Strawbale Basecamp

  • House in Bend
Welcome to StrawBale Basecamp in the heart of downtown Bend! - property
Welcome to StrawBale Basecamp in the heart of downtown Bend!
Eco friendly living with so much character!
This handcrafted home is full of character
A very functional kitchen with gas cooking for your chef
Concrete countertops and floors
Windows all around the living spaces
This is a lovely, light and bright straw bale home
Dining for 6 is no problem with bench seating
Radiant floor heating keeps your toes toasty downstairs
A king bedroom is on the mainfloor just a step to the home's bathroom
Fresh linens welcome you to a good night's sleep
Built in dresser and artfully curved closet spaces
Adobe flair with an authentic clay sink in the bathroom
Washer and dryer are also provided for your use
A perfect evening ends in front of the wood fireplace
Admire this home's unique construction as you head upstairs
Soaring ceilings can be appreciated throughout the home
Gorgeous loft space upstairs with TV, office space and lovely views of the neighborhood
Set up your laptop and use the extra monitor to get your tasks done so you can go outside and play
High speed wifi and cable TV are provided
Upstairs is the perfect place to relax
Traditional timber frame joinery is seen throughout the home
The 2nd bedroom is adjacent to the lofted living space
The loft has a peaceful away-from-it-all feel
Yes, indeed this is a strawbale home and you'll see that in a couple spots throughout the home
Enjoy your own hot tub and wind down under the stars every night
Outdoor BBQ perfect for summer grilling...We'll have professional pics soon!
Reclaimed wood, solar panels and a fantastic downtown Bend location
This sweet home is tucked into a quiet downtown corner.

Strawbale Basecamp

House in Bend

Stay Information

  • From: $115 per night

Property Details

Spacious and stylish straw bale home in Bend's historic district. Just steps from Mirror Pond float location in Drake Park! You can't get any closer to the center of Bend...A great location for your month or more in Bend!

Here is your chance to experience an amazing straw bale home in one of Bend's best locations! This eco friendly, lofted home is the perfect perch for either work or play in Bend. Located on a quiet street just a block from Drake Park you can walk to coffee every morning, walk to your river float every afternoon and truly experience the relaxing routine of downtown Bend living.

On the main floor, you'll find the king bedroom, complete with high thread count linens, European bedding and warm, radiant heat floors and a mini split heat and A/C unit for the perfect temperature year round. The built in dresser snugs right into the stucco and straw bale walls. You'll find the full bathroom down here as well with a big tub and shower stocked with earth friendly soaps and shampoos to start off your stay. Colorful tile and creative finishes around the tub will also catch your eye. All the floors downstairs are heated so your toes will always be happy. A stacked washer and dryer is also provided. The kitchen and dining room also are the perfect spots to start your gourmet meal, or lounge for morning coffee as you plan your day in Bend. The wood stove is is such a treat for cool nights. We'll start you off with a bundle of wood for your stay.

Upstairs is the amazing, open loft space with queen bed in the sleeping area and a queen sofa (no sleeper) in the TV area. The loft is also the 2nd bedroom. The loft is completely surrounded by windows so you can truly bring the outside in! TV and a computer work station, with monitor included, are also located up here. The 2nd mini split unit heat and A/C unit is here so you'll always be the right temperature.

The kitchen is fully stocked with utensils for both the cook and the baker. We always supply basic oils and spices for your use too. You'll always be set for making a recovery dinner after your surf, swim or ski! The dining room seats 6 easily. You'll find all the usual appliances (oven, stove, fridge, microwave, toaster, but no dishwasher) plus more.

The sweet front porch extends across the entire front of the home. Grab a chair, start up the BBQ and sit back and relax. This is a quintessential Bend location! A hot tub is located in the fenced yard, perfect for the apres work/play soak.

Located 1 block from the Galveston Bridge and the Galveston shops just beyond, this is definitely a walkable location. The postage stamp sized yard is xeriscaped and lawn free. A short fence will be installed later in June to completely surround the home. Perfect for lounging around with friends or for a mellow pup. Downtown is about a 10 minute stroll. This location earns a Walk Score® of 86 and there is a locked gear shed for your bike/skis/etc if you'd like to bring toys.

On this quiet street you'll be mere steps from all the vibrant and bustling fun happening on the river and in downtown, especially in the summer. The Mirror Pond float tube take out is just a block away at Drake Park. Various festivals and events visit Drake Park during the summer months. Winter time is more serene as the Deschutes River slows and the park has dustings of snow.

