I would recommend the cottage to anyone who would like to stay in a simple, comfortable, clean, and spacious two bedroom house with a very nice bathroom and sun porch, a very quaint kitchen with everything in it you could want, including a fair quantity of staples, and good appliances, (no dishwasher), a beautiful and fragrant flower garden with a small apple orchard, washer and dryer, extensive VHS collection, (which we never used, due to always being out exploring...). The floor coverings looked new. The shower was extra good, and good taps in the kitchen, too. The appliances are good. The kitchen is not modern, (in fact the cabinets are truely 'collectible'! In a GOOD way). It is clean and very charming. There were heaters, but we never used them. The windows are new. The area is extremely quiet and appears very safe. The garden is very private and lovely. The owner went well out of her way to help us with a special request. We never met her, but she was available. If I return to this area, I will certainly try to stay here. The only possible fault I can report is that some of the floors are somewhat uneven. This did not bother us, but if two people were in the front bedroom bed, it does slope a little. Maybe put a wedge under one bedframe leg. Really, this is fairly minor. I really did not want to leave this place and wish we could have stayed there longer. It's a great location to explore the Painter Hills from and the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, well worth a visit. It is extremely quiet here and restful.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 2 charming European cottages available for your Eastern Oregon vacation. Located in the quaint town of Mitchell, just around the corner from the famous Painted Hills. The cottages are surrounded by a beautiful private garden, and are equipped with everything you need for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. Free WiFi, pet friendly, exceptional movie library, artsy ambiance. German owners. A paradise for nature lovers, artists, geologists, photographers, and outdoor enthusiasts. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- The Painted Hills Vacation Rentals Mitchell, Oregon