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Oh.....Go Jump in the LAKE!! Unique 'Lake Chelan Experience' WATERFRONT rental!!

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

A Magical Place Where People Gather: Waterfront Home and Cabana On One Property

Nowhere else on Lake Chelan will you find a waterfront home AND a cabana directly on the water, all on one property!

IMAGINE yourself enjoying water sports on the deep blue water of Lake Chelan. You are staying in a large house and a cabana on a dock. Wake up each morning to beautiful lake views. Word-class wineries, golfing, winter activities.

The Lake Chelan House and Cabana is a multi-faceted waterfront experience! The Cabana (on the dock, a few steps outside to the water) will sleep up to 5 adults (a bunk bed with a double/queen on the bottom and a twin on top, as well as a pull out futon). The futon will sleep 2 small children, if need be. There is a fully-equipped kitchen, a bathroom, and small dining area inside. Outside, a picnic table and a barbecue area to cook on. Large seating area facing the spectacular water and mountain views! Two buoys available to accommodate your water skis and/or boats.

The House has a large great room (fully-equipped kitchen, dining room, and living room) with a beautiful brick freestanding fireplace. There is an eating bar counter that seats 4 and a large table in the dining room. Step outside the kitchen door and you will find yourself on a deck with a few eating configurations and a large barbecue grill for cooking on. GREAT lakefront views! Everything is high quality!

The House has two bedrooms at ground floor level. One room (the 'Twin' room) has a bunk bed and a matching daybed/twin bed. The second ground floor bedroom (the 'Queen' room) has a queen bed and a pull out futon. It also has AMAZING waterfront views!

Now to the 'King' room master suite! Walk up a flight of stairs and you are in your own world! A king-sized bed, a reading corner, your own balcony, and a master bathroom that is HUGE! Two sinks and a large walk-in shower with two shower heads, glass block, and a skylight! The views from the master bedroom rival none! A clear blue lake, mountains, and green vineyards to behold! And the use of a comfy hammock on a large deck, in case you want to take a nap outside or sleep under a covered roof and gaze at the stars!

Bring your family and friends to Lake Chelan and create memories that you will cherish forever!


Family vacation? Company retreat? Multi-family gathering or romantic getaway? This property will accommodate all of your needs!

Now.....Go Jump in the Lake!!!!

More Details

Property Manager
Jody A. Engle
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 17, 2017

About Jody A. Engle

This home was purchased in 2000 as a private residence. Many, many happy memories were created in this home and Cabana with family members and friends! Now we look forward to providing you with the opportunity to create your own fun, lasting memories on this unique property! No other property on the lake combines a waterfront home AND a cabana! Lake Chelan is one of the most amazing places on earth to relax, enjoy the 'refreshing' lake, laugh, tell stories, drink wine, cook large meals, and rejuvenate your spirit.

Mi casa es su casa!

Jody A. Engle purchased this house in 2000

Why Jody A. Engle chose Lake Chelan

Location, location, location!

What makes this house unique

The waterfront House sits on a hillside with spectacular views of the crystal blue water and tall mountains. There is a vacant lot next to the House that is included on the property. If you need a location for a small wedding rehearsal dinner or family reunion, this is an ideal option! Or a much-needed family vacation or retreat! Or if you need parking for large varied gatherings, it's available.

There is a large 700 square foot partially wrapping deck facing the water on the ground level of the two story House. New benches for additional seating line the deck. Waterfront views from the living room, dining room, kitchen, one downstairs bedroom, and the upstairs master bedroom suite.

Several steps down the hillside and you are at The Cabana.

The Cabana is the ultimate 'Lake Chelan experience'. The Cabana sits directly on the dock above water. There is a new privacy gate and fence, along with an outdoor kitchen. The dock bridge is reinforced to accommodate the weight of a small pickup truck, so parking is readily available.

WiFi is available for use in The House and The Cabana.

Guestbook comments from the manager

I love this place! I would go there every chance I get! It's gorgeous & rejuvenating!
Mar 2015
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Chelan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 24 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Cabana Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    House Main Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    House Master Bedroom Suite Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Twin vanity sinks, walk-in shower with double shower heads
  • The master bedroom suite features an exceptionally large walk-in shower with skylight, glass block, two shower heads!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • House Bedroom 3 'Twin' Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Twin bunk beds, twin daybed
    House Bedroom 1 - 'King' Master Bedroom Suite - 1 king , Large deck, reading corner, walk-in shower, twin sinks
    House Bedroom 2 'Queen' Room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , One queen bed and one futon (sleeps one adult or 2 children)
    Cabana Bedroom 4 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 1 bunk bed , Queen/twin bunk bed, futon (sleeps one adult or 2 children)
  • We have a portable crib/play pen for your 'little one'!
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
A vacation at Lake Chelan promises four seasons worth of memories...deep blue water, 300 days of sunshine, world-class wineries, winter activities, gourmet restaurants, and small-town charm. The pristine 50.5 mile glacier-fed lake is 1.5 miles at its widest and 1486 feet at its deepest point. The Lake Chelan Valley is nestled in the North Cascades National Forest. GREAT resource website:


Exceptional! 4.9/5 -
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Oh.....Go Jump in the LAKE!! Unique 'Lake Chelan Experience' WATERFRONT rental!!
average rating of 4.95 based on 23 reviews
North Bend, Wa

Summtember in Chelan is fabulous and so is this property!

