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Luxury 2-BR Apartment in vibrant Northwest District of downtown Portland

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4), Back deck and front porch

Ideal apartment for either work or play in the vibrant Nob Hill neighborhood, adjacent to the Pearl, steps from mass transit and within 2 miles of the center of downtown, cultural and sporting attractions and recreational opportunities.

Both spacious bedrooms are carpeted with comfortable queen beds. The larger bedroom (196 square feet) opens to the enclosed back deck. The second bedroom is 168 square feet. The bathroom is steps away from both bedrooms. TV with Comcast on-demand and more than 100 channels in larger bedroom and living room. DVD player. Small stereo system in each bedroom.

Working in Portland? Bring your laptop to the full office, equipped with scanner-fax-printer, (using the land line for fax); high-speed Internet with wireless throughout the apartment and land line with free long-distance to North America and selected European countries.

Here for vacation? Portland and surrounding area offers ample recreation for bicyclists, runners, hikers, water sports. Cultural attractions include performing arts, Portland Art Museum and countless art galleries in the Pearl and Nob Hill. Major league soccer (Portland Timbers) and basketball (Portland Trailblazers) venues are within walking distance.

And scenic day trips range from Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Hood, the Columbia Gorge, Oregon wine country within 60 miles. The Oregon coast is 80 miles.

The apartment is surrounded by local boutique shops and the full range of dining - fine food, ethnic, food carts. On NW 21st, Caffe Mingo is the city's best Italian restaurant. Paley's Place, a top destination restaurant, is just 4 blocks away. On NW 23rd just two blocks away, Fireside is a lively dining spot using local products on a menu of unusual variations on familiar dishes. Kornblatt's Jewish deli serves unmatched lox and bagels. Taste is a wine bar with small plates. And your taste buds will welcome the unusual seafood combinations at Bamboo Sushi and ice cream at Salt and Straw.

For shopping, the City Market for seafood, meat, cheese, produce and wine is just a block away, while Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Safeway and Fred Meyer offer the essential supermarket items.

Forest Park, the largest urban wooded area in the United States, is 2 miles away. It connects with hiking trails throughout the west side of Portland, including Washington Park, where the Oregon Zoo is located.

Some of the most interesting walks are stairs that take you through the Westside's neighborhoods. Google 'Walking stairs in Portland, Oregon.'

The Willamette Greenway can be accessed two dozen blocks away, offering a 7-mile riverside path for pedestrians and biking, connecting to the Springwater Corridor bike and walking path that follows an abandoned rail line through several natural areas to Gresham and beyond - a 50-mile round-trip ride or walk.

The cultural center of the city is less than 2 miles and includes the Portland Performing Arts Center, Keller Auditorium and Portland Art Museum. Smaller performing arts venues and art galleries are less distant.

And downtown Portland is less than two miles away, reached either by a brisk walk or the street car. Pioneer Square includes major retailers. Nordstrom is nearby.

Major League sports are 20 minutes away on foot - the NBA Trail Blazers at the Moda Center and Timbers soccer at Providence Field.

Keywords: Ideal for work or play, secure and quiet 1st floor flat in Nob Hill neighborhood of NW Portland, just blocks from the Pearl neighborhood. 1400 sq. ft., high ceilings, fireplace, lots of light, front porch, private back deck, modern kitchen, large bedrooms, living and dining rooms, furnished office, wireless, free phone, cable, washer-dryer in basement, minutes from boutique shopping, restaurants in the Pearl and on 21st and 23rd, one block from streetcar, bus, 2 miles from downtown's major shopping areas, 2 blocks from Good Sam Hospital, 15 minutes or less from Oregon Zoo, Rose Quarter, Providence Soccer Field, OHSU, PSU, St. Vincent and Providence Medical Centers.

More Details

Owner
Ed Grosswiler
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About Ed Grosswiler

Retired after a 30-year career running a public affairs consulting firm and, prior to that, a corporate government affairs director. Sammye, a native Oregonian, has been a banker and is now a Realtor, covering the metropolitan area. We each have two grown children - hers are boys and mine are girls.

Ed Grosswiler purchased this apartment in 1987

Why Ed Grosswiler chose Nob Hill

The location is central to two of the city's most vibrant neighborhoods and within walking distance of all of downtown with the rest of the city easily accessible by bicycle. The airport is a quick 20 minutes by car, slightly longer by light rail.

What makes this apartment unique

Surrounded by local boutique shops and the full range of dining - fine food, ethnic, food carts. Caffe Mingo is the city's best Italian restaurant. Paley's Place, a top destination restaurant, is just 4 blocks away. Both are on NW 21st. Fireside is a lively dining spot using local products on a menu of unusual variations on familiar dishes. Kornblatt's Jewish deli serves unmatched lox and bagels. Taste is a wine bar with small plates. And your taste buds will welcome the unusual seafood combinations at Bamboo Sushi and ice cream at Salt and Straw.

