Alberta Arts (Concordia) getaway
our accessory structure offers 2 large bedroom areas with two queen beds, one full futon
common space – one queen futon, tv, kitchenette with two person table. Also four person eating area desk, bookshelf full of books one small one person bath
use of up to 4 bikes to get around town
Staying more than 4 nights? we offer a winter special for stays over 4 nights. :)
Our house is located in the heart of the Concordia neighborhood just half a block from diverse restaurants, natural food grocery stores, yoga, massage studios etc… We live on the property and love our neighborhood diversity. Famed Portland Alberta street is just a couple blocks away with a diverse selection of retail, entertainment, and more dining experiences within a loving vibrant community. Alberta offers food for every taste (vegan to carnivore), craving (foie gras, sushi, middle eastern, southern, to Thai), popular Salt & Straw Ice Cream, and budget (PBR to wine bars). Infused with locally owned shops, cafés, bars and galleries.
You can walk or bike though one of our numerous beautiful parks or community gardens. There are also numerous bus lines within a few blocks walk that take you all over the city or rent a zip car or car to go. We love our neighborhood for offering the diversity of all these things, but with the peace and quiet of a neighborhood and plenty of safe on street parking and quiet to listen to the birds sing. ABOUT THE SPACE
It is a renovated private two bedroom basement accessory structure with your own entrance at the back of the house opening up to the garden. There are about 7 stairs to enter the space so keep that in mind. We created this space to be fun, comfortable, and homey. It offers two queen sized beds. There is also a queen futon and a full pull out if needed. There is a small one person shower bathroom with toilet and sink, kitchenette, living area. There is a tv that offers movies, and a large lending library as well as lots of portland info. GUEST ACCESS
-lockbox entry allows for easy check in / check out, at your convenience. We will send you the code upon arrival. You'll have complete private access to the unit you have rented & the grounds of the property including shared yard and garden space. INTERACTION WITH GUESTS -We are just a phone call/email/text away! Texts are preferred & we respond promptly to them. You may also use the web site messages as those are pushed as texts or email too. We are pretty hands off & will leave you to enjoy your stay for the most part. We live on the premises, But please do message us first should you need anything & we will determine if it's something we can assist you with better. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or can't quite figure out how something works or need a great rec for a place to eat. We are here to help!
KITCHEN : The kitchenette has everything you need should you wish to do light cooking - fridge, two burner hot plate, microwave, blender, coffee maker, large toaster oven, all cookware and dishware as well as tea, coffee, and snacks. You can save money by cooking in, but it'll be tempting not to with so many great restaurants nearby. -We do not keep the kitchen fully stocked with every item;, but we do offer tea, coffee, some condiments and snacks, and the grocery is 3 blocks away. Outdoor shared sitting area with patio, • All cotton bedding & towels, • Ready-to-fire charcoal grill, Fire pit (shared and you need to get your own wood/ charcoal), • Ample street parking & alley entrance if needed
• Guest entrance along side of main house through gate
-No parties or events
-Check-in is after 4PM Out at 11am sharp -Smoking is NOT allowed. No smoking or vaping of tobacco or cannabis is allowed inside of property. -People other than those in the Guest party set forth above may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest.
-The unit is privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.
-Keep the property and all furnishings in good order, only use appliances for their intended uses & inform us if anything is not working upon your arrival.
-Respect the neighbors - houses are close together in this neighborhood, so please respect noise level after 9p & before 8am. If using the fire pit or grills or just enjoying the back yard be aware there might be people sleeping just next to you.
Interaction with Guests: Limited interaction likely, but we enjoy meeting travelers so if your spending time lounging the yard most likely we will be as well. We live just upstairs and the spaces are connected, but you will have complete privacy with a separate entrance just in the back of the house by the garden.
TAXES: Portland automatically collets the 11.5% local lodging tax included in your charges. Accessory short term rental city of portland permit 14253624
TV etc.: NO CABLE We have a dvd and tape player as well as a plug to play music. A great video store is just a few short blocks away. Maybe read a good book from our lending library? We have numerous informative magazines and info about Portland neighborhood offerings as well as a stocked bookshelf and games. There is wireless Internet Laundry: Clean, bedding, bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths, and kitchen towels come with your stay. No beach towels provided. NO laundry use but there is laundromats nearby. IRON: there is an iron and board CHECKING IN AND OUT: We will try to be flexible about check in and out times but with bookings we might need to stick to 11am out and 4pm in times. Let us know if you need an extension and we will see if we can offer that. STAYS FOR LONGER THAN ONE WEEK (MONTH): If you want to stay longer than one week be advised while your space can be a private sanctuary, though it is still one big house with us living upstairs.
NUMBER OF GUESTS People other than the registered Guest(s) may not stay overnight in the property unless notified. Please respect our 4-person limit. Guests over 4 people are only $20 extra a night. Baby's under 1 exempted from that. Cleaning Fee: for every stay there is a $50 cleaning fee PETS: pets are allowed with a $50 per pet cleaning fee. No more than one dog. And you must clean up after your pets on your own in the yard and any messes they make in the space. If the animal destroys any property you are required to pay for damages. GROCERY STORES: Alberta Co Op Grocery (natural foods): 15 min walk, New Seasons Market (local smiling version of Whole Foods is three blocks away as.
BIKING: WE off 4 bikes for your wanderings. As you probably know, Portland is one of the best biking cities in North America.If they are stolen there is a $75 fee. PUBLIC TRANSIT: TriMet bus #6 and #72 both stop one block away. The #6 will get you downtown in 24 minutes. The #72 is handy for traveling up and down nearby Alberta Street or to head west toward TriMet's MAX light rail Yellow Line. Plan your trip at TriMet's website.
CAR SHARING: Portland is home to car sharing services including Zipcar, Getaround, and Car2Go. AIRPORT: Car: 15 minutes with no traffic Taxi: About $25 AMTRAK or GREYHOUND : About 30 minutes via MAX Yellow Line light rail and transfer to #72 bus.
***Please follow the Check-out procedure upon checking out of the unit listed on the fridge for your convenience. If our cleaner reports any broken, missing our damaged items or finds you have not followed the check out procedure, they will inform us upon Check out & it may unfortunately result in either lower review scores, damage fees, or both.
Our main goal in hosting is for you to have a 5 Star experience - if there is anything we can do for you while you are here to help ensure that - please do not hesitate to ask us!
We look forward to your visit to Portland and our beautiful neighborhood. Accessory short term rental city of portland permit 14253624+ More