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Herron Island Maple Grove Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, sleeps 4

Cozy, 2 bedroom cabin nestled amongst old growth maple and cedar trees on Herron Island, a private island located In picturesque Case Inlet, South Puget Sound, Washington.

A 30 minute drive down the Key Peninsula from Gig Harbor takes you to the dock where you will board the Charlie Wells, the private ferry that services the island (ferry fare not included In rental cost). All guests will need a pass to board the ferry. Contact the owners for this pass prior to your arrival. The round trip cost for the ferry is $16.00 for 20 feet and under vehicle and driver and $3.00 per passenger.

Visit the Herron Island website for more information on ferry fares, directions and pictures of the island.

A quick 11 minute ride will take you to the island where you will meet the resident deer (which are so tame you can feed them by hand). Look for bald eagles and osprey as they soar around the island, pods of killer whales as well as seal pups as they soak up the warm summer sun.

The cabin Is located on one of the quietest roads on the island, across from the Nature Park, a wildlife refuge. At the cabin you will find two large decks, one facing west, the other facing east for relaxing, outdoor dining etc... two hammocks in a grove of alder trees make a comfortable place to pass away an afternoon... two beaches, one with a swimming area and marina, one undeveloped, are both within 1/2 mile walking distance of the cabin.

All bedding and towels, cooking utensils and appliances provided (sorry, no microwave, dishwasher or television). No Smoking, please.

This Is A Private Island With Unpaved Roads And No Grocery Store Or Gas Station. There is a 15 mile per hour spped limit and the deer have the right of way. Island rules must be followed. There Is A Grocery Store And Gas Station Located About 20 Minutes From The Ferry Dock On The Mainland.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 2, 2017

About Owner/Manager

My husband Paul and I fell in love with Herron Island and adore our cabin and this outstanding community. It's been a great family get-a-way on weekends and holidays. We decided we would rent the cabin so we could share this beautiful and magical place with others.

Owner/Manager purchased this cabin in 2001

Why Owner/Manager chose Lakebay

Herron Island is a private island located in the South Puget Sound below Gig Harbor. It's pristine beauty is simply breathtaking.

What makes this cabin unique

All dirt roads with a 15 mile per hour speed limit where the deer have the right of way. Life slows down and it's a safe, quiet haven for rest and relaxation.


Lakebay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Must follow island rules, speed limit 15 miles per hour. No talking on cell phone while ferry is loading. Noise curfew 10P weekdays and 11P weekends.
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Downstairs bedroom has 1-Queen and 1-full. The upstairs loft bedroom has 1-full bed. There is a queen size hide-a-bed in the upstairs living room.
  • Stereo
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Herron Island Maple Grove Retreat
average rating of 4.0 based on 2 reviews

Amazing getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was a nice family cabin, although it would also be great for groups or just a couple. My husband, myself, and our four kids had a blast for two weeks. Amazing neighbors taught our kids to drive a golf cart and catch dog sharks from the dock on North Beach. We loved feeding and petting the deer. We enjoyed a day trip to Tacoma to visit Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium. If you are a fan of Chicken Fried Steak, don't forget to stop at LuLu's Homeport for the best and biggest ever! Really can't say enough about this trip. Miss being on "Island Time." So grateful to have found such a magical and affordable family getaway.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kristen! it was great having you and your family stay at the cabin.
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Ferry Rides

  • 3 of 5

Very cosy place for a small TV....was somewhat hard to enjoy eating dinner here when weather isn't nice as was our case too cold to eat outside...there was no indoor seating nor tables to enjoy dinner as all seating is on the decks...cosy fire and very comfortable bed...all activities are restricted by the Ferry schedule...going to Seattle for nightlife is very limited last ferry can be 7:00pm... but if you are a great planner the island can be veryr elaxing

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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