3257 NE Brogden st

For Sale: $470,000

3 Beds
2 Baths
Building 1,776 sq/ft
Lot 0.63 acres
Year Built: 1916
MLS: 19283246
Property Tax: $3,298/year
3257 NE Brogden st, Hillsboro, OR

Country living in the city

Where can you live off the land and still be within 5 minutes to the MAX park and ride? Right here on this .62 acre remnant of a former hazelnut orchard! The charming 1916 craftsman farmhouse has all the detailing from a bygone era with all of the amenities and updates of today! 

Meticulously updated and maintained, this slice of peace and calm in Hillsboro is ready to show off! Tucked back at the end of a 500’ driveway and completely fenced, this 1776 square foot home is all on 1-level with minimal steps. The practical mudroom greets everyone with it’s bench and cubbies for shoes and is perfect after working in the garden and greenhouse! Enter into the classic original living room with it’s fr floors, beamed ceilings, darling sash windows and cozy gas fireplace! The dining room has generous space for a large table and guests plus the beautiful fr built-in with leaded windows above provides great storage! Be sure to check out the original built-in desk—can you find it?

The guest bedroom at the front of the house has a darling walk in closet with a built-in high-boy dresser and bump-out window seat. Perfect for a stormy day, snuggled up with a good book. The office/den is ideal as an office, craft room/play room/art space. A full bathroom complete with original claw-foot tub, allows guests to have their own space and finishes off the front of the house. 

Yellow walls and happy black and white checker flooring is a great backdrop to crisp white kitchen cabinetry! Plenty of cupboard space, room for in-kitchen eating nook plus the slider to the deck allows entertaining to flow inside and out! Bedroom 2 is a great size and shares the hall bathroom with the oversized and freshly updated master bedroom. Enjoy the walk-in closet and additional space in this room for seating, bookshelves or whatever else you’d like to add. Conveniently located washer/dryer and laundry space have the mechanical's off to the side. 

Outside, enjoy cultivating the organic raised garden beds, three compost bins and lists of fruit trees, herbs and mature vegetables. The greenhouse  and tool shed all have electricity and well water for irrigation while the 2-car garage is a great spot for large projects! Close the gate at the beginning of the driveway and the property is fully fenced! String little white lights, enjoy the bonfire on fall evenings, s’mores with friends, cider press gatherings in September for years to come. Process your bounty into canning and preserves or share with friends and neighbors since these apples and pears don’t quit. If you are a hopeful vinter, enjoy the Muscat and concord grapes for your own wine! 

Fantastic location to all things Hillsboro, Max park and ride, farmers markets and yet 20 minutes to Beaverton and a quick zip to Hwy 26 and beyond! Where else do you find this little slice of heaven—chickens and charm, in the city like this? If you’ve dreamed of a mini-farm but never wanted to live way out of town to do it—this is a wonderful opportunity to have it all.


New Exterior Paint
New Gravel Driveway
New Privacy fence
Kitchen/Laundry painted
Gas Fireplace 2018
New dishwasher
Updated Master Bedroom
New crawlspace insulation
New washer/dryer 2015
New refridgerator 2015
Gas furnace 2014
.63 acres
Chickens included
Tool shed
2 car garage
Well water irrigation


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3257 NE Brogden st
Hillsboro, OR 97124
3 Bed | 2 Baths

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