This very unique Home is located on the quiet side of the river, sitting up high above the water away from any flooding.
If you know where King Mountain is, about Mile 76.2 on the Glenn Highway, by the old "King Mt. Lodge (closed), turn right and drive straight out to the river on the dedicated easement to the unique cable trolley crossing.
Yes, the seller owns the area where the cable crossing platform is and well from there, you pull yourself across the river and up on the platform built on the far side of the river.
In the winter, with the river frozen, one could get snowmobile access and then in the summer boat access may also be doable.
So here you can see, unless you are an invited guest, there will be no surprise visitors other then your local wildlife. Lots of Moose and the occasional Bear will be your closest neighbors with Dahl Sheep up the mountain.
The Home itself is very comfortable, well equipped with all the creature comforts, built off the ground high enough so unwanted visitors, bear or moose, won't end up in your living room. The Master Bedroom is on the second floor.
The whole place is well insulated, easy to heat and the place will keep you toasty warm all winter long. There is no shortage of firewood as that whole area is heavily treed.
In addition to the Home, the owner has restored the "Old Trapper Cabin", which makes a wonderful place for visitors to spend a night. And there is more…. The Sauna Building, the large Shed/Work Shop, plus if every thing fails, the "Old Outhouse".
The owner had a well drilled at great expense (see detailed well log) and to make the place environmentally friendly, the owner installed a Wind Generator with an inverter panel. If everything fails there is a generator and to play it safe, he also has propane lights.
The couple has lived there many years, growing vegetables and having beautiful flowers and a nice manicured lawn.
For the hunter, the owner has a small shooting range and has cut several pioneer trails up the mountain for the big Moose or reclusive Dahl Sheep.
This may not be the lifestyle for everyone, but if you want to be off the grid, this could be life in paradise, as there are not too many places where you may see a Wolverine coming through the yard or a lone Caribou. You may also see Wolves as they use the frozen river for their traveling corridor.
How many places can boast that there are literally millions of acres of unspoiled wilderness behind them (the Glacier Capped Peaks of the Chugach Mt. Range).
And yet, you are only 45 minutes away from shopping at a Fred Meyer store or Carrs (Safeway), fine eateries, churches and a lot more and it all can be found in Palmer.
The Price for this "Paradise on Earth" is: $375,000.-
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