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Beautiful Private Luxury Cabin Overlooking Tumalo Lake in a Spectacular Setting.

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, (Sleeps 8)

Tumalo Lake Lodge consists of four luxurious vacation rental cabins located on Tumalo Lake just 12 miles west of downtown Bend, Oregon. Situated on 640 private forested acres surrounded on all sides by the Deschutes National Forest, outdoor activities abound with limitless trails for hiking, biking, x-country skiing and snowshoeing right out your door. Explore Tumalo Lake by kayak, canoe, and stand up paddle board (free to guests) or perfect your cast with catch & release trout fishing. Breathtaking Tumalo Falls is just 3 miles away. For downhill skiing Mt Bachelor is just 45 minutes away.

The Lakeside West Cabin is an architectural high-end masterpiece of craftsmanship. Huge windows in every room provide a tree-house sensation with amazing views of nature in every direction. The large wrap-around deck and comfortable Adirondack chairs and rockers allow for relaxing in the fresh air while taking in the gorgeous natural surroundings and views. A private hot tub located on the deck offers wonderful lake and forest views - a perfect way to unwind after a day of outdoor adventure.

The beautiful furnishings create an ambiance of casual luxury. The first floor open plan includes upscale, comfortable furnishings, radiant heated floors with Italian tile and decorative rugs. The living area has a wood burning stove and huge windows with lake views. The well-stocked kitchen features granite countertops and stainless appliances including a Jenn-Air professional stove. There is a dining area and a powder room on this floor as well as a charming bedroom with queen size bed with an en-suite bathroom and french doors that lead to the deck and hot tub.

The second floor features gorgeous high-pitched wood ceilings, two romantic bedrooms each with private bath, and a second large living room area with floor to ceiling windows that provide sweeping views of Tumalo Lake. The living area has a queen sofa bed, loveseat side tables, games and books, and a comfy reading chair. Each bedroom also has large windows with amazing views of the lake and forest creating a tree house feeling. Each features a king size iron bed with quilt, cozy down comforter and pillows, and luxurious 500 thread count sheets. The private baths have either a large walk-in shower or shower over bathtub, granite countertops, Italian tile, radiant heated floors, luxury towels, shampoo and body lotion amenities, and hair dryer.

The Lakeside West Cabin does not have internet/WIFI. Please note that performance of cell phones is inconsistent and may not work depending on your service provider. A phone land line in the cabin is provided with free unlimited U.S. calls.

Please note that the property is limited to registered guests only. Any exception must be approved in advance by the owners and a daily fee may apply. We do not host weddings/special events.

Love the Lakeside West Cabin but need more or less space? Check out our our 4 bedroom Creekside Cabin that sleeps 10 and our 2 bedroom Hillside Cabin that sleeps 5. There is also another 3 bedroom Lakeside East Cabin (has internet/WIFI) that is nearly identical to and located near the Lakeside West Cabin, that is ideal for several families looking to book together.

More Details

Tracy Lucente & Bill Houck
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Tracy Lucente & Bill Houck

Bill & Tracy, during a 2005 visit to Bend, fell in love with the Tumalo Lake property and the original cabins which had been built in the 1930s. After moving to Bend in 2007, several years were spent obtaining necessary land use and building permits and trenching 1 1/2 miles to bring in electricity and phone. Construction began in 2009. The Hillside Cabin was completed in October, 2011, the Creekside Cabin in June, 2012, the Lakeside East Cabin in June, 2013 and the Lakeside West Cabin in October 2014. Eventually, a main lodge will be built.

Why Tracy Lucente & Bill Houck chose Bend

Central Oregon, and Bend, Oregon in particular, are well known for both Summer and Winter sports. Enthusiasts from near and far visit for hiking, biking (road and mountain), skiing (Nordic and Alpine), snow shoeing, boating, fly fishing, rock climbing, etc. Tumalo Lake Lodge is ideally situated in the middle of the nationally known 'Phil's Trail' mountain biking trail system. In Winter, these and other trails and shelters form an extensive snow shoeing/x-country trail network. Tumalo Falls (97 feet tall) and area hiking trails are just 3 miles away. Tumalo Creek, 2 miles away, affords fly fishing opportunities. While staying at Tumalo Lake you are staying on a private square mile of forested land surrounded by the Deschutes National Forest but still only 12 miles to Bend and all it has to offer.

What makes this cabin unique

Quality of lodging. seclusion and spectacular private setting only 15 minutes from Bend. Enjoy all of the outdoor activities, galleries

Tumalo Lake was stocked with Rainbow Trout in 2013 which are now averaging 16' and another 1000 were stocked in September, 2014. There are also some sizable native Brook Trout-- get your fly rod ready!

Weather permitting, we will be maintaining an ice skating rink on Tumalo Lake this Winter.


