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Luxury log home near Mt. Rainier/White Pass. 4BR2.5BA/views/firepit/hot tub/wifi

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Bear Lodge Is A Natural Setting; 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom Custom Built Log Home.

Close to Mt. Rainier and lots of great hiking! WHITE PASS skiing will open on 11/18/17!

* Flat Rates DO NOT include taxes, extra guests beyond 6 and cleaning Fee of $150.00.

Bear Lodge Check-In-Time ...... 5:00 p.m.

Bear Lodge Check-Out-Time ... 10:00 a.m.

(Please inquire for early check in or late check out availability)

Bear Lodge is a classic log cabin home in Packwood, WA. Experience the magic and beauty of the Cascade Mountains and Mt. Rainier National Park in this beautifully built and immaculately maintained vacation cabin just outside of town. Have your ultimate mountain holiday in this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home. It's the ideal place for larger family getaways or several couples on an annual ski or hiking trip.

Sitting on wooded property, this luxuriously rustic and cozy cabin and peaceful setting is perfect for your vacation in the Cascade Mountains. After a wonderful day exploring Mt. Rainier National Park (only 8 miles away), hiking, fishing, hunting, or skiing, cook a fabulous meal in the fully equipped kitchen (or grill on the deck outdoors!) before sitting down for an elegant meal in the dining room where every meal feels like a special occasion. Cozy up in the large living room with a fire in the stone fireplace and share stories with your friends and family about the day's adventures. Out on the deck, a large hot tub makes for a delightful evening of stargazing and quiet relaxation. After a busy day of biking, hiking, skiing, or fishing, soak in the tub and listen to the sounds of nature in the secluded 3 acre back yard. We have over 60 movies on DVD and over 20 board games for your vacation entertainment!

This home also has wireless internet access, so if you must do some work on your vacation, you may do so in the comfort of the cabin, on the porch or in the hammock while you enjoy the natural beauty of the area. As cell service is "spotty" in the mountains, there is a land line for your convenience.

We are family friendly and even have a Graco 'Pack N Play' and a portable booster style high chair for your use. Our cabin is a smoke free environment (except for use of the fireplace). All linens are hypoallergenic (down alternative comforters).

Bear Lodge welcomes the truly young, the young at heart, the great adventurer and those just desiring a peaceful rest for the mind, body and soul!

Ski - only 20 miles from White Pass a paradise for downhill and cross country skiing, snowboarding, sledding and snowshoeing.

Visit National Parks - 8 miles from Mt. Rainier National Park and about 80 miles from Mt. St. Helen's National Monument.

Hike - There are no end of trails to hike, rivers to walk, vistas to view, and flora and fauna to enjoy. Surrounded by wilderness, you could spend years finding new trails. Our cabin is a half mile from the Gifford Pinchot National Forest - one of the oldest National Forests in the United States. It encompasses 1,312,000 acres!

Fish - Great fishing on the Cowlitz River and Skate Creek, only minutes from the cabin.

Hunt - Excellent hunting in the forests surrounding Packwood.

Arrival time is 5:00 pm and departure time is 10:00 a.m. We try to be as accommodating as we can be (a little more difficult during busy seasons) with the arrival and departure times. If your group needs an exception with the arrival or departure time, please feel free to inquire with your desired time changes, we will do our best to accommodate.

Come, sit and relax on one of our porches and enjoy a superb cup of the locally roasted coffee, while watching the elk graze at Bear Lodge. Please, be our guest; let our home be your home for a few days, a week, or longer if you can. We would be delighted to share the beauty of the beautiful Cascade mountains with you – and a home that will help you create the kind of memories you will relish for a lifetime!

More Details

Owner
Kristen
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Kristen

We are very active in our communities both in Packwood and where we reside and work in the Puget Sound area. We have 3 wonderful children that are very excited to experience and enjoy more recreational activities and nature-time in Packwood and all of it's surrounding paradise. Our family loves to travel and have had multiple pleasurable experiences with staying in vacation rental homes. We have enjoyed our vacation rental experiences throughout the country so much, that we made the decision to own our own mountain retreat and share it with others like you. We hope you find Bear Lodge to be just as relaxing, peaceful and exhilarating for your soul as our family finds it to be!

