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


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 2-6, Fireplace, Wood Burning, Gas, New

Come enjoy our lovingly built home constructed in 2011! We have designed this cabin with comfort in mind, with a spacious great room, gourmet kitchen and luxurious bathrooms. With its 3 bedrooms 2 baths and 2300 SQFT the home accommodates 6 VERY comfortably.

Our wrap-around porch provides a protected area for you to enjoy the outdoors, you might hear an elk bugle. Even the master suite (on the second floor) has a balcony overlooking the national forest, great to enjoy your morning cup-o-joe.

The real WOOD BURNING lodge style fireplace in the great room is second to none! For greater enjoyment we provide wood for your stay! There is a second bed and breakfast style gas stove is in the master suite, great for getting cozy.

All granite counter tops throughout the home, in the kitchen and in BOTH bathrooms. For the added touch there are porcelain vessel sinks in all bathrooms and a unique stainless steel farmhouse sink in the kitchen. To top it off the master suite has two shower heads in the all slate shower and a Jacuzzi Air Bath with its own heater, for the complete spa experience!

The home's kitchen was designed with luxury and function for the budding chef in mind. There is a large bottom freezer french door refrigerator, stainless steel farmhouse double sink, DUAL FUEL - gas range DOUBLE oven and to clean it all up...a very quite dishwasher. All appliances are top of the line Kitchen Aid including the commercial grade double Belgian waffle maker. For the coffee aficionados there is a burr grinder, old school Italian espresso maker and a stainless steel thermal carafe drip coffee maker.

Each room has a different feel from the Restoration Hardware sleigh KING bed in the master suite, to the mission wood bed and solid wood bed in the guest rooms. Your comfort is our top priority!

For the nights you want to stay in, you can take advantage of our flat screen TV with GoogleTV INTERNET! There is a DVD/BlueRay player, extensive DVD library and NETFLIX subscription included. WiFi and FREE long distance calling to anywhere in the U.S., Virgin Islands, and Guam. Let's not forget an ever growing book library for those who want to grab a good book by the fire....

Your backyard is the Gifford Pinchot national forest, with a year round waterfall within a 5 min stroll. Privacy at the end of a cul-de-sac, where you can enjoy peace and quiet with your family and friends.

The community boasts 3 POOLS (2 lap and 1 kiddie), clubhouse and 9 hole GOLF COURSE!

We are OPEN for Ski Season!! We keep our driveway plowed for your safety and ease of use. Getting to this cabin is never a problem!

Mt. Rainier National Park - 30 min

White Pass Ski Area - 30 min

Mt. St. Helens National Park - 1 hr

Yakima-wine tasting 1.5 Hours

Seattle, Washington 2.5 Hours

Portland, Oregon 2.5 Hours

Keywords: Gourmet Kitchen, Lodge Fireplace, Great Room, Family, Couples, Chef Kitchen, Spacious, 3 Bedroom, Spa Bath, Double Shower, King Bed, Queen Bed, Wrap-around porch, Granite

More Details

Marilyn Olmsted
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 9, 2017

About Marilyn Olmsted

Lewis and Marilyn are two accountants from Florida. They built cabin by the falls as an escape from the busy lifestyle they have in South Florida.

Marilyn Olmsted purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Marilyn Olmsted chose Mount Rainier

Lewis has loved Packwood since he was knee high to a grasshopper. According to his baby book, Packwood was the first place he ever visited!

We love to hike, camp and be outside! Packwood is the perfect place to launch our adventures.

Marilyn's love affair began on the first trip to Packwood back in 2001.

Together they enjoy getting back to nature and the down home people.


Packwood Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Sealy Posturpedic - Euro Top , Queen size Beds (2) Sealy Posturpedic - Euro Top
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Blu-Ray player with Google TV - Netflix Included


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Don't Settle for LESS than the BEST!
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews

Nice big house well set up for guests

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place, clean. Easy to use. Very comfortable place to stay, nice beds, kitchen is set up well.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This impression is collective from the four seniors wh occupied it for three days.

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house. The construction-man in our group commented on the very good materials and construction of the house. The master suite on the top floor was awesome with a very big walk in shower plus jetted tub. The master bed was so impressive the five foot lady who slept there needed the foot stool to get into it.

The kitchen was so well equipped we did not want for any equipment. The cook who used the outdoor grill said it was better than we have at home, very nice to have the gas connected to main gas tank.

I am sure the fireplace issue will be resolved soon, we could not use it. We would have enjoyed a fire early in the morning with our coffee. Our issues with the TV were resolved per telephone call and could us better written instrutions.

The one item we missed but managed was table lamps at the bedside, they would have been nice.

Best, it is a beautiful house, well maintained with exceptional kitchen and laundry room equipment. It is in a serene location and an easy walk to the waterfalls. We could imagine how splendid it would be with adequate water running over it, we hit it at a minimal time.

We used it as hub for seeing Mt. St. Helen and it is so close to Mt. Rainer. It will be wonderful for renters who ski and do Winter sports.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful House; Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

We all had a great time at Marilyn's and she was a perfect hostess - super responsive during our stay (not that we needed much). The kitchen really is fully equipped and we had a great fire outside in the firepit. Our dogs absolutely loved the place as well. There's nearby access to a ton of great hiking and even the drive down is beautiful. Get ready to really be in the outdoors :) We'll definitely be visiting again!

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house on wonderful private property with woods behind and on either side.

  • 4 of 5

This was a beautiful property with woods and privacy on a quiet culdesac. We didn't want to take a long hike on our first day there, so loved going to the waterfall right on the property and then to the Grove of the Patriarchs. We were there a month and never had to use the AC because the house was so cool. The kitchen was very nice with all kinds of amenities. The owner was very nice and helpful whenever we needed her. Only one recommendation - Chairs on the balcony and more furniture on the deck. It was a beautiful deck and would have loved to have had a few meals on it.

We saw lots of elk almost every day, either near town or right outside of it. Of course, we loved the hiking , and went to Packwood Lake, Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helen's among other wonderful places.

Stayed July 15 to August 15

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin with luxury interior

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was easy to find, clean and well-maintained. very quiet surrounding. The cosy open fire reminded us of our stays in cabins in Norway. The cabin is ideal starting point for short hikes directly behind the house, the vicinity of Packwood (Great hike to Packwood Lake!) and for longer rides to Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens. Marilyn's recommendation of Blue Spruce Saloon was accurate! If it wasn't so far from Germany, we would like to come more often.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better Than The Pictures

  • 5 of 5

3 Couples had a great time in this amazing cabin. The large kitchen is very well stocked. Everything is new, clean, and very comfortable. We had just enough snow to build snowmen, went on some great hikes just out the back gate, and enjoyed the extensive movie collection. We would all come back again and recommend to others!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
Memorial Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
July 4th
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
Christmas & New Year's
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 8 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.8%

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.

Weekly and Monthly Discount Rates Available, PLEASE Inquire!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
5 minutes
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
5 minutes walking
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
5 minutes
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
25 minutes
Car: necessary


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