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Paul Henderson

Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

DOWNTOWN & close to everything: light-filled luxury w/ panoramic view

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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Portland Condo Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom + Convertible Bed, 1 bath (sleeps 2-4)

Recently renovated with all new furniture & linens - we are making our second home available to you for that truly special stay. Centrally located downtown overlooking the lively Riverplace esplanade. Restaurants and more are right outside your door with easy access to PSU, Keller Auditorium, OHSU and waterfront parks, all within 5 blocks. Convenient to the Portland Streetcar (3 blocks away).

The first thing you'll notice in this top floor corner unit is the light filling the rooms from the large East-facing windows. Next, you'll be greeted with a 180 degree view of the river where you can see SIX of Portland's famous bridges through the big windows in the living, dining and bedrooms. Only then will you notice the tasteful, elegant contemporary furnishings and the peaceful, relaxing ambiance. But it's really all about the view.

In the morning, make coffee in the well-equipped kitchen and enjoy it on the deck overlooking the river or go out to one of the 3 cafes that are less than a block away. In the afternoon, sip a glass of wine on the deck and watch the dragon boats on the river below. Relax in the deep chaise and read a book or just enjoy the view of the bridges and the East Side. In the evening, go to one of the many restaurants, wine bars or pubs that are all within a block or two of your front door. Or stay in and watch the game on the big screen TV.

Sleeps up to 4 (the couch converts into a surprisingly comfortable queen-sized bed), an open, spacious-feeling 845 sq. ft. with Berber carpets throughout.

One designated secured parking space is included, located in the garage below the unit (additional paid parking is available if you need it in one of the public garages nearby).

The bedroom features a king size bed with high-threadcount sheets and blackout blinds if you choose to sleep in. There is plenty of storage available in the large walk-in closet. The big East-facing windows allow you to sit in bed and look out over the river. There is a second cable TV outlet in the bedroom and another 32" TV if you want it.

The Italian marble full kitchen is equipped with a dinnerware service for 8, a nice set of pots & pans, toaster, coffee pot, press pot, electric kettle, microwave, fridge, dishwasher & ceramic top stove.

The dining room seats four with its own large window looking up the river, taking in the bridges and East side.

The living room has the most impressive view of all.

The bathroom features a spacious shower with two separate shower heads, one at each end. The Italian marble topped vanity is equipped with two sinks and large mirrors.

There are a full-sized washer and dryer if you should need them.

Children are welcome, but there is a deck and large windows that open fairly wide - use your judgment.

30 day minimum.

Other nearby services:

- Riverplace Athletic Club, 24 Hour Fitness

- Portland spa & boutique

- PSU farmer's market on Saturdays

- Jogging, biking & walking path right out front

Events within walking distance:

Events within walking distance:

All Year

Portland Farmers Market at PSU

The Portland Saturday Market Waterfront Park


Portland International Film Festival Waterfront Park

Portland Jazz Festival Waterfront Park


Cinco de Mayo Waterfront Park

Rock n' Roll Marathon Waterfront Park

Rose Festival City Fair Waterfront Park

Festival of Flowers Pioneer Courthouse Square


Starlight Parade Downtown

Dragon Boat Races Right outside

Cider Summit Caruthers Park (OHSU tram)


4th of July Fireworks the best view in the city is right out your window

Waterfront Blues Festival Waterfront Park

Sand in the City (sand castle competition) Pioneer Square

Oregon Brewer's Festival Waterfront Park


Bite of Oregon Waterfront Park


Portland Marathon Waterfront Park finish line


Christmas Ship Parade View from the deck

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Paul Henderson (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english, french

Why Paul Henderson chose Portland

We love Portland. We searched for a year for just the right place for the perfect getaway. Our goal is to offer the nicest short-term rental experience in the heart of the city (when we aren't staying there ourselves)!

Guestbook comments from the owner

(Guest book comment written by Reba, 11): Thanks Paul & Jenn for letting us stay at the lovely condo. It's very white. The beds were very comfortable and the view was amazing. We also enjoyed the food places you suggested. They were very good.

Thank you again for letting us stay here. Loved watching the dragon boat racers practice and the Portland Spirit at night and the lights of the city were beautiful.

p.s.- beautiful place want to come back again. Love the fluffy robes.
Mar 2014
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based on 23 traveler reviews

DOWNTOWN & close to everything: light-filled luxury w/ panoramic view
average rating of 4.826087 based on 30 reviews
north oaks minnesota

Lovely Portland Condo

  • 5 of 5

It seems that photos of a property often overstate its quality. Not so in this condo's case. The views of the Willamette River and city lights at night are amazing!

