Cascade Sotheby's International Realty partners with Tesla to create unique experience for local brokers and clientele

Portland, Oregon (February 5, 2018) – Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, which embodies the long-held Sotheby’s tradition of quality and expertise, this week partners with Tesla to host a unique broker and client appreciation event at the Portland Tesla dealership. Brokers and local clientele of Cascade Sotheby’s are invited to test drive their Tesla dream car at the February 8th exclusive event which also features other fine products including prized Oregon wines, Tiffany jewelry and local chocolatiers.
“At Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, we pride ourselves on being connoisseurs of life—this involves understanding, and taking the time to appreciate, all of the precious things that go into making a life extraordinary. We want to share this with our growing client base,” says Dori Olmsted, principal broker. “This event will continue to shape community understanding of what our brand stands for and like our parent, Sotheby’s, the kinds of contributions we make to the communities in which we do business.”
Cascade Sotheby’s brings clients the benefits of a world-renowned brand
Sotheby’s is one of the world’s most recognized and respected luxury brands, having served discerning auction buyers and sellers since 1744. Founded in 1976 to provide independently owned and operated real estate offices with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network, through its association with the Sotheby’s brand, is uniquely positioned to serve the luxury real estate market. The Sotheby’s International Realty brand continues to define the meaning of luxury by providing unparalleled personalized service.
Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, which exceeded $1.3 billion in closed sales in 2017, continues its innovative approach to uniting extraordinary lives with extraordinary homes building on these statistics:

  • $30 million in company revenue in 2017
  • 325% sales growth from 2015 to 2017
  • More than two times the market share in Central Oregon than closest competitor
  • More than 250 brokers across Oregon and SW Washington
  • More than 80 new brokers signed in 2017 alone
  • Average price point for Cascade Sotheby’s agents is 33% higher than other agents in Portland and SW Washington
  • 11 offices in Oregon and SW Washington

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty announces new lending partner, Academy Mortgage

Portland, Oregon (January 31, 2018) – Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty announces a new partnership with Academy Mortgage to provide lending services to brokerage clientele. Academy is Oregon’s fastest growing mortgage company according to 2017 CoreLogic Data. Academy lenders will have a presence in all Cascade Sotheby’s offices in Oregon and SW Washington to better serve homebuyers with leading mortgage options.
“Academy Mortgage’s presence in the Pacific Northwest and reputation for A+ service and products align perfectly with the Cascade Sotheby’s brand,” says Michael Kosmin, chief operation officer, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty. “Academy is one of the top independently owned purchase lenders in the U.S.-they close home loans quickly and efficiently while making our clients feel comfortable every step of the way.  Their affiliation with Cascade Sotheby’s will be a huge asset to our clients.”
According to Academy Mortgage, unlike banks and mortgage lenders that consolidate operations and service offsite, Academy has the distinct advantage of being a direct lender, which means all loan processing, underwriting, closings, and funding are handled at local branch offices. Branch offices – and now lending representatives at Cascade Sotheby’s offices – have the tools and resources in-house to expedite these processes, resulting in a proven track record of closing loans as quickly and efficiently as possible.
“We are honored and privileged to partner with this great company and these amazing industry leaders – the partnership provides a unique synergy as both companies have experienced a tremendous amount of growth and momentum in the Oregon and SW Washington market,” says Patrick Welberg, Pacific Northwest Regional Manager of Academy Mortgage. “Cascade Sotheby’s also shares our commitment to giving back to the local communities in which we do business-we are looking forward to partnering with this excellent brokerage on community services initiatives as well.”
Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty franchise owner and CEO, Deb Tebbs, was the first on the West Coast to secure a Sotheby’s International Realty franchise to launch in Central Oregon in 2006. In 2015, she was awarded the franchise for Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty brokerages in Portland, Lake Oswego, SW Washington and the Oregon Coast. Portland is the last metro market in the nation for a Sotheby’s International Realty real estate presence.
Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty, which exceeded $1.3 billion in closed sales in 2017, continues its innovative approach to uniting extraordinary lives with extraordinary homes building on these statistics:

