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Bedrooms 2
Space 92 m²
Property type house


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Willow Creek Inn (with wi-fi) - Just minutes off Parks Hwy. Hatcher Pass State Recreational Area.

* Come, get away from it all on this unique river-front property ! Known for excellent Rainbow/ Steelhead trout fishing. Willow Creek Inn is located in the foothills of the Talkeetna Mountains in the beautiful Susitna Valley with many outdoor opportunities available close by. Ask owner about recommended local fishing guides.

* The property is 27 acres of boreal forest with private river-front. Built with vaulted ceilings, oak floors, large screened windows throughout & beautifully furnished, sided on exterior with cedar. House sits up over the river with a beautiful view of the winding rapids. There's a long set of stairs, a trail & a short set of stairs to river's edge. There is a rocky/sandy area on the shore where guests like to sit by the river and enjoy the sounds of the rushing water. We keep outdoor chairs by the river.

* Willow Creek has several species of trout; rainbow, steelhead and arctic grayling. The river in front of the rental is spawning ground for silver and king salmon. Animals natural to this area are river otter, lynx, moose, brown bear and black bear. You will often see bald eagles flying up and down the river as there is an eagle's nest in the top of a cottonwood tree across the river.

*Fish for salmon as close as the confluence of Willow & Deception Creeks 3 miles downstream from the rental. Many streams crossing the Parks Hwy nearby are popular fishing spots.

* Hatcher Pass State Park & the Nancy Lake State Recreation Area offer many hiking trails. Bring your camera!

* The town of Willow is centrally located to many popular & scenic places to visit such as Hatcher Pass State Park, Independence Historic Mine, Nancy Lake State Recreation Park, Matanuska Glacier, Denali National Park. Willow is surrounded by the Talkeetna Mountains to the east & the Alaska Range to the west & north and has many lakes & rivers. The re-start of the world famous Iditarod Trail Sled-Dog Race is just 7 miles from the rental on Willow Lake.

*In winter months you might view Northern Lights. Winter renters enjoy cross country skiing & snow-machining. The trail leading into Hatcher Pass is minutes away.

*Towns to the south of Willow are Houston, Big Lake, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla and Palmer. To the north are towns of Talkeetna, Sunshine, Trapper Creek & Denali.

* The house has 2 bedrooms with queen beds, lazy boy sleeper sofa. All linens are provided. We can also provide a twin air mattress. When needing sofa sleeper or air mattress, let us know in advance so that we can have bedding out.

*Owners have nothing personal in the house, so you can make yourself at home.

*The kitchen is well stocked with all the necessary dishes, pots, pans, etc. to cook & serve your meals. This is a full kitchen, with side by side refrigerator- freezer, stove - oven, microwave, dishwasher & various small appliances. Items such as coffee/filters, spices, flour, sugar, s&p, are kept in the kitchen. All paper plastic, items such as toilet paper, paper towels & trash bags are provided for your stay. Liquid dish soap as well as dishwasher tablets are provided.

*Bathroom/bedrooms are well stocked with all bath linens. We keep shampoo, body wash & liquid handsoap in the bathroom for your convenience.

*This home has a washer/dryer and we provide liquid laundry soap. There is no charge for the use of washer & dryer.

* People from every state and around the world have stayed here and enjoyed the peacefulness of this river front property and absolutely love it!

*Keys are provided on check-in date at the rental.

Keywords: House on river, private, 27 acres, wooded,

easily accessible

More Details

Paul & Ginny
Member since: 2007
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Willow

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • There are 2 queen beds, a sofa sleeper, twin air mattress. If you will be needing sofa sleeper or air mattress, let us know in advance.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • provided: toilet paper, liquid hand soap & bath linens, 1st aid kit in cabinet, shampoo & liquid body soap
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , can provide twin air mattress upon request
  • Queen beds in each bedroom with Simmons mattresses on bed frames; all bed linens provided. Bed linens provided for sofa sleeper & air mattress upon advance request.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 6 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
gold pans/sluice box, rod & reel fishing poles, Coleman cooler, metal fire pit & dried kindling provided.


Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Ted Steven's Intn'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Willow Trading Post
Nearest Golf
40 Miles
Settlers Bay
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Alaska Railroad
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Parks Hwy 3
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Willow Trading Post
Nearest Ski
75 Miles
Hilltop Ski
Car: recommended

Hatcher Pass Recreational Area.

Northern Lights/Aurora Borealis viewing in winter months

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race Re-Start on Willow Lake just miles from rental (month of March)

Gold Pans available at rental (Willow Creek is a Placer Stream)


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Willow

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 2017 - Apr 2018
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$12 per night, per additional guest
May 2018
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
1 night minimum stay
June 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
July-Aug 2018
Jul 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$12 per night, per additional guest
Sep 2018
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$12 per night, per additional guest
Oct 2018-Apr 2019
Oct 1 2018 - Apr 30 2019
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$12 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$12 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 5.0%

No cleaning fee
No security deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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