  • 5 of 5

We just had the best late September weekend on Lake Chelan! We can't say enough about how wonderful this house is and it's owner Jodi. So many little things have been done to make your stay more enjoyable from warm blankets and pillows into the great room for cozy nights on the couch to all the spices and oils you could need in the kitchen and big bottles of shampoo, conditioner and body wash in all the bathrooms. Jodi really makes you feel at home. The beds and pillows are comfy, the views outstanding and the cabana and dock a real treat. Our young adult boys really enjoyed bunking down in the cabana, while the rest of our crew enjoyed all the comforts of the house on the hill. The master bedroom and bath offer true luxury with a nicely appointed room, grand walk-in shower and a private deck. My husband and I loved watching the sun comes up each morning from the wall of windows in the master facing the lake. We also loved being able to moore our boat just off the cabana dock and hop right in for some wake surfing each day. Feeling truly fortunate to have had the privilege of enjoying this fantabulous vacation retreat. Thank you so much for choosing to share the wonderful retreat you have created Jodi!

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girls Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Jody was excellent. She was accommodating and easy to work with prior to our stay, receptive and accessible by phone during our visit. The house was perfect for our girls getaway- easily accommodated our group of 10. The cabana is also fully equipped directly over the lake- only downside is you have to cross a busy street to get to it. We enjoyed exploring Chelan and visiting wineries only a couple miles away. All in all- 5 stars! I hope to visit again in the near future!! Thank you again for opening up your house to us!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Seattle, Wa

Lovely and well appointed

  • 4 of 5

This house was lovely and had all the necessities including spices and oil which was so appreciated. There were comfortable chairs, good reading lights and lots of places to sit and gather.

The downside is the cabana is across a busy street. This isn't an issue for adults but for younger children could be. The stair case was well lit and was a good marker for where to turn in.

Jody, the owner was very nice and easy to work with. I would totally stay here again!

If you go bring, floaties for the water and fishing poles!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What more can I say but WOW!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Chelan every summer for 20 years and this house and cabana is the best by far. Reasonably priced for everything you get plus a private cabana on the lake to sit and stare at the beauty. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sussex, WI

Best Cabana on the Lake!

  • 5 of 5

We have an annual trip to Chelan with our kids and family friends. This was the first year we switched locations and we could not have been happier. The home is well stocked for cooking, perfect for large groups, and the best layout for all types of activities. The kitchen is wide open space for entertaining and prepping, the outdoor patio has an amazing view, the side yard accommodates fun & games, and best of all the Cabana space sits right on the water to enjoy all day water fun!!! Jody is an absolute pleasure to coordinating your family stay. She is accessible and so helpful, while providing everything you need during your stay! Our teenage kids loved the location and we have already booked for next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Stay Ever!

  • 5 of 5

I stay on Lake Chelan every year but I have to say this is the best I have had. Not only is the house perfectly situated between Manson and Downtown Chelan, it sits directly on the water. The owner is amazing. She texted me when we arrived to make sure everything was perfect and was always available throughout the weekend if we had a question. There was enough parking for 8 cars plus room to spare. We loved sitting on the porch throughout the day and soaking in the magnificent view. I stayed in the master and it was so luxurious. It had a great deck and a fantastic bathroom with a huge shower. The main road below is busy and sometimes scary to cross to get to the cabana, however, she has provided you with a flag for crossing and there is a light on the keychain for evenings. I truly hope I can return and enjoy this place more than a weekend. :)

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Chelan airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Several (Chelan and Manson)
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Lady of the Lakes boat (to Stehekin)
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
The Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
57 Miles
Leavenworth, WA
Nearest Motorway
Highway 150 (property located on highway)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Several (Chelan and Manson)
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
Echo Valley Ski Area
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Chelan or Manson (3 miles either direction)
Car: recommended

Lake Chelan is known for the many wineries in the area, the Lady of the Lakes (which runs daily between Chelan and Stehekin, a 60 mile boatride from one end of the lake to the other), apples and other locally grown orchard fruit, a myriad of lake activities, shopping, golfing, and one of the top destination locations in the country.


Rates & Availability

Chelan House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 May: House/Cabana
May 1 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
2017 June: House/Cabana
Jun 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 High Season: House/Cabana
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
2017 September: House/Cabana
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017 October: House/Cabana
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
2017/18 Off Season: House Only
Oct 24 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Set Up Fee $300

7 night minimum rental during high season, please! More flexible after Labor Day weekend! Please note that the Cabana cannot be rented during the Off Season. It has to be "winterized" to protect the pipes from freezing temperatures during the cold weather, so there is no running water.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

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