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2007 Picks of the Week (Archive):
12/04/07: 1957 Wilshire Beaumont Ranch. 3 beds, 2 baths. 3090 sq ft. $445,000.
One owner since 1957. Vintage birch kitchen with original appliances. Full basement, .22acre lot! Walking distance to Fremont!
12/04/07: 1953 IrvingtonPark/Concordia Standard Ranch. 3 beds, 2 baths. 2500 sq ft. $385,000.
Incredible classic ranch with original subway tile, philippine mahogany cupboardry/trim, knotty pine paneling and basement bar!!
11/12/07: 1948 Swinton (albina/kerby) Brick Standard Hipped Roof Ranch. 2 beds, 2 bath. 2394 sq ft. $309,000
Cute brick ranch with awesome vintage kitchen, and separate living quarters (second kitchen in basement)!
11/05/07: 1956 Tally-Ho/Gateway MCM. 3 beds, 1 bath. 1013 sq ft. $259,900.
Designed by Architect John Storrs. Remodeled kitchen, slate floors, roman brick fireplace, post and beam, floor to ceiling windows. .17 acre yard!!
10/28/07: 1966 Lents MCM Ranch. 3 bed, 2 bath, 1344 sq ft. $237,900.
Cute ranch with clerestory windows, oversized garage on a huge 9000 sq ft lot. Great investment area - Lents is being revitalized and the MAX will be finished soon!
10/28/07: 1965 Terra Linda (NWptld) MCM-esque Ranch. 3bed 2bath, 1412 sq ft. $299,950.
Vaulted ceilings with floor-to-ceiling fireplace and some attractive paneling. Some remodeling... Secluded lot in Washington County.
10/26/07: 1955 Lorene Pk Standard Ranch. 3 beds, 1.1 baths. 2340 sq ft. $270,000.
Untouched ranch with incredible mahogany built-ins, and vintage kitchen! Huge lot, great neighborhood in central Portland.
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09/22/07: 1967 Eichler Park "Rummer" MCM Ranch. 4 beds, 2 baths, 1795 sq ft (does not include atrium space). $519,500.
Wow!! Great modern remod/restore on this Beaverton area Atomic Ranch. If you're a Rummer Lover who doesn't want to do all that hard
restoration work yourself, jump on this baby!!
09/13/07: 1955 Mt. Scott (Woodstock Area) Ranch. 3 beds, 1 bath, 1008 sq ft. $219,000.
Vintage kitchen and exterior intact!! Some updating, but not bad. Great area - walk to cafe and great breakfast joint, community center and park!
09/06/07: 1962 Montavilla MCM Ranch. 3 beds, 2 baths, 1536 sq ft. $289,000.
Cute and close in! Great vaulted ceilings, cute vintage kitchen, 2 fireplaces, and what looks like a wet bar! Close to the fun Stark Street stuff! No garage.
Lease option available.
08/27/07: 1952 Madison South MCM. 4beds, 1.1 baths, 2001 sq ft. $224,950.
Vintage pine kitchen. Vaulted ceilings with clerestory windows. Full basement with darkroom! Cute Mid-Century styling, just needs a little love to be a MCM beauty. Easy Dwellification.
08/14/07: 1955 Ken Birkemeir Wilshire Beaumont MCM Ranch. 4 beds, 2.1 baths, 3276 sq ft. $597,500.
Sadly, the photos aren't so great so here's a link to the Virtual Tour. Builder Ken Birkemeir really knew how to mix great MCM aesthetics with standard ranch plans. This one has a full basement, knotty pine, a bar, vintage baths, and for you Dwellites - an updated kitchen. Close in, walking distance to Alberta Arts and my favorite dive, the Spare Room.
07/18/07: 1956 Clifgate MCM. 3 beds, 1.1ba, 1300 sq ft. $254,900
Vaulted ceilings, floor to ceiling two sided Roman Brick fireplace. Vintage kitchen. 2 car Carport. The "L" shaped version of the 6/25 Clifgate home below.
07/06/07: Parkrose Daylight Ranch. 2 beds, 1 bath. 2494 Sq Ft. $ 329,500.