  • $30 million in company revenue in 2017
  • 325% sales growth from 2015 to 2017
  • More than two times the market share in Central Oregon than closest competitor
  • More than 250 brokers across Oregon and SW Washington
  • More than 80 new brokers signed in 2017 alone
  • Average price point for Cascade Sotheby’s agents is 33% higher than other agents in Portland and SW Washington
  • 11 offices in Oregon and SW Washington

About Academy Mortgage

Academy Mortgage is one of the top independent purchase lenders in the country as ranked in the 2016 CoreLogic Marketrac Report. It is the company’s mission to become 1st CHOICE in delivering the dream of sustainable homeownership by inspiring hope and building prosperity in the lives of its employees, homebuilders, real estate agents, and in the communities that it serves. Academy is headquartered in Draper, Utah; has more than 330 branches and 3,200 employees across the country; and is licensed to originate loans in 49 states and Washington D.C.

About Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty

Harnessing the worldwide recognition and prestige of the Sotheby’s name, Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty expertly represents the most distinctive properties at every price range. The firm’s 11 strategic locations throughout Oregon and southern Washington form the most expansive luxury real estate network in the Pacific Northwest. Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty brokers are masters of their craft, combining local expertise and global connections to artfully unite extraordinary places with extraordinary lives. The firm achieved a billion dollars in sales in the first 11 months of 2016, joining only 25 Sotheby’s International Realty affiliates in the world with this distinction. Exceptional service, continual innovation, and unrivaled market knowledge continue to set Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty apart as an industry leader.


Beautiful Lodge Style Homes for Sale in Central Oregon

Whether you’re looking for a cabin or something a little larger, lodge style homes provide an outdoor rustic feel. Buying a lodge style home in Central Oregon will really give you the ultimate experience, both inside and out, as Oregon’s high desert and Cascade Mountains offer an abundance of outdoor and recreational activities. Here are a few beautiful residences for sale in Central Oregon that have a lodge style feel for you and your family.

Crosswater Golf Club Custom Home

When entering this custom home, you will be welcomed by beautiful wood beams, a freestanding staircase, a large handcrafted fireplace, and a wonderful flow into the kitchen. The master suite is located on the main floor, along with a full office and views of the golf course. This lodge style home is located in a gated community and provides beautiful design elements and craftsmanship inside and out.
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NW Style Home with Mountain Views

With beautiful Cascade Mountain views, this 4 bedroom home is located in Awbrey Butte neighborhood in Bend and has many luxurious elements to enjoy. Outside is nicely landscaped with paver walkways and a heated driveway to make the winter days a little easier to manage. Featured out back is a large cedar deck, covered outdoor kitchen, and a hot tub off the master suite with those million dollar views. Inside you will find exposed beams throughout the home, gorgeous wood finishes, an open layout on the main level, fireplace, and so much more!
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Elegant Lodge Style Home in Sunriver

This is where lodge style meets the modern resort elegance that Sunriver offers. You will be in awe of the large handcrafted stone fireplace in the great room, the vaulted ceilings with open beams, and beautiful cedar ceilings. This home is full of large windows bringing in lots of natural light, wood floors, and a beautifully finished kitchen with granite countertops. Other features include 6 bedrooms, a bonus room, a 3 car garage to provide space for your cars and toys, and a private upper deck off of the master suite.
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Peaceful Location with Acreage

This elegant lodge style home is full of top of the line finishes and detailed craftsmanship. You will find large windows and beautiful wood accents throughout the entire home and a gourmet kitchen with 270 degree views. Features include a surround sound media room, a stunning office, 4 bedrooms, 5 acres, custom iron rails, a separate workshop outside, and so much more!
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Stunning Central Oregon Setting

Come enjoy the peaceful setting and impeccable views in this 7 bedroom home in Bend. Features include a grand entrance with a double stone fireplace, a wonderful open feel, hickory and bamboo floors, a par 3 golf course, main floor master suite with its own laundry room, Crestron smart system throughout the home, theater room, elevator, fitness room, 5 separate guest suites, ballroom, sauna, and much more!
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NW Lodge Style Home in Sunriver

