The neighborhood of Mount Scott can be found in the city of Portland, Oregon.
Mount Scott offers a calm ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover and they are especially well-situated, making it easy to get to them from most locations in this area. This part of Portland is quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic.
In Mount Scott, about three quarters of buildings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this area took place pre-1960. This neighborhood has a variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 60% of the units in Mount Scott whereas the remainder are rented.
Property owners in this neighborhood will value that a grocery store is always only a very short walk away. Additionally, there is often a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. Concerning education, in this part of the city, locals will generally be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot.
This part of the city will appeal to active house buyers as it is suitable for walking; many daily errands can be run on foot. Commuting by transit can be sometimes difficult in Mount Scott due to the low service level. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. In contrast, Mount Scott is car friendly. It is convenient to access a place to park, and many houses for sale are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway.