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Waterfront 2006 Modern Wine Country Home on 231' of Salt Creek

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House from far property line on creek. Creek front goes to trees.

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Last updated: 03/06/2015
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Amity house description

The Salt Creek Retreat is a 2006 built home on .62 acres with 231 feet of creekfront. It's only 3 blocks to downtown Amity, elevation 162' in the heart of the Yamhill Valley. Coelho winery is downtown and Amity Vineyards and Kristin Hill Winery are nice 1 mile walks North of the home. Downtown Amity has restaurants, a bar, antiques, market and Chevron. The location is bullseye in the middle of Oregon Wine Country with wineries North, South, East and West. McMinnville(Mac) is 5 minutes North, Salem is 17 miles and you can drive 45 minutes to Portland, Cascade Mountains or Coast. The home is in town but private since it's the last house on a dead end street and adjacent to an Oak Forest. There are ALL YOU CAN EAT BLACKBERRIES July-September.

The home has great West facing views of Salt Creek which is below the house and there are farms, countryside and the Coast Range off in the distance on the other side of the creek. The master bedroom has a nice view of the Amity Hills to the East. Western Sunsets are spectacular when weather cooperates. There is great wildlife viewing with many song birds, hawks and a pair of Blue Herons that live on the creek. There's also fish, ducks and beavers that live in the Salt Creek riparian area.

This modern home is furnished with comfort and convenience in mind. It's great for relaxing and enjoying the countryside and creek views from the back deck or living room and kitchen windows. It's also set up for working for those on business trips with Wi-Fi, and a desk in the master bedroom with printer/fax machine. This vacation home will work for many different vacation scenarios.

The home has 3 bedrooms upstairs with walk in closets. The 2 smaller bedrooms have West facing windows with great views of Salt Creek and share a large bathroom with a tub. One of the creek view bedrooms has a pine dresser and queen log bed with comfy mattress right next to the window. The 2nd creek view bedroom has a pine dresser and bunkbed with full on bottom and twin on top. The master bedroom faces East with Amity Hills views and has a pine dresser and queen log bed, futon couch that folds down to a queen bed, desk and private bathroom with tub. Downstairs has a 1/2 bath, kitchen and living area with windows looking at Salt Creek below. The dining area and living space is small. The kitchen door opens up to the wrap-around deck with bbq, table and chairs overlooking the creek.

The Salt Creek Retreat home is the perfect centrally located home for relaxing in wine country or exploring the Willamette Valley, Oregon Coast, Portland or Cascade Mountains.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    You can smoke out on the back deck if you dispose of your butts properly, absolutely not in the house....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    You have to clean up after your dog....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • printer/fax machine, canoe, excercise bike, Yamaha full sized keyboard, stereo, cruiser bike, friendly small town neighbors....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Travel books and very large selection of other books....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blue Ray DVD player combo with Neflix in Master bedroom...moreless

  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large television with Nintendo Wii downstairs with netflix and Hulu access....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Walk to downtown Amity with shops, restaurants, wine tasting and stores....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Coastal hills of the Oregon Coast Range and Amity Hills...moreless

  • Rural:

    At the edge of town and across the creek from farms...moreless

  • Water View:

    Great views of Salt Creek from 2 bedrooms and living area...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Back deck has bbq, table and seating for four people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    DSL and wireless...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electronic fireplace in Living Room downstairs....moreless

  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Television, Wii, stereo, electric piano and travel books....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Organic coffee beans stocked at house with grinder....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    The deck is like a balcony since it's so high up above creek...moreless

  • Bicycles:

    1 speed cruiser good for going to the store downtown....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Wrap around deck on West and North sides of the home overlooks Salt Creek below, farmland and Oak Forest....moreless

  • Golf:

    Bayou Golf course is only 3 miles away in McMinnville....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Use at your own risk in Salt Creek....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Low Season $149/night(October 1st to April 30th) 
Low Season $894/week(7 nights) Stay 6 nights, 7th free
High Season $199/night(May 1st to September 30th) 
High Season $995/week. Stay 5 nights get 2 nights free
Check in 4pm
Check out 11am
$50 cleaning deposit - refundable if you clean(house, laundry, etc) before leaving
Pre-approved dogs, $25 fee each 

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 03/06/2015
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Location

