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Kurt Hansmeier

Member since: 2007
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Speaks english, spanish, dutch

Stunning Lakefront Home Near Anchorage

2 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


Photos and Description of this Wasilla holiday house

A truely Alaskan lakeside home ideal for your adventure

This is truly the premier Alaskan luxury home available for vacation rental in or around Anchorage. Magnificently finished and with every amenity that you will ever need, this home will be perfect for your true Alaskan family vacation. Our home can also be rented for weddings, corporate retreats, and private parties. Big Lake Alaska is situated 55 minutes from downtown Anchorage and is one of the most popular summer and winter recreational destinations in the Anchorage vicinity. Have your flight seeing or fly-in fishing guide pick you up and drop you off right at our dock. We are right in the flight path of all Denali flight-seeing trips as well as fly-in fishing trips out of Anchorage and most operators know our house. Big Lake is the start of the historic Iron Dog snowmachine race as well as one of the historical starts of the Iditarod Sled-Dog race. A tour of the lake can be arranged on a 15 person pontoon party boat. Within this listing you will see photos of all rooms, including the 1000 sqft apartment over the 4 car garage that can be rented additionally for parties. We have a boat launch for your use as well as a double jet-ski dock and 5 boat dock that is also used for float plane pickups. Everyone enjoys the massive lakeside stone fire-pit. We boast three surround sound stereo systems as well as speakers embedded in the rocks of the fire-pit. You can jam tunes in the hot-tub while you run in and out of the steam bath and sauna before you cool off in the lake. The kitchen is fully gourmet, you will find everything. The kids will love the 100 inch home theater as well as the air-hockey table, the pool table, foosball table, and ping-pong. We also have a home gym that is better than most hotels. We have 8 years of experience in the luxury home rental business and also own and manage another home on the Caribbean island of Aruba, Aruba Villa Tropical, VRBO #120002. We can offer you help on absolutely anything regarding your time in Alaska. We know that you will only stay with us for a few days, but we want you to have the best time possible.

  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Kurt Hansmeier (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks english, spanish, dutch

Why Kurt Hansmeier chose Alaska

The East side of the property was purchased by my father in 1953. They put a small trailer on the property in 1965. I basically grew up here in the summer through my youth. It has always been my haven. My father gave me the property in 1998 as he knew I wanted to build a house here someday. I had known the neighbors and I bought the lot next door. My own kids are all grown and I am gone part of the year anyway and since I love to travel myself I thought it would make sense to just make it available for rent. We are only an hour from Anchorage and we are on the way from most Anchorage based flight-seeing or fly-in fishing trips. The plane will fly right up to our dock and can pick you up. Big Lake Alaska is awesome year round. I hope you enjoy it as much as we have.


2 traveller reviews

Stunning Lakefront Home Near Anchorage
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Amazing property with ALL of the amenities.

  • 5 of 5

From the second we pulled up, this property truly fulfilled our hopes for a great weekend on the lake with close friends. The kitchen was great for cooking and baking, there was ample space throughout the house for everyone to enjoy their space, and the hot tub, steam shower, and tv/stereo system really added to the overall experience. The large deck and lake dock provided even more space to enjoy our time outside. A+ experience!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Big Lake Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Awesome luxury lake home. Exceeded our expectations for our Alaska getaway. Owner really easy to deal with. Everything we wanted was there for us to use. Best vacation spot, centrally located to all the best activities to see and do. Awesome place, can't wait to come back. Would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Islander Bar
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Settlers Bay
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
The Boat House
Nearest Ski
80 Miles
Alyeska Resort
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Wasilla, Alaska

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
12 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$104
Tax Rate 5.0%

Discounts possible for small groups.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Wasilla

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , shower enclosure , bidet
    Upstairs - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure , This serves Hannah, Holly and Marc's rooms upstairs
    Living room half bath - toilet , off of great room
    Spa - toilet , shower enclosure , Also steam bath, sauna and hot-tub.
    Gym - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master - 1 extra lg. double bed , Double shower, twin vanities, walk in closet.
    Holly's Room - 1 large double bed , 1 double bed , 1 single bed , Queen bed with additional trundle
    Marc's Room - 1 large double bed , lake view
    Hannah's Room - 1 extra lg. double bed , Walk in closet, lake view
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 double bed , 2 single bed , Lots of beds in this room.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting