Chugiak Real Estate
A bedroom community within the Municipality of Anchorage and 20 miles from the city itself, Chugiak is also conveniently located near Eagle River to its south. Recent population growths in Chugiak have pushed the number of residents, who mostly live along the Glenn Highway and work in Anchorage, to nearly 8,000.
Chugiak offers residents a variety of ways to enjoy Alaska’s stunning natural beauty, including a variety of excellent parks, places to hike and climb, canoe or raft, fish and camp, and ski. Various indoor recreational facilities located in Chugiak and nearby Eagle River offer movie theaters, bowling, an Olympic-sized swimming pool and ice skating rinks. Local restaurants provide a variety of menu options, and local fairs and parades held throughout the year reinvigorate the community spirit.
First heavily settled in the 1950s by homesteaders composed of former military personnel who served during World War II in Alaska, Chugiak is now one of the main areas of Anchorages continuing suburban expansion. With the recent population increase, Chugiak is seeing a rapid increase in the development of new subdivisions to accommodate new residents. Chugiak continues to offer many housing options that include large lots, allowing residents to enjoy the beautiful natural environment right at home.