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  • Minimum stay:2-11 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Been dreaming of a river lullaby? Then look no further!

Paradise awaits! The Prince family invites you to share our one of a kind private park like lodge in beautiful Vida, Oregon.

The main house offers a master suite with King size bed and his and hers dressing rooms. There is also a twin bed for the little ones should Mom and Dad wish to keep them close. a 32" flat screen TV with satellite is included should you wish to keep up with the outside world. Fall asleep to the song of the creek and river serenading you. The views of the river and creek from the master suite are incredible!

Bedroom two offers a very comfortable Queen bed with a large closet and TV with DVD and satellite.

Bedroom three offers twin beds with a TV and large closet.

Our two bedroom apartment is available for larger groups (rented separately). Apartment accommodations include a queen, full size, and very comfortable hide-a-bed, kitchen area with full size refrigerator, and view of the river.
The apartment offers comfortable space for up to six more (total of 15) guests, and is only available in conjunction with rental of the main home. Rates (in addition to main house rental) are $100/night from October 1st to May 15th and $125/night from May 16th to September 30th.

New for our 2015 guests, we have added a game room with pool table, ping pong table, a regulation arcade style air hockey table, PS3 game console with games, and a 40' flat screen TV for the big and smaller kids in your life.

The interior of the main home has been renovated with leather furniture, flat screen TV's, new king size memory foam bed in the master bedroom, and more!

A new trussed roof with a vaulted cedar ceiling and more windows in the living room make for even better views of the river and creek.

Our property is located on the sunny North side of the river with a beautiful view of the river, creek and foothills of the Cascade range. With over 400 feet of creek and river frontage, there is always a place to wet a line, or just your toes :)

The home is situated well off the highway on a quiet dead end street. Road noise is blocked by a 6' stone wall next to the highway and approximately 200 yards of trees and grass.

Enjoy fishing? We are blessed to be located on one of the finest trout/steelhead fishing holes on the river, with easy access to the river and creek.

Fry your hatchery fish on the grated firepit at the river or cook them on the Green Mountain Smoker on the riverfront deck. Please release all wild fish unharmed :)

Enjoy romping in a big yard? Come play on one of the largest lots on the river. With over an acre of grass and landscaped garden bordering the creek and river, there is plenty of room to wear yourselves out or just relax and enjoy the peace and serenity.
Volleyball, croquet, bocci ball, badminton, soccer, tossing a football or frisbee? You can't find a better location!

The property is surrounded by an incredible mix of outdoor activities. Rafting, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, fishing, hot spring soaking, birdwatching, wildlife viewing and so much more are all just minutes from our front door.

Our asphalt driveway provides plenty of space for an RV or your toys, with a plug in off the gargage/apartment on the driveway.

Our Mckenzie home has been our family retreat for 30 years. We are happy to offer to share the magic of the Mckenzie with you. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do, and trust you will!

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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    25 and older please......moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    A huge yard invites the youngsters to run, jump, cartwheel, play games, throw frisbees, kick soccer ball, throw footballs and generally wear themselves out so Mom and Dad can enjoy a ittle peace and quiet ;^)...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed only in the grass, riverbank or on the paved driveway in front. Please do not discard your butt's on the property....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved pets are allowed with a $50.00 per pet fee....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Not ADA approved but wheelchair accessible. Our one level home is a great getaway for all......moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 child bed

    Full bath with separate mens/womens dressing rooms....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Queen with TV....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    Twins with TV...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Apartment space rented separately for large groups...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 double

    Apartment space rented separately for large groups....moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Comfortable fold out sofa for two in apartment. ...moreless

  • Bedroom 7: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Very comfortable sleeper sofa in the game room...moreless

