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Gorge....ous Home with a Fabulous River VIEW and LOCATION

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


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.


More Details

Lisa Roddy
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Lisa Roddy

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.

Lisa Roddy purchased this house in 2006

Why Lisa Roddy chose Mt. Hood, The Gorge

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!

What makes this house unique

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you again for sharing your beautiful home for another family get-away. The fireworks were spectacular and we had a wonderful time with family. The Gorge has so many fun activities and your home is a ferfect hub for it all. We really enjoyed the stunning photos from your travels and African art throughout the house. Thank you again and best wishes to you and your fmaily.
Jul 2010
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Hood River House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Futon
    Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full sleeper sofa
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 3 bicycles
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
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
No parties, retreats, or wedding/wedding related venues are permitted per Hood River Municipal Code. This includes rehearsal dinners, brunches, receptions, etc.


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Gorge....ous Home with a Fabulous River VIEW and LOCATION
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews


  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great fun!

  • 5 of 5

Another fantastic stay at this incredible house. Skiing, and golf on the same day! It doesn't get much better than that!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic week with friends along the Columbia River Gorge

  • 5 of 5

We sought a spacious and comfortable home with a great view where we could relax with dear friends following a wedding in Portland. This home, perched atop Hood River, exceeded our expectations. Everything about this home was exactly as described by its extremely gracious owner, who also has exquisitely decorated the home from top to bottom. We also very much appreciated all of the thoughtful and excellent suggestions for exploring the area ... from hikes to wineries to water sport activities. We highly recommend this property for any group of friends or family reunion destination!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

This was a superb get-away for our group of old friends. The house is spectacular, the view is too. Everything has been thought through for us guests and although Hood River had many restaurants to choose from, we ended up eating in since the kitchen and dining room were too fine to resist. We would recommend this house to anyone looking for a fabulous retreat yet walking distance to town. Pura Vida!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay at a fabulous house!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! From the moment we saw and walked into this fabulous home we were in awe. It is simply amazing and with views that cannot possibly be matched to anything else in the Gorge The house is very well appointed, particularly the kitchen and bathrooms. Not to mention that virtually every bad in the place is of high quality.The owner has thought of just about every amenity one would possibly need to simply relax and enjoy their stay. We had a wonderful weekend golfing, hiking, cycling, walking along the beach, wine tasting and eating at fabulous restaurants that are in walking distance. We also managed to get in a little shopping at some of the trendy boutiques along the Main Street. The house is ideally located, just a short walk from the Hood River staircase and about five minutes to the heart of the village, We will definitely be back as this was one of the most spectacular destination weekends we've experienced in a long time!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous home!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed at this fabulous home for five days for my sons wedding. It has plenty of seating areas for folks to visit in various areas, inside and out. The view is amazing! The kitchen is a dream! It was roomy enough to cook and serve a large group. Everyone commented on what a comfortable home this is. We made some happy memories here and are anticipating a return visit. Thank you, Lisa!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Two blocks
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Indian Creek Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Hood River Water Front

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


Rates & Availability

Hood River House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2017 - Dec 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum 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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