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Riverdance Lodge Leavenworth's Best Riverfront and Mountain Getaway

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Lodge, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 2-12)

Riverdance Lodge is uniquely located next to the Icicle River at the confluence of the Icicle and Wenatchee Rivers. Less than 2 miles and 5 minutes from downtown Leavenworth, Riverdance provides unique recreational opportunities, privacy and wildlife sightings. Perfect for families, annual reunions, and small groups.

Riverdance Lodge is part of River Meadows LLC that includes two other properties on the same private road: Meadowdance Lodge and Meadowdance Chalet. All three properties can accommodate up to 30 guests.

You will feel pampered the moment you arrive at Riverdance. This luxurious custom designed “personal lodge” was built for families or small group vacation/getaway retreat. Riverdance is beautifully decorated, from the hand-picked rocked fireplace, locally designed metal work and artwork, custom wood furnishing, the property has all the amenities of a great northwest mountain lodge. Enjoy the fully supplied Chef’s kitchen, family rooms, spacious deck, cedar sauna and hot tub, and the fire pit next to the Icicle River. Surrounded by mountain views, Riverdance Lodge will delight the most discriminating vacationer.

Riverdance is two levels with 2 kitchens, (1 upstairs and 1 downstairs), 4-bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 1 family room, and 1 living room which accommodates up to 12 guests comfortably.

The upstairs has a spacious open floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows, cathedral ceilings and rock fireplace, perfect for family gatherings. You will love the different beautiful scenery from every window.

Main Floor:

* Fully supplied state of the art spacious kitchen with gas and electric stove and dishwasher.

* Living room with fireplace and dining room

* Master Bedroom and Bath with walk-in shower, heated floors, and a Jacuzzi bathtub

* Custom designed 1/2 Bath

* Second bedroom furnished with flat screen TV, DVD player, a queen futon and 2 hideaway single beds that accommodates up to 4 guests.

* Washer and dryer

* BBQ gas grill adjacent to the dining room

*Outdoor Dining Table for 4

*Telescope for bird and wildlife watching

Lower Floor

* 2nd kitchen

* 2 bedrooms with queen sized beds

* Family room with a queen futon bed and fireplace

* Full bath with tub and shower

* Washer and dryer.

*Outdoor Dining Table

Ample supply of entertainment: board games, ping pong and foosball table in the garage, spacious deck for outdoor dining, cedar sauna and hot tub that overlooks the Icicle River.

Dog Friendly.

Free WiFi.

Dish Network.

Riverdance Lodge is truly a unique family or group vacation/retreat. View our complete information at

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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Greg

Michigan native. Enjoy the outdoors! Love nature and my canine Aussie - Abby.

In 1980, I set out from Michigan to Washington, a 2,400 mile cross country hike in search of the perfect location for me to call home. I found it here in Leavenworth.

I also found that inn keeping is my passion. In 1983, I started my first lodging business. In 2005, River Meadows LLC was born and Riverdance Lodge opened which later expanded to include Meadowdance Lodge and Meadowdance Chalet.

One of the things that I enjoy is that I have my own salmon hole at Riverdance Lodge to share with my guests. I feel very fortunate to have found my home in a magical location....come share the dance with me.

Greg purchased this house in 2006

Why Greg chose Leavenworth

In response to a for sale ad in the newspaper, my first visit to the property was in the spring of 1988.

When I found the property, there was only a primitive dirt road. It was early morning as I walked through the rough trail with my six-month old son Josh on by back and my golden lab "Honey". I remember asking myself if we were at the right place. We wound down through the thick stand of Cottonwood trees and various wild bushes when suddenly the trail opened to an incredibly expansive and breathtaking meadow. I realized that I was standing at the confluence of the Wenatchee and Icicle Rivers.

I stood in awe in that early morning light gazing at the surrounding snow capped mountains where the two rivers met. I knew that I had found a special place. I'll always remember that day, Josh gurgling with laughter as we skipped stones on the river and Honey fetching sticks...I didn't waste any time purchasing what is now Riverdance Lodge.

Now, more than 20 years later and all the dancing my family have experienced on this river, we offer to share this dance with you.


What makes this house unique

It's Not a House, It's an Experience!

You’re stay is my first priority. Your fun starts when making reservations. As the owner, I can assist you in planning your retreat/vacation. You won’t have the usual concerns of where to go for fun or who has the best safety record. You can relax and let the scenery go by or for those looking for a little more adventure there are lots of activities right out the front door.

Photo opportunities are everywhere, eagle, deer and bear are common sightings. Hang out at the rivers edge for the next critter experience or kick back on the deck and let the next photo come to you.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your beautiful vacation home with my friends & family. The moment we walked through the door we nearly jumped with delight. This place is Amazing!. We all agreed if we could, we would live here. With your warm welcoming tour, you could not have made this vacation any more picture perfect!

