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Great Quiet Separate Dwelling Casita, for the buisness traveler, or small family

Bedrooms 2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Two bedroom cozy dwelling, high ceilings to make it feel more spacious.

You will enjoy your stay here at the Casita a separate dwelling from the owners. Enjoy the beauty of a new day with a cup of coffee as you linger around the koi fish pond. This is a quiet and private non-smoking facility.

We can provide hot breakfast at $10 per person with prior notice, pay us here.

You have access to a hot tub, Electric grill, and a outdoor fireplace. (Yes we have a good supply of firewood.) Private parking, private fenced lot for RV space with electric and water for $20 a day. Comfortable patio furniture to relax in. Golf available for $10 per day year-round depending on weather. Swimming available for $5 per person per day Memorial Day through Labor Day. Great area for bicycle riding or walking.

The Casita has a nice kitchenette with everything you'll need to prepare meals for up to four guests including Keurig coffee brewer or regular brewer with you choice of coffees and teas, convection microwave, 2 induction cook tops, full size refrigerator, Vitamix blender, toaster, slow cooker. Pots and pans, dishes, silverware, bake ware, spices and linens are all provided. Also hair dryer, iron and ironing board.

This is perfect for a small family,

business traveler or a couple wanting peace and quiet with easy access to White Pass Ski area, Mount Rainier, Mount Saint Helens and many hikes and lakes and mountain peaks. A short 2 minute walk to the Cowlitz River or hike out of the front door to nice trails in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest. The main bedroom has a great queen sized bed the second bedroom has 2 single beds and comfortable, the couch in the living room is also great for sleeping on for one.

Both wireless and wired internet are provided at no additional cost in a very cozy living room. We ask no downloading of large files or skyping. For your video enjoyment we provide a Blu-ray player with a nice sized flat screen. Additionally with our easy hookup to the Bose speaker system and you can enjoy your own music from your mobile device. Ceiling fans in the living room and bedroom assure lots of fresh mountain air. You will find the water here excellent, tested monthly with very high ratings and no chemicals. Yes, it could have been bottled and sold right from the well.

Electric heat will keep you warm and comfortable. Wake up to warm floors with the in-floor heating system in bedrooms and bathroom.

Enjoy your stay at The Casita,

John and Glenda Anderson

References provided.

More photos on Facebook/Packwood Casita

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

What makes this cottage unique

Quiet, private, comfortable, pretty views, nice hot tub, great place to unwind from city life.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for sharing your guest house with us. We wish we could have spent more time there ( the next time we will) Looking forward to Koi Pictures. Thanks again
Aug 2014
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Packwood Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • 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 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom is located in Master Bedroom between second bedroom and kitchen. Nice 6 foot double head shower. Both bedrooms and bathroom have heated floors. Second bedroom has outside door close to hot tub, private entrance gate and parking lot.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , has vanity sink in bedroom.
  • Nice leather comfortable couch can sleep one.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
If you would like meals cooked for you for additional cost please give advance notice. Breakfast/Lunch $11 per person and Dinner $16.00 per person. Pay us separate from your booking when you come. Will cook for you health needs. Thank you, Glenda and John


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(62 traveler reviews)

Great Quiet Separate Dwelling Casita, for the buisness traveler, or small family
average rating of 5.0 based on 64 reviews
Tacoma, WA

Nice cozy cabin near Mt Rainier.

  • 5 of 5

This a nice and cozy Corbin with great hosts Glenda and John. Casita is very relaxing and it has all the supplies you need. There is a good variety of movies to enjoy on a winters evening. Glenda made a delicious breakfast for us upon request and small fee. She can also do dinners. We enjoyed the hot tub after a day in the mountain, and went back energized to ski at White Pass the next day. John and Glenda thank you for your hospitality, showing us your glass shop and dining recommendations. My family including my girls enjoyed Casita and wished we could have stayed longer. We look forward to our next and longer stay to continue to explore and hike around Mt Rainier.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nathan & Veronica, Thank you for your wonderful review. It was our pleasure meeting and serving you and your daughters. We are delighted that you enjoyed Packwood and White Pass Ski Resort. There will be many new discoveries for you when visiting the glorious Mt. Rainier this summer. Hope to see you again, Glenda & John Anderson
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  • 5 of 5

