Like most Portland neighborhoods, Sellwood-Moreland feel very self-sustaining, but Sellwood-Moreland really feels like its own little city. Consisting of two smaller neighborhoods, Sellwood and Westmoreland, the area is well-stocked with neighborhood amenities. Local grocery chain New Seasons Market, coffee shops, bars, wonderful restaurants, and a number of antique stores add to the vibe, and fabulous Sellwood Park provides a great picnic spot. This area is popular with families and extremely walkable with a strong sense of community pride.
Average home prices are released yearly by Portland Monthly. While prices shown are an average, actual home prices can vary greatly across a neighborhood.
Brentwood-Darlington borders Woodstock to the west, Mt. Scott-Arleta to the north, and Lents to the east. The homes are primarily working class and it is considered an emerging neighborhood. This neighborhood is close to the shopping, restaurants, and activities at Woodstock Village as well as the larger chain stores on SE 82nd.
South Tabor is a largely residential area located south of the Mt. Tabor neighborhood. Most homes in this neighborhood are modest in size and were built from the early 1900’s to today. Home styles include cute ranches, cottages and bungalows, and the area is still in an affordable price range when compared to other Portland areas. South Tabor is a pleasant neighborhood with plenty of shopping and conveniences nearby.
Brooklyn is close to some of Portland’s most hip and popular neighborhoods, like Sellwood, Hawthorne and Clinton. Residents have plenty of coffee, pub and dining options very nearby and often in the next neighborhood over. Brooklyn itself is a mix of residential and industrial buildings. With the addition of the new Orange MAX line, it is easier than ever to get around downtown Portland from the Brooklyn neighborhood.
The Sunnyside neighborhood is a very popular area in southeast Portland – known to most as “Belmont”. Sunnyside is home to many locally owned coffee shops, markets, bars, shops, and restaurants. In particular, SE Belmont Street is a favorite destination for many locals. This area has a nice mix of urban diversity, with a funky feel and local color.
Creston-Kenilworth is adjacent to Brooklyn to the west, Hosford-Abernethy, and Richmond to the north, Foster-Powell and Mt. Scott-Arleta to the east, and Reed and Woodstock to the south.
Located in SE Portland, Woodstock is a great neighborhood of families, singles and urbanites. This area feels community conscious, eco-friendly, and very family friendly. It’s a little too far out to be considered “close in”, but somehow maintains that Portland neighborhood vibe. The sweet Woodstock Village features grocery stores, bars, restaurants, a hardware store, and library. Woodstock Elementary is home to a Chinese immersion program.
Eastmoreland is a beautiful, established neighborhood with lovely traditional, upscale homes primarily built in the 1920s and 1930s. The homes are generally expansive and meticulously cared for. Filled with mature tree lined streets and lush landscaping, the beautiful Reed College campus borders Eastmoreland to the north. This neighborhood is home to Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden and the Eastmoreland Golf Course.
Foster-Powell has seen an influx of new residents to the area in recent years, which has helped to create a new and vibrant, although still developing, community. Foster-Powell has some lovely pockets with beautifully improved and renovated homes. A special Fo-Po treat is the number of great authentic restaurants and shops in this neighborhood.
Arriving in Hosford-Abernethy from the west (via the Hawthorne or Ross Island Bridges), the first few blocks are all industrial but develop slowly into a mix of residential, including apartments, further to the east. SE 13th Avenue marks the beginning of purely residential with detached single-family homes. This neighborhood includes the highly desirable Ladd’s Addition.