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Mountain Park – Nature’s Neighborhood

By Sharon Bloudek, February 12, 2020

I’ve been hanging out in Mountain Park a bit more in recent years.  We lived there while doing a remodel and really loved it!  Most recently, I sold a condo to one of my buyers on Jefferson Parkway, and I helped a financial planner with a lease at Mountain Park Plaza, right next to Walter Mitty’s.  I’ve also made my kids volunteer with me (they love it!) for Meals on Wheels at the New Season’s Market. So I thought it was time I shared a little bit about it….

It’s a premier planned community developed by Carl Halvorson, a visionary Landscape Designer. A living experience fifty years in the making, unlike anywhere else in Oregon, exactly as it was envisioned to be, but much better in reality.

Nestled in the deeply forested hills surrounding Lake Oswego, the award-winning planned community of Mountain Park enjoys a wide range of amenities but its community is unified by its Clubhouse. Recently renovated, its 45,000 square foot, two-level recreation and community center, is a second home for many residents. The lazy river pool as part of the aquatic center, the many sport courts, fitness center and preschool are very popular with families. Though they have something for everyone within their walls.

Many parks and trails are also in the area, with 6 miles of trails that are perfect for walking or running within Mountain Park Clubhouse area. You’ll never be bored outdoors with a further seven parks and natural areas nearby.

Most of Mountain Park homes are in the Lake Oswego School District, Oregon’s top-rated school district. And commuting is easy considering its central location. At 958 feet, it has the highest elevation (and views!) in the City, and if you are lucky you will see all of Portland and even the coastal cascades on a clear day.

Sharon Bloudek


Sharon was recently recognized as the #1 Individual Agent in the #1 Real Estate office in the State of Oregon. Recognized as a FIVE STAR Real Estate Agent in Portland, Oregon for 9 years. Sharon has been named top 1% in the RMLS, and has been a member of PMAR's Masters Circle Diamond Platinum Level. Also a Neighborhood Favorite on Nextdoor and a Zillow Premiere Agent. Having lived both in the city & the suburbs, she is a great resource for relocation clients. She has worked extensively with first time home buyers & first time home sellers, upsizers, downsizers and investors. She has experience in multi-family units, plexes, and timberland. She is the third generation in her family to be in the real estate business. Sharon graduated from the University of Oregon with a MBA in Marketing & International Business, and from Loyola Marymount University with an emphasis in Business Management. She lives in SW Portland with her husband and three kids and enjoys volunteering in the community. She is a proud supporter of Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest, being a former Jesuit Volunteer in Woodburn, Oregon as well as a previous Board Member. She loves hiking, traveling and going to the beach. Basketball and softball were her favorite sports to play, and while she never played soccer - her husband and kids do - and now she appreciates the beautiful game. Sharon would love the opportunity to work with you!
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