Welcome to The Garden Retreat, a classic, updated 3,200 sq ft mid-century brick home with daylight basement, nestled in the historic Vancouver Heights neighborhood, minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon and the Portland Airport.
This is an established VRBO home with excellent reviews and repeat guests!
Looking for a home that can accommodate your entire family with room to stretch out and enjoy different activities? Want it close to attractions, the airport, easy on and off highway access and Portland yet in a quiet neighborhood with PLENTY of FREE PARKING?
Did you know that Vancouver is getting ready to launch a new waterfront development with restaurants and running/biking paths?
Come stay at The Garden Retreat and see what it and the surrounding area has to offer.
This quarter acre urban retreat features a private, beautifully landscaped backyard with a 6 person hot tub and a large covered patio with plenty of backyard seating. The gardens offer a place to stroll, breath-taking seasonal flora, vegetable and herb gardens.
The open-concept living space is furnished with a comfortable sectional and modern decor, additional seating at the breakfast bar, and a 52" TV with surround sound to enjoy while preparing meals and hanging out. There is seating for up to 8 in the dining room with additional seating at the eat-in breakfast bar. The kitchen is stocked with everything you'll need to prepare and serve your entire party, dishes and silver service for up to 20, all stainless steel appliances, Kitchen Aid mixer, blender and plenty of high end cook and serve ware.
The home features 5 luxuriously appointed bedrooms (3 kings and 2 queens) and 2 Queen sleeper-sofas and 2 twin roll-away cots. All of the beds have super comfortable, top-of-the-line bedding guaranteed to give you a good night's sleep. There are three bedrooms on the main floor (2 Kings and 1 queen) with two bathrooms (one is the master) and then two bedrooms in the basement (1 king and 1 queen) and one bathroom.
1. Grey Master Bedroom w/En suite bath, King bed, crystal chandelier and relaxing decor. (main floor)
2. Blue Room with king bed (main floor)
3. Mid Century Room, queen bedroom is modern and bright (main floor)
On the lower level:
4. Library Room is a quiet retreat off the theater room with a comfortable Queen bed decorated in modern decor.
5/6. The "Mother-in-law" apartment provides a private fully-functional retreat with a separate King bedroom and a Queen sleeper-sofa in the living area. The apartment has its own outside entrance through a private courtyard. It features office space, a kitchenette with cook-top, mini-fridge, microwave and toaster oven, and the third bathroom.
The vintage 1950's pool table, poker table and cozy club seating make the party room the perfect place to hang out. Behind the full-service wet bar you will find an ice-maker, mini-fridge and everything you need to make and serve the perfect cocktail. This is the place where you can all be together at the end of the day or the guys can hang out and watch the big game. A queen sleeper sofa make this another bedroom as well when the family is all together.
The Theater Room is situated on the lower level. Sit back and relax on reclining theater chairs and watch your favorite movie on the 102" screen with high-end projection and surround sound! You will find a large selection of movies to choose from our library, or a full line up of cable television.
In addition, the property is:
*8 minutes from Portland International Airport
*12 miles from downtown Portland
*Freeway access to either I-205 or I-5 is minutes away
*Amenities such as restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, movie theaters, banks, fast food, athletic clubs, etc are within a two mile radius
*Adequate Parking: 4 off street and 3 street side parking spaces
The Garden Retreat is pet friendly, fenced and welcomes well-behaved dogs to enjoy the property with their owners. There is a wonderful walking trail through a reserved green space just a few blocks from the house. The neighborhood is filled with old evergreens, wide streets and established homes, perfect for the walk to the park.
I am committed to providing you with a true home away from home experience where memories can be created. My family has been traveling and staying in VRBO's at various vacation spots for many years. We know what we like to find in homes as we travel and create those memories of our own and hope we can not only meet but exceed your expectations of what a great vacation home can be. I welcome your comments, feedback and suggestions and I hope your stay will provide you and your family many good memories!