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Gorge....Ous Home with a Fabulous River View and Location

(19 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/09/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The views do not get better than this spectacular 4 bedroom home in the quaint town of Hood River, Oregon located 60 miles east of Portland in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge Scenic Wilderness. This amazing home has phenomenal views of the Columbia River from virtually every window, some of the best in the Gorge.

Overlooking the Marina and the sandy beaches of the Columbia River one can watch kiteboarders, windsurfers, boaters, barges and the Sternwheeler while relaxing on the decks or in the great room. Fly-fishers can be seen casting on Hood River and the expansive Hood River valley and Mt. Hood with its year-round skiing can be viewed from the south.

This 3800 SF home is equipped with a gourmet kitchen including a commercial Viking range, two ovens, two sinks, and a large granite island. The master suite is well appointed with a surround sound audio/video/TV, sitting area, gorgeous bathroom with a walk-in jetted shower, and large soaking tub. There are two additional bathrooms and a powder room. The office is equipped with hard and wireless DSL and can be converted to a fifth bedroom. There is a bonus/family room with surround sound audio/video/TV. There is a loft with an adjoining patio, which features spectacular views, that has a comfortable queen futon bed. There is foos ball, dart board, and a ping pong table in the garage. From the roof top sun deck one can enjoy fabulous views of the Columbia River, Hood River, valley, and Mt. Hood. There are 3 additional decks including one covered deck off the kitchen, one off the great room and master suite, and one adjacent to the bonus room. There is a large laundry room equipped with washer and dryer as well as a drying rack and ironing board. The great room is stunning with its high beams, outstanding views, stone fireplace, and big screen Satellite TV/audio/video/IPOD dock with surround sound. This home is optimal for 8 guests with the following sleeping arrangement: 2 kings, 1 queen, and 2 full/double.

The downtown area is approximately a five minute walk down the Hood River staircase (two flights of stairs) that leads to the city fountain and brew pub, great shopping, art galleries, fine cuisine, theater, wine tasting, and coffee/internet cafes. The Indian Creek trailhead is adjacent to the home. It is a 15 minute walk to the spit where the kiteboarders launch, and a 10 minute walk to great fly fishing near the mouth of the Hood. There are several wineries and brew pubs within walking distance and numerous other vineyards with winetasting within a few minutes drive.

Mt. Hood Meadows, a winter ski resort, is about 35 minutes south and the historical Timberline Lodge with year-round glacier skiing is about a 50 minute drive. Lost Lake and Timothy Lake are within a one hour drive and the infamous Mt. St. Helens is about 2 hours to the most spectacular viewpoint at Johnston Ridge. There are numerous spectacular, scenic routes for road biking and Post Canyon (a 5-10 minute drive) has mountain biking trails for all ages. White water rafting and kayaking is available on both the White Salmon (5 minute drive) and Deshutes River (60 plus minutes. There are numerous options for hiking, windsurfing, and kiteboarding for all levels (The Event Site, The Hook, The Marina, and the Spit are a 1-2 minute drive).

FYI. The "service fee" listed in the quote is misleading. This only applies to instant online booking using a credit card through VRBO. We do not do online booking.

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/09/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 3800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • No parties, retreats, or wedding/wedding related venues are permitted per Hood River Municipal Code. This includes rehearsal dinners, brunches, receptions, etc. ...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    IPOD docking station, music library on server, several rooms and decks have music available from server...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    4 television ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Fabulous view of marina, beach, Hood River spit, and event site. ...moreless

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View:

    View of Mt. Hood to the South...moreless

  • Water View:

    Unobstructed, panoramic view of Columbia River and Hood River from virtually every window....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:


  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Maximum 3 cars No OFF PROPERTY parking except on street below....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Property can only park 3 vehicles MAX. There is no street parking available....moreless

  • Telephone:


  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


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


  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear


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from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 16 - Sep 4, 2017
5 night min stay
Nov 24 - Dec 3, 2017
5 night min stay
Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2018
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $700
  • Tax Rate 9.8%


Saturday-Saturday weekly rental.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/09/2017
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58 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Airport
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Two blocks
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Creek Golf Course
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hood River Water Front

Stand up paddle, kite boarding, wind surfing, out-rigger canoe


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are an active family of six who love all the activities that the Gorge has to offer. From skiing in the winter months to wind surfing, kiteboarding, fishing, hiking, and cycling in the summer.

Why the Owner Chose Hood River, OR, USA:
Hood River has it all! We spent years camping in the Gorge raising our children along the banks of the Columbia where the wind blows. We were always drawn to Hood River and chose to build our home in this prime location so that we could walk to Mike's Ice Cream and the Double Mountain Brew Pub!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Hood River has so much to offer for everyone. Whether it's kiteboarding, wind surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking, fishing, biking, white water rafting, hiking, or shopping, wine tasting, visiting orchards or just plain relaxing at the house mesmerized by the view.....Hood River has it all. Fabulous restaurants, coffee houses, wineries, brew pubs, and shopping in this small town are a bonus. And all within walking distance from our home.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/09/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Great Room Sitting Area

    Great Room Sitting Area

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Queen bed

    Queen bed

  • Bonus Room

    Bonus Room

  • Early morning photo by Lynella Devillier, November 2014

    Early morning photo by Lynella Devillier, November 2014

  • Sunset from Great Room

    Sunset from Great Room

  • Mt. Hood Meadows

    Mt. Hood Meadows

  • Upriver view of winter storm from Hood River spit.

    Upriver view of winter storm from Hood River spit.

  • 360 degree view: Columbia River, Hood River, and Mt. Hood

    360 degree view: Columbia River, Hood River, and Mt. Hood

  • Gorumet Kitchen

    Gorumet Kitchen

  • Great room

    Great room

  • Dining area overlooking Columbia River spit

    Dining area overlooking Columbia River spit

  • Master bedroom sitting area

    Master bedroom sitting area

  • King Bed

    King Bed

  • Full Beds

    Full Beds

  • Office


  • View from great room

    View from great room

  • Indian Creek Trailhead is steps from house.

    Indian Creek Trailhead is steps from house.

VRBO #146013

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Saturday, April 22, 2017

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