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Historic Deer Island Manor Features Gourmet Kitchen and Art Gallery

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Last updated: 05/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:Estate
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A unique, historical home for a weekend get-away or celebration!

Built in 1908, the historic Deer Island School is now the residence of Jason and Diane Dunn. They have opened their home and their hospitality to the world. Deer Island Manor features guest rooms for your vacation get-away. Located on historic Highway 30 and right on the Lewis and Clark Trail, your exploration of the Pacific Northwest begins here! We have great reviews online and easy access to better room pricing with less fees and multiple pictures on our site.

**The prices listed on the booking page is for the rental of ONE GUEST ROOM called the "Lewis Room" within Deer Island Manor. This guest room shares a large bathroom with one other guest room. If you have questions, please contact us directly.

We have a total of two guest bedrooms within Deer Island Manor. They each have a deluxe king sized bed. These two rooms SHARE a large bathroom with a large walk in shower.

A brand new 27 foot wide gourmet kitchen has been newly installed.

The Great Hall (formerly the school's gymnasium) has been remodeled into a large art gallery/sitting area/entertaining venue/library.

Free wifi is available at Deer Island Manor for all of our guests.


Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 05/13/2017

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 8000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    There are many antiques and collectibles within reach of small children. Please be respectful and thoughful of the owner's private collections....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You may smoke outside at the parking lot....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Due to owner's allergies, no pets are allowed....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Included In Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • The Lewis Room: 1 king

    Features a pillow top king size bed with beautiful bedding....moreless

  • This property is a HOSTED Property, much like a B&B. The owners of the Deer Island Manor live in the home year round and will host guests and provide a continental breakfast each morning. Other meals may be booked and ordered with the hosts....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • The Guest Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Girls Bathroom (School): toilet

    Toilet and sink available....moreless

  • Boys Bathroom (School): toilet, shower


  • The Lewis Room shares a large bathroom with the Clark Room. There are plenty of additional toilets available as this is a former school....moreless

Other Amenities

  • At this time we are renting 2 guest bedrooms within Deer Island Manor. We hope you will join us on a get-away adventure. Only 45 miles from Portland, Oregon and 70 miles from Astoria, Oregon....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Television located in the great room that is shared by all guests....moreless

  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 14 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    We have a very high quality exercise machine that may be used by guests. Instructions on use are available. We also have yoga mats available for guests to use, Meditation room available....moreless

  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free wifi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large gourmet kitchen with 3 convections ovens and 48 inch duel fuel Dacor range....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Some basic items will be made available for guests. Owners will be onsite to cook....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Small front porch of the Manor with chairs....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Wild flower garden, Lavender farm (newly planted), organic herb and vegetable gardens....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


NOTE: This price is for one guest room per night (within Deer Island Manor) that includes a king size bed to accomodate 2 adults, and you will share a large guest bathroom with other guests. Linens, soap, shampoo, towels will be made available to each guest. This is a HOSTED PROPERTY. Owners live at the property A free continental breakfast will be provided. Additional meals may be purchased.

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: 05/13/2017
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29 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Airport (PDX)
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
St Helen's, Oregon
29 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Westport Ferry
7.3 Miles
Nearest Golf
St. Helen's Golf Course
29 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak - Portland, Oregon
Deer Island, OR, USA
Nearest Motorway
Highway 30 West
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Klondike Restaurant, St. Helen's, Oregon
70 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Hood Meadows
61 Miles
Nearest Beach
Long Beach Peninsula, Washington

Car: Necessary

Caples House Museum, Columbia City, Oregon

St. Helens Golf Course

Vernonia Golf Course

Wildlife and Bird Watching

Historic Downtown St. Helens, Oregon

Hiking trails

Haunted places


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

Why the Owner Chose Deer Island, OR, USA:
Our home is an historic school built in 1908. We have recently put in organic gardens, flowers and a new hen house! We have one disc golf "hole" for you to practice your putting skills.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Stay in a beautiful, unqiue piece of Columbia County history along the Lewis and Clark Trail.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 60%
Calendar last updated: 05/13/2017

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  • The Historic Deer Island Manor (former school) built in 1908.  Owners onsite.

    The Historic Deer Island Manor (former school) built in 1908. Owners onsite.

VRBO #647086

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, May 19, 2017

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