Splurge vs. Steal: Coastal Dream Homes In Bandon, Oregon

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Our Splurge: Hunter J Finch with Coastal Sotheby’s International Realty has listed 88482 Agate Lane, Bandon, Oregon for $2,950,000.

Ever dream of living on the rugged Pacific Northwest coast? Perhaps a second home in Bandon, Oregon, is for you?

With an idyllic coastal setting and year-round fishing, hiking, cycling, and golf, Bandon affords a one-of-a-kind lifestyle. And as the local say, “If the wind picks up, just bundle up – and experience some of the most dramatic storm watching in Oregon.”

This week we zero in on two exceptional oceanfront properties for our Splurge vs. Steal. Which would you choose, the coastal Bandon Dunes splurge, or the Seaside Bungalow steal?

Splurge: Oceanfront Retreat North Of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort For $2.95M

This impressive, gated, oceanfront retreat has been on the market for over 449 days, so there could be a deal to be had! It epitomizes casual elegance with a prime location right above the water. And for the golf enthusiast, it’s ideally positioned just north of the world-renown Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

Lushly landscaped and private, the four-bedroom, three-full-and-one-half-bathroom home is sited on a “magnificent promontory” for exceptional views. According to the listing it is “intensely private, with end of the road seclusion” and affords “an awe-inspiring panorama of stunning vistas from every room.”

Step inside to find vaulted ceilings, and a gorgeous use of wood throughout. Walls of windows, a picturesque sun room, and manicured gardens are among the highlights.

The 3.62-acre property also includes three buildable parcels to expand your oceanfront compound.

Hunter J Finch with Coastal Sotheby’s International Realty has listed 88482 Agate Lane, Bandon, Oregon, for $2.95 million.

Steal: Seaside Bungalow With Incredible Ocean Views For $699K


For a fraction of the price, you could hole up in this darling seaside bungalow! The one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage affords a spacious 786 square feet on a .023-acre lot with prime ocean views.

According to the listing, the cottage is built on a stable bluff edge in a choice spot for whale watching.

Here you can see waves crashing on magnificent sea-stack rock formations with spectacular sunsets. It is apparently known for front-row winter storm watching through its westerly wall of windows.

The home is billed as being “large enough in size to sleep six.” This bodes well for those looking to supplement their second home with rental income. In fact, the listing notes that it’s a “high occupancy vacation rental with bookings to be honored.”

Mel Garrett with Gold Coast Properties, Inc. has listed 54182 Gould Road, Bandon, Oregon, for $699,000.