AWARDED FLIPKEY'S 'TOP VACATION RENTAL - BEND'! Enjoy an eco-conscious, solar-powered getaway without sacrificing luxury. Stay with Helios Eco-House, Oregon's 1st LEED® for Homes™ Gold certified vacation home & experience all Bend has to offer. Helios' LEED® status can be verified with the U.S. Green Building Council.
Great care has been taken to provide Helios' valued guests with a 1st-class experience. Our spacious 2145+ sq.ft. home accommodates up to 6 guests in lux comfort & Mid-Century modern style. The lighting & furnishings are a fusion of vintage & modern Mid-Cen design.
The well-lit, gourmet kitchen is fully-equipped & ready for your culinary creations. Beautiful southern Oregon Madrone wood counters coalesce w the custom wheatboard cabinetry. An ample, under-mount farmhouse-style sink is paired w a pull-down sprayer/faucet. First-class, stainless steel appliances include the 4 burner Jenn-Air gas range, Thermador/Siemens built-in refrigerator w bottom freezer, Bosch dishwasher, & built-in Kitchen-Aid microwave. At the kitchen peninsula, Phillippe Stark stools seat six.
Comfortable sofas & swivel lounge chairs, accented with colorful Inhabit® throw pillows, are arranged in a manner conducive to conversation & relaxation. The sculptural Arco-inspired floor lamp casts light downward, highlighting the golden tones of the Eames Walnut Molded Plywood coffee table. Enjoy the 1080p LCD flat-screen TV, DVD player & HD cable television system. The sleek Spark Modern Fires® gas ribbon fireplace adds warm ambiance to the uncluttered space.
For easy dining, six Eames-inspired Wire Dining Bikini chairs surround the ashwood-topped Eames Aluminum Group dining table. An authentic, "space-age" aluminum Titania light hovers overhead. On the side, a custom, built-in desk w vintage Vaghi swivel chair is the perfect office for business-oriented travelers. Double doors open to reveal outdoor dining for six on the relaxing patio & a fully-fenced side yard.
The 2nd floor, w 3 bedrooms, is separated into two spacious wings (North & South facing), enhancing privacy for Helios' guests. Oregon madrone hardwood leads you up the split staircase & hallways. Modern Jorge Pensi designed ceiling fans.
Located on the South end of Helios, the spacious master suite features a vintage teakwood dresser, vintage Eames wire bikini swivel chair, & a supportive king-sized eco-mattress (CertiPUR-US certified). 1000+ thread count eco-fiber sheets & Eco-Harmony fiber-filled duvet comforter add the finishing lux comforts. Private balcony access.
The spa-like master bath retreat completes the master suite. Unwind in the Jacuzzi brand soaking tub or refresh in the over-sized shower complete w Grohe rain shower head, built-in bench, Italian tile surround & glass floor tiles. Helios provides guests w only the highest quality, absorbant towels. Keep towels toasty on the heated towel rack. Dual sinks are set into an expansive Paperstone counter slab. The cork tiles underfoot are heated for your comfort.
At the north end of Helios, this well-appointed bedroom holds a king-sized bed, bent maple wood dresser, Kovac's Grid Lamps, & built-in desk with vintage Vaghi swivel chair. An additional room, also in the north wing, accommodates 2 additional guests in comfort. The 2nd full bath, located in the north wing, holds a deep cast iron tub/shower with an Italian tile surround. In the Paperstone counter slab nests a Kohler "Wading Pool" sink. The well-stocked laundry room is anchored w high-end, full-sized EnergyStar® washer & dryer.
From Helios' premier location, bike or walk everywhere. Helios is at the center of stellar food, coffee, & easy access to Drake Park, the Deschutes River, Downtown, Les Schwab Amphitheater, & the Old Mill. Two off-leash dog areas just blocks away. Access 3365 vertical ft of Mt. Bachelor's winter fun-just 25 mins away! Catch the bike shuttle & ride 5+ hours of sweet single track back to Helios' door!
