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Beautiful Bungalow. Close-in NE Portland. 800' Slps 3.

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1 bedrm, 1 full bath/ mini kitchen.. Lower level Apt. Private entry. Lots of ar

NORTH TABOR NEIGHBORHOOD. North East side, 4 miles from downtown.

Welcome to my home! A beautiful and spacious 800 sq.ft. totally private lower level apartment space with your own entrance.

- WiFi

- The Queen bed and twin bed are located in the same space, with a privacy curtain between sleeping areas...

- Separate kitchen space w/ frig, toaster oven, microwave, electric hot water pot, sink, dishes, utensils, salt, pepper, oil, tea and coffee for first day. This is not a cooking kitchen, more of a "heat stuff up" kitchen!

- Large tiled full bath with tub/shower.

- 32" TV with WiFi and DVD player. No cable.

- No washer/dryer. Towels, soap, shampoo, iron and board, plus a few small misc items.

- Air conditioner during summer months.

More details:

This 1926 home on a double lot was completely updated in 2010. Located in the inner NE neighborhood of North Tabor - a short hop to all of the great east-side neighborhoods with a 5-minute walk to a MAX train stop. Very easy access to downtown by train or a 15-minute drive by car. 5-minute drive (15 blocks) to Providence Hospital.

Filled with lovely colors and lots original art by Northwest artists, there is a new QUEEN bed, plus a TWIN bed in the large STUDIO-SYTLE space. The beds are firm foam with temperature sensitive toppers and all-cotton sheets. (A privacy curtain can be pulled to separate the two sleeping areas.) In the sitting area is a 32" TV with DVD player and free WIFI. A desk and bookshelves allows for a comfortable place for computer work. (Please note that we do not have full TV cable channels.)

The kitchen is a separate room with a table and chairs, stainless refrigerator, sink, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker Plus dishes and utensils. The appliances are new and function well.

This spotlessly clean home includes comfy all-cotton towels and sheets. The large updated bath is tiled, with a tub/shower combination.

If needed in the summer, there is a portable air conditioner to keep the space very cool. And a small electric fireplace for extra heat and atmosphere in the winter.

(Please note that a washer and dryer are not available.)

Lots of free parking on the street. Two egress windows. Fenced back yard with table and chairs.

There are several stairs to the lower level, but once you are inside everything is on one level, a spacious 900 feet. The two owners live very quietly upstairs on the main floor.

You may occasionally see us and our dogs come or go, but we are very quiet. The dogs are never unattended or left alone in the house. (Two of the dos are very small. One is large.) As the owner, I am available to answer questions, and always answer my phone! If I am not available I will return your call asap. No exceptions.

I also have a free-standing studio space on the property. The VRBO link is

15-minute drive to downtown Portland (5 miles away). 5-minute walk to a MAX train line. You can arrive directly by train from the airport and easily hop on the train to go downtown, to the Convention Center, Zoo, Expo Center, Hollywood and Lloyd District neighborhoods... The house is two blocks from a grocery store and coffee shop. 20-minute walk to Mt Tabor Park. 5 to 10-minute drive to major close-in neighborhoods such as Hollywood, NE Broadway, SE Division, SE Hawthorne, SE Belmont, SE Burnside and 28th Ave (tons of restaurants on each of these streets!) and a 15 minute drive to NE Alberta St and N Mississippi Ave. Providence Hospital is in the neighborhood, 5 minute drive.

The neighborhood is a small pocket that is still old Portland, with new Portland updates. It is very quiet, as there is virtually no through traffic, yet is within minutes to freeway access, bus and train lines, and you can be downtown by car in 10 minutes. Although the map looks like it is close to the freeway (2 blocks away), there is a large wall to diminish noise; it is virtually undectable in my yard, and has no impact inside the house.


PERMIT #15-176188-000-00-HO

I purchased this home 5 years ago, because of its lovely updates, close-in location and extra-large yard.





NO ADDITIONAL OVERNIGHT GUESTS OTHER THAN THOSE ON ORIGINAL CONTRACT. $10 per night extra for 3rd overnight guest. Of course guests may visit you, although no parties.

I do not reserve for periods longer than 28 days.

Guests are welcome to use the front porch and back yard.

More Details

Stephanie Wiarda
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 17, 2018

About Stephanie Wiarda

I have been in the art gallery business as a director and owner of several galleries, and was a goldsmith and silversmith for many years - something I have recently revived. I have also been a Principal Real Estate Broker for 12 years, and now work under my own company name, Back Home Real Estate LLC. Making people feel welcome and at home is a pleasure!

Stephanie Wiarda purchased this bungalow in 2011

Why Stephanie Wiarda chose Northeast Portland

This is a completely updated 1924 bungalow, so there are many comforts that can't be found in other older homes. The double lot in the middle of a city offers a lot of privacy that is not possible in homes with smaller lots. The two-car garage and quiet neighborhood clinched the deal when purchasing this home several years ago.

What makes this bungalow unique

Very close access to everything Portland has to offer, and a beautiful environment in which to relax. 5-minute walk to the MAX train line.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much for your friendly, thoughtful hospitality and for allowing us to enjoy your beautifully appointed house! We loved the house, the neighborhood, the nearby parks and playgrounds - everything!

Thank you again...
Aug 2013
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Northeast Portland Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Spacious and completely updated, with a tile floor/shower
  • Bath is updated and tiled, with a tub/shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Large Bedroom with living area - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Firm foam mattresses w/all Cotton sheets. Plus Twin bed.
  • Spacious 900 ft studio bedroom/lving space with a new mattress and temperature-sensitive topper. A sliding curtain separates the sleeping space from the living space. All cotton sheets. A very comfortable twin bed is also (dual function as couch). The kitchen is separate, and the bath with shower/tub is spacious..
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rock climbing


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average rating of 4.8414636 based on 84 reviews


  • 5 of 5

A wonderful, peaceful and accommodating place to stay. Owners thought of all your needs and are most helpful with places to see. Very inviting stay and a definite to revisit. My husband and I stayed at both places on the property and they are both above a 10. Can't wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a pleasure it is to host our great guests!! We do work at being both very available, or very invisible, depending on each person's wishes. It is especially fun to welcome people to how wonderful Oregon is.
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2nd stay, not the last

  • 4 of 5

I would give it five stars, it clean comfortable and the decor is great. Stephanie is awesome. It is a basement apartment with a limited kitchen. It was perfect for us both times. We could hear sounds from the house above, but that never bothered us. It was close to everything when we came for a family wedding and when we came to see Billy Joel at the Moda Center . Had breakfast at The New Deal cafe both days, cute little neighborhood cafe, good food, nice people, loved it. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable and convenient.

  • 4 of 5

Great stay! Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Very wonderful stay at the bungalow! So nice to have a separate kitchen area and the bathroom was nice size! And the bed was super comfy!! Stephanie and Angelo were very welcoming! Would definitely recommend staying here if you are visiting Portland!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Plenty of room and great location!

  • 5 of 5

With a kitchenette, bathroom and large room this was the perfect place for our 5 days in Portland.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet/Peaceful Property

  • 5 of 5

Stephane, Angelo and the dogs are all great hosts! Hardly knew they live above the apartment, they are so quiet. Close to restaurants, coffee shops and a major grocery store, yet far enough away from downtown hubbub, all make it a good choice for exploring north Portland.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being a great guest! I appreciate the quiet part because we are super sensitive to our guests comfort and happiness.
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Mount Tabor Park
Ya Hala Lebanese Cuisine
Biddy McGraw's Irish Pub
"This pub is well know for live music, an original Portland local bar. Authentic, not "upscale.""
Pho Van
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.15 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Rose City Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mt Hood
Nearest Beach
90 Miles
Cannon Beach
Car: not necessary

5 MINTUE WALK TO A MAX TRAIN LINE. TWO BLOCKS FROM GROCERY STORE. This close-in Portland home gives guests access to the hundreds of fantastic restaurants of every kind, and all of the other Portland attractions. It is a 7-minute walk to the MAX train which will have you to the NE Hollywood district, or NE Broadway, plus downtown, within 10 minutes. Mt Tabor Park is a 20-minute walk or 5 minute drive, full of gorgeous walks and views of both downtown and Mt Hood.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning $60 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.8%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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