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‘Rainbow House’ with scenic river views asks $1.4M

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A kaleidoscope of color in Hood River, Oregon

An exterior view of a white house with a cobalt blue roof, green trim, and colorful shutters and planters. Photos by Rob Radcliffe

In an era where so many homes are decked out in shades of gray, sometimes a bright color palette can brighten your day. Take this six-bedroom, four-bath home in Hood River, Oregon. Known locally as the rainbow house, the home is nestled between Mt. Hood and the Columbia river, offering views of the scenic valley and river.

The house was constructed in 1917 and sits on a half-acre lot walking distance to Hood River’s cute downtown area. But the property’s most striking quality is the array of different colors; a cobalt blue roof pays homage to the nearby waterway, shutters and window trims are painted in yellows, oranges, and pinks, and color blocked planters add to the whimsy.

Inside the 5,340-square-foot home, the kaleidoscope continues. The kitchen balances bright blue floors with white cabinets, plenty of windows, and a rainbow-colored sculptural light. The dining room has its own funky light—a neon tube version—and the living room boasts a chandelier with quirky Alice and Wonderland style.

Other perks in the house include a glass-enclosed room, extensive library, and four-car garage with rooftop patio. Love what you see? 603 Sherman Avenue is on the market now for $1,450,000.

A white house with blue roof has a large patio with green astroturf, colorful lawn chairs, a gazebo, and views of the river.
The ‘Rainbow House’ sits just above Mt. Hood’s walkable downtown with views of the Columbia river.
A kitchen has white cabinets, large windows, and bright blue floors.
The kitchen features blue flooring, white cabinets, and butcher block counters.
A dining room features a glass table with multi-color chairs and a neon chandelier above.
A neon light fixture in the dining room is a cheerful addition.
A living room has black and white flooring, a turquoise couch, large flowers, a colorful chandelier, and big windows.
The living room has bold black and white flooring and a fun chandelier.
A pink bed sits in front of a bay window with bookshelves and teal floors.
The master bedroom features a bay window and built-in bookshelves.
A closet area with white drawers, an orange chair, large mirror, and chandelier.
Even the storage areas feature bright colors—check out the chandelier and yellow-trimmed door.
An all glass room features a chandelier and views of the trees.
The chapel-like, all-glass room in the home.