For shopping, the City Market for seafood, meat, cheese, produce and wine is just a block away, while Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Safeway and Fred Meyer offer the essential supermarket items.

Forest Park, the largest urban wooded area in the United States, is just over 2 miles away. It connects with hiking trails throughout the west side of Portland, including Washington Park, where the Oregon Zoo is located.

Some of the most interesting walks are stairs that take you through the Westside's neighborhoods. Google 'Walking stairs in Portland, Oregon.'

The Willamette Greenway can be accessed two dozen blocks away, offering a 7-mile riverside path for pedestrians and biking, connecting to the Springwater Corridor bike and walking path that follows an abandoned rail line through several natural areas to Gresham and beyond - a 50-mile round-trip ride or walk.

The cultural center of the city is less than 2 miles and includes the Portland Performing Arts Center, Keller Auditorium and Portland Art Museum. Smaller performing arts venues and art galleries are less distant.

Major League sports are 20 minutes away on foot - the NBA Trail Blazers at the Moda Center and Timbers soccer at Providence Field.

Amenities

Nob Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large bathroom with vanity counter
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Queen size beds in each of the bedrooms
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Office with printer, fax, scanner. Indoor green plants and orchids. Service for eight for dining, including wine glasses. Toaster oven, coffee maker, teapots. Hardwood floors except carpeting in bedrooms, large bedroom closets

Reviews

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Luxury 2-BR Apartment in vibrant Northwest District of downtown Portland
average rating of 4.905983 based on 117 reviews
5

Comfortable Portland Home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, clean first floor apartment in great location. Ed gave us a house tour as well as neighborhood info about restaurants, etc. Also, there's an info booklet in the house with more descriptions, etc. We tried Caffe Mingo and Serrato, which were both about 30 seconds away, and both good. We did not use the kitchen except for coffee, but it seemed well equipped, and there were lots of condiments as well as milk and coffee. The apartment is roomy enough for 3 or 4 people although only one bathroom. We were very comfortable there, and Ed was available immediately when we needed him one evening (fireplace question as we were making the first fire of this season). And even though it rained all 4 days, I loved Portland.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Corpus Christi, TX
5

Perfect place to stay in Portland!

  • 5 of 5

We simply loved this house and the neighborhood! We felt very safe. We were close to everything. This place has all the comforts of home

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco
5

Lovely apartment in a great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This 2-bedroom apartment was clean, well-provisioned, extremely comfortable, and in a wonderful, walkable neighborhood, with many restaurants and shops. It even included a parking spot, which was very convenient. Ed is an extremely gracious and accommodating host. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best we've stayed in Portland!

  • 5 of 5

We were impressed walking in the door. A really nice house with everything one might need. A/C, fans, comfortable beds, great bathroom, patios/porches, lots of room, quiet, even a printer that we were able to use to print our boarding passes to go home. Having a designated driveway is a great extra since street parking in most Portland neighborhoods is very tight.

This is the 4th or 5th vacation rental we've stayed in Portland and the first I can say we really loved and will want to come back to. We enjoyed our stay very much and will look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tucson
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We were super pleased with Ed's place. It's charming, roomy, comfortable and best of all it was in a fantastic part of town. Pretty much everything was walkable and if not lightrail is closeby. Fantastic and highly recommended.

We came from Arizona in August so one of our key goals was to get out of the heat. Portland weather was wonderful and nights were cool. The only slight improvement I would suggest would be to make it so more windows can open and let fresh cool night air in.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Gabriel
5

Awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is absolutely wonderful! It is well-stocked, has great amenities, and is in a terrific location! Ed is a fabulous host and provides you with great information about the Portland area, including terrific advice on restaurants and areas to visit. I highly recommend this rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Pok Pok Restaurant
Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Portland International
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
I-405
Nearest Restaurant
40 Metres
Caffe Mingo
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mt. Hood
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Cannon Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
NW 23rd - Boutique shopping
Nearest Point of Interest
Gateway to the Pearl
Nearest Point of Interest
21st - Portland's finest restaurants
Nearest Point of Interest
Just a few more blocks to more excellent food
Nearest Point of Interest
Sammye Sanborn's real estate office

Take day trips to Oregon's wine country in nearby Yamhill County, visit the spectacular Columbia Gorge, Mt.Hood, Mt. St. Helens and other scenic areas within 60 miles. The Oregon Coast is 80 miles away. Full array of fine-dining and casual restaurants and boutique shopping immediately nearby in Nob Hill and Pearl neighborhoods, Portland's rich cultural and performing arts facilities are within 2 miles, the Willamette River Greenway accessible within two dozen blocks, bicycle on dedicated bike-pedestrian paths on the flats along the river and the Springwater Corridor - up to a 50-mile round-trip, challenge Portland's West Hills or rolling hills in the countryside west of Portland for vigorous biking, walking distance to major grocery stores, including Fred Meyer, Safeway and Whole Foods. Find produce, meat, seafood, cheeses, wine at City Market, a block away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $140

Housekeeping is available during your stay at a charge of $120.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.