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Historic Guest House Located in Inner City

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Irvington house description

Welcome to my house, a classic Portland guest home located in the central city. Built in 1904 and maintains all historic charm but with the amenities of a modern home. Perfect for visitors who want the convenience and close proximity to all Portland has to offer with the quaintness of one of Portland’s oldest historic neighborhoods.

Built on the old streetcar network, you will enjoy walking to four amazing commercial districts with no fewer than 10 others within a 10 min bike or car ride. Amazing food, sights, shopping and nightlife will be at your doorsteps.

The kitchen is large and classic with subway tile wainscoting, beautiful fixtures and a classic 1941 O’Keefe & Merritt stove reminds you that food is not just sustenance but something to be enjoyed. Completely stocked with all the items needed to prepare your meal de jour. Modern feature like a dishwasher and microwave also provided for real life demands.

There are two bathrooms. On the main floor, experience the life of the modern Turkish bath house. Toilet, sink and large double showers may have you singing for hours. Upstairs is a toilet, sink and a large claw foot tub where you can soak and reflect on the days adventures had or to come.

Formal dining room, living room and tv room will make you feel right at home.

There are 5 rooms. One is decorated with 1880’s furnishings with a full size bed with a view of the downtown skyline. The second has a 1900’s style sleigh bed décor with queen size bed. The third is also decorated in early 1900's decor and has a full size bed. The fourth is an amazing room with three walls of windows and a queen size bed with queen sized sleeper sofa. This room is the largest. The last room is a smaller room on the main floor with Midcentury modern decore and a full size bed.

Summers can be enjoyed on the full size front porch, enjoying the Mediterranean garden and people watching or in the backyard, Asian influenced garden. Bikes are also available for guests.

While this home has successfully hosted musicians, reunions, wedding parties and guys/girls weekends, it is located in a neighborhood. If your group is going to rage or you feel unable to control the behavior of people in your party, this is not the house for you. I have a 10PM quiet time agreement with my neighbors and it is strictly enforced. Violators will be asked to leave without refund.

Keywords: historic home city center downtown

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 10-14

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:


              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Seating for 8 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Parking Off Street
              • Linens Provided
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board


              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Games
              • Books
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • VCR
              • Video Library


              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Bicycles


              • Zoo
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Racquetball
              • Hiking
              • Tennis
              • Snowboarding


              Write a review 4.8
              from 21 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2014
              4 night min stay
              Sep 1 - May 31, 2015
              2 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Cleaning fee for stays under 7 nights $150
              • Tax Rate 11.5%


              The security deposit of $500 is required to hold the house and will be deposited. The full payment is due when you check-in. There is a $150 cleaning fee for stays under 7 nights and an 11.5% occupancy tax charged on the nightly stay. Nightly rate for 4-6 nights is $375. There is a 4 night stay minimum over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

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              Last updated: 07/23/2014
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              Other Activities: Shopping, Biking, Snowboarding, Wildlife Viewing, Racquetball


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2003

              About the owner: I have a love of this city and all things that make it special. I’m also a former concierge for a hotel here in Portland and love to give suggestions and recommendations on shopping, dining and activities in and out of the city. I have a love of travel, food, books and people.

              Why the Owner Chose Irvington:
              This house is in located in the central city with so many neighborhoods in walking/biking distance. Free transit made it easy living here without a car. The house is in a historic neighborhood and is very charming.

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              Speaks: english


              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Kitchen


              • Bathroom with double shower

                Bathroom with double shower

              • Timothy Sullivan Room (Full bed)

                Timothy Sullivan Room (Full bed)

              • Sun Room with queen sofa sleeper

                Sun Room with queen sofa sleeper

              • Ben Holladay Room (Queen bed)

                Ben Holladay Room (Queen bed)

              • Private garden

                Private garden

              • Sun Room

                Sun Room

              VRBO #315074

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Monday, April 14, 2014

              $375 - $400 per night (USD)

              5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 14

              View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
              Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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