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Badger House Inn, Downtown Winthrop, Methow Valley, N Cascades

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Last updated: 05/09/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Stroll to old western town of Winthrop for shopping, restaurants, art galleries, and the historic Shafer Museum. Relax on the wrap-around veranda with garden and mountain views.

The house (Badger House Inn) is made up of two suites connected at the front entry foyer. The Front Porch Suite consists of a bedroom with a queen bed, a sitting room with a queen futon couch and a full bath. The Sunnyside Suite consists of a living room with a flat-screen TV with Blue Ray disc player and internet connectivity, dining area, full kitchen, full bath, 2 bedrooms, one king (or 2 extra-long singles) and one queen. Laundry facilities available for stays of four nights or more. There is covered parking for 2 vehicles.

Of course, you may choose one or both of the Suites (priced accordingly). Please note that even if the calendar shows the house to be booked, the Front Porch Suite (sleeps 4, no kitchen) may still be available.

Winthrop is close to endless year-round outdoor recreation opportunities such as mountain biking, hiking and cross-country skiing (see Methow Valley Sport Trail Association website). The area is also rich in art, music, food and sport competitions for all levels of participants. Enjoy outdoor ice skating at our rink or take a relaxing walk to enjoy the fresh mountain air.

Keywords: small town charm, yard, offstreet (Front Porch Suite) and covered parking (Sunnyside Suite), veranda
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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/09/2017

Property Type

  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Fully fenced yard great for kids....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    There is a ramp up to the veranda from the carport. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • The Badger House consists of 2 Suites which can be rented separately (excludes Christmas/New Years weeks). Sunnyside Suite: Full kitchen, full bath, queen BR, king (or 2 extra-long singles) BR, living/dining room, covered parking, fenced yard. This Suite can be rented without kitchen during some parts of the year. Rates based on up to 4 guests range from $175-240/night. 2-night minimum required with rental of the kitchen. Front Porch Suite: queen BR, sitting room with queen futon couch, full bath, access to veranda and yard. Rates based on 2 guests $85-$125/night. 2-night minimum on weekends. Please email or call for rates. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Air conditioners in bedrooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer available for 4 nights or more...moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    For guests who rent the entire house or the Sunnyside Suite. Additional off-street parking available on the property...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Master Bedroom has gas fireplace...moreless

  • Garage:

    2-car carport...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace in the Front Porch Suite; Gas stove in the living room of the Sunnyside Suite...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:


  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking at the rear of the house, including a 2-car carport. There is also room for 2 vehicles in front of the house....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer available for stays 4 nights or more...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you would need for cooking is there unless you require something quite out of the ordinary....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Microwave and conventional ovens...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill:

    propane grill...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Veranda wraps around 2 sides of the house...moreless



from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - Oct 15, 2017
1 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat
$1,475 $3,900

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Rhythm & Blues Weekend
Jul 21 - Jul 23, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 2, 2017
2 night min stay

flat fee
Fall Off-season
Oct 16 - Dec 21, 2017
1 night min stay
$1,000 $2,500
Christmas/New Years
Dec 22 - Jan 7, 2018
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Winter Snow
Jan 8 - Mar 10, 2018
1 night min stay
$310 $365
Fri, Sat
$1,475 $3,900

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

MLK weekend
Jan 12 - Jan 14, 2018
3 night min stay

flat fee
President's Day
Feb 16 - Feb 18, 2018
3 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$310 $365
Fri, Sat
$1,475 $3,900

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 11.3%


Two-night minimum required. The Badger House can be divided into 2 Suites available separately; please call or email for rates:

Sunnyside Suite: full kitchen, 1queen BR, 1 king (or 2 extra-long singles), full bath, living/dining room, covered parking and fenced yard, sleeps 4, 2-night minimum if kitchen is included (can be rented during the week for one night without the kitchen for reduced rate, some restrictions apply).

Front Porch Suite: 1 queen BR, sitting room with queen futon couch, full bath, sleeps up to 4.

Non-refundable deposit of 25% of total required 4 months prior to arrival; balance due 1 month prior. Refundable deposit required at the discretion of owners, such as bookings of 3 or more nights and/or large parties.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 05/09/2017
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We are Brad and Chris Garner, owners of the Badger House. Though we now live a short distance outside of Winthrop, we lived in the Badger House when we first moved here. It's name comes from the last name of its previous 40-year inhabitants, the Badgers, who were pillars of society in the town. Warren Badger was mayor of Winthrop, his wife, Lois, worked at Farmers State Bank in Winthrop for over 50 years, and they raised 3 daughters in the house. We are slowly remodeling the house, taking care to maintain its early 20th century small-town charm.

Why the Owner Chose Winthrop, WA, USA:
We chose this area for its quality of life, the awesome hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing. We love the mountains and fresh air and enjoy being in a remote but sophisticated community.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is one block from the center of Winthrop, a small western-theme town. Within walking distance are restaurants, gift shops, a general store, galleries, antique and consignment shops, a fascinating mining museum, and suspension bridges from town over the Methow and Chewuch rivers to a park and ski trail head. Though it's so close to downtown, it's very quiet at the house.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/09/2017

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 18, 2017

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