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Romantic European Cottage-Private Floral Garden-Pet Friendly-Incredible Nature!

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Last updated: 11/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Mitchell cottage description

The pet friendly Hollyhock Guest House, a cozy European cottage, is surrounded by a beautiful garden offering peace and serenity in all seasons. The modern rooms and furniture are bright and comfortable and the kitchen has all the tools and equipment needed. Wireless internet is available. The living room features a large screen TV with a DVD player along with a selection of great movies and basic cable TV. The new queen-size bed is equipped with a high quality mattress and fluffy down comforters. The Living room features an Ikea sofa that pulls out into a comfortable queen size bed. The location of the Hollyhock Guest House is exceptional in its remoteness and breathtaking surrounding, a paradise for artists, nature lovers, and other sensitive people. From here you can set out each day for a new adventure to return to this peaceful oasis, the ideal place to spend quality time with yourself or with loved ones.
We also have a bigger cottage available for larger groups of people.


The John Day Fossil Beds National Monument:: John Day Fossil Beds National Monument protects one of the longest and most continuous records of evolutionary change and biotic relationships in North America. Here, scientists have unearthed countless fossils of land plants and animals dating back 6 to 54 million years as well as evidence of the dramatic climatic changes that have occurred. The monument includes over 14,000 acres found in 3 widely separated units, the Sheep Rock Unit, Painted Hills Unit and Clarno Unit. The Painted Hills are located 9 miles from Mitchell. Sheep Rock is about 38 miles and houses the monument's visitor center as well as the Thomas Condon Paleontology museum with its large collection of ancient fossils. The Clarno unit is close to Fossil, about an hour drive from Mitchell. All drives are magnificent scenic byways capturing the landscape's diversity and beauty. Its possible to dig your own fossils in the Wheeler High School Fossil Beds.

Ochoco Mountains:: About 20 miles from Mitchell are the Ochoco mountains with Evergreen forests and various snow parks offering great opportunities for cross- country skiing, sledding and snowmobiling. The Ochoco Nordic Club in Prineville offers classes and cross country skiing trips there throughout the winter. In early summer this region is great for morel mushroom hunting, and hiking.If you like to hunt for precious stones, you can visit the Lucky Strike Mine in the depth of the forest to dig for beautiful thunder eggs at $1/lb. This is great fun for kids of all ages.

The John Day River:: The John Day is spectacular river with incredible scenery and unspoiled beauty. With its 280 miles of length it is the longest un-dammed river in the Pacific Northwest and is federally protected as a Wild and Scenic River. The basalt formations and bluffs are typical of this region and some of the cliffs and palisades along the shores tower more than 3,000 feet high above the river.The John Day is a favorite for bird watching as it is in the heart of the Pacific Flyway. Look out for Canadian geese, hawks and humming birds. There is great winter Steelhead and bass fishing, with the drifting time beginning in spring running through June. From Mitchell there are various different routes to get to the river and we will be happy to show you our favorite spots for swimming,and hiking. The river is particular magnificent in spring as it is swollen with melting water. Rafting season begins in May and ends in August when it becomes too low.Swimming is best in July and August.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 550 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                smoking is allowed in the garden only...moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                $15/pet/night . Please check with owners first for approval...moreless

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              • Bedroom: 1 queen

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              • Living Room: 1 queen

                fold out sofa bed...moreless

              • Barn room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

                hide a bed sofa...moreless

              • Here at the Hollyhock Guest House you will sleep peacefully to wake up rested and energized, ready for a great day of adventure. The house has one cozy bedroom with lots of light and a wonderful view into the lush garden. From the bedroom you can step right into the garden to have your morning coffee and adore the many flowers growing all around the house. The queen size bed has a high quality mattress and an European style down comforter. Two more adults or children can be comfortably accommodated in the living room on a brand new Ikea sofa that folds out into a queen size bed. Extra sleeping possibilities can be arranged in the remodeled barn....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • The bathroom has been remodeled and features custom build wooden cabinets, vanity mirrors and a combination tub/shower unit. It is well stocked with large fluffy towels,and organic soap, shampoo and conditioner....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • The Hollyhock Guest House is located in the historical town of Mitchell which features 3 American style restaurants, a gas station and a general store with limited selections. There is no cell phone reception in this mountainous region but we provide phone cards at a $5 fee for your convenience.The nearest airport is Robert Fields in Redmond, about 1.5 hours away by car. The closest bigger town is Prineville, a 45 minute drive, which has various supermarkets, restaurants, golf courses, antique stores etc. The Hollyhock Guest house also offers access to a washer and dryer with detergent supplied. A separate office bunkhouse is set up for internet service( laptop required). Please let us know ahead if you require internet service ! Pets from responsible owners are welcome with a $10 pet fee per day. Smoking is possible on the porch and in the garden but not indoors. Most places of interest are reached through spectacular scenic drives and are within a radius of 10 to 50 miles....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • DVD Player
                  • Game Room
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Basic cable...moreless

                  • Television
                  • Video Library:

                    Great award winning and international DVD movie Collection...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities

                  Attractions

                  • Forests
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • Groceries
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sledding
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain:

                    Incredibles rugged landscapes with mountains, grasslands, and lots of rock formations...moreless

                  • River:

                    10 miles from the John Day River- fishing, swimming, hiking, rafting......moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Yep, it's the country side!...moreless

                  • Village:

                    Mitchell is a town of pioneer spirit. You will meet real characters here!...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Whitewater Rafting

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Firewood
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    WIFI...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    On the road in front of property...moreless

                  • Parking On Street
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone:

                    Free phone for local calls, for long distance bring a phone card!...moreless

                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Stove:

                    In the Barn/game room. Firewood $10/day....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Basic herbs & spices, olive oil, ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    electrical stove/oven...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Barbecue
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    barbeque grill, lighting fluid provided, bring your own charcoal...moreless

                  • Porch / Veranda:

                    Cozy blue porch ideal for bird watching!...moreless

                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low
                      Nov 11 - Mar 10, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $95 $115
                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                      $625 $1,875

                      Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • city tax $4 + tax
                      • Cleaning $50 + tax
                      • Pet Fee $30 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 3.5%

                      Notes:

                      $95 - 130 per night without fees and taxes.Two nights minimum. $2 room tax per night.

