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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 $12 + tax per person with prior notice, pay us here. Lunch and dinners optional with prior notice and cost depends on the Menu, dinners Starting at $15 plus tax.

You have access to a hot tub, propane or charcoal 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 $30 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 with bathroom and washer& dryer,the second bedroom has 2 comfortable single beds. The couch in the living room is also great for sleeping 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
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage on Packwood on Lewis County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • 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 ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 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 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , has vanity sink in bedroom.
  • Nice leather comfortable couch can sleep one.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • 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:
  • antique hunting
  • 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 pass 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


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average rating of 5.0 based on 90 reviews

Perfect !

  • 5 of 5

So enjoyed our stay at John and Glenda's Packwood Casita. Close to the Park where we spent every day hiking and enjoying the sights. The Casita was so cozy, quiet, clean and had everything we needed for our weeklong stay and more. The hot tub was a welcome sight every evening upon returning from our hikes. The hosts went out of their way to make our trip the best it could be. We hope to return someday and pick up where we left off. So much to see and do and in such wonderful surroundings. Thanks so much.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Randy and Cathy were perfect guest in every way. Cathy and I even have the same birthday. We enjoyed visiting over breakfast and now want to stay in touch. They are kind, respectful, communicated well, clean and quiet. We do hope to see them again someday here.
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Perfect home base for visiting Mt. Rainier

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! It's a cozy, comfortable layout with everything that we needed for our family of four. There were also nice extra touches, like a double-headed shower, a hot tub, and a fantastic pancake breakfast provided by our hosts on our last morning. I can't recommend this place highly enough.

For those planning a visit to Mt. Rainier, here's some travel time info that you might find helpful...

Ohanopacosh: 30 minutes

Grove of the Patriarchs: 30 minutes

Paradise: 1 hour

Longmire: 1 hour 10 minutes (coming in from a forest road south of the park...this road had only recently opened before we arrived...allow 10 minutes longer if you need to enter the park from the Stevens Canyon entrance)

Sunrise: 1 hour 30 minutes (but well worth it...this was probably our favorite part of the park)

  • Review Submitted: 05-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely Amazing...The Casita has everything you need and more, no need to look any further!

  • 5 of 5

John & Glenda are so thoughtful & considerate they immediately made our family feel right at home. The property is beautiful and is perfectly located for any Mt Rainer adventure. We are a family of 5 and enjoyed every minute at the Casita. There is plenty of room, very clean and contains everything you need. There is also a beautiful trail directly behind the Casita and river access right across the street. After a day of hiking, driving & site seeing it was so relaxing to come back to the tranquil setting of the Casita. The hot tub felt was nice after a day of fun on the mountain. John & Glenda were very helpful with directions, recommendations & accommodations. I would recommend trying Glenda’s homemade breakfast to get you up & going on an early start. We would definitely stay here again. 5 Stars ~ Thanks for the memories!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: David & Melisa, Thank you so much for your overwhelming review. It was great meeting you both and your family,we are delighted that you enjoyed staying here. Also kudos for leaving the Casita it tip top shape, very much appreciated. I mailed off your items you forgot in the mail today. Thanks again, Glenda & John
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Great Mt. Rainier home base for family of four

  • 5 of 5

Great home base for our two day tour of Mt. Rainier, with our two boys (ages 9 and 10). The Casita had everything we needed to relax and refresh so we start our next adventure. The hot tub was especially soothing after a long day of hiking. John and Glenda were very welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Chris & Jessica, Thank you for the kind review. We are so glad the weather was in your favor while you were here all the way from PA. We hope that your extended vacation to Alaska is enjoyable. It was great meeting you both and your sons. You have a wonderful family. Thanks for leaving the Casita clean. Glenda and John
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Wonderful casita!

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice place to stay. It is very clean and has everything you could need or want during your stay. John and Glenda were wonderful hosts. Glenda shared information about the area and her sourdough pancakes are delicious. The surrounding area is so beautiful and near Mt. Ranier. Wish we would have had more time to explore!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic and charming.

  • 5 of 5

Not only are the property owners fantastic and very kind, the casita was perfect for our weekend away. It has all the amenities that you need and want for a vacation home. John and Glenda made it very comforting and are very helpful. Thank you for sharing your property with us.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Craig and Deneen, Were celebrating Deneen's birthday and just came to get away from the city and to enjoy some quiet and restful time and with the snow was a refreshing time for them.. Very gracious couple, quiet and left the Casita spic and span. Communicated well and had wished they stayed longer so we could chat more. They are welcome back anytime. Thanks for your review, so thoughtful. Glenda and John
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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
Cruiser's Pizza, Cliff Droppers, Josie's Italian,
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.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £57.11
Pet Fee £30.46

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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