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Mid Century Neighborhood 3 blks to Reed 1 BD/1BA With PINBALL & OUTDOOR BBQ!!

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

Mid Century Neighborhood 3 blocks to Reed 1 Bedroom w/ Patio, Yard & Central AC

Looking for a great Portland Getaway? We are located in Reedwood, the unique mid century modern neighborhood in the heart of Southeast Portland. Reedwood is a quiet neighborhood with wide streets, over sized lots, and some great architect-built mid century homes. Our home is a 1969 split level mid century modern with the downstairs being a spacious, separate apartment with your own private entrance. It features off street parking, a patio with your own electric BBQ grill, use of back yard, central air and heat & a vintage PINBALL machine! It is a one bedroom, one bath with full kitchen and large living room. The bedroom has a queen bed, an electric fireplace for ambiance and/or extra heat, dresser, ceiling fan, full closet & luggage stands. The bathroom has a tiled shower with rain shower head and separate pull-down shower sprayer. The kitchen has granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances including a full size range, full size refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, sink, microwave, toaster & coffee maker. The kitchen is fully stocked with cookware, dishes, kitchen gadgets and all utensils. We also provide complimentary coffee, tea & sweeteners. The living room features a ton of space with a gas-burning fireplace, flat screen TV and DirecTv with over 250 channels, free WiFi, board games, and magazines for relaxing. There's also a daybed that folds down and sleeps one and a queen- size futon style couch/bed that sleeps 2 . Additionally, we have a comfy couch for plenty of lounging and seating. The dining area features a modern dining table that seats 6. We are just a 3 block walk to beautiful Reed college, 5 blocks to the Rhododendron Garden, 6 blocks to Trader Joe's. We are within walking distance to C-Bar, Yoko's Sushi, Rocio's Mexican Restaurant, Ship Ahoy tavern, Bird & Bear Rest., Marigold Coffee, Shut up & Eat Sandwich shop, and Gladstone St Pizza. We are 1 block from Bus line 17 Holgate/Broadway which takes you directly downtown. Kenilworth Park which has walking paths, a playground, free tennis courts, and a basketball court next door, all of which are just a block and half away. We are 3.5 miles from downtown Portland, 50 miles to Mt. Hood and, 82 miles to the Oregon coast, and a quick 29 miles to the heart of wine country.

Please note that for stays 30 days and over, no occupancy tax is charged.

Repeat guests will receive a 10% DISCOUNT as our way of saying "thank you" and that we are appreciative of your business.

More Details

Sandra and John
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About Sandra and John

We are from Louisiana and landed in Portland about 5 years ago. I am a voice over artist, actor & real estate investor. John is a former Naval Special Warfare Boat Team operator and is a real estate investor. We love finding diamonds in the rough and restoring them together. We also have a little 4 pound Yorkie named Emma whose nickname is "Nimmers" hence the name Nimmer Nest! She can often be seen sitting in the living room window watching squirrels and birds!

Sandra and John purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Sandra and John chose Portland

This area of Portland is nice and quiet but still close to everything. We love the Reedwood neighborhood because of the cool Mid-century architecture, wide streets & relative lack of power lines that contribute to the "country living in the city" feel as this area was described when being built in the 1950's. We moved from an 1895 home in a busier, noisier neighborhood to quiet Reedwood but is still in the heart of Southeast Portland. This home already had a complete separate apartment that is perfect for visitors wanting to stay in Portland but desire more space and amenities than a typical hotel room such as a full kitchen, patio, yard, and a vintage pinball machine!

What makes this apartment unique

Your own private separate entrance, full kitchen, covered patio with grill and use of backyard. Gas fireplace in living room and electric fireplace in bedroom. DirecTV with over 250 channels with on-demand so you don't miss any of your shows while traveling. DVD player and TV in both the bedroom and living room with DVD Library. The house features both central heat and air conditioning!! Rare for Portland :)


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Reed in Portland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Shower with shower gel provided, rainfall showerhead and separate pull down shower sprayer. Vanity with towels, hair dryer and storage space.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen bed, electric fireplace that can be used with heat or without for ambience, night side table with lamp, luggage stand, closet and dresser. Tv (no cable) with DVD player and lots of DVD's to choose from for curling up to a movie in bed. Pack N' Play in bedroom closet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Child's Pack N' Play/ travel crib in bedroom closet.


