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Best Walking Location In PDX

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath In A Fabulous Location

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.

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.

More Details

Owner
Debbie Mills
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Debbie Mills

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.

Debbie Mills purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Debbie Mills chose Portland

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.

What makes this apartment unique

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.

Amenities

Nob Hill Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are 2 inflatable single mattresses in the unit with bedding.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

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(73 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 73 reviews
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Super nice!!!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have been better. So comfortable and great location. Owner thought of every little thing to make us feel at home. Thank you so much!

Will book again if we're ever back in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very well appointed home in great location

  • 5 of 5

The perch was a great place for my family to stay during our first visit to Portland. It was cute, clean and had a lot of extras like owner provided laundry/ dishwasher soap, paper towels, etc. that I've always had to buy with other vrbo rentals. It also had very nice linens and comfortable beds. The owners did a great job redoing the home but retaining it's charm. They were also very helpful with any questions we had. The location in the alphabet district was great! Nob hill and the pearl were our favorite districts and within walking distance or a short trip on the streetcar, but Mississippi and Williams streets across the bridge were a must see as well. This was a great place to stay in a great city!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charmer

  • 5 of 5

A lovely space for our family in town for a wedding. Includes most everything you'd need to be comfortable and in a charming neighborhood. The unit is the second and third floor of an old house. The only drawbacks are the number and steep pitch of the stairs, which would make it tough for older folks or those who have a lot of heavy luggage. The AC is from two window units that do a pretty good job if fans are placed strategically. We'd stay there again!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Leafy tree-lined street, close to hip area across the freeway and to the dining options on 23rd. We had a good number of guests and they fit in the space well. Kitchen etc perfectly stocked with all that you need to cook, etc. Loved Portland.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely fabulous

  • 5 of 5

This was an outstanding place. Big bedrooms, well equipped kitchen, great location. I would definitely want to stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Great location and extremely clean

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at the Perch! It is one of the cleanest and most updated rentals we have ever stayed at I reached out to Debra regarding the parking pass and she emailed back quickly. She emailed the instructions, which were easy to follow. We were extremely happy with the entire experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Damage Insurance $59

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.