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Secluded Lodge Near John Day River. Hike, Bike, Fishing, Sporting Clays, Views.

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Last updated: 04/06/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Lodge
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Spacious, Private setting, 5 Bedroom, 2 Bath Lodge with room to move

Great Expectations Lodge is the ideal rural getaway. Wildlife, privacy, hiking, views. Property borders Umatilla National Forest. 3800 square ft. lodge has vaulted living room, fireplace and satellite TV. Wi-Fi. Fully equipped kitchen, dining room, convection oven, blender, Keureg coffee maker, microwave, dishwasher. Five bedrooms with 8 beds plus 2 sofa beds available. Two full bathrooms and one half bath. Pool table, video game system and card table in basement. Lodge is non-smoking with exception of man-cave. Man Cave has it's own satellite TV, wet bar and gas fireplace. No charge for well behaved dogs in heated man cave, but they must be crated when their owner is not in the room. Ice machine. Washer and dryer, laundry sink. Sporting clays course and rifle range available upon request.
Lodge is just 2 miles graveled miles north of the North Fork John Day River. Seven miles from town of Monument.

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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 04/06/2017

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 3800 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking permitted in Man Cave...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets allowed in Man Cave. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen, 1 double, 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Bedroom 5: 1 double


  • Three queen beds, on Cal. King, 2 full beds and 2 x-L Twins. Also have 2 sofa beds or air mattress beds and small roll-away bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower


  • Two bathrooms with tub and shower. One tub has jacuzzi jets.


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    200 channels...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Museums

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Wood Fireplace in Living Room. Gas Fireplace in Man Cave....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone:

    No charge for National calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup coffee maker. Keurig coffee maker. Coffee provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Range Oven. Convection oven....moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    2 refrigerators. Only one has freezer. Ice maker on premises....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric flat top range...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 2 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 29 - Sep 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$300 $380
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 8%

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 04/06/2017
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65 Miles
Nearest Airport
John Day, Oregon
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Jerry and Kitty have lived one mile up the driveway from the lodge for 38 years and raised their children there.

Why the Owner Chose Kimberly, OR, USA:
Great Expectations Lodge is snugly nestled in one of the most unique pieces of the earth.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 04/06/2017

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  • Living room and Kitchen

    Living room and Kitchen

  • View from front

    View from front

  • Man Cave

    Man Cave

  • Chukar Room

    Chukar Room

  • Quail Room

    Quail Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Back Deck

    Back Deck

  • Lodge at Dusk

    Lodge at Dusk

  • Front of Lodge

    Front of Lodge

  • Pheasant Room

    Pheasant Room

  • Grouse Room

    Grouse Room

  • Fox Hole

    Fox Hole

  • Game Room

    Game Room

  • Bathroom 2

    Bathroom 2

  • Bathroom 1

    Bathroom 1

VRBO #690145

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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