Lovely Cottage, Ideal Location, Excellent Price, Hot Tub, Small Group Discount(19 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage in heart of Girdwood is perfect. 2 bedrooms, loft, hot tub.
Two bedrooms plus a private loft provide 3 sleeping areas for up to 8 comfortably. 1) Main floor queen bedroom. 2) Second floor king bedroom, with a twin bed, plus a child's sleeping cubby. 3) Second floor loft with a double bed. For some, our sole shortfall is one main floor bathroom. Our cabin's Alaskan charm, our price and amenities overshadow this. We want you out exploring our area, marveling at the state's beauty, taking breathtaking photos, and returning to comfort.
Here are a few amenities:
No cleaning fee for 4 or fewer guests.
No insurance fee.
Fully refundable damage deposit.
Hot tub for 6 adults in a covered gazebo.
Washer and dryer with laundry detergent.
Quiet friendly neighborhood.
Excellent location, just 10 minute walk up to day lodge, Alyeska mountain and restaurants, or 10 minute walk down to the Mercantile, amazing playground, and more restaurants.
Coffee, tea, condiments, kitchen staples like flour, sugar, oils, vinegars, spices etc, foil, napkins and more.
Instant boiling water tap for tea.
Black out curtains in bedrooms for Alaskan midnight sun.
DVD and movies (rent at mercantile too).
Sunny, open and spacious layout with oversized leather couches.
Eat in kitchen bar.
Expandable dining table for 8.
On demand hot water so everyone has a hot shower every time.
Soap, shampoo, conditioner, blow dryer.
Very easy driving directions.
Drive up to the door parking.
Mudroom for wet gear.
Clothes iron and ironing board.
Toys, games, playing cards, board games.
We happily share with you our knowledge for trip planning, local restaurants, trails, and sites.
Our family of four stays here every weekend in winter. We host other friends and families very often, and we never tire of our cottage's comfort and charm. We are delighted to share this special place with you.
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Member since: 2015
- 1150 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 8
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Girdwood has three areas and our cottage is very close to all. The resort, the day lodge area with shops and restaurants, and the townsite with the post office, mercantile, shops and restaurants....moreless
- Mountain View:
Near The Ocean:
Just a few minutes drive down to the Seward Highway. Your entire drive to Girdwood will involve skirting the ocean on a sea level, breathtaking scenic drive. See mountain goats along the cliffs. ...moreless
- Ocean View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Deck / Patio
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - May 17, 2017
2 night min stay
Sep 21 - Dec 15, 2017
2 night min stay
Jan 7 - Apr 30, 2018
2 night min stay
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
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 12%
A cleaning fee of $20 per person, for a group of 5 or more will be added. (Minimum $20 to max $80 cleaning fee depending on group size.)
A group of 2 may be eligible for further discount. Please speak with owner prior to booking.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Summer is the time to visit. Every type of attraction in mountains, rivers and the ocean is nearby. On the water, raft, cruise, kayak, fish in rivers, fish in the ocean, whale watch, visit glaciers. See bands and experience local festivals at the Alyeska resort.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: We are outdoor Alaskans. We ski Alyeska Resort and nordic trails in the winter and spend time on the ocean in Prince William Sound, mountain bike, hike, and camp in the summer. We want our guests to get out and experience the Alaska we know. We will help you with local knowledge and "must sees", and we work really hard to make your stay at our home the best experience possible.
Why the Owner Chose Girdwood, Anchorage, AK, USA:
Girdwood is great on its own, and it is a great jump off spot for Prince William Sound whale watching, Alaska Railroad day trips, day trips to Anchorage, Seward, or fishing on the Kenai Penninsula. Our cottage provides a great base for all travelers, active mountain runners or quiet walkers. Girdwood is a special place. There are no stop lights. The small town atmosphere of Girdwood is relaxed, friendly and simple.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our cottage feels comfortable from the moment you enter. We loved it from the start, and we host friends with their kids many weekends in the winter. We are located in the heart of Girdwood's first neighborhood (after the earthquake in 1964), on a quiet, very walkable side street. No need to drive from our home if you want items from the store, a bite to eat, or want to have beers and listen to music at the Sitzmark. In summer it is likely you will see a bear or moose in town if you keep your eyes open.
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Return to comfort after a long summer day exploring.
Kitchen with countertop seating opens directly to living area
Sunny living room
Queen bed in first floor bedroom
King bed in upstairs large bedroom.
Sleeping cubby for child or smaller adult, in upstairs large bedroom
View from loft
Summer moose calf in yard
Visit glaciers and whale watch in Prince William Sound just 30 minutes away.
Nearby mountain bike trails are fantastic.
Explore nearby rivers and streams.
Take a break from kayaking for a hike with a view in Prince William Sound.
Relax in a 6 person hot tub and gazebo.
Oversized leather sofas, windows, and gas fireplace make relaxing a pleasure.
Windows abound, and every room is sunlit
Bathroom with on-demand hot water heater, never run out of hot water.
Twin bed in upstairs large bedroom.
Loft with full size bed and door to front balcony with mountain views.
Cortina Cottage. Moose love to eat our flowers.
Girdwood's Moose Meadow in spring. Snow melt!
Visit an "always open" pottery gallery. Be delighted with your memorable piece
Hike in wilderness at home on Wolverine Trail- see Anchorage and Cook Inlet.
Rent kayaks in Whittier and beach comb breathtaking Prince William Sound.
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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