Fabulous artist's flat

Apartment - Entire home/apt · SE Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97214, United States

The Space

Grand old 1885 duplex right on the bike route, steps to great dining, theater and cafes (including the two most popular bakeries in the city)

You are on the most popular bike route in the city. Sit on the front porch and watch the parade of bikes go by. This is the most central part of the inner east side. No car is needed to get anywhere. We provide free loaner bikes. Baby crib is available also.

Spacious living / dining with 10' cielings. Large bedrooms, luxury kitchen and bath, hardwood floors, artist's mural in the living room. locked bike storage, gardens. Express your self on the public blackboard fronting the garden. Entertain on a huge front deck.
W/D, wifi, TV, Netflix included.
Fully furnished with all of the amenities. Pastries, coffee, chocolates and a bottle of wine provided.

Host lives upstairs, always glad to help and orient you to city. You get the whole very large and totally newly rehabbed unit on the ground floor to yourselves.

You are one block from major bus lines. 20 minute walk to downtown. 12 blocks from the Max line which runs to the airport.

The Neighborhood

This is the best spot in the east side to stay for access to all that Portland has to offer. It is one of the hottest regions for dining, clubs, cinemas, biking, walking, coffee etc. One block off of SE Burnside. You do not need a car to see it all. The area is also very safe.

Getting around

Lot's of it.

Other Things to Note

This is a very large and very well detailed space.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 4
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Extra people: $10 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $825 /week
Cleaning Fee: $35
Check In: 1:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Cancellation: Strict

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Great apartment, was very clean and tidy also very spacious. The location was really good. Lots of good coffee shops, bars and restaurants nearby. Easy walk to other se locations and a quick bus journey from burnside across the river to downtown. John was communicable, friendly and left us a bottle of wine, lovely welcoming touch. Highly recommended.

    April 2014
  • This place was in a great location, beautiful little garden in the back and had everything we needed. Spacious rooms, updated kitchen and pretty quiet. John was very sweet and my daughter loved the sidewalk chalk and art. A bit dated, as many of the older portland duplexes can be, however, for the price and locations, it was very reasonable! Thanks John!

    March 2014
  • John has a lovely place, with tasteful decor, in a terrific PDX location. Restaurants, biking, and public transport are all convenient. Parking was easy and John O was available as needed. It was all good.

    March 2014
  • This place was just what we were looking for: spacious, comfortable, and very walkable. It was a great pad, and a place we'd love to return to.

    March 2014
  • Fantastic flat - comfortable, easy check-in, and perfect location. Highly recommended!! Make sure to check out Crema just a few blocks away on 27th - Early morning walk, coffee and amazing pastries!!! Thanks John!!

    February 2014
  • John was a great host. I was able to accommodate a last minute change in locations. I communicated quickly & efficiently. His apartment was great and had a lot of charm...better in person than even the pictures.

    February 2014
  • John's home is as described and quite a find! My friends and I enjoyed staying at his place. The location is great--we realized we didn't stay in the car for longer than 15 minutes driving around Portland so it was a pretty good location. He was easy to communicate with and very accommodating. I would stay here again!

    February 2014
  • Had the best stay here! John was a great host and his home was clean, cozy and beautiful. Good location too. Close to everything. Would definitely stay here again!

    January 2014
  • Our stay at John's apartment was wonderful. The place was clean and well maintained, and John was a very responsive and accommodating host. There was a bottle of wine and some fresh coffee beans waiting for us when we arrived! The location is fantastic. It is within walking distance of so many great restaurants and breweries that we might not have explored if we stayed downtown. We will definitely stay here again on our next trip to Portland.

    January 2014
  • It was a pleasure interacting with John and staying in his accommodation. He's responsive and clear in his communication. Everything was as described. The location is great, easy to locate, and central to a lot in town.

    December 2013
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Lincoln High School, U. or Colorado, Lewis and Clark College, Portland State U.
Portland Community College
I teach psychology at Portland Community College. I am also a mental health therapist and a sometime public artist. My family has been in Oregon since the early 60's, originally from the east coast so that makes me pretty close to a native Oregonian. I love showing people around and making their stay a pleasurable one.
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