Gorgeous custom built cedar ski chalet nestled in forest with views galore!
We are a Seattle family with a 7 year old daughter. We bought this as our family cabin in 2014 to spend more time in the mountains and explore the stunning Snoqualmie region. We hope you enjoy the cabin as much as we do!
Rhea purchased this Chalet in 2014
Why Rhea chose Snoqualmie Pass
This cabin is located only an hour away from Seattle, with very convenient access. It is located near I-90, but is surrounded by trees and mountains, so you'd never know the highway was so close. It is also walking distance to the ski lifts and tubing center.
What makes this Chalet unique
The cabin has 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms located on three floors, so it makes it perfect for 2 families with kids. You can spread out, relax and not feel like you are all on top of each other. A real getaway for friends!
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
The ski chalet was true to it's listing description.
We enjoyed a wonderful family New Years weekend at this ski chalet near Snoqualmie summit. All beds were comfortable, having 3 bathrooms was a dream, there were plenty of towels, the kitchen was well equipped and good sized, the dining table extended to seat many and the wood stove kept us cozy. Chains or AWD vehicle is needed to access the property of there has been recent snow. The path to the house is steep and in snowy conditions shoveling and step building may be required. We mentioned to the owner that items in the refrigerator took up space and we weren't sure if they could be used, and there may be some problems with the DW. Kids enjoyed the sleds left to be used. We were very satisfied with the VRBO experience.
Perfect Ski Cabin at the Summit
First I would like to say that Rhea and Mikhail we very gracious and awesome hosts. They were very accommodating and easy to get a hold of when needed. Now for the Cabin. The cabin was the perfect size and accommodated the 7 of us perfectly. Everything is supplied that you would need to cook food, sleep with, stay warm and dry, and to entertain yourself when you are not on the slopes or out hiking around. The parking was for only 2 vehicles and one thing to be aware of is there is a pretty steep slope to climb from the car to the house. It had just dumped 2.5' of snow right when we showed up and another 2' over the 4 nights we stayed there so it made for a cautious climb. There is a rope provided if needed and if there are any ADA requirements, this would be a challenge. Other then that the cabin was perfect. We loved just hanging out by the fire place or having old school challenges on the Original Super Mario Bros Nintendo game. We would Highly Recommend this place to stay when you want to get away to the Snoqualmie Summit for the week or weekend. We hope to visit again.
Thank you so much for the kind review! I am glad your family had a great time and enjoyed all the creature comforts of the cabin! I hope you return! Happy New Year!
We stayed for two nights this past weekend. Cabin was very well equipped, had everything that you may need. If you’re staying with kids, you’re in luck, there are so many toys and games!!!! We couldn’t find how to turn on the heater on the main level but the fireplace did the job.
Downstairs had tons of DVD’s and Video cassettes (yep!! they still exist lol). There is also a thing called Roku but we couldn’t get it to work but the dvd selection was good enough for us. (TV is so overdue for an upgrade)
The driveway was not plowed but Rhea gave us heads up that it may not be done in time before we arrive. The driveway wasn’t as steep as others were discribing, as long as you have appropriate cars for the conditions.
Overall great experience and great location!
Thank you Elina for staying at our cabin! I'm glad your family enjoyed all that it has to offer! And funny you mention the TV. We just replaced it to be of the "old-school" style. It's part of the cabin charm :) In addition to the fire burning stove, there are 2 thermostats on the main level (one in bunk room and one in bathroom.) I was up there right after your departure and noticed the one in bedroom was not blowing hot air. It must have just burned out as it was working when we were up last. The bathroom one was ok though. So, thank you, we fixed it, and it's blowing heat again. I hope you return again! Rhea
The space is spread out over three floors so if you have a larger group there is room to spread out. Definitely more cramped in the main living room/dining room for a large group. It rained the weekend we were here for the marathon so spilling out to the deck wasn't an option.
The driveway is steep is an understatement! The gravel isn't packed and is so steep that even in the summer unless you have a 4 wheel drive truck you can't get all the way up the driveway. We ended up parking in the road. Walking up and down the steep driveway with luggage and food is challenging. Beware!!
Rhea was responsive to any questions I had. Things are clearly marked which is helpful. I encourage the housekeeper to check the pots and pans and appliances in between rentals. We had to clean the pots and pans to use them, one was just burnt, the oven was dirty as was the waffle iron, all things we wanted to use.
I hadn't thought about road noise. Being so close to 90 there is constant highway noise.
Thank you for staying at our cabin and also for your feedback, Debbie. I have spoken with our house cleaner to ensure she checks inside cupboards and also inside the stove and waffle iron. I do my best to ensure the cabin is well equipped and has all the comforts one would expect in a family cabin. Unfortunately, some things to slip by. So, I appreciate you bringing it to my attention. All the best, Rhea
Lovely cabin for hiking/running the Iron Horse Trail
We had a wonderful weekend stay at this spacious cabin! We ran the Cascade Series Half Marathon so the location was perfect as we were close to the Iron Horse Trail as well as a short drive from the Commonwealth/Dru Bru and the Pancake House. The house had everything we needed from the basic kitchen staples to cook with as well as the softest towels/bedding. We would defintaely stay here again. I can only imagine how beautiful this cabin would be in ski season. Thank you Rhea for a lovely stay!
Beautiful view, very comfortable. Owner was very helpful.
See above, plus the kitchen had necessary items to prep meals. Bedrooms and bathrooms were spacious. A bit warm during the day in August, but we bought a couple of fans. Nice & cool at night. Nearby highway is heard if the doors/windows are open, but is not noticed with the well insulated doors/windows closed. We would stay here again.
Thank you so much, Glory! I appreciated all your communications and the state you left the condo in. I would highly recommend you and welcome you back any time!