Premier Lake Oswego Waterfront Home Just Listed

Lake Oswego Waterfront Homes For Sale –

Introducing 1870 Twin Points Rd

1870 Twin Points Rd - Lake Oswego waterfront homes for saleEach and every one of these waterfront properties is unique and different people are attracted to different aspects of a new home. This particular Lake Oswego waterfront property is truly spectacular.

Here are some of the details from the MLS listing:

This sophisticated Oswego Lake Main lake waterfront estate has been completely redesigned by accomplished architect. Featuring 5 BR, 4 BTH, expansive kitchen w/ floor to ceiling open views of the water and panoramic scenery including Mt Hood. Living space is just under 5,000 thoughtfully detailed square feet. Invite family & friends to stay in guest suite w/separate entrance. Lush estate is .89 of an acre & has private dock and boat house at the widest section of the lake.  $2,200,000

Major Renovations since purchase: (In addition to painting)Oswego Lake boathouse
Boat House – all new
Open Kitchen / Family Room (moved wall out 4 feet, everything new in kitchen and family room, all new upscale appliances and cabinets; 60 inch TV & 7.1 Movie Surround Sound System housed in custom cabinets, steel reinforced structure to support big room)
Heated kitchen / family room floor
Front Stairway
Master Bath (heated floor, new shower, tiling, backsplash on sink, countertops, etc…)
Master Bedroom Fireplace (reclaimed barn wood) / TV / Lighting
Guest Suite & Kitchen (murphy bed, new cork floor, new kitchenette, new lighting)
Side Yard (New)
Back Stone Deck / Fire pit / Landscaping
Upstairs Play Room (TV & 5.1 Movie Surround System)
Replaced slate by front door with wood; refinished and stained all wood floors in house

You can see the full MLS listing here: 1870 Twin Points Rd

Call/Text Brian Olsen at Cooper Jacobs Real Estate PDX for more info:

Brian Olsen 503-853-5506kk

email: brian@cooperjacobspdx.com

©Cooper Jacobs Real Estate PDX  – Lake Oswego Realtors: Please let us know if you are interested in this home or other Lake Oswego luxury homes.

Deeded Easement Rights To Private Oswego Lake

The lake which the name Lake Oswego refers to isn’t available to boat on for all… Oswego Lake is a private lake.

A lot of people moving to Portland or moving to Lake Oswego don’t always know this. Now, there are some court filings trying to change that, but it will most likely stay private for a number of reasons.In order to get on the lake in your boat you will need to become a shareholder and purchase on of the Lake Oswego waterfront homes for sale or join an easement. There are 20 Lake Oswego easements which provide deeded access to 3000 homes in the city.

A home can have deeded rights to more than one easement and residents from that home are allowed to join any and/or all of the Oswego Lake easements that are deeded to their home or they can join none.

A little more detail from the Lake Corp:

LOC owns 20 lakeside properties, Easements, that supply deeded lake access privileges to over 3,000 homeowners in the surrounding area. Each easement is governed by its own individual set of by-laws and has its own volunteer board of directors. Facilities and rate structures vary from easement to easement. Call our offices to get confirmation of your property’s eligibility and to find out which easement(s) you are entitled to join.

Buying a home with lake rights –

This method is the most affordable alternative to Lake Oswego waterfront and there are boat slips in many of the easements. Here is a great one that we have listed now (pictured above as well).

3119 Wembley Park Rd

Want to boat on the lake?  Deeded rights to four easements on Oswego Lake come with this beautiful luxury home.  Listed at $1,125,000 Here is the description from the MLS listing for this property:

Fabulous location in Lake Oswego’s Uplands neighborhood! Perfect floor plan has 4 Bedrooms PLUS bonus room on upper level. Better than new home w/ fully integrated indoor/outdoor living including SONOS sound system throughout. Live the quintessential LO water lifestyle & join one or more of FOUR Lake Easements. This home has everything you want w/ perks like main level home office, Chefs Kitchen, Bonus Room, Sport Court & 3 car garage.

Call/Text Brian Olsen at Cooper Jacobs Real Estate PDX for more info:

Brian Olsen 503-853-5506

email: brian@cooperjacobspdx.com

©Cooper Jacobs Real Estate PDX  – Lake Oswego Realtors

Sold! Lake Oswego Waterfront Home On Summit Dr

Lake Oswego waterfront homes Realtors2490 Summit Drive :  We sold it!

$2,020,000

It’s a fabulous heritage Lake Oswego waterfront  property

It’s the most significant Lake Oswego real estate home sale for all of Lake Oswego waterfront homes and Lake Oswego homes in general for all of 2015 to date according to the MLS.

The landscaping of 2490 Summit Drive consist of .48 acre grounds which were artfully designed by Barbara Fealy.  Shis is renowned for her significant landscapes around the Portland area.   This is one of the Oswego Lake grandfathered-in lake water pump systems so the entire waterfront property can be watered for only the cost of operating the irrigation pump.

Please let us know if you are interested in Lake Oswego waterfront homes.

We are happy to help you buy or sell you Lake Oswego home!  We also have space in the upcoming Luxury Home Magazine if you are interested in having your home highlighted there.

Are you curious about what is going on in the LO real estate market?

We can help!

