Slideshow: Life in The Shire

By Alison Highberger For The Bulletin
Published Aug 26, 2014 at 12:11AM / Updated Aug 26, 2014 at 11:09AM
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Common area space, including a walking path, amphitheater, two ponds, waterfalls, and stone benches, are used by all neighbors within the Shire neighborhood in Bend.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This is the guest bedroom that doubles as office space for Rolland.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This home sits near Joanna White-Wolffs within the Shire neighborhood in Bend.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The kitchen inside Joanna and Rolland's home includes a large breakfast bar.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The backyard includes a water feature and a walkway.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This small amphitheater is one of the common areas within the neighborhood.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This pond and the walking paths around it are part of the neighborhoods common areas.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Common area space, including a walking path, amphitheater, two ponds, waterfalls, and stone benches, used by all neighbors within the Shire neighborhood in Bend, Oregon, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin A dog runs across a bridge along a path that is part of the common spaces in the Shire neighborhood.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The entry way into Joanna White-Wolff's home features Asian-inspired decor.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This is Joanna White-Wolff's den and office space.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The dining room features cozy seating and a dramatic light fixture.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The interior of the home includes ample light and Asian-inspired decor.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The couple call this their Oregon room and it features expansive windows and views of outside.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The pantry inside Joanna and Rolland's home is stocked.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Joanna White-Wolff's backyard includes a water feature and a natural feeling.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The couple's backyard includes a natural area with tall Ponderosa pines.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin A small butterfly table sits between two outdoor chairs in the couples backyard.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Joanna White-Wolff's backyard includes a water feature.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The dining room table includes a hanging chandelier and decorate bowl.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The master bedroom is decorated in a simple, comfortable style.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This deep shower is one of the couple's favorite features.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin The luxurious bathtub includes natural stone and a large window.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Though many pieces inside the home are custom, some are bargain finds or come from chain stores, like these bathroom mirrors from Pier One.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Decorative pieces sit next toJoanna and Rolland's bed.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Joanna and Rolland's home sits within the Shire neighborhood in Bend.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This home with a thatched roof porch sits near Joanna White-Wolff's.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin This home sits near Joanna White-Wolff's home in Bend's Shire neighborhood.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin A home near Joanna White-Wolffs features a hobbit door used for storage.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Shire neighbors, from left, Joanna White-Wolff, Keith Caldwell, Celeste Stoddard and Deb Chaney, stand next to a pond in the common area.
Meg Roussos / The Bulletin Common area space, including a walking path, amphitheater, two ponds, waterfalls and stone benches, are used by all neighbors within the Shire neighborhood in Bend.