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Adorable Chalet Near Mt. Hood--Great Family Home W/ New Hot Tub!

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Adorable Norway Chalet during winter.

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Last updated: 11/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We're sorry, but we are removing our home from the vacation rental market as of Jan. 1, 2015. We will continue to take reservations until then and hope you can enjoy our quaint little chalet before then.

Crisp Fall days are here in the forest! There are lots of things to do to keep you and the kiddos happy!

The Sandy Ridge mountain biking area is about 1.5 miles away and offers some awesome trails! Google it to find out more!

The Norway Chalet is an adorable, very comfortable 3 bed, 2 bath home near Mt. Hood. It's designed for families and we've added lots of amenities that make our home a delightful stay.

When you arrive, you will be greeted with a Welcome Basket; wine, coffee, and candy. The kids will love the upstairs bunk room--with a full/twin bunk and a special 'cubby' bed, you can sleep up to 4 kids here in comfort. They also have an XBox, games, movies, cable TV and bean bags to chill out in.

The other upstairs bedroom has a queen bed and overlooks the backyard hot-tub and patio. In between the two rooms is a full bath with tub.

The living room is very cozy with winter decor and a very effective gas fireplace that will warm up the whole house in less than 30 minutes. It's to easy to curl up on the couch and relax by the fire while reading one of the many books/magazines at the chalet, pick a movie out of our collection, or watch cable TV! We have a blue-tooth sound bar so you can listen to your music on your smart device. We also have wireless access, so bring your smartphone or your computer and you will be connected.

Unlike many rental homes, our kitchen is equipped with everything you need, including foil, baggies, typical spices, and all the other things you're likely to forget when packing your food. We consistently get good comments about remembering the details!

The lower level bedroom, has a queen bed, and is decorated with white water rafting pictures--something you'd love to try in the summer months. You can dim the bedside lights, curl up and watch TV or a movie in bed.

There is a full bathroom (with shower stall) directly across from the bedroom.

Out the back door is a private hot tub suitable for 4-6 people. There is also a Gas BBQ, and picnic table for a relaxing home-cooked meal.

Behind the chalet is a small creek that you can hear--what a relaxing sound. With a little walk, you can go down and see it. Or if you'd rather walk down to the Sandy river, it's only 5 minutes away as well.

The Norway Chalet is truly a labor of love. Our family has owned it for over 5 years and after complete renovation has made it a very relaxing, well equipped home that you will really enjoy. We consistently get good reviews from our visitors who love the decor and the cozy feeling. In the Summer of 2012 we also added a beach cottage to our rental properties. You can plan your own 'Hood to Coast' trip! Please check out our Norway Cottage listing: http://www.vrbo.com/418481

You will not be disappointed--this is not a typical bland, boring rental home.

We are apprx. 16 miles to Government Camp and 18 miles to Sandy Oregon. There is a full grocery store, gas station and a few shops about 3 miles away. The local tavern, Brightwood Inn, serves decent food and drinks at very reasonable prices, and there is a quick market about a mile away. There is simply too many activities to list and we're a short trip to everything the Mt. Hood area has to offer. See the map for more details.

Keywords: Chalet, Mt. Hood, Oregon, Ski, Snowboard, Snowmobile, Hot Tub, Kids, Children, Summer Pool, Basketball,

Rates do not include a $75.00 cleaning fee, and 7% State and County Tax.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chalet

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    You must be 25 years old to rent our property....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids really love the upstairs bunk room. We have 5 kids ourselves....we know parents want a break, and kids need their space! Baby gate in the upstairs kids bedroom....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Our house is strictly non-smoking....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

    Bedroom also has TV, Cable, DVD player and bedside lights...moreless

  • Upstairs Kids Bedroom: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Full/twin bunk and another twin, games, kids love this room!...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 queen

    Sofa bed in living room--but you probably won't need it....moreless

  • Upstairs Queen Room: 1 queen

    Another upstairs bedroom with TV, cable and queen bed....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2), Child Beds (1) In the kids room there is a floor level twin size bed in a cubby that the little ones love., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living room has a sofa bed--full size., Bunk Beds (1) The bunk bed is a full on the bottom , and twin on the top....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Directly across from Master...moreless

  • Upstairs bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    In between upstairs two bedrooms....moreless

  • There is a bathroom on each floor, so accomodating larger families or a few couples is no problem. ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Ample parking and room to park up to a 30' trailer with ease, welcome basket with coffee, candy, and a bottle of wine to start your stay, all kitchen necessities. We have recently added a baby-gate based on suggestions from guests....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    A reasonable selection of books and magazines for you to peruse. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    One in each bedroom and the living room. ...moreless

  • Game Room:

    The TimRim community which we are a part does have a game room. Check the lodge for open times. ...moreless

  • Games:

    Board games, cards, dice. ...moreless

  • Music Library:

    There are many CDs available. And we have an IPhone cable attached to the TV so you can play your own music. IPod/IPhone Alarm clocks and stereo too!...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    We have added cable to all 4 TVs. 1 in each bedroom and 1 in the living room....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    4 newer lcd TVs available--one in each bedroom and one in the living room. ...moreless

  • Toys:

    We also provide a few sleds and two sets of snowshoes (brand new) if you want to give this a try....moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    XBox...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Variety of XBox games and Xbox in kids room. ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have approx. 50 DVDs for all audiences....moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining:

