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Geri McCann

Member since: 2011
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Speaks english

DELUX LAKE FRONT RESORT :MT. VIEWS - Fishing, Boating, Bikes , Hike (sleeps 24+)

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type chalet

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Photos and Description of the Gateway vacation chalet rental

Great for large groups, families, retreats: central to Alaska's top attractions!

Canoe Lake Chalet Resort: ALASKA AT ITS BEST!

Perfect for large or small family, group gatherings, retreats etc.

This gorgeous 2,700 sq. ft. lake front chalet has stunning panoramic mountain and lake views! Beautiful Alaskana decor and antique furnishing offers all the modern comforts of home. This large duplex has 2 separate units with private entrances. Each unit has its own private kitchen, living room, dining room, bathroom, laundry, deck with BBQ. For larger groups the units can be adjoined together with interior staircase at a discounted rate. The entire chalet altogether can comfortably sleep over 20 guests.

Featured in this listing: is #378076

Unit #1 - DELUX LAKE FRONT..."EAGLES NEST" - upper unit #378076

* 1,700 sq ft. has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, laundry

*Sleeps up 15+


Unit #2 - COZY LAKE FRONT..."BEAR DEN" lower unit seen on site #786941

*1,000 Sq Ft. - 2 bedroom, 1 bath, laundry

* Sleeps 9 + (see details


Featured in this listing is #378076 THE EAGLES NEST (upper unit)- 1,700 sq. ft.

Enjoy 2 stories of beautifully furnished luxury living with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, and laundry. High vaulted ceilings provide open atmosphere over the living room/dining room. Relax and dine in the while you gaze at the panoramic mountain through large scenic windows. Walk out onto your private deck the looks over the lake, and BBQ fresh Alaska salmon. The extra-large kitchen is stocked and ready with cooking essentials for family meals.

An elegant staircase leads to the top story overlooking the main living area below. The den has a couch with a full size hide-a-bed and a full size futon for additional sleeping for 2 to 4. We have a large flat screen TV/DVD, Wii game system and an large variety of DVD/VHS library & family board games. A large shared large bath with tub/shower unit is right off the den.

*Bed room 1. The LUXURY SUITE is on the main floor sleeps 2; decorated with antiques in romantic Victorian style. It has a comfortable California king size bed, large private bath with an extra-large claw-foot soaking tub, plus a separate shower, vanity with double sinks, a large walk-in closet, TV/DVD, and private door leading to the deck. There is room for an air bed for additional sleeping for 1 or 2 more

*Bedroom 2 - The DUCK ROOM – Located upstairs sleeps 4 Has queen bed and quality/comfortable queen size futon.

* Bedroom 3 - The PERCH ROOM sleeps 4 Located in the upstairs. This large room offers a choice of sleeping option, 4 twins side by side, or 2 of the twins can be converted into a king size bed wit a comfortable memory foam mattress.

* The Den - sleeps 3 Locate upstairs with quality/comfortable queen size futon and a single hide-a-bed couch.


For children we provide pack-n-play, crib mattress, high chair/rocking horse, stuffed Alaskan animals, toys, books, board games, etc. Our large library offers a Alaskana books with stories, history, and scenic beauty of our region. A wide variety of DVDs & board games for all age, cable TV, and hi-speed Wifi. The water is always hot with on-demand hot water system!! Comfortable airbeds are available for additional sleeping options.

Your dream Alaskan adventures await right out your door! Centrally located to Alaska best attractions. Canoe Lake Resort is located in the heart of the beautiful Kepler-Bradly Lake State Recreation Reserve encompassing 349 acres of wilderness, 10 sport-fishing lakes that are plentifully stocked with rainbow trout & grayling, with miles of mapped and groomed recreation trails.

Relax on our private lakefront soaking in the spectacular views of the Talkeetna and Chugiak Mountain Ranges. Swim and have FUN on the lake with complimentary lake toys, KAYAKS, ROW BOAT, CANOE, PADDLE BOAT, and FLOATING DOCK. FISH right off the dock for rainbow trout and grayling, many have caught 10 fish in just a couple of hours! We supply some fishing gear too! Enjoy quality family time; play lawn games, gather around crackling campfires, catch guppies and hunt for frogs with nets and buckets provided.

Get out and explore, RUN, HIKE, BIKE, SKI through the miles mapped recreation trails right out your door. Experience Alaska winter adventures; skiing, snow shoeing, ice fishing, sledding, ice-skating, snow machining, and dog mushing. Enjoy breath-taking panoramic views of the Northern Lights above the snow-covered mountain ranges!

Experience National Geographic moments; Nesting eagles and osprey hunt and dive for fish, nesting loons and a variety waterfowl swim with their babies. Visits from our resident moose are quite exciting! Canoe Lake boarder the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge which is rich with wild life; moose, wolf, beaver, salmon streams, nesting eagles, osprey, owls, water fowl, and migratory birds. Bears are rare, I have not seen one in 10 yrs!!


We have 25 years in the tourism and will help you plan and book your dream Alaskan vacation. Visit our travel agency AUTHENTIC ALASKA TOURS website for more information on exciting half and full day trips and tours in our region!

