The Morningside Neighborhood is one of those neighborhoods that is just a solid middle-class neighborhood similar to Salem Heights. There isn’t any stunning Craftsman or Victorian architecture here, and in fact most homes are ranch style. What you do get is an affordable neighborhood where residents tend to stay for a long time. There are a lot of one-story homes in Morningside allowing people to live in their homes for a long period of time. As such, homes are often dated when they come on the market. You could live in Morningside without a car and walk to nearby grocery stores or take the bus which is easy to access from the neighborhood.
Morningside real estate tends to be priced in the $400,000-$600,000 price range depending on size.
Neighborhood Life in Morningside
Located in South Salem Oregon, Morningside is attractive due to its more affordable home prices, as well as, its easy access to the State Capital. For state workers, real estate in Morningside is a straight shot up 12th St. to head to work. You can also grab some coffee at Java Coffee on the way…
There is a nice-sized park, appropriately named Morningside City Park, which has play structures and a path for walking, learning to ride bikes, or jogging. There are also two more parks in the greater Morningside area with South Village Park and Clark Creek Park as well. The neighborhood is mostly flat, so bike riding, skateboarding, walking, etc. are easier in this neighborhood compared to other South Salem areas.
The neighborhood feeds into Morningside, Leslie MS, and South HS.
Part of the neighborhood is walkable to the Fred Meyer grocery store and the other part is closer to Roth’s Vista along with the entire commercial corridor with ample coffee shops, restaurants, and grocery stores.