Surrounded with foliage and rustic elements, this beautiful 3 bedroom townhome is located in Sunriver and features two beautiful stone fireplaces, wood finishes in every room, a large garage, and much more! Enjoy the cool Oregon afternoons on your back patio or in your private hot tub.
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Bend, Oregon Winter Activities and Events

With the recent snowfall in the mountains, you can start to feel the excitement for those anticipating the beautiful winter in Central Oregon. Visitors travel from all over to experience Bend during the winter season. Whether you are bundling up to ski in the mountains or are looking to try some seasonal, local brews, there is really something for everyone of any hobby or age here. Below are a handful of ideas for things to do in Bend to make your winter here memorable.

Mount Bachelor Ski Area

Head up Cascade Lakes Highway, 22 miles from Bend, and you will find yourself at Mount Bachelor Ski Area. The drive up to the mountain is beautiful in itself and there are over 4,300 acres of lift accessible land to explore with over 100 runs. Nordic skiing is offered here as well, with over 12 groomed trails from beginner to most difficult. If you are just getting into the snow sports, there are also numerous classes and packages that are available to make your visit pleasant and fun.

Sno-Parks

Located right outside of Bend are 5 different sno-parks for activities such as, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and riding fat-tire bikes. An affordable sno-park pass can grant you access to winter fun around Bend all season long. Whether you decide to ski, snowshoe, or just enjoy the outdoors, make sure you are prepared for the winter conditions with the proper gear. Powder House and Pine Mountain Sports are two great places to rent or buy the gear you need to enjoy your time in the mountains.

For the Kids

If you’re looking for some kid-friendly daytime activities during a snowy day, the Sun Mountain Fun Center is a great way to warm up those wintery bones and have some family fun. Indoor attractions offered are bowling, bumper cars, billiards, and a huge selection of arcade games. And there is no need to leave for a meal break as there is a great food menu that supports local vendors and food as well; don’t worry parents beer and wine is also an option here.

Breweries

Ending your winter activities early sometimes can be easy knowing there is a great night life in Bend. If you’ve ever been here, you may know that it’s a place that’s known to have tons of great beer in town. A few breweries to check out are Deschutes, Crux, Boneyard, Monkless, Immersion, and Bend Brewing, plus many more. Great cocktails can be found at Stil Whiskey bar, O’kanes Whiskey bar, Crater Lake Spirits, The Brown Owl, and again many more. It may take more than one trip to hit all the great spots in town, but would be well worth it.

Winterfest

The Oregon Winterfest, held in February, is one of the best weekend events to feel the energy of this town. Thousands gather for ice sculptures, fire pit competitions, live music, great food, fine art, beer, wine, and so much more. It is one of the largest gatherings that happens in Bend, and one that you won’t want to miss. A handful of runs are also held the during Winterfest, so make sure you grab your running shoes and get ready for a great weekend of winter celebration.

The High Desert Museum

Featuring 135 acres of land and over 100,000 square feet of exhibits, the High Desert Museum has been inspiring visitors since 1982. Get up close with wildlife, Native American history, World War II, travel back in time to an original sawmill, and so much more. This is a great way to spend a cold winter day that’s only five minutes south of Bend.
For more great ideas, check out our other post about great winter activities around Central Oregon. Also visit our Bend community page to browse a wide variety of incredible homes for sale in the area.


Central Oregon Fall Activities

From hiking to enjoying your favorite cup of coffee, it’s easy to take advantage of the fall season and everything it offers. Here are a few activities to enjoy the cooler weather, beautiful scenery, and the great community around Central Oregon.

Oktoberfest

To kickoff the fall season, Bend is holding it’s annual Oktoberfest on September 15th & 16th, 2017. Beer, food, wine, cider, music, quirky games, and much more is there for you to enjoy during the free event. This is a great way for local businesses to promote what they have to offer and for visitors to have a good time.

Climbing

The climbing scene in Central Oregon is undeniably great no matter the season, but the fall offers weather for the best days. Smith Rock is the ultimate place to go and has all levels of climbing, from beginner to extreme. But if the weather isn’t cooperating or you’re really new to climbing, Bend Rock Gym is a great place to spend the day. They have a great staff that’s always willing to help give pointers and offer lessons.

