What Are the Best Parts of Living in Southern Oregon?

Southern Oregon is one of the most sought after areas to call home. With spectacular natural attractions like Crater Lake National Park, it’s an ideal area for outdoor enthusiasts. It’s home to several charming small towns, including Jacksonville and Ashland, and offers many highly-rated theaters, art galleries, wineries, and restaurants. Plus, residents enjoy comfortable climates year-round, with warm summers and mild winters. 

We’re sold! Admittedly, we might be a little biased. If you want to explore further why living in Southern Oregon might be for you, we list a few of the many reasons in this blog to help you get started. 

The 3 Best Parts of Living in Southern Oregon

With its breathtaking natural beauty, multiple outdoor activities, and thriving cultural scene, living in Southern Oregon is like living in a personal oasis. Read on to learn more.

1. Outdoor Adventures Around Every Corner

Southern Oregon offers an abundance of natural attractions, including Crater Lake National 

Park, the Rogue River, and the Siskiyou Mountains. This makes it an excellent place for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, rafting, skiing, and other outdoor activities under the sun.

If you enjoy winter sports, this area offers that as well. With expansive parks and highly-rated resorts, you can ski, snowboard, cross-country ski, and go ice skating or snowmobiling. 

When you want to get outside and enjoy Mother Nature, you don’t have to make an inconvenient trip out of it. Just move to Southern Oregon and you’ll have those outdoor adventures right outside your front door. 

2. A Thriving Cultural Scene

Southern Oregon has a thriving cultural scene, including theater companies, wineries, museums, art galleries, and music festivals. The region is also home to the world-famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival, which attracts visitors from around the world every year. 

This part of Oregon is also known for its growing culinary scene, with many high-quality restaurants throughout the region. Tantalize your taste buds with a variety of cuisine, from farm-to-table and regional specialties to international fare. Whatever you’re craving, you can find it here. 

Are you a wine fanatic? So are we! You’ll love discovering all your new favorite wineries throughout the Rogue Valley, from Cricket Hill Winery to Cowhorn Vineyard to DANCIN Vineyards (located right in Stage Pass’s backyard), a one-of-a-kind vineyard is always just a stone’s throw away. 

3. Inviting Small-Town Charm

If you’re craving small-town charm with a welcoming atmosphere, this is the place for you. Residents typically enjoy a slower pace of life and take pride in having a strong sense of community. 

The Vineyards at Stage Pass is our private, gated community nestled within a scenic vineyard in Southern Oregon. Our residents tell us they love the “everyone knows your name” feeling of the area, but they never feel like they’re too far from the necessities of big city life. We’re located in the heart of the Rogue Valley in Jacksonville and are only about five miles from Medford – the largest city in the region.

Do you need access to world-class healthcare? The Rogue Valley has two nationally-ranked healthcare systems — Asante and Providence. When you need to jet set away for a business trip, the Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport is a quick 20-minute drive from The Vineyards at Stage Pass. You have everything you need to live your life to the fullest, but you can step out onto your porch and see mountains, vineyards, and meadows rather than cookie-cutter homes, traffic lights, and towering skyscrapers. 

Looking For a Private Southern Oregon Community To Live In?

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If you want to live among the vines in a custom-built home in Jacksonville, OR, it’s time you call Stage Pass your home. Our gated community currently has a handful of lots for sale, ready to become your new home. Nestled amidst picturesque vineyards and mountain vistas, each plot of land in The Vineyards at Stage Pass boasts awe-inspiring views of the towering Mt. McLoughlin, Roxy Ann, the Table Rocks, Jacksonville, and sprawling the Rogue Valley. 

Imagine taking the first sip of your morning coffee while admiring the breathtaking sights and sounds of the Rogue Valley and relaxing with a glass of wine in the evening as the sun sets over the horizon. It doesn’t get any better than that. 

Our community has access to top-notch home builders who can bring your dream home to life with the styles and functional details you desire. Additionally, essential services such as water supply, utility hookups, brush management, and road maintenance are taken care of, offering peace of mind to homeowners.

Are you interested in learning more about making The Vineyards at Stage Pass in Southern Oregon your new home? Call us today to learn more or book a tour of available lots

Unique Ways to Experience Southern Oregon