About the property
- Lodge2000 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 3 nights
Cozy, luxurious, 3 bed/2 bth on quiet lake with privacy, hot tub—sleeps 8-12
** MIMIMUM NIGHTS vary depending on season. See "more details" at the bottom (please note that our min. differs from the ones shown under rates ).
THE MOOSEHEAD CABIN is the perfect place to get-away with friends and family. Nestled on the north shore of a beautiful, quiet lake, with 10 private acres of surrounding meadows, forests, wetlands and beautiful views, you will feel like you are at your own private resort—yet it's only a short 90 minute drive from Seattle.
Our clean, comfortable, and luxurious home has everything you need for a relaxing and fun get-away. Whether you spend your time inside, or outside, everything is here!
The outdoor hot tub is just steps from the front door and open year round. The heated pool is open from May to September. A spacious wrap-around deck is the perfect place to watch the eagles sore over the lake, or enjoy outdoor dining at a table that seats up to 12 people.
A short path through the trees leads to a private 60' dock, with a rowboat, kayaks and a canoe for guests to enjoy on the lake....or bring your own motor boat or jet ski to enjoy on a lake that is never busy! The kids will have fun on the play structure, at the full size volley ball net, or playing catch in the meadow. At night, gather around the outdoor fire-pit next to the lake for smores under the stars—or on cold days, gather in the great room, with a roaring fire in the giant stone fireplace (under the moose) to play games, watch a movie, or read a book. Plenty of all 3 are provided.
Up the road 1/4 mile is one of Washington's best kept secrets—Penrose State Park—with wonderful salt water beaches on Puget Sound, and easy hiking trails through the woods, with spectacular views of Mt. Rainier at the end of the trail.
Lakebay Marina is also down the road, and is the 'happening place' during the summer with beer tastings, ice cream, and paddle board rentals. It's also a great way to visit by boat, and short term moorage is available.
Come discover a little slice of paradise at THE MOOSEHEAD CABIN.
MINIMUM NUMBER OF NIGHTS
2 night minimum (always) except for:
-- Summers--4 night min unless unavailable (then min 2 nights).(Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend).
-- Holidays--3 nights
Friday and Saturday nights must be booked together (weekends).
Priority is given to longer requests. No discounts during summer, but discounts may be available for longer stays during the low season (Sept. through May) excluding holidays.
** Please note that there is a MAX of 8 ADULTS, (up to 12 guests with kids) AT ALL TIMES on the property (including day visits). PLEASE DO NOT REQUEST LARGER GROUPS, as this is based on the size/capacity of our septic system and other factors.
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- Response time:
- within one hour
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 20, 2018
About Rebecca Schellings
Hello from The Schellings. Our family of 5 enjoys traveling and lots of activities. Since we have 3 boys, spending time outdoors is a MUST. That's why we love spending time at the Moosehead! We built The Moosehead Cabin 2000. We wanted a place we could get to easily from Seattle (less than 2 hours), and had lots of space for our boys to run. We also wanted to be on a lake where we could enjoy activities like water skiing, fishing, and canoeing. When we stumbled on on Bay Lake, we knew we had found the place. Steve was nicknamed 'moose' throughout his school years, so we thought it would be fun to build a mini-lodge with a moose as the centerpiece. And so it began. The Moosehead Cabin has been a labor of love, and we enjoy every minute we're there. We hope you do to.
Rebecca Schellings purchased this Lodge in 2000
Why Rebecca Schellings chose Lakebay
Close to Seattle. Lots of privacy. Lake allows motorized boats. Great Southern exposure with lots of sun. Good restaurants and shopping in charming Gig Harbor.
What makes this Lodge unique
PRIVACY!! When we looked at other 'destination' places, most of the houses were all close together. We love the fact that no one sees us on our property, and we feel like we're miles away...yet really not at all!
Pool / Spa
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 PM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
This home was a perfect gathering spot for many personalities.
This home was a perfect gathering spot for many personalities.
The outdoor space connected us with spaces to boat, soak, walk and play.
And the indoors felt completely connected with nature yet provided private spaces for all ages. We appreciated all the windows looking at the lake.
The little table next to the big windows is perfect for playing chess or coloring and the dining room table was large enough for all of our family to eat, decorate easter eggs, celebrate birthdays and reflect on our days.
Thank you for sharing this gem. We will surely return.
Paradise for the family
Wow....our family had the most relaxing week away at this lovely paradise. The home and property were comfortable and allowed for some much needed unplugging and connecting. Loved the hot tub and are planning our next trip for the summer to experience the pool too. Thank you for sharing you cozy little piece of heaven.
lovely home, great location and beautiful view. A notice to bring firewood would be good and the ladies thought that additional towel bars and a grab bar in the shower would be nice, but the whole experience was great. Thank you.
Hi Peggy. Glad you enjoyed the home. You probably didn’t read all of the information we provide before hand but we do mention the need to bring your own firewood! We do provide a courtesy presto log for the inside fireplace. Also, you might not have seen all of the hooks for towels behind the door. But thank you for the suggestion to add grab bars. We will look into that.
Peaceful spacious & beautiful
Breathtaking Lakes views
Well equipped welcoming
Great place to stay with lots to do!
Really enjoyed our stay and there was lots to enjoy including the games, boat and kayaks, and hot tub! Planning a visit this summer!
5th year in a row
Absolutely love this place! This is our 5th year in a row coming to this cabin. We intend to keep to this tradition! The moosehead cabin has all the creature comforts of home while still acting as the perfect retreat!
Ten private acres on BAY LAKE. Best of both, freshwater (lake) and salt water beaches up the road at PENROSE STATE PARK.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
• Responsible adult (who signs rental agreement) must be at least 25 and on the property during the rental period. • Max of 8 adults, and up to 12 including kids, at ALL TIMES on the property. • Friday and Saturday nights must be booked together. • A credit card is required for damage deposit. • 4pm check in, noon check out Weekend rates apply for all holidays. Minimum number of nights for holidays vary. Please inquire.