Valhalla Heights Neighborhood in Bend, OR
By Cheri Smith
(Total Property Resources)
When I work with buyers moving to Bend from out of the area, particularly from larger cities, they are usually drawn to NW Bend because of the privacy provided by lots of trees and larger lots. One neighborhood that fits the bill is Valhalla Heights. Valhalla Heights is located where Mt. Washington Dr. meets Shevlin Park Rd., making it close to downtown and the Newport Ave. hub, which has coffee shops, restaurants, and Newport Market grocery store. It's also very close to Shevlin Park, a mostly undeveloped park popular with hikers, joggers and mountain bikers because of the extensive trail system and Tumalo Creek, which runs through the heart of the park. Most of the homes in Valhalla Heights were built in the late 1970's and 1980's and many of them have been nicely remodeled. You'll ev...