We are centrally located to Alaskan top attractions and destinations

*45 mi. to the Anchorage International Airport

*35 mi from Anchorage

*2 mi to Alaska State Fair

*3 mi to Palmer Airport

*3 mi to Palmer a historic agricultural community

*3 mi to Golfing in Palmer

*3 mi to the Mat-Su Regional Hospital

*7 mi to Wasilla - Iditarod Trail Head Quarters

*7 mi to the Alaska Rail Road depot

*7 mi to Musk Ox Farm

*10 mi to drive to excellent salmon fishing spots

*15 mi to Ekluta Native Village/Historic Russian Orthodox Church

15 mi. to Thunderbird Falls -- recreation hike

*15 mi to the Reindeer Farm

*20 mi to historic Independence Mine /Hatchers Pass recreation area for exciting hiking and cultural tours

*25 mi to Knik Glacier - ATV or jet boat rides, scenic flight, helicopter tours

*70 mi to Matanuska Glacier – drive right up to it and hike right on it

*70 miles to the historic village of Talkeetna known for dramatic views of Mt. McKinley (Denali) , scenic flights, fishing, jet boat, rafting tours, ziplines, arts, museums, etc.

*200 miles to Denali National Park

Visit our FaceBook page 'CANOE LAKE CHALET for more info and photos.



***THE BEAR DEN (lower unit)- 1,000 sq. ft.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Geri McCann (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Glenn Highway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Hatchers Pass
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Knik Arm
Nearest Point of Interest
Canoe Lake Chalet
Car: necessary

We are part of the Kepler-Bradley Lakes State Recreation area with 10 lakes. Beautiful wilderness trails provide great hiking, mountain biking, or cross-country skiing . Canoe lake is stocked with rainbow trout and grayling, its non-motorized quiet and pristine. Try som surrounding catch and release lakes - with huge fish! Ice fishing is great in the winter, along with ice skating and skiing on the lake. Relax around a camp fire by the lake and soak in the Alaskan wilderness serenaded by loons and varieties of lake birds. Watch our nesting eagles and hawks hunt and dive for fish. View incredible northern lights displays right out your window!

Experience Alaska's best adventures in the surrounding area: salmon fishing, hike on Matanuska Glacier, jet boat or helicopter to Knik Glacier, white water rafting through jagged mountain ranges, wilderness trails, extreme mountain hiking or climbing, horse back riding.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation chalet rental in Gateway, Alaska

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 31 2016 - Dec 15 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
EAGLES NEST Winter/Spring
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 9 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$16 per night, per additional guest
Mar 9 2017 - May 14 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest
EAGLES NEST summer rate
May 15 2017 - Sep 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$27 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add C$20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$79
Cleaning fee C$100
Tax Rate 5.0%

Visit our other listing to see more about the BEAR DEN lower unit - COZY LAKE FRONT # 786941
To rent just the BEAR DEN there are lower rates.
5% TRAVEL AGENCY discount for guests using Authentic Alaska Tours for vacation planning and booking
5% Discount for extra large groups over 16 guests
To reserve the property a 50% deposit of is required at time of booking and full payment due 6 months in advance
The refundable cleaning deposit of $300 is due in the form of a check mailed with the signed rental agreement prior to check-in.
Refund Policy 100% -12 months in advance, 10% - 6 months in advance

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation chalet rental in Gateway, Alaska

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , EAGLES NEST: In entry way, with toilet, sink, & mirror
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , EAGLES NEST: large vanity, shared bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , EAGLES NEST: Private double sink clawfoot tub & shower stall
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , BEAR DEN - double sink, laundry,
  • The entire chalet both units altogether have a total of 3 full baths and 1/2 baths, The EAGLES NEST The Luxury Suite has a beautifully tiled private bath with an extra long & deep claw foot soaking tub plus a shower unit and a large vanity with double sinks. The Alaska Dynasty Suite has nice private bath with tiled tub/shower unit and large vanity. A 1/2 bath is located in the entry way BEAR DEN Unit Shared large bath with tub/shower unit and large vanity with double sinks and washer/dryer.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 25
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 king , EAGLES NEST: Master Suite private bath & door to deck
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 4 twin/ single , -EAGLES NEST- Perch Room (2 twins convert to king bed).
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , EAGLES NEST: Duck Room Sleeps 4 - futon is queen size
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , BEAR DEN Unit- Fishing Room sleeps 2 to 4
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king , 3 twin/ single , BEAR DEN - Wolfe Room twins convert to king - sleeps 3
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 baby crib , 6 sleep sofa /futon , EAGLES NEST & BEAR DEN combined 4 futons, 2 sleeper sofa
  • EAGLES NEST and BEAR DEN conbined together have 5 bedrooms in the entire chalet 16 total beds/futons/Sleeper Sofa King size bed (1), Queen size Beds (2), Twin beds (7) that can convert into (2 ) King size beds , Full size Futons (1), Queen size futons (3), Sleeper Sofa (2), Playpen (1), Crib Mattress (1). Extra full size and twin air beds available.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • long term renters welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
We offer central travel agency AUTHENTIC ALASKA TOURS for half and full day trips and tours in our region. visit for more information. We are in process of building the website so please be patient with it. We are looking into renting cars for our guests at reduced prices.