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Play! Soak! Repeat! WestSide Bungalow on road to Bachelor. Walk to Beer & Food

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Bend's WestSide: Walk & Dine. Ride & Drink. Shop & Soak. Vacation Like a Local!

Location! Location! Location! Beat the traffic to Mt. Bachelor for first tracks! Walk to Bend’s premiere art, shopping, dining, drinking, and nightlife. Bike Phil's Trail from the house. Catch a concert and take a soak in the hot tub!

Welcome home! Relax in our two queen suites. Take a bubble bath in the claw foot tub or lounge in the hot tub as your dog enjoys the fenced yard. Then snuggle up with a movie on the 54” LCD flat screen. This 1918 vintage Bend Bungalow has it all.

Ready for a Microbrew? Book a Cycle Pub for the Ale Trail (don't forget to download the app). Walk 2 minutes to your pick up and drop off point at 10 Barrel Brewing. Then fill your growler anywhere on Galveston and never have to worry about driving.

Whether you're riding chairs at bachelor, earning your turns on Tumalo, skate skiing at the nordic center, snowshoeing or snowmobiling, you're only one turn away from your destination the moment you pull out the driveway. In the summer, grab the rafts and float the river! Run out the front door and be on the river trail in 5 minutes. Walk to outdoor concerts at Les Schwab amphitheater. Don't forget golf, fishing, kayaking, ice skating...Whatever you do enjoy, The Bendite Bungalow puts you right in the middle of all the action.

Do you like to cook? Our fully equipped kitchen and patio barbecue await. Walk two blocks and shop for locally raised, sustainable meats at Primal Cuts and fresh, organic vegetables at the Paradise Produce Stand.

Prefer Dining out? Check out the restaurants on Galveston Avenue (1 block North). For brunch, enjoy Bend’s best Eggs Benedict and Bloody Mary's at The Victorian Cafe. Grab lunch on the go at The Lot where you can choose from a multitude of award winning food carts. Dinner? Ariana boasts Bend's best fine dining; Brother Jon’s offers hearty buffalo mac and cheese and don't forget Jefe’s famous fish tacos at Parilla. Don't miss Ida’s Cupcakes or Dakine Grindz. There's always room for dessert!

Your four-legged family member will love the 5 block jaunt to swim in the cool mountain water of the Deschutes River and the 1.7 acre off-leash area in the Overtuf Butte Park 3 blocks to the West.

Indulge your spirit: drop in for a class or workshop at Namaspa, Central Oregon’s only Baptiste affiliate Yoga studio. Schedule a massage upstairs and follow up with a cold-pressed organic juice made with local produce at Mother’s Juice Café.

Book Now and Vacation Like a Local!

Call or email Pete with questions.

More Details

Pete Pennington
Member since: 2015
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 an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018

About Pete Pennington

I grew up in a small town a couple hours North of Bend. We spent holidays at a family home in Sisters. I love the area. When a wilderness therapy company opened in Bend in 2005, I jumped at the opportunity to return. I spent six years living out of a backpack working with troubled youth East of Bend. My connection with the area grew stronger and I committed to staying in the area. After going back to school at OSU, I founded a nonprofit where I serve as the Executive Director.

Pete Pennington purchased this house in 2015

Why Pete Pennington chose River West

I rented the house across the street. Literally. When the houses around me became vacation rentals, I adopted the motto: "Live where you vacation." I love the location. I can ride my bike to Phil's trail, beat the traffic up the hill to Bachelor, walk my dog to Drake park, run from my front door through the Old Mill to the River Trail and eat at my favorite restaurants. The Victorian has best brunch in Bend. Brother Jon's Buffalo Mac is my comfort food. Parilla's blackened salmon wrap gets me through those times when there's just too much going on to find time to cook. I teach yoga at Namaspa, two blocks West of the house and love being able to walk to class and avoid the parking at 10 barrel. I bought the house because I've lived here for 10 years and this address gives me the highest quality of life I could have.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location. You won't have to drive or deal with parking. With the bike's, you can be anywhere within 8 minutes. You don't have to worry about drinking and driving. Your legs will be warm by the time you hit the trail at Phil's. You can walk to the river, yoga, food options...


River West House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Clawfoot tub! Washer and Dryer.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , With desk, great for work or a quick nap
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • 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
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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Play! Soak! Repeat! WestSide Bungalow on road to Bachelor. Walk to Beer & Food
average rating of 4.6551723 based on 58 reviews

Living like a local in Bend

  • 5 of 5

Four of us stayed here for 3 nights with 2 small dogs and we had a fantastic time. The house is located in a neighbourhood with restaurants, pubs, including 10 Barrels just down the street and an easy stroll to the Deschutes River and down town. We picked the hottest weekend in Bend (according to locals) but each bedroom had an AC unit, which made it cool to sleep and a place to escape the heat. The house is surrounded by big trees, so we spent time on the patio watching the world go by. The dogs also had a good time in the fenced off yard. Added bonus was having the cruiser bikes and being able to walk down to the river for a float. Thank you Pete and Lindsay for the stay and we will be back in Bend.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Terrific Bungalow, close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

Great property, beds are comfy, hot tub and fire ring were put to work every night. Full kitchen made it easy to cook our meals, and the garage was perfect for storing our mountain bike rentals. Pete went to the trouble of securing a third town cruiser bike for us to use - thanks Pete, wonderful place! Can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Homey and well located

  • 4 of 5

Our experience was anomalous due to some roadwork outside the house, but the house itself was cute, with a nice kitchen/family room, and a good value.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 4 of 5

Great location and a cozy little place. Nice to have a yard area for pet and daughter to play in. AC cooled the house well. Beds and pillows could use replacing for comfort, which would be my only critique.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great little getaway in Bend

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed the property location. Within walking distance to many great restaurants and brew pubs. Easy ride to the Phil's trailhead complex as well.

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint property, great location and value

  • 5 of 5

Great vacation rental! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Redmond Roberts Field
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
10 Barrel Brewing
Nearest Golf
5.2 Miles
Widgi Creek Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 97
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Parilla Grill
Nearest Ski
2.3 Miles
Mount Bachelor Village
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Pet Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $250

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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