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

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

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 as the VRBO rental. It’s 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. Bookings over 6 days are already discounted.

More Details

Owner
Sandra and John
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
9 December, 2017

About Sandra and John

We are from Louisiana and landed in Portland about 7 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 Reed

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 :)

Location

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
I-5
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.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Reed in Portland

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • 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
  • Non smoking only ...
  • We are in a neighorhood so we ask our guests to please be as quiet as possible when coming and going to avoid disturbing/waking our neighbors. Thanks!
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen bed, electric fireplace that can be used with heat or without for ambience, ceiling fan, night side table, twin reading lamps, luggage stands, 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
Child's Pack N' Play/ travel crib in bedroom closet.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Mid Century Neighborhood 3 blks to Reed 1 BD/1BA With PINBALL & OUTDOOR BBQ!!
average rating of 4.822222 based on 45 reviews
Charleston, SC
5

Perfect Accommodations for Our Stay

  • 5 of 5

We were in town to spend the holidays with our family and this was a great location and perfect size for us. It was an easy stroll to the beautiful Reed College campus, short drive to restaurants and stores, and very close to our kids in SE Portland. The pinball machine was an added plus when the grandkids dropped by, and the fireplace made for cozy evenings. We will definitely stay again when visiting Portland.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly recommended: Spaceous, Clean, Convenient

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful apartment with a very spacious living area, wonderful gas fire place and working pinball machine. Sandra and John gave a lot of attention to convenient details. Such as, phone charging points at many places, and clear instructions for appliances. The apartment was very clean. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Henk! Glad that our apartment met your expectations and please come back anytime. Regards, John and Sandi
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5

Amazing hospitality and beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I went to Portland, Oregon for the first time this past weekend and John and Sandi made our stay unforgettable. The place was very spacious, very homey and beautiful. I would definitely stay here again and recommend it to anyone trying to find a place to stay. The location was close to everything we went to visit (mostly food restaurants). Thank you John and Sandi for everything!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Erika, we enjoy being near so many great restaurants as well. Hope to see you again.
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Santa Rosa, CA
5

Cute & Convenient Property w/ Awesome Pinball Machine!

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy to find this rental after we were canceled last minuet on our previous rental. The place is very convenient, clean, cute and just what you need wheather it is a short stay or a long one. We are exploring so mostly out and about but perfect place for us to lay our heads down and relax after traveling around. Where else would you stay with an awesome old school pinball machine?! Definitely would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Clean and friendly

  • 5 of 5

John was an amazing host and made sure we had everything we needed for a comfortable visit! We will definitely be returning!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Wendy and we're happy to have been your home away from home while you guys looked at schools. Hope to see you again!
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Thibodaux, La. , USA
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

My sister, aunt, and I stayed here while visiting my brother. We enjoyed it- it fit our needs perfectly. John was very attentive and made sure everything was going smoothly. Our only suggestion would be better lighting in the bathroom and perhaps a wall mirror in the living area. (3 women vying for mirror time). Would definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us and for the review. The reviews really help us in making our place even better. 3 people needing a mirror at once is something we haven't considered because we also have the large mirror on the bedroom door. However, that is a good point and we'll address it as well as the bathroom lighting. Again, thank you! John and Sandi
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Reed, Oregon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 26 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£244
for 2 nights
From
£111
£650
£1,905
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£120
for 1 night
From
£98
£642
£1,905
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £22.37
Pet Fee £11.19
Refundable Damage Deposit £74.57
Tax Rate 10.0%

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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