Why Move to Florence, OR?
Three Mile Prairie's new homes allow you to affordably live in Oregon's coastal playground. Florence is an award winning destination for outdoor adventure, arts and culture, connecting with nature, and to build and grow a business. Florence has been named one of the "8 Coolest Cities You Must Experience Yourself" by Flights.com. TripAdvisor ranks Florence one of the "Top-25 Family Weekend Getaways With Kids", with Expedia's ranks it the "Most Beautiful Town." USA Today has named Florence "Second-Best Small Town In the Northwest" and "Second-Best Small Town in America for Adventure."
Florence City boast an abundance of events that appeal to all types of people.
114th Annual Rhododendron Festival
Oregon Dunes Triathlon
Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Wings & Wheels Classic Car and Airplane Show
Rods 'N Rhodies Car Show and Community Wide Garage Sale
Wine and Chowder Trail & Great Glass Float Give Away
Veterans Day Parade
Florence Festival of Trees
Peace Harbor Medical Center is a full-service critical access hospital featuring board-certified physicians and state of-the-art technology.
MAJOR MEDICAL SERVICES INCLUDE:
Emergency and Trauma Care
Cardiac Care Clinic
Intensive Care Unit
Primary Care Awards: In 2016, received Citation of Merit in the QUEST¨ Awards for high-value healthcare from Premier Inc. (one of 38 hospitals to received this distinction in the U.S.) In 2015 , named Top 100 Critical Access Hospital In September 2013, Peace Harbor Medical Center was named one of the Top 100 Critical Access Hospitals in America out of 1,750 across the nation. In 2013, Oregon Rural Healthcare Quality Network named Peace Harbor Medical Center for the second consecutive year as an overall Top Performing Hospital
A Taste Of The Coast
No matter what your food preference Florence has it. Surf 'N Turf to Authentic Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Mexican. The area has many locally sourced favorites such as fresh catches, agrarian offerings, seasonal berries and local produce. For those who are thirsty the area's pubs, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops have something for every palate.
The Water Front Depot Restaurant
Bay View Bistro
Little Brown Hen Café
Bridgewater Ocean Fresh Fish House and Zebra Bar
The Pono Hukilau
La Pomodori Ristorante
Chens Family Dish
Homegrown Public House
Fresh Harvest Café
Novelli's Crab & Seafood
Florence has all types of shopping. Stroll the quaint shops of Historic Old Town Florence on Highway 101.
Fred Meyer Superstore (Located 125 yards from the South East Corner of Three Mile Prairie.)
Florence Oregon Boardwalk Market
Silver Lining Boutique
US Bead Warehouse
Laurel Bay Gardens
Blue Dolphin Antiques
Black Pearl Antiques
Books and Bears
Jambo World Craft
Wind Drift Gallery
Living at Three Mile Prairie will grant plenty of opportunity to visit the beach. Take a look below at some of the beautiful beaches nearby.
Devils Elbow / Heceta Head
Hiking near Florence, Oregon will not leave you disappointed. The area offers massive sand dunes, mossy forests, babbling streams, sandy beaches and lighthouses. Enjoy some of the top hikes near Florence, Oregon.
Sweet Creek Falls Trail
Tehkenitch Creek Trail
Hobbit Beach Trail
Light House Trails
China Creek Loop Trail
The area around Florence boasts many fishing options, most of them within an easy drive of the Three Mile Prairie master plan community. The most popular fisheries are centered around the area’s many small and several large fishing lakes which boast good fishing for trout, bass, panfish and even salmon. The Siuslaw River system is among the state’s best for fall Chinook salmon fishing and for winter steelhead. Here are some of the best fishing spots near Three Mile Prairie.
ALDER, BUCK AND DUNE LAKES
ERHART, GEORGIA AND NORTH GEORGIA LAKES
SIUSLAW BAY AND RIVER
Golfing in Florence
SANDPINES GOLF LINKS
Located less than 1/4 mile from Three Mile Prairie's south border, this Rees Jones and Greg Muirhead designed course boasts an award winning design, provides wooded holes, evoking comparisons to Pinhurst, links holes reminiscent of the Monterey peninsula, to "the crescendo" (#16,17,18) played around the great central lake. The course has 18 holes. It is a public course and is open year around. Learn More.
OCEAN DUNES GOLF LINKS
Designed by William G. Robinson, Ocean Dunes Golf Links is an 18-hole unique, challenging and enjoyable golf experience. With a par of 71, and a slope of 124, it is nestled in the sand dunes of the Oregon coast. This true golf links, with the native plant materials such as Scotch broom, wax myrtle, shore pines and native rhododendrons offers golfers a memorable setting. Built on a natural sand base, Ocean Dunes provides the golfer with a dry, firm playing surface year round. It offers links style pot bunkers.
Education & Enrichment
Florence is blessed with two top school districts, the Siuslaw School District and the neighboring Mapleton School District. They have all day Kindergarten to remedial and advanced programs for students of all grades, active STEM programs, extra curricular activities, and after school sports programs. The Christian School is open to all faiths for students up to eighth grade. The Lane Community College Extension Campus offers associate degrees, enriching non credit courses and seminars and courses for business people.
Enjoy the Coastal Dunes
The Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area is 31,500 acres that stretches for 47 miles long and one mile wide down the Oregon Coast. The sand dunes range from Florence, OR to Coos Bay, OR. with about half of this recreation area open to off roading.
There are several staging areas, lots of parking, many access points and various campgrounds throughout the dunes.