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Charming studio on three acres with a back deck - close to university - dogs OK
Escape to Alaska at this charming studio apartment. Inside, this comfortable rental is tastefully-furnished and very welcoming, while outside, there's a shared yard bordering a salmon stream. The back deck is great to sit out on and relax with your favorite book or drink, and you'll also have access to a gas grill for warm weather cookouts.
What's nearby: This studio is on a three-acre oasis within the campus of the University of Alaska. The centralized location is less than four miles from the Anchorage Museum, and about seven miles from the Alaska Zoo. The Alyeska Ski Area, a world-class downhill ski venue, is a little over 40 miles away. From here, one can also link to bike paths and cross-country ski trails that interconnect across all of Anchorage. Closer to home, when the salmon are running, you will get glimpses in the stream that borders your yard! And in case of emergencies, you will be within walking distance of the Providence Alaska Medical Center.
Things to know: Free WiFi Kitchenette with a minifridge, microwave, and 3-in-1 breakfast station (no running water). The family dog is welcome to join you here with a small nightly fee. Please note that this is a suite attached to the owner's home with a separate entrance. One wall is shared.
1 dog welcome in this home. No other animals are allowed without specific Vacasa approval.
Parking notes: Off-street parking for two vehicles
You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.
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Gas grill : Private
Sean W.Dec 2022
The door isn’t super-easy to find and I got in late. Once that problem was solved the stay was quite lovely. The only other hiccup is that the firewood stacked by the house is too long to fit in the little woodstove in the space. I would have loved to have a fire just for ambiance!
Wayne H.Nov 2022
Very comfortable. Everything worked, but the bathroom light flickered like bulb might need to be screwed in firmly...or there's an issue of some kind in the bathroom fan. I didn't try to fix it. Liked the seclusion, but a bit hard to find.
Hi, Wayne! The homeowner has replaced the bathroom light bulb and fan. Thank you!
Velma J.Jul 2022
We loved the perfect lil’ nook in a quiet neighborhood! First time VRBO users, we were thankful for the find! I read the ratings and comments on the place, the ease of checking in and out was a plus! We would definitely stay here again if we had another “summer” trip!
Laura L.Jun 2022
What a wonderful place tucked away in the woods. Highly recommend!
Kathleen B.May 2022
I felt like a guest in a friend's home. It was comfortable, roomy, and quiet in a nice secluded area. Close to walking/biking trails. It doesn't have a kitchen stove or sink, but does have hot plate, microwave, coffee and hot water pots, and refrigerator. Made me not ever want to stay in a hotel again. I definitely will rebook when I need a place to stay in anchorage.
Jose r M.May 2022
It is quite, clean, very nice place
Kathy R.Mar 2022
This studio appears to be on the older side but it is we maintained and adorable. There is as a sign asking occupant to put trash out but it was not safe to walk down to the bins. There was also a terrible stain on the bedsheet. Overall, I'll stay there again.
Hi, Kathy! We're delighted you chose to stay with us and appreciate your feedback. We have discussed the bedsheets with housekeeping, and the homeowners have been advised of your concern with the trash bins. Thanks!
Janet M.Oct 2021
A writer’s dream. Great hosts, in the green belt ( like your own bit of forest) yet nestled near business and UAA college. All amenities (except Wi-Fi). Quiet, well decorated with books and a very comfortable bed! Loved it I hope to stay again in March!
Olga G.Mar 2021
If ican put 100 stars i would for that magical absolutely breathtaking place❗❗
I went there to experience beauty of winter and Anchorage Escape exceeded my expectations at all levels = its feels that you live in the middle of untouched forest two steps away from salmon brook in such quite well preserved sanctuary and yet not too far for all convenient places like coffeehouse or pharmacy.
Hiking trails just cross the street along the lake and sunrise will meet you every morning through dutch celling to floor windows that is open to private terrace.
And did i mention fireplace🔥? ? Thai is insane💗😍 and room is full of artsy touches from little souvenirs to wonderful choice of books that will fulfill your rustic taste.
The only wish is extra set of fresh sheets when needed on that super comfy bed😇😇
Definitely come back! Thank you Alex and Martha to make me feel at home with all desirable privacy👍🌼🌼
Katherine B.Dec 2019
Really liked that this was easy walking distance from Providence Hospital as I was at the hospital 12 hours a day with a sick loved one. This made the ability to get there and then have a place to sleep and relax some so much easier! The bed was comfortable and loved the room itself. I did not realize it had no internet, which for the price was not a bad thing. It also had no "Welcome" directions in the place, so I had to sort of intuit what was there and where.