Real estate in the Grant Neighborhood
Located just north of the downtown core of Salem Oregon lies the Grant neighborhood. Filled with Arts and Crafts bungalows, Cape Cods, Norman Farmhouses, and the occasional Four Square, charm abounds in the area. Some have been masterfully updated and others still need some work. It lies north of downtown Salem and south of the Highland Neighborhood. Grant is one of three city-designated Heritage Neighborhoods along with Highland and Richmond/Capital Park.
There is a local park, Grant Park, and the local school is the Grant Community School which is a dual Spanish/English immersion school. Real estate tends to sell well due to the high walkability of the neighborhood. With the Salem cinema and several local restaurants within just a few blocks, it is easy to head over to Broadway for options, or just walk a few more blocks into downtown Salem for even more options. It is the home of the wildly popular Broadway Commons Coffee House is always busy. It is also home to Christos, La Vida Catrina, Better than Mama’s, and China Gourmet.
For home buyers looking for a highly walkable neighborhood in Salem Oregon, Grant is one of the ones that get the highest walk scores. The Saturday market runs April-November (usually) and is located downtown with easy access for people living in Grant. You can easily get fresh produce, honey, and baked goods from local farmers carrying it home every week.
The streets are tree-lined with old maples, oaks, and cherry trees so this neighborhood is gorgeous in the fall with the change of colors. In 2022, Grant was the first neighborhood to do a street painting. Volunteers from the community came out to jump-start Salem’s street art program. It is a desirable place to live due to the proximity to downtown and is a good place to buy a property to renovate if you want to take on a project. There are still many renovation projects to be had in this neighborhood for people looking to build sweat equity.
Salem real estate prices in Grant
Homes in the Grant neighborhood tend to run in the $275,000-$500,000 range. In 2022, the median home price was $375,000. Any homes around the $300,000 price point will be fixers or very small. You can see homes for sale in Grant here.
- Older historic homes
- Walkable neighborhood
- The local elementary has a Spanish/English immersion program