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Hummingbird Hill Resort, Views, Home Theater and Solar Power


Property Details

Updated: Oct 25, 2016
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
  • Sleeps 16
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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61 Reviews

based on 61 traveler reviews


Wonderful house & property!

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this place, from the beautiful wood to the 360-degree deck and the scenery. This place is truly set up to be a sanctuary, with every comfort imaginable. We can't wait to go back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

THANK YOU for a perfect vacation. We came for a mini reunion, as my mother is a Yakama Indian and hasn't been up to Washington for years. The cabin is prettier and larger than the pics depict (to me) It felt like HOME...Jim has gone above and beyond to make his guests feel at home in this beautiful cabin get away. The scenery, the wild life, everything was gorgeous. I cannot THANK YOU enough, we WILL be back, and I highly recommend this cabin to anyone that wants to relax and enjoy the beautiful state of Washington. THANKS again!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Tranquility with all of the Amenities

  • 5 of 5

It's always a good vacation when you don't want to leave. Hummingbird Resort is a beautiful home set in an amazing location with incredible views of where the desert meets the forest. This house is clean, spacious and comfortable with everything you need and a whole lot of things you never knew you needed....generously supplied by a very accommodating host. The kitchen is well appointed with plenty of appliances and supplies. Dining area and community living space is comfortable and attractive. Bedrooms are spacious and comfortable. The music room was a delight to my very musical adult children and we were entertained with live music daily. Surrounding property is gorgeous and can be enjoyed from the wrap around deck. The hot tub is a plus! We put 2000 miles on the rental van exploring the beauty of the Yakima Valley Desert, Wentachee National Forest, Mount Rainier and traveling to the Gorge Amphitheater to catch a few Dave Matthew's Shows...... and it was always a pleasure to come home to Hummingbird Resort. Thank you Jim Farrier for sharing your wonderful home with us. We hope to return to Hummingbird Resort and explore more of your beautiful state from our home, all the way across the country in New Jersey.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Get-Way for Wedding

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 3 nights/4 days with family members to celebrate my niece's wedding. The house was a perfect get-away to unwind and relax throughout our hectic weekend schedule. Everyone had their own place and space and we did not feel crowded with 14 people at our max. Peaceful and quiet with a beautiful view of the valley below. Morning coffee in the hot tub was bliss. Fully stocked kitchen and very comfortable beds and the biggest TV I have ever seen. The owner accommodated our every request to arrive early, stay later, bring our small dog, and even delivered property to us that we left behind. Very appreciated! Thanks Jim!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to gather as family and friends.

  • 5 of 5

The property is in the foothills of a small farming valley. A beautiful setting. The deck wraps around the entire home. The hot tub on the deck is enjoyed by everyone. In the evening the moon rises over the mountains and is the most beautiful sight to behold.

Great place to gather as a family. Very open and spacious. The owner is very helful.

Would recommend this home to those that enjoy relaxing and getting away for a great outdoor stay in the log cabin.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceeded expectation!

  • 5 of 5

All the good things you read about in the other reviews are true. This is a super nice, comfortable place to stay if you have a large group. Book it and enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Activity and Interests

While it is relaxing in its own right, this place is a good jump off point to explore the entire area from Mount Rainier National Park to all the points of interest in the Yakima valley and even further. The log construction makes this place have a different quality of sound, warmth and comfort. It is a very different feel from a framed house and a truly unique experience. If you've ever wondered what it was like to live in a log house, you would hardly believe the difference and the nuances of the experience. It really grows on you.


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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $125 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.95%

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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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible


  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3


  • Outdoor Grill


  • 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.

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