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Gina Estep

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Lake McDonald Waterfront Cottage Your Multisport Resort

7 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Washington Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Accommodations: House/Cottage/Bungalow. 2 Bedroom + 2 Bath (Sleeps 6).

Relax and unwind in this little cottage on the shores of Lake McDonald at our MultiSport Resort. Enjoy views of bald eagles, blue herons, osprey, humming birds and trout fishing right off the dock. In addition to the natural beauty, the home was designed with your complete comfort in mind, with high ceilings, new oak floors, and an open floor plan for socializing in the kitchen and living room. Walk out the French doors, on to a deck that looks out over beauty of Lake McDonald. The 4+ person hot tub on the lower lake is perfect for relaxing those fun filled muscles.

This wonderful vacation location is ideally located just 25 minutes from Seattle, 6 miles southwest of Issaquah, and just east of Renton, in the foothills of the Issaquah Alps (Tiger, Cougar and Squak Mountains. Within minutes away, you will find every outdoor recreation adventure Washington has to offer. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or serious triathlete, MultiSport Resort is an ideal place to recreate, relax and enjoy a romantic and fun filled time.

Sleeping Accommodations

The cottage has one master bedroom with king-size bed. A comfortable finished basement with lake front views and direct access to the lower deck and hot tub has a queen size bed. The living room offers a very comfortable full sized hide-a-bed. The luxurious beds and tranquil silence ensure restful nights, from which you will wake to stunning views of the lake and wildlife.

A kitchen with a view

An open floor plan between the living room and kitchen provide for great place for cooking and socializing. A gas BBQ is located just outside on the deck overlooking the lake.

The downstairs bedroom (queen size bed) is a daylight basement that has been creatively finished, incorporating recycled material where possible. Comfy throw rugs decorate the original painted concrete floors providing an artistic flair to this lake view space (see picture)

Amenities

The cottage sits on the shores of the lake, away from the road, providing a secure and secluded atmosphere. There is an upper deck, right off the living room and kitchen with BBQ and comfortable outdoor furniture and table for 4. The lower deck hosts a relaxing hot tub. Beyond the lower deck spreads the grassy yard….then the LAKE. Wade from the yard directly into the clean water of Lake McDonald.

Lake McDonald is an electric motor boat only lake. Therefore, it’s quite and safe to swim and play in. Being a triathlete myself, this lake is a perfect place to train! Use of an electric motor for the boat can be arranged upon request for a small fee of $50.

As a cyclist, this location lies on some of the best roads the Seattle region has to offer….start your ride from May Valley and go anywhere!

Recreation Opportunities w/n MINUTES

World class hiking - minutes away on Tiger Mt, Cougar Mt, Squak Mt, or the rest of the of Cascade Mountains just 25 minutes east on I90, where you can access Mt Si, Rattlesnake Lake Trail, and Mail Box Peaks to name a few favorites

Mountain biking - Grand Ridge, Duthie Hill, Tiger Mountain, Tokal, Iron Horse Trail and more

Road biking – Wind through the beautiful back roads of Puget Sound at the foothills of the Cascades. May Valley provides the starting point to endless road biking routes through some of the best roads in the Greater Puget Sound area.

Swimming, Lake Fun & Hot Tub – Swim the clean waters of Lake McDonald or just float on the lake and finish in the beach side hot tub.

Paraglide off Tiger Mt. – Adventure enthusiast, Poo Poo Point is just 3 short miles away and provides one of Washington State best locations for Paragliding!

Golf Course – New Castle Golf Course is just ten minutes away.

Motor Boating or Jet Skiing - Both Lake Sammamish and Lake Washington are within 8 miles of the resort for quick access to motor water sport fun.

Salmon Hatchery – The Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is located just 6 miles away

Cougar Mountain Zoo – See a cougar up close and personal!!

Wine Tasting – A professional tasting of Washington wines is available upon request at the cottage. Please inquire with owner. Also, Passion Vineyards is just 1.5 miles away on the May Valley Road.

Live Theater - Village Theatre, in downtown Issaquah

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Gina Estep (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Gina Estep

The Story of the Cottage – MultiSport Resort

This little cottage has is a dream come true. As an avid recreationalist and competitive amateur athlete, this cottage on Lake McDonald is a home, a place to train & recreate and a place to relax. From the front steps of this cottage we spend our weeks hiking, biking, swimming, trail running and more. We have been remodeling and updating the house, but keeping it natural, quaint and unique. All the hardscape landscape materials are recycled from other site. The brick pathways are old chimneys from small homes in Snoqualmie Valley that were damage in the Nisqually earthquake. Native plants have been salvaged from sites slated for development. We are making our efforts to recycle, reuse and reduce by utilizing small cottage character and working with the nature that share its space. You will enjoy your stay at our MutliSport Resort leave refreshed and rejuvenated.

A healthy active lifestyle is the key component to relaxation, joy, fun, love and adventure. This cottage allows recreational opportunities of all levels and ages with the abundant outdoor recreational opportunites within minutes of our MultiSport Resort

Why Gina Estep chose Washington

This cottage is a unique opportunity to be minutes from everything, yet a million miles away.

