The Sunset Cottage is the new addition to the popular Painted Hills Vacation Rentals located in a quit neighborhood in the small town of Mitchell. This spacious comfy cottage sits on the edge of a rim overlooking the town, hills, and the looming Bailey Rock. It's just recently been remodeled and features 3 bedrooms with high quality matrasses and European style down comforters, 2 bathrooms, a big country kitchen with all the cookware, herbs and spices, olive oil, vinegar, utensils and more to cook up a memorable meal. The living room has an extra pull out sofa bed for additional guests. There is Wifi, and AC. The garden has shady old plum and apricot trees that invite you to sit and relax. The famous Painted Hills ( just named one of the 7th wonders of Oregon by TravelOregon), are just 12 minutes away by car and the other 2 units of the John Day Day Fossil Beds, Sheep Rock and Clarno, are easy to reach via "the Journey through Time " Scenic Byeway.
The area is famous for it's ancient history and it's geological significance on a global scale. Breathtaking vistas around every bend of the road await you and the hiking is great! Abundance of wild life, birds, and stars in the night skies make this area so very special.
Rates shown are for 5 guests. Additional guests $25/night. Free Wifi, no smoking, pets allowed with $20/night pet fee. Fresh country eggs from our own chickens provided for your breakfast. Additional fees may apply:- pet fee; 20 USD per day
Eastern Oregon is famous for it's rugged landscapes and rural friendly towns. The pioneer town of Mitchell is a great base to explore the 3 units of John Day Fossil Beds National Monument .The Painted Hills have become world famous and are around the corner while the other 2 units as well as the Thomas Condon Paleontology museum are 1 hour away by car on the beautiful Journey through Time Scenic Byway. There is a gas station, general store, espresso bar, and 2 restaurants in town as well as a small quirky rock museum. The next river access is 9 miles beyond the Painted Hills along the John Day River with a great swimming hole or two . There is wildlife such as deer and antelope, bird watching, fishing, and star gazing in the nights. Eastern Oregon is one big adventure and invitation to reconnect with nature.