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Best Cabin Value Right On The Skykomish River.

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4), on a unique river beach

Sky Beach Cabin is a cute cozy bungalow style cabin only fifty steps from scenic Skykomish River in the Cascade Mountains 60 miles northeast of Seattle.

There is a half-mile long rocky/sandy river beach much of the year, great for kids and dogs to explore. Lounge chairs, firepit, and table/chairs are on the beach in the summer to put you right next to the river with a great view of the surrounding Cascade Mountains.

The cabin is reminiscent of rustic beach bungalows but completely remodeled inside with upscale touches such as a terrific full kitchen, wifi, satellite TV, very comfortable king bed, covered outdoor deck and hot tub, and adorable fishing cabin decor. There is also a small deck off the main bedroom with a mountain and river view - great place for coffee in the morning sun.

Outdoor recreationists will love the rural mountainous area of Northwest Washington with three nearby wilderness areas and a national forest with great hiking, whitewater rafting & kayaking, mountain biking, skiing, seasonal fishing, and rock climbing. The cabin is 24 miles west of Stevens Pass Ski Mountain with skiing, mountain biking, summer scenic chairlift rides, and disc golf. The cabin is 60 miles/90 minutes northeast of Seattle.

Note: You don't have to drive over a pass to get to the cabin when coming from the Seattle area. However, you need to be prepared for winter driving conditions approximately late November-February.

In the summer the beach is set up with a fire pit for beach fires, chairs & loungers next to the Skykomish River, providing a charming place to relax and enjoy the sound of the river lapping on the beach. Sky Beach Cabin is located in a sparsely populated area, so most likely you will have the beach to yourselves, with the occasional fisherman walking by. The rocky beach is an easy 25ft from the cabin (no steep bank).

There is also a fire ring in the yard next to the cabin which can be used year-round weather permitting and no burn ban.

The cabin is located on a wooded lot. There are other cabins in the area as well as private residences, with fences on both sides to provide privacy.

The main bedroom has a new king log bed with 2" memory foam topper, a 32" TV, DVD player, and writing desk with river view. Good size closet for longer stay storage.

The second bedroom is located on the opposite end of the cabin, providing privacy. This bedroom has bunk beds with full on bottom and twin above. (Note: the upper bunk is not suitable for small children as it does not have a side rail.) In order to keep costs down, the second bedroom is closed off when there are only two people and the saving is passed on to you as lower rental rates. If the second bedroom is needed when there are only two people, it will be made available for a one-time additional charge of $25.

The cozy living room has leather sofa, hickory rocking chair, 36" TV, Dish satellite with 250+ channels including HBO, roku, stereo, and electric fireplace.

The kitchen has all the major appliance, and many small appliances including coffee maker, bean grinder, toaster, mixed, food processor, microwave.

The dining table seats up to four people with a view of the river. There is also seating for two at the kitchen counter (doubles as game table).

Up to two clean, flea-free, quiet mature dogs are allowed with an additional charge starting at $20/dog/night. Discount for multiple nights and/or multiple dogs - see notes below rates listings. An adjustment will be made to the quote if there are more than one dog or reservation is more than three nights. Please make a comment if there will be more than one dog.

Note: 4WD, AWD or chains may be required at times in winter. The road is plowed, but it is a somewhat rough mountain road. There will be snow at the cabin when the snow level is 1,000ft or below.

Keywords: Washington cabin, Skykomish River, Stevens Pass, Cascade Mountains, vacation rental, hot tub, pet dog friendly, affordable, family cabin rental, ski cabin, hiking

More Details

Property Manager
Brad Olsen
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Brad Olsen

I was born in Seattle, and have lived in Baring since 1978. I worked at several ski areas, including closeby Stevens Pass. I currently remodel cabins in addition to owning/managing Sky Beach Cabin. I love the outdoors, hiking, floating the river, camp fires, music, and golf.

Brad Olsen purchased this cabin in 1978

Why Brad Olsen chose Puget Sound North

I love this area not just because I was born here, but also because it is so beautiful year-round. I love the easy accessibility to outdoor recreation - skiing, rafting, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and fishing.

What makes this cabin unique

Sky Beach Cabin is unique as it has no-bank access to a rocky/sandy beach that is almost a mile long when the river level is low. Most other cabins in this area are on banks with limited access to the river. Children love exploring the rocky beach and dogs love swimming in the river. During the summer there are sandy coves that make great calm, cold water swimming areas. Easy take-out for kayaks, rafts & tubes. Beach camp fires under the stars. Watch the river go by, the moon rise from behind the mountains, dig your toes in the sand, enjoy the cool river breeze on the occasional hot days protected from the sun by the overhanging tree branches. When the river level is low, sit by the river and listen to the water lap gently on the shore imagining yourself on a tropical beach.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This cabin was just what we needed. It was warm, cozy & beautiful. We loved just sitting in the living room or the deck and staring at the river. Our dog even found a friend next door, we called him baby brown. Our only regret is we stayed just one night. We will definitely be back.
Feb 2010
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Amenities

Baring Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - shower only
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Bunk bed-full on bottom, twin on top
  • Folding sleeping pad for a child or small adult available upon request
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Hiking trail within walking distance. Great beach with seasonal (summer) table & chairs, fire pit

Reviews

5/5 -
(4 traveler reviews)

Best Cabin Value Right On The Skykomish River.
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Vancouver
5

Perfect weekend get away

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location and cosy cabin with all the comforts of home. The hot tub was awesome, we couldn't have asked for a better weekend get away. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Nice long weekend

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here while skiing at Stevens for a long weekend. The directions were clear. The roads to the cabin during winter are somewhat meh, but otherwise it was a lovely stay. The river view from the hot tub was gorgeous. The bed was comfortable and the kitchen had enough cookware to make a few dishes. I'd say you are 20-25 minutes from Stevens Pass which is killer.

