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Relaxing Getaway on Mt Hood - Right on the River

17 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights


Welches House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom 2 Bath right on the Salmon River on Mt Hood

Comfortable cabin on Mt Hood, in Welches, right on the Salmon River and directly across the street from golf at The Resort at The Mountain. Two bedrooms, two full baths and a patio and deck to relax on and take it easy. Main bedroom has a Queen. Guest bedroom has a Queen plus a set of bunks. Sleeps 6, plus two large couches in the living room.

Linens included, as well as towels and firewood for the warm and cozy wood stove. Washer and Dryer, Microwave, Basic Cable and wireless internet included.

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Dixon Rauch
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 13, 2016
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About Dixon Rauch

Owned by the three Rauch brothers; inherited from our parents who enjoyed the place for many years. We're natives of Portland and have been coming to the Mt Hood and Welches are all our lives.

Dixon Rauch purchased this house in 1982

Why Dixon Rauch chose Mount Hood

A family second home for over 30 years, we are all busy guys so we love to rent it out to others.

What makes this house unique

A great, cozy, comfortable house, great year round. In the winter, there is nothing better than sitting by the wood stove and reading or playing games or watching a movie - unless it's the summer when it's hard to beat sitting on the deck right above the Salmon River and watching and listening as it goes by; with a great view of the tree covered mountains across the river. Very peaceful and comfortable for a short or long getaway. And all the activity you could wish for within miles: golf, hiking, fishing, biking, skiing, and more.


based on 17 traveler reviews

Relaxing Getaway on Mt Hood - Right on the River
average rating of 4.647059 based on 17 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Nothing beats the beauty of the porch, the trees, the sounds, the animals, such a relaxing spot. We enjoyed every aspect of our stay. The location was perfect for traveling to the gorge and the city, we could have stayed for weeks. The house had everything we needed. Thank you

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home and location! The owners are very easy to work with and responsive. The house has many extra accommodations to make the stay as pleasant as possible. We will miss morning coffee on the back deck overlooking the river!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Very beautiful area and comfortable, well-stocked home. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the time and the home felt like home. I do wish the posting for the vacation rental would have mentioned no yard and no direct river access, but overall we had a wonderful time!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice house, great location, beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

Would definitely stay here again. The proximity to the mountain was our main reason for staying and it was great. Very close to grocery stores, restaurants, snow/ski store for last-minute items and the mountain. Comfortable home filled with amenities and a gorgeous view.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house by the river!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this cabin! It's snowed and was gorgeous. There was everything you could think of that you would need in the kitchen. Very quiet area and peaceful. We would love to stay here again! Not everything is perfectly new but I personally like that because it feels like a home :)

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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  • 4 of 5

Prime location and spacious cabin. This was a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Huckleberry Inn
"Local favorite with the best pie around! Fun location and great eats!"
Timberline Lodge
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
PDX - Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
The Resort at The Mountain
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US Hwy 26
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Rendezvous Restaurant
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Ski Bowl - Government Camp
Car: necessary

A great getaway; only 45 minutes from the city of Portland, OR and yet tucked away in the mountain setting and right on the Salmon River. Close to hiking, skiing and fishing. Right across the street from the 27 hole golf course that is a fun and challenging course. No end to the activities available, and lots of great choices for meals or take out.


Rates & Availability

Welches House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $175
Cleaning fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.8%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Welches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bedroom Bath - toilet , shower
    Central Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full bathrooms; towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen
  • Master Bedroom has a queen bed and its own bathroom. Washer and Dryer are in this room/closet also. TV and phone in the room. Guest Bedroom has a queen plus a set of bunks. TV and phone.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
All you bring is your food and drinks. Everything else awaits you: linens, towels, firewood and all the basic kitchen items you'll need, right down to the wine openers.

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