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Riverdance Lodge Leavenworth's Best Riverfront and Mountain Getaway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Lodge, 3 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), 3-bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, 2 family rooms, 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 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

* Media/family room 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 www.riverdanceleavenworth.com

More Details

Owner
Greg
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
May 11, 2017

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 North Central Cascades

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.

-Greg

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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Amenities

Leavenworth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • 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 ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • 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
Outside:
  • 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
Suitability:
  • 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
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Riverdance Lodge Leavenworth's Best Riverfront and Mountain Getaway
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 22 reviews
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GREAT VACATION SPOT!

  • 4 of 5

We had a very nice visit in Leavenworth although every one of our kids came down with bad colds and were all at one point bedridden - thank good ness for all the bedrooms, I was able to quarantine them during our stay. All that said, the home was perfect for us and very clean and comfortable. The kids loved skipping rocks on the river and running around the property when the weather allowed. The heat was on and everything worked very well inside. The kitchen was loaded with everything we needed. However, I had concerns cooking in the pans, I don't think they are made well for the heavy duty gas stove *WHICH I LOVED* in the kitchen. The one non-stick pan had been severely abused and the Teflon was coming off. I wouldn't cook in that pan. I understand it can be difficult to have nice tools in a kitchen where people don't always treat things with respect. You should never use metal on Teflon! Regardless, I had everything I needed to make all my meals for my family. Every utensil was there, every wine glass was available (loved the variety!) and my daughter even had her milk in a wine glass one night. She said it was fancy.

My only other issue was that WIFI never worked, although I can't imagine it has a huge signal being all the way out there, so be prepared for that. The sauna did not work either. We didn't make a fuss because we weren't there long enough and honestly it wasn't the reason we selected this home. We selected it as a great place for our kids to play and was big enough for all of us to relax on spring break, which we did.

Thank you Greg for sharing your home and providing us a fabulous place to spend a couple days on spring break. We really enjoyed our visit and you! We will certainly recommend and return.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Great property, lots of space.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Riverdanc Lodge was great. There was a ton of room, and plenty of beds. The property is just a few minutes drive from town.

Someone had built two sledding ramps that went down into the backyard, and there were sleds waiting. We had a lot of fun with those.

Greg was a great host, responding quickly to my questions and offering advice on things to do in the area.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

absolutely breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for anything more! This beautiful home not only met our needs but exceeded our expectations. Greg is the perfect host. He had the heat and music on for our arrival. We ended up being stuck on the East side of the passses due to closures. Greg let us stay a few extra hours to help accommodate our unexpected plans . We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. Sounds like you guys really did "get it". You were awesome guests and I really appreciate your clean up effort.Great Job! Somewhere down the road try to make it for the Spring Salmon run on the Icicle River. Truly a beautiful time to visit.
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5

Beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

This was such a great find! The house is cozy and set up with everything you need for a weekend away. It's also right on the river so the view is stunning! The house slept 10 of us comfortably.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Fantastic!!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time staying at the Riverdance lodge. There were nine of us and two dogs and had plenty of space for all of us. The owner is very, very nice and this is a place we would definitely love to come back and stay at. We were so close to town and the river was out our back yard so my grown boys had fun playing on the frozen ice! We all truly enjoyed our stay!!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Wonderful Retreat!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house on the river with all the amenities need for a great vacation. It fit our needs perfectly!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Pangborn Memorial Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
3 Miles

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.

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Rates & Availability

Leavenworth House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$660
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$390
From
$660
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4th Weekend
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$660
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$390
From
$660
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$660
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Oktoberfest First Weekend
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Oktoberfest 2nd Weekend
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Oktoberfest 3rd Weekend
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$660
From
$660
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Lighting Festival
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Lighting Festival
Dec 8 2017 - Dec 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Break
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$795
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK Weekend
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$660
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$290
From
$450
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
Cleaning 3+nts or 7+p $120 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.1%

STANDARD RATE:
Weeknight Getaway for 2 - $220nt (Sun-Thu) Contact Owner
Weeknights: (Sun - Thu) $290nt up to 4 guests
Weekends: (Fri - Sat) $450nt up to 4 guests

SUMMER RATES:
$320nt (Sun-Thu) up to 4 guests
$590nt (Fri-Sat) up to 4 guests

3-DAY HOLIDAYS & FESTIVAL WEEKENDS
$660nt. up to 6 guests

CHRISTMAS BREAK: December 16 - January 1
$660nt 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.

CLEANING FEES:
Cleaning is included for up to 2 nights and up to 6 guests.
$150 cleaning fee for 3 or more nights or 7 guests or more.

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.

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