The neighborhood of Madison South is located within the city of Portland, Oregon.
Home buyers who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Madison South. Getting to parks, like Gateway Green and Rocky Butte Natural Area, is easy from the majority of locations in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover. The noise levels in this part of Portland are also reasonably low, as the streets are usually calm - although that is not the case near East Portland Freeway, Banfield Expressway or the railway line.
In Madison South, roughly two thirds of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this neighborhood were constructed prior to the 1960s, when a large proportion of the housing growth took place. This neighborhood has quite a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home and 40% are renters.
It is usually practical for home buyers in Madison South to do their groceries on foot. Moreover, this neighborhood is a good place in which to eat out. With regards to education, locals will find that no matter where their property is located in Madison South, both primary and secondary schools are nearby. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Most houses for sale in this part of Portland are located in areas that are reasonably conducive to traveling on foot; many daily needs are easy to meet by walking. This neighborhood is especially car friendly. The majority of houses for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Portland Freeway, and coming across a parking spot is quite easy. In contrast, Madison South is not particularly transit friendly. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and most homes are very close to a bus stop.