The neighborhood of Hazelwood is part of the city of Portland, Oregon.
Hazelwood offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few green spaces nearby for residents to explore and they are very well-distributed, which results in them being easy to access from the majority of locations within the neighborhood. This part of the city is quiet overall, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case near Columbia River Highway or East Portland Freeway.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about half of buildings in Hazelwood, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. The median year of construction for dwellings in this part of the city is 1972. This part of Portland also has a good variety of housing sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of home owners and renters are about even.
It is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from most properties for sale in Hazelwood. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. With regards to eating, it is usually practical for home buyers in this part of the city to buy groceries by walking. Likewise, Hazelwood is a fairly good place in which to eat out, for instance along 103rd Avenue, and residents can enjoy around 10 cafes as well.
Walking is practical for residents in Hazelwood; many daily needs can be carried out without the use of a car. The public transit service in this part of the city is not especially frequent. Nevertheless, there are approximately 10 bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. On the other hand, a car is a very good transportation option in Hazelwood. It is very easy to park, and it is a rather short drive to the closest highway, such as Portland Freeway, from any location in Hazelwood.