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Luxury, Comfort, Convenience, and Charm

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
13
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

4 Bd/2 Ba in quiet neighborhood, near Northstar Ballroom and Downtown, Weddings

This spacious 1925 Craftsman home is filled with character, including natural hardwoods, a wood-burning fireplace, many windows for natural light, and enchanting antiques. An open floor plan, 27’ living room and large formal dining room provide an ideal setting for get-togethers. Upscale beddings and linens offer luxurious comfort. Quiet tree-lined neighborhood in the heart of Portland's Historic Piedmont District. Easy access to vibrant nightlife, superb dining, and world-class shopping.

This home is ideally suited for

• Large family gatherings

• Celebrations

• Wedding parties

• Hosted events with up to 50 guests

Convenience:

Near the Airport and Convention Center, yet within one block of grocery, drugstore, Starbucks and public transit.

Endless options for dining and entertainment within walking distance of the popular Alberta Arts, Mississippi, Williams and Dekum Triangle commercial districts. Seven minutes to Pearl District, ten minutes to Rose Quarter.

This family-friendly home welcomes children and pets.

Amenities:

• 2 bedrooms, 1 bath on main floor

• 2 bedrooms, 1 bath on second floor

• Luxurious high-end bedding

• Sleeps up to 13 with available queen and twin Aerobeds

• 14 parking spaces including 2 off-street

• Central A/C

• Security system

• 60-inch Samsung HDTV and Blu-Ray DVD Player in living room • HBO, Cinemax, Showtime and Starz.

• HDTV in three of four bedrooms

• Seated dining for 17

• Fully-equipped kitchen, and place settings for 50

• Patio with BBQ, covered front porch with chairs

• Dual hot water heater system

• High-efficiency washer, laundry on basement level

• Iron, ironing board, and hair dryer on every level

• Small clothes steamer

• Family-friendly features including Pack-N-Play, two high chairs, booster seats, security gates, 15 board games, toys and bath toys

• Pet-friendly (dogs allowed)

For additional information, please feel free to call or email.

TRIP PROTECTION MAY BE PURCHASED FROM VRBO.

Operated and taxed under provision TL 90703 R-1 of Portland City Code 6.04.060 D Section Chapter 33.207, June 4, 2015.

NOTE: ** This home has a "Type 2 procedure Land Use Review CU - Conditional Use" permit which is now required for 3-to-5-bedroom vacation rentals per a recent change in the Short Term Housing Law in Portland (permit # 2014-238657-000-00-LU). If you are checking other vacation rentals, be sure to ask the owner if they have this permit which is required to operate legally under the new law in the city (and this is an indicator for guaranteeing your reservation).**

More Details

Owner
Gary Beckler
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

About Gary Beckler

I am originally from Indiana and graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Math. My background is I.T. I have lived in Portland since 1997. I am single and love to cook and travel.

Gary Beckler purchased this house in 2003

Why Gary Beckler chose Portland

I purchased this property because the Piedmont neighborhood was up-and-coming in 2003. Now it is a vibrant neighborhood, close to downtown and many amenities. It is within walking distance of the Alberta Arts District, the Historic Mississippi Avenue district and the North Williams Corridor. This is a quiet residential neighborhood, great for walking and bicycling and close to the Peninsula Park Rose Garden.

What makes this house unique

The 1925 Craftsman bungalow has original charm including French doors, a unique wood-burning fireplace, a formal dining room, high coved ceilings and hardwood floors.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you so much Gary for sharing your home! It was a perfect home away from home for us, our daughter, son-in-law, grandson and son. We could each have a bedroom for privacy with plenty of together time in the living room and dining room. We enjoyed having the games and were amazed at how many amenities were provided. We were able to spend a great week together with comfortable surroundings. We would recommend you and your home to anyone visiting Portland!
Jul 2015
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Amenities

King House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on main level
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on upper level
  • The main level bath has a pedestal sink. The upper level bath has been recently remodeled. Includes luxuriously soft bath towels from Charter Club, Soft Indulgence and Fieldcrest as well as Turkish towels. Bath toys are available including pop 'n pour pals, castle sand toy set and splash bombs.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Audubon Guestroom - 1 queen
    Lewis & Clark Guestroom - 1 queen
    Tom McCall Guestroom - 1 queen , A queen aerobed that sleeps two is also available
    Sacagawea Guestroom - 1 queen , Twin and queen aerobeds are also available to sleep up to 3
  • All of the bedrooms include a computer desk, chair, dresser and three of the bedrooms include a high-definition TV. Two bedrooms have a Blu-Ray DVD Player. The Audubon and Lewis & Clark bedrooms are on the first floor and each measure 13’ by 10’. Additionally two guests can sleep on the comfortable Camelback and leather sofas in the living room. Two queen Aerobeds with headboards are also available as well as a pack-n-play. The bedding includes high-end Damask 500-thread-count wrinkle-resistant Pima cotton by Charter Club as well as Egyptian Cotton.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • tennis
Notes:
Soap, shampoo and conditioner are provided. Parking policy: Up to two cars can be parked on Garfield Avenue. Remaining cars to be parked on Ainsworth Street and two spots behind house.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(66 traveler reviews)

Luxury, Comfort, Convenience, and Charm
average rating of 4.848485 based on 80 reviews
5

My group totally enjoyed our stay at Gary's beautiful home. The property was everything promised.

