Popular Alaska Lodge and Restaurant, 9.92 Acres, Skwentna, AK, Guest Cabins
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Tom Lucas
Mossy Oak Properties of Alaska

Popular Alaska Lodge and Restaurant, 9.92 Acres, Skwentna, AK, Guest Cabins

100 Happiness Lane, Skwentna , Alaska 99667 - Matanuska-Susitna Borough
$850,000 9.92 Acres
Property ID 5953214


A unique opportunity to acquire a remote and exclusive piece of property in Skwentna, Alaska. This land is secluded, remote and accessible only by aircraft or boat (in the summer) and snow machine (in the winter). Located 65 miles from Anchorage, the property includes buildings and improvements that support an exclusive lodging, fishing, hunting and transportation business. The private inholdings include 10 +/- acres, close to the Skwentna Airport and the Skwentna and Yentna River confluence.

From the property you have the ability to enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities. Fishing is big business in Alaska. The rivers support large populations of King, Red and Silver Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden and Northern Pike. The lodge is also well suited to cater to hunters in their elusive pursuit of moose, brown/black bear, and wolves. This property is also a ?winter paradise? featuring miles and miles of groomed trails for the snow machine enthusiast to enjoy a day of riding then relaxing by a fire in the roadhouse. On clear days, Denali is very visible from the surrounding area.?

The Skwentna Roadhouse is also a weather station for The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) is a network of radio stations broadcasting NOAA?s National Weather Service (NWS) warnings, watches, forecasts and other emergency information from nearby NWS offices 24 hours a day. The Roadhouse has secured a long term, 10 year, income producing land lease.

Skwentna Roadhouse is suited for any corporation, business, or private entity, wishing to possess an exclusive wilderness retreat that will provide a multitude of lucrative business opportunities.

The main lodge is located about 8 miles downstream from the original historic Skwentna Roadhouse and is near the junction of the Yentna and Skwentna rivers. Skwentna, Alaska, is on the Historic Iditarod trail. The Skwentna Area is 450 plus square miles in size of which 6.9 square miles is water. It is approximately 50 nautical air miles from Wasilla, Alaska, 65 nautical air miles from Anchorage, Alaska and about 70 river miles from the Deshka Landing in Willow, Alaska. The Skwentna Roadhouse is fortunate to have a State owned and operated Airport in close proximity to the lodge.

The Roadhouse is open seven days a week year round and takes great pride in providing an Alaskan experience in a very comfortable rustic atmosphere with all the comforts of home offering comfortable beds and home cooked meals. The lodge is outfitted to cook for groups and also provides an open menu for breakfast, lunch, dinner and for those un-announced - spur of the moment travelers. The lodge can accommodate up to 18 people comfortably. The lodge has running water, bathrooms and hot showers, queen size beds, cable TV and wireless internet. The property also has two heated cabins that can accommodate a small or large party (4-8) they are rustic although quite comfortable. They have no running water, so you can really appreciate the Alaskan adventure. They each have their own private privies ~ the Alaskan out house. The Roadhouse restaurant is equipped to provide quality meals and seating in the main restaurant for 40 guests. ?The Skwentna Roadhouse also provides transportation for pilots and guests to and from the Airport.

Skwentna Roadhouse offers summer fun offering guests floats trips or fly-in private stream fishing ~ fish a different creek or river every day ~ camp out or stay at the lodge. Spin cast fishing and fly-fishing for the wild Alaska salmon, Rainbow Trout, Dolly Varden and the prehistoric Great Northern Pike. Fishing licenses & King salmon tags are available at Roadhouse along with boats to rent and gear supplying hip boots, rods & reels, tackle, and personal safety life vests.

Summer isn?t the only season to enjoy what Skwentna Roadhouse has to offer. Winter, the premium time of year, includes activities such as: Riding snow machines on miles and miles of groomed trails including the historic Iditarod & Irondog Trails, ice fishing on the area lakes, and cross-country skiing. The Roadhouse also offers guided snow machine trips and snow machine rentals. Skwentna Roadhouse caters to 3,500 snow machine enthusiasts each winter and supply?s around 10,000 gallons of fuel to customers in the winter months and 3,000 gallons of fuel in the summer.

