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3000 Square Feet of Wilderness Decadence

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Last updated: 07/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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.

Keywords: cabin hiking fishing golf reunions girls weekend romantic

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bedroom 2: 1 double


          • 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

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

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

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Seating for 8 people


          • Wood Stove:

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

          • Heating:

            woodstove or electric...moreless

          • Covered Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room seats 2
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine
          • Gas Fireplace
          • Garage
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • wrap-around deck


              • Television:

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

              • Video Library:

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

              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Games
              • Books


                  • Mobile Phone

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Deck / Patio

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View


                          • Museums
                          • Cross Country Skiing
                          • Snowmobiling
                          • Skiing
                          • Golf
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Rock Climbing
                          • Kayaking
                          • Fishing
                          • Snowboarding
                          • Hunting
                          • Rafting
                          • Cycling
                          • Hiking
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Hospital
                          • Groceries
                          • ATM/Bank
                          • Walking
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Sledding
                          • Antiquing
                          • Restaurants
                          • Cinemas
                          • Medical Services
                          • Freshwater Fishing


                          Write a review 4.6
                          from 10 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer, 2-3 nights
                          Jun 1 - Sep 2, 2014
                          2 night min stay
                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay

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

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees and Rental Conditions:

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


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

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                          Last updated: 07/31/2014
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                          30 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          La Grande, OR
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Hwy 203
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Union, OR
                          40 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Anthony Lakes
                          7 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Buffaloe Peak
                          6 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Union, OR

                          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:



                          • 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


                          • 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


                          • 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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                          This listing was first published here in 2012.

                          Date last modified - Friday, April 25, 2014

                          $150 - $170 per night (USD)

                          3 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 07/31/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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