WHEN IS THE LAST TIME YOU DID SOMETHING FOR THE FIRST TIME?
Well, here's your chance!!
MapleRidge is newly renovated in a contemporary style. Two bedrooms with a queen and two XL twin beds, bar, wood burning fireplace, and a private covered deck with a river valley and mountain view! We are in 20 forested acres, yet just 3.5 miles from the village of Woodland and the interstate 5-freeway corridor. PDX is 40 minutes from our door. Lewis River Golf, Cedar Creek Grist Mill, Ilani Casino, Mt. St. Helen's Monument, Columbia River Gorge, Portlandia and a plethora of local wineries...-all nearby!
•The modern, new fully stocked kitchen makes meal preparation conveniently easy - large spice/herb selection, custom coffees and a wide variety of condiments are part of your stay. Please note we do not provide meals but can arrange for catering with advance notice. We do however provide an HONOR BAR stocked with a wide selection of treats and a sophisticated selection of wines.
•new gas stove and oven, dishwasher, ice maker with large freezer/fridge, and microwave.
•dining table will seat 6 with additional 4 seats at kitchen bars - pass-through dining/seating on deck
•sleeps up to 4 guests with downy comfort in two bedrooms - additional sleeping arrangements can be made for a small additional fee.
•large Koi pond and stream with surrounding deck and gazebo.
•outdoor grill two steps from kitchen, and a serious wood burning outdoor BBQ by the koi pond
•personal well-lighted entrance and an enormous private deck
•personal covered parking for one car or two drift boats or three golf carts
•your own ensuite laundry with dryer, iron and board, multi media center, WI-FI and bottled water
•personal office space with basic amenities - just plug in your laptop
•VERIZON works great, AT&T not so good - very good internet connections. Land line available if needed
•we are disconnected from cable TV - stream content to your heart's content to our media center
•multiple charging stations for your phones, computers or laptops
•linens and towels galore, personal soaps and shampoos
•outdoor-smoking welcomed but not in the house - Great horseshoe pit just outside your door with a view to die for!
•caretaker and/or host lives on or near site
•we have arrangements with wide variety of fishing guides, tour operators and wineries / special arrangements are welcome
REASONS TO VISIT MAPLERIDGE HOUSE
Our very private wooded 20 acres are perfect for romantic getaways
Sambo and Jigger, a Republican chocolate lab and an Independent cat, patrol the property and keep you company
Second deck surrounds a large koi pond and gurgling stream
Dissolve your aches and stresses in a private authentic Finnish cedar-house sauna - room for 6
Relish the view of the glorious Lewis River Valley from your private deck or living room
Portlandia and the Columbia River Gorge are 40 minutes away
Just 3.5 miles from the Interstate 5 freeway and the charming village of Woodland - 40 minutes from downtown Portland
Mount St. Helen national monument is an easy, spectacular drive, and not-to-be-missed
Visit the wonderful Lelooska Cultural Center in nearby Ariel, WA
Less than 30 minute drives are: Ilani Casino, three crystal-clear mountain lakes, Lewis River Golf club, Lewis and Kalama River fishing or rafting, and wineries.
INTERACTION WITH GUESTS
If you need assistance or friendly conversation we are always nearby, but not too close. A maintenance and housekeeping team is just minutes away.
OTHER IMPORTANT THINGS TO NOTE:
MapleRidge is a ground level home and the house sits on a hillside. A dozen gentle steps lead up and down the side of the house to the apartment entrance. If this might be a concern, please contact us for more specific information.
•please, no pets