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Stay in 'Gracie' at Historic Palmer House !

KELLY

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Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

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Stay in 'Gracie' at Historic Palmer House !

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

Baker City Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Ground level apt (1300 sq ft) 2 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

'GRACIE' is located in THE HISTORIC PALMER HOUSE' vintage 1906. Come and stay in the Palmer House and feel a part of Baker history just 2 blocks walks from the heart of downtown and explore historic Baker City! Did you know that Baker City was once slated to be the Portland of Oregon? The magnificent old stone buildings of the town seemingly give credence to this.

Our offering to you; this unit; the entire ground level of The Palmer House we call 'Gracie' for its charm that remains from its 1906 origin! It is well lit with north and east wall windows sporting a 'sunny' disposition! The tastefully painted colors only enliven its sunny rays! It is now fully furnished; two queen bed, one full/queen size futon sofa couch. The kitchen is efficiently stocked to serve 6-8 an easy spaghetti dinner after skiing Anthony Lakes or riding the Elkhorn or boating/fishing the local and beautiful Philips reservoir! The decor is colorfully pulled together to create an atmosphere of fun with sincerity intertwined! Drink your morning coffee in the Sun Room and watch the local Baker neighborhood scene go by! The location is in the 'fringe' of downtown - the heart of where local Baker City livin' starts! Leave your car at the curb and walk to art museum (1block), have coffee or lunch at happenin bakery', grab a libation @ the local brewery or hear live music at the wine bar! Just step out Gracie's door! The Palmer House guarantees clean, clean, clean! High speed internet and cable tv included. Google 'visitbakercity' for more local information!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
KELLY (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2015

About KELLY

HELLO! We are owners Kelly Esterbrook and Jimmi Terhaar. We love BAKER CITY and coming over to ski, hike, ride our bikes and most of all working on The Palmer House! We found it, fell in love with it and felt it deserved the respect of its graceful, prominent lore in Baker history! So we have endeavored to bring it new color and creative life working on it when we can s l o w down (what we love about Baker!) and get there from our hometown of Bend, OR. We hope you enjoy the Palmer House as we endeavor....to restore...create..and color...it with NEW LIFE!

Why KELLY chose Baker City

We really got excited about Baker City, coming from Bend and having been long time residents of Bend; Baker was like the 'OLD BEND' only with more history in its buildings. Downtown is so very cool...big stone buildings..old Victorian houses.. We came to ski Anthony Lakes and loved the small community of skiing there. The Nordic while small is world class! Snow is light and fluffy! We feel a slower pace the minute we hit town!

What makes this apartment unique

We love the detail of 'this OLD HOUSE! The higher ceilings, the antique moldings and stained glass.. the roominess of it all! It has 2 living rooms with a beautiful old fireplace ( now with safe electric fire ambience)! I especially love the Sun Room.... relaxing...

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights
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Reviews

5
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Stay in 'Gracie' at Historic Palmer House !
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Tucson, AZ, USA
5

A great place to stay and a great place to live

  • 5 of 5

I have lived in a lot of apartments and rented houses in my life. Of all the places I've lived, I've never enjoyed a place as much as my seven-month stay in the Palmer House, Baker City, Oregon.

This historical house was built in the early 1900s and was the home of a prosperous businessman who also was the mayor. The quiet neighborhood is just minutes from the historical downtown and is surrounded by beautiful Victorian style homes. When the current owners bought this house, it was in rough shape, but they lovingly restored the four apartments into great places to live.

During my seven months stay, I have lived in three of the four apartments -- the studio, the 1-bedroom and the 2-bedroom, so I can attest to the quality of all of these. Each apartment comes fully furnished. By "fully furnished", I mean everything is provided: furniture, linens, towels, appliances (even blenders and coffee makers) and all the utensils, dishes and flatware. All you need when you move in here is to bring your clothes and buy some food. You also have free cable TV, wi-fi Internet access and laundry facilities.