Mountain Biking

With the cooler weather, the fall makes for some of the best mountain biking around Central Oregon. There are many popular local areas to visit (check out the list here) or you can head over to Mt. Bachelor Bike Park which has over 13 miles of downhill trails. Traveling or don’t have a bike? No worries, Mt. Bachelor has a fleet of bikes you can rent and there are also a handful of bike shops in Bend that offer tours and rentals, such as, Pine Mountain Sports and Cog Wild.

Metolius River

Central Oregon is full of gorgeous places, and there are some spots out there during the fall season with lots of changing colors you have to check out. Located just north of Sisters is the beautiful Metolius River, great for hiking, fly fishing, and enjoying a beautiful autumn day. In Bend, the Pilot Butte trail is a great hike and offers miles of views.

Beer

Central Oregon has a great selection of local brews and fall also offers a few awesome seasonal beers. Maps for the Bend Ale Trail are available at the Bend Visitor Center where you can get all the stamps and claim your prize. The Brew Bus is a great and fun way to travel around the breweries around Bend too!

Thrifting

If you enjoy shopping or an interesting activity on a rainy day, then thrifting might be your answer. Bend is full of awesome thrift shops to add a little spice to your spaces. The Humane Society Thrift is a good choice knowing proceeds are going to the local animal shelter. Other local thrift shops that are great for finding treasures include City Thrift, Possibilities, and Starburst. Gear Fix is also a great resale shop for used outdoor equipment.

Coffee

There’s something about cozying up in your favorite sweater and drinking a delicious warm drink. Thump Coffee, Backporch, Lone Pine, and Megaphone all roast their beans locally. In addition to those selections, there are many more wonderful local coffee shops in Bend that offer a different vibe, perfect for a cool autumn day.
To learn more about everything Central Oregon has to offer, check out our community page and contact one of our brokers today!


