Located in Oregon, United States, the municipality of Garden Home-Whitford is located in the Portland metropolitan area.
The character of Garden Home-Whitford is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. It is easy to reach green spaces since there are a few of them nearby for residents to enjoy. This part of the Portland metropolitan area is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor.
In Garden Home-Whitford, most of the dwellings are single detached homes, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This part of the Portland metropolitan area has a good selection of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the dwellings in the municipality are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. The median year of construction for buildings in this municipality is 1976.
Primary schools are easy to access on foot from most houses for sale in Garden Home-Whitford. However, there are only a very small number of high schools and therefore they can be a very long walk away. With regards to food, it is frequently feasible for house buyers in Garden Home-Whitford to shop for groceries by walking. A limited number of restaurants and cafes are available as well.
Garden Home-Whitford is an extremely good part of the Portland metropolitan area for driving. Most houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, and it is very easy to find a place to park. However, commuting by transit can be difficult in this municipality by reason of the low service level. Nevertheless, residents have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Walking is not very popular in Garden Home-Whitford, even though many daily errands can be run without the use of a car.