The Lake House Bed & Breakfast
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The Lake House Bed & Breakfast is a private lodge retreat located on the shores of Lake Sammamish in Washington state.
Tranquility Found. Nestled between the cities of Redmond and Issaquah, in the town of Sammamish, you'll find the Lake House. It's a perfect place to relax with a good book. Enjoy the sounds of nature. And tuck into a tasty organic breakfast to start off each day.
Birders To Bikers. Come unwind in our peaceful lakeside setting where you can bird-watch for bald eagles, stroll the grassy meadow, bike along the 25-mile lake trail loop or just relax on the patio overlooking the lake.
Holistic Approach. We promote a healthful environment, serving local organic meals and using non-allergenic bedding and all-natural, chemical-free cleaning aids. This is a non-smoking environment.
Wilderness & Wireless. A bit off the beaten path but not out of range, the Lake House is on a WiFi network for your wireless laptop.
Always fresh, mostly organic. From wild salmon to just-picked berries, we emphasize healthy, low fat, low carbohydrate, vegetarian or indulgent dishes using organic and in-season ingredients. Wake up your taste buds each morning to fresh-brewed coffee, tea or hot chocolate along with local seasonal fruits and homemade pastries, and followed by a complete, balanced breakfast. No lunch/dinner service, but you're welcome to bring your own and eat in. We can arrange space in the kitchen refrigerator or the fridge upstairs.
Relax, unwind and get comfortable in a place you can feel good about. We offer 3 charming rooms; each has a view of the lake or gardens. All rooms feature organic, non-allergenic linens. Rooms downstairs have hardwood floors; rooms upstairs have wool carpeting. Wireless Internet access throughout. TV is optional. Laundry facilities on both floors.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Darlene Bartron for sharing her own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Guests love the peace and Northwest appeal of design, a sense of calm; They are parents with grown children, and grandchildren; Business people that want to get out of hotels and into a home atmosphere; Wedding, funerals, reunions.
What are you best known for?
I opened up as organic food, linens, unscented cleaning supplies, soaps, laundry etc. The respect for materials used in building, uniqueness of design, tranquility, walking in the front door - dropping shoulders, sighing and can not wait to put their feet up.
What makes your inn unique?
It is a Northwest house built with NW materials, board and batten siding for example, open 10"x20" beams that are the support of the house. The Pine, Cedar, Douglas Fern wood.
What do you love most about your inn?
The type of people that are attracted by the web site and comment it is more spectacular that the photos show.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
To visit family, if it is there second + visit, they schedule days to just relax outside, enjoy a nap, read etc., use it as a jump off for hiking Olympics, return, to Leavenworth and return, spend two days here before returning home to really give themselves a real vacation.
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
They have measured the rooms, inside and out, asked me about the construction layout, want to see the plans, etc.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
How new the city is and the number of trails available and parks
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Hike or drive to Snoqualmie Falls and Pass, take in the museums in Seattle, Bellevue, The Locks allowing traffic to go from the Sound to Lk. Washington, Pike Place Market, dine at independent neighborhood restaurants, visit the local wineries in the Sammamish Valley north of here
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
A refurbished rail bed into a trail that takes them to Issaquah, south; Redmond, north, about 4 1/2 miles from here.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
Local Restaurants: Agave Cocina; Coho Cafe; Lombardis Italian; Pogacha; Tutta Bella; Wild Fin American Grill
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
City of Sammamish; Redmond and Issaquah sites also.
How many rooms does your inn have?
I have two queen rooms and 1 single; Private baths, the single and one queen has their bathroom through the door adjacent to their door.
Do you accept pets?
No pets accepted as many guests have allergies. Pet lodging locations are suggested as an option.
We're known for rain, but when the sun shines nothing compares. Breathe deeply. Aaah- Relish the fresh, clean air of the Pacific Northwest. Stroll through the gardens and meadows. Enjoy the fire pit on the beach. Explore the shoreline in the Lake House rowboat. Sit back and observe nature at play—bald eagles, great blue herons, deer, beaver, otters and many other critters.
Nearby Issaquah and Redmond
Approx. 4 miles, we're biking distance to shopping, movies and eateries. Seattle is just across the bridge, approx. 20 miles away.
How To Find Us
From the South: Issaquah
- East Lake Sammamish Pkwy, exit off I-90 in Issaquah
- 4 miles going north to 415 look for the sign
From the North: Redmond
- East Lake Sammamish Pkwy, exiting from Hwy, 520 at Redmond Way exit following in the right lane to East Lake Sammamish Pkwy.
- 4 miles going south to 415 look for the sign