In the heart of Portland's Alberta Arts district! The home is 2800 sqft and another 1200 on the private rooftop deck. There are endless options for dining and entertainment within walking distance. Inspired by an old Italian firehouses, this home is full of character and charm. We are a fully legal and permitted short term rental, for your peace of mind :) The home is one of a few legally permitted (of this size) with the City or Portland and has been since 2014.

The space

This beautifully built, custom home is just a couple houses off of Alberta Street and central to the awesome Alberta Arts neighborhood. Walk to Salt and Straw, Pine State Biscuits, Bollywood Theater, Little Big Burger, and so many more of the unique restaurants and shops this special neighborhood has to offer.

Here are a few house highlights: *Large open floor plan with 10 foot ceilings. Tons of natural light from the 3 walls of tall windows. Hardwood floors throughout. *Rooftop deck with a sectional counch and two picnic tables. One flight of stairs away from the kitchen. On a clear day you can see Mt St Helens to the North :) *Full house AC. Separate downstairs and upstairs controls for ultimate comfort. *Fully stocked kitchen to suit those of us who love to cook. A double oven and large buffet serving area behind the 9 foot dining table. *Radiant floor heat! Main level fireplace. *3 King beds, 1 Queen bed & 1 Twin bed. * Kid Friendly- 2 Pack and Plays and 2 high chairs. *60" Smart TV, Full Cable w/HBO, Blue Ray, 50Mbps Wireless Internet.

Guest access

The entire house with the exception of the garage apartment - that is where our live-in housekeeper resides.

Unique layout. The master bedroom/bathroom, great room and kitchen are on the upper (second) level! The remaining bedrooms and additional bathroom are on the ground (first) level.

Interaction with guests

Prior to arrival - we will communicate on an as needed basis. Home access code and entry instructions are sent the night prior to arrival.

During your stay - We want your vacation to feel like a vacation so we are pretty hands-off - letting you unplug and just enjoy your time. But If anything comes up be sure to let us know! We will respond as soon as possible or stop by and help.

Always - We are happy to answer questions and give suggestions about all the great things to do here in PDX. Our first priority is to make sure you have a great stay. We have met some truly amazing people through this home and sincerely appreciate you staying at the Villa.

Other things to note

*The Portland Villa is a 15 minute drive from downtown Portland, the airport and convention center. *Drive 30 minutes to see Multnomah Falls (and many others) or hike the Columbia River Gorge. *We are an hour and a half from adventures to Mt. Hood, Helens and the Oregon Coast. The options are endless! *2 night weekend minimum, 2 night summer minimum