This charming one bedroom creekside cottage overlooks Elk Creek just outside the small rural village of Doty in SW Washington State. Doty still boasts that is has one of the few remaining "real" country stores in the state. The Doty Store comes complete with a front porch, wood floors and a "postage stamp" sized Post Office and penny candy. This upper Chehalis River Valley offers striking views of Mt. Rainier and the surrounding Willapa Hills which are densely forested and home to a variety of birds and wildlife. Elk Creek is one of the prestine fishing steratms that meanders down the lush volcano valley in Lewis County.
Private Creekfront Retreat
The Cottage is located 18 miles west of Chehalis in southwest Washington near Rainbow Falls State Park on Scenic Byway #6. The Park, only a little over a mile away from the Cottage has trails through old growth forest, great swimming hotels, picnic shelters, baseball diamonds and swings for the "kid in you." Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, Columbia and Pacific Ocean beaches are close enough for a short day trips by car and it's less then an hours drive from Olympia the state's capital. Along Byway #6 you can visit the Chehalis-Centralia Railroad's steam train for a nostalgic ride along the Chehalis River or visit one of the many artisan cheesemakers. There are several located in the area and Willapa Hills Family Farm & Creamery is located on Byway #6 just a half mile from Doty www.willapahillscheese.com.