PORTLAND WEST END VICTORIAN TOWNHOUSE - STEPS TO OLD PORT/WATERFRONT!

Steve French

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights
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PORTLAND WEST END VICTORIAN TOWNHOUSE - STEPS TO OLD PORT/WATERFRONT!

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Luxury 2-3 bed/2 bath (slps 6), 3 levels, private garden deck, ideal locatio

*Now Accepting Monthly Reservations for 2015 Season*

This Victorian era townhouse is located steps from Congress St, and a pleasant 10 minute walk to the Waterfront/Old Port; enjoy the multitude of museums, restaurants, galleries, theaters, and shops as you explore the city on foot, from this centrally located location.

Upon arrival, you will be welcomed with an area information pack, as well as a complimentary bottle of wine.

There is open park space right outside the front door, and rooftop & harbor views from the 3rd floor den. Each of the two bedrooms has a full bath adjacent to it.

The exposed brick & beams, original moldings, high ceilings, and original wood floors combine for a comfortable and elegant space, for your home base as you explore the city.

Two bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a den (w/sleeper sofa), set up in 3 levels of living space. The first level has a living room (w/ additional twin sleeper sofa), dining room, and eat in kitchen, and a private rear deck equipped with a gas grill.

The property is close proximity to the city attractions, but it also is close to neighboring families - as such it is not appropriate for parties or activities with loud noise.

Located right in the West End, this is an ideal location to explore the waterfront and city attractions!

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Steve French (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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Two bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a den (w/sleeper sofa), set up in 3 levels of living space. The first level has a living room (w/ additional twin sleeper sofa), dining room, and eat in kitchen, and a private rear deck equipped with a gas grill.

There is one compact sized off-street parking space (for larger vehicles, street parking is also available, no permit required).

Located right in the West End, this is an ideal location to explore the waterfront and city attractions!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a great time in Portland! The house was great--the location was EXCELLENT and the style of the house (especially for Westerners such as ourselves) felt perfect for the area. Both are reasons we're so happy we chose a vacation rental over a hotel and will continue to do so in the future. You're availability and assistance was also awesome--we went to nearly all the places you suggested and we're so happy with each them! It was SO helpful to have someone from the area make suggestions with descriptions of why to go to each, we really appreciated it!
Jun 2012
  • 1 of 1
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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4.9
based on 10 traveler reviews

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Portland West End Victorian Townhouse - Steps to Old Port/Waterfront!
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
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Portland West End Victorian Townhouse - Steps to Old Port/Waterfront!
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Portland Portland and Casco Bay Area
Alamo, California
5

The Best Place to Stay While Visiting Portland

  • 5 of 5
We corresponded with the owner both by telephone and e-mail before we arrived. He was very helpful and friendly, suggesting local restaurants and going out of his way to help us find parking for our rental car. The apartment, really a three-story row house, was clean, comfortable and beautifully furnished, just as it was represented in the listing. There was even a small garden and deck where we had our morning coffee. The Victoria Mansion is practically across the street. The city of Portland is charming: with cobblestone streets and brick buildings built in the 1850's. We took the city bus tour and the port tour by boat, a great photo op. We even took the ferry to Peak's Island and rented bicycles. Our bus tour guide recommended the lobster rolls at Even Tide and we were not disappointed. We also dined at Dimillo's, famous for its lobster, and at Fore Street, as well 555 Congress Street, two of our favorite restaurants of all time. Oscars on Congress Street serves really good pizza, and the night we were there a four-person blue grass band played for us. Fantastic! We toured the Victoria Mansion as well as Longfellow's home and the Museum of Portland was beautiful and offered a good representation of art. The Standard Bakery on Commercial Street is not to be missed!!! We walked everywhere, both in the day time and at night, and felt completely at ease. We had a wonderful time in Portland partly because we had such a great place to stay. We would recommend the place we stayed to anyone who had time visit Portland.
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Margery - Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and I hope we can accommodate you again in the future!
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Portland West End Victorian Townhouse - Steps to Old Port/Waterfront!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429841vb
+1 617 5120339
Portland Portland and Casco Bay Area
Durham NC
4

Nice place close to downtown

  • 4 of 5
We loved being close to downtown so we could walk everywhere and the accomodations where nice. From a woman's standpoint I wish there would have been a place to unpack clothes in either of the spare bedrooms and a mirror would have been nice but otherwise the place is really cute. There is no aircondition so if you are traveling in the summer be aware of that. Also if you have a large vehicle you have to park on the street. Nice, seemingly safe neighborhood with lots to do!
  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hi Carol, Thanks very much for the feedback - Your suggestions around the additional dressers and adding full length mirrors are great ways we can improve the property for future guests!

