MOST POPULAR RENTAL AT THE LAKE - COZY, COMFY CABIN IN THE WOODS

Paul & Peggy Gleason

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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MOST POPULAR RENTAL AT THE LAKE - COZY, COMFY CABIN IN THE WOODS

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2 Bdrms, 1 Bath Cabin in the Woods a Short Walk to the Lake!

WE ARE CURRENTLY BOOKED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4TH, but have much of the Fall and Winter still available. Established in 2000, the Moose House has been a welcoming retreat for hundreds of guests. A very comfortable and cutely decorated cabin in a forest setting - fully equipped and ready to move in for your weekend getaway or memorable vacation. Located on Lake Cushman on the Olympic Peninsula and a short distance from the south end of Olympic National Park. Highway 101 and the the beautiful Hood Canal are only 7 miles away where you can also enjoy wonderful sightseeing and saltwater activities.

Cabin in the Woods: With it's natural wood cathedral ceilings, large picture windows and beautiful views of the forest, the Moose House is perfect for summer vacations or quiet winter getaways. The kitchen has all the conveniences of home. The living room has comfortable seating, a book shelf full of many wonderful adult and children's books, and a large library of movies. We also have a basket full of maps, brochures, and information about the area. The large loft is a favorite with children and includes a very comfortable seating area which looks out into the forest. The living room has a gas stove with the wood stove look. The campfire pit out back is located right next to the forest for the feeling of camping out while still enjoying the amenities of home!

Lake Cushman: The lake is a short walk through the forest or 1/4 mile drive. When you get there, you'll find a community park which you are free to use during your stay. The park has a playground, picnic area, horseshoe pits, beach, dock, launch ramp, and beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains. Activities include boating, fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking, boardsailing, jet skiing, and just relaxing in the sun. There are also many miles of hiking trails nearby in Camp Cushman, Olympic National Park, and Olympic National Forest. Lake Cushman Golf Course and Tennis Courts are 4 miles away. There is a resort nearby where you can rent boats and water toys.

Other Sights in the Area: Hoodsport and the beautiful Hood Canal , a saltwater fjord, is 7 miles away. There you can sightsee, boat, fish, shell fish, or scuba dive. If you don't have your own boat, there are charter boats available for trips into the Canal. Hoodsport has nice gift shops, a grocery store, gas station, liquor store, restaurants, and a winery. Take a leisurely drive along the canal for some fabulous views and interesting sights. Two casinos are located within a 40 minute drive of the cabin.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • Groups
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Paul & Peggy Gleason

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We have lived in Oregon for 15 years. Paul works for the City of Portland and I for a non profit agency in our home in Salem. We are outdoor enthusiasts and love our time spent at The Moose House - whether we're enjoying our boat out on the lake, hiking a nearby trail, or just relaxing inside watching a movie or reading a book. Unfortunately, we live 200 miles from The Moose House, so we aren't able to enjoy it as much as we would like. We are considering retirement there, but until that time, we love to share it with others who enjoy it as much as we do.

Paul & Peggy Gleason purchased this cabin in 2000

We first saw Lake Cushman when Paul was getting certified to scuba dive in the Hood Canal late in November of 1999. I drove up to the Lake to find a place to hike and fell in love with it. A few months later we made a trip up there to look at cabins for sale. We felt it would be a great getaway location for our family as well as a possible retirement community.

We looked at many cabins, but chose The Moose House because of it's very close proximity to the Lake and Community Park, large and fairly private lot, high vaulted ceilings, big picture windows and the overall feel of home. We have never regretted our decision. The Moose House has been a vacation rental since the year 2000 and has become the most well known and best loved rental in the area. Many of our guests return year after year and think of this cabin as their own home. Our cabin is the perfect home for our large collection of mooses, and children love trying to count them all. This home is lovingly cared for by our nearby managers and always kept very clean and well appointed. Our guests come to our cabin to celebrate many special occasions including honeymoons, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and one couple even returned to have their wedding there. We've had guests from all over the country and the world, and even a famous movie star! Book your weekend getaway or memorable vacation now and become one of the hundreds of very happy Moose House Alumni!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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4.9
based on 48 traveler reviews

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Most Popular Rental at the Lake - Cozy, Comfy Cabin in the Woods
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WONDERFUL PLACE TO STAY

  • 5 of 5
My friends and I stayed at the Moose House to have a scrapbook weekend. I was so impressed with how clean it was. We loved all the windows that look directly out to the woods. It feels so serene. The owner is very easy to work with and very friendly. We loved it so much that we are going again next weekend. Another thing that I loved is that it didn't cost us our left arm to rent it and that she doesn't charge a house keeping fee. As long as you clean, clean, clean when leave and leave it how you found it, it is all good! I am so thankful that we found the Moose House, we will definately be using it frequently.
  • Submitted: May 29, 2008
  • Stayed: Apr 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Lake Cushman Olympic Peninsula
5

SIMPLY WONDERFUL!

