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Relaxing, Family Friendly Cabin Right On Sandy River, Mt Hood

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,050 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Private, 2 Bedroom And 1 Bath Cabin With River And Forested Hills Views (Sleeps

Enjoy this cozy, but spacious, retreat with vast views of forested hills and historic Sandy river right outside your windows and doorstep. You'll be amazed by the sounds and smells of the outdoors, and will be awed by how different the river can look from day to day in course, flow, level and color.

The surrounding area offers activities year round for the outdoor enthusiasts, vacationers, and locals looking to get away for the weekend. Whether winter or summer, you're sure to find this cabin the perfect getaway where you can leave your troubles behind you, while still feeling like it's your home away from home.

While feeling the privacy and seclusion of a wilderness retreat, you'll have available to you many amenities. You'll have cable and WiFi available to allow for any needed connection to the real world as you relax and enjoy this cozy cabin while being warmed by the gas fireplace/stove.

This cabin is different than most in the sense that it is very bright and fresh. It's very family friendly, and can sleep up to 6 with the convertible sofa sleeper. People of all ages will be mesmerized by the beauty of the wilderness and river, and can enjoy both exploring the river and surroundings as well as access trails right outside the cabin.

With thriving area towns a very short distance from the cabin, you'll have plenty of choices for eating out or to stock up on supplies and enjoy your meal at the cabin.

More Details

Owner
Steve and Monika
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish, Polish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

About Steve and Monika

We're a couple of accountants with two little girls and a boy that enjoy getting away from our busy urban life. We've searched for the perfect place for quite a while and finally found it!

Steve and Monika purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Steve and Monika chose Oregon

This area is beautiful and as interesting in the summer as it is in the winter months. We wanted a place that's a short drive from where we live. Being an hour away from Portland this drive is a breeze whether you're getting here Friday evening or heading straight to work on Monday morning. After a pretty long search we knew right away that this cabin/cottage was different from anything else that we had looked at.

What makes this cottage unique

The location is amazing, right on the river, with plenty of space around the house for kids to play. Easy to access from the road, but private enough. The house feels fresh and bright, not like some of the dark and moist cabins we looked at during our search.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mount Hood Village in Marion County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • river
  • waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Adorable bathroom with clawfoot tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Spacious master with direct view on the river
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Bunk bed with pack n' play for smaller kids
  • For best comfort, we recommend maximum 230 pounds per person.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • water skiing

Reviews

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Relaxing, Family Friendly Cabin Right On Sandy River, Mt Hood
average rating of 4.8133335 based on 75 reviews
5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Quiet/Peaceful/Relaxing

We could not ask for anything more.

Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place.

  • 5 of 5

This place is the quintessential summer vacation cabin. Right on the river, a great new swing for the kids, fire pit to sit around and roast marshmallows in the evenings. The cabin itself is cozy. Bunk bed for the kids (don't all kids love bunk beds?) Wood burning stove with river rock mantel. It's the kind of place you want to own so that you and your family can visit frequently and you can build amazing memories for your kids to remember forever.

It was neat, clean and tidy. I would definitely recommend it and should we decide to go back to Mt.Hood again, we will check to see if it's available!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, beautiful, comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

A perfect get away! We loved this home and location.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a fantastic experience at the Shifting River Cabin. It was quiet, peaceful and cozy. It felt very private and we so enjoyed hanging out by the fire pit, watching the river flow by. The bed was comfortable, wifi and netflix worked well and the kitchen was functional. Overall, we truly enjoyed our time at the cabin and hope to come back some day.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed at this property for 4 days. It is true that the surroundings make this property but the cabin is also beautiful.

The views from most windows are amazing. The owners have it fully stocked.

The kitchen is stocked with everything you could want to make for meals.

I have stayed at many VRBO properties and I can say this is one of my favorites.

It was quite warm when we were there but very comfortable for me.

Close to many outdoor attractions a lot right outside door.

Owners very receptive and answer questions quickly.

Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cute cabin by the river

  • 4 of 5

The cabin is truly adorable. It was perfect for myself,my husband, and two small children. The river is steps away from the cabin and just up river there's a little island that creates a nice safe Creek for the kids to play in. What an amazing first impression of Oregon. There were amazing walks through lush greenery right outside the door but the hosts also provide ample information on nearby trails. Less than 10 mins away we visited little zigzag falls and the surrounding trails.

There were a few minor hiccups when I arrived (mostly my fault) but the hosts responded promptly.

The only thing that got complicated was that there is no laundry facilities. While I knew about that going in, I didn't factor in how wet and muddy it is in early June. It was hard keeping the kids in dry socks😉�

It is pretty small, but I loved it that way.

*cindy

P.s. Thanks for the popcorn!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! Washer and dryer and plenty of detergent are located in the utility room across the deck from the main entrance to the house and are always available to all guests. Please always ask if there is anything that you need during your stay or are not able to find something. Thanks!
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
The Rendezvous
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
The Resort at the Mountain
Nearest Train
43 Miles
Portland Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Mt Hood Hwy 26
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
El Burro Loco
Nearest Ski
19 Miles
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Nearest Beach
121 Miles
Seaside, OR
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Mount Hood Village, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
31 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£80
From
£95
Fri,Sat
£572
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£370
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£446
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 24 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£408
 
 
New Years
29 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£408
 
 
Summer
31 May 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£225
for 2 nights
From
£80
From
£95
Fri,Sat
£598
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£216
for 2 nights
From
£75
From
£84
Fri,Sat
£545
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £64.8

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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