Welcome to La Grande, the hub of Eastern Oregon! We are excited to have you be our guests at the premier home of La Grande, The Stang Manor, begun in 1923 and completed in 1925, by August Stange, the founder of the Mount Emily Lumber Company. Mr. Stange moved to La Grande from Wisconsin to start the lumber business and immediately began sparing no expense to create this highly detailed, finely appointed house, highly advanced for its time.
As you sit in the enormous ground floor living room, take some time to consider the fine detail in the crown molding, arched bookshelves, and fireplace mantel. Light plays off the Venetian plaster on the ceiling and your eye is drawn to the relaxing sunroom, where a fountain bubbles delightfully, and comfortable furniture beckons you to come read, have a glass of wine, or fall asleep!
The quiet neighborhood of "the hill" is a stark contrast to downtown La Grande, and yet downtown is a 5 to 7 minute walk away. Here, the Union Pacific train whistle is just a faint, nostalgic reminder of a bygone era, and there is virtually no traffic noise.
The bedrooms are all tastefully furnished with extraordinarily comfortable mattresses and bedding, and elegant bathrooms with original tile and fixtures. Wake up to delicious breakfast quiche or casserole, blueberry pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, Eggs Benedict, and many other delightful offerings! You will enjoy your breakfast in the Dining Room, complete with scallop-shell inset china shelves, walls recently redone in beautiful Venetian Plaster, and the original table and buffet that graced the house at its beginning.
We trust you will enjoy your stay here, and pray that it will be a refreshing respite from weary travel and labor!
The owners respectfully request that you park on the south side of Spring Avenue or in the driveway.
About midway between Pendleton and Baker City on Interstate 84, this friendly town is nestled between the majestic Blue and Wallowa Mountain ranges.