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Beautiful and secluded Forest Parcel of approximately 240 acres, with mountain views, only 5 minutes from downtown Bend. Ready for your extensive estate with approval of your conditional use permit. Located just West of Shevlin Park and Tumalo Creek and close to public lands. Parcel #1 qualifies for a Large Tract Forestland Dwelling Conditional Use Permit from Deschutes County. Gorgeously reforested. Parcels #2 and #3 also available.AreaThe resort town of Bend, Oregon has a population of about 90,000 people. Located at an elevation of 3500 feet nestled in the foothills of the snow capped Cascade Mountain range the Deschutes River winds through the heart of the city providing ambiance as well as water recreation right in town. Deschutes County has seen tremendous growth over the last ten years due to the attractive lifestyle it provides. It is made up of high end resorts, agricultural, timber and recreation properties. The majority of the land in the County is publicly owned. It is a vibrant and growing community with most of the new residents moving here to enjoy the variety of year round recreational activities available like skiing at Mt Bachelor, snowmobiling, mountain and road biking, hiking, fishing, golfing(over 27 courses), horseback riding, rafting and the list goes on. Bend is home to numerous breweries, brew pubs, food truck lots and great restaurants, a foodies delight. Bend is almost always rated by various sources as a top place to live and also in the top fastest growing communities in the United States. The area has many events scheduled throughout the year from indoor and outdoor concerts, farmer's markets to film festivals, offering entertainment for everyone. Recently Oregon State University built a four year college campus here.The property is surrounded on all sides by large tracts of forest land that are more than 240 acres in size especially to the West where there is a very large private forest tract. That being said, only a mile to the to the South and East lots of 1 to 2 acres in size are being sold for as much as a million dollars.ClimateBend enjoys the predominately dry climate of the Great Basin. Sunny days, low humidity, and cool nights provide the most common weather pattern. Bend has the highest average number of sunny days in the state. Clear days average 158 days per year with an additional 105 days that are mostly sunny. Many of the remaining days provide substantial sunshine. Days that are totally cloudy do not often occur. Precipitation is less than 15 inches per year. Getting HereThe Redmond airport is approximately 20 miles away from this property and has multiple daily direct flights from Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Denver and Las Vegas and Chicago in June 2019. It is served by Alaska Air, Delta, American Airlines, and United/United Express.