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Romantic Steiner Log Cabin at Mt Hood

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Blanketed by snow, and nestled along Hacket creek on an acre lot.

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Rhododendron cabin description

Dancing Bear Log Cabin is a beautifully preserved example of the Steiner Log Cabins that are unique to the Mt Hood Area and a highly valued piece of its history. Steiner is well known for having also worked on the construction of Timberline Lodge. This vintage, three bedroom, one bath cabin is located on historic Barlow Trail nestled next to Hackett Creek. Let the creek lull you to sleep as it babbles under your window-- backing to a canopy of old growth fir trees and whispy alders. Cross the creek on a wooden bridge to your own private picnic area where you can toast marshmellows by the outdoor firepit or play a friendly game of horseshoes at the horseshoe pit. The back deck overlooks Hackett Creek and the woods and there is a private creekside hot tub. The authenticity of this home has been carefully maintained, and the furnishings artfully capture the period in keeping with the spirit of the 1930's era. The master bedroom has a queen log bed with luxurious Pendleton Woolen Mills bedding, rustic light fixtures and furnishings. The guest bedroom offers a double bed. On the main level you'll find a third bedroom with a day bed/trundle and a second TV/VCR. Two futon sofas in the living room provide extra sleeping space. The massive stone fireplace provides warmth and a feel for what our beautiful Mt. Hood area must have been like back in the day. Romance, charm and a warm fire await you at this lovely home. This is a great place to experience Mt Hood from an historical perspective. Sleeps up to 6 adults in beds, with living room futon for additional sleeping space.

Keywords: log, cabin, Mt Hood, ski, cozy, view, creekside, hot tub, historic, lakes, trails, biking, charming, fireplace, trees, private, Steiner

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Property Type

      • Cabin

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Limited Accessibility
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

                trundle bed on main level...moreless

              • Convertible bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

                Futon in the living room for added sleeping space...moreless

              • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Twin Trundle Bed on the main level. In addition there is a full size futon in the living room...moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • located on the main level, includes claw foot tub and shower.

              Other Amenities

                  • You'll forget that civilization is nearby in this lovely wooded setting by a babbling brook, but restaurants, skiing, hiking, boating, and an alpine slide are all within 4-15 miles of this cozy cabin....moreless

                  Entertainment

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

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  Location Type

                  • Water View:

                    gaze up Hacket Creek while sipping coffee from the eating nook....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Rafting
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    serving and cooking utencils provided, along with basic spices and coffee....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    Double oven and four burner stove...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    2- one mini in kitchen and one full size in utility area....moreless

                  • Stove:

                    4 burner electric...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Golf:

                    Resort at the Mountain Golf course is 4 miles away...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Multiple lakes in the area. Our favorite for Kayaking is Trillium Lake....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Choose from several ski resorts: Mt. Hood Meadows, Timberline (year round ski), Ski Bowl, Multipor....moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub
                       

                      Reviews

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                      from 11 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Ski Season-for 2 adults
                      Nov 20 - Mar 31
                      2 night min stay
                      $200
                      $1,120
                      Summer Rates
                      Jun 1 - Sep 10
                      2 night min stay
                      $200
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $160
                      $840

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning $100
                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      rates are based on double occupancy and step up $20 per couple based on the number of people staying. Max recommended is 8 persons.

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                      Last updated: 12/21/2014
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                      Location

                      • Rendezvous Grill

                        "Excellent food for the area. They offer a nice happy hour nightly with reduced rates on food..."

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                      • El Burro Loco

                        "If ya like a good Mexican meal in a casual environment this is your go-to on the mountain. I..."

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                      • Hoodland Thriftway

                        "This is the largest nearby grocery. Not a huge selection, but certainly good enough to get y..."

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                      • Wildwood

                        "Great hiking and an especially experiential hike for youngsters. Can easily be hiked within ..."

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                      • Timberline Lodge

                        "This national monument is well worth the trip to the great NW and should not be missed. Buil..."

