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Hummingbird Hill Resort, Views, Home Theater and Solar Power

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 16 Sleeps

Hummingbird Hill Resort is a peaceful place to relax and unwind in nature's sanctuary.

For couples, this lodge is the perfect romantic place to share with each other within the beautiful mountain surroundings. Here, you can really get away and enjoy special time together without the pressures of everyday life. The surroundings bring a peaceful gentle feeling.

Larger groups will find the lodge's open spaces to be roomy and freeing. There are plenty of places inside and out, to talk, eat, share and hang out. The two levels and many additional beds allow a large group to stay here comfortably, for a reunion, family gathering, or a great group of friends that wants to enjoy their time together in the privacy of a wonderful mountain lodge.

This rustic hillside lodge has a roomy living area open to views of the hills and the Naches River gorge. The log construction gives a unique ambiance that is unlike any other dwelling. A glass roof classic hot tub looks upon the gorge walls with hummingbirds above.

There is a 360 degree deck which is glass covered on two sides, to shelter from wind, rain or snow. A variety of deck chairs are available for relaxing on the deck including a rocker and zero gravity recliners.

The expansive master bedroom with king bed has a private bath with a shower. All together, there is a large open living area, dining area, family room, a full kitchen, with three bedrooms and three full bathrooms on two floors. Two gas fireplace stoves punctuate both the living room and family rooms with a backdrop of local stonework.

An additional queen bed with oak dressers are on the main floor. A full bed and bath are in a semi-private lower floor. The family room is suitable for younger family members or another couple who may want their own space.The den includes a Windows laptop and two portable easy to use Chromebook laptops for Internet browsing or playing Angry Birds anywhere in the lodge or outside. There are two Android tablets for your use, also. WiFi is available for your own computer, phone or tablet using high speed DSL Internet service. The living room includes a home theater with 70 inch 3D full high definition TV. Satellite Dish Network HD service is provided with a video library containing over 35 3D movies, about 220 Blu-Ray and HD movies plus about 30 DVD movies with the mixture including about 40 concerts disks in addition to movies. A Roku 3 on-line player is attached to the TV, with accounts for Netflix, Amazon Plus, Hulu Plus and YouTube videos on the large screen.

This 3,700 square foot lodge has about 2,800 square foot of fully carpeted living area on two floors. There is a 1,700 square foot deck completed circling the home opening to the hillsides and views on all directions. Three garages are available (with remotes) including one that will hold a large pickup or van. There is plenty of parking for an RV or trailer. There is additional parking on a flat part of the property, accessed via a 300 feet trail, if the roads are slippery or you have a trailer you don't want to take up the fairly steep driveway.

For music buffs there are a few instruments supplied including an Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar and a classic Roland RS-5 and Yamaha DJX Synthesizer making it possible to play a few tunes, if you are so inclined. If requested, a Gibson guitar, more classic synthesizers and a 16 track Boss recording studio can be made available. The log construction gives a unique and solid sound.

Experience living with green solar power in the beauty of the unique mountain setting. Solar power for the lodge is supplied by 39 rooftop solar panels creating electricity for your stay. The summer sun will provide the power for lighting, hot tubing, cooking, air conditioning, TV watching, with hot water for showers, baths and other energy needs during your stay. With normal energy use the lodge has a zero carbon footprint in the spring, summer and fall. The solar panels can produce more than enough electricity for your needs while you enjoy your stay.

This is a peaceful place to just hang out for a while. There is no need to go anywhere, if you just want to relax and be with the nature around you, this could be the perfect place. Once you are relaxed, however, if the urge to explore comes over you, then you will have a large area to explore. There are numerous hiking trails along the Naches river and Bolder cave is about 15 miles away. Within an hour's scenic drive, there is Mount Rainier National Park, over a hundred unique wineries, Yakima Nation Casino and many great shops to explore. Then you can return to soak in the hot tub and watch the brilliant stars and other mystery objects move across the sky.

More Details

Owner
James Farrier
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

Amenities

Naches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Notes:
This log constructed home has large open spaces inside and outside. The hot tub is available summer and winter with a glass roof for rain or snow that still lets the stars show though. A full kitchen with plenty of cookware for a large holiday dinner. There are enough dishes for groups of 16. The home theater includes a 70" Sharp 3D full HD TV with sound system. Many HD Blu-Ray and other HD Movies and concerts are supplied, including over 30 3D movies There are 3 bedrooms and the family room for sleeping, but large groups can use some of the additional portable beds. Linens are provided. The hot tub is available summer and winter. There are plenty of places to spread out, both upstairs and downstairs. WiFi is available for your phones, tablets or computers. a Chromebook, Windows laptop and Tablet are supplied. Music room by the living room has an acoustic guitar, electric guitar, electric base, three guitar amps, two synthesizers, violin and microphone.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(71 traveler reviews)

5

Beautiful home ! The owner was kind and made us feel at home.

