Alaskan Lakeside Beauty
Big Lake, Alaska
Located on the shore of its namesake lake and sprawling over 138 square miles is the community of Big Lake, with a population of 3,191 people and many, many more sled dogs, including the kennel of four-time Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race champion Martin Buser.
The main house has 5 bedrooms 4.5 bath.
The house is 8,000 Sq ft on three levels, has high speed wifi and washer/dryer, expresso machine, 3 refrigerators, giant chefs kitchen.
Also a sauna, steam bath, large hot-tub, and massage table and Home gym, two fireplaces, outdoor grill, giant fire pit.
Two docks with float plane access.
View of Mt. McKinley, Americas tallest peak.
Many residents of Big Lake commute to work in Anchorage, 60 miles to the south, but choose to live in Big Lake for its limitless recreation opportunities and the views of Mount Susitna, Mount McKinley and the Talkeetna Mountains.
Not surprisingly, recreation in the area centers around the lake, and it is indeed big, with 67 miles of shoreline.
Popular activities include swimming, camping, boating, fishing, jet skiing and tour boat rides in the summer; in the winter, snowmobile competitions, dog mushing, ice fishing and cross-country skiing dominate the lake’s frozen surface.
Boating is the most popular activity at Big Lake during the summer. Visitors and residents alike use the lake for water skiing, jet skiing, fishing and leisurely cruises late in the evening under the midnight sun.
There is an apartment over the garage that can be rented at an additional cost that sleeps 6. The apartment is completely separate from the main house and is not included in this listing. There may be a caretaker staying in this apartment certain days of the week.
Single Family Home with 3 levels
5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 8000 square feet, 744 square meters
King, Queen, Queen, Queen, and Full
10 guests maximum
1 hour by car
Big Lake and Mt. McKinley
No Pets Allowed
Not Handicap Accessible
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Activities of Interest
- Snow Skiing
- Cross-country skiing
Places of Interest
- Fly-in Fishing
- Denali National Park
- Talkeetna Mountains
- Anchorage- one hour