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Dewayne's Place, Historic Baker City, Gateway to Hells Canyon

(12 Reviews)

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Last updated: 05/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Bungalow
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

DeWayne's Place is a 580 square foot home built in the 1930's C.C.C. Home built during the Roosevelt administration; built in Pondosa Oregon to house the workers that built Highway 86 which we now call the Hells Canyon Scenic By-Way. After the road was built the houses were torn down, brought into Baker City and resold as kit homes.

Our recent renovations to the home included insulation never seen in the house before, new plumbing, heating, electrical, windows and doors and a completely remodeled interior. We are proud to say we used all local businesses to do this project and furnish the home, other than the bedroom set which is an original set from my husband’s mom and dad.

This one bedroom, one bath home has custom tile work and a deep soaking tub, a kitchen/living area with granite counter tops, custom cabinets filled with everything you need to use our stainless steel appliances and a gas range and make a feast my dad would have wanted to enjoyed with you. Big screen TV and mission style reclining chairs in the living room will be a welcome place to relax at the end of a hard day of skiing, hiking, fishing our exploring historic places in the area.

Situated within walking distance of Historic Baker City, Anthony Lakes Ski Resort is just 30 minutes from our front door and Hells Canyon and the Snake River are only an hour east of us.

We won't nickle and dime you with cleaning fees and costly deposits, just the cleanest, most plush, up to date vacation rental in Baker County for an awesome price.

Keywords: Cottage, house, private, Studio, chalet
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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/27/2017

Property Type

  • Bungalow
  • 580 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 with credit card payment...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children:

    This is a one bedroom home licensed for two people. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Deep Soaking Tub, double sinks, stacking washer/dryer

Other Amenities

  • Custom Tile Bathroom with 24'' deep Soaking Tub, Double sinks and granite counter tops. Private House is 6 blocks from Downtown Historic Baker City. This newly remodeled home uses state of the art insulation, new energy efficient windows and stainless appliances. The property has large mature shade trees, seldom needs any additional cooling system during our cool high desert nights. Comfortable Mission style furniture....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    surround sound through the TV...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The Elkhorn Mountains to our West and the Eagle Cap Mountain Range to our east. the Baker Valley sits square in the middle of adventures in high desert areas in Eastern Oregon...moreless

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
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Dining at the center island on high bar stools...moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    off street parking ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker:

    drip coffee maker and french press...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances, dishwasher, gas range, granite counters and custom cabinets....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:



  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Quail Ridge Golf Course ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Anthony Lakes Ski Area...moreless



from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
May 1 - Oct 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$875 $1,500
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$135 $140
Fri, Sat
$850 $1,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 8.8%


VRBO recently announced that they would be adding a service fee to all VRBO rentals that complete a registration through VRBO assures their member businesses that this service fee of between 4-10% (the larger the rental payment the smaller the fee) will not deter customers from using VRBO to find vacation rentals. The service fee is assessed when you submit your payment on line. If this service fee would deter you from renting from DeWayne's Place, feel free to check the calendar for availability and then contact me directly to process your payment. to view the information provided to rental owners you may click here-

Deposits are returned within 7-10 days of departure, when you make your reservation with a credit card directly with me I can waive the deposit and hold the card number as your deposit.

20% discount for guests that arrive in a hybrid vehicle or on your pedal bike.

NOTE: Oregon Transient Lodging Tax rate will go up from 1% to 1.8% July 1, 2016

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 05/27/2017
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140 Miles
Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Quail Ridge Golf Course
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Anthony Lakes
23 Miles
Nearest Beach
Phillips Lake

We won't nickle and dime you with cleaning fees, and costly deposits. Just the cleanest, most plush lodging in Baker County for an amazingly awesome price. Hells Canyon Scenic Byway, Jet Boat Tours, Elkhorn Scenic Byway, Narrow Gauge Steam Train Rides, Grass Courts Tennis Courts, Baker City Sports Complex, Anthony

Lakes Down Hill and Cross Country Ski area, wild life viewing from Moose, to Bobcats, to Eagles and Hawks, Mountain Bike, Tour Biking, and ATV courses all within minutes of our front door. To make arrangements for your security deposit other than the standard options in the reservation system, contact me directly at 541-403-0840


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

About the owner: Mike is owner operator for Baker County Pest Control and Debi runs the Baker County Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau for our day jobs. We have made working on DeWayne's Place as our after hours career for the past year and a half.

Why the Owner Chose Baker City, OR, USA:
DeWayne's Place is named after my Dad, Duane. Dad had a nickname at our house; 'De-Wayne' is his name, fun and laughter is his game. Dad was living in Minnesota and diagnosed with CHF and Diabetes. When he was starting to need some extra help we bought the house next door for him to stay in while he was here visiting with us in Eastern Oregon. But, he never got to see it. It has been said that once you've met Duane, you were automatically friend and family. So my husband and I decided to continue working on the house and make it a place people could visit, after all Duane loved visitors.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
In this small town of Baker City, you have the unexpected opportunity to feel pampered in a house you would think you can only find in the big city.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/27/2017

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  • back yard

    back yard

  • private back deck

    private back deck

  • livingroom


  • Custom tiled tub and shower

    Custom tiled tub and shower

  • Bedroom


  • Greenbelt through Baker City

    Greenbelt through Baker City

  • Hells Canyon Scenic Byway wild life viewing

    Hells Canyon Scenic Byway wild life viewing

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen


  • Bathroom-Bedroom entry

    Bathroom-Bedroom entry

  • Shower and soaking tub

    Shower and soaking tub

  • Wild life Viewing

    Wild life Viewing

VRBO #395393

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017

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