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A Truly Green, Comfortable, Mid-Cen-Mod Styled, Dog-Friendly, Air-Conditioned (NEW), Solar-Powered LEED FOR HOMES - GOLD Certified Vacation Rental. The FIRST Vacation Rental In The Pacific NW To Accept BITCOIN Payment.
HELIOS OVERVIEW: This spacious 2145+ sq.ft. solar home accommodates up to six guests in lux comfort & Mid-Century modern style. The lighting & furnishings are a fusion of vintage & modern Mid-Cen design. Guests are treated to eco-lux amenities & eco-bath products. Great care has been taken to provide Helios' valued guests with a 1st-class experience! Enjoy an eco-conscious getaway without sacrificing luxury - Stay at Helios Eco-House!
HELIOS' GROUND FLOOR AMENITIES INCLUDE: Polished concrete floors provide heat in winter & help cool in summer.
Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen. Top-end stainless steel appliances: Thermador built-in refrigerator, Jenn-Air Pro gas range, & Bosch Eco-Sense dishwasher. Huge sink & pull-down sprayer for fast cleanup. Built-in microwave. Loads of counter space. Emeco modern aluminum stools seat 6 at the kitchen peninsula.
Spacious Living Room. Modern sofas & lounge chairs with Arco-inspired floor lamp & Eames molded walnut wood coffee table. A huge NEW 55' 1080p LCD TV. Spark Modern gas fireplace.
Sleek Dining, Indoors Or Out. Six comfortable Eames Wire Dining Bikini chairs are paired with the ashwood-topped Eames Aluminum Group dining table. An authentic, 'space-age' aluminum Titania light hovers overhead. Open the dining room's double French doors to reveal outdoor dining for six on the relaxing patio.
Entertain & Relax Outdoors. The eco-decked patio & professionally landscaped yard are fully enclosed within a modern, custom fence. A stainless steel grill, outdoor table & cushioned chairs, landscape lighting & native plants set the scene for your outdoor entertaining.
Half Bathroom. Tucked neatly away from the living & dining spaces, is the convenient, yet discrete, half-bath.
Clean, Uncluttered Garage. Plenty of room for your vehicle & all your sporting gear. BluDot wall mounted racks help organize your gear/jackets/helmets for the next day's excursion.
SECOND FLOOR AMENITIES INCLUDE: The 2nd floor is separated into two spacious wings (North & South facing), enhancing privacy for Helios' guests. Helios sleeps 6 with 2 bedrooms with king-sized beds plus an additional room with queen-sized bed. Oregon madrone hardwood is found on the split staircase & hallways. NEW innovative European woven flooring in each bedroom. Modern Jorge Pensi designed ceiling fans cool each room effectively.
Master Suite & Bath Retreat. Located on the South end of Helios, the spacious master suite features a vintage teakwood dresser, vintage Eames wire bikini swivel chair, & a supportive king-sized eco-mattress (Hohenstein Institute & CertiPUR-US certified). 1000+ thread count eco-fiber sheets & Eco-Harmony fiber-filled duvet comforter add the finishing lux comforts. Private balcony!
The spa-like master bath retreat completes the master suite. Unwind in the Jacuzzi brand soaking tub or refresh in the over-sized shower complete with rain shower head by Grohe, built-in bench, Italian tile surround, & glass floor tiles. Helios provides our guests with only the highest quality bamboo-Egyptian cotton blend towels. Keep towels toasty on the hydronic heated towel rack. Dual sinks are set into an expansive Paperstone counter slab. The cork tiles underfoot are heated for your comfort.
A Second Master-Sized Bedroom At the north end of Helios, this well-appointed bedroom holds a king-sized bed, bent maple wood dresser, Kovac's Grid Lamps, & built-in desk with vintage Vaghi swivel chair.
Additional Room. An additional room with queen-sized bed, also in the north wing, accommodates 2 additional guests in comfort.
Second Full Bath. The 2nd full bath, located in the north wing, holds a deep cast iron tub/shower with an Italian tile surround. In the Paperstone counter slab nests a Kohler 'Wading Pool' sink.
The Laundry Room. The well-stocked laundry room is anchored with high-end, full-sized EnergyStar® washer & dryer.
HELIOS' LOCATION: From Helios' premier location, bike or walk everywhere. Helios is at the center of stellar food, coffee, & easy access to Drake Park, the Deschutes River, Downtown, Les Schwab Amphitheater, & the Old Mill. Two off-leash dog areas just blocks away. Access 3365 vertical feet of Mt. Bachelor's winter fun-just 25 mins away! Catch the bike shuttle & ride 5+ hours of sweet single track back to Helios' door!
