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Robert Ham

Member since: 2014
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Speaks english

Fantastic views of snow covered mountains

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Palmer vacation cabin rental

2 Bdrm,1 Bath On The Side Of The Mountain With 180 Degree View Of The Mountains

From Palmer the drive to the cabin in the woods is 7 miles of paved roads. On your way you might want to stop at the scenic pull out just a couple of miles from Palmer and take in the Matanuska River and the Knik River valley. On a clear day you will see the Knik glacier. Don’t forget your camera.

The cabin in the woods is located on 5 rural acres with a short drive up the mountain to the cabin. The cabin is all log . One bedroom, large living room, spacious kitchen and bathroom in 576 sq ft. Tastefully furnished yet rustic. The kitchen has full size appliances and is well stocked with everything you will need except for food. The bedroom has a queen size bed. The deck out front looks out over the valley and is covered with clear panels to let in all the light. It is 10’ by 24’ and features a gas grill, table and chairs for 4 and lots of extra room for folding deck chairs. Beside the deck is a fire pit well stocked with wood.

Our location in the famous Matanuska Valley gives you a centralized yet rural location to start your exploration of the great state of Alaska starting from the spacious front covered deck. The view stretches from the Knik River valley in the east , scans all the way along the Chugach Mountain Range including 3300foot(1005 meters) high Pioneer Peak to the Cook Inlet and far off Anchorage in the South West. From the Muskox farm just 15 minutes down the road to beautiful Hatcher Pass and its Historic hard rock gold mines to the Pioneer Museum in downtown Palmer you will run out of time before you run out of things to see and do. A 1 hour drive north up the Glenn Highway(hwy 1) is some of the most spectacular scenery the road system has to offer. At the end of that hour you will be at the Matanuska Glacier for the photo op of a lifetime. A must do drive. On the way back don’t forget to stop off at Sheep Mtn. lodge for a wonderful meal. Be sure and glass the mountain peaks behind the lodge for its namesake, Dall sheep.

An hour the opposite direction is the eagle river nature center amid towering peaks on three sides. Walking trails will take you into the heart of this beautiful valley. If you haven't had enough hiking on the way back you can drive up the mountain to Thunderbird falls(a short hike) and beautiful Eklutna lake, the main source of Anchorages drinking water.

Driving north on the Parks Highway (hwy 3) is also scenic with lots of places to stop and take pictures. The turnoff to Talkeetna is 2 hrs from the cabin. If it is a clear day the trip into Talkeetna could yield a fantastic view of Mt McKinley from the pull out just before you start down the hill into town. Once back out to the main highway continue north and look for the pull out once you have crossed Hurricane Gulch. This 1050 ft (320 meters) span is a breathtaking 254 feet(77 meters) above the white water of Hurricane Creek. Another 63 miles will put you at the turnoff to Denali Park. This is a long day trip so as evening approaches, even though the sun doesn’t set until close to midnight be on the look out for moose and caribou on the way home.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Robert Ham (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Anchorage International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Palmer
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Anchorage
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 1 Glenn Hwy
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Palmer
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Hatcher Pass
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Palmer, Alaska

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
winter
Nov 7 2016 - May 1 2017
30 night minimum stay
C$2,061
 
 
Summer
May 15 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$213
C$1,489
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$27 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$213
C$1,489
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$27 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Children under 12 stay for free
Call me if you have any other needs I haven't mentioned.
I will do my best to accommodate you.
Monthly rate includes all utilities including heat,satellite,power,trash,water,snow removal.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Palmer

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 seperate cabin next to main cabin - 1 queen , bedroom 2 is its own cabin (very private, no bathroom)
  • Bedroom 1 has Queen bed with computer/writing desk and large closet. Bedroom 2 has Queen bed, armoire, flat screen tv, baseboard electric heat.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing