Discover the Westside of Bend, Oregon: Our Complete Area Guide

Finding your next home is about more than layout, storage options, and unique add-ons. It’s about finding community right outside your door, where people come together to work and play. And in the beautiful, bustling Westside of Bend, Oregon, you’ll find everything you need to enjoy a lifestyle you love. With access to breathtaking nature, a vibrant entertainment and shopping district, and a perfect range of thoughtfully designed homes, living here is the definition of convenience and luxury. 

This guide is the ultimate map for Bend, Oregon’s Westside area, and the Pahlisch communities found here. 

Discover the Variety of Our Westside Bend Communities 

At Pahlisch, we pride ourselves on developing communities with intention—down to the smallest details. In each of our Oregon and Washington communities, you will find a selection of award-winning floor plans, master-planned neighborhoods, and world-class amenities. These three communities on the Westside of Bend, Oregon feature the best of Pahlisch and the surrounding area.  

River’s Edge

Close to the action but comfortably reserved, our prestigious River’s Edge community gives you the best of both worlds. Homes in this exclusive, private community have thoughtfully designed open floor plans in one-level layouts, providing plenty of room for family and friends to come together. Breathtaking living rooms, luxurious main suites, and stunning entryways further extend the possibilities of your next home with Pahlisch. We’ve enhanced every home at River’s Edge with premier surfaces and timeless features. 

This peaceful retreat with high-end comforts offers easy access to abundant entertainment, shopping at the Bend River Promenade, and outdoor relaxation. And just a quick drive away are Sawyer Park, the Bend River Trail, and other recreating opportunities. River’s Edge is the epitome of relaxed Bend living.  

Skyline West 

Our Skyline West community puts the everyday joy of nature right outside your door. Located just around the corner from our Treeline community, Skyline West offers beautiful cottages and single-family traditional homes for those looking for luxury and ease.

These Pacific Northwest-inspired homes balance stunning indoor spaces with the convenience and excitement of the bustling town around you. Your biggest choice is cozying up at home or heading out to explore the action in this community.

In addition to the hotspots of the Westside of Bend, homeowners can enjoy dining at some of the best restaurants in the area. The adorable Northwest Crossing neighborhood is just one mile away, with a downtown that boasts shopping, dining, and parks. And if the great outdoors is more your style, explore a wealth of gorgeous trails and parks nearby, including beautiful Shevlin Park with its extensive trail system for hiking, running, biking, and nature watching. 


If you seek accessible luxury, Treeline’s location cannot be beaten. This new Pahlisch Homes community is secluded yet located conveniently on Bend’s Westside off Shevlin Park Road. Residents will enjoy living in the middle of it all. Treeline is only three miles from downtown Bend, four miles from the Old Mill District, and mere minutes from Shevlin Park and other popular trails, including Phil’s Trail and the Deschutes River Trail.

At Treeline, home buyers will find an array of townhome and single-family-home layouts, each with the same high-quality surfaces and finishes, award-winning floor plans, masterful materials, and attention to detail you’ve come to expect from Pahlisch Homes.

This community’s location ensures that everything you could need is nearby. Incredible food, drink, and entertainment abounds at just about every corner of the Westside of Bend. And with quick access to all Bend has to offer for exploring and relaxation, Treeline is where northwest living meets luxury. 

Everything You Need to Know About Westside Bend 

Did you know Bend is Oregon’s biggest city east of the Willamette Valley? Today, Bend is ranked as the nation’s second-fastest-growing city in America, and it’s not hard to understand why. With more sun-filled days east of the Cascades, Bend provides endless opportunities to explore the outdoors. Local favorites include skiing, rock climbing, mountain biking, floating the famous Deschutes River, and so much more. Bend is also now the remote working capital of the U.S, giving residents here time to soak it all in (and take advantage of those afternoon beer breaks). 

