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Raven's Nest Cabin - Mt Hood View from Observation Tower

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Last updated: 05/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This custom-built cedar cabin is four stories high and is located at the 4000 foot level of majestic Mt. Hood. The eastern exposure and large windows bathe the interior with natural light. The tall vaulted ceiling adds to the spacious feeling. A spiral staircase leads to the tower. It's a favorite area for viewing the alpenglow on Mt. Hood, enjoying a glass of wine, planning the next day's activities, reading or taking a nap. You are in the tree tops, eye-to-eye with the ravens. It's everyone's favorite spot.

We hired Jerry Gomes as our builder, not only because of his excellent reputation, but also because he was in charge of the quality restoration projects at historic Timberline Lodge. His touch is evidenced by the custom Timberline front door with its handmade wrought iron hardware and rams head knocker. He hand-selected the blue pine used for the interior. Since the cabin was built it has been repeatedly updated and meticulously maintained.

On a warm day you can open the windows to allow the pine-scented alpine air to waft in. To take the chill away you can light a fire in the wood stove or simply turn up the thermostat for central forced air heat.

Summer or winter, outdoor activities, total relaxation, and lifelong memories are a certainty.

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    One member of the party must be at least 25 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

    ...moreless

  • Other (See Description): 1 queen, 2 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double in observation tower...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 'The tower is everything' according to our children and grandchildren. Our cabin is located 0.2 mile from the town center in the alpine village of Government Camp. The village is surrounded by the Mt. Hood National Forest and Recreation Area. Discount lift tickets are available....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    oil forced air furnace...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee grinder and filters...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    basic baking goods, herbs and spices...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Mar 4 - May 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$200
$950 $2,500
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$295
$1,750 $3,240

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 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:

  • Cleaning Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

Maximum of 6 guests. Nightly rates apply to 4 guests. Each additional guest may stay for $25/night. 5 night Minimum stay December 18-January 3.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Charlies, Ratskeller
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Welches
55 Miles
Nearest Train
Portland
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 26
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Huckleberry Inn
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ski Bowl
110 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lincoln City

Car: Necessary

Raven's Nest is on the historic Blossom Trail ski network, 3 miles from Timberline Lodge. It is wtihin 1 mile of Ski Bowl, the nation's largest night skiing area, and 10 miles west of Mt. Hood Meadows ski area. The alpine village of Government Camp is about a 5 minute walk away.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: My father moved to Mt. Hood in the late 1930's. He owned and operated a ski shop in the winters and conducted horse pack trips around Mt. Hood in the summers. In 1948 he married my mother and, as they say, the rest is history. I grew up in Government Camp. I am fortunate to have met and married my soul mate (pictured) who loves the mountain as much as I do with all the year-round recreational opportunities it has to offer. Now our children and grandchildren look forward to their trips to the mountain to play, breathe the alpine air, and feel more relaxed than ever in the high altitude. Gary and I own the Lawrence Galleries in Portland, Sheridan in the wine country and at Salishan Resort on the coast. We now have returned to live in Government Camp, so we are available to handle requests you may have.

Why the Owner Chose Government Camp:
The cabin is built land that has been in the family since the 1930's. I grew up in the shadows of Mt. Hood, learned to ski on the nearby slopes, and hike most of the trails on the mountain. It is a recreational wonderland. Those fortunate enough to experience this place develop memories to last a lifetime.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
The cabin is a five minute walk from the Government Camp town center as well as the Mt. Hood National Forest Service boundary. By car or shuttle it is minutes away from Timberling Lodge and three major ski resorts. In the summer, it is a beautiful area for backpacking, day hiking, kayaking, fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking and any manner of outdoor activities. An action park with an alpine slide, go carts, bungee jumping and other activities is available for entertaining kids. Wild flowers abound throughout the summer depending on the altitude and wild huckleberries may be picked in the late summer.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Cabin Entrance

    Cabin Entrance

  • Dining Room to Deck

    Dining Room to Deck

  • Wood stove in living room

    Wood stove in living room

  • South Side of Majestic Mt. Hood

    South Side of Majestic Mt. Hood

  • Snowboard Adventure

    Snowboard Adventure

  • Sitting room off upstairs bedroom

    Sitting room off upstairs bedroom

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Queen Bed in Bedroom #1

    Queen Bed in Bedroom #1

  • Tower Room

    Tower Room

  • Kayaking on Trillium Lake

    Kayaking on Trillium Lake

VRBO #237214

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 05/13/2015
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