The neighborhood of Southwest Bend is situated within the city of Bend, Oregon.
Southwest Bend is very quiet, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic.
The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of Southwest Bend is an important part of its character. The properties in this part of the city are very modern, because the majority of its dwellings were built since the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1990s. This neighborhood also has quite a good selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the dwellings in the neighborhood and one third are rented.
Home buyers will welcome the proximity to primary schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in this neighborhood. On the other hand, this area does not contain any high schools. Concerning eating, it is often feasible for house buyers in Southwest Bend to buy groceries by walking. There are also a few opportunities for those who value restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
A car is an excellent medium of transportation in Southwest Bend. It is very easy to access a place to park, and most properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway. However, the public transit system in Southwest Bend is quite bad. Thankfully, home owners benefit from a few bus lines, and bus stops are typically nearby. It is impractical for people walking to move around in Southwest Bend as very few daily errands can be run on foot.