The Hermitage is a cottage home on 2.5 wooded acres with beautiful gardens and views. Suitable for singles, couples, couples traveling together or families with teen-age children.
Main cottage=1 bed. Optional: 2 beds in little cottage.
Upon entering the property one might feel as though they have stepped into a fairy tale. The Hermitage is a cottage home on 2.5 wooded acres with beautiful gardens and views. Plan your Alaskan adventure day trips while relaxing in comfort around the campfire with you own private view of Knik Arm and Mt. Susitna.
The main cottage has a spacious bedroom with queen-size bed, comfy seating area, desk and flat screen TV, cozy Arts & Crafts inspired living room, well equipped country style eat-in kitchen, combination bathroom & laundry, and private patio is yours to enjoy in privacy during your stay. Need more room? There are other available options as well. For families with older children or couples traveling together and sharing expenses, the addition of the small cottage provides extra sleeping accommodations. The backyard with the sound of Peter's Creek and the serene view of Cook Inlet and Mt. Susitna provides privacy with a sense of Alaskan seclusion; Yet the property is conveniently located to amenities and nearby points of interest.
Interaction with guests
Pat & Sally live on the property in separate detached living quarters: The Hermitage Studio. We respect your privacy but are readily available if needed.
Other things to note
Pat & Sally are long-time Alaskans. We both grew up in Alaska. Pat was 9 years old when his family arrived before statehood in 1956. Sally was 13 years old when her family drove the Alcan in 1967. We raised our two sons in Chugiak and have called it home since 1982. We are both retired now and enjoy taking walks and short hikes with our dog Bella on the near-by trails, working in our studio creating something new out of something old, sharing our amazing home with others, and going on adventurous travels.
Basic house rules: The cottage is yours to enjoy during your stay as long as you treat our home and its surroundings with care and respect. No smoking inside the cottage. Sorry, no pets.
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.