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Riverfront seclusion. Snowy winters, sunny summers. Bring the kids and dog.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

River front house 2.5 miles from downtown Leavenworth.

Situated right on a low bank of the Icicle river, two and a half miles from downtown Leavenworth. Bike, kayak, or raft from the house to town. Three bedrooms, two baths, the house sleeps six. There is a large private yard and trees all around. Deer and waterfowl abound. A nice deck with gas BBQ, piano, guitar, foosball table, games and books guarantee ample diversions. Bring your ( well behaved ) dog and let the fun begin.

Scott Chamberlin
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

About Scott Chamberlin

I'm a Merchant Seaman, semi retired now. I have worked in many locations around the world, which is reflected in some of the art work in the house.

Scott Chamberlin purchased this house in 1982

Why Scott Chamberlin chose Central Cascade Mountains

My parents built this house and the one next door in the early 70's when there were only a handful of houses on Shore St.

What makes this house unique

This property consists of 2.5 acres with 600' of river frontage. Most of the property is wooded and I maintain it as a wildlife refuge. The property across the river, because of waterway regulations, does not and will not have any structures, so it also serves as a de facto wildlife refuge. As a consequence, there is often a lot of wildlife. It is not at all unusual to see deer in the yard. Occasionally one will be lucky enough to see a bear or coyote as well. For those who like birds, it is a wonderful location where you can see a wide variety of songbirds, waterfowl, eagles, hawks and ospreys. There is access to the river right off the spacious deck, for kayaking, rafting, wading, or fishing (in season). In a couple of hours (depending on the river height) you can raft or tube to town.

In spite of the feeling of seclusion, you are only a little over two miles from downtown Leavenworth, an easy bike ride, or even a pleasant walk away.


Leavenworth House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large tiled shower. Washer/dryer.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Master bedroom's bathroom, with shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Master bedroom with Sleep Number full size bed and bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private entrance thru backyard, TV. A/C
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Large bedroom with trundle beds, foosball table, and sofas.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Local taxis and buses are available if you don't want to deal with traffic in town. The bus will pick you up in front of the house, but you must make arrangements the day before.


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Riverfront seclusion. Snowy winters, sunny summers. Bring the kids and dog.
average rating of 4.826087 based on 23 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Rafted to town. Barbecued on the deck. Played in the river. The house is not so luxurious that one worries about it. But it is very comfortable with nice artwork and a fully-equipped kitchen.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Great needs updating

  • 3 of 5

5 stars for:

Beautiful river front

Quiet street

Easy water access

Great back deck

Amazing large back yard

Great location...super close to town

Great couch in living room

2 stars for:

Bathroom connected to master bedroom is outdated

All the rooms smell of moth balls

Had to purchase extra toilet paper (not fully stocked)

Showers have no water pressure and water reeks of sulfur

No baking sheets, pots or frying pans in kitchen

The house is actually a doublewide

Even tough the house had some drawbacks my family and I had a great time. You can't beat this location!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry you didn't like the house. I would point out, however, that it is not advertised as a luxury destination. It is a place to bring your kids and dogs ( as you did ) and have a good time. In fact, the kitchen is fully stocked with baking sheets, pots and frying pans. Perhaps you didn't check the drawer under the stove. All guests are informed of the intermittent sulfur issues before they check in and bottled water is provided for cooking and drinking.
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Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house right on the river! It was quite peaceful and not too far from town. There was plenty of room for the four of us, and my husband and I enjoyed sitting on the deck after dark and looking at the stars. We saw lots of wildlife, and a pair of deer came into the yard at twilight one evening. Totally worth it, and I'd stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, Christmas stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful, peaceful and relaxing stay at this comfortable, well-loved home! The home is very comfortable, clean and well maintained. It was a prefect Christmas stay for our family and our loving 92-year old Mom. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Views!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had the opportunity to stay in Scott's rental over the New Years weekend and it was a great stay! Before we got there Scott warned us that the oven stove top had just been cracked by the renters before us, and I was grateful that he called me verses me having to call him. Stove still worked fine and it sounded like he was planning to replace it.

The views of the river this property has are fantastic! The yard was completely usable (even with the 6-8 inches of snow!) Scott either pays for someone to plow the driveway after a heavy snowfall, or a neighbor does it out of kindness, either way - it was much appreciated! The beds were comfortable, showers hot and enough room to not feel like we were ever too crowded. One of the best parts is not having to clean on the last day! We got to relax on our last morning, enjoy a big breakfast and just pack up our things. Not having to do laundry, vacuum or even dishes ( :-O !!!) was amazing. Definitely recommend to friends and family, and would definitely stay again ourselves.

Con: (if any) there was no plastic wrap or foil to cover left overs with. Aside from that incredibly minor/silly detail, everything was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much. I'm delighted that you enjoyed the stay. And the stove top will be repaired shortly. Scott
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Beautiful and comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Our family traveled over winter break to get some fun time in the snow, and enjoy the Leavenworth lights and shops. We had a fabulous stay at this house. We loved the smart TV, as our teenage daughters love Netflix! The view was breathtaking, and the place was cozy and comfortable. We look forward to visiting during the summer! The owner was absolutely wonderful to work with--accommodating and responsive. We definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Leavenworth Golf Course
Nearest Train
3.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Stevens Pass or Mission Ridge
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $500

One dog is allowed if well behaved. But the dog is not to be left in the house when nobody is there. A run is provided to secure the dog when necessary. You are required to clean up after the dog. If we have to do it, there will be an additional fee of $125 ( we really don't want to clean up dog crap ).

Call for directions to the house, if needed.

Please let us know if you have young children so that we can prepare the house as necessary.

We don't provide rafts or bikes, but encourage you to bring yours. You won't regret it.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.