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Sylvan river setting for private relaxation

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Hot Tub


About the property

3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, 1 bath w/ shower, sleeps 6 (+ 2 in charming loft)

Just east of Seattle, Wilkomish sits on 3 acres of towering evergreens amidst the verdant natural beauty of the Northwest. Straddling a river that cascades over granite rock, the property offers complete privacy for a relaxing, fun getaway with family or friends--or solitude for individual respite or creative time. The charming house has a spacious master suite with spectacular river views. Two other bedrooms sleep 4. A well-appointed kitchen is new. The dining room seats up to 10. Log walls line the living/gathering room (in the original part of the house).

Outdoor features include a large deck, hot tub, gas grill, gazebo, footbridge [crossing the river to a playhouse], fire pit, small ponds, and a level lawn area spacious enough for outdoor games. Our river house, while secluded and peaceful, is just 20 to 30 minutes from activities and events in downtown Seattle and a 25-minute drive from the Seattle/Tacoma airport.

We cannot accommodate weddings.

The House:

- Original log cabin room for comfortable gathering includes HDTV (sorry, no cable), DVD player, iPod/CD player, and internet access. Ladder leads to charming loft above living room for kids (or adventurous adults) to play or sleep in

- Views of river and bridge from dining room; table can seat up to 10 people with extensions

- Spacious master bedroom suite with queen bed; gorgeous river views

- Master bathroom with two sinks, large shower, laundry facilities [in closet]

- Flower bedroom with full bed

- Bird bedroom with single bed & pop-up trundle (makes queen bed or 2 singles when pulled out)

- Full bath with tub/shower

- Newly renovated kitchen with plenty of space for cooking and gathering. Viking cook top, microwave oven, convection oven, dishwasher, large refrigerator, wine cooler, coffee maker, toaster. Granite island with bar stools. Table settings, dishes, utensils, pots and pans, and basic cooking supplies (spices, sugar, oil, etc.) provided

- Study/writing room with large windows and a great view of river

The Property: Wilkomish sits on 3 acres of private, verdant Northwest forest. Pass the large frog pond on your left, and park your car at the bunkhouse, then walk along a short path past a tiny pond to the main entrance of the cottage.

The back yard features a large deck with chairs and tables for eight. Relax in the jacuzzi and gaze up at the fir trees and sky. Perhaps our blue heron will visit. Walk toward the gazebo to see the expanse (250 feet) of riverfront. Cross the footbridge to visit our little playhouse at the edge of Tiger Mountain State Forest. Complete privacy, with no neighbors in view in any direction.

At night you might want to light some logs in fire pit or play games on the expanse of lawn bordered by the river and our third pond.

Due to our allergies, we respectfully ask that you leave your pets at home. Smoking is not allowed.

The Area:

Wilkomish sits on a stone-lined, clear water river at the end of a county road. It is secluded and quiet, but only 3.4 miles from I-90. Seattle is a pleasant half-hour drive away. In half an hour, you can be listening to the Seattle Symphony, touring the unique [Frank Gehry-designed] Rock and Roll Museum or Seattle Art Museum, or visiting Pike Place Market. Within 45 minutes by car, you can be on a ferry to one of the picturesque islands in Puget Sound, or skiing at a Cascade mountain wonderland. Seattle offers all of that and much more; there is something for every interest in this beautiful area! Gorgeous scenery, alpine hiking, mountain biking, water sports are all within reach during your stay.

More Details

Susie or David Hatch
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017


Issaquah House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Carport
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Study Room
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Includes laundry stack
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master bath includes 2 sinks and a large shower. Skylights keep the room bright, and the heated floor keeps your feet warm in winter. Behind pine doors find the washer and dryer.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen
    Flower bedroom - 1 double
    Bird bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Pop-up trundle beds snap together to make queen
    Loft - 2 adults could sleep in loft
  • Wake up and see the river from the master bedroom! There are beds for 6 people. Two more could sleep on living room sofas or in loft.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Shed
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
Kitchen has all the basic supplies: spices, herbs, oils, vinegars, sugar, brown sugar, powdered sugar, cinnamon, salt, pepper, baking soda, baking powder, flour, cornstarch, ketchup, mustard, mayo, salad dressings, coffee filters for the coffee maker, and so forth. Plenty of dried parsley, for sure (guests have left several bottles).


