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Private Lake Sammamish Waterfront Retreat

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedroom, 2 bath fully updated beachfront home.

Welcome to our luxury 'Cabin' on Kokanee Cove!

Located on one of the most exclusive private lanes on Lake Sammamish and surrounded by large mansions, this original home has been elegantly restored from top to bottom to retain the charm of a bygone era. Professionally and meticulously maintained, our desire is simple...to share this amazing property with you and to provide the absolute finest travel experience imaginable.

The property is located within an easy 30 minute drive to Seattle, 18 minutes to world class shopping in Bellevue, 15 minutes to over 100 renowned wineries/wine tasting venues in Woodinville, and just 5 minutes to Whole Foods, and a host of local amenities and restaurants.

Enjoy first class touches such as indoor/outdoor designer furniture, new hot tub, the finest bedding and linens, state-of-the-art electronics, and historical and original art.

The home has 1600 square feet of interior living space all on one level and has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. (One bath adjoins a bedroom) The new kitchen is fully stocked for any gourmet in-home cooked meal. The home comfortably accommodates 8 with the recent addition of the finest sleeper sofa money can buy. During the cooler months, cozy up and enjoy a crackling fire in the extra large 17' x 22' Great Room, complete with an Adirondack lodge-style stone fireplace. Put your feet up and simply soak in the views. Our guests l-o-v-e this room!

If you crave adventure, the lake is literally 20 steps from your back doorstep. Swim, ski, or paddle to your heart's content. If you are a cycling enthusiast, enjoy our PRIVATE access to the new E. Lake Sammamish Trail. Hop on the trail and have instant access to over 75 miles of fantastic cycling all the way into Seattle via the Burke-Gilman Trail or directly to Woodinville Wine Country via the Sammamish River Tail. Or, just take a leisurely walk and enjoy the beauty along the lake.

We focus on your privacy...which is why celebrities and professional athletes alike have enjoyed their stay here. There are numerous places on the property to 'escape' and enjoy the silence all around you. We're on the 'quiet' end of the lake for breathtaking and serene sunsets...all in complete privacy.

Morning coffee on the deck is the perfect venue for capturing the essence of your surroundings. The sheer beauty of quiet lakeside living, will mesmerize you....including the amazing sights and sounds of various waterfowl, including the two eagles that perch almost every spring and summer morning from our lakeside Cottonwood tree.

Evening brings another magical time on the lake with beautiful sunsets, the occasional trout rising, the ever-changing colors, and a large beachfront fire pit for fireside chats or roasting marshmallows.

The separate outdoor dining pavilion offers a shady retreat in the warmer moths to relax, view the lake and nearby gardens, or for those romantic evening meals. We've even planted two raised-bed organic vegetable/herb gardens exclusively for our guests to use for their cooking needs!

The exterior grounds are surrounded by majestic trees for maximum privacy, including the largest Yellow Tulip Poplar tree in our entire region. (Almost 7' in diameter, and considered a 'Heritage Tree' by local arborists).

We're equipped with high speed internet, Adirondack chairs and life jackets. During the peak season, you are welcome to enjoy and explore the lake via two stand-up paddle boards. (Great for core' workouts on the water!) For cycling on the Trail, there are 4 new (and hip!) Beach Cruiser bikes for your enjoyment.

The owners and manager have lived in the area for several decades, and take pride in sharing local knowledge and connections to enhance your stay.

Cheers! We look forward to hearing from you!

More Details

Owner
Karen
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
May 24, 2017

About Karen

We love finding very unique properties and transforming them into places that are casually elegant, yet feel warm and inviting to our guests. We originally lived on Lake Sammamish 30+ years ago and thoroughly enjoyed the family atmosphere and recreational experiences the lake offered. We LOVE to share with others and to make old and new friends alike feel special by serving them with an element of gracious hospitality. We warmly welcome you to this home through Karen, our amazingly dedicated and guest-oriented property manager. She will take care of your reservations, greet you upon your arrive with keys and quick tour of the home, provide recommendations for restaurants & activities in the area and take care of any special requests to help make your stay a memorable occasion.

Karen purchased this house in 2013

Why Karen chose Puget Sound North

Prior to our purchase, this property remained in the same family for over 62 years. Within 24 hours of being listed for sale in late 2013, there were multiple offers from buyers who wanted to tear down the original house and replace it with a mega-mansion, which the property could easily support. When viewing the property for the first time, we immediately felt like we were transported back to a simpler era. Due to this powerful feeling, we informed the Seller if our offer was accepted, we would maintain the legacy his family began and keep the home intact. Our offer was accepted and now it's our turn to share this beautiful place. New stories are ready to be told and memories made. We are so grateful for the possibility to share this property with you.

