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Fantastic Vacation/Corporate Rental In South Anchorage Hillside Chalet!!!

Bedrooms 1
Space 850 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

850 Square Foot, 1 Bedroom Suite W. Private Entry-In House Situated On 2 Acres

This modern 1 bedroom 850 square foot suite is exceptional! Up to 4 people can relax in this newly updated space, which features vaulted ceilings, a double-sided gas fireplace, in floor heat, and granite surfaces throughout.

With a fully appointed kitchen you can relax in the evening and enjoy a glass of wine while preparing dinner, or enjoy a full breakfast and a cup of coffee in the morning without having to leave. There is also an outdoor BBQ grill and seating area.

The sofa features a queen size fold out bed that works great for 1 adult or two smaller children.

Fully furnished and very spacious, the bedroom includes king size bed, a 58' TV, and lots of large windows that allow for ample beautiful natural light. The bedroom ceilings are vaulted and give the room a very comfortable feel.

A walk in closet with a dresser, hangars, and full size washer and dryer make for easy management of all your clothing. There is an extra-large bathroom with double granite top vanities, a jetted tub, separate shower, and separate private toilet closet.

Situated on 2 acres, there is lots of outdoor space that you are welcome to use as well. In the summer months we have an outdoor fire pit for you, and fire wood should you decide to toast up a marshmallow or sit and watch the flames.

You will also find a private entrance, ample parking, and your own outdoor deck space. The private entrance also makes it easier for late or even very late check-ins.

This location is just minutes from many hiking trails that land you in some of the most picturesque locations you can imagine. It is also just minutes from great food, and shopping areas.

Above It All Chalet is simply that...Above it all in many ways. Located in one of Anchorage's premiere locations, it offers the best of all worlds. We have found it to be an excellent location to act as our home, and our home base for our own Alaskan adventures.

We are happy to accommodate late check-ins and sometimes early ones. And we can often accommodate a late check-out. Just let us know!!

More Details

Michael Podolak-Owner/Operator
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

About Michael Podolak-Owner/Operator

We are a typical family that moved to Alaska in 2005 seeking better life. We did exactly that. Alaska has provided us with countless opportunities to experience things we would never be able to in other states. We have been blessed to see incredible things all over the state. From wildlife viewing, to glacier hikes, we quickly grew to love this state. Our children and us have all fourished here and we would love to share our experiences. As both foodies, and lovers of the outdoors, Alsaka was the perfect fit for us. We hope you will find your nitch here as well!!

Michael Podolak-Owner/Operator purchased this chalet in 2014

Why Michael Podolak-Owner/Operator chose Mid-Hillside

It is all about location, accomodations, and the setting. While this property is private and situated perfectly for those that love the outdoors, we also feel it can accomodate those that simply like to relax as well. From here you can be to a beautiful glacier cruise, off shore fishing adventure, sea kayaking, and many other adventures within an hour. As we are located in South Anchorage, you can buzz downtown in 20 min, or you can get to beautiful girdwood for skiing, berry picking, or hiking in 30 minutes.

What makes this chalet unique

We feel it is unusual to find a place located in this area of South Anchorage Lower Hillside. With a more relaxed zoning we are able to have 2 acres and allow our guests to have their own fire pit area, and enjoy more outdoor space than most places in Anchorage. It is likely you will see moose on the property or maybe, even a black bear. From here you can easily get to the Kenai Peninsula for a fantastic adventure. Or, you can head north for stunning views of Mt. McKinley.


Mid-Hillside Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Double vanaties, vaulted ceilings, seperate toilet closet
  • Double Vanities, jetted tub, extra large seperate shower, seperate toilet closet, vaulted ceilings.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size bed, sitting area with chairs, 58' tv, vaulted ceilings, gas fire place, new carpet. High quality window coverings to block out light in the summer.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
As we are owner operators and also live on the property, we can be available and we will try to accommodate your requests. As an example, we do not provide continental breakfast however we tend to leave a few snacks, maybe some fruit, and bottled water as a favor to our guests, for a small fee we would be happy to put out some fruit and breakfast items if you like. If you are checking in late, or need something specific, let us know and we will try to accommodate in any way we can. We want to make sure you are comfortable!


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Fantastic Vacation/Corporate Rental In South Anchorage Hillside Chalet!!!
average rating of 4.923077 based on 39 reviews

Great base for Anchorage travels!

  • 5 of 5

Super nice place that is very private! Exceptionally clean and is basically in Anchorage but you are in the mountains. The king bed is excellent and this place has a very nicely appointed bathroom w super oversized shower and lots of nice hot water. A great base for travels in and around Anchorage. Loved Flattop mountain hiking and Potter marsh and the bore tide views just minutes away. Downtown anchorage also just minutes away.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for coming! It was great having you, and we are so pleased you had a great stay. Cheers! Mike and Angie
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Location was good for day trips.

  • 4 of 5

Kitchen was fully equipped. King size bed comfortable. Washer & Dryer a plus along with plenty of storage. Had a large screen TV in bedroom. However, a TV in the living room would have been nice . Regardless, would definitely stay here again. The owner, Mike, was very easy to work with!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is an absolutely beautiful place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay with Mike at the Above All Chalet. You could not ask for more at this beautiful property. It is super clean, VERY comfortable with everything you need right on site. It’s close to wherever you are headed, quiet and relaxing. I would highly recommend staying here. We can wait to stay our third time next year. Thank you Mike for the great vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome!! Awesome!! Awesome!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great property. Great location. Great hosts. I highly recommend Above it All Chalet. Mike and Angie are fantastic people. If I needed anything they would get it to me quickly. I had a great time getting to know them.

I will definitely stay here again whenever I can.

Thank you Mike and Angie for making me feel so welcome.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

It was great place to stay, close to family and an absolutely wonderful place! Mike was super accommodating to our schedule and needs. It was a first time meeting of moms (her son, my daughter) and the location was ideal, the space itself luxurious but comfortable. I would highly recommend staying at the chalet. And, will hopefully be able to book in the future if space is available on my next visit. Thank you Mike!!

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place

  • 4 of 5

Nice place, a little far out of town for my work trip in Anchorage, but closer to the Seward highway if your destination is girdwood or Seward.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Ted Stevens International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Southside Bistro
Nearest Ferry
53 Miles
Alaska Marine Highway - Whittier, AK
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Anchorage Golf Course
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Alaska Railroad Train Depot
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
New Seward Highway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Sushi Garden and Southside Bistro
Nearest Ski
31 Miles
Alyeska Resort-Girdwood, AK
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Bootlegger Cove
Car: recommended

Anchorage is the gateway to any outdoor Alaskan adventure you can imagine. Glacier viewing, hiking, skiing (both downhill and cross country), mountain biking, fishing (ocean and freshwater), kayaking, camping, and much, much more are all easily accessible from Above it All Chalet.

Not only the gateway to all Alaska's outdoor splendor, Anchorage is also the urban cultural hub of the state. You can spend your day hiking or fishing, and catch a Broadway production and enjoy fine dining in the evening!

Above it All Chalet is situated on a hillside approximately 20 minutes from downtown Anchorage. On 2 acres, our location lets you feel like you are leaving it all behind with all the conveniences of groceries, gas, and great restaurants only 5 minutes away!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $75
Property Damage Protection $59

Additional cleaning fees for stays of 2 weeks or greater generally ranging from $75 to $100. Please inquire as rates change from time to time.

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.

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