Sunset View Waterfront Vacation Rentals and Restaurant

Price: $7,999,999

Location: Big Lake, Alaska

Industry: B&B/Restaurant/Vacation Rentals

Welcome to Sunset View Resort! A beautiful, fully functional resort & truly epic 7.27 acre property – 3 lots w/ 539′ of Big Lake frontage! Lot 1 features Boathouse Banquet Hall/Restaurant w/ commerical kitchen Lot 2 features 9,771 sqft McKinley Main House (12bd/11.5ba) Lot 3 features lakefront Cedar Chalet (3bd/3ba) & Lakeview House (3bd/2.5ba & 1bd/1ba apartment) + 3600 sqft hall/shop. Must see!

Epic 7.28-acre LAKEFRONT property on Big Lake, sitting on 3 separate, lakefront lots! Split them up or keep them together as one, this is a prime location and truly an amazing opportunity. Stunning views of Big Lake and Denali, there are countless uses and ways this property can be enjoyed. Plenty of space to owner occupy or lease out the entire property! The pride of ownership shows throughout
from the moment you pass through the gated access and park on your new concrete parking pad, to walking on one of many repositionable floating docs on the lake. Tasteful updates have been completed and continue to be done throughout the entire property. All buildings have in-floor heat and recently updated boiler systems and new generators installed in each building this year, with the exception of the small banquet hall. The most recent and noticeable upgrades are the large covered Trex-deck and stairs on the McKinley View Inn and a new wall of windows to enjoy the amazing views of Big Lake and Denali. The entire grounds have undergone major updating as well, with new fencing, paved parking, and newly designed waterfall and pond area on main lawn.

This unique lakefront property features 4 separate, well cared for buildings spread out over 3 lots and 7.2 acres. With space for large or small groups, lakefront restaurant, banquet facilities, the options are endless!!! With the option to rent the entire property for private event or choose from one of the 4 beautiful vacation properties, there are a multitude of different events that can comfortably take place on this property. This is a year-round destination and unlike a hotel the Alaska Sunset View Resort offers you a more intimate and private setting to host and enjoy your event and comfortably sleep a total of 40+ overnight guests.

The main house, at 10,000sqft. sits at the top of the property and has recently undergone lots of major updates inside and out to enjoy the magnificent views of Denali and beautiful Alaskan sunsets on Big Lake. This amazing home is great for weddings and receptions, retreats, Birthday parties, family reunions and team building events. No matter what the occasion, your family and friends can spread out on multiple levels or gather together in the large, open kitchen with commercial grade appliances, a beautiful-oversized island and access to the amazing new covered Trex deck with more seating and multiple gas fireplaces. The living room features a major new custom wall of Anderson windows, cathedral ceilings, custom built-ins and built-in seating nooks for relaxing and enjoying time with your guests, a book, game or the just taking in the views! Head downstairs to play pool or cards in the game room downstairs with French doors to access more outdoor seating and access to the lake! There are 12 generous sized bedrooms nicely spread out on every level of the home with multiple Jr. Suites, it is such a fun and well laid out home that can comfortably sleep 24+ people. With ramp access this home is fully handicap accessible inside and out.

The lakefront Cedar Chalet is absolutely stunning and has recently undergone a major facelift inside and out! With 3 on-suite bedrooms and amazing views of Big Lake, this is a home you won’t want to leave! Enjoy the beautiful open concept living from the newly updated kitchen with stunning granite islands, new stainless-steel appliances, beautiful custom cabinets, lighting and fixtures, all with amazing views of the lake. The updated two sided-gas fireplace between the living and kitchen and interior Juliete balcony offer more great photo ops and views of the lake! There are 3 nice sized on-suite bedrooms, with the primary bedroom featuring a new walk-through steam shower and direct access to the lake and outdoor seating. This is truly an amazing place to visit and entertain guests or relax and unwind after a busy day.

The Lakeview Retreat @ 1,450 sqft is another beautiful, well updated, three-bedroom vacation rental that’s sure to make your stay here a memorable one. Two hundred feet from the lake, you have the views you came here for as well as the privacy you desire on your lakeside retreat. With a fully furnished kitchen and cozy rooms, you can enjoy every minute of your visit whether you’re indoors or out. Wrap around porch with sitting area with a gas fireplace gives you more area to relax and unwind, while enjoying the day or the sunset. The amenities of the resort and the serenity of Big Lake and the Alaskan environment make this rental perfect for a family retreat or a honeymoon just for two.

At 941sqft. the cozy, hideaway apartment is a beautiful, well-kept rental for 2. Located below the Lakeview Retreat the Hideaway apartment features plenty of space to relax and unwind. You’ll enjoy a King size bed in private bedroom, bathroom with tub/shower, with a washer & dryer in the unit. Living room and a kitchenette with all you need for a very comfortable stay. The hideaway has a covered veranda to enjoy the sunset.

The extremely oversized 5,283sqft. Lakeview garage has 2 oversized garage doors for easy access and set up. Complete with beautiful, custom concrete floors with in-floor radiant heat and 2 handicap accessible bathrooms. This Turnkey sale comes with 2 floor polishing machines to keep the floors looking great, tons of banquet tables and chairs and so much more!! The options are truly endless for this space!!

The Boathouse banquet hall is an amazing, lake front location for any event and with the proper licensing, could be re-opened as a year-round restaurant & bar. Fully updated from top to bottom, it has a wet bar on both floors and commercial kitchen with just about everything you need. Upstairs is are 2 separate meeting rooms or staging areas for your event with additional, ramp access from the rear of the building. With plentiful amenities and scenic views to the serenity of the Alaskan environment, this is the perfect venue for your next event! The outdoor area can be set up with tables or kept clear for dancing and enjoying the views.

There is plenty of space to accommodate up to 250 guests for a daytime or evening event in one of our wonderful, fully stocked facilities. From weddings and receptions to reunions, you can take confidence in knowing your event will have a memorable venue and experience. The beautiful 7.28-acre property offers the lawn and grounds use with large, covered pavilion, patio, multiple docks, gardens, bride’s dressing room and guest bathrooms. Imagine saying your “I do’s” beneath a romantic white gazebo at the water’s edge, then dancing the night away with your guests as the sun reflects on the lake creating a picture-perfect backdrop for kicking off the rest of your lives together. Planning an executive retreat? Perhaps you are celebrating an anniversary or throwing a family reunion. When it’s time to unwind and play on the lake or lawns you’ll find plenty to keep you entertained! Choose from one of the many fun games or toys that can be enjoyed on and off the water. Enjoy the pool table and game room or head outside for Paddle boards, paddle boats, kayaks, croquet, giant Jenga, corn hole, horseshoes, Crossnet and other outdoor games stay with the property. Just past the air strip and public lake access, it’s close to the general store, gas station, brand new Susitna Brewery, boat and watercraft rentals, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, flightseeing, the Iditarod and Iron Dog races. So many things to do and see, the options are endless. Wireless internet.

A weeks rental for the McKinley which is $16,733.25
A weeks rental for the Cedar Home is $6,431.35
A weeks rental for the Lakeview is $3,658.25
A weeks rental for the Hideaway is $719.75

**The Boathouse Restaurant & Bar could be re-opened with the proper permits and licensing.
**This property may be accessed by land, plane, or helicopter**

Listing Details

(Included in Price)

Real Estate: $7,999,999 (Included in Price)

Reason For Sale:


Training & Support:

No training or support being offed by the seller.


Type of Location: Waterfront

Square Footage: 19182