My wife and I spent the months of January and February at this condo. A well appointed kitchen was very important to us and this one filled all of our needs. We were also delighted to find that we could easily walk to Safeway, Whole Foods and the PSU Farmers Market to do our grocery shopping.

Parking a car in Portland can be a challenge. So we really appreciated having a safe assigned parking space directly below the condo. But this town is so walker-friendly we were able to leave our car parked through nearly our entire stay.

Lastly, the owners made the whole rental process so easy, with timely email/phone contacts along the way.

This property will be on our short list of place to stay in Portland!

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tucson, AZ


  • 5 of 5

We spent an unforgettable month on the Portland waterfront, taking in all the events and energy that the city provides. Superb location, top floor condo, fantastic views from many angles, balcony, quiet building, great security and convenient protected parking, the AC performed well in July, close to public transportation, 20 minute walk to downtown, and restaurants and happy hours just below. Wonderful. The condo is terrific, clean, and doesn't lack for amenities. Oh yes, ask the owner where to eat in downtown and surrounding Portland, he is an expert and provides a long list of written recommendations. We're sad to leave this very unique and absorbing city but it's back to the heat, stickers, thorns, and things that snap and bite at you.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

When I first walked in my first thought was WOW! Spectacular view of the Willamette River and the Marina. The place was bright and clean. The owner was pleasant and responsive, super easy to work with. It was everything I expected.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Roseburg, OR

Always a wonderful time

  • 5 of 5

This was the second time we have stayed at this property. Easy access to streetcar for Portland adventures, but also a short and safe walking distance to SW Portland. With such a well equipped kitchen, we don't have to pack our own gear. Even if you are staying home, the boat traffic is exciting, there is usually lots of bridge action, there is always something going on at the marina, and lots of pedestrians 4 floors down on sunny days strolling on the promenade. The lights of the city at night are amazing. We hope to come back some day.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spring Valley, Wisconsin

A Magical PDX Escape

  • 5 of 5

Add us to the list of renters who have fallen in love with this magical place. I have just reread the reviews and it was like being reminded of all we enjoyed here and possibilities for the future

Kudos to the landlords for exceptionally outfitting their condo and for the perfect way they shared it with us.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Midland, MI

Comfort and convenience with a stunning river view

  • 5 of 5

This condo is an ideal blend of convenience, comfort, and vista views. It is well-stocked with any items one might need on a stay away from home. It is convenient to cook in or eat out and the owners have done a consummate job of providing suggestions/reviews for dining, entertainment and any needed sundries around town. Watching the activity on the river, even mid-winter, is delightful. Communication with the owners is friendly, prompt, and helpful. I highly recommend this location for any extended-stay visit to the Portland area.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
PDX - Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Lil' Cooperstown
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak station
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant
Car: not necessary

Upcoming events within walking distance:

- Oregon Brewer's Festival - July

- Bite of Oregon - August

- Portland Marathon - October


Rates & Availability

Downtown Portland Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring 2016
Apr 1 2016 - May 31 2016
30 night minimum stay
Peak Season 2016
Jun 1 2016 - Sep 15 2016
30 night minimum stay
Fall 2016
Sep 16 2016 - Dec 31 2016
30 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - May 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
30 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
30 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning and linens $120
Early arrival (if avail) $35
Refundable damage deposit $350

For 30 night rentals, the City of Portland requires a lease document - your reservation will only be official when the signed lease document is received.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 'Book it Now' rates are an estimate only.
Once made, payments are non-refundable. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance to cover you in case your plans need to change.

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Portland Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 845 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • River
  • Waterfront ...
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Spacious, double-headed shower
  • Spa-quality amenities from Aveda Turkish terry cloth bathrobes provided
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Queen sleeper sofa
  • King size bed with a Westin Heavenly mattress, high-threadcount sheets and blackout blinds if you choose to sleep in. There is plenty of storage available in the large walk-in closet. The big East-facing windows allow you to sit in bed and look out over the river. There is a second Cable TV outlet in the bedroom and another 32" TV available if you want it. The couch in the living room converts into a surprisingly comfortable queen-sized bed.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing

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