Homes and Real Estate including Info on Sylvan Highlands – Portland

The Sylvan-Highlands neighborhood of Portland is located just west of downtown, Goose Hollow and Arlington Heights. It’s located just north of the sunset Highway in about 5 to 10 minutes from downtown Portland. It is south of Burnside Road and just West of the Hoyt Arboretum and Japanese Gardens. It surrounds the Sylvan neighborhood as well which is also just north of Sunset Highway.

There are several schools that service this area such as the Chapman elementary school, the West Sylvan middle school and the Lincoln high school located on Salmon Street. The Children’s Museum and the Oregon Zoo in Washington Park are also located in Sylvan Highlands. The Children’s Museum is probably one of the most popular landmarks in Sylvan Highlands which opened in 1946 and is the sixth oldest children’s museum in the world. This 50,000 square-foot museum has over 250,000 visitors each year and is home to dozens of play areas, interactive displays and informative exhibits.

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Real Estate

The homes and real estate in the Sylvan Highlands neighborhoods are somewhat limited because the Mount Calvary Cemetery is located to the north which takes up a good part of land. There’s a shopping center along Cunset Highway to the south and in between our pockets of smaller neighborhoods with homes ranging in price from about $200,000 to literally over $1 million. There are some beautiful estate homes and historical buildings within the Sylvan Highlands area. The average price for a home in Sylvan Highlands is around $300,000 which provides a three or four bedroom home around 2000 ft.². There are also some luxury homes around $700,000-$800,000 with spacious layouts and dozens of added amenities.

Short Sales and Foreclosures

Sylvan Highlands also has its fair share of foreclosures and short sales which can run quite a bit below market value. There are several one, two, and three bedroom floor plans marked between $20,000 and $100,000 below market value. It all depends on what you’re looking for, when you look, and if you have the right real estate agent to help you find the property you’re looking for. You can certainly get a great deal in this neighborhood but knowing when to look at how to look takes the skill and dedication from an experienced Portland buyer’s agentContact Us today and let’s get started looking at homes and real estate in Sylvan Highlands.