The municipality of West Haven-Sylvan, Oregon is situated in the Portland metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a calm atmosphere will enjoy West Haven-Sylvan. This part of the Portland metropolitan area is reasonably quiet overall, as there are low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, reaching public green spaces from the majority of locations in the municipality, including Cedar Mill Preserve and Roger Tilbury Memorial Park, is easy since there are about 10 of them nearby for residents to visit.
Over half of the housing stock of West Haven-Sylvan is composed of large apartment buildings and single detached homes, while small apartment buildings and townhouses are the main alternatives in the housing stock. The median year of construction for houses in this municipality is 1988. This part of the Portland metropolitan area has a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About two thirds of the units in the municipality are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from any location in this municipality. In contrast, it can be challenging to access high schools on foot. Residents are served by public and private elementary schools. Regarding food, some, but not all, house buyers in West Haven-Sylvan will reside within walking distance of the nearest grocery store. There are also a few opportunities for those who cherish close by restaurants and cafes.
A car is an excellent medium of transportation in West Haven-Sylvan. Parking is easy, and most homes for sale are a reasonably short car ride from the closest highway, such as Beaverton Tigard Freeway. However, West Haven-Sylvan is not an especially pleasant part of the Portland metropolitan area for getting around by public transit. Nonetheless, house owners are served by a few bus lines, and it is very easy to reach a nearby bus stop from most homes. It is inconvenient for people walking to navigate West Haven-Sylvan since running daily errands is impractical on foot.