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Your Lake House Retreat Convenient to Jblm, Tacoma and Olympia

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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The beautiful photographs of this property can't capture the true beauty of this finely crafted home.
The custom front door opens up to provide a gorgeous view of the lake through a wall of glass; beautifully crafted cathedral ceiling with exposed beams and an expansive staircase that leads to the main bedroom in the loft.
The bedroom has plenty of closet space, and a very comfortable Queen-size bed. Looking out over the hand-crafted railing, you'll enjoy a view of the stunning stone rumford fireplace, spacious living room and kitchen area, as well as a spectacular view of Lake St. Clair.
The kitchen is well-equipped with a gas stove and range, microwave oven, coffee maker, toaster, refrigerator and dishwasher.
The living room offers two comfy couches and a rock wall fireplace.
The heated flooring make both the granite flooring in the living room and the wood flooring in the kitchen feel quite warm and cozy. The bathroom has a wonderful jacuzzi bathtub with dual shower heads and comfortable built-in seat. There's also a washer/dryer combo unit.
The downstairs bedroom, which is off of the living room, offers twin beds and very comfortable bedding.




Ft Lewis and Ft Mc Chord: 15 minutes from interstate 5. It's a great base camp for families here to visit their loved ones at Joint base Lewis McChord. Also good for temporary housing. 20 minutes from the north gate to Ft Lewis. Ask about our low, long term winter rates

RSE - Yelm: Just 15 minutes from the School. Comfortable, safe, beautiful place to stay during your visit to Yelm.

Olympia - Lobbiests, Legeslators?: Need to come to the capitol? Make this your favorite place to stay. Perfect for entertainment. Fully equiped kitchen with large granite topped island and views of lake from every room. Large great room with loft master bedroom

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    It is not kid safe. The patio has a big drop off without a fence. There are stairs in the house and the path to the lake is steep...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Please no smoking....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs love it here. Especially the swimmers. The yard is NOT fenced....moreless

  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The path to the front door is not paved....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Loft bedroom: 1 queen

    Queen Bed...moreless

  • Main floor bedroom under the loft: 2 twin/ single

    Two twin beds...moreless

  • Beautiful loft bedroom looks down thru the trees to the lake. Plenty of closet space and a nice fainting couch. The bedroom under the loft is small with two twin beds that can't be made up together as a queen or separately....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower, jetted tub

    two shower heads...moreless

  • Large bathroom with a jacuzzi tub and two shower heads. There is a stacked washer/dryer in the bathroom....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games:

    various board games...moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Rain Forests
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Volcano
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Miniature Golf
  • Naturism
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Use this as your base camp to explore Olympia, Tacoma and Seattle. ...moreless

  • Lake View:

    A view of the lake from nearly every window of the house. You look out across the lake at an undeveloped island with a osprey nest....moreless

  • Lakefront:

    On the quiet finger of Lake St Clair with your own private dock. We have kayaks and fishing equipment for you to use. The water is clean and perfect for swimming and the lake is stocked with fish...moreless

  • Rural:

    Just 15 minutes from JBLM, Yelm and Lacey but nice rural area. Much of the lake is undeveloped and it's very peaceful....moreless

  • Water View:

    Beautiful clean blue water....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    This is the no wake zone and quiet side but you can go around to the ski area of the lake from here. There is a public boat ramp available...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Comcast high speed internet...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    stacking washer/dryer in the bathroom...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Rumford rock wall fireplace...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Heating:

    Radiant heated floors...moreless

  • Internet:

    WiFi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Plenty...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Part of the greatroom...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    plenty of room but not covered...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    At the end of a dead end street with grass parking. Plenty of room for extra cars...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Unload your boat at the public boat ramp ramp then park your trailer at the cabin. We have a private dock for your boat while it's in the water....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    plenty but bring your beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Stacking washer/dryer in the bathroom...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Nice high speed wireless access for your MAC or PC or smart phone devices...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Highly efficient and beautiful rock wall rumford fireplace. It can really heat the house. Bring your nice dry firewood...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes and pots and pans for preparing your feasts...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Plenty of dishes and utensils for all your cooking...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Big family sized so you don't have to spend time washing dishes. But the sink looks out over the lake so, you can watch the eagles nesting while loading the dishwasher...moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Nice big oven, 4 burner Propane stove top. Big side by side refrigerator with water and ice in the door. Eat at island with granite top....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    The basics. Sugar, salt, coffee, tea, etc...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side with ice and water in the door...moreless

  • Stove:

    Big electric oven and propane stove top...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio:

    Nice patio to the side of the house with a fire pit and great view of the lake....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    3 kayaks and paddles...moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill...moreless

