Portland is a city of neighborhoods diverse in character and design, offering a broad spectrum of housing choices for residents from dense urban neighborhoods to island communities.
The city works hard to preserve and enhance the livability of its neighborhoods. As the city grows and evolves, close attention is paid to careful land use regulation, design and public participation that maintains and respects our neighborhood integrity.
Use the maps and links below to identify homes and condos for sale in Portland's many neighborhoods.
Portland Maine Neighborhoods
Located on Portland's peninsula, Munjoy Hill and the Eastern Promenade features a thriving tight knit community, offering a number of cozy coffee shops and restaurants that allow neighbors to mingle. Homes for sale include multi-unit, single-family and condos. View Properties
Circling the Back Bay, this area of older homes offers many views of the Back Bay (also known as Back Cove) and the downtown area. There is easy access to parks, walking trails and city services. There are many older homes in this area that have water and city views. View Properties
Is a well-established neighborhood of stately brick homes, many of which are considered historic, including the Gothic House, Brown House and Morrill Mansion. Today, many of the properties have been converted to condos and townhomes. View Properties
Many nice homes and tree-lined streets can be found in this area. Driving into downtown can be a little problematic, and may take about 10 to 12 minutes. The two main arteries are Washington and Forest Avenues which get fairly crowded during rush hour. View Properties
Centrally located, Bayside is actually comprised of two distinct sections – East and West. Both provide easy to the heart of the city and is the focal point of considerable renovation and restoration. View Properties
Also known as the Old Port, this area of town includes most of the city's night life, restaurants and boutique shopping. It is located between the East and West ends along the waterfront. The downtown area offers a wide variety of condos and townhomes - and prices. View Properties
The family-friendly Rosemont neighborhood, with its small streets and older homes, is tucked between Deering Center to the north and Libbytown to the south. Its home to the original Rosemont Market, Spiral Tree Yoga and the Rosemont Artists Guild of Maine. View Properties
This in-town enclave (also known as Oakdale) is dominated by small streets and local neighborhoods, and also includes The Highlands community. It is a vibrant and growing area. Here you will find many older properties that have been recently renovated. View Properties
At the southern tip of Stroudwater is the Portland International Jetport, and the neighborhood is home to the Tate House--the oldest building in Portland--and the Stroudwater Historic District, as well as the Stroudwater River and Trail. View Properties
Smaller capes and ranch houses are popular on the tree-lined streets of this neighborhood. Riverside Golf Course, which features the oldest standing men’s golf league in the country, can be found for public play. View Properties
Convenient to the airport, the Portland Transportation Authority, and outer Congress Ave, Libbytown is fairly split between business and residential. It is also a great location for commuting into the downtown area. View Properties
Located around the University of Southern Maine, this area includes campus housing, older Victorian homes and multi-family properties. View Properties
Similar to North Deering, there is a lot of larger apartment and condo developments, and some quaint little neighborhoods, but some serious bottlenecks to get back into Portland and probably the least resale value/appreciation proposition. View Properties
Large geographically, this neighborhood features a very nice suburban feel. It is close to town and there is easy access to the highway. Unlike the East or West end, it is newer and thus values here are lower but could be a good investment over times. View Properties
Situated between Brighton Ave, Woodford St, Forest Ave and Walton St, Deering Center is home to many schools, including Longfellow Elementary, Lincoln Middle School and Deering High School, as well as the historic Evergreen Cemetery and Baxter Woods nature preserve. View Properties