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Welcome to the original 'Ranch House.' Come relax in the peaceful setting of a historic cattle ranch that rests along the Burnt River, approximately one quarter mile west of the Snake River. This unique property has been a family treasure since the 1940s and holds a dear place in our hearts. We would like to share our property and hope others enjoy it as much as we do. Whether you are seeking a relaxing vacation to get away from the city and enjoy the stars or you are a fisherman or water enthusiast, this is the place for you.
Property Details:: ~ Sleeps 2-10 ~ 4 Bedrooms ~ 3 Full Bathrooms Master Suite :king bed and full sofa sleeper, attached bathroom The Photo Room- Queen bed The Record Room- Double bed and twin bunk beds The Purple Room- Queen bed and one twin bed
~ Full open basement with plenty of room for more sleeping areas
~ Central Air and Heat ~ Cozy Living Area with board games, large TV/DVD player, surround sound, with a variety of DVDs ~ Fully Furnished Kitchen with coffee pot, toaster, microwave, and everything you would need to cook meals. ~Recreation area in basement with ping pong table ~ Large dining room with great views of the scenic mountains ~ Large Deck for endless star gazing. ~ Charcoal BBQ ~ The property is less than one mile from the Spring Park boat launch and five miles from Farewell Bend on the Snake River.
~ One mile from the small town of Huntington, Oregon ~ RV and boat trailer parking ~ The Snake River Recreation Area is great for hiking, exploring, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, star gazing, wildlife watching, and lounging. Our ranch is also a perfect spot to just get away from it all. Creative artists, such as painters and writers would appreciate the solitude, serenity, and peacefulness of our ranch estate.
We have a flat screen TV and DVD player with lots of movies....moreless
We have a surround sound stereo. Just bring your auxillary cord to hook up your IPOD. ...moreless
Books For Adults
Games For Kids
Away From It All
local services and businesses
Burnt River and Snake River are minutes from our doorstep. ...moreless
We are only feet from the Burnt River and withine one quarter mile of the Snake River...moreless
sports and adventure activities
Hunting Big Game
Hunting Small Game
Guests Provide Their Own Meals
The table seats 6 comfortably, but there are chairs all throughout the house that be moved into the dining area for everyone to join in....moreless
Seating for 10 people
There is a carport and a driveway to park in. ...moreless
The garage is detached and we use it for storage. There is a carport and a driveway to park in. ...moreless
There are bath and kitchen towels provided for 10 guests. Please bring your own beach towels. ...moreless
There are linens on all the beds and there are extra sheets and blankets in the spare closets. ...moreless
There is a washer machine in the laundry room. ...moreless
The Clothes dryer is currently not working. In the kitchen pantry are clothes line supplies. Items will dry on the deck pretty quickly if you keep rotating them. ...moreless
The living room can seat around at least 8 on furniture and there is lots of room on the floor. We have a great coffee table for family game night. We have provided several games and decks of cards...moreless
The house has a full kitchen with everything you would need to cook a meal. ...moreless
Dishes & Utensils:
We have provided dishes and utensils for 12 people. ...moreless
We have the house stocked with trash bags, paper towels, toliet paper, and spices....moreless
Summer and Holidays May 1 - Sep 30 2 night min stay
$200 Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
$175 Fri, Sat
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$100 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
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The Ranch House is conveniently located 5 miles east of Interstate 84, approximately 70 miles west of Boise, Idaho and 45 miles east of Baker City, Oregon. The ranch property rests along the Burnt River near the confluence of the Snake River. Two boat launches are a few miles away. In addition, Anthony Lakes Ski Resort is about 70 miles away. For fishemans. the annual Catfish Derby happens every Memorial Day weekend. And if you are into hunting and pulled a tag in the Lookout Mountain region, this is a great place to stay.
Year Purchased: 1940
About the owner: My family has owned the Ranch property since the 1940s. From that time up until just a few years ago it is was a working cattle ranch. As a family we hope to continue the tradition of having family gathering and reunions at the property. During the times we are not using the property, as a family, we have decided to share it with others so they can experience not only a piece of our family's history, but get a sense of the true rural eastern Oregon lifeways.
Why the Owner Chose Baker City: You can unplug, 'get off the grid', and experience a peacefulness that you might have forgotten that exists in this bustling and techy world that we now live in. You might have forgotten how many stars are in the sky. You might not know that the coyotes howl at 4 am or the birds wake you up every morning at 7 am. Did you know that the deer graze along the fields and mountain sides at dusk? See photos if you don't believe me.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Living in the city for so long, you might want to get back to a more peaceful time and that is why I say, take a step back in time and experience what life was like before our world got so loud and busy.