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Welcome to the Homestead

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

The Homestead is a well-loved bungalow in the Sellwood/West Moreland neighborhood in SE Portland. Don't be fooled, this is a big house! Our place is only footsteps to Saburo's Sushi House Restaurant, Moreland Theatre, 13 Virtues Brewing, Westmoreland Nature Park, and Cork Screw Wine Bar. It's good for couples, business travelers, and families (with kids). Public transportation is very close, too!

If you've stayed before, the basement remodel is ready for guests!

This is a well-loved bungalow with old-time charm coupled with tasteful modern touches in over 1000 subterranean cozy square feet. Watch your step as you go down the stairs to the main space opposite the shared laundry room (full-sized & front-loading). From the main entrance, you'll be greeted with space for the Aerobed air mattress if needed before reaching the kitchen and living spaces. The counter is a perfect spot to sip your tea/coffee while you sneak in a few work emails. There are two bedrooms, each with queen sized beds and extra linens, along with oversized egress windows that let in a lot of natural light. While all the windows open to catch the breeze, there is air conditioning for those extra hot days.

A pack & play type bed and 2 toddler cots are available for the littles. The air mattress and pack & play are free with notification.

The main part of the house is restricted to guests as that living space is for our onsite manager.

Guests are welcome to all areas of the basement and backyard. Our onsite manager lives in the main part of the house with her family.

The backyard is completely fenced in with a deck, lovely for enjoying your meal on a warm day. Be careful of the sprinklers in warmer months!

We try to do our part to keep Portland green and beautiful by only using biodegradable detergents/cleaners and earth-friendly shampoo, conditioner & soap. Tap water is also delicious; a water filter is available in the fridge for your convenience. We also ask our guests to compost their food waste and recycle their glass, plastics and paper products. The garbage is only picked up citywide every two weeks, while recycling and compost are picked up every Tuesday. Thanks for helping us reduce our carbon footprint!

Parking is available on the driveway along the north side of the house, which can park up to 3 cars comfortably in tandem. Street parking is free all hours.

Natasha (onsite manager), my husband, or I can assist with anything!

The Neighborhood and Other things to note:

The Homestead has a high walkability score with the commercial district of West Moreland a few footsteps away. You'll find cafes, restaurants, the post office, shops, the local theater, Zoom Care, banks and QFC within a ten minute's walk. It's also very easy to hop on public transportation with 2 very close bus lines and the max line only 5 blocks east. Biking is a favorite way to travel, as well as cars for hire.

We try to do our part to keep Portland green and beautiful by only using biodegradable detergents/cleaners and earth-friendly shampoo, conditioner & soaps. Tap water is also delicious; a water filter is available in the fridge for your convenience. We also ask our guests to compost their food waste and recycle their glass, plastics and paper containers. The garbage is only picked up citywide every two weeks, while recycling and compost are picked up weekly. Thanks for helping us reduce our carbon footprint!

More Details

Owner
Victoria Winkle
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2018

Why Victoria Winkle chose Sellwood District

My husband grew up in this house, so when his parents were looking to sell, it was obviously hard to imagine the house being part of someone else's family. We had the opportunity to by the house from them and have enjoyed hosting guests from around the world. We are Portland natives who love sharing the fun, weird and tasty things that make Portland so great.

Amenities

Sellwood District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • To go containers go into brown trash bin. Glass goes into yellow bin. See poster on fridge for more information.
  • If you need a late check out, please let me know as soon as possible. We reserve the right to approve or deny requests based upon availability.
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Extra towels and toiletries in the linen closet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Middle Bedroom - 1 queen
    Corner Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Also have 2 toddler cots that can be set up here.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • 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
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
CA, USA
5

Wonderful, cozy home - loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The home was wonderful, as was the host, Victoria. She made sure we had a clean, well stocked home, and a comfortable stay. This area is a great place to stay. It is close to everything - walking distance to downtown Sellwood, with it's historic shops, restaurants and library. There is a great park nearby as well as the water.

We hope to come back someday.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so lovely to meet you and your family and I'm so happy to hear that you had a nice Portland exploration! Thank you for taking such great care of the Homestead. I would love to host you again.
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Seattle, WA
5

VERY NICE HOUSE, NEIGHBORHOOD, AND OWNER

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable 2 bedroom home, super clean, nice spaces, kitchen had everything we needed, off street parking (!) and in a great walkable neighborhood. Fabulous coffee just two blocks away. The owner went out of her way to make sure our stay was great. Great location for visiting Lewis and Clark and Reed colleges.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect! Great location and wonderful house.

  • 5 of 5

We loved being here for Christmas. The house is laid out so welll and really very spacious. It’s super cozy - the fireplace is so inviting, the furniture and beds are comfortable and the kitchen is a great place for a family to cook together. The kitchen is well stocked - not always something that is true in a rental - and everything worked well. The home is in a great location - so close to grocery store, shopping, restaurants and even a park to take the kids to! The hosts were so gracious and helpful. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean but not homey

  • 2 of 5

The pluses: very clean, home in good condition, convenient to Sellwood and Westmoreland areas, parking good, large kitchen which is pretty well equipped.

The minuses: not at all cozy or charming. The house is cold and sparse and lacks decorating. I never wanted to hang out there. No dressers in the bedrooms, so no drawers or place to put stuff other than hanging space in closets. Fresh new bed linens, some actual art or interesting prints and a few accessories would make a big difference.

Back yard a mess.

Owner should provide an instruction sheet on Internet, tv, hvac, etc.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great house for a family in a fun neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for five nights during a family trip to Oregon. The house was a perfect size for me, my two kids- ages 4 and 1, and my mom. Victoria, the owner, provided a child bed, books, toys and a high chair that helped make my kids feel like they were at a home away from home. The house was incredibly clean and well cared for.

Each morning we would walk a short block to get fantastic coffee at one of the many coffee shops before heading out for our Portland adventures. We spent three days doing city activities and also went on a day trip to the Columbia River Gorge and the Willamette Valley.

We didn't cook in the evenings, even though the kitchen in the house is huge and well stocked. Instead, we brought food home from a great market that Victoria had recommended (New Seasons) or we walked to the next block and visited some of the great restaurants nearby.

We ran out of time to get to the local park but did enjoy a walk through the neighborhood looking at all the nicely decorated homes for fall and Halloween.

We definitely recommend this house and Victoria's warm hospitality!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This home was perfect. Had everything you would need and so close to shops and great places to eat.

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay at the Homestesd. A beautiful bungalow home. It was close to everything. We would stay again! 😋Thanks again Victora. Catherine and Family

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Catherine- It was nice to meet you. Thank you for your kind words & for taking such great care of the Homestead. I'd love to host you and your family again! Congratulations again on your daughter's graduation!
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Kay's Bar
Nearest Golf
0.4 Miles
Eastmoreland Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Saburo's Sushi House
Nearest Ski
51 Miles
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Kelley Point Park
Car: not necessary

The Homestead is located in the West Moreland neighborhood, just north of the ever popular Sellwood neighborhood with all of it's delicious restaurants, the Wednesday Farmer's Market, and awesome West Moreland Nature park. There is a lot to do and explore just footsteps away!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Property Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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