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The Knotty Lodge, Luxury Mountain Retreat, Glacier WA, Mt. Baker, WiFi, Hot Tub

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury Reclaimed Timber Home 3 Bdr, 2 Bath, Hot Tub, Private, Gourmet Kitchen

Come and stay at the Knotty Lodge in Glacier, a one of a kind rustic mountain retreat, with luxury amenities, custom built by owners in 2013.

As you walk in you are immediately greeted by huge 8x8' rough sawn exposed timbers that come from an old illinois barn, built in 1898. A pleasant mix of barn beams, reclaimed wood walls and sleek drywall creates an extremely cozy and inviting space. Looking across the expansive white granite kitchen counter, a giant stacked stone wood burning fireplace with a 55' flatscreen takes center stage in the main room. Custom wood floors in living areas, slate in kitchen and lower bath, and plush carpet in the bedrooms. Main floor features a queen sized bedroom and main bath with large walk in shower and laundry closet. 2 queen bedrooms upstairs are separated by a large bathroom done in travertine. Double sinks on a custom made walnut slab vanity, glass frame walk in shower with double shower heads and exposed wood beams create a spa like atmosphere. Large upstairs loft area with cozy sectional couches overlooks the living area with the fireplace and hand made antler chandelier.

Our place was designed and built in an eco friendly manner, with our guests ultimate comfort in mind. For this reason we went with all energy star rated appliances and lighting, high grade wood windows, premium insulation, and no voc paints and finishes. Our top of the line trane heating system is amended by a 99.9% hepa filter and an hvr unit that constantly circulates air through the home to maintain clean and fresh air.

Landscaping around the home was done using all native rock that was excavated during construction. Hot tub, fire pit and storage shed in private backyard setting surrounded by tall trees. Sunny front patio is a perfect place to enjoy an afternoon drink while taking in the view of slide mountain.

More Details

Owner
Csaba Mundi
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, hungarian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 18, 2017

About Csaba Mundi

We are the Mundis, more specifically Csaba and Rosemary :) Rosemary works a physical therapist in blaine and Csaba is a contractor/reclaimed wood fanatic working all over the place.

We grew up in Whatcom County and have been a huge fan of the mountains and snowboarding for all our lives. Ever since we first met in 2006 we both agreed that we wanted a place in beautiful Glacier WA. We got married in 2012 and decided to build our first dream home all at the same time. The foundation for the knotty lodge, was poured on the day of our wedding. -talk about crazy :)

We love meeting new people from all around and sharing a slice of the mountain lifestyle with each and every guest we welcome at the Knotty Lodge.

Hope to se you soon!

Csaba & Rosemary

Csaba Mundi purchased this lodge in 2013

Why Csaba Mundi chose Glacier

Csaba rescued an old barn from Illinois that was built in 1898, knowing that he wanted to build a reclaimed timber home using all the wood he had salvaged. Two years later we acquired our beautiful southern facing lot in the glacier springs community. We had been looking for years at this awesome little neighborhood near Mt. Baker with a laid back lifestyle and the best water in the state.

After we bought the property, we designed the home around the timbers Csaba had salvaged, and built it ourselves with the help of our great friends and family. Our appreciation for using reclaimed and eco friendly materials is evident throughout the home from the native stone fireplace to the hand made barn wood furnishings.

The Knotty Lodge has become a much appreciated get-away destination for many guests since we entered the vacation rental market in Dec 2013

The Knotty Lodge is our first vacation property, and an exceptional showpiece for Csaba's business in log and timber homes and wood working.

We are proud to have one of the nicest places in Glacier, we keep it clean and new and love welcoming all our guests to enjoy it as well.

What makes this lodge unique

Enjoy the feel of a historic 115 year old barn frame resurrected into a beautiful home, top of the line finishes through out, and user friendliness of a modern home are just few perks our property offers. Not having any immediate neighbors makes it a very private and peaceful place. Unwind from the busy city life, or a long day on the slopes in the brand new hot tub, or sip a glass of wine in front of the Rumford fire place.

Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
BELLINGHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
CHAIR 9, GRAHAMS', IN GLACIER
Nearest Ferry
65 Miles
SAN JUAN FERRIES, ANACORTES
Nearest Golf
47 Miles
LOOMIS TRAIL, SEMIAHMOO, Shuksan, North Bellingham
Nearest Train
40 Miles
BELLINGHAM
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
I5
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
MILANOS
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
MT BAKER SKI AREA
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
BELLINGHAM BAY
Car: necessary

Easy access to some of the best hikes, skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, kayaking, bird watching, and many other wonderful things the North Cascades have to offer. Spend all day exploring our beautiful area and enjoy peaceful evenings at the Knotty Lodge. You will not be disappointed!

Amenities

Glacier Springs Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • UPSTAIRS BATH - BEAUTIFUL BATH WITH DOUBLE SINKS , WALK IN TILED SHOWER
    DOWNSTAIRS - 4'X5' WALK IN SHOWER WITH DOUBLE SHOWER HEADS
  • Both bathrooms feature large 4'x5' walk in showers with dual heads and sleek glass enclosures. Modern vessel sinks with stainless faucets sit atop custom built reclaimed wood vanities.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • All three bedrooms are equal size, with queen beds. There are two bedrooms upstairs that share a bathroom and one downstairs with bath across the hall.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Just because you don't find it listed in our amenities doesn't mean we don't have it or can provide it for you. We would be happy to point our guests in the right direction from shuttle services, to mushroom hunting trips, snowmobile excursions, or the best hikes. Please inquire with any special requests or questions. -Csaba & Rosemary, owners

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The Knotty Lodge, Luxury Mountain Retreat, Glacier WA, Mt. Baker, WiFi, Hot Tub
average rating of 4.851852 based on 27 reviews
5

Lovely property in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

My wife, sister and I stayed at the Knotty Lodge while hiking in the Mt. Baker area and visiting Bellingham and Vancouver. It was an excellent base camp for the adventures of the week. The home is beautiful, constructed from barnwood from Illinois that Csaba collected. The kitchen was fantastic and well stocked. The fireplace was used for roaring fires on a few of the nights we spent there. The backyard area, which contained a hot tub and a fire pit (no use during our stay because of a burn ban) was very relaxing after a day of hiking. Plug your phone into the stereo and listen to tunes while enjoying the outside. We've stayed at numerous VRBO residences and this was one of the best.

Csaba and Rosemary greeted us at the house and were great at keeping touch and making sure we had everything we needed. Loved our stay and would definitely return and urge others to visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular home!

  • 5 of 5

The Knotty Lodge is such a well built, well designed, and beautiful home. The beds were so comfortable and the hot tub was such a nice treat after our long hikes on Mt Baker. The kitchen was very well stocked and the fireplace was set up with wood (and if we had had a cold night (which we didn't) the only thing we would have needed to do for a cozy fire was light a match. The owner, Csaba, wasn't available to greet us on our arrival but his friend was, and we felt instantly welcomed. Can't wait to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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READY to move!!

  • 5 of 5

My family traveled from the Oregon Coast to far Northern Washington and WOW ... we couldn't have been more impressed, relaxed and ready to enjoy 5 days at the Knotty Lodge!! Exceptional amenities throughout the home. We had everything we needed and more to prepare meals (including a fabulous grill), which we enjoyed on the LOVELY outdoor patio table and chairs. We spent a couple of nights around the fire, making smores and enjoying the absolutely beautiful scenery.

We were a bit worried that we may have booked a place a bit too far north, but we are now so happy that we did! We were able to travel up Mt Baker and be less than an hour away from Bellingham, which is such a wonderful place to visit.

All in all --- we will return and stay at the Knotty Lodge AGAIN!! But, only until we can move to the surrounding area permanently!!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway lodge

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a great long weekend here. Communication was easy, every amenity provided, great hot tub, grill, and fire pit. Not much else you could ask for!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The house is exactly like the pictures shown. It's cozy and inviting.

  • 4 of 5

The eye for details are shown through out the house. The kitchen was well stocked and the granite was gorgeous. The layout of the home is open and the upstairs lift area provides a nice nook for some relaxation.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience

  • 5 of 5

Great location near Baker, and very nice house. Very clean, and owners were very friendly. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

CLEANING FEE $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.