Goose Hollow Real Estate – Portland Realtors love this neighborhood.
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Goose Hollow was named after the migrating geese who used to stop there to gather. It acquired its distinctive name through early residents’ practice of letting their geese run free throughout the wooded hollow in the Tualatin Mountains. Goose Hollow has one of the highest rated schools in the Portland School district. Lincoln High-school brings families all across the US moving into Portland.
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I personally love driving through Goose Hollow in Southwest Portland just to enjoy the beautiful architecture of all of these homes and Condo’s. As a Portland Realtor, I love this neighborhood and have the honor of entering into many of these gorgeous floor plans and paradise backyards. Goose Hollow Condos and town homes can be Penthouses with ultimate privacy, masterfully designed with great views and contemporary styles. The MAX Light Rail system travels through the neighborhood, stopping at the PGE Park, Kings Hill/SW Salmon and Goose Hollow/SW Jefferson St stations. Whether you commute to downtown or west to Beaverton or Hillsboro, it’s a easy walk down the to a MAX stop from most parts of the neighborhood. Goose Hollow is also served by two major freeways: Interstate 405 (which divides it from Downtown Portland) and U.S. Route 26.
PGE Park is a multi-purpose sports facility located on the north edge of Goose Hollow. I think everyone is still waiting for Major League Baseball to come to Portland, but PGE is a bit too small to house such a large crowd. PGE Park is home to the Triple-A Baseball Portland Beavers and professional soccer’s Portland Timbers. The Timbers are a member of the United Soccer League and in 2011 they will join the major ranks when they play in the MLS. (not the Multiple Listing Service
Thinking of the perfect city to relax in…The October 2007 issue of Money Magazine named the Goose Hollow neighborhood as one of the best places to retire. The article states that, “Goose Hollow is walking distance to Washington Park, which is home to the Japanese Garden, the International Test Rose Garden and the Hoyt Arboretum. Goose Hollow’s Walk Score is in the 90′s out of 100, meaning this is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Portland. Check out my Portland relocation guide if moving to Portland Oregon is on your Horizon.
As one of the original residential areas in Portland, Goose Hollow is marked by turn-of-the-century homes.”
A charming neighborhood, with a delightful mix of old and new. Goose Hollow’s streets are lined with older Portland homes dating from the turn of the century. Some former homes have been converted into law offices, coffee shops and other businesses, making this area a mix of residential and commercial. You can also expect to find many apartments, condo’s, duplex’s and multi-plex’s. Goose Hollow is home to some of Portland’s oldest dining establishments.
Kevin Levy – Realtor