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Beautiful Condo on the Columbia RiverNear Dntown Vanc & Port

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,350 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Office, 2 Bathrooms + attached Garage




• The Master Bedroom has TV, DVD player and cable

• The 2nd Bedroom has two twin beds

• 3rd bedroom downstairs is set up as an office with a large desk, chair and futon couch (which can be used for sleeping)

• The complex has an excellent workout gym, hot tub & seasonal pool (Memorial Day - Labor Day).

• The Renaissance Biking/Walking/Runnning Trail runs right by your front door.

• Restaurants within walking distance - Beaches, McMenamins, Joe's Crab Shack, Ginger Pop, Lapellah, Panda Express, Wood Fired Pizza, Red Robin.


• Fred Meyer (groceries, hardware, housewares, Peet's Coffee, Red Box)

• Fedex Business Center

• Thatcher's coffee shop

• A Barber

• Subway Sandwiches

• T-Mobile Store

• Dry Cleaners

• U.S. Bank

• Frozen Yogurt shop

• Quick access to I-5 & Hwy 14

• Easy access to Hwy 205

• Please Note: This unit is across the river from the Portland Int'l Airport; a civil-military airport. The Air National Guard flies their F-15's out of this airport Monday - Friday in the morning & afternoon. Commercial airlines follow mandated FAA noise abatement procedures, and from my experience, air traffic stops between the hours of 11:30pm & 6am. The Burlington Northern Railroad runs right by this complex; they are slow moving cargo trains and there is no 'whistle stop' anywhere near. This is a 3 story condo with two flights of stairs. Please see the detailed layout diagram in the photos section.

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More Details

Karol Peake
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Karol Peake

I want to make sure that your stay at my condo is the best that it can be. I have tried to provide everything that will facilitate that. If you have any questions or need to reach me for any reason, I am always available by phone, text or email. I will do my best to work things out quickly.

Welcome and have a great time!


Karol Peake purchased this condo in 2011

Why Karol Peake chose Columbia Way

I purchased this home as a place for my family to go vacation. My 4 boys love the Pacific Northwest, as do I. I wanted to move to WA state for many years, but cannot at this time, so this condo serves as my connection.

What makes this condo unique

I chose to buy this condo because it is central to everything in the area. Within a 2 hour drive, you have volcanoes, skiing and the beach! Downtown Vancouver is within walking distance. I love their farmers market, outdoor concerts in the summer and 2nd hand/vintage stores. I also can pop over the bridge to Portland for awesome restaurants, the Portland Saturday Market, Portland Int'l Raceway, the Zoo, and TAX FREE shopping.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to thank you for allowing us to stay in you very well appointed & comfortably decorated Condo. You have a great spot on the river, we loved our evening walks. It was a convenient location for us. It took only 5 minutes to reach our family in Hazel Dell. I loved the huge Fred Meyers store down the road and the Downtown farmers market a short distance away was great. Also, you worked up an excellent tenant package listing all local resources, directions, map & check out list. It was very helpful.


~ A well equipped kitchen & all appliances worked well.

~ plenty of towels, bedding, blankets, etc.

~ Plenty of storage & drawer space

~ A Very comfortable bed in the master bedroom.

~ Great entertainment center, TVs & WiFi. We never tried the stereo. It was nice to be able to access the Internet throughout the living space.

~ A Large living space, Couches & chairs were more than comfortable.

~ I liked the electronic entry on the front door.

~ We used the pool and spa with our toddler granddaughter. She had great fun.

~ A very reasonable price.

~ The unit was very clean; No smoke, No pets


~ The Navy jets that take off from Portland Intn'l Airport across the river at 9 & noon were loud and there were a couple of barking dogs throughout the complex. We got used to the noise and both slept well after a couple nights. We live on 11 secluded acres where we hear nothing except the occasional coyote howl or owl hoot. This may have given for an unfair comparison!

~ Lots of stairs -Not a good idea for anyone with disabilities, but I actually think it did a bit to strengthen my quads!

