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Bright cozy cottage with Mt. Adams view

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

One bedroom cottage with sunny yard and great view. Close to park, pool, tennis!

The Mountain View Cottage is a cozy, light-filled cottage with a large, airy sun porch--perfect for enjoying the Mt Adams view with your morning coffee. Located in the heights of Hood River, the cottage sleeps four, with one bedroom (queen-sized bed) and a full-sized futon bed in the sun room. The cottage comes with a completely equipped kitchen, as well as a gas grill, picnic table and large, sunny yard with plenty of room for adults, children and pets to play. It has a TV (but no cable service) and a DVD player, with a few DVDs.

We have a strict non-smoking policy. We do not allow any smoking within the house, including the sun porch or the outdoor porches. Any violation of this rule will result in forfeiture of the entire security deposit.

A full basement offers storage for your toys and outdoors gear.

The cottage is within easy walking distance of the community pool, tennis courts, Jackson Park, a fabulous bakery and several great restaurants. There is a small organic market just two blocks away, and several grocery stores within a short drive.

World-class wind sports, swimming, white water boating and mountain biking can all be accessed within ten minutes. Downtown Hood River with its art galleries, movie theaters and fine restaurants is a long walk or short drive away. In the winter, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and sledding are 45+ minutes away at Mt. Hood Meadows, and 1+ hours away at Mt. Adams.

Taylor Avenue is a quiet street that borders Hood River's Jackson Park, which has tree-shaded picnic tables, a playground for children and adjacent tennis courts and pool.

Definitely plan to have breakfast at the nearby Pine Street bakery, then head on down the street for delicious organic food and deli items from the Farm Cafe. La Taqueria (3 blocks away on 13th Street) offers some of the best Mexican food and margaritas in town!

The cottage has a driveway that can easily accommodate two cars. On-street parking is also provided.

The cottage is within easy walking or biking distance of almost anything you'd need. In a pinch, Columbia Area Transit can provide dial-a-ride, door-to-door service through the Gorge.

More Details

Owner
Leigh Hancock
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Leigh Hancock

Leigh and Bengt have lived, worked and played in the Columbia Gorge since the early 1990s. They were joined in 2001 by their son Finn and in 2007 by their border collie Pippin. Bengt is a hydrologist, Leigh is a writer and college instructor, and Finn specializes in babysitting younger boys. They all four enjoy camping, hiking, mountain biking and sports.

Leigh Hancock purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Leigh Hancock chose Mount Hood

The Mountain View Cottage is a sweet, light-filled cottage with a great yard and beautiful views of Mt. Adams. In the right season, feel free to pick cherries, peaches or pears on the property; in all seasons, the best bakery in town is just two blocks away. We love our cottage and hope you will too.

What makes this cottage unique

We fell in love with the cottage the first time we saw it because of its 1920s charm. We love how every room is filled with light and all the little details that make it cozy and welcoming. The Mt. Adams view out the back windows is spectacular and the deep back yard lends itself to lazy afternoons and bar-b-ques.

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Indian Creek Golf Course
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
!-84
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
La Taqueria
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Mt Hood Meadows
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Hood River Waterfront
Car: recommended

The Gorge is a great place to play, with outdoor activities including but not limited to skiing, wind surfing, kite boarding, mountain biking and hiking. There's also a lively arts scene, with galleries, community theater and a sinfonietta. The Gorge is blessed with great restaurants, wineries and brew pubs--and so much more! If we haven't mentioned it here, just ask.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Hood River, Oregon

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen sized bed, plus a full-sized futon in the sun room.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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Bright cozy cottage with Mt. Adams view
average rating of 4.717949 based on 39 reviews
5

Adorable

  • 5 of 5

Adorable cottage. Close to everything. Will return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minnesota
5

Cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in lovely Hood River. Mountain View Cottage is very conveniently located and true to its name has a nice view across the Coumbia (or would have but for the smoke from recent fires!). The cottage is compact but comfy and had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR
5

Nice place in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Cozy house within walking distance to park and great restaurants. A little smoky from the fires, but air conditioner really helped.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming cottage getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved the cottage! It was perfect for the two of us, very nice accommodations inside, and the location couldn't have been better. Beautiful view of Mount Hood. Everything was just right. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had the privilege to stay here during our wedding weekend in Hood River and we couldn't have been happier with our choice. It was the perfect cozy getaway and we look forward to returning to it for an escape in the near future!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cute cottage & dog friendly!

  • 4 of 5

A great little place for a couple and their dogs to get away for the weekend. Amazing view and a short distance to everything in town. Important to know though, the back yard is not fenced, so you might want to bring a tie-out for your dog if they are the type that likes to explore.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Hood River, Oregon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off season rate
1 Oct 2017 - 25 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$165
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$209
 

Additional information about rental rates

Extra guests (after 2) A$12.69 + Tax
Pet Fee A$25.39
Cleaning fee A$69.81
Refundable Damage Deposit A$253.86
Tax Rate 8.0%

The Mountain View Cottage is a non-smoking house. We do not allow ANY smoking in or near the cottage, including the porches. Violation of this rule will result in forfeiture of the entire security deposit

We welcome well-behaved pets, with a $20 fee. We ask that you clean up after your pets in the house and in the yard, and keep pets off the furniture including the beds. Extra cleaning due to pets will result in a charge to the security deposit.

We do not allow parties of any size in the cottage. Please let us know if you have any questions about this!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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