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Romantic Riverside Cabin in the Mountains View Hot Tub, Close to Seattle, Hiking

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 55 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Small romantic chalet cabin on scenic mountain river, private hot tub,sleeps 3-4

Discounted rates through mid October, excluding Labor Day weekend, due to nearby bridge repair work that may be noisy during the day (8am-5pm). It will be a great time to get out into the woods to hike or walk the wonderful close by trails. Access to the cabin will not be a problem. Please click contact owner link above or call Janet at 360-793-7616 if you have questions.

Whispering Waters is a charming Washington state vacation rental cabin in a beautiful mountain setting on scenic Skykomish River 60 miles (90 minutes) northeast of Seattle.

The cabin's cozy ambiance makes it ideal for a couple looking for a romantic getaway, with soaring cathedral ceiling, river view from the loft king bed, and seasonal river rock gas fireplace. The hot tub is strategically located overlooking the whitewater river with a mountain looming above. The loft's french doors lead to a balcony surrounded by large moss-covered trees, and also has a river view.

The 600 sq ft vacation rental cabin is perfect for two celebrating an anniversary, honeymoon, or a romantic getaway; but can accommodate up to three adults total, two adults/two children, or three adults/one child (no more than three adults). This cabin may not be suitable for small children due to the proximity of the river.

The cabin is also great for a relaxing getaway. The rocking chairs on the cabin's front porch are great for watching the river flow by, bald eagles soaring in the winter, and salmon jumping in the fall.

The 40-jet two-pump hot tub a few steps out the door with river and mountain view is terrific for soaking your cares away while the Skykomish River "whispers" by. The hot tub is year-round, and is covered with a translucent roof that allows light in while protecting you from the elements.

Also outside is a fire pit next to the river bank with a mountain looming above the river. The fire bowl is year-round weather conditions permitting and if there is no burn ban. Bring firewood which can be purchased at most grocers.

The cabin is on a semi-private lot: two cabins across the river and a full-time residence downstream with fencing and landscaping to provide privacy. The deciduous trees on the river bank are trimmed so you have privacy in the summer without losing the river view.

The king bed in the loft has a river and woods view. A queen bed in the downstairs bedroom provides room for additional people, or if you don't want to climb stairs. Bedding and towels provided.

A small kitchen is set up for simple meal prep, and the dining table seats up to 3 with river view. The kitchen area has a gas range/oven, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, bean grinder, blender/food processor, and hand mixer. Starter supply of coffee, tea & hot chocolate provided. Dishes, pots & pans, kitchen towels, flatware & cooking utensils also provided. Charcoal grill on the porch (bring briquettes). Some pantry items are usually available, but it varies so feel free to inquire.

The cabin is super cozy in winter with the gas fireplace. For entertainment, there is satellite TV, and WiFi provides Netflix and Pandora. There are also board games, puzzles, a few paperbacks, and Sky Valley area information. At 775 ft elevation, there is not a lot of snow in the winter, but a short drive will usually get you to snow for snow shoeing and skiing.

Whispering Waters cabin is in a beautiful mountainous area 90 minutes northeast of Seattle, half way between Index and Skykomish, Washington, off US Hwy 2. The cabin is close to three wilderness areas (Wild Sky, Alpine Lakes and Henry Jackson) and Mt Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest that offer year round outdoor recreational opportunities. The popular local activities are river rafting, kayaking, skiing, hiking, snow shoeing, rock climbing, and fishing. There is an ORV area close to Gold Bar.

The area around Whispering Waters is not 'touristy', yet attracts thousands of visitors due to the rugged beauty of Washington state's Cascade Mountains and the outdoor recreation provided by the mountains and rivers. There are dozens of great nearby hiking trails with something for everyone - easy family walks through the woods, waterfalls, alpine meadows, historic Wellington train disaster site, trout-stocked alpine lakes with crystal clear water, historic lookout towers, old growth forests, and rock climbing. The numerous close by forest service roads are great for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing when the snow level is 1000ft or below. When the snow level is higher, a short drive will usually get you to snow covered roads.

The cabin is on the south fork Skykomish River, mostly a class II whitewater rafting and kyaking river east of Whispering Waters. There are 3 sets of non-navigable waterfalls three miles downstream/west of the cabin, so be advised that you don't float downstream of the cabin. Mid to late summer the river is gentle enough for river tubes (be prepared for cold water). The main Skykomish 6 miles west is a class IV whitewater river, with several local rafting companies providing trips through popular Boulder Drop.

Nearby Stevens Pass ski area (23 miles east) is a popular day-use ski/snowboard area. $55 ski lift vouchers available for purchase with cabin stay. Whispering Waters cabin is on the west side of Stevens Pass, so no need to drive over a mountain pass if coming from the Seattle area. The cabin is at 775ft elevation, so the roads to the cabin are usually snow free in the winter; but one should be prepared for winter driving when coming to the mountains in the winter.

