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Come enjoy the peace and comfort of our beautiful, custom built Alaskan log home

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Custom 2100 sq ft mountain view, log home, offering 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom

Log Dreamin' Lodge is the perfect location to host a reunion, wedding party, or simply large families traveling together. It is located on 1 acre of natural forest, offering over 2100 sq ft. of living space. Our two large decks come complete with a BBQ for outdoor entertainment. The 2nd floor of our Lodge features a large suite with a private master bathroom, and a lovely sunny loft seating area. The first floor comes complete with a full kitchen, dining and living area, 2 bedrooms and a bath. Log Dreamin' Lodge can accommodate up to 10 people. Deo's Alaskan Cabin, located on the same property will accommodate an additional 7 people. Between both places we are able to accommodate up to 17 people. Additional nightly charge for Deo's Cabin. Please contact owner for more information.


Owner
Cathy and Ramon Gonzalez
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2017

About Cathy and Ramon Gonzalez

Your hosts, Ramon (a former New Yorker) and Cathy (a born and raised Californian), have lived and worked in Seward for over 20 years. We have traveled throughout the state, enjoying all of the vastness and glory Alaska has to offer. We are actively involved in the health and well being of Seward area residents and tourists. When not treating patients at his Acupuncture/Massage Clinic, Ramon is usually out fishing for the 'big one'. He is quick to fill your ear with his fishing stories and to give suggestions and advice on our 'local' fishing areas!

When not busy running the Lodge, Cathy, an active hiker and gardener, spends her spare time enjoying all Alaska has to offer or merely working in her gardens. She has hiked every trail within 30 miles, kayaked Resurrection Bay, climbed the Harding Ice Fields, ran the Mount Marathon Race (7x) and owned and operated Seward's first Fitness & Dance Center.

It is our passion to make sure our guests enjoy and make the most of their time in Seward, and are always available to help their guest plan out their activities. It gives us great pleasure to share our beautiful home and unique town with guests.

Cathy and Ramon Gonzalez purchased this lodge in 2002

Why Cathy and Ramon Gonzalez chose Seward

The acre of property that Log Dreamin' Lodge sits on was hand picked by Ramon and Cathy. After living in Old Mill Subdivision for several years we felt it was one of the most beautiful lots around. We purchased the raw land, and with the help of our family hand cleared the property. With the help of family and friends we assembled the custom log kit, hired local contractors and artist to help finish the interior of the house. The stone wall was created by Ramon's brother (see if you are able to locate the many stories it tells). The custom kitchen and bathroom tiles were done by a local artist. Ramon built the decks and woodshed while Cathy created many gardens and garden art, yet leaving as much natural forest as possible. New to the grounds this season is a beautiful mosaic fire pit and patio hand built by Cathy and Ramon using recycled and sustainable materials.

It began as our family home, which later became a very successful Bed and Breakfast and is now a full lodge set up for large groups, or family and friends traveling together. The love and uniqueness of our lovey home is not meant to be used by a few people, but to be shared by many. The more we share our home with others, the more love that is poured into it. It is because of our wonderful guest that we have learned to love and appreciate our lovely home so much more!

What makes this lodge unique

When you arrive at Log Dreamin' Lodge, you will be greeted by beautiful gardens and mountain views. Upon entering the home, the warm, cozy, loving energy will welcome you with open arms. You may choose to sit in the bright warm living room, hoping to catch a glimpse of our wildlife visitors, or choose to mosie upstairs to settle in the sunny bay window, to admire the view or read a good book. Possibly your eyes will wander to the beautiful custom kitchen, where the antique cook stove sits ready to share with you the many stories of her 100 years of family cooking! If the sun is shinning in all it's glory, and you are sun a lover as Cathy is.....you may find yourself not entering the house at all, but sitting in a chair on the deck allowing Alaska to take you to another place and time. You may find yourself headed to the creek in hopes of seeing some salmon or just inhaling the intoxicating fragrances floating about, or simply stop, listen and watch the many birds feeding and flying about.

Me...I would most likely walk about admiring the gardens and garden art, hoping to catch a glimpse of the hummingbirds or listen for the baby swallows in their nests. Ramon....well he would be heading straight for the shed to gather his fishing rods and nets, dreaming of catching the 'big one'.

It is all this and more why we love our Alaska Home. Every nook and cranny has been touched by our hands, spending years and years creating more and more beauty for our family, friends and guests to enjoy.

Amenities

Old Mill Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathrooms 1: Large full bathroom with stand alone shower, large soaking tub, sink and toilet Towels provided. Bathroom 2: Full bathroom with combo bath tub/shower, sink and toilet. Towels provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Sleeps 2
    Master Suite - 1 queen , 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 6 with twin roll-away
    Deo's Cabin - 1 queen , 2 double , 2 twin/ single , Additional nightly charge for the cabin. Contact owner.
  • Main Lodge 3 bedrooms, sleeps ten. Main floor 1st bedroom queen bed, sleeps 2 2nd bedroom full bed, sleeps 2 2nd floor Large Suite sleeps 6. Queen, full, twin and roll-away. Deo's Alaskan Cabin 1 bedroom queen bed, sleeps 2 Loft Bedroom 2 full and 1 twin roll-away, sleeps 5
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • 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:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Planning a reunion, wedding or large event? Log Dreamin' Lodge is the perfect place. In addition to our Lodge, we also offer a one bedroom cabin that can accommodate an additional 7 guest. Cabin is located on the same property, an additional nightly charge will be added for the cabin. http://www.deosalaskancabin.com/home--sweet-home.html Let us book your Seward activities and save 10% on most tours. We are also available to arrange a complete adventure tour. Area tours include but are not limited to; Fishing, hiking, biking, horseback riding, ice hiking and climbing, kayaking, wildlife and fjord tours, scenic flight tours, zip-lining, Exit Glacier tour, dog sledding tours and white water rafting!

