Girdwood Real Estate
Undoubtedly, Alaska’s most famous winter retreat, Girdwood offers so many signature Alaskan experiences its hard to name them all. Journey off the Seward Highway and meander towards the mountain’s base to understand what makes this small town such a large draw. Mostly known for as a winter destination, Alyeska Ski Resort and Hotel in Girdwood offers world class recreation for downhill and cross country skiers. Slalom down this large alpine retreat known for its abundant snowfall and amazing views of Turnagain Arm. In the summer you can enjoy mountain biking, hiking, and festivals. Almost as famous as the ski resort itself are the dining options located here. Seven Glaciers features elegant mountaintop cuisine, Double Musky offers up its famous cajun flavor, and The Bake Shop can satisfy any craving.
Expect to pay premium prices for the premium recreation options found in Girdwood. The closer to the mountain, the higher the price and more exclusive the Real Estate. The nighttime views of the mountain illuminated by the ski-runs are truly amazing. Further away from the resort the prices normalize but expect a much higher average sales price than is found in Anchorage. Options range greatly from multi-million dollar mansions to more modest condominiums. Surely a great place to spend a winter vacation, summer getaway, or year round residence, Girdwood is truly uniquely Alaskan.