ClearPine: Planned Community in Sisters, Oregon

Located on a former timber mill site in Sisters, the ClearPine development represents a new chapter for the Central Oregon town. The name pays homage to the “clear” (meaning knot free) Ponderosa pines milled on site for nearly fifty years, until the mill was shuttered in the 1960s. Originally zoned as industrial property, the site remained vacant for several decades before ground broke on the community now known as ClearPine.
Here, development manager and Central Oregon resident Peter Hall discusses why the time is right for Sisters to join the nationwide trend of planned communities and how Sisters will put its stamp on the project.
What draws people to Sisters versus other Central Oregon locales?
Sisters is located twenty-two miles northwest of Bend. While Bend is a recreational boom town, Sisters offers a completely different experience in a community-minded atmosphere. Artists and musicians are attracted to Sisters for its nationally known events, such as the Sisters Folk Festival and Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show. Many of Sisters’ 2,500 residents relate on a “first name” basis— expect to see friends and neighbors as you walk the streets of Sisters.
Why do you believe planned housing communities are trending with buyers?
Planned housing communities are highly sought after for their locations and amenities. ClearPine offers small, energy efficient, upscale homes in a semi-urban environment and further intrigues buyers with a strong sense of community, a variety of design options and hundreds of square miles of national forest land on its western border.
In what ways is this project a departure from Sisters’ past residential planning?
Because of professional urban planning, ClearPine has a fresh, custom appearance unlike that of a typical “tract” neighborhood. There is an identifiable balance between open space and housing, as detailed in the master plan. Stringent exterior design guidelines and tree removal standards ensure the neighborhood has a consistent, established feel as each phase is developed, which is key to long-term value preservation in ClearPine.
Architecture design options include American Foursquare, Mid-Century Modern, Craftsman and Prairie. Could you tell us a bit about why these design aesthetics are complementary?
In addition to an “open” category of architecture, in which the architect may present an innovative architectural style, these four traditional styles provide long- lasting beauty and variety to the residents of ClearPine and are instantly familiar to new residents looking to establish their homes in the neighborhood. In the summer of 2016, ClearPine was awarded the 2016 COBA Tour of Homes “Best in Show” and “Best Architectural Design” awards for a Prairie-style home located on Forest Edge Drive.
ClearPine currently offers a mix of home and cottage floor plans, with townhomes coming in a later phase. What are the highlights of each property type and what is the rollout schedule for the five phases of property development?
While primarily a single-family home community, eventually some 30 percent of ClearPine’s year-round and part-time residents will live in smaller townhomes and cottages. The big push in 2017 is to introduce the ClearPine Cottages to the market. The first of nine “modern farmhouse” cottages will be featured on the 2017 COBA Tour of Homes. The two-level plan includes 1,214 square feet, mountain views, and is set adjacent to a common green space featuring a community garden area and fire pit, built for the exclusive use of cottage residents. A 1.2-acre park will be built within the central part of ClearPine in Phase 3, slated to open in 2018. Planned amenities include bocce ball or pickleball courts, plus a covered barbeque and picnic area. Phases 4 and 5 are planned to follow in the coming years.
How else is ClearPine incorporating the region’s natural elements?
To assist in the enhancement of local stream ecosystems, ClearPine is a significant donor of “whole” trees (includes the root ball), to local watershed improvement projects. As trees are removed to create new streets, they are transported and strategically placed to enhance spawning habitat for trout, salmon and steelhead under a comprehensive enhancement plan managed by the Upper Deschutes Watershed Council and other entities. ClearPine also has a Mountain Bluebird nesting club. Thoroughly action packed!
For ClearPine sales information, call 541.241.6844 or visit clearpinesisters.com
This article also is also printed in Cascade Living Magazine. Learn more about Sisters, Oregon and real estate for sale on our community page.
Location
Bordering Deschutes National Forest on the Northwest edge of Sisters’ urban growth boundary, approximately 1 mile from downtown.
Green Space
Planned 1.2-acre park with mountain views in center of development, in addition to other open spaces throughout the community.
Trail Accessibility
Hundreds of miles of national forest trails will be accessible from a new trailhead built in conjunction with the Sisters Trail Alliance.
ClearPine HOA
ClearPine’s professionally managed HOA is designed to enhance the elevated architecture and preserve the carefully crafted architectural character and long-term value of the community.


Country Homes For Sale in Central Oregon

From the beautiful city of Portland to the wonderful views of the coast, you can experience a variety of places to live in Oregon. Another wonderful area to live is Central Oregon, especially if you’re ready to get away from it all and buy a country home. With quiet spaces, incredible views, and great weather, owning a place out in the country in Central Oregon not only offers peaceful living, but you’ll most likely be conveniently located near town, outdoor activities, and plenty of things to do when you’re not enjoying your serene living space.
Here are some fantastic country homes for sale in Central Oregon. Contact one of our offices if you’re interested in finding out more about places like these.

Cascade Mountain Views

This private, custom country home sits on just over 20 acres and has beautiful, unobstructed views of the Cascade Mountain Range. You’ll experience quiet living among the ancient juniper trees yet are conveniently located to the city of Bend and everything fun that Central Oregon offers. A huge wrap-around cedar porch, gorgeous cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances, finished basement with a guest suite, and a fantastic kitchen are just some of the features this house has. The property, which adjoins to Badlands/BLM, also has a roomy 2-story barn with RV storage and hookups, a shop and greenhouse, and is fenced. Country living at it’s finest!
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Parklike Setting

Unobstructed Cascade Mountain views, two ponds, and almost 20 acres of land with 15 acres of in-ground irrigation makes this property feel like you’re living in your own private park. Located in SE Bend, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home features a large open kitchen, main floor living, a bonus room, and a great room with a wood stove. Not only does the home offer a lot of space, the property itself includes a barn with 2 stalls, tackroom, and a storage area. You’ll love this beautiful place that offers a lot of space, peace and quiet, and a convenient location to Bend.
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Serene Living

