Summerplace is a beautiful 55+ community located in Portland, OR. Developed from 1979 to 1992, Summerplace hosts 807 single-family and condominium homes. The well-established community also boasts several amenities sure to keep residents socially active and physically fit.

Located within the Portland city limits, Summerplace combines the attractions of living within a city while providing a quiet neighborhood. Residents love to have the Glendoveer Golf Course as their neighbor while having downtown Portland just minutes away. 

Summerplace Amenities

At the center of the community is the lovely clubhouse. Homeowners have access to two exercise rooms for staying in their best shape. Socialization is made easy with a ballroom, two meeting rooms, and a billiards room. Residents can challenge a friend to a game of table tennis or shuffleboard or enjoy a leisurely afternoon in the library.

The terrific amenities continue outdoors with a sparkling pool and patio. Staying in shape is made fun with two tennis courts and walking and biking trails that weave throughout this idyllic community. A picnic area is available for enjoying a lunch outdoors with neighbors. 

Summerplace Homes & Real Estate

Summerplace was developed from 1979 to 1992 and now boasts 807 homes. This 55+ community has 222 condominium units. These homes range in size from approximately 750 to 1,100 square feet and offer one or two bedrooms, one or two bathrooms, and one or two garage parking spaces. Some of these units have desirable features like eat-in kitchens, double-sided fireplaces, master bathrooms en suite, and private outdoor spaces.

Summerplace has 585 single-family homes. These homes range in size from approximately 1,000 to 2,225 square feet and have two or three bedrooms, one-and-a-half or two bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage. Most of these homes offer residents vaulted ceilings, open floor plans, dens, private back patios, and granite countertops.

Summerplace Lifestyle

Summerplace offers active adults and retirees several activities to keep themselves busy. Homeowners are constantly planning fun activities like games of billiards, bocce ball, and shuffleboard. Getting to know new neighbors is easy with picnics and potlucks, while residents can also relax with friends with movie nights. There is something for everyone at Summerplace. 


Summerplace is located in northeast Portland, Oregon. Summerplace is conveniently located just down the street from Safeway, restaurants, banks, and coffee shops. Adventist Medical Center is just over four miles away. Regional travel is easy with Interstate 84 just outside of the community and when your next destination is farther, Portland International Airport is about six miles away. 

Portland is paradise for the outdoor recreation enthusiast. Government Island State Park, just a couple of minutes from Summerplace, is a popular destination in the city and offers 15 miles of shoreline, camping grounds, and miles of scenic hiking trails. Residents are also close to Fairview Lake, Blue Lake Regional Park, and Salish Ponds City Park. With downtown Portland just a few minutes away, homeowners will always be able to try a new restaurant, visit a museum, or visit a vineyard. Summerplace has the convenience and amenities to make it a great active adult community in Portland, Oregon.

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Summerplace Amenities

There are plenty of activities available in Summerplace. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Clubhouse/Amenity Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Ballroom
  • Library
  • Billiards
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Tennis Courts
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • R.V./Boat Parking
  • Table Tennis
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Picnic Area
  • Multi-Purpose/Meeting Rooms
  • Spa

Summerplace Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Summerplace. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Billiards
  • Bocce Ball
  • Cards
  • Horseshoes
  • Karaoke
  • Movie Nights
  • Picnics
  • Potlucks
  • Shuffleboard
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis

Summerplace Reviews (3)

Average Rating for this Community

I lived in Summer Place from 1990 to 1999 and worked at Boeing, my wife died in 1998 of Cancer, her name was Joyce Pelfrey. Moved to Eugene in 1990. Moved to Green Valley, Arizona and lived here for the past nine years, To make a long story short I miss Summer Place and all the nice folks that live there. For my money it is the very best retirement places to live.


This si a lovely place to live. Everything you need is right here. The community and the clubhouse are just beautiful. It has all of the amenities at a fair price. The neighbors are welcoming and very friendly. As a new transplant, I am thoroughly enjoying my new home.


I have a condo.Pro: Garage, fireplace, people are friendly, nice community facilities at Summerplace, grounds are well taken care of Con: Not very far away are neighborhoods that are not very good. Condos not well constructed for sound abatement (more of a problem above or below not so much side neighbors).

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