All the apartments are furnished with comfortable and attractive used furniture. The owners have excellent decorator tastes and have painted the rooms colorfully. I would describe the style as eclectic and funky. Anyone who visits me always compliments how nice the apartments look.

And finally, I have to comment on the owners of Palmer House -- they are two of the nicest people. They are very professional in handling the business of checking references, getting the lease done and getting you moved in efficiently. The apartments are professionally cleaned by their own crew, and they regularly perform preventive maintenance and make improvements to the apartments to keep them looking fresh and attractive. They provide a great place to live and they seem to attract good, quiet tenants.

I highly recommend living in the Palmer House. I hate to leave here, but I am moving abroad.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Perfect place for a relaxing vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our choice to stay at the Palmer House, "Gracie" turned out to be the perfect space. What a wonderfully bright clean place with big rooms to spread out and cosy sitting areas to relax. Loved coming home after a delightful ski at Anthony. Plus only a few blocks to walk to the brewery for dinner, and wine bar. And if you dig on kitchen stores you won't want to miss the one downtown. We give "Gracie" an easy 5 stars for comfort, location and cleanliness. Can't wait to come back and stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
United States
5

Our stay with "Gracie"

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the downstairs “Gracie” unit with 2 other couples during spring break week. You won’t be disappointed. The place is well thought out and well equipped. When we cooked, the kitchen provided everything needed. There was plenty of room to spread out and hang out and be comfortable. The bedrooms are big. Oh, it’s important for you to know – “Gracie” is clean! We drove from Baker City north to snow shoe, ski and skate ski at Anthony Lakes. If you like snow play or just want a beautiful drive, Anthony Lakes is a must see. The snow conditions are excellent and there were no crowds (remember, we visited spring break).

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Sunshine... for real

  • 5 of 5

Sunshine is the perfect name for this bright, quiet apartment; it's as bright as any summer's day. It felt just like home and is very conveniently located for whatever you want to do in downtown Baker City. The owner is easy to work with and the place was spotless. It's the perfect place for a couple looking for a few days away.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
California
5

Baker City.. Who knew?

  • 5 of 5

The "sunshine apt" in Baker City is fabulous! Perfect walk to everything location from charming old world neighborhood. Very comfortable, nicely decorated and furnished with everything you need. Kelly (Owner) was extremely kind and helpful as well. I was here to take advantage of incredible motorcycle riding through gorgeous scenery on empty roads which it offers in seemingly endless abundance. Outdoors enthusiasts, hiking, biking, fishing etc. will no doubt be in heir elements as well. Baker City is really cool. Like a step back in time. Feels very safe and the people are quite friendly. I enjoy walking to town for dinner, then taking a longer stroll through the neighborhoods to marvel at the beautiful old homes that you can buy for a song compared to the Bay Area where I live. Hmm? Am I moving? Maybe later. I highly recommend a trip to Baker City and especially Kelly and her "sunshine apt".

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

BELLA Main Street Market
Barley Brown's Brew Pub
"Good range of food and GREAT BEER that will satisfy! . "
Baker County Visitor Bureau
Anthony Lakes
"Google Anthony Lake Ski Resort for their site! Great lil community ski area... the POWDER ..."
Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
"Follow the local history trail!!! "
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Downtown Baker City - walking distance
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Elkhorn
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I-84
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Downtown Baker City - walking distance
Nearest Ski
24 Miles
Anthony Lakes
Car: recommended

The Palmer House is 1 block from the Art Museum and 2 miles from the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. Just 2 blocks to restaurants, antiquing and historic downtown BAKER CITY!!

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Rates & Availability

From $128 Per night

Baker City Apartment Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay
$128
$750
$1,450
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $65
Pet Fee $35
Refundable damage deposit $200
Notes Cancellation Policy: 1/2 reservation fee will be refunded up to 2 weeks prior to reservation date. Less than 2 weeks cancellation notice reservation fees paid will not be refunded.
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Amenities

Baker City Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has shower and tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
LOCATION Location Location! Just on the perimeter of the downtown blocks - but in a nice historic neighborhood..walk and see Bakers fine Historic houses...

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