With the majestic Mount Hood only fifty miles to the east and providing a stunning backdrop for the city’s skyline, Portland, Oregon, is a place of undeniable natural beauty. Situated at the northern border of the state, Portland straddles the Willamette River and is approximately seventy miles inland from the gorgeous Pacific Coast. Known as the “City of Roses,” Portland is the second largest city in the Pacific Northwest and the largest city in the state.
Amidst the breathtaking natural beauty of the area, Portland also boasts exquisite dining options, world-class attractions, a lively music scene, a multitude of microbreweries and a long list of eco-friendly urban planning policies.
Portland is divided into “five quadrants” with Burnside Street dividing the north/south sectors and the Willamette River dividing the east/west areas. North Portland is the area found north of Burnside, east of the Willamette River and west of Williams Avenue. Northeast Portland is the area north of Burnside and east of Williams Avenue.
The Northwest quadrant is found north of Burnside and Downtown Portland and west of the Willamette River. Southeast Portland is composed of the area south of Burnside Street and east of the Willamette River, while Southwest Portland is comprised of the area south of Burnside Street and west of the Willamette River. Lake Oswego and Tigard form the southern boundary of Southwest Portland, and the City of Beaverton forms the area’s western boundary.
Southwest Portland encompasses the South Waterfront, downtown core, OHSU, PSU and the neighborhoods of Arlington Heights, Arnold Creek, Ashcreek, Bridlemile, Collins View, Corbett-Terwilliger-Lair Hill, Crestwood, Far Southwest, Hayhurst, Hillsdale, Homestead, Maplewood, Markham, Marshall Park, Multnomah Village, Raleigh Hills, South Burlingame, West Portland Park and John’s Landing.
This family-friendly area is home to safe neighborhoods, great schools and picturesque hills and parks. Southwest Portland is also home to many of the city’s most renowned attractions including the Children’s Museum, Oregon Zoo, Hoyt Arboretum, Japanese Gardens and the International Rose Test Garden.
Residents of the Southwest also enjoy breathtaking views of Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens, as well as sweeping views of the rest of the city. To the south and west of Downtown Portland there are scenic hills dotted with single family homes that round out the diverse selection of real estate options found in the Southwest quadrant. The homes you find in Southwest Portland, whether single-family or urban loft, have listing prices that vary depending upon the property’s age, size, style and location.
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