Portland, Tennessee is located on the Highland Rim, an area known for its good agricultural soils, moderate climate, and wildlife environment. People came to this area because of the climate and good soil in order to grow tobacco. Called initially Richland Station, the name was changed in 1888 to Portland because of confusion with another Richland on the railroad line. Portland was incorporated in 1905. Portland is quickly progressing, and instead of farming only, the area is known for the many industries, warehouses and distribution facilities. It has also started a focus on preservation of some of the historical properties. Today approximately 12,125 people call Portland home.
Two Portland parks, Richland Park and Meadowbrook Park, were established in 1971. The Portland Parks and Recreation Department oversees and provides programs, recreational services, and special community events. Richland Park offers a gymnasium, a community center, paved and lighted bike and hike trails, public swimming pooler, and fields for soccer, baseball, football, and softball. There are also basketball courts as well as picnic areas. Meadowbrook Park is not as active, having a walking trail, picnic areas, a skate park and basketball and tennis courts. If you enjoy wine, the Sumner Crest Winery produces over 20 wines on site. They have daily wine tasting and provide a large boutique gift shop for visitors. Lunch plates are also available on the patio. For an outdoor adventure for the whole family, the Bottom View Farm has a petting zoo, tours, a small park, and hay rides. There is also fruit available in season, a restaurant and general store, and a facility that can be used for weddings or other events.
Portland real estate offers a variety of home styles, from ranch to two-story traditional, and modern contemporary. The lot sizes in Portland vary from half an acre to over five acres. Homes are typically traditional siding or brick, and most have three bedrooms or more. The neighborhoods are beautiful with lovely lawns and mature trees. The Portland area is set amid the rolling hills and fields, making it feel rural despite its growth. With the lovely parks, the abundant recreation and the quality schools, this family-friendly community is a must consider destination for homebuyers searching in the Nashville area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Portland, Tennessee, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.
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