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Quiet Retreat at the Heart of Inner Se Portland, Near Downtown

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Last updated: 10/08/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Buckman house description

A classic mid century brick home in the heart of some of the best restaurants and night life in Portland. The comfortable home sleeps six with a sunny patio to enjoy, and peaceful yard with a giant Deodora cedar tree.

You’ll be located at the junction of 28th and Belmont on a picturesque residential street, with easy access to the Belmont district, 28th Avenue “Restaurant Row”, Burnside, Hawthorne and Division St/Clinton districts. If you are comfortable walking, cycling, and taking the bus you don’t need a car. The bus 15 is a block away, and takes you downtown, and to the Pearl District and NW 23rd, and connects with the light rail system (MAX), in the other direction it takes you to Mt Tabor Park. It takes about 45 minutes to walk the 2.2 miles to downtown’s Pioneer Courthouse Square along a pleasant route. Laurelhurst Park and Colonel Summers Park are each within 10 blocks. Whole Foods, Zupans, and Safeway grocery stores are all within 10 blocks.

The specifics ... this mid century duplex was designed by the architect who lived next door, for his son. The units are side by side, and sited on a peaceful 14,000 sq ft lot. The large yard provides a peaceful retreat in the heart of the city. The current owners live in the other half of the duplex, and are happy to be a resource for information and advice on your stay in Portland. The home is approximately 1500 sq ft with 2 bedrooms on the main floor, one has a queen sized bed, the other a double. Upstairs is a bedroom with 2 twin sized beds. The bathroom is on the main floor opposite the bedrooms, and at the base of the stairs from the upstairs bedroom. The main floor has hardwoods throughout. The living room has a couch and several chairs and opens to a sunny front porch sitting area. The dining room has a table that sits six. There is a flat screen TV with network and internet TV. A stereo system hooks to your computer or MP3 player. WiFi is available. There’s a full kitchen with all the basics to cook for your self but with all the fun food choices in walking distance you’ll be tempted to eat out. The basement provides bike storage, and a laundry area. There is central gas forced air heat. No air conditioning, but window ventilation keeps the home comfortable on all but a few days of the year.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional


          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Main Floor Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Main Floor Bedroom 2: 1 double


          • Upstairs Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


          • All bedrooms have dressers, iPod Clock Radios, bedside tables, and lamps. Main floor bedrooms have a full set of linens, with down comforters, and an optional set of wool blankets with quilt bedspreads. Upstairs twins have linens and comforters....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Main Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower



          • Books:

            An assortment of adult and children's books fill a bookshelf in the hallway....moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            Cribbage, checkers, cards, and a small selection of board games are provided....moreless

          • Music Library:

            Music on Xfinity. Speaker hook up to iPad, iPhone, and laptop....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Comcast Xfinity Cable...moreless


          • Arboretum
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Horseshoes
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Racquetball
          • Rafting
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing


          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Broadband Access
          • Clothes Dryer:

            Laundry in basement....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Gas forced air heat. Tenant controlled....moreless

          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking Off Street:

            One off street parking space in driveway....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine:

            Laundry in basement....moreless

          • Wireless Internet


          • Coffee Maker:

            Electric drip coffee maker, burr coffee grinder, electric tea kettle. ...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Fully stocked kitchen with cooking pots, frying pans, mixing bowls, utensils....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Full dish and utensil settings for 12....moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave


          • Bicycles:

            Bicycle rentals available locally. Secure bicycle storage available in the basement....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Peaceful backyard lawn area, with a giant Deodora Cedar, and native plantings....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill

          Payment Type

              • Visa

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional


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                  from 10 traveler reviews
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                  7 night min stay

                  $1,050 $3,000
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                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 11.5%


                  One week minimum stay. Any visits less than a month are subject to 11.5% lodging taxes. Any stay of 30 days or more is not subject to a lodging tax. The security deposit is fully refundable.

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 10/08/2014
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                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Portland International Airport
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  22 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Canby Ferry
                  3.7 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Rose City Golf Course
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Portland Union Station
                  1.7 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  61 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt Hood Meadows
                  1.7 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  East Bank Esplanade

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Located in inner SE Portland, about two miles from downtown, and at the cross roads of the Belmont District, Buckman and Sunnyside and Hawthorne neighborhoods, 28th Ave Restaurant Row, and near Burnside, Glisan , Hawthorne, Division, and Clinton. Restaurants, shops, and entertainment are plentiful on all these streets.

                  Parks are close by, Colonial Summers, Laurelhurst, Sunnyside Environmental School, Mt Tabor, and the Eastbank Esplanade are all within walking distance depending on your energy.

                  Providence Portland Medical Center is 1.9 miles.

                  Legacy Emanuel Hospital and Health Center is 3.4 miles.

                  Good Samaritan Medical Center is 3.6 miles.

                  OHSU Hospital and Medical School is 4.3 miles.

                  Portland State University is 3 miles.

                  Reed College is 3.7 miles.

                  PNCA is 2.8 miles

                  The Oregon Convention Center is 2.1 miles, and the Rose Garden is 2.6 miles.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1999

                  About the owner: Matt grew up in Portland, and after traveling and exploring, we are so happy to be back!

                  Why the Owner Chose Buckman:
                  This is a great spot to live, and to appreciate the best of what Portland has to offer. Once we are home at the end of the work day we can ditch our cars and walk to everything we need, great grocery shopping, seasonal farmers markets, parks, restaurants, bakeries and dessert spots, bars, and nightlife. There is more to do in our neighborhood than we have time to enjoy.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  What makes inner Portland so walkable to amenities is the density. Most homes are tightly grouped with small yards. We have the luxury of large yard, anchored by a giant Deadora Cedar, allowing a place to enjoy the outside just out the back door.

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                  Speaks: english



                  VRBO #438808

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Friday, October 10, 2014

                  $1,050 per week (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 10/08/14
                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Member since: 2012
                  Speaks: english
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