Perfect family getaway, comfy beds and amenities, tons of creature comforts.
About Debra Kerschen
We raised our kids in Portland (now 30 and 31) after many adventures and places to live - Kansas, Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, Minnesota, Texas, and Oklahoma to name most of them. We are both retired and, since the kids have moved on, we also manage a short-term rental in Portland (attached apartment) and enjoy our lovely neighbors, exciting restaurants, local wineries, and fantastic places to hike.
Debra Kerschen purchased this House in 2017
Why Debra Kerschen chose Hood River
Moving to Hood River has long been a goal of ours. In fact, on my very first stop in Hood River about 40 years ago on a drive from Wichita, Kansas to Vancouver, BC, on a crisp and beautiful morning, I stood on a small dock sipping coffee after driving all night and saw, for the first time, the mighty Columbia River. Mt. Adams was in the distance and its snow covered peak shone brilliantly in the sun. That was the first time I said to myself, “I want to live here someday.” After we moved to Portland for a job with our two young children and several years passed, our family came to Hood River for our son’s baseball tournament. I realized I was standing in that same beautiful little town, and repeated to my family, “I want to live here someday.” That was twenty years ago. We are doing short-term rentals for the summer while we disposition our home in Portland.
What makes this House unique
The location is fantastic - a very short walk to the library or the great restaurants and shops in downtown Hood River. Parents will enjoy portable cribs (small and large), high chair, baby backpack for hiking, stroller, a safety gate for the stairs, and kid-friendly dishes.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property caused by you or your party during your stay.
Children allowed - Please let us know if you needs cribs assembledPlease let us know if you needs cribs assembled
No smoking - Exception - porch area (must extinguish/clean-up)Exception - porch area (must extinguish/clean-up)
Max guests: 6
Minimum age of primary renter: 28
- Hood River Good Neighbor Policies to be followed (posted in message center).
Perfect! Well stocked!
My wife and I just spent a week in this rental.
Great house! Very well stocked! Excellent high quality linens. Anything you could ever need is included and or available. My only slight complaint and it's mostly my fault but listing is slightly misleading, is the view. There is no northerly view except a NE view out the upstairs bedroom window of white salmon. I would definitely rent again. Oh and if we could ask for anything to be better it would be the toilet paper. But with that said we could just buy our own. Lol. This just goes to say how good this rental really is. So go ahead and rent it worry free!
We were in Europe for 3 weeks and relied on our housekeeping service to replenish paper goods, coffee, etc., and it's possible that she used some bathroom tissue that would not meet my picky standards (paper snob). So sorry! And I haven't been back to Hood River yet, so I'll look into that!
Also, I can't see anywhere that I have indicated there is a good view of mountain or river, but I know that a recent review included are little upstairs bedroom view that perhaps you're referring to. I'll keep looking, but it was never my intention. I will try to clarify that the house and front patio face south.
Thanks again for staying at our place! I'm glad you enjoyed!
The place was perfect. We were in Hood River for my daughter's wedding. Having the garage worked out great as we brought up a number of large items for the décor, including material for a 12' alter and 7' donut wall. We also could not have asked for a better location - definitely an easy walk to town. The place itself is very inviting - felt like home.
I also really appreciated the quick responses from Deb to my questions - with all the wedding planning, it was nice not to have to worry about lodging.
Thank you again for choosing our place in Hood River! We enjoyed having you stay there and I'm so happy that everything worked out well for the wedding.
Perfection in every sense- look no further!
This beautiful and comfortable home is conveniently located just a block or two from downtown. Our family of 4 (2 adult children) loved the easy access to all Hood River has to offer. While at the house, we marveled at the well-stocked kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, beautifully updated bathrooms, comfortable living spaces. Deb left us coffee and wine to get us started. We arrived after 2 am due to a very delayed flight and, Deb had left on the lights on for us. The electronic entry gave us easy access. We loved having the full-sized washer and dryer and enjoyed the front patio for morning coffee. Check out was a breeze.
We hope to go back and spend more time in the area. We will not stay anywhere else. This house was by far the best rental we have enjoyed. So grateful we found it!
Amazing house, fabulous host and great location!
We had such a wonderful stay at this beautiful home in Hood River. Deb has thought of everthing to make our stay comfortable and memorable. Her special touches like snacks and even laundry detergent made us feel like we were quests in her home and not just renting
The location is tremendously convenient to great restaurants, fun shops and local breweries. Our family will definitely stay here again.
Thanks again for choosing our place and taking good care of it! So happy you enjoyed it and had some wonderful fall weather. Hope we see you again!
Perfect summer getaway!
This house has evrything you need! Full stored kitchen, cozy livingroom, comfortable beds and plenty of clean towels.
Neat and clean would also describe this house.
Close to town where you can enjoy plenty river activities, nice restaurants and shopping.
We would return here in a heartbeat!
Downtown Hood River high end or casual eating and shopping are just steps away. Waterfront is a short drive or long walk to enjoy windsurfing and sailboarding - doing or watching!