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A Cozy River House - Central to Olympic Nat'l Pk & Beaches!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

The perfect home away from home... A Cozy River House (Cozy 1) is located in a quiet wooded area in a small river community just five miles north of town (Forks, WA), puts you in the ideal spot from which to explore Olympic National Park and the areas spectacular beaches!

The river house is a cozy cabin nestled in the trees on the bank of the Sol Duc River. Cozy 1 has all the amenities for a comfortable, relaxing vacation. We want you to feel at home away from home!

Cozy 1 sleeps up to 10 guests in 3 Bedrooms/2 Baths. Amenities include: Log Furniture, Full Kitchen fully equipped, TV & BlueRay DVD w/Netflix, Wireless Internet, Stereo, books, games, Washer & Dryer, Wood stove, Deck w/River Views, Gas BBQ grill, Fire Pit, and RV/boat Parking. Amazing river views!!! Fisherman friendly. Family and children Friendly!

Relax your cares away and enjoy the peaceful serenity of a cozy river house where the loudest thing you’ll hear is the soothing sound of the river below . . .

Close to ocean beaches, rivers, lakes, the Hoh Rain Forest, the Olympic National Park, LaPush, all the Twilight book series fan sites - and minutes away from restaurants and shopping.

Stay 7 or more nights - get 1 night FREE!

We hope to have YOU as our guest!!!

PAYMENT TERMS:

Deposit equivalent to 1 night's stay + lodging tax secures reservation.

Remaining balance & cleaning fee due 10 days prior to arrival.

We accept the four major credit cards for payment.

Contact Julie at (360) 374-4046 with any questions!

(NOTE: This popular cabin books up to a year in advance. The good news is if our Availability Calendar shows BOOKED for your dates, please contact us anyway - WE MANAGE OTHER VRBO RENTALS and may be able to accommodated you at another fantastic riverfront cabin!)

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 27, 2017

About The Owner

I grew up in Forks and have the great fortune of sharing our family's beloved, cozy cabin and this beautiful area with guests like you! We pride ourselves on providing a welcoming, clean and comfortable stay and experience from start to finish. We want you to relax and enjoy a vacation that is so well-equipped with everything you're likely to need, you can concentrate on quality time together, fun and exploring, and making memories that will last a lifetime!

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Olympic Peninsula

A Cozy River House I has been in our family for many decades, and is a place that is near and dear to us. It is perfectly located to see all the sites - the beaches, rainforest, lakes, waterfalls - in just a 30 minutes or less in the heart of Olympic National Park. The back deck overlooking the river is so peaceful and is the best place for an evening fire, and to catch glimpses of bald eagles and otters going about their daily riverside activities.

What makes this house unique

Cozy 1 is the perfect river cabin where you feel like you're off the grid and away from it all, but you still have all the modern conveniences you need to stay connected to the "outside world' if you need to. The deck affords spectacular views of the Sol Duc River and bald eagle fly-by's throughout the day. Eagles often provide excellent photo moments by landing on one of the property's trees! It's just the right size to accommodate families and friends. With the public boat launch and fishing access to the Sol Duc River just down the street, Cozy 1 has become a favorite for both small and large groups of fishermen too. It is perfect for family reunions, with A Cozy River House II only two houses down the street for larger groups. A Cozy River House is the perfect getaway year round - our family loves it and we know you will too!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for providing the perfect vacation get-away - you thought of everything. It was wonderful staying here. We love the hike to Cape Flattery and also hiked to 2nd Beach, with our 5 year old granddaughter.
Aug 2011
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Amenities

Forks House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Located on main floor between Bedrms 2 & 3.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Located on main floor.
  • Both bathrooms are located on the downstairs main floor.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This bedroom is the entire upstairs. River views!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Downstairs Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Downstairs Bedroom
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Located in main living area downstairs.
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Back deck overlooking the Sol Duc River with fire pit for and evening fire and s'mores! Wild blackberries and red huckleberries in the yard to pick in late summer. Watch river otters meander up and down the river banks, and see bald eagles fly along the river year-round...if you're lucky they'll land right on a tree by the house for an amazing, close-up photo opportunity!!!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

A Cozy River House - Central to Olympic Nat'l Pk & Beaches!
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I absolutely love the Cozy River House 1. Julie's attention to detail and cleanliness of her properties sets the bar. Only a short 6 minute drive from Forks, this home sits right on the banks of the legendary Sol Duc river. There is no better place to unwind from a day of fishing and hiking or simply enjoying your coffee as the river flows by. A must stay!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mazomanie, WI 53560
5

A cozy riverhouse, Forks, WA

  • 5 of 5

Spending the holiday week with our son and daughter-in-law and all being nature lovers, we chose A Cozy River House for its proximity to the Hoh River and the beaches. The accommodations were perfect. We love to cook and the kitchen was well stocked with excellent cutlery and roasting pans. It has a homey feel with the long table and benches. All 6 of us could sit and eat together and continue in conversation well beyond dessert. The weather was not cooperative to enjoy the deck but the river view is beautiful and I'm sure the sound soothing on a summer night. We enjoy wood fires nightly on winter nights so we were very much at home. The layout of the home makes it easy for six. The two generous garage stalls make it convenient for two separately arriving parties. WiFi was great for our tweeting 30 somethings. TV great, even the sound system we enjoyed Pandora while in the kitchen.

