Homes in the McRae Park Neighborhood
Note: The McRae Park neighborhood is one of the neighborhoods that the agents at Tomson Burnham are experts in. We help clients buy and sell many homes in this neighborhood.
McRae Park Neighborhood is highly walkable and one of Salem’s neighborhoods with many historic homes. Located just north of State Street in Salem, Oregon, this neighborhood is tucked in next to the Historic District. While none of this neighborhood sits in the Historic District, the homes were built in the early 1900’s time frame. Homeowners get the benefit of charming old vintage homes without the requirements of the Historic District rules. Lots are small as is common with older homes around the downtown core, yet many have trees and privacy landscaping in place.
McRae Park is at the center of the neighborhood. The neighborhood boasts an easy walk to local favorites Word of Mouth Bistro, Patty’s Off Center Cafe, Al-Aqsa, and Sybil’s Omelets. Walk a few blocks farther and you are into downtown Salem. Craftsman bungalows, four squares, Victorian farmhouses, and other “character homes” are common real estate finds in this neighborhood.
Most of the neighborhood sits in the Richmond elementary, Leslie Middle, South Salem High school districts, although a small section at the north end of the neighborhood feeds into Englewood elementary. If purchasing in this neighborhood and school districts are important to you, double-check the school boundaries with the school district.
Home prices in McRae Park
Homes that need to be restored can be as inexpensive as $300,000. Homes that are taken care of and restored are closer to $500,000.