We invite you to experience a TRULY green, solar-powered, luxury home - Helios Eco-House. Helios is the 1st vacation rental home in ALL of Oregon to receive the distinction of LEED® for Homes™ Gold certification. In fact, Helios is the ONLY property of the original 5 homes in the Central Oregon LEED® for Homes pilot program to achieve LEED certification. The LEED-H Green Building Rating System is the most rigorous & internationally recognized standard for the design & construction of energy-efficient, sustainably-built homes. Gold-level certification assures Helios is an exceptionally energy & resource-efficient property, built w non-toxic materials, respecting the environment in which it was constructed.
Our eco-philosophy, the solar photo-voltaic power system & both LEED-H-GOLD & Earth Advantage Institute certifications affirms Helios' prominence as a bona fide green vacation rental home.
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From Helios' premier location in Bend's great River West neighborhood, bike or walk everywhere. Helios is at the center of stellar food, coffee, & easy access to Drake Park, the Deschutes River, Downtown, Les Schwab Amphitheater, & the Old Mill. Two off-leash dog areas just blocks away. Access 3365 vertical feet of Mt. Bachelor's winter fun and other Sno-Parks-just 20-25 mins away! In summer, catch the bike shuttle & ride 5+ hours of sweet single track back to Helios' door!
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City vacations, Mountain nearby, Warm winter getaways
Nearest airport: Redmond, 17 miles Car is not necessary
Last updated on May 20, 2015
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Left on 10/03/2013 for a stay in September 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 3, 2013Stayed Sep 2013
Helios, just like last year, was perfect. Everything was spotless. The house is very well thought-out, furnished and equiped. The location, just a short walk from a first rate grocery, coffee shop and several dining options is a real plus. I can't imagine a better rentaloption in Bend.
Left on 05/21/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | hillsisterReviewed May 21, 2013Stayed May 2013
Friends & I went to Bend for a ladies only mountain biking excursion. Helios eco house was amazing! Plenty of space for everyone, a clean modern look & super comfortable beds. We spent long days cycling mindblowing terrain. Sarah pointed out some superb trails & great places to eat. We liked 10 Barrel & Kebaba which were easy to walk to from the house. Everyone had a wonderful time at Helios. We're hoping to come back to ride & stay at Helios again in august when more trails are open.
Left on 05/16/2013 for a stay in April 2013 | biketraynorReviewed May 16, 2013Stayed Apr 2013
We've stayed in a lot of vacation rentals up & down the west coast. Helios is the best yet! This was our first time to Bend. Sarah thought of everything to make our stay great - flawless from the reservation process through check out. Sarah gave us great advice on the best ways to spend our time. The house was so relaxing & enjoyable, we couldn't wait to get back after our days out exploring. My wife, sister-in-law and my mother-in-law "absolutely loved" the kitchen. All six of us raved about the comfortable beds over morning coffee. The furnishings and layout were great - modern and impeccably kept. The fact that Helios is a Leed certified eco house with solar panels was unique and refreshing to find in a vacation rental. Helios was the perfect home for our family and comes highly recommended. If only we could give it more than just 5 stars.
Left on 05/16/2013 for a stay in May 2013 | SalemGardenGnomeReviewed May 16, 2013Stayed May 2013
My family & I have stayed in Bend about every 3 months over the past 2 years. After a few average to sub par rental experiences, we finally found vacation rental gold at Helios Eco House. It's a beautiful home with everything we needed and expected. The owners' personal touches and level of service helped make our most recent visit the best yet. We loved Helios and will be staying here exclusively every single time we're in Bend!
Left on 04/28/2013 for a stay in March 2013 | LaurelMReviewed Apr 28, 2013Stayed Mar 2013
We stayed at Helios in March during the 2013 us Snowshoe National Championships & absolutely loved the house. The kitchen set up was great. Impeccably clean & comfortable. Great location. The owner, Sarah, was kind enough to recommend activities for those of us not competing. The beds were so comfortable we all slept like rocks. Our group had a great time in Bend. Helios has spoiled us & we can't wait to come back soon!
