Best Walking Location in Pdx

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The Apartment
A beautiful Victorian home originally built at the turn of the last century and architecturally transformed into newly renovated vacation rentals. The comforts of the new and charm of the old! You will feel completely at home with three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The kitchen has been remodeled with new cabinets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. It is well supplied with pots and pans etc should you have an interest in cooking meals. There are many peaceful and relaxing corners. Family and friends can relax at the end of the day either in the living area or dining nook. This is a very comfortable unit with cable TV, flat screen 3D HDTV. Towels and linens are provided, new large washer and dryer. Air conditioning except in the bedrooms. The beautiful high ceilings and large windows offer an abundance of space and natural light to enjoy.
We are located in Portland’s historic Nob Hill/Alphabet district west of the I-405. It is a central location with a mix of vintage, independent and higher end shops 1-3 blocks away. Couch Park is a lovely green space and less than 2 blocks away.
Working in Portland? Bring your laptop, we have a scanner-printer, high-speed Internet with wireless throughout the apartment. Staying here, you will probably never have to use a car to get around town. Parking is limited. This neighborhood has one of the best walking scores in all of Portland.
Parking: We have a street parking permit that guests are welcome to use.

Multiple families/parties traveling together? Luxury 3 bed 2.5baths & 2 bed 2 bath in the same building. 478874 & 512525 (this).

The Location

This home is located in a prime location a few blocks from popular NW 21st & 23rd venues, 3 blocks from the Pearl district and 10 blocks to downtown Portland. There are lots of boutiques, home design shops both local and well-known stores and antique shops. Portland has hiking & biking trails, parks, galleries, fabulous restaurants whether for happy hour or fine dining, European bakeries, local micro breweries and pubs, coffee shops. Just about everything for an enjoyable visit. It is very close to the street car. There is the convenience of a great health conscience urban grocery stores nearby for everyday necessities. Close to public transit… makes this a great place to stay.
Cultural attractions include performing arts, Portland Art Museum and countless art galleries in the Pearl and Nob Hill. Major league soccer (Portland Timbers) is within walking distance. Scenic day trips range from Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Hood, the Columbia Gorge, Oregon wine country within 60 miles. The Oregon coast is 70 miles. Minutes from boutique shopping, restaurants in the Pearl and on 21st and 23rd, 4 blocks from streetcar, bus, 2 miles from downtown, 6 blocks from Good Sam Hospital, 15 minutes or less from Oregon Zoo, Rose Quarter, Providence Park Soccer Arena, OHSU, PSU, St. Vincent and Providence Medical Centers.
Just three blocks to the Street Car (local mass transit) which allows easy access to all of Portland.
Some notes

There is a stair case leading to the front door at the 2nd level as well as a set of stairs that leads to the upstairs living area. All bedrooms are located on the first level. The master bedroom has a king and a full bathroom attached. The second bedroom has a queen size bed and the third bedroom as two singles. There is a second full bathroom on the first level as well.
The upstairs has a fully remodeled kitchen, a dining island, a dining nook, a half bathroom and living room.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 year old minimum age as primary renter....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    However very young children in the unit would not work as it is not child proofed and there are steep stairs and windows that could be dangerous....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • There are 2 inflatable single mattresses in the unit with bedding.

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • DVD Player
  • Games


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Dining:

    The kitchen island seats eight and the nook seats 4 people. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    In living/kitchen area Master bedroom has a window A/C unit The other 2 bedrooms have tower fans...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new large capacity....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    In complete house....moreless

  • Parking:

    Street parking permit is available on request for one vehicle....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Fluffy and white....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new large capacity....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Well stocked....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Large island seats 8 people....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basics. Coffee, some condiments....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    A small out door seating area by the front door....moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Season
Nov 23 - Nov 28, 2016
5 night min stay
Holiday Season
Dec 16 - Jan 3, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Cleaning Fee $130
  • Tax Rate 12.5%


Holiday and special event rates do apply, Please email for availability or with questions. Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed.

A cleaning fee of $120 per stay applies + Oregon & Portland lodging tax of 12.5%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/23/2016
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: We are originally from the UK & Canada, have traveled extensively in the US and Europe using vacation rentals. We have been coming to Portland for many years and love the city. It is a paradise for walking, cycling, eating and drinking, and you do not need a car! We have 2 places in prime locations, The Perch is one of them.

Why the Owner Chose Northwest District, Portland, OR, USA:
The architects who converted this 100 year old house into 2 units did a great job of maintaining the old charm while adding modern amenities, we have recently upgraded the property again. It is a home from home in the absolute best area in Portland.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Walking distance to restaurants, bars, breweries, theaters, light rail, parks, the river, downtown & the Pearl district and the Timbers soccer stadium. There are lots of separate spaces to enjoy.

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Speaks: english


  • Living room

    Living room

  • living room with half bathroom

    living room with half bathroom

  • Keeping Portland Weird. Living room through to kitchen.

    Keeping Portland Weird. Living room through to kitchen.

  • Kitchen


  • Living room level half bathroom

    Living room level half bathroom

  • Master bedroom with king bed

    Master bedroom with king bed

  • Master bathroom with walk in shower.

    Master bathroom with walk in shower.

  • Bedroom level shared bathroom. Bath/shower room is separate to toilet room.

    Bedroom level shared bathroom. Bath/shower room is separate to toilet room.

  • Bedroom level shared toilet separate to bath/shower room.

    Bedroom level shared toilet separate to bath/shower room.

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

  • Washer/dryer room with new machines.

    Washer/dryer room with new machines.

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Living room reading area

    Living room reading area

  • Kitchen island

    Kitchen island

  • Dining nook.

    Dining nook.

  • Top of the staircase.

    Top of the staircase.

  • Master bedroom and entrance to Master bathroom.

    Master bedroom and entrance to Master bathroom.

  • Queen bedroom

    Queen bedroom

  • Bedroom level shared bath/shower room

    Bedroom level shared bath/shower room

  • Third bedroom. 2 twin beds.

    Third bedroom. 2 twin beds.

  • Front door and stairs to upper living area.

    Front door and stairs to upper living area.

  • Front of the house.

    Front of the house.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, October 24, 2016

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