Lakefront Paradise Out Your Back Door - Perfect for Extended Families or Groups

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our cottage actually consists of two separate units, rented as one; perfect for extended families or groups, providing a unique and spacious setting. The lower level has one bedroom with a king bed. There is also a sleeper couch in the living room, featuring a comfortable memory foam mattress. Full kitchen, completely outfitted with pots, pans and cookware. Dining table seats 4. Full bath. Large deck.
The upstairs has two bedrooms; one with a queen bed, the other having a queen and a single. Kitchenette with table seating 4. Small balcony overlooking the lake.
After a long day out and about, visit with your family and friends around the lakeside fire pit.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    lower level...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    upper level...moreless


  • Books:

    Alaskana and miscellaneous reading material...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Wi fi, Basic cable...moreless

  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront:

    Located on beautiful Bear Lake, surrounded by Chugach National Forest....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Each level has a dining table seating four....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Fireplace:

    Each unit has a small propane fireplace for guests to enjoy....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central forced air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Both levels feature a fabulous place to relax @ the end of the day. Lake views from both living rooms....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided:

    As daily housekeeping is not provided, the cottage is supplied with extra towels for longer stays....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    The upper floor has a small balcony offering lake views....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    The lower floor has a large deck with patio furniture. ...moreless



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from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 3%


Cancellation Policy: Cancellation notice must be received at least 15 days prior to the scheduled arrival date to avoid cancellation fee equal to 1 night's stay. If reservation is cancelled within 7 days, the entire reservation fee will be charged unless the cottage is booked.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/22/2016
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Car: Necessary

We are in a quiet, wooded neighborhood; a quick 10 minutes to the harbor and downtown. Steps away from the historic Iditarod Trail and walking distance to the Bear Creek fish weir. Close to Exit Glacier and numerous hiking trails.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Your hosts, Tom and Cathy reside next door and are available to assist guests in any way. Tom was born and raised in Seward. He and Cathy raised two boys here and are proud to call this community home.

Why the Owner Chose Bear Creek, AK, USA:
We are incredibly thankful to live in such an amazing place. We purchased the property with the intent of creating a unique and special lodging experience to share with other travelers. It is close to many hiking trails and only an easy ten minute drive into town and the harbor.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Front row seats to enjoy the changing moods of the lake. Watch for waterfowl, seasonal spawning salmon, eagles, and the occasional loon or bear.

Contact us

Speaks: english


  • View from lower level deck

    View from lower level deck

  • Cottage as seen from the lake

    Cottage as seen from the lake

  • View from the shore

    View from the shore

  • Lower bedroom

    Lower bedroom

  • Upper level kitchenette

    Upper level kitchenette

  • Upper level bedroom

    Upper level bedroom

  • Upper level living room

    Upper level living room

  • Lower level living room

    Lower level living room

  • Entry to upper level

    Entry to upper level

VRBO #680237

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Saturday, October 22, 2016

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Lakefront Paradise Out Your Back Door - Perfect for extended families or groups

Bear Creek, AK, USA #680237

3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 9

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