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Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat

69 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
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 600 thread count or higher. Numerous pillow choices. ~LED HDTVs in Living and bed rooms ~Off Street Parking and private entry. Level 2 EV Charger! ~2 HD cable televisions, Blu-Ray DVD player, Surround Sound, 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...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 600 thread count or higher. Numerous pillow choices. ~LED HDTVs in Living and bed rooms ~Off Street Parking and private entry. Level 2 EV Charger! ~2 HD cable televisions, Blu-Ray DVD player, Surround Sound, 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). ~We encourage energy conservation and employ energy saving devices as appropriate. ~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. ~MOST 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 °: City STR-18-0001, OR 1533705-7More
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Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Shared Garden
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Alarm Clock
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

Great location, sparkling clean cottage, beautiful gardens, welcoming host - this place is truly special

Thank kensondevelopments
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for the succinct review. You hit on the special elements of the Second Street Cottage and grounds. We hope to see you again soon. DonP

Reviewed 30 August 2018

My wife and I just returned from a 2 week long Oregon vacation. We spent the first week at the Second Street Cottage in Bend and we loved it! The Cottage is immaculately clean, perfectly located, and incredibly well-stocked with everything you could possibly need...More

Thank Steve S
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thank you for the glowing review and mentioning how we respect our guests' privacy. The Cottage is situated at the rear of our .25+ downtown acre property. It has its own dedicated off street parking and private entry. The ground were on the 2012 Central...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

This cottage is very well appointed (sharp knives, coffee, tea, condiments) and did not disappoint. It is close to downtown and within walking distance to many good restaurants. The host is very attentive and works hard to make sure everything is in order.More

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Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and, of course, your repeat business. There is no greater affirmation than repeat stays. Marline and I strive to provide every guest a great lodging experience in a convenient yet secluded location. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

This smartly designed, comfortable, and well appointed cottage is ideally located in the heart of Bend, within walking distance of the Deschutes river, downtown, and the west side restaurants and bars on Galveston. The location is also perfect for the west side driving excursions to...More

Thank Rachel G
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Thank you for your in-depth review. As we discussed during your visit, Marline and I do try to anticipate traveler needs and provide for them. All travelers have a finite amount of time while in central Oregon. Anything we can do to increase play time...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018

We have stayed in rentals throughout the U.S. and Europe and Second Street Cottage is by far the nicest and best equipped accommodation we’ve stayed in - from shampoo to salad dressings to coolers to champagne. Extremely clean and ready for us with the air...More

Thank Safari259433
Don P, VR Owner at Second Street Cottage-convenient yet secluded downtown Bend retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

WOW! What a great review. Marline and I recognize that every guest, regardless of reason for traveling, has a finite amount of time in Bend. Thus, we try to anticipate what guest's might need or seek. From non-perishable spices and condiments to quality hair care...More

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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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 Level 2 Electric Vehicle charger.
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