Our home is a balance of terraced gardens, stone paths, deck and Jacuzzi under a canopy of Cedar trees. Situated 25 min. from PDX, 35 min to Portland, we are the gateway to the Gorge, walking trails of the Sandy River, and 25 minutes from Mt. Hood.
The entire backyard of our property sits on the bank of Cedar Creek. A stunning Mt. Hood glacier sourced tributary that feeds into the Sandy River nearby. Walk out of the master bedroom right onto the deck overlooking the Creek. The dining room as well leads out directly onto the deck. Sit in the Jacuzzi on the deck, relax and watch the water flow downstream, or find your favorite reading spot on one of the several benches or swings on the property. Relax and read by the coy pond and small waterfall.
The layout of the house is one of many vaulted ceilings, windows and natural light, creating a unique contemporary fusion with a fun rich palate of colors to warm you. There are two wood burning stoves. One is a fireplace insert in the family room and the other is a wood pallet stove in the dining room (each room including the bathroom has its own heaters, the house has been recently completely insulated)
The master bedroom with a queen size bed, has a wall of windows looking out onto the creek, and the giant cedars in the backyard. You will fall asleep to the sounds of the creek rushing by. You have your own direct door access to the deck and the Jacuzzi.
The 2nd bedroom is a fully functional den with a twin sofa that folds out into either 2 separate singles or one full size bed, there is a wall mounted internet compatible TV for you to use your Netflix, Hulu etc. The den has a desk with several full large monitors to check in at home or work as needed. There is high speed wireless internet throughout the house. (The internet speeds are suitable for financial trading, movie down streaming and gaming.)
The 3rd bedroom is in most case will not be accessible - special request can be made. This bedroom has a loft with a Japanese full size futon, an electronic piano in the downstairs sitting area.
The kitchen is fully functional and is open to the family room, with stools for counter eating (great for kids). The bathroom is heated with a claw foot tub. There is a full size utility room with washer and dryer. The garage is for the owner only, but there is plenty of parking on the drive way and 2nd driveway for three cars.
3 minutes by car (or 15 minute walk) to the salmon fish hatchery and the hiking trails to the Sandy River (very next street over), relax all day with your rod and reel trying your hand to catch a beautiful steelhead.
We are 20 minutes to the gateway to the Gorge, and all its waterfalls and magnificent hiking trails. 25 minutes from the ski slopes of mt. hood. Minutes from restaurants in Sandy, or Welches, Golf, the Mt. hood athletic club (A full service fitness facility) is less than a 5 minute drive from the property (daily or weekly passes can be arranged). 35 minutes to the restaurants and nightlife of Portland, and 25 minutes to the PDX airport.
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I am available by phone, sms and email and will do everything possible to make sure your stay is relaxing and comfortable. and any help needed or requests I will do my best to fulfill.
The 3rd bedroom is in most case will not be accessible - special request can be made. This bedroom has a loft with a Japanese full-size futon, an electronic piano in the downstairs sitting area awaits your fingers.
We are on a water well, the water is delicious, but shower pressure needs patience to get up to speed. just turn it on a little ahead. We ask to run dishwasher and washing machine alternatively after showers and last thing at night. A little conservation and water management. If it is not a problem great, if so, not a great fit.
For Holidays, such as Christmas, New Years, and 4th of July we have minimum 4 night stay policy.
There is no smoking inside the house or on the property, No drugs on the property. No parties. This is not a party house but a place to quietly enjoy and relax. We enjoy being outside in the evening on the deck and property, but are respectful of noise levels and we expect the same when our guest use the property. No food, drink or glass in and around the Jacuzzi, and no unsupervised children in the Jacuzzi under 13. We are on the creek, and rocks are slippery. You are completely responsible for you and your children and the guest that are staying here. We cannot accommodate pets on the property. There is a minimum 4 night stay. Please do not wear inside the house shoes from outside. we recommend that you either bring slippers or wear socks or indoor only non-marking soled shoes. It can be muddy and dusty outside, please remove shoes immediately upon entering the house. We do require a contract between all parties and owner and renter ( guest) and will forward this to you once your booking is complete.
We do have neighbors and their houses are visible.
We are on a shared water well, so our water pressure is not excellent but is fine for small parties.
I have lived in Prague, CZ and Krakow, PL for over 14 years, then Mexico city for 3 years and Victoria on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada for a little under two years..
We Moved to Oregon about 3 years ago, and are thrilled to share our experiences here with anyone wanting to come and visit and see what this area has to offer.
My wife and I live at the base of Mt. Hood just outside Portland, Oregon, a stunningly beautiful but treacherous little volcano for climbing, fun skiing and wonderful hikes.
We enjoy mountain climbing, rock climbing, scuba diving and trekking. Most of all great food, cooking ourselves or having others cooking and just getting to eat it - anywhere in the world anytime.
We welcome you to stay at our home and relax and let the beauty of being in the quiet of the cedar tree forest, alongside the rushing glacial water of Cedar Creek which runs the entire length of our back yard.
We look forward to hosting you, whether it be for a short retreat from Portland to release the work day stress or from anywhere in the world.