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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:
June 18, 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 4.9545455 based on 22 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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  • 5 of 5

She was very welcoming. Even made us a little treat and it was delicious. The house itself is small but very welcoming. It felt like home. It was very clean and just awesome over all. There were hikes near by and they were just breath taking. Definitely would book again!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was very Cozy and Enchanting.

  • 5 of 5

The rental was awesome. When we got there we had fresh brownies and apple cider waiting which was refreshing after a full day of driving and site seeing. The beds rooms had everything we needed and the kids loved the Roku for watching Netflix. She was very thoughtful in making sure we had everything we needed during the stay and ahead of time gave us ideas for hiking and things to do during our stay. There was already coffee and condiments in the fridge which was nice, so we didn’t have to obtain those during the trip. This will be our go to place to stay during our future trips.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place, great host!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, cozy, place with great amenities and a very welcoming and thoughtful host. It’ll be my go to any time I’m in the area!

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much!! Come back soon while the Salmon are running! :) You could cook it on the Bbq ;) Dawn :)
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Very cozy

  • 4 of 5

Great place,felt very welcome

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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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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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


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Pet Fee $25

Manager'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.