Metzger, Tigard: This Tigard neighborhood is .74 square miles of single family homes, town homes, condos, and apartments that is located where Tigard, Beaverton and SW Portland intersect. Most of the Metzger neighborhood is located within unincorporated Washington County and is not in any city limits. The zip code generally used is 97223 and the city used is Tigard. Tigard does not have its own post office and 97223 is a City of Portland zip code. I know this quaint fact because I live in Metzger. You can use Tigard or Portland and you will still get your mail.
This neighborhood is noted for its older homes on larger lots with established landscaping. Easy freeway access is just minutes away. It takes 20 minutes to get to downtown Portland and 40 minutes to get to the airport. The superb shopping at Washington Square is five minutes away. The price range for homes in the Metzger neighborhood is quite broad. Decent single family homes can start at about $220,000 and there are many homes above $500,000 in the area.
Metzger Elementary is a new school and has an exceptional rating compared to other schools. This fact alone should make the Metzger neighborhood attractive to any family with young children, whether you plan to live in a single family home or an apartment. Neighborhoods with good schools are good places to live even if you don’t have children.
Metzger Park is a seven acre wooded park that offers a variety of outdoor play equipment. The park also has a basketball court and a tennis court. In addition, it has a building that can be rented out for weddings, birthdays, or any large event. There is plenty of parking and on sunny days the families having picnics are numerous.
Wayne Pruner is a Realtor who lives and works in the Metzger neighborhood. I can help you with any of your real estate needs. My direct phone number is 503-891-0795 and my email is email@example.com.