54 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Airport(PDX)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Blue Goat Rustic Woodfired Cookery 506 S Trade
15 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Wheatland Ferry
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bayou Golfcourse, 9301 SW Bayou Dr Mcminnville, OR
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Salem Amtrack Station
16 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 5 at Brooks via Wheatland Ferry
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Blue Goat Rustic Woodfired Cookery 506 S Trade
89 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Hood Ski Bowl
47 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pacific City

Wineries, downtown Portland, McMinnville and Salem, Evegreen Aviation Museum and Waterpark, Spirit Mtn Casino, in between the Cascade Mountains and Oregon Coast(45 minutes to either place).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: I run a mail order business in Sherwood and Amity is a quick 35 minute escape to the countryside and nature. I wanted to start a vacation rental business where travelers can stay and relax in a spectacular natural setting within walking distance of a downtown and wineries. I found this perfect home on Salt Creek in Amity to start my endeavor. We clean the home with non-toxic cleaners and stock it with recycled paper products.

Why the Owner Chose Amity:
The home has a million dollar view of Salt Creek and countryside and it feels like country since it's on Salt Creek and on the other side of the creek is a farm that frames sunsets when weather cooperates. We can canoe Salt Creek in either direction. It is in a perfect central location in Oregon Wine Country as there are wineries North, South, East and West and 3 within walking distance. You can walk to quaint downtown Amity with groceries, restaurants and antique shops. Amity is an unspoiled small town, neighbors are real friendly. The drive is 50 miles to Portland airport and 72 miles to Eugene Airport. McMinnville is 5 miles North and has a historic downtown, the Evergreen Air Museum and waterslides and all the shopping you need. Only 45 minute drive to the Coast without Portland's traffic

The Unique Benefits at this House:
You can walk 3 blocks to Coelho winery downtown. It's a nice 1.5 mile walk from home on Rice Lane past Amity grade school and up Amity Vineyards Lane, a nice dirt road with beautiful white oaks to Amity Vineyards. You can also walk North down the railroad tracks a mile and cross Hwy 99 to Kristin Hill Vineyards. There are ALL YOU CAN EAT BLACKBERRIES late July-Sept. Relax to beautiful views and wildlife. Walk or bike and only use a vehicle to make big shopping trips to McMinnville. Being able to relax on back deck drinking coffee mornings watching and listening to song birds or evenings drinking local wine or microbrews while enjoying sunsets. Picnicking on creek below house.


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Speaks: english

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Photos

  • House from far property line on creek. Creek front goes to trees.

    House from far property line on creek. Creek front goes to trees.

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • upstairs hallway

    upstairs hallway

  • Creek front bedroom with queen.

    Creek front bedroom with queen.

  • Newly remodeled kitchen April 2014 Couch has been replaced with comfy microfiber

    Newly remodeled kitchen April 2014 Couch has been replaced with comfy microfiber

  • Home from farm across Salt Creek. It's the 2 story green house.

    Home from farm across Salt Creek. It's the 2 story green house.

  • 2014 snow storm with Salt Creek frozen

    2014 snow storm with Salt Creek frozen

  • Back deck

    Back deck

  • Amazing sunset, happens often.

    Amazing sunset, happens often.

  • Salt creek below house from back deck

    Salt creek below house from back deck

  • Blue Heron

    Blue Heron

  • Looking downstream at Salt Creek from shoreline

    Looking downstream at Salt Creek from shoreline

  • Living roomat night.  Window looks down on property and creek

    Living roomat night. Window looks down on property and creek

  • Master bathroom

    Master bathroom

  • Main upstairs bathroom for 2nd and 3rd creek front bedrooms.

    Main upstairs bathroom for 2nd and 3rd creek front bedrooms.

  • Creek front bedroom with bunk.

    Creek front bedroom with bunk.

  • Morning light and Salt Creek high water.

    Morning light and Salt Creek high water.

  • Amity from the air, home is right across creek from the farm in the lower right

    Amity from the air, home is right across creek from the farm in the lower right

  • Back deck and bbq

    Back deck and bbq

  • Rainbow and Amity Hills looking out from Master bedroom

    Rainbow and Amity Hills looking out from Master bedroom

  • View from open kitchen door looking West out to deck, Salt Creek and countryside

    View from open kitchen door looking West out to deck, Salt Creek and countryside

  • Blackberries from property

    Blackberries from property

  • Fall colors

    Fall colors

  • tree moss on adjacent oak forest

    tree moss on adjacent oak forest

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 2 days
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/06/2015
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(406) 550-3116 (Montana, USA)

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