What makes this property unique is that it is host to many of Alaska?s popular state events:

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race ? The Roadhouse accommodates Iditarod tourists and guests;
[Web Link listed above]

Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI) ? The Roadhouse is the #2 checkpoint;
[Web Link listed above]

The Iron Dog Race ? Checkpoint for the longest toughest snow machine race in the world;
https://[Web Link listed above]/

The Iditasport ? The world's longest winter ultra marathon race in the world;
https://iditasportalaska\. com/

Skwentna Cross Country 200 Snow Machine Rally;
The popular Skwentna Roadhouse Poker Runs;
Iron Dog Appreciation Weekend;
Skwentna?s Annual ?Fly-In? Competition - spot landing, S.T.O.L and flour bombing;
Annual 4th of July Celebration Pig Roast;
Fat Bike and Foot Events.

A first class lodge in Alaska has to be your home away from home. The main lodge can accommodate up to 18 guests and the property also has two private, true, ?Alaskan? cabins. In addition to the main lodge and cabins this property sale includes a fuel shed, generator shed, enclosed cold storage buildings and a 17 cord covered wood shed. The main lodge features a full service kitchen capable of providing client?s extraordinary cuisine after a day of outdoor activities. The dining room has ample space for all guests and the property offers views of Denali on clear days. The property sale includes the following assets making this a true turn-key operation for any investor or owner/operator.

Main Lodge ? 2-Story 5,242 Sq. ft.
Restaurant, Kitchen, Large Dining Room, 2 Manager?s Rooms, 7 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Living Area, Laundry Room and 2 Storage Rooms.

Two Guest Cabins
Cabin 1 ? 360 Sq. Ft. w/ Screened Porch
Cabin 2 ? 288 Sq. Ft. w/ Screened Porch

Lodge Operating Equipment*
Generator Power Plant
1997 Yamaha Viking
Snow Groomer
20? Smoker Craft Boat
16? John Boat
18? John Boat
20? John Boat
2 - Northern Lights 10KW Diesel Generators
1983 Chevy Suburban
1984 Ford Pickup
2014 Polaris Titanium Ranger UTV
Big Bear 4 Wheeler ATV
2015 Pro S Polaris Snow Machine
2015 Adventure Polaris Snow Machine
550 Polaris Indy Snow Machines
28? Barge w/ 150 HP Suzuki Outboard
ATV Trailer
Numerous Propane and Fuel Tanks
Two - 4024 Watt Trace Inverters
3 - Freezers and Refrigerators
Dish Washer
Clothing Washer and Dryer
Well Pump
Blaze King Wood Stove
Blaze Princess Wood Stove
Direct T.V. Satellite System
Wild Blue Satellite Internet System
Office Equipment
Furniture and Fixtures
Fishing Gear

Maintenance Buildings
Power Plant & Shop Building ? 960 Sq. Ft. (480 Sq. Ft. Enclosed and Insulated, 480 Sq. Ft. Covered)
Fuel Shed ? 1,100 gallon Fuel Truck and Pump
Garden Shed ? 16 x 12, 192 Sq. Ft.
Fishing Shed ? 12 x 12, 144 Sq. Ft.
Three 10 x 10 Enclosed Cold Storage Buildings
Large Covered Cold Storage Building ? 24 x 36, 864 Sq. Ft.
17-Cord Wood Shed

*A complete equipment list will be provided to prospective buyers and ?on-hand? inventory is included in the sale price.

The Skwentna Roadhouse is powered by a combination of two Northern Lights?Generators with twelve 6 volt batteries and two?4024 trace inverters. All operate automatically and the lodge is on continuous power. ?The main lodge is heated with a Blaze King wood stove and the new dining room addition is heated with a Blaze Princess wood stove.

Inventory: On hand inventory at time of sale will be included in sale price.

Real Estate: Owned, 9.92 Acres with Improvements.

Owner Financing: None

Main Lodge: 2-Story, 5,242 Sq. Ft. with additional covered porch of 240 Sq. Ft.

Employees: 6 (seasonal)

Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment (FF&E): Included in asking price.

Winter ? No Competition.
Summer ? Very Limited Fishing Competition within a 12 mile radius.

Growth & Expansion: Hunting, Snow Machine Rentals, Corporate Retreats and Weddings.

Support & Training: Seller will fully support new owner with business transfer.

Reason for Selling: Owners are retiring.

Additional Purchase Option: Seller?s will consider a 50% ownership for ? of the asking price - $425,000 (Terms to be negotiated).


The Skwentna Roadhouse is truly one of the great Alaskan lodges providing guests the true Alaskan adventure they are seeking. This is a chance to own a rare and remarkable piece of real estate in a location that is the most ideal to peacefully enjoy the ?real outdoors? that Alaska has to offer.

For more information and detailed business prospectus, call Brad Baker at 907-301-3101. Execution of our NDA will be required.


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