Welcome to paradise in Summer Lake, Oregon. Renowned for its beauty, bird watching, hunting, fishing and other outstanding recreational opportunities Summer Lake has something for everybody. This beautiful 1900 square foot custom built home sits on 115 acres that borders 1/2 mile of the Fremont National Forest, with breathtaking views of Winter Rim and Summer Lake. Complete with wrap-around porch, patio and abundance of windows, the home has a view from every room. Property includes a large shop and smaller building with additional living/storage space. It also has a large pond on site as well as a permit for an additional pond! This property is offered with an additional 2 potentially buildable lots, buyer to perform due diligence.
The Summer Lake Wildlife Area, just 10 miles to the north, is home to some of the best bird watching and waterfowl hunting in the state. It is open to hunting of ducks, geese, quail, pheasant and dove from September through January. On this property and adjoining forestland, there is excellent deer and bear hunting within walking distance of the back door in Silver Lake Unit, and there are abundant coveys of quail. Antelope are more abundant to the east of Highway 31 in the Wagontire Unit.
If you’re more interested in bird watching, the spring and fall brings spectacular migrations of waterfowl and shorebirds. Tundra and trumpeter swans, avocets, willet, snowy plover, sandhill cranes - just to name a few. This is also a mecca for birds of prey including golden and bald eagles, owls, hawks and falcons. The variety and beauty of bird watching at Summer Lake is unmatched.
There is excellent trout fishing within a 15 minute drive in Ana Reservoir, Ana River and the Chewaucan River near Paisley (flyfishing for wild native trout). There are also several high mountain lakes on Winter Rim that have great fishing.
If ATV and off-road riding is your style, there are numerous designated OHV areas including the Crane Mountain OHV, High Desert MX, Christmas Valley San Dunes and snowmobile trails accessing Winter Rim.
For rest and relaxation, roughly 10 miles to the south is Summer Lake Hot Springs. This 100-year old attraction has both rock-walled hot spring tubs and a larger indoor pool. The hot springs are open year round, 24 hours a day. Another popular stop is the Cowboy Dinner Tree Restaurant near the town of Silver Lake. Known for great steaks, generous portions, make sure you have reservations and come ready to eat!
Summer Lake is a beautiful destination with an abundance of diverse recreational opportunities. Whether you are in the market for a permanent residence, vacation home, retirement home or vacation rental, you cannot go wrong with this property. Come see for yourself and experience first-hand the outstanding 360-degree views, seclusion, abundance of wildlife and peacefulness that this property offers. If a slice of heaven is what you are looking for, look no farther than this piece of paradise in Summer Lake.