Living in the country means sitting on your front porch and being able to enjoy the quiet mornings and evenings with a cup of coffee or your favorite book. This home has a beautiful front porch and sits 5 acres that offers that serene setting. And if you need to go shopping, it’s only a short 15 minute drive away. Property features a wonderful 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath house and 3 bay shop, horse area, chicken coop, greenhouse, and 3 acres of irrigation.
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Quaint Country Home

This affordable country home on almost 6 acres has irrigation rights, a pond, a beautifully landscaped yard that’s fenced, and lots of space for kids and pets playing outside safely. Grow your own garden, bring horses, or just sit back and enjoy the quaint property and country setting in Central Oregon. The huge shop has room for trailers, RVs, boats, and more plus is equipped with outlets, a cement floor, and plenty of space for your projects. The 3 bedroom home has a finished basement, wood burning fireplace, updated bathroom, and a 2-car attached garage.
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50 Acres Near Sisters

How would you like to have an incredible view of the Cascade Mountains and 50 acres of land to to work and play on? Situated near Sisters, Oregon, this conveniently located country home has 42 acres of irrigated land, 3 horse stalls, hay barn, paddock, and round pen. Enjoy gorgeous views from your window, quiet living, close to town, and an incredible opportunity to turn this property into your dream home.
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Designing a Legacy: Stunning Ranch in Central Oregon is Crafted for the Ages

The hallmarks of a happy family retreat can all be found at the R&B Ranch outside Sisters, Oregon. Think summer days spent lazing on the dock, relaxing sunsets with a glass of wine on the patio, and miles of fragrant pasture and forest trails explored on horseback. Such High Desert pastimes were designed into the fabric of the ranch, thanks to the vision of Rick and Barbara Morrow and their architect, Juan Carlos Ochoa.
Priority number one was to create a destination where the Morrows’ large family and many friends could visit together with ease. “They were really thinking in terms of a family compound,” Ochoa said of his design brief. The stunning result, completed in 2011, includes an impressive 14,666-square-foot main home, plus separate guest and manager houses, as well as high-end facilities to accommodate the family’s love of horses.
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The ranch’s 507 acres came with a local history. In 1885, Alfred Cobb and his wife built their homestead there, sixteen years before the nearby town of Sisters was plated. The Cobbs became known throughout the area for their hospitality, as she conducted a way station for travelers and he operated a blacksmith shop for wagon repair and farrier business. That spirit of companionship with people and horses alike would endure when the Morrows started designing the R&B with Ochoa in 2006.
Ochoa hasn’t forgotten the first time he saw the historic property. “It was just raw land. Nothing but scrub and a lot of pine trees,” he said, recalling that he was so impressed with the landscape—and its views of mountain peaks—that it was overwhelming at first.
“You go to the site and you don’t know where to look with such a vast space,” recalled Ochoa. To address this, he anchored the main home in the setting by making it an elegant, elongated C-shape that backs up to a sizeable pond. That way, most rooms embrace layered views, beginning with the water in the foreground and ending with mountains in the distance.
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This framing starts at the front entry. Once over the threshold, the great room’s expansive windows work in tandem with the exterior roof eaves to frame stunning peaks. “The Sisters mountains were the main focus,” said Ochoa. “In the house, some of the rooms are actually slightly tilted, because the idea was to capture the views as much as we could.”
With the vistas appropriately featured, Ochoa arranged the rest of the home’s layout to allow family members to cohabitate with ease. Thus, the main home includes eight bedrooms and eight-and-a-half baths allotted along its axis, as well as a cook’s kitchen, butler’s pantry, separate wine storage and formal dining room for communal meals.
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As such, wide-plank wood floors complement textured plaster walls and stone clad fireplaces. The pattern and coloration of the stone, called Montana Moss, echoes the surrounding landscape, while also acting as a striking focal point on its own. “The shape of the building and the finishes were mainly driven by what we saw in the area.”
Since shared family recreation was paramount to the overall design, Ochoa incorporated multiple spaces on the property to bring family together. In the main home, an in-house movie theater is complete with comfortable seating, a large screen and balconies.
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A separate recreation barn hosts a half basketball court, game station and pool table. For the horse-loving household, there are top-notch facilities. “The arena was designed so that the grandkids could practice their horse-riding skills,” said Ochoa. Indoor and outdoor arenas are complemented by a quarter–mile racetrack with bleachers, plus miles of trails.
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Ochoa’s attention to detail throughout the design process knitted the large property together as a cohesive unit. One such thoughtful detail is the incorporation of timber beams in the main house and their repetition in the truss work spanning the ceiling in the indoor riding arena.
All in all, such thoughtful design decisions make the R&B Ranch an ode to the legacy of family. “From the theater to the rec room, [the Morrows] were always thinking about the grandkids and how they would be using the space,” said Ochoa. “Everything was really just family-oriented.”
Learn more about the R&B Ranch and see more photos on the full listing.
This article is also published in Cascade Magazine. Learn more about this ranch and many other great properties around Central Oregon on our community page.


