Rural Life, 10 Min. to Downtown. Breakfast Foods Included! Treehouse. Swingset.(67 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
Separate entrances, and back deck under large walnut tree to enjoy an outdoor meal. Easy driveway parking next to a shady flower garden.
The refrigerator and pantry are stocked with breakfast foods, coffee, assorted teas for your use. You may also enjoy a complimentary bottle of our local wine.
Beautiful, warm furnishings with bamboo flooring, in large kitchen and living room, complete with books, television, movie library, games, wi-fi, and piano. Queen-sized bed, built-in sink and vanity, chair, CD player, and built-in cabinets and drawers in bedroom.
Nine goats and two alpacas in the pasture will entertain you from the large sun-drenched windows. Can you identify the native birds from the busy feeders? Pick a bouquet of flowers or herbs from the garden for your dinner table. Lounge on the deck to read a book and admire the views. Enjoy a relaxing country walk.
A large tree house and swinging bridge offer an unusual adventure for children and adults. What a great location from which to sip your morning coffee or afternoon wine! You have full access to all the gardens, porches, orchards and views around the apartment and main house. A large swing set has been popular!
Your hosts, Sally and Ron, are a friendly, well-traveled couple who hope you will feel right at home. (They also respect your privacy.) Check out our reviews! We have many return guests.
The McMinnville area is an 75 minutes away from the pleasures of Portland and 70 minutes from the thrill of the Pacific Ocean. Hiking, fishing, and wading in the nearby Nestucca River is a pleasure on hot summer days.
Just a 10 minute drive to McMinnville's popular Third Street, Thursday Farmer's Market (summer), and Saturday Public Market (all year). McMinnville is home to Linfield College, Evergreen Aviation Museum with IMAX theater and water-park, and excellent restaurants, wine bars, community theater, and boutique & antique shops in the historic old town.
More than a hundred vineyards and wineries surround the region. Check out the new wine scene in nearby Carlton. Also nearby is the Lafayette Antique Mall. You will delight in the local festivals in the surrounding communities throughout the summer.
Keywords: Large, bright, independent apartment attached to owner's country home.
Member since: 2008
- On floor 1
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Full bathroom with shower (easy to step in). No bathtub.
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street:
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
Roomy, bright full kitchen: stove, oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, toaster oven, coffee-maker, coffee-bean grinder, microwave. Visiting chefs have loved all the counter space and kitchen supplies....moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 - Apr 30, 2017
3 night min stay
May 1 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
From November - april, we will take 2 night stays at $160 per night.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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One hour drive to gorgeous beaches on the Pacific Ocean. Hike along the Nestucca River or try your luck at fishing. Haag Lake is nearby for swimming, boating, fishing. Wine-tasting and lovely countryside with more than a hundred nearby local wineries in Yamhill and Willamette Valley wine country! Evergreen Aviation Museum and Water-park. Portland activities are 70-80 minutes away.
About the owner: Your hosts are Ron and Sally. We've raised our three children here since 1988, and they're now all young adults. We're not yet retired, but able to do some of our work from home. We're friendly, casual introverts. It has been great to meet a wonderful variety of people from all over the country.
Why the Owner Chose McMinnville, OR, USA:
Sally is a native Oregonian. She lived in Portland during her young adulthood, and hoped to raise the children in a more rural area. McMinnville (pop. 33,000) has been perfect. And the countryside is beautiful! One of our friends dubbed our place Low Heaven Farm. It stuck -- and we have to agree that it IS 'heaven on earth.' Three large black walnut trees frame the house, and we added evergreen trees to bring some winter color.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
We love our country living, while still being close to town. Have a busy day, then return to relax. Sally continues to expand the orchard -- it now has 34 varieties of apples, 8 plums, 5 pears, 4 cherries. Ron relishes his time on the tractor, and he just added 24 solar panels so the apartment's electricity needs are now supplied by solar energy.
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Bright, open floor plan of kitchen and living room.
Living room; dining area with spring view to eastern sunrise.
Toward bedroom on right, & entry with piano alcove on left. Sleeper sofa.
Dining area, looking out to the back deck which is all yours to use!
Bedroom with sink and vanity.
Bathroom with shower.
Treehouse in summer. Right outside your living room window.
Shade garden in summer. Small table and chairs for afternoon tea.
Flower gardens around our home. June, when the lupines were in full glory.
Pasture to the east. Guests visiting the animals!
New addition in 2012!
August view from kitchen window.
Winter view of tree-house and bridge.
Back deck from the swinging bridge.
Front porch of our home. Guests are encouraged to sit a spell!
Western view, late summer. Catch the sunset from beneath the apple trees.
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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