Florence is a great Oregon coastal town and the fall is an amazing time to enjoy what is happening in Florence. Here are some things going on in and around Florence in October including some great Halloween fun: Oktoberfest October 1- 11 a.m to 8p.m. Taking place in the Florence Events … [Read more...]
Florence Oregon Real Estate
Why Locate in Florence Oregon?
Where the beautiful Siuslaw River crosses the great sand dunes and meets the crisp, blue Pacific Ocean lies Florence Oregon.
A beautiful coastal city midway on the Oregon Coast, this community of about 15,000 residents is buzzing but not rushed. The picturesque streets and waterfront will delight not only your sights but your ears and the rush of the waves pound the local beaches.
Florence is home to many shops, restaurants and business establishments including department stores, specialty shops, supermarkets, medical facilities, hospitals and galleries. Florence is also home to a local community college and a winter concert series. Oregon's second largest city of Eugene is only about an hour away if you need to get to a larger city for more hustle and bustle.
Community Working Together
Although Florence is a small town and most residential neighbors know one another, and in 1993, local citizens pledged over $1 million for the multi-use Florence Events Center which was finished in August of 1996. Florence's commercial center serves an area-wide population of about 20,000 and is accessible by highway, sea and air. This beach and forest town has beaches stretching 25 miles along the Oregon Coast and includes driftwood, surf and breath-taking headlands. To the South is the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area which is 42 shifting miles of dunes, lakes and forest . This has quickly become of the countries most popular seaside attractions. Over 20 trails wind their way through the forests in and around Florence.
Florence is also a River Town with the Siuslaw River traversing over 100 miles into the Coastal Range. About half a mile west of Florence jetties have extended the river's mouth. Two walls of massive stones jut a quarter mile into the Pacific Ocean. As well as rivers, Florence also has over a dozen fresh water lakes which is a second home to avid boaters, swimmers and anglers from miles around. There are literally dozens of lake in the Florence Area including these: Lily Lake | Alder and Dune Lake | Buck Lake | Sutton Lake | Mercer Lake | Collard Lake | Clear Lake| Munsel Lake | Cleawox Lake | Woahink Lake | Siltcoos Lake | Loon Lake | Georgia and North Georgia Lake | Carter Lake | Lost Lake | Tahkenitch Lake | Perkins Lake. Some are accessible only by trail and some provide excellent fishing and boating facilities.
Florence is a Beach Environment fit for Retirement.
Over 50% of the residents in Florence Oregon have chosen it as a home for their retirement years. Many of these tend to be active seniors, participating in community singing, travel, nature clubs and volunteer work in government and social services. Within close proximity to libraries and hospitals, Florence makes for a wonderful place to relax when you retire. Florence is also home to two challenging 18 hole golf courses, the Ocean Dunes Golf Links and the Sandpines Golf Resort. College Town Florence is also home to the Lane Community College where students young and old can pursue a secular education or take advantage of Lane's extensive arts program. This school provides schooling for over 2,000 students in Florence and Mapleton. This school and community is constantly expanding.
With cool summers and mild winters Florence is an ideal area in which to live, work and play.
Allow me to help you find the perfect home in the right neighborhood to fit your lifestyle, budget and needs! For more information about Florence real estate services and how I can best serve you, please email me at Mr.Listit@gmail.com or call 541-991-0607
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The Oregon coast is a popular getaway for Labor Day weekend with endless great camping spots and hiking trails. It is no surprise that the population of Florence and neighboring areas along the coast increases for the weekend. In addition to the favorite American Labor Day pastime of camping … [Read more...]
Looking for a home with a golf course view in Florence Oregon or on the Oregon Coast? Maybe a home right on the golf course? Here's what available for homes on golf course or with a golf view in and around Florence Oregon. There are two main golf course in Florence; Sandpines Golf Links and … [Read more...]
The Rhody Festival is Here! The 109th Rhododendron Festival is here for May 2016! Rhododendrons are woody plants of the heath family and are found mainly in Asia, or in our opinion, our beautiful Oregon Coast! The festival will help you decide where the Rhody reigns. The festival will commence … [Read more...]
Holiday Events in Florence, Oregon this year The Florence Events Center is the site of many festive events including the Nutcracker Ballet, the Winter Christmas Concert featuring the Florence Community Choir, FLoTones, and the Florence Children's Choir. Additionally, there are many fundraisers. The … [Read more...]
Oktoberfest in Florence, Oregon - 2015 Oktoberfest is coming to Florence, Oregon Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 beginning at 8:30 a.m. This is a festive, Florence, fall event you won't want to miss! Wow...festive, Florence, fall...say that five times fast, then come join the harvest celebration at … [Read more...]
Check out this list of amazing things to do while in Florence, Oregon! Siuslaw River Bridge - Come see this unusually, beautiful stone bridge in Florence. It's a great photo op and really projects the beauty and history of the area. Sand Master Park - Sand Master Park is the world's first … [Read more...]
Parks in Florence, Oregon Lane County Parks are picturesque and serene. They're the perfect place to relax, play and stay awhile. If you're living in Florence or just visiting, these parks are something that need to become a part of your life. Harbor Vista Park offers 15 acres of tent and … [Read more...]
Florence Market Report As of the end of October, inventory in the Florence area has decreased to 275 homes from the 318 active residential listings there were in June. There is a median asking price of $213,000 in the Florence Oregon home market with 272 av/137 median cumulative days on market or … [Read more...]
Shelter Cove, Fawn Ridge and Mariner's Village Shelter's Cove, Fawn Ridge and Mariner's Village are all prestigious communities in Florence, Oregon developed by land developer, Jim Hurst. Shelter Cove Shelter Cove has been around for about a decade. It's an upscale community comprised of … [Read more...]