The neighborhood of Boise is part of the city of Portland, Oregon.
Boise is a "jack-of-all-trades" when it comes to the ambience of this part of the city. It is easy to find energetic streets in this area. Even though there is a poor selection of entertainment venues, there are many people around most of the time, and finding one of the a few bars is very easy as they are generally situated in very convenient locations. Boise is reasonably quiet, as the streets are tranquil, however some areas can be quite loud, especially around Pacific Highway. It is easy to get to public green spaces since there are a few of them nearby for residents to visit.
Boise experienced its biggest housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing is from this time period. In this part of Portland, about 45% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the rest are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and duplexes. Around 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 40% are owners. This neighborhood also has a good selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is especially easy to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in this part of Portland. Additionally, those who appreciate dining out won't have to walk far in Boise, where about 40 restaurants and a few coffee shops are available. A good selection of clothing stores can also be found within a rather short walking distance. With regards to education, residents will appreciate that wherever their property is situated in this area, primary as well as high schools are close by.
Boise presents property owners with the choice between a variety of modes of transportation. Boise has a fairly good public transit infrastructure. For example, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Getting around by car is also easy in this part of Portland. It is convenient to come across a parking spot, and many houses for sale are a very short drive from the nearest highway, such as Pacific Highway. Boise is especially suitable for walking; most daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car, and there are also a good number of businesses in proximity.