Are you looking for walking distance to parks, shops, and restaurants? Excellent schools, a neighborhood designed for walking and an area where crime is almost nonexistent? Look no further than Triple Creek, OR. Known as being one of the best neighborhoods in Beaverton, the neighborhood has a definite family/community vibe and has members of all races, religions and nationalities. This area has been a favorite choice for many of the tech transplants across the nation and globe, and the result is both multicultural and vibrant.
This is a high-end market with rent for a studio apartment starting in the 800 range, and going well past 2000 in rent for a home or multi-bedroom apartment. Apartments in Triple Creek, OR are comparable to much of the rest of Beaverton, but still high compared to much of the nation if you are moving from out of state. Please note that rents are often higher in Oregon because there is a bit more free income that drives up the market. This is because Oregon has no sales tax.
Triple creek has over twenty restaurants just within the neighborhood alone, and an additional ten coffee shops. There is no shortage of food. By venturing out a little further, the food in Portland is world famous, and you'll get to enjoy food truck gourmet and take your pick of cultural activities that the nearby city has to offer. Food ranges all over the globe, from your choice of countries with the large number of small Asian restaurants. Chinese, Thai, Mongolian, Japanese and Korean are just a few of the options. If Asian food isn't your thing, try Mexican, or American Diner fare or some more unusual choices like Ethiopian food.
Most places allow pets in Triple Creek, and most shops will accommodate them to some extent as well. From outdoor dining with leash areas to water bowls in front of shops to dozens of doggie spas, day cares, boutiques and vet facilities within a five to ten minute drive, your pet has never been so pampered. Dog parks are plentiful and full of people most any time of day. The lovely trails in Triple Creek Beaverton are dog friendly, and you'll rarely be able to go out walking without seeing someone taking their best friend on a little jaunt.
The MAX light rail system is one of the best in the nation, and if you're looking to go into Portland without driving, its a great choice. Several stations are right in Triple Creek, OR. The buses are fine but not fabulous, Portland is very walkable and bikeable, but driving can be more difficult. The city has a number of rivers and one-way bridges that bottleneck traffic. Once you're in the right section, all-day parking can be difficult and pricey to find downtown.
Beaverton's school systems are some of the best in the nation. Beaverton boasts a 90% graduation rate of their students, and Triple Creek has a 92%, so the chance of having a neighborhood full of bad influences for your children is small. The public schools are all nationally rated 9 and 10, and include specialties like Science and Technology and Spanish Immersion, starting as early as elementary school. The Portland region boasts over 20 private schools, though many are religious as the need for college prep schools is small with such excellent free versions locally available. A large number of alternative teaching philosophies are available, however, from Waldorf to Free Schools to Montessouri.