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Sylvan river setting for private relaxation
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

Fantastic spot!

  • 5 of 5

Great house, super clean and beautiful location. Really enjoyed our stay. Highly recommend the river house for your next getaway!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay. We love the sound of the river (which is louder in winter due to higher water). Thanks for leaving our house in great condition.
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The best!!

  • 5 of 5

Such a wonderful property. Wonderful amenities and care. Warm and cozy. Perfect for all types of getaways. Family, friends...perfect in every way!! Thank


  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're very glad you enjoyed our place by the river. It's pretty magical, so we are happy to share it. Thanks for posting.
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Charming, relaxing cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

Completely enjoyed our stay at this charming, relaxing cabin along the Raging River. A quick trip from Seattle, yet a thoroughly 'away-from-it-all' feel. The owners were responsive and kind. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you had a good stay in the woods! It's a secluded spot that we love, and it's great to share it with a few others. The flowers are starting to bloom, so that's exciting. Thanks for your review and for taking good care of the house.
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Serene and remote, yet conveniently close.

  • 5 of 5

Great spot for a group stay. Unfortunately we had work-related activities and did not get to enjoy the spot during daytime hours. However, the evenings were cozy, and the hot tub next to the river was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad it worked out well for you. We love the hot tub at night when we can see the stars. ⭐️ Thank you for posting.
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Issaquah Alps wonderland

  • 5 of 5

We loved Wilkomish. My wife and 3 teenage children visited for a few days over spring break. If you like being a bit out of the city with easy access to the Issaquah Alps, this is a wonderful place. The location right on the creek is spectacular -and private. While we didn't get a chance to use the hot tub, we did make good use of the kitchen eating in and enjoying the process of meal preparing while visiting and talking with our children. The bridge over the creek was a tremendous hit and the house very comfortable with 3 designated bedrooms as well as another sleeping area in a loft overlooking the family room plus accommodating couches if you need more space. We were delighted with our visit and highly recommend this as an off the beaten path destination.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're delighted to read how much you enjoyed our river house.
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Cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved this place. The Raging River that ran along the cottage was so relaxing. The bridge over the river was so unique. My boys loved the bridge and the beautiful trees that surrounded the home. The home was tucked back in the trees and we never saw any neighbors. However, the place was close enough to a highway to be where we needed in a few minutes.

The home was clean. The beds were very clean and nice. The kitchen and bathrooms were updated and very nice. The hot tub was perfect after skiing. My youngest son enjoyed the hot tub because we were surrounded with beautiful trees and the sound of the Raging River.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Nearest Airport
27.1 Miles
SEATAC International Airport
Nearest Barpub
6.5 Miles
Raging River Saloon & Eatery (Fall City)
Nearest Ferry
22.6 Miles
Washington State Ferries (Puget Sound)
Nearest Golf
6.2 Miles
Twin Rivers Golf Course
Nearest Train
21.2 Miles
Seattle King Street Statin (Amtrack)
Nearest Motorway
3.2 Miles
I-90 (exit 22)
Nearest Restaurant
3.2 Miles
Subway; Burgers; Teriyaki; quick mart at Exit 22
Nearest Ski
21.2 Miles
Summit at Snoqualmie
Nearest Beach
11.2 Miles
Lake Sammamish State Park
Car: necessary

Quiet and secluded, Wilkomish sits on the banks of the Raging River in Washington's Cascade mountains. Though it feels like a remote forest, our river property is just ten minutes away from shopping centers and restaurants and only half an hour from Seattle.

Other Activities: There are many scenic hiking trails within a few minutes of our river house. Gorgeous views from biking trails are close by.

Golf: Three golf courses are within a 15-minute drive of the river house.

Ski: Ski at The Summit at Snoqualmie or at the Alpental Ski Area(both about 45 min. east on I-90). Stevens Pass Ski Area is about 90 minutes by car on Highway 2 in Leavenworth, WA.


Rates & Availability

Issaquah House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Memorial Day
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 1
May 30 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
4th of July 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2
Jul 6 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $180 + Tax
Security Deposit $400
Tax Rate 8.6%

No smoking. No pets.

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