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~Newly Renovated~High Desert Comfort~

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Gorgeous, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath Home (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to our family's vacation retreat! This home is currently being updated with new floors, paint, kitchen cabinets and granite counters. It will be fully completed in May. Pictures will be updated soon to reflect the changes. We trust that our guests will treat our home with the care and concern as if it were their own. We aim to provide our guests with a comfortable and relaxing stay and a desire to return!

People often want to know what our favorite time of year to be in Central Oregon is. Can I answer EVERY day? Because every season offers something unique and wonderful. The summers are hot and dry, making the pool that much more inviting. Sisters has its Rodeo in early June, its Quilt Show in July, art shows and festivals throughout the summer and fall, followed by the Harvest Faire and Holiday Parades. Before you know it, it's January and that means SNOW and lots of it! Along with gorgeous scenery come opportunities for skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and more. Sisters has a strong local community that organizes concerts and benefits throughout the year, featuring well known artists and performers.

We love to shop in downtown Sisters. Christmas shopping, Ray's grocery store that seems to have everything, including a wonderful selection of craft beers, DVD rentals, gourmet items for wonderful meals; antiquing, new and used books. Speaking of books, the outstanding Paulina Springs Bookstore is about as good as it gets. Readers appreciate the staff recommendations and will find books that speak to their hearts and feed their souls. Across the street is our fabulous Sisters Coffee Company. Enter and take it all in, the aromas of coffee and baked goods, the enormous log construction, friendly baristas, inviting fire in the fireplace and comfortable furniture that invites you to sink in for hours.

You can't visit without seeing a movie at the charming Sisters Movie House. You will love it! It's our favorite place to see both first run films as well as independent films that appeal to the discerning folks that live and visit here. Even the popcorn, snacks and beer sold here are good. Come early to browse the art, quilts and sculptures in the lobby.

Keywords: Tollgate, Deschutes National Forest

More Details

Katrina Thomas
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2017

About Katrina Thomas

We feel so fortunate to have a place to go and relax, where there is almost nothing to do but read, hike, ski, cook, play and eat!! We know we will be re-charged and and well rested simply from taking in the mountain air, beautiful surroundings. Falling asleep in the luxurious beds doesn't hurt either! It's all a simple reminder that Life Is Good!!

Katrina Thomas purchased this house in 2006

Why Katrina Thomas chose Sisters

We found ourselves spending much of our leisure time going to Central Oregon, and why not? It has so much to offer. We loved staying at the Best Western Ponderosa Lodge in Sisters, but it was a little crowded for all of us. One weekend we decided to shop some homes with a realtor and with one look inside this one - we were HOOKED! It soon became ours and we love it!

What makes this house unique

It's quiet, comfortable and perfect. We can go out our back door to the Deschutes National Forest, turn right (north) and keep walking, completely through forest to Canada. Turn left, head south to Mexico. All without crossing any private property. Amazing. Not that we've done it, but YOU can!


Sisters House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , luxurious latex mattress and high thread count sheets
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , 4 Twin Beds in Large Sleeping Loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , luxurious latex mattress and high thread count cotton sheets
  • Queen size Beds (2) Luxurious Englander Latex mattresses with memory foam topper. Quality high count linens and down pillows. The best sleep you'll ever have! Twin or Single Beds (4)
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews
West linn

Awful experience

  • 1 of 5

House was not clean despite being charged a fee. Owner was defensive and not responsive. There was food in the furniture, floors were filthy, bathroom was dirty, hot water heater was turned off. Cable was out which is okay....but, the DVD player was taken apart and not functioning. Owner offered to come out and inspect 3 days after check in....I would have preferred an inspection prior to arrival. Window shades are broken. House needs upkeep.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Very wonderful house that was clean and comfortable! We were there for a wedding so had some time to hike Smith Rock and then spend most of the day at the pool. Katrina was always quick to respond and made sure we had everything we needed. I would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, Becky, for choosing my home and being wonderful guests! I am glad that you enjoyed yourselves and I look forward to hosting you and your family again. Have a wonderful summer. ~Katrina
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Portland, OR

Great house, great location!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in Sisters. The house is in a great spot, close to town for restaurants, cute stores and galleries while still being close to trails for biking, running and hiking. And the pool is lovely and solar heated. What's not to love. We had a few bumps along the way but Katrina was very responsive and helpful to get problems solved quickly and painlessly. Thanks, Katrina!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for choosing my home and for taking the time to write a review, Holly. I am pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and you are welcome back any time. I hope you have a wonderful rest of your summer! Kind regards, Katrina
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Comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

Nice neighborhood clean comfortable home-loft is great for kids.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jennie, for your review. We appreciate you choosing our home and so glad that you found it comfortable, clean and well suited for you and your family!
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Sisters and Mom Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our yearly trip my sisters, mom and kids take. The house comfortably housed all of us and the loft was perfect for the older kids. The yard was perfect, the location was perfect, and the pool for the community was awesome. Couldn't have asked for a better place to call home away from home...definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sheridan, Oreg

What a Serene Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Katrina, Roger and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your house. Thank you so much! It is spacious, well-equipped and flooded with light from wonderful large windows. It was so quiet! We also live in the country but still can hear the highway traffic. Here, with the Deschutes National Forest edging your property we enjoyed serene walks beginning right outside the back door. We will highly recommend your property!

Cindy and Roger

  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Cindy. I am glad that you were able to get away and that you found our bright cabin in the woods a perfect fit! We look forward to hearing from you again. Best wishes!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Terms for cancellation: If cancellation is done 60 days or greater prior to check-in, then a full refund less a 10% processing fee will be issued. If cancellation is made with less than 60 days notice, no refund of deposit will be issued.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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