La Grande Residential Real Estate
The communities of Union county include La Grande, Island
City, Summerville, Imbler, Cove, Union, Elgin, North Powder
and the surrounding areas. Each offers a wide selection of
La Grande, the county seat of
Union County, is home to Eastern Oregon University. When the
wagon trains came west, they often stopped at La Grande. With
the arrival of the train, in 1884, La Grande began to come
into its own.
Homes for sale in La Grande range from charming restored
cottages dating back to the 1800s though lovely custom homes
on large, bring-a-horse sized lots. The influence of the University
assures cultural and educational opportunities for all.
The core of Island City is actually on an island formed by
the Grande River which drove the original flour mill there.
The Island City Mercantile & Milling Company was one of
the largest businesses in Union
County during the 19th Century.
Today, it's possible to find homes in Island City that date
back to that early era as well as mobile homes on own-your-own
lots and modern custom homes on large lots and small acreages.
Summerville was originally
a stage stop and is considered the most “western” city in
the area. Never serviced by the railroad, Summerville has
retained its rural character.
Residential real estate in Summerville is ideal for families
who want to get away from it all. There are historic homes
which date back to the 1800s, modern homes on large lots and
custom homes on acreage perfect for horses or even small organic
is also off the beaten track, making it highly desirable.
Imbler offers families everything from homes dating back to
the 1800s to custom homes on large lots and acreage. Horses
are welcome as are other livestock and farming
Cove is nestled against the foot of
Mount Fannie so it's not surprising that Cove's roots are
in mining. Home owning opportunities include everything from
elegant custom homes with spectacular valley views through
more modest, but thoroughly modern homes on good sized lots.
Homes on multi-acre mini-estates are also available.
Union, grew up as an important crossroads
for freight coming from the Columbia River and sending ore
from the mountain mines out to the rest of the world. Residential
real estate opportunities abound and include everything from
estates with custom homes to restored homes dating back to
the 19th Century.
Elgin, always a favorite of local
Native Americans, began to come into its own with the completion
of a bridge across the Grande River in 1878. Today, Elgin
offers families home ownership opportunities that are unsurpassed.
There are restored homes dating back to the 1800s, custom
homes on large lots and mini-estates with traditional and
North Powder is a farming community that offers a wide variety
of homes. There are small cottages dating back to the 19th
Century in North Powder as well as custom homes on large
lots and mini-estates.
The area is ideal for families with good schools, higher
education and the feel of the best of small town living. John
J. Howard knows the area thoroughly. Talk to him about your
goals and dreams for living in Union