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Stunning Historic View Bluff House Adjacent to the Rivers *Sale*

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Your slice of Hood River history: Victorian Eastlake home built in the year 1900

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Last updated: 07/22/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy this stunning historic two story Victorian house built in 1900 and perched on a bluff top corner lot adjacent to the Hood River with sweeping 270 degree dynamic views. Views include the Columbia River, Hood River, Hood River Bridge, White Salmon Bridge, Washington and East hills, peek-a-boo of Mt Hood, Fourth of July fireworks, and the occasional Mt Hood Railroad tourist train. Portions of the windsurfing “Event Site” and the kite boarding “Spit” are also within view. Enjoy watching the colorful chaos of windsurfers, kite boarders and sailboats while listening to the sound of the Hood River below.

Without neighbors on two sides and a vacant lot to the north, the unfenced wind-protected private back yard and deck has the same views as the house and is a perfect location to watch human and wildlife activities in the surrounding river gorges below while grilling on the brand new Weber grill under the shade of gnarled oak trees. Sandy uncrowded beaches on the Hood River are only 220 feet away. Walk 2 blocks west to the Indian Creek Trail for running, walking and bike riding along the Hood River. Watch eagles and osprey hunt high above the Hood River and chipmunks and quail scurry about. Walk 8 blocks northwest to Historic Downtown Hood River and all its amenities; see points of interest map below. Minutes from fishing, boating, kite boarding and wind surfing on the Columbia River. 35 miles to Mt Hood Meadows ski resort, 25 miles to family-friendly Cooper Spur Ski Resort, 50 miles to year-round snow at Timberline Lodge and 21 miles to snow parks for tubing.

The home is fully set up to act as your base for day excursions and quiet refuge for rejuvenation. The living room has views of both rivers, a gas fireplace, and a 46' LCD HDTV. The office has a computer with 5mbps internet access, Wi-Fi, printer/scanner/copier and a house phone with unlimited local and domestic long distance. The kitchen with gas range, large windows and 26' LCD HDTV is conveniently located adjacent to indoor and outdoor dining spaces. The expanded cable service in the living room and kitchen offers 75 TV channels and 45 music channels to enjoy while while cooking, dining or entertaining. The Main floor east bedroom has a king bed and view of the Hood River. The upstairs north bedroom has a queen bed and views of both rivers. The upstairs south master bedroom has a queen bed, half bath (toilet & sink) and views of the Hood River and peek-a-boo of Mt Hood. Both upstairs bedrooms have 27' TVs with basic cable and IPod/MP3 dock clock radios.

Extra sleeping capacity is provided by a twin daybed with trundle that can optionally be combined to make a king bed in the living room, the L-Shaped couch adds two spots, and three small foam mattresses can be used anywhere.

Lockable gear storage is located under the north porch. Two to four off-street parking spaces and free on-street parking is available. Pets and large groups considered for additional fee, please inquire.

Keywords: Historic Victorian View House columbia Hood River furnished vacation rental gorge train kite board windsurf ski bbq grill deck wifi trail beach waterfront walk to town

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1630 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    but watch real little ones near brushy steep yard slopes and steep scramble trail to the beach. We have two portable gates that can be used inside or outside to keep little kids/pets away from stairs or pinned on the back deck....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    One step up to main floor but rest of main level is flat. Some narrow doorways may make the use of wheelchairs difficult....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Not allowed indoors. Allowable outdoors but additional cleaning charge for cigarette butts on the ground....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets considered for additional fee, please inquire....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 6-13

  • Ground Floor East Facing: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs South Facing: 1 queen

    Includes an attached 1/2 bathroom (toilet & sink)...moreless

  • Upstairs North Facing: 1 queen

    Includes 3 single mattresses that can be moved to any room...moreless

  • Ground Floor Living Room: 1 twin/ single, 1 murphy bed

    Twin daybed with trundle that can be combined to make a king...moreless

  • Ground Floor Living Room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    L-Shaped couch can be used by 2 people in a pinch...moreless

  • Anywhere in the House

    3 single foam mattresses can be used anywhere in the house...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Ground Floor 3/4 Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Shower, toilet, and sink...moreless

  • Upstairs 1/2 Bathroom: toilet

    Toilet & sink...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    One in living room and one in Upstairs North Facing Bedroom...moreless

  • Games:

    A cabinet full of games and toys for all ages....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Bring your own for use with our IPod/MP3 dock clock radios in the two upstairs bedrooms...moreless

  • Pool Table:

    None at the house but two billiards tables with a nice view of the Columbia River can be found at Big Horse Brewery within walking distance....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Expanded digital cable service (75 TV channels + 45 music channels) on all 4 TVs...moreless

  • Stereo:

    iPod/MP3 docking stations on living room system and also the portable clock radios in each of the two upstairs bedrooms. CD player on living room system....moreless

  • Television:

