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Comfortably Large Executive Home with Stand Alone Cabin in Girdwood

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  • bedrooms 5
  • baths
  • sleeps 16
  • pool no
  • hot tub yes
  • pets considered no
  • type House
  • rates (USD) $ 400 / night

vacation rental description

The Girdwood Suite Retreat has some very unique and special features: The house is located on 0.6 acres surrounded by old growth forest and is one of the largest parcels of land close to the base of the resort. The home was constructed in 2001 by EECC, one of the top custom home builders in Alaska. It is a 3000 square foot house designed to be open and comfortable. - It has one of the largest private outdoor decks(1000SQF) in Girdwood with a covered hot tub with a view of the Alyeska tram and the ski resort.

The features of the house include four bedrooms - 1 king, 4 queens and 1 single located in the walk-in master closet, full size front load washer/dryer and fully equipped kitchen.

In addition to the house, we have an 800 square foot Cabin with full kitchen, bathroom with shower, 2 queen beds and a click-clack futon.

The combination of the house and cabin make a total of 8 sleeping areas that accommodate 16 people (two per bed) comfortably.

Girdwood is the ideal base-camp for your Alaska vacation, centrally located to some of the best fishing in Alaska and only 20 miles north of Whittier and Portage, the launching point for glacier and marine tours and Prince William Sound. Your hosts, Bill and Sue Connell

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Last modified on 07-21-2014 at 2:50 PM.

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house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • house
    • floor area 3000 sq. ft.
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • mountain
      • 2 blocks from base of Alyeska
    • resort
      • 2 blocks from Alyeska Day Lodge
    • mountain view
      • Alyeska
  • Theme
    • adventure
    • family
    • sports & activities
    • away from it all
    • romantic
    • spa
    • tourist attractions
    • historic
    • budget
  • General
    • parking
      • Sufficient for renting guests - please do not block driveway access to cabin
    • towels provided
      • White towels for house use, hot tub towels located in laundry room
    • washing machine
      • Front load energy efficient
    • clothes dryer
      • Front load energy efficient
    • wood stove
      • Fire pit outside - use with extreme caution - wood not provided
    • fireplace
      • Use only pressed logs - not provided
    • air conditioning
    • heating
    • linens provided
    • iron & board
    • living room
    • activities guide
    • hair dryer
    • laundry soap
    • local activities guide
    • local maps
    • paper towels
    • local restaurant guide
    • basic soaps
    • toilet paper
    • parking off street
    • parking on street
    • wireless internet
      • There is wifi however it's for checking emails only - service does not support speed needed for streaming videos or gaming.
  • Kitchen
    • dishwasher
      • Stainless steel
    • freezer
      • Icemaker - side-by-side frog
    • stove
      • gas - stainless steel
    • oven
      • gas - convection
    • pantry items
      • basic spices and oils
    • dishes & utensils
      • Everything you need
    • kitchen
      • Stainless Steel Appliances
    • refrigerator
      • Stainless Steel side-by-side, ice and water in the door
    • cooking utensils
      • everything you will need including two crockpots
    • coffee maker
      • grinder and french press as well
    • microwave
    • toaster
    • grill
    • blender
    • coffee grinder
    • ice maker
    • stove
  • Dining
    • dining room
    • dining
  • Pool / Spa
    • outdoor hot tub
    • hot tub
      • Covered - 6 person Must abide to Hot Tub rules Under age 18 - must have adult supervision present at all times.
  • Bathrooms
    • 3 bathrooms 1 half Bath
    • upstairs bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, handicap safety bars
    • half bath/laundry room: toilet
    • master bath: toilet, tub, shower, double sinks, garden tub, walk-in closet
    • cabin: toilet, shower, Instant Hot Water
      • Safety bars located in upstairs bath
  • Bedrooms
    • 5 bedrooms, sleeps 16, beds for 2-16
    • master suite: 1 king
    • mountain view suite: 1 queen
    • timberline suite: 1 queen
    • bonus suite: 1 sleep sofa /futon, Queen Scan Design Futon - Pass thru to the Timberline Suite
    • loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon, Queen Scan Design Futon
    • cabin: Attic ladders to loft with full beds, full click-clack futon
  • Entertainment
    • television
      • Flat screen
    • satellite / cable
    • cd player
    • dvd player
    • books
    • games
    • video library
  • Outside
    • wood deck
    • outdoor grill gas
    • balcony
    • barbecue
    • child's swing
    • gazebo
    • outdoor grill
      • covered gas grill
    • deck / patio
      • 1000 square feet of outside decking with covered hot tub and grill area
    • lawn / garden
      • Large old growth trees, native plants and flowers as well as lots of tulips in the summer
    • ski & snowboard
      • Within walking distance to chair lifts
  • Suitability
    • children welcome
      • The Mountain View Suite is equipped with a king trundle bed that can be separated into two single beds. There is also a single rollaway bed and a playpen.
    • pets not allowed
      • No pets allowed. Evidence result in additional cleaning fee up to $500.
    • non smoking only
      • No smoking inside the house, cabin or garage. Any signs of smoking will result in a $500 additional cleaning deposit.
    • limited accessibility
      • The stairway is extra wide to accommodate wheelchairs. The upstairs bathroom is equipped with safety bars.
    • minimum age limit for renters
    • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Onsite Services
    • concierge
  • Notes
    • Cleaning Fee: $175-200 Optional daily maid service - $30/day - includes making beds, kitchen cleanup, and floor cleanup - must schedule prior to arrival.