We are already making plans to return. Thank you so much!
Apr 2011
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Leavenworth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half Bathroom - toilet
  • Large Master Bath with Jet Tub and view, Walk-in Shower, Heated Floors. 2nd Full Bath downstairs with Washer and Dryer. 3rd Bathroom - Half Bath with custom finishes.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Convertible Bed - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon
    convertible bed - 1 queen
  • Three (Queen) bedrooms. 2 queen futons - 1 upstairs and downstairs 2 single hide-a-beds in the family/media room. 2 air beds and baby's play and pak on hand.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Binoculars
  • Boat ...
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Lodge tour upon arrival 24 hour service Less than two miles from Leavenworth Chef’s kitchen with basalt counters/stainless appliances Main kitchen upstairs and 2nd kitchen on lower level Private Fishing Hold right off the lawn for King, Coho, and Steelhead salmon fishing (when in season) River fire pit Three decks Events/activities scheduling including but not limited to: In house massage services Chauffeured wine tour In house personal fitness training (Greg has over 20 years experience as a Personal Trainer) In house catering/chef services River Meadows LLC has 2 addition lodging facilities: Meadowdance Lodge and Meadowdance Chalet, located on the same private road and within easy walking distance. Maximum occupancy combined (26 guests). Riverdance Lodge is located on the edge of the confluence of the Icicle and Wenatchee River. Breathtaking view of Wedge Mountain and the Enchantments. A perfect venue for small exclusive weddings or retreats and annual family and friend reunions.


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Riverdance Lodge Leavenworth's Best Riverfront and Mountain Getaway
average rating of 4.851852 based on 34 reviews

Private and cozy

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location on the river with a variety of weather, including a foot of snow overnight! Loved the hot tub and sauna. Greg personally came and cleared snow off the deck to provide access to the hot tub. Lots of ping pong was played. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great times 8 min to Leavenworth

  • 5 of 5

Great place with very friendly owner who gave me a walk through to show me the nuances of the place!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Beautiful house, accommodating host

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Riverdance Lodge. Everything we wanted was there, plenty of space for a large group, sauna, hot tub, 2 kitchens. Everything was fully functional. Greg was accommodating and flexible with us and our schedule. Would definitely stay here again. Thank you Greg

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Bianca, It makes my day to hear from satisfied guests! I hope to see you again, Greg
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  • 5 of 5

Had a great family vacation here. Very spacious and accommodating. Loved hottubing in the snow! Ping-pong was a big hit to. Would love to come back again.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, very clean, great location and they even decorated for Christmas.

  • 5 of 5

House was wonderful, very inviting and warm. Kitchen was well stocked with dishes and pans, lots of extra blankets and pillows. They even had Christmas decorations and an amazing tree !!! Could not have asked for anything more. We will be back !!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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  • 5 of 5

First and foremost the owner of the home, Greg, was a fantastic host and charming gentleman. Secondly, Riverdance Lodge is PERFECT! Truly, in every aspect. From the gorgeous decor to the magnificent views of the serene river and breathtaking mountains in the background. I absolutely will return here with my whole family. If you choose Riverdance Lodge you will simply have everything you need for a wonderful vacation stay! The hot tub and sauna are glorious after a long day of hiking or skiing. The home is very well stocked with all the necessities. Firewood was even available and a hose to put the fire out and your mind at ease. Greg made himself available and gave us so much information about the area. The home was not terribly difficult to locate and we had every amenity. We ate, drank and were indeed merry while staying at Riverdance Lodge! THANK YOU GREG FOR ALL YOU OFFERED AND DID FOR US!! Julianne Kiefer

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Julianne Thank you so much for the GREAT review. I hope to see u again someday. Have a wonderful holiday season. Greg
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Pangborn Memorial Airport

2nd to the last house on right on Joyful Place[private drive] off E. Leavenworth Rd.

Activities: Miniture Golf, Parasailing, Nordic skiing, Snowboarding, Downhill skiing, Snowmobiling, Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Spa, Racquetball, Mountain Biking, Hiking Trails, Golf, Kayaking, Rock Climbing....

Golf: The Leavenworth Golf Course is only 15 minutes away.

Ski: There are 4 Nordic trail systems nearby, as well as the local Leavenworth Ski Hill with 2 rope tows, perfect for kids. If you are looking for something a little bigger there are 2 downhill ski areas only 45 minutes away, Stevens Pass and Mission Ridge.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Cleaning fee $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.1%

Weeknight Getaway for 2 - $220nt (Sun-Thu) Contact Owner
Weeknights: (Sun - Thu) $290nt up to 4 guests
Weekends: (Fri - Sat) $520.00nt up to 6 guests

$750.00 (Fri-Sat) up to 6 guests

$750nt. up to 6 guests

CHRISTMAS BREAK: December 16 - January 1
$750.00nt up to 6 guests.

Add $35nt per additional guests up to 12.

A cancellation fee 0f $75 applies to all credit card refunds.
$40 fee per pet. Well managed pets are welcomed. We require that pets are not left unattended in the home.


Children 5 years and under are free

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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