Beaverton is an amazing place to call home, situated right in the heart of the Tualatin Valley. Just seven miles west of Portland, Beaverton combines the high energy of big city living with the peaceful routine of a country setting.
Beavertons rolling hills, lush forests, rivers, and wetlands set it apart from surrounding Oregon cities. The unique atmosphere is perfect with ocean beaches and mountain skiing barely more than an hour away in either direction.
The beautiful Oregon landscape offers more than 100 parks covering 1,000 acres of designated “green space”. The city has 30 miles of hiking trails, a 25 mile network of bike paths, and a park located within walking distance of every single home.
Beaverton is well known for its many attractive and well planned neighborhoods, with a mix of diverse homes, from high quality affordable family housing to more luxurious estates. No matter your style, you can find the perfect home in Beaverton. There is a brilliant mix of modern architecture and luxury condominiums.
You will also find a unique sense of community in Beaverton. Residents are always finding excuses to get together for fun events like the popular “Flicks by the Fountain.” During these free movie nights in the city park, families come together to spend time with friends and enjoy some free entertainment.
The Beaverton Farmers Market is another great community activity. It has been recognized as one of the best Farmers Markets in the West by both Sunset and Country Garden magazines. The old-fashioned outdoor market features the regions finest produce delivered morning-fresh from the growers themselves.
It is not uncommon for more than 15,000 people to visit the Market on a hot, summer Saturday. There are always between 90 and 100 vendors set up to greet the crowds, and live music beckons from the adjacent City Park.
Apart from the agricultural opportunities, there is plenty of city living for residents of Beaverton to enjoy. Abundant hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, swimming pools, tennis courts, softball fields and golf courses enhance the recreation opportunities that Beaverton has to offer.
Golfers have been known to brag about Beavertons Progress Downs Municipal Golf Course. Progress Downs is a public, 18 hole course that is open all year. This excellent course has a driving range that is double decked, covered and lighted.
Residents of Beaverton also enjoy easy access to a well planned transportation network and the entire Portland metropolitan area, as well as to the westside’s largest shopping district.
Two major highways and several large arterials serve the area, with an international airport only minutes away. All this and more contribute to Beaverton’s growing popularity as a great place to visit, live and do business.