activities and attractions in Girdwood Alaska

  • Attractions
    • library
    • marina
    • museums
    • playground
    • rain forests
    • recreation center
    • autumn foliage
    • bay/sound
    • churches
    • forests
    • coin laundry
    • restaurants
    • waterfalls
    • zoo
  • Leisure Activities
    • walking
    • eco tourism
    • sight seeing
    • sledding
    • horseback riding
    • bird watching
    • scenic drives
    • shopping
    • wildlife viewing
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • cross country skiing
    • kayaking
    • parasailing
    • rock climbing
    • snowmobiling
    • sailing
    • cycling
    • fishing
    • swimming
    • tennis
    • deepsea fishing
    • fly fishing
    • freshwater fishing
    • hiking
    • hunting big game
    • hunting small game
    • ice skating
    • mountain climbing
    • pier fishing
    • rafting
    • skiing
    • wind-surfing
    • mountain biking
    • mountaineering
    • paragliding
    • roller blading
    • scuba diving or snorkeling
    • surfing
    • hunting
    • sound/bay fishing
    • whitewater rafting
    • ski lift privileges
    • ski privileges optional

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  • owner Bill Connell
  • 2nd phone 227-6871

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vacation rental rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:

Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
Standard pricing
2 nights

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning: House $175
Refundable Damage Deposit $750
Cleaning: House + Cabin $200
$400 nightly rate - up to 4 overnight guests. $500 nightly rate for 5 - 6 guests, $600 per night 7-10 guests. Cabin sleeps 6 - add $150 per night. 12% bed tax, and addl fees applied to all reservations. 50% of nightly fee is due to reserve your reservation. Visit for group size rates and rental policy.

Check-in 4pm and Check-out 10am.
Tax Rate 12.0%

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traveler reviews for this girdwood house rental

Great summer place for family get-together

Review submitted: June 20, 2014   Date of arrival: May 25, 2014

We had a great time at this home. First it's a great location, walking distance from resort, restaurants, bakery, and the bottom of the ski hill we all hiked up on a lovely summer day - to the top of Mt Alyeska! A great trek for 3 couples, my husband and myself, our two grown kids and their sweeties. Had planned to bring my 90-year old mom here (the home, not the hike) and had selected this home because she could have stayed in the Master bedroom on ground floor. Alas, she couldn't come after all, but we 6 had a marvelous time. We also rented 2 bikes (a great bike shop less than a mile (?) back out the highway! So each couple could spin round the town and on the bike trails. We cooked in most meals, and there was only one thing lacking in the kitchen: a large enough teapot to brew some Earl Gray (or whatever) for our gang. We don't do individual teabags - prefer sharing one pot.) But I'd be very surprised if owner Sue hasn't already seen to this, as she and her husband were most agreeable hosts. Always available, but never nosy. The kitchen has an abundance of cooking utensils, dishes, and nice appliances. We lacked for nothing. Appreciated the house-made non-toxic laundry detergent.
On another note, whoever gets the master bedroom on main floor should prefer soft beds.
I loved how the kitchen table gets morning light, and since I like to get up early to read or journal, I brew my tea, and sit in the sunlight. We ate all our meals there - cozier than the dining room, which would seat a lot more. All in all, we had a very pleasant stay, and I would recommend this retreat home to others - Especially for summer!
PS We all used the hot tub, which was private and well- maintained. PPS We had a fabulous last night meal at the Double Musky!!

Owners response: Thank you for submitting your review of the Girdwood Suite Retreat... and yes a larger tea kettle was added to the shopping list:) We certainly hope the next time you are in Alaska you'll consider visiting us again. Best wishes to you, your mom and your family!

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Slush Cup Weekend

Review submitted: April 17, 2014   Date of arrival: April 11, 2014

We stayed here with 4 other couples for the weekend and had the most amazing and relaxing time!! This place has everything! It is also in walking distance of The Merc, Chair 5, The Sitz, and anywhere else you may want to go!

Hope to do it all again next year. Thanks Sue and Bill!!!!

Owners response: Bill and I look forward to your next visit. Thanking you and your guests for taking such great care of our home, you all are welcome anytime. Have a great Summer!

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Beautiful house, wonderful vacation!

Review submitted: March 25, 2014   Date of arrival: March 15, 2014

We had 16 people who fit comfortably in this beautiful home. It was a wonderful getaway, close to awesome skiing! The house provided every amenity we needed from cooking utensils to plenty of towels. The hot tub and the deck fireplace were evening favorites!!

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Girdwood vacation rental

This vacation rental has been listed since 01/12/2006.