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Heart of the Westside with deck views

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms 2.5 bath split level

Split level on 1/3 acre wooded lot. 2 bedrooms and 1 bath upstairs, 1 bedroom 1 bath lower with a half bath in laundry. Open kitchen, living and dining with wood stove. Home is heated by forced air gas. Central ac. Fully equipped kitchen. Quiet neighborhood but still right in the heart of the westside. Far's House is in the West Hills - a short drive or walk down the hillside to Newport Market, Chow, Backporch Coffee Roasters, Devore's! A bike ride away is the Victorian Cafe and the Galveston Strip.


Owner
Rune and Kim Borgir
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish, norwegian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Rune and Kim Borgir

This Norwegian clan has gathered in Bend since the 1970s. This is a family vacation home. The siblings still meet here traveling from Germany, Berkeley and Seattle - with one sibling here in Bend.

Rune and Kim Borgir purchased this house in 2003

Why Rune and Kim Borgir chose West Hills

The feeling of being in the woods while being close-in attracted this hiking and cross country ski loving family to the house. Lay back, put your feet up - no fuss family home. You will not find the feeling of a hotel or even a vacation rental that has been set up solely for the purpose of renting out. This is a well loved and well lived in home.

What makes this house unique

The very best thing about this location is your proximity to downtown and all that is happening on the westside of Bend - but away from the congestion and parking issues of the busier neighborhoods.

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Redmond
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 97
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Nancy P's, Chow, Victorian Cafe, many!
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Mt Bachelor
Car: recommended

Amenities

West Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Heart of the Westside with deck views
average rating of 4.7 based on 10 reviews
5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Rune and Kim were very responsive to any questions we had. The house has two bedrooms upstairs and one downstairs. There is a bathroom on each of the three levels. The kitchen is bright and spacious. We frequently ate breakfast and dinner on the deck with a view of the forest. Our dog loved the yard with a large grassy area and many trees.

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a real pleasure to have you here for an extended stay. Thank you for taking such good care of the house. We look forward to seeing you again soon !
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September Stay

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property and accomodations. Two couples stayed 3 nights and we found the arrangements very appealing for our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy, artistic, clean, inviting, convenient. This place has a sweet bit of soul.

  • 5 of 5

Very welcoming and comfortable for we three adults, each with our own rooms. Beds are great, showers are hard to get away from, kitchen well stocked and the common space comfortable.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Deposit never returned

  • 2 of 5

Nice Place. Decent location. Look as they just left. Personal property and debris. I never received deposit back.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi - Happy to hear you liked the house and location. Your deposit was returned April 6th via VRBO. That was 9 days after checkout which is well within the two weeks. If you have not received it please let me know or contact VRBO directly. The last guests checked out the previous weekend. However, this is still our family's vacation home so there are lots of personal items. Best of luck on your future VRBO stays. Kim
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5

Great Home & Host

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect. Huge fenced in yard for the pups, 3 great sized bedrooms, a fully stocked kitchen (pots/pans, spices, appliances, etc). The pictures don't do the living space justice. It's open and bright and plenty of room! Would definitely stay at this home again

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We hope to see you again.
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Lovely Fall getaway

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I had an absolutely wonderful stay at Far's house. It is cozy and comfortable and even though we went in October the weather was nice enough to sit on the lovely deck and watch the golden aspens rustle in the wind. The beds are comfortable. It is in a quiet neighborhood but within walking distance of coffee shops, restaurants and a grocery store The kitchen has everything you need to make a decent meal. The property manager is great, friendly to work with and responsive. This place has the kind of warmth that I really appreciate when I take a trip out of town. I loved it. I will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $40
housekeeper $65
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 10.4%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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