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Visit Bend! Cozy and Pet Friendly!

(24 Reviews)

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom - sleeps 4 - westside Bend cottage

After a day of exciting adventure & sightseeing, relax in comfort with plenty of peace and quiet at our cozy cottage, located one block off Century Drive (the main road to Mt. Bachelor and the Cascade High Lakes) and right in the heart of the extremely popular west side of Bend.

Our beautiful, comfortable, westside cottage offers a fully furnished, 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with deck, hot tub and a very private, secure back yard. Our rental sleeps 4 people comfortably, with a queen bed in the downstairs bedroom, and a queen bed upstairs. A full modern kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave and dishwasher, pots, pans, dishes and silverware. Linens and towels are supplied. Internet and cable. A DVD library, books, games. Washer and dryer, gas heat and all the comforts of home are provided for your convenience.

You are within walking distance of numerous brew pubs, restaurants, delis, beautiful parks, downtown Bend, Starbucks, grocery stores, ski shops, video rentals, spas, ski and bike rentals. We're within minutes of the Les Schwab Amphitheater, the new water park, skating pavillion and the popular Old Mill Shopping District!

The best thing about us is we're Pet Friendly!

Our back yard is private, secure and fenced and is perfect for children and/or pets. There is a hot tub on the back patio. Also a gas BBQ. The back yard also has a portable fire pit. Tongs supplied for roasting marshmallows or hotdogs. Firewood and charcoal supplied.

Juniper Aquatic Center - Public Pool: Juniper Aquatic Center, located approximately 3 miles from our rental offers swimming, aerobics, weight lifting, children's pool, lap swimming, etc. It is open year round.

Pets: There is a doggie door for small dogs. doggie bags are supplied. Pet Dishes supplied. Spare leashes supplied. Blankets for pets to lay on supplied. All sizes of animals are permitted. $20 non refundable pet deposit required..

Rock Climbing
Smith Rock State Park, a popular rock climbing site is approximately a 30 minute drive from our rental (Terrebonne, Oregon), or the Three SIsters Wilderness area located in the Cascade Lakes area, is approximately a 30 minute drive from our rental.

The High Desert Museum and the Deschutes Historical Society are both popular destinations for people interested in the history of Central Oregon and Bend history.


Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 864 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking, vaping or cannibas allowed....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    $20 pet fee...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • One bedroom is located downstairs with a queen size bed. The other bedroom is located upstairs, also with a queen size bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Toliet, Shower, Sink....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Private backyard with water feature (during spring/summer.) Covered patio with seating. Garage....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Volcano
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Within 20 minutes walk or 5 minute drive to beautiful downtown Bend. ...moreless

  • Town:

    Visit beautiful, downtown Bend. Numerous restaurants, pubs, shopping and more! or visit The Old Mill Shopping District. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Small dining table with 4 chairs. Also 4 - wooden TV trays....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gas heat...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, filters, tea, salt and pepper...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Please shower before using the hot tub....moreless



Write a review 4.9
from 24 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 15 - Jan 1, 2018
2 night min stay
$900 $3,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$840 $3,000

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $20
  • Cleaning Fee $75
  • Tax Rate 11.08%

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Last updated: 03/25/2017
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  • Drake Park and Mirror Pond

    "My great-grandmother, Mae Arnold, has a plaque in Drake Park honoring her dedication to obta..."

  • Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort

    "Our rental is located one block off of the main road to Mt. Bachelor Ski resort."

  • Deschutes Brewery

    "Only a few blocks from our rental. Great place to take tours of one of the most popular brew..."

  • McMenamins Old St. Francis School

    "Excellent food! "

  • Pizza Mondo

    "Wonderful pizza!"

  • Starbucks

    "Located on Century Drive, just a few blocks from the rental."

  • Les Schwab Amphitheater

    "The rental is located close to this venue! "

  • Thump Coffee

    "Great coffee and fun place to visit!"

  • Tumalo Falls

    "Perfect for hiking and beautiful picture taking! Take Skyliners Road, only a few blocks from..."

  • Parrilla Grill

    "Good mexican food. Entertainment during the summer months. Only 3 blocks from our rental. "

  • Deschutes Brewery Restaurant

    "Fabulous place to eat and drink microbrews. Located in downtown Bend."

  • High Desert Museum

    "Excellent place to visit to learn about Central Oregon and the High Desert. Incredible exhib..."

  • Big O Bagels

    "Excellent Bagels and sandwiches. Close to our rental and great for breakfast or lunch."

  • Victorian Cafe

    "Excellent breakfast or lunches. Their eggs benedict's are the best! Only three blocks from t..."

  • Brother Jon's Public House

    "Excellent Microbrews!"

  • Bend Brewing Co

    "Good burgers, great brews, fabulous views! Located downtown!"

  • Dandy's Drive-In

    "A fun, old fashioned Drive-In to visit. The gals roller skate out to take your order. Their ..."

