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Dana & Ryan Rodman

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Mount Hood- River-Front, Ski Chalet

27 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Welches Chalet Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10, Riverfront with forest and mountain views

Get away from it all in this custom built mountain lodge located on the Salmon River and bordering the 61,000 acre Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness. The Salmon River Chalet is the perfect retreat for families looking to find a place to get away and relax up at beautiful Mount Hood. You will enjoy 3,000 sq. feet of comfortable cabin space and over an acre of forested riverfront property on the scenic Salmon River.

The chalet's large open floor plan is perfect for entertaining the whole family with the centrally located kitchen situated between two large living spaces. At one end of the chalet, the living room displays high vaulted ceilings with large windows overlooking the forest. At the other end, the game room is stocked with board games, toys for the kids, foosball, and air hockey. Perfect for a family game night around the fire. The large wooden deck wraps around the entire lower level to connect the family together for BBQs and beautiful views of the forest.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the chalet's upstairs master bedroom which has its own private deck overlooking the forest and river. The master also includes a log king-sized log bed, an en-suite bathroom with soaking tub, and tile shower with private forest views. Listen to the soothing sounds of the Salmon River while you read a book in the reading nook in this luxurious master suite.

The main floor of the cabin has 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms-enough room for the whole family to spread out and relax. The bedrooms include: the ‘Golf Room’ with a log king-sized log bed, the ‘Cabin Room’ with two twin sized log beds, and 'The Bear Den' with two bunk-beds for the kids to enjoy.

Love nature? Take a hike on the nearby The Bonanza Trail (#786). The trailhead is only a half-mile away from the cabin, no need to drive- just take a short hike to your hike! The Bonanza trail follows scenic Cheeney creek and goes past the old abandoned Bonanza mine. Other nearby scenic hikes include: The Salmon River Trail, Ramona Falls, and the Mirror Lake Trail with stunning reflections of Mt Hood.

The Salmon River Chalet is close to world class skiing and snowboarding with numerous ski resorts located on & around Mt Hood. Ski Bowl, Timberline, and Mt Hood Meadows are easily accessible and offer extensive terrain, high speed lifts, and full service amenities. Timberline is America's only year-round ski resort, and Mt Hood Ski Bowl offers the largest night skiing area in America.

In the summer, there is excellent mountain biking, including purpose built trail systems and even chair lift-assisted downhill terrain at Ski Bowl. The Sandy River Trail alone contains more than 15 miles of purpose built single track trails appealing to a variety of difficulty levels.

The cabin sits directly on the beautiful Salmon River which is fed by Mt. Hood's glaciers and contains some of the best fly fishing in Oregon. Alpine lakes are also nearby and feature great fishing, hiking, bird watching, and photo opportunities.

The Resort At The Mountain is just a mile away, offering a 27-hole championship golf course, a full service spa, and other amenities.

Excellent nearby restaurants include Italian, Mexican, alpine, burgers, pizza and pub fare. We have recommended list of restaurants listed in our cabin book.

The cabin's backyard is the Mt Hood National Forest and the vast Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness, which contains excellent hiking, mountain biking, and mountaineering.

With so much to explore up at Mt. Hood we hope you enjoy your stay at the cabin and come again soon!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Dana & Ryan Rodman (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Dana & Ryan Rodman

We are the Rodman family and we live in Portland, Oregon. Our two young children are growing up quickly and we realized we needed a place to slow down and relax from our busy city life. We fell in love with beautiful Mt. Hood and our family enjoys biking, hiking, sledding and skiing all year round up at the mountain. The fly fishing is great too and is right in the cabin's backyard! We hope to share our love of the mountain with you and your family as you enjoy your stay at our cabin.

Dana & Ryan Rodman purchased this chalet in 2012

Why Dana & Ryan Rodman chose Mount Hood

The Salmon River Chalet sits in a beautifully wooded area right between the Salmon River and the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness. The cabin has 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2 decks, and 2 large living spaces for the whole family to spread out and enjoy. The setting is private and pristine, a perfect place to relax and get away.

What makes this chalet unique

We've rented lots of cabins up at Mt. Hood before we purchased this home and we know that having a few cabin 'extras' can make your stay much more enjoyable for your family. That's why our cabin is stocked with family board games, decks of cards, a foosball table, and it even has alpine themed books for the kids to enjoy for bedtime stories. We've tried to think of activities that both adults and kids of all ages of kids would enjoy at our cabin to make help create the best family memories. Adults can relax on the large deck overlooking the forest with a cup of cocoa and a book while the kids play with Lincoln Logs and build their own mountain cabin. The whole family can take a short stroll down the property to our campfire pit right at the river bank. Everyone can enjoy s'mores and tell stories about your day up on the mountain. This cabin has something special for everyone!

