East Bend has the most diverse selection of neighborhoods in the city. If you have your heart set on living in Bend, but westside prices have sent you heading for the hills of Redmond or Madras, be sure to consider the convenience and proximity of Bend’s eastside.
Living on the eastside means that one of Bend's most popular lookouts, Pilot Butte, is right out your backdoor. Hike to the top and take in views of Mount Bachelor, the Three Sisters and the Cascade Range in the distance. Finish your workout for the day by heading down the street to Juniper Swim & Fitness. This award-winning facility offers over 150 group fitness classes per week as well as a 3,000 sq. ft. fitness center and weight room and three pools including a 50-meter Olympic-sized pool.
There are a number of popular malls located on Bend's eastside. The Forum Shopping Center has brand-name stores like Old Navy, Whole Foods, Costco and Barnes & Noble as well a variety of restaurants for quick bites and sit-down meals. Stop into Trader Joe's, the newest addition to the Cascade Village Shopping Center off Highway 97, where you'll find every thing from kitchen pantry staples to more exotic fare like imported cheese and wine. Cascade Village also has those must-have stores like Trader Joes, Staples, Best Buy and JCPenney.
St. Charles Medical Center, one of the best healthcare facilities in Oregon, is a short drive from most eastside neighborhoods. There are also a number of brand-new schools in this area, and many can be reached on paved footpaths and sidewalks from neighboring developments.
There is something for everyone on Bend's eastside. Build your dream home on the site of a former golf course at Orion Greens. Embrace luxurious living and old-world architecture at Tuscany Pines. For more affordable homes, look no further than developments like Gardenside, where high-density, energy-efficient housing stands along side expansive community green spaces. Or neighborhoods like The Bridges where amenities like a community swimming pool and an indoor sports complex offer homebuyers an incredible value.
Bend's eastside has some of the most affordable and innovative Bend real estate opportunities in the city. Come see how easy it is to live, work, and play just minutes from downtown Bend.