The neighborhood of Dunthorpe is close, but not too close, to the city of Portland. Enjoy the amenities of being in close proximity to city life, and then return to a quiet, peaceful setting with far less traffic and chaos. Unwind after a long day with a round at the Lake Oswego Golf Course or a long stroll along one of the many, scenic walking trails. It’s no wonder that Dunthorpe is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most enviable communities, and with Terrie Cox, RE/MAX Equity Group, you can call it home.
Dunthorpe is part of the Riverdale School District. In 2001, Riverdale spent over $22 million renovating Riverdale Grade and High Schools. The district is committed to providing a personalized and academically rigorous education for all students. Serving just 600 families, class sizes are small. Nearby University of Portland, Lewis and Clark College, and Marylhurst University provide ample opportunities for students to pursue higher education.
First on any visitor’s list is the Elk Rock Gardens of the Bishop’s Close, which exhibits six acres of English-style gardens. Then, take a long, relaxing walk, and choose from one of the many trails close to the river, or even take the Dunthorpe Garden Tour and see the community’s lush and beautiful gardens. With its proximity to the river, Dunthorpe provides numerous opportunities for kayaking, boating, or fishing. Lake Oswego Public Golf Course is the perfect place to work on your swing. Along with that, the beautiful Tryon State Park backs right up to Dunthorpe, offering a plethora of activities and engaging opportunities for visitors.
Dunthorpe provides a mix of multicultural cuisines. Whether you’re in the mood for Mexican, Thai, Ethiopian, or Middle-Eastern food, there is a restaurant to satiate your appetite nearby. Dunthorpe is also home to its own winery, Kelley Fox Wines. There are plenty of other wineries to visit outside Portland city limits. There is also easy access to abundant, locally-grown produce. Blueberries, cherries, and pears are available at neighboring farms, or at Lake Oswego Saturday Farmers’ Market.
Arts and Entertainment
Dunthorpe provides easy access to downtown Portland with its vibrant arts scene, but there are also options closer to home. During the summer, nearby Lake Oswego puts on the Star Spangled Parade and Celebration, Movies in Tryon State Park, and their Summer Outdoor Concert series. The Lakewood Theatre Company produces familiar favorites and newly-written theatrical pieces year-round. Along with that, the award-winning Gallery Without Walls offers a rotating selection of art fixtures. You will not run out of things to do in Dunthorpe.
Terrie Cox can help you find your luxury property in Dunthorpe. Terrie has over 30 years of experience in the real estate industry. As an experienced negotiator, Terrie can provide you with the individualized attention you deserve. Call or text Terrie directly at (360) 607-4100, or visit usa-relocate.com to start looking at listings.