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Bluebird Day Sparks Cottage - Exceptional Location/Bike/Walk Everywhere!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Experience Bend’s vibrant, local community with Bluebird Day!

Lovingly restored and renovated, in a fantastic location. Chic and hip furnishings, modern updates, luxury bedding, and a fully equipped gourmet kitchen. Hop on a cruiser bike and explore Bend like a local!

This quintessential mill cottage built during the time of Bend’s mill heyday, the Sparks Cottage has been fully restored and renovated with fabulous updates and all of the modern amenities you could ask for in your “home away from home”.

Tucked into a quaint and quiet neighborhood just around the corner from Chow restaurant (the local’s fave), Spork, sushi, organic grocery, bakeries, coffee… and all the fun shops on Newport Avenue, the Sparks Cottage is in the heart of all the best that Bend has to offer. You can literally walk everywhere! Or hop on one of the 2 cruiser bikes provided and explore Bend like a local.

So many delightful surprises await you in this wonderful cottage! The space is bright and open with plenty of windows, gorgeous hardwood floors, chic modern furnishings and upscale decor. Cozy up and watch a movie from your own Netflix on the Smart TV, enjoy free high-speed internet, play games, or relax on the front porch and watch the day go by… Bend style!

Prepare an unforgettable meal in the fully equipped gourmet kitchen newly updated with maple cabinetry, and gorgeous quartz countertops. Two sit-down dining spaces for 6 ensure many lasting memories to be made with families and good friends.

The key to a fantastic vacation is a good night’s sleep! Enjoy gorgeous European style bedding with high thread count linens and down duvets. The master bedroom has a King sized bed, and there are two twins in the second bedroom which can be pushed together to form an additional King. There is a high quality Queen sized sleeper sofa with linens provided for your extra guests.

There is a private patio with strawberry gardens and sit down dining for 4. Store your extra gear in the large garage.

If you prefer to get out of town and into nature, there are endless hiking and mountain bike trails just minutes from town. The spectacular Cascade mountains and many lakes are and easy 20 minute drive providing endless opportunities for outdoor adventures. Phil’s mountain bike trails are an easy 3 miles to the west, as well as many walking and hiking trails along the Deschutes River right out your front door!

Mount Bachelor Ski Resort is an easy 25 minute drive from Bend. This mountain is a blast, with a wide variety of terrain and trails that will keep you blissfully enthralled. There is a Mount Bachelor shuttle blocks away that will take you to and from the mountain.

All Bluebird Day homes are lovingly cared for with the intention of offering you a world class authentic bend vacation experience. Locally owned and operated, we provide you with a unique opportunity to experience the magic of Bend like a local. We care about our neighborhoods and community, feel passionate about preserving historic homes, and are delighted to offer you a glimpse of our unique and friendly Bend lifestyle. All of our homes are thoroughly cleaned with environmentally friendly cleaning products and proudly feature European style bedding, free high speed wireless internet, games, books, and much more for you to discover!



• Lovingly restored and renovated 2 Bedroom 2 bath home

• Sleeps 6

• Walk everywhere!

• Quiet Westside neighborhood

• Cruiser bikes

• Mod and hip, chic upscale decor

• Fully equipped gourmet kitchen

• Dining room with sit-down dining for 6

• Breakfast nook with sit-down dining for 6

• Smart HDTV and essential cable package. Watch your own Netflix!

• King sized bed with gorgeous European style bedding

• Two twins in the second bedroom that can form an additional King

• Clean, fluffy down duvets

• High quality Queen sleeper sofa with linens provided

• 2 full immaculate and newly renovated bathrooms

• Washer and Dryer

• Garage/Storage for your bikes, skis, SUP boards

• Free high speed internet

• Games, books, and toys

• Mature trees, beautiful landscaping

• Sequestered back patio with outdoor seating for 4

• No Smoking Property

• No Pet Property

More Details

Property Manager
Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals
Member since: 2010
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:
September 18, 2018

About Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals

Mona is a freelance illustrator and Brian is a physician assistant. They have been raising their kids in Bend since 2007 and have enjoyed all the city has to offer them. Brian and Mona met in Park City, Utah after college and decided to move to Bend after living in various ski towns in the West. Bend had a friendly vibe, beautiful setting and so many great qualities that they felt it was the best place to settle and raise their family. They feel grateful to have found such a great place to live.

Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Bluebird Day Vacation Rentals chose River West

We chose this property because of it's location to downtown. It's on a quiet street but only a block off Newport Market and all of it's great shops, restaurants and cafes.

What makes this cottage unique

When we first drove up to this property we were charmed by it's light and character. Walking around the property we knew instantly this would be a great place to live and share with others. We felt with the great sunlight, wonderful layout, and quiet yard, this property had it all to make a perfect, cozy home.


River West Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • No Pets
  • NO SMOKING (anything!) in the homes or on the properties
  • NO PARTIES or loud, rowdy groups. Must follow Bend's "Good Neighbor Guidelines"
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Pedestal sink with penny tile floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Pedestal sink with penny tile floor
  • Fluffy new towels, body-wash, shampoo, conditioner, lotion, and hair dryer are provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King sized bed with European style bedding and duvet
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Can be made into a King size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , High quality sleeper sofa in the living room with linens
  • King sized ultra comfy bed, luxury high thread count linens. The key to a great vacation is a good night's sleep! The two twins in the second bedroom can be pushed together to form a King. There is a high quality Queen sleeper sofa in the living room with linens provided for your extra guests.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

Quaint family worthy getaway location!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family including grandparents enjoyed the Sparks Cottage which was just the right amount of space for 6. It was designed with all the conveniences. We just wish we could have enjoyed all of them but we were busy getting ready for a wedding on the Oregon coast. It was conveniently located with Newport Market only a block away. We hope to stay here when we again visit Bend and have more time. We especially enjoyed the games supplied by the hosts. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in Bend!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time in Bend staying in the Bluebird Sparks Cottage. The location was perfect for us! There is a great breakfast/lunch place (Chow) just a few steps away. It was great to have the cruiser bikes and it's an easy bike ride to downtown to explore all the shopping, food and drinks. We actually achieved a good portion of the Bend Ale Trail challenge just by riding bikes from the house to visit many of the great craft breweries nearby, so fun! We also had a great afternoon floating on tubes down the Deschutes River and the house location came in handy. It was right after Labor Day so the shuttle bus wasn't running anymore to bring us back to the beginning but the house is just a few blocks where you get out of the river so we could just walk home. We wish we had more time in Bend, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and home!

  • 5 of 5

The Cottage is in an excellent location. Walkable to great coffee, local markets and eateries. The cottage itself is cute, with a great front porch and back deck area. Very quiet. Would absolutely stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The hosts were excellent to work with and the bikes were a perfect way to experience Bend.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable cottage!

  • 5 of 5

Sparks Cottage was our favorite lodging during our family's multi-city two week trip in Oregon. The cottage was bright and clean, and was very well equipped in the kitchen, bathrooms, etc. The space was great for our family of four and would be fine for two more. We loved the front porch and landscaping - so well done. And the proximity to restaurants, coffee shops, downtown, and the park and river couldn't be better. We would love to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

This house is adorable. It is the perfect size for our family of 4, but it would definitely be large enough to accommodate more. We loved the outdoor spaces, and we couldn’t have been happier with the overall accommodations. The location is perfect - walking distance to great restaurants, grocery stores, and parks.

I highly recommend this cottage in Bend. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Redmond Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
10 Barrel Brewing Company
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Tetherow Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Mount Bachelor Ski Resort
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80

Rates are subject to change without notice. Rate at the time of booking is your set rate.
** This home is cared for by BLUEBIRD DAY VACATION RENTALS **
NO PARTIES PLEASE This is a quiet family neighborhood :)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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