Living on the Coast Living in Newport, The Friendliest of All Towns Our virtual travel around Oregon will make a short stop in Newport once again, to look at it more closely. Newport is another piece worth exploring in Oregon’s collection of small towns, lying in the most central part of its coast. It is located in one of the most beautiful regions in the country. For […]
Nye Beach Where Lazy Ocean Hugs the Shore: The Most Iconic Beaches Around Newport, OR When living on the Pacific coast, the beauty of beach life is your reality. You will enjoy beautiful sunsets, stunning views, the vast ocean, and the abundance of sea wildlife. Spending life around this natural wonder may have raised your marine and coastal standards. If you’re familiar with inland living, you might consider changing your […]
Tips The Most Scenic Driving Routes Around Oregon Presumably, there are not many places on Earth more suitable for road tripping and driving than the United States. Oregon isn’t an exception to this fact, quite the opposite. The quickest drive through the state takes around eight hours, but for those who like to detour every once in a while, there are plenty of […]
Living on the Coast A Short Guide Through The Siuslaw National Forest If you have ever wondered whether it’s possible to combine Oregon’s biggest treasures into one natural gem of lush forest and vast coastline, read on. The Pacific Ocean unites with Oregon woodlands to create one of the most remarkable sights in the state: the Siuslaw National Forest. The motto it carries – from forest floor […]
Living on the Coast The Most Iconic Rock Formations in Oregon – From Cannon Beach to Thor’s Well Living near the Pacific coast guarantees several things. For starters, you can almost always count on changeable weather and strong winds. At the same time, the stunning scenery is worth all the unpredictable weather – glamorous sunsets, vast night skies, and a dramatic coastline. Yes, please! Another of the most notorious Oregon landmarks is its […]
Tips The Most Iconic Rock Formations in Oregon – From Cannon Beach to Thor’s Well Living near the Pacific coast guarantees several things. For starters, you can almost always count on changeable weather and strong winds. At the same time, the stunning scenery is worth all the unpredictable weather – glamorous sunsets, vast night skies, and a dramatic coastline. Yes, please! Another of the most notorious Oregon landmarks is its […]
Windermere All In, For You. In these times of social distancing, we are finding creative ways to stay connected. In these times of social distancing, we are finding creative ways to stay connected. We have never been more “All in” for our clients and our communities. Posted by Meaghan McGlynn
Tips Your Guide to Spring Cleaning These are some great tips for Spring cleaning from the folks At  Windermere. Posted in Living by Sandy Dodge   Image Source: Canva   Many of us have found ourselves spending much of our time indoors as of late, and as spring blooms in the sunlight, you might be noticing that it’s time to treat your home to a […]
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Living on the Coast Windermere Foundation Donates to Seashore Family Literacy With a portion of every Windermere sale donated to the the Windermere foundation, the owners of Windermere West Coast Properties and Real Estate Gallery have committed a yearlong effort to support the Seashore Family Literacy program. On February 21, 2013 the Windermere Foundation presented Seashore Family Literacy with another generous donation to help support their Achievement […]
Bank Owned Properties Housing recovery: The Shifting Sands of Coastal Real Estate According to the New York Times article published yesterday (New Indications Housing Recovery is Underway), there is indication of a significant recovery in the housing market. This article does point out some trends that apply to Coastal real estate such as an increasing inventory in most price ranges and a reduction in the number of […]
Living on the Coast Oregon Coast Living: Be Beach and Water Savvy Living in a Coastal community such as Newport Oregon is wonderful, with its miles and miles of uncrowded beaches. However, you should know that our stretch of the Pacific coast has the same kind of rip currents that generate news stories at crowded vacation spots elsewhere. The people who find themselves in trouble are usually […]
Living on the Coast Newport: The Friendliest… REALLY! I heard a quote one time that stuck with me, “The nice part about living in a small town is that when you don’t know what you’re doing, someone else does.” When I first heard it, I thought it sounded like having nosy neighbors that knew more about your life than you did. Then I […]
Coastal Events Fireworks on the Central Oregon Coast Sunday July 3rd   Depoe Bay Area Fireworks display at Boiler Bay north of Depoe Bay at dusk.   (Click on map for more detailed view.) Waldport – Alsea Bay This year’s fireworks at Waldport is extra special, as the town is celebrating it’s centennial. (Click on map for more detailed view.) Monday July 4th […]
Bank Owned Properties Bank Owned Properties on the Central Oregon Coast: Prize or Pitfall? During your search for a home on the Oregon Coast, have you thought about purchasing a bank owned property? People have a fairly accurate impression that great bargains in the form of deeply discounted prices can be found within this category. While generally true, bank owned properties present several unique challenges. Read on to become […]
Coastal Events An Oregon Coast Christmas Snow is a very rare occurance on the Oregon Coast. Sant Claus usually sees scenes like this from his sleigh. While your new Newport or Waldport home or condo may never see much of the cold white stuff, that doesn’t mean that Christmas on the Oregon Coast is a low key affair. The towns dazzle with […]
Tips OPEN HOUSE – WALDPORT, OREGON – 11/14/10 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, 1pm – 3pm 160 SE Rose St, Waldport, Oregon Beautiful setting for this 3+ bedrooms, 1 1/2 bath home. Expansive deck that showcases the valley views. Open floor plan with laminate flooring, featured wood accents on ceiling and walls. Large room downstairs that could be a great room or master bedroom. SELLER […]
Tips OPEN HOUSE – WALDPORT, OREGON 8/21/2010 OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2010, 12pm – 3pm 455 SW Range Dr, Waldport, Oregon Beautifully Landscaped. Contemporary home with many details throughout is situated on the 9th tee of the beautiful Crestview Hills Golf Course. Game room with Billiard Table, pellet stove and golf cart garage. Sit on the deck and enjoy a spectacular […]
Coastal Events Clamming on the Oregon Coast Pity the poor novice when they begin to try the native sport of clamming in Waldport, Newport, or elsewhere on the beautiful central Oregon coast. Like the fellow pictured above they often attack the clams with their shovel rather than using the time honored ‘stealth’ approach. You see, when you walk out the front door […]
Living on the Coast Attention All Readers and Writers ! Lately those looking for Oregon Coast real estate, particularly those looking for beachfront property in Newport and Yachats, have noticed something new. Poetry groups, writers workshops, and reading clubs have been springing up like proverbial mushrooms after a spring rain. It seems that retired folks actually enjoy snuggling up in front of a woodstove or […]
Newport Oregon Real Estate Some Quirks about Real Estate in Newport Oregon You have to look at a map to understand that you have to travel east from Newport to reach San Diego. Real estate in Newport, like the rest of the country, has an west-to-east weather pattern. The problem (and the delight) about Lincoln County Real Estate is that the mighty Pacific Ocean is our neighbor. […]