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Single Family Home, Attached Garage, 2 Blocks Off Main Hwy. In Pender, Nebr.

Bedrooms 3
Space 89 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6-8 / Check-in 4 pm / check out 11 am

Two bedrooms upstairs and one queen bed in the unfinished, (but clean), basement cottage located just a few blocks from the park, uptown where there is a Subway, Welsh's Pizza, great steaks at 5th Quarter, 3 bars, Main Street Thriftique, Uptown Pix (gifts and more), and Ace Hardware, all on Main Street. We have just totally renovated the 2 bedroom house with new stainless steel appliances, full bathroom, a full bed, dresser, and flat screen TV in one bedroom and a queen bed, dresser, and a flat screen TV in the second bedroom. Both bedrooms also have cedar closets. The living room has a small pub table for dining and leather couch and recliner for relaxing. There is a $20 per person charge for adults over 18 on groups of 4 or more with a maximum occupancy of 6 adults and 2 children. Cleaning fee is $35. On 2 or more nights or with usage of more than one bedroom. Cleaning fee is $50 and up to $75 on stays of 5 days or more. There is a 42' flat screen TV with dvd player and free Wi-Fi. The kitchen has all the utensils and cooking supplies you would need to enjoy your stay. There is a basement, with a 3rd queen bed, you can do your laundry and hide out in case of good ol' Nebraska thunderstorms. You can protect your car in the attached garage. There is an new infrared two burner grill in the garage you can roll out in case your in the mood for a burger or a steak! We supply towels, washcloths, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, toaster, and microwave. If you need something call and I see what I can do! You're located only a block away from the multi-million dollar Community Center with indoor wellness center and exercise equipment, daycare, and large multi-purpose hall for large events. Pender is a booming little town with golf course, an RV park at Blue Ox Manufacturing, city pool, the new Pender Community Hospital, local Chevrolet dealer Janke Auto, Pender Implement, a modern ball field, and PoPo's restaurant for daily family dining.

Jim Rutar / manager
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Jim Rutar / manager

My parents purchased the house as a rental and after several long term tenants it needed some major updating so after remodeling the entire house the decision was made to try putting it in the nightly rental program since the local motel has closed. The income from the property all goes to my mom who is in the center of the picture with all my siblings. She is on a fixed income so your patronage is highly appreciated!

Jim Rutar / manager purchased this cottage in 2002

What makes this cottage unique

Vs. a Motel you have a full kitchen, three beds, all the comforts of home for the price of a motel room. If you like you can cook or grill your own meal. There is a garage for security of your car and so you don't have to scrape ice in the winter.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Awesome, small town USA place to stay if visiting local, or traveling through. I used to travel often in my job, and I would put this stay right up with any major city I've stayed in.
Sep 2015
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Pender

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 89 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Newly remodeled bathroom has a tub/shower, medicine cabinet, and solid surface vanity top.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - Full Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 3rd bed is in the unfinished basement
  • Both bedrooms have 24' flat screens, one has a queen bed and one has a full bed. There is a unfinished basement that will sleep two in a queen bed. The futon / couch in the living room will also sleep two children. Bedding is supplied in closet above stairs.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Single Family Home, Attached Garage, 2 Blocks Off Main Hwy. In Pender, Nebr.
average rating of 4.923077 based on 40 reviews

Everything you need for a clean, comfortable stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I recently stayed here for the Fall-i-day craft show in town as we were hosting a booth and wanted to stay nearby and we could not have been happier with our visit! The house is EXTREMELY clean and cozy and has everything you could find in a hotel - dishes and flatware, full kitchen, clean bathroom with shampoos etc, and even a keurig in the kitchen with many types of coffee and cappuccino with creamers in the refrigerator.

My daughter, two sisters, nephew, and myself all slept comfortably between the 3 beds and sofa and had a wonderful evening relaxing and enjoying family time with one of the DVDs provided!

Being able to stay nearby in such comfortable accommodations made our visit to Pender a success! If we are ever in the area, we will definitely be returning! We cannot recommend this location highly enough - thank you for everything!!

- The Ladies from Tinsel + Pine

  • Submitted: 10-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review! It really makes us feel good to provide a much needed service for exceptional customers like you! Hope to see you come back soon!
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Comfortable, Clean and Cozy!

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 was visiting from Texas for a big event... our family homes were all full so this home was the perfect solution. Both kids got their own bed, everything you would need in the kitchen, laundry room and shower was provided. It was very clean and Jim was great to work with. We will be recommending this rental to our family members and friends when we have future events and we run out of beds. Thanks Jim for having us!

  • Submitted: 18-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was wonderful and the Rutars were awesome to work with!

  • Submitted: 31-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! It was a pleasure to have you stay!
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Our stay was fabulous. Everything that we heard about the house was met or exceeded

  • 5 of 5

The service was spectacular from the day before we arrived until we left Pender. A definite repeat when we get back in to town.

  • Submitted: 5-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful first impression and it only got better from there. All the comforts of home. Clean, well organized and stocked. Highly recommend to anyone visiting the Pender NE area, that they consider staying at this VRBO!!

  • Submitted: 3-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5


  • Submitted: 1-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
The Other Side / Welsh's Bar / Fifth Quarter
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
3 miles North / Twins Creek
Nearest Restaurant
Po Po's / Subway / Welsh's Pizza
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Pender

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mothers Day / Graduation
May 11 2018 - May 14 2018
1 night minimum stay
Memorial weekend
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
1 night minimum stay
Allumni weekend
Jun 22 2018 - Jun 24 2018
2 night minimum stay
Independence Day
Jul 3 2018 - Jul 5 2018
1 night minimum stay
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 2018 - Sep 3 2018
1 night minimum stay
Nov 21 2018 - Nov 25 2018
1 night minimum stay
Christmas Holiday
Dec 21 2018 - Dec 25 2018
1 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
Dec 29 2018 - Jan 1 2019
1 night minimum stay
Alumni weekend
Jun 28 2019 - Jun 30 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee C$44.84
Tax Rate 11.5%

Sorry no smoking or pets / Any damages incurred will be charged to credit card on file / Once towels and washcloths provided are used it is the occupants responsibility to wash more for their own use / Excessive use of dishes and kitchen utensils that aren't washed= $20 fee. One night or use of more than one bed =$35 cleaning fee, 5 or more nights = $75 cleaning fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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