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Riverfront Lodge, Gorgeous Setting, Walk to Downtown!

Bedrooms 6
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Lodge, 6 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

If you’re coming to Bend for a vacation, or business, why stay anywhere else! We will accommodate you even if it’s just you and a guest. This spectacular home is on the Deschutes River just North of downtown Bend on the mile long stretch of river just below Pioneer Park. This slow moving and breathtaking section of the Deschutes river is an Icon to those that live here and enjoyed by all that hike along her banks. The house has a private dock, kayaks and a canoe for your paddling enjoyment right off the back lawn.

The home has 6 bedrooms, 4 gas fireplaces, 5 full bathrooms, outdoor hot tub with river setting, indoor jetted tub with river view. There is also a steam shower in one of the upstairs baths. With 4 king sized beds, 2 double beds and 4 single beds, the home can sleep up to 14 comfortably. The gourmet kitchen is stocked with every utensil you could imagine, you won’t have to look twice to find what you need.

Walk minutes to downtown Bend or get on your bike and head to your favorite pub or restaurant. If you are here on business, you will be excited to know that the convention center is just a short distance away on the other side of the river, within 5 minutes walking distance. The Rivers Edge Golf course is also directly across the river and within minutes from the home. Take a 2 or 4 mile run around the river trail which loops from the home, through Rivers Edge golf course, up the western bank of the river and the back along the eastern banks of the river. If you’re a water enthusiast, get into one of the kayaks, or canoes and paddle up river to the first street rapids and back, you’re sure to see otters, swans and many ducks along the way. After you’re done exploring the outdoors, jump into the hot tub or just sit on the deck and look out at the spectacular view.

There are (7) TV’s, two with surround sound, DVD, VCR and stereo with built in speakers throughout. The kitchen has a commercial range with 4 burners, 1 griddle, 1 grille and 2 ovens, two dishwashers, a refrigerator freezer, microwave and convection oven along with a wine fridge in the island. The rec. room has a pool table, large deluxe feather cushion sectional for watching your favorite movies and a wet bar with sink and refrigerator. There is also a large gas BBQ on the upper deck right off the kitchen and dining room.

Your stay also includes the use of the 40’x30’ garage space which you can get 4 auto’s into and many bikes on the wall hooks if needed. (we do supply several cruiser bikes for your use as well as three Scott mountain bikes, SM, MD, LG).

I can go on and on, but the place speaks for itself. Please, just take care of it, enjoy your stay, and come back to visit us again!

Keywords: Riverfront, lodge, spacious

More Details

Doug Smith
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Doug Smith

Bend has been my home for over 30 years and my wife and I plan on staying here indefinitely. The climate here is perfect for all the outdoor activities we like to partake in such as bicycling, skiing, golfing and playing tennis. Having a peaceful home on the river has made raising our children a wonderful experience as they have enjoyed kayaking, fishing and swimming in the river for many years. We are happy that we built a home that will make such a fantastic vacation rental and I am sure you will enjoy it as much as we have.

Doug Smith purchased this lodge in 2001


River West Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • River
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (2) We have 2 portable cribs and 2 high chairs., Bunk Beds (2) The bottom beds are full sized double beds and the upper beds are twins or singles.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Small Cooler
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Wood Deck
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • 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


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Riverfront Lodge, Gorgeous Setting, Walk to Downtown!
average rating of 4.9882355 based on 85 reviews
Seattle, Wa

Exceeds Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

Having stated here multiple times as a base for longtime annual ski group, this home is at the top of our list for places to return to. It's hard to get us out of the kitchen (well stocked), unless it's going out on the deck to watch the water foul and deer. Did I mention ping pong, pool table, bicycles, kayaks, etc. available.... It is a seamless experience without surprises. 5 stars plus.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property with every amenity.

  • 5 of 5

One of our favorite Home-away-from-Home.

This house is ideal for gathering with gracious offerings and stylish, comfortable spaces.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Amazing Trip!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks again to Doug for providing such an amazing house for our yearly ski trip to Bend :) We always enjoy ourselves and fully appreciate the nice touches Doug provides in the home.

Looking forward to many more years here

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house for our friend reunion!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grants Pass, OR

Best VRBO/HomeAway in Bend!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd annual stay for our Guys Ski trip to Mt. Bachelor. This home is perfect for our group of 10 and would suit a large group of couples or multi families as well. Perfectly appointed and great location. Excellent service and very easy to work with. WILL STAY AGAIN!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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  • 5 of 5

This house is fantastic. No question we would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Farmers market
Nearest Point of Interest
Convention center
Nearest Point of Interest
Rivers Edge golf course
Nearest Point of Interest
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Old mill district
Nearest Point of Interest
McKay Cottage Restaurant


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.4%

My standard rate of $350/night is based on a maximum occupancy of 6 guests. An additional charge of $20.00/guest/night will be charged in addition to the 6 initial guests. My maximum occupancy is 14 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.