Historical, Traditional and Everywhere in Between - That's Multnomah

The neighborhood of Multnomah, also called the Multnomah Village, is located Southwest of downtown Portland just off Multnomah Blvd from Interstate 5. This beautiful and historical part of the city is only 5 minutes to downtown andhomes in Multnomah and Multnomah Village offers dozens of shops, galleries, bistros and restaurants, a wine and brew pub, and the Multnomah Art Center.  This diverse and eclectic part of town is often known as Portland's best-kept secret. With dozens of shops coupled with microbreweries, the Multnomah Village offers something for everyone within minutes of residential neighborhoods and apartment buildings.

Close to the downtown village area is several parks and recreation facilities. Custer Park and Gabriel Park are two of the more popular parks in the area but just outside the borders of this neighborhood are other parks such as the Stephens Creek Natural AreaGabriel Community Garden and Orchard and the Jensen Natural Area. The Multnomah Arts Center is perfect for reserving family reunions and get-togethers and also provides playground equipment, a gymnasium with kitchen and meeting rooms, sports courts and a community center. This is just off Capitol Way and within walking distance to Starbucks, medical clinics, and schools.

Multnomah sponsors several annual events including Multnomah Days featuring breakfast for the neighborhoods, a parade, and a weekend long street fair. Enjoy live music all day long with events for the kids, a wine and beer garden, arts and crafts sales, the Kiwanis pancake breakfast and of course the "biggest little parade" in the community. In Gabriel Park, residents and visitors alike enjoy Qi Gong in the Park. This meditation movement helps to restore focus and health while bringing your body back into its natural balance. This is held by a local teacher on Saturday mornings.

Why We Love Living Here

The homes in Multnomah are as eclectic and diverse as the residents ranging from historical homes nearly a century old to modern and contemporary neighborhoods. Traditional homes can range from around $250,000 to about $400,000 and historical homes have even a wider range than that. Investment homes that are perfect for rentals can range anywhere from $100,000-$250,000 and provide adequate space with 2 to 3 bedrooms. There are beautiful and charming cottages in Multnomah Village as well, with the old-style wood, arched doorways, and hardwoods throughout. Several of the newest subdivisions and developments feature townhome style layouts as well as single-family detached homes with two and three car garages.

If you're looking for diversity coupled with one of the hottest neighborhoods in the Portland area, consider Multnomah and the Multnomah Village.  Start your search here for all Multnomah real estate listings or give me a call today with specifics on exactly what you're looking for in this neighborhood. Photo Source: ScottMainwaring

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