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Historic Deer Island Manor Features Gourmet Kitchen and Art Gallery

Bedrooms 1
Separate WC's1
Space 8,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate


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.

More Details

Jason and Diane Dunn
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2017

Why Jason and Diane Dunn chose Oregon

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.

What makes this estate unique

Stay in a beautiful, unqiue piece of Columbia County history along the Lewis and Clark Trail.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Deer Island in Columbia County

Property Type:
  • estate
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • The Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Girls Bathroom (School) - Toilet , Toilet and sink available.
    Boys Bathroom (School) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The Lewis Room shares a large bathroom with the Clark Room. There are plenty of additional toilets available as this is a former school.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • The Lewis Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Features a pillow top king size bed with beautiful bedding.
  • 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.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Historic Deer Island Manor Features Gourmet Kitchen and Art Gallery
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Unique and interesting B&B

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I had the pleasure of spending 1 night at Deer Manor. We were in town only for a short period of time, but Diane and Jason were very accommodating! I wish we had been able to spend more time in the area, and in the company of these two. They have created a truly exceptional home out of this old school house and have added such flair and diversity. They made us delicious waffles as we crawled out of bed around 10:00; their King beds are extremely comfortable! We then spent breakfast having great conversations with the two, who are full of enthusiasm and had great stories to share about the school house and their love for antique auctions! This is a one of a kind B&B and I'd recommend spending some time here if you're in the area, you won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful warm visit with Jason and Diane

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful visit with Jason and Diane. They have a very funky place - an old School House converted into their home, B&B, and eventually retreat destination. Jason and Diane both were very inviting, great company, and full of enthusiasm for their home, the region around Portland, and life in general. We stayed three nights, spending time in Portland one day, and taking a day-trip to Mount St Helens the second. The scones and pie were delicious, we would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome one of a kind B&B

  • 5 of 5

One of a kind B&B. Incredibly hospitable hosts. And great value for money!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unique and chock full of vintage charm

  • 5 of 5

We felt right at home in this comfy converted schoolhouse. The mellow drive along the Columbia River into Portland was a nice switch from the I-5 traffic scrum. Jason and Diane were both genial hosts, and we're in awe of all they have done to make Deer Island Manor a great home away from home!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Exceptional, an amazing surprise.

  • 5 of 5

We knew we would be happy but we had no idea how amazing and unique this place was! We stayed in the suite and it was definitely amazing. The bed was a zillion times more comfortable then at home! Breakfast was to the nines and I hope we can go back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA

Perfect, charming, and comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Jason and Diane have created a beautiful B&B. It fits perfectly into the the beauty of the landscape. It's comfortable in every way. I can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Portland International Airport (PDX)
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
St Helen's, Oregon
Nearest Ferry
29 Miles
Westport Ferry
Nearest Golf
7.3 Miles
St. Helen's Golf Course
Nearest Train
29 Miles
Amtrak - Portland, Oregon
Nearest Motorway
Highway 30 West
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Klondike Restaurant, St. Helen's, Oregon
Nearest Ski
70 Miles
Mt. Hood Meadows
Nearest Beach
61 Miles
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


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Deer Island, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

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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