                      A cleaning fee of $50,00 is charged for a stay of 1-4 people for up to a week.

                      $75 cleaning fee for more then a week stay.

                      Pet fee: $15/day/pet with owners approval.

                      $15/night/ extra guest

                      No smoking in cottage!

                      1% Oregon lodging tax on final rate.

                      Firewood is available for $10/day.

                      Free Wireless internet


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 11/23/2014
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                      Location

                      70 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Redmond
                      180 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Portland
                      45 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Prineville

                      Car: Necessary

                      This spectacular region of Eastern Oregon invites you to explore the spectacular Eastern Oregon landscape with awe inspiring vistas at every turn. High desert, river basins, ancient rock formations, and national parks - This is the home of the famous Painted Hills, Clarno Rock Formations, the Ochoco mountains, the John Day river, and the Sutton Mountain Wilderness! Visit the Thomas Condon Paleontology Museum to get a glimpse of the 50 million year old history of this region. Go fishing or take a scenic boat trip down the wild John Day River, one of the longest undammed rivers of the USA. Hike on hidden trails into the wilderness to experience the breathtaking beauty of Mother Nature.See antelopes, deer, coyotes, rare birds, and butterflies. Enjoy the deep silence of the nights with the milky way stretching out above you and watch the occasional meteor shower. There is beauty and serenity to be found here in every season !

                      Come and discover the wild Beauty of Eastern Oregon!

                      Other Activities: fossil hunting, wilderness photography, cross country skiing

                      Ski: The Ochoco National Park, about 20 minutes from Mitchell by car, has various snow parks with great cross~ country skiing possibilities, as well as sledging for the kids. Bring your snow-mobile!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1997

                      About the owner: My mother Barb and I started this business in 2008 and have enjoyed it ever since. We're originally from Germany and lived for a long time in Seattle were my family ran a European restaurant in the famous Pike Place Market for 10 years. After we sold the restaurant in 2000, I went on to study herbal medicine at Bastyr University in Seattle. Here in Eastern Oregon I enjoy gardening and growing herbs, hiking,landscape photography and taking care of our guests.

                      Why the Owner Chose Mitchell:
                      My parents travelled quite a bit in the States and fell in love with Eastern Oregon. Both are artists and appreciated the amazing landscapes in this area with the breathtaking views around each corner. The Painted Hills especially caught their eye and so they decided to buy the properties in MItchell just 9 miles away from the national monument. A few years later, we bought the property out on Burnt Ranch Rd. about 7 miles beyond the Painted Hills. Because we couldn't part with the cottage and the little guesthouse, we decided to create the Painted Hills Vacation Rentals so we could share the beauty of this area with many more travelers to this area. We have never regretted it and have made many new friends with our guests, many of them coming since years now.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Incredible nature in all directions, close to the Painted Hills, close to the other 2 units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument Clarno and Sheep Rock, biking, hiking, wildlife watching, rafting, wilderness experiencing, swimming in the John Day river, exceptional landscape photography, retreat to heal and rejuvenate, stargazing, meteor showers, Country life, country-festivals, rodeos, Thomas Condon Paleontology museum, fossil hinting, close to Ochoco National Forest, COME and Discover the wild Beauty of Eastern Oregon for yourself!!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english, german, spanish

                       

                      Photos

                      • Painted Hills Vacation Rental

                        Painted Hills Vacation Rental

                      • Flower Power

                        Flower Power

                      • Cozy Bedroom- Sweet Dreams!

                        Cozy Bedroom- Sweet Dreams!

                      • The Barn/Game Room with Ironcast Woodstove

                        The Barn/Game Room with Ironcast Woodstove

                      • April Garden with tender vibrant Greens

                        April Garden with tender vibrant Greens

                      • Mitchell from above in March

                        Mitchell from above in March

                      • In the Painted Hills

                        In the Painted Hills

                      • Cathedral Rock and the John Day River

                        Cathedral Rock and the John Day River

                      • Driving through the wild Beauty of Eastern Oregon

                        Driving through the wild Beauty of Eastern Oregon

                      • Hiking in the Blue Basin

                        Hiking in the Blue Basin

                      • In the Garden of the Hollyhock Guest House

                        In the Garden of the Hollyhock Guest House

                      • Beauty everywhere you look in the Magical Garden

                        Beauty everywhere you look in the Magical Garden

                      • On the porch

                        On the porch

                      • Living room and kitchen

                        Living room and kitchen

                      • May in the back garden

                        May in the back garden

                      • Lilacs and Crabapple in Full Bloom

                        Lilacs and Crabapple in Full Bloom

                      • The Road through Mitchell

                        The Road through Mitchell

                      • The spectacular Painted Hills

                        The spectacular Painted Hills

                      • On the way to the Painted Hills

                        On the way to the Painted Hills

                      • Stormy Weather in the Painted Hills

                        Stormy Weather in the Painted Hills

                      • Hiking near Sheeprock

                        Hiking near Sheeprock

                      $95 - $115 per night (USD)
                      46

                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 11/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Speaks: english, german, spanish
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/23/2014
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