Government Camp Ski Cabin on Mt Hood

Ravenwood CabinMap to RavenwoodGreat Roomfor cooks and helpers11 foot table for your crewmaster bedroom king size bedNorth bedroomSouth bedroomFoosball anyone?your own 24 hour sliding hill in frontWinter WonderlandStill not buried with 8 feet of snow
88786-88998 E Steel Ln, Government Camp, OR 97049

Overview

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1.5
Sleeps 9
Per night $150 - $345
Type: Cabin
Description of the Government Camp vacation cabin rental
Note: Ravenwood is closed for the summer but we are taking reservations for fall and winter dates.

Very comfortable and private cabin just 75 feet off the business loop in Government Camp.
Private plowed level driveway, warm fireplace, forced air furnace to drive back winter snow storms. Ski to front door on Alpine or Glade trails from Timberline. Watch your children from the front windows on their own sledding hill right in front. Flood lights light the hill in the evening. Fully supplied kitchen with settings for 16 or more people, just bring your food.
E-mail us for more pictures, info. and reservation procedure.
when you e-mail us we send you back basic info which answers many questions plus more pics.

John Cummins

Area Info
Walking distance to Ski Bowl, drive to Timberline or Meadows
Ravenwood is right in the middle of Govy, on the business loop road, behind a clump of fir trees for privacy. Look at our hand drawn map with the pictures. Ravenwood's driveway does not require sno-park permits, The stores, shops, restaurants, are so close you will not use your car.
We can't guarantee ten feet of snow, but Government Camp is you best bet for a winter wonderland, Lower elevations such as Rhododendron, Zigzag or Welches, frequently will have bare ground and rain while its snowing in Govy.
E-mail us with your questions, for more pictures or to reserve your date.
Property Rates
Begins Ends Week
Night
Weekend
Night
Weekly Monthly Min
Stay
Apr 01 2014 Nov 22 2014 $150 $195 - - -
Nov 22 2014 Apr 01 2015 $195 $345 - - 2 nights
Check In: 3 p.m. Check Out: 2 p.m.
Lodging tax: 1% tax added to rent
Deposits: $250 refundable security deposit to reserve date. Note: to rent Ravenwood you must agree to clean up and leave cabin ready for next guest, we have no maids, or cleaning service. You can pay by check, cash, or use your credit card Please e-mail us to receive basic info, more pictures, and reservation information.
Payment Options: Visa, Money Order, Mastercard, Discover, Cashier's Check, American Express, Personal Check, PayPal
Other Fees: Bring your own firewood, bring your own linens. All beds are supplied with pillows and BOTTOM SHEET only. YOU WILL NEED TO BRING SLEEPING BAGS OR BEDDING and your own towels. Ravenwood is for you, treat it as home and enjoy. Sorry, pets are not allowed. when you e-mail us we send you back basic info which answers many questions plus more pics.
Other Vacation Rental Amenities
Ravenwood is about 30 seconds walk to liqueur store, grocery store, restaurants, taxi to Timberline
Every year the snow plow piles up a huge pile for sledding right in front, the cabin flood lights let the kids see and sled while you watch from front window.
Owner Supplied Testimonials
Guestbook

We have just begun listing Ravenwood on this site so there are no reviews, but I have copied some from other calendars for you to check out. Some entries are from 10 years ago. John & Linda


06/28/2007

We stayed at the cabin in late February and it was awesome. This will become an annual trip for us guaranteed. The location is perfect. The cabin was perfect. We loved absolutely everything about this trip.
Anonymous, Molalla, OR
Homeowner Response:

It must have been the great February weather at the mountain. Thanks anonymous.
John & Linda

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03/31/2002 date entered: 03/31/2002

homeowner-added comment:
We had a wonderful time. Your place is sooooo cute.

I am sorry but we did not get the dishwasher unloaded. We waited for it
but it seemed to take forever.

The weather could not have been more beautiful.


Thank you for sharing your home.


:-) Lori :-)

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guest name: Lori
guest city-state/province: Oregon

07/11/2002 date entered: 07/11/2002

homeowner-added comment:

Hi!
We spent a wonderful THanksgiving last year at
Ravenwood! Thank you so much. We now are looking
for a new mattress and remembered how comfortable the
mattress was in the downstairs bedroom at Ravenwood
(it's a king-size). Please email me the name and type
of mattress that is if you have the opportunity!

