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Panoramic MT Hood And Willamette River View Minutes From City Center

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

One Bedroom, One Bath And Covered Deck With Mt Hood And Willamette River Views

This large bedroom suite (18' x 24') with a private bath is located in a private home in a quiet neighborhood on a ridge overlooking the Johns Landing area of near southwest Portland. It has a smashing view of the year round snow capped Mt. Hood (10,000+ feet), the Willamette River, east Portland and surrounds through a 24' long wall of windows and adjoining 32' long covered deck. The unit was recently remodeled and is elegantly appointed. It is air conditioned and has its own controlled heating system. It has a queen sized bed and a 39" TV on cable. The unit has a microwave, a mini refrigerator, a comfortable chair, a table and two chairs in the unit and a similar set on the deck. An optional adjoining private full kitchen is available for an additional $25 a night. We collect local lodging taxes but do not charge any other cleaning or damage fees. We rent to responsible people. We trust them and are almost always pleased. The fireplace shown in photos is decorative only. It is not functional.

The unit has an off street parking space and a private entrance. It is a ten minute drive to downtown Portland and a ten minute walk to three different bus stops going to and from the city center and the suburbs. Light rail (Metro) serves the city and goes directly to the Portland International Airport terminal.

From the unit and deck one can spot bald eagles, hawks, osprey, great blue herons and Canadian geese flying by and commercial airline flight paths to the airport. One can also watch the Christmas Boats Parades on the Willamette River and the Fourth of July fireworks at Oaks Amusement Park, immediately across the river one-half a mile away.

More Details

Owner
Robb and Linda Haskins
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Robb and Linda Haskins

The owners are a retired Oregon Assistant Attorney General and retired Art and Home Economics teacher. The Resident Manager is a retired Landscape Architect.

Robb and Linda Haskins purchased this apartment in 1990

Why Robb and Linda Haskins chose Lair Hill

The owners fell in love with the view of Mt Hood and the location (easy access to all parts of the metropolitan area). Over time they have remodeled all parts of the house to make it very livable.

What makes this apartment unique

The owners fell in love with the view of Mt Hood and the location (easy access to all parts of the metropolitan area). Over time they have remodeled all parts of the house to make it very livable.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your comfy and bright space. Loved the view from the window out to the river & mountains. So close to our daughter @ school. Just nice'
Apr 2017
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Amenities

Lair Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Large shower, designer sink and commode
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Large room (16' x 24'), queen size bed, table and chairs, TV, microwave, mini refrigerator
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.4/5 -
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Panoramic MT Hood And Willamette River View Minutes From City Center
average rating of 4.422222 based on 124 reviews
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Average

  • 3 of 5

Was fine for what I needed, nothing fancy.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Katherine Thank you for reviewing your stay. We hope to host you again some day. Robb and Linda
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5

Beautiful retreat in a great neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Loved the great design of decor...very comfortable, well-planned arrangement, and stunning views. We enjoyed the deck morning and evenings with a wonderful view of the Willamette River and Mt. Hood. Explored the neighborhood and discovered great spots for dining: Cafe DuBerry (French) and Bamboo Garden Restaurant (Hawaiian). Close to the park along the river for very nice hiking. This is our second visit and we intend to be back! Thank you, Robb and Linda for making this such a divine get-away.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Merry Thsnk you for your kind review. We hope to host you again soon. Robb and Linda
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this darling apartment with the fabulous view truly made our first trip to Portland a wonderful experience! Loved the neighborhood and local pub and Fish House. Would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Tiann Thank you for your kind review. We hope to host you again soon. 'Robb and Linda Owners
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5

Great Location with Beautiful View.

  • 5 of 5

I stayed 4 nights at this VRBO, it was a nice location with restaurants close by, with the steep street we always used a car to get up and down, but not a problem, also it was only a mile from my daughter which worked out perfect. The patio is very nice for sitting outside and on a clear night and day the view is spectacular of Mt. Hood. For 2 people sharing a bed it is a great space, we also used Uber when we did not have a car and they were always close. I would recommend this space to anyone who wants to be close to the city, but have a quiet retreat, that is close by.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Julie Thank you for your kind review of your Oct 4-8 visit. We hope to host you again in the future. Robb and Linda
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Good Location

  • 4 of 5

Nice home located near the downtown area with the view of MT Hood when no cloudy.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear David Thank you for your positive review of your Sept 15-17 visit. We hope to host you again soon. Robb and Linda
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4

Great vacation spot

  • 4 of 5

Great. View. Loved our time on the balcony and the kitchen was great. The area was perfect with lots of things to do. Rob, Linda and Bob were very nice and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Donnalee Thank you for your positive review of your August 22-31 visit.. We hope to host you again. Robb and Linda Owners
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Fulton Pub
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Eastmoreland
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Portland Union Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Corbett Fish House
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Timberline
Nearest Beach
80 Miles
Seaside, Oregon
Car: recommended

The property is five minutes from a super market (Fred Meyer) and a gourmet grocery (Zupans). Several restaurants are within a ten minute walk and numerous restaurants are within a ten minute drive.

The property is ten minutes from four major universities--Portland State University, Oregon Health Sciences University, Reed College and Lewis and Clark College.

The property is surrounded by beautiful flower gardens and is less than 20 minutes from the world class Washington Park Japanese Gardens, the Test Rhododendron Gardens and Childrens' Garden, the Lan Su Chinese Garden, the Eastmoreland Rhododendron Test Garden, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI).

Portland has many hiking and bike trails. The property is on one of the hiking trails and is within a ten minute walk to the Willamette River Greenway bike and hiking trails. The largest city park in the country (Forest Park) is 15 minutes away. It is full of hiking trails.

There are many public golf courses in and near Portland. Eastmoreland is ten minutes away. It hosted the 19__ National Public Links tournament finals. Portland hosts the annual Rose Festival Parade and associated activities (Fun Center and Dragon Boat Races) in downtown Portland (ten minutes away) in June. The city also is home to professional sports teams: the Portland Trailblazers (NBA basketball); and the Portland Timbers (Major League Soccer). The Blazers play at the Rose Garden arena and the Timbers play at Jeld-Wen Stadium, each about ten minutes away.

The Oregon Zoo is first class (15 minutes away). It hosts summer concerts. Portland is a pioneer in establishing brew pubs. One of the first, the Fulton Pub, is a five minute walk away. Good brew pubs are everywhere. Portland also is the home of Powell's Bookstore (15 minutes away) which has a world wide reputation. It is huge. It sells new and used. If you can't find a book there, it might not exist!

Portland has an active music scene. It hosts the Waterfromt Blues Festival downtown on the shore of the Willamette River (ten minutes away) in early July each year. The Northwest Chamber Music organization hosts a series of chamber music concerts at various local venues each summer. Numerous bars throughout the city have regular live music. During the summer many local parks host free concerts in a variety of genres.

All of Portland's major hospitals are within 20 minutes away: OHSU Hospital, St Vincent's, Good Samaritan, and Providence.

The owners own a condo in Maui which they offer through VRBO (#484443)

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

No additional fees $0
Tax Rate 11.5%

KITCHEN IS NOT INCLUDED IN STANDARD PRICING---HOWEVER AN ADJOINING PRIVATE FULL KITCHEN IS AVAILABLE FOR AN ADDITIONAL $25.00 A NIGHT. We have no additional damage fees, cleaning fees or other fees--we trust our visitors.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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