What makes this house unique

Amazingly convenient location, total privacy, direct, (and private) access to E. Lake Sammamish Trail, (Cycling and walking), beautiful sandy beach, abundant waterfowl and eagle viewing, numerous outdoor 'retreat' spaces, towering trees and lovely gardens, breathtaking sunsets, covered porch, expansive outdoor deck, warm summer water temps and crystal clear water, private outdoor dining pavilion, solitude, spotless, all new fixtures and appliances, designer furniture and bedding. Plus, Karen, the most gracious and caring property manager that you will EVER encounter.

Amenities

Sammamish House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Everything brand new
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Everything brand new
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , All new bed/bedding + lake view and access (Room 14'Wx13'L)
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , All new bed/bedding + TV (Room 10'W x 9'L)
    Great Room - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Highest End Leather Sleeper Sofa
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , All new bed/bedding. (Room11'Wx13'L) + Adjoining bath
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Private Lake Sammamish Waterfront Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
5

Every detail was delightful!

  • 5 of 5

This house couldn't have been more perfect for our family vacation. It was incredibly well cared for, while also relaxed and comfortable. The location was amazing. Being on this stretch of lake felt like we were completely removed from city craziness, but at the same time we were only minutes from stores and restaurants. I would stay here again without hesitation!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! Thrilled you all enjoyed your family vacation and your stay at the cabin! It was a true pleasure to meet your family! Look forward to having you return!
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5

Beautifuk spot on the lake, wonderful landscape and clean, well maintained home.

  • 5 of 5

Our family (including 2 young boys) had a wonderful stay at the cabin. The view, the amenities, the location... you can't go wrong! We loved every minute and felt very at home in this special place. We were greeted with a warm welcome and a few treats to enjoy during our stay. Everything is well maintained, well stocked and cared for. Our family uses VRBO often for travel and this cabin rates among our best experiences to date. Thank you John and Karen!

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A cute little cottage on the lake. Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful little cottage right on the lake. Karen was so wonderful and provided everything we needed, answered all our questions and made the process very easy. We will definitely try to come again!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Lake Cabin Get Away

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful week with 2 other couples at the Lakehouse. We enjoyed swimming in the lake, biking and some hiking. The house had great accommodations and we had a fantastic time.

We appreciated all the extras and small touches which were provided such as fresh flowers, wine, crackers, and the makings for smores.

We cant wait to return. Michelle and Garrett

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Family Vacation on the Lake

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time here on our spring break vacation. The house is beautiful, with everything you could need. Our kids played in the water and fed the ducks. The weather was incredible with sunny, warm days. We rode bikes and walked the trail. Karen was wonderful and she is a huge part of why our vacation was so great (personally meeting us at the house, providing treats for when we arrived, and calling to check in with us). I would recommend this home to anyone who is looking for a place to stay on Lake Sammamish.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing lakeside retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lakeside house over Thanksgiving and had a wonderful experience. We really appreciated the details of food and other items which made our vacation great. We are definitely returning.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Lake Sammamish is located in the heart of the recreational triangle of Puget Sound. Besides staying on 100' of private beachfront and directly on the E. Lake Sammamish Trail, this property is just 30 minutes to D/T Seattle, 20 minutes to world class shopping at Bellevue Square, and 15 minutes to over 100 wineries/wine tasting venues in the serene Woodinville Wine Country and a fantastic array of restaurants. Tour Chateau Ste. Michelle winery (attend one of their outdoor concerts in the Summer) or the adjacent Redhook Brewery is a must-see and only 15 minutes away in the beautiful Woodinville Valley. Cycle to Marymoor Park and link up to the Burke-Gilman Trail and ride all the way into and around Seattle via Lake Washington or other routes; Get acquainted with Seattle via ferry, the famous Pike Place Market; hike up nearby Tiger Mountain (via the 'Cable Line' route if you are fit and adventurous!); take a drive to Mt. Rainier, or simply hang out at The Cabin and do nothing but relax, swim, take Zelda out for a row for fun or Smallmouth Bass fishing, check out the eagle that perches in the Cottonwood on the property, or just listen to the soothing rhythm of the waves on the sand. It's all good.

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Rates & Availability

Sammamish House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring 2017
May 8 2017 - Jun 13 2017
4 night minimum stay
$465
From
$520
Fri,Sat
$3,185
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Jul 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$675
From
$720
Fri,Sat
$4,585
 
 
Fall Colors 2017
Oct 15 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$465
From
$520
Fri,Sat
$3,185
 
 
Early Winter 2017
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$405
From
$465
Fri,Sat
$2,800
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$580
 
 
Early Winter 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$405
From
$465
Fri,Sat
$2,800
 
 
Holidays 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$605
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$600
From
$650
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $750
Cleaning Fee $200 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.5%

Additional guests over 8 person maximum, must seek approval by property manager. $250/fee per additional guest/per night will apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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