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Mt Hood, Home Theaters. Sleeps 6, 2 bedroom. Private suite. Cozy lodgy feel.

Bedrooms 2
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type guest house


About the property

We are located in beautiful Welches, Oregon. Our friendly community is nestled at the foothills of Mt. Hood and is centrally located.

Take in the peaceful view of the forest from every window. Our quiet back yard is nestled into majestic cedar tree's, yet a hop skip and jump to all the Villages local stores, restaurants, music, coffee shops, events, Golfing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Lakes, and Skiing. (Ski Bowl -10 miles, Timberline Lodge - 20 miles, Mt Hood Meadows - 25 miles)

Our newly remodeled Suite has a cozy, welcoming, new, clean mountain lodgy feel. Relax in the home theater room and choose from Netflix, Amazon Prime, YouTube and more. Also a DVD player. TV's in bedrooms are 'Smart TV's' as well.

You have many amenities to help you get settled right in,

Of course fresh clean linens, towels. Small kitchenette w/dishes, silverware, utensils, pots pans, containers. BBQ w/side burner, microwave, toaster, coffee pot. crock pot. And a full size refrigerator.

To take the guess work out, I supply condiments. such as, cream & sugar, salt fresh ground pepper, garlic powder, ketchup, mustard, relish, A1, Salsa, mayo. sandwich bags, foil, plastic wrap

Knowing travelers can get hungry I've provided some snacks to get you bye. Top Romen, Mac snd cheese, Quaker Oats. Coffee, selection of teas, hot coco. Or make some popcorn in the popcorn machine for movie night! Butter and choice of seasonings.

Bathroom is stocked with extras just in case you forgot! Shampoo/cond., shave cream, deodorant, hair spray, disposable razor, blow dryer. First aid kit.

There is a nice covered piece of 4" memory foam in the closet if needed, along with extra blankets if needed. The more the merrier!

Season permitting, the fire pit is a lovely way to enjoy a afternoon! plenty of chairs provided. (You can inquire with me about acquiring wood) Also the patio is covered for winter BBQing, waxing your equipment for winter sports, (PS. I have a friend who operates a mobile hot waxing service, if interested contact me) or just enjoying the view!

Never hesitate to contact me with any questions, especially local attractions or suggestions you may be interested in. Unless you ask, other than that, its all yours to yourself.

"Were not here for a long time,

were here for a good time"

Enjoy your stay,

and thank you,


More Details

Property Manager
Dawn Rufner
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

About Dawn Rufner

I am a Native Oregonian, Not a day goes bye that I'm not thankful for this. I consider myself extremely blessed to live amongst all the beauty, changing seasons, outdoor activities and the local comunity that appriciates the same values. Im 51, raised two of the most awesome daughters on the planet. And am enjoying living this chapter of my life. Im thankful to offer my Bed and Breakfast and accomidate guests to take in all that Mt Hood has to offer.

I also recently am working on turning my passion of Leatherworking, Essential oil products, and Gemstone Jewelry into my little side business called NATURE SPIRIT CREATIONS

Ive always considered myself "The hostess with the mostess" And it is a pleasure to have you stay at my Bed and Breakfast.

Thank You!




Welches Guest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Relax and enjoy yourself Contact me if you have any questions at all:)
  • We’re not here for a long time, we’re here for a good time :)
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Welcoming shower supplied with shampoo, conditioner. Body washes. Shower condiments like shave cream, lotion, astringent, cotton balls, Q tips, hair spray, quality blow dryer. To start your day off positive and energized I’ve made up 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oil blend spritzers for your use and pleasure. Plenty of towels and washcloths. If you need more just reach into the supply room adjacent to your bathroom. Quality terry robes to help you dry off quickly. First aid kit in top left drawer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Very very comfortable cozy queen beds made up with fluff and extra pillows. Smart tv’s in both bedrooms. Closet space, table to rest your suitcase, and cubby boxes to put belongings. Essential oil diffuser supplied with 100% pure therapeutic Lavender essential oil to drop in and relax into a restful nights sleep. Living room has a comfortable xl twin. For the sixth person you can pull out the 4” memory foam and blankets out of the closet. Extra linens in utility room.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 2 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Feel free to leave dirty dishes in a white tub provided and place in the utility sink. If your here for a longer stay I can take them off your hands and run them through my dishwasher. Just contact me, no problem!


