Eliot is a neighborhood in Portland, Oregon.
Eliot offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces. There are many energetic parts in this area to discover. Despite the fact that the streets are sometimes busy with people, there is a small selection of entertainment venues, and with the bars in nearby neighborhoods, it is very easy to find a place to grab a drink as they are generally located very close by. There are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore, such as Irving Park, and they are especially well-spread out, making it easy to reach them from most locations in this part of the city.
The majority of the housing stock of Eliot is composed of large apartment buildings and single detached homes, whereas the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and duplexes. This neighborhood experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this era. This area is primarily composed of two bedroom and one bedroom homes. About 60% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 40% are occupied by owners.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Eliot. Likewise, thanks to around 20 restaurants and a few coffee shops, Eliot is a fairly good area in which to eat out. Residents have access to a good number of clothing stores within walking distance. In terms of education, in Eliot, locals will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools on foot.
This part of Portland will appeal to property owners that use several means of transportation. A majority of the houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in areas that are very well-suited for traveling on foot; running common errands is very convenient by walking, and there are also many businesses close by. Eliot is quite transit friendly. In particular, house owners have access to a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally just around the corner. A car is also a reasonably good medium of transportation in Eliot. It is very convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Pacific Highway, are especially easy to access from any home in this part of the city.