The neighborhood of Foster-Powell is part of the city of Portland, Oregon.
Home buyers who prefer a slower-paced environment will enjoy Foster-Powell. Most areas in this neighborhood are reasonably quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, parks are especially well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, which makes it easy to access them from the majority of locations in this part of the city.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Foster-Powell is an important part of its character. This area has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even. The homes in this part of the city are very old, because roughly 60% of its dwellings were constructed prior to the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s.
It is very often possible for property owners in this part of Portland to shop for groceries by walking. Moreover, Foster-Powell is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to reach a number of clothing stores on foot. Regarding education, locals will welcome that wherever their house is located in Foster-Powell, primary schools are close by. On the other hand, Foster-Powell does not have any high schools.
This part of Portland affords home buyers the choice between several means of transportation. This part of Portland is quite conducive to walking; running daily errands is convenient. Owing to a few nearby bus lines, home owners can count on public transit to get around in this part of the city. This area is also car friendly. Parking is generally easy, and the majority of homes for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway.