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DOWNTOWN WESTSIDE CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW - WALK EVERYWHERE!

Mike & Sharon Bythewood

Advertiser since: 2006
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Mike & Sharon Bythewood

Advertiser since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2015
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DOWNTOWN WESTSIDE CRAFTSMAN BUNGALOW - WALK EVERYWHERE!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Bend Bungalow Rental Photos and Description

Bungalow, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

Charming Craftsman in the historic Old Bend neighborhood just south of the downtown core. Our home is just two short blocks from downtown shops, great restaurants and art galleries and only a 15 minute walk to the Old Mill District. The Deschutes River with Drake Park, hiking and biking trails, kayaking and tubing are just a short walk away also and the Mt. Bachelor ski resort is only a 30 minutes drive. You will find a newly remodeled Safeway grocery store 3 blocks away and we are four blocks from one of the best bike rental shops in town.

Other amenities include a gas fireplace, gourmet kitchen, washer/dryer and two full baths with heated tile floors. We kept the original maple hardwood floors in the living room and yes, they still squeak, but they have been beautifully refinished. Both bedrooms have one queen size bed.

Please check our calendar for available nights.

Come be our guests and enjoy!

Guest comments:

'We had a delightful long weekend at your Bend house! The location was great--a short walk downtown and convenient to the road to Mt Bachelor. And the house is so cute and comfortable.

Mary S.'

'We loved your house in Bend. The weather was perfect and we got in 10 days of skiing at Bachelor. The lifts closed at 1 PM which gave us a little hiking/biking time in the afternoon. Hope to do it again in the near future!

Thanks Again - Bill'

'Mike and Sharon...

We just wanted to tell you that we had a wonderful time in Bend .. The house was just too cute. You did an excellent job on the remodel. We treated your place as it was our own and would not hesitate to to book there again. We loved it!!!

Dan and Nancy Warner'

Keywords: Bungalow

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Mike & Sharon Bythewood (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2006
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 27, 2015

About Mike & Sharon Bythewood

Sharon is a real estate broker and Mike is a general contractor. We both love craftsman style homes and renovating and remodeling. We live in San Diego but find Bend to be the perfect second home. Dave, our caretaker in Bend makes renting our place easy because of his attention to detail and prompt follow-up with our guests.

Mike & Sharon Bythewood purchased this bungalow in 2006

Why Mike & Sharon Bythewood chose Bend

We found Bend completely by accident. Our only experience with Oregon was visiting Brookings on the coast just north of the CA border and we found the stereotype of OR weather to be spot-on. Wet, chilly, even in the summer.

What we didn't know was the little advertised east slope of the Cascade mountain range is one of the most beautiful places on earth. On a ski / road trip in 2005 to visit friends in Vail and then Jackson, we were then headed to Florence, OR for a wedding. Fortunately for us our path took us directly through Bend. That was after spending the night in Burns and wondering how we didn't know there could be a desert in OR.

Anyway, we fell in love with the place. It was February and the weather beautiful! Stopping for gas we asked for directions to Mt. Bachelor. The station attendant who was wearing shorts, advised us not to head up to the mountain that day, because there were blizzard conditions. Yeah right, we thought. Bachelor only 20 miles away and it was nice and sunny in Bend.

To make a long story longer... the attendant was right. We started our journey and at mile 5, it started to snow. At mile 15 it was snowing REEEAALY hard. By the time we got to the resort parking lot we were in complete white-out conditions and could barely see to park.

Well, we had a very a nice lunch in the lodge, and, after a very short discussion, we decided skiing an unfamiliar mountain in whiteout conditions would probably not be wise. We resigned ourselves to return another day.

Resuming our trip to Florence, we were delighted to find little Hoodoo ski resort (two lifts) just west of Sisters. After two fun hours of skiing in clear conditions we still made the coast and Florence by 5:00 pm for the rehearsal dinner.

Our next trip to Bend was in the summer and that sealed the deal for us. The people, weather, community, dining, and outdoor life are everything we wanted for a second home. So we bought one!

THE END... and new beginning :-)

Sharon & Mike

What makes this bungalow unique

Summertime on the front porch talking to neighbors and passers-by. Walking to downtown restaurants and shops.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Dave -



Thank you for the email. We had a wonderful time in Bend and the house was absolutely perfect!



