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Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
Secluded and quite 1 bedroom cottage just a 4 minute walk across Newport Ave bridge to numerous activities and businesses in downtown Bend. ~Immaculate, professionally decorated Cottage. ~Large Bathroom with deep tub, tiled walls and multiple shower heads. Tankless water heater provides all the hot water one needs.Grab bars installed for toilet, shower and tub use. ~Queen size bed and sofa bed-all linens 800 thread count or higher. Numerous pillow choices. ~Cable connected TVs in Living and bed rooms ~Off Street Parking and private entry. Level 2, 50 amp EV Charger! ~ New 40' Smart television supports Wireless video steaming for your NetFlix account ~Password protected Guest Wi-Fi. ~HP DeskJet color printer. ~Privacy within a retreat like setting. (one of 6 Bend area homes selected for th...Secluded and quite 1 bedroom cottage just a 4 minute walk across Newport Ave bridge to numerous activities and businesses in downtown Bend. ~Immaculate, professionally decorated Cottage. ~Large Bathroom with deep tub, tiled walls and multiple shower heads. Tankless water heater provides all the hot water one needs.Grab bars installed for toilet, shower and tub use. ~Queen size bed and sofa bed-all linens 800 thread count or higher. Numerous pillow choices. ~Cable connected TVs in Living and bed rooms ~Off Street Parking and private entry. Level 2, 50 amp EV Charger! ~ New 40' Smart television supports Wireless video steaming for your NetFlix account ~Password protected Guest Wi-Fi. ~HP DeskJet color printer. ~Privacy within a retreat like setting. (one of 6 Bend area homes selected for the 2012-Central Oregon Master Gardener Tour). ~High end finishes and skylights in every room for abundant natural light. Privacy glass in bath and Bedroom. All clear glass windows and doors have bottom up/top down blinds for adjusting privacy. ~ Fully equipped Kitchen with 4 burner gas stove, microwave, dishwasher, French Press, coffee and tea pots. Full set of dishes, glasses, cookware and quality stemware. ~Washer and dryer. Laundry products provided. ~Storage available for bikes, golf clubs, coolers and luggage. ~Just a 4 minute walk across Newport bridge to downtown. ~Walking distance to the Newport and Galveston Avenues emerging foodie and brew pub scene. ~One block to Public Transportation. ~Blue Sky (Wind Power) participant, recycling encouraged. ~Zone heat in each room; AIR CONDITIONING, two ceiling fans. ~Pack n Play (will not easily fit in bedroom but can be accommodated in the living room) and Booster Chair available. ~We encourage energy conservation and employ energy saving devices as appropriate. Battery powered (quite) lawn mower. ~Cottage patio has table, 4 chairs, propane BBQ, outdoor blankets and patio heater ~Loaner ice chest, snow shoes, trekking poles, binoculars available. ~ Cottage meets and/or exceeds all Fire and Life Safety requirements- working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are in place. ~2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence recipient. ~Top 5 Star reviews for all vacation rentals in the Bend area. TRAVELER ALERT The City of Bend and State of Oregon require all lodging operators (including Vacation Rental properties) to be licensed. All legal lodging operations will have a City Short Term Rental (Lodging) license and a State Lodging Business Identification Number (BIN). When making reservations travelers should ask for the operator’s State BIN and proof of City licensing. When in doubt, you can contact the City of Bend. As compliance enforcement increases, traveler reservations with illegal operators could be adversely impacted. Know you are doing business with a licensed operator to help ensure a trouble free lodging experience. State (1.8%) and City (10.4%) Transient Room Tax applies to all stays under 30 consecutive nights Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: CITYSTR-19-0001,OR1533705-7More
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About the Owner
Don P
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
Interaction with guests
Travelers set the tone for guest/host interaction. The Cottage has off street parking next to the private entrance. The Cottage is situated on over .25 acres which also includes the host home. Don is available for any questions or concerns.
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Reviewed 5 October 2019

My husband and I stayed for 5 nights recently, while mt biking in Bend. The cottage is small, but delightful. Immaculate, very well built and insulated. We woke up to snow outside the last morning, but were snug inside! I really appreciated all the little...More

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank suikhonen
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a detailed review. Our goal is to provide a well equipped envirovemnt and ensure folks are not wasting their precious time chasing down the little things like spices, condiments and even sun screen. I am glad that you...More

Reviewed 16 August 2019 via mobile

My family and I took our first vacation to Bend and the 2nd street cottage by Donny and Marline was perfection on a platter. It was our home away from home. They had everything we could have ever needed and a billion more things we...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank mcole145
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2019

Thank you for the great review. Marline and I strive to provide a great lodging experience for every guest. We know each visit has a defined amount of time so we try to provide the "little things" so our Cottagers (what we call our guests)...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2019

Fantastic, well appointed cottage perfect for 2 people. Beautiful backyard with a patio containing table, umbrella and comfortable chairs. The cottage was well designed with no wasted space; also, the furniture and appliances are well maintained. The kitchen is stocked with everything needed for cooking....More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Jim S
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2019

thanks for the detailed review. We especially appreciate your mentioning the value of the Cottage and all the amenities offered. It is often said that the lodging "experience" is far above what guests have experienced before. Please do come back. DonP

Reviewed 12 July 2019

Don P who runs these cottages makes sure the cottage and your stay is perfect. I have never seen such a well equipped and maintained accommodation. If we come to Bend again we will stay here.More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank richardaR2244QN
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2019

Thanks for the great review Richard. As a frequent international traveler, you said you have stayed in many, many lodging options. To have you point out that you ..."have never seen such a well equipped and maintained accommodation" speaks volume. Marline and I strive to...More

Reviewed 2 July 2019

My family of four stayed here in mid June and it was absolutely fantastic. It's a gorgeous property kept absolutely pristine with every amenity available for a relaxing and wonderful stay. It's a short walk to downtown Bend from the house. Donnie P is a...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank Anthony G
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2019

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. I never thought of the Cottage as a "joint" but ....works for me. Marline and I strive to keep the Cottage immaculate and the grounds gorgeous. The gardens were one of 6 on the 2012 Central...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
City Getaway
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
The Second Street Cottage is located just a 4 minute walk to downtown Bend across the Newport Ave bridge (Deschutes River). It is also within walking distance of the numerous trendy restaurants and brew pubs located on Newport and Galveston Avenues. The Newport Avenue Market is about a 8 minutes walk. The Cottage is secluded and part of retreat like setting of two large City lots shared by the owner's home. All finishes, furnishings and appliances are top of the line. The Cottage was professionally appointed by an interior designer who continues to update items on a seasonal basis. The gardens were showcased in the 2012 Central Oregon Master Gardeners Tour (1 of 6 homes selected in Bend). The Cottage has a private entry and parking just off the quite alley. Public transportation is availab...
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The Cottage is now equipped with a 50 amp, Level 2 Electric Vehicle charger.
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