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Secluded cottage w/mountain views and gas fireplace - close to lifts/activities!
Walk to the lifts from the front door of this super-cozy Alaskan cabin that features vaulted ceilings, lots of wooden embellishments, and tons of character! After a day on the slopes, thaw out in front of the fireplace, enjoy your favorite novel over the spacious chaise, or sprawl out in front of the TV for an evening of peace and relaxation. The full kitchen has been recently remodeled with all new appliances and countertops, and it now has a dishwasher! The kitchen is also equipped with all the tools you'll need to serve your guests that perfect homemade dinner.
What's Nearby: Just steps away, Alyeska Mountain features 1,610 skiable acres, 76 named trails, and over 669' of annual snowfall. If you need a little more action than the chairlifts can provide, you can also get a day (or more) of Heli-Skiing for some amazing first tracks and vertical adventure. Afterward, grab a bite to eat at Jack Sprat or the Spritzmark which features outdoor seating and live music. If you need a day off from the slopes, book a private tour of the Girdwood Brewing Company then grab a pint and some awesome food truck grub afterward.
Things to Know: AWD/FWD may be required Free WiFi Close to the ocean
No pets are allowed at this vacation rental.
Parking notes: Driveway parking
You must be 21 years or older to rent this property.
Washer/dryer : Private
Heating & cooling
Kitchen & dining
Walk to lifts
Nearby activities & attractions
Brittni H.May 2022
This place was perfect for a weekend getaway! Cozy but also very open layout made the chalet feel so much bigger. Right at the base of the slopes, easy walking distance to ski/snowboard.
Alysha T.Apr 2022
We loved the location of this cabin. Close to the mountain and our friends condos. We walked everywhere! Highly recommend. We will rent again.
Brandon D.Mar 2022
The cabin is ideally located, sleeps more than enough and has plenty of space. It’s clean, comfortable and is as advertised. It’s a little older and could use some updating, but the character more than makes up for it.
Shannon L.Jan 2022
So cozy and close to slopes! Stocked well with everything we needed! Can’t wait to come back!
Thomas A.Jan 2022
Really sweet, retro feeling home. Kitchen has had a recent update so appliances are new. Easy walk 5 minute walk to the daylodge or to the Sitzmark. Great parking.
Monica T.Dec 2021
Beautiful chalet. Walking distance to Alyeska resort. Chalet is comfortable and very warm(we went in December). We were able to check in a bit earlier due to forecasted bad weather leaving out of Anchorage to Girdwood. It snowed several inches overnight and early next morning the roads were taken care of and the driveway was also shoveled and plowed.
Would recommend staying here any time of year, lots to do working walking distance including restaurants.
Pamela C.Dec 2021
Great location and love the improvements made in the kitchen. Love the location, so close to the lifts.
Garrett S.Sep 2021
This place is amazing, the photos don't even do the incredible architecture justice. Wonderful location, beautiful view, it all makes you feel sexy.
Only negative is no dishwasher
heather s.Jul 2021
What a great place to stay. Not only did this house meet our needs but it’s location is perfect for seeing Alaska small town and out in the woods style. The red couch and benches gave all of us room to lounge and the fireplace was cozy after our mountain hikes/rafting trips. There is a donation only Bussing service to take you many places around Girdwood if you come by train. Crow Creek Mine, glacier/nature trail parks, and an animal conservation center are just a few activities close to this amazing house.
We were a family of 6 adults and fit nicely in the space of this cabin. The kitchen held enough space for groceries to feed us for a week and the kitchen was well stocked in everything but glasses (5) and bowls (3). We got creative and made it work.
Now as to the shower complaints that have been discussed in past reviews. FYI- this cabin has a tankless/on demand water heater. All 6 of us easily figured out how to use this heater. You literally need to turn it on, count to 15, test the water, adjust the knob, count to 15 again, test water, doing this until you have the temp you want. We didn’t need to move it but one time. Once you have it set to the right temp- take note as to where the arrow is and you can turn it off and on at the same place. We had our water temp set for the week.
We are keeping this cabin on our favorite list because we will be coming back!
Aleah R.Jun 2021
Went for a birthday trip and stayed two nights here. The pictures don’t do the size of the home justice. Pretty spacious and roomy. Didn’t plan on staying in the house for a long time during the day but ended up doing the opposite the first day we were there and spent the first day inside cause of tiredness from our flight. Didn’t mind since the home was so comfy! Girdwood is a small town but this house is located perfectly in the town we were able to walk to everywhere! We just couldn’t stop talking about how close the house was to things. We are planning a return to Alaska and hope to stay here again!
Jennifer W.Mar 2021
The house was perfect for two people and had almost everything we needed. The only thing wrong—AND IT’S A BIG ONE—Is that the shower was completely unusable. Regardless of how much time we waited, or what time of day we were in it, we could never get a medium temperature. It was either scalding hot or freezing cold. We had to resort to sponge baths and washing our hair in the kitchen sink. Not ideal for an eight day stay! Otherwise, we LOVED the cabin and the location, but the shower problem will prevent us from staying there again.
Hi, thank you for your review. We're sorry for any issues you encountered with the water during your stay. The local manager has inspected the water temperature and shower, and it is in working order. There is an instruction card on how to operate the hot water at the home, and it takes about 20 seconds to adjust to the selected temperature. The local manager is looking into replacing the shower knob so that it is more comprehensive, but that will not change the temperature register time. We appreciate your feedback and hope to host you again soon!
Pamela C.Dec 2020
Comfy, roomy cabin with the basics. Nothing extravagant. Awesome location! Walk right over to the lifts and day lodge. Great communication - quick responses.
Jamilyn H.Mar 2020
This is the perfect spot for a ski trip, especially with multiple kids. You can see the daylodge from the window & it is across the street from the Powder Hound. It’s well equipped, clean and comfortable. The TV is a smart TV so you can log into apps for streaming. The gas fireplace is great for helping dry gear. The home has a lot of character & we enjoyed it!
Justin M.Feb 2020
I stayed at the cedar chalet with my husband and two other couples. It slept all of us comfortable and could have easily accommodated a few more people, as long as you’re ok with sharing one bathroom. The chalet is beautiful (the pictures don’t do it justice!), and everything was perfectly clean. The location in Girdwood can’t be beat - walk to the slopes, the Sitz, Jack Sprat, The Bake Shop... We can’t wait to stay again!
Vincent A.Feb 2020
Vacasa staff was super helpful when car got stuck in the snow. Place was great.