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Adamsview-2 Panoramic Gorge/Mt Views, in Town, Garage, Quiet

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AdamsView-2 is the lower floor, a huge patio, 120-deg. view of Gorge & Mt Adams

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Last updated: 04/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

'AdamsView-2' is the 1,350 sq ft lower floor unit of our Hood River home which has a fresh, modern 2010 remodeled interior, huge patio, expansive Gorge & Mt. Adams view and a garage for stowing your outdoor gear or car. Located in a quiet, close-in neighborhood in town.

Check the calendar for always up-to-date openings, or our other unit, AdamsView-1 VRBO#303453 if this unit doesn't have your dates open.

What is quite special (vs nearly all 2-bdrm places in Hood River) is the breadth of the Gorge view and the fullness of the Mt. Adams view plus a quiet neighborhood, and a garage. From the living room, kitchen, master and 40'x20' patio there is a 120 degree view of the other side of the Columbia River Gorge, plus Mt. Adams. Places in or adjacent to downtown suffer a lot of noise from the I-84 freeway, trains and downtown bustle (diesel pickups, Harleys, parties etc.)

Just a 4 minute walk is the large swim center pools, tennis courts, softball field, a Thursday farmer’s market and Jackson park’s amphitheater with free weekend concerts and outdoor movies. The main grocery store is a 90 second drive downhill. Downtown is about a dozen blocks to the east - a 15 minute walk or a 3-4 minute drive or a short bike to Hood River’s finest pubs, shopping, art galleries, fine cuisine, sushi, pizza, ice cream, theater, wine-tasting, bike shops, wind-sport shops and coffee/internet cafes. Getting back to our quiet neighborhood is relaxing. You're more likely to notice dove calls at AdamsView.

There are numerous options to enjoy Hood River’s famous windsurfing, and kite-boarding sites for all levels (The main Event-Site, The Hook, The Marina, and the Spit are a 6-8 minute drive. AND you have a garage for storing and drying out your gear, (scarce in Hood River 2 bdrm units)..

Go west to visit several close-by best-of-the-region wineries, within 8 minutes by bike (Cathedral Ridge (award-winning Pinots); Marchesi (sumptuous Italians); and Mt Hood (desert wines). Also close-by to the west is Post Canyon (2 mi.) which has some of the best mountain bike single-track and free-riding trails on the west coast (70+ miles worth). Dozens of great single-track trails and spectacular view ad waterfall hiking trails are nearby.

The house is sited on the edge of a small bluff so the neighboring houses and trees are below your Gorge/Mt Adams sight-lines. The bushes around the yard are trimmed to provide for both the view and for privacy.

As you enter the lower level from a private sidewalk and off-street parking/garage, you are welcomed by double French Doors and a striking view of snowy, 12,281 ft high Mt. Adams. This bright daylight basement unit has cherry floors, a fresh modern Ikea kitchen, with usual appliances including dishwasher, coffee-maker, toaster, refrigerator, microwave), an updated double-sink bathroom with shower, 2 large King bedrooms with lots of closet space. A comfortable atmosphere and a relaxing getaway for those looking to enjoy the warm sunny days perched on the edge of a small bluff in a quiet neighborhood.

The master bedroom has a comfy Ikea King, pillowtop bed, with a large picture window and view of the sunrise and Mt. Adams. The second bedroom has a King bed as well and good light from a large window. (A deluxe, comfortable 22' high AeroBed queen bed is also in the unit; it inflates in 3 min's with the push of a button and can fit in the utility room.) A round patio table and chairs, new cushioned lounge chairs with ottomans, plus a modern gas grill BBQ are provided, with extra tank. The gorge/north-facing 40 ft x 20 ft concrete patio has choice of sun or shade on warm summer days.

The lockable 2-car garage has the left bay available for storing your vehicle and/or drying/storing your water-sports gear, (the other bay is reserved for use by the upper unit Adamsview-1). The many trees in the front yard offer generous summer shade for driveway parking. Fits 2 cars in the left half of the circle driveway + 1 in garage, plus ample on-street parking.

The home has a 2010, premium, dedicated-zone central heating and cooling system with electronic air filter, plus electrical and plumbing upgrades.

In addition to the dedicated ducting, we installed some acoustic insulation that dampens noise from the upper unit, however it's not perfect, you will hear some footsteps or other low-level noises if there are any concurrent upper-unit guests, (Note that it is priced lower than the upper unit as they are otherwise quite similar. We use this unit a lot ourselves; you can also check the reviews.)

You will love the historic, interesting downtown area. It has great quality and variety of restaurants, brew pubs, coffee places, and interesting shops. After a day of outdoor activities, relax, take in the view and barbecue on the patio or go downtown for an enjoyable evening.

