Lovely Craftsman home in the midst of one of Portland's most vital neighborhoods.
Private room in a newly renovated 1912 craftsman home each can accommodate 1-2 people sharing a bed.
The rooms: You get 2 rooms for your exclusive use with this listing. The sleeping nook is small and cozy (6 1/2 x 10). It has a new top of the line, full size bed (82x59 inches). Adjoining is the larger (14x12) entertainment room with a large screen HDTV.
It doesn't get better than this. Portland tops the sustainable cities list., Our neighborhood, Richmond, was just listed one of the 24 best places to live and work in the western United States by Sunset. The Hawthorne/Division district is a vibrant: Bike centric, home grown, foodie heaven -- Some of Portland's best shops, restaurants, coffee and nightlife are within walking distance (i.e. Stumptown Coffee Roasters, The Woodsman, Ava Gene's, Pok Pok, Roman Candle, Salt and Straw Ice cream). 10 blocks to Mt. Tabor Park -- home to Portland's urban hiking, biking, and walking as well as great views of the the city. Public transportation is close - whether coming to and from the airport or getting around town is very accessible within a 2-4 block radius. 10 minutes to downtown
We have a spacious double lot, with a large yard. The house is Eco-friendly with hardwood maple and fir floors, period matched fir trim. Danish wood stove to keep you cozy in the winter. Central air conditioning and a shaded deck for the summer. Front Porch is covered an affords a view of joggers and bicyclists making their trip to Mt. Tabor or commuting to work. Lincoln st is a designated bike route.
Kitchen is convenient and updated. While there are destination restaurants within walking distance, our kitchen is fully stocked for healthy gourmet cooking. Spices are available, should cooking be appealing. Outdoor grill can also be utilized. We love to cook and can include gluten-free breakfast upon request (weekends only). Please let us know ahead of time.
There are 2 shared full bathrooms, one on each floor.
We have a friendly older Beagle and a gorgeous cat, though the animals are not allowed in the private spaces they will be curious and friendly in some of the common rooms.
We are avid Portlanders who are happy to share our home and recommendations to help you enjoy your stay in PDX.
Besides their room, guests have access to the garden, kitchen, living room, dining room, and two full bathrooms . A large deck facing the back yard, and a covered porch facing the street.
We have 3 very wonderful outdoor seating areas to enjoy the foot and bike traffic, the garden or a little of both as you prefer.
Our primary aim is for guests to have a comfortable and enjoyable stay. Please don't hesitate to ask for anything you may need (extra towels, hangers, blankets, toiletries etc)
We both work during the day. We are accesible if the need arises. We are home evenings and the weekend. We enjoy socializing with guests and giving recommendations for things to do. We are also fine with giving you space if you prefer.
We have 3 places you can play your own music if you have an IOS device (Iphone, Ipad, Mac) via airplay. If you need help just ask!
Rich has a large vinyl collection and a sweet sounding stereo in the living room. He is happy to DJ for you if there is something you would enjoy hearing!
Check-in time is between 5-8pm (depending on our work schedules) and check-out by noon unless arranged ahead of time. We recommend you use the Airbnb messaging system to coordinate check-in times so we can greet you and help you get settled. Having a firm check-in time in advance is greatly appreciated. Check out time is noon.
We are generally sleeping by 10 pm and wake between 6-7:30am and would ask you to please be observant of sleeping hours by keeping your voices low during these times.
No smoking or drugs anywhere on the property please.
State the number in your party. Additional visitors should be approved in advance.
We have a beagle that will happily take any opportunity they see to escape, Please be careful about closing doors and gates when coming in and out of the deck or back yard.
***Please do not wear outdoor shoes inside the house, this is Portland and the mud tends to follow. We have slippers by the front door if you need them.
I am a naturopathic physician and acupuncturist and love people and plants. I have a love of tending to our abundance of gardens with many medicinals and edibles. My husband is also a naturopathic physician and professor. He teaches and does research in natural medicine. He is a woodworker in his spare time and has masterfully restored our 1912 Craftsman home. We are foodies - frequenting the farmers market and cooking great tasting healthy food. We love the outdoors, traveling, music and DIG Southeast Portland in all that it offers in character and style.