Our large 6 acre retreat is very private, yet has convenient access to I-5 and the nearby tulip fields in Mount Vernon, Washington. Three acres are dedicated to the cabin, pond and surrounding grounds. You will feel very secluded as you can’t see other homes, including ours, on the upper 3 acres of the property. A perfect getaway for small families or a romantic weekend. Most of our guests come back annually and have made staying at our cabin a family tradition for birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions. Out of respect for our neighbors, we do not offer the cabin as a venue for parties and we stick to our limit of four people. (small groups of short term visitors are fine) Although some of our guests take advantage of our convenient location to all that Skagit Valley has to offer, many come to the cabin and don't leave until their checkout time! The grounds are well landscaped and include a turquoise half-acre pond. The pond is strictly available for our VRBO guests; we only use it on those rare days when the cabin is not booked. You can enjoy a refreshing swim on a warm summer day or fishing on the cooler days. There's catch & release barbless lure & fly fishing for trout. The fish tend to be at the bottom of the pond during the warmer months and are harder to catch. Please keep in mind that we can't guarantee how many fish there will be during your stay: we stock once a year and can't predict losses throughout the year. (predators like osprey and eagles, people who want to eat one of their catch and some who die due to old age or poor fishing techniques.) So, if catching a lot of fish is your main priority, you might consider another property. No fishing license is required. We have horseshoes and corn hole for an evening of fun, or sit by the fire pit. Then relax in the hot tub to finish the night off. The home is fully furnished for all of your in home needs and is comfortable for up to four guests. The cabin has a Queen bed and double futon in the upstairs spacious master bedroom as well as a queen sized sofa bed in the living room. The only thing you will need to bring is your clothes, a fishing pole, and a steak for the BBQ. We have satellite TV, DVD and wireless internet. (Note: there is no landline phone available.) The kitchen is fully stocked with all appliances, including a griddle, coffee maker, coffee beans and grinder, microwave, electric hot pot, slow cooker, and many spices. As far as personal items, we provide a hair dryer, shampoo, body wash and cream rinse, so you don't even need to pack those. A full sized washer and dryer are available at the cabin for your convenience as well. Firewood for the fire pit is also provided. Please check our calendar for availability so you won't be disappointed! Our weekends book way in advance, so if you want to book for a week long stay, you need to get in your request early. Winter weekdays are often open and can be booked last minute. To get an accurate quote, click 'instant quote' to enter the dates, number of guests, and whether or not you have a pet. You can email us if you have questions or use the "instant booking" option if you're ready to secure your dates. We book up to a year in advance, but will make exceptions for guests booking a stay of more than two weeks. If you have the time, check out the video some guests made after having their New Year's Eve stay at our cabin. It will really give you a feel for what our vacation rental is all about.