  • King size bed with memory foam mattress in master bedroom with an added twin for children. Queen bed in North bedroom with a 4' memory foam topper for extra comfort. Twin Beds in the West bedroom with a twin in the master bedroom for young children... The apartment offers a queen bed, two twins, and a comfortable couch/hideabed for accomodations up to 6. There is also a very comfortable sleeper sofa in the new game room that sleeps two. Apartment is only rented in conjunction with the main house. Off season rate 10-1 through 5-20 is $95/night. Peak season rate 5-23 to 9-30 is $125/night....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Master bath has two dressing rooms with large shower......moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Full bathroom in apartment rented separately...moreless

  • Bathroom in the master bedroom feature his/hers dressing rooms with mirrors and sinks with a large sit down shower between. Second bathroom in main home is a shower tub combination. Apartment bathroom is a shower tub combination....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A large library and game room is at the north end of the main room with a game table, and couch......moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD players in all bedrooms in the main house and living room in apartment....moreless

  • Game Room:

    New in 2015! We have added a game room with a pool table, ping pong top for pool table, and an arcade sized air hockey table! Sony Play Station Three with games and a large flat screen TV with DVD's!...moreless

  • Games:

    An assortment of games and puzzles are available for use....moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    A high quality Brunswick 8' pool table awaits those who love to shoot pool......moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite TV if you feel the need to stay updated......moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42' LCD TV in living room and apartment with a 32' LCD TV in Master Bedroom and 26' plasma TV's in East and North bedrooms......moreless

  • Toys:

    An assortment of games, toys and building blocks are available for entertaining the little ones....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Games:

    Video game console in the recreation room with games incuded....moreless

  • Video Library:

    There is a selection of movies and TV series box sets in the house as well as rentals available at the Vida Store three minutes away on foot......moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of the Cascade Foothill's from the river view windows and deck's....moreless

  • River:

    400 feet of river and creek frontage on one of the best fishing holes on the Mckenzie!...moreless

  • Village:

    A short three minute walk from the well stocked Vida Store and delicious Vida Café... Most everything you may need and the best breakfast in the Mckenzie River Valley just down the street!...moreless

  • Water View:

    Beautiful view of the Mckenzie River and Gate Creek......moreless

  • Waterfront:

    400 ft. of creek and riverfront for your enjoyment......moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Gather your family or group at our dining table overlooking the expansive yard and river or sit at one of the tables on our decks and listen to the river and creek... ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Heat pump and A/C for those cool Winter nights or hot Summer days......moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat pump with A/C ...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wireless internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We provide all bedding and towels......moreless

  • Living Room:

    Stunning views from the living room overlook the park like yard and river......moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Excellent full bar 4G Verizon coverage with good coverage for most other providers......moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Long paved driveway for your vehicles, RV or toys....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Lots of space for your toys....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Verizon Satellite Internet...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Service for 13+...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 15...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with all you need to prepare great meals!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, salt and pepper are available....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Covered deck off the Master bedroom with tables and a couch plus a large open deck and two tables for entertaining off the living/dining room....moreless

  • Golf:

    One of the top rated public courses in the nation, Tokatee, is a short 15 minute drive East. Deerhorn is 10 minutes West......moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    The Mckenzie is a great river for kayaking!...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    An acre of garden and grass with the Mckenzie River and Gate Creek as your backdrop......moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    An extra large Green Mountain Pellet smoker/barbecue is available for your use....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Fun!
May 22 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$345
$2,149
Fall Splendor...
Oct 1 - Nov 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$245
$1,545
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 28, 2015
3 night min stay
$345
Early Winter
Nov 29 - Dec 22, 2015
2 night min stay
$215
$1,355
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2015
3 night min stay
$345
'Tween Time...
Dec 27 - Dec 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$215
Happy New Year!!!
Dec 31 - Jan 2, 2016
3 night min stay
$345
Winter Wonderland!
Jan 3 - Mar 17, 2016
2 night min stay
$215
$1,355 $2,500
Spring Flower...
Mar 18 - May 26, 2016
2 night min stay
$245
$1,545 $2,500
Summertime!!!!!
May 27 - Jun 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$345
$2,149
2016 Olympic Trials
Jun 30 - Jul 10, 2016
11 night min stay
$595
Back to Summer!!!!!
Jul 11 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$345
$2,149
Fall Colors...
Oct 1 - Nov 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$245
$1,545
Thanksgiving...
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$345
Late Fall...
Nov 27 - Dec 22, 2016
2 night min stay
$215
Christmas...
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$345
'Tween Time...
Dec 27 - Dec 29, 2016
2 night min stay
$215
Happy New Year!!!!!
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$345
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$345
* 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
  • Pet Fee $50
  • House cleaning fee $115
  • Tax Rate 1%