  • 5 of 5
Peggy is wonderful. Sent us everything we would need to know and bring a week before our reservation. We felt right at home the moment we walked in. I can see why this is the best cabin to rent on Lake Cushman. The house was clean and "user" friendly. Everything just seem to fit us perfectly. We are avid hikers and everything is so close. It was nice to come home to a warm cabin after a long hike on a rainy day. Even got to wash all our dirty clothes (not have to pack them home with us). The Olympics are right there, Mt. Rose, and Mt. Ellinor too. Great climbs! We will definitely be returning to rent the Moose Cabin. It was also pleasant to read the guest books and get a feel for everyone else's experience as well. Very reasonable rates too. Peggy, the proud owner (as I can see why) was very easy to work with. Did the majority of the transaction online and she was very patient with me.
  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
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GREAT CABIN BY THE LAKE

  • 5 of 5
Great cabin for our family. The cabin was really clean and ready for use. It is a very short walk to the lake and swimming area for the kids. The fire pit was secluded and gave the feel of being deep in the woods. Overall great vacation spot. I would definitely recommend it to friends.
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
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GREAT PLACE TO GET A WAY FROM IT ALL!

  • 5 of 5
Took my sister, my niece, and 8 month pregnant daughter there for a girls weekend away, and they are still talking about it! we had a great time watching home movies, making BBQ dinner, cooking smores' outside, walking down to the lake. We are going to make it a yearly event! Thank you Moose House!
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
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WEEKEND GETAWAY

  • 4 of 5
My husband and I stayed at the Moose House to celebrate our first wedding anniversay. We loved it and hope to return with friends! Kitchen was well stocked with supplies, comfortable beds and couches, house was close to trails and national parks. Great place to getaway while not being too far from home.
  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
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A GREAT WEEK WITH OUR GRANDCHILDREN

  • 4 of 5
Everything was absolutely perfect for a week with our grandchildren. Everything you need is there. The kids (7 and 9) were never bored, even on one cool day where the beach was out of the question. Lots of room to play outside, lots of books for them to read and movies galore. The house is very comfortable and cozy. The "moose" theme was a great thing. We spent days counting how many moose references there were. I throw out the challenge to beat out record of 362. From time of inquiry to time of return the owner was always available to answer questions. Our 7 year old grandson wrote in the guest book -" We HEAD a great time "- and we did
What you see is exactly what you get and that does not always happen when booking online. Thanks Peggy... we loved it.
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Olympia
Nearest Ferry
46 Miles
Bremerton
Nearest Train
49 Miles
Olympia
Nearest Motorway
100 Metres
Highway 119 (Lake Cushman Rd.)
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Community Park
Nearest Barpub
6.8 Miles
Hoodsport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Lake Cushman Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
4.5 Miles
The Girls Cafe
Car: necessary

Approximately 2 hours from Seattle and 45 Minutes north of Olympia. Located on Lake Cushman on the southwest portion of the Olympic Peninsula. Lake Cushman is 7 miles inland from Hwy. 101 and the Hood Canal - a saltwater Fjord at the southeast end of Puget Sound.

Other Activities: Hiking, National Park, Boating, Sightseeing, Wine tasting, Casinos Nearby

Golf: Lake Cushman Golf Course approximately 4 miles from The Moose House.

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Availability & Rates

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Lake Cushman Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2014
Jun 29 2014 - Sep 1 2014
7 night minimum stay
$825
 
 
Late Aug - Sept.
Sep 2 2014 - Sep 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$115
From
$155
Fri,Sat
$770
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall/Winter 2014/15
Oct 1 2014 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$105
From
$135
Fri,Sat
$680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$105
From
$135
Fri,Sat
$680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

$150 due at booking, 1/2 Rental fee due 30 days prior to check-in, Remaining Rental Fee due one week prior to check in.
Notes 2 Night Minimum Stay for most of the year - 3 Night Minimum for Holidays at weekend rate for all 3 nights. One Week minimum stay July 1st to August 29th. Rates are for up to 6 people. More than 6 is $15 per person per night extra. Boat Passes (summer only) are $20 for each 3 day period.
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Amenities

Lake Cushman Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1140 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Lake
  • River
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Sofa Bed
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft Area - 1 queen , 1 double
    Living Room - 2 Couches for extra sleeping
  • Master Bedroom with queen bed and Large Loft with 1 Queen and 1 Double bed as well as a Sitting Area.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • MP3 Dock
Outside:
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Deck Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Singles
  • Groups
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • whale watching
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • photography
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • water tubing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • basketball court
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • hunting
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Downstairs bedroom is accessible to elderly, but stairway to loft is hard to negotiate. Internet access is dial up with your own laptop computer. We have a 'leave it as clean as you find it' policy. If you do not wish to do your own cleaning, we can arrange that for you when you do your booking. The tennis courts are located at the Lake Cushman Golf Course (a few miles away). Guests enjoy free access to them.

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