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Pondview Retreat. Family & Friends Gather Here.

SuperhostCornelius, Oregon, United States
Farm stay hosted by Kellie And Sandi
11 guests4 bedrooms11 beds2.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the farm stay to yourself.
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Welcome to Pondview! Our vacation home design is perfect for family & friend gatherings. Enjoy the peacefulness of the country just a short drive from town. View the 7 acre pond, trees and fields from the large front windows of the great room. Swim in the pond or play on the boats in the summer. BBQ on the deck. Nearby you'll find wineries to tour, shopping, theater, movies, hiking, biking, fishing and plenty of other fun activities. The beach and Columbia River Gorge are a short drive away.

The space
We are third and fourth generation farmers living on the farm purchased in 1946 by Ric's grandfather. For many years the farm was a dairy, but the cows were sold 13 years ago. The farm now raises hazelnuts, walnuts and grass seed. The 7 acre pond was originally created in the 50's with the water used for irrigation of crops. Now it's been stocked with trout and is used for play!

This house was originally built in 1974-75 by Ric's parents. They enjoyed the house and location next to the pond for 40 years. When they needed to move to town due to age, we purchased it from them. We have extensively updated, remodeled and furnished the home to share with travelers and vacationers to our area. We feel the beauty, serenity and location of the home will be loved by our guests as much by us! With the added bonus of such a variety of activities in the local area, we know our guests will want to return again and again, and recommend it to their friends.

Pondview is a beautifully furnished and updated three level home nestled into a natural, private setting in the middle of our 300 acre family farm. This family-friendly home is easily accessible from Portland, Oregon, and can accommodate up to 11 overnight guests. The two story great room with wall to wall windows and open living design make a perfect venue for entertaining. Decks on the front and both sides of the great room expand the conversation areas.

In the great room, guests will find plenty of seating for gathering and conversation, plus a large flat screen television, propane fireplace and stunning views of our tranquil pond, Mt. Hood, beautiful gardens, orchards, rolling fields and forest through the large windows.

The dining table with comfortable seating for eight and a child’s highchair make meals pleasant. The spacious fully equipped kitchen makes preparing meals a joy. Guests will find coffeemakers, coffee, tea, dishes, utensils, dishwasher, microwave, oven, refrigerator, stove, toaster, and pantry items. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, air conditioning, heating, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, and washer and dryer. We have games to play, cards, puzzles and books to share while you are visiting.

The north deck off the living room has a propane grill and table with four chairs, perfect for enjoying outdoor meals and refreshments. The south deck has two comfy chairs for relaxing and a propane deck heater in case its chilly. Further expanding your outdoor living is the gazebo with table and six chairs overlooking the gardens, goldfish pond and tranquil pond and pier. The covered pier over the water of the pond has benches for easy relaxation and another deck heater. A dock for the boats and lush grass and landscape complete the peace and serenity you will enjoy at Pondview. We provide beach chairs and beach towels for those that want to swim!

There are three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and one-half bathroom. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, large walk-in closet with baby crib and attached master bathroom with walk-in shower. The second and third bedrooms in the daylight basement have queen-size beds with a full bathroom between them. In the daylight basement, guests will find one twin rollaway bed with memory foam mattress. The loft has a game table, a futon which opens to a full size bed, as well as two twin rollaway beds with memory foam mattress. Plenty of high quality linens and towels are provided, and the mattresses are so comfy, guests have frequently asked where they can get them for their own homes.

The upper lawn area is large enough to accommodate plenty of activities, including up to a 40' x 60' tent for large gatherings. A play structure and plenty of outside room to explore will keep the kiddos happy!

Oregon is a world-class wine destination and recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first planting of its pinot noir grapes. Pondview is perfectly situated for wine tours. Several wineries are within 2 miles! Multi-million dollar tasting rooms with jaw-dropping views and world class wines are only minutes away. We are happy to share our favorite wineries or help with any suggestions for your trip. We even have a few wine tasting coupons available!

Guest access
As a guest at Pondview, you have the entire house, pond and surrounding gardens to enjoy. There are plenty of outside areas to wander through: beautiful gardens, mature walnut orchard, forest and the pier by the pond. We have a row boat and paddle boat available for our guests use in the summer, and a variety of life jackets to choose from when boating. Bring your fishing pole and try your luck at catching a trout!

Other things to note
We have extensively remodeled this unique vacation home on our family's farm. July 2017 was our grand opening. We want to keep this special and unique home a part of our family. We welcome guests to come enjoy the peaceful, serene Pondview.
We are continuing to make improvements to the property. We built a covered pier overlooking the pond and added a new dock. Benches on the pier provide an unparalleled relaxing view of the pond. A chandelier on the pier and lights surrounding it make a beautiful sight in the evening. We provide a propane heater on the pier and south deck, just in case there is a chill in the air.
Welcome to Pondview! Our vacation home design is perfect for family & friend gatherings. Enjoy the peacefulness of the country just a short drive from town. View the 7 acre pond, trees and fields from the large front windows of the great room. Swim in the pond or play on the boats in the summer. BBQ on the deck. Nearby you'll find wineries to tour, shopping, theater, movies, hiking, biking, fishing and plenty of…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed, 1 crib
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 3 single beds, 1 sofa bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
3 single beds, 1 sofa bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace
TV
Dryer
Air conditioning
Washer
Hangers

Accessibility

Getting inside

Well-lit path to entrance
Wide entrance for guests

Moving around the space

Wide hallways

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Cornelius, Oregon, United States

Our home is located in a highly sought after area. Although we are in the "country", we are just a few miles from Hillsboro, which is home to Intel and Nike and other tech companies. There is a Saturday and Tuesday evening farmers market in the summer. Nearby there are many golf courses, like The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club. If you're interested in Willamette Valley wine tasting, there are over 300 vineyards close by! Search online here for help finding your route: Willamette wines wine tasting routes. The beach, Mt. Hood and Columbia River Gorge are just day trips away. Hiking, biking, fishing, clamming, crabbing, antiquing, shopping, restaurants and more are all near by.
Our home is located in a highly sought after area. Although we are in the "country", we are just a few miles from Hillsboro, which is home to Intel and Nike and other tech companies. There is a Saturday and T…

Hosted by Kellie And Sandi

Joined in April 2017
  • 33 Reviews
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  • Superhost
We're excited to have the opportunity to share this beautifully furnished and updated home at the edge of a pond on my family's 5th generation farm in the beautiful Tualatin Valley. Pondview is located just 6 miles south of Hillsboro and 20 miles west of Portland, Oregon. From the living room, view the 6 acre pond, Mt. Hood, fields, orchards, trees and wildlife.
We're excited to have the opportunity to share this beautifully furnished and updated home at the edge of a pond on my family's 5th generation farm in the beautiful Tualatin Valley…
During your stay
Generally we will be around the farm if something occurs which needs our attention during your stay at Pondview. Just give us a call! 971-221-8495 or 503-504-0962
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House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
Pets are allowed
Smoking is allowed

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