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3 Rustic Elegant Suites (Sleep 12+) - Fish, Hike, Site-see From Your Doorstep

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Beautiful Alaskan Themed Suites with scenic views - sleeping From 4 To 14.

Moose Comfortable Vacation Rentals is a HIDDEN TREASURE waiting for you to discover. You can relax in luxury and begin your Alaskan adventure.

This particular listing is for our COZY MOOSE SUITE, however, we offer 3 new, totally private, Alaskan themed suites.

These suites can easily sleep from 4 to 14.

Cozy Moose sleeps 4, with an open floor plan - VRBO# 674142

Lazy Bear sleeps 4, with a separate bedroom - VRBO# 673526

Salmon Run sleeps 6, with an open floor plan - VRBO# 670030

Lazy Bear and Salmon Run are adjoining suites and can easily accommodate larger groups. All the suites have a rustic elegance decor with All the Comforts of Home. We have panoramic views of Pioneer Peak, the Chugach mountain range, and the Knik Glacier. Surrounded by woods, there are trails galore to take a leisure stroll and a peaceful meadow to enjoy. We are minutes away from 5 lakes, all stocked with fish. So grab your fishing poles and enjoy the day! Whether a small gathering, or a family reunion, come make our home the start of your Alaskan adventure.

Website: www.MooseComfortable.com

More Details

Owner
Donna Davis
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2018

About Donna Davis

Johnnie and Donna came from the deep South, so southern hospitality is a part of who they are. Like other young couples, they came to Alaska seeking an adventure, reared their family, and now enjoy their grandchildren.

Johnnie has worked in the Information Technology department of the local electric cooperative for over 36 years. Donna worked as an Administrative Director of the local community senior center, managed an adult day care program for the frail and elderly in a home-based business for 15 years, and recently retired.

Now they are ready for their next adventure, sharing their home and hosting families so others can enjoy their own Alaskan adventure.

Why Donna Davis chose Gateway

Palmer is a small community town, populated by colonists in the 1930s, with a lot of history that is still remembered and celebrated with Colony Day events in June and December. Combine the small community atmosphere with the breathtaking beauty of the Matanuska-Susitna Valley surrounded by mountains; add the long days of summer that produce the most extraordinary flowers and vegetables highly admired at the Alaska State Fair in late August; and top it off with all the fishing, hunting, 4 wheeling, snow machining, cross-country skiing, wildlife viewing in your front and back yard. We have been blessed to have found our small piece of the Last Frontier.

What makes this lodge unique

Location, location, location! Moose Comfortable Vacation Rentals is located on over 3 acres of Alaska wilderness, surrounded by spectacular panoramic views of the Chugach Mountain Range, Pioneer Peak, and the Knik Glacier. Canoe Lake (stocked with fish) is within walking distance and just a bit further is the Kepler-Bradley Lake State Recreation Reserve that includes miles of well-maintained and marked wilderness trails that weave among 13 lakes with stunning mountain views along the way. We border the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge which is rich with wildlife, moose, wolf, beaver, etc., salmon streams, nesting eagles along with other birds of prey, water fowl and migratory birds.

Yet, just a few miles away you will find great restaurants, fun shopping, emergency clinics, and a hospital. And the city of Anchorage, with all of its attractions, is only 35 miles away.

Amenities

Gateway Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Open concept bedroom with: King size bed (sleeps 2) Queen size hide-a-bed (sleeps 2) Pack-N-Play (play pen) available upon request These suites can easily sleep from 4 to 14. Cozy Moose sleeps 4, with an open floor plan - VRBO# 674142 Lazy Bear sleeps 4, with a separate bedroom - VRBO# 673526 Salmon Run sleeps 6, with an open floor plan - VRBO# 670030
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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3 Rustic Elegant Suites (Sleep 12+) - Fish, Hike, Site-see From Your Doorstep
average rating of 4.92 based on 25 reviews
5

We loved our stay here

  • 5 of 5

Perfect, cozy, home away from home ..base to explore this part of Alaska. Amazing views. Kitchen had enough to get us started. Extra bonus...delicious muffins. THANK YOU

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay. We slept great in the spacious king sized bed. We were very comfortable in the living area (HUGE tv, comfy couch and chair). And the kitchenette was perfect for our 2 night stay. The property is quiet and very well taken care of. Thank you for opening your home to us! As fellow Alaskans who regularly travel to the Valley, we will be back again!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved it! Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We spend our time at the farm in Indiana and our home in Yuma Arizona.
5

Outstanding place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The owner’s couldn’t have been nicer and the place was outstanding!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I highly recommend to stay here! Very clean, quiet, and great views!

  • 5 of 5

I would absolutely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, tranquil retreat!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in the Cozy Moose for 2 nights while in Palmer for a Magic Yarn Project training. Bed/towels were so comfy! Kitchen was well stocked, though we only used it for breakfast one of the mornings. The view from the balcony was mesmerizing! We never saw the owners, which-in my opinion is a huge compliment to them....it means we needed Nothing from them, they've already thought of everything!

They were very accommodating, letting my husband check in early so he could go exploring right away after dropping me off at my Training in the morning.

Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
37.5 Miles
Anchorage International Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Palmer Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Alaska Railroad Depot in Wasilla
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Glenn Highway
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Colony Kitchen (Noisy Goose)

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $75

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.