Springfield, Oregon Real Estate and Community Info
Springfield Oregon real estate is rooted within a natural playground in the scenic Willamette Valley. Springfield’s 58,000 residents enjoy a smaller community and more affordable housing than her sister city Eugene and with a hop across the I-5 highway, residents can enjoy the same great culture, arts and events. Even locally, Springfield Oregon real estate is immersed in a welcoming community with great food, good shopping and the perfect view of the Pacific Northwest.
Shopping and Dining
There are gems of experience scattered throughout Springfield, including the Springfield Museum, Historic Interpretive Center, Washburn Historic District, Dorris Ranch Living History Museum, 12 Art Alley Murals, and a variety of public art and Sculptures. Real estate in Springfield Oregon offers residents a convenient hub to the a variety of department stores. Gateway Mall includes such stores as Kohl’s, Target, Sears and Ross and film lovers will rejoice at the $1.50 price of admissions to recently released films at Cinemark 17. For a more refined night out on the town, the newly opened Richard E. Wildish Theater provides stadium seating to the best live entertainment. Discuss the show afterwards at Mookie’s Northwest Restaurant, a community favorite for hamburgers, steaks and delicious pizzas. Springfield Oregon real estate also has access to a great variety of ethnic restaurants to suit a variety of tastes.
Parks and Recreation
Flanked by the McKenzie and Willamette River and surrounded by evergreen mountains, Springfield Oregon real estate has access to the best trails, fishing and slopes. Nature enthusiasts will love Springfield’s year round mild climate, and some of the best fishing outside of Alaska. Take a Saturday and hike Mount Pisgah for a great view of the valley or relax in one of many natural hot springs outside of the city. If you have access to a car, an hour drive will either have you skiing at Willamette Pass or enjoying a picnic at the beautiful Oregon Coast in Florence.
With some of the lowest utility rates in the nation, Springfield Oregon real estate provides a cost effective, community-centered environment whether you live on the outskirts in Glenwood, or in the comfortable neighborhoods by the river near Gateway.
School and Health
Springfield Oregon real estate has access to 15 elementary, 5 middle and 4 high schools, making the Springfield School district one of the largest in the state. For more information, visit the city’s school district homepage.
Two hospitals cater to the Springfield Oregon community. Mckenzie-Willamette Medical Center is conveniently located and the newly built PeaceHealth’s Sacred Heart Medical Center at Riverbend is the largest and arguably the nicest hospital between Portland and San Francisco.
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