  • Cascade Lakes Brewing Co. - The Lodge

    "Only a few blocks from the rental. Great menu and brews! "

  • Sun Mountain Fun Center

    "Bowling, video games, mini golf, go carts and more! Fun place for the family!"

  • Red Chair Gallery LLC

    "Beautiful, one of a kind art! "

  • Overturf Park

    "Just a couple blocks from the rental. A nice, small neighborhood park."

  • Widgi Creek Golf Club

    "Located 7 miles from the rental. Fabulous golf course. "

  • Newport Avenue Market

    "A very unique market. Find some interesting items here for a special dinner or event."

  • 10 Barrel Brewpub

    "Great brews and food!"

  • The Old Mill District

    "Shopping galore! Restaurants, shops, cinemas and more!"

  • Dudley's Bookshop Cafe

    "Located in downtown Bend, a very quaint little book store and cafe."

  • The Frugal Boutique

    "Fabulous selection of women's clothing, shoes and accessories. A must stop and shop! One of ..."

  • Columbia Park

    "Beautiful little neighborhood park, just a few blocks from the rental. "

  • Longboard Louie's

    "Best Mexican food ever! Try their Hollenbeck or the Cabo Nachos!"

  • McKay Park

    "Beautiful park. A new water park is going in at this time and will be ready for summer!"

  • Mother's Juice Cafe

    "Best smoothies around. "

  • Historic Drake Park

    "Beautiful! My great grandmother, Mae Arnold, has a plaque honoring her for obtaining the mos..."

  • Harmon Park

    "An awesome park for kids! "

  • Footbridge to Drake Park

    "A beautiful place to stop and watch the river flow by. Located in beautiful, Drake Park."

  • Pilot Butte

    "During the Spring, Summer and Fall, Pilot Butte is open to cars and is the place to go to ov..."

  • The Village Baker

    "Incredible bakery items. They are a few blocks, walking distance, from our rental. A fabulou..."

  • Des Chutes Historical Center

    "A place to visit and learn about the history of Bend. 5 minutes drive from the rental."

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
RDM - Redmond Oregon airport
0.33 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Cabin 22 Pub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
River's Edge Golf Course
50 Miles
Nearest Train
Chemult, Oregon
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Colorado Street and Hwy. 97
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort

Car: Recommended

Our rental is located one block off the main highway to the Cascade High Lakes and resorts and Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort (our rental is 5 blocks from the Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort Shuttle). The Redmond Airport (RDM) is approximately 15 miles from the rental. PDX - Portland International Airport is approximately 3.5 hours driving distance. Smith Rock State Park is approximately a 30 minute drive (Terrebonne, Oregon.) Our rental is also approximately 20 miles from Sisters, Oregon, which hosts a popular quilt show every year.

Other Activities: Kayaking, Canoeing, Floating the River, Museums, Les Schwab Amphitheater events. We're only a few minutes from the new Colorado Street water park and the new, ice skating pavilion that opens in November 2015.

Golf: Central Oregon has some of the best golf courses in the state. We are located 7 miles from Widgi Creek, a popular area golf course and we're located minutes away from the River's Edge Golf Course.

Ski: Mt. Bachelor Ski resort is a 30 minute drive from our westside rental. We are located 5 blocks from the Mt. Bachelor Ski Shuttle pick up/drop off.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1977

About: Theresa and Bob Skarsten are true Bendites. Theresa was born and raised in Bend and Bob moved here from California in 1976.

Why River West, Bend, OR, USA:
The westside of Bend is home to the old Shevlin-Hixon and Brooks Scanlon lumber mills. Many families lived and raised their children here. The westside of Bend is now the place to be, live and visit. Beautiful parks and walking trails nearby. Numerous pubs, restaurants, shopping and activities nearby.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our home is located on the popular, westside of Bend. It has a beautiful, private back yard. It's within minutes walking distance to beautiful parks, paths along the river and activities. The home itself is very cozy and comfortable. It has a peace and comfort to it that will make you want to come back. You'll love the neighborhood and the location.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/25/2017

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Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • Front street view of cottage

    Front street view of cottage

  • Kitchen view from Front Room

    Kitchen view from Front Room

  • Kitchen and Laundry Room View

    Kitchen and Laundry Room View

  • Main bedroom downstairs - queen bed

    Main bedroom downstairs - queen bed

  • Shower


  • Games to play!

    Games to play!

  • Upstairs bedroom - queen bed

    Upstairs bedroom - queen bed

  • Backyard


  • Hot Tub

    Hot Tub

  • Kitchen


  • Kitchen view

    Kitchen view

  • Front Room

    Front Room

  • Bathroom


  • Books to read!

    Books to read!

  • Upstairs seating area

    Upstairs seating area

  • Backyard


  • Hot Tub on back patio

    Hot Tub on back patio

  • BBQ


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