Whether traveling with family or friends, my two-bedroom townhouse condominium is a perfect place to stay. Located within easy walking distance of town, the condo gives you the option of dividing your day into periods of activity and periods of relaxation--some time to shop and some time to relax in the hot tub which is available to guests in any of the 8 units of the condominium.
By staying at My Alpine Place, you will be able to start your days at your leisure with breakfast in a charming, fully equipped kitchen (still in your robe with your bed-hair if you do mornings as I do). We leave a guest package in the kitchen--enough for you to start your day - and there is a convenience store very near-by. If you have collected laundry during your travels, you will find a washer and dryer in a utility closet in the kitchen.
When you are ready, Leavenworth is a 10-minute stroll away. If you have children, it may take longer as you pass Icicle Junction on your way, a favorite stop for my granddaughters. My young one likes the rides; my teen prefers the spa. Icicle Junction, the town pool, and the local library are the areas set up to provide activities for children. You pass all three in the short walk to town. We have WiFi but you can check email at the library if you wish. The librarian will provide a guest pass for ½ hour on the library computers.
Enjoy the surrounding landscape as you walk. It did indeed inspire the development of this Bavaria themed town. Across the street from the condo you will find Osprey Rafting, with great rafting trips. Waterfront Park with its great trails and birding is also within walking distance of the condo.
If you decide to take the car out of the carport, you have a great selection of outdoor activities. Winery tours are one option. While local wineries are all represented in Leavenworth at the various tasting rooms, driving to their locations is a different experience. Icicle Ridge Winery in Peshastin has lovely grounds with weekend music, paired dining experiences and child friendly day tours. Silvara, located outside of Leavenworth, has a lovely location and award winning red wines. Wedge Mountain has award winning white wines. Check out your options at the tasting rooms and then take to the road for a day.
If you're more interested in outdoor activities, hiking trails abound. Serious hikers and/or backpackers will need to file planned trips with the forest service, but day hikers have endless options. Like to fish? Take a picnic and head to Fish Lake. Or Lake Wenatchee.
Evenings are quiet here. Restaurants remain open, and you can choose your spot based on your palate. If pizza is on the menu, I recommend the Leavenworth Pizza Co (894 US Highway 2). You may eat there or order take out and eat in the comfort of your kitchen. If you are interested in a fine dining experience with locally sourced, sustainable foods on their menu, you will find that as well. You face a problem of overchoice--which is not a bad problem.
If you wish evening entertainment, you will find that several of the restaurants offer live entertainment. Certainly, you should consider going to the theater while staying here. Look on line and buy your tickets in advance. I have seen The Sound of Music several times. It is well done, and it always sells out. There are outdoor and indoor theater venues as you prefer. OR spend a quiet evening in the hot tub — a personal favorite — a time to enjoy the wonderful night skies. The hot tub/picnic area is for use by those staying in the Icicle Condominiums (8 units), but often you will have the area to yourselves.
I am a retired school teacher. While I live in California, I grew up in Leavenworth. I have a second property off of Icicle Road, a home set on a 5 acre site, surrounded by trees that my dad planted in the 1970s. I visit Leavenworth regularly as I have family here. Indeed, should you need help while staying at the condo, you have contact information for my cousin who lives in town.
Catherine Berman purchased this condo in 2008
I bought the condo because of its proximity to town. I find many advantages to lodging within walking distance of my destination. I can take downtime as I wish-- as can those with whom I'm travelling. If travelling with children, it's possible to take a break. Not everyone has to have the same agenda. It's just easier.
This condo was a terrific place for our family to stay in! Very clean and well appointed, multiple appliances/conveniences (the dryer was especially useful for all our snow clothes), two large bedrooms with comfy beds upstairs, as well as an oversized sofa bed downstairs in the living room. The front yard was a fun bonus for the kids to play in after a heavy morning snowfall! Excellent customer service from the owner, kept us well informed prior to the visit, and had a useful information board in the kitchen with all pertinent details, instructions, and contact phone numbers. Great stay and a terrific value, highly recommended and would definitely stay there again in a future visit to the Bavarian village! :-)
My family and I (5 adults and a toddler) stayed at My Alpine Place for two nights in December as an early Christmas celebration together, to take part in Leavenworth's beautiful winter activities, and it was perfect for us. One person had to sleep on the pull-out couch, but it was not a problem. The condo was very comfortable and well equipped with everything we needed. It was close enough that we could walk to the main part of town to avoid the traffic and parking (though it was so cold we only attempted that once). Our only difficulty was that there was only one parking space, and during the winter you are not supposed to park on the curb so the streets can be plowed, so we had to be creative with our additional cars. Just something to keep in mind, but I would definitely stay here again!
It was a very nice condo. My family of 6 stayed here for the first weekend of the tree lighting. It's about a mile walk into town about 20 mins for my mom that was a good distance but I would do it again in a heart beat.
Myself and 4 girlfriends stayed here for just one night in September. It is just outside the main part of downtown and definitely walking distance on a nice day. The hot tub was an added bonus at the end of a long day of wine tasting! The townhouse was clean and comfortable, and I'd definitely go back.
I was pleasantly surprised when I arrived at this property. It was very clean and had plenty of room. The kitchen was very well stocked...better stocked than any vacation home I have ever rented. The property was in very good shape inside and out. Having lock box access was also very convenient. It was also within walking distance to downtown.
Leavenworth is a storybook town inspired by the surrounding landscape. Under the blue skies of spring, summer and fall it is lush with flowers. In winter, costumes, early snowfall, children sledding in the park and Old World architecture appeal to visitors like the fantasies on holiday cards. For me, the town is a reminder of how much effort exists between the vision and the reality. The park of my childhood was simply a lawn, not even a necessarily well kept one. The buildings along Main Street housed a pharmacy, a hotel, a hardware, and a collection of bars. Now, as I enjoy presentations in the park, I remember my Dad helping to build that park gazebo. I knew the merchants who borrowed to convert 1920’s buildings into the magical town you see. As you enjoy the festivals, the food, the shops, try to imagine the courage required to borrow enough money to actually make a dream come true.
Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, snowboarding, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa, miniature golf
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.