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3 Bedrooms
3 Beds

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About this listing

Welcome to our ranch style home in SE Portland just South of Mt. Tabor. It's on a quiet tree lined street with lots of parking. You will have a comfortable, spacious, quiet home to come back to after a day out in the city or visiting friends.

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The Dining Room, with our Buddha watching over you.

The Dining Room, with our Buddha watching over you.

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The Space
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 3
Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $10 / night after 3 guests
Cleaning Fee: $95
Security Deposit: $300
Weekly Price: $995 /week
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Asian Influenced home in SE Portland just South of Mt. Tabor. Quiet tree lined street with plenty of parking.

There are 3 large bedrooms and a beautiful bathroom with a porcelain tub and shower.

Two of the bedrooms have super comfy Queen sized beds with pillow topped mattresses.

The third bedroom has a full sized bed with a pillow top mattress.

There are heaters and extra blankets in all the bedrooms for the nippy nights when you might want bit more warmth.

Each bedroom has a desk and office chair, some pens and a notebook. There's super high speed (30mbps) internet/wifi, and a walk in closet.

Guests often comment on my book collection; there are books to read in all the rooms, and a main library in the living room. The collection is primarily fiction, metaphysical, and travel books.

There is a full service kitchen with all the amenities, including microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, coffee grinder, blender, juicer and dishwasher.

There's usually a selection of teas and coffees available for your pleasure.

There is a spacious dining room area with an incredible Buddha statue from a temple in Vietnam.

The living room has 2 sofas and a plasma HDTV with cable and DVD, with a DVD library.

There is a patio, that is a wonderful place to sit and hang out, mostly in the summer, and a large backyard.

There is also a daylight basement, which is not part of the rental. Usually there are one or two people in that area. It has its own separate entrance and exit.

There are also 2 cats on the premises, who are indoor-outdoor and stay with the owner.They are not in the area you will be renting,.

There are some optional services available on request.

We can have you picked up at the airport and dropped off to my home for $30, any time day or night.

Massage therapy is available with notice, $65 an hour.

There is a washer/dryer in the downstairs area that can be used with a days notice. It's $5 a load, and that includes washer/dryer/detergent.

Many people who stay here just use public transportation. You can call or go to (website hidden) to find the schedules of buses. We have 2 main streets within a 2 minute walk to take you anywhere in the city. Buses usually run every 15 minutes.

There's plenty of free street parking right in front of the house, and a driveway where you can park your car off the street.

We are on the outer perimeter of the happening places in town, so you get the quiet along with easy proximity to wonderful dining and entertainment possibilities. This is the Southeast part of Portland.

There are many organic stores to shop within 15 minutes, and Trader Joe's is about 10 minutes away.

Guest Access

The whole upstairs is yours. There's a divider to the space downstairs. The patio in the backyard is a nice space to relax or read or work online.

Interaction with Guests

I love hanging out with guests when i am in town. I do have a busy schedule but I am generally around. Maybe we can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea on the back patio!

The Neighborhood

Mt. Tabor is a great place to hike, it's a 40 minute walk to the top and back to the house.
Rain or Shine is a coffee shop nearby.
Pizzicato is a great pizza place around the corner.
There's a sports bar, and a number of restaurants within walking distance.
Walmart is a 4 minute drive, and there's a great 10 film cineplex a 30 minute walk or 5 minute drive.

Getting Around

Plenty of buses within 5 minutes that run every 15 minutes.
Lots of bicycle paths.

Other Things to Note

If there are more than 6 people staying, there is an air mattress available that is queen size. There are also a couch and a love seat available.

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House Rules

No smoking. No drugs. No parties. No running, jumping, stomping.
A maximum of 4 guests at any time. No guests after 11pm if there are folks downstairs, otherwise midnight.
Noise curfew from midnight to 7pm. This means no noise of any kind. Talking is limited to low voice that and be heard within 3 feet maximum. Use headphones if you need to listen to audio of any kind.
Please no TV after midnight. You are welcome to use any electrical devices any time day or night with headphones.
Please use the recycling and compost; keep all areas clean.
The cleaning deposit just covers making beds and general cleaning. Wash all dishes and utensils and pots and pans, and return them to where you found them.
Thank you.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher

2 nights minimum stay
The living room, with Hi Def plasma TV, cable, HBO, on Demand.

The living room, with Hi Def plasma TV, cable, HBO, on Demand.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
Member since April 2010


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