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Juniper 12 - Sunriver, OR

81 reviews
Max occupancy: 6 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Bed 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom No pets 
12 Juniper Lane, Sunriver, OR 97707

Yurt style home w/ private hot tub, wrap-around deck, SHARC passes & more!

Add some incredibly unique character to your annual Sunriver getaway at this yurt-like cabin, a tree-lined escape with a private hot tub and wrap-around deck, six passes to SHARC, and unbeatable all-seasons amenities that include pools, tennis courts, golf courses, and tubing!

What's nearby:
This single-level home on the eastern edge of Sunriver offers the airy atmosphere of a yurt, with walls that climb short of the ceiling (except in the bathroom). You'll find access to the bike path a few steps away (and two adult-size bikes to take out), the Village at Sunriver one mile south, and SHARC's indoor/outdoor pools and tubing hill half a mile south. You'll also enjoy easy access to a gym, indoor pool, rock wall, and basketball court at Sunriver Fitness and Aquatics (one mile north); tennis courts at Fort Rock Park (half a mile northwest); world-class ski slopes at Mt. Bachelor (22 miles northwest); and onsite golf at the Woodlands and Meadows Golf Courses (two miles north and south, respectively).

Things to know:
Free WiFi
Full kitchen with a dishwasher
Recently updated with all new bedroom, living and dining furniture
Please note that this home is close to railroad tracks; please supervise children outdoors

Deschutes County Tax Certificate #77

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AMENITIES

Activities

Adult bikes

Basketball court : Shared

Golf on-site

SHARC

Tennis court : Shared

Features

Fireplace

Washer/dryer : Private

Wood-burning fireplace

Pool : Shared

Sauna : Shared

Kitchen

Dishwasher

Fridge

Microwave

Stove

Media

Internet : Bend Broadband

Cable : Bend Broadband

DVD player

TV

VCR

Wireless router

Miscellaneous

Iron

Outdoor

Hot tub : Private

Gas grill : Private

Beach chairs

Deck

81 reviews

Angela F. Oct 2018
The home was adorable and perfect for our family get away. The only issue was it is right next to train tracks. The train would wake us up from a dead sleep unfortunately. The hot tub was great, kitchen was well stocked but the train being so close will hinder us from renting again.
Thomas N. Sep 2018
The interesting house design.
Erik Z. Sep 2018
Its our 3rd visit back. Always a clean, comfortable place to stay. There is a train you have to listen to early am - we sorta like that effect.
Emily C. Jul 2018
This is an older house, and kind of strange in that the entire house (other than the bathroom) has no ceilings on the individual rooms, meaning despite visual privacy barriers sounds travel a lot. The kitchen was well stocked, the beds weren’t terrible (pretty dated), and the furniture was comfortable. The train tracks are very close to the house and it’s pretty noisy when the trains pass, especially at night. The SHARC and recreation center passes were a definite bonus. It is also really nice that they include beach towels with the rental.
Paula L. May 2018
The location was quiet and the bedrooms looked out on green space - offering privacy. Everything was clean and the essentials were provided. The in-unit washer and dryer were so helpful to have. The oddly-shaped design however meant that the walls don't reach the ceiling - allowing each word spoken or noise made in the living area to be heard perfectly in the bedrooms.
magdy e. Apr 2018
Nice home
Just the noise from the train behind the house is much at nite
Aaron S. Mar 2018
We loved our stay here very much! We even thought the train was pretty awesome whizzing by us about 30 yards away while we were sitting in the hot tub in the snow. Be prepared to bring a means to start your fire if you want one when you arrive. Wood is provided, but the lighter was dead and there were no newspapers. Passes added a huge value to these properties!
Robin J. Feb 2018
Comfortable for a small family. There is no privacy as far as noise, so take that into consideration. The train will wake you up 1-2 times per night unless you are a heavy sleeper. Location is great, 1 mile to village.
Stacy D. Feb 2018
We enjoyed this home, small but cozy, private hot tub is nice, but no dishwasher. Sunriver location is great for all ages!
Andrew I. Nov 2017
This house was great for our family of four and 1 friend.
Cons: The house is built like a yurt and there is really no privacy, there are false walls to section off bedroom/showers/kitchen/etc. but they do not go to the top of the house so you can hear anything. We could not put the kids down and then stay up and hang out. But these were really the only Cons.

Pros: We got pass to the rec center, when we stay over in Bend we spend more time outside then in the place we rent, so this was an ideal base of operations. For the cons mentioned, they were really not that big of a deal. Hot Tub was a big plus.
David W. Sep 2017
This is a nice tidy property, basic but very well maintained and well located. A good place for a small group getaway.
Alix R. Aug 2017
Check in etc was easy, place easy to find and communication with Vacasa staff efficient. The home is dated but this did not bother us and we found the place as expected from the website. It has all utilities needed for a vacation and good selection of kitchen stuff. Vacasa had provided fans for the hot weather. We had a fab time and loved our stay here and at Sunriver!
Jaime G. Jun 2017
My 2 boys absolutely loved the cabin feel of this home. They have already said we need to go back next year.
Rylee J. Jun 2017
Loved the location! It was perfect for the activities we wanted to do! The hot tub was our favorite part of the trip! We were able to unwind and relax! The beds were comfortable as well!
Amy B. May 2017
The house was close to everything!
MeChelle F. Apr 2017
Very unique space. Warm, cozy & really different. The train really adds to the unique experience of the property in my opinion - not a bother at all.
Craig L. Apr 2017
The previous reviews are pretty representative of what to expect. Yes, it is dated and by the tracks (which I actually found soothing), but I would also consider this house a very good value. The partial height walls could be a problem for those households with dissimilar sleep schedules. I appreciated the barbecue and the hot tub which was clean and well maintained.
Most importantly, the house was clean and neat. I would stay again.
Krista A. Mar 2017
We enjoyed staying here. And will likely return. It was a great area to visit and enjoy some relaxation.
Whitney O. Mar 2017
Two of my girlfriends and I stayed here for the weekend to ski at Bachelor. The location was great, the house was adorable, and we loved the private hot tub. We'll definitely be back!
Ronnie D. Mar 2017
This was our 3rd annual dudes weekend at Sunriver to ski bachelor. We really enjoy this house for the way it is, it is not super fancy but clean and comfortable. The deck, fireplace, hot tub, tv and carport are perfect for our style. The train is a cool sound at night. We will be back again this year for a family trip and of course will be booking this house for our 4th annual dudes trip.
Peggy W. Sep 2016
We had a wonderful visit to Central Oregon and the opportunity to get the family together was awesome. We had a wonderful time. We will hopefully return next spring.
Meredith A. Sep 2016
Beautiful space! I don't know a lot about Feng Shui, but I'm sure there's some of that going on here with the beautiful circular building and cool furnishings that make it feel like you're camping, with all of the comforts of home. It was in a very convenient location and quiet enough that I didn't really hear neighbors, other than a dog here or there. I also loved that it was right along the bike trails!
Mike B. Aug 2016
If you are looking for a cheaper place to stay in Sunriver, this is a good one. The architect was a little short sighted with making a house an odd (but cool) shape. The result is that the drawers closest to the wall and the one next to the refrigerator cannot open fully. You can still get what you need out of them though.

As others have mentioned--the train is right behind the house. It seemed like it ran 3-4 times a day. One or two in the morning (starting around 7am) and one or two in the evening (latest might have been around 9-10pm). They move fast so it is done after 5 minutes tops.

It is a decent proximity to both the entrance of Sunriver and the village. We didn't bother with Sharc passes as there are lots of people there and we had family with access to a more private pool in the area.

The hot tub was definitely a plus. There is a good sized patch of sky right above it for stargazing. Only bummer is that no outdoor lighting is next to you to take the cover off of the tub. The light in the hot tub was blown out/not working so we purchased a simple solar light for getting in/out and putting the top back on.

