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.