Cottage Grove Real Estate

    A two-time winner of “The All-America City Award” from the National Civic League, Cottage Grove is located just twenty minutes south of Eugene – Springfield and is home to almost 10,000 residents. Cottage Grove has a rich history, including its Historic Downtown District, which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.

    Gold was discovered in the Bohemia Mountains above Cottage Grove in the mid-1800s, and the area’s gold mining history still plays an important role in the community. The Bohemia Gold Mining Museum shares stories through photographs, tools, and other artifacts, while the Bohemia Mining Days festival celebrates the gold mining legacy with living history exhibits, vendors, local entertainers, and a parade.

    Known as “The Covered Bridge Capital of the West”, Cottage Grove is home to six covered bridges that draw visitors from all over the country. Each bridge has its own unique story, including Chambers Railroad Bridge, which is the only existing covered railroad bridge west of the Mississippi River and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and Currin Bridge, which spans the Row River and is often used for weddings and special events.

    Cottage Grove has been a backdrop in a number of movies over the years, including The General, Animal House, and Stand By Me.


    Century Bank have used their (Bill and Rebekah Nelson of R&R Properties of Eugene) Property Management and Real Estate services over the past 18 months to manage and sell other Real Estate owned by the bank. Fifteen months ago we held seven residential properties. As of this date we have none. Until each of the properties was sold, they were professionally managed by the Nelsons’, finding tenants, collecting rents, and managing rental issues. The Nelsons’ were instrumental in the marketing …
    Thomas P. Widmer, Former President and CEO, Century Bank