Lovely, restive resort home offers walking/biking pathways, tennis, swimming, golf.
Home just renovated with updated kitchen, bathrooms, top end appliances and media equipment.
Home owner community is friendly, casual and laid back; also the safest place in the county.
Come and enjoy a gated community which wins awards for pastoral beauty.
Charbonneau Resort is located 22 miles south of downtown Portland; 90 minute drive to Mt. Hood; 90 minute drive to Oregon Coast; 30 minute drive to vinyards; and 3 hour drive to Seattle, WA, where you can catch a 90 minute jetboat ride to Victoria, BC. Victoria is among the most popular tourist attractions in Canada.
We also offer a cottage stay at the new OREGON GARDEN RESORT with dinner and a bottle of Oregon wine, tickets to the world-class gardens, buffet breakfast, pool and spa. Nearby is Silver Falls, where you can walk behind the falls. This state park is one of Oregon's favorite hiking destinations and an 60 minute drive from our home.
Also nearby Silver Falls is Mt. Angel Abbey, where you can tour their world class ecumenical library, designed by the Finish architect, Aldo; admire Louise Jenkins' mosaics; and take in sung Vespers at 5:00 p.m.
Depending on availability, use of our ocean-view timeshare might also be arranged. Resort timeshare is located near Cannon Beach, which is the art-capital of Oregon, where you can meet and talk to the artists. Astoria is also nearby and features the acclaimed Lewis & Clark Interpretative Center and Fort Clatsop where the Expedition wintered during Dec 1805 to Mar 1806.
Come and enjoy the Pacific Northwest, the USA in miniature with ocean, rivers, mountains, desert....and welcoming people.
We are Gordon and Mary Ann Dickey, a retired senior couple. Our professional backgrounds include leadership roles in clinical social work and nursing administration.
We love to travel and have enjoyed 35 home exchanges around the world and close to home. Meeting new people and enjoying new cultures keep us young and growing....as the adage states:
"It's not that we can't play because of old age....
it's we become old because we don't play."