The global pandemic put many things on hold this year, but the real estate market bounced back fast and showed its resiliency. As soon as people were allowed out, home sales started shooting up and the market activity was one of the economy’s biggest factors for survival. We’ve been talking about home sales for the past few months, but we take things up a few notches with this week’s blog post! To make things a little more interesting, here’s a list of the 10 most expensive homes that were sold in Portland. Want to learn more? Let’s go!
5335 SW Patton Rd
This property masterfully restored by Walter Gordon leads the list of the most expensive listings in Portland for 2020. It sold for $5,750,000, and the owners now enjoy a perfect balance of Portland’s natural surroundings and panoramic vistas. The natural forest and lush Mediterranean gardens are contrasted by the brick modernist architecture. The gorgeous property takes advantage of the natural light and the valley views with its floor to ceiling windows and spectacular terraces. The infinity-edge pool with a view of the rich greenery is also a beauty to behold. This oasis 10 minutes away from the city is truly a rare gem.
910 Northshore Rd
This waterfront property strategically situated along the stunning southern lake sold for $4,350,000. It is one of Lake Oswego’s finest estates, and it takes full advantage of the main lake views and all-day sun exposure. This home isn’t only perfect for the new owner’s family, but also for entertaining family and friends with both indoor and outdoor options. The spacious open floor plan, expansive hardscape, rooftop boat-house patio, and private dock are just a few of the awesome hangout spots! For other activities, the house also has a pool, spa, covered living, and a theater. There’s never a boring moment in this house, for sure!
24691 SW Cascade Vista Ln
This spectacular Hampton’s style estate in Wilsonville sold for close to four million at $3,995,000. It sits at the highest point in the Quarry looking down the Willamette Valley. This house plays with timeless natural elements and was built to last, with wood and stone pieces that complement the surrounding natural views. One thing its owners can enjoy is the abundance of space! There’s an indoor-outdoor sunroom, two dens, flexible spaces, and even a detached office with a shop! The owners can conveniently run their business at home. Did I mention the view from the pool? It offers an expansive display of the Willamette Valley that looks amazing day and night.
1415 Skyland Dr
Another property that sold for $3,995,000 is this home in Lake Oswego. This gorgeous property offers 270-degree views of three mountains and the Willamette River! It’s undoubtedly an excellent viewpoint for the surrounding nature. The modernist design offers a clean and sleek look that contrasts the fantastic colors of the outdoors. It also doesn’t fall short on the details with custom finishes such as exquisite cabinetry, custom stained quarter-sawn oak floors, and even the four fireplaces. The simple touches of gold and silver accents also help elevate the overall aesthetic of the home.
1405 S Corbett Hill Cir
This iconic historical property in the heart of Portland’s esteemed Dunthorpe neighborhood sold for $3,900,000. The layout of this estate is an entertainer’s dream, with its circular drive and ample space for a big party. It is also perfectly set up with a separate suite area for guests. Its facade exudes the charm of yesteryear but the home is fully updated with functional and modern systems and infrastructure. It’s a tasteful mix of classic elements and functionality.
14125 NW Germantown Rd
The one-of-a-kind International icon Blackberry Castle sold for $3,900,000. This European village-style home is a feast for the eyes with its stone walls, painted domes, and Victorian design among its many interesting visual elements. The allure of this home comes from injecting European quirks with modern-day amenities. The property comes with a home theater, a fully-equipped home gym, a climbing wall, a home spa, and a sauna. This property is definitely eye candy!
2862 NW Cumberland Rd
This exquisite Roscoe Hemenway designed estate that sold for $3,900,000 doesn’t fall short with picture-perfect views! The city, river, and mountains can be seen from the property. The World-Class NW King’s Heights home also comes with impeccable hand-chosen materials throughout. It has handsome wood floors, stunning fixtures, and deluxe appliances to name a few. Its owners can also enjoy the perennial gardens, patios, and flat yard. To add to that, the neighborhood is also within walking distance to the city, parks, schools, and shopping.
919 Westpoint Rd
Another waterfront property in Lake Oswego sold for $3,899,000. It is located on The Peninsula at the East End of the Main Lake at one of the area’s finest locations, West Point Road. This lake house sits in front of a generous view of 180 feet of water frontage. The exterior is reminiscent of the old times and classic lakefront properties but the home is adorned with updated elements. It comes with a gorgeous outdoor patio, its own boat dock, and a pool and hot tub with a view of the lake.
1415 Chandler Rd
This Hamptons-inspired property is also in Lake Oswego, surrounded by greenery from all sides. This home is a modern take on traditional design with large, light-filled rooms, golf course views, and indoor/outdoor living. It was designed by a nationally-recognized designer for her personal residence, and the attention to detail is evident in the result! The house comes with beautiful finishes and fixtures in a cohesive and classic design. The floorplan balances the common spaces with quiet spots. This retreat in the middle of the forest sold for $3,862,500.
4321 Southshore Blvd
Last but not least on this list is yet another Lake Oswego residence that sold for $3,756,700. It is yet another amazing waterfront sanctuary on over 3/4 acres, with a rare eastern view of the entire lake. Like many homes in this list, it has tasteful finishes and a modernist aesthetic. The property comes with vast spaces that can be utilized for gatherings! Family and friends can hang out in the gardens or in front of the lake. It even has a boathouse with a food prep area.
That’s it for our list of the highest-priced homes in Portland. I hope you had fun reading this as much as we did! Let us know your thoughts in the comments down below. Who knows, maybe your home will end up on this list one day! Thanks for dropping by and happy holidays!