    46' LCD HDTV in living room w DVD player, 26' LCD HDTV in kitchen, & 27' Standard Def TVs in both upstairs bedrooms...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Games:

    Several Redbox nearby....moreless

  • Video Library:

    Several Redbox nearby....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    of both the Columbia River and Hood River...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    Beaches of the Hood River are 220 feet below the house....moreless

  • Downtown:

    8 block walk to heart of historic downtown Hood River...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Hood River Bridge...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Peak-a-boo of Mt Hood from deck, upstairs south bedroom and front wrap-a-round porch....moreless

  • Water View:

    of both the Columbia River and Hood River...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    A large square table which seats 8 people adjoins the kitchen...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central A/C for entire house...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    via Charter cable...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    free (including anti-static sheets)...moreless

  • Garage:

    No garage but your gear can be stored in the large front entry room or under the north porch which is secured by padlock....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    in living room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central natural gas furnace for entire house...moreless

  • Internet:

    via Charter cable...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Yes, for all fixed and convertible beds as well as beach towels....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large U-Shaped couch with coffee table facing HiDef cable TV with surround sound and gas fireplace. Daybed reading nook with bookshelf....moreless

  • Parking:

    2-3 paved slots in driveway + 1 grassy sideyard slot adjacent to driveway + free narrow street parking. Watch for no parking signs. See Google Maps aerial & Google Street View ground images...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    2-3 paved slots in driveway + 1 grassy sideyard slot adjacent to driveway + free narrow street parking. Watch for no parking signs. See Google Maps aerial & Google Street View ground images...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Please inquire....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    free (including soap)...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Password posted on the wall near the router in the front room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Yes, please inquire....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    Brand new premium cookware set and cutlery....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Also includes gas range/oven, toaster, blender, wine glasses, Pilsner glasses, ice trays and bar tools....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Brand new....moreless

  • Oven:

    gas range/oven...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    For rent at several nearby bike shops within walking distance...moreless

  • Boat:

    Several boat rental options within walking distance...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Includes Adirondack chairs and large picnic table....moreless

  • Golf:

    At either of two public golf courses...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Several boat rental options within walking distance...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Non-irrigated unfenced level medium-sized backyard lawn and irrigated level partially-fenced planted small-sized frontyard with brick walkway....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane gas Weber grill with side burner...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Several resorts within short driving distance...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Courts are near the Hood River Aquatics Center...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Several rental and lesson options within walking distance...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    At nearby Hood River Aquatics Center...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
Jun 7 - Sep 4, 2016
1 night min stay
$255
$1,600

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Fall 2016
Sep 5 - Oct 30, 2016
1 night min stay
$200 $247
Fri, Sat
$1,418

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Pre-Thx 2016
Nov 17 - Nov 22, 2016
1 night min stay
$200 $247
Fri, Sat
$1,418

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 - Nov 26, 2016
1 night min stay
$255
$1,600

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Post-Thx 2016
Nov 27 - Dec 3, 2016
1 night min stay
$200 $247
Fri, Sat
$1,418

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Xmas 2016/NY 2017
Dec 23 - Jan 1, 2017
1 night min stay
$255
$1,600

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

MLK 2017
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
1 night min stay
$245

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Presidents Wkend 2017
Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017
1 night min stay
$245

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Early Spring 2017
Feb 20 - May 25, 2017
1 night min stay
$200 $247
Fri, Sat
$1,418

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Memorial 2017
May 26 - May 28, 2017
3 night min stay
$255

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Late Spring 2017
May 29 - Jun 8, 2017
1 night min stay
$190 $220
Fri, Sat
$1,155

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$177 $213
Fri, Sat
$1,144

Rates are based on 8 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Cleaning $95 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Pet Fee $20 + tax
  • Tax Rate 9.8%

Notes:

Mid-June through Labor Day, Christmas week, Thanksgiving week, and New Years week we

try for 4-night minimum. Other holidays: 3-night minimum. Weekends: 2-night minimum. Otherwise 1-night minimum.

*SALE*: All terms and rates negotiable if booking within 4 weeks of a vacancy. Please ask for details.

Monthly rates available without lodging tax.

Pet rates: $20/night per pet or $120/week per pet + $20 additional for cleaning


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 07/22/2016
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Location

60 Miles
Nearest Airport
Ken Jernstedt Airfield (6mi) Portland Intl (60mi)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Big Horse Brew Pub/River City/Trillium/Crazy Peper
2.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Creek (2.3) or Hood River (6mi)
0.6 Miles
Nearest Train
Mt Hood Railroad
0.9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-84 (0.9mi) and Highway 35 (0.6mi)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Andrew's Pizza/Celilo/Sushi Okalani/Ground Coffee
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cooper Spur (24mi) or Mt Hood Meadows (35mi)
1.4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Hood River (220 feet) or Columbia River (1.4mi)

Car: Recommended

kite boarding, dirt biking, four wheeling, waterfalls, art galleries, free City skate park, wine tasting/tours, train rides, community indoor/outdoor pool, and Jackson Park free Thursday night concerts and Saturday night outdoor movies.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Click on the '+' button on the map below to zoom in. Shawn, Sophie and their two children relocated to the Hood River valley in August 2005 from Seattle Washington in order to raise their family in a picturesque small town environment with more indoor and outdoor opportunities than you should reasonably expect in a small community. As full-time year-round Hood River valley residents since 2005, we'd love to share with you from an insider's perspective what we know and love about this award-winning community. We wouldn't live anywhere else!

