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Historic Homestead ~ the Brown Family Farm

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Last updated: 08/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lake Wenatchee cabin description

Built in 1901 by some of the earliest settlers in the Lake Wenatchee valley, this unique log home has been lovingly owned and maintained by their direct descendants ever since. All the hand built charm and rustic beauty are intact, but now coupled with amenities such as electricity (1920s) indoor plumbing (1940s) and high speed, fiber optic, wi-fi (2008). Most recently, we've remodeled the kitchen/dining area to a more open floor plan, and the downstairs bath just because… well, it really needed it. And we added a hot tub. Aahhhhhh.
The homestead occupies 15 private, peaceful acres and is a destination of its own, or a fabulous base camp for the area's many outdoor activities. It's only 25 minutes to either Steven's Pass or Leavenworth. Without even getting back in the car, you can cross country ski, snow shoe, sled, hike, bike, swim and mountain climb. There are chickens laying eggs for your breakfast, and our horses grazing in the pastures.
The house is furnished with an eclectic mix of comfy antiques, many of which have been here for generations. It easily acommodates two familes (2 king beds, 2 doubles, and a full finished attic with 2 twins plus lots of sleeping mats and sofas so all the kids can crash.) When you settle in for that second cup of tea, you know you're nestled in walls constructed of virgin timber and built by hand without electricity or fossil fuel. The cozy feel of the house takes you away from the cares of modern life, and back to a simpler time.
The Brown Family Homestead is the perfect place to get away from it all and reconnect with yourself and your loved ones. Make it your second home, but without the headaches of ownership.

Keywords: Farm, private, acreage, log cabin, cabin

Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Pets Considered:

            Your well behaved dogs and horses are welcome. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            This is a farm house kitchen! It has everything for the serious cook, even canning equipment and a pressure cooker....moreless

          • Kitchen
          • Ice Maker
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator
          • Dishwasher


          • Air Conditioning:

            In the summer we put in a window unit in an upstairs window. As it never stays hot at night here in the mountains, just the one unit is plenty to take the edge off a hot afternoon....moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Parking Off Street
          • Garage
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • outdoor riding arena, pipe fence corrals, hand built log barns, fresh chicken eggs, feral apple orchard...moreless


              • VCR
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player


              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Location & View

                      • Mountain View:

                        From every room in the house, your eyes rest on only mountains, pasture, forest and rustic outbuildings....moreless


                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rafting
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Swimming
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Cycling
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Skiing
                      • Tennis
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting
                      • Fishing
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Sledding
                      • Antiquing
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Live Theater
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Cinemas
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Golf


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                      from 20 traveler reviews
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                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay

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                      • Property Damage Protection $89
                      • Taxes Not included

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                      Last updated: 08/25/2014
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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1901

                      About the owner: Greetings from the mountains! I'm Karen Dickinson, and I consider myself lucky to be this generation's custodian of the old homestead. It's truly a special place, offering a direct link to another time, and another way of life. I'm committed to its preservation and to sharing it with the wider world. I hope to develop an on-going relationship with a few families, probably from Seattle, who want to make the farm a regular part of their lives. As I am living just 1/2 mile down the road, I will be on hand to personally get you settled in and make sure your stay is a wonderful experience. Wanna learn how to preserve peaches? hear about the best trails and the hidden berry patches? swap stories about horse riding wrecks? learn how to get the eggs from under a sitting hen without getting pecked? Call me and we'll talk about having you up. My family and I look forward to getting to know you and yours. Cheers, Karen

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                      Speaks: english



                      • kitchen


                      • downstairs bath

                        downstairs bath

                      • Southwest bedroom (king)

                        Southwest bedroom (king)

                      • spring silly horse in upper pasture

                        spring silly horse in upper pasture

                      • Friendly ponies

                        Friendly ponies

                      • Northeast bedroom (king)

                        Northeast bedroom (king)

                      • back yard

                        back yard

                      • View from the back yard

                        View from the back yard

                      VRBO #278107

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                      This listing was first published here in 2009.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, June 24, 2014

                      $299 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

                      View calendar: Updated 08/25/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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