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Privately situated amongst the peaceful trees, just a short walk to Lost Creek!

Bedrooms 2
Space 700 sq ft
Property type cabin


About the property

1 bedroom + loft, fully equippuiped kitchen, private fire pit, Gas BBQ

Deo's Alaskan Cabin is privately situated amongst the trees 130 feet behind Log Dreamin' Lodge, just a short walk through the forest to Lost Creek, where exploring & sometimes catching a glimpse of wildlife is a favorite of owners Jasmine & Jared! The cabin was designed to be efficient & comfortable, creating a space that travelers the world over could enjoy! You can find yourself sitting on the covered porch with a hot cup of tea or sitting in front of your private fire pit, opportunities to enjoy this beautiful property are limitless!

The downstairs bedroom features a queen bed and our upstairs loft features two full beds with ample space. The bathroom is beautifully done with a shower and bathtub. You'll find the kitchen to be fully quipped for all of your cooking needs. Complimentary organic coffee & tea is provided as well. If you would like to grill up your catch of the day, feel free to use our gas BBQ located on your private porch. For a rainy day take advantage of one of our movies, free internet, books or board games, or gather around your private fire pit, a beautiful way to end a great Alaskan day!

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Jasmine Van Driessche
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

About Jasmine Van Driessche

Deo's Alaskan Cabin...

Is a dream come true for owners Jared & Jasmine Van Driessche. Both grew up in this small town of Seward, Alaska, married in the Santa Cruz Mountains of California and together started traveling the world, one of their greatest passions! Although they visited many places full of new flavors, culture, languages & terrain, they found themselves sharing stories of Alaska's beauty, adventures and soon longed to share their home with others.

It was only in 2012 that a small city in Uganda would soon become a place they would come to love. After a dear friend of theirs recommended they volunteer at Keirungi Children's Village in Kabale, Uganda they wasted no time immersing themselves in the local culture & language that embodied this small orphanage and it's surroundings. Now, those children and all of Keirungi's staff have become family to Jared & Jasmine and there was no doubt they would combine two places on opposite ends of the world to create a warm space to be shared by many travelers alike. Thus, Deo's Alaskan Cabin was born!

But, who is Deo? He is a sweet little boy that stole Jasmine's heart during their first trip. As they watched him grow, his sad story started to fade into the past & a cheeky boy, full of personality started to immerge. His humor, even so young was unlike the rest of the children & the laughter he brought was infectious. Deo opened Jared & Jasmine's hearts, taught them many valuable lessons about life and ultimately inspired them to embody that spirit, always.

Deo, despite his hardships is a happy little boy being well taken care of at Keirungi Children's Village and Jared & Jasmine would like to see to it, that not only him, but ALL the children and staff continue to have what they need. That's why they have decided to donate a percentage of their profits to this awesome children's home, doing big work!

Why Jasmine Van Driessche chose Old Mill

We're two proud Seward Locals giving back locally & internationally! Jared and Jasmine believe strongly in community, both local and international. They also know you have many choices in choosing accommodation when staying in Seward, so they wanted to share how you'll be making a difference with them!

Deo's Alaskan Cabin will donate a dance scholarship for The Apex Gym to children & youth in need through the Seward Arts Council, as they strongly believe in fostering arts in the community. They will also donate to help Keirungi Children's Village with everyday needs, such as food, labor & education materials in Kabale, Uganda. They hope you'll be a part of their journey!

What makes this cabin unique

Deo's Alaskan Cabin sits on a beautiful piece of property, located close to all the local attractions, yet tucked away to offer the peace & tranquility only Alaska can provide. It's a magical place alive with many different types of birds & wildlife & the sounds of Lost Creek in the distance just kicks it up a notch. Every detail of Deo's Cabin was carefully thought out, you have to experience it to see it's true beauty!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Loved our stay in your beautiful cabin. It had everything we needed and the close proximity to Seward

made for quick trips in and out of town which was great.
Jul 2014
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Old Mill Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • One full bathroom with stand up shower over bathtub, towels, shampoo & conditioner provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Downstairs Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2/Upstairs Loft - 2 double , 1 twin/ single , Loft style bedroom
  • Downstairs bedroom has one queen bed with full privacy, reading lights & alarm clock. Spacious loft with two full beds, Roll away twin bed (for 7th person) luggage racks, reading lights, alarms clock & sitting area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • whitewater rafting
Planning a reunion, wedding or large event? Deo's Alaskan Cabin is the perfect place! In addition to our Cabin, we also offer a three bedroom lodge that can accommodate an additional 10 guests. The Lodge is located on the same property, an additional nightly charge will be added for the Lodge. 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!


