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Westside Wonderful! Walk downtown - peace & quiet and pet friendly

Bedrooms 2
Space 79 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

New 2 bedroom cottage on the sweetest street in Bend

This cottage was completed May 25th, 2015 and offers all ammenities of home. We have had this property since 1989, so know this area well. This is in the heart of the West side on a nice, quiet street with plenty of parking, one block north of Newport Avenue. This is located a few blocks from historic Drake Park via footbridge over the Deschutes River, or maybe stop for the kids at Boat Park.

We have provided a well equiped kitchen with gas stove (check out photo) and everything you need, including coffee maker, microwave, toaster, dishwasher and icemaker/water in fridge door. Dining table seats four. Washer and dryer to keep you clean & comfy. TV and cable, internet and wrapping porch with grill. Two new queen beds with 300+ thread count and hardwood floors.

Pet friendly, but this is not a fenced yard.

Short walk to Newport Market and Devore's market. Within a block to restaurants such as Backporch Coffee, Nancy P's, Spork, Kebaba's, Chow, New York Subs or Cuppa Yo frozen yogurt. Pubs are everywhere in Bend, especially on the Westside. First Friday artworks are a must-do.

Bikes are provided, even two 20" frames for the kids to extend the distance without a car.

Summertime Munch-n-Music and Les Schwab Sunday Summer provides free concerts and movies at Drake Park and downtown Bend has something happening nearly every weekend. And don't forget the Farmer's Markets and weekdays and weekends. Raft down the Deschutes River or paddle board. And don't forget those golf clubs. Winter brings ski vacations and holiday parades.

We want to do everything we can to provide the best vacation in Central Oregon.

More Details

Rita and Tom Pedersen
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2018

About Rita and Tom Pedersen

We moved to Bend Labor Day, 1989 to this property and started our family here, so it is a very special place for us. As Bend has grown, Tom has built right along with it and now we want to share our town with others. This is a an every-season place to live and be active, or sit back and enjoy the scenery.

We share our lives with dogs, so we appreciate traveling with them.

We are still in love with Central Oregon.

Rita and Tom Pedersen purchased this house in 2015

Why Rita and Tom Pedersen chose River West

Located in the heart of Westside Bend on a quiet street to provide a relaxing stay. Cross the street to Newport Avenue and stoll downtown. Very special place.

What makes this house unique

Location, location, location. Walk everywhere or use the bikes.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in River West, Oregon

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 79 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • Queen beds with 300+ thread count cotton linen. Lots of closet space.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Don't forget your golf clubs! Central Oregon is loaded with great courses.


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average rating of 4.883333 based on 60 reviews
Fort Collins, CO

Perfect location, great accommodations

  • 5 of 5

This 2-bedroom, pet-friendly house made our trip to Bend so enjoyable. It was so clean and well-appointed that we felt right at home. The location can't be beat. It was walking distance to some amazing restaurants. Our only regret was that we couldn't stay longer to enjoy sitting on the front porch and using the bikes. There's just so much to do in Bend!

  • Review Submitted: 18/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. This is our full intention: to provide a home away for our guest. So glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again. Best wishes. . .
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Great location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 4 nights over NYE weekend, 4 adults and 2 dogs. Great location to downtown Bend and great area to walk the dogs! Thanks Rita & Tom!

  • Review Submitted: 03/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your holiday and thank you for the great review. Hope to see you again. Best wishes.. .. ..
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Chicago, Illinois

Great location

  • 5 of 5

We spent a few days of R&R in Bend before Christmas this year. We loved the location of our bungalow, close to coffee shops, Newport Market for groceries, and an easy walk to downtown across the pedestrian bridge. Parking was easy, and the mud room was great for all our winter gear after hikes. There was coffee and tea which was very nice for our first morning. No more than a 20 minute drive to Tumalo Falls and many other great hikes and trail runs. Most importantly, we were so grateful it was dog-friendly and our pup loved it. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 02/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful little cottage

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay in the modern little cottage. Rita and Tom are great, checking in to make sure that everything is going well. We will definitely visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 13/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in a great location

  • 4 of 5

Very nice house in a nice neighborhood. Parked the car and walked to many of the local favorites.

  • Review Submitted: 05/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Edmonds, WA

Great house little house in a nice neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in the Ogden Ave. It was really clean, modern and well appointed. ItThe house was an easy walk to restaurants, Drake Park/Mirror Pond and Old Town. The owners Tom and Rita were very extremely kind and helpful.

  • Review Submitted: 22/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Roberts Field
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$95.57 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$254.86
Pet Fee AU$31.86 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.4%

Reservation made upon first payment.
Cancellation: Cancellations made with less than 30 days notice may be refunded at 50% depending on re-rental of your dates; 0% if not re-rented.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Refundable Damage Deposit: $200
There is a single $75 cleaning fee.
Pet fee $25. NOTE: This is not a fenced yard, but is a dog friendly area.
Payment accepted through VRBO/Home Away, Paypal (ask owner for details), personal checks and credit cards.
We always offer last minute pricing when available. Please give us a call.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.