Best Neighborhoods in Bend, OR – Shevlin Commons

Located at the edge of Bend on the west side, Shevlin Commons consists of 66 homesites on a 76 acre parcel bordering Tumalo Creek and Shevlin Park, an outdoor mecca for mountain biking, hiking and trail running, and cross-country skiing. With panoramic views of the Cascade Mountain Range and Shevlin Park in your backyard, Shevlin Commons epitomizes the true feeling of living in Central Oregon. By preserving 43 acres of the property as undevelopable open space and carefully guiding development, the founders of Shevlin Commons sought to create an “organic” or “seamless” transition from the edge of Bend’s urban area to outlying forestlands. It’s easy to see why Shevlin Commons is one of the best neighborhoods in Bend, Oregon. An approved building envelope was established for each lot in Shevlin Commons with the intention of preserving areas of native vegetation, minimizing site disturbance, and preserving views for other owners. Strict design guidelines ensure that residences are built in harmony with the natural character of the site and surrounding park lands. The architectural character of buildings in Shevlin Commons reflects a variety of Northwest architectural forms in a manner compatible with landscape-based design and the surrounding High Desert environment. A simple, clean-lined building style is required, with an emphasis on harmony with the landscape and use of natural building materials. This means that many of the homes in Shevlin Commons tend to be modern and contemporary in style, although modern is not the only approved architectural style. 62614 Sparrow Hawk CircleThis custom home for sale in Shevlin Commons is a beautiful example of an approved architectural style. Pique Collaboration custom designed this 3,299 sf single level home with efficiency and simplicity in mind. JM Garren Fine Homes constructed the home with the highest level of craftsmanship reflected in every facet. Set on the most private of lots adjacent to Shevlin Park with direct access out the back door, this home overlooks common space with unparalleled and unobstructed Cascade Mountain Views.

The courtyard entrance to the home passes by the private office area and flex space with separate entrance, shown here. The home has Jeld-Wen wood windows throughout it and the richly stained cedar shake siding. To maximize efficiency and increase comfort and privacy, all the exterior windows are tinted and 5′ eaves were designed.

The Great Room design of the home feels open and inviting with exposed beams gracing the vaulted ceilings. The wood floors throughout are wide plank character grade hickory and the walls in this area of the home are hand troweled textured with rich paint colors. The kitchen was designed with efficiency in mind. The cabinets are finished with a Tuscan whitewash, the counters are slab granite with the three-seat eating island in dark custom distresed finish. There are stainless double ovens, an electric cooktop,  pot filler and large walk-in pantry. Perhaps best of all, the kitchen area opens to the exterior living space and looks out at the gorgeous open space and mountain views. In addition, a “Conversation Room” with coffered ceilings and loads of natural light overlooks the serene entry courtyard and water feature. It could also be used as another office area.

Wake up to the glorious views of the Cascades and soak effortlessly in the hot tub off this Master Suite. Dual vanities with vessel sinks housed in granite topped custom cabinetry, and a fully tiled shower with glass door and his/her dual shower heads grace the en-suite Master Bath.

The 3,299 square foot single level home features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, great room, bonus room, separately accessed office/flex space, “conversation room”, spacious mudroom, and three-car garage. A one-of-a-kind unmatched setting! This home located at 62614 Sparrow Hawk Circle is offered at $1,300,000. 62614 sparrow hawk CLICK HERE to view all homes for sale in Shevlin Commons in Bend, OR.

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