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Hillside Home - Mountain & Alaska Wildlife Views - Weekly/Monthly discounts

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 5. Secluded Neighborhood, Wildlife

This two-bedroom, one bathroom apartment is located adjacent to the owner's home (separate entrance) on more than 2.5 wooded acres in the upper hillside of south Anchorage, Alaska. Apartment includes fully equipped kitchen, laundry, and living area with TV, free Wi-Fi, etc. Bedrooms have blackout curtains to help you sleep under the midnight sun! A fabulous view can be seen out of every room in the house, including the Alaska mountain range, Chugach range, volcanoes, and Cook Inlet. Moose are frequent visitors, also chance to see lynx, bear, owls, hares, and the occasional wolverine.

Close enough to enjoy the City of Anchorage but far enough away to feel like you have gotten away from it all! Close to hiking and skiing trails and the Alaska Zoo, Althetic Club, or the golf course. The location is about 20 minutes from the Airport or downtown, and 5 minutes from the Seward Highway (access to the Kenai Peninsula to the south and all points north). Hiking trails from the backyard connect to a municipal trail system along Rabbit Creek. Owners live next door and would be happy to share stories or provide advice for sightseeing opportunities.

Call me to reserve it directly without service fees. We request 50% down-payment and the remaining amount due on arrival.

More information including a location map, floor plan, and more are available on our 'rabbitcreekstudio . com' website. Or please call or email us for more information.

Keywords: Apartment, Vacation Rental, B&B, Anchorage, Alaska

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, a little bit of basic spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 7, 2017

About Kim

Mike, Kim, and dogs in Bear Valley, just a hike away from the house. Picture taken in late spring when it is sunny and the snow is almost melted.

Kim purchased this apartment in 2005

Why Kim chose Anchorage

We chose this location for our home and your vacation rental, because it is situated on a relatively large (2.5 acre) secluded property, close enough to the activities, culture, and our jobs in the City of Anchorage, yet far enough away and in the mountains that we feel like we are in the wilderness. There is a fantastic 360 degree view of the mountains; the ocean, hiking and skiing trails are right out our back door; wildlife such as moose, bear, lynx, coyote, owls, hawks, rabbits, and birds frequent our property every day. We just love living here!

What makes this apartment unique

Some of the unique benefits you will enjoy while staying at our property are the same benefits as the reasons we chose to live here ourselves. The unique wilderness setting combined with the closeness to the City of Anchorage, the airport, and the highway access to the famed Kenai Peninsula. The evening sunsets over Cook Inlet and views of the mountains and volcanoes beyond. Plus, all the comforts of a modern home, including wireless internet, cable TV, BBQ grille, and full kitchen and laundry facilities. Plus new friends right next door! Welcome! We look forward to meeting you.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Quiet Neighborhood and relaxing views. Saw a momma moose and calf the first morning. Loved it! For those that want to see Alaska without being cosmopolitan, this is ideal. Mike and Kim are great hosts.
Jun 2014
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Rabbit Creek Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 bathroom with shower stall. No bathtub.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has blackout curtains to help you sleep under the midnight sun, Queen size Beds (1) This bedroom has blackout curtains, and Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing


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Hillside Home - Mountain & Alaska Wildlife Views - Weekly/Monthly discounts
average rating of 4.857143 based on 28 reviews

Perfect Spot with Gracious Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

We recently visited Alaska for the first time and had some very specific adventures in mind. We chose this house for a few reasons - two of which were that it was not downtown and it was a very short drive to a location where we planned on spending a lot of time hiking (and hopefully photographing wildlife).

We arrived after dark and the hosts were very accommodating in helping us get settled. The house was clean, quiet, spacious, well-equipped and a delight to arrive to after a long and tiring day of travel.

We were close to everything, but tucked away in a nice quiet area, with no traffic, views of mountains, easy access to Rt 1. It is in the perfect location.

The hosts were invisible, except for when we asked for recommendations, advice or help. We arrived 'home' one evening to a wonderful surprise of homemade rhubarb squares and smoked salmon!!

This will definitely be our place to stay when (not if) we return!!

Thank you K&M!!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us! Great to chat about your photography adventures and share our favorite places to view moose! Saw one in the backyard the day after you left (lol)!
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Batawa, Ontario, Canada

Home Away from Home!!

  • 5 of 5

It was perfect!! Minutes from downtown, beautiful views greet you at every window, sometimes with awesome wildlife!!! Hosts were friendly, informative and we always felt welcome!!! A nice place to relax after playing tourist all day!!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA

Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better place to stay. The place was clean and comfortable. The location was perfect. Thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casper, wyoming

Great place to stay before cruising!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful accommodations for a short stay in Anchorage before sailing on our cruise. Not too far from the city and very quiet. Would think about putting a mirror up in the 2nd bedroom since 4 adults shared one bath. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anchorage Stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here, it was just as described!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 4 of 5

We loved out stay here! We had a moose right I the yard 2/3 nights and Kim was an awesome host. We had plenty of space and the location was secluded enough that we had plenty of time for relaxation.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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.