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Come Relax and Bring Your Fishing Pole

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath; private pond for fishing

Our large 6 acre retreat is very private, yet has convenient access to I-5 and the nearby tulip fields. Three acres are dedicated to the cabin, pond and surrounding grounds. You will feel very secluded as you can’t see other homes, including ours, on the upper 3 acres of the property. A perfect getaway for small families or a romantic weekend. Most of our guests come back annually and have made staying at our cabin a family tradition for birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions. Out of respect for our neighbors, we do not offer the cabin as a venue for parties or weddings. Although some of our guests take advantage of our convenient location to all that Skagit Valley has to offer, many come to the cabin and don't leave until their checkout time!

The grounds are well landscaped and include a turquoise half-acre pond. There's excellent catch & release barbless lure & fly fishing for trout. Because it's on private property, no fishing license is required. We have horseshoes for a evening of fun, or sit by the firepit. Then relax in the hot tub to finish the night off.

The home is fully furnished for all of your in home needs and is comfortable for up to four guests. The cabin has a Queen bed and double futon in the upstairs spacious master bedroom as well as a queen sized sofa bed in the living room.

The only thing you will need to bring is your clothes, a fishing pole, and a steak for the BBQ. We have satellite TV, DVD and wireless internet. (Note: there is no landline phone available.) The kitchen is fully stocked with all appliances, including a griddle, coffee maker, coffee beans and grinder, microwave, electric hot pot, slow cooker, and many spices. As far as personal items, we provide a hair dryer, shampoo, body wash and cream rinse, so you don't even need to pack those. A full sized washer and dryer are available at the cabin for your convenience as well. Firewood for the fire pit is also provided.

Please check our calendar for availability so you won't be disappointed! Our weekends book way in advance, so if you want to book for a week long stay, you need to get in your request early. Winter weekdays are often open and can be booked last minute. To get an accurate quote, click 'instant quote' to enter the dates, number of guests, and whether or not you have a pet. You can email us if you have questions or use the "instant booking" option if you're ready to secure your dates.

If you have the time, check out the video some guests made after having their New Year's Eve stay at our cabin. It will really give you a feel for what our vacation rental is all about.

More Details

Owner
John or Mary Davis
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 26, 2017

About John or Mary Davis

John and Mary have retired from 30+ years of teaching in Cordova, Alaska. We ran one of the first B&B's there, the Oystercatcher Bed and Breakfast. John grew up in Skagit Valley and was excited when his niece decided to sell this property. We have many relatives within a one mile radius, so we are surrounded by good people in this very special neighborhood.

Why John or Mary Davis chose Washington

Buying this vacation rental was the perfect transition for us in our 'retirement.' We love the beauty and accessibility this property offers us and our guests.

What makes this cabin unique

This property is very unique. Not only is our cabin much more secluded than most vacation rentals, you have your own private pond all to yourselves during your stay. We stock the pond with trout for your fishing enjoyment. Since it's a private pond, no fishing license is necessary.

Summer or winter this area has so much to offer. The summer is filled with fun things to do including the San Juan Islands, tulip fields 20 minutes away, or Big Lake which is less than 5 minutes away. The North Cascade pass has many trails to hike and much much more. In the winter, visitors come from all over to see the eagles. There is steelhead fishing on the Skagit river or enjoy trout fishing in our private pond off the deck. Mt Baker ski area is just an hour and 15 minutes door to door or Stevens pass ski area is about an hour and 45 minutes. If you're here to shop, the Outlet malls in Burlington are about 15 minutes away.

Amenities

Big Lake Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1.5 There is a full bathroom upstairs and a half bathroom downstairs for your convenience.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed in upstairs bedroom(1), Queen Sleep Sofa in Living Room (1) Double Futon in upstairs bedroom(1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(129 traveler reviews)

Come Relax and Bring Your Fishing Pole
average rating of 4.968992 based on 129 reviews
5

Very peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Would recommend this place to anyone who's looking to get away and relax. Very beautiful property!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tranquil, quiet, clean cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing weekend here! We caught trout, sat in the hot tub in the morning and watched the sunrise. We watched the sunset over the gorgeous turquoise pond. Such a beautiful place to escape the chaos of life. We will definitely be coming back for future vacations! Absolutely perfect weekend!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was nicely stocked with everything you need. Also it quiet. The water is the color shown in the pictures. I would recommend this place over and over. Looking forward to booking again for years to come.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

We had a great two day time away from the routines of home. It was cold but the hot tub was not. And just watching ducks and geese on the pond was relaxing. The cabin had plenty of equipment for our needs. Just needed to bring our food.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazed

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful rental. I loved it so much, I stayed another night. Will refer everyone I know.

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming, well-appointed cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved this little cabin and all the amenities. It was perfect for our family of four with two small kids. They loved the pond and exploring outside. We loved the comfortable living room, kitchen and dining area with the fireplace. We fished for a short time, and have a 'one that got away story'. We had family over to watch football and it was comfortable for the 4 adults, and the DirecTV had all the channels we needed. The BBQ was easy to use, and there were excellent detailed instructions for everything in the house. The setting is gorgeous and the ambience of the cabin is perfect. We can't wait to return in the summer months!

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love the sound of kids having fun fishing. We could tell you guys were having a great time! Hope to see you again this summer. We can't believe how fast our summer is filling up already!
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Rates & Availability

Big Lake Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High Season 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$169
$1,100
$4,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$169
Fri,Sat,Sun
$995
$3,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $40 + Tax
Pet Fee $30 + Tax
$500 Damage Waiver $20 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. VRBO site will add a "Service fee" of approximately 9%. We don't benefit from this in any way; it goes directly to VRBO. We also charge a $20.00 non refundable $500 damage waiver. This means we will waive charging our guests for minor damages, however, they will be responsible for any damage over $500.00.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Big Rock located at the College Way Roundabout
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Eaglemont golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Big Rock located at the Roundabout
Nearest Ski
90 Miles
Mount Baker
Car: recommended

Many of our guests never leave the cabin and treat it as a true 'destination vacation.' However, there are a multitude of things to do in Skagit Valley. We are about a 10 minute drive to the Centennial Trail which offers miles of relatively flat bike trails. In about 40 minutes you can be at the ferry dock in Anacortes and on your way to one of the San Juan Islands for the day. If you're looking for shopping opportunities, the outlet malls in Burlington are less than 10 minutes away. We are also very close to Skagit Valley Community College and have had many parents stay at the cabin to be near their children who attend the college. The tulip fields in April are just a short ride to the other side of the freeway and right beyond them is the quaint town of LaConner with lots of shops and restaurants. Or...you can just stay put and enjoy the serenity of the pond and quiet setting here on our property!

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