Rimrock Cottage

Sleeps 1-4 2 Bedrooms Kitchen Garden Hi Speed Internet


This spacious house sits on a bluff overlooking the town of Mitchell and the hills beyond. It has been recently remodeled, featuring a brand-new bathroom with a large step-in shower, and a well-equipped cheerful country kitchen. Basic condiments, fine herbs and ethnic spices as well as all essential cookware and appliances are provided, making it easy to whip up a great meal. An additional sweet breakfast nook looks out into the mountains and old fruit trees. The whole space feels warm and lively with great views from all windows that flood the rooms with light. The artsy living room extends into a small cozy space featuring a HD flatscreen TV for your evening entertainment with Wifi available throughout the cottage. Colorful art, throw carpets, and cozy furniture add to the special ambience of the house. The two bedrooms feature comfortable wooden beds with high-quality mattresses and cozy bedding as well as working desks to do some home office work if needed. The laundry room has been remodeled to include a washer and dryer. The whole house and yard are yours to use at your leisure but the attic will be locked. The large yard in the front and back of the house feature plenty of outdoor garden furniture to relax, listen to the birds, and enjoy the views. A BBQ is provided, just bring some charcoal and lighter fluid. The famous Painted Hills are close by, Sutton Mountain invites you for a taste of wilderness, and the John Day River is just a short drive away with some of the greatest swimming holes you’ll ever find. Many wonderful hiking paths are close by, and the town of Mitchell is quirky and welcoming to visitors. The other 2 units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument are easy to reach by car driving the “Journey through Time” Scenic Byway. ~ Pets of responsible owners are welcome, no diggers. The pet fee of $25.night/pet is due upon arrival and can be paid in cash or with check to Barbara, the owner.


Bedroom 1

This light and cheerful bedroom features a full-size and twin-size wooden bed with high-quality mattresses, memory toppers, and cozy blankets with cotton linens. There is a working desk and plenty of closet space.

Bedroom 2

This smaller, light flooded bedroom features a twin bed with high quality mattress, memory topper, cozy bedding with cotton linens. There is a large working desk looking out into the old fruit trees and over the hills beyond, and plenty of Closet space.

Air Conditioning / Heater

An air-conditioner is located in the living -room, and there are 2 high volume ceiling fans as well if needed. An easy manageable oil monitor heater can heat the whole house fast in the cooler months.

High Speed Internet Access

Wireless Internet is available throughout the cottage, porch and garden. It’s strong enough for you to stream movies or participate in a online meeting if needed.

Pets Welcome

Pets are welcome, but please respect our no digging rules and clean up after your pet. Please, keep your pets off the furniture. There is a $25/pet/night pet fee due upon arrival to be paid in cash or check once you’ve arrived. You can either pay it directly to Barbara when you see her, or place it in an envelope in the red mailbox in front of the office down the road.

Rimrock Cottage Living Room

The cottage features a big screen Smart TV. The Wifi is strong enough for so you can set up streaming with your own streaming accounts.

Rimrock Cottage Kitchen

Electrical stove with oven, coffee machine, coffee beans and a coffee-grinder, rice-cooker, blender, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, electrical water-kettle, essential cookware, utensils, dishes for six, basic condiments, herbs & spices.

Mountain Spring Water

The water from the tap is from the towns’ own mountain spring! It’s very good for drinking. Fill up your bottles and enjoy!

Rimrock Cottage Bathroom

Recently remodeled, this bathroom features a large step in shower, first aid cupboard, plenty of fluffy towels, organic body products including hand and body soap, shampoo, and conditioner.


There is a large garden with plenty of outdoor furniture set up in the warmer months. Old apricot and apple trees invite you to relax in their shade. A BBQ area is set up, just bring your own charcoal.

Rimrock Cottage Laundry

Washing-machine, dryer, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent. Laundry lines are available outside.

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Rates are based on the occupancy of 1-4 guests. Maximum occupancy is 4 guests. 2 nights minimum stay. Holidays and special events: weekend rates apply.

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A real home away from home! The owners thought of everything and we enjoyed the many amenities and extra touches to make our stay perfect. And our dog was welcome too!
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Arnold H. - Portland
April 2021