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Riverfront Cottage -Near Drake Park, Walk to Town.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 520 sq ft
Property type house

Overview

About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

One bedroom with queen bed and a really comfortable queen hide-a-bed, right on the Deschutes River. You can walk one way to town (through Drake Park), and the other way also along the river to the Old Mill District.

You can watch the otters, beavers, eagles, osprey, mink, heron, geese, swans and ducks from the riverfront deck. There is another deck with a gas bbq right out the back door.

It is a short drive to Mt. Bachelor for world class skiing as well as the Cascade Lakes with amazing outdoor recreational opportunities.

Hiking, mountain climbing, road biking. You can even ride your mountain bike from your front door, and in only 3 miles be on the famous Phil's Trail, with 100's of miles of uncrowded single track.

Keywords: House, cottage, riverfront, Deschutes river, waterfront

More Details

Owner
John
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018

About John

I am a semi-retired real estate investor who fell in love with Bend and can't find any place I would rather live. There is so much to do here if you like the outdoors, but the community feel is what really makes it special.

John purchased this house in 1999

Why John chose Old Bend

This was my vacation home in Bend before I decided I had to live here permanently. There are not many homes on the river in Bend, which makes it quite special. You can walk through Drake Park along Mirror Pond to downtown Bend in about ten minutes, and the other direction is the Old Mill District. I love this location and neighborhood so much that when I wanted a bigger home, I moved next door. It is rare to find a place that is so close to everything and because of the river still seems a bit wild.

What makes this house unique

It's really all about the river and the central location.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Way too short of a stay for us on our first trip to Bend. Thank you so much for being so accommodating from initial contact to after our "checkout". All the recommendations for rides and use of your map and trail book are so very much appreciated. You have a great place in a great town in a beautiful area. Thank you for going above and beyond!

We'll be back soon.
May 2009
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Amenities

Old Bend House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 520 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Comfortable (really) Queen Hide-a-bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
On the Deschutes River: swans, herons, beavers, geese, ducks, mink, otters, eagles, osprey...

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Riverfront Cottage -Near Drake Park, Walk to Town.
average rating of 4.8831167 based on 80 reviews
5

Great Owner, Great Place

  • 5 of 5

This house is on such a choice spot, central to so many spots in Bend. John is a gracious and accommodating owner, I feel like I lucked out selecting this place, and the wife agrees!

Thank you John!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four had a great time at this house! The location is amazing right on the river and in walking distance to so many restaurants and fun things to do! The house was clean and furnished with everything we needed! The next time we are in Bend this will be our first choice in lodging. John the owner was wonderful to work with!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time very relaxing and JOHN was very helpful. We will stay again

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed being right on the river with easy access to the paths. We were able to walk almost everywhere we wanted to go. John was very accomdating, and our dogs had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Had a wonderful time at the Riverfront Cottage, overlooking the Deschutes River.

  • 5 of 5

This charming cottage had all the amenities of home. What more could you ask for? 👍🏼

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Little place with awesome view

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place, I’ve been wanting to buy in bend, and staying here actually got the ball rolling!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Car: not necessary

Snowshoeing, floating the river...

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60

Deposit is refundable only to the extent I am able to re-rent the house for the same dates.
There is NO TAX on stays of 30 days or more. VRBO doesn't have an option for that, so please inquire, and I will edit out the tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.