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Real Estate in Sherwood, oregon
Sherwood is a city in Washington County. Located in the southeast corner of the county, it is a residential community in the Tualatin Valley, southwest of Portland. Sherwood was first incorporated in 1893 as a town. Originally named Smockville after its founder, James Christopher Smock, the town was given its current name by local businessman Robert Alexander in 1891, who likely named it after his hometown of Sherwood, Michigan.
Homes in Sherwood are an eclectic mix. There are older historic homes within “Old Town”, established neighborhoods, newer construction, and sprawling country estates. Most neighborhoods here are quiet and peaceful with tons of parks and walking trails connecting different neighborhoods.The Estates at Parrett Mountain are exclusive hilltop affluent homes with 66 custom estates spreading over 300 acres. The Woodhaven neighborhood features nice sized homes with large yards and low HOAs. 3 parks are within the Woodhaven neighborhood.
One of the best things to do in Sherwood Oregon is visit the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge. This refuge is part of the network of National Wildlife Refuges (NWR) and is one of only ten urban refuges in the United States. Habitats in the refuge include forested areas, wetlands, oak and pine grassland, and meadows, with mixed deciduous and coniferous forests common to Western Oregon. The refuge was established as an urban refuge to provide wetland, riparian, and upland habitats for a variety of migratory birds, threatened and endangered species, fish and other resident wildlife. The refuge is home to nearly 200 bird species and more than 70 other animal species. Activites include picnicing, walking trails and kayaking the river.
Neighborhoods in sherwood
Here are a few tips when you’re moving to Beaverton:
- Check out the local schools – Sherwood has award winning schools that rank very highly in Oregon.
- Welcoming parks – Besides the wildlife refuge, Sherwood has 11 public parks, many with wonderful walking trails, picnicking areas, play areas and splash pads.
- Wineries: Sherwood is at the beginning of Oregon’s Wine Country and gives access to many tasting rooms, vineyards and wineries.
Homes for Sale in Sherwood
If you’ve ever considered moving to Sherwood, you probably wanted to know about the real estate / homes for sale in the area. Here are the most current homes for sale. Priced within any budget, moving to Sherwood may be priced right for you!
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