Highly recommend this place for hiking seniors. I can only imagine how great it must be for fishing seniors!!

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Port Orchard WA
5

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

My family of five (ages 9-75) enjoyed our stay very much. We come to Forks every summer, and this is by far the nicest accommodation we have found. It is also superior to most of the VRBO rentals we have used throughout the West. We will be back. Warm welcome and very personal service.(Julie did a special spider check because my granddaughter refers to one of our prior rentals as The Spider House and, indeed, no spiders were found despite the house being in the woods.) Exceptionally well stocked kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room; nice linens. Great game collection. Dining table big enough for everybody. Furnishings in good shape. Beds good. The house is centrally located for great beaches (Rialto and, our favorite, second beach) and an easy drive to Ruby Beach and the Hoh rain forest. (I should note the wifi is too slow for anything beyond checking email and Facebook, but I'm pretty sure that this is endemic to the area and beyond Julie's control. If being able to download videos or play interactive games on your phone is important, probably Forks is not for you.)

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bozeman, MT
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spend a week a year at the cozy river house in pursuit of wild steelhead on the fly. What an amazing escape in the heart of the Olympic Peninsula.

The views of the Solduc River from the living area are fantastic and the home is well furnished for any travelers need.

We recommend all of Julie's properties. Her attention to deliver a great experience sets the bar.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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GigHarbor, WA
5

Great cabin to book along with Cozy Riverhouse II to have 2 cabins if you need it!

  • 5 of 5

I have been renting the Cozy Riverhouse I & Cozy Riverhouse II cabins both together at the same time a few times per year to take larger groups of customers at a time steelhead and salmon river fishing. The drive to and approach is beautiful. The cabin sits right on the Sol Duc River in "the zone" of fishing. Both Cozy I & 2 cabins just have one cabin between them so you can walk driveway to driveway as you are that close. Great for larger parties when you get both cabins at the same time. You can dispatch to fish 4 rivers within minutes of the cabin. The cabin is cozy and right on the Sol Duc River. Hike the Olympic National Rain Forest, walk on the ocean beaches, see the Sol Duc Hotsprings. 7 minutes to dine in Forks or see the town. The most important thing is that the owners take incredible care of you with excellent customer service. Booking on their website is a snap, quick easy emailed PDF invoice, meticulously clean and prepared cabin awaiting you. Contact from the owners to confirm your arrival time and to assist with any special needs, complete privacy during your stay, but immediate assistance if you need anything. Thoughtful owners there to provide 10+customer service. I rate both this cabin (Cozy Riverhouse I) as well as Cozy Riverhouse II which are both owned and operated by the same owner a 10+. Very pleased. You should definitely book and try this cabin to go fishing, hiking, ocean seeing, hunting, relaxing and just enjoying the beauty of the Olympic Peninsula.

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

The owner is great. There were no issues booking the place or finding it and the directions were superb.

The house was great. We loved the fireplace and the selection of board games and books. The welcome basket was very nice too. The sound of the river in the morning was very pleasing and the patio was a nice place to have a cup of coffee.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Fairchild International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Mill Creek Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
97 Miles
Port Townsend Ferry
Nearest Golf
60 Miles
Port Angeles
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Highway 101
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Various in Forks
Nearest Beach
19 Miles
1st Beach/2nd Beach/3rd Beach
Car: necessary

Olympic National Park

Olympic National Forest

Fishing - River float & Fly fishing (Salmon/Steelhead/Cutthroat Trout)

Fishing - Ocean Charters (Halibut/Cod/Salmon)

Twilight Saga Locations

Kayaking & Rafting

Hiking

Natural Hot Springs

Bird Watching

Geocaching

Photos

Rates & Availability

Forks House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season
Jun 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$345
 
 
Shoulder Season - Fall
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Off-Peak
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$225
 
 
Shoulder Season - Spring
May 1 2018 - May 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
Peak Season
Jun 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
$345
 
 
Shoulder Season - Fall
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping Fees $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.4%

GREAT DEAL>We DON'T base our rates on double occupancy!
Stay 7 or more nights - get 1 night FREE!


MINIMUM 2-night stay required in Off-Peak Season
MINIMUM 4-night stay required in On-Peak Season
MINIMUM 3-night stay required in Shoulder Seasons
Monthly rental call (866) 543-4166

Maximum 10 Guests Allowed: With exception authorized by owner, if total guest count exceeds 10 people, there is an additional $25 per person, per night charge.

CANCELLATIONS must be received 60 days prior to reservation check-in date for full refund; after 60 days refund only if canceled days re-booked. If canceled days not re-booked monies deposited credited towards a future stay!

(We're happy to provide a rate quote upon your request as this booking website's quotes can be inconsistently inaccurate and confusing.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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