Mt. Hood Meadows, the largest ski resort, is about 40 minutes south and the classic 1930’s era Timberline Lodge which offers year-round skiing is about a 45 minute drive. Trails for hiking, XC skiing or snow-shoeing are within 10-30 minutes drive.

There are dozens of trails and lakes sprinkled around Mt. Hood. Mt. Adams hiking and climbing is 30 miles (48 kms) north. There are numerous great, scenic routes for road biking right from the house. Exciting, year-round Class 3-4 white-water rafting and kayaking is available on the White Salmon or Klickitat rivers (14 miles/22 kms N) and the Deschutes River (60 miles/95 kms SE).

If you’d like to rent the entire 4 Bdrm/2-bath home (2,700 sq ft), also check the description and calendar for “AdamsView-1” VRBO#:303453 and call us to pre-arrange an option ffor stairway access between the units, (this door is normally dead-bolted with an acoustic insulation panel over it.)

Please make your VRBO inquiry via the Email the Owner feature so we have a written item to track, (or call).

Preferred payment and deposit method: Ask to be sent a rental agreement, which includes 4 ways to pay, and unlike the instant-payment online option, when you arrange payment directly with us, we DON'T tie up ANY deposit funds for the weeks or months before your arrival, and then we shred/destroy any held checks or cc info with a damage-free departure. In a number of years, we have yet to charge for damage.


Keywords: home, house, gorge, Mt Hood, Hood River, sail, kite, windsurf, garage

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1350 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

    25 is normal age limit for responsible party, but a phone call conversation can make a difference....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    The smoking ban inside is absolute. If smoking inside is detected by odor or other evidence, it is cause for immediate eviction, losing the entire deposit and a fine....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    View of Mt. Adams and Gorge...moreless

  • 2nd Bedroom: 1 king

    Window lets in lots of light...moreless

  • Aerobed in Utility Room: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • King size beds (2) Both the master and 2nd bedrooms have a King bed with high-quality foam mattresses. In addition, there is a deluxe, 22' high queen Deluxe AeroBed that guests have said is MUCH more comfortable than sleeper-sofas. Inflates in 3 min's at the touch of a button. Best placed in the laundry/utility room for some privacy....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Double sinks, Ikea cabinets...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Fully fenced and gated yard, so toddlers can't toddle their way to the street. There is an BMX jumping track, plus skateboard park. Also a 9-hole frisbee/disc golf course just down the hill about 3 min drive...we have discs and a pack for your use in the garage....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    a small selection of board games...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Use your own iPod, tablet, MP3 player, Pandora-off-your-smartphone with the provided stereo system with mini-jack input cable plugged into your device...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Flat panel HD TV with HD recorder, HD Cable service....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Use your own iPod, tablet, MP3 player, Pandora-off-your-smartphone with the provided stereo system with mini-jack input cable plugged into your device...moreless

  • Television:

    large modern LCD TV with HD recorder...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Mt. Adams view is one of the best in Hood River. Most 2 bdrms have just a sliver of a view or no view at all, especially inside downtown where a ridge blocks the mt....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    High-end central forced-air cooling and heating. Has-zone-specific temperature controls and ducting just for your unit, plus electronic air filter....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    12 Mbps service by Cable ...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    in the unit and not shared...moreless

  • Garage:

    Left hand bay of the garage available for car or outdoor gear storage/drying such as windsurfing or kite-boarding gear. (Right bay reserved for the upper 'AdamsView-1' unit.)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    High-end central forced-air cooling and heating. Has-zone-specific temperature controls and ducting just for your unit, plus electronic air filter....moreless

  • Internet:

    12 Mbps service by Cable ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    2 beach towels also provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfy sectional leather sofa...moreless

  • Parking:

    One space in the garage plus room for at least two cars in the driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2 cars fit easily in your half of the circle driveway, plus there is always ample on-street parking. (right side is reserved for Adamsview-1 upstairs unit.)...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    There is ample on-street parking plus the driveway is about 60 feet long...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Lots of soft towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    in the unit and not shared...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High-end Cisco WiFi router. Even has separate 5GHz band for newer laptops, plus regular 2.4GHz band. 802.11 B, G, and n supported. MIMO antenna tech for great range. 12 Mbps cable internet....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Fully outfitted with pots, pans, dishes, utensils. There is a nice large Cuisinart electric skillet as well....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully-outfitted...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    New in Fall 2009 full-size Ikea Kitchen, with refrigerator, dishwasher, double-sink, microwave, toaster, coffee-maker, lots of counter space...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Counter-top microwave...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    There are some spices and condiments so check before you go to the grocery store...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Two bike shops in town offer MTB and road bike rentals...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    40 x 20 ft patio with great view of Mt. Adams, plus 120 degree view of the WA state side of the Gorge. Round patio table and 4 chairs. Plus new cushioned lounge chairs with ottomans and side-table....moreless