Left on 06/27/2012 for a stay in June 2012 | ljcorlReviewed Jun 27, 2012Stayed Jun 2012
We loved our stay. There were 5 of us and our dog Sadie. The owner Sarah made a special basket to welcome our dog as well as other dog paraphenalia like bowls, and bed. Sadie loved it there!! There were so many special touches that made the house nice. I haven't stayed in a rental with such a well equipped kitchen. There was even a first aid kit and scotch tape, both of which came in handy!
The house itself was extremely beautiful and we loved all the windows that opened to allow fresh air and cool the house in the evening. There is a gas BBQ outside, a place to dock your Ipod for music, and a nice table to dine outside with the ambiance of the garden and patio.
Left on 02/03/2012 for a stay in July 2011 | 68TradewindReviewed Feb 3, 2012Stayed Jul 2011
My wife and I (along with our dog) stayed at Helios Eco house in July. It is a new, modern house within walking distance of Drake Park on the river in the best part of Bend. The house uses green materials and systems throughout and would be worth a visit for anyone considering building or remodeling. There is minimal yard space since it is built on a narrow lot as a high density urban infill, but the interior is spacious and there is a usable patio area with seating and grill. I want to go back in the winter to take advantage of the radiant floor heat. Be sure to get a cappuccino at Backporch Coffee Roasters and check out the Newport Market next door.
Left on 01/29/2012 for a stay in April 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 29, 2012Stayed Apr 2011
There are many things I enjoyed about staying in this house in Bend. The beds were incredibly comfortable. It's within easy walking distance to restaurants and a great little grocery store. Although my favorite thing about this house is that it is truly a dog friendly house and not a selectively dog friendly house. My huskies really enjoyed there stay too.
Left on 01/26/2012 for a stay in March 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jan 26, 2012Stayed Mar 2011
We stayed at Helios for a weekend of skiing at Mt. Bachelor with a total of 6 adults and two doggies. There was plenty of room for everyone and the home was very comfortable. The home's finishes were top quality, better than most homes and certainly nicer that most hotels/motels in the area... nice linens, cookware, etc..
We were within walking distance to downtown Bend which made exploring the neighborhood easy and fun. Lots of good food options are nearby as well.
Drive time to the mountain on the snowiest day was 45 minutes, which seemed like no big deal compared to making the trek from Portland to Mt. Hood on a low snow-level day.
"A welcoming Eco-modern experience at an affordable price!"
Left on 01/26/2012 for a stay in December 2011 | 10,000 AdventuresReviewed Jan 26, 2012Stayed Dec 2011
We loved our stay & highly recommend Helios!
It was very clean. Great kitchen. Comfortable beds.
We enjoyed walking the neighborhood with the dogs.
This is a very well maintained house that made us feel like we were home.
Left on 01/25/2012 for a stay in March 2011 | SteveReviewed Jan 25, 2012Stayed Mar 2011
Bend is a vibrant and hip town with a lot to offer those looking for a great mix of outdoor adventure and culture. Helios fits perfectly within this scene, offering a beautiful, practical, and environmentally sound place to stay while visiting. I really love the design and architectural aspects of the house, and the obvious attention to detail the owners have put into it. Highly recommended!
Left on 01/25/2012 for a stay in December 2011 | PeterJReviewed Jan 25, 2012Stayed Dec 2011
Helios Eco House was simply perfect! We'd never stayed in a Leed certified house before & had a great experience here. Awesome set-up & neighborhood. Comfy & totally modern. Extremely well cared for by the owner. We were all very impressed & hope to come back in summer with our dogs.
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Helios Is A Dog-Friendly Property. - Typically, Dogs Stay FREE.
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