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You may never want to go home....

Bedrooms 4
Property type chateau / country house


About the property

2 lakefront lodges, each 2 bedroom, with spectacular mtn. views

The Bear Country Lodge has two private smoke-free houses on the shores of Lake Eyak. Both houses have fully equipped kitchens, wrap-around decks with grills overlooking Lake Eyak, private phones and answering machine, TV, VCR/DVD players, and free wifi internet. Our Lodge feels like home, is comfortable, spotlessly clean, and decorated with many Alaskan treasures from local adventures.

Lodge #1 will comfortably fit 4-7 people...depending upon how cozy you choose to be! Photos will show the loveliness of this clean and simple chalet, which offers unparalleled mountain views all times of the day or night. This lovely chalet-type home is fully furnished, 1.5 stories, and includes a living room, a fully equipped kitchen, and a bathroom with a shower.There is one bedroom on the main floor that has a queen-sized bed. There is also a loft, accessed by a ladder, that offers another queen and 3 twin-sized beds. Additionally, the living room has a queen-sized sleeper sofa. The living room looks directly out to the lake and mountains, both of which are stunningly gorgeous.

Lodge #2 will comfortably fit a large family...but we suggest a maximum of 6. Inside, you are surrounded by golden wood..and outside you ares surrounded by green and golden mountains. It is a fully furnished, cedar log house, one story...with a living room, a fully equipped kitchen, a bathroom with a tub and shower, and two bedrooms. One bedroom has 2 queen beds and the other bedroom has a twin bed and twin bunk beds.

Bear Country Lodge offers privacy and quiet to refresh your spirit....and access to almost any type of outdoor activity you can imagine to rejuvenate your sense of adventure.

Did we mention you might not want to go home????

More Details

Joan D Behrends
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Joan D Behrends

Bob and Joanie, the brand new owners of the Lodge, welcome you to their back yard. They live on the same lake (1/2 mile away), they LOVE Cordova, and their priorities include family, friends, visitors, and God.

Not necessarily in that order....

Joan D Behrends purchased this chateau / country house in 2014

Why Joan D Behrends chose Cordova

Cordova is a plethora of stunning sights and earthy smells and lively personalities. We cannot drive home without feeling blessed to live here, as we look at Queen's Chair. We cannot walk down the streets without seeing someone stop in the middle of the road to say "hi". And we cannot go through a year without some new great Alaskan story. It's a wild, constant adventure....all mixed up with moments of serenity.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

We chose to buy this particular property because the neighborhood is gentle and quiet....the spectacular views change by the moment...and the time was right to start a new adventure.It will only take an evening watching the colors on the mountains to see why anyone would love this place.... come see.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Cordova

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , This is the bathroom in Lodge #2
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , This is the bathroom in Lodge #1
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 large double bed , This is in Lodge #2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 single bed , 1 bunk bed , This is in Lodge #2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , This is in Lodge #1- main floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , 3 single bed , This is in Lodge #1- up in the loft, accessed by a ladder
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming


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You may never want to go home....
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Berlin, Germany

Little slice of heaven

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself and boys ages 8 & 10 loved staying here. The view can't be beat, and Bob and Joanie are fabulous. We visited friends in Cordova and were out and about every day hiking, fishing and exploring which worked out well as the common and dining area is pretty compact. The cabin was very clean and had some very nice touches. Would love to go back sometime.

  • Review Submitted: 23/08/2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Mudhole Smith Airport
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
AK Marine Highway
Nearest Motorway
100 Metres
Copper River Highway
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
The Powder House
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Mt. Eyak Ski Area
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Our beach !
Car: recommended

For a true Alaskan Wilderness Adventure,, wildlife, hiking, skating, skiing, and boating...plan to visit Bear Country Lodge in magnificent Cordova, Alaska!

In summer, you will find world-class salmon and halibut fishing and quiet kayaking on the lake or sea... as well as salmonberries, blueberries, and nagoonberries to pick when you are not out on the water. In the winter, you can experience ice skating amongst the icebergs, downhill skiing with the most beautiful mountain views you can imagine, cross country skiing in the mountain meadows, or watching the Northern Lights on a lucky (clear!) night.

We welcome children ...of all ages. But please leave your pets at home.

Bring your "I don't care if it rains" attitude, a set of rain gear for if it DOES... and your hearty adventurous spirit. You may never, ever want to go home....!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Cordova

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Fees for Lodge #2 are the quoted prices...Lodge #1 is less expensive. Contact owners (or refer to website) for specifics. Additionally, long term rates shall be negotiated with the owners and will include damage deposits.

Guests pay upon arrival and may use cash or credit card (VISA, Mastercard, American Express , and Discover)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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