Cottage on Private Lake, Soldotna, Alaska(4 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1 night
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
NON-COMMERCIAL PRIVATE RETREAT. ALASKA STATE LICENSED.
This is a beautiful cottage that sleeps two on a private lake just 10 minutes from town. The facility is on a private residence, non-commercial environment. Quiet, safe, secure and looks out at 2.5 million acres of prime Alaskan wilderness. Only two other residences on lake. Just 50-feet to the waters edge! Full kitchen, private bathroom, natural gas. Has stainless double door refrigerator, HD flatscreen TV, free WIFI. New gas barbecue on social deck to cook your freshly caught salmon from the Kenai River which is just 10 minutes away! This is a stand-alone facility with wonderful & private bathroom and shower.
There are about 8-steps up to the loft where the queen-sized bed is and if you have trouble getting up steps (or are over 250 pounds), this may not be for you.The stairs are rather steep. The bathroom is downstairs so at night you do have to go down the steps to use it. The view is magnificent out the front 4'x6' window, all wilderness to see, no houses. So quiet at night you can hear a pin drop. It is our most sought-after facility so if you desire to reserve it, we suggest you do this WAY IN ADVANCE. Each year it does get booked 100%. It is very private and sits by itself. The dimensions of it are: 16'x12' living room/kitchen and private bathroom is about 8'x7' in size. We supply clean bath towels, wash clothes, soap etc.
Member since: 2015
- 700 sq. ft.
- Non Smoking Only:
- Not Suitable For Children:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- We border the wonderful Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and other private native lands (about 2.5 MILLION acres!). Wildlife is regularly seen on the property (eagles, Sandhill cranes, moose, loons, ermine, trumpeter swans, ducks, snow geese, Arctic terns and many other birds and animals). Some of our guests were treated to seeing a giant Alaskan brown bear walking around the lake as well!...moreless
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
OUR GROUNDS ARE ON A PRIVATE LAKE WITH JUST TWO OTHER RESIDENCES. WE LOOK OUT AT ABOUT 2.5 MILLION ACRES OF MIXED NATIVE LANDS AND THE KENAI NATIONAL REFUGE NOT FAR AWAY THAT JOINS UP WITH NATIVE LAND...moreless
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
1 night min stay
Jul 1 - Jul 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Aug 1 - Aug 31, 2017
1 night min stay
Sep 5 - Oct 10, 2017
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- extra person (1) $45 + tax
- Cleaning fee $45 + tax
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 3%
Additional guests beyond 2 are charged $45 per guest. No more than 3 guests total. No pets or smoking in rooms. No perfumes or incense.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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WE ARE AN ALASKAN STATE LICENSED FACILITY. It is very quiet (no traffic, police sirens etc.). VERY convenient to drive to town which is just 10 minutes away. Centrally located on the peninsula so access to glaciers, float trips, fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing Is easy! Wonderful roads to drive on and we are between Seward and on the other side of the peninsula, Homer where the great Kenai National Fjords are located.
Year Purchased: 2001
About the owner: JIM OLTERSDORF IS AN ACCLAIMED OUTDOOR/WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER. HE HAS TV SHOWS ON THE DISCOVERY CHANNEL, THE HISTORY CHANNEL AND ANIMAL PLANET AND IS KNOWN WORLDWIDE FOR HIS HIGH-RISK AND EXTREME PHOTOGRAPHY. HE IS THE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF "ALASKA'S BUSH PILOTS...THE REAL DEAL". JIM HAS ALSO SERVED AS ONE OF THE OFFICIAL NATURALISTS FOR CELEBRITY CRUISE LINES WORLDWIDE.
Why the Owner Chose Soldotna, AK, USA:
THIS PROPERTY IS VERY PRIVATE AND NON-COMMERCIAL SO YOU ARE NOT EXPERIENCING WHAT TYPICALLY HAPPENS AT LODGES. THERE IS NO HUSTLE OR BUSTLE, CONTINUAL NOISE OF DOORS SLAMMING, PEOPLE YAPPING AND BANGING AT 4:30 AM IN THE MORNING FOR THOSE GETTING READY TO GO FISH AND BE ON THE RIVER (JUST 10 MINUTES AWAY) AT 5 AM. ITS QUIET, SERENE AND ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY. WE ARE A GREEN COMPANY AND CARE ABOUT OUR ENVIRONMENT. If we weren't small, then we would be big and we're not so sure that would be a good thing….
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
WE LIVE HERE FULLTIME THEREFORE WE KNOW THE PLACES TO GO AND PLACES THAT MIGHT WASTE YOUR VALUABLE TIME. WE CAN ARRAIGN FOR YOU TO GO SEE AND EXPERIENCE THE GIANT ALASKAN BROWN BEARS, FLIGHTSEE'S IN A WONDERFUL CESSNA FLOATPLANE TO VIEW FROM THE AIR THE MIGHTY GLACIERS AND MANY MORE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. IT IS OUR PLEASURE TO SERVE YOUR INTERESTS WHILE VISITING THIS MAGNIFICENT LAND!
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One of our visitors. Photographed May 18, 2016.
Taken April 19, 2016 during SUNRISE at 6:15 am out the window of the cottage.
THE LAKE IS JUST 50-FEET FROM YOUR DINING TABLE!
KITCHEN VIEW. Natural gas 6-burners, stainless refrigerator, coffee maker.
QUEEN-SIZED BED UP LOFT. Snuggly, warm and comfortable!
AERIAL VIEW OF WHERE COTTAGE SITS.
Dining view with huge window looking out over the wilderness.
MOOSE FAMILY NEXT TO THE DRIVEWAY.
WIFI, HD 48" TV SAT SYSTEM. Natural gas furnace, great views!
View of small lake right from cottage deck.
BEAUTIFUL WALKWAY TO THE COTTAGE (IN THE BACKGROUND).
Your private deck (one of two) just 50 feet from the lake!
THE MAGNIFICENT MORNING VIEW (4:30 AM) FROM THE COTTAGE WINDOW.
We offer a free kayak for you to use when visiting here! A fun time for all!
Downstairs view, entry to full bathroom. Dishes, pots & pans provided.
THE MAIN HOUSE IS ON THE BACKGROUND. OUR FRONT YARD!
MAIN WALKWAY TO HOUSE/OFFICE.
Stairs to queen bed in loft.
Brand new futon for extra people. It is the best money can buy. Comfortable!!!
THE FRONT YARD AND MOOSE.
One of the boardwalks to cottage.
Two of our guests with Alaskan king salmon!!!!
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Monday, April 17, 2017
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