Sellwood-Moreland Real Estate Information

Sellwood-Moreland is a charming community on a bluff overlooking the Willamette River in Southeast Portland, Oregon. The community is bordered by Westmoreland to the north, Eastmoreland to the east, and the city of Milwaukie to the south. Although the original city of Sellwood was independent of Moreland, the two cities were annexed in 1893 by the Oregon Legislative Assembly. Sellwood was originally a rival city of early Portland. The community has convenient access to Portland via the Sellwood Bridge, which is the southernmost of Portland’s bridges and crosses the Wilamette River.

Many of the community’s residents love Sellwood-Moreland for its wonderful neighborhood atmosphere, with a strong sense of community and laid back, nostalgic feeling due to the city’s large number of antique shops, independent locally and family owned businesses that have been conducting business in the city for generations. The city is considered to be family friendly, walkable, and liveable. The community offers a wide array of housing options with older East Portland homes that have been well maintained and renovated to preserve its original charm yet offer all of the amenities of modern-day houses. Some of the various architectural styles evident in the city include Victorians, cottages, and beautiful bungalows. This close-knit community is characterized by people hanging out at coffee shops on the weekend and individuals and families going on walks down the quiet streets lined with mature trees.

The community is home to many great dining, shopping, and entertainment venues that will satisfy any person. Some of the popular dining spots in Sellwood-Moreland include the Grand Central Bakery, Assagio, Caprial’s Bistro, and the Ugly Mug Coffeehouse. There are also many antique shops located in the area, including The Annex, Kathryn’s Antiques, R. Spencer Antiques, and the Sellwood Antique Mall. Some other popular shopping destinations include Stars Antique Mall, The Silver Lining, Wallace Books, and Mark Humpal Fine Art. The city is also home to the Moreland Theatre, which is a genuine old movie theater that was established in the early 1920’s.