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

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cabin

Overview

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!

More Details

Owner
Jasmine Van Driessche
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 30, 2017

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 Seward

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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Amenities

Old Mill Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • 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 ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • One full bathroom with stand up shower over bathtub, towels, shampoo & conditioner provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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. www.logdreaminbb.com. 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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Privately situated amongst the peaceful trees, just a short walk to Lost Creek!
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

Clean, light and bright cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Great property, we would definitely stay again.

Close to Seward marina and Safeway grocery store, about 10 minutes. Stayed two nights while fishing. Great value. Plenty of towels and blankets. Kitchen had everything one could want for cooking a meal.

The addition of a waffle iron would be perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy to read that you enjoyed your stay in our beautiful cabin, thank you for sharing! We take great pride in Deo's Cabin and hearing that others had a wonderful time is fantastic. A waffle iron, what a great suggestion, it will be added to our kitchen! Thanks again & best wishes on your future travel! Jasmine - Proud Owner
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5

Super cute little place. Great location in Seward. Quiet neighborhood.

  • 5 of 5

Owners are very friendly and easy to work with. Jasmine and her mom happily booked a couple of tours for us and even got us a discount. The list of things to do in the area that Jasmine sent us was helpful. Deo's Cabin is very cute, bursting with charm and personal touches. All the necessary kitchen dishes, utensils, and even a few pantry staples like coffee, tea, flour, sugar and spices were provided. Lots of extras in the kitchen! The house was clean and plenty of nice linens were available. The only downside to this sweet place is how small it is. The upstairs loft has quite a bit of room but the master bedroom is pretty tight and casual seating on the main floor is limited to a loveseat and two wooden kitchen table benches. The front porch was nice to sit on but chairs other than metal folding ones would be a plus for relaxing after a long day hiking to Exit Glacier, visiting the Sea Life Center, fishing or sea kayaking...all kinds of fun things to do in Seward. Grab a delicious panini and piece of amazing cheesecake from Zudy's Cafe and head outside to watch the sea otters play. Seward is a beautiful place to visit and Deo's Cabin is a great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Highly Impressed!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, this is a perfect quaint little place! We we're very pleased with the cleanliness and how it was staged. This spot is great if you prefer peace and tranquility amongst nature. It's definitely close to the heart of Seward as well. Our only suggestion would be another portable heater for cool nights (We we're fine with one because it was just my husband and I). Thanks for the timely responses, advice and great communication Jasmine!!! Excellent!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing and cute with a personal touch!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing and cute cabin. Fits perfect for a family of four to five. It had everything we needed inside from coffee to shower necessities to movies to pop in at the end of the night. A personal touch from the owner by having a personalized welcome sign was so needed when we had been on the road for days. Thank you so much for sharing this cabin with us.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great cabin! Very clean and everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for the 4 of us, Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Property!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this property for a one night stay. My sister and her husband were in town visiting and we didn't want to stay right in Seward during the busy tourist season so I found this place instead. Not only was it much more affordable than getting two hotel rooms in town, but it was much nicer. It is so nicely decorated, we stayed up late playing Yatzee and slept like babies! My sister has already asked me to book it again for their next trip up!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Many in Seward
Nearest Golf
120 Miles
Anchorage
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Seward Train Depot
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Seward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Seward
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!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night

SINGLE NIGHT STAY 6/1-9/4: $185 PER NIGHT BASED ON TWO GUESTS - $20 EACH ADDITIONAL GUEST.
CREDIT CARDS WILL BE CHARGED 3%
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.

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