If you are looking for a serene place to vacation, surrounded by natural landscapes and wildlife, Sunriver, Oregon may be just the spot you’re looking for. Maybe you have a few questions though, and perhaps we can answer them for you here, in our Sunriver, Oregon FAQ.
Is Sunriver, Oregon a City?
Sunriver, Oregon is a census-designated place and 3,300-acre planned residential and resort community in Deschutes County, Oregon. Unincorporated, but self-governed, Sunriver contains all of the requisite services including a fire station, police department, post office, medical facilities and more.
Sunriver also includes residential areas, recreational facilities, a commercial development known as Sunriver Village Mall and Sunriver Resort. The mall offers a variety of businesses and services, also including restaurants, retail shops, and activities.
Where is Sunriver located?
Located in the high desert of Central Oregon, Sunriver sits about 18 minutes south of Bend via Highway 97, about halfway between Bend and La Pine.
When was Sunriver Developed?
The first condominiums were built in 1968 in conjunction with the completion of Sunriver Lodge. After completing the master plan, developers began selling lots one year later.
How many people live in Sunriver?
The community is home to more than 4,000 privately-owned residences and has a permanent population of approximately 1,700, though during peak vacation season it may swell to upwards of 20,000. About a quarter of residents choose to live in Sunriver year-around, together with the rest being vacation homes.
The Sunriver real estate market has proven to be strong and steady for several decades and is also a great place for retiring or investing in vacation rentals. The area offers a wide variety of single-family homes, condominiums, cabins and cottages in a quiet resort setting.
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What is the climate?
Sunriver gets about 18 inches of rain per year, while the US average is 39. Snowfall is 38 inches. The average US city gets 26 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 80. On average, there are 162 sunny days per year in Sunriver. The July high is around 83 degrees, with the January low of 22.
Where is the nearest airport?
Located in Redmond, and serviced by Alaska, Delta, United and American, the nearest commercial airport lies approximately 35 miles north of Sunriver.
What are some of the recreational activities?
Located near the beautiful Cascade mountain range, just 15 miles south of Bend, Sunriver offers a myriad of activities. Situated next to the Deschutes River, on 3,300 acres of high desert, meadows and pine forests, Sunriver is a haven for vacationers, golfers as well as outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.
Sunriver offers an exciting array of activities including: golf, tennis, swimming, horseback riding, kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, fly fishing, biking, hiking, bird watching, spa and fitness centers, music and art festivals as well as a variety of restaurants from fine dining to casual.
Sunriver is just 30 minutes away from Mt. Bachelor. Famous for its dry and abundant powder in the winter, a a variety of winter recreational activities, Mt. Bachelor alone is worth the trip.
How do I book my next vacation in Sunriver?
Village Properties at Sunriver would be happy to help you find a vacation rental. We also offer many benefits, from discounts at local merchants to our 4th Night Free special. Give us a call at 877-859-5346 for more information and to book your stay in Sunriver.