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Unique Home in Willard, Wa. 40 acres, 50 feet from Little White Salmon River

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Private, serene home on large acerage, so close yet so far away

Very unique river front home on 40 acre property.

Sleeps 8, 2 bedrooms- 1 King organic latex mattress,1 Queen Sleep Number Bed,trundle bed with memory foam mattresses, Queen Lazy Boy couch hida bed with memory foam mattress.

Large open living room, dining room, kitchen area for entertaining!

Sattelite TV and WiFi.

Barbeque (3 burner)

2 bathrooms, sauna- surrounded by large tress in quite, private setting 50 feet from the Little White Salmon River on my Great Grand Parent's home stead The Willard's, est. 1891. Willard has about 2 months better weather than Portland. Close to Hood River/hatchery beach wind/kite surfing, hiking, Carson hot mineral baths, Bonneville hot mineral swimming pool, para gliding, vineyards, good restaurants, biking, etc.

brent homan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About brent homan

I have spent many years living and vacationing in the mid Columbia Gorge, enjoying hiking, biking, Carson Hot Mineral Baths, sight seeing and the many gorge events. I love the spectacular scenery and wildlife!

brent homan purchased this house in 1891

Why brent homan chose Washington State

The house has wonderful views of the Little White Salmon River. Beautiful setting of 100 year old cedar and fir trees surround home. Next to an old growth stand of timber. Good area to ride bikes (12 mile round trip from house to Oklahoma Park), hike, Big Cedars Campground is 500 feet from my road entrance.

What makes this house unique

If you want to get away from it all in a serene, private setting and yet close enough to the Hood River area. Hood River Bridge is 20 minutes away.


Cook House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Oversized soaker tub with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Upstairs bathroom-toilet, vanity and shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen sleep number bed, downstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Large upstairs bedroom with view of the river
    Open spaces - Trundle bed and Lazy Boy hida bed with memory foam mattress
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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Unique Home in Willard, Wa. 40 acres, 50 feet from Little White Salmon River
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 36 reviews
Greeley, CO

Beautiful home, with everything you will need for your stay.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 3 nights at this great home and were very happy. It had everything you could ask for and more. Very nice, quiet setting to get away from it all to enjoy mountain river right out the door. Make sure you take some groceries with you, but there are nice restaurants not too far away, if you don't mind a little sight seeing drive.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely, bright home in serene, forested location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this vacation home! The property couldn't be more serene and scenic, surrounded by forest, wildflowers and the Little White Salmon below. The home itself was bright and airy, very clean (a real plus in my book), and comfortable. We were a family of 6 and made most meals at home. The kitchen was generally well stocked ( some sharper kitchen knives to cut up vegetables would be my only request). The location was great -- a scenic 20 minute drive into Hood River and even closer to some beautiful hiking trails, such as Dog Mtn. There was a great little taco stand on the way to Hood River! The owner, Brent, was also extremely accommodating and responsive. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice one

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Very secluded and relaxing. Only drawback is there is no cleared area to setup camp chairs next to the river. Will likely be back. Thanks!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful little house in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

With all the comforts of home this rental brought us back for a second and longer stay after our first stay a year ago. This time the family enjoyed the home as well. Plenty of room so we weren't cramped at all. The setting provides the peace and tranquility we were all needing.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cardiff by the Sea, CA

Great time exploring the Columbia Gorge Area

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a week at this beautiful property and had a fantastic time. The home is very private, quite, clean, well-stocked and just a great place to relax. Twenty minute scenic drive to Hood River but definitely worth it. Great place to use as your home base while you check out the incredible Columbia River Gorge area. We have stayed at a lot of VRBO properties and this is defently our favorite. Hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Outstanding, very relaxing, little hard to find but well worth the trouble

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Hood River and Carson
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Hwy 14
Nearest Restaurant
14 Miles
White Salmon/Bingen/Hood River
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Hatchery beach
Car: necessary

Willard is 7 miles up into the mountains from Hwy 14 and 20 minutes drive via Cook's hill to the Hood River Bridge or 20 minutes drive via the incredible scenic Underwood hill drive to Hood River.


Rates & Availability

Cook House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 5 2017 - Sep 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120
Damage Deposit $300

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.
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