  • 5 of 5

Will come back!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very nice.

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice relaxing and fun time.

FYI: the microwave seems like it has a short so we unplugged it. It Flashes and sparks even without anything in it.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying and i'm glad you had a relaxing an fun time. Sorry that you had a problem with the microwave. It was working well for the previous guest group. As soon as I received your note about the microwave having problems, I replaced it on the same day with a new high quality microwave. The new Sharp microwave is full featured and easy to use with a number of quick setting options for different food types. Thank your for your care on check-out. It was a wonderful experience to have you and your group stay in the lodge. Jim Farrier
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5

It was very welcoming - home away from home ...

  • 5 of 5

Very relaxed with everything anyone could ask for and more...we chose it for its location - access to the mountains, the valley and the many lakes, rivers and streams within easy reach. The owner was very accommodating providing information about the area, giving us an up to date weather report and making us feel right at home. It was warm and inviting and a wonderful place to share a meal and put our feet up after a busy day. We are already looking forward to our next trip...

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Our cabin stay was the best home away from home vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

We have been there before so I try to keep the place our family secret so we can reserve it for ourselves when want. From the moment we walk in it feels like home, the kind of home I wish I could buy when I retire.

There was still snow on the ground in places so the kids loved it. The jacuzzi was perfect for relaxing in at night under the stars. The theater feeling of the spacious TV screen was great to watch movies. All the amenities and the decor gave me a feeling we were a thousand miles away from civilization.

I hope to return year after year!

Thank you again Jim for sharing such a treasure!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Comfortable hideout

  • 4 of 5

Lots of entertainment in the home, plenty of kitchen supplies (including a waffle maker), comfortable seating in and out, nice bedding. There are lots of beds, but note that there are not many bedrooms. Most of the beds are in an open basement. The tall dining table seats only six, so we had some people standing around it in our large party. (Extra chairs would be too short.)

We also were wary of the 100% carpeted flooring- including in the kitchen and bathrooms. (Consider updating that!)

Overall, a pleasant stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying and sharing your experiences. I would like to point for future guests, that in addition to the 3 private bedrooms with King, Queen and Full bed, there are many portable beds supplied (in the walk-in closet), that can be moved into the large open areas, both upstairs and down. In addition to the two full size beds in the family room, the portable beds include at least 5 inflatable beds (comfortable, full height), a futon and movable queen mattress. The inflatable beds can easily be moved upstairs, if desired. Using portable beds, there can be private space for 5 couples (10 people). Beyond 10 people, some open spaces need to be shared. For dining, there are extra folding tables and chairs, downstairs (in family room and garage) that can be brought up for larger groups. I've had a number of groups of 16 that have indicated that they had plenty of space for holiday dinners. In the dining area, counter space is also available for 4 people to use the kitchen bar by bringing some chairs from other parts of the house. As you pointed out, yes the entire house is carpeted with both soft carpet and indoor/outdoor carpet in some locations such as the kitchen and downstairs rooms. This carpeting throughout is a bit different from the typical dwellings in Seattle suburbs, but many people enjoy the comfort on their feet and the unique quiet nature of the log home with carpet. This place is very different from typical construction and many people find the softness of both the natural wood and soft carpet in the rural setting, comforting. I appreciate your review and comments, Jim Farrier
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5

Fantastic Winter Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We booked Hummingbird Hill with the goal of spending time together, relaxing, hot-tubbing and being able to step outside the front door and go sledding. We were not disappointed! Tons of space to spread out with living room space on the main level and downstairs. Open kitchen area with a a good amount of glassware and dishes to accommodate a bigger group. Territorial views and plenty of stars to gaze at from the hot tub on a clear night. The owner is also very, very easy to communicate with and helpful. We left a coat behind and he offered to ship it back to us at his earliest convenience. As a musical family, we really enjoyed the instruments on hand, including a little kiddie drum kit toy:)

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Rates & Availability

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$249
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$249
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,395
$4,995
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.37%

Nightly Rate: $199 - $249

Weekly Rate: $1495

Monthly Rate: $5995 - $5995


Minimum of two nights. Washington state tax and Cleaning fee of $125 will be added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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