• Modern straw bale construction in historic downtown 2 bedrooms (King, Queen)
• Sleeps max of 4 adults
• Fantastic Historic Downtown Bend location: Walk Everywhere!
• Galveston shops are just a couple blocks away!
• Salt water hot tub in the front/side yard
• Soaring ceilings with loads of windows providing lots of natural light
• Mini split heat and A/C upstairs and downstairs
• Radiant floor heat downstairs
• Wood stove for cozy winter nights
• Modern and fun furnishings
• Free wireless high speed internet
• Flat screen HDTV with cable
• Fully equipped kitchen with stainless appliances
• Super comfy KING bed!
• Propane grill and small outdoor dining area
• Eco conscious solar panels on the roof
• Free street parking (use the provided parking permit); alley parking for 1 vehicle
• Outdoor locked storage available for your gear
• Pet friendly property with pet fee

City of Bend quiet hours are from 10pm to 8am and are enforced as are Bend's Good Neighbor Guidelines. Thank you for respecting your neighbors and helping everyone enjoy this very special retreat in Bend.

Did you know that sites like Airbnb, VRBO and HomeAway charge you a fee when you book our homes through their sites? You pay less when you book directly with us! Contact us to reserve your next stay away!

Sleeping Arrangements

Bedroom 1

1 King Bed

Bedroom 2

1 Queen Bed



  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Health Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Cleaning Protocols

  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC/140ºF
  • Contactless check-in and checkout is available
  • Disinfectant is used when cleaning the property
  • Enhanced cleaning practices are used
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant (like countertops, light switches, handles, and faucets)


  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet - Hi Speed
  • Internet - Wifi
  • Iron and Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Travel Crib
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Computer Monitor
  • Desk
  • Desk Chair
  • Dining Table
  • Free wifi
  • Smart TV
  • Wifi Speed (100+ Mbps)


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cookware
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Dining Spices
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sledding
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing


  • Fitness Center
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat


  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Town
  • Village


  • Deck/Patio
  • Gas Grill
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kayak


  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Fire Emergency Contact
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Medical Emergency Contact
  • Police Emergency Contact
  • Smoke Detector


  • Basketball Court
  • Biking
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Fly
  • Golfing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • White Water Rafting


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic



60 NW Hood Pl
Bend, Oregon


Cancellation Policy

Please consider travel insurance for your trip. Your trip may be non-refundable without travel insurance. We are not able to make exceptions to the cancellation policy. By reserving, you accept and agree to this cancelation policy.

RENTALS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC - Reservations made after March 14, 2020 have been made with the knowledge that a global pandemic exists and is ongoing. There are inherent risks associated with travel during a pandemic. Your are responsible for purchasing Travel Insurance from the provider of your choice to insure your stay. All cancelations, including COVID-19 related cancelations, are subject to this Cancelation Policy. The most current COVID-19 information is available at the State of Oregon and the City of Bend.

Please notify us in writing (text or email) to cancel your reservation. Re-scheduled reservations are not eligible for a refund unless the original travel dates qualify. All bookings canceled at least 30 days before the start of the stay will receive a full refund. All bookings canceled at least 15 nights before the start of the stay will receive a 50% refund. No refunds for cancellations made less than 14 days before the start of the stay. We highly recommend you purchase travel insurance for your stay.

If you reserve via a 3rd party website such as or, you may have their 3rd party fee added to your reservation cost. We are unable to credit you 3rd party fees. Please contact the 3rd party for fee questions. If you wish to avoid additional fees, please reserve your stay directly via our website

Deposit Policy

At least a 50% payment is required to hold your dates. When your arrival is less than 30 days in the future, 100% payment is due when making the reservation. When your arrival is more than 30 days in the future, 50% payment will be collected to confirm your reservation. The remaining balance due will be collected 30 days prior to your check-in date. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and echecks at our online payment portal.

Rate varies due to seasonality and holidays.

Please select your dates on our online booking calendar for an exact quote.

6 Guest Reviews

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1 star


"everything we hoped for and more"

by Steven S


We stayed for 9 weeks and it was everything we hoped for and more. Perfect location, great space for the us and the dogs - honestly, we couldn't have asked for anything more. If you're booking a trip in Bend, I would highly recommend this house.

"Felt safe an comfortable"

by Molly


I loved my stay here. The location is amazing. Close to Old Bend and also close to the Old Mill District. Drake Park is literally down the street as well. I felt very safe and comfortable the entire time and especially love the loft area with all the windows and natural light. I stayed for a month and was super sad to leave. Any issues that came were taken care of quickly.

"We loved staying at this unique home!"

by Tanja Majack


We loved staying at this unique home. Walked to everything! Such a nice, friendly and quiet neighborhood.

"It’s a wonderful location!"

by Mary Ellen Hannon


It’s a wonderful location. Short walk to river, parks and so many great restaurants! Active Culture is just a block away!

"This is a gorgeous unique home!"

by Birgitte Dodd


This is a gorgeous unique home a block away from the river and a few blocks from downtown. The hosts are amazing, quick to respond and have set up the home with every comfort.

"Cute little bungalow!"

by Max Henderson


Cute little bungalow right in the center of town. We escaped the CA fires here for a month, and in that time it really started to feel like home. Highly recommend!

from $115 / night


Oct 9-14