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Perfect Location! Steps from the River - Between Downtown Bend and the Old Mill!

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Relax at the cottage right by the river in this two bedroom home away from home!

We are excited to welcome you to our newly remodeled home! There are 2 bedrooms - both with top of the line, comfortable queen beds, a queen temperpedic fold out mattress in the living room (yes a comfortable fold out bed!) and 1 bath with a new large tub.

The living room is comfortable to stretch out and watch the large HDTV and Blue Ray player.

Enjoy the large yard for your visit. We do allow friendly dogs and have a fenced yard!

Sip coffee on the front porch while the kids or dog play or enjoy backyard living on the spacious patio with a BBQ, fire pit area and a dining area.

On the property is a fully finished detached storage room that is securely locked for storing your bicycles, skis or other valuables.

Bedroom 1 has a plush queen bed and an HDTV / DVD set up and Bedroom 2 has an equally comfortable queen bed as well. This home sleeps 6 comfortably.

The kitchen is fully equipped with all you would need! The kitchen, dining area and living room are all open concept for you. There is also a full laundry room and mud room as well.

Our goal is to make this a comfortable getaway for you, your kids, pets and other guests!

More Details

Ian and Kristy Haworth
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

About Ian and Kristy Haworth

Hi! We are Ian and Kristy Haworth and we have have been married over 18 years. We have lived here in beautiful Bend for over 20 years and are raising our two teenagers, Clay and Shay. We both moved here from sunny Southern California and are no stranger to resort living lifestyles. We love to work hard and play hard!

We love to paddle board on the river, ski at Mt. Bachelor in the winter and everything in between.

Ian and Kristy Haworth purchased this house in 1996

Why Ian and Kristy Haworth chose Bend

This 1920's home was built at the time of the lumber mill on the river just south of the house. Many homes around us are actually old train cars put together by the mill workers to live in. Ian's parents live on the river right down the street and theirs is this type. Incredible history lie within these streets. Truly where the center of town began! We have had the privilege of owning this home since 1996 and is where we lived when we first got married. Sweet memories live in this home! And now, it is waiting for you to enjoy and build your memories!

What makes this house unique

There is no place like this area to live and to vacation! Most people don't use their vehicles to get around. Even in the winter it is fun to bundle up and walk to breakfast around the corner or to take the path to the Old Mill for a movie or concert. Everyone is friendly in the neighborhood. A smile and wave everywhere you go!


Old Bend House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Large new tub / shower.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Living Room Temperpedic fold out - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen size
  • Luxury queen beds for each room!
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • 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
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Short Term Rental Operating License Good Neighbor Guidelines The Good Neighbor Guidelines (GNG) were created to educate Short Term Rental (STR) owners and tenants/guests on the importance of being a good neighbor. Welcome neighbors! Be nice, you’re in Bend! 1. 24-Hour Contact Information. If at any time you have concerns about your stay or in regards to your neighbors, please call the 24-hour contact number listed in the rental lease agreement or posted in the unit. In the event of an emergency, please call 911. 2. General Respect for Neighbors. Be friendly, courteous, and treat your neighbors like you want to be treated. Respect your neighbors and their property. 3. Noise. Be considerate of the neighborhood and your neighbor’s right to the quiet enjoyment of their home and property, especially after 10 p.m. 4. Maintenance of Property. Be sure to pick up after yourself and keep the property clean, presentable and free of trash. 5. Garbage Disposal. Place trash and recycling containers


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Perfect Location! Steps from the River - Between Downtown Bend and the Old Mill!
average rating of 4.8 based on 20 reviews

Second stay..

  • 5 of 5

I truly believe in "Life is the way you make it!" and Riverway Cottage is definitely on my journey in making it a reality. Thank you for a great stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location to explore Bend

  • 5 of 5

This home really is in the perfect location! We walked almost everywhere we went - so much is within walking distance. The house is adorable and tastefully decorated, and it is located in a quiet neighborhood. Loved that the house is pet friendly and the convenience of the fenced in yard as we always travel with our dogs. The yard was really cute as well with a fire pit in the back. Thank you for sharing your house with us!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't say enough...

  • 5 of 5

Six days in Bend! What a great trip!

Needless to say location was awesome, walking distance to everything. Millers landing, Bend Whitewater park, Old Mill, Bend & recreation Park and of course all the hot breweries and dinner spots. Everything was right on point with making it an exceptional trip.

Can't say enough great things about our stay and how we were treated. Thank you Kristy and Ian! Can't wait to visit again...

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Location

  • 5 of 5

This house is perfectly appointed with all the right amenities. The location just can’t be beat! My wife and I were able to leisurely ride our bikes to 8 different breweries, the river, downtown Bend and the Old Mill. Honestly the best place we have ever stayed at in Bend.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home base for exploring Bend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time at this cute little cottage. It was the perfect size for two people and a dog. We loved being able to walk all over Bend from our house, and we enjoyed relaxing on the front porch or in the backyard when we were at home. The kitchen is well appointed and had everything we needed. The beds are comfy and the shade trees keep the house nice and cool all day. Thanks Ian and Kristy for a lovely stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A lovely home in a perfect location

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in the home over the 4th of July week. It was in a perfect location: a few blocks from downtown, a half mile from the Old Mill District, and about 150 yards from the Dechutes River. Bicycle riding was a joy. The neighborhood is very comfortable: most of the homes have porches and people were out in front of their homes. A very social area.

A bit of a warning: the home doesn't have air conditioning and it could get warm. We were lucky that the weather during our stay was unseasonably cool.

My wife and I will definitely consider staying in this home again. It was clean, tidy, cute, and comfortable. Kristy and Ian were a pleasure to work with.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Redmond Municipal Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
10 Barrel
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Widgi Creek
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 97
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Jacksons Corner
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Mt. Bachelor
Car: not necessary

Riverway cottage is nestled just between Downtown Bend and the Old Mill District with walking trails steps from the cottage. You will find yourself one street from the Deschutes River where you can paddleboard, canoe, kayak, fish, float through the beauty of the Deschutes River.

After your day of cycling, hiking, sightseeing the Cascade Lakes Loop, skiing, shopping, or reading your favorite book between naps on the river, you will find the most enjoyable restaurants right in the neighborhood. From food trucks (don't knock it till you try ours!) to popular Breweries to 5 star restaurants, you will not find a shortage of options of 'must have' food. Then head on over to the Les Schwab Amphitheater for a summer concert!

Whether you are an avid snow sports enthusiast, a cycling devotee, fishing fanatic, climber, hiker, sightseer, shopper, dining aficionado, brewery buff or you just love to kick up your feet with a great book in an amazing place, Bend is the place to be and Riverway Cottage is right in the middle of it all! Almost any outdoor activity, any highly acclaimed restaurant (and those hidden treasures!), shopping for the 'find', is available and waiting for you. And each day you return from your adventure, we have made sure you can relax in a comfortable atmosphere. Watch movies or your sporting event on the large screen HDTV, stay in and BBQ on the back deck and sip wine, sit by the fire and make smores with friends, enjoy a cup of coffee on the front porch listening to the birds chirping in the cool morning and more.

We will provide you with a list of our favorite spots for every activity, restaurant, and local place so you can get to know this amazing town of ours! Welcome!


Rates & Availability

Old Bend House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jul 19 2017 - Jul 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 1 2017 - Aug 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Aug 6 2017 - Aug 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 7 2017 - Aug 11 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Aug 12 2017 - Aug 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 14 2017 - Aug 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 18 2017 - Aug 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 20 2017 - Aug 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 22 2017 - Aug 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
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Aug 27 2017 - Aug 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.4%

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.
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