From Urban to Suburban: Small-town living across the Portland Metro Area

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Now more than ever we are discovering that our homes are our most important space, so why not make the move away from the big city and enjoy a home that has plenty of space for everything you need and everyone you love? With a great market and historically low interest rates, now is the ideal time to find a fresh new home in one of the small suburban towns across the Portland Metro Area that gives you all the room you need to roam freely.

Find your new home in Ridgefield, a town that blends outdoor beauty and small-town charm effortlessly. Located in the countryside of northern Clark County, this fast-growing town offers a strong sense of community, scenic surroundings, family-friendly neighborhoods, parks and an abundance of open land. Lennar offers two communities in Ridgefield that put you near the Ridgefield Outdoor Recreation Center, equestrian facilities, golf courses, farmers markets, the popular Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge and plenty of parks and preserved outdoor spaces:

  • Seven Wells Estates offers a collection of nine single and two-story floorplans ranging in size from approximately 1,812 to 3,180 square feet with up to four bedrooms, three and one-half bathrooms and two and three-bay garages. Plus, Lennar’s multigenerational Next Gen® – The Home Within A Home® floorplan is available for keeping loved ones close and under the same roof. These new homes start from the mid $400s.
  • Kennedy Farm offers eight single and two-story floorplans ranging in size from approximately 1,574 to 2,350 square feet with up to four bedrooms, three bathrooms and three-bay garages. These new homes start from the high $300s.
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Put down roots in Camas, a small town just north of the Columbia River that boasts stunning views, nearby lakes, walking paths, quaint shops and restaurants and plenty of outdoor recreation. Green Mountain by Lennar is a beautiful new home community in a great Camas location, complete with masterplan amenities that include a community park, open spaces, sports courts, swimming pool, recreation and more – all surrounded by trails and greenery. Lennar offers a collection of eight floorplans, so finding your ideal home is easy. These two-story plans range from approximately 1,747 square feet with up to four bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2-bay garages and start from the mid $400s.

South of Portland you’ll find the small town of Canby, a growing community that spans almost four miles. With easy access to the Portland Metro area via I-5, Highway 99E and I-205, it’s home to many commuters who are employed in bigger cities but want to avoid the hustle and bustle that comes along with living there. Discover your new home in Canby at Beck Pond, a charming community that offers large homesites surrounded by rural amenities. Lennar offers a collection of single and two-story floorplans here, ranging from approximately 1,659 to 2,350 square feet with up to four bedrooms, three bathrooms and starting from the low $400s.

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Located between Forest Grove and Hillsboro is Cornelius, a small town that lies along the Tualatin Valley Highway. With a tagline like ‘Oregon’s Family Town,’ Cornelius offers families a wonderful setting to put down roots and discover their best life. With activities that include berry picking at one of the many farms, local wines, the great outdoors and the neighboring Chehalem Mountains, life at Cornelius is anything but small. And coming soon to this exciting town is Laurel Wood, a new home community with amenities that include open space, paved trails, community gardens, park along with mini-parks and outdoor fitness stations. Lennar will offer a collection of single, two-story and multigenerational designs, so join the interest list and stay tuned to find your dream home in Cornelius. 

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Plus, enjoy tremendous value through Lennar’s signature Everything’s Included® program, which puts popular upgrades and features in every new home as standard. And to help you stay connected, all homes feature Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ home designs. They provide guaranteed strong and consistent coverage in every room with no dead spots, so you can enjoy uninterrupted video conference calls, streaming capabilities and a steady internet connection.

It seems as if now more people are embracing the remote-work lifestyle and without a daily commute, families are realizing the value of moving away from major metro areas into more suburban locales where they can afford more space and a bigger and better home. Make your move outside the city and enjoy more room for loved ones, hobbies, work and even a better life for your furry, four-legged friends – and all at an exceptional value.

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About Lennar Corporation

Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. The Company builds affordable, move-up and active adult homes primarily under the Lennar brand name. Lennar’s Financial Services segment provides mortgage financing, title and closing services primarily for buyers of the Company’s homes and, through Lennar Mortgage Finance, originates mortgage loans secured primarily by commercial real estate properties throughout the United States. Lennar’s Multifamily segment is a nationwide developer of high-quality multifamily rental properties. Lennar Ventures drives Lennar Corporation’s technology and innovation strategies.  For more information about Lennar, please visit

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