In Southwest Portland, Oregon, there is a remarkable neighborhood known as Hillsdale. Hillsdale is bordered by Homestead, Healy Heights and Southwest Hills on the north, Multnomah and South Burlingame on the south, South Portland on the east and Bridlemile and Hayhurst on the west. Just 3.5 miles from Downtown Portland via Interstate 5, Hillsdale sits west of the highway and in close proximity to a library, several beautiful parks, a shopping center, excellent schools and great options for dining and entertainment. This family-friendly community continues to be a popular destination among homebuyers seeking a suburban lifestyle with close proximity to Downtown Portland and all of its excitement.
The “main street” of Hillsdale in the east-west Capitol Highway, and at the 6000’s block you will find several great dining and shopping opportunities, as well as a bakery, laundromat, pharmacy, pet wash, bank, cleaners, post office, video store and veterinary. Restaurants in the Hillsdale neighborhood include Thai, Mexican and Chinese options, as well as a pizza and sandwich shop.
Hillsdale is also home to a year round farmers market which boasts an attendance often exceeding 3,000 on Sundays. During the winter, from December to April, the schedule is every other week. The Hillsdale Farmers’ Market is held in the parking lot between Wilson High School, the focus of the community’s pride, and Rieke Elementary School.
Hillsdale is home to many families with young children, and a fair number of empty-nesters as well. Boasting a Town Center that has been designated a Main Street District by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Hillsdale is a great place to call home in Southwest Portland. Hillsdale boasts a long history, its development dating back to the 1920’s. However, most of the homes built in the neighborhood are post-World War II and many are ranch style homes.
In addition to single family homes ranging in age from 1950 to present day, Hillsdale also has a few condominiums along SW Capitol Highway’s 6000 block.
The Wilson Park area, which spread’s downhill from the Wilson High School, is composed of split-level and split-entry ranch homes and most homes within the Hillsdale community are affordable and provide easy access to all that is required for daily life. The median sale price for a Hillsdale home in 2015 was $500,000, climbing up from $399,900 in 2014. The per square foot cost of a home in the Hillsdale neighborhood was $209 in 2015, up from $195 in 2014.
Buying a home in Hillsdale makes it easy to enjoy the 35 acre George Himes Park, the 103 acre Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard Park and the much smaller Hillsdale and DeWitt parks. With its great location, beautiful parks, many amenities and affordable homes, Hillsdale is a truly wonderful place to buy a home in the Portland area.
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