Private room
2 Guests
1 Bed
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Located in the popular Mississippi/Williams neighborhood. You'll have the entire top floor of the home to yourself. This private space includes a bathroom, a large bedroom with queen size bed and TV, and a sitting room with chaise lounge and desk.

N. Mississippi - Entire top floor
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The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: $25
Weekly discount: 5%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

Portland, Oregon Short Term Rental Permit No.: (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)-HO
Please consider our top floor suite for your Portland visit. We live in a large, very clean and well maintained two story home located in the heart of the Boise neighborhood. You'll have the entire top floor to yourselves. This space includes a large bedroom, with queen size bed, closet and TV. There is a separate sitting room outfitted with a chaise lounge and desk. Also located upstairs is your own bathroom. As you can read in our reviews, the space is very private with plenty of room to spread out and enjoy your stay in one of Portland's liveliest neighborhoods.

We love to talk to our guests and offer tips and suggestions. We're also happy to leave you alone if you prefer that. We really respect this is your trip to Portland and we want it to be the very best it can be. We'll do what we can to accommodate that.

The main level of the house includes a living room, dining room, kitchen and family room. We'll share this space and it's well laid out so, it's unlikely you'll feel crowded. We've also got a fully fenced backyard with a deck, outdoor dining tables and seating. Please note that living with us are three adorable and well behaved mutts.

Williams Avenue with all it's restaurants and shops is two and a half blocks away; Mississippi Street is 5 blocks away. New Seasons grocery is a block away. Pretty much everything you need is within a 5 minute walk: shops, great food, live music, craft beer, bike lanes, mass transit, Car2Go, Uber and much more.

The main house which we'll be sharing has a livingroom, diningroom, kitchen and family room with cable TV and WIFI.
Please note:

1. We live on the #4 bus line which means you'll have easy access to mass transit but you'll also hear the bus on the street. We don't feel it's all that noticeable; nothing more than the usual sounds of a city but if you're super sensitive to sound, this is not the place for you.

2. This house doesn't have central air-conditioning because in this climate, we don't think it is necessary. During the summer months, when we feel it's needed, we rely on window fans and small window AC units which do the job quite well as Portland evening temperatures generally drop enough to cool off the house. We've had the house insulated and a fan system attached to our furnace and as a result the house doesn't heat up drastically. Having said all that, if some atypical heat wave hits Portland it may get warm. Also, if the sound of fans and air-conditioners will keep you awake, you should consider this. We've never had any complaints but we want to give you full discloure as we want your trip to Portland to be the best it can be.

Additionally, we have two lovable mutts who are indoor dogs. Our house is very clean and we have a whole house air filter system but if indoor dogs aren't your thing you won't want to stay with at our house.

If you're good with an urban location check the place out. we really think you'll love it and you can't beat the location.


Large bedroom with queen size bed, sitting area and TV w/AppleTV.
Off street parking for one car.
Private fully fenced backyard with BBQ.
WIFI and cable with premium channels.
Well equipped kitchen.
Close to bike paths and mass transit.
Zipcar nearby.
Car2Go easily found nearby.
One full bathroom on upper level which you'll likely have to yourselves.
Please note this home does not have airconditioning (not usually an issue in this climate).

Guest Access

You will be sharing the main house with two adults and three dogs. We work during the week and are usually busy on the weekends. Additionally, we've got a separate space in the basement we like to hang out in so, you'll have a lot of privacy as your rooms are on the top floor of the house. We're long time Portland residents and are happy to give you information and suggestions.

Our home is very clean and comfortable. Your bedroom and sitting room are on the top floor of the house along with the bathroom which you will have to yourself. The living room, diningroom, kitchen, and den are on the main floor. We have a large backyard deck great for enjoying some outdoor time. Our front porch is also suitable for hanging out and watching the world go by. Please note our street, while not super busy, but does have a fair amount of traffic as it's an access to the popular Mississippi Avenue. This bedroom is at the front of the house. The windows are double paned and filter out most of the noise and we've never received complaints from our guests. However, we do want to disclose this in the event you require absolute silence.

Interaction with Guests

You will be sharing the main house with two adults and three dogs. We work during the week and are usually busy on the weekends. We are always very respectful of your space and privacy. We're happy to interact or leave you alone; as you wish.

The Neighborhood

It's highly walkable with a great many shops, restaurants as well as a few live music venues.

Getting Around

The number 4, and 44 bus stop is one block away. The Overlook Max stop is about 3/4 of a mile to the west of our home and you can easily walk there. Uber, Zipcar and Car2Go are also readily available.

Other Things to Note

We do have three dogs and while you can see from our reviews, our home is very clean and the dogs are well behaved, we understand that some people aren't interested in pets and we want you to make the most informed choice for your Portland accommodation.

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House Rules

Check in after 2 pm and check out at noon. No house parties. No smoking. No overnight guests you haven't told us about. Please be considerate of our neighbors and watch the noise level while outdoors. If using the kitchen, please clean up after yourselves and replace any pantry/cupboard items you use a lot of. Recycle as much as possible. Reimburse us for any priced On Demand cable shows you watch. Please be respectful of our things and home - treat them as you would your own.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
Fire Extinguisher

1 night minimum stay
N. Mississippi - Entire top floor
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Portland, Oregon, United States
Member since May 2012


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