Brown Family Homestead

Charming Homestead Rental & Country Wedding Venue

Come stay with us!

The homestead is also available for private rental and is a fantastic escape from the city for romantic or family getaways. We love to have our wedding couples stay in the fall, winter or spring when we're not hosting weddings.

Built in 1901 by some of the earliest settlers in the Lake Wenatchee valley, this unique log home has been lovingly owned and maintained by their direct descendants ever since. All the hand built charm and rustic beauty are intact, but now coupled with amenities such as electricity (1920s) indoor plumbing (1940s) and high speed, fiber optic, wi-fi (2008). Most recently, we’ve remodeled the kitchen/dining area to a more open floor plan, and the downstairs bath just because… well, it really needed it. And we added a hot tub. Aahhhhhh.

The homestead occupies 15 private, peaceful acres and is a destination of its own, or a fabulous base camp for the area’s many outdoor activities. It’s only 25 minutes to either Steven’s Pass or Leavenworth. Without even getting back in the car, you can cross country ski, snow shoe, sled, hike, bike, mountain climb and horseback ride (bring your own horse). There are chickens laying eggs for your breakfast, and our horses grazing in the pastures.

The house is furnished with an eclectic mix of comfy antiques, many of which have been here for generations. It easily acommodates two families (2 king beds, 2 doubles, and a full finished attic with 2 twins plus lots of sleeping mats and sofas so all the kids can crash.)

When you settle in for that second cup of tea, you know you’re nestled in walls constructed of virgin timber and built by hand without electricity or fossil fuel. The cozy feel of the house takes you away from the cares of modern life, and back to a simpler time. The Brown Family Homestead is the perfect place to get away from it all and reconnect with yourself and your loved ones. Make it your second home, but without the headaches of ownership.


May-Feb - $299/night weekly rate (2 night minimum)

Easter/Thanksgiving/  Christmas/New Years - $325/night weekly rate (3 night minimum)

Mar.-April, Nov. - $279/night weekly rate (3 night minimum)

Rates for first 6 guests.

Additional: $15/guest/night

$100 non-refundable cleaning fee

$300 refundable deposit

Special weekly rates available