All Best,
Mar 2012
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 50 traveler reviews

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Downtown Westside Craftsman Bungalow - Walk Everywhere!
average rating of 4.88 based on 57 reviews
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Downtown Westside Craftsman Bungalow - Walk Everywhere!
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Bend Central Oregon
Ashland, OR
5

Guestbook Comment

Enjoyed our stay at your home. Decorated very cute and stocked well. Nights were cozy with the little gas wood stove. Look forward to staying here ...
  • 5 of 5
Enjoyed our stay at your home. Decorated very cute and stocked well. Nights were cozy with the little gas wood stove. Look forward to staying here again.
  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2007
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Downtown Westside Craftsman Bungalow - Walk Everywhere!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93880vb
+1 -619-742-2270
Bend Central Oregon
Sherwood, Oregon
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5
We could not have been happier with this lovely little house! We are in Bend at least twice a year for events and have stayed in several rental homes and hotels and this was by far our best experience. The fully equipped kitchen and BBQ made it extra simple to prep meals at home and the coziness was so great to come back to and relax in. And the location is ideal! A quick walk to downtown, the river, and coffee shops made our down time so enjoyable.
Also, the owners were super kind, easy to work with, and efficient- which I greatly appreciate.
We are already planning another trip! Thank you so much!
  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Downtown Westside Craftsman Bungalow - Walk Everywhere!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93880vb
+1 -619-742-2270
Bend Central Oregon
5

A wonderful way to experience downtown Bend, and still have a place to come home to!

  • 5 of 5
We loved the location of this house within walking distance of shops, restaurants and a green space along the Deshutes River. We spent a week there in December because I wanted a White Christmas and it snowed on Christmas Eve! But this would be a great place to stay any time of year and will defiantly consider this property again.
  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Downtown Westside Craftsman Bungalow - Walk Everywhere!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93880vb
+1 -619-742-2270
Bend Central Oregon
4

An excellent in-town base for those visiting Bend

  • 4 of 5
The Paddle House is an excellent in-town base for those visiting Bend and its outdoor hinterland. A short walk to the center of old downtown Bend with its multiple restaurant options. Many other services are close at hand. The property features a well equipped kitchen for those inclined to dine in. All was in good order and well maintained. Best for 1 or 2 couples or a small family.
  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Downtown Westside Craftsman Bungalow - Walk Everywhere!
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+1 -619-742-2270
Bend Central Oregon
5

Better than a hotel for a week long business need.

  • 5 of 5
I was in town for a week long trial at the courthouse, which was just 6 blocks away. This little home away from home worked better than a hotel for my colleague and I, as it was roomy enough for us to spread out and do work in the evenings, and to have a well stocked kitchen so we could prepare meals instead of eating out all the time. The two bathrooms and two bedrooms accommodated us well and saved our client some expense vs. a hotel and meals out. We did get to enjoy a couple of evening meals at the walkable downtown, which had many eateries from which to choose. Thanks so much.
  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Downtown Westside Craftsman Bungalow - Walk Everywhere!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p93880vb
+1 -619-742-2270
Bend Central Oregon
5

I was dreaming of a white Christmas!

  • 5 of 5
The paddle house did not disappoint! It is warm and cozy, very close to a grocery store if you choose to prepare meals in the fully equipped kitchen and just a few blocks walk downtown to shopping, restaurants,brew pubs and a beautiful park along the Deschutes River. We are already planning a return trip!
  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Redmond: RDM
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 97
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Many downtown
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Mt. Bachelor

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Rates & Availability

From $125 Per night

Bend Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
$784
$2,970
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning on departure $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT request funds be sent by Western Union and we DO NOT post on Craigslist.
Rates: Please note we have a 3 night minimum.
$125.00 nightly
$784.00 per week
$2970.00 per month
$75.00 weekly cleaning, $100.00 for more than 4 guests
Pets considered with additional deposit
11% lodging tax for rentals less than 30 days
Rates subject to change prior to reservation being made

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Bend Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Heated tile floors
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Heated tile floors
  • 2 full baths with heated tile floors. Master bath has a tub/shower combo
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen Sofa Sleeper (Living room) - 1 queen , La Z Boy sofa sleeper will be available starting Apri)
  • Queen size Beds (2) Both bedrooms have Queen beds with memory foam mattresses. Sofa sleeper is a Lazy-Boy queen with memory foam mattress
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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