  • Patio
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Bring you boat. There is a public boat ramp and an area of the lake that allows ski boats and we have a dock to moor your boat...moreless

  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    life jackets...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Jetted Tub:

    Jacuzzi jetted tub. Two shower heads for companionable showering....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 22 - Sep 28, 2015
4 night min stay
$180
$1,200 $3,800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $171 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $127 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

2015 Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 30, 2015
4 night min stay
$225
$1,150

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $164 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

2015 Holiday Season
Dec 21 - Jan 5, 2016
4 night min stay
$225
$1,150

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $164 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2016
May 23 - Jun 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$185

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

4th of July Week
Jul 1 - Jul 8, 2016
4 night min stay
$225

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Summer 2016
Jul 9 - Sep 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$185

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$175
$998 $3,300

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $143 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $110 Nightly


Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 8.7%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

51 Miles
Nearest Airport
Sea Tac
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Red Wind Casino
24 Miles
Nearest Golf
US OPEN 2015
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Lacey - Amtrak
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 5
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Red Wind Casino
45 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt Rainier - Crystal Mountain
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
Puget Sound/ Nisqually Delta and dock on the lake

Car: Necessary

Beautiful cabin on the lake with your own private dock just a short distance to Joint Base Lewis McChord. A wonderful spot to relax and enjoy your visit to the Pacific NW.

The property is between Lacey and Yelm on the beautiful 270 acre Lake St Clair just 3 miles from Red Wind Casino and less than 1/2 hour from Tacoma or Olympia. Mt Ranier National Park is only 40 miles away and you are 15 minutes from the Nisqually delta of Puget Sound. Less than 1 hours from Seattle and 2 from Portland. All the fun of mountains, salt water, fresh water...skiing snow or water, fishing, kayaking, hiking, museums, zoos, big city sports. Convenient to it all.

Other Activities: Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wolf Haven, NW Trek, Tacoma Zoos, Museums, Seattle, Portland, Mt Rainier, RSE, Nisqually Delta, Olympia, Farmer's market

Golf: Many great golf courses in the area: Tahoma Valley Golf and Country Club in Yelm, Ft Lewis Golf Course at I5, http://www.hawksprairiegolf.com/;http://www.golflink.com/golf-courses/city.aspx?dest=Lacey+WA

Ski: Crystal Mountain, Mt Baker

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Having moved up from Florida, we are still in awe of the Pacific Northwest. Its beautiful here. To have a cabin on such a beautiful lake and so convenient is a real blessing. Besides swimming and boating, our other passion is horses. We live on a small horse farm about 1/2 hour from the lake house.

Why the Owner Chose Tacoma:
This property is a dream come true. That special home on a lake. To have that view from every window. It never grows old. Kayaking on the lake is fabulous. It's a meandering lake full of fingers and coves. I've seen an owl bathing and preening; otters playing and countless hours of the osprey fishing. There are plenty of bald eagles fishing too. But still, we are not far from all the city has to offer. There are miles and miles of bike trails, great golf courses, Puget Sound is 15 minutes away, hiking on Mt Rainer...so much to day..or you can just relax at the cabin. We have high speed internet and Comcast TV for those connected folks too.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our cabin is a perfect retreat. Although you are convenient to Interstate 5 it is a world away. So, quiet and private and beautiful. Lake views from every window. We often have families here to visit their soldiers at Joint Base Lewis McChord. It's a great home for entertaining. With the open floor plan there is plenty of room for everyone. In the Summer you can play on the lake. In the Winter you can enjoy the cozy radiant heat floors, jacuzzzi bath tub and large rock wall fire place. This is a custom built home. The castle like front door was hand made by the owner, his father and brother including forging the hinges. It is massive. The rocks in the fireplace wall were gathered durring his travels abroad. Every detail was executed with care and love.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • See our private dock?

    See our private dock?

  • View of the Home from path to lake

    View of the Home from path to lake

  • Can you see the house? See it reflected in the lake?

    Can you see the house? See it reflected in the lake?

  • Beautiful sunset from kitchen sink window

    Beautiful sunset from kitchen sink window

  • Islands on lake view from path to dock

    Islands on lake view from path to dock

  • Pathway from road down to the cabin

    Pathway from road down to the cabin

  • Loft Master bedroom

    Loft Master bedroom

  • "Rumford" fireplace. It can heat the whole house.

    "Rumford" fireplace. It can heat the whole house.

  • That's an island across the lake. The osprey nest is at the top of the tree

    That's an island across the lake. The osprey nest is at the top of the tree

  • Massive hand made front door

    Massive hand made front door

  • Gate to the patio

    Gate to the patio

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