Rose City Park is a neighborhood within Portland, Oregon.
People who prefer a relaxed ambience will enjoy Rose City Park. This part of Portland is quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be problematic closer to Banfield Expressway or the railway line. Finally, public green spaces, such as Normandale Park, are especially well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore, which makes it easy to access them from most locations in this area.
In Rose City Park, about 70% of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining properties are mainly large apartment buildings. This part of the city has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 70% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners and 30% are rented. Most homes in this part of Portland were constructed before the 1960s, during its latest housing boom.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away in Rose City Park. Furthermore, there are a fair number of opportunities for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes. It is also a rather short walk to a reasonable variety of clothing stores. Concerning education, primary as well as high schools are easy to get to on foot from most homes for sale in Rose City Park.
Rose City Park is reasonably conducive to traveling on foot; many common errands can be run on foot, and plenty of businesses are close by. Residents using public transit may find few choices in this part of the city due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, house owners benefit from a few bus lines, and the closest bus stop is typically very close. In contrast, moving around by car is convenient in this area. Most properties for sale are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Banfield Expressway, and it is convenient to access a parking spot.