As an Exclusive Buyers Agent in the Portland Metro area, I show houses in a variety of areas. The Laurelhurst area is one of my favorites and I'm always thrilled to work with buyers who are looking for homes for sale in Laurelhurst. It's a wonderful, close-in Portland Neighborhood.
Located on the east side of the Williamette River, Laurelhurst a quick commute to Downtown Portland, about 10 minutes outside of Downtown Portland proper. The homes for sale in Laurelhurst typically go quite fast. It's desirable, close-in, and Laurelhurst is a beautiful Portland neighborhood.
The homes for sale in Laurelhurst fall in both the NE and SE sections of Portland Metro.
Related article: Portland Metro Neighborhoods
What Does Laurelhurst Have to Offer?
Laurelhurst is a neighborhood of vintage homes and undulating streets surrounding a park of the same name, straddling the NE and SE sections of Portland. Stone markers flank the entrances to the area. The center of the neighborhood, Coe Circle, contains a gilded statue of Joan of Arc, which is a World War I war memorial ~ Wikipedia.org
Laurelhurst Park: Many of the homes for sale in Laurelhurst are within walking distance of Laurelhurst Park which is maintained by the Portland Parks Department. There is an off-leash section which is quite popular with all the wonderful dog owners in the area.
Laurelhurst Neighborhood Association: For many people, HOA's are a big turn-off. But for Buyers looking for homes for sale in Laurelhurst the HOA is a big plus. This is truly an active association whose focus is on traffic, safety, the park, issues surrounding the community, planning great Laurelhurst neighborhood events, etc.
Laurelhurst Theatre: When it first opened in 1923, the Laurlhurst Theatre was the central point of cultural events for the neighborhood. It has had several expansions since and has four screen, and serves microbrews, wine and foods you might not find at the other theaters, gyros, pizza, etc.
Historic Homes: Laurelhurst is by far one of the most well-preserved neighborhoods in the Portland Metro area. Quite a few homes for sale in Laurelhurst can be found on the National Historic Register. The original vintage homes of yesteryear are beautiful on their tree-lined streets.
Homes for Sale in Laurelhurst
Here's a sampling of some of the current homes for sale in Laurelhurst.
$610,000 : 3829 NE Flanders ST, Portland5 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
$525,000 : 28 SE 44th AVE, Portland4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
$479,900 : 3415 NE Multnomah ST, Portland4 beds, 2 full baths
$509,900 : 3444 NE Hassalo ST, Portland4 beds, 3 full baths
$529,900 : 764 NE Royal CT, Portland3 beds, 3 full baths
(all data current as of 8/14/2012)
Map of Laurelhurst