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APRIL SPRING SPECIAL - Quiet country setting just 2 miles from town

Bedrooms 2
Space 964 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, full kitchen, private deck with spectacular view

Second story Private living quarters with balcony viewing Sleeping Lady, Wedge Mountain and Snow Creek Wall. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening glass of wine while breathing in the mountain air and absorbing the amazing view!

Air conditioned with heat pump. Quiet country neighborhood in close proximity to hiking, biking, horseback riding, rafting, tubing, summer theaters and snowy owl theater at Sleeping Lady Resort. Only a 2 mile drive to downtown Leavenworth offering an assortment of restaurants and plenty of unique shopping.

The Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery is within walking distance and provides a wealth of learning opportunities for those interested in the salmon life cycle. Adjacent to the hatchery is a wonderful walking or biking trail in summer (Nordic trail in winter)

The Lookout provides 1 King bedroom, 1 Queen bedroom, 1 bathroom, full kitchen, dining room and great room with wireless internet, TV and DVD player. This can be a relaxing secluded get away or the base camp for all your outdoor adventures.

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jim and joanne carvitto
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 a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

About jim and joanne carvitto

Jim is a retired teacher and Jo a retired dental hygienist. This is our new adventure alongside being grandparents. We LOVE living in Leavenworth and there aren't enough hours in the day to do everything that's available!

jim and joanne carvitto purchased this cabin in 2011

Why jim and joanne carvitto chose Leavenworth

We both grew up in North Central Washington and couldn't wait to get back! Two of our three sons and their families settled in Leavenworth so the location was an easy choice!

We bought our property several years ago and in 2011 started the building process. It has been a hands on daily 'art project', with the guidance of contractor friends, to build our home and the vacation rental property. We feel so very blessed to be able to live in this incredible area and look forward to our morning coffee and absorbing the view! There is never a shortage of things to do or new places to hike or bike to. The variety of art, theater, festivals and events is amazing! We look forward to sharing this with others and hope you experience the same peace and refreshment here that we do!

What makes this cabin unique

It only took one drive down our road to know that this was where we wanted to live! It has taken several years of planning and lots of hard work, but we finally live here and LOVE it! The mountains leave us awe struck and they are always calling us! There just isn't anything like the fragrance and beauty you experience when hiking in the wilderness….and it's right near our doorstep!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Leavenworth in Chelan County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 964 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4 ...
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please no smoking at all on the property. Thank you!
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Full bathroom with tub/shower combination towels, shower gel, shampoo and hair dryer Full size washer and dryer available
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 1st Bedrooms - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    2nd Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 1st bedroom with King bed has Sealy Optimum Temperature Modulating Gel mattress …very comfortable 2nd bedroom with Queen Lexington Extra Firm Both are very comfortable and new. One bedroom has a full closet and the other a half closet
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
This is a great place to come and relax and also use as your 'base camp' for outdoor activities.


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APRIL SPRING SPECIAL - Quiet country setting just 2 miles from town
average rating of 4.962264 based on 53 reviews

Perfect Leavenworth Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in several vacation properties over the years but this is the first time we felt compelled to write a review. The Carvitto property is outstanding! The furnishing is tasteful (with artwork from local artists) and the beds, blankets, towels, etc. are in perfect condition. The kitchen is well-stocked with quality, matching kitchenware, with some lovely extras (locally-produced gourmet vinegars & oils, coffee, and chocolates) that we enjoyed immensely during our stay. It is obvious that this place is maintained with lots of love and pride.

Jim and Joanne, who live next door to the rental, were perfect hosts. We contacted them several times about events and weather conditions in Leavenworth before and during our stay, and they were prompt and thorough in their replies. There was an unexpected (but welcome) snowfall our first morning and Joanne called to make sure we were ok. Jim was over shortly to plow our driveway.

Overall, this is a great property with great hosts. We give it our highest recommendation to anyone without reservation.

George & Eva

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the terrific review! We are so pleased that your stay was so wonderful and that you got that snow you were hoping for! You were a fun family to have here! It's a joy to host guests and have The Lookout meet or exceed expectations. We do hope you will come again soon and perhaps try another season.
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Perfect weekend getaway location.

