A small paradise: removed from the world, it’s a place to simply be happy
From the house, you can walk to a wildlife refuge considered the best place for birding in the entire valley. 15 minutes to the east (45 minutes on the bike trail) is downtown Eugene, with about a dozen breweries to visit, great parks, movie theaters, live music, university museums, and shopping. 45 minutes to the west is the wild Oregon coast (dunes, sea lion caves, cute coastal towns, and hikes in the coast range). To the south and north (15 minutes to 1 hour away) are a dozen premier wineries. 1.5 hours east are the incredibly beautiful (but bizarrely under-visited) wilderness areas of the Cascade mountains -- world class hiking, mountain biking, and river rafting. 2 hours to the north (an easy drive through the Willamette valley, or an easy train ride from downtown) is Portland.
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