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Spacious Cabin W/Lrg Fenced Yard in the Heart of Methow Valley


Property Details

Updated: Oct 24, 2016
Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 11)

This is a remodeled three level, four bedroom house with three bathrooms (one on each floor), and private balconies off the bedrooms upstairs. The cabin is spacious with modern conveniences. The kitchen is well stocked and ready to cook for large gatherings. The setting is private with a large deck off the dining room, and a wrap-around covered porch. The bedroom on the main floor has a queen bed and private covered porch. The lower floor has two double beds and a full bathroom. The upper floor has 2 bedrooms, one with a queen and a single bed, and two balconies; the other bedroom has a double bed and balcony.

Included are: 2 satellite TVs with DVRs and DVD players, high speed internet, Weber Genesis gas BBQ on the deck with convenient access to the kitchen through double French doors. The yard is fenced and nicely landscaped with a large grassy area. There is private un-groomed trail, parts of which are under water or swampy during the Spring and most of the Summer. This 500 yard trail leads to the community trail system which consists of 100+ miles of groomed ski trails. Rates: $250 regular rate, $295 holiday season. Price is for four; $25 per additional person. Pet fee is $35 one-time charge per pet.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are a couple who live in the Seattle area and try to escape the big city to our cabin in the Methow Valley as often as possible. We are experienced in tackling remodeling projects and were particularly drawn to this 100-year-old cabin for its rich history, beautiful scenery and potential to make it a home-away-from-home.

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21 Reviews

based on 21 traveler reviews


Nice place

  • 5 of 5

Clean, larger inside than what the photo shows. Community trail easy to follow and find right off the driveway. Street address led us to some other random property (google maps) however by following the driving directions from owner it was easy to find. Cell and internet service spotty in the area so have the info up before heading out in the car. Wifi easy to find/connect to. Nicely located between Mazama and Winthrop, lots to do in the area.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location close to Mazama with wonderful trails in back.

  • 4 of 5

Great yard for dogs though the fence could use a little TLC. Berm was great for keeping out sites and sounds of Highway 20. Cabin was cool on 90 degree days and easy to regulate temperatures. Accommodations great although no washer/dryer. Would stay here again. Beds very comfortable we found the cabin very clean on arrival.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful getaway to the Methow Valley

  • 4 of 5

My family of 7 adults and 2 dogs had a wonderful experience at this cabin. There were comfortable beds, a great fenced in yard, lots of kitchen supplies, and well-equipped bathroom amenities. Everything was clean and tidy. The large table with lots of chairs made a great dinner gathering spot. The gas BBQ worked well, and we spent lots of time on the deck. We found the trail down to the main Community Trail system, and that made for fantastic walks along the river and over the suspension bridge. We loved that every window and door were fully screened, as the mosquitoes came out in force during our stay. It was a fantastic getaway spot for our group. We enjoyed several excursions into Winthrop for wine tasting, ice cream, and eating at the brewery. We also took several beautiful hikes in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, nice yeard, lovely spot

  • 5 of 5

The owners were very relaxed and easy to work with. The space is comfortable, casual, large, and in a good location to get to Mazama and local sites.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Mazama vacation home

  • 5 of 5

I just made my second visit to the Firefly cabin. I spent 4 days backcountry skiing with 3 friends. The house worked out perfectly. There was a room for each of us, comfortable living and dining areas and a nice kitchen that was well equipped. I'm sure that I'll be back soon with friends or family.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful spot for family gathering

  • 4 of 5

We had 4 terrific days at this cabin, which is easily located in the Methow. Near Mazama village and Winthrop; easy access to lakes and river, walks and hikes. Adults and teens all had a good time -- the layout of the house allowed for easy meals with a big group, several spots for hanging out and enough rooms for quiet when you wanted it. (Multiple bathrooms was also a big plus with a big group!)

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

When visiting our cabin in spring, summer and fall, we love the fragrant pine smell while hiking our own trail that leads to the main MVSTA. Of course, the best part of visiting in the winter is the skiing. The snow is incomparable for cross country and skate skiing and the many miles of trails provide serene skiing with rarely bumping into other skiers. Our favorite haunts for shopping and dining are a short drive away to Winthrop. We also like going to the luxurious Sun Mountain Lodge for Sunday brunch.


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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.1%

Holidays require a 3-night minimum.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

This old house was built in 1906 as the main ranch house on the Big Valley Ranch, which was then located three miles west of Winthrop. In 1990 the building was moved to this location and placed on a daylight basement foundation and remodeled as a guest house. We bought the cabin in 2004 and remodeled further to our taste, including the conveniences of modern living without losing its character. The yard is suitable for children and dogs. We hope you like it.

Property Type

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Ski-Out

Leisure Activities

  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, large upstairs bedroom has two balconies, 1 queen, 1 twin
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double, smaller upstairs bedroom has double bed and balcony
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 double, large basement has satellite tv, full bath, new beds
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, main floor bedroom has new memory foam mattress
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1)


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

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