Creston-Kenilworth Real Estate
Peaceful streets, charming homes and a full schedule of community activities are some of the things that make this area so popular with families and first-time homebuyers. An artistic atmosphere, the recent addition of a few trendy bars and comfy coffee shops, two beautiful day parks, a fantastic Community Music Center and close proximity to Reed College are just a few of the amenities this neighborhood has to offer.
The close-in Southeast Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood is a great place to live if you’re looking for a quiet community with convenient access to downtown, nearby recreational areas and the hip commercial districts of Southeast Division and Hawthorne streets without the large price-tags often associated with these amenities.
Parks & Recreation
Kenilworth Park is located near the center of the Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood and features wide open spaces, towering old-growth trees, two playground areas, free Wi-Fi and picnic areas. Creston Park is the area’s other day park and has a very popular community pool and large off-leash area for dogs. The Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens is located adjacent to the Eastmoreland Golf Course just a few miles from the center of Creston. Open year-round, admission into this storybook garden is $3.00 and gives you all day access to the fountains, waterfalls, wildlife and more than 2500 types of Rhododendrons, Azaleas and companion plants.
Houses in the Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood range from classic East Portland and Cottage homes to Victorian, Queen Anne, Bungalow and mid-century Ranch styles. Some newer construction can also be found, with a few Condos and Townhouses sprinkled throughout the neighborhood.
The Creston-Kenilworth neighborhood uses the 97202 and 97206 zipcodes.