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Beautiful Northwest Lodging - Mountainside Chalet- "Tiny Hidy" -Honeymoon for 2

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Chalet - 1 Bedroom/1 Bath, 400 Sq. Ft. (Sleeps 2)

As the description implies, Mountainside Chalet (MSC) is a "Tiny House" Hideaway (Definition of a tiny house is subjective, but it's a home of about 400 square feet or less, either on wheels or a foundation). MSC is on a foundation and 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.

More Details

Owner
Marilly Morton
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
13 December, 2017

About Marilly Morton

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).

Marilly Morton purchased this chalet in 2006

Why Marilly Morton chose Packwood

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 .

What makes this chalet unique

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?

Location

Nearest Airport
140 Miles
Sea-Tac (WA) & PDX (OR)/Yakima Regional-75 mi.
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Blue Spruce Saloon
Nearest Ferry
190 Miles
Anacortes, WA
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Ironwood Green Golf Course
Nearest Train
80 Miles
Chehalis, WA Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
White Pass Scenic Byway (Hwy 12)
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cruisers Pizza
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
White Pass Ski area
Nearest Beach
200 Miles
Washington Coast
Car: necessary

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.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • $50 fee applied to the 60 day/100% refund cancellation - NO REFUND after 30 days.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 with toilet and shower only
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 1 Queen bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
Notes:
Outdoor table/chairs

Reviews

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Beautiful Northwest Lodging - Mountainside Chalet- "Tiny Hidy" -Honeymoon for 2
average rating of 4.72549 based on 51 reviews
5

Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Owner/Housekeeping where very accommodating and quick to help when needed. Had a wonderful weekend getaway! Will be back! Thank you so much!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I thoroughly enjoyed this cabin. It was clean, comfortable and in a great location close to many hiking trails and a short drive to ski areas. The hot tub was awesome too, very relaxing. We also loved Packwood, the people were very friendly and the restaurants were very good. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

great place to base your stay in the Mt. Rainier area

  • 5 of 5

We spent the better part of a week in this fabulous "Mountainside Chalet". It was perfect for two people and was everything it was advertised to be.

It was immaculately clean and had everything you needed for a stay. Pots, pans, linens and even dish soap. We couldn't have been more pleased unless someone would have cooked our meals also.

The views from the area were magnificent and especially good from the hot tub!

Marilly was very responsive to any question we had via email. It was a great place to day trip from. Mt. St Helens and Rainier were very close. The Yakima fruit orchids were an easy day trip. Seattle would have been an easy trip, but we ran out of time.

I highly recommend this property for a stay in the Packwood area and I would make it my first choice if I came back to visit.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

A great place. Communication was amazing! Both Marilly and Linda were very responsive! Highly recommended!!!!!!!!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin getaway

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our stay in the Mountainside Chalet while taking part in a family reunion just outside of Packwood. The cabin is in an excellent location: close to town and amenities and right off the road that leads to Mount Rainier's eastside access.

The cabin is in a cluster of other dwellings and tall trees, but is set back enough from highway 12 to avoid traffic sounds. There is a good sense of privacy and lots of quiet! Kitchen is small but adequate for simple meal prep, although I would have to bring a couple of lidded pans and my own knives if I planned to do any more than utterly basic cooking. The bathroom is small but clean and has a good shower. The bedroom is very nice and the queen-size bed is very comfortable. There is a pleasant porch with a small table and chairs that is a good spot for drinking morning coffee or late afternoon beer.

The cabin is definitely appropriate for a couple and this is clearly stated up front.

I had good contact with the owner before and after our stay and enjoyed our communications! She was straightforward and helpful, and we were provided with all the information we needed. We took care of the basic cleaning checklist before checking out, and our cleaning deposit was returned with no delay. I would certainly stay here again and can recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great spot close to Mount Rainier

  • 5 of 5

Nice semi secluded 1 bedroom in a quiet neighborhood. House was very clean and accommodating .Its a great little spot for couples but I was traveling with a buddy so the couch worked fine as a 2nd bed. Walking distance from Packwood. Owner provided Wi-Fi and Cable (which was a blessing since AT&T doesn't work around Rainier area at all) owner has several properties and wouldn't hesitate to book with them again if I'm in the area.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet on Packwood, South Cascade Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£206
for 2 nights
From
£82
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£91
Fri,Sat,Sun
£560
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £225.24
One-time Cleaning Fee £37.54 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.7%

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 w/60 day, less than 30 days, 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

  • 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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