Appliances looked good/worked well. No dishwasher but this place wasn't meant for big groups either. Wireless internet was reliable.
Robyn M. Aug 2016
we had a great time and enjoyed every moment.
Brady H. Jul 2016
This house was perfect for our family. The young kids loved that it looked like a UFO. The trains passing by were also a big hit. The house could use some updates and maybe walls that go all the way to the ceiling but our kids didn't care about any of that. We would stay there again!
Taylor F. Jul 2016
I enjoyed my stay in this Sunriver home. It was clean and had everything I needed. One major drawback that may keep me from choosing this particular home is the train that travels by just 50 ft away from the back door and 2 different times during the night. It sure gave me a fright the first time!
Shamaita S. Jul 2016
good place
Erik Z. Jul 2016
Another nice stay - we like the front deck for BBQs. Close to all Sunriver fun,
Rochelle H. Jun 2016
This house was an open ceiling type of house. So no privacy if traveling with others.
Alissa H. Feb 2016
It was a nice little house to stay in. The hot tub was dirty and the lighting in the house wasn't that great but it was perfect for what we needed it for.
Ronnie D. Feb 2016
Older house but perfect to come back from a ski day, lite a fire and sit in the hot tub.
Jesse G. Jan 2016
Went for 2 nights with my wife and 3 kiddos (7, 3, 1 years old) - we loved it and will be back. The kids though the "circle house" was the coolest thing ever, and who doesn't like trains?! Super fun.
Renee R. Oct 2015
We love this place. Second time staying here. Price is reasonable. Great for a couple. It has an open roof inside, so privacy may be an issue for some. Hot tub is great. It's simple, very 70s. No dishwasher so keep up with that. Has BBQ and outdoor furniture. Needs some basic updating but if you don't care about that-it's perfect.
The train tracks are about 20 ft out the master bedroom....the train will freak you out the first time-but honestly it's not that bad. (louder where we are in PDX!). If you have young children or pets, watch them closely out there. Trains run at least 2-6 times a day. Monday was busier. I loved watching the trains while sitting in the hot tub.
The night sky...the stars. OMG. Awesome.
This property isn't too far from the SHARC, and Sunriver Village.
Wifi worked PERFECTLY....thank you. Got lots of work done too.

Thanks for letting us stay!

Amanda D. Oct 2015
We loved our stay and plan to stay again on a yearly basis!