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                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Portland International Airport (PDX)
                      2.2 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Brightwood Tavern
                      5.6 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Resort at the Mountain
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      HWY 26
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Zig Zag Inn
                      15.6 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Ski Bowl

                      Not only is America's playground at your doorstep with the Mt Hood Wilderness and ski resorts, and the Alpine slide, but you're also a 45 minutes to the Hood River gorge which offers world class Windsurfing. Enjoy year round skiing at Timberline where you can ski into the historical Timberline Lodge and enjoy a world-class meal with a three-peak view of the valley and Cascade Range. Or enjoy 18 holes at the Resort at the Mountain, and stop for a dinner experience at the Rondezvous Restaurant where you'll be tantalized by delicious concoctions. For more casual fare we like the Burro Loco for a margarita and Mexican food.

                       

                      Manager info

                      Year Purchased: 1999

                      About: We live in the Portland area and have vacationed at the cabin for over 12 years with our sons…skiing, hiking and taking in all that the Mt Hood national forest has to offer. There is no better place to enjoy everything that Oregon has to offer.

                      Why Rhododendron:
                      We've enjoyed Mt Hood for over 45 years--especially the year round skiing at Timberline Lodge where they have one of the nations only glaciers offering summer skiing (and they host the US Ski Team). My parents honeymooned at Timberline Lodge in the 1950's. In the summer months we boat and swim in one of the many mountain lakes (our favorite is Trillium Lake) and we frequent the miles and miles of hiking trails--a family favorite being the Mirror Lake Hike. Pack a lunch and eat along the lake or continue up to Tom, Dick and Harry ridge for amazing views of the cascade range. The kids enjoy the Wildwood Park Trail with interactive displays beaver dam and underwater view of the river. Our cabin feels like it's remote, but it's only an hour from Portland, 10 minutes from charming Sandy Oregon, and 20 minutes to some of the best skiing Oregon has to offer.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      After a good hike we love to relax on our deck by the babbling Hacket creek, fire up the barbeque and then enjoy a game of horseshoes on the deck. Our ritual includes at least one dinner at Burro Loco for a little Mexican food, and a breakfast at the Barlow Trail Inn. For special occasions we treat ourselves to a meal at Rondezvous --they never disappoint. Or if we're up at Timberline lodge for a historic tour and hike we make it a point to enjoy the world-class brunch (YUM).


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                      • Blanketed by snow, and nestled along Hacket creek on an acre lot.

                        Blanketed by snow, and nestled along Hacket creek on an acre lot.

                      • Vintage 1930's decor with modern day comforts

                        Vintage 1930's decor with modern day comforts

                      • Queen bedroom upstairs will keep you toasty warm under a Pendleton wool Blanket

                        Queen bedroom upstairs will keep you toasty warm under a Pendleton wool Blanket

                      • Main floor bedroom with trundle bed.

                        Main floor bedroom with trundle bed.

                      • A romantic getaway

                        A romantic getaway

                      • Located 1000 feet above Timberline, Silcox Hut is a great hiking destination

                        Located 1000 feet above Timberline, Silcox Hut is a great hiking destination

                      • Hand crafted rock fireplace and hand hewn staircase.

                        Hand crafted rock fireplace and hand hewn staircase.

                      • original kitchen with all the modern amenities!

                        original kitchen with all the modern amenities!

                      • Eating nook overlooks Hackett Creek

                        Eating nook overlooks Hackett Creek

                      • Eat on the gracious deck overlooking babbling Hacket Creek or play horseshoes!

                        Eat on the gracious deck overlooking babbling Hacket Creek or play horseshoes!

                      • Steiner log cabin nestled on an acre along Hacket creek.

                        Steiner log cabin nestled on an acre along Hacket creek.

                      • Timberline offers year round skiing on their glacier.

                        Timberline offers year round skiing on their glacier.

                      • Hamming it up during another great ski day at Timberline.

                        Hamming it up during another great ski day at Timberline.

                      • Timberline Lodge is a historic landmark built by the WPA in the 1930's

                        Timberline Lodge is a historic landmark built by the WPA in the 1930's

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                      $160 - $200 per night (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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