Jan'14 update: We've added a small dresser in the 2nd bedroom and den, and for this season 3 rooms (2 bedrooms and the den) have room air conditioners.
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Portland West End Victorian Townhouse - Steps to Old Port/Waterfront!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429841vb
+1 617 5120339
Portland Portland and Casco Bay Area
San Diego CA
5

Excellent location with lots of charm

  • 5 of 5
We came here for the Memorial Day Weekend to celebrate my dad's 80th birthday. Wonderful house (beware the stairs are pretty steep and there are 3 floors). The first bedroom is on the second floor which has its own bathroom - beautiful views from each side and is very updated and clean. The 3rd floor has a den on one side with a pull out coach which is very comfortable and a shared bathroom with the second bedroom which has 2 beds. Again views on both sides - one of the water and the other of a lovely green space. Walking distance from all of the shopping and restaurants. The living room, dining room and kitchen have a lot of charm and are very homey and function able. Great experience and stay!
Highly recommended.
  • Submitted: May 25, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Portland West End Victorian Townhouse - Steps to Old Port/Waterfront!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429841vb
+1 617 5120339
Portland Portland and Casco Bay Area
Atlanta
5

Perfect location and beautifully cozy

  • 5 of 5
This townhouse was the perfect place for our family to get a taste of what living in Portland would be like. The location is perfect and only a 5-10 minute walk to any of the best restaurants, coffee shops, and shopping you would need during a stay in the city. The townhouse was incredibly clean and very cozy with a nice fireplace when the temperature drops. There is a designated parking spot for this townhouse which was also very convenient. The owner was so accommodating to our dates and available during our stay as well and even sent a list of some incredible restaurants which we really enjoyed. Stay here and you will not be disappointed!!!!
  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Jesseca, Thank you very much for your comments. I hope we can accommodate you again in the near future!
business
Portland West End Victorian Townhouse - Steps to Old Port/Waterfront!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429841vb
+1 617 5120339
Portland Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

A great place to stay

  • 5 of 5
This property had everything one could want in a home away from home. The living areas were a great place to hang out and socialize, the kitchen was a great convenience, and the location was fantastic.

We used it as a jumping off point for our time in Portland and were very happy. The Downtown area was close by and easy to walk to. It felt comfortable in a way that you can't really get with a hotel.

Overall it was a fantastic little spot and a great place to stay if you're in Portland.
  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland West End Victorian Townhouse - Steps to Old Port/Waterfront!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p429841vb
+1 617 5120339
Portland Portland and Casco Bay Area
5

spot on

  • 5 of 5
my multiple naps by the little stove while i was supposed to be working were almost too pleasant. this rental was an integral part of a great weekend stay in Portland. i got absolutely nothing done, besides drinking whiskey with friends & enjoying the comfort of this property.
  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Walk to Portland Waterfront & Beaches
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Many Fine Pubs/Lounges/Bars, steps from your door!
Car: not necessary

This historic Victorian townhouse is located in Portland's beautiful West End. The city's architecture, bay views, and multitude of restaurants, museums, and shops make waking around the area very enjoyable. Located just off Congress St (with dozens of restaurants and shops), and a 10 minute walk to the bustling Old Port and Waterfront area.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Portland Townhome Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Off-Peak
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
4 night minimum stay
$395
$2,250
$5,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Apr 1 2015
30 night minimum stay
$3,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$395
$2,250
$7,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Linens & Cleaning $120 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Pet Fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.0%
Notes Clean linens are provided.
Off-street parking for 1 compact car, others may use street parking (no meters or permit required).

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Amenities

Amenities

Portland Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Sofa Bed
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking On Street
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Den - 'Third Bedroom' - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper Sofa with Memory Foam Pad
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
    2nd Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa (Queen with memory foam), or Sleep Sofa (twin)
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • beachcombing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • wind-surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
This elegant historic townhouse is equipped with modern amenities: - Secure Wifi Broadband - HDTV/DVD - Washer/Dryer - Propane Grill - Off Street Parking - Fully equipped kitchen w/gas stove, ice maker, espresso machine - Private deck/patio/garden space - high quality (brand new) linens & towels, - Location, location, location!!!
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