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Beautiful 1920's Home ~ Location, Location, Location!

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 30 nights


About the property

Gorgeous Vintage Home Conveniently Located Near The Hip Hollywood District.

Enjoy comfort and privacy in our beautifully modernized 1926 vintage home and enjoy all that Portland has to offer!

Cozy and comfortable with all the amenities including a fully stocked kitchen with gorgeous brand new stainless steel top-of-the line appliances! Plush towels and linens and washer/dryer. high efficiency heat and ice cold central A/C. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. Lots of sunny windows, cedar closets, beautifully faux painted throughout with hardwood floors throughout and a fully fenced back yard.

Our house is nestled within a quiet, friendly neighborhood located just a short drive to the freeway allowing for convenient access to the airport (10 min.), downtown Portland (15 min.), and nearby neighborhoods including Hollywood and the Alberta Arts district. Using public transportation around the city and to and from the airport is incredibly convenient as the Hollywood MAX (light rail) station is nearby and Trimet bus line #12 (comes every 15 minutes) is located just down the street from our house.

Enjoy the nearby Roseway & Hollywood Theaters, Hollywood Farmer’s Market, Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Safeway, the Grotto, Alberta Arts district and a variety of restaurants including brew pubs, coffee shops, family-friendly and fine dining.

Hop on the freeway and be at Multnomah Falls and beautiful hiking in the Gorge in only 30 minutes.

Go another 30 minutes and you will be in Hood River, windsurfing capital of the world. Enjoy wineries, see the windsurfers and kite boarders, do the Fruit Loop, eat, drink and be merry ~ they have quaint bistros, fabulous dining and numerous festivals.

For mountain enthusiasts, Mt. Hood's Government Camp is only 1 hour 13 minutes from our home, (or continue on from Hood River and be there in 30 more minutes) where you will find SkiBowl, Timberline Lodge, Mt. Hood Meadows ski resort, lake and river fishing, hiking, and much more. Take the Mt. Hood Scenic Byway for a very full day!

For those with families interested in long term, the high school is rated Portland's Best ~ Grant High.

For music enthusiasts, sing your heart out! This home has fantastic acoustics! My mother was the lead soloist in the Portland Symphonic Choir with a degree from Lewis & Clark in music, and now I know why. She was raised here.

All the comforts of home with easy access to freeways makes it perfect for long term or short term relocation accommodations.

Check-in 4PM, check-out 10AM

Bose sound system, Comcast Cable, High Speed Internet, WIFI

More Details

Sara Sasse'
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2018

About Sara Sasse'

Sara Sasse' has owned and operated Spa Sasse' downtown Portland, Oregon since 1982 and is a fully licensed Massage Therapist and Esthetician ~ specializing in Lomi-Lomi Massage and natural skin care. She loves pampering her guests! Sara also has vacation rental #377569, 431527 and 608289, check out the rave reviews!

Sara Sasse' purchased this house in 1926

Why Sara Sasse' chose Northeast Portland

This home was my grandparents home where they lived for over 60 years. When my beloved grandmother passed over a decade ago, I spent a full year replacing things like the furnace, electrical and plumbing and completely remodeling to keep the 20's charm while giving it an updated look. I LOVE this home :) Fortunately it is also in a great location with easy access to everywhere that Portland and surrounding vicinities has to offer.

What makes this house unique

Cozy and comfortable with all the amenities including a fully stocked kitchen, fireplace, plush towels and linens and washer/dryer. Walking distance to shops and restaurants. Lots of sunny windows, beautifully faux painted throughout with hardwood floors throughout and a fully fenced back yard and detached garage.

*Long term renters welcome ~ Discounted monthly rates.

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By renting this property, you (guest) hereby waive and release any claims against Rental Agent, the Property owner and their successors, assigns, employees or representatives, officially or otherwise, for any injuries or death that may be sustained by Guest on or near or adjacent to the Property, including any common facilities, activities or amenities. Guest agrees to use any such facilities or amenities entirely at the Guest’s own initiative, risk and responsibility.

Not responsible for lost/stolen items, please do not forget anything.


