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Converted Brick Carriage House in Center of the Arts District

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2nd fl Living Room from Dining Area

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Last updated: 06/25/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Portland house description

Nestled in the heart of Portland’s downtown Arts District this circa 1880’s converted brick carriage house is located on a street most Portlanders do not know exists. Yet it is only minutes away by foot from all of the restaurants, music and arts venues, which make Portland the desirable summer destination that it is today.
A five to ten minute stroll in either direction will bring you to the bustling,touristy Old Port or the historic West End . The East End with its beach and coastal walking trails are a brisk fifteen minutes away, with the opportunity to snack in some of Portland's best known eateries along the way.
This 2,500 s.f. home is ideally suited for two families, comfortably accommodating up to six people on three floors of living space. The 1st & 3rd floors each provide a bedroom, full bathroom and rooms with convertible couches.
In addition, take in the downtown views from its 600’ sq. ft. roof garden, equipped with a gas grill, outdoor dining room table and lounge area –truly an ideal place to relax and enjoy Portland’s gentle summer breezes


Keywords: Loft like dwelling on 3 floors with stunning Roof Deck--immediate access to all of the best of Portland!

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                As owners of two Samoyeds, we understand the need/desire to vacation with one's pets;...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • The second floor is comprised entirely of an open living room, dining room and kitchen area. The living room features a cathedral ceiling arching 25' in height and is equipped with a full entertainment center, including a 60' LCD TV. The 3rd floor balcony alcove, overlooks the living room. The dining room, kitchen area is ideal for entertaining or comfortably preparing a home cooked meal after a full day of enjoying Portland's outdoors....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    4 TVs--Bedrooms, Living Room & Dressing Room;...moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Fitness Center

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing

                      Location Type

                          • Monument View

                          Sports & Adventure Activities

                          • Basketball Court
                          • Cycling
                          • Golf
                          • Hiking
                          • Swimming
                          • Tennis

                          Dining

                              • Dining Area

                              General

                              • Air Conditioning:

                                A/C in Bedrooms; Fans throughout rest of the house;...moreless

                              • Broadband Access
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Wireless Internet

                              Kitchen

                              • Catering Available
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Kitchen:

                                Six burner gas stove; Double Sink & additional sink on food prep island;...moreless

                              • Microwave
                              • Refrigerator

                              Outside

                              • Deck / Patio:

                                Views of Historic Churches; Dining Area with wrought iron table & Lounge Area with chaises;...moreless

                              • Outdoor Grill
                               

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                              7 night min stay

                              $1,925

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                              • Tax Rate 8%

                              Notes:

                              50% upon booking; Balance & deposit two weeks prior to rental;


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                              Location

                              Enjoy Portland's celebrated 'food' scene which encompasses nationally acclaimed restaurants, ethnic eateries and outdoor farmers' markets;

                              Portland's music and arts venues take to the streets the summer months with free outdoor concerts and theater in the park on an almost daily basis;

                              For outdoor enthusiasts, Portland's numerous trails for walking or biking--both coastal and wooded, abound throughout the city;

                              Enjoy all that Casco Bay has to offer, by renting kayaks, sailboats or hopping a ferry to Portland's many summer islands and beaches for swimming and bicycling.

                              Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough's scenic beaches, hiking on mountains, shopping in Freeport or touring many of Maine's smaller coastal towns, are all within a thirty minute car ride.

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2002

                              About the owner: Original loft dwellers in NYC, my wife and I were initially lured to Maine by its natural beauty, lakes and coastal access. After several years of vacationing in Maine's lake region and mid coast, we discovered Portland--a city whose sophistication with food and the arts, defies its size. After renting for one year, we found our ideal home--a converted 1880's carriage house located in the center of the Arts District, where we currently reside with our two Samoyeds. Portland's nationally reknowned restaurants--(my wife is a foodie), vibrant music, theater and arts scene--(I enjoy that) and ease of access to the woods and beaches--(my dogs require that) make it the ideal living place for us. A week or two in Portland can be the perfect get away vacation for you, and may result in you too seeking permanent residency in Maine, as my wife Stephanie and I have.


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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • 2nd fl Living Room from Dining Area

                                2nd fl Living Room from Dining Area

                              • Living Room to 3rd Fl Stair

                                Living Room to 3rd Fl Stair

                              • Kitchen I

                                Kitchen I

                              • Master Bedroom with King

                                Master Bedroom with King

                              • Study with Convertible Couch

                                Study with Convertible Couch

                              • Deck Dining Area

                                Deck Dining Area

                              • Alcove to Roof Deck

                                Alcove to Roof Deck

                              • Balcony Alcove with Futon

                                Balcony Alcove with Futon

                              • 3rd fl Bedroom (Queen)

                                3rd fl Bedroom (Queen)

                              • Entrance to Carriage House & Roof Deck

                                Entrance to Carriage House & Roof Deck

                              • Dining Room Area

                                Dining Room Area

                              • Another View of Living Room, Kitchen & Stairs to 3rd Fl & Roof Deck

                                Another View of Living Room, Kitchen & Stairs to 3rd Fl & Roof Deck

                              • Master Bath & Walk in Shower

                                Master Bath & Walk in Shower

                              • Lounge Area of Deck

                                Lounge Area of Deck

                              • Balcony Alcove with Futon

                                Balcony Alcove with Futon

                              • 3rd Fl Bedroom (Queen)

                                3rd Fl Bedroom (Queen)

                              • Entry Way

                                Entry Way

                              VRBO #394031

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                              This listing was first published here in 2012.

                              Date last modified - Friday, December 26, 2014

                              $1,925 per week (USD)
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                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

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                              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                              Member since: 2009
                              Speaks: english
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                              • Response rate: 100%
                              • Calendar last updated: 06/25/2014
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                              Portland #394031

                              2 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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