Sylvan-Highlands Homes for Sale
Real Estate in Sylvan Highlands NW Portland
Sylvan Highlands has been rated #7 best neighborhood to buy a house in the entire Portland Metro area. Home to about 1500 residents, the Northwest Portland neighborhood of Sylvan Highlands sits just west of Washington Park in the Oregon Zoo and north of Highway 26 just north of Beaverton. Read on below the listings to learn more about Sylvan Highlands.
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Located in Northwest Portland, Sylvan Highlands is bordered by Forest Park, Arlington Heights, and Southwest Hills. This quiet, residential neighborhood borders Washington Park which has everything from the Japanese Gardens to the Oregon Zoo. This beautiful forested area was originally a community called Zion Town but because there was already two post office with the name in the state, a resident suggested the name Sylvan and because of its location, Sylvan Highlands stuck.
Things to do in Sylvan Highlands
This is primarily a residential neighborhood but because of Washington Park next door, there are a plethora of amazing things to do such as the Portland Children's Museum, Oregon Zoo, Japanese Gardens, and Washington Park.
The Portland children's Museum is located in Washington Park and is the sixth oldest children's museum in the world and the oldest west of the Mississippi featuring over 50,000 ft.² of unique scientific kid fun.
The Oregon Zoo originally the Portland Zoo and later the Washington Park Zoo, is about 2 miles from downtown and was founded in 1888 making it the oldest zoo west of the Mississippi River. It has zoo lights during the Christmas season, annual exhibitions and events, unique exhibits, and of course, all of your favorite zoo animals.
The Japanese Garden is located in neighboring Washington Park nestled in the hills of Northwest Portland. It was designed in 1963 and features 12 acres with eight separate garden styles including an authentic Japanese Tea House and beautiful walkways with views of Mount Hood.
Washington Park is an urban park featuring all of the above amenities including a forestry Museum, Arboretum, Rose Garden, amphitheater, memorials, soccer fields, tennis courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, public art, archery and many other amazing places to visit.
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Sylvan Highlands Real Estate
Most of the residents in Sylvan Highlands own their own home and the median home value is about $680,000. You'll find primarily single detached homes throughout the neighborhoods with larger lots, 3 to 5 bedrooms, square footage of over 2000 ft.² and two or three-car garages. Many residents are part of the Portland Tennis Club, one of the most exclusive clubs of its kind in the Pacific Northwest in the middle of the neighborhood. The majority of services and amenities such as markets, restaurants, and bars are on the outskirts of this neighborhood or in neighboring Beaverton or downtown Portland just a few minutes away. For more information on homes for sale in Sylvan Highlands, a Northwest Portland neighborhood, contact my office at any time.