Kristen purchased this cabin in 2013

Map

Butter Butte
Blanton's Market
Blue Spruce Bar and Grill
Nearest Airport
115 Miles
Seattle/Tacoma International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Blue Spruce
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 12
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Cliff Droppers
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Snow (White Pass)
Car: necessary

The community of Packwood carries a reputation of being a small town community with very BIG hearts! Packwood is just West of White Pass Ski Resort and the Paradise entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park. Packwood's community residents are very friendly, personable and helpful. This special historic hidden away Pacific Northwest community at the base of Mt Rainier is a new paradise every time you experience it! Packwood and it's surrounding area is any and every outdoor adventure's escape to nature with all of the wildlife, waterfalls and flowers to see while hiking on the countless trails or choosing to canoe or white water raft the countless lakes and rivers. Everything this area has to offer is just amazing and unsurpassed. The wildlife and natural surroundings through out this area will be any photographer's inspiration to photograph from morning until night. During the winter wonderland times in Packwood the down hill and cross country skiing at White Pass and the surrounding area is some of the best and most beautiful in the world! White Pass Ski Resort holds the boasting privileges to the original home slopes of both past and present Olympic/World Class skiers and snow boarders. With White Pass Ski Resort completing its new incredible expansion, it is now offering even more incredible and challenging runs for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. If you enjoy your winter wonderland with some speed within 15-45 minutes of Packwood you can find miles and miles of both groomed and ungroomed snowmobile trails as well as some of the best snow pack in the state. This are holds true to some of the BEST snowmobiling in the state of Washington! Southwest Washington holds the bragging rights to Sno-Parks at Johnson Creek and Skate Creek, both relatively near the Goat Rocks Wilderness and further south at Orr Creek and Wakepish. Johnson Creek is a local favorite with its top sail, or high elevation areas! The Packwood area also offers some of the most amazing ungroomed trails as well, which appeal to a certain type of snowmobiler with a certain type of machine. By far, Johnson Creek and the 47/52 snow park are the two best Snow-Parks in the area that haven’t really been discovered by too many snowmobile-rs yet.

Amenities

Packwood Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Downstairs: Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , This 3/4 bathroom is in the master bedroom.
    Downstairs: Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Upstairs: Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Upstairs: Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen log bed with twin trundle.
    Upstairs: Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen log bed with twin trundle.
    Downstairs: Bedroom 1 is a Master Bedroom with 3/4 Bathroom. - 1 queen , Pack N Play for guest's use and 2 baby gates.
    Upstairs: Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Custom twin over queen log bunk bed.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , The loft sleeps 6 on mattresses and inflatable beds.
  • The 3/4 bathroom master bedroom contains a custom built log bed for your sleeping pleasure and is the only downstairs bedroom in the cabin. Upstairs bedrooms 2 and 4 both have Queen size log beds with rolling removable twin trundles underneath. Upstairs bedroom 3 has an additional removable twin mattress. There is also a Full size mattress in the large carpeted loft area upstairs. Additional bedding for these mattresses is provided. There is sleeping for 13 available with beds/mattresses. Sleeping for 3 additional guests on unmade/linens provided 1 Queen and 2 twin blow up mattresses.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Bear Lodge has an excellent Hospitality staff that are willing to assist you in any way they possibly can prior to your arrival. If you would like to plan a special romantic weekend and would like them to pick up flowers, wine, candy or set up something special in the house for you, please do not hesitate to ask. We are here to help assist you in having the best vacation possible!

Reviews

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Luxury log home near Mt. Rainier/White Pass. 4BR2.5BA/views/firepit/hot tub/wifi
average rating of 4.6578946 based on 38 reviews
5

Great place for our party of 9!

