The neighborhood of Collins View can be found in the city of Portland, Oregon.
Collins View offers a relaxed atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. It is very easy to reach public green spaces in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit. This area is also reasonably good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder areas, especially around the railway line.
The predominant housing types in Collins View are single detached homes and townhouses. This neighborhood has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the population of this neighborhood own their home and one quarter are renters. Most homes in this part of the city were built before the 1960s, during its biggest housing boom.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to high schools from most homes for sale in this part of the city. However, Collins View does not have any primary schools. With regards to food, some home buyers in Collins View may have the option to do their groceries on foot, while others will have to use another means of transportation. There are a few choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
Collins View is an extremely convenient part of Portland for getting around by car. Finding a place to park is quite easy, and many real estate listings are a reasonably short car ride from the nearest highway. However, Collins View is not an especially convenient part of Portland for getting around by public transit. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are ordinarily nearby. Traveling on foot is not very convenient for residents in Collins View as very few common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.