AboutHomes for Sale in Forest Heights
Forest Heights is considered one of Portland’s most desirable upscale neighborhoods. With its high vantage point, sitting atop Portland’s West Hills, this gem of a neighborhood offers some of the best views of Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Hood and the coastal range. Many home sites offer stunning sunset views over the west hills and the coastal mountain range.
The neighborhood’s main thoroughfare is NW Skyline Boulevard, with pockets of residential development cascading down the slopes. The neighborhood is close to the dining, shopping, and entertainment of Northwest. A short distance in the other direction is Forest Park, a vast tract of urban wilderness.
Majority of the homes were built in the 1990’s and are most known for being luxurious in both design and size. Forest Heights is another one of Oregon’s master planned communities spanning more than 600 acres and offering an abundance of green space, trails and common areas. Located minutes west from Downtown Portland and nestled in the West Hills. Location is key, as it’s just minutes to Nike and Intel campuses, the high tech corridor and renowned Portland hospitals. Many find this short commute, which offers alternate routes whether heading east into Portland or west toward the high tech corridor, very desirable.
The exceptional schools draw many to the Forest Heights neighborhood. Forest Park Elementary, West/East Sylvan Middle and Lincoln High and highly rated as per www.GreatSchools.org.
For those looking for a highly walkable lifestyle, this may not be the best fit. Check out www.WalkScore.com to search walkability ratings.
If you’re looking for a lushly treed and uniquely planned community close-in to Portland, Forest Heights may be the just the place to call your new home. Call us to help you get settled.