Stevens Pass summer activities are mountain biking, scenic chair lift rides, pub, coffee shop, and disc golf Thursday-Sunday.

The south fork Skykomish with it's sparkling clear water is a Washington Scenic River with seasonal (June 1-Aug 30) fishing for trout and white fish. Even though it is a whitewater river, there is a calm area in front of the cabin for cold water swimming on warm summer days. The rapids just past the cabin are mild enough in late summer for family tubing. NOTE: there are three sets of waterfalls starting 3 miles downstream of the cabin. Kayakers and rafters start upstream in Skykomish, 9 miles east. There is a small rocky beach below the cabin and is a good place to enjoy the cool river breeze on the occasional hot day. Chairs can be placed in the cold river water to cool off even more. Western Washington weather is usually mild throughout the summer but there will be some hot days.

There are also horseshoe pits for when you're staying close to the cabin.

We are able to keep midweek rates low, starting at $135/night, while providing quality amenities, as the cabin is owner managed and maintained.

Single nights are occasionally available between other reservations or last minute. See owner's website (skycabins.com) for last minute discounts and to book single nights. Single night stays, when available, are for two people/one bed only.

Arrival time 3pm or any time after; departure 11am or any time before.

AWD is not usually needed to get to the cabin, but one should be prepared for winter driving conditions approx late November-February.

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More Details

Owner
Janet Triplett
Member since: 2004
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Baring

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please leave cabin clean to receive full refund of security/cleaning deposit. Base rate is for 2 people/1 bed - $25 for extra bed when only 2 people.
  • No loud music outside the cabin as there are other cabins in the area. Absolutely no parties, and no unauthorized guests. Quiet time 11:00pm.
  • Many people are allergic to fragrances, so no cologne, strongly scented soaps, oil lamps, musk, patchouli, or incense.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • small shower/no tub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 king
  • King bed in loft with river and forest view. Loft is open to downstairs area, with sheer drapes to provide privacy.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Rustic wood floors throughout. Outdoor wood burning fire bowl that can be used weather permitting and when there isn't a burn ban. The cabin is in an area with scenic mountain and river views. There is easy access to the river if you want to fish (seasonally), or bring your kayak or raft. Outside smoking permitted. 2 sets of complimentary snow shoes available, owner close by to provide area information. Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the scenic beauty.

Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Sea-Tac
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Skykomish/Whistling Post
Nearest Ferry
60 Miles
Edmonds
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Sultan/Blue Boy
Nearest Train
43 Miles
Everett
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Hwy 2
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Skykomish
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Stevens Pass Ski Mountain
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Mulkiteo
Nearest Point of Interest
Bridal Veil Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
Stevens Pass Ski & Mountain Bike
Nearest Point of Interest
Iron Goat Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Pacific Crest Trail
Nearest Point of Interest
Sobieski Mountain
Nearest Point of Interest
Barclay Lake
Nearest Point of Interest
Index Climbing Wall
Nearest Point of Interest
Boulder Drop
Car: necessary

nature photography-mountains, moss covered trees

Photos

Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Baring

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
August
Aug 24 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$170
From
C$195
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$232
C$1,501
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
September
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$170
From
C$207
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,187
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Oct 22 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$182
From
C$220
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$232
C$1,325
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early December
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$182
From
C$232
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$207
From
C$245
Fri,Sat
C$1,266
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$314
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 2 2018 - Feb 12 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$182
From
C$232
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,176
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Valentine Day
Feb 13 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$220
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Presidents' Day Holiday
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$251
C$1,451
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Winter
Feb 19 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$182
From
C$232
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,319
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Apr 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$176
From
C$232
Fri,Sat
C$1,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
May
May 1 2018 - May 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$182
From
C$232
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$245
C$1,351
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Spring
May 29 2018 - May 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$182
From
C$232
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
June
Jun 1 2018 - Jun 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$188
From
C$232
Fri,Sat,Sun
C$1,319
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4 Holiday
Jul 3 2018 - Jul 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$232
C$1,451
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
Jul 6 2018 - Jul 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$220
From
C$245
Fri,Sat
C$1,345
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$195
From
C$232
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add C$25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee C$25.13 per person per night
Damage Deposit C$251.26

Base rate is for double occupancy (two people/one bed). There is a $25 cleaning/linen fee if two people use two beds.

If you need to cancel your reservation more than 30 days before arrival (but less than 60 days), all but 10% of the initial payments will be refunded. Full refund if cancelling more than 60 days. If cancelling less than 30 days before arrival, will refund 90% of the nights that can be rebooked.

There is no cleaning charge if the cabin is left clean. If you prefer to not clean, a $45/hr charge will be deducted from the security deposit.

Discounted weekly rate for additional people $100/wk (after the first two people).

Single night stays (for two people only) are occasionally available when available between other reservations or last minute. Go to skycabins.com for more information.

Last minute discounts will be on the availability calendar at skycabins.com.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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