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CARRIAGE HOUSE ACCOMMODATIONS "HAYLOFT" ~ HOT TUB ~ NEAR DOUBLE MUSKY RESTAURT.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 55 m²
Property type chalet

Overview

About the property

Second Level of the Carriage House Chalet, with great views of Mt. Alyeska

The "Hay" loft, is a second level, 600 square foot craftsman style loft apartment with great views of Mt Alyeska. One of 4 private cottages offered by Carriage House Accommodations, a small Boutique Property.

Quietly set in the forest on 2 acres along California Creek, on the edge of the Chugach State Park, yet conveniently located directly across the street from Alaska's famous Double Musky Restaurant, 1 mile from Alyeska Ski Resort, and just minutes to great hiking trails, shops, restaurants and so much more.

This craftsman style unit offers uncompromised comfort with deluxe linens on a pillow-top mattress and a full bath with all amenities This unit has a gorgeous, large kitchen with all appliances and utensils, granite counter tops and views of Mt. Alyeska. The dining table is just off the kitchen and the living room is furnished with a comfortable queen size sleeper sofa, a large flat screen smart cable TV, WiFi and a private deck. A gorgeous timberframe gazebo and shared hot tub will sooth your worries away, or enjoy a game of bocci, horseshoes or volleyball on the beautiful grounds.

The Chalet, an 1,860 square foot timber frame Barn, was originally built in 2005 to be used by owner Jake Thompson as his wood shop, stalls for the two Percheron draft horses, Kobuk & Tecumseh “the boys” used in the Carriage business, and a hayloft above. The boys were retired in 2010 and in the years following the renovations began, sanding all the beautiful Douglas Fir timbers and enclosing the stall areas. The transformation was amazing and the new cottages are nicely appointed craftsman style luxury. The Carriage House Chalet Loft is referred to as the "Hayloft", as it once was.

More Details

Owner
Rachel Hatcher
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 January, 2018

About Rachel Hatcher

Your hosts are Rachel Hatcher and Jake Thompson. Jake grew up in Balboa (The Canal Zone)Panama and spent summers in Sabula Iowa, then later lived in both North and South Florida before coming to Alaska. Jake has almost always been a carpenter, currently a certified General Contractor, specializing in building custom timber frame homes. Rachel grew up in Jupiter Florida, went to Florida Atlantic University, graduated with a bachelors of Finance, minor in accounting. worked in South Florida in public accounting for 5 years before coming to Alaska. We have lived in Alaska since 1994 and love the outdoors, together we have a vast knowledge of the area that we love to share.

Rachel Hatcher purchased this chalet in 1999

Why Rachel Hatcher chose Girdwood

Carriage House Accommodations is located on 2 wooded acres along California Creek, on the edge of the Chugach Forest looking directly at Alyeska and Max's mountain.

Walking distance to hiking trails, many activities, shops and restaurants. This Craftsman style cottage will warm you with the beautiful wood beams and quality woodworking.

What makes this chalet unique

The Carriage House Chalet Hayloft is nested in the spruce and hemlock trees on 2 acres, along California Creek looking back on Alyeska and Max's mountain where Alyeska Resort is located. Located right on the edge of town within easy walking distance to many restaurants (directly across from the Double Musky Restaurant), shops, easy access to great hiking trails and 1 mile to Alyeska Ski Resort.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet rental in Girdwood

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Unreserved Guests
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • BATH - toilet , bath with shower , all amentities
  • amenities include: Towels, soaps, shampoo, rinse
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sofa bed/futon , comfortable pullout couch
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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CARRIAGE HOUSE ACCOMMODATIONS "HAYLOFT" ~ HOT TUB ~ NEAR DOUBLE MUSKY RESTAURT.
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
5

Beautiful and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a peaceful and quiet time in this beautiful space. We will be looking forward to coming back and staying longer in the future. Thank you for making this such a lovely get-away for us!

