The neighborhood of Montavilla is situated in the city of Portland, Oregon.
The character of Montavilla is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. Most areas in this part of Portland are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near Banfield Expressway. Lastly, green spaces are especially well-located and there are a few of them nearby for residents to explore, making it easy to get to them.
In Montavilla, roughly 70% of buildings are single detached homes, and the rest of the dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings. This neighborhood experienced its main housing boom pre-1960, so most of the available housing stock is from this time period. This part of the city has a choice of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between home owners and renters is about even.
It is especially convenient to reach the nearest supermarket by walking in this part of the city in Montavilla. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Property owners have access to a fair number of nearby clothing stores. In terms of education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to walk to from any location in this neighborhood. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
This part of Portland permits property owners to travel by a variety of modes of transportation. The public transit network in Montavilla is reasonably practical. House owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby. Montavilla is also reasonably car friendly. It is convenient to find a parking spot, and most properties for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Portland Freeway. Montavilla will draw active people because it is quite suitable for walking; running common errands is convenient on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby.