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Extraordinary Riverfront Home Next to Biking, Hiking & Fishing

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


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

Rick Gordon
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway 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:
March 19, 2018

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 Boyd Acres

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.


Boyd Acres House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • 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
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • 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


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Extraordinary Riverfront Home Next to Biking, Hiking & Fishing
average rating of 4.860656 based on 122 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Fell in love with this place from the moment we walked in the door! This home is stunning! The views are amazing and the amenities are top notch. Could not have asked for a better place.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious, great view, conveniently located, well equipped- need more coffee cups and wine glasses.

  • 5 of 5

We used the main balcony for our wedding ceremony because the weather was so nice. It was a great setting. Love the heated floors, theatre room, hot tub, and the game room too! So many amenities! Very nice. Hope to come back. Great place for our family gathering.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house was just perfect! We had all the space we needed to prepare for our daughter's wedding ❤️

  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kid and Adult Activities, Ambiance, and Total Comfort

  • 5 of 5

Our family reunion included 11 people from California and Washington. We had four kids that ranged from 3 to 10. This rental had it all for everyone of us. The kids loved the arcade games, hot tub and movie theater. The adults loved the view, the comfort of the living room and kitchen. We enjoyed wonderful meals prepared in the kitchen and on the grill. I can't say enough about our stay here. What a comfortable place this is!!

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our girls weekend.

  • 5 of 5

Everything we wanted and needed. Enjoyed the view, the kitchen, walking path, and watching football in the theatre room (and much more).

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely the best!

  • 5 of 5

The house is perfect. Well stocked with everything you need for a perfect stay. It sounds like a silly thing to be impressed about but there was even more than enough TP in every bathroom! Never ran out even with 12 adults staying for 4 nights! The kitchen is beautiful and well stocked as well. Every bedroom is comfortable. Every bathroom is great. The game room was super fun and the large theater room was awesome for the one rainy day we had. And the view of the river is unbeatable! Rick was the best host we have ever had with any vacation rental. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
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


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $60
Damage Deposit $500

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.