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
5

Sweet Spot In Seward, Alaska

  • 5 of 5

For a family gathering, eight of us (the grandparents, three children, two grandkids) rented this property for two nights. This was the last stop after starting at Denali. Other times the grand parents have stayed in Seward, we were not very impressed with the lodgings. However, this time was totally different and deserves a 5-star rating.

The inside was very spacious and comfortable, even with eight people. The bedrooms were very nice nice and the master bedroom easily held the family of four which included the two grandkids. The upstairs sitting area is a loft which was very nice for getting together and talking. The living room downstairs was heavily used by the grandkids for watching their cable shows. The kitchen was well stocked with the necessary cooking utensils as well as coffee and multiple types of tea as well as paper products. Being at the end of our journey, we really appreciated (and used) the washer and dryer to get ready for heading home. Due to weather, we were only able to use the beautiful deck on the afternoon of the day we checked in, but all of the adults enjoyed the space to sit outdoors and talk.

Our consensus as we checked out was that Cathy and Ramon had done a very nice job of preparing the home and of pricing it well.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rutherfordton North Carolina
5

Lovely retreat.

  • 5 of 5

What a fun place to come to in Alaska. We loved everything about it! We just wished we had more time there!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We are so thankful to be able to enjoy this wonderful house near Seward. The setting is beautiful and the house is charming. We really felt at home, and Cathy was very accommodating and helpful. What a joy to sit on the front porch to enjoy your morning coffee, and also relax with a glass of wine while the guys grilled out on the back porch in the evening. The kids had fun discovering all of Cathy's wonderful whimsy throughout her garden. I would highly recommend this house. We felt very welcomed.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seward Alaska Asset..

  • 5 of 5

Cathy has a great property. I would definitely rate as a five star property. Well decorated and clean. She was very helpful for making connections to the local venues. I would recommend her and her properties to anyone staying in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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True dreaming lodge

  • 5 of 5

A friend of mine strongly recommend this lodge to us. It turned out that I am so thankful for her referral. Cathy is very caring and loving from my 1st call to her until my last conversation days after we left the lodge. The lodge is gorgeously designed gorgeous in a quiet forest though it is close to everything. My kids love the lodge. As a family vacation, the house has everything we need. It is just like at your own house but more beautiful version. I also like the "what-to-do-in-Seaward" list Cathy prepared in the house. We did enjoyed seeing salmon in the creek following the direction on that list. Cathy not only was patiently to allow me discuss my Seward trip plan with her, she also helped booking cruise for us with discount. We are very pleased to know Cathy and our stay in the lodge. If there is a chance, we will go back.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oskaloosa, Iowa
5

Gorgeous Property!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Log Dreamin'. We didn't arrive until nearly 11 PM but Ramon stayed awake to greet us and make sure we got settled in. He provided us with many valuable recommendations on restaurants, sightseeing opportunities, etc. The house was great as well, a very beautiful log cabin with everything we needed for a week. The only thing I feel the cabin was lacking would be black-out curtains. The 24 hour daylight made it difficult to sleep straight through and better curtains would go a long way. Still, not enough to knock down my review a star, everything else was that good. Seward is beautiful and our vacation was a success. I also recommend a fishing charter with Wally. Ramon gave us his info and he did not disappoint!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Anchorage
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Seward
Nearest Golf
90 Miles
Soldotna
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Alaska Railroad
Nearest Motorway
Seward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Seward
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Alyeska Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Resurrection Bay
Car: recommended

We are located in the beautiful 'Old Mill Subdivision' 7 miles from the City of Seward and 120 miles South of Anchorage, just off the main highway. Seward, is one of Alaska's TOP destinations! Situated around the beautiful Resurrection Bay, the northern most ice free port. This is where majestic mountains meet the frigid sea, home to the Kenai Fjords National Park, one of Alaska's greatest sights to witness! You'll find glaciers scatted in the mountains towering above this quaint town, bountiful wildlife and adventure for all!

Must-to-do activities include a visit to Exit Glacier National Park, a Wildlife/Glacier through Kenai Fjords National Park, a stop at the Alaska Sealife Center and ocean kayaking!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Damage Deposit $500

CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS WILL BE CHARGED AN ADDITIONAL 3%.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notice must be received at least 30 days prior to scheduled arrival date to avoid cancellation fee equal to one night’s stay. If reservation is cancelled within 7 days the entire reservation fee will be charged unless room is re-booked.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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