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Extraordinary Riverfront Home Next to Biking, Hiking & Fishing

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

You'll love this one of a kind house, located in a one of a kind spot!

The 4000 sq. ft. home is in a gated subdivision on the Deschutes River. The back looks out at the river and across to the river trail where bikers and hikers pass by throughout the day. With no houses across the river, it feels like you're out in the country, but you're right in town!

The main level is mostly great room with huge picture windows looking out to the river. The spacious kitchen with seating at the marble island is a natural gathering spot - and cooks will love the fully equipped kitchen with high end appliances including a 6 burner gas cooktop. The other side of the great room is the living area which has a gas fireplace and 70' HD TV with surround sound. Stepping outside onto the main deck, you will find yourself looking down on one of the prettiest sections of the Deschutes River. This is a fabulous place to spend the evenings. The sun sets early behind Awbrey Butte so there is a long twilight. Also on the main level is a full bathroom and an office/bedroom with a queen size bed.

Upstairs are two bedrooms. One is a nice sized bedroom with a queen bed and its own full bath. The other is the master. It's very spacious with a king bed, sitting area, and a huge private deck out over the roof. The bathroom is over the top with dual sinks, walk-in shower, jetted bath, and a washer and dryer.

Go downstairs to the lower level and you'll find yourself in the game room. It has a full size pool table, arcade games, pub table and chairs, couches, a 40' TV and great views of the river. Adjacent to the game room, there is a spacious bedroom with a terrific river view and a queen size bed. There is also a huge bunk room with two sets of bunkbeds and a queen bed. Further back you'll find a theater with a 100' screen and high quality surround sound. There's a PlayStation 3 that's really cool on the big screen with the surround sound. Rounding out the bottom level are two full bathrooms. The best part of the basement level is the covered granite patio overlooking the river. Watch the wildlife while you enjoy the shade on a warm summer day; or soak in the hot tub after skiing in the winter.

Keywords: luxurious, on the river, waterfront

More Details

Owner
Rick Gordon
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017

About Rick Gordon

I'm a carpenter / general contractor. I moved to Bend from Hawaii with my wife who grew up here. Since I like to golf, snowboard, and mountain bike I can't think of a better place to live.

Rick Gordon purchased this house in 2003

Why Rick Gordon chose Bend

This house is the culmination of years of dreaming, planning, work, and a little luck. A friend found the lot while visiting one of the neighbors. I couldn't believe that there was a lot on the river that was so conveniently located yet didn't even feel like it was in town. After considering a partnership with him to do a spec home, my wife and I decided to buy it for ourselves. Four years and many plans later, we finally started building. We finally moved in February of 2010. Unfortunately, my wife passed away from cancer. Suddenly I found myself with this huge house that is too much for my son and me. Since I love this house too much to sell, I decided to finish off the basement and make it a vacation rental so others can enjoy it. Of course, I also like that I can come use it still.

Amenities

Boyd Acres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upper level. In bedroom 2.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level
    Master bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Upper level. Has washer/dryer.
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upper level by master. Has own bathroom.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Main level. Off entryway.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Lower level. Riverview.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed , Lower level. Sleeps up to 6.
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Upper level. Has bathroom w/ laundry and large deck.
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(99 traveler reviews)

Extraordinary Riverfront Home Next to Biking, Hiking & Fishing
average rating of 4.858586 based on 99 reviews
5

Amazing and Peaceful all in one place!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had a great time at this incredible property. There were 14 of us total and there was plenty of space and nice bathrooms. Great views off of all 3 decks and so much nature to watch morning to night. We will return again next year and plan on making this our tradition.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Will rent there again!

  • 4 of 5

House was very accommodating for our group - nice large spaces for everyone to enjoy, and the 5 bathrooms were awesome for getting everyone out the door at the same time. The game room and theater room were a bonus for the kids, and the two ping pong tables were a big hit with even the adults. The kitchen was great and spacious for preparing large meals. Only downfall was the HotTub being broken - was an ideal setting on the river to take a nice hot soak, and we were all looking forward to using it. Other than that, we will totally rent the home again. The Owner Rick was very helpful and quick to respond to whatever was needed. Thank you! :)

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

No better place to stay when Bend

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Great accommodations! Everything you want in a vacation home. Private! 5 minutes from downtown Bend. Place to entertain or just chill.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice Location, but priced too high for the homes amenities.

  • 2 of 5

My work group stay in Bend every year, We were excited to rent this location near downtown. However when we arrived the house was dirty and the furniture was sticky. The hot tub did not work. The water was yellow and the floating debris was.....well, it wasn't sanitary. Their was no chlorine and the pH was really low. We called the owner on friday about 1 pm, and explained the problems. On sunday, at 10 am, an hour before our departure, a technician arrived. This location showed no signs of practical upkeep. The floors had crumbs from past residents and stains on the walls. The controls for the video games did not work, the pool table only had 1 usable pool stick, and the living room TV did not work. The house was a great location, and you could tell the design had good intentions. However, the management and upkeep was simply not acceptable for the price.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Family gathering

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time. The house was very comfortable and we had everything we needed. We loved the view of the river. I would definitely recommend this house to anyone wanting to visit Bend.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

House was awesome. Very clean and met all of our needs. It was a perfect place for 5 couples.

  • 5 of 5

5 couples stayed and had a great time. Would love to come back in the summer. Had a blast playing pool, sitting in the hot tub and enjoying the deck. The mast bedroom is amazing. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Map

Drake Park and Mirror Pond
Deschutes Brewery
Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort
The Old Mill District
Smith Rock State Park
Phil's Trailhead
McKay Cottage Restaurant
Nearest Airport
14.8 Miles
Robert's Field, Redmond (RDM)
Nearest Barpub
0.8 Miles
The Riverhouse
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
River's Edge Pro Shop
Nearest Train
67 Miles
Chemult
Nearest Motorway
0.4 Miles
Highway 97 and 20
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Miles
McKay Cottage
Nearest Ski
24 Miles
Mt. Bachelor
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
McKay Park on the Deschutes River

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Rates & Availability

Boyd Acres House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Sep 3 2017
5 night minimum stay
$525
 
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
Christmas - New Years 2017
Dec 17 2017 - Jan 4 2018
5 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 1 2018 - Sep 3 2018
7 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$450
From
$525
Fri,Sat
$3,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Pet Fee $60 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.2%

Holidays are charged the same as weekends. Summer is rented by the week from Saturday to Saturday. There are, of course, exceptions to everything, so feel free to call or email if your plans don't exactly fit my guidelines.

The pet fee is per pet for a weekend. It's double for a week and if there is excessive hair on furniture or beds, there will be an additional cleaning charge.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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