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Rustic Retreat Cabin - Sleeps 10 - Wildlife Viewing, Fishing, Biking

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Stunning Views Of McGregor Mountain

Unplug and get away from it all when you journey to The Stehekin Rustic Retreat. Relax and unwind as you drink in the stunning views of McGregor Mountain, fly fish on the Stehekin River, and enjoy such outdoor activities as hiking, biking, backpacking, horseback riding, river rafting, kayaking, fishing, hunting, and more.

This home is located about 2.8 miles up Stehekin Valley Road in beautiful Stehekin at the head of Lake Chelan. The cabin sleeps up to 10 people.


There is one large bedroom with four beds (3 twins, one queen) and full bath attached, one bedroom with two bunks, one bedroom with queen bed, a full second bath, and a queen sofa sleeper.

We also have a full residential kitchen (no auto dishwasher) and a washing machine and clothes line.


Stehekin is at the head of 55 mile long Lake Chelan and there are no roads that lead to Stehekin. Transportation options to Stehekin include the Lady of the Lake Ferry, private boat, and Chelan Seaplanes. We meet you upon arrival, provide transportation to and from the facility and provide basic bicycles while you stay with us.

Nearby Attractions:

Roam our 27 acres or the entire valley and return to quiet comfort & relaxation. Enjoy fishing on the Stehekin River (just a walk across the road). Walk or bike to Rainbow Falls, Buckner Orchard, Old Stehekin School, and Stehekin Pastry Company (well-known bakery). There is a shuttle bus that comes by 4 times daily to other Stehekin attractions. Excellent biking, hiking, river rafting, horseback riding.

More Details

Property Manager
Vacation in Chelan
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Vacation in Chelan

Vacation in Chelan

Why Vacation in Chelan chose Stehekin

Stehekin is special! This world-class destination affords magnificent natural wonders, quiet, safety, unique lifestyles, and much, much more. Stehekin is... what America was. This feeling will grasp you as you explore this scenic valley of enchantment. Rainbow Falls, 312 ft., punctuates the grandeur of the valley and is only half-mile from our vacation rental.

What makes this house unique

Few other locations in the 48 states are so remote, pristine, scenic, and peaceful as Stehekin. Accessible only by boat or plane, the pollution of mind, spirit, and body so prevalent elsewhere is absent in Stehekin. A gateway to the North Cascades National Park, hiking trails abound. The small community of approximately 100 souls will gladly demonstrate their unique one room log school house, lifestyle, and perspective on the outside world. In Stehekin you step back in time but ahead in quality of life.


Stehekin House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 2 twin beds plus bunkbed (full on bottom, twin on top)
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 2 single twin beds
  • Additional Den area with a queen-sized sleeper sofa
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Stehekin, Home away from it all, Waterfront Property, Walk or ride shuttle to the bakery and rainbow falls, rustic living


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Rustic Retreat Cabin - Sleeps 10 - Wildlife Viewing, Fishing, Biking
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
Opelika, AL

Five-star rating for the Rustic Retreat cabin in Stehekin

  • 5 of 5

We had a small family reunion at this large, comfortable cabin with great views of the Stehekin River. It's as if the stretch of river was our very own river while we were there. The water is so clear one can see the salmon and trout just waiting to be caught. We watched the sun rise and set on the mountains surrounding the cabin. With no cars to speak of on the island, just the park's jolly red bus, it is a very peaceful place to be. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cabin. It was clean, nicely furnished, and it had everything in the kitchen one could possibly need. The children loved the rope swing in the little outbuilding and couldn't get enough of it. We didn't need a car there. We walked to the beautiful Rainbow Waterfall and apple orchard and to that fantastic bakery, a welcoming gathering place for locals and tourists. Our menfolk caught fish in the Stehekin River, and everyone enjoyed the catching and the eating. Just getting to the island on the Lady of the Lake was an adventure for all of us. The cabin was a perfect place for a small family reunion, and we all have fond memories of it. What a beautiful place it is, and I highly recommend it as a place to stay surrounded by nature. The women who drove us to and from the dock were both so friendly and helpful, too.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your kind words describe this home perfectly. We look forward to serving you again! Hope you have a wonderful rest of your year!
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Portland, Oregon, USA

Quiet country getaway within reach of many outdoor activities

  • 4 of 5

Spacious cottage with plenty of room. Excellent location by the river. We had a party of 8 and fit comfortably. We used the bikes to ride to town and also to the waterfall. Kitchen was well equipped and spacious and we made all our meals. We went on several hikes right from the property and even saw a brown bear and also visited the bakery and the vegetable garden shop. Each night we made fire near the river in the fire ring and enjoyed the night sky. We would recommend this property for anyone who would like to get away and enjoy the outdoors.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What great adventures you had! This is a great house to enjoy all that Stehekin has to offer. Hope your birthday celebration was a great one!
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Quilcene, Wash. 98376

Rustic Cabin Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Cabin has a beautiful view of the Stehekin River, nice firepit, and within walking distance to the bakery. Our group was very pleased with the clean cabin and well stocked kitchen facilities. Nice roomy areas with lots of room to roam. We will definitely be back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2014
  • Stayed: September 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Can't wait for your group to return! So glad you enjoyed this cabin, the view of the Stehekin River, and its proximity to the bakery (a must for anyone's itinerary!).
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Chelan Football Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The Chelan football staff and players were fortunate to use the retreat center over the past weekend. The accomidations and setting was perfect for what the staff wanted to accomplish. There was plenty of room for team building events, A good source for a service project completed as a team and perfect for the discussions around the campfire. Thank you so much to the Rustic Retreat owners and staff for your hospitality..

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a wonderful time! Stehekin, and the Rustic Retreat, is a great place to visit!
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  • 4 of 5

Great location right on the Stehekin River. The house is very roomy and functional. The location is ideal, close to Stehekin Landing, the bakery/pastry company, the waterfall, etc.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. This home is indeed in a great spot on the Stehekin River and a great jumping off point for exploring the valley! We look forward to seeing you again!
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Stunning view of McGregor Mountain, 1/2 m. from the bakery and Rainbow Falls.


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