HELIOS LEADS THE VACATION RENTAL INDUSTRY:
December 2013, Helios Eco-House is the first vacation rental property in the Pacific NW to accept the cutting-edge crypto-currency called Bitcoin. By accepting Bitcoin, Helios continues to lead the vacation rental industry with progressive ideas & services valued by our guests.
Spring 2010, Helios Eco-House (Helios) became the 1st vacation rental home in all of Oregon to receive the distinction of LEED® for Homes™ Gold certification. The LEED-H Green Building Rating System is the most rigorous & internationally recognized standard for the design & construction of energy-efficient, sustainably-built homes. Gold-level certification assures Helios is an exceptionally energy & resource-efficient property, built with non-toxic materials, respecting the environment in which it was constructed. Helios was also awarded Earth Advantage Institute certification.
During construction, Helios & 4 other homes, participated in the LEED® for Homes pilot program. Due to the economic downturn, the builder didn't complete 3rd party certifications on any of the homes. While some homes may simply claim 'close enough' to LEED status, Helios' property owners recognized the significance of 3rd party LEED certification for Helios. In fact, Helios is the ONLY property of the pilot program to achieve LEED certification.
Helios' SOLAR Photo-Voltaic System Is COMPLETE! With LEED-H-GOLD & Earth Advantage Institute Certifications Already Awarded, The Solar PV Addition Affirms Helios' Prominence As A Bona Fide Green Vacation Rental Home.
We invite you to experience a TRULY green, solar-powered, luxury home - Helios Eco-House.
Discreetly tucked away from the downstairs living areas....moreless
2.5 bathrooms. The two upstairs full baths feature sinks set into Paperstone counter slabs, Italian tile surround with glass doors, & cork tile flooring for your comfort. Helios provides guests w only the highest quality, absorbent towels & complimentary bath amenities....moreless
Helios was awarded 'TOP VACATION RENTAL - Bend' by a major travel website. Featured in GREEN BUILDER Magazine.
Featured in Green Builder Magazine.
Award-Winning Helios Eco-House (Helios) is the 1st vacation rental home in all of Oregon to receive the distinction of LEED® for Homes™ Gold certification. The LEED-H Green Building Rating System is the most rigorous & internationally recognized standard of design & construction of energy-efficient, sustainably-built homes. Gold-level certification assures Helios is an exceptionally energy & resource-efficient property, built with non-toxic materials, respecting the environment in which it was constructed.
During construction, Helios & 4 other homes participated in the LEED® for Homes pilot program, but the builder didn't complete the 3rd party certifications on any of the homes. Helios is the ONLY property of the pilot program to achieve LEED certification. We're thrilled to achieve the distinction of LEED...moreless
Eames-inspired Wire Dining Bikini chairs. Authentic ashwood-topped Eames Aluminum Group dining table. A 'space-age' aluminum Titania light. On the side, a custom, built-in desk w vintage Vaghi swivel chair is the perfect office for business-oriented travelers. Double doors open to reveal outdoor dining for six on the relaxing patio & a fully-fenced side yard...moreless
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Helios is new construction & has been meticulously maintained especially for it's guests.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: My husband & I moved to Oregon 15+ years ago. We're always asking 'What's next?' & Bend always satisfies our cravings. Having 2 dogs in our family, we value the importance of safe, flexible canine travel accommodation & dog-friendly amenities.
We have purchased only high-end appliances, authentic mid-cen-mod furnishings, included vintage pieces, & luxury finishing amenities for our Helios guests. Our design choices & meticulous maintenance practices distinguish Helios as a comfortable, luxury-focused, dog-friendly, first-class eco-accommodation. Since 'opening', we've garnered rave reviews & have worked diligently to ensure Helios offers only the best for our valued guests!
Helios Eco-House's premier location allows easy access to exciting nightlife, spas, & unique boutiques!
We're thrilled to be part of what Bend has to offer & hope you'll find your own exciting Bend adventures during your stay!
Why the Owner Chose Bend: We chose this house because of the quality construction, eco-luxury features, nearby amenities for people as well as canines, & the spectacular Westside neighborhood.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Easy access to area amenities, events & festivals.
Dog-friendly off-leash areas (At least 7 dog parks in Bend with 2 areas just a short walk from Helios.).
Cool, walkable neighborhood with unique, homegrown shops, spas, & restaurants.
Solar-powered! Enjoy an eco-conscious getaway without sacrificing luxury.
Awarded 'Top Vacation Rental - Bend 2012'
First vacation rental in the Pacific NW to accept BITCOIN payments.
First LEED For Homes - Gold certified vacation rental in Oregon.
Speaks: english, Emailed inquiries are welcome in many languages.