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Large Upscale Lakeside Home- off Parks Hwy, midway between Anchorage & Denali

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 bathroom, lakeview, rec room, deck, patio, lawn and dock.

Large upscale Alaskan home on Nancy Lake, 70 miles north of Anchorage and accessible by paved road off Parks Highway or by float plane. Near to Susitna River drainage fishing, 50 miles to Talkeetna and enroute to Denali National Park. Beautiful lake frontage home with expansive windows, docks, boats (non-motor), and spacious grassy lawn. Perfect Alaskan vacation home with upscale amenities, just like home! We reserve weekend rentals for week long reservations only. The maximum occupancy including guests is 9 adults. This upscale lakefront property is not suitable for children.

Dianne Prince
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 13, 2018


Willow Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Max. adults: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • The non-smoking policy is mandatory and will result in maximum penalty for non-compliance.
  • There is no use of any owner owned motorized equipment - including motorized boats and watercraft or the trampoline.
  • Tenant assumes all responsibility for personal injury sustained in the residence or on the property.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - downstairs Guest - toilet , combination tub/shower , Seperate door between shower/toilet and sink area for multi
    Bathroom 1 Master - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 Guest upstairs - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - Downstairs Guest - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 3 - Downstairs Guest - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk Bed with double on bottom and single on top
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


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Large Upscale Lakeside Home- off Parks Hwy, midway between Anchorage & Denali
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This property couldn't have been better. We loved the location, views and the amenities. The photos accurately reflect the property features. Thanks for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
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Centerville, Utah USA


  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here in Willow, Alaska! The home is beautiful as well as the lake and everything that surrounds it. Nancy Lake is peaceful and we enjoyed kayaking on the lake. We had amazing weather while we were here so we had the opportunity to spend a lot of time outside. The house is very well set up for rainy days with things to do if you have to be indoors! Dianne was super helpful! We would definitely stay here again! Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place.Was easy to find, lots of room, great views. Would definitely stay again.Dianne was great to work with. Wouldn't expect anything else from an Aggie

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jackson, TN

Absolutely Stunning!!

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing. Everything you could ask for, super clean and comfy. The yard and lake were just spectacular.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ste. Genevieve, MO

Beautiful, luxurious lake side home.

  • 5 of 5

Dianne was very nice to work with and answered all questions promptly, and was very helpful with suggestions of things to do in the area, distances to places, etc.. The home is as described, and is lovely. Spectacular views and many extra amenities, especially for enjoying the lake and dock. The lake is fairly quiet, and we saw loons on the lake, and moose not far from the house! Our granddaughters used the kayaks, row boat and paddle boats and even swam off the dock! Wet suits are there as well.

Kitchen well stocked for cooking meals, bring your own fresh foods, plenty of seating, most comforts of home. Plenty of towels, and supplies for a weeks stay. Fire pit great for evening hot dog roast and s'mores. Lawn chairs, outdoor games, activities, and picnic tables as well.

Great location for seeing lots of sights. We took day trips, going to Seward from Anchorage, before heading to the house, where we did Seavey's Ididaride Dog Sledding (on land, not snow) our first day. Also went to Denali doing the shuttle tour another day, and to Whittier, on the 26 Glacier Tour, and did the Alaska Rail train and raft tour out of Anchorage to Whittier, during our week's stay. Did a 9 mile round trip hike up to Reeds Lakes from Hatcher Pass. Some difficult terrain, but beautiful scenery. My husband brought home a broken ankle as a souvenir! :-( Be well prepared for the hike, it is wilderness, and grizzly's were spotted in the days before we did the hike. We highly recommend all of those activities. Plan lots of driving time if you intend to see lots of sights. Many 2 lane roads, but beautiful scenery everywhere!

Besides not being able to stay longer, our only disappointment was the hot tub, listed as an amenity when we booked the house, needed repair and was not working during our stay. Our son and family were quite disappointed, since we only found that out a week before our stay. And it would have felt wonderful after a long day hiking or touring! Hopefully it will be repaired soon.

Overall I would highly recommend this home. It is perfect for extended family. Plenty of bathrooms and sleeping areas, games and places for everyone to have their own space.

My husband and I, and our son, daughter-in-law and 3 older teen granddaughters were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary, it was a perfect place to do that, and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Alaska is amazing, and everyone we met was very friendly. Even at the Alaska Urgent Care center in Anchorage

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Manassas VA

Exceeded Expectations

  • 5 of 5

This property is off the value scale. There are just too many amenities to use in one trip. The owner has exceptional taste and has thought of everything. If there is a down side, we could not find it.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Anchorage International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Settler's Golf Course (Wasilla)
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Alaska Railroad
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Parks Highway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Nearest Ski
110 Miles
Alyeska Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Talkeetna is 50 miles away and has a thriving tourism center including fishing, sightseeing, and helicopter tours of Denali National Park.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Property Damage Insurance $99
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Weekend rentals are reserved for weeklong rentals only. Maximum occupancy for overnight AND daily use is 9. Under no circumstances will parties be allowed or the maximum occupancy waived. Violators of this rule will be evicted immediately and their deposits forfeited.

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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