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The Aurora Yurt-A Cozy Stay With Mountain, City and Aurora Views

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One of our two gorgeous yurts on Moose Mtn ski hill.
1 of 6One of our two gorgeous yurts on Moose Mtn ski hill.
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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
2 nights minimum
Yurt
Enjoy Fairbanks from above... in the hills with a sunny south facing view…ski or hike out your door from this beautiful deluxe yurt located right on the ski hill… Features: *Private chalet style yurt cottage on wooded hillside lot. *Skylight + out of town darkness = great northern lights viewing! *Knotty pine interior; French doors to deck; Cozy and warm… *Private deck with grill; Outdoor firepit *Scenic views + warmer temps than town + hiking and ski trails right out the door *Fully equipped kitchen; refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, coffee maker, cooking utensils, dishes, and cutlery *Fully furnished; high quality linens; 2 bedrooms plus sleeping loft with double futon. (One bedroom with two twins and second bedroom with one queen) *Full bathroom with tub+shower and private washer/dry...Enjoy Fairbanks from above... in the hills with a sunny south facing view…ski or hike out your door from this beautiful deluxe yurt located right on the ski hill… Features: *Private chalet style yurt cottage on wooded hillside lot. *Skylight + out of town darkness = great northern lights viewing! *Knotty pine interior; French doors to deck; Cozy and warm… *Private deck with grill; Outdoor firepit *Scenic views + warmer temps than town + hiking and ski trails right out the door *Fully equipped kitchen; refrigerator, stovetop, microwave, coffee maker, cooking utensils, dishes, and cutlery *Fully furnished; high quality linens; 2 bedrooms plus sleeping loft with double futon. (One bedroom with two twins and second bedroom with one queen) *Full bathroom with tub+shower and private washer/dryer *All utilities provided including TV with basic channels plus Internet/WiFi *Use of shared outdoor hot tub with rental house on the adjacent property within usage guidelines listed in guest handbook. Guidelines must be adhered to in order to avoid additional cleaning fees. * four-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive is required during the winter months *Nearby historic sites, gold panning, dog mushing, natural hot springs, arctic cultural events, river or ice fishing, ice sculptures, and lots more! Owner is a long-time resident and retired teacher with plenty of local knowledge. Mountain Moose...An alpine getaway…and only a short drive from downtown Fairbanks! *Don't see your dates? Check our second yurt listing! More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
*21+ *NO parties/events! *extra guest fees are subject to the same cancellation guidelines. No refunds for extra guests on the reservation that do not arrive unless the owner is notified 60 days in advance; notify owner if any additional guests are added to the reservation to arrange the additional payment required Respectfully quiet; particularly after 10pm and before 8am. Conscientious of water usage. No garbage outside to avoid attracting animals. Septic system + no garbage disposal in sink
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Colleen S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2015
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Very nice accommodation that was close to town, yet far enough away that we could see the Northern Lights. We'd never stayed in a Yurt before and this turned out to be a Yurt of Luxury. Everything we needed was there. Even had a moose...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank ridemyllama
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Our first time in a yurt and if they're all like this, we may never go back to traditional hotels. Beautiful location. Cozy, with everything you need.

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank kim P
Reviewed 24 July 2017

There are no words to describe how great this place is. So close to the city but in a secluded place you feel you have the world for yourself. Comfortable yurt, big enough for all of us (4) and can even fit more people and...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Sorimar
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The location is not difficult to locate based on the address and driving direction provided by Colleen. She was very helpful and prompt in her reply to our enquiries. We saw the Aurora right in front and above the yurt during our brief stay all...More

Date of stay: March 2017
Thank EdmundChong
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This place definitely exceeded way beyond our expectations! We stayed as a group of four for the long weekend, and it was such a cozy getaway from the city lights of Fairbanks. It's located up a long winding road in the forest and mountains, making...More

Date of stay: February 2017
3  Thank Kelly L
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

These yurts were so welcoming and cozy from the arctic temperatures and darkness outside. Location: Located not too far from town and not too high up to be out of the way but far enough to experience nature and away from city lights Space: Very...More

Date of stay: December 2016
2  Thank esthers381
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a great stay at the yurt. We stayed three nights. We saw the Northern Lights from the porch two of the three nights we stayed. One of those nights was spectacular. Out of town, so it was dark outside. Good for the Lights....More

Date of stay: September 2016
3  Thank smileybug13
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We arrived at the yurt at 2:30 am. Still light outside up very good gravel roads. It was great finished walls. Full kitchen and washer dryer . It was great for us three women. Two bedrooms and a loft. Never saw the owner or anyone...More

Date of stay: June 2016
1  Thank kemomom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stayed 4 nights in this yurt about 12 miles outside of Fairbanks. The yurt is beautiful and well-maintained. The location is forest! There is a second yurt next door and a house roof visible beyond the second yurt. Otherwise, the location is private and...More

Date of stay: July 2016
4  Thank lynclarke
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Colleen's yurt is the perfect place to stay if you're looking for lodging outside of town, away from city lights for Aurora viewing, with a spectacular view, both day and night! It's a 15 minute drive from the airport on well marked/maintained roads. (I did...More

Date of stay: March 2016
2  Thank karen2468952
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Parking
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Terrace
Towels Provided
TV
Wi-Fi
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