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Walk to restaurants, shops, breweries, river, more

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom; In the heart of Bend

Recently restored historic, Mill house, downtown Bend. This home is a quick few blocks to downtown shops, great restaurants, galleries, and only a 15 minute walk to the Old Mill District. The Deschutes River and Drake Park, hiking and biking trails, kayaking and tubing are just a short walk away. Mt. Bachelor ski resort is only a 30 minutes drive. A newly remodeled Safeway grocery store is 3 blocks away. We are a couple blocks from an awesome bike rental shop and The Taco Stand - a hidden gem and locals' favorite.

Perched on a rock outcropping on a corner lot, facing south, overlooking the old mill area. In the heart of it all.

Other amenities include a gas fireplace, fully stocked kitchen, washer/dryer, large bathroom with double sinks. Each bedroom has its own wall mounted TV (with Netflix) and a queen size bed.

Guest comments:

'Thanks for the rental of the wonderful cottage! It fit our needs perfectly. Easy walking distance to downtown Bend, peaceful and quiet yet quick access to restaurants, groceries, all the great things Bend has to offer. - J.W'

This a NO SMOKING property. No smoking inside the cottage. No smoking outdoors.

More Details

Linda Brundage
Member since: 2014
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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Linda Brundage

We've always had a passion for building and renovating homes, and gardening. We relocated from Corvallis to Bend in 1990, and have never looked back. We raised our daughter here, and consider Bend to be our home.

Linda Brundage purchased this bungalow in 2000

Why Linda Brundage chose Old Bend

A realtor friend found this property for us. It was a diminutive 447 square feet with a sagging roof, windows askew, and no foundation! And so of course, we fell in love with it and had to have it. Of all the building/remodeling projects we've ever taken on, this is the one we knew was special. After much research, planning, and conversations with the local Historic Society, we embarked on the adventure of restoring (and adding to...) the property. This home is a true gem. We are proud to offer it as a vacation rental; your temporary home away from home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I stayed here recently and had such a lovely time. The home was incredibly clean, and fully stocked with paper towels, toilet paper, dish soap, etc. It was exactly as pictured and very comfortable. It was also very close to downtown Bend and we walked to breakfast and dinner every day during our stay. We will definitely book this home again next summer for our yearly trip to Bend.
Jun 2014
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Old Bend Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • Bathroom with double sinks. Full tub with shower. Tile counters and floors.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Spa-like Master, wall-mounted TV, fan for summer cooling
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Wall-mounted TV, window air conditioning for summer cooling
  • Television ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Please keep noise to a minimum during the hours of 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM for the benefit of other tenants as well as residents of surrounding properties.


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Walk to restaurants, shops, breweries, river, more
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 59 reviews

Very nice property in Bend

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. Close proximity to downtown area and a short drive to Virginia Meissner snow park and Mt Bachelor.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon city

Cute house!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location, cute little well stocked house!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
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Holiday Cottage Stay

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cottage. Very warm and inviting, loved the fireplace and amenities .

Steve and Debi Smith

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Very nice house right by downtown. Great location, comfy, ideal for our adventure

  • 5 of 5

Love the small gas fireplace that keeps the front room cozy. The house layout is great and everything is there if you want to cook. Location was perfect and we thought it perfect for two couples.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Santa Fe, NM

Wonderful location. Clean, quiet, and very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodations in beautiful Bend.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grass Valley

Beautiful cottage

  • 5 of 5

The house has everything that you need. It is a short walk to downtown, and a pleasant walk to the Old Mill. We have stayed here a few times and we will probably return.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 97
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mt. Bachelor
Car: not necessary

Local breweries including Deschutes Brewery, McMenamins, and more!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Damage Deposit $250

Rates: Please note we have a 3 night minimum

$125.00 nightly

$784.00 per week (except during June, July, August; no discount during summer)

$2970.00 per month (except during June, July, August; no discount during summer)

$75.00 weekly cleaning

Pets require an additional, non-refundable fee

10% lodging tax for rentals 30 days or less in duration.

Rates subject to change prior to reservation

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.