DOWNTOWN – Retire to Portland Oregon in a Penthouse Downtown Condo

Downtown Portland Oregon

Downtown Portland is a unique and hip part of Portland that has an abundance of charm, history, beauty and charecture. Downtown Portland borders Nob Hill and Goose Hollow and extends along the Willamette River as well as the 405 Fwy. Walking around downtown you will notice many narrow streets and compact blocks. This was in mind when Downtown was being built so walking around can be that much easier and more corner lot stores available. The accessibility to get around is excellent. Everything from the Street cars, tri-met bus’s, taxi’s, easy to bike, easy to walk, it is no wonder why Downtown Portland is one of the many highlights all of Portland has to offer. It is also no wonder why everyone loves to retire in Portland Oregon.

Portland State University (PSU) brings in thousands of people moving to Portland, Oregon and has the largest enrollment of any school in the state. During the past year PSU has awarded over 4000 Bachelor, Master, and Doctorate degrees in a wide variety of majors.

There are so many excellent restaurants, shops, pubs and cafe’s that it would be impossible to list them all.  On a larger scale, here are a few places of interest -  Portland’s Saturday Market, The Oregon Maritime Museum, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland Art Museum, Oregon Historical Society, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall and Waterfront Park which hosts great events such as the Blues Festival, beer festivals, 4th of July festivals and so many others to mention. The night life in Downtown use to shut down around 8:00pm back in the 80′s but with an abundance of live music venues, restaurants, bars, museums, performance art, dance clubs and many other great places of interest, Downtown has become a place that stays alive well into the early morning and one of the reasons why so many people love the downtown area.
There is also the Portland Downtown Services Inc.  that is committed to providing a safe and clean area by providing, Private security, sidewalk cleaning, graffiti removal and crime-prevention.

The downtown Portland Condo’s for sale are elegant to perfection. Penthouse’s with picturesque views and custom luxury floor plans. You will not find many single family residential homes for sale, most everything you will see will be condo’s. Condo prices range everywhere from $130,000 to $2,800,000, perfect for the PSU student or a couple seeking to retire in style. Retire to Portland.

I am a licensed and professional Portland Realtor

and I love the Portland homes for sale. I look forward to working together. Below is a current list of property listings.


11 - 20 of 39 active listings.
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$187,000
255 SW HARRISON ST 16-C
Beds:1 Baths:1.0
SqFt:606 YrBlt:1965
$1,400,000
1414 SW 3RD AVE 2201
Beds:2 Baths:2.0
SqFt:1915 YrBlt:1985
$284,950
111 SW HARRISON ST 7H
Beds:2 Baths:2.0
SqFt:957 YrBlt:1965
$427,500
1221 SW 10TH AVE 1203
Beds:1 Baths:1.0
SqFt:854 YrBlt:2006
$1,049,000
1920 SW RIVER DR E 901
Beds:2 Baths:2.1
SqFt:2039 YrBlt:2006
$369,900
2221 SW 1ST AVE 323
Beds:2 Baths:2.0
SqFt:1332 YrBlt:1973
$389,900
2309 SW 1ST AVE 1643
Beds:2 Baths:2.0
SqFt:1332 YrBlt:1980
$305,603
1410 SW 11TH AVE 603
Beds:1 Baths:2.0
SqFt:900 YrBlt:2003
$1,195,000
1900 SW RIVER DR 107
Beds:3 Baths:3.0
SqFt:2679 YrBlt:2006
$309,999
1500 SW 11TH AVE 307
Beds:1 Baths:1.1
SqFt:708 YrBlt:2006

Comments

2 Responses to “DOWNTOWN – Retire to Portland Oregon in a Penthouse Downtown Condo”

  1. Susan Jessie on July 18th, 2009 8:06 pm

    Hi, I’m Ali Jessie’s mom. Ali sent me your website because she is hoping we will “retire to downtown Portland.” We’re undecided. We have lived in Sunnyvale CA for 34 years. Our friends and our other daughter Kristen live in the Bay Area (at least for now). But Ali lives in Portland (when she’s not somewhere else in the world), so that is a big draw. Plus what we see of Portland we like. So we’re thinking maybe we would buy a condo as a second home, or maybe we would move to Portland full time. Who knows. My question to you is, if we wanted to rent a place in downtown Portland for, say, three months, is that possible? We’re thinking it would be a good idea before we make any decisions. We would want to do this during the worst weather months of the year, which for me is the “overcast” months, not the raining months. Looking forward to hearing from you.

  2. CA Homes For Sale on September 2nd, 2009 7:02 am

    I love downtown portland… every time i go to Portland it gets harder to leave, your right its got beauty and caricture to spare.

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