3 Retreats Perfect For ‘Logging Off’

By Alyssa Morrison |

For many the Work From Home culture has been more like a “live at work” experience. And while Zoom meetings, Facetiming, texting, DMing, and social media kept us connected during a year of stressful separation, the freedom to safely gather in person has us daydreaming about where we can get away to next. 

This is why we’re “logging off” with three cabin-inspired retreats. Each is perfect for gatherings large and small and outside the hustle and bustle of Seattle’s metro area but still within a convenient drive. From the Cascade foothills to a mountainside escape, and back around to a sprawling estate along the Cedar River, these homes beg for a disconnected lifestyle—or at least an offline afternoon. 

Inspiration in Auburn

Listed by Rachel Schindler and Robyn Hsu | Offered at $1,425,000

The warmth and workmanship in this log home are breathtaking: the great room is the heart of this special property, with vaulted ceilings, walls of windows, and natural finishes. Ascend to the loft area or move to the open dining with a fireplace framed by gorgeous stone. The chef’s kitchen delights, as stylish stone accents meet an island with seating, surrounded by fabulous appliances. Entertaining is easy, as the main level unfolds to a covered outdoor area, deck, and hot tub. A main floor primary suite stands as the retreat one craves at the day’s end, with a sitting area, wood stove, and sumptuous en suite bath. Two additional beds upstairs. Almost 10 acres of rolling land ready for exploration and adventure!

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Private, Gated Riverfront Estate

Listed by Brad Vancour | Offered at $4,200,000

This stunning and private 10-acre riverfront estate boasts a fully remodeled log home on the Cedar River featuring outstanding fishing and abundant wildlife. The property includes two trout-stocked private lakes, a custom inground swimming pool, a detached four-car garage with living space, and a very intriguing guest house tower with a private beach area. The three separate craftmanship houses add up to 4,880 square feet of interior living space, plus the downstairs basement could be renovated to add 3,000 square feet of living space. The primary house features extraordinary custom woodwork, 100-year-old Montana reclaimed hardwoods, geothermal heated stone, and brick flooring and white Onyx gourmet kitchen countertops. 

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Omnia Mountain Lodge

Listed by Vlad Popach | Offered at $3,950,000

Immerse yourself in a luxury mountain experience like never before. Live amidst natural splendor sunrise to sunset below a canopy of twinkling stars. Omnia Mountain Lodge lies within a category of legacy properties that rarely come available. A haven sprawled throughout 2.2 acres of private serenity, nestled between Leavenworth and Stevens Pass Ski Resort, the lodge was thoughtfully designed to embrace sweeping vistas. Serving as a modern retreat with classic Pacific Northwest elements, the lodge offers uncompromised indulgence. Over 7,000 square feet of space unfolds across 10 bedrooms and six bathrooms, with opulent shared spaces and amenities. 

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