The refundable deposit was also returned fairly quickly and painlessly.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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5

Fantastic Retreat even in the Rain!

  • 5 of 5

Sky Beach Cabin was the perfect choice for our family of two parents, two teens and two dogs.

Parents Loved: The cabin's fun decor, soft towels, dishwasher, hot tub, movie selection, charcoal grill, big shower, great coffee pot, writing desk in master, the trees!!

Teens Loved: comfy bunkbed, Wifi, walking dogs to the river, playing cards, mom brought chocolate, watching dogs swim in the river, comfy couch, large TV, movie selection

Dogs Loved: Swimming in the river, sniffing in the forest, watching out the windows

We set off from Sammamish knowing the forecast was for rain but brought firewood anyhow. Loved the adventure of going over the suspension bridge! Our two night stay was punctuated by rain but this place is great in the rain too! We grilled and ate on the porch by twinkling strung lights, played cards (no mosquitoes) watched a movie, then slept in the sumptuously cloud-like beds. The teens left the next day as planned and the parents swam the dogs, worked from our laptops, went to the Baring store for coffee (which we forgot :( ) had a hot tub, made dinner, played Scrabble, watched a movie and enjoyed the sound of rain on the roof.

Things to note: There is sand surrounding the cottage so bring shoes that slip on and off easily at the door. The clear cold river is definitely swimmable in August but the air was cold for this swimmer. There is a lovely little beach strip between the forest and the rocky beach with chairs and a table. The forest canopy blocks most rain but the secondary drips, so even in the rain you could have a campfire in the pit which is located ten feet off the front patio.

The interior of the cabin is much cuter than the pictures. If you appreciate log cabin themed decor like us, you will love the fishing lamps, artwork and pine paneling. SBCabin is well appointed with microwave, pot and pans, loads of dishes and glasses and lots of towels for the deluxe, modern bathroom. Even two dogs bowls and towels! The appliances are top of the line, even the toaster.

I especially appreciated the writing desk seeing I'm a writer and had set aside six hours on the second day for rewrites of my new novel Girl of his Dream (shameless plug!) I only wish I had this writing desk at my own house and the view of the river and forest to stare at during writers' block moments.

Well worth every penny. Thanks for allowing our doggies!

Kim Hornsby

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely modern cabin in a beautiful riverfront setting!

  • 5 of 5

I booked this cabin for three nights for my husband and I to celebrate my husband's birthday. It is lovely! Modernized, spotlessly clean, great furnishings, cozy, private, quiet and romantic! We spent a lot of time on the back deck and in the hot tub which overlooks the beautiful Skykomish River. My husband brought some feed for the local critters which he sprinkled outside early each morning and we got to watch a lot of blue jays. Steps away is the river beach which was fun to walk on and my husband did some fly fishing (he didn't catch anything but he had a great time!) The king bedroom was large and roomy and the bed is super comfortable! We were able to bring our small dog with us which was great and we took some walks back out of the community and over the suspension bridge. Beautiful creeks and scenery around the area. We brought some wood and had a fire in the fire pit each night. The owners were very kind and helpful throughout the booking process and afterwards. They remembered that we had requested an early check-in and instigated contact the morning of check-in to let us know we could arrive an hour early which was very much appreciated. We received our full deposit back just a few days after checkout. We loved everything about the cabin and we will be back! Thank you Brad and Janet!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Seattle (Sea-Tac)
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Skykomish
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Edmonds
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Sultan Blue Boy
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Everett
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Hwy 2
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Skykomish Cascadia Hotel
Nearest Ski
24 Miles
Stevens Pass Ski Mountain
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Edmonds
Car: necessary

Scenic chairlift rides summer weekend at Stevens Pass ski mountain 30 minutes east

Photos

Rates & Availability

Baring Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July 23 single night
Jul 23 2017 - Jul 23 2017
1 night minimum stay
$135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 24 2017 - Jul 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$145
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$1,155
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
July
Jul 31 2017 - Aug 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,155
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,155
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
August 12
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 12 2017
1 night minimum stay
$160
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$145
From
$165
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,150
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
$1,155
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
September 6 single night
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 6 2017
1 night minimum stay
$135
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Fall
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$165
Fri,Sat,Sun
$920
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Oct 1 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$155
Fri,Sat,Sun
$925
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
$1,055
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$165
Fri,Sat,Sun
$796
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Pre-Christmas
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$145
From
$175
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 24 2017 - Dec 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year Eve
Dec 30 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
$145
From
$165
Fri,Sat,Sun
$875
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Martin Luther King Holiday
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
2 night minimum stay
$175
$995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Ski Season
Jan 15 2018 - Feb 12 2018
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$165
Fri,Sat,Sun
$950
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Valentine Day
Feb 13 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$145
$950
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
President's Day Weekend
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
$185
$1,155
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$135
From
$165
Fri,Sat,Sun
$995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $40 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.6%

Security deposit fully refundable if the cabin is left clean, there is no damage or loss, and policies have been observed.

The above pet fee is for one dog for 2-3 nights. Rate for longer stay and/or two dogs as follows:
One dog: 2-3 nights $40; 4-7 nights $65
Two dogs: 2-3 nights $60; 4-7 nights $100

Rate based upon 2 people/one bedroom occupancy. Second bedroom $25/stay (two people using two bedrooms-does not apply when there are more than 2 people). Weekly discounted rate $100/person after the first two people.

Children 2 and under stay free if additional bedroom not needed. However, please let me know if children will be at the cabin and their age.

For last minute discounts and single night stays (when available), go to skycabins.com

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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