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Historic Craftsman Home; Blocks From Downtown; Walk Everywhere

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Daybed /1 Baths (Sleeps 6-7)

Classic 2 story bungalow with a large private yard.

The home features a large master suite upstairs with a queen size bed, light and bright with skylights.

Downstairs, there is a second bedroom with a queen size bed, and a third bedroom with a double bed. There is also a built in daybed upstairs perfect for lounging during the day or can be made up for an extra guest.

The living area features a large, comfortable mid century couch and 2 chairs, surrounding a Jotul gas stove. Flat screen TV mounted on wall for settling in later in the day.

Dining room has a large table which seats 6 for family and friends to enjoy home cooked meals.

Outdoors, the large deck features built in deck seating and portable table to set up for an outdoor dining experience. Weber BBQ and reclining deck chairs provided. The yard has lilac and maple trees, lavender, spruce trees, tamarack, paper birch, rock daphne, manzanita bushes and is a pleasantly relaxing environment for your time off the trails.

During your stay in this charming updated home, leave your car parked and walk 4 short blocks to the pedestrian footbridge crossing the Deschutes River and into Drake Park and downtown Bend, The Milwaukee house is just 1/2 Block to Newport Market and Newport Shopping District including two of Bend's best coffee spots: Nancy P's Baking Company and Backporch Coffee Roasters. Some of the best restaurants in Bend are on Newport Ave, just a block away.

We've got 4 bikes in the garage for your use to pedal into town. Three cruisers and One hybrid bikes. Locks provided.. Bring your own helmet if you want to insure a proper fit!

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Paula

We moved from Anchorage, Alaska after 26 years and craved the outdoor experiences we were used to finding in the last frontier.

Bend had it all-road cycling, mountain biking, nordic skiing, back-country skiing, hiking, not to mention a scenic setting!

Now relocated in Bend, we spend most of our time on the trails and enjoying our Oregon roots.

Paula purchased this house in 2011

Why Paula chose Bend

When we started looking in Bend, we wanted to be in walking distance from coffee shops, restaurants and close to downtown. We also wanted a genuine bungalow with classic charm. This double lot has trees surrounding the house and even though it's close in, there's a serene peaceful feel.

After years of owning an architectural Millwork shop, Bill went to work restoring the 100 yr. old bungalow and reclaiming it's original charm.


River West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom downstairs recently remodeled with new tub and shower; marmoleum flooring.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • 2 bedrooms down; (1 Queen/1 Double) Upstairs bedroom suite has queen sized bed and built in daybed separated by glass french doors
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Historic Craftsman Home; Blocks From Downtown; Walk Everywhere
average rating of 4.9589043 based on 73 reviews

Charming and clean.

  • 5 of 5

This home was charming and comfortable. Walking distance to downtown Bend, Drake Park, Breweries. There's a great Cafe & Bakery across the street from the house and a neighborhood market around the corner. We loved this home and everything it has to offer. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Very well maintained. Well stocked kitchen. Comfortable furniture. And AC!!!

  • 5 of 5

The house was convenient, walkable, to downtown, a grocery store, coffee shops and to the mountain bike trails. Excellent place, would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming, fabulous, beyond expectations!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place! Could not have asked for a more beautiful, and cozy place to spend girls weekend.. walking or biking distance to EVERYTHING. Best weekend ever!! Loved the sunny back deck area for coffee in the morning ❤️

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Bend VRBO!! Beautiful home, Amazing location, Great Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderful with all the amenities you could ask for. Very clean with comfortable beds in a cute and cozy home. The backyard is beautifully landscaped with great seating areas to hangout in. The location is amazing and there are bikes to scoot around town on. Breakfast sandwiches across the street, a grocery store within a block, food carts a stones throw away. Thank you Bill and Paula! We really enjoyed our stay in Bend!

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy house close in was incredible

  • 5 of 5

We loved our 2 night stay in this lovely bungalow.

Cozy living room with gas fireplace to sit around and watch a movie at night, but best of all a lovely outdoor space to have our coffee in the morning and lounge in the afternoon sun.

Would highly recommend

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived, we could walk everywhere! The house is super cozy, the beds are good too, which is rare in my experience. The house has everything you need, I will most definitely be coming back. Paula was very good at communicating to make sure we got in, as we arrived fairly late, she even turned the lights on for our late arrival. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary

Bend is such an incredible place to enjoy the outdoors. The summer heat is not too intense and it cools down at night-perfect for an active lifestyle. Close by, there's rock climbing at Smith Rocks State park, mountain bike trails galore, miles of bike lanes for road enthusiasts, hiking in the Cascades and wonderful restaurants, pubs and coffee shops to keep you fueled for your daily activities.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Damage Deposit $200

Cleaning Fee is non refundable $125

3 night min stay for holiday weekends & weekends June 1- Sept 9. Please inquire about 1 & 2 night mid-week stays.
25% deposit to hold reservation (rent portion only)
Balance 30 days prior to stay; 30 day cancellation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.