Looks to be vintage throughout, even down to the pea-green carpet! Glass block, roman brick... 2 car garage and a .33 acre lot!
07/06/07: 1943 Kitschy Gateway Cutie. 2 beds, 1 bath, 796+ sq ft. Just $215,900!!
Super cute, very close in (walk to Gateway Restaurants and MALL 205!), .18 acre lot! great access to schools.
Don't let em tear it down for skinny row houses!!
06/25/07: Fernhill (Concordia) Park Standard Ranch. 5 beds, 3 bath, 5564 Sq Ft. $564,900.
Vaulted/beamed lanai-type bonus room with fireplace and sliders. Full basement with padded vinyl bar and original vct tile.
Vintage kitchen intact, huge lot. Walkable to the good stuff of Concordia/Alberta. A block from Fernhill park.
06/25/07: 1956 Russell Nbhd /Clifgate Mid Century Contemporary/Mod. 3 beds, 1.1 bath, 1300 sqft. $262,950
Covered patio, 2 car carport, .21acre lot.
*Update 7/15/07 - I viewed this property. Pristine "granny" house. Completely untouched, just waiting for you to embrace or restore!!
06/21/07: 1952 South Tabor Standard Ranch. 3 beds, 2 bath, 2359 sq ft. $424.950.
Vintage beauty!! Walkable to Mt. Tabor. Full basement with kitschy knotty pine bar! Large lot which appears to be buildable, but why not use it for garden parties!
05/22/07: 1951 Fernhill/Concordia Standard Hipped Roof Ranch. 3 beds, 2 baths, 2479 sq ft. $425,000.
Awesome atomic ranch, vintage intact. Party basement. Bio-Diesel furnace. On a .20acre lot, close in!
05/21/07: 1958 OakGrove (Milwaukie) MCM. 3beds, 1bath, 1407 sq ft. $241,900.
Floor to ceiling and clerestory windows, vaulted and beamed ceilings. .29acre lot. They're offering a "Carpet and Window" allowance (agh), so someone SAVE THIS HOUSE please!!!
05/19/07: 1958 Parkrose MCM Ranch. 3beds, 1 bath, 1365 sq ft. $225,000.
Wowee this is midcentury funky at it's best. Flagstone fireplace, vaulted ceilings, green shag, built-in storage, carport. etc.
It does look to be on a partitioned lot with a flaglot behind.
05/09/07: 1950 Laurelhurst Mid-Century Standard Ranch. 2 beds, 1bath, 1840 sq ft. $399,000.
Vintage charmer, period details intact, hardwoods,glass block and pink/maroon tile. Fullbasement, tuck under garage.
Corner lot on the quiet portion of Glisan. Sold as-is, minor fixer.p.
05/01/07: 1952 SW Vista Hills MC Dayranch. 3beds, 3 bath, 4216 sq ft. $624,900.
Architect built and landscaped, one-owner, completely original "Doctor's Hideway". Swanky Wetbar/party room, pool,
poolhouse with full bath, putting green, travertine fireplace, etc.
04/29/07: 1964 Woodstock MCM-ish. 3beds, 1 bath, 1211 sq ft. $225,000.
Come live in the ever so cool 97206! Hit the Delta Cafe every day! Vintage kitchen, flooring,fireplace,
floor-to-ceiling decorative windows.
04/14/07: PRISTINE 1956 South Tabor Atomic Ranch. 3 bed, 3bath, .19acre, 3096sq ft. $459,000.
Tabor view, large lot, full finished basement with wetbar, roman brick fireplaces, original vct, etc.
Fir cabinetry/woodwork, vintage fixtures. ETC. any updates that have been made have been done well!!
This is exactly why I love this job!!!
04/09/07: 1956 South Tabor Story-Book Ranch with Modern Interior. 2bed, 1 ba, 1163sq ft. $289,900.
Cliff May-Esque Cutie. In a great hood - Walk to Mt. Tabor! The pictures don't do it justice!!
All mahogany cabinetry and paneling is pristine and the vintage kitchen completely intact!
04/07/07: 1968 Hyland Hills Rummer. 4 beds, 2.1 bath, 2 car garage. 2562 Sq Ft. $575,000.