Sotheby’s International Realty Significant Sales, Volume 8

Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty is proud to announce Significant Sales, Volume 8, represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty Network. This Volume is a collection of featured top sales from around the world, starting with a stunning ranch in Texas once owned by legendary cattleman Charles Goodnight, and concluding with a 8,250 square foot estate in California. Their unique stories are successfully represented by our powerful network and we are thrilled to feature some of the world’s most significant sales.
Each of these extraordinary fourteen properties is just a glimpse at the global reach the Sotheby’s International Realty brand provides. To see all of the featured properties in Volume 8, click here and to see some of our most significant sales, click here. Below are our three favorites:
Melbourne Sotheby’s International Realty | $11,500,000 | Toorak, Australia Significant Sales
One of the prized residences set in exclusive Hopetoun Road, this spectacular brand new residence is an architectural triumph of superior design and remarkable quality, offering the finest in family living and entertaining. High ceilings maximize space and light with walls of glass, while the open plan living areas surround a centerpiece resort style swimming pool. A stunning Gaggenau marble kitchen and sun washed rear garden with summer kitchen combine for the ultimate in/outdoor entertainment lifestyle. Only moments to Toorak and Hawksburn Villages, shopping, cafes, restaurants, highly respected private schools, this home also features a grand foyer, formal lounge with open fireplace, separate dining, spacious family room, home theatre/gym, four bedrooms, fitted study with open fire place, four bathrooms, two powder rooms, hydronic heating, reverse cycle air conditioning, parquetry floors, security system, video intercom, lift, refrigerated cellar, covered outdoor entertaining, summer kitchen, beautiful landscaped gardens, auto sprinkler system, five car secure basement garage with internal lift access, remote garage door and electric gates.
Liv Sotheby’s International Realty | $10,900,000 | Colorado, USA Significant Sales - 2
This residence was completed in 2009 on a private, wooded lot with sweeping Vail Valley views. Located on Forest Road, this coveted location is walking distance to the slopes of Vail Mountain and the charming mountain town of Vail Village. The spacious interior floor plan has two master bedroom suites for a total of five bedrooms and six baths. In the great room, dramatic timbers grace the ceilings while floor-to-ceiling windows flood the home with natural light. Spacious outdoor patios invite nature in and create a beautiful place for après-ski entertaining and outdoor living. Also, included in this residence are three fireplaces, a hot tub, steam room and elevator.
One Sotheby’s International Realty | $10,550,000 | Florida, USA Significant Sales - 3
This four bedroom, three bathroom home is on one of the best oversized bay front lots on Key Biscayne with one hundred feet of seawall. The property offers direct and captivating views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami Skyline. An ideal location on prestigious Harbor Drive within walking distance to Key Biscayne Yacht Club, this residence is in close proximity to churches and shopping.


Cascade Magazine Winter 2015-16 Publications Now Available

Cascade Magazine
The latest editions of our flagship publication, Cascade Magazine, are now available. These publications features the best that Central Oregon, Portland, Lake Oswego, SW Washington and the Oregon Coast have to offer, through stunning photography and compelling stories. Make sure to grab your copy today or read it online here.
With the cold weather settling in, now is the perfect time to curl up with one of our new editions and browse the latest in design trends, new listings, local happenings and cultural events.