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1200 Sq Ft Apartment in Magical Woodland Home

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Last updated: 08/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Hills apartment description

We offer an airy ground floor apartment, in the home where we live. Walk down the rock stair path through the gardens to your private entrance. The oversized windows bring the outdoors inside.

We live in a uniquely sited place that will soothe your spirit. Come to write, to explore, to read, to unwind.

Our home sits on the edge of Forest Park in NW Portland, which makes it feels as if you were miles and miles from no-where, and yet is 5 minutes by car from the night-life and shops of the Nob Hill area, and the city public transit system.

The apartment.... Walk into the great-room. It has an office working area and dining area at one end and a living-room area with gas fireplace and HD TV at the other. The couch converts to a second queen futon bed at night, if needed.

Go up the steps to the bedroom with queen sized bed. The bathroom is accessed through this bedroom. It has tub and shower, and the floor is heated in cold weather.

This apartment is self-catered. You walk up another short flight of steps to the kitchenette, with a 4 burner propane stove top, a microwave/convection oven, and an under counter refrigerator. The U-shaped kitchen has bamboo countertops.

The kitchenette also has a washer and dryer.

The house uses DSL for its internet, but only at a rate of 3 mbs. If you really need zippy Internet access, please bring your own AT&T or Verizon cellular Internet service.


The house uses a satellite for TV; a DVR makes recording shows possible, but it has no internet connection for gaming or on-demand movies.

There is one parking space available to you.

Housekeeping services can be arranged.


Keywords: One bedroom, furnished, private entrance, close to downtown, Peaceful, spacious, beautiful, restful.

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 0
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            we have both a dog and cat....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • Queen size Beds (1) cloud soft mattress. If needed a second queen mattress is on the fold out living-room couch. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Bathroom has both tub and walk in shower. It is reached through the bedroom. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Counter in kitchen has 3 stools... Table in great room seats 4. in summer a picnic table sits outside... ...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            basic spices, sugar, flour etc. Oil and vinegars, teas, cocoa...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            set for 4 persons... dishes, glassware, flatware....moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Has gold filter, so paper filters not needed....moreless

          Amenities

          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Entertainment

          • Toys:

            younger kids toys available, Pack n Play available...moreless

          • Books:

            library in hallway and bedroom...moreless

          • Television
          • DVD Player
          • Stereo

          Communications

          • Wireless Internet
          • Internet

          Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Just outside your front door a soothing place to sit... ...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities

              Location & View

                  • Rural:

                    We border Forest Park, a 5000 acre woodland filled with trails...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Tennis
                  • Medical Services
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Walking
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Churches
                  • Zoo
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Library
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Arboretum
                  • Restaurants
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Kayaking
                   

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                  1 night min stay
                  $160
                  $1,000 $2,850
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 11.5%

                  Notes:

                  Room rate/night drops the longer you stay.

                  Hotel transient tax is added (11.5%)

                  For stays of 30 days or more, the 11.5% room tax is not charged


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Last updated: 08/27/2014
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                  Location

                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Portland International Airport (PDX)
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak Station , in Portland
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Interstate 5, State Highway 26
                  75 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Cannon Beach
                  75 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt Hood

                  Car: Necessary

                  Perfect place to meditate, do yoga, write your novel... or? Being 5 minutes by car from the NobHill area of NW Portland, everything is right around the corner!

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2004

                  About the owner: Goethe wrote, and I wholeheartedly believe: 'Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.' I thoroughly enjoy meeting people, and we have developed friends all over the world. A favorite place is The Netherlands where we once lived, and I dream of returning to Australia for an extended stay. I really enjoy ocean kayaking, rock-climbing, casual biking, and hiking. I am surprised at my 'addiction' to the iPad which I have been able to incorporate into many aspects of my life... working with elderly hospice patients, cooking gourmet foods at home, or reading National Geographic by the fire at night. We strive for a smaller impact on our world with strong tenets of sustainability in our daily lives.

