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Aviator Dreams; Spacious Retreat Located On Small Local Airport

34 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Mead - Aviator Dreams

2400 Square Foot House, With 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths And Sleeps 10 Comfortably

This lovely Northside home sits on a small quiet airport with gorgeous views of Mt. Spokane. Just minutes from downtown Spokane, just off Hwy 2 and the North Division Y.

Watch the local planes take off and land from the front yard swing and then end your day watching the sunset on the large back patio while BBQing.

The Large master suite has a queen bed and walk in closet with new carpet. The master bathroom has new flooring, a garden tub, walk in shower and double vanity. Second bedroom has a queen bed and closet. Second bathroom is located just off the second bedroom and has a shower/tub and a nice large single vanity. The third bedroom is located downstairs and has a queen bed with two sets of dressers. A twin bed can be found in a cubby in the laudryroom, perfect for a young child. The beds are brand new, firm and high quality. The linens are also new.

This property is close to civilization but feels remote. During your visit you will see wildlife like deer, quail and wild turkeys. Aviator Dreams is a open spaceous floor plan much like the property it sits on.

What ever your needs may be: Bloomsday, College Graduations, Hoopfest, Skiing, Shopping or just a little getaway; this is the place for you.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

April Kelly
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
4 October, 2016
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What makes this house unique

The perfect getaway for the adventurer in all of us whether you fly in or drive.


based on 34 holidaymaker reviews

Aviator Dreams; Spacious Retreat Located On Small Local Airport
average rating of 4.6764708 based on 34 reviews

Nice place

  • 3 of 5

The house is nice and I would give it 4 stars. It's in a nice quiet area north of Spokane and right next to a small airport, but you feel like you're in the woods. The home is spacious and very clean, although a little dated but it's still very nice. The only 2 bathrooms in the home are in bedrooms, which is a little inconvenient for the people staying in the bedrooms when someone needs to use the bathroom at night. But otherwise, nice place.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We enjoyed the open floor plan and the country feel of the property

  • 4 of 5

Very good impression of the property. Not too far from Spokane city center, but far enough to be quiet and peaceful.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for the family to gather

  • 5 of 5

Aviator's Dream is a very gracious, well appointed, comfortable home. We were a family of five adults, and it was perfect for us. The three queen beds were very comfortable. The two twins (trundle) were in in a separate room, but access was through the master. I don't think I realized that, but it wasn't a problem for us. Location was terrific--very close to highway 2, but removed from any noise. Near shopping. We appreciated seeing the menu for Frank's Diner--I had Yelped it, and seeing the menu was a reminder. April was quick to respond to questions. I highly recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cool location, dated home, limited sleeping, large living area.

  • 3 of 5

While the living area of this home was sufficient to host our family throughout the week as people came and went for our son's wedding, I would not book this home again, though my wife says she would. It is very dated (though well maintained and very clean), from the lighting to the toilets to the kitchen appliances to the central HVAC. In fact, the HVAC is so bad at cooling the house that the owners added a stand alone unit to the living area, which required my attention at least six times to drain the water from the evaporation system, which I was told to do by the owner. We were here in the heat of summer (July 19-25). Without a/c this house would have been miserably hot, as it was on several occasions when we returned to find the stand alone unit turned off due to needing draining (the unit automatically turns off when the water hits a certain fill level, which is a mystery).

My wife also felt that the layout of the home was awkward. There are only two bathrooms, but both are accessed through a bedroom (the master and the bedroom off the kitchen). So, the bedroom downstairs (my sons called it the dungeon) is isolated with the laundry room, which contains the one twin bed that I cannot imagine having anyone sleep in and storage for toys and games.

Realistically, this home is good for six people (though two more could sleep in the spacious living area) mostly due to the limited bathrooms. As for hosting a party, there is plenty of space in the living area, just make sure you drain the stand alone a/c unit ahead of time so that it doesn't turn off in the middle of the festivities.

As for location, my little nephew loved being able to walk down and look at the small planes along the air field. I also appreciate the family history associated with this property and the air field.

If I had it to do over again, I would probably rent one of the newer homes down by the Spokane River Gorge, even though I picked this house to be closer to the wedding venue. Though, as I've already said, my wife would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house was built in 1986 and has been well maintained over the years, so things like lighting, and a kitchen remodel have not been done. The pictures show this. That being said, updates like new furniture have been done. Not to mention replacing the mauve carpet that was in the master bedroom and bathroom. ;) Many homes in Spokane do not have central air and neither does this house, in the amenities there is no mention of AC as I don't want to over sell. When groups larger than 4 book the house I always call the potential renter and explain the layout of the house and the bathroom set up. Your reservation stated that there would be only 2 guest.
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Beautiful Clean Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a wonderful time at Aviator Dreams. Six of us slept very comfortably. I highly recommend this house. Thank you so much to the owners.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful location for a family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of two houses that I rented for a family reunion/birthday party, and it worked out very well! This house was the location of the main "party" (about 30 people) because of the spacious layout, as well as lodging for 2 nights for several relatives. Although I did not stay at the house, I spent a good deal of time there and it was very nice. The only thing the relatives pointed out was that both bathrooms are accessed via a bedroom - so middle-of-the-night bathroom visits by people not occupying one of those bedrooms is a bit awkward. But since everybody in our case was related (brothers and their wives, mostly), it was mostly a point of humor for them. Everybody had a great time, enjoyed the peaceful location, and the well-appointed home!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
Mead Airport/Spokane International
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Mt. Spokane and 49 Degrees North

Pilots can fly their own planes into Aviator Dreams' own airport. Please contact owners for more information if needed.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mead, Northeast Washington

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
23 Nov 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
23 Dec 2016 - 26 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
New Years
30 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
5 May 2017 - 6 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
23 Jun 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
20 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £123
Refundable Damage Deposit £164
Pet Fee £123
Tax Rate 8.7%

Please contact owner for special extended stay pricing.
Special Event Pricing includes late check-out on Sunday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mead, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , All new flooring
    Second Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Large vanity area
  • New towels
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , New queen matress and linens
    Second upstairs bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , New queen matress and linens
    Downstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , New mattress and linens
  • The master suite is huge with a nice bay window looking out at the airplanes. The second bedroom has a small closet and also looks out at the airstrip. The 3rd bedroom is located downstairs with new carpet. There is a twin bed available in the downstairs laundry room nook, outside the 3rd bedroom. The Sunroom can accommodate a 4th sleeping area with a double twin daybed.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling

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