Oakleigh Meadow Cohousing will be built on 2.3 acres of land situated on the beautiful Willamette River in Eugene, Oregon. The city bike path system connects us to nearby parks and a regional shopping mall, including a movie complex. Restaurants and shops are within walking distance.We value our River Road neighbors and strive to build and maintain close friendly relationships with them.
Eugene is a city of 156,000 located in the Willamette Valley, which sits east of the Pacific Ocean and west of the Cascade Mountains. Within two hours, you can travel to the coast, to glaciated peaks or to the high desert east of the Cascades. The city is known for its natural beauty, recreational activities (cycling, running, rafting, kayaking), focus on the arts, and activist political leanings. Eugene is home to the University of Oregon.
Temperatures are mild year round, with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Spring and fall are also moist seasons, with light rain falling for long periods. Winter snowfall does occur, but it is sporadic and rarely accumulates in large amounts.
Annual cultural events include the Asian Celebration in February, the weekly Saturday Market (April through December), the Bach Festival in early summer, the Oregon Country Fair in July, the Lane County Fair in August, and the Eugene Celebration in September.