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Privately situated amongst the peaceful trees, just a short walk to Lost Creek!
average rating of 4.9459457 based on 42 reviews
Columbia, SC

Great location

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was just what we needed for a brief stay prior to a cruise. Location is perfect for touring the Seward area. Cabin was clean and had everything required for our stay. Be aware that the upper loft area requires climbing a ladder that may not be easy for some people.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review! We work hard to keep Deo’s Cabin clean and comfortable & love that you found the location so convenient! Happy Travels, Jasmine - Owner
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Beautiful cabin in Seward!

  • 5 of 5

Loved coming back to this cabin each day after hiking or cruising the fjords. It’s secluded and private but very close to town. Beautiful cabin, super clean, great shower and beds. It’s exactly what we are looking for when traveling. Jasmine is a fast communicator, and wonderful to deal with. Don’t hesitate on this one.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Little getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved the stay here. The way that everything was set up was really nice. I recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, quaint, and perfect for what we needed

  • 5 of 5

This little cabin was so adorable! It was cute and comfortable. We stayed here for one night and really enjoyed all the personal touches the owners have made. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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EagleRiver, AK

Poor use of a too small space

  • 3 of 5

We were only there one night and I'm glad it was not two nights. The cabin is cute, clean and the owners have been thoughtful about extra towels, etc. The bed in the downstairs room is not comfortable. What is most off putting is the living room. We were traveling as one couple and two adult friends. There was not enough room in the small living room go gather due to the wood stove that is not usable. The cabin is heated with a Toyo stove, which is safer and more practical. The owners have padlocked the wood stove. Why not remove the stove and add another love seat? Then it would be a solid 4 star rental.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The most gracious hosts on the planet!!

  • 5 of 5

First, let me say that this cabin tucked away in the woods of Seward is the perfect place to call home in Alaska. We are a family of four and in the words of my kids "this is the coolest cabin they've ever seen!" They couldn't get enough of the woods and river surrounding the property. The location was perfect as well. We were an easy ten minutes from everything we wanted to do in town. There isn't a single thing I would change about the cabin, amenities or location.

Now for the second part of the review. In organizing an 8-day stay in Alaska I had a feeling I would screw something up and unfortunately, it happened during our stay at the cabin. I thought I had booked three nights when in reality I only booked two. To make matters worse my family and I were out on a boat all day with no cell service. Jasmine was very concerned about our safety. She remembered we were talking about a glacier tour and called around to all the major tour boats. After having no luck and with new guests arriving she had to head into the cabin. She quickly figured out what had happened as I had my boat tour papers sitting on the counter. Then she very respectfully packed every one of our belongings, including the food in the fridge! On top of that, she found us a new place to stay, right on the beach and got us a $100 discount! But she didn't stop there. She had her father meet us at the harbor with all of our belongings. There are no words to describe how sorry we were for our screw-up and for Jasmine's help and graciousness.

If you have a chance, be sure to book this cabin. You will love every minute of it and you will never find a host as good as Jasmine!

Thanks again for the memorable experience. We will never forget it!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Many in Seward
Nearest Golf
120 Miles
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Seward Train Depot
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Seward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
88 Miles
Alyeska Resort-Winter Only
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Ressurection Bay
Car: recommended

Seward, also known as the silver salmon capital of the world 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! Activities include, but are not limited to; Kayaking, Hiking, River Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Glacier Viewing, Wildlife Tours, Kenai Fjord Boat Tours, Sled Dog Tours, Ice Climbing, Helicopter Tours, Bike Tours, Horseback Riding, Yoga/Dance/Personal Training, Sealife Center fun, Local history & shopping!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notice must be received at least 14 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.

In order to hold a reservation travelers credit card information is required, which needs to be done via phone with the owner. Nothing will be charged upon booking unless you're within 14 days prior to your arrival. Travelers will be notified 2-3 weeks prior to their stay & are expected to pay the full amount of their stay.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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