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Lexie House -- a Cozy Victorian Cottage in Portland's Sellwood Neighborhood!

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Lexie House retains its vintage 1905 charm.

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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Lexie House is a cozy, comfortable, restored 1905 cottage tucked right into the middle of Portland's most coveted historic neighborhood.

Your friendly hosts live nearby, and are available to assist you or just leave you alone to enjoy your stay.

Antique and vintage furnishings, along with original fir floors and many wavy-glass windows, add to the cottage charm. But 'mod-cons' -- including high-speed WiFi internet, and flat screen HD TV with premium cable -- abound. Ten-foot high ceilings, with an open floor plan and lots of light.

In the master bedroom, there's a late-1800’s brass double bed, with a Tempur-pedic mattress. The smaller bedroom also boasts an antique brass bed, a single.

The spacious open living area offers a comfortable double futon, adjustable Morris chair, good reading lights, desk with high-speed Internet access, and TV with premium cable.


In the bathroom, there's a shower, tub -- and rubber duckies galore! Highchair, crib, playpen, changing table and stroller are available, as are roll-a-way and inflatable beds for your own visitors.

The fully equipped kitchen has a modern gas range and stainless steel fridge, dishwasher, microwave, cookware, dishes, herbs and spices, and (of course!) that Pacific NW essential: an espresso machine!

The utility room off the kitchen has a washer and dryer. The kitchen opens into a tranquil deck area, with two tables, chairs, a barbecue -- and the surrounding bamboo garden creating maximum privacy.

Sellwood Park, with its seasonal public pool and wonderfully equipped playground, is three long blocks away. Westmoreland Park -- playground and all -- is three blocks in the other direction.

The public library is on the next block. Funky or elegant restaurants, grocery stores, two Starbucks, and Sellwood's justly-famed Antique Row are all a stroll away. A four-block walk takes you to the New Seasons natural foods market.

Explore Oaks Bottom, renowned wildlife preserve -- or Oaks Park, America's oldest continually running amusement park!

Take the bus to Portland's downtown and east side shopping districts. Reed College, Lewis & Clark College and Law School, Oregon Health Sciences Universities and Portland State are all a ten-minute drive away.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • River

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
 

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3 night min stay
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$900 $2,100
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

$100 security deposit required

$50 cleaning fee

No pets

$150/night .. $850/week .. $1950/month. One week minimum for holidays.

Rent includes 12.5% lodging tax.


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Last updated: 07/29/2015
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Location

Car: Not Necessary

Other Activities: Wildlife Viewing

 

Owner info

About the owner: Susan and Sam, writer and lawyer respectively, are longtime Sellwood homeowners, and love to help visitors enjoy all the historic neighborhood has to offer.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Lexie House retains its vintage 1905 charm.

    Lexie House retains its vintage 1905 charm.

  • Antique bed with pillow-top mattress means a peaceful, dream-filled night!

    Antique bed with pillow-top mattress means a peaceful, dream-filled night!

  • Relax in seclusion on Lexie's bamboo-rimmed deck, complete with BBQ!

    Relax in seclusion on Lexie's bamboo-rimmed deck, complete with BBQ!

  • Dawn on a nearby bluff, overlooking Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge!

    Dawn on a nearby bluff, overlooking Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge!

  • Portland's popular Saturday Market -- open Sundays, too!

    Portland's popular Saturday Market -- open Sundays, too!

  • New friends await you at the Oregon Zoo!

    New friends await you at the Oregon Zoo!

  • Mt. Hood's historic Timberline Lodge . . . the skier's mecca!

    Mt. Hood's historic Timberline Lodge . . . the skier's mecca!

  • Behind French doors, antique brass bed + TempurPedic mattress = sweet dreams!

    Behind French doors, antique brass bed + TempurPedic mattress = sweet dreams!

  • Gather 'round the round oak table in Lexie's big friendly eat-in kitchen!

    Gather 'round the round oak table in Lexie's big friendly eat-in kitchen!

  • Our seasonal farmers market, open Wednesdays and a short walk away!

    Our seasonal farmers market, open Wednesdays and a short walk away!

  • Prowl to your heart's content in Powell's, the Planet's biggest, best bookstore!

    Prowl to your heart's content in Powell's, the Planet's biggest, best bookstore!

  • The magnificent entry gate to Portland's Chinatown and Pearl District!

    The magnificent entry gate to Portland's Chinatown and Pearl District!

  • An hour to the east, Mt. Hood presides over our fair city!

    An hour to the east, Mt. Hood presides over our fair city!

  • Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach -- the Pacific's less than two hours away!

    Haystack Rock in Cannon Beach -- the Pacific's less than two hours away!

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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/29/2015
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