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Mt Hood, Home Theaters. Sleeps 6, 2 bedroom. Private suite. Cozy lodgy feel.
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wondeful time. Great home base location for Mt Hood adventures. Dawn is a great landlord. Before we arrived, she stayed in contact with me and gave me recommendations to eateries in the area and information about ski rentals and gear. She made provisions that we didn’t expect...there was hot apple cider and brownies upon arrival. Yummy! We felt very at home and would definitely rent this property again. I highly recommend this property for your visit to Mt. Hood. Very close to Ski Bowl and Timberline ski slopes. After a full day of snow boarding, my teenage boys took full advantage of “veging” in front of the big screen home theater-system. I cannot say enough about the Bears-den property. Way way way better then staying at a hotel. It gave us that mountain cabin experience and made our first winter vacation to Mt Hood very memorable. Thank you Dawn. 😊?

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was my absolute pleasure to have and to help your family get aquanted with Mt Hood. It was great to know your family took full advantage of all the adventures and made great memories like you did, and took in the full Mt Hood experience! I was delighted for White Christmas time for everyone:) It was a great pleasure meeting everyone! Hope to see you again! Thank you so much! Dawn
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Comfy and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Bear den is a fantastic place to stay! There is a nice hometheatre system, the beds are comfy and warm, there were plenty of towels and blankets, the lighting out back was nice, and overall the atmosphere was very calm and inviting. This was perfect for our family of 3 but I could see 4 to 6 fitting nicely if it is a larger family then ours. We did not get a chance to enjoy the fire pit or bikes but we wish we could have! Thriftway and a gas station are less than a mile away making those last minute purchases and snow passes easy to get to.

The kitchen type area is small but we adapted and made an amazing meal! We made steak (on the BBQ), loaded baked potatoes and steamed broccoli (cooked in the microwave) and had rolls. It was perfect after a long day.

The best parts for us- brownies and hot cider waiting for us when we arrived, notes on how to do this and that, the accommodations Dawn made for us, air popcorn maker, condiments stocked, bathroom ready for those of us that forget a thing or two, and, most importantly, we felt comfortable.

Thank you Dawn, for making our weekend one to remember!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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It was great. Very lovely home.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at this cozy home. Thank you very much for the brownies and the Hot apple cider and also the milk :) . We had a blast and will definitely come back. Nice and close to the snow tubing. A bit of small maintenance mybe in need soon. For example the nobe in the shower fell off but was a simple fix just put back on but would be nice if it got glued or replaced so it wouldnt fall again. Other then that this place was perfect, clean and cozy for my husband me and the kids. Cant wait to come visit agine. Already Recommened to my niece and her husband and some other family and friends. Agine Thank you Dawn

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Comfortable spot near the golf course in Welches.

  • 5 of 5

Beds were comfortable and the place was warm and cozy. No problems. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was great. The owner had brownies out for us when we arrived.

  • 5 of 5

Experience was amazing couldn’t have asked for a better get away spot. The property was nice and quiet. She had everything available that you’d want or need if you had forgot something at home. The homemade brownies were amazing. Beds were comfy. It was perfect.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Charles! So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope your having fun enjoying the epic day! Please come again next time you come to the mountain to play!!! Thanx again! Dawn
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Very quiet and cozy place to stay ! ! !

  • 5 of 5

Very peaceful and quiet place to stay , off the beaten path snuggled away in the trees . Very comfortable beds Great home theater system plenty of room to sit and be entertained while getting a massage in front of the gas fireplace while eating fresh baked brownies bye the owner which in a awesome person. Short walk to the Salmon River which was very beautiful . Awesome fire pit not go off into the world would recommend this place to anybody !!! Russ

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
16 Miles
The Shack. Youll love the skyway! It is 2.1 Mile
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Three Nines Golf Course
Nearest Train
28 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Rendezvous Grill. But many to chose from
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
6.9 Miles
Salmon River trail through forest along Scenic riv




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $45

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.