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Large Anchorage Hillside Home - Great Rental Rates

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

2 1/2 wooded, secluded acres hosts this magnificent Tudor Style home situated at the base of the Chugach Mountains.

* 1 Minute from the Alaska Zoo

* 2 Minutes from Anchorage's Premier Golf Course

* 5 Minutes from Anchorage's Largest Shopping District

* 10 Minutes from Anchorage International Airport

* 15 Minutes from Downtown Anchorage

* 10 Minutes from Flattop Mt. - Anchorage's favorite Mt. Hiking Trail

5 Bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths. Large Custom Kitchen with breakfast nook, separate dining room, formal living room, family room, 2 fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, deck with barbeque grill. Enjoy the natural beauty of Alaska with wildlife roaming freely through the yard. This home is a Custom Retreat for those groups wishing to spend their stay in the Anchorage Area enjoying the family like atmosphere this home affords.

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More Details

Owner
Bob Giroux
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Bob Giroux

Owners have lived in Alaska for over 40 years and are a semi-retired couple who travel expensively in the 'Lower 48' but continue to call Alaska 'home'. During the summer they enjoy spending time on the Kenai River fishing for Alaska salmon. During the fall they enjoy the Adirondacks in NY where they have a small cabin on the Ausable River. The winters are spent mainly in Florida avoiding the cold snowy weather they have enjoyed all those years. They maintain a small apartment over the garage at said property for when they are in Anchorage.

Amenities

Mid-Hillside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 17 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Large Anchorage Hillside Home - Great Rental Rates
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews
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5

The perfect vacation home!!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we rented this home in Anchorage.

The home is very large and perfect for big groups. Located in South Anchorage where there is plenty of shopping and good restaurants.

Within walking distance to the Anchorage Zoo. Bob the home owner is very good at responding to phone calls. We will be returning to Anchorage in a few months, and will be using this home then.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

An outstanding property in a great location.

  • 5 of 5

Excellent 5 bedroom facility that has everything you need. Close to airport and Downtown Anchorage.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very spacious, beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

We recently took a family vacation to Alaska and stayed in this fabulous house. There were 7 of us and there was plenty of room for our needs. We each had our own bedroom which allowed us privacy. The outside area has a large deck and big grill for cooking an entire meal for a large family. The owner was staying in his apartment over the garage and greeted us as we arrived and was there for us to answer any questions. His directions to the house made driving to the house very easy. There was plenty of kitchen items plus many spices for our cooking needs. The only recommendation I would make (and this is not a criticism) is that the microwave cooks very slow and probably needs replacing. I would recommend this beautiful home to anyone for a trip to Alaska.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This is just a beautiful home. We would highly recommend staying here. We’ve stayed in numerous VRBOs around the country and this one is right at the top of the list. It is clean, comfortable, and spacious. The bedrooms have comfy beds and nice linens. The bathrooms are clean and tidy, and well-supplied with lots of extra towels for busy days. The kitchen has a special warmth to it—spacious for cooking and dining--and includes all the amenities. There’s a deck and barbecue and a great big yard for kids of all ages to run and play. The host, Bob, was gracious and helpful and we think he and his family are very generous sharing their beautiful home with travelers.

The location is terrific. The Alaska Zoo is right across the street. Hiking trailheads, parks for the kids to play, baseball fields, grocery stores—all only a short drive away. Great starting point for tourist points south toward Whittier and Seward or north toward Hatcher Pass.

Our family of ten, spanning three generations, was blessed, surprised, and delighted at the beautiful accommodations. Everyone loved our home away from home. This is a great place—thank you, Bob, for your part, in our wonderful family trip to Alaska!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family (13 people total ranging in age from 2 to 88) stayed at this home for a week for our youngest daughter's wedding. It was a beautiful setting, centrally located to where we needed to be, and wonderfully outfitted. Also had amazing weather, although I don't think that can be attributed to the property owner :) Plenty of room for our vehicles (4 of them) to be able to come and go without having to shuffle around. Nice to have so much room to spread out, room outside for the kids to run around, and room to have our friends come by and hang out for a bit as well. Totally recommend this property if you are looking for a stay in the Anchorage area.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Large home, perfect for a stay with extended family

  • 4 of 5

Homey and comfortable are good words to describe this large home. Five adults and one infant had ample space in this home. The home was very clean. The decor is a little dated but the home is very well taken care of. My mother, who has mobility issues, stayed with us. The home offered a two step entry into the house and a downstairs bedroom, bath, and family room. The downstairs does have single steps into the living rooms and kitchen areas.

The owner should highlight ease of accessibility for elderly travelers. Finding a home with few stairs is very hard to find in Anchorage. If you are traveling with an elderly family member this home is a good option.

We did see a moose walking up the driveway while we were there. The home is very convenient to anything in Anchorage. The zoo is across the street!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This home sits on a two and a half acre wooded lot with easy access to major shopping, restaurants, and local Alaskan attractions.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $50 per person per night

Rates will vary $250.00 to $500.00 based on length of stay and the number of individuals in the group. No weddings, wedding receptions or large group parties allowed without approval of the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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