~ Beds - the twin beds in the 2nd bedroom are suitable for children & young adults.
Aug 2011
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Columbia Way Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest Bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bath with dual sinks
  • Hair dryers & a curling iron.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Office - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon couch can fold down into a bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful Condo on the Columbia RiverNear Dntown Vanc & Port
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Chesapeake, VA

Cozy Retreat at Beautiful Riverside Vancouver, WA

  • 5 of 5

This became our peaceful haven during an otherwise busy family vacation. The quick, easy access to the shops just down the street was such a huge help, being that we had our 5-year-old ASD daughter traveling with us. The condo was clean and comfortable- you can tell that the owner puts some pride in her property. This kind and generous owner went out of her way to accommodate us and any unique requests that came up. We were so pleased with the experience that we plan on requesting use of the condo next time we visit family. Much appreciated!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gilbert, Arizona

Awesome stay in Portland/Vancouver

  • 4 of 5

Very nice condo on the river far enough from downtown to be relived of traffic. The unit was nice, organized, well stocked. Karol was helpful in every way. The train and plane noise was the only downside. It was very mild when we stayed. Warm during day, 82 was the highest and nice and cool eve and night, in the 60's. We tried to have windows open to cool unit, which cooled nicely but the planes were to loud to relax and watch TV. After noise curfew at 11pm we could open most windows on the south, airport side. The trains on the north side ran all night, they were slow and usually very quiet. That is until one had to stop, when they start going again sounds like train crash. The noise of the trains didn't bother the kids or myself. The wife and grandmother though were awakened quite often. I do believe if there were some curtains in the train side rooms it would greatly reduce the noise and the sun coming in at 5am. Would we stay again absolutely yes. Would bring a white noise maker or a loud fan.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Your perfect home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

The location is amazing. Set along the river and close to restaurants and Portland, it was very ideal. The place itself was equipped with everything we needed, from a rice cooker to laundry detergent. My family of four was comfortable with it's two and half bedrooms (bottom floor office) and two bathrooms. There are two flights of stairs, however. We were also warned about noise from trains and planes, but we didn't even notice them. Karol was very informative and always available when we needed her. The booking experience was also very easy and quick.

This was such a wonderful place to stay that we almost want to keep it a secret. We will definitely stay again when we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: M&L, Thank you for your kind words. You are welcome back anytime! - Karol
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Another Fine Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to this condo and again were very satisfied! Karol may be the ultimate host as the condo is very clean and well stocked for daily living. It has very accurate information about the use of the condo and how to enjoy the area. The grandkids loved all the board games provided! (Remember this is a 3 story unit). When away from home it is important to feel comfortable and safe and this unit does both. Next time we are in the Vancouver area, this would be our first choice to stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed there for 12 days in August 2105. Karol gives excellent information and instructions. The location was perfect! We were warned about train and airplane noise but neither bothered us. I think it is a little weird that the bathrooms are only on one floor but we knew that going in. You get two bedrooms, two bathrooms A GARAGE for less then a decent hotel room. Why would you go somewhere else?

While there is always something petty to complain about, we will come back and recommend this unit, and Karol, to our friends and family. We had a great stay!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fountain Valley, CA USA

Vancouver Condo

  • 5 of 5

We had a memorable family Christmas in this lovely condo. The owner was very helpful and pleasant. The description on the website was accurate. The beds were comfortable and the kitchen was well stocked. The instructions left in the 3 ring binder were very helpful. The condo was very conveniently located close to the river, downtown Vancouver and local restaurants as well as the shopping center. We had 4 adults staying there and there was ample room when our grandchildren who live nearby came by for lunch or a walk on the river. We loved the fact that it had an attached garage!

Since our children and grandchildren live nearby, we hope to come back again.

  • Submitted: May 8, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Portland Int'l
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Beaches Restaurant & Mc Menamins Brewhouse
Nearest Golf
4.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Hwy 14
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Beaches Restaurant & Mc Menamins Brewhouse
Nearest Ski
58 Miles
Mt. Hood
Nearest Beach
2.6 Miles
Wintler Park
Car: recommended

Lots of activites within driving distance: Snow skiiing at Mr. Hood, the beaches of the Oregon/Washington Coast, some of the finest windsurfing in Hood River, OR, Mt. Saint Helens volcano, the Columbia River Hydro Electic plant fish ladder salmon spawning facility. Moultnomah Falls in Oregon, Moulton Falls in WA and tons of local parks and outdoor recreation areas, WA & OR wine countries.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 10.4%

$100 non-refundable payment made with signed rental contract to hold your future dates (goes towards total rental amount). Balance of amount is due 20 days prior to check-in.

Smoking in the house will be an automatic $175 deduction for a professional cleaning service
Deductions will be made for electricity usage which exceeds $130 for any 30 day period (2 year annual monthly average is only $100 per month).
Deductions will be made for any extra ordinary cleaning that must be done due to tenants lack of care for the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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