will find the many windows, glass doors and skylights provide
exceptional lighting that you will not find in many other log homes.
They bring the outdoor landscape, wildlife and mountain scene to life,
inside your cozy log home.
• 12” diameter logs, with 1/2 log siding in gable ends and
• Tongue & groove pine decking in ceiling, above log rafters
• Main Level (1402 square feet)
- Great room, dining room, kitchen and a large walk-in
pantry, all featuring juniper wood floors
- Main bathroom, utility room and master bedroom with 2
huge walk-in closets (and we mean HUGE)
- Dining room and great room are open beamed to the ceiling
• Upper Level (860 square feet)
- Two bedrooms, a bathroom (with antique clawfoot bathtub)
and a family room (with views previously noted from your
- Ceiling ridge peak measures at 30’ 6” (outside dimension)
• Log staircase landing from main floor to second floor is
highlighted with wood sculpture of “coyote” carved into one
of the posts. Art created by J. Chester “Skip” Armstrong,
Chainsaw Artist, from Sisters, Oregon, who has displayed
wood carvings in art museums in New York.
• Unique light fixtures both inside and outside.
• A river rock hearth is located in the great room, for a Lopi
wood burning stove which adds to the ambience of your
setting on a cold winters night.
• Basement level has 3-car garage door openings from the
north side of home, and ample room for 2 vehicles and ATV,
a large work-bench area (1172 square feet), and a 230
square foot office area
• Kitchen is located in south-east corner of log home, to take
advantage of first morning sunlight, and features that are
found in "Award Winning" Country Kitchens; specifically a
"modernized version" of the Elmira "cast iron" stove similar
to the original "wood burning" ones used many years ago by
our grandmothers and great grandmothers. You will note
the "old style" drawer "pulls" and a unique end of cabinet
feature similar to the "old food bin drawers" in mercantile
stores of years past, with the glass front showing what
was in each bin.
• You’ll find a large cast iron, farmhouse style apron deep
double sink in the kitchen and a cast iron laundry tub sink in
the utility room; all faucets throughout the home have “H”
and “C” old fashioned handles.
• White wood cabinets in bathrooms, kitchen and utility room
and white plantation shutters complement the white sheet-
rock interior walls to help “off-set” the wood floors, wood
ceiling in the Great Room, and wood log exterior walls, which
is contrary to many log homes that have an "over-loading"
style of wood, wood and more wood.
• Kitchen counters are a unique multi-colored Corian, which
blends with the white cabinets/appliances to help offset
all of the wood, and allows the use of all primary colored
dish cloths/linens in the red-blue-green-yellow colors.
• Above the center island is a lighted wrought iron pot rack
with pots, hanging from the ceiling. Center island has
"butcher block" counter top.
• Both nostalgic bathrooms feature "old fashioned 1" hexagon",
black and white tiles, as well as quality Kohler products.
• Upstairs bathroom features "antique claw foot bath tub".
The log home has a wrap around deck with log railing along the west and south sides (1188 square feet), with a hot tub to rest your weary bones after a day of hard work or out doing the activities you enjoy in Central Oregon. The mountain view offers great enjoyment, while you are soaking your body.
There is additional outdoor living
space in the back of the log home on the east side, with
380 square feet of patio pavers. It is very pleasant in the late, hot
summer afternoons along with an inherent light breeze. Plus, the 30'
peak of the log home offers welcoming shade during the hot
The exceptional water quality comes from underground springs from the Tumalo Creek area; this property is one of the 23 that share a common well. Annual water (domestic and landscape watering) expenses have been $374.34 in 2012 ($31.20/mo.), and $362.36 in 2013 ($30.20/mo.). The 23 owners in the Bodtker Subdivision own Tumalo West Water, which operates the common well.
The electricity, (forced air with a heat pump) heating and air conditioning are served by Central Electric Cooperative and the annual electricity expenses have been $1337.70 in 2012 ($111.48/mo.) and $1376.57 in 2013 ($114.72/mo.). Annual usage of wood in the Lopi wood stove is about 1-1/2 cords per winter.
2492 sq ft Living Area • 1172 sq ft
Garage/Shop • 1188 sq ft Outside Decking
Reduced to $739,000
WOW! This is a GREAT VALUE! You just have to SEE the house to appreciate the VALUE. Please review the attached “COMPARE” worksheets (face & backer copies) to compare all the features and amenities against ANY other house or property you may be considering, including costs of heating, water, etc. Fill in details of other property on right hand side of sheet, and then put check marks in left or right column, for BEST choice, such as “Walk-in Pantry” vs. “No Pantry”.
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