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Historic Bluebird Day Bungalow | Downtown | WALK EVERYWHERE

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Fully restored historic bungalow steps from Drake Park 3 Bd, 2 Bath Sleeps 6

Experience Bend’s vibrant community with Bluebird Day! The Mirror Pond Bungalow is a classic 3 bedroom 2 bath historic Craftsman bungalow in a quintessential Bend location. On Bend's popular Westside literally steps from Drake Park, Mirror Pond, and Downtown Bend, you can leave your car and WALK EVERYWHERE! Or, hop on one of the cruiser bikes provided, and explore the historic neighborhoods of Bend like a local.

Listed in the US National Register of Historic Places and built in 1923 during Bend’s Mill heyday by Benjamin and Elisa Hamilton, this important home has been lovingly restored and fully updated with all of the modern amenities. Original built-in cabinetry, gorgeous fir wood floors, and fully restored original windows make a beautiful compliment to the fully updated kitchen and bathrooms. The outdoor living area is exceptional!

Cozy up to the wood burning fireplace in the living room, or enjoy a book in the sunny den. Watch a movie or play games with family in the large garden level entertainment room with Smart HDTV and plenty of cable channels. The comfy, upscale decor will make you feel right at home, and creates the perfect setting for lasting memories to be made!

The Mirror Pond Bungalow features a fabulous, fully equipped gourmet kitchen with brand new stainless steel appliances and a chef’s gas range. There is a bright and sunny breakfast nook for you curl up and savor your morning coffee while enjoying the beautiful gardens out back. Sit down dining for 6 in the spacious dining room is the perfect setting for special gatherings of your family and friends.

The master bedroom features a new, high quality King bed with European style bedding, high thread count linens and a clean, fluffy down duvet. There are gorgeous linens and down duvets in the Queen bedroom, as well as in the garden level Twin bedroom. The 2 twins can be pushed together to form an additional King upon request.

After a day of playing in the hills, come “home” and experience the true down-to-earth Bend lifestyle! Gather 'round a crackling fire in the fire pit with family and friends in the fabulous, private backyard, cook out on the gas grill and enjoy a Central Oregon sky filled with stars. Relax and unwind on the large front porch and watch the day go by, Bend-style!

If you prefer to get out of town and into nature, there are endless hiking and mountain bike trails just minutes from town. The spectacular Cascade Mountains and many lakes are and easy 20 minute drive providing endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Phil’s mountain bike trails are an easy 6 miles to the West, as well as many walking and hiking trails along the Deschutes River right out your front door!

Oh yes, and did we mention world class skiing? Mount Bachelor Ski Resort is an easy 25 minute drive from Bend. This mountain is a blast, with a wide variety of terrain and trails that will keep you blissfully enthralled. There is a Mount Bachelor Shuttle just up the street that will take you to and from the mountain.

All Bluebird Day homes are lovingly cared for with the intention of offering you a world class authentic Bend vacation experience. Locally owned and operated, we provide you with a unique opportunity to experience the magic of Bend like a local. We care about our neighborhoods and community, feel passionate about preserving historic homes, and are delighted to offer you a glimpse of our unique and friendly Bend lifestyle. All of our homes are thoroughly cleaned with environmentally friendly cleaning products and proudly feature European style bedding, free high speed wireless internet, games, books, and much more for you to discover!

Lovingly cared for by Bluebird Day.


• 3 bedroom 2 bath Craftsman Bungalow

• Listed in the US National Register of Historic Places

• Quintessential Bend location!

• Steps from Mirror Pond, Drake Park, and Downtown Bend

• Quiet Historic Westside neighborhood

• Cruiser Bikes

• Beautifully restored and lovingly updated

• Gorgeous decor

• Brand new paint and carpet

• Wood burning fireplace

• Fully equipped gourmet kitchen with new stainless steel appliances

• Chef’s gas range

• Sit down dining for 6

• Sunny breakfast nook

• King sized bed

• Queen sized bed

• Two additional twins that push together to form a 2nd King

• Gorgeous high thread count linens

• Clean, fluffy down duvets

• Full garden level entertainment room with Smart HDTV and cable

• Free high speed internet

• Games, books and toys

• Enchanted gardens, mature trees, beautiful landscaping

• Fully enclosed back yard

• Gas Grill

• Old brick patio

More Details

Property Manager
Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2018

About Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals

At Bluebird Day, we provide a one of a kind vacation experience that allows you to feel truly immersed in your destination! Locally owned and operated, we proudly represent a choice selection of homes all located in premier Bend neighborhoods right in the heart of town. The unique charm of Bend surrounded by the extraordinary natural beauty of Central Oregon inspires us to create comfortable and exciting accommodations that accentuate the authentic, down-to-earth Bend lifestyle.

