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3000 Square Feet of Wilderness Decadence

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Last updated: 03/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Union house description

We invite you to enjoy our secluded, peaceful, custom house in scenic Northeastern Oregon. The handcrafted house is conveniently located in the foothills of the Wallowa Mountains, the Western gateway to the Eagle Cap Wilderness. Hiking, fishing, skiing, and mountaineering opportunities abound. Wildlife roams in profusion.The Wallowas and the Elkhorn Crest provide excellent backcountry skiing opportunities. For a more civilized skiing experience the Anthony Lakes ski area is only about 50 minutes away and provides maintained Nordic trails and alpine skiing. The town of Union is six miles away, with its collection of Victorian homes, the Hot Lake Hot Springs and a most charming Victorian cemetery. La Grande and Baker City are also nearby. On the other side of the Wallowas, Hells Canyon and the Joseph/Enterprise area provide additional recreational opportunities.

SKIERS! Please ask about half price lift ticket vouchers for the Anthony Lakes ski area. We will offer up to one for each guest for each day you stay. This offer begins Thanksgiving Day, and is valid until Anthony Lakes closes for the season, or we run out of vouchers.

The area affords ORV opportunities. If you wish to bring your vehicles, please do not ride them on the property.

The house itself is like no other. The home has been remodeled with custom detail. The gleaming wood floors have inlaid patterns, the cathedral ceilings are open beam, and the kitchen is open to the house for easy interactions with family and friends. The bedrooms boast window seats which may urge you to indulge in a good read. On a cool evening relax by the gas fireplace, or stoke up the woodstove. In another mood, enjoy the hot tub on the porch while you gaze across the valley. The house sits on its own 48 acres, so you will have to look sharply to see another house! Deer, elk and other wildlife are plentiful and roam the hillside and meadow.

Kids are welcome at the house, but if you have very small children we may want to talk. The house is not in any way child-proofed. It has a shower, but no tub for splashing little ones in, and the stairs to the loft are not for playing on. We want you to enjoy your stay, so please keep this in mind. No pets are allowed.






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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    twin sized...moreless

  • Bedroom loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    full sized futon and air mattresses...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Child Beds (1) We have a queen size air mattress, and a twin air mattress, with linens for both., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Full size...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • wrap-around deck

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    For use with DVDs and videos. You may bring your own game consoles to hook up, also....moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    We keep a small selection of DVDs at the house....moreless

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling

Dining

  • Dining:

    Large dining table seats 8, plus a breakfast bar with 4 seats....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating:

    woodstove or electric...moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove:

    The stove heats the house well, but electric baseboard heat is also an option....moreless

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$170
$950

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150
$800

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning fee $50 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $49
  • Tax Rate 4%

Notes:

$10/night discount for a stay of 4-6 nights


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Union, OR
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Buffaloe Peak
30 Miles
Nearest Train
La Grande, OR
Union
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 203
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Union, OR
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Anthony Lakes

Car: Necessary

The property is located near the town of Union, and a bit further from La Grande. Nearby are: a golf course, the Mt. Emily Recreation Area, Anthony Lakes Ski resort, and Eastern Oregon University with its campus and theater department. The Grande Ronde scenic drive is a beautiful way to spend an afternoon. Baker City is also in the area, with museums, a historic downtown and the Oregon Trail. The area hosts many activities, including music festivals, bike races, a stock show and running events.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

Why the Owner Chose Union:
The house is well off the beaten track, yet still accessible. It is central to many different activities, providing a variety of opportunities all year round. It is the ideal base camp for wilderness recreation and activities.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Seclusion, quiet, variety, scenic surroundings and adjacency to Catherine Creek State Park and trout fishing.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Our Beautiful House

    Our Beautiful House

  • Back of house

    Back of house

  • Hot tub on back deck

    Hot tub on back deck

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Hallway

    Hallway

  • Woodstove

    Woodstove

  • Main bedroom

    Main bedroom

  • Main Bedroom

    Main Bedroom

  • Our Beautiful House

    Our Beautiful House

  • Elkhorn Crest at Sunset

    Elkhorn Crest at Sunset

  • Some of the resident deer

    Some of the resident deer

  • Front of house by garage

    Front of house by garage

  • Looking East at the house with the Wallowa Mountains in the background

    Looking East at the house with the Wallowa Mountains in the background

  • House at Sunrise looking West

    House at Sunrise looking West

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Living Room with Gas Fireplace

    Living Room with Gas Fireplace

  • Reading area

    Reading area

  • Window seat in main bedroom

    Window seat in main bedroom

  • Window seat

    Window seat

  • Our Beautiful House

    Our Beautiful House

  • Wallowa Mountains

    Wallowa Mountains

  • Deer on the hill

    Deer on the hill

VRBO #413354

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated: 03/04/2015
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