If you're looking for a large lot with lots of elbow room, yet don't want to be too far from the Bend amenities and don't want to break the bank, Deschutes River Woods (DRW) may be the place for you. DRW is located a few minutes south of Bend, on the southwest side of town. It's just outside Bend's city limits, but a short drive to Bend. Some of the westerly lots offer Deschutes River Views and access, while some lots in DRW come with mountain views.
Deschutes River Woods offers large lots, most of which are around 1 acre of land. There are community water systems in the street, but all homes are on septic systems. The typical phone and cable options are available. There are no CC&R's in DRW, so owners can build and do what they'd like (as long as they follow Deschutes County restrictions). You'll find a variety of styles of homes in DRW, everything from manufactured homes to huge custom built homes.
There aren't many places close to Bend that offer rural living without a huge price tag. DRW still remains affordable. Currently the cheapest home in Deschutes River Woods is listed at $89,900, while the most expensive is at $536,000 (with great Deschutes river views!). View all of the Deschutes River Woods homes for sale.
Be one with nature! You'll find plenty of wildlife wondering the streets of DRW. Deer, elk, squirels, birds, and other wildlife are abundent in the area. \
One of the monster bucks hanging out in Deschutes River woods. This was taken on Riverwoods Dr. This big guy was taking a nap in a small patch of grass in the middle of someones circular driveway.