And some of the best activities and hotspots the area has to offer is available on the Westside of Bend. Here you can find: 

Adventure Outside

Central Oregon’s best outdoor activities are practically outside your door on Bend’s Westside. Those living here get to bypass a commute across town to Bend’s most popular destination for outdoor sports. Whether you’re mountain biking on Phil’s Trail, snowboarding or skiing at Mt. Bachelor, or kayaking in Mirror Pond, you can take in the breathtaking Central Oregon landscape. 

Taste of Fun

The Westside of Bend makes it super easy to wind down. After a day of adventure or work, you can raise a pint in a fantastic range of microbreweries. Officially named Beer City USA in 2017, Bend plays host to over 22 breweries, many right here on the Westside. Try award-winning craft beers at local hotspots like Deschutes Brewery, 10 Barrel Brewery, and Boneyard Brewing—or explore the Ale Trail at your leisure. 

Just like the endless beer options around here, there’s also no shortage of incredible restaurants. With every cuisine imaginable, from upscale Northwestern at Zydeco Kitchen to cultural specialties like Indian at Joolz and Northern Thai at Wild Rose, you can find anything you crave on the Westside and in Bend’s Downtown, Old Mill District, and nearby neighborhoods.

Westside Schools

Access to good schools is crucial for parents or soon-to-be parents looking to live in Westside Bend. The Bend-La Pine school district is the fifth-largest school district in Oregon, with nine school options ranging from public, private, magnet, and more for children of all ages. In-district public schools for our communities listed above are W.E. Miller Elementary, Pacific Crest Middle, and Summit High.

Other Pahlisch Communities Beyond Bend’s West 

The Pahlisch Homes headquarters are in Bend, Oregon, so we have to admit that we’re partial to this area. But if you’d prefer to adventure in the Westside of Bend while living further out, we also have communities in the following four areas. 

Northeast Bend

Just across Highway 97, nestled in the Northeast, you will find an incredible opportunity to be a part of something extraordinary. New to Bend is Pahlisch’s premier community, Petrosa. Whether you’re looking to lay down family roots in a luxurious house or surround yourself with the comfort and ease of a townhouse or cottage, this masterfully designed community is precisely what you’re looking for. 

Residents of Petrosa get to enjoy a resort-like lifestyle where they can live, work, and play year-round with shopping, swimming pools, parks, green spaces, paths, a new neighborhood school, and so much more. 


A quick 15 minutes north of Bend, you’ll find a more rural lifestyle while still providing easy access to everything. Redmond is significantly smaller than Bend, but still punches above its weight class with an impressive selection of dining, shopping, and outdoor activities. And it’s hard to beat the uninterrupted views of the Cascade Mountains. 

In Redmond, you’ll also find the famous Smith Rock State Park, Pronghorn Resort, and our Pahlisch Homes community, Trailside.

La Pine

Drive 20 minutes south of Bend, and you’ll discover La Pine, the perfect place for a vacation home or year-round living at the cusp of the great outdoors. If you’re looking for the perfect mix of community-oriented culture and peaceful living, look no further than Crescent Creek by Pahlisch Homes.

Residents here have only a short drive to popular destinations such as La Pine State Park, Paulina Lake, and Crater Rim Trail. Surrounded by Deschutes National Forest, La Pine is an excellent location for those who enjoy living near fishing lakes, hunting areas, and endless hiking trails.


Drive a little further into Central Oregon’s high desert (about 35 miles from Bend), and you’ll find Prineville, Oregon. Residents will tell you that everybody knows everybody in this charming small town. And nestled at the base of Barne’s Butte, you’ll find and fall in love with Ochoco Pointe, the quiet and luxurious community by Pahlisch Homes.

With no shortage of beautiful sights and things to do, residents of Prineville can bask in the wonder of The Painted Hills, fish the Crooked River, or go boating in the Prineville Reservoir


Ready to Explore Pahlisch Homes on the Westside of Bend? 

When living in Bend, the possibilities are endless. From the Westside of Bend, residents can access the area’s best shopping, vibrant entertainment, and incredible outdoor recreation. Whatever you’re looking for, we’re excited to help you find your next home (and community) at Pahlisch Homes. 

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