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Welcome to the Homestead

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

The Homestead is a well loved bungalow in the Sellwood/West Moreland neighborhood in SE Portland. Don't be fooled, this is a big house! Our place is only footsteps to Saburo's Sushi House Restaurant, Moreland Theatre, Laurelwood Public House & Brewery, Westmoreland Nature Park, and Cork Screw Wine Bar. It's is good for couples, business travelers, and families (with kids). Public transportation is very close, too!

This is a well loved 1900's bungalow with old time charm and tasteful modern touches in over 1500 cozy square feet. In the front room, you'll see the gas fireplace perfect for relaxing with a book. The large picture windows allow plenty of afternoon sun, but are easily shaded with the wood-slat blinds. The kitchen has Maytag appliances and handsome granite counter-tops that match the bathroom. The breakfast nook is perfect for reading the paper and enjoying your morning hot local tea or coffee. If you need to get done work done or prefer to stream shows from your phone, there's Wi-fi for your gadgets. Two bedrooms (with queen beds) are on the main floor on either side of the bathroom. While all the double-pane vinyl windows open to catch the breeze, there is air conditioning for those extra hot days. An optional bonus is upstairs with another queen size bed, for an additional fee.

A queen size air mattress can be set up in the corner bedroom, and a pack & play type bed is available for the littles.

Guests are welcome to all areas of the house except for the basement where there is construction as we remodel. That means there may be contractors during regular work week hours M-F 8:30am to 5:30 pm. The back yard is completely fenced in with a deck, lovely for enjoying your meal on a warm day. Be careful of the sprinklers in warmer months!

We try to do our part to keep Portland green and beautiful by only using biodegradable detergents/cleaners and earth friendly shampoo, conditioner & soap. Tap water is also delicious; a water filter is available in the fridge for your convenience. We also ask our guests to compost their food waste and recycle their glass, plastics and paper containers. The garbage is only picked up citywide every two weeks, while recycling and compost are picked up every Tuesday. Thanks for helping us reduce our carbon footprint!

Parking is available on the driveway along the north side of the house, which can park up to 3 cars comfortably in tandem. Street parking is free.

As of March, contractor will begin mid-month. We'll discuss how this minimally impacts your stay, the remodeling area is not pictured. Due to the remodel, pricing has been adjusted to reflect any potential minor disruptions. We can talk more about the minimal disruptions as we get closer to your stay so you know what to expect. We are avoiding to book stays during days of significant noise. The washer/dryer is unavailable during construction, even to me!

You and your guests will have the house to yourselves but my husband or I can assist with anything!

From mid-March, there will be contractors during the week day with limited access only to the basement via a separate entrance. We can discuss the minimal impacts of this as we get closer to your visit.

The Neighborhood and Other things to note

The Homestead has a high walkability score with the commercial district of West Moreland a few footsteps away. You'll find cafes, restaurants, the post office, shops, the local theater, Zoom Care, banks and QFC within a ten minute's walk. It's also very easy to hop on public transportation with 2 very close bus lines and the max line only 5 blocks east. Biking is a favorite way to travel, as well as cars for hire.

We try to do our part to keep Portland green and beautiful by only using biodegradable detergents/cleaners and earth friendly shampoo, conditioner & soaps. Tap water is also delicious; a water filter is available in the fridge for your convenience. We also ask our guests to compost their food waste and recycle their glass, plastics and paper containers. The garbage is only picked up citywide every two weeks, while recycling and compost are picked up weekly. Thanks for helping us reduce our carbon footprint!

More Details

Owner
Victoria Winkle
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english, Japanese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

Why Victoria Winkle chose Portland

My husband grew up in this house, so when his parents were looking to sell, it was obviously hard to imagine the house being part of someone else's family. We had the opportunity to by the house from them and have enjoyed hosting guests from around the country. We are Portland natives who love sharing the fun, weird and tasty things that make Portland so great.

Amenities

Sellwood - Moreland House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Main - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Extra towels and toiletries in the cabinets.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Corner Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Also a queen size Aerobed air mattress can be set up here.
    Middle Bedroom - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
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5

Wonderful, cozy home - loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The home was wonderful, as was the host, Victoria. She made sure we had a clean, well stocked home, and a comfortable stay. This area is a great place to stay. It is close to everything - walking distance to downtown Sellwood, with it's historic shops, restaurants and library. There is a great park nearby as well as the water.

We hope to come back someday.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so lovely to meet you and your family and I'm so happy to hear that you had a nice Portland exploration! Thank you for taking such great care of the Homestead. I would love to host you again.
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5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

The house was great. Within walking distance of a lot of great restaurants, coffee shops and markets.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great home, wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful trip and felt very accommodated and comfortable in this home. The location was perfect for all our adventures and the home was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to host you and your group! Until next time, Victoria
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5

Awesome house and hosts!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I felt well cared for during our stay. Victoria made the extra effort to put out a pack'n'play, baby wipes, baby towels and booster seat, plus some baby food for us and it was so much appreciated!

The house was super comfortable and convenient for all our needs.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so great to have you and your family stay at the Homestead during your stay in Portland! I'm glad everything worked for you and your family :-)
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5

convenient and cozy

  • 5 of 5

The home was very convenient to restaurants and main hwy into Portland. Our host was very knowledgeable of the property and responded immediately and honestly to all our questions.

I hope to stay again.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay at the Homestead! I'm happy to hear you had a good experience and would love to host you again!
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Map

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Kay's Bar
Nearest Golf
0.4 Miles
Eastmoreland Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Restaurant
0.04 Miles
Saburo's Sushi House
Nearest Ski
51 Miles
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Kelley Point Park
Car: not necessary

The Homestead is located in the West Moreland neighborhood, just north of the ever popular Sellwood neighborhood with all of it's delicious restaurants, the Wednesday Farmer's Market, and awesome West Moreland Nature park. There is a lot to do and explore just footsteps away!

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Rates & Availability

Sellwood - Moreland House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer Season
May 26 2017 - Sep 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$195
From
$245
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$245
From
$245
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$245
From
$245
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 7 2017
2 night minimum stay
$245
From
$245
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 9 2017
2 night minimum stay
$245
From
$245
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Nov 23 2017 - Nov 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$195
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Dec 24 2017 - Dec 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
From
$195
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$245
From
$245
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$245
From
$245
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$149
From
$195
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection $59
Cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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