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Tanager offers a premier 2,100-ft-long water ski and wakeboard lake giving residents and their guests a one-of-a-kind competition-level experience.

Vacation where you live is exactly what the developers had in mind when they created Tanager.

Tanager is quintessential Central Oregon living. Located in Bend's desirable west side and just six miles from downtown, Tanager is a private 21-lot, 182-acre residential community with expansive homesites stretching along the shores of two exclusive lakes and Tumalo Creek. Residents can bask in their own private sanctuary where they can enjoy the area's natural beauty and the finest in outdoor recreation.

If you love all that the Oregon outdoors has to offer, you should consider building a home at Tanager in Bend.

"There's absolutely nothing else like this in Oregon," says Tab Howard of LUXE Christie's International Real Estate. "As Central Oregon's first and only boutique, waterfront residential community, Tanager offers a unique opportunity to live where you play. You'll be coming home to your own private resort - every day!"

Private water ski and wakeboard lake

If the pandemic has taught us all one thing, it's the value of time with the family. Tanager offers the unique opportunity for families to vacation where you live.Imagine having a water ski lake in your backyard and being able to ski or wakeboard whenever you'd like - plus have perfect conditions every time! That's exactly what you'll have when you live in Tanager's exclusive waterfront community.

Tanager's premier, 2,100-ft-long water ski and wakeboard lake is a one-of-a-kind in Central Oregon. It's size, depth and configuration were carefully designed, and state-of-the-art materials and technology were utilized to bring a competition-level experience to Tanager residents and their guests.

Tanager's water ski and wakeboard lake features:

- Turn islands to eliminate wakes from traveling down the length of the course

- 10-ft deep trench down the middle of the lake for wake sports

- Sinkable slalom course with one-touch control

- Fully-lined with high-quality, geomembrane BTL Liners to ensure clear water and easy maintenance

- Inboard water ski and wakeboard boats only as underwater exhausting preserves the serenity of the setting

- Erosion-resistant shoreline with 10:1 slope

- Swimming beach with sand imported from the Oregon coast

- Boat harbor with docks and mooring slips

- Picnic area with a shelter, restroom and shower

Private recreational lake

Tanager's recreational 8-acre lake is for non-motorized activities and is perfect for swimming, paddle boarding, fishing and kayaking.Tanager's recreational lake is for non-motorized activities only. This serene lake is 8-acres in size and perfect for swimming, paddle boarding, canoeing, and kayaking. Careful design, planning and engineering went into creating a private lake that residents will enjoy for decades to come.

Private recreational lake features:

- Serene setting for paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing, and swimming

- Dock from which to fish and launch small watercraft

- Stocked with fish for sport fishing

- Fully-lined with high-quality, geomembrane BTL Liners to ensure clear water and easy maintenance

Tumalo Creek

Tanager sit along nearly three-quarters of a mile of Tumalo Creek.While Tumalo Creek may sound like a tranquil stream, in reality, it is a rushing creek that flows year round. Along the southeast corner of Tanager's property, the creek has rushing rapids, waterfalls and stretches that are perfect for fishing.

While seven homesites are perched above and overlook Tumalo Creek, with two access points in community open space, all residents can enjoy trails along Tanager's shoreline that stretches for three-quarters of a mile.

Tumalo Creek features:

- Scenic landscapes

- Several waterfalls and rushing rapids

- Rimrock cliffs

- Ideal spots for fishing and fly fishing for rainbow and brown trout

Because of the one-of-a-kind amenities Tanager has to offer, this development is garnering a lot of interest. And with just a four homesites currently available, Howard knows that these building sites will go fast.

"With expansive waterfront homesites, homeowners will enjoy exceptional privacy, serenity and a space for their family to live a relaxed waterfront lifestyle. What family wouldn't want the opportunity to create the house of their dreams in one of the most desirable places in the world," said Tab.

Interested? Call Tab Howard today. He's happy to explain everything that Tanager has to offer.

Tab Howard
Central Oregon Real Estate Specialist
LUXE Christie's International Real Estate

Tab Howard


Central Oregon Real Estate Specialist

LUXE Christie's International Real Estate

Realtor licensed in the state of Oregon


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