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~High Desert Comfort~

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to our family's vacation retreat! This home is currently being updated with new floors, paint, kitchen cabinets and granite counters. It will be fully completed in May. Pictures will be updated soon to reflect the changes. We trust that our guests will treat our home with the care and concern as if it were their own. We aim to provide our guests with a comfortable and relaxing stay and a desire to return!

People often want to know what our favorite time of year to be in Central Oregon is. Can I answer EVERY day? Because every season offers something unique and wonderful. The summers are hot and dry, making the pool that much more inviting. Sisters has its Rodeo in early June, its Quilt Show in July, art shows and festivals throughout the summer and fall, followed by the Harvest Faire and Holiday Parades. Before you know it, it's January and that means SNOW and lots of it! Along with gorgeous scenery come opportunities for skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and more. Sisters has a strong local community that organizes concerts and benefits throughout the year, featuring well known artists and performers.

We love to shop in downtown Sisters. Christmas shopping, Ray's grocery store that seems to have everything, including a wonderful selection of craft beers, DVD rentals, gourmet items for wonderful meals; antiquing, new and used books. Speaking of books, the outstanding Paulina Springs Bookstore is about as good as it gets. Readers appreciate the staff recommendations and will find books that speak to their hearts and feed their souls. Across the street is our fabulous Sisters Coffee Company. Enter and take it all in, the aromas of coffee and baked goods, the enormous log construction, friendly baristas, inviting fire in the fireplace and comfortable furniture that invites you to sink in for hours.

You can't visit without seeing a movie at the charming Sisters Movie House. You will love it! It's our favorite place to see both first run films as well as independent films that appeal to the discerning folks that live and visit here. Even the popcorn, snacks and beer sold here are good. Come early to browse the art, quilts and sculptures in the lobby.

Keywords: Tollgate, Deschutes National Forest

More Details

Owner
Katrina Thomas
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Katrina Thomas

We feel so fortunate to have a place to go and relax, where there is almost nothing to do but read, hike, ski, cook, play and eat!! We know we will be re-charged and and well rested simply from taking in the mountain air, beautiful surroundings. Falling asleep in the luxurious beds doesn't hurt either! It's all a simple reminder that Life Is Good!!

Katrina Thomas purchased this house in 2006

Why Katrina Thomas chose Central Oregon

We found ourselves spending much of our leisure time going to Central Oregon, and why not? It has so much to offer. We loved staying at the Best Western Ponderosa Lodge in Sisters, but it was a little crowded for all of us. One weekend we decided to shop some homes with a realtor and with one look inside this one - we were HOOKED! It soon became ours and we love it!

What makes this house unique

It's quiet, comfortable and perfect. We can go out our back door to the Deschutes National Forest, turn right (north) and keep walking, completely through forest to Canada. Turn left, head south to Mexico. All without crossing any private property. Amazing. Not that we've done it, but YOU can!

Amenities

Sisters House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , luxurious latex mattress and high thread count sheets
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , 4 Twin Beds in Large Sleeping Loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , luxurious latex mattress and high thread count cotton sheets
  • Queen size Beds (2) Luxurious Englander Latex mattresses with memory foam topper. Quality high count linens and down pillows. The best sleep you'll ever have! Twin or Single Beds (4)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
WE NOW HAVE HIGH SPEED INTERNET WITH A STRONG SIGNAL, CABLE TV, LANDLINE WITH FREE LONG DISTANCE CALLS.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

~High Desert Comfort~
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews
Portland, OR
4

Great house, great location!

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in Sisters. The house is in a great spot, close to town for restaurants, cute stores and galleries while still being close to trails for biking, running and hiking. And the pool is lovely and solar heated. What's not to love. We had a few bumps along the way but Katrina was very responsive and helpful to get problems solved quickly and painlessly. Thanks, Katrina!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for choosing my home and for taking the time to write a review, Holly. I am pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and you are welcome back any time. I hope you have a wonderful rest of your summer! Kind regards, Katrina
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5

Comfortable and clean

  • 5 of 5

Nice neighborhood clean comfortable home-loft is great for kids.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Jennie, for your review. We appreciate you choosing our home and so glad that you found it comfortable, clean and well suited for you and your family!
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Oregon
5

Sisters and Mom Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our yearly trip my sisters, mom and kids take. The house comfortably housed all of us and the loft was perfect for the older kids. The yard was perfect, the location was perfect, and the pool for the community was awesome. Couldn't have asked for a better place to call home away from home...definitely recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sheridan, Oreg
5

What a Serene Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Dear Katrina, Roger and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay in your house. Thank you so much! It is spacious, well-equipped and flooded with light from wonderful large windows. It was so quiet! We also live in the country but still can hear the highway traffic. Here, with the Deschutes National Forest edging your property we enjoyed serene walks beginning right outside the back door. We will highly recommend your property!

Cindy and Roger

  • Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Cindy. I am glad that you were able to get away and that you found our bright cabin in the woods a perfect fit! We look forward to hearing from you again. Best wishes!
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5

Family of 7

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nice home. The beds are comfortable and the kitchen is well equipped. There is always a deck that is in the shade. The national forest is your back yard providing long quiet walks. The town of Sisters has everything you need including a well stocked and reasonably price market.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you found our home comfortable, well placed among the forest and that it met your needs! Sisters has much to offer and we hope you do come again. Thank you.
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Gresham, Oregon
5

Vacation in Sisters

  • 5 of 5

We had a GREAT time and the house was beautiful. The open layout was perfect for all 9 of us. The boys enjoyed making bow and arrows out of sticks and going in the back pretending to hunt. Loved sitting by the woodstove getting warm. They had all the dishes and pans we needed for cooking and baking. We want to come back to this same house!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I agree that it is a great home for those with a lot of energy as well as those that want a peaceful place to sit and watch the forest through the trees. Comfortable beds await all at the end of an active day. We hope you come back!
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Rates & Availability

Sisters House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rodeo
Jun 7 2017 - Jun 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$259
$1,399
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Jun 30 - Jul 4, 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$279
$1,499
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Quilt Show
Jul 5 2017 - Jul 11 2017
6 night minimum stay
$329
$1,999
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Sep 15 - Nov 21, 2017
Sep 15 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$229
Fri,Sat
$1,199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2016
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$249
From
$279
Thu,Fri,Sat
$1,499
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Nov 27 - Dec 21, 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$209
Fri,Sat
$1,219
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Dec 22, 2017 - Jan 1, 2018
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 1 2018
5 night minimum stay
$249
From
$279
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,449
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan 2 - Jan 12, 2017
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 11 2018
2 night minimum stay
$159
From
$199
Fri,Sat
$1,099
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan 12 - Jan 14, 2018
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$219
$1,199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan 15 - Feb 15, 2017
Jan 15 2018 - Feb 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
$169
From
$189
Fri,Sat
$1,099
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Feb 16 - Feb 19, 2018
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
$229
$1,229
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$209
From
$249
Fri,Sat
$1,299
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Terms for cancellation: If cancellation is done 60 days or greater prior to check-in, then a full refund less a 10% processing fee will be issued. If cancellation is made with less than 60 days notice, no refund of deposit will be issued.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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