Located up in the lovely and coveted Southwest Hills overlooking Portland, Hillsdale has luscious trees and greenery, beautiful ranch-style homes from nearly every era, and of course sweeping views of the mountains and the Portland Metro area that the area is known for. Combined with the Portland tradition of healthy neighborhood restaurants and grocery stores, local shops, good schools, city parks and other fun family activities, Hillsdale continues to earn its long-held reputation as one of Portland’s most coveted neighborhoods.
Homes for Sale in the Hillsdale area
Open the double French doors over the hardwood of your dining room to see the view out the large windows overlooking Mt. St. Helens or Tigard through the trees that line the sloping hill of your yard. Perhaps your hot tub will call you this evening after a nice, home-cooked family meal in your completely renovated modern kitchen, a perfect way to unwind after a stressful work week. Work’s stresses have already started fading away on your drive home, as your car ascended the hill and you turned off the main road to your winding back street, turning onto your own dead end or into your own driveway, all lined with trees and children at play. Homes for sale in Hillsdale are well-maintained and modern, with home safety and energy efficiency built into the beauty and luxury of your new house.
Located only 3.5 miles from downtown Portland, Hillsdale is really just up the hill from all the city has to offer. Buying a new home in Hillsdale also puts you close in to Hilldale’s own interesting neighborhood fun, too. Portland’s beloved Food Front Cooperative Grocery in Hillsdale offers all sorts of locally grown produce as well as predominantly local grocery items, food, and wine. For the more exotic grocery buyer, Barbur World Foods offers a selection of the interesting, delicious, and oddly curious. Ethnic and local Portland restaurants dot the area for those looking for a fun night out or a Saturday afternoon lunch after browsing some of the sweet Hillsdale shops. The public Library offers many programs for children, and of course DeWitt Park has a playground to blow off some steam. Nearby, Portland’s treasured Gabriel Park, located on 90 acres in the hills, has running trails, picnic areas, and all around spectacular scenery.
Getting Around in Hillsdale
The Barbur Transit Center is a great place to catch a bus into Portland or out to Tigard, Sherwood, Lake Oswego, Beaverton, Tualatin, and more. Indeed, Tri-Met has many routes through the area, which is convenient and fast. Hillsdale is also notable in its well-planned bike lanes and nicely paved roads. Many main through streets, and I-5, offer easy navigation to different parts of the Hillsdale neighborhood. Luckily for residents, winding, uphill side streets that are often dead-ends, non-through streets, or cul-de-sacs discourage traffic from entering the neighborhood, and traffic remains invisible and soundless from your lovely home.