Northeast Portland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Three bedrooms: two have queen size beds, one has a full size bed, and there is an additional full size blow-up bed for additional sleeping guests.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Beautiful 1920's Home ~ Location, Location, Location!
average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews

Convenient Location With All The Comforts of Home

  • 5 of 5

We are well into two weeks of our monthlong stay in Portland, and were so fortunate to find this house, in a very quiet neighborhood, within one mile of our son’s home! At this point in time, while we still have two weeks left in our stay, I feel it is fair to give the property the glowing recommendation it deserves!

The Safeway supermarket/Walgreen’s pharmacy/Papa Murphy’s pizza, are all 1/2 mile from the house. We walk our dog to a nice park 4 blocks up the street. The Hollywood district is about 1.5 miles away, with a Whole Foods market, Grocery Outlet, and Trader Joes. Mount Tabor Park, where we walk the dog and hike, is an easy 3.6 miles away, and the Portland Airport is 3 miles away!

The home is charming. Bed linens are soft and bed is comfortable. Bath towels are soft and thick. Water pressure for the shower is great! We are doing a lot of cooking for the family, and the kitchen is very well equipped with both pantry staples and pots and pans! The crockpot was such a bonus when cooking for a crowd The Jenn-Air stove/oven, the refrigerator with pull out freezer and the multitude of knives, all made working in the kitchen a pleasure! We also appreciate the newer washer and dryer!

With the basketball tournaments in play while we are here, my husband appreciates the large screen television and access to all the important channels!

Thank you, Sara, for your quick response to any of our questions, your attention to detail with amenities, and for providing your lovely family home for our use!

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, Thank you for this fabulous review, I appreciate it very much! I'm so glad to hear that you are enjoying my grandmothers home so much! I hope to have you back again and again, year after year!
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Beautiful Home, Good Neighborhood

  • 3 of 5

We really loved the charm of the house! It was the perfect gathering spot for our families at New Years for a calm, fun evening. The Space-wise it was great and provided plenty of room to gather, eat, etc. The location is great in a really nice neighborhood.

Some comments:

-I was sent the wrong code and thus had a ton of trouble getting in. I was able to reach the owner at her work and she helped me get in.

-The home was not cleaned well prior to our arrival. We have a toddler in the family that was going to be coming over to play (a lot of crawling and whatnot). My mom and mother in law thus decided to wipe the floor. The rag came up black (We had been taking our shoes off the whole time). They also checked the kitchen counters, bathroom, window sills and everything was thoroughly dirty and dusty. We thus spent half a day cleaning the house before settling in.

- The furniture is really old. One of the ottomans had a broken leg when we arrived. It's a shame that such a beautiful property doesn't have better furniture.

-TV doesn't have many channels and the remotes were a bit fussy. There was a Roku remote left out but unfortunately no roku to be found.

Overall we are happy with what we got for the price. Hope to see some improvements to the property so that our family can stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Anna, Your booking stated that you would be 4 adults, zero children. You ended up not staying yourself at all (since you live here in Portland), but had two different families complete with babies and toddler crawling on the floor. The floors are thoroughly mopped prior to guest arrivals during the cleaning process, however they do not always move couches and larger furniture, especially if the booking says it is for adults with no children such as yours. Your two families decided to rearrange all the furniture in the house, and no surprise there was some dirt under the couch. Most people do not scrub under the couch every time they clean. The furniture is not "really old" and I didn't even know there was a broken leg on the ottoman, perhaps it happened when your families and their children were there with children jumping up and down on everything. We replaced Roku with Comcast cable and Netflix which is better. I did not rate you as a guest because I do not like the limited VRBO rating system on the owners side, and I didn't realize what had gone on yet because VRBO hid the review from me until I rated you (which I didn't) and also because you and I had not talked yet. Since you did not stay yourself and because you totally misrepresented who was to be staying, you should not have been allowed to leave this review.
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The pictures look great, however...we were there for a month

  • 3 of 5

First of all I need to say that we enjoyed the neighborhood and the neighbors we met. Portland is a friendly city and the people are great! I am pretty much a neat freak and found the house on the dirty side. When I talked with the owner, she thanked me for leaving it so clean, I must admit that we really didn't have the time to clean the house before we left, but we did pick up and put the dirty sheets etc. in the clothes basket. I had to do some cleaning of various areas, (bathroom and kitchen mostly) there was an oder in the living room, it appeared to me that the sofas and chair could use a good cleaning. The backyard could be nice, except that it was covered in pinecones and there was more dust than grass, Yes, Portland hadn't had any rain for a month so things were dry, however the outside water was shut-off and therefore watering was made a bit difficult for the tomato plants and the flower pots in the front. (I used recycled water from my dogs water dish for both). The furniture and the beds are well used and a little on the need to be replaced soon list. There is air conditioning which came in handy the last few days as Portland heated up, but screens on the windows and one on the front door that worked would have been nice for all the other days that we were there when we kept the house opened to the cool morning and evening fresh air.