  • 5 of 5

The pictures did not do this place justice. This home appears to be very new and has been very well maintained. It was immaculantly clean and so well furnished with many well thought out details. We were treated to a bright sunny day on Saturday with a fantastic view of the mountains. Can't say enough about how nice this place was and how much we enjoyed our visit. Thanks to owners Jim and Joanne for arranging perfect weather, complete with a beautiful covering of fresh snow Sunday morning. Hope to come back again some time for another stay. We would also highly recommend the horse sleigh rides right down the road at Icecicle Outfitters.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review and we are thrilled that your stay was all you expected and more! We do hope you come back soon and perhaps enjoy one of our other great seasons! We wish you the very best, Your hosts, Jim and Joanne
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Beautiful property, fantastic hosts over New Years

  • 5 of 5

Jim and Jo are great hosts and were very accommodating - we arrived a bit early and they were kind enough to let us check in with our toddler. They are very family oriented and had some wonderful recommendations for restauarants, breweries etc. We were also able to cook in with the full kitchen and hand complete privacy. The local product samples they left for us were were also great and Jim’s custom coffee from his business was delicious. The amazing views, access to town and snow trails made this one of our favorites - highly recommend for a family or a weekend away from it all.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed meeting you and are so pleased that everything was enjoyable for your family! Thanks for the great review and we look forward to hosting you again soon! We think you’d love the other seasons here too! We wish your family the very best in this New Year! Jim and Joanne
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Lovely, quiet accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at The Lookout. It had everything we needed and then some for our mini-vacation with our two children. The beds were incredibly comfortable and the location was pristine. We would absolutely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for the great review. We are so happy that your stay here was a good one and that your kids had fun! We hope you come again soon! Happy New Year! Jim and Joanne
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Beautiful, well-appointed, cozy and perfect for our family retreat.

  • 5 of 5

Jim and Joanne have created a beautiful home for their visitors. In addition to beautifully decorating a wonderfully laid out place, they are friendly and helpful from the first interaction. Our family of four was looking for a short escape from our nearby home, something that felt vacation-y without going very far. This place delivered in every way. Close enough to the town that we could head in for a short trip, if we wanted, and warm and comfy enough to encourage a night in with the kiddos watching a holiday movie and eating some popcorn. The views from the unit are also stunning!!

We were lucky to also have a ton of snow hit while we were there, allowing us some fun snowball fights and snowman building. Couldn’t have asked for a more idyllic spot to get away from it all.

Thank you, Joanne and Jim!!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! We are SO happy your stay was a great one.....especially thankful the snow arrived for your boys! The 7 foot snowman will probably watch over us til spring. He will remind of us of your fun family daily! Have a very Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year and we look forward to you coming again soon! Jim and Jo
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Family Weekend at It's Best!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the most relaxing weekend at the Lookout. We traveled with our son, daughter-in-law and 18 month old grandson to attend the Leavenworth Christmas Light Festival and the Lookout was the perfect home to return to relax and enjoy our family. Jim and JoAnne were fantastic to work with, they respond very quickly to emails answering our many questions. We requested an early check-in on Friday and we were greeted with a decorated Christmas tree and Christmas music playing, which our grandson loved! The complimentary coffee, chocolates and balsamic oils were totally unexpected and so thoughtful - enjoyed them to the fullest. The Lookout was spotless and exactly as advertised. Everything you need for the perfect get-away - very comfortable beds, warm cozy blankets to wrap up while visiting on the cozy furniture. The views were spectacular and so quiet as we watched the deer graze in the neighbors yard each morning.... we chose to spend more time at the home than in Leavenworth. Highly recommend the Lookout and we'll definitely stay with Jim and JoAnne on our next visit to Leavenworth.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It warms our hearts that your family vacation here was so special! Merry Christmas and we look forward to hosting you again soon!
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Icicle Brewing Company
Munchen Haus
8 Mile Lake
Heidleburger Drive-In
Visconti's Ristorante Italiano
A Book For All Seasons
Pavz Creperie
Uncle Uli's Pub
The Gingerbread Factory
Wasabi Sushi & Thai Ginger -- CLOSED
The Oil & Vinegar Cellar
Inside & Out
Colchuck Lake
Stevens pass ski area
Downtown Leavenworth
Nearest Airport
32.3 Miles
Pangborn airport, East Wenatchee, Wa
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Leavenworth Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
washington state highway 2
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Kingfisher Restaurant and O'Grady's Pantry
Nearest Ski
1 Miles
The Fish Hatchery Nordic
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Car: necessary

We are located on the Icicle Road which provides access into the Alpine Wilderness area. The Sleeping Lady Resort and Conference Center is just a quarter mile past our location. The National Fish Hatchery with skiing and walking grounds is within walking distance. The golf course is 1 mile back toward Leavenworth. Rafting and tubing on the Icicle and Wenatchee rivers starts within 1 mile from our location


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £56.03
Damage Deposit £224.13

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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