Getting the Right Five Bedroom Home in Florence Right now, spacious homes are available and may range in price from $200,000 to $300,000. Why the price variance? Well, location factors into the pricing. So does the condition of the home. The style of construction and amenities built into the home … [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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Florence Bike Trails Offer Beautiful Challenges If you love to cycle, you owe it to yourself to plan a bike tour in and around Florence, Oregon this spring. Florence offers you unique access to the lovely Oregon Coast. Florence itself is cycle friendly and the spring offers more sunny days than … [Read more...]
Florence Oregon: History Comes Alive Part 2 Most people do not realize it, but Florence, Oregon is a great place to visit all through the year. In my last article, I began outlining some of the great places you can visit in the historic Old Town area of Florence. There were so many interesting … [Read more...]
Florence Oregon: History Comes Alive If you have plans to visit the Oregon Coast this month, be sure to make Florence a part of your plans. Many people overlook the winter months for Oregon Coast travel, but there is plenty to do and see in Florence. For the next few weeks, we will look at a … [Read more...]
Siuslaw River Drive: Gateway to US Hwy 101 Check out the amazing Siuslaw River Drive Florence, Oregon is known by many veteran Northwest travelers to be one of the friendliest places on the Oregon Coast. It's true. People here just seem to be happier than you might expect. Why? Well, it could just … [Read more...]
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Where is Florence, OR? Where is Florence Oregon? | Where to Live in Florence Florence, OR is located on the Oregon coast at the mouth of the Siuslaw River; it is approximately 172 miles from Portland, OR, 61 miles from Eugene, OR, 49 miles from Newport and Coos Bay, OR, 45 miles from North Bend, … [Read more...]
How do you Sell a Home Fast? How to sell a home fast!? That's the million dollar question in this economy. No one wants to sit on the market longer than they have to. When homeowners realize they have to sell, they want it done fast. Nobody likes to have buyers touring your home at all hours of the … [Read more...]
Searching the local Florence Oregon real estate MLS doesn't have to be stressful or confusing. While there are dozens of real estate websites about the Oregon coast from Oregon Coast Realtors®, you may not find all the same properties on every page. Only a source that goes directly to the Florence … [Read more...]
Tips to Staging, Listing and Selling Florence Oregon Homes So you need to sell your home in or near Florence Oregon? There really is no good or bad time to sell. If you must sell, you must. Simple as that. If you're looking at buying a new home in Florence, there are special loans, contingencies … [Read more...]