Beautiful Northwest Lodging - Mountainside Chalet (Honeymoon Hideaway for 2)(42 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Chalet
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Chalet - 1 Bedroom/1 Bath, 400 Sq. Ft. (Sleeps 2)
Find The Mountainside Chalet nestled amongst the trees in Packwood, WA. Historic Packwood is situated between Mt. Rainier, Mt. Saint Helens, Mt. Adams, surrounded by the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, and at the very center of Washington's White Pass Scenic Byway (Hwy 12), 'Playground of Volcano Country.' It is 7 miles from the southeast entrance to Mt. Rainier National Park and 19 miles from the White Pass Ski Area.
Mountainside Chalet's coziness will charm you. Drift into dreamland on a comfy mattress, with plump pillows and snugly, warm blankets.
Immediately outside is a deck w/private hot tub & outdoor table & chairs, for enjoying fresh alpine air. Behind the house is a wonderfully wooded area and Hall Creek tempting a visit, along with the neighborhood elk.
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Member since: 2008
- 400 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- 1 Queen bed
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- 1 with toilet and shower only
- Outdoor table/chairs
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Duty Free Shops
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Pantry Items:
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- One-time Cleaning Fee $45 + tax
- Tax Rate 9.698%
WEEKEND/HOLIDAY RATE & MINIMUMS: Weekends - 2 night minimum / EXCEPTIONS: MLK Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July (when applicable), Labor Day, and Christmas/New Year's Break - 3 night minimum
CANCELLATION FEE: $50.00, if 31 days or more prior to occupancy, 30 days or less, NO REFUND will be given for ANY reason (see website for complete details). Our language: SECURITY DEPOSIT vs VRBO's "Damage Deposit".
Reservations are not final until monies are received. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Mountainside Chalet is 7 miles from Mt. Rainier National Park, and an easy day trip to Mt. St. Helens, surround by William O Douglas, Goat Rocks and Tatoosh Wilderness Areas, where you can disappear all day with an endless banquet of choices. White Pass Scenic Byway (Highway 12), 'Playground of Volcano Country', is a veritable smorgasbord of brown recreation signs where you can satisfy your activity appetite every season of the year with fishing, boating, wind surfing, hang-gliding, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, kayaking, mountain bikes, geocaching, birding and much, much more.
Mountainside Chalet is just .3 of a mile east of downtown Packwood, WA en route to White Pass Ski Area, just 17-18 miles away. So embark on an adventure of natural scenic delights and wildlife so abundant, you will wonder if you are driving through the heart of a wildlife preserve. Elk appear a natural extension of the downtown landscape. Packwood is considered the dream of recreational enthusiasts, and White Pass Ski Area has great family skiing (downhill & cross country), snowshoeing and snowboard programs, terrain for all ages, and all in stunningly beautiful surroundings. In 2011, White Pass expanded by adding 767 acres, including 2 additional ski lifts, 18 new ski trails, and a mid-mountain lodge.
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Fred, as a teacher, is a life-time learner. His passion is family reading and sports. Marilly has a passion for family, birds, photography, and traveling, visiting Nicaragua, The Netherlands, Germany & Italy. We both visited Hawaii, Alaska, Mexico, Switzerland, Vancouver Island, Victoria BC, & Aruba. Fred managed a sailing trip to Belize with our oldest son. To keep the international flavor in our home, we hosted exchange students including: two German, two Japanese, two Koreans, and one Colombian. Besides our four vacation rentals, we own 2 Subway stores (in Portland, OR).
Why the Owner Chose Packwood, WA, USA:
We love the mountains, and Packwood is very like Switzerland, only the mountains are smaller and farther apart. It is in the center of Gifford Pinchot Nat'l Forest, 7 miles from the southern entrance to Mt. Rainier Nat'l Park, and surround by Tatoosh, William O Douglas, and Goat Rocks Wilderness areas, offering year round recreational activities. There is a constant flow of wildlife including: elk, coyotes, raccoon, fox, black bear, bald eagles, beaver and more, and .
The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
I love the outdoors and it doesn't get more outdoors than this: set in tall timbers, Hall Creek singing water mysteries at the falls behind the house, private hot tub, star studded sky, passing elk, peeks of Mt. Rainier. . . what a combination! Private, cozy, comfortable and AFFORDABLE all at the same time. It's a great place for dreaming! We have 4 houses on adjacent properties, and there have been a couple occasions when all the houses were full, forcing us to rent local hotel rooms. It was more expensive in the hotel with far less amenities and privacy, so why would you want to stay anywhere else?
- Primary: (503) 288-0459
- Secondary: (971)-275-5243 Do not call after 10 PM PST
- Tertiary: +1 5033295245 Do not call after 10 PM PST
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Mountainside Chalet (MSC) exterior view 1
Mountainside Chalet exterior view 3
View of living space while standing at the front door
Dining area and kitchen
Opposite view facing the bathroom & 1 queen bedroom
Queen bedroom view 2
Hot tub on Front deck
Eco features of the hot tub & cover
View of Mt. Rainier from the road leading to MSC & the properties
Frequent visitors on the road to Mountainside Chalet
Getting closer - not tame, but doesn't bolt either
Mountainside Chalet exterior view 2
1/3-1/2 of Packwood serves families w/pets, we serve those w/allergies to them.
Opposite direction toward the front door
Another view of the kitchen w/my back to the bathroom
Queen bedroom view 1
Queen bedroom view 3
Aerial schematic of hot tub
Chain-saw bear in front of Mountainside Chalet view 2
Close up of Chain-saw bear in front of Mountainside Chalet
Close-up autumn view of Mt. Rainier from the properties
Frequent visitors in front of MSC, you can see the deck in the background
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, February 23, 2017
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