  • 5 of 5

Gary was a great host and was available to help throughout our visit. We will definitely return on our next visit. Our only regret was that we couldn't stay longer was visit some of the local restaurants and other popular sites recommended by Gary.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Portland beauty

  • 5 of 5

Loved the house and all the remarkable details. Very close to downtown, restaurants and grocery stores. Very well stocked with anything you could possibly want. Clean and comfortable. Would definitely stay there again and recommend highly.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jackson Hole, WY
5

A repeat wonderful stay of Super Comfy Home

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at this fantastic home! It is SO comfortable, clean, totally stocked with all one's everyday needs and in a great location! The owner really takes pride in this property and it shows! He really has his act together as a VRBO owner and leaves nothing to question of what the home offers. The home is spacious yet comfy...perfect for being with other family members! If visiting Portland, this is the perfect home to stay in...we totally plan to return!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very clean, quiet, big, well located and well stocked house!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was easy! Multiple keys needed? No problem! Need extra storage for hockey gear? No problem! Need groceries or quick coffee in the morning? No problem there's a Safeway and Starbucks half a block away! The house had ample room for my whole group. When we decided to cook instead of head out, the kitchen had everything we needed. House was close enough to downtown a short drive was all that was needed, yet far enough away that it was nice and quiet. The extra blow up

Mattresses were perfect for the extra bodies that couldn't fit in beds. Will absolutely be staying here again!

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place & great host

  • 5 of 5

This house is really nice. There's 4 single bed bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. There's plenty of linens, towels, toiletries stocked. There are also 3 air mattresses. Plenty of space in the living room for everyone to hang out. There were 8 of us and we had a great time here. The place is fairly centrally located. It's easy to take the bus to the bars, food, and beer places around. Gary was an excellent host. He made sure that we had everything we needed and was extremely accommodating when we needed to check-in early and check-out a little later. We had a wonderful time staying here and I highly recommend this place. Thanks Gary for being such a nice host!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Provo, UT
4

Nice house, Excellent location, Great landlord

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here. The house is older, but it held up to our 6 kids under 12. Kitchen was well stocked for A LOT of people. Safeway was walking distance, which was super convenient, but the location of the house was still very quiet. I went running several times while staying there and felt perfectly safe. Its an older neighborhood, but turned out to be super close to everything and felt perfectly safe.

Bed's were comfy and house was spacious.

Gary the landlord was superb. Gave some great recommendations for things to do (OMSI & Multnomah Falls FTW!) and was very responsive if we had issues.

Only quirk I didn't like was that the laundry was located downstairs. We didn't end up using it because it felt weird to go into Gary's space.

I would not hesitate to stay here again. Great for large groups.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Salem, Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. To clarify, the laundry room is located on the left side at the base of the lower stairway. It totally outside of my living space and is available for guests to use at any time. My living space is on the right side at the base of the lower stairway and is partitioned off.
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Portland International
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Dekum Street
Nearest Ferry
180 Miles
Seattle
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Broadmoor
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 5
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Firehouse
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Mt Hood
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Oregon Coast
Car: not necessary

Eight minutes to downtown by car. Walk to the Alberta Arts district, Historic Mississippi Avenue District and North Williams Corridor. One-half block to public transit and Starbucks. One block to grocery and drugstore. Walking distance to improvisational comedy club and best salsa dancing club in Portland. Eight blocks to Peninsula Park Rose Garden. Close to Lloyd Center and Rose Garden Arena. Close to Max Light-Rail line by bus. Near Helser's on Alberta, one of the top breakfast spots in Portland. Twenty five blocks to McMenamin's Kennedy School. Two miles to Rose Quarter, Rose Garden Arena (Watch Portland Trailblazers) and Lloyd Shopping Center. Three miles to the Oregon Convention Center. Two miles to the Expo Center with many shows. 27 blocks to McMenamin's Kennedy School. Thirty minutes to World-Famous Columbia Gorge. One hour to Multnomah Falls. One hour to world-class wineries.

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Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $150 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.3%

Less than 30 night minimum stay requires lodging tax of 13.3%
No pets
No smoking or vaping on premises
No drinking under age 21
Late checkout fee 50% of daily rate
Rates subject to change until confirmed
$25 charge for lost key

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