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Carie Lawrence

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

~Breathtaking Mountain Views~

13 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Packwood Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Elk Trail Cabin is the perfect balance between mountain retreat and comfortable luxury. A dramatic floor to ceiling stone fireplace is the perfect backdrop for the breathtaking views of Skyo Mountain from this new retreat.

It sits on two and a half acres perfect to sit back and watch the Elk wander in just after dark. Only 22 miles from White Pass ski area, 12 miles to the south entrance of Mt. Rainier, and a 45 minute drive to Mt. St. Helens. Packwood offers something for everyone. Alpine and crosscountry skiing, snowboading, sledding and snowmobiling during the winter months. Hiking, hunting, rafting and visiting the national parks during the summer. Packwood is nestled between Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams.

A fully equipped kitchen with upgraded stainless steel appliances and granite counter tops will make cooking a pleasure. Bring the kids and the dog, this in not your standard vacation rental, you will feel completely at home sleeping on the high thread count sheets or relaxing in the private hot tub. Photos speek a thousand words!

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Carie Lawrence (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

About Carie Lawrence

As general contractors and custom home builders we have paid special attention to every detail while building the Cabin. This property sits next to our vacation home 'Elk Trail Lodge' so of course we chose to call this cabin 'Elk Trail Cabin'. We are blessed to be able to share this amazing mountain retreat with special guests. It is truly a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends.

Carie Lawrence purchased this cabin in 2008

What makes this cabin unique

White Pass ski area doubled in size in 2011, it's a wonderful family ski area they also just added a second lodge at the top of the mountain. It has the best view of Mt Rainier in the state!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Carie,

Thank you for sharing your beautiful house with us. My family and I created

wonderful memories together there that we will always remember.

May God continue to bless you and your family.
Jun 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 13 traveler reviews

~Breathtaking Mountain Views~
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
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Christmas Vacation/Family Get together

  • 5 of 5

We spent the week with our Son and family for Christmas at this fabulous facility!! We even had a White Christmas--as fresh snow fell just before Christmas. It was spectacular to put it mildly. White Pass is close by for snow skiing.The facility is well furnished throughout, think the only thing we purchased was a cookie sheet which we left there. Had to bake cookies for Santa!! Would definitely stay here again as the location was great!!! Carrie was fantastic in helping answer questions and making sure we were comfortable. Would recommend this facility to anyone. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We spent the week end with our two boys and their families at Elk Trail Lodge. The house was perfect and the view of Mt Rainier was spectacular! It has beautiful, expansive grounds. The layout was convenient for all of us. We were delighted that each family had their own bathroom. The kitchen was well equipped and spacious. We met at ohanapecosh to picnic and walk the trails. The home is so close to Mt Rainier National Park. Not only that, there is a creek near the home that is a quick walk

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better Than The Pictures!

  • 5 of 5

The owner thought of everything! It was a beautiful sight as soon as we turned on to the long driveway bordering the perfectly manicured lawn. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you would expect, we didn’t need to bring anything except the food. The home is centered around a giant rock fireplace with cozy furniture, perfect for sinking into after a great hike to Packwood Lake. The bathrooms are stocked with big, fluffy white towels and the bed linens are nice and soft. The deck is complete with a nice BBQ and a hot tub. Carie is very responsive and did everything to make sure we were comfortable and informed about the area, including directions to the creek just a few minutes from the home. A perfect place for a picnic lunch. Our 2 dogs loved he wide open flat yard, plenty of room to run and play. I highly recommend this home, we loved it and will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm thrilled you loved our Cabin! We worked hard to make it a relaxing get-a-way. Winters are also amazing, skiing is just a 25 minute drive to White Pass. Thanks for taking care of our property and you are welcome back anytime! Blessings Carie
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Great Escape with

  • 5 of 5

My wife's parents came for a visit and we wanted to show them Mt Rainier. We wanted to stay close to the mountain and found this cabin on VRBO. Both parents are over eighty years old and really enjoyed time in the cabin. I would highly recommend this cabin for elderly parents. It was easy for them to move around and access to the deck was easy with no stairs. In addition it was close to Mt Rainier. The cabin was very well maintained nicely furnished. This is an excellent property.

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review. I'm glad it was a pleasant experience for your parents. I know it can be challenging to find a place to accommodate elderly guests. We hope to see you again in the near future.
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Wonderful Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay in your vacation home during our trip to visit Mount Rainier. The location ended up being perfect for a couple of day trips into the national park. We enjoyed the views from the front deck of the forest, mountains and evening sunsets. Would definitely recommend this to others.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay at Elk Trail Cabin. We would like to welcome you back during the winter months as well for some skiing at White Pass. Sincerely Carie Lawrence
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Super clean, lots of space, loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in a few other Packwood rentals and this certainly a keeper. Granite, tile, super clean, great decor, well-stocked kitchen - really well done. I was hesitant to book based on another reviewer's comment that it was 45 to White Pass but it's only 2 mlies out of Packwood, about 25 minutes with some slush. We drove daily to ski without a problem. Only minor thing I would clarify is that the king bedroom is technically a loft - the bed sits far back in the loft room, so there's no line of sight up from the living room (which is larger than photos appear), but noise can travel up if you're with a group. The best thing about this 'cabin' is the awesome view, huge yard and privacy. Will certainly re-book!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Amy, Thanks for the nice review of the Cabin. We are glad you had a good time skiing at White Pass! I also appreciate you clarifying the other guests comment and it only takes about 25 minutes to get to the pass. We would love to have you back any time, it's AMAZING in the summer. Hope to see you again soon. Blessings~ Carie Lawrence
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Map

Between Mt. Rainier, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams!

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Rates & Availability

Packwood Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$295
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $90 + Tax
Cleaning over 6 guests $110 + Tax
Over 6 guests/per nt. $15 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.8%

Rates are based on 6 guests, additional guests are $15 per guest, per night. (Maximum 8 guests).
Cleaning fee $90 ($110 over 6 guests)
Spring Specials do not apply to holiday weekends.
Pet cleaning fee $25 (maximum of 2 pets)
A $500 damage deposit will be authorized on either a Visa or MasterCard at check-in.
Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Strict policies...
Out of respect for our neighbors & mountain community and because this is our family home that we often live in, we ask that our guests agree with the following policies...

-no smoking on the premises
-no pets without written concent
-absolutely no parties or events (including but not limited to weddings, receptions, birthdays, bachelor/bachelorettes, reunions, any "party" or "getaway" with excessive noise, drinking &/or late-night activity)

Rates are subject to change until booked. Visa, MC, personal check, or PayPal (additional fees may apply). I NEVER accept payments via Western Union... if you ever get a response to do so, Call me right away.

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Amenities

Packwood Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , shower
    Main Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 bunk bed
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling

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