South Waterfront Condos

Condos for Sale at the South Waterfront in Portland

South Waterfront Condos in Portland

The lovely South Waterfront district is conveniently located just south of downtown on the west bank of the Willamette River. 

Portland's south waterfront is dominated by 4 High Rise Condos: The John Ross, The Meriwether East and West and Atwater Place. There are a few other condos in the vicinity, but they are not "officially" part of the South Waterfront. The south waterfront is Portland's newest condo neighborhood. It was built on former ship yards along the Willamette river, so river, city and mountain views abound in this neighborhood.

The Meriwether East and West were built and sold before the "crash" hit Portland, but the John Ross and Atwater Place were not as fortunate. The John Ross came on the market in 2006 as thing were starting to unravel, and The Atwater in 2007 as real estate prices were crashing. Both of these building used auctions to move excess inventory, and the John Ross has sold out its developer units, and the Atwater is sold out.

The location of the South Waterfront, just south of downtown and on the streetcar line gives its residents great access to downtown. And they built a tram to connect OHSU Hospital with the south waterfront. There still is not the critical mass of residents in the area to support a robust retail business, but there are a few shops, restaurants and other services in the new "self contained" little city. As the area grows, it will be interesting to see if the South Waterfront becomes a destination neighborhood like its big brother the Pearl District.

For now, Portland condos in the South Waterfront district are a dreamy, somewhat quieter and more affordable alternative to the Pearl District, and offer many of the same conveniences.

Scroll down to see an article by Wade Nkrumah about "Downsizing".

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33 Listings found with the following criteria:

  • Zipcode(s): 97239
  • Property type and category like any: CONDO

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Address:
4320 SW CORBETT AVE 309 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$325,000
Sqft:
1126
MLS#:
20042057
Built:
1989
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$4,294.12
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
RE/MAX Equity Group
Zone:
CS
Status:
Active

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Open today 1-3. Very cute and convenient. Upper unit, top floor condo that is close to buses, OHSU, downtown, SWF, Johns Landing. The master bedroom suite has a walk-in closet. The living room & dining room are open and great for entertaining. Appreciate the vaulted ceilings giving you a spacious feel. Galley style kitchen had been remodeled prior also w/pantry. Indoor walk in laundry room. Enjoy 2 parking stalls with unit, one is inside gated garage and the other uncovered in back.
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 407 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$795,900
Sqft:
1901
MLS#:
20457841
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
JOHN ROSS, SOUTH WATERFRONT
Taxe/yr:
$11,262.26
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
The Agency, Inc
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Stunning corner home in the John Ross with an amazing balcony overlooking the park & Portland's iconic tram. Bathed in light, the open floor plan provides the perfect blend of sophistication & comfort, with 2 bedroom suites, a chef's kitchen, & separate seating areas. The John Ross offers 24-hr concierge & wonderful amenities, including a roof-top deck. Close to restaurants, shops; & easy access to the street car, tram, & Max. Comes with 2 parking spaces. OPEN THIS SUN 12-2PM.
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 2703 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$1,450,000
Sqft:
2699
MLS#:
20374954
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
South Waterfront/ John Ross
Taxe/yr:
$21,608.37
Schools:
Chapman / Lincoln
Courtesy:
Luxe Christie's International Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Exceptional penthouse with large open flexible spaces and stunning Mt.Hood & Mt St.Helens views! This amazing penthouse is perfect for those who love to entertain or for those who love condo living but just need more space! The views are an ever changing canvas from alpine glow on the mountains in the early evenings or the dancing lights of the city, especially the nightly light show from the Tilikum Crossing Bridge. Wow! Outdoor living on 2 decks!
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 1816 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$284,900
Sqft:
638
MLS#:
20580274
Built:
2006
Beds:
0
Baths:
1.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SW Waterfront
Taxe/yr:
$3,918.91
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Think Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Live in the heart of bustling SW Waterfront in your own peaceful retreat. A wall of floor-to-ceiling windows overlooks city and the river. Loft-style open floor plan with hardwood floors, a Murphy bed & washer/dryer in unit. 24hr concierge service, rooftop deck with BBQ, deeded parking space, secure bike storage & party room w/kitchen. Max, street car & OHSU tram just steps away. Minutes to downtown & miles of riverside paths. Move in and enjoy!
Address:
0841 SW GAINES ST 331 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$525,000
Sqft:
1156
MLS#:
19598258
Built:
2007
Beds:
1
Baths:
1.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
ATWATER/SOUTH WATERFRONT
Taxe/yr:
$4,885.93
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Windermere Realty Trust
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Deluxe, light & bright condo in highly coveted Atwater Place. Situated on the riverfront w/balcony views, open floor plan, floor-to-ceiling windows (+motorized window shades for added privacy), high-end finishes, gourmet kitchen, office space + guest bathroom. Layout includes generous master suite w/ walk-in closet & large master bath. Enjoy all the luxury& amenities of Atwater Place in beautiful South Waterfront, w/ parks, river paths, shops, restaurants, OSHU, streetcar and farmer's market.
Address:
1033 SW GIBBS ST 201 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$359,900
Sqft:
1014
MLS#:
20311008
Built:
1994
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$4,662.67
Schools:
Ainsworth / Lincoln
Courtesy:
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW Real Estate
Zone:
CM
Status:
Active

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Rare Condo close to OHU. 2 secured and deeded parking spaces. New carpet. Corner unit with a peek at Mt Hood. 2 Master suites and open great room design.
Address:
5170 SW LANDING DR 203 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$410,000
Sqft:
1009
MLS#:
20615361
Built:
1988
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$7,509.63
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Windermere Realty Trust
Zone:
R1
Status:
Active