Notes:

We now have extra sleeping accomodations for larger groups up to 15 people with the availability of our two bedroom apartment. Spring/Summer rate (5/22 through 9/30) is $125.00/Night and Fall/Winter rate (10/1 through 4/30) is 100.00/Night. The apartment is only available with rental of the home. Additional cleaning fee of $65.00 for apartment.

New for Dec. 2014-Gas fireplace. game room/bathroom and hot tub on the covered deck.


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Location

  • Belknap Hot Springs Lodge and Gardens

    "Belknap Springs offers public swimming for a small day use fee in their hot spring pool. A v..."

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  • Cougar (Terwilliger) Hot Springs

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  • Leaburg Hatchery

    "Just three minutes downstream, the Leaburg Hatchery is a fun destination for an afternoon. ..."

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  • Vida Cafe

    "One of our favorite breakfast destinations anywhere is just 1/4 mile from our home. The Vida..."

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  • Ike's Lakeside Pizza

    "Tasty pizza, broasted chicken, sandwiches and salad bar await at Ike's. "

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  • Vida Community Market

    "A great little market with most anything you could need!"

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  • Cougar Reservoir

    "Great place for swimming, boating and fishing just 20 minutes upstream from the house."

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  • Blue River Reservoir

    "Another great destination for water sports, swimming and fishing just 30 minutes from our home."

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  • Christmas Treasures

    "Everything you could possibly ever want to make your Christmas season merrier!"

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  • Ben and Kay Dorris County Park

    "A beautiful riverfront park and boat ramp just above the famous Marten Rapids. Picnic, fish,..."

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  • A Helfrich Outfitter, LLC

    "A great choice for your fishing and rafting adventures. Give Aaron or Jonny a call. You won'..."

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Eugene Airport
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ike's Pizza
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tokatee--a gorgeous and challenging course!
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Eugene Amtrak
200 Metres
Nearest Motorway
250 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Vida Cafe
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hoodoo Ski Bowl
90 Miles
Nearest Beach
Heceta Beach

Car: Recommended

The Mckenzie River has several natural hot springs to soak away your stress.

Belknap Springs is a developed spring 30 minutes East on Hwy 126. With two pools and river view, it is a gorgeous setting.

Terwilliger Springs 'Cougar Hot Springs' are more rustic springs managed by the Forest Service located approximately 30 minutes S.E. above Cougar Reservoir on Aufderheide Scenic Dr. The springs are situated a short 1/3 mile off the paved road in an old growth forest. Truly a gorgeous setting!

The Mckenzie River Trail offers a great hiking or mountain biking adventure just 15 minutes upstream.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: Howdy All! My name is Charles Prince. I am married to a phenomenal woman named Kelly, who, along with our kids is the light of my life :) I was born and raised in Oregon (as were my wife and children) and learned from an early age to appreciate the beautiful gifts in my backyard--the Mckenzie and Willamette River's. Back in those days our parents cut us loose in the morning and expected us to wear ourselves out by evening. Living between the Mckenzie and Willamette afforded me wonderful opportunities to hone my independent streak and fishing skills. I was a fishing and rafting outfitter on the river for 12 years before I decided to pursue a different path in life... We have six children (four boys and two girls) who have been raised around the river. We have spent many of the finest days of our lives at our Vida home. We feel truly blessed to have such a quiet, pastoral setting to share with our friends. Our dog Gerta says it is awesome too :) Good dogs are welcome, but there are no fences! We hope you will enjoy our home as much as we do... Cheers! Charles and Kelly

Why the Owner Chose McKenzie River:
It was originally our home. I ran a large fishing and rafting business from the property from 1985 until 1997. Our first three children were born and raised in the home. As you will see when you arrive--our hearts are in it :)

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
From the moment you turn in the paved drive, the Mckenzie begins to work her magic on you. Before you even begin to unpack the car, walk down the sidewalk past the arched entry and gaze at the river... then you will understand what makes our location and home so unique. Take in the incredibly large yard well off the highway which makes for an exceptionally quiet and peaceful location for getting away with family and friends. There is outstanding fishing right on the property. Our home is located at the mouth of Gate Creek, one of the largest tributaries of the river. With over 400 feet of river and creek frontage, there is plenty of room to soak your toes and wet a line. The Rainbow and Steelhead congregate at the mouth of the creek which can lead to amazing days! Flyfishing is especially good from June through July and again in September/October for Rainbows and Steelhead looking to fatten up on Caddis, Mayflies and other treats. The property is also an excellent raft takeout. Come experience the magic of the Mckenzie for yourself--but beware, it is an addictive experience :)


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  • Your Mckenzie Paradise awaits...

    Your Mckenzie Paradise awaits...

  • The view towards the river from the front door...

    The view towards the river from the front door...

  • Covered porch off master bedroom and living room...

    Covered porch off master bedroom and living room...

  • Spring time view with Rhododendron's and Azalea's in full bloom...

    Spring time view with Rhododendron's and Azalea's in full bloom...

  • Master bedroom with king memory foam bed and an outstanding view of the river...

    Master bedroom with king memory foam bed and an outstanding view of the river...

  • Twin beds in the North bedroom with a 26' plasma TV...

    Twin beds in the North bedroom with a 26' plasma TV...

  • Apartment bedroom with queen size bed...

    Apartment bedroom with queen size bed...

  • Additional apartment available that sleeps 6 for an additional fee...

    Additional apartment available that sleeps 6 for an additional fee...

  • A Riverfront Paradise Awaits...

    A Riverfront Paradise Awaits...

  • An amazing fishing reach at the mouth of Gate Creek...

    An amazing fishing reach at the mouth of Gate Creek...

  • Happy little fisherman with a hatchery trout lunch! Please release all wild fish

    Happy little fisherman with a hatchery trout lunch! Please release all wild fish

  • 600 sq. ft. game room with pool, ping pong, air hockey, PS3 and movie library!

    600 sq. ft. game room with pool, ping pong, air hockey, PS3 and movie library!

  • From the dining room table towards the living room and river...

    From the dining room table towards the living room and river...

  • Your reading room with library...

    Your reading room with library...

  • Hungry? Fully equipped kitchen awaits :)

    Hungry? Fully equipped kitchen awaits :)

  • View towards the East and Gate Creek...

    View towards the East and Gate Creek...

  • East bedroom with queen bed and 4' memory foam for extra comfort...

    East bedroom with queen bed and 4' memory foam for extra comfort...

  • Apartment bedroom with full size bed...

    Apartment bedroom with full size bed...

  • Mckenzie apartment living room with comfortable sleeper sofa...

    Mckenzie apartment living room with comfortable sleeper sofa...

  • House front with covered entryway...

    House front with covered entryway...

  • The Rhododendron's and Azalea's in full bloom May 2014

    The Rhododendron's and Azalea's in full bloom May 2014

  • S'mores's on a beautiful July evening...

    S'mores's on a beautiful July evening...

  • Pool table in the new 520 sq. ft. game room!

    Pool table in the new 520 sq. ft. game room!

  • A view from the deck on a mid-summers eve...

    A view from the deck on a mid-summers eve...

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  • Bathrooms
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