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Pine Hollow Lake Front Home

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,288 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 5 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Bunk Area, Sleeps 8

WE ARE BACK! Things are finally getting back to normal at least in my little neighborhood in Puerto Rico. I am sorry I have not been able to respond to anyone since Maria hit, but we got power back on December 29th 2017 and although I still don't have internet I am getting enough regular cell phone service to use my hot spot and complete bookings. So please feel free to contact us with any booking requests. Thank you, Dawn This great Lake Front home is a wonderful place to spend time with your family and friends. The house has an open floor plan with a wall of south facing windows offering wonderful views of the large deck, the big front yard, the lake and beautiful sunrises. The living area has a lot of comfortable furniture, TV with direct TV and a 200 disk CD player with an eclectic mix of about 150 CDs and both indoor and outdoor speakers. The kitchen has new appliances, plenty of counter space and is equipped with a very large variety of pots and pans, dishes, cookware, BBQ gadgets, utensils and so much more. The master bedroom has a deluxe king size pillow top bed. The second bedroom has two full size beds. Part of the garage is set up as a detached dorm room with twin bunk beds, a twin bed and two couches, this makes a great place for kids to hang out. The yard has 102 feet of lake frontage and a seasonal dock for parking your boat and other water toys.

So much to do!: Pine Hollow reservoir offers a lot of recreational activities. There is great fishing in the reservoir we called it catching because it was a rare day we didn't bring in at least a trout or two and usually a whole stringer full. Fishing is allowed on the lake year round and the lake is kept well stocked. In the summer from July 1st to Labor Day the speed limit is lifted and it is time to pull out the wave runners, skis, wake boards and tubes and as my husband said troll the kids around the lake. If you don't have your own toys, wave runners, fishing boats and a party barge are available for rent at the nearby Pine Hollow Lakeside Resort. If you enjoy hiking or biking the Mt Hood National forest is just a few miles away. Historical places nearby include Shaniko and the Barlow trail. The house is just a 20 minute drive to Maupin for great white water rafting on the Deschutes River.

Just bring your food, clothes and toys: Our home has everything you will need for a great weekend getaway or a longer vacation retreat. When we moved from Pine Hollow to the Caribbean, we had to leave everything behind, so the house is extremely well stocked. My husband is a BBQ enthusiast and I enjoyed baking, so you will find specialty equipment and a lot of supplies on hand. We also did a lot of entertaining so the house is equipped with large serving platters and bowls and plenty of glasses including wine glasses, margarita glasses, shot glasses and plastic outdoor glasses. Also available for our guests use are air mattresses, life jackets and four lounge chairs for enjoying the sun in the yard or floating on the lake.

Perfect Place to Make Memories: My family and I, spent almost every weekend and school break at The Lake House. We have a lot of fun memories of times spent with family and friends. Every year we had Memorial Day weekend and 4th of July barbecues, and a girls only weekend every June, when the girls and I would lay in the sun all day drinking blender drinks and then spend the evenings playing games and eating chocolate. At Christmas we would head out to the National Forest in search of the perfect Christmas Tree to fit the 12 foot vaulted ceiling and spend the days baking everyone's favorite Christmas treats which filled the house with the wonderful smells of a fresh cut tree and cookies.

The local businesses and groups offer some yearly events including

Adult and Children's Fishing Derbies,

Lawn Mower Races,

Wasco County Fair with evening rodeos and a Sunday afternoon demolition derby,

Garage sales (especially on Memorial Day weekend),

Pancake breakfasts,

VFW Barbecues,

Barlow Trail Rendezvous Days and more

More Details

Dawn Ditmore
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2018

About Dawn Ditmore

My husband and I are currently fulfilling a life long dream to live in the Caribbean. We moved to Rincon, Puerto Rico in March of 2011.

Dawn Ditmore purchased this house in 2000

Why Dawn Ditmore chose Pine Hollow

I am very biased about this home. I love everything about it, some of my best memories took place here. The open living area and kitchen made entertaining family and friends easy and fun.

What makes this house unique

Nature and endless views right out your front window. Wake up to a beautiful sunrise, watch the deer and geese walking by and through the yard, see the eagles and osprey out fishing, and know when the fish are biting. It is all happens right in front of the house.


Pine Hollow House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1288 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • If you have friends and/or family visiting you during your stay, please limit the number of people over 8 at the property to 4 hours per day.
  • No fireworks, state approved or otherwise are allowed to be set off from the property.
  • Please do NOT sent up any tents or other structures in the yard, which will kill the grass.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Half 1 - toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
    Bedroom 3 - 3 twin/ single , Detached dorm room, located in 1/2 of the garage.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 beach chairs
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • water sports
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Other Amenities: Seasonal Boat Dock, Horseshoe pit, Fishing from Yard. Other Activities: Boat and wave runner rental nearby


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Pine Hollow Lake Front Home
average rating of 4.885714 based on 35 reviews
Portland, Oregon

Fantastic house on a lake

  • 5 of 5

This house was amazing. We got to wake up to a gorgeous sunrise over the lake. We took the canoe out a few times and enjoyed a fire in the fire pit. The house was well appointed with every appliance and cookware we could ever need. It would have been nice to have more kids movies, but we made do with games and a puzzle. This was a fantastic house and we will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous 60th Birthday Bash!

