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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 - 3 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 a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 24, 2017

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 Anchorage

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 ...
  • 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 4.965517 based on 29 reviews
Baton Rouge

An Excellent Choice

  • 5 of 5

We spent four nights and thoroughly enjoyed the house. Although the living room / kitchen area is a bit small, the bedroom, bathroom and laundry area make are very large ... perfect for reading, relaxing, tv watching etc. It's a few miles out of town, which gives a wonderful country atmosphere and large windows that open to allow a breeze and evening air. The kitchen is adequately stocked. This is a comfortable and restful retreat that I'd highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so thankful you chose to stay with us. I hope you had smooth travels back and we look forward to having you back anytime.
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It is a beautiful place that was very impressive. Well maintained and super clean.

  • 5 of 5

It was so easy to stay there. The way Mike has the keyless entry makes its super easy to check in. You have a private entrance where you don't feel like you are intruding on the owners. Having the deck to sit on and the use of a grill was like being at home. The kitchen was stocked with the essentials to cook with. The Keurig and coffee was very much appreciated. The linens and towels were fresh and having the washer and dryer was a bonus! We slept terrific in the king size bed and loved the high end bathroom complete with beautiful shower and soaker tub. All the natural light through the many windows was terrific. The communication between Mike and us was fabulous. He is super easy to work with. We highly recommend staying here and we will definitely stay with him again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Place!

  • 5 of 5

Above It All Chalet was the perfect place. The Apartment was absolutely beautiful. Modern, comfortable and lacking absolutely nothing!! It's location was also perfect. Just far enough from the city to give you quiet comfort but within 15 minutes of everything Anchorage has to offer. The owners have thought of everything and made the whole experience so easy. Without a doubt, it was a great place to use as home base for our Alaskan Vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful. Very clean and comfortable! Enough hot water for 4 people taking showers. Great location and beautiful property. Would definitely stay here again and would recommend to friends and family. Thanks for a great week!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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vancouver, Washington


  • 5 of 5

The place was really nice. Just the right size, king bed, huge tv, nice bathroom with big shower, full kitchen, washer and dryer, and nice deck. We really enjoyed our stay and the owners were very helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warm & Cozy Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovey stay at the Above It All Chalet!

The Chalet has everything you need to make you feel like you are at home. Michael provided so many extras that made you feel so welcome and made the stay in Alaska so stress free, he was also very accommodating to our needs and was very helpful with our questions.

The chalet was beautiful and so cozy that it made it hard to want to leave to return home. I can't wait to visit Alaska again and stay at the Above It All Chalet.

Thank you so much!! We will hopefully be returning to enjoy a stay in the summer months.

Sarah & Mellissa - Minnesota/Wisconsin

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from 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

Mid-Hillside Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
May 15 2018 - Sep 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Damage Insurance $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.

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