This spectacular riverfront home exudes character, warmth and style. An attractive Cupola style entry with curved iron railings, beautiful slate flagstone and carriage style lighting welcomes you to this very private setting on the Deschutes River in the City of Bend.A stacked slate masonry fireplace creates a distinctive exterior feature. A sense of the river and nature is celebrated with expansive decking and beautifully landscaped lawns.Gorgeous slate flooring, soaring wood and beamed ceilings, graceful arched windows and French doors characterize this stunning home throughout.Custom made metal entry doors are a play on this naturally treed setting and bring the outdoors inside. An elegant, floating wood staircase defines the entry and leads to the three upstairs bedrooms. Two generous entry closets are tucked around the corner and a beautifully appointed guest bath with shower is down the hall. Custom cabinetry, Kohler sinks, river rock details, large windows and slate flooring with radiant heat defines each bathroom. Imported Italian Soffione lighting fixtures and Rocky Mountain hardware are the perfect complement to contemporize the natural materials of wood and slate.The Chef's kitchen showcases quality with gorgeous slab granite surfaces and distinctive custom cabinetry. A generous central island boasts two stainless sinks. A large KitchenAid side by side, two KitchenAid dishwashers and a separate prep sink area make entertaining easy. The commercial grade Viking range is accented by an attractive river rock backsplash, an homage to the river setting.The dining room is stunning and brilliantly shows off the private, treed river setting. Riverside decking all around offers a fantastic option when entertaining outdoors. The great room offers astacked slate fireplace surround, sumptuous Enviro-wool carpeting and the vaulted, warm wood ceilings and open beams that characterize the main floor living areas.The master suite is large and private. French doors lead to the riverside decking and access to the lawns just steps from the river flowing past. All decking is fully fenced for kids or pets. A master bath with in-floor radiant heat, a spacious shower and deep soaking tub create aspace that that rivals any spa.A light filled office has its own private entry by a gated, landscaped pathway from the parking area of the driveway. The office has access to a full bath across the hall. A small enclosed dog run is right outside. A separate studio is a private retreat equipped with heat and Air Conditioning, a mini frig, microwave and sink. The attached triple car garage has quality built-in cabinetry and epoxy flooring.This sensational, private river setting in the City of Bend could be yours! Find your perfect fishing hole or take the beloved Deschutes River Trail which is right outside your front door.
Professional experience includes having owned and managed Melrose Realty, a successful boutique real estate brokerage on Bend's Westside and serving the Central Oregon Association of Realtors in a variety of positions including Government Affairs Chair, State Director and Association President.