There's no doubt that a good night's sleep makes for a fantastic vacation! But what makes a vacation truly remarkable, truly memorable is when you get to experience the authenticity of a place. To feel its 'vibe' and know it's people. To live for a weekend, several days, a week or more... as the locals live. To feel truly immersed in your destination.

At Bluebird Day we aspire to let you in on the inside scoop. Locally owned and operated, we are passionate about our community and hope to share the magic of all that Bend has to offer with you!

Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals purchased this house in 2014

Why Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals chose Drake Park

We are honored to be caring for the Mirror Pond Bungalow! Passionate about our community, we are thrilled by the loving and careful restoration of this important historic Bend home. This Craftsman bungalow is nestled into the heart of Bend's quiet and quaint historic district. Just steps away from Drake Park and Mirror Pond, the location is exceptional for experiencing the true character of Bend. Steeped in history, this home and the surrounding neighborhood provide you with a one of a kind vacation experience that will be truly memorable for years to come.


Drake Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • NO PARTIES or loud, rowdy groups. Must follow Bend's "Good Neighbor Guidelines'
  • No Pets
  • NO SMOKING (anything!) in the homes or on the properties
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Ultra clean, fully updated bath with vanity, tub & shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Fabulous rain shower! Tile, fully updated, ultra clean
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New high quality King with high threadcount linens & duvet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , New high quality Queen with high threadcount linens & duvet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Two high quality twins, push together for King, down duvets
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Historic Bluebird Day Bungalow | Downtown | WALK EVERYWHERE
average rating of 4.88 based on 25 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Check in was the easiest thing I've ever done. Was worried about the downstairs twin bed set up, as we had 3 couples staying here...But the twin beds are located downstairs, away from the rest of the house with the larger of the 2 bathrooms.

Was very clean. Hanging out, playing games by the fire place was a huge bonus.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

This bungalow is pretty close to perfect. It's got everything you could ever want, the decor is spot on, and the comfort and quality as well. Lots of room for our family of 4 (including 2 young-adult children) to spread out. So close to Drake Park, downtown, Old Mill District and our favorites--Big-O-Bagel and 10 Barrel Brewing Co./Sunriver Brewing. We didn't want to leave!! The neighborhood is picturesque and safe. We just couldn't have asked for a better place to call home while in Bend.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming bungalow. Walk to town for shopping, drinks and dinner. A block from Drake Park!

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house. Fabulous location close to downtown and Drake Park. Nicely stocked kitchen.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love this town! Wonderful people!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! On a beautiful property.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Bungalow!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location and comfy living spaces inside and out, it truly gave us a perfect place from which to enjoy Bend. The backyard was in full bloom. Fragrant and wonderful! Bikes, tubes all were great to have on hand and we definitely used. Our family of six fit perfectly. Very nicely decorated with still plenty of space for our things. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christine Lankford

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Mirror Pond Bungalow and the pictures do not even begin to do this home justice. This home was amazing! So very clean and comfy. All of the beds were so comfortable with the fluffy down comforters and pillows. We roasted marshmallows in the cute little fire pit and loved the use of the bikes for Drake Park and Mirror Pond, literally just steps away. Thank you Blue Bird Vacation homes for making our first trip to Bend perfect! We will be back and will only use you. Bluebird exceeded our expectations.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Redmond Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
10 Barrel Brewing Company
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Tetherow Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 93
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Mount Bachelor Ski Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Newport Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Nancy P's Bakery
Nearest Point of Interest
Back Porch Coffee
Nearest Point of Interest
Chow Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Kanpai Sushi
Nearest Point of Interest
Down Town Bend
Nearest Point of Interest
10 Barrel Brewing Company
Car: not necessary

The location of the Mirror Pond Bungalow is exceptional. Step out your front door and you are in the heart of Bend's Historic District. Walk a block and relax in spectacular Drake Park under ancient Ponderosas next to Mirror Pond. Take a stroll through the neighborhood and find yourself in Downtown Bend with plenty of world class restaurants, shopping, and local culture. Hop on one of the provided cruiser bikes and cruise down the River Trail along the Deschutes River to the Old Mill District where more fabulous restaurants and shopping await you. With so many exceptional attractions to experience right out of your front door, you can literally leave your car behind and walk everywhere!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125

Rates are subject to change without notice. Rate at the time of booking is your set rate.
** This home is cared for by BLUEBIRD DAY VACATION RENTALS **
NO PARTIES PLEASE This is a quiet family neighborhood :)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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