BEAUTIFUL RIVERFRONT CUSTOM LOG HOME

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Sleeps15
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
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Minimum Stay 2 nights

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BEAUTIFUL RIVERFRONT CUSTOM LOG HOME

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3 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath home on the gorgeous Santiam River

Spacious custom built 3 bedroom, 2-1/2 bath log home on the Santiam River. Two level home, large kitchen, gas fireplace, sleeps up to 13 people, game/gathering room with pool table, sitting room with murphey bed, master bedroom with shower and jet-tub, guest WIFI network, wrap around deck, outdoor fire-pit, picnic table, horseshoe pits, fully fenced yard & trail to the river's edge. Just minutes from Detroit Lake and Breitenbush Hot Springs and a short drive to Hoodoo Ski Bowl.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility

Diane

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I am a well-established dentist in Salem, Oregon, having graduated dental school at the University of Minnesota in 1970. I grew up primarily in Montana and Washington where I loved to fish in my spare time. My wife, Paula, was an 'Air-Force brat' who lived all over the U.S. and in England for a couple of years. I met my lovely wife at the University of Minnesota and we have three wonderful children, now grown. My wife and I built our log home just outside of Gates in 2006 as our primary residence, however after a couple of years, decided to move back to Salem to be closer to our family and many grandchildren. We have since used our log home as a get-a-way for family & friends and more recently as a rental property. Our home is very large with an open floor plan but surprisingly 'homey'. The home, though modern, has a very rustic feel and the setting is nothing short of breath-taking. Located on the Santiam river, minutes from Detroit Lake and Breitenbush Hot Springs and a short drive to Hoodoo Ski Bowl there is no shortage of fun outdoor activities. After your busy day, take a long, hot bath in the jet tub and curl up with a good book in front of the gas fireplace or roast a marshmallow at the outdoor fire-pit. We hope you enjoy your stay at this unique vacation spot as much as we do! -Tom Bell

Diane purchased this house in 2006

We built our log home on the Santiam River just outside of Gates to live a more quiet life. I love to fish and spent much of my spare time in this area. The scenery is beautiful and the fishing is fantastic!

One of my wife and my favorite spots is on the back porch overlooking the river with a good cup of coffee after dinner. Our grand-kids love playing horseshoes in the front 'yard' and roasting marshmallows at the outdoor fire-pit. In the summertime, we spend a lot of time fishing, boating, jet-skiing and camping at Detroit Lake. In the wintertime, our family loves to go skiing, sledding and snowboarding at Hoodoo Ski Bowl. We have most of our birthday celebrations for our family at the log home as the kitchen is great for large gatherings, the home is big enough to sleep many people & although only 40 minutes from Salem, it feels like a mini-vacation. It's our home-away-from-home!

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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5
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Beautiful Riverfront Custom Log Home
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Beautiful Riverfront Custom Log Home
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Detroit Willamette Valley Oregon
Pearl City, Hawaii
5

FAMILY CELEBRATION OF GRANDDAUGHTER'S GRADUATION FROM OSU

Family Celebration of Granddaughter's Graduation from OSU
  • 5 of 5
9 of us checked in on the 12th and were delightfully surprised at the fabulous accommodations. Everything we needed was available to us and it was so comfortable. The boys and men headed to the river almost immediately and caught 3 fish which we fried for dinner. 3 more family members spent the last 2 nights with us. It was a great family gathering. Would love to do it again in the future!
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  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Riverfront Custom Log Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p444059vb
+1 5035809227
Detroit Willamette Valley Oregon
5

LATE CHRISTMAS AT THE CABIN

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful late Christmas at the Gates Log Cabin. It was a half-way point from all over the state for our adult children to meet up with us. The weather was mild and we had a wonderful time exploring the path along the river and playing horseshoes out back. The cabin is so much better than the photos represent. We had 4 families and each family was able to have a private space with the 3 bedrooms and game room. We would love to visit in the summer!
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Detroit Willamette Valley Oregon
Beaverton, OR
5

WOW! WHAT A BEAUTIFUL BIG PLACE!

  • 5 of 5
All I can say about this place is WOW! What a beautiful place. We were looking in Sunriver but so happy we found this place instead. Great Views - "BIG" log cabin with a wonderful wrap around deck right next to the river. Game room for the kids and baby friendly. Fenced yard. Loved the kitchen!
Everything you need is provided for you. We had a wonderful time. Thank you and Thank you for the bottle of wine.
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  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Beautiful Riverfront Custom Log Home
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Detroit Willamette Valley Oregon
Portland, Oregon
5

BEAUTIFUL HOME, SERENE VACATION!

  • 5 of 5
I agree with some of the other reviewers in saying that the pictures do not do this house justice! From the minute you drive up it is jaw-droppingly beautiful. It is HUGE and very comfortable for a large group, with lots of places for people to be together or in solitude. I could sit for hours on the deck watching the beautiful river, and we spent many happy hours at the firepit as well as down by the river and on the little trail that leads from the house. The kitchen was well stocked and we cooked all our meals. It was close to the marina and the state park and we headed to Detroit Lake every day. We vacationed here with my two small kids and my mother- and father-in-law and everyone loved it and hoped we would make it a family tradition. We will definitely be back - this is my perfect vision of a riverside retreat!!
  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
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Beautiful Riverfront Custom Log Home
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p444059vb
+1 5035809227
Detroit Willamette Valley Oregon
5

FAMILY GET AWAY

  • 5 of 5
I loved this house at first I was worried because I could not find many pictures of the house, but when I got there I was pleasantly surprised. The house has a few housekeeping items to fix but it is so beautiful you overlook those. We will defenetly go back there.
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 0100
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Just minutes from Detroit Lake & Breitenbush Hot Springs & a short drive (less than one hour) to Hoodoo Ski Bowl.

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Detroit House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summertime
Jun 13 2014 - Sep 2 2014
2 night minimum stay
$285
$1,900
$7,800
 
 
Winter Holidays
Nov 25 2014 - Jan 4 2015
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,900
$7,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
$7,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150.00
Pet Fee $50.00
Cleaning Fee $150.00
Notes We accept all major credit cards for payment and fees. Sorry, no checks accepted.
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Amenities

Detroit House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Sports & Activities
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Garage ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Oven ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Stove ...
  • Microwave ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Master bath located in master bedroom on main floor.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath located up-stairs.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Located on main floor.
  • Master bath includes a large jetted tub and separate shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master bedroom on main floor, walk-in closet & Bath.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Located upstairs, view of the river, walk-in closet.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Located upstairs, view of front wooded area, walk-in closet.
  • All bedrooms have a walk-in closet, dresser, night-stand with lamp, full length mirrors, ceiling light w/ fan, chair & window w/ view.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Balcony ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • marina
  • playground
Leisure Activities:
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • sledding
  • horseshoes
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • skiing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Notes:
Queen Murphy bed in loft on second floor. Bunk beds (single on top, double on bottom) in 'Great Room' on second floor. Hide-a-bed (full/double) in living room on first floor. Add'l bedding, blankets & pillows for add'l sleeping on couches, etc. Two port-a-cribs with linens, one kid walker, kid-gate for stair case & portable high chair available for use for those with small children.
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