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Stunning remodel in John's Landing with full unobstructed river and mountain views. Master suite with walk-in closet, custom remodeled kitchen and second bedroom adjacent to full separate bath. Blocks to Elephants Deli, John's Landing Water Tower and Willamette Park. 2 parking spaces, storage, wood burning fireplace, quartz counters, steps to river walking trails and so much more! No rental cap and Seller to pay first 3 months of Buyer's HOA dues.
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 718 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$429,000
Sqft:
1205
MLS#:
20155484
Built:
2006
Beds:
1
Baths:
1.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT/JOHN ROSS
Taxe/yr:
$8,081.04
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Sean Z Becker Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Spacious, light & bright true one bedroom in the modern John Ross with rare two parking spaces. Home features wood floors, large utility room, ample storage, floor to ceiling windows and covered balcony. John Ross has 24 hour concierge & beautiful indoor/outdoor amenity spaces. Great investment opportunity, no rental cap with minimum 30 day rentals. Located in the heart of South Waterfront with OHSU, restaurants, shops, Willamette River, parks, Streetcar & more outside your front door.
Address:
5620 SW RIVERSIDE LN Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$361,100
Sqft:
1542
MLS#:
19670184
Built:
1981
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$6,933.57
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Sunset
Courtesy:
Owners.com
Zone:
R1
Status:
Active

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Condo Style home in Portland, OR at the WILLAMETTE SHORES CONDOMINIUM, built in 1981. This fixer has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, fireplace in the living room and glass doors leading to patios, 1 car parking space. Bring your designer mind set to update this one to meet your needs. Just south of downtown, close to amenities and highways.
Address:
3570 SW RIVER PKWY NW 409 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$368,800
Sqft:
921
MLS#:
20133057
Built:
2006
Beds:
1
Baths:
1.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
The Merriwether
Taxe/yr:
$5,735.26
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Windermere Realty Trust
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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The Meriwether is the epitome of sophisticated secure waterfront living. This 4th Floor unit offers tall windows for light and a bit of river/city view, a gourmet kitchen appointed with high end Bosch appliances, ample storage, a separate laundry rm, fresh paint and new carpet in the bedroom. It has deeded 1 car parking, is steps from OHSU Aerial Tram, Street Car, dog park, community garden, riverfront walkways and close to all services and restaurants. Beautiful, elegant, move-in ready!
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 2701 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$799,000
Sqft:
1938
MLS#:
20254302
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT/JOHN ROSS
Taxe/yr:
$14,607.26
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Sean Z Becker Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Beautiful 27th floor penthouse in the John Ross with expansive wraparound terrace and amazing views from every room. Open & spacious floor plan with premium finishes, hardwood floors & walls of windows overlooking the city & river. Large master suite with oversized bedroom, walk-in closet & terrace access. 2 parking spaces & storage unit. 24/7 concierge. Enjoy everything Portland's South Waterfront has to offer with parks, restaurants, Streetcar & OHSU right out your front door.
Address:
908 SW GAINES ST 11 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$199,000
Sqft:
593
MLS#:
20615752
Built:
1960
Beds:
1
Baths:
1.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
Marquam Court
Taxe/yr:
$2,880.41
Schools:
Ainsworth / Lincoln
Courtesy:
Keller Williams Realty Professionals
Zone:
R1
Status:
Active

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Stunning 1BR condo with parking right near OHSU. This one has it all - serene courtyard setting, hardwood floors, granite counters, stainless steel appls, updated bathroom. Added storage wardrobe in BR is a nice added touch. Move in ready. Ideal for first time buyer or investor- would make a great rental (no cap!). Great location close to Marquam Nature Park and tram. Includes deeded covered parking (#6) and storage unit (#11). W/D hook-up in unit (or free laundry in basement). MUST SEE!

33 Listings found with the following criteria:

  • Zipcode(s): 97239
  • Property type and category like any: CONDO

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"Downsizing Downsides" by Wade Nkrumah

Basement.
Garage.
Closet.
You’ll have the latter when you move into your condominium. And you’ll wish you had at least one of the former two, which is what you’ll miss most when you downsize from your house to a condominium.
Even in houses, there’s often not enough closet space. Thus, basements and garages function as catchall storage in a great percentage of houses.
Therefore, if your house has a basement and garage, your what-I-miss list doubles in size when you trade your house for a condo. In most cases, closet and storage space in your condominium won’t double.
Lack of seemingly adequate closet and storage space can be the biggest downside to condominium living. So, if you’re a collector or a pack rat with hoarder tendencies, you’re going to have to curb your enthusiasm or stay in your house with the basement and garage.
Of course, there are creative storage solutions a plenty, even for the smallest condominium space. And – you guessed right – they come at a cost.
So, the smart condominium shopper puts closet/storage on a par with that which he or she considers the single most important living component or space.
For many, it’s the kitchen. For others, it’s high-ceilings. For her it’s the living/dining area. For him, it’s the wall of floor-to-ceiling windows.
Whatever is deemed most important, the priority mindset when looking for a place should be, for example, kitchen and closet/storage or floor-to-ceiling windows and closet/storage.
Most everyone needs space for computer/electronics packaging, fitness/recreational/sports equipment, suitcases, and miscellaneous collectables.
Thus, if having a place to store those skis or surfboard is a must, the condominium at the top of your list might be the wrong fit if there’s closet space only for your clothes and no other storage space in the building.
Many condominium buildings have additional storage space, but many don’t. As for garages, unlike in your house, the assigned spaces in condos are for cars, not storage.

Here is the link to read the whole article about Living Small in Portland Condos

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