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Alpine Getaway... Only Minutes From Fairbanks

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Views of the Mountains and City, plus a Great Spot to See the Northern Lights

Enjoy Fairbanks from above... in the hills with a sunny south facing view…ski or hike out your door from this beautiful log cottage (or yurt.. separate listing) located right on the ski hill…

Both house and yurt feature:

*Scenic views + hiking and ski trails

*Great northern lights viewing!

*Private guest kitchens; fully equipped with refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, coffee maker, cooking utensils, dishes, and cutlery

*Fully furnished; high quality linens, kitchenware, utensils, appliances

*Full bathroom with tub+shower and private washer/dryer

*All utilities provided including large screenTV with premium cable channels plus Internet/WiFi

*Use of shared hot tub

*Nearby historic sites, gold panning, dog mushing, natural hot springs, arctic cultural events, river or ice fishing, ice sculptures, and lots more! Owner is a long-time resident and retired teacher with plenty of local knowledge and willing to assist with reservations, etc.

Upper Log House specifically features:

*Mountain King Suite with panoramic south and west views; Shower + jetted spa tub w/view ; King Size bed w/memory foam mattress and luxurious bedding; private in room washer/dryer, massage chair & TV

*Plus three other bedrooms sleeps up to 9+

"Great Room" offers a well stocked bookshelf, game collection and, of course, mountain and city views.

*Access upper deck and outdoor hot tub on lower deck from either this room or from bedroom suite. A grill is also available on the deck for guest use in summer; wood stove in winter.

**Note that the rental includes exclusive use of the upper two floors with private entrance and parking. The first floor has a small occupied apartment with its own separate entrance and parking.

** For more information/photos/availability on the yurt ... see separate listing on this site "Deluxe Mountain Yurt"

Mountain Moose...An alpine getaway…and a short drive from downtown Fairbanks!

More Details

Owner
Colleen Smith
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2017

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Alpine Getaway... Only Minutes From Fairbanks
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
5

Fantastic home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Colleen is a fantastic host. She's super friendly and full of great information. The house is so comfortable and inviting! We spent most of our time looking at the views, reading, cooking and relaxing. I would highly recommend this wonderful property. We had a lovely time!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Utah
5

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I did a lot of searching before booking this and I was super pleased when we got there and all through our stay. Last minute my sister and brother in law decided to join us for their only true vacation in 48 years of marriage. Because of the 3 bedrooms it worked perfectly, was a great location and offered super amenities. HIGHLY recommend Colleen and her property. Jim V. Utah

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Perfect Place To Stay!

  • 5 of 5

It was only my husband and I on this trip and this house was really more than we needed, but it sounded just like what we wanted. We liked the fact that it was out of town and in such a beautiful setting in the woods on the side of the mountain. The view was fantastic and I could have spent more time sitting on the deck enjoying it had the weather cooperated. The house is very comfortable, well appointed, and the owner has tried to provide everything you could possibly need while you're there. We like to explore during the day and then come back to the house at night to relax and do our own food. The kitchen was completely stocked with everything including some spices, condiments, and coffee creamer! It was great since you just can't take your own stock when you fly. Colleen was a very gracious hostess offering to help us in any way to make our stay a pleasant one. I would highly recommend this home. Loved the dogs!!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exquisite House

  • 5 of 5

The house had plenty of room, very creatively decorated. We enjoyed our stay. I really enjoyed meeting Colleen. She was very friendly and helpful with our questions.

Thanks Colleen, if we are ever in Fairbanks, Alaska again, we hope to stay at your place again.

Eva C.

Corpus Christi, Texas

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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St. Paul
5

Fine place for a big family event

  • 5 of 5

There were nine of us for a family wedding in Fairbanks. If you've never been to Fairbanks, pretty much where ever you are is "20 minutes away." Colleen's place is about 20 minutes away from the University, from the REI, from most restaurants, from the Mushers Hall ... all the key cultural spots. Nine adults made it somewhat cozy, but six or seven adults with a child or two would be just right. Colleen is friendly. The house is well-equipped. Nice kitchen. Wi-fi is good. Direct TV is a plus. Dogs are friendly. Washer-dryer. Two showers. Three bathrooms. There is a stretch of dirt/gravel road approaching the house, so a four-wheeler is helpful, but not necessary. We recommend it highly. As for the key questions: it is very clean and well-maintained. Colleen is friendly and helpful, a retired school teacher.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

Colleen was great at making us feel right at home throughout our stay. The house and service were great, my only complaint is that it is not actually "minutes" from Fairbanks. It was probably about a 25-30 minute drive, we opted to not rent cars and had no trouble getting cabs to and from the house. Thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Rates & Availability

Fairbanks Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$165
$1,120
$4,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
$950
$3,600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 8.0%

**Note that extra guest fees are subject to the same cancellation guidelines as the rest of the reservation. No refunds for extra guests on the reservation that do not arrive unless the owner is notified 60 days in advance; (50% refund if notified 30-60 days in advance). If any additional guests are added to the reservation at any time, please notify owner to arrange the additional payment required.

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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Amenities

Fairbanks Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There is one full bathroom on the top floor with bedroom 2, bedroom 3 and the loft. There is one full bathroom on the main level with the living room and king bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • In addition, the living room has a fold down full size futon and there is an upstairs loft space with a twin bed. There are several cots and floor cushion beds if needed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling

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