  • Review Submitted: 12/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very much enjoyed our stay

  • 5 of 5

I booked the chalet for my upcoming wedding. We reserved the room for the night before the wedding as well as the wedding night. My arrangements for getting ready for the wedding changed last minute and the owner was kind enough to let me and my bridesmaids use the chalet for hair and makeup the day of the wedding. I truly appreciated her flexibility and it ended up being a great spot for us! I only wished my husband and I could have stayed longer to enjoy the hot tub one more night. It was quiet and the bed was very comfortable. I would definitely stay here again, the property was impeccable and so beautiful. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 01/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, it is our pleasure to accommodate our guests whenever possible.
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Rachel was great, we stayed in a Chalet, which is big and has all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. It us surrounded by beautiful nature. Breakfast was very good.

  • Review Submitted: 04/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! This cottage is one of 3 cottages and a Lodge/B&B, a small Boutique property called Carriage House Accommodations. In the Summer breakfast is available to be added in the amazing great room of the main Lodge.
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Exactly as pictured

  • 5 of 5

The Hay Loft was a great place to stay in Girdwood right across the street from the Double Musky and easy access to hiking (Winner Creek). The space was clean and we really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 30/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. The Hayloft is one of 3 private cottages on 2 beautiful acres with an amazing hot tub and gazebo offered by Carriage House Accommodations
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5

Wonderful one night stay at Girdwood

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I took his parents to Girdwood for the night. The chalet was very nice and clean and had all the essentials. The hot tub was a nice addition. The chalet is located right across from Double Muskey restaurant, unfortunately, it was closed on Monday and we did not get a chance to eat there. However, it is still a nice location. Rachel, the host, was very quick and detailed with her communication. Overall, our experience was very pleasant and I weiuld recommend this place to other people without a doubt.

  • Review Submitted: 30/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you...The Double Musky is always closed on Mondays and for 6 to 8 weeks in the fall from the end of October through early December.
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Thanks

  • 5 of 5

Loved the hot tub and pets who visited! Easy to check in, easy to find, and owners were very easy to talk to. Beautiful rental, would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 23/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lucy the kitty and Stella the lab mix enjoy welcoming our guests, but are not permitted in the cottages.
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Ted Stevens International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Double Musky Restaurant
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Alaska Marine Highway - Whittier stop
Nearest Golf
35 Miles
O'Malley on the Green
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Alaska Railroad - Girdwood whistle stop
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Seward Highway #1
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Double Musky Restaurant
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
Alyeska Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Turnagain Arm Waterway
Car: recommended

The Carriage House Suite is centrally located on the edge of the Girdwood town square, directly across from Alaska's popular Double Musky Restaurant, 1 mile from Alyeska Ski Resort, near great hiking trails and conveniently located on the Girdwood Shuttle Route.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chalet in Girdwood

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
EVENT
27 Jan 2018 - 28 Jan 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$282
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
VALENTINES
9 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$251
From
AU$282
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
SPRING BREAK
9 Mar 2018 - 25 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$251
From
AU$282
Fri,Sat
AU$1,505
AU$5,018
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
EASTER
30 Mar 2018 - 1 Apr 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$282
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
SLUSH CUP WEEKEND
13 Apr 2018 - 15 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$314
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
MID SEASON
16 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$251
From
AU$282
Fri,Sat
AU$1,505
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
SUMMER RATES
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$282
AU$1,756
AU$6,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
MID SEASON
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$251
From
AU$282
Fri,Sat
AU$1,505
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
THANKSGIVING
22 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
AU$251
From
AU$282
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
AU$220
From
AU$251
Fri,Sat
AU$1,505
AU$5,018
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$31 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$250.88
Tax Rate 12.0%

RATES QUOTED ARE BASE RATES FOR 2 PEOPLE, ADDITIONAL PEOPLE ARE $25/PER NIGHT UP TO 4 PPL. UNRESERVED GUESTS ARE SUBJECT TO ADDITIONAL CHARGES, INCLUDING THE DAMAGE DEPOSIT.
DAMAGE DEPOSIT IS REFUNDED AFTER 7 DAYS.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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