Light filled, private living room with gas fireplace, flat screen TV and surround sound system.


Private room

2 guests

1 bedroom

1 bed

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About this listing

Entire 2nd floor of historic home. Private, huge apartment-sized space - 750 square feet. Vaulted ceilings with skylights. Private bathroom. Living room with your own fireplace, home theater, surround sound. Great, bikeable and walkable neighborhood with bars, breweries, shops, grocery, transit. Bike to downtown.

The space

One of a kind, 750 square foot, apartment-sized living area with fireplace and skylights in renovated, historic Portland bungalow. 2 city bikes included (4 to choose from in different sizes). In the heart of booming inner NE Portland. Bike paradise. Walk or bike to restaurants, shops, bars, breweries. Only 2 miles (9 pedaling minutes) from downtown and the Pearl. Kitchenette bar with water kettle, french press, mugs, wine glasses. We also have a small fridge, microwave and AC. New bathroom with large shower and heated floors that come on automatically in the morning. Natural body-wash, shampoo and conditioner is provided.


The entire 2nd floor, including the bedroom, living room and bathroom, is not shared - only guests have access. The main floor is our living space. Our cat is very friendly and she is indoor only. She is not allowed upstairs.


We are available via the airbnb app, email or phone to answer questions. Most likely someone will be present on the main floor when guests are present, but the loft is like a separate living space.

Walk to restaurants and shops
Inner NE Portland is booming. And it is the most bike friendly neighborhood in town.
- Williams Ave (1.5 blocks away) has shops, bars and restaurants opening every day.
- Historic Mississippi St has great bars, shops, breweries and restaurants - a personal favorite.
- A locally-owned grocer, New Seasons, just opened a new store 4 blocks away. Lots of great organic produce. It's our happy place.
- Irving Park is just 3 blocks away and has a great running trail, playground, basketball and tennis courts.

Portland has great public transportation and walking and biking routes everywhere. The MLK St bus goes straight downtown and is only $2.50.

FYI: The couch is not a sleeper sofa.

Guest access

The entire 2nd floor, including the bedroom, living room and bathroom, is not shared - only guests have access. The main floor is our living space. You most likely will let yourself in using the keybox unless we happen to be around. We send detailed check-in instructions before your arrival.

Interaction with guests

We are available via the airbnb app, email or phone to answer questions. Most likely someone will be present on the main floor when guests are present, but the loft is like a separate living space.

Other things to note

The couch is not a sleeper sofa so the space is best suited for couples or close friends who do not mind sharing a bed. There is a large walk in closet with hangers and two dressers. There is an iron and ironing board and a hairdryer.

We are registered with the City of Portland. This is a permitted short term rental. Our ASTR permit number is 15-117021-000-00-HO.

License or registration number

15-117021-HO
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The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 2PM - 12AM (midnight)
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room
Self check-in: Keypad

Amenities

Prices
Cleaning Fee: 20
Weekly Discount: 10%
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 2PM - 12AM (midnight)

While the loft space is very private, the house has others living in it as well. We are a shoe-free household, so bring slippers if you like cozy feet! Quiet hours are from 11pm to 7am. If you are in town to visit with family or friends, please check with us before having people over. Having additional overnight guests is not OK unless special arrangements have been made with us beforehand. You are welcome to do laundry, but only after 10 AM and before 7 PM. We have tenants in the basement.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.


Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

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Neriz User Profile
July 2017
Alex and Ida's private loft is the cleanest Airbnb I've ever stayed at. In addition, they have an awesome 'No Shoes' policy inside their home. FYI for Portland visitor, their location is under 10 minutes drive to downtown/Pearl District. I would recommend renting a car to go around.

Aqueela User Profile
July 2017
The Loft space was easy to get into and just like it was described. The AC worked nicely which was great :) and the whole setup was incredibly comfortable! There's a little fridge that's perfect for keeping leftovers and a kitchen cart with a cups, glasses, silverware, a french press, and microwave. The shower is amazing and big, and the whole loft has beautiful natural light. Our favorite part of the whole stay were the 2 bikes that came with the room. We biked to nearby restaurants, and even a movie theater a 10 minute bike ride away. The neighborhood area is beautiful and if you're alright with an enjoyable, longer bike ride, we ended up riding all the way to the pedestrian bridge and then up the NW side of Portland across the river. Would definitely recommend the space. Many thanks Ida & Alex.

Kathy User Profile
July 2017
The topfloor is very spacious, nicely decorated and very clean. We used their bicycles a lot and enjoyed it. Alex and Ida are good hosts!

Frankie User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful space, clean and updated and comfortable. Would definitely stay here again, loved the bikes that were included in our stay.

Mary Lou User Profile
July 2017
The room was pristine and bright with a very comfortable bed. It is clear that the homeowners pay special attention to detail. Moffey was darling.

Peter User Profile
July 2017
Centrally located, easy access, adorable loft space.

Abby User Profile
July 2017
Beautiful home in a fantastic location. My husband and I used the complimentary bikes and cruised all over Portland's neighborhoods, experiencing the best food and drink that the city had to offer. If we find ourselves in Portland again, we'd definitely stay with Alex & Ida.

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Portland, Oregon, United StatesJoined in August 2012
Alex & Ida User ProfileAlex & Ida is a superhost.

We are a young couple in inner NE Portland. Alex is an urban planner and Ida is a graduate student of French Literature at Portland State University. We have been airbnb hosts for 5 years now and we love providing a warm and beautiful space for guests who want to explore and enjoy Portland. We love the city and the great outdoors and can provide lots of recommendations when it comes to experiencing our city and its incredible surroundings! We also have an amazing cleaner so you will have a sparkling place!

Languages: English, Français, Svenska
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