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Cozy, Luxurious Mountain Home Near Mt. Rainier, Ski Resort

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,750 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Lodge, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-8)

After a day of skiing or hiking, it's fun to tell tall tales and roast marshmallows by the outside fire pit or just relax in the Antlers Lodge by the fireplace with a suitable beverage. Antlers Lodge abounds with hunting trophies. The hydronic in floor heating provides a gentle and even warmth in the coldest of winter days. The wood columns and posts harvested from the site during the construction process add to the feeling of being close to nature in the mountains. Many of the rooms are appointed with original artwork.

Keywords: 20 Minutes from Crystal Mountain Ski Resort and the north entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park, Antlers Lodge is close to the White River in Crystal River Ranch. This 2 story structure has all modern conveniences, yet retains rustic mountain charm.

More Details

Owner
ilmar Reinvald
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Estonian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 24, 2017

About ilmar Reinvald

One owner is a retired architect, artist and an avid hunter. The other owner is also an artist and a ski and fitness enthusiast.

ilmar Reinvald purchased this lodge in 2008

Why ilmar Reinvald chose Puget Sound North

We built this home at Crystal River Ranch for its remoteness from civilization, yet still being reasonably close for the necessities and luxuries of life and 20 minutes drive from base of Crystal Mountain ski area. SEATAC Airport and Tacoma are a 90 minute or less drive. For weekly grocery shopping and movies, Enumclaw is a 25 minute drive. The historic Natchez Tavern and some shops and restaurants in Greenwater are less than a 10 minute drive.

What makes this lodge unique

The many natural wood surfaces and the fireplace create the warm ambiance in the interior of Antlers Lodge. We enjoy stepping out of the Lodge and feeling like we are away from it all. The dense trees give a feeling of privacy and security. The upper part of our property has been designated a part of an elk conservation area. Elk wander past our house on a regular basis. Coyotes, bobcats and bears have also been seen, but less often. It is fun to watch the game, you never know how many elk may wander by! Antlers Lodge has a stand by generator which will restore electrical power in case of power outages. FOR MORE GREAT INFO ABOUT THE AREA: log on to crystalriverranch.org for info on ski conditions, mountain pass and road info, goings on in the area and much more.

Amenities

Enumclaw Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No shoes or boots to be worn in the lodge except in the mud/laundry room.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Bath/shower combination, water closet, vanity with sink
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Loft + Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (2) California King Beds, Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon Sofa converts to bed, Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
Cook shack with propane barbecue next tor fire pit with firewood and kindling provided. Standby electric generator with automatic transfer switch is installed to restore power immediately in case of power failure. This happens occasionally in the mountains.

Reviews

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5

Attractive, comfortable home in a beautiful setting.

  • 5 of 5

Seven members of our family arrived fairly late at night this August. Entrance was easy using the information provided. The place is delightful: kitchen well-stocked with dishes and utensils, excellent beds, attractive décor. Everyone in the group remarked on how nice the place is. The entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park is close, Crystal Mountain Ski Area is even closer, and the roads are easy. The owner was very helpful providing information before our arrival.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Awsame vacation time again!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time stay in this beautiful lodge.

All the equipment was functional, clean and comfortable.

When we have questions about Wifi, manager took care of it ( even we call her at night time!).

Owners are very friendly and responsible, their hospitality was wonderful.

We highly recommend to stay here!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent property

  • 5 of 5

The interior of this house is beautiful and comfortable. House is very well maintained, all the place is clean and every equipment works just right. Clean amenities are provided more than enough. We even had welcome card and flowers! We get 3 family reunion in this house (the layout is peerfect for 3 family), and spend precious time in this cozy and wonderful house. I strongly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Superb

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property, perfect for a group event. Our group had a wonderful time as the cabin was super accessible and the fire pit was an excellent way to wind down after a busy weekend. Beds were awesome and the kitchen/living room areas were great for socializing. Would definitely recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful and memorable 4th of July family gathering at Antlers Lodge. It is a beautiful, quality home - I think even better in person than I expected. Things felt very clean and new. And it's true, the elk come right near the house while foraging in the woods. We had 8 people and the house easily accommodated everyone. The bedding and towels were luxurious. The kids enjoyed roasting hot dogs and s'mores over the fire pit. The chess set became a popular attraction (a good break from electronics). The kids also enjoyed an ongoing Monopoly game in the loft. We took in incredible scenery traveling to both Paradise and Sunrise on different days (a bit of a drive but easily doable as day trips). I would definitely recommend staying at Antlers if you have the chance!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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First Rate for a Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our 3 kids really enjoyed the accommodations at Antlers Lodge. The area was beautifully wooded, had tall trees, wonderful hot tub and fire pit where we relaxed, talked and toasted marshmallows. The kitchen is fully stocked with utensils and pots/pans and we were able to get food at the grocery store in Enumclaw and cook a few nights. We did horseback riding at Crystal Mountain and drove to the Mount Rainier park to take in the wonderful sights while we were there. All of this was within 20 minutes of the house. There is a nice river and hiking trail walking distance if you want to get out and stretch your legs. The fresh air, mule dear, elk and the beautiful stars that came out as the camp fire faded all added to a wonderful trip. We slept great on the master bed and heard great reviews about the king bed upstairs and the twin beds in the kids room upstairs. They especially liked the loft-fort too. Cell phone reception was spotty and no TV, but that was actually just what we were looking for on this trip. Thank you for a great stay, we would stay there again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Seattle/Tacoma - SEATAC
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Natchez Tavern, Greenwater
Nearest Ferry
42 Miles
Vashon Ferry, Tacoma
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Enumclaw
Nearest Train
38 Miles
Tacoma
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 410
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Natchez Tavern
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Crystal Mt.
Nearest Beach
45 Miles
Sunset Beach, Pt. Defiance Park, Tacoma
Nearest Point of Interest
Hiking trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Park/picnic grounds
Nearest Point of Interest
Crystal River Ranch Hq.
Nearest Point of Interest
Natchez Tavern
Nearest Point of Interest
Wapati Woolies
Nearest Point of Interest
Hiking trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Hiking trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Walking loop
Car: necessary

This is a great place for viewing wildlife: elk wander through the property and may be seen frequently in the neighborhood. Bobcat, bear, raccoon and coyote in the area but shy and seldom seen. If you tire of serenity and the fresh mountain air, hop in your car and in a little over an hour, you can spend the rest of the day sightseeing in Seattle or Tacoma, visiting world class museums, shopping or dining. Full service hospital, St. Elizabeth's is located in Enumclaw., 30 minute drive.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Damage Deposit $250

Please book your stay at least 2 weeks in advance. Check in time is after 3PM, check out noon.

Short term rentals during ski season, if available, cannot be booked until after Nov 15.

For ski season rentals, a $500.00 refundable damage deposit is required. A $500.00 one time deep cleaning fee is required unless other regular cleaning service is arranged thru property manager or owner.

Owner'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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