A Blooming Town

Camas, Washington

In Southwest Washington, Camas is a former mill town that has transformed into one of the best places to live, work and play in the Portland-Metropolitan area. Over the last two decades, Camas, Washington has transformed from a former mill town to a thriving city attracting young families and small and large businesses alike. Dawn Stanchfield, the owner of Lily Atelier, a boutique located in the historic downtown, has been both an initiator and a witness to the revitalization...

categorized in Southwest Washington

Unparalleled Illumination

Fireplace design trends that turn up the heat

With the return of winter, it’s time to get cozy, and there’s nothing better in the Pacific Northwest than snuggling up with family and friends next to the warm glow of a fireplace. In any room, a fireplace provides ambiance, decorative charm and a warm place to gather. Thanks to new technology, designing with fire has never been more fashionable, fun or environmentally friendly. Whether you’re starting from scratch or remodeling an existing fireplace, here are some of the...

categorized in Home Design, Tips

A Contemporary Castle on the Lake

Beavercreek, Oregon

They say first impressions count, and the first impression of this European-inspired home in Beavercreek, Oregon does not disappoint. Inside this private gated community, the home sits on a two-acre lot surrounded by trees, with a welcoming half-circle driveway and large grass lawn leading to the dramatic entrance of this home that could have easily dropped from the French countryside. The 5,605-square-foot home is completely wrapped in stonework evocative of old European architecture....

categorized in Portland

First Friday Art Walk in Bend Oregon

Jennifer Cohoon - Mountain

ART it i can ... then i will

Please join us Friday, January 4th at our Downtown Bend Showroom (821 NW Wall St, Bend, OR) from 5 – 8 PM, to enjoy the artwork of Jennifer Cohoon. This event is sponsored by Cascade Sotheby's International Realty and your host for the evening Rhonda Garrison, Blake Garrison as well as co-sponsors Nicole Zukas and Brent Lucas from Academy Mortgage who will be serving wine and beer samples. It’s all about service at Academy Mortgage, and our company has been meeting...

categorized in Art, Bend, Central Oregon, What to Do

Cascade Sotheby’s Brokers Give Back for the Holidays

Oregon Coast Food Drive

Cascade Sotheby's International Realty agents/brokers are involved with several different charities. From boot and sock drives to canned food to warm clothes for veterans, our "Team Blue" family likes to give back! Oregon Coast Our Oregon Coast Brokers continued to give back this holiday by sponsoring local food drives. Offices in Gearhart, Cannon Beach, Lincoln City and Manzanita opened their doors and held festive open houses to gather contributions for the Oregon Food...

categorized in About CSIR, Central Oregon, Oregon Coast

Cascade Sotheby’s Acquires Prestigious Park Place Real Estate

CSIR Beaverton - Park Place

With the acquisition, the growing brokerage increases market share

Portland, Oregon - Cascade Sotheby’s International Realty has acquired the prestigious Park Place Real Estate effective immediately. Park Place was formed in 2004 by the husband & wife team of Steve and Evelyn Rosling who bring 22 years of local expertise in the Portland Metro Area & SW Washington real estate market along with a team of 25 top performing brokers. With the addition of Park Place, Cascade Sotheby’s increases market share in the luxury, new construction...

categorized in About CSIR, Lake Oswego, Portland, Southwest Washington

A Vision for the Parrott

Parrott House

Home restorer brings Roseburg’s Parrott House back to life!

Heidi Lael had been renovating historic properties for nearly two decades when she took on her most personal — and epic — project to date. A gorgeous historic Queen Anne Victorian home, built in 1891 on Parrott Creek in Roseburg, had gone back to the bank during the economic recession. Lael, who had longstanding ties to the community, could see the house’s future in her mind: a beautifully renovated destination restaurant. Now, in 2011, it was coming up for auction. Lael...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Farm, Ranch & Vineyard, Lake Oswego, Portland

Broken Top Community: A Favorite in Bend

Broken Top Community - Aerial View

Great Communities Don’t Just Happen by Chance!

Master planning a community is a true art form that takes true expertise and commitment. Successful communities do not just happen by chance, but are thoughtfully designed and laid out to capture the best views, celebrate the natural geography, enhance resident safety and provide residents with an abundance of amenities that will enhance their lifestyle; all culminating in a place that is celebrated for years and generations. Sonja Porter, a Broker with Cascade Sotheby’s...

categorized in About CSIR, Bend, Central Oregon, Tips

The Old House and the Sea

Ilwaco House

A historic home in Ilwaco exemplifies traditional craftsmanship

The history of Ilwaco, a small but active port on Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula, is built into an historic home that sits high on a hill. When the house was under construction in the early 1930s, a nearby Civil War-era fort was being decommissioned, and the staircase from the captain’s quarters was dismantled and rebuilt in the house. It’s just one detail in the house that is filled with character and history. That charm is what caught Richard Ellis’s eye almost...

categorized in About CSIR, Southwest Washington, Vancouver

Breakaway Lodge – A Unique Property with a Story All Its Own

Breakaway Lodge in Gearhart, OR

GEARHART, OR – Most of us have that one special memory from our youth about our time at summer camp. Such an experience still existed up until late August of this year, when Breakaway Lodge closed its doors for the last time. Operating under the Christian faith-based organization Young Life, the Breakaway Lodge, providing life-transforming experiences for young people, held its annual camp season from May-September for over 50 years. While many are saddened over its closing,...

categorized in About CSIR, Oregon Coast, Portland


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