|Minimum Stay||2 - 4 nights|
This beautiful cabin sits on the bank of a rushing stream on a large private lot. On one side it looks into a forest with old growth trees . On the other side, the view is of a sunny area with lodge pole pines and huckleberry bushes. It is in the Trillum Lake / Summit Meadow area, in a small settlement of homes, totally surrounded by national forest but close-in to Government Camp amenities. This is a place to enjoy peace and the natural world.
The location is a mecca for those who love cross country skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and tranquility. In winter, there can be 12 compacted feet of snow on the ground burying the windows of two of the bedrooms in a sheet of white while the winter views from the main floor are spectacular.
In summer, sitting out on the covered porch, the sound of the stream is a joy to listen to. A quick walk takes you into Summit Meadow with its gorgeous flowers and one of the best views of Mt. Hood. There are also plenty of opportunities to enjoy the out of doors. For those that want to paddle or fish, the boat launch at Trillum Lake can be reached in ten minutes. Hiking trails provide access to spectacular county and gravel roads offer mountain biking opportunities.
Winter access is limited to skis or snowshoes. Most guests park in the parking lot across from the Timberline lodge cut-off and come in along the groomed ski /snowshoe trail that starts there. The cabin is 1 ¼ miles down the trail. The beginning of the trail down is steep, so many guests will want to snowshoe in.
Summer access is by vehicle after the forest service is satisfied that the road is adequately cleared of snow. The road in is also closed prior to the first major snowstorm. So guests coming in during the months of November through May need to be prepared to get in without a vehicle, although some years it is possible to get in during November and May. If you can’t drive-in, you can access the cabin along a gorgeous trail through a deep, beautiful forest or walk down the peaceful closed road.
Once you reach the cabin, you will find a very comfortable home filled with beautifully finished wood and many interesting artifacts from the 100 some years that the Marshall family has enjoyed family-owned cabins in this area. This cabin, built in 1996, has a living room, kitchen and dining room that are open to each other, providing a nice venue, for relaxing and enjoying a fire in the wood stove.
The kitchen is well equipped and has counter space for several cooks. It looks out over the stream.
The master bedroom, with a queen bed, has a lovely view out over the stream and its cathedral ceiling gives it an airy feeling.
The two downstairs bedrooms (queen in one and queen + twin in the other) have very large windows and views out over the stream, until snow builds up too high to see out.
The loft area (leave the door open to heat) is a great place for kids. It has a queen, twin and full bed.
While, you may not want to use it, given the sense of tranquility and peace this home offers (it also has wifi, so you can stay connected, if you want to be). Please call us with questions you might have about this truly unique property.
Without prior discussion and agreement by the owners, this special property is limited to no more than 6 adults or 10 total, including children as guests.
The property manager was very helpful.
The vacation rental was spotless.
I was very happy with the location.
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
Family weekend with the kids and grandparents. Very nice time, quite, clean and well equipped. Loved that we didn't have to clean before leaving.
This house is very roomy, pleasant and clean. It's very nicely and comfortably furnished and surrounded by blueberry and huckleberry bushes. The grounds of the property are not that large but nonetheless it feels secluded.
I would recommend the cabin to anyone who enjoys staying in a well maintained cabin while being right in the middle of the beautiful outdoors. We have 2 young kids so the hike in and out was a challange but the reward was worth the work. We had beautiful NW weather and enjoyed a great snowshoe hike around Trillium Lake along with some fun sledding. We are already planning our trip for next year!
If you're looking for a quiet, secluded, woodsy cabin, this is the place. The cabin is set in a beautiful wooded area near Trillium Lake, perfect for xc skiing and snowshoeing. The home itself is gorgeous and has everything we needed in a remote home. This was my third trip to the Marshall Cabin and it definitely won't be my last.
The office staff were so wonderful. Every time we called with a question, they were so friendly and helpful! The cabin was clean and so comfortable. The snow was amazing! We had such a lovely time that we can't wait to come back another time!!
We stayed at the Marshall cabin in August which is a fabulous time to be there. Loads of berries growing along the trails and on the property. The creek below the house was great fun for the 2, 2 year olds and the sound was lovely from the house. The house is clean, well organized and has everything you might need. The surrounding area is beautiful with all levels of hiking available and swimming at trillium or mirror Lakes is easy to get to. We thoroughly enjoyed the house and property and would definitely stay here again if we find ourselves heading to this area.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (US Dollar) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.