Why the Owner Chose Hood River, OR, USA:
You could live here your entire life and still not exhaust the available opportunities.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Feel like you are staying in the mountains while being only 8 blocks to town and 220 feet to Hood River beach. Indian Creek Trail. Outstanding views. Wind-protected private back yard and deck. Short walk to all the amenities of the Historic Downtown district. Minutes from fishing, boating, kite boarding and wind surfing on the Columbia River. 35 miles to Mt Hood Meadows ski resort, 25 miles to family-friendly Cooper Spur Ski Resort, 50 miles to year-round snow at Timberline Lodge and 21 miles to snow parks for tubing. This vacation rental has been in service since August 2008.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Your slice of Hood River history: Victorian Eastlake home built in the year 1900

    Your slice of Hood River history: Victorian Eastlake home built in the year 1900

  • White Salmon River Bridge & portion of the windsurfing 'Event Site' Columbia Riv

    White Salmon River Bridge & portion of the windsurfing 'Event Site' Columbia Riv

  • Main Floor East Bedroom with King-Sized Bed

    Main Floor East Bedroom with King-Sized Bed

  • Upstairs South Bedroom with Queen-Sized Bed & attached half bathroom

    Upstairs South Bedroom with Queen-Sized Bed & attached half bathroom

  • Kitchen/Dining area has a door & large windows to the deck and Hood River view

    Kitchen/Dining area has a door & large windows to the deck and Hood River view

  • Daybed nook. House is stocked with board games, books and toys for the kids.

    Daybed nook. House is stocked with board games, books and toys for the kids.

  • HiDef Digital Cable TV, Surround Sound, iPod Dock, Gas Fireplace, DVD

    HiDef Digital Cable TV, Surround Sound, iPod Dock, Gas Fireplace, DVD

  • 3/4 Bathroom on the main floor (shower, toilet, sink)

    3/4 Bathroom on the main floor (shower, toilet, sink)

  • 1/2 Bathroom on the 2nd floor (toilet & sink)

    1/2 Bathroom on the 2nd floor (toilet & sink)

  • Covered front porch entrance, planted front yard, brick walk and copper mailbox

    Covered front porch entrance, planted front yard, brick walk and copper mailbox

  • Private unfenced backyard fringed with vegetation perched above the Hood River

    Private unfenced backyard fringed with vegetation perched above the Hood River

  • Sandy uncrowded beaches on the Hood River are only 220 feet away

    Sandy uncrowded beaches on the Hood River are only 220 feet away

  • Wind protected private backyard & deck w/ Weber gas grill & oak tree shade

    Wind protected private backyard & deck w/ Weber gas grill & oak tree shade

  • Hood River Marina & portion of the kite boarding 'Spit' on the Columbia

    Hood River Marina & portion of the kite boarding 'Spit' on the Columbia

  • Upstairs North Bedroom with Queen-Sized Bed & 3 Extra Portable Mattresses

    Upstairs North Bedroom with Queen-Sized Bed & 3 Extra Portable Mattresses

  • Private Back Yard Deck Conveniently Located off Kitchen/Dining Area

    Private Back Yard Deck Conveniently Located off Kitchen/Dining Area

  • Fully stocked kitchen w/ quality equip. 75 TV and 45 music channels. Gas range.

    Fully stocked kitchen w/ quality equip. 75 TV and 45 music channels. Gas range.

  • Living Room Couch for Socializing in Front of Fire or Movie on Big Screen TV

    Living Room Couch for Socializing in Front of Fire or Movie on Big Screen TV

  • Detailed with stained glass transoms, wainscoting, turned columns & bay windows

    Detailed with stained glass transoms, wainscoting, turned columns & bay windows

  • 3/4 Bathroom on the main floor (shower, toilet, sink)

    3/4 Bathroom on the main floor (shower, toilet, sink)

  • Perched atop a hill on a bluff above the Hood River yet walk 8blocks to downtown

    Perched atop a hill on a bluff above the Hood River yet walk 8blocks to downtown

  • Backyard bird house

    Backyard bird house

  • Mt Hood Railroad tourist train trestle crosses the Hood River below the house

    Mt Hood Railroad tourist train trestle crosses the Hood River below the house

  • Peek-a-boo view of Mt Hood

    Peek-a-boo view of Mt Hood

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, July 29, 2016

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