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Sandy River Ski House

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,650 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms/2 baths, sleeps 6 adults plus children

The Sandy river ski house is located in a quiet older neighborhood in Brightwood/Welches, within the shadows of Mount Hood. The property is located on the Sandy river. You can hear the rushing river and easily walk to the waters edge, to stroll along the banks.

Summer hiking: Very easy driving to many great hiking trails surrounding Mount Hood.

Travel to Ski Bowl for summer fun on the Alpine Slide and other summer attractions.


Owner
David Comerford
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2017

About David Comerford

Hi, I have owned a vacation home for the past 28 years. I enjoy having my son and our friends share our lovely home with us. We are outdoor enthusiasts. We love to ski, raft, hike, swim etc.. Friends love to join us at the sandy river ski house for fun, relaxation, sitting around the fire and in the kitchen making yummy meals.

David Comerford purchased this house in 2006

Why David Comerford chose Mount Hood

It is next to the river (200') with easy access to all the fun stuff to do on mount hood. Just a short 50 minute ride from Portland and we can be sitting on the porch sipping tea and listening to the sounds of the river through the large fir trees.

Amenities

Welches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • River
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , oversize soaking tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , master Bath, soaking tub
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , There is a portable playpen for little ones
  • The master bedroom is located on the opposite end of the house from the other bedrooms. The king size bed has a cozy and warm down comforter. The master bath has a soaking tub and separate shower with a seat, toilet and dual sinks. Excellent for that relaxing and romantic candlelight soak. The other two bedrooms are located at the other end of the house with the second bath just outside their doors. One bedroom has a beautiful mission style frame.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The kitchen is large with an island, plenty of room for assistance in making those delicious meals, or warming up take out from one of the nearby restaurants. The cabinets are plentiful with all your necessary kitchen gadgets, pots, pans, utensils and dinnerware. Enjoy a relaxing evening in front of a glass door fireplace. Sit on the front porch and listen to the river flowing by through the trees. The living room is stocked with many favorite games for children and the whole family. No Smoking allowed

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(57 traveler reviews)

Sandy River Ski House
average rating of 4.877193 based on 57 reviews
5

Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights in this wonderful home on the Sandy river. Skiing was the goal, but it was too warm and wet, so we ended up spending most of our time at the house. David, the owner, is a great guy; really warm and welcoming. He was helpful, flexible, and a pleasure to deal with. The house itself was clean, well-maintained, and larger than it looked on the site. I imagine it would be great for a family or larger group. The kitchen was well-appointed, there was plenty of firewood, and my dog even found a neighbor dog to play with. All in all, a great place to stay. We will go back.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for renting, it was my pleasure to host you.
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5

Excellant place to stay no matter what the weather gives you.

  • 5 of 5

The house is clean, spacious and it feels like you are home with a kitchen that is well stocked with cook ware.

It is conveniently located to a grocery store, restaurants and a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities (skiing 12 miles and directions at the house to many of the close by hiking trails). A short path from the house leads to the Sandy river. If the weather turns you inside there are lots of games and books to choose from including an entertainment center with a wide selection of movies to choose from.

The house is in a quiet forested setting with easy access to highway 26 (no highway noise). It is pet friendly and the owner is easy to get along with.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice to host your family for a ski weekend, look forward to your return visit.
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Lake Oswego
5

Super place. Neat and clean.

  • 5 of 5

Nice house on the Sandy River. Easy to access and close to skiing. Plenty of room for a family of 5. Great kitchen w all the utensils and appliances. Easy check out process. Great instructions on use of home amenities. We had a great vacation and we look forward to returning!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad the house worked out well for you.
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5

Comfy!!

  • 5 of 5

Convenient location from airport and to all mountain adventures. The house and grounds were immaculate. We felt comfortable and cozy during our stay. Spacious home with all amenities (fireplace, well stocked kitchen, wonderful outdoor space, just to name a few.) Owner David was very helpful with tips on how to enjoy the area better. We have recommended the home to our family and friends and planning a return visit in the very near future.

Thanks,

Patricia

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad to have you! Come back soon!
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Redmond, OR
4

nice cabin

  • 4 of 5

We stayed 3 days for a ski outing with 5 adults, 1 toddler and 1 dog. The lodging is roomy and comfortable. it's not fancy, but in a great location.

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The location of the house is wonderful for river access, local hikes and a quick ride to the ski areas. Comfort and coziness is important after a day out in nature. Thanks for renting. David
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5

Nice Property Close to Skiing and Eating

  • 5 of 5

Nice house in a nice location. We had 5 adults and 3 children for one of the nights and we were comfortable (kids were on the couches and were fine). There are two king beds and one queen in three bedrooms. Plenty of room for 3 couples and with 4 couches the kids have plenty of room as well. The house is close to skiing on Mt. Hood and close to some nice restaurants along highway 26. We had everything we needed. No TV which is normally not an issue, but the NFL playoffs were on! We made due and normally don't want TV anyway. We'll stay here again.

David, the owner, was very accommodating and is just a call away if there are problems (we had none).

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Welches House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Break
Mar 24 2017 - Apr 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
spring
Apr 2 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$800
$3,000
 
 
Memorial W/End
May 26 2017 - May 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
$800
$3,000
 
 
summer
May 29 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$800
$3,000
 
 
July 4th w/end
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$175
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,000
 
 
summer
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$800
$3,000
 
 
Labor Day W/end
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,000
 
 
fall
Sep 4 2017 - Oct 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$800
$3,000
 
 
Columbus Day W/End
Oct 12 2017 - Oct 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
$175
 
 
Late Fall
Oct 15 2017 - Nov 8 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
$800
$3,000
 
 
veterans day holiday
Nov 9 2017 - Nov 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$1,200
$3,000
 
 
Early Winter
Nov 12 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
$800
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$800
$3,000
 
 
XMas / New Years
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$800
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $85

Refundable Security deposit required
Holiday Weekends / Weeks rates increase.

Cleaning Fee $85-$100

Thanksgiving, Xmas, and New Years have a 3 night minimum.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Rendezvous
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
The Resort
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Portland
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 26
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Rendezvous
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Ski Bowl, Timberline, Mount Hood Meadows
Nearest Beach
130 Miles
cannon Beach (ocean)

Located in the shadows of Mount Hood, an easy drive from Portland. Located within Mount Hood National Forest , with access to the regions forests for hiking camping, skiing, kayaking, rafting and exploring. Large fir trees stand tall on the property. Excellent restaurants within minutes. A short 15 minute drive to historic Timberline Lodge. Walk, swim, kayak in the Sandy River 200 feet from the house. Easy driving to Hood River for world class windsurfing. Raft the Deschutes river in Maupin 1 hour away. Ski year round at Timberline. Ski Bowl and Mount Hood Meadows ski areas are also located on Mount Hood. Explore the forests for mushrooms, pick huckleberries in season. Watch the Salmon spawn and return in the lower sandy river and across the street in the 'Salmon' river. The Zig Zag ranger district offic is 2 miles away for valuable current hiking and forest activity information.

Address to map quest: 66605 East Mountian Air Drive, Brightwood, OR 97011

Golf: Golf just up the street at the Resort on the mountain.

Ski: A quick 12 mile drive to Ski Bowl, 13 miles to Summit ski area, 18 miles to Timberline Lodge and Ski area, 24 miles to Mount Hood Meadows, 26 miles to Cooper Spur. Easy and quick driving to many locations to begin your cross country skiing activities or snow shoeing.

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