Mississippi/Albina Meets Alberta. 1911 Farmhouse in the City. Cozy and Quaint.(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Bungalow
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Wood Floors, beach house vibe..
Beachy city house in the N. Mississippi / N. Albina corridor. Simple, uncluttered, high ceilings, wide porch. Excellent good neighbor vibe. Walk to fresh food and beautiful rose garden in peninsular park. Portland community college 3 blocks north. A whole myriad of eclectic cafés and creative one of a kind establishments. Bus steps away and designated bike routes right out the door. Trimet light rail train 5-10 minute walk.
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Member since: 2014
- 750 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 3-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Check in 3PM. Checkout 11AM. Non-smoking property. On street parking only. Please leave driveway clear. You may cross paths with owners as they use separate backyard entry to basement apartment. Happy to help while we are here but respect privacy and are unobtrusive. House is quaint, cozy, functional, and full of texture and character. Purchased house for its uniqueness and closeness to basic amenities like the fresh produce store (half a block away), freeway and airport access. Many closeby cafes (Sweedeedee's across the street), breweries, shops and other cool old houses. A locale for people who appreciate this type of close in urban living. We hope you enjoy your stay!...moreless
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Duty Free Shops
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 3 people
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils:
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Mar 20 - Apr 8, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $75
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Taxes Not included
Check-in 3pm. Check-out 11am. On street parking only. Please leave driveway clear. Maximum stay of 10 nights
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Car: Not Necessary
Exciting artistic neighborhood. Half a block to bus stop and half a mile to light rail. Local produce market across the street. Bakery, record store, art gallery's, rose garden, brew pubs, recycled building materials, music venues, bike routes, coffee cafés, hot yoga, new seasons market, various ethnic restaurants and more are all walkable or bikeable.
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: I have enjoyed lovingly restoring this over one-hundred year old house. We are fortunate to have an abundance of local recycled wood from the Rebuilding center which happens to be in the neighborhood. The bedrooms are fitted with old growth planks I salvaged and installed. I have enjoyed making surfboards since the early 70's which I continue to do to this day. Some I make out of solid wood. I have had the good fortune to learn many languages in my travels including Japanese, Norwegian, Tahitian, Hawaiian, French, Spanish, Indonesian, and a smattering of Donald Duck and pig latin.
Why the Owner Chose Mississippi District, Portland, OR, USA:
This house has a great proximity to the airport. There is no need to get in the automobile for healthy food or entertainment. Local transportation is right out the door with the bus line out the door and light rail a 10 minute walk away. Additionally I-5 is easy to access. The Oregon coast is 1.5 hours west and the Columbia River Gorge starts a few minutes to the East. The Cherry Sprout Produce Store being a half block away with its year round fresh local produce. In the same building is the Red Fox which is a cool place to eat and drink. Sweedeedees is a breakfast/bakery that uses only the best quality ingredients has pies, muffins, and cookies of serious grandmotheresque quality. Their building also has Mississippi Records which deals in used vinyl. All of the establishments play vinyl on a regular basis.
The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
This house is located in the N. Mississippi/ N. Albina corridor.
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Remodeled bath with new subway tile. Fresh, clean and great water pressure.
bedroom 2 and built in shelves
Front porch on a rare snowy day.
Cherry Sprout store on a rare winter snow day (Great local produce)
Simple dining area connected to kitchen alcove. Door you see goes to laundry room and then to back door to back yard.
Living room looking south toward dining room. Oak floors throughout.
bedroom 2 built in bookcase
View into second bedroom.
Sweedeedees bakery/eatery and Mississippi Records half a block away from house
The Cherry Sprout store local produce store half a block away
Kitchen alcove off dining room, window faces west.
Bedroom 2 with windows facing west and south.
The Red Fox and Cherry Sprout. A half block walk from house.
Front porch view.
Dining room table and window facing east.
this is dining area, kitchen looking toward living room
bdrm 1 facing sumner st and porch out window on right
one of my favorite beaches on the north Oregon coast. Foto by Solfrid (mom)
Antique Balinese bike in the backyard.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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