I feel like I am being a bit hard on the house, but I think that if the owner would like to have repeat visitors, they should try a little harder. If the owner uses a cleaning service, I would check them out more carefully because the house really needs a deep cleaning, (maybe we missed it?)

It is a nice property and was very close to a nice park where we walked our dog everyday. The neighborhood is wonderful to walk in and there is a golf course within walking distance, there is a nature path along side of the course with blackberry bushes to keep us going.

Many nice things and many nice people to be enjoyed.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Janet, You were there for an entire month yet never said once that you were unhappy about anything. I have a weekly yard maintenance crew and they do whatever guests ask for, as they did for you regarding raking up pine cones from the old-growth pine tree in the back yard. As with many vintage homes with vintage windows, most windows do open, just two do not. Portland had a heat wave with temperatures at 109, and the grass did turn brown but you were kept cool and comfy with the awesome A/C, which works best when windows are closed. You left me a note when you departed asking me to call, and I did. You then told me that you loved it, that it is a lovely home and that you hope to return soon and rent the home again. I don't understand why you would tell me one thing, and the online world something different. I appreciate guests who are open and honest with me, and I appreciate all feedback and suggestions.
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Tigard, OR

Perfect Home for Transition to Portland

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here for 3 months while searching for our home to buy. It served all of our needs perfectly. The home is cozy and comfortable in a nice quiet neighborhood, close-in, easy freeway access, walking distance to groceries, shops and restaurants. The kitchen is beautifully equipped and the internet and cable service are very good with TVs on both levels. We used the garage for extra storage.

The property owner contacted us right away to make sure we were comfortable and had everything we needed and let us know we could contact her at any time if we needed anything. How nice to have an attentive owner. We didn't see her or meet her, but it was nice to know she was around if the need arose.

We would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to write this great review, I really appreciate it. I'm glad my home suited you so well and that you recommend it to others - thank you!
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Great home to explore Portland!

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed spending a month in this super cute house. The house was very comfortable and well equipped for guests. Given the unseasonably hot weather in May, the air conditioning was much appreciated and the backyard was wonderful for evening relaxation. I worked from home during my stay and the internet was great - high speed and reliable. Sara upgraded the modem when I was there, and also ensured that basic cable was available through Comcast, so I was able to stay current with news and the local channels.

The neighborhood was great for me - as I went on walks every day. There is a public golf course close by, a park and a library. Access to get into downtown, to the airport or into the Hollywood district was extremely easy - both by car or through public transportation. I walked to the grocery store a number of times, as it didn't seem too far away.

Sara was super easy to work with and very responsive. I'd definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Marcie, for taking time to write this awesome review! You'll be happy to know that I just bought all new gorgeous stainless steel appliances including a down-draft Jenn-air gas range that is amazing! You will love cooking on it!!! Thank you again for you great review and I look forward to having you return!
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Houston Texas

Cozy and convenient

  • 4 of 5

Was in Portland for a month long working vacation during June and July. We really enjoyed the great central location. Sara even upgraded the cable for us! It was very dog friendly for us, since we had our bichon with us. We were able to experience all of what Portland has to offer. We even enjoyed the fresh raspberries and tomatoes growing in the back yard. Thank you, Sara

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and the fresh raspberries. Now there are tomatoes too! The appliances are new and amazing, so I hope to have you back next time you're in Portland to cook up a storm!
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
walking distance
Nearest Golf
4.6 Miles
Glendoveer Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-5 and 205
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
walking distance
Nearest Ski
53 Miles
Mt. Hood SkiBowl
Nearest Beach
85 Miles
Cannon Beach, Seaside
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $200
Damage Protection $79
Pet Fee $50

No transient lodging tax collection required by law for stays exceeding 30 consecutive days. For those looking for long-term relocation housing, the garage is perfect for storage.

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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