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Close-in Beautiful, Large, Lodge-Like Private Lakefront Setting

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, sleeps 8 (up to 13 with additional costs), 3.5 baths; 4,000+ sq ft.

Experience instant relaxation as you enter this gorgeous 4,200 sq ft 4-bedroom lakefront guest home near Seattle/Bellevue/Tacoma. Share stories around the fire-pit at night, BBQ on gas grill and enjoy breathtaking views of meadow and lake. Take a lake tour in sailboat, canoe or rowboat. Bring boots and hike through natural (wet) meadow and second-growth forest. Enjoy a floating waterslide while you swim in the clean waters of Shadow Lake. Inside enjoy a large HD plasma Smart TV with xfinity, ping pong, foosball, gas fireplace and a library of books. Refrigerator/freezer for your food and plenty of pantry space . Put your feet up and stay awhile! (Note the small apartment on left is not part of the rental and is not included in the description herein).

Our rates include up to 8 people. Any additional people are an extra charge-- this

includes children. Infants can be excluded from the count

**We allow OUTDOOR EVENTS ONLY of less than 100 people. Regardless of weather, the entire event must take place outside and must use the provided portable toilets, as there is a septic system not suitable for events. Additional event fees and regulations are also required, and all events are required to be approved ahead of time. We reserve the right to limit the amount of events held on our property.

Please inquire for a customized quote. We will adjust/remove the event fees once we receive communication that an event will not be held.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About Melissa

Community-minded owner is excited to share the experience of Shadow Lake with responsible visitors to the area and local residents with special celebrations. This home provides instant relief from the stresses of the world as you reconnect with the magic of nature. I hope you and your family and friends have a memorable time at Shadow Lake Guest House!

Melissa purchased this house in 2013

Why Melissa chose Renton

This is one of the most beautiful settings in the State, with 800 feet of private waterfront and only 35 minutes from Seattle, 25 minutes from Bellevue and Tacoma. The view is unobstructed meadow and lakefront framed by the protected forest. New lodge-like construction residence with room for large family gatherings and special celebrations with friends.

What makes this house unique

The lake water is very clean for swimming, the wide view is all natural as the west side of the lake has been protected from development. Watch deer graze in the quiet setting. Large yard for picnics, tents, volleyball or music. Sit and watch the eagles hunt and roost in large trees. West facing property with warm days and beautiful sunsets! Enjoy fire pit or indoor gas fireplace with friends and family. Big Jacuzzi with view of lake in master bathroom. Upstairs outdoor balcony provides a unique view without wildlife noticing you!


Renton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Two sinks
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs, two sinks
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Downstairs
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Upstairs game/exercise room
  • 3 full and one half bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs master with view and doors to waterfront.
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs view of water.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Upstairs view of water.
  • We have 5 comfy cots available for guests in addition to the 8 included. These are $20/per person/per night. The fee is required for any guests exceeding 8 people, with the exception of infants not needing beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
Grocery store, gas station, drug store about 8 minutes away in Maple Valley. Roundtable pizza and Shakeys pizza 10 minutes away toward Renton at Fairwood. Walmart, Fred Meyer, Home Depot, restaurants and more about 10 minutes away in Covington. An event is considered ANY gathering of 25 or more people. Events are allowed with prior consent only. No more than 100 guests allowed. Renters are required to ensure usage of provided portable toilets for the duration of events due to septic system.. Event insurance also required. Adjacent smaller apartment is a permanent rental and is not the property manager. Please do not block their cars or parking spaces. 6 to 8 folding tables and about 40 folding chairs at site. Large canopy available for rent with advance notice. Dance Floor also available for rent with prior notice.


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Close-in Beautiful, Large, Lodge-Like Private Lakefront Setting
average rating of 4.714286 based on 28 reviews
Lake Oswego, Oregon

Perfect Spot

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for us. There were 8 of us and there was plenty of room without feeling cramped. The ping pong table was a major hit and many heated games were played. The house had everything we needed, and although it was the end of March, it snowed in the morning and left a nice blanket of snow on the ground and in the trees. In spite of that, two of my son-in-laws thought it would be a good idea to use the slide at the end of the dock to take a quick (and I mean quick!) dip in the lake. It definitely woke them up! This would be a fun place in the summer with the canoe and little boat that could be used on the lake. It's a beautiful home and I would recommend it to anyone.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for our old college buddies get together!

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a lovely spot! The home is spacious and warm. We had 7 staying and it was the perfect size.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three nights. The home comes with everything needed for cooking including spices and oils. The game room is lots of fun and was the center of much laughter. The property was beautiful and made you feel like you were far from civilization while just five minutes from anything you need. I highly recommend this rental and can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house on a picturesque lot backing up to woods and a lake

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this house was delightful. We are a family who came to Seattle for some relaxing time together. This house fit the bill perfectly. The owner was so accommodating. Because we had three couples, I asked if one set of twin beds could be made up together into one bed for one of the couples. That was as requested when we arrived. The owner suggested some hiking spots and a place where we could see the salmon run. Later, she brought by a couple of machetes we could use to cut branches on a more overgrown hike. The kitchen was outfitted nicely with everything we needed to cook several meals. We enjoyed the boats. The fire pit offered a cozy time together on our last evening. While it is a little drive into Seattle because of traffic, there were grocery stores, Walmart, and several restaurant options close by. One thing to be aware of; the owner asks guests not to use the washing machine. That worked out fine, but it might be helpful to know ahead of time, so you can pack accordingly. Again, we had a wonderful stay in this beautiful, well- appointed house. I wholeheartedly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Home, Beautiful Location

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family just returned home from a very enjoyable vacation at your home. We all enjoyed all the amenities available there. It wasn't long before the volleyball net was up and a game was in progress. The slide was well used as were the canoe, row boat and sail boat. One morning as we were enjoying breakfast and admiring the lake. a doe and twin fawns wandered by. The upper deck was a great location to observe the gorgeous sunsets! The house was large enough to accommodate Mom and Pop, kids, and grand-kids! We would love to return another time.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a lovely, peaceful setting....

  • 5 of 5

The home is beautiful, nestled in a peaceful, wooded area with lovely views of the lake and the wildlife. The decks provide a comfortable outdoor area to relax and take it all in. The kitchen is very well equipped.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Sea-Tac Airport
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Miles
Downtown Maple Valley
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
Downtown Seattle or Fauntleroy
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Lake Wilderness Golf Course, Maple Valley
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Miles
Downtown Maple Valley
Nearest Ski
55 Miles
Crystal Mountain
Nearest Beach
Waterfront Property
Car: necessary

Custom Visitor Guide available of the area around the Shadow Lake Guest House, including recommended restaurants cafes, bars and leisure and outdoor activities.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $225 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.6%

Please inquire to receive a customized quote. We prefer to have a conversation with our guests before accepting booking to make sure that this is the right fit for your stay.

Rates subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Cancellations must be received at least 30 days prior to check in for a refund of the 50% deposit. Owner can cancel with at least 15 days advance notice and refund deposit. Fraudulent reservations are subject to full forfeiture of deposit. Pet charge is $50 per approved pet. Event fees are added to ALL events. An event is defined as guests to the property that exceed 25 people in number. There is a fee of $495 added to events of up to 49 people and a fee of $1000 added to events of 50-100 people. Events not approved in advance will pay the event fee plus a $1500.00 penalty. See rental contract for additional terms. Portable restrooms are provided for Events and must be used. Damage deposit is $1,500 for reservations with an Event and $1,000 for normal reservations.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.