Bend Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • All bathrooms have beautiful granite countertop, Italian tile and knotty-alder cabinetry. Full baths have hair dryers, soap, lotion, shampoo and conditioner. Wooded views from bathroom windows.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • - 1 king
    - 1 king
    - 1 queen
    - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All bedrooms have attached baths, Iron beds, quilts, luxury linens and bath amenities, forest and lake views. Upstairs king bedroom suites have a tree house feel!
  • Books
  • Games
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • 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
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Please be aware that the Lakeside West Cabin has no WIFI (the Hillside, Lakeside East and Creekside cabins do have WIFI). Performance of cell phones is inconsistent depending on carrier and area on the property so cannot be relied on. A land line in the cabin is provided with free unlimited U.S. calls.


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Beautiful Private Luxury Cabin Overlooking Tumalo Lake in a Spectacular Setting.
average rating of 4.909091 based on 22 reviews

Nice place

  • 4 of 5

A bit cold at night

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We are an active family of five that had more than enough to do in the Bend area! Loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Everything needed for a relaxing and comfortable stay!!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peace and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

If you want a place that is peaceful, this place is for you. Cabin was beautiful, enjoyed a hike around the lake, grandkids loved kayaking on the lake, yoga on the deck by the lake, fishing. This place is close enough to Bend for enjoying the town.

Thanks Bill and Tracy, we enjoyed our stay.

Warburton Family

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing cabin near beautiful Bend

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four (two teenagers) really enjoyed our stay here. The cabin is off the grid so no cell,wifi or tv. But that is what made it great for us. We paddled and swam in the lake and played games and did puzzles in the evening. We loved the hike up past Tumalo falls. There is so much outdoor fun in this area we hope to go back.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you had a great time! Thank you for taking time to post this review. For those considering a stay at Tumalo Lake, indeed it is truly a very special and unique place to enjoy being in nature with the comfort of casual luxury and close proximity to all Bend has to offer. Regarding connectivity, the Lakeside West cabin is the only cabin that does not have WIFI. The Creekside, Lakeside East and Hillside cabins do have WIFI, although the service is slow and can be erratic. There is Verizon cell phone service in many areas in/around the cabins, but not with other carriers at the present time. Each cabin has a land line with free unlimited U.S. calls.
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Stunning, peaceful getaway -- absolutely perfect

  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about our stay. The cabin itself is new, and clearly built and furnished using the finest materials, and with the utmost attention to detail.

...Calling it a cabin is like calling Mt. Bachelor a hill-- small or rustic it certainly is not.

However, if you're looking for the solitude and quiet reverie of the forest, you'll find it here. The luxury cabins are situated on a small, but lovely and calm lake, with kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, and life jackets all available for guests' use. We spent a lot of time on the lake, and were treated to sights such as a bald eagle flying overhead, perching in a tree at the edge of the lake, and diving for fish. There were large, unusual crane-like birds wading in the shallows, and the chorus of a thousand frogs on a moonlit walk around the lake.

If I could, I'd live there.

Thank you, Bill & Tracy-- we'll definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, OR

Didn't want to leave..

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough good things about this property and the folks that run it.

The cabins are beautiful and the property is private and stunning.

Coffee in the hot tub overlooking the lake, a 20 mile mountain bike ride on world class single track right from the cabin, my daughter catching her first fish on fly, grilling and enjoying Bend craft beers on the serene deck, post-dinner sunset SUP and kayak, followed by a campfire under the stars.. and that was just one day!

Tracy was great through email in the pre-trip process and Bill and Avery were welcoming and very personable on the property.

Already planning our next trip to Tumalo Lake!

-The Smiths (Portland) and Yungs (Denver)

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Located 12 miles west of downtown Bend, Oregon near breathtaking Tumalo Falls and Phil's Trail system. Uniquely situated on Tumalo Lake and 640 private forested acres surrounded on all sides by the Deschutes National Forest, the Tumalo Lake luxury vacation rental cabins and property enables guests to immerse in nature and enjoy hiking/mountain biking/snowshoeing/cross country skiing and lake activities (kayak/canoe/stand up paddle/fly fishing) right out the cabin door, yet have easy access to wonderful restaurants, galleries, brewpubs, shopping and all downtown Bend and the surrounding area has to offer.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional


  • We typically require longer stays for weekends and other peak periods of the year.
    3 day minimum stay on MLK, Presidents, and Memorial Day weekends
    3-5 day minimum stays for bookings which include a weekend during peak rental periods such as July- Mid- September, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
    Shorter stays may be considered, please contact us. We reserve the right to not accept bookings which result in inefficient utilization of the cabin's calendar.

    Quotes assume payment is made by check. We also accept credit cards (transaction fee will be added to total cost. For US banks, 2.49% +.30, for Non-US banks, 3.49% + .30.

    Required Fees

    * Cleaning fee: $150.00 (Flat Rate Per Stay)
    * Room tax: %9.80 (Percentage of Rent & Taxable Fees)
    * Additional person fee: $50.00 (Flat Rate Per Night)

    Optional Fees

    * Your credit card will not be charged until booking approval. CC fee is 2.5%. Payment by check is also accepted.: %2.50 (Percentage of Rent, Fees & Taxes)