West Hills Homes for Sale in Portland Oregon - Real Estate in West Hills
Included below are homes for sale in West Hills. If you would like more information on any of these West Hills real estate listings, just click the "Request More Information" button when viewing the details of that property. We can provide you with disclosures, past sales history, dates and prices of homes recently sold nearby, and more.
And, if you haven't already, be sure to register for a free account so that you can receive email alerts whenever new West Hills home listings come on the market. Also contact us for more information about West Hills homes for sale or to schedule a home tour at your earliest convenience.
More About West Hills
Portland's West Hills neighborhood, also sometimes referred to as Southwest Hills, is a distinct, major neighborhood with several micro-neighborhoods in the master-planned community.
Other neighborhoods such as Arlington Heights, Bridlemile, Council Crest, Forest Heights, Kings Heights, Portland Heights, and the Sylvan Highlands are all part of the master-planned community of West Hills. Nestled in Southwest Portland, this region contains upscale homes, larger lots, single-family properties, and a few condominiums. This laid-back, luxurious community has attracted wealthy homeowners since the late 19th century. Set just over the Tualatin Mountains from downtown Portland, West Hills offers serene winding roads through forests and beautiful homes perched on the hillside.
West Hills is just minutes from downtown Portland yet miles away from the downtown city hustle and bustle. It's one of the area's most affluent communities with home prices that average an increase of 4 to 5% per year. Touted as one of the best neighborhoods in Portland, West Hills has been the key neighborhood for the wealthiest portly Indians since the early part of the 20th century. You'll find a variety of styles in architecture such as English cottages, tutors, craftsmen, and bungalows as well as a few colonial and Pacific Northwest design.
Many homes in Portland's West Hills offers stunning and expansive views of downtown Portland and on clear days, potentially all the way to Mount Hood, the Cascade Mountains, and the Willamette Valley. The highest elevation in Portland is the neighborhood of Council Crest and the Council Crest Park at over 1000 feet above sea level. This provides residents with a 180° view of the entire Portland Metro area and features miles of trails, beautiful picnic areas, parks, and off-leash dog areas.
West Hills Schools
Residents of Portland's West Hills are part of the Portland public school system and are typically assigned to the Rieke elementary school, the Gray middle school, and the Wilson high school. All of these schools are approximately 1 to 2 miles from most homes in West Hills. The Gray middle school offers excellent parent involvement with a low student to teacher ratio and excellent reviews by students and parents alike.
Living in West Hills
Living in this area means you are in the heart of one of the most forested neighborhoods in all of Portland yet no more than 5 to 10 minutes from downtown. It makes an excellent location for those that are looking for beautiful views and mature landscaping, yet an easy and quick commute to downtown. This hilly terrain and lush nature parks offer stunning views from most homes and the area itself is full of history and connections to Portland's past. One of the most notable homes is the 1918 Frank J Cobb's House, an architectural masterpiece touted as one of the most luxurious estates you can find in Portland.
The neighborhood is primarily residential with upscale homes and estates but surrounding the area are multiple shops, restaurants, and markets. On the edge of West Hills is the popular Vista Spring Café, a landmark in the community for over 20 years. Whether you're stopping in for a warm cup of tomato soup and custom grilled cheese sandwich or grabbing a pizza on your way home from work, the café has provided years of faithful service to residents of West Hills.
Council Crest Park is probably one of the most notable landmarks in West Hills. At the top of the Council Crest neighborhood, you'll have some of the best views in all of Portland, and some say in the entire state. It was once an amusement park back in the early 1900s named after the belief that local Native Americans you to hold meetings at the top of the ridge. At one point it was called the "Dreamland of the Northwest" but was closed in 1929 and the Lewis and Clark Observatory and Park were created. Today, this park is a popular site for tourists and locals alike not only for the amazing views but for the trails that ventured down into Marquam Nature Park.
For more information on West Hills homes for sale and real estate listings, or just more details on this beautiful neighborhood of Portland, contact my office at any time.