Don't miss this year's annual Rods N' Rhodies Car Show in Florence Oregon This year, Friday, Sept 5th until Sunday Sept 7th is the annual Rods and Rhodies at Historic Old Town in Florence Oregon. The Event is all day all three days. For 7 years this famous event has drawn in hot rods and rhody … [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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Fifth Annual Wings and Wheels July 5th 2014 This Saturday, July 5th, in Florence, Oregon is the fifth annual Wings and Wheels Event. If you're in Florence, and you love wings and wheels, then this aircraft fly-in and car show is definitely for you. Wings and wheels enthusiasts will begin … [Read more...]
Surprising Facts about Oregon and/or Florence Florence in Lane County, Oregon is a fantastic coastal town in Southern Oregon. Today, this post will explore some intriguing facts and secrets about Florence and Oregon that'll tickle your fancy. Check them out: 1. Oregon has more ghost towns than … [Read more...]
Winter Folk Festival 2015 The twelfth annual Winter Folk Festival is coming to Florence January 17-18, 2014. It will take place at the Florence Events Center. We are proud to announce that the headliner for the 2015 Winter Folk Festival is Tom Paxton. Tom has become a voice of his generation, … [Read more...]
Entertain My Holiday Guests in the New Year in Florence OR? Christmas is Over! How Do I Entertain My Holiday Guests Through the New Year in Florence? Florence, Oregon is a beautiful Northwest coastal destination for families and friends to spend the holidays. However, all the great Florence … [Read more...]
Christmas in Florence, Oregon Christmas is always beautiful on the Oregon Coast. Crisp winter air and majestic evergreen trees set the stage for a Hallmark Christmas in this part of the Northwest. Check out these events happening during the holidays of 2013 in the Florence, Oregon area. Holly … [Read more...]
Florence, Oregon Real Estate Market Report for August 2013 Florence, Oregon is a beautiful and historic place along the famous Oregon Coast. There are currently 307 homes for sale here with 566 recently sold. Prices of these homes range from about $130,000 on up to $180,000. The median list price … [Read more...]
Parks of Florence, Oregon There are 12 parks in Florence, Oregon. They are: Gallagher's Park, Hurd Memorial Park, Miller Park, Munsel Creek Bike Path, Munsel Greenway Park, Munsel Road Park, Old Town Park, Pepperoaks Park, 18th St Pocket Park, Rolling Dunes Park, Singing Pines Park, Veteran's … [Read more...]
Best Place to Live in Lane County, Oregon There are many wonderful places to live in Lane County, Oregon. How can there not be in a county that stretches from the Pacific Ocean to the Cascades? Favorite or best cities in Lane County entirely depend on who you ask, but here's the rundown on three of … [Read more...]
4 Bedroom Homes in Florence Oregon Everyone needs a place to live, but smart people choose more than just shelter, they choose a lifestyle. That is why so many people are determined to find just the right home on the Oregon Coast. Few places on earth offer the variety, the natural experience and … [Read more...]