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About this listing

Otter House is located right on the Deschutes River, 5 minutes from Sunriver Village and 20 minutes from downtown Bend or Mt. Bachelor. This 2 BR/2 BA, 2200sf vacation home sits 30 feet from the Deschutes River, directly across from a wetland/forest.

The space

Otter House is located right on the Deschutes River, 5 minutes from Sunriver Village and 20 minutes from downtown Bend or Mt. Bachelor. This 2 BR/2 BA, 2200sf vacation home sits 30 feet from the Deschutes River, directly across from a wetland/forest wildlife preserve. Quiet. Bucolic. This is the perfect retreat for playing in Central Oregon’s recreational paradise.
Enjoy unlimited mountain biking, fly fishing, skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, hiking, golfing, horse back riding, dirt bike riding, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding on dozens of local rivers and lakes, as well as water skiing and sailing in the Cascade Lakes recreational areas. Don’t miss the numerous festivals and events in Sunriver, Bend, Sisters and Redmond. Enjoy fine dining, terrific microbreweries, art galleries and live music venues throughout this vibrant area.
This riverside two-story chalet-style home features an open floor plan with natural light and vaulted cedar ceilings. It has a spacious, warm library/loft as well as a large TV entertainment room. There’s even a 9 foot shuffleboard table. The library sports a queen sleeper couch and there are two twin floor futons for sleeping wherever you like. The master bedroom has a California king and the downstairs bedroom a queen, both with luxury linens.

The living room features a pellet stove, soft leather furniture and a lovely bistro table at the windows overlooking the river. French doors open to the patio from the dining area, offering a gas BBQ, intimate seating area, as well as a dining deck to take in the breathtaking views. The kitchen is fully equipped and then some. A laundry room with washer/dryer/iron/board is available as well. Amenities include free WiFi, flat screen TV with surround sound and Blue Ray DVD player, Ipod docking speakers/alarm clocks.
Sit and enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife from inside or outside. Watch deer, elk, otter, ducks, geese, osprey, eagles and the rare great owl. Other visitors include squirrels, raccoons, foxes and cottontails. You can walk to an eagle’s nest, or launch a boat right from the yard; there’s even a good fishing hole right out front!
Although wonderfully private and in a quiet neighborhood, it is less than 5 minutes to Sunriver Village, and all its amenities, including: grocery store, restaurants, shopping, equipment rentals, stables, observatory, nature center, new huge pool complex, and ice rink(winter only).
Come and see for yourself; we think you will love our mountain paradise!

Interaction with guests

Our property managers, Gail and Mike Beeson will be available for information during you stay. You may always contact me on my cell phone if you have any questions.
Lars' cell: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
Mike and Gail at home: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)

Other things to note

Thank you for choosing to stay with us at Otterhouse.
Now that you’ve booked with us I would ask that you fill out the attached rental agreement and email or fax it back to me.
A couple of quick notes to help with your stay. Regardless of which booking agency you used to find us I use (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) to simplify organizing information to help you with your stay. After your booking is paid in full you will receive and invitation to download the (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) app to help manage your stay with us.
Within the app I have uploaded a lot of information on everything from directions to get here, contact info for both my property manager and myself in case you need either help in the house or just want input on a favorite place to eat. Also lots of info on placed to go and things to do.
Enjoy your stay and please call if you have any questions at all, we are happy to help.
Lars


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The space
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: 100
Security Deposit: 160
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 4PM

Otter House Rental Agreement
Eclipse Drive, Bend, Oregon 97707
Guest Name: __________________
Arrival Date: __________________ Number of Nights: _____
Please review and complete the rental agreement; don’t hesitate to
contact us if you have any questions! We invite our guests to enjoy the
home as you would your own, treating it with respect and care.
This is intended and understood to be a legally binding agreement.
1. Arrival Date: __________________________ Time :_____________
(after 4PM unless arranged ahead of time. It takes time to prepare the
home to our high standards for your enjoyment!)
2. Departure Date:________________________ Check Out Time is 11 am
3. Number of nights:___________
4. Name of Applicant (responsible party)______________________________
5. Names of all persons who will be staying: please list ages of guests
18 and under. (Maximum number of guests is eight).
_________________________________________________________________________
_________________________________________________________________________
6. Automobile (Maximum 2 - no campers, tents or RV's)
Make_________________ Year__________ Lic# ________________
Make_________________ Year__________ Lic# ________________

Rental_________________
7. Applicants Home Address:
________________________________________________________________________
8. Home Phone: ________________________
Cell Phone: _________________________
Business Phone: _____________________
E-Mail: ________________________________________
9. Drivers License #: ______________________ State ______

