themes.

The view from the balcony was as pictured - with a great view of a snow covered mountain peak.

The cabin was large and two bathrooms were a big plus because we were two couples. We loved the gas range and also greatly appreciated having the use of a washer and dryer.

The guys enjoyed using the fire pit. Our only disappointment was not getting to use the wood burning stove in the cabin - Mark explained that this was an insurance issue.

The setting was somewhat secluded which we had hoped for! The back of the property borders the Chugach State Park and there is a nice stream nearby.

If we ever get to return to Alaska, we would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

No surprises. Very nice cabin 6 miles North of town. Quiet cabin in the woods. Easy to find and convenient location. Had a great time with friends. Everything needed was supplied.

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

Beautiful and just far enough away

  • 5 of 5

Mark's cabin in the woods was absolutely perfect, clean and spacious, and way more room than my dad and I needed. I would absolutely stay again and bring more family. The location is nicely located just minutes outside of Seward. I'm so glad we were not in Seward itself, as its as its a bustling tourist location and we prefer the solitude that's Mark's cabin provided. Great place, thank you Mark!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great family property!

  • 5 of 5

Great, clean property for family of five! Close to Seward and parks. Excellent experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Spot

  • 5 of 5

Just 10 minutes from downtown Seward -- clean, updated, with nice amenities. The neighbors are friendly, the creek across the street was full of salmon, the whole experience was outstanding.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
115 Miles
Anchorage
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Pit
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Seward
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Seward hwy
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Rays
Nearest Ski
85 Miles
Alyeska

Cabin in the woods feel. Close to Seward without the congestion.

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Rates & Availability

Old Mill House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
May 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$200
From
$225
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Keyless key box at front door. Will give code at booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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