Large Atrium, Floor-to-ceiling windows, vaulted ceilings, post & beam const, radiant floor heating.
Portland's version of the Eichler home.
03/29/07: 1953 Concordia Custom Ranch Home. 3 beds, 2 ba, 2 car Gar, 1805 Sq ft. $289,900.
Close-in and Walking distance to all the trendy Killingsworth Stuff! Vaulted beamed ceilings,
Roman Brick FP, Period Kitchen!! wooo eeee.
UPDATE: I went and toured this house. It is very cool but does need a lot of love. The paneling is awesome but needs
refinishing in some places, the carpet needs ripping out, and the heating ducts throughout the house
(it may have had in-slab radiant heat at one time) are un covered (eyesore!). BUT it's got huge potential,
lots of light, and is on a darling street.
02/27/07: 1948 Roseway Traditional with Mod Sensibilities. 2 beds, 2 bath, 1820 SqFt.$219,950
Check out that vaulted and paneled modern dayroom! Compete with fireplace and floor to ceiling windows.
Buy it before I do!!
1957 East Tabor Mod, 80th/Salmon! 3beds, 1 bath, 912sq ft. $219,950. Hardwoods,
Close to the Stark Street fun - newly restored Academy Theater,
Bipartisan Cafe, Antiques, etc!! Great first place!
My Images - the place was so cute, I had to take some pics!:
02/11/07: I've been lax, I apologize. Here's your fill for early feb. Mainly affordable kitsch! Enjoy!
NoPo 1969 Mid Century Modern. N. Hodge, near Fessenden. 1052 sq ft, 3beds 1 ba, $209000
No Po 1955 Ranch. N. Dwight at Willis. 1000 sq ft 3bed, 1 ba. $219,900.
Includes inground Swimming Pool!! Seller pays $5000 closing costs!
1955 Irvington Park Ranch - NE 19th/Holman. 2547 sq ft. 2 beds, 1 bath. $299,900.
Full Basement and Stripey Awnings!!
SE Arleta Area 1960 MidCentury Mod(ish). 3 bed, 1 ba, 880 sq ft. $209,950.
Close to Woodstock/Mt.Scott Comm Center, new cafes and breakfast joints.
SE Lincoln Park Ranch. 141st/Mill. 1492 sq ft, 3 beds 1 ba. $239,900.
1958 SE Robin Wood Nbhd Ranch . 143rd/Stark area. 2098sq ft, 3beds, 2 bath. $264,950.
Check out that basement bar!!
12/23/07: THERE ARE JUST TOO MANY GREAT HOUSES THIS WEEK!! -->Click Here<-- to see all of them at once!!
1/16/07: 1962 Mid-century Modern Ranch, NE Glisan/72nd. 3 Beds, 1.1 baths.$279,000.
Vaulted Ceilings, Floor to Ceiling Brick Fireplace, Vintage Kitchen. WetBar, 2 Car
Detached Garage! CLOSE-IN!! Possibly Partionable lot.
1954 South Tabor Granny Ranch. (SE 64th) 1814 sq ft, 2 bed, 1 bath. $269,500.
Partial Basement with Brick Fireplace, Knotty Pine Paneling (woo!) and what looks like
a Basement Bar. Vintage Kitchen with period appliances!!
1/08/07: 1957 Ranch. NE 50th/Jarrett. 3034 Sq ft, 3 bed, 3 bath. .64 acres, $459,000.
Daylight Basement with dog motif padded-vinyl bar and wood paneling. Vintage kitchen with
original cabinets and tile, built-in stainless stovetop. Swimming Pool!
view report: http://www.rmlsweb.com/Reports.asp?CMAID=10435282&Time=1812
1/8/07:Gramma's House - Pristine South Tabor 1953 Ranch. 2352 sq ft. 3 beds, 2 bath, $335,950.
Original Tile, Marmoleum, Full Finished Basement, with Fireplace!!
1956 South Tabor Ranch, 2802 Sq Ft. 3 Beds, 2 Bath, $ 309,000. Original cabinets,
countertops, full basement with fireplace & party room (looks like second kitchen or bar).
1/7/07