A Feathered Nest. Your Home Away from Home

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

A beautiful Victorian home originally built at the turn of the last century and architecturally transformed into newly renovated vacation rentals. The comforts of the new and charm of the old! You will feel completely at home with two bedrooms, both with bathrooms. The kitchen has been remodeled with new cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances.
It is well supplied with pots and pans etc should you have an interest in cooking meals. There are many peaceful and relaxing nooks. Family and friends can relax at the end of the day either in the living area, dining room, sun porch or backyard.
This is a very comfortable unit with cable TV, flat screen 3D HDTV with DVD, CD stereo, towels and linens are provided, new large washer and dryer. Air conditioning except in the upper bedroom. Plenty of natural light and a sun/reading/rain watching room. The large dining room has French doors that lead onto a wonderful sun room which is perfect for reading.
Hardwood floors throughout other than the bedrooms which are carpeted and have comfortable queen sized beds.

Multiple families/parties traveling together? Luxury 3 bed 2.5baths & 2 bed 2 bath in the same building. 478874 (this) & 512525.

We are located in Portland’s historic Nob Hill/Alphabet district west of the I-405. It is a central location with a mix of vintage, independent and higher end shops 1-3 blocks away. Couch park is a lovely green space and less than 2 blocks away.
Working in Portland? Bring your laptop, we have a scanner-printer, high-speed Internet with wireless throughout the apartment. Staying here, you will probably never have to use a car to get around town. Parking is limited. This neighborhood has one of the best walking scores in all of Portland.
Parking: We have a parking permit that guests are welcome to use.

The Location

This home is located in a prime location a few blocks from popular NW 21st & 23rd avenues, 3 blocks from the Pearl district and 10 blocks to downtown Portland. There are lots of boutiques, home design shops both local and well-known stores, antiques. Portland has hiking & biking trails, parks, galleries, fabulous restaurants whether for happy hour or fine dining, European bakeries, local micro breweries and pubs, coffee shops. Just about everything for an enjoyable visit. It is very close to the street car. There is the convenience of a great health conscience urban grocery store for everyday necessities. Close to public transit… makes this a great place to stay.
Cultural attractions include performing arts, Portland Art Museum and countless art galleries in the Pearl and Nob Hill. Major league soccer (Portland Timbers) is within walking distance. Scenic day trips range from Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Hood, the Columbia Gorge, Oregon wine country within 60 miles. The Oregon coast is 70 miles. Minutes from boutique shopping, restaurants in the Pearl and on 21st and 23rd, 4 blocks from streetcar, bus, 2 miles from downtown, 6 blocks from Good Sam Hospital, 15 minutes or less from Oregon Zoo, Rose Quarter, Providence Park Soccer Arena, OHSU, PSU, St. Vincent and Providence Medical Centers.
Just three blocks to the Street Car (local mass transit) which allows easy access to all of Portland.
Some notes

There are 4 steps from the street to the entrance and 15 steps from the living area to the upper bedroom. 6 steps to the rear patio.
One bedroom down and one up, both with queen beds.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome:

    However there are steep steps and the apartment is not child proofed....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Sorry. No cats....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Upstairs Bedroom: 1 queen


  • Downstairs Bedroom: 1 queen


  • There is also a couch in the living area that a fifth person can use (not a sofa bed). Note: 2nd bedroom and 2nd bathroom are upstairs, we only mention this just in case someone in your party has a problem with stairs. On the plus side it is separated and private!...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Downstairs Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower


  • Upstairs Restroom: toilet, shower


  • Lower bathroom has a cast iron claw foot bathtub and a separate shower stall....moreless

Other Amenities

  • WIFI is available


  • DVD Player
  • Games


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Formal dining room. Antique furniture....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    The first floor has central A/C The upstairs bedroom has a window mounted A/C unit....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new large capacity....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The upper bedroom has its own thermostat. Separate thermostat for the rest of the unit....moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality bedding....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable sofa, club chairs, foot poufs, flat screen tv....moreless

  • Parking:

    A street parking permit is available at no cost for one vehicle....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Fluffy and white....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new large capacity....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well stocked....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Recently remodeled. New appliances, granite, tile. Fully appointed with kitchen ware....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basics. Coffee, some condiments....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Lawn / Garden:

    In the Back of the property. ...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Season
Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay
Holiday Season
Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
Low Season
Jan 5 - Mar 12, 2016
3 night min stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 26 - May 31, 2016
4 night min stay
4th July
Jul 1 - Jul 5, 2016
4 night min stay
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 1 - Sep 6, 2016
4 night min stay
Holiday Season
Nov 23 - Nov 28, 2016
5 night min stay
Holiday Season
Dec 16 - Jan 3, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Pet Fee $50
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning $125
  • Tax Rate 12.5%


Holiday and special event rates do apply, Please email for availability or with questions. Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.

A cleaning fee of $120 per stay applies + Oregon & Portland lodging tax of 12.5%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We are originally from the UK & Canada, have traveled extensively in the US and Europe using vacation rentals. We have been coming to Portland for many years and love the city. It is a paradise for walking, cycling, eating and drinking, and you do not need a car! We have 2 places in prime locations, the Feathered Nest is one of them.

Why the Owner Chose Nob Hill:
The architects who converted this 100 year old house into 2 units did a great job of maintaining the old charm while adding modern amenities, we have recently upgraded the property again. It is a home from home in the absolute best area in Portland.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Walking distance to restaurants, bars, breweries, theaters, light rail, parks, the river, downtown & the Pearl district, the Timbers soccer stadium, Lots of separate spaces, a peaceful porch and sun room for reading and rain watching. Large dining room, living room and kitchen.

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  • Font porch and entry

    Font porch and entry

  • kitchen


  • Bar and pass through from kitchen to living room

    Bar and pass through from kitchen to living room

  • living room

    living room

  • dining room

    dining room

  • Dining room/sun porch

    Dining room/sun porch

  • Lower bathroom

    Lower bathroom

  • lower Bathroom

    lower Bathroom

  • upper bathroom and shower

    upper bathroom and shower

  • Stairs that lead up to the upstairs bedroom and bathroom.

    Stairs that lead up to the upstairs bedroom and bathroom.

  • New washer and dryer

    New washer and dryer

  • kitchen


  • kitchen


  • Front reading porch

    Front reading porch

  • living room

    living room

  • dining room

    dining room

  • lower bedroom

    lower bedroom

  • Lower bathroom

    Lower bathroom

  • upper bedroom

    upper bedroom

  • Porch


  • The back of the house and the back yard.

    The back of the house and the back yard.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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