                  Why the Owner Chose West Hills:
                  This is apartment is part of our home. We live in a uniquely sited place that will soothe your spirit. Come to write, to explore, to read, to unwind. Our home sits on the edge of Forest Park in NW Portland, which makes it feels as if you were miles and miles from no-where, and yet is 5 minutes by car from the night-life and shops of the Nob Hill area, and the city public transit system. Forest Park is a magnificent resource for residents and visitors alike. It’s future depends on the personal stewardship gained from appreciation of it’s magic; and that can only be developed by spending time within it… Listening, watching. Guidebooks are around around for identification of native trees, flowers, birds, and animals… and conversations about invasive species can lead to deeper insight and possible action. The bee hives are a source of conversation (and honey). The hosts are deeply involved in the stewardship of the forest, and reducing the impacts that the house and guests will have on the ecosystem. The home has solar panels for hot water and electrical generation. It is heated by an air-source heat pump. Foods and drinks served are sourced locally, supporting small businesses. Guest service incorporates environmentally responsible products for personal use and laundry, recycling, and conscious choice. 10% of profits are tithed in support of on-going maintenance and protection of Forest Park.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
                  walking, birding, just being in a beautiful restful place. We are right on the edge of Forest Park... the 5000 acre wooded park in Portland.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Your home while you're here. We live here too, if anything goes wrong.

                    Your home while you're here. We live here too, if anything goes wrong.

                  • The tendrils of the fern fiddleheads, reflected in the handrail.

                    The tendrils of the fern fiddleheads, reflected in the handrail.

                  • A summer meals, or a game of cribbage as the sun goes down

                    A summer meals, or a game of cribbage as the sun goes down

                  • Grab a book, a mug of tea and sit by the fountain and read in peace.

                    Grab a book, a mug of tea and sit by the fountain and read in peace.

                  • Media center, HDTV, audio, DVD. Settle in!

                    Media center, HDTV, audio, DVD. Settle in!

                  • Perhaps a tournament in is your future?

                    Perhaps a tournament in is your future?

                  • Your queen bed. There is an alarm clock for early mornings.

                    Your queen bed. There is an alarm clock for early mornings.

                  • The view from your bedroom window; looking west, across the croquet lawn.

                    The view from your bedroom window; looking west, across the croquet lawn.

                  • The vanity with fluffy towels, and environmentally responsible toiletries.

                    The vanity with fluffy towels, and environmentally responsible toiletries.

                  • Fully equipped for daily activity. Stools for counter eating.

                    Fully equipped for daily activity. Stools for counter eating.

                  • The fully equipped Kitchen. If you need a tool, just ask us for it!

                    The fully equipped Kitchen. If you need a tool, just ask us for it!

                  • One of the 5 species of woodpeckers that visit us. Other wildlife visit as well!

                    One of the 5 species of woodpeckers that visit us. Other wildlife visit as well!

                  • Take these steps down to the entrance of your apartment.

                    Take these steps down to the entrance of your apartment.

                  • This is the entrance to your apartment; Adirondack chairs and a picnic table.

                    This is the entrance to your apartment; Adirondack chairs and a picnic table.

                  • The fountain just across from your front door.

                    The fountain just across from your front door.

                  • Your living-room. The couch converts to a Q bed. Fireplace is propane.

                    Your living-room. The couch converts to a Q bed. Fireplace is propane.

                  • Tables for writing your novel, entertaining friends, or working a puzzle.

                    Tables for writing your novel, entertaining friends, or working a puzzle.

                  • Stairs to kitchen, bedroom to the left of landing.
Book shelf stocked with games

                    Stairs to kitchen, bedroom to the left of landing. Book shelf stocked with games

                  • Looking into the bathroom from the bedroom doorway. Spacious and welcoming.

                    Looking into the bathroom from the bedroom doorway. Spacious and welcoming.

                  • A lovely soak tub for the end of a busy day

                    A lovely soak tub for the end of a busy day

                  • Shower and tub are separated by a glass wall. The floor is heated for warm toes.

                    Shower and tub are separated by a glass wall. The floor is heated for warm toes.

                  • The kitchen in action...

                    The kitchen in action...

                  • Head up the driveway to run or walk on the trails of Forest Park's 5000 acres.

                    Head up the driveway to run or walk on the trails of Forest Park's 5000 acres.

                  VRBO #413684

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                  $160 per night (USD)
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                  1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 4

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