Thanks again. Hope to stay at Ravenwood again someday
soon!

XXXXXXXX

guest name: XXXXXX
guest city-state/province: Oregon

08/14/2002 date entered: 08/14/2002

homeowner-added comment:
John:
Wanted to check on the availability of your Government Camp cabin for the
nights of December 13 and 14, 2002. We rented the cabin from you last
December for a weekend and really enjoyed it. Please advise me on the
availability and the $ amount you need to reserve it. Thank you.
Debbie

Prineville, OR

guest name: Debbie
guest city-state/province: Prineville, OR

04/10/2004 date entered: 04/10/2004

homeowner-added comment:
Thank you to all who have stayed at Ravenwood. "Government Camps best"
If you are considering reserving Ravenwood, please be advised that we reserve almost every weekend for the ski season very fast. Some years by Thanksgiving it is too late to get a date. With only 16 to 20+ weekends in a season all cabins In town book up.
Be sure to plan early, don't wait for the first snowfall.
John & Linda Cummins
guest name: John & Linda
guest city-state/province: Oregon

01/03/2005 date entered: 01/03/2005

homeowner-added comment:
John and Linda,

Our New Years weekend at your cabin was everything I had hoped it would be. The cabin is wonderful. The weather was perfect. Everyone had a fantastic time. My 73 year old father will never let us forget that us youngster could keep up with him on the sledding hill.

Happy New Year!!

01/10/2005 date entered: 01/10/2005

homeowner-added comment:
Hi. We loved the cabin and had a wonderful time. Thank you.

Val

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We have received your final payment for Ravenwood for December 27, 28 & 29. You are being mailed map, instructions and doorcode. If you have any questions, let me know.

Linda
guest name: Val
guest city-state/province: unknown

03/07/2006 date entered: 03/07/2006

homeowner-added comment:
Greetings,
Just wanted to check in and say the cabin was awsome. We enjoyed it greatly... The kids loved the set up. It worked out well.
I also wanted to find out what the protocal is as far as an inspection for the deposite return. We payed in one check so I assume that you will return the $250 deposit via check also. Please let me know what the plan is.
Thanks again,
James
guest name: Christian Fellowship (18 guests)
guest city-state/province: Warrenton, OR

01/17/2008 date entered: 01/17/2008

homeowner-added comment:
Just a note in case anyone really reads this guestbook.
We still get lots of emails from people that stayed at Ravenwood (all very positive) We continue to have virtually no bad guests. Even the party animals act responsibly (unlike at the beach) Speaking of animals we just discovered the porch racoons can squeeze under the snow door. This summer I'll add an extension.
Thanksgiving 2007 the snow hit hard and kept coming (snow caves this season) We have already booked Christmas and New Years 08/09 a year in advance. Still 2-3 months left this ski season and the snow keeps coming. The Government Camp face lift and new construction has really changed our little village. (I hope for the better) It looks to me like boarders now out number skiers. ( arrrrgh)
We are still leasing Ravenwood to High Cascade Snowboard Camp each summer (ten years and no problems from all the kids despite the naysayers)
Happy Trails
John

guest name: John & Linda
guest city-state/province: Portland

04/09/2008 date entered: 04/09/2008

homeowner-added comment:
OK, it's me again. I fixed the Raccoons, unless they can squeeze thru a 1" gap.
Snow update: for over four months now we have had more than eight feet on the ground. This season (07/08)is going down as a record year. Timberline has a new quad chair. Skibowl has a new Snocat that can groom the very steep upper bowl.
John

guest name: John
guest city-state/province: Portland

08/16/2010 date entered: 08/16/2010

homeowner-added comment:
Hello everyone, I have ignored this guestbook feature for several years now, for awhile I was posting past snow conditions etc. Ravenwood has become very stable. We have about 40% return guests, Government Camp saw a face lift a few years ago, talk of becoming a city is still going on. This summer/fall I plan to overhaul the upstairs bathroom floor. We had to replace the furnace 2 winters back, what a mess and expense. No problems, no baggage, Ravenwood is by far the most relaxed cabin around. Oh yeah fore what it's worth, the snow last year was not memorable
guest name: John
guest city-state/province: Portland

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