stay will be terminated and your deposit will not be refunded Before your departure. Please strip the beds you used and
leave the sheets and towels on the washing machine, dishes washed and
put away, and a general pick-up should be done. You do not need to
vacuum, mop, or do any laundry. We reserve the right to not refund your
deposit if excessive laundry is needed or if the home is not kept in good
condition during your stay.
Maximum # of Guests: No more than eight people may occupy the
house and property. The master bedroom has a King size bed, the second
bedroom has Queen size bed and the library has a queen hide-a-bed in
the couch.There is a queen futon sofa in the TV room. There are also two twin floor futons and a queen floor futon under the shuffle board table also in the TV room. No overnight guests or
large social gatherings/parties allowed.
Parking is available for two vehicles. During winter they must be in the driveway as
the road is plowed.
Pets: If a guest brings a pet (or anyone's pet) onto the property without
prior approval (and without a pet fee and deposit) then they agree (by
signing) that their FULL security deposit will be forfeited.
Amenities: There is a generously equipped kitchen, linens, towels, TV,
DVD stereo, portable speakers, alarm clocks and radios. Paper towels,
toilet paper, dish and laundry soap, garbage bags and coffee filters are
provided in adequate quantities. Many condiments are available for your
use but cannot be guaranteed;. Personal toiletry items (body soap,
toothpaste, etc.) are not provided. If you forget to pack
something or run out of items stocked, there is a grocery store in the
Sunriver shopping center 5 minutes by car.
We make every attempt to provide the comforts of home and ask that
you help us maintain this for guests who follow your visit. If you are
bringing small children who are not toilet trained or any one with an
incontinence problem, please bring adequate protection for the bedding
and mattresses. Should there be a problem that results in wet bedding,
please do not remake the bed and notify our house manager as soon as
possible. We appreciate your consideration in these areas.
At Your Own Risk: Please supervise small children while playing in the
backyard as the there is no fence between the house and the river.
We do not supply any water toys or equipment, but feel free to bring your
own or they can be rented nearby in Sunriver or at the Marina.
Smoking: Smoking is not permitted in the house.
Garage: Is a private area and should not be used by renters except for
rack and area to the left of the door or accessing the bicycles,Kayaks and Canoe.
Septic: Please only flush toilet paper as we are on a septic system. Do not
put any paper products, or other sanitary products other than the toilet
paper we provide, in the toilets.
Cancellation Policy: 30 day cancellation required for full rental refund.


USE OF BOATS AND BIKES
Renters of our property are allowed use of designated bicycles, canoe and kayaks
in the garage. By signing this rental agreement, the Renters release the Owners of any and all liability for any injuries incurred by use of the equipment listed above.
We are not able to verify condition of equipment between uses so it is incumbent on the user to verify proper operating condition and take full responsibility for
its safe use. We provide free and require use of helmets and life vests. If additional devices are required, additional items can be rented at the Sunriver Resort.
I have read this agreement and understand what my guests and I are
responsible for while occupying the property. I will make my guests
aware of these conditions. I understand that any departure from these
conditions could result in non-refund of the deposits. I understand that
the owners of 56484 Eclipse Dr cannot be held responsible for injuries
that may occur during my stay.
________________________________________________ ____________________
Signature of Responsible Party\ Date
Mail/fax forms to:
Lars Ihle
49 Shell Rd.
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Fax Numb(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)
A welcome letter with complete arrival instructions will be emailed to you upon receipt of full payment and this rental agreement.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

7 Reviews

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Jennifer User Profile
July 2017
Location location location!! Beautiful setting right on the river. Great house for multiple families Close to sun river and swimming lakes. Perfect getaway Lars was a great host!

Annie User Profile
June 2017
A wonderful place to experience all that Sunriver has to offer!

Kian Giap User Profile
March 2017
Clean, well maintained house at a great location and host. Lars, Thanks you for letting us staying at your home and allowing us to share your collection of games, entertainment center, shuffle board and etc. Too bad the weather did not permit us to take your canoe / kayak out. May be next time. Great stay!

Suzanne User Profile
March 2017
The house was a home away from home. It was situated in a beautiful place on the river. Every room had terrific views. Every morning we woke to a variety of birds on the river. The house was equipped with all that anyone would need. It had a great kitchen, great sporting equipment. (summer), and even had things like a cooler, needle and thread, binoculars, and a variety of recommendations for activities. We skied at bachelor on most days, but also spent a day at sun river cross country skiing and spent several evenings in Bend. We hope to come back. Thank you.

Vicky User Profile
December 2016
Great location, easy access to River. Clean and cozy house. equipped w/ snow gears, kayaks and tons of board games, DVDs. Definitely a fun place to stay. We really enjoyed the staying and will come back again!

Bob User Profile
August 2016
The communication with Lars was very good before we left for our vacation. We enjoyed our ten days very much. The house was clean as a whistle and location was to die for. We could get on and off the river very easily. Enjoyed seeing the deer, quail, owls, ducks, eagle and watching the rafters go by.

Chris User Profile
January 2016
Lars and the Otterhouse did not disappoint. The home was equipped (and labeled and organized) with pretty much any thing you could ask for. From games for small children to a fully equipped kitchen that could entertain big dinner parties to boot warmers to a stocked winter/water sports (URL HIDDEN) had everything. The home is beautiful and serene. We got in late on a Friday and were able to fire up the pellet stove for heat and ambience, listening to an "Otterhouse Mix CD" of relaxing piano music with wine in hand. The bedroom was incredibly plush and comfortable. And with so many little nooks throughout the house, you could plop down anywhere with a good book or a scratch pad with some paints for creative time. It was truly a memorable experience to wake up with the beautiful wooden beams above and the sounds of water fowl in the river outside the windows. A short drive to the nearby snow park (Edison Butte) made for a lovely morning activity, napping with the little one in the afternoon and then an early evening jaunt into Bend for some strolling about and activity. We enjoyed our stay and would not hesitate to recommend this to families hosting a reunion week/end away or a couple looking for a bit of solitude for a romantic getaway. The otters throughout the home are cute. And our one-year old daughter nearly lost her marbles when we explained she couldn't bring one home with us (she hugged it for about 5 hours). A great stay. An easy transition from your own home into a place that feels like home.

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Mill Valley, California, United StatesJoined in July 2015
Lars User Profile

Married to my wife Jean for 27 years, two boys and a dog, Chase. Love the outdoors ,especially mt. biking and motorcycle riding. Love riding my Triumph at the race track and my Ducati out along the coast.
Best thing in life is sharing bikes, brews and coffee with Jean.
Have spent years traveling the world and enjoy sharing our little corner of it with others.

Languages: Deutsch, English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

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