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Mid Century Neighborhood 3 blks to Reed 1 BD/1BA With PINBALL & OUTDOOR BBQ!!
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 36 reviews

Portland Gem!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this rental for seven nights. We couldn't be more pleased with the entire experience. It was immaculate, with every amenity one would need. We loved the mid century decor, internet service was strong, great appliances, comfy bed, and a charming porch. John and Sandi were friendly and helpful, without being obtrusive. A short drive to Division Street and we had many restaurant choices, not to mention Trader Joe's around the corner. The neighborhood is wonderful and we enjoyed long walks. We would stay here again in a heartbeat ! Thank you John and Sandi and hope to meet again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad to have been chosen as part of your lodging on your road trip and that we met your expectations. The best part about hosting is meeting new people and you guys were no exception! Thank you, John and Sandi
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Enjoyed Our Stay

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was just perfect for our needs. Comfy futon in main room for granddaughter and separate BR for us.

Loved the Mid-Century modern furniture and neighborhood (being of Mid-Century modern vintage ourselves!) and particularly the pinball machine.

The small patio was relaxing and amazingly private.

Very much appreciated the amenities...bottle of wine, coffee/tea, snacks and toiletries.

Actually wished we had more time to just hang around and enjoy the apartment and try to get a higher score on the pinball!!

Thanks for a wonderful time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please come back and try to beat the high score on the pinball as it's been there for a year now. Or just come and hang out. we'd love to see you guys again anytime! Thank you for your business, John ans Sandi
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Santa Fe, NM

Lovely quiet neighborhood!

  • 4 of 5

Sweet place. Very clean. It is a basement apartment and to us it was a bit dark and damp, but then it is Portland! The space was quite roomy for 3 of us. No problems at all and a good price.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hey guys, Thanks again for choosing to stay with us and we hope you do so again. We've never heard our apartment described as "a bit dark and damp" from our guests so that's a bit surprising to us with all the windows and glass French doors. Also, the weather here is a bit different than New Mexico. It's important to note that the apartment is not a basement or a refinished basement. It's the first floor of our split level home and was constructed and finished at the time as the rest of the house. A portion of the living room square footage is slightly below ground but the vast majority of the apartment is at ground level including the entrance, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom. Thanks, John and Sandi
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Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada

As advertised.. plus..

  • 5 of 5

This property was an absolute delight. In a great area and really quiet. Bus stop is close by if you want to hit downtown Portland for restaurants and nightlife. There are some neighborhood eateries within walking distance so it's easy to just take a nice stroll through the area to go to brunch/dinner. Trader Joe's also close by if you want to stock up on groceries.

The owners, John and Sandy, were helpful with any questions I had and yet, unintrusive. It was super clean with plenty of towels and linens.. lovely kitchen with all you'd need..great coffee .. thanks, J & S , for a wonderful week.

I will definitely book again on my next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Please come back and see us, Catherine. We enjoyed meeting you and are happy to hear our apartment met your needs. Until next time, John and Sandi
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Cincinnati, OH USA

Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

John and Sandra have thought of everything in this nice apt in Portland. The welcome bottle of wine and assorted snacks were a nice touch after a long flight from the east coast.

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Enjoyed meeting you guys and please comeback back and see us! Best, John and Sandi
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Fantastic, better than a hotel

  • 5 of 5

beautiful neighborhood, awesome apartment and great hosts. everything was just the way you would hope.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review and you're welcome to come back anytime!
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Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Gladstone Street Pub
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
Eastmoreland Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrack Union Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Bird and Bear
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Timberline & Mt. Hood Meadows
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Seaside and Cannon Beach
Car: not necessary

Kenilworth Park is 2 blocks away with nice public tennis courts and playground.

Eastmoreland Public Golf Course is an 18 hole championship course opened in 1917 with a covered and lighted driving range. It is only 1.7 miles away and has a pro shop and bar and grill that is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Reed, Oregon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Labor Day
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £23.3
Additional Guest Fee £3.88 per person per night
Pet Fee £11.65
Damage Deposit £77.68

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.