Reviews

5
based on 27 traveler reviews

Mount Hood- River-Front, Ski Chalet
average rating of 5.0 based on 27 reviews
5

Highly recommed without hesitation

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place, every aspect of it. Lots of attention to detail, well-appointed kitchen, roomy, and a very organized cabin. Owners make everything simple with labels on every drawer and cabinet for ease of finding things. The grounds and decks were the highlight and the reason we booked this cabin (they did not disappoint). We had so much fun on the trails and wading in the river. Having a good long hike close to the property was also appreciated. The only issue was we were unable to get the wireless or dish network to work, but honestly with the olympics on we probably would have watched too much tv instead of being outside. We were glad to be forced to be unplugged the entire time as cell phone reception is also hit and miss. I have no doubt they would have helped us fix the wireless and tv if we had called but decided to enjoy it. There were plenty of fun games, DVDs, air hockey, mini foosball, and outdoor entertainment to suit us. Recommend stopping in Sandy for groceries (Fred Meyer or Safeway) as the market closer to the cabin is pretty small and pricey.

One final note for those who care...there is a neighbor not too far off to the left of the house which is fairly visible, more from some parts of the property than othets. The photos do not show the other house but would guess they are more than 100 yrds away (but may be very visible from the house if no leaves on the trees).

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yay, we are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Salmon River Chalet! Thank you for the great feedback. We love the serenity of the trails and the river too. Sorry to hear about the tv/wireless, let us know right away since our property managers are a mile away and are always happy to help with any issues. Usually a simple reboot of the router does the trick. Come back during ski season and enjoy the snow!
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5

Great family house

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house to bring a family. There is enough room that people can be together or they can each have their own spot. The river is great even when it is not so hot out. This was our second year and we will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful spot, house is really comfortable and has everything you need.

  • 5 of 5

The owners are incredibly organized and welcoming. The spot is so beautiful but also convenient- close to Portland and stores and restaurants. We fished in the river behind us and our boys ran around the property - such a fun weekend!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you had a good time. Come back anytime!
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Great Destination

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the house while attending a local conference. The was a great base for our activities and exceeded all of our expectations. The house would be a great multi-family destination while enjoying the Mt Hood area.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stuck inside a fairytale

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Dana and Ryan for allowing us stay at your magical home. From the moment we drove into the woods and arrived at the chalet, it seemed as if we were in a fairytale. Everyone was super happy about the place and how everything was so well thought of. We enjoyed every minute of it. Look no further, this is the best Mt Hood rental. Thanks again and we hope to come back soon:)

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

This place is beautiful! Worked out perfectly for two families with three toddlers...they had lots of kids toys, games and books, plenty to entertain the kids! There is lots of room for everyone to spread out if needed, everything is up to date, super clean, well-stocked. The outside area is fantastic - lots of little paths for kids. It rained most of our weekend there, so we weren't outside a ton, but it would be wonderful I imagine in the summer. I would absolutely stay here again. Thank you for the great weekend!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Portland International Airport (PDX)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Barlow Trail Roadhouse; Skyway
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
The Resort At The Mountain
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Portland Union Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Highway 26
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Altitude; Mogul Mountain Pizza; Many others
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
Car: necessary

The Salmon River Chalet is centrally located with close access to all of Mt. Hood's ski resorts and top attractions. Ski Bowl, Timberline, and Mt Hood Meadows are only 15 minutes away.

The cabin sits directly on the beautiful Salmon River which is fed by Mt Hood's glaciers and offers some of the best fly fishing in Oregon. The cabin's backyard is the Salmon-Huckleberry Wilderness. Come explore!

Hike the Salmon Trail, mountain bike on the Sandy River Trail or golf at The Resort At The Mountain - it's all just a few miles away.

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Rates & Availability

Welches Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$495
$2,950
 
 
Winter Vacation
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
$425
From
$495
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,950
$9,500
 
 
Winter Ski Season 2017
Jan 9 2017 - Mar 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$395
From
$450
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
$7,950
 
 
Spring Break 2017
Mar 17 2017 - Apr 16 2017
4 night minimum stay
$425
From
$475
Thu,Fri,Sat
$2,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$295
From
$345
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,925
$7,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $190

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Welches Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • River ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Sleeps 4 - The top bunk is for children over 6 yrs. old.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Sleeps 2, plus includes a pack-n-play crib.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • forests
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Snow shoeing; White water rafting; mountain bike trails:

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