Incredible Home on the Lake. Your Own Private Resort. Hot Tub, Pool, Dock, Etc.!(47 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cozy, luxurious, 3 bed/2 bth on quiet lake with privacy, hot tub—sleeps 8-12
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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Member since: 2002
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 12
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Books For Adults
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
- Paddle Boating
- Wildlife Viewing
Bay Lake is a small, quiet and secluded lake, with a public boat launch, that allows motorized boats including jet skiis. There is very little activity on the lake, even on weekends! Fishing allowed....moreless
- Lake View:
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
Great room with large screen TV, stereo, lots of games, movie DVDs provided. Two large leather sofas, 2 side chairs, game table, lighting, big windows with lots of light and views of the lake....moreless
- Parking Off Street:
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Boat With Paddles
- Child's Swing
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Hot Tub
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 2 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
May/ Pool open
May 1 - May 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Jun 1 - Sep 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Sept 2017 (pool open)
Sep 6 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
Oct 1 - Apr 30, 2018
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Housekeeping / Laundry $130 + tax
- Tax Rate 9.95%
• 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.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Ten private acres on BAY LAKE. Best of both, freshwater (lake) and salt water beaches up the road at PENROSE STATE PARK.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: 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.
Why the Owner Chose Lakebay, WA, USA:
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.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
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!
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Private hot tub (open year round) and the pool (May-Sept) are just steps away.
Great room complete with stone fireplace and 'moose'.
Main floor bedroom with a king bed and a twin chair sleeper
Third bedroom with king bed and 2 twins
Dining table seats 12, and the kitchen has everything you need.
Private 60' dock has canoe and row boat for your use (lifejackets too).
Relax on the back deck and enjoy the lake while watching resident eagles fish.
Two single kayaks with paddles are also provided for guests to use
Net in the meadow for volleyball or badminton.
Spend cozy rainy days inside with a roaring fire and a good card game.
Lakebay Marina is just down the road. Great place for fun and boat moorage
This is the view off the back deck, overlooking the lake (and firepit).
Flatscreen TV with cable, stereo, lots of books and games.
Bunk room with 5 twin beds (2 can be made into a king)
One of 2 bathrooms, both with bathtub/shower, toilet, and 'vintage' sink vanity
Well equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances and everything you need.
Firepit is great for smores and is next to the lake.
Lake has great bass and trout fishing.
How about a ping pong tournament?
Bring your motorboat for waterskiing (or jet skiing). The lake is never crowded
Front porch and entry
Be sure to get some fresh local oysters, and visit the local produce stands
This listing was first published here in 2002.
Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017
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