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Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Wildwoods Moose River Lodging

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay nights


Sterling Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Welcome to Wildwoods Cabin, an experience you will always remember. Recently built, Wildwoods Cabin is a very modern 4 bedroom, 3 bath “cabin in the woods” overlooking the peaceful Moose River near Sterling, Alaska. The builder has harvested interesting stone and unique wild woods from years of roaming the Alaskan wilderness and has brought it all together to create the beautiful masterpiece that is the Wildwoods Cabin, all for your exclusive lodging experience.

Read a book by the gas fireplace with the beautiful burled spruce mantel and enjoy the towering stone and wild wood wall above the black granite bar. The kitchen with cherry cabinets is fully equipped for whatever culinary delights you are ready to create.

Fresh fruit, cereals, coffee, and teas are ready for your mornings. Relax in the soaking tub and large walk-in shower of the master bathroom. The large deck overlooking the river with its grill and dining area is also a bird lover's dream location to watch 60 known species throughout the year.

Trumpeter swans and many other waterfowl make this a favorite feeding stop on spring and fall migrations. Moose enjoy feeding in the river at sunrise and sunset. Bear, caribou, coyotes, wolves, otter and mink wander through on occasion. Breathe in the fresh scents from the rock gardens and flower beds built into the surrounding terrain. Stroll the path to the river and soak up the wildlife from the benches on the dock. Take off in the canoe for a leisurely paddle up the Moose River. Or after a day of fishing, hiking, or sightseeing, you can return to the luxurious surroundings of the cabin.

Wildwoods Cabin was built and furnished by Robert Kuiper, Alaska's master log furniture builder who focuses on bringing the beauty of Alaska's woods and rivers indoors and incorporating them into beds, tables, and chairs. Of special interest are the beautiful end tables created from the log remains of the new Iditarod Burled Arch in Nome, of which Robert built in 2000.

Keywords: lodge, house, cabin

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why The Owner chose

This is a tranquil, private location with access to the Moose River and 1 mile from the world famous Kenai River. We are located in Sterling, which is 12 miles from Soldotna.

What makes this cabin unique

Wildwoods Cabin is located on the peaceful Moose River in Sterling. For those wanting a relaxing getaway, you need go no further than here. The Kenai Mountains are 20 minutes away going east and 30 minutes to the west are the towns of Soldotna, Kenai and Cook Inlet . Resturants and shopping available there. There are also many things to do in the area, many of which have local guides available.



•Canoeing and kayaking


•Fresh Water – All kinds of fresh water fishing close by. The Kenai River , one mile away, has 4 species of salmon, Rainbow Trout, and Dolly Varden. There are also many other lakes and streams in the area.

•Saltwater – Saltwater fishing for halibut, salmon, cod, and clamming is about 15 miles away.

•Bird watching – 60 known species in this area and the Moose River is a favored stopover for waterfowl during their spring and fall migrations.

•Mushroom and berry picking


based on 13 traveler reviews

Wildwoods Moose River Lodging
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
Soldotna, Alaska

Custom Luxury Built Home W/Amazing Views of the Moose River

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I could not have been happier as we enjoyed our family get together at this gorgeous place. I can't think of anything the owners have left out that could have made our stay any better. The nearby Moose River was full of swans which we could photograph from the cabin as well as by the riverside. This spacious home is clean, comfortable, and well stocked with everything from the bedding to the kitchen to the gas grill on the expansive deck. The artistic details from the woodwork/rock work and outdoor landscaping are what make this cabin truly unique. The owners want you to get the most out of your stay be it sightseeing, hiking, fishing, birding, relaxing, etc.

I would not hesitate to recommend this cabin as stays like this make lasting memories!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week at Wildwoods Cabin and could not have been more happy with the accommodations. Two couples shared the cabin and we had so much room and privacy. We were wowed with the beautiful surroundings and the artistic detail present wherever we looked. After a full day of fishing for silver salmon, the cabin was so relaxing to come home to for a relaxing evening. We cooked nearly every evening, we just wanted to spend as much time as possible at the cabin. We canoed on the Moose River, sat on the dock, and relaxed each evening on the deck. The owners provided so many niceties, from washer and dryer (soap and softener provided) to a stocked spice cabinet; from shampoo and conditioner to cold drinks, breakfast foods and a bowl of fruit; and from hand carved walking sticks to high quality dinnerware, pots and pans. Thank you to the owners for making our fantastic Alaska vacation even more enjoyable!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great home base:)

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent 7 nights here and it could not have been a more comfortable stay. We wanted someplace private and clean but not too far to drive to Soldotna and Kenai- this was it. We had my two parents with my husband and I, along with our two kids ages 4 and 7 months and there was plenty of room for us all. The kitchen is wonderfully stocked, we would have had everything we needed for breakfast the next day had we not stopped at the store already. The beds were all very comfortable, which is a great surprise when you're on vacation:) The canoe was also fun for us- we paddled down to the sterling highway bridge and stopped short where the Moose River meets the Kenai. We even ran into a couple of the Kilchers while at lunch in town! We made day trips to Homer, Seward, and Kenai- a little bit of a drive but not bad. My 4 year old loved the bunk beds and the highchair was awesome for my baby. Our last night there a couple of moose were on the road in to the cabin, awesome! We saw so much wildlife everywhere we went! Again, a wonderfully Clean! and private place to stay!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Wildwoods Cabin had everything that we imagined an Alaskan vacation cabin should have. Fireplace, gazebo, propane grill, riverfront location and view, and custom log furniture and decor throughout the cabin. There was also all the comforts of home such as Wifi, flat screen tv and a spacious kitchen. Located off the main highway, this location is quiet and relaxing yet close enough to Soldotna to make a quick run into town for shopping and dining. The deck and gazebo is the ideal place to have a beer while the sun is setting. I also liked the large closets which allowed us to keep the suitcases out of the way and our clothes hung up. If I am in the Kenai again, I would definitely try to rent out this place again.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saved the best for last!

  • 5 of 5

This lodging truly was crafted with love and an eye for detail. The cabin and furnishings were in their natural habitat. Every time we looked around we saw something new and unique. The owner/builder has a God given talent of looking at a piece of wood and crafting it into either functional furniture or trim. It was clean and neat; well maintained; kitchen utensils well stocked; cereal, coffee, tea, condiments in the cupboards; refrigerator had orange juice and milk stocked; gas grill on the deck; an easy walking path to the river with two benches waiting to be used. Excellent quality bedding and linens. Four senior couples enjoyed a brief, but too short stay; definitely will return if the opportunity arises.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Pole, Alaska

Amazing Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

An amazing cabin on a beautiful setting. The custom woodworking throughout makes this place a little slice of heaven. We enjoyed sitting on the banks of the Moose River watching many different birds, fish, moose & caribou. Very close to so many activities! You will not regret this stay!!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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canoeing, snowshoeing


Rates & Availability

Sterling Cabin Rental Rates


  • From $275/nt
  • US Dollars
  • June 15 thru August 15 .. $350/Night
  • August 16 thru June 14 .. $275/Night
  • Rates are for 2 people
  • $35 Per Extra Guest June 15 - August 31.. 3 Night Minimum
  • $35 Per Extra Guest Sept 1 - June 14 .. 2 Night Minimum
  • 3% Local Sales Tax.
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Sterling Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Bunk bed (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting

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