If you wake up to easily, I would not recommend this location due to the train wizzing by 3 times a day.
Sandra B. Sep 2015
Would stay again!
Marilyn C. Sep 2015
The property backs up to the rail line. We knew this ahead of time so we were prepared when the freight train blew through. It was a rather awesome experience to be sitting in the hot tub when it happened...
Dominique V. Aug 2015
Fun spot, lots of deck space, trees and sun, very private hot tub and backyard area to relax, look for deer and listen to birds. Trains not that bad. About 2 a day, one at night.
Stewart B. Aug 2015
As a previous home owner in Sunriver I can honestly say Vacasa is the best. BUT as far as this how goes be very aware. Only if your a couple with no kids would I stay here. OR you just need a place for a night or two for cheap by yourself. The two rooms in the house have no ceilings! They are 8' tall walls (hard to explain). More pictures need to be posted to show. The house is very outdated circa 1970
Joan D. Mar 2015
close enough to everything and still having privacy.
Amy S. Feb 2015
These houses are extremely close to one another and have no privacy. There are train tracks 50 ft out your back door and the wall shaking freight train went by 4 times a day on the weekend. Bring lanterns or at least candles for hot tub as there is no lighting out back on the house or in or around the hot tub. There is no privacy other than the bathroom even with paper thin walls as the walls don't reach the ceiling so you hear even whispers from the next room. Arrive during day light or beware very hard to find at night. ok for a couple but you really get what you pay for which is cheap so just keep your expectations low.
Manager response:
Thanks for sharing your review and feedback. We appreciate your 4 star review. This home, with it's unique design, may not be for everyone. It's really perfect for family vacations to Sun River. Thanks for choosing Vacsa, we hope you'll visit again.
Kenneth D. Feb 2015
We stayed 4 weekday nights, played in Mt. Bachelor snow, hung out in Sunriver. Great experience, would do so again. Only drawback were the train tracks in the backyard. After first night this was very little of a problem.
Dave J. Dec 2014
We really enjoyed our stay. As mentioned before, the walls are thin and the entire ceiling is open so privacy might be an issue for groups but for 1 couple it is a great value when you compare the inn at the 7th mt. Great kitchen and nice private hot tub. The train is loud.
Jeff H. Aug 2014
We were able to walk most places from the house. It was very quiet except for the train, which was no big deal except it startled us out of sleep one night. The swim passes and washer/dryer were great!
Erik Z. Aug 2014
We had a good stay here. My parents came to visit and had a nice time. Their only request would be to build some stair railings (to from carport to deck) - right now you have to balance your way down. We would come again with this improvement.
John S. Jul 2014
The only thing we missed was the laundry sopa so we could not start the towels when we left, otherwise we were pleased and delighted.
Betsy H. Jun 2014
12 Juniper is a rustic accommodation. We decided it was a cross between a yurt & mobile home. Its got all the basic covered, but no dishwasher. It was fine for a weekend of running around & evenings in the hot tub.
Julia T. Apr 2014
My husband, 1 year old baby and I stayed at this home for a birthday celebration weekend. We had stayed at 13 Juniper the year before and thought this house looked fun. It is. The shape is unique. The reviews had warned about sound control being none due to the walls not extending to the ceiling. That was good to know. This was perfect for our family- we could be quiet when we put the baby to sleep. It would not have been good with 2 families. The hot tub was wonderful! Also it being pet free was an added bonus as I am allergic. Decore is from the 70's/80's but adds to the charm. For a couple or a family with one child this place is great.
Justin K. Jan 2014
We had a very relaxing and great experience! Hot tub w/ great view, bike rides, hanging out on the couch next to a wood stove playing board games. Comfortable king size bed. Home owner was also very friendly and helpful ! Would recommend this house to any couple that wants to get away and enjoy sunriver.
Vladimir B. Jan 2014
Small, comfortable cabin located almost in the center of all activities - 2 minutes drive to almost everything you need (except mountain). Everything is good but beware!!! there are no actual walls (except restroom) but only high partitions. I was really happy with it but the people staying with me not really because of my night time snoring :-). I still feel myself guilty a little bit.
Manager response:
Thanks for sharing your review with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. You are correct in pointing out that the walls do not extend to the top of the ceiling. This is no secret as we do clearly mention that in the listing above. This great home has a very unique and interesting feeling and is certainly a very popular house in our roster of vacation rentals.
Eric Z. Jun 2013
The house is a bit dated, but was very clean. I would stay here again because the price was cheap. We paid $75 a night. There is a train that goes through the back yard. It's probably about 15 yards from the house. We actually loved watching it. It would also go by once during the night. It never bothered us though. This is way better than some house that have the back yards facing a road. The only really issue with the house is that the walls don't go all the way up to the ceiling, so the sounds carries. This is only an issue if someone is trying to go to bed and others are staying up.
William K. Sep 2012
Excellent value. Trains very loud and property very close. I'd go back.
Marcia F. Aug 2012
Great spot, especially if you like to sit and have peaceful environs, and if you like to watch the occasional train up close! We thoroughly enjoyed our time there.
Stacie S. Aug 2012
This house had the basics, and for the price, was a good deal. unfortunately, the location is very near the railroad tracks, which are very loud at night. also, during the summer if it is real hot, the lack of AC is a challenge. But this is only an issue a few days a year.... we have stayed a lot in sunriver, and while this house was not a favorite, it had all the basic needs.
Heather D. Jul 2012
We loved this place! The house was great and close by everything!
Barbara K. Jun 2012
We loved Sunriver. So much to do. We were only there for a couple days but will go back next year and spend at least a week. The home on Juniper was very comfortable and served our needs. Cute Tee Pee style. A few things to note, the walls do not go all the way up except in the bathroom. So if you want total privacy from kids or friends it might not work for you. Also there is a train running through the back yard. Even though it did wake us up at night briefly it was surprisingly quiet. No blaring horns. It was not a real problem at all. My husband and son loved to run out when it came by. All in all we really enjoyed our stay and for the price will definitely go back again.
JoNell R. Jun 2012
We loved this awesome cabin at Sunriver and highly recommend this to anyone interested in visiting Sunriver. Absolutely a fabulous get away!