  • Golf:

    Two golf courses within 5-8 min drive...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rentals available at the town marina...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Plantings and bark, no lawn...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Modern large propane grill with side-burner, extra tank...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Mt Hood Meadows ski area is a 35-40 min drive south or do summertime skiing on the Palmer lift at Timberline area. The Cooper Spur family ski area though smaller is even closer....moreless

  • Tennis:

    Community tennis courts a 4 minute walk away...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Lots of watersports rentals in town...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Olympic-sized community pool, plus hot tubs, kiddie play pool is a 4-5 minute walk....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off-Season '14-'15
Oct 19 - May 28, 2015
2 night min stay
$95
$595 $2,250
High-Season '15/Major Holidays
May 29 - Oct 18, 2015
4 night min stay
$145
$1,015 $4,065
Off-Season '15-'16
Oct 19 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$95
$595 $2,250
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Cleaning fee $75
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

NOTE: USA Major Holidays are at high-season rates. We reserve the right to ask for additional funds for major holidays beyond what is charged if a major holiday falls in the broader off-season, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years. (High season rates are already the same as major holiday rates.)

Preferred payment and deposit method: Ask to be sent a rental agreement, which includes 4 ways to pay, and unlike the instant-payment online option, when you arrange payment directly with us, we DON'T tie up ANY deposit funds for the weeks or months before your arrival, and then we shred/destroy any held checks or cc info with a damage-free departure. In a number of years, we have yet to charge for damage.

Preferred payment and deposit method: Ask to be sent a rental agreement, which includes 4 ways to pay, and unlike the instant-payment online option, when you arrange payment directly, we DON'T tie up ANY deposit funds for the weeks or months before your arrival, and then we shred/destroy any held checks or cc info with a damage-free departure. In a number of years, we have yet to charge for damage.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 04/30/2015
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Location

57 Miles
Nearest Airport
PDX, Portland International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Creek Golf
1.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-84, or 35
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
many
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt Hood Meadows
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Event Site beach

Car: Recommended

mushrooming, geo-caching. A skateboard park + BMX jump track down the hill nearby. Also a 9-hole frisbee/disc course very close by next to those venues.

We have discs and a pack for your use in the garage.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: We went to a friend's wedding in Hood River last summer, decided to look around at houses to kill some time. Within 2 minutes of walking out onto the balcony and seeing the 'gorgeous' panorama in front of us, we knew we had to make an offer.

Why the Owner Chose Hood River:
The world-class hiking, mt biking and road-biking was another big draw, as well as of course being a wind-surfing and skiing destination.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We love the close-by biking, wineries and downtown, and relaxing on the balcony sipping a wine or cold brew while watching the evening alpenglow turn to pink colors on Mt Adams and the high meadows across the river. I like being able to leave right from my garage on my mt bike to Post Canyon's great trails.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • AdamsView-2 is the lower floor, a huge patio, 120-deg. view of Gorge & Mt Adams

    AdamsView-2 is the lower floor, a huge patio, 120-deg. view of Gorge & Mt Adams

  • From the french door entrance looking at Mt. Adams, comfy patio furniture

    From the french door entrance looking at Mt. Adams, comfy patio furniture

  • Living room adjacent to kitchen/dining. Hallway to bedrooms, laundry, bathroom

    Living room adjacent to kitchen/dining. Hallway to bedrooms, laundry, bathroom

  • Large master bedroom, lots of closet space, wake up to gorge and Mt. Adams view

    Large master bedroom, lots of closet space, wake up to gorge and Mt. Adams view

  • Bathroom with double sinks, shower, lots of towels & supplies, hair dryer

    Bathroom with double sinks, shower, lots of towels & supplies, hair dryer

  • Mt Adams at sunset, looking over to the other side of the Gorge

    Mt Adams at sunset, looking over to the other side of the Gorge

  • Mitchell Pt - Gorge view looking west, Mt biked to here right from the garage.

    Mitchell Pt - Gorge view looking west, Mt biked to here right from the garage.

  • Mt. Adams sunset from the master bedroom, patio or living room

    Mt. Adams sunset from the master bedroom, patio or living room

  • Looking toward kitchen/dining from the French door entry.

    Looking toward kitchen/dining from the French door entry.

  • Kitchen and living area from dining table

    Kitchen and living area from dining table

  • Roomy 2nd bedroom has lots of light, window faces west, double closets

    Roomy 2nd bedroom has lots of light, window faces west, double closets

  • View of Mt. Adams from the French Door to the living room

    View of Mt. Adams from the French Door to the living room

  • early Spring rainbow

    early Spring rainbow

  • Town of Hood River from WA. Please see leighandersonphotography dot com

    Town of Hood River from WA. Please see leighandersonphotography dot com

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  • Calendar last updated 04/30/2015
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