In our December 2023 newsletter, we’ve shared tips to bring holiday cheer to your front porch, Mt Bachelor rankings by Travel and Leisure and the Wall Street Journal, a new ADU program in Deschutes County, home design inspiration, and more.

 

Brimming with Charm WITH THESE 32 WAINSCOTING IDEAS

Give your home wall-to-wall character with this timeless feature. READ MORE

A feast for the Eyes .. 4 STYLISH DINING ROOMS

Whether it’s the setting for formal festivities or a casual weeknight meal, the dining room is a key component of every refined modern home. From the green expanses of Greenwich to the vineyards of California wine country, these dining spaces entice everyone to gather ‘round the table in style. READ MORE

bon appétit! 4 HOMES WITH FANTASTIC FRENCH RANGES

With designs reminiscent of stoves in vintage European homes, eye-catching French ranges add a dose of Old World charm to any kitchen. READ MORE

Add Holiday Cheer TO YOUR PORCH WITH THESE WINTER CONTAINER GARDENS

A few evergreen branches and berries tucked into pots create a long-lasting display that’s sure to brighten up your doorstep or deck. READ MORE

Mt. Bachelor ranks in the 20 BEST Snowboarding Resorts in the World According to Expert Boarders

If you are thinking of moving to Bend or heading into town for a getaway, include Mt. Bachelor in your plans! With over 4,300 acres of lift-accessible terrain, Mt. Bachelor is the 6th largest ski resort in North America and it’s a playground for winter sports enthusiasts of all levels. READ MORE

5 Best Ski Resorts in North America

Central Oregon’s Mt. Bachelor ski resort is the No. 5 ski area in North America, a new ranking by the Wall Street Journal says. The WSJ ranking “considered only those that offer at least 100 skiable acres, receive an average of at least 50 inches of snowfall a season and have at least one operational chairlift. Then, we factored in eight different metrics, including the abundance of natural snowfall, the quality of a resort’s terrain and the liveliness of the après-ski scene.” READ MORE

Deschutes County Commission approves new rural accessory dwelling unit (ADUs) program

Starting Dec. 1, owners of eligible properties can apply for rural Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) permits through Deschutes County Community Development. Not all properties will be eligible for ADUs. Based on state and local ordinances, rural ADUs are subject to additional development standards compared to typical residential projects. READ MORE

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