What makes this cottage unique

LOCATION, WINE..... LOCATION, WINE..... LOCATION, WINE....

The owners offer personal wine tastings of local wines to wines from all over the world. Inquire with owner.

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

Lake McDonald Waterfront Cottage Your Multisport Resort
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Beaumont, TX
5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a wonderful stay. We had a great time fishing, hiking, using the SUP and just watching nature overall. We could not have asked for anything more! We hope to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at our cottage on Lake McDonald. Gina
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Omaha, Ne.
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Gina..

My family & I had a wonderful time @ your cottage. We all have recently reconnected after 20 years so it was a really nice family reunion. My nephew enjoyed taking out the motor boat & us adults really enjoyed having such a well equipped kitchen! The wild strawberries were so cool! My brother-in-law has a hot tub @ home so he really felt @ home while he was there! After spending a busy day practically everyday in downtown Seattle it was so nice to come back to the quiet, peaceful country feel. We will definitely be back in the future, hopefully soon!

Thanks again...

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jane, So happy to hear you and your family had a wonderful time at our Cottage on Lake McDonald! We hope you return soon. Gina
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W Lafayette, IN
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Gina, thank you for opening your lake home to others. This past week was amazing for myself, dad, and youngest son. The home has all that you need to relax and enjoy the lake, many birds, bull frogs, and the flowers blooming every day. My son was in heaven with the ability to use the fishing boat. The distance is just right for being out of town but yet close to all you might need. We will return in the future. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lake Mconald

  • 5 of 5

This place was great. It had everything we needed and then some . From the hot tub to the electric boat to the fishing gear to very comfortable beds , I could go on and on. The only issues we had was the lack of tv reception. ( I wanted to watch monday nigt football ) and it could use a couple lamps in the den an bedrooms. The lake was clean, the location was perfect. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to be close to the city without being in the city and loving the lake life. The mornings where especially nice with the fog breaking over the lake and the sun hitting the water, and the fish biting. On my next trip to Seattle, Lake McDonald will be my first call!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saskatchewan
5

Lake Mcdonald

  • 5 of 5

Unbelievable stay. We couldn't have asked for a more peaceful beautiful place to stay. Will be booking for 2 weeks next year

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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vancouver island
5

Everything we needed and more !

  • 5 of 5

We met our daughter , son in law and family @ Gina's place. We were only staying for two nights , arriving from Seattle via our home on Vancouver Island. We arrived before the 'kids" and were more than pleasantly surprised.

House is nicely decorated and well equipped. With all the outdoor space no one ever felt crowded or in another's way. The photos on thsi site do not do the place justice !

The lake is quiet ; the neighbours friendly and helpful ( needed to know where we could get groceries :) ).

Would recommend this to everyone we know.

One suggestion: have a binder with a list of directions to grocery stores; restaurants; wineries; shopping etc that are nearby.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and suggestion to provide a binder of all the local grocerie, restaurants, places to see etc. We will do just that! Thanks again and we look forward to your return trip. Gina
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Map

This wonderful vacation location is ideally located just 25 minutes from Seattle, Seattle International Airport, Bellevue/Redmond/Kirkland, 6 miles southwest of Issaquah, and just east of Renton, in the foothills of the Issaquah Alps (Tiger, Cougar and Squak Mountains.

Within minutes from this lakefront tranquil cottage location, you will find every outdoor recreation adventure Washington has to offer. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or serious triathlete, this resort cottage is an ideal place to recreate, relax and enjoy a romantic and fun filled time.

Recreation Opportunities w/n MINUTES

World class hiking - minutes away on Tiger Mt, Cougar Mt, Squak Mt, or the rest of the of Cascade Mountains just 25 minutes east on I90, where you can access Mt Si, Rattlesnake Lake Trail, and Mail Box Peaks to name a few favorites.

Mountain biking - Grand Ridge, Duthie Hill, Tiger Mountain, Tokal, Iron Horse Trail and more

Road biking – Wind through the beautiful back roads of Puget Sound at the foothills of the Cascades. May Valley provides the starting point to endless road biking routes through some of the best roads in the Greater Puget Sound area.

Swimming, Lake Fun & Hot Tub – Swim the clean waters of Lake McDonald or just float on the lake and finish in the beach side hot tub.

Paraglide off Tiger Mt. – Adventure enthusiast, Poo Poo Point is just 3 short miles away and provides one of Washington State best locations for Paragliding!

Golf Course – New Castle Golf Course is just ten minutes away.

Motor Boating or Jet Skiing - Both Lake Sammamish and Lake Washington are within 8 miles of the resort for quick access to motor water sport fun.

Salmon Hatchery – The Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is located just 6 miles away

Cougar Mountain Zoo – See a cougar up close and personal!!

Wine Tasting – A professional tasting of Washington wines is available upon request at the cottage. Please inquire with owner. Also, Passion Vineyards is just 1.5 miles away on the May Valley Road.

Live Theater - Village Theatre, in downtown Issaquah

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Electric Motor $50

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Amenities

Washington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has a fabulous king size bed, Queen size Beds (1) The lower floor contains a queen size bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The living room has a comfortable full size sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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