Very clean with a great location. More than enough space to sleep our family of four. The owners are very nice and helpful too. Short drive to Mt. Rainier. The yard is beautiful. The neighborhood is very safe with multiple elk roaming.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Casita was the perfect home away from home for our family while we explored Mt Ranier.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous stay at the Casita. The Casita was separate from the main dwelling and it was perfect for our group of four. The property is located in a quiet area near Mt Ranier and the host, John and Glenda, were incredibly welcoming and accommodating. They took great care of us and made us feel like family.

The little house was beautifully decorated and well stocked. It had everything we needed and was very clean. It was cozy and felt like home.

I can't say enough about how friendly and kind Glenda and John were to my family. Our time in the Casita was an awesome experience and we were very well cared for.

John & Glenda, thank you so very much for your hospitality and great company. We will never forget the kindness we were shown while staying in Packwood!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mary & Dave, Wow, thank you for the gleaming review. You were all wonderful guest. John and I were so impressed with Adam & Lucas, they are very respectful and kind. Our time sharing dinner together was our highlight and it was great getting to know you better. The laughter was good medicine for the soul, thank you all for coming and sharing your lives with us. Thanks also for tiding up the Casita. The item you left behind will be mailed when we get your address.
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Stellar hospitality and a stunning location!

  • 5 of 5

John and Glenda have been some of the best hosts I've ever stayed with. From flexibility on our party size with a last minute change of plans, to making us Belgian waffles from scratch on the morning we left, The Casita is an incredible experience! Everything was explained to us thoroughly and they even helped us connect all our devices to the wifi when we were having trouble. Our kids (6 and 11) loved the place and we felt totally safe with them walking around outside. Everything was comfy and cozy inside the house, plus we barbecued two nights in a row! The dual head shower was perfect after a day of hiking on Mt. Rainier, as was the outdoor hot tub. You really get far more than what you pay for here. Thank you both for a beautiful and memorable weekend with our family!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Courtney, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so glad you all enjoyed yourselves, it was nice meeting everyone too. Thanks for leaving the Casita clean, I really appreciate that. We hope you will come again in the future. Thanks, Glenda & John
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Fully Stocked - Amazing Casita!!!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment you arrive you will be greeted by the awesome owners, John and Glenda. Just getting to know them was pleasure all on its own.

We were amazed to see how much we didn't have to bring with us as they had their beautiful home fully stocked. Next time we visit we will make sure to leave a lot behind!

Being nestled in the mountains made it for a serene and awesome drive and stay.


  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Puyallup, WA

Beyond our expectations

  • 5 of 5

The Casita was exceptionally lovely with the perfect layout for our family of four. John and Glenda are warm, gracious, attentive hosts. They've carefully appointed the place and have thought of everything and then some. The Casita enters and looks out into a garden that you share only with the Andersons who were there when we needed them but were otherwise respectful of our space. We sat in the hot tub for hours, enjoying the scenery. Glenda's breakfast was wonderful - room service for a fraction of the cost. I can highly recommend this rental, and we certainly intend to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Packwood Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Blue Spruce saloon and Grill
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
High Valley
Nearest Train
80 Miles
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Hwy 12
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Packwood Pizza, Cliff Droppers Hamburgers, Josie's
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
White Pass
Car: necessary

Our property is near the Cowlitz River and Gifford Pinchot National Forest, great place to enjoy the outdoors for all ages. Our town of Packwood is known for the two annual flea marts, Memorial Day week-end and Labor Day week-end. We are 6 miles from Packwood in community called High Valley Park we are 2 miles past the club house and golf course.


Rates & Availability

Packwood Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Sep 21 2017 - Sep 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
cleaning fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.8%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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