  • 5 of 5

Bear Lodge was a wonderful place for our three-day stay. Everything was clean and in working order. There was plenty of kitchenware, towels, firewood, etc! We really enjoyed staying in this cozy (though large) cabin in the woods!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Clean and well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

We had a really great time, the 8 of us. The cabin was large and spacious and very clean. The kitchen was stocked and ready to use, the selection of board games is impressive, and even though it was very hot outside, we enjoyed the back yard the most.

Plenty of places to sleep as long as you don't mind sharing close sleeping quarters.

The cabin is not secluded, but it's at the end of a road and there's plenty of trees to keep privacy in.

Awesome experience, highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful setting, beautiful home, could have been a little cleaner and organized

  • 3 of 5

Property and scenery is gorgeous

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Robert, We are happy that you enjoyed the setting and cabin itself. We welcome you back to stay at Bear Lodge on your next visit to Packwood! Kindest regards, Rachael and Bear Lodge
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Coupeville, WA
5

it was a lovely well provisioned place.

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 9 had an excellent time there. lovely hot tub that we used without the heater so we could cool off in the heat and that was delightful. Thanks,

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Verna, We are so happy that you had an excellent time at Bear Lodge! What a great idea to turn down the hot tub heater to cool off in the tub on the deck during the hot days! We'll have to try that ourselves. We welcome you back to Bear Lodge and Packwood and hope that you will stay with us again soon! Best regards, Rachael and Bear Lodge
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Rome, GA
5

Fabulous house; great location

  • 5 of 5

Bear Lodge was perfect for our party of 11 (6 adults and 5 kids). There was just enough sleeping room for everyone to be comfortable and plenty of common space for everyone to relax after a day of hiking. We all enjoyed the outdoor fire pit and hot tub. The kitchen is extremely well stocked for cooking. Kristen was great to work with and she was readily available to answer any questions. The proximity to Mt. Rainer National Park was wonderful and Packwood had your basic amenities. Highly recommend Mountain Goat Coffee.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Sarah, Thank you for your kind words about your stay at Bear Lodge! We are happy that the sleeping spaces worked well for your party and that the cabin was cozy and comfortable for your party. The fire pit and hot tub at the cabin and Mountain Goat Coffee in town are favorites of our family as well, we're delighted that you were able to enjoy them! Kristen and her team are fantastic and always helpful with local knowledge of the area. She's the best! We welcome you back to Bear Lodge for another visit to Mt. Rainier and the surrounding area. Best regards, Rachael and Bear Lodge
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4

Pleasant, spacious and cool.

  • 4 of 5

We were able to make use of all the bedrooms and the loft for our 10 adults and two little ones. The house did well during the excessive heat, with opening at night and closing during the day, using fans. Great beds and towels, very quiet.

The local elk herd visited the yard.

We liked having leftover condiments, spices and supplies to use in cooking. Once we located everything in the kitchen, we were able to cook up a storm.

Thank you for all the information at the cabin.

Two safety issues: Slippery upstairs shower, stairway could use regular handrails.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Peggy, Thank you for your kind words after your recent stay at Bear Lodge. We are happy that the sleeping spaces worked well for your party. The surrounding trees are very helpful in keeping Bear Lodge cool during the hot summer days and the fans are helpful too, we're glad that you were comfortable! Thank you found the beds, linens, stocked kitchen and area information comfortable and helpful. Thank you for the feedback on safety, we have purchased a rubber bath mat for the upstairs shower. We welcome you back to Bear Lodge anytime! Kindest regards, Rachael Bouma
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.8%

* Flat Rates DO NOT include taxes, extra guests beyond 6 and cleaning Fee of $150.00.
* 2 night min or 3 to 4 night min. on holidays.
* Holidays are a weekend rate.
* Normal Rates based on 6 people. Add $15 per night for each additional guest.
* Additional fees: Cleaning Fee of $150.
* Additional Holiday Rental/Cleaning Fees may be required (75.00 for checking in or departing on a scheduled
holiday).
* 9.8% lodging tax
* $500 refundable deposit by check.

* Flat Rates are based on an occupancy of 6 guests at holiday rates per night.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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