    There is a dining table with seating for 6. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    We offer free cable internet service with wireless access....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There is an adorable propane fireplace that heats up the house quickly. ...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Very cozy propane fireplace heats up the chalet in 15 minutes and feels great after a day of skiing or boarding....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heaters in all other rooms as well. ...moreless

  • Internet:

    We have fast cable internet wireless service availble. ...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    We supply ample towels and bedding. The beds all have duvet covers and most have down pillows and comforters....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living room is open to the dining room and has a couch and loveseat. Flat screen TV, stereo system, and DVD player....moreless

  • Parking:

    Lots of parking available, including room for a boat or snowmobile trailer. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    We have ample parking in a circle drive and can accommodate a snowmobile trailer too if need be....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Need to finish a project at work? Bring your laptop or smart phone...we have reliable, decent bandwidth so you can relax and be connected....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    We also have most basic appliances; coffee maker, blender, electric griddle, and toaster....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We provide plenty of dishes and utensils to make your stay delightful....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Our kitchen is small, but fully equiped with nearly everything you will need to cook, bake, and enjoy! We offer basic spices and cooking items to make your trip enjoyable and easy....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    We supply many typical pantry items to make your stay a joy, not a frustration. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Small, safe balcony off the kids room....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    There is a deck in the front and a patio in the back with a picnic table for meals or playing games....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas BBQ in the backyard. ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Community has one tennis courts--we provide rackets in our laundry room. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The community has a very nice diving pool available 7 days a week Memorial Day-Labor Day--about 2 blocks away....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Brand new Private hot tub right out the back door....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring Special!!
Mar 30 - Jun 11, 2015
2 night min stay
$80
Summer
Jun 12 - Sep 8, 2015
2 night min stay
$110
$700
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$100
$665

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $75 + tax
  • Tax Rate 7%

Notes:

A $75.00 cleaning fee and 7% tax are not included in rates. We require a one night deposit to confirm your reservation. Cancellations over 30 days before the reservation will have the deposit refunded.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 11/24/2014
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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Brightwood Tavern
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Resort at the Mountain
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 26
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Brightwood Tavern
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Timberline Lodge

Car: Necessary

We are located in a community called Timberline Rim, which has several amenities you have access to. The neighborhood also provides a nice area to take a walk, get to the Sandy River and enjoy the forested mountain area.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: Both my husband and I work in the corporate world, but we really love the outdoors, especially winter sports. We are both Oregonians, and have lived mostly in the Portland metro area. We currently live in a log home on 5 acres West of Portland. We have a blended family of 5 children ages 17-23 so are always busy with their activities. We especially enjoy time up at the mountain when they are home from college. The Norway Chalet is a great place for us to relax and enjoy our winter and summer activities. The picture of us skiing at Timberline in the winter of 2010.

Why the Owner Chose Brightwood:
With our love of the outdoors, we wanted a good home base for winter activities; snow-shoeing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, skiing, and the community is situated along the Sandy River for summer walks, dips in the community pool and a B-Ball game too. Since we live West of Portland, the location is perfect for us.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
Sandy River, Hot Tub in back yard, creek behind the house, Community pool, B-Ball, lodge, tennis court, and playground in the summer. We are often visited by the local neighborhood peacocks!


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Adorable Norway Chalet during winter.

    Adorable Norway Chalet during winter.

  • Meal seating for 6 with Welcome basket full of goodies upon your arrival.

    Meal seating for 6 with Welcome basket full of goodies upon your arrival.

  • Downstairs bedroom features queen bed, cable TV, soothing bedside lights & more

    Downstairs bedroom features queen bed, cable TV, soothing bedside lights & more

  • Kids bunk room is a sure pleaser.  TV Xbox, movies, games and bean bags.

    Kids bunk room is a sure pleaser. TV Xbox, movies, games and bean bags.

  • The backyard in summer;  relax in the hot tub, have a BBQ, sit in the shade!

    The backyard in summer; relax in the hot tub, have a BBQ, sit in the shade!

  • View from the side of the house of hot tub, patio and BBQ

    View from the side of the house of hot tub, patio and BBQ

  • Enjoy meals, or listening to the creek at the shaded picnic table.

    Enjoy meals, or listening to the creek at the shaded picnic table.

  • Cozy gas fireplace will keep you warm and toasty after a day on Mt. Hood!

    Cozy gas fireplace will keep you warm and toasty after a day on Mt. Hood!

  • Well equiped kitchen to make your stay enjoyable, not frustrating.

    Well equiped kitchen to make your stay enjoyable, not frustrating.

  • Upstairs 2nd bed with queen bed, TV, lots of books and overlooks backyard.

    Upstairs 2nd bed with queen bed, TV, lots of books and overlooks backyard.

  • Enjoy the summer neighborhood pool!  There's a wading pool for the little ones

    Enjoy the summer neighborhood pool! There's a wading pool for the little ones

  • You can enjoy your own personal hot tub in the backyard!

    You can enjoy your own personal hot tub in the backyard!

  • View from the backyard of patio and hot-tub.  We have seating and BBQ too!

    View from the backyard of patio and hot-tub. We have seating and BBQ too!

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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
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  • Calendar last updated 11/24/2014
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