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Scenic Waterfront, Private and Peaceful

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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

River Run Cottage truly offers the serenity of country living along with easy accessibility to downtown Leavenworth and the many activites Leavenworth has to offer.

Watch the River Riders load and head down river from your comfortable covered deck. It's a bird-lovers paradise, year-round, with frequent sittings of bald eagle, osprey, and Canadian geese. We've even had a wayward swan visit us! Often snowy winters bring in playful otters across the river from the Cottage.

You have access to a small, sandy beach and for cooler evenings, a fire pit on the front 1/2 acre or a gas grill on the deck. Salmon and steelhead are in the river and fishing is permitted when season is open.

Although in a private setting, the Cottage is only two miles from the Bavarian Village, close to the festivals, fine restaurants, out-of-this-world shopping and live theater, Other nearby activities include river rafting, hiking, cross-country skiing, golfing, parks and scenic drives.

WE OFFER COMPLIMENTARY CONCIERGE assistance for our guests through Leavenworth Concierge. This includes activity bookings, dining reservations, spa reservations and more. You can be on autopilot while visiting without the hassle of arranging your own activities. Information about these services will be in your welcome letter and in the Cottage on your arrival. Limited or no driving? You can shuttle to and from town with Leavenworth Shuttle & Taxi. No more parking difficulties!

The Cottage is small, with one bedroom, comfortable Queen bed and dresser and a kitchen, living room and bathroom. The kitchen has a range, double sink, apartment-sized refrigerator, microwave and --- no dishwasher. You'll find just about everything you'd need in a kitchen, including coffee pot (and coffee), blender, toaster, flatware, dishes, pots and pans and a pizza cutter for the pizza you might have delivered to your door.

The living room has a newer (not huge) flatscreen TV, DVD player, very comfortable and updated furniture (loveseat and recliner), a small 'take-home' library of paperbacks, several DVD's and a cassette tape player and cassette tapes! Yes, there's a CD player also.

You'll find ample covered parking in the attached carport plus some extra storage space for bikes or other equipment in the attached garage, plus there's a washer and dryer in the laundry, also in the garage.

Our guests are very important to us. We like to greet you on your arrival - and then give you complete privacy for the rest of your stay, although we are always available either in person (we live next door to the Cottage) or by telephone to answer questions or problem solve.

Keywords: Cottage,retreat, skiing, private, hiking, trails, golfing, shopping, theater, recreation, fishing, rafting, dining, free wi-fi, music, river,


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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 1-2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Small beach, down steps to the river. Larger beaches at Blackbird Island, 2 miles away...moreless

  • Downtown:

    Friendly atmosphere, great restaurants, shopping, outdoor activities two miles from the Cottage....moreless

  • Rural:

    Only 2 miles from the Village but in the country. Not in residential area, very private. One other house on property. Views river, orchards, hills...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Located a literal stone's throw from the Wenatchee River, medium bank....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace...moreless

  • Garage:

    Covered carport...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 10.3%


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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pangborn Airport, East Wenatchee.
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Several in Leavenworth
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
GREAT course on Icicle Rd.
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak station
Nearest Motorway
State Highway 2
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chose from over 40 in Leavenworth
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ski Hill, L'worth. Stevens, 40 minutes.

Car: Recommended


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: Chuck was born and raised in the Leavenworth area. Ann grew up in Puget Sound (Anacortes/Seattle) and loves both the east and west sides. For most of our married life (married 1967) except for a short stint in Southern Oregon, Leavenworth has been home. Both of us graduated from U.W. Seattle, Chuck in Forest Management and Ann as an R.N. We live in the house we built in 1974, on the river, neighbors to The Cottage. The Cottage was completed in 2000. We have three adult children, all married with their own families and 12 grandchildren. None of the children live in Leavenworth, but all live close and hardly a week passes that we don't see the 'grands'. As much as the adults love Leavenworth, the kids love it more. They play in and around the river and on the property in summer, sled in winter, the oldest ones are beginning to cross-country ski. They know all the festivals and LOVE the ice cream at Lak's Gallery in town. I'm known as 'Grandma River'. We love our life! We're surrounded by family and friends, orchards, hills and the ever-changing river. Aong with our Cottage guests we love the seasonal changes along with river; wildlife, fishing for salmon and steelhead and sitting on the beach in the summer. Close proximity to town is great, with Safeway a mile away, Blackbird Island 2 miles, our church 3 miles. We could almost walk! We, along with the tourists, attend festivals, especially Christmas Lighting, MayFest and SALMON FEST and Summer Theater. We especially enjoy taking drives and discovering new roads in the hills, new houses and new businesses in town.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Welcome to River Run Cottage!

    Welcome to River Run Cottage!

  • Swan


  • A little visitor

    A little visitor

  • Resident bald eagle that hunts from the big branch directly across the river

    Resident bald eagle that hunts from the big branch directly across the river

  • river otters

    river otters

  • Xena greeting the neighbors

    Xena greeting the neighbors

  • Lots of Canadian geese

    Lots of Canadian geese

  • Across the river

    Across the river

  • Salmon dinner!

    Salmon dinner!

  • Quail


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