  • 5 of 5

My bash was filled with relaxation, quiet deck moments with my daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughter, water fun, great food utilizing an abundance of kitchen accessories, and beautiful views. The house is perfectly situated with a huge shaded deck to spend special time with your family or friends. Open living space will allow for conversation to flow. This is a fabulous space for getaways, fishing, water sports, and the outdoors. Dawn is very responsive to inquiries and Steve (caretaker) is extremely helpful, very friendly! We'll be back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review. I am so glad you had such a good time staying in our home and look forward to hearing from you again.. Happy belated birthday, Dawn
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We Loved It

  • 5 of 5

This was our Third year at This home and LOVED it. We have our children and their families and spend a week relaxing on the lake. This home is amazing and Steve the caretaker is so very accommodating and helpful. Everything we need but food and clothing is all ready for us. The owners have been so great in letting us continue to rent this each year. We will of course make arrangements for next year. Thank You

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hillsboro, OR

Another great year..

  • 5 of 5

We love this place! The weather was amazing, we were able to swim, float and fish all weekend. The house has had a few updates since we were last there, some paint, a paddle boat, and the owners painted a mural in the master that adds to the homey charm. The kitchen has absolutely everything you need including all the grilling gear you need. The dock fit a fishing boat, a canoe and a smaller boat easily. Tons of parking and plenty of room for 2 boat trailers. The best thing about this place is that it is set up to relax and enjoy. The caretaker Steve checked in to make sure all was well and brought us more laundry soap. The owners are flexible and you can just tell they want you to have a good time. Plenty of towels, blankets, and a big porch overlooking the lake. This is our 6th year, and with our oldest graduating in a few days we begin to realize how important these traditions are. This is a great place to make family memories.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, for another great review. I am always so happy to hear about families making fun memories.
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The home was exceptional.Beautiful grounds, Excellent views, Great accesses on and off the lake.

  • 5 of 5

The house is located in a perfect area of the lake. Had great time fishing and sightseeing. We're fortunate enough to catch two tagged fish the weekend we were there. Both worth $50 apiece. Limited out all three days. I was lucky enough to catch 22 in. hog also. Would definitely like to recommended it to others, But now they think about it ( I won't). I want to save it for myself.

Thanks guys. I'll be calling you again soon.


  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, what a great weekend of fishing! Glad you guys enjoyed the house and dock. We look forward to hearing from you again.
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Portland, OR

Just right!

  • 5 of 5

We fully enjoyed our week at Pine Hollow. The home fit our needs quite reasonably. We (a family of 6) had plenty of room to spread out and settle in. Most of our time was spent on the water. We made full use of the paddle board, canoe and paddle boat, but we also brought our own lake kayaks and wave runner. My favorite thing to do was to take the lake kayaks out while the water was still like glass in the mornings. We went on hikes in the area and a day of rafting on the Deschutes. We had fires nightly in the pit, but on the final night, a neighbor told us they had been banned for the rest of the summer. All in all, this was a great place for our summer week at the lake. Thanks for everything!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Anglers's Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Pine Hollow Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Hwy 197
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Anglers Restaurant and bar
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Government Camp
Car: necessary

Our home is located about 2 hours from Portland, 40 minutes south of The Dalles and 20 minutes north of Maupin. Here you can enjoy the great weather of central Oregon. Pine Hollow is in a rain shadow, meaning the rain clouds coming from the west are broken up by Mt. Hood and don't reform until after they have passed over our area. Pine Hollow has less rainy and cloudy days than on the west side of the cascades and is normally 10 degrees warmer than Portland in the summer months.

Other Activities: The house is only 20 minutes from Maupin, where there are a number of white water raft companies offering fun 1/2 day and all day trips down the Deschutes River. The Wasco County Fair in Tygh Valley is held on the third weekend in August. This is a great little county fair with rodeo events Friday and Saturday nights and a demolition derby Sunday morning and afternoon.

Golf: Pine Hollow Golf Course is open seasonally. This is a fun little 9 hole course with carts available.

Ski: About a 45 minute drive to Government Camp.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
Cleaning $50

anytime 31 days prior to stay 100% refund of all monies paid
30 to 10 days prior to stay security deposit, cleaning fee and 1/2 rental fee will be refunded
9 days prior to stay only security deposit and cleaning fee will be refunded
no refunds for early check out

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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