a columbia river

Italian Villa Getaway

4 Rms, 8 Guests
In-Home Meals

Our Rooms

Corsicia Room

Beautiful french trois king sized bed with river view and double jacuzzi tub. 

Stromboli Room

Gorgeous blues and greens with curved wall overlooking the river.

Venice Room

Spectacular queen bed in red romantic hues. 

Carriage House

Quiet studio suite with kitchenette, elevated king bed, private balcony and fire pit. Located 600 feet from the Villa on the Columbia River beach.

About Us

Your Hosts

Joan Harvey Chester

Her dream was to build a Tuscany Villa in the lush forests of the Pacific Northwest where she grew up. Joan has served the public most of her life. She has been a flight attendant, real estate agent, and has worked in the hotel business. Service is foremost in her mind. Joan has traveled various countries for the past 30 years and has explored the world?s small luxury inns and B&B’s. She has brought home the best amenities for your enjoyment.

Richard Erickson

Richard was born in Colorado, raised and educated in Arizona, and raised his family in Texas. Richard owned his own Advertising company and has been self employed most of his life. Richard loves people and public speaking. “meeting people from all over the world has been a super experience for me, I look forward to every week and a new adventure.

“Joan & Richard, Thank you so much for making our wedding beautiful. Everything was done with such perfection & eloquence. We were at ease from the moment we arrived. Words just aren’t enough to tell you both how the start of our new life together has been amazing.”
– Amanda & ToddLongview, WA

“What a perfect home. We are in our own paradise. What a honey-moon. A place to be alone: feel at home; and reflect upon one another. A memory never forgotten. And more privately romantic that nowhere else we could’ve gone. Oh yeah, you have the best pillows in the world. We barely ever got out of bed. “
– Carine & Bradley, Longview, WA

Stress-Free Elope Wedding

We handle everything for the Bride & Groom.

Elope Package Details: Our packages start at $1,495 for 2 people. We customize the packages to fit your needs. We start off with a phone conversation and a checklist to find out what we can do to make this a wonderful experience for both the Bride & Groom.

Guest Testimonials

“I cannot thank you enough for what was the most perfect elopement a couple could ever ask for. The setting was breathtaking and your hospitality was world class. I could not stop raving about you to friends and coworkers for weeks after our return. I would most certainly recommend you to anyone who is looking for as wonderful of an experience as Kaylie and I had with our elopement. We sincerely thank you from the bottom of our hearts.”
-Kaylie & Bryce, Seattle, WA

“We never imagined that eloping at the last minute would be such a beautiful, romantic experience. Our elopement ceremony is something neither of us will ever forget, nor will we forget how wonderful you both were to us. We plan to return each year to celebrate our anniversary. “
-Namouna & T.J., Cannon Beach, OR

You want to elope, but don’t want to skimp on the frills!

Food & Drink

In-House Meal Service

Full service breakfast served daily to our guests.




Pets are not allowed.



Private beach area






Golf course (within 2 miles)

 Food & Drink

Special diet meals (on request)


WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.


Free public parking is available on site 


Daily housekeeping

Honeymoon suite

Meeting/Banquet facilities


     Safety & security

    Fire extinguishers

    Smoke alarms

    24-hour security


    Air conditioning

    Smoke-free property

    Hypoallergenic room available


    Soundproof rooms

    Non-smoking rooms

     Safety features

    First aid kits available

    Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and common areas

    Shared stationery (e.g. printed menus, magazines, pens, paper) removed

    Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

     Physical distancing

    Physical distancing rules followed

    Cashless payment available

     Cleanliness & disinfection

    Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay

    Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning

    Guest accommodation disinfected between stays

    Linens, towels, and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines

    Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus

     Food & drink safety

    All plates, cutlery, glasses, and other tableware sanitized

    Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

    Physical distancing in dining areas

    Checkin & Checkout

    Checkin: 4 p.m.

    Checkout: 11 a.m.

    Cancellation Policy

    Cancellation requires 2 weeks notice. 


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