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Midcentury Modern Vacation

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Last updated: 11/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Alberta Arts District house description

A midcentury gem, this architect designed butterfly roof house is a fun spacious place to stay for your trip to Portland. A full wall of south facing windows keeps the house bright in all seasons. A working fireplace and an open floor plan make for a great area to relax and socialize in. The kitchen has a gas stove, dishwasher and microwave and is well equipped for the gourmet cook. All you need to prepare and serve fine meals: appliances: blender, mixer, toaster, coffee maker, and electric kettle; good knives and high quality silverware, stemware, and dishes. There is also an outdoor dining table and chairs, gas barbeque and a fire pit for warm evenings outside. The yard is fully fenced and well behaved clean pets are welcome.

A large screen tv is connected to both cable and the internet so you can access your Netflix, Hulu, or Pandora accounts or watch something from our DVD library. The house also has high speed wifi for all your connected devices. We put together a large binder of local attractions, menus, and information about the area and provided some books about Portland to read while you are here.

On the main level of the house, adjacent to the bath, is the warm and inviting ochre room. It has two twin beds, a writing desk, and a wall of closets stocked with games for all ages plus plenty of room to hang your wardrobe. Next door the blue sage room feels like a cozy retreat with a luxuriously appointed queen size bed and a large closet for your travel items. The secluded white room is on the lower level and has a queen bed, its own bathroom, and a walkout to a private courtyard. The sofa in the living room pulls out to a queen bed and additional sleeping mats are also available for children. The house is also stocked with a pack and play, high chair, baby gate, and sound machine for sleeping babies.

The Butterfly House is centrally located (two blocks from Concordia University), so guests have quick access to the airport and freeways, and are within walking distance to renowned restaurants such as Beast, DOC, Cocotte, Yakuza, Autentica, and all the independent, locally owned shops and eateries of the Alberta Arts District.
There are two buslines that stop within a block of the house, one goes directly downtown and the other takes passengers across the eastside through Hollywood and Hawthorne neighborhoods. The house also sits on a bicycle route that connects to picturesque paths along the river and to routes throughout the city.

Keywords: Midcentury, Modern, Family, Pets, House, Yard, Wedding, Graduation, Relocating, Monthly


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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1


          • Bedroom 2


          • Bedroom 3


          • Queen size Beds (2) Good quality mattresses, Twin or Single Beds (2) Two single beds, Child Beds (2) Two sleeping mats available for children, Baby Cribs (1) Pack and play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living room sofa folds out to a queen size bed...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Fenced yard


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Video Library


              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

                  • Shopping

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding


                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Linens Provided:

                    High thread count quality linens...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace


                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator


                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa


                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 16 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter Holiday
                  Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
                  6 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  Spring Break
                  Apr 17 - Apr 26, 2015
                  6 night min stay

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  6 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $190 $230
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,247 $2,700

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Cleaning Fee $150
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  Last updated: 11/03/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: My family and I are all transplants from the midwest, but Portland has been home to us for over 15 years. We enjoy the food diversity here and the beauty of the natural spaces that are all around and within the city. Architecture and design are favorite passtimes for us, so we loved restoring this house and are happy to share it.

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                  VRBO #410570

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Friday, December 19, 2014

                  $190 - $250 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 11/03/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-6 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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