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Iconic Dirtyface Mountain Lodge

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths2
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Lodge, 10 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 20)

Discover The Dirtyface Mountain Lodge, a spacious and inviting mountain retreat at the base of Dirty Face Mountain with quick and easy access to many area attractions including the Bavarian town of Leavenworth, WA. The old world craftsmanship of cedar and stone combined with modern amenities makes the Dirtyface Lodge an exceptional and unique property.

The Dirtyface Lodge is situated on 3 wooded acres in the desirable Whispering Pines neighborhood with over 5,000 square feet and 10 well-appointed private bedrooms that can easily accommodate corporate retreats, family reunions, large family gatherings, or just a mountain getaway.

With 6 King log beds, 3 Queen beds, 2 twins, 2 bunkbeds, and 1 foldaway bed, there are endless configurations that will accommodate any small or large group.

There are two massive and cozy fireplaces, a large and inviting great room, fully equipped kitchen with brand new appliances, a sitting room with large dining table, and a covered 8 person hot tub and large sparkling pool open seasonally..

We have two plasma TV/DVD/VCR players and an expansive movie library. A covered sitting porch to take in the mountain air and gaze at the stars is located on the second floor. Lastly, there is also a reading balcony with chairs and large book library.

We take pride in The Dirtyface Lodge and love it for our own family events. There is a legacy at The Dirtyface Lodge. Many families come year after year to reunite, gather, and explore. We will do everything we can to create the same lasting memories for you as well.

Area Attractions:

Snow Activities:

We are an easy 20 minute drive to one of the best ski slopes in Washington State, Stevens Pass. We are in walking distance to Wenatchee National Forest with hundreds of miles of snowmobiling and groomed cross-country skiing and sledding. Leavenworth has an affordable 'ski hill' that is ideal for kids with beginner level rope tows and an intermediate level tube hill. It is also a base point for cross country ski trails.


We are in easy walking distance to Lake Wenatchee and 5 minutes from Fish Lake, known for it's feisty rainbow and large brown trout. The Wenatchee River, just re-opened for Steelhead fishing after a 15 year hiatus, runs throughout the area, not to mention hundreds of mountain lakes and streams within a 30 mile radius.


Hiking opportunities are endless. Trail heads are along the ridges, rivers and lakes throughout Chelan County. You can take in some amazing views of the picturesque Alp-like Cascade Range that surrounds Leavenworth. Literally some of the best hiking the Pacific Northwest has to offer is right out Dirty Face Lodge’s door.


The famous Bavarian town of Leavenworth is just minutes away. There are over 100 shops with a little something for everyone. Stores include international trade, food (chocolates, wine, cheese, bratwurst, etc.), art, clothes, and the unique!


The lodge has 2 massive stone fireplaces to warm your feet. The hot tub is always ready to offer a relaxing dip year round. The sparkling aqua pool is an ideal place to float during our hot spring and summers.

The Dirty Face Lodge is a perfect retreat for you and your family in a rustic mountain environment with modern conveniences.

Please contact us as soon as possible to reserve the perfect time for your adventure to the Dirty Face Lodge!

Keywords: Lodge

More Details

Margaret Sonnen
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Margaret Sonnen

We purchased the lodge after falling in love with both the area and the lodge itself. We have a growing family and wanted to provide a place where they can all gather, have fun, and make lasting memories. We also wanted to continue sharing the lodge with others since it has had such a rich history of loyal visitors!

Margaret Sonnen purchased this lodge in 2007

Why Margaret Sonnen chose Leavenworth

We love the Lake Wenatchee/Leavenworth area for the many activities available during every season of the year!

What makes this lodge unique

We love the lodge for its ability to bring many family members or friends together under one roof. We personally love the warmth and family feel the lodge provides us.

Guestbook comments from the owner

30 friends came together and reconnected. Thank you DFL. It was a great escape from our busy lives. We played many games at your table, had deep and not so deep conversations at your couches and played and had fun on your snow hills outside. A perfect getaway!!!
Dec 2011
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Leavenworth Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , toilet/sink combo
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , toilet/sink combo
    Bathroom 6 - shower , Shower Room with single shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Toilet, sink combo, plus shower
  • Main Lodge: Full Bathroom downstairs Half Bathroom downstairs Full Bathroom upstairs Private sink in guest room upstairs Guest House: Half Bath - sink/toilet combo Half Bath - sink/toilet combo Shower Room (private shower)
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 10 - 1 queen , Guest House back bedroom on left
    Bedroom 9 - 1 king , Guest House back bedroom on right
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king , Guest House middle bedroom on left
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single , Guest House first bedroom on right
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Main Lodge upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Main Lodge upstairs personal sink balcony outside
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 bunk bed , Main Lodge upstairs balcony to outside
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king , Main Lodge main floor Handicap accessible
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Guest House first room on left
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (6) All custom log beds with brand name, high quality bedding, Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Child Beds (2) Porta Crib (2) , Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (2)
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Two massive stone fireplaces and more places to sleep than any lodge in the area


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Iconic Dirtyface Mountain Lodge
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 129 reviews

Family bonding and togetherness

  • 5 of 5

The Dirty Face Lodge was the perfect place to stay with extended family for our daughter's wedding at the adjacent Brown Family Homestead. In preparation for the events leading up to the wedding, which included a pancake breakfast, make your own lunch, wedding rehearsal dinner preparation, wedding appetizer preparation, and Mother's Day brunch, the spaciousness of the lodge was conducive for a large group bonding experience. The lodge was cozy and comfortable, yet spacious for all of our extended family and friends! We would love to return again and do more "kicking back" rather than wedding preparation!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you guys stay at the Lodge! I'm so thankful for your thoughtful review, we strive for the best every time. Congratulations on such a special occasion and we hope you are able to come back again. We would consider you Legacy Guests! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
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Magical Family Christmas

  • 5 of 5

We spent our family christmas at the dirty face lodge this year. What a wonderful time we had. Plenty of room for the whole family. We enjoyed leavenworth and the town lighting.

The lodge made our family christmas so special, everyone came. It really was a picture perfect christmas.

The lodge is so family friendly. It was warm and welcoming from the first minute through the door.. When it was time to leave we felt like we were leaving our own home. Next year we will stay a week.

Thank you again for making our family christmas magical.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2008
  • Stayed: December 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lodge accommodation for a large group

  • 5 of 5

Rented the Dirty Face Lodge to attend a family wedding. Comfortable accommodations for our large extended family. Easy walk thru the woods to the Brown Family Homestead. Great weekend. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely INCREDIBLE!!!!

  • 5 of 5

25 of my closest friends and family came together to celebrate my 40th birthday and it couldn't have been a more perfect weekend!! Every detail, every space, every moment was perfect. Dirty Face will always hold a special place in my heart and I look forward to celebrating our next milestone there in the future!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review, and a glowing one at that! We really appreciate your feedback and am so happy to be a part of such wonderful memories, that's why we love the lodge! Thank you and hope to see you again soon!
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Enjoyed despite a number of things that either need replacing or repairing.

  • 4 of 5

Great location nestled amongst the mountains and close to Lake Wenatchee. Family had a great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback and so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We fixed or replaced the items that you mentioned and we would love to have you back any time! Thanks!
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Exceeded expectations!

  • 5 of 5

This is my first rental experience where the reality exceeded the description and photos on the website. We were a reunion of friends who had not been together for 20 years. We were 15 adults and 8 children (5 to 18 years old). We did a lot of cooking and the kitchen had everything we needed, including plenty of plates and glasses, etc. for our large group. The kids loved the pool. The variety of bedroom arrangements worked well for our group and allowed some parents to have their younger children room with them. We started planning over a year ago and Margaret was responsive and helpful along the way as we emailed questions. We went on an inner tubing trip with Leavenworth Outdoor Center and they were equally responsive and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback. We loved having you stay with us and you are now considered Legacy Guests which means you will enjoy 10% off any future stay. We are so glad to hear your trip went well and made many memories for your and yours. That's what we are all about!
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Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Wenatchee State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Fish Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Leavenworth "Ski Hill"
Car: necessary

The famous Bavarian town of Leavenworth is just minutes away. There are over 100 shops with a little something for everyone. Stores include international trade, food (chocolates, wine, cheese, bratwurst, etc.), art, clothes, and the unique!

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, snowboarding, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, horseshoes, miniature golf


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.2%

**This quote is a BASE quote. If your party exceeds 12 guests, Please contact us about an ADJUSTED RATE. Pets are $35 per pet per night plus prior approval with staff. When you get a VRBO quote online here it DOES NOT include discounts given for large parties, or off season dates or other exceptions. Please contact us through this site and we will adjust the quote to make it work for you!

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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