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Old 12-05-2012, 07:27 PM
 
Location: Brookings OR
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Hi, can anyone recommend a nice mobile home park that we could find a space to put a new park model home on? It doesn't have to be on the beach, but within 5 miles would be great.

We want to live in an area that has weather "like" Brookings--the temperate, never too hot or cold kind of weather. From what I can tell, it looks like Southern coastal Oregon has a microclimate?

We'll be retired, so job availability isn't a concern.

I have not had much luck googling mobile home parks in Southern Oregon as far as being able to tell if they have open lots to put a new home on. Most results I get are for existing trailers or rv parks.

Thanks in advance if anyone can help!

Lisa
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:28 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Have you considered finding a lot with a 'tear down' quality mobile home? You want to assure that you have a good well (or on a water system) and a septic system (or sewer connection). It is likely to be cheaper from a life-cycle POV.
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:05 PM
 
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This is may be too far north for you as it's just below Newport but you might want to check it out:

Seal Rocks RV Cove in Seal Rock on the Oregon coast: Vacation Homes

Park models are usually located in RV parks rather than mobile home parks so you may have missed some locations in your searches.
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:56 PM
 
Location: 'Shangri-La 'mountains west of Wolf Creek, Oregon
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I remember when Osprey Point first opened. Many folks were excited about this resort.
Osprey Point RV Resort - Oregon's Most Ideal RV Resort
http://www.google.com/#hl=en&sugexp=...w=1600&bih=719


I think there is a Park Model area. Osprey is right on the lake, not far from ocean beaches & quad sand dunes,etc.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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A lot of RV parks limit the number of days you can stay least they fall under Oregon Mobile Home laws.
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Old 12-08-2012, 09:08 PM
 
Location: Brookings OR
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Thanks alot to every who has responded so far...I have found that I was missing some by only doing mobile homes instead of RV parks when looking for park model locations.

One more thing, and let me preface this by saying I know it's hard to qualify...but about the weather...is there much of a difference between Brookings and Gold Beach? If so, what is it? Our #1 reason for choosing southern Oregon is the weather. We like temperate, cool, and wet. Rainy/foggy is fine with us. I've seen a couple of posts on other threads about Brookings getting into the 90's???? I thought that was unheard of, or at least that's what I saw on the weather websites.

Brookings looks nice but we have also found a resort called Turtle Rock in Gold Beach that's got us interested.

Again, thanks to everyone that comments. It helps.
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