You can also see all the current listings here:

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Lake Oswego luxury homes

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Brian Olsen 503-853-5506  Brian@CooperJacobsPDX.com

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Lake Oswego Oregon: “Fore” Reasons to Live Here

The Oswego Lake Country Club and surrounding Lake Oswego neighborhoods

Lake Oswego Living

If you are interested in Lake Oswego real estate, then you are usually interested in golfing, schools, boating, or all three. The Country Club is a huge asset to the community and the desirability of living here. Tucked in around the towering evergreen trees and off Country Club Road in the North Shore – Country Club District is The Oswego Lake Country Club. Walking distance from FIRST ADDITION Neighborhood.

Since 1924 the Oak trees, Douglas Fir and Maple trees have provided paradise for golfers on the par 71 course. Skill and golf pride is truly felt in the fairways at OLCC. The Audubon Society recognized this club with the award for responsible stewardship. There are real grass practice grounds at the driving range with target greens. The practice bunkers and the short-game practice area is all professional. U.S. Amateur Champion Chandler Egan designed the original golf course and there’s no doubt he put a tremendous amount of thought into creating OLCC. Mr. Egan also played a vital part in reworking the links at Pebble Beach back in 1922 and most of us know PB is on most golfers short list to play one day.

Oswego Lake Club membership is an important part of maintaining the quality of play at OLCC. Golf course maintenance is not inexpensive. A large staff is paramount in assisting that everything come together. Please contact the club office for more details on membership but here’s a brief outline. The social membership allows members to use club dining facilities, swimming pool, snack bars and participate in club functions. This level of membership allows use of the driving range and practice facilities and social status invites you to compete in in two-ball events. Proprietary membership opens up members to full club access! The course and range are available to use and there are voting privileges on initiatives that are raised by the club board and its committees. All facilities, events and amenities including junior programs are open to OLCC members at the proprietary level.

Oswego Lake Country ClubOLCC prints a member news magazine called TEE TALK. It highlights events on the club calendar and is a showcase for Men’s and Woman’s Club Champion and Senior Champions with pictures of winners. The magazine also features letters from the club president and reports from the greens department. Here, Golf Course Superintendent Bob Senseman can share his experience on water drainage issues, course sand and divot action and seeding the grass. Another important aspect of fairway playability is the schedule for verifying the course and closures while the grounds settle back down. To many folks this is to much talk about dirt and grass and to the golfers following closely it makes a lot of sense and we take pride in the conditions of the club. Monthly dues are important as well as the costs for capital improvement. Over the years alterations have been made to Oswego Lake Country Club. The course changed in dramatic ways in the 1950’s when the layout was updated. New tees are added in 1993 and fairways were improved to allow better drainage. Greens were enhanced and remain fast and near highest standards in the sport. What a great place to play where you live.

The CC motto is Live Where You Play and for 90 years members have called the OLCC an extension of their own homes. The clubhouse has museum quality golf memorabilia displayed within the landmarks walls. The property promotes comfort and class without being uptight and closed minded. In order to continue the success of these standards there are accommodating membership rates for applicants under age 39. This approach to membership promotes generations of contact with Lake Oswego’s pride in golf. Please contact Tiffany Smith the membership assistant to learn more about the comforts OLCC offers. She can be reached at 503.636.3631.

More info about the Oswego Lake Country Club on the North Shore of Lake Oswego:

20 Iron Mountain Boulevard Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034

Schedule a tour of the neighborhood!

Brian C. Olsen is best contacted at BCO@CooperJacobs.com 503-899-2968

Lake Oswego Cool Down, But Real Estate Choices Still Good

lake oswego waterfront homes
Lake Oswego really has cooled down this week, but real estate is still popping up. The sunny days are gone for just a bit, but its good for keeping things green and cleaning the pollen out of the air!

There are some amazing homes for sale in Lake Oswego. Let us know what you are looking for.  The “sale pending” strips keep going up and with school winding down, there is sure to be a surge of new home buyers competing for what is on the market.

If you are new to Lake Oswego, then there are some basics you will need to know about.  It is helpful, for example, if you are here for the schools to know which schools serve which parts of Lake Oswego.  Another super big tip if you intend on using Oswego Lake at all is to know that it is a private lake.  The lake is not open

to the public, but access is given to the shareholders who either own Lake Oswego waterfront property or shareholders who are part of an easement in a surrounding neighborhood.  If taking advantage of all that Oswego Lake has to offer is an important criteria for you then you need to be well aware of what your rights are to the lake and how they differ with each specific property.

There are a couple exceptions which open up the private lake to more than waterfront and easement holder property owners. These include the Lake Grove Swim Park for anyone who lives within its specified boundaries and there is also the Lake Oswego Swim Park on the other side of the lake.  Here is what the city says about the Lake Oswego Swim Park on their site:

LAKE OSWEGO SWIM PARK is a public facility featuring a wading pool, intermediate section and lap pool under the supervision of certified lifeguards. The park is open to residents only at no charge. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an individual 16 years or older. The “buddy system” will be enforced. No one will be allowed to swim alone. Groups of more than 12 should phone ahead by calling 503-636-6780. Park closure is considered whenever the air temperature drops below 65 degrees. A sign will be posted at the park. Information also available by calling Parks & Recreation at 503-675-2549. ***Residents Only. July 2 – August 31, 12-6 pm (7 days a week)

There are other little nuances about buying property in Lake Oswego. Please email if you are interested in learning more or if you would like to see what is for sale right now. If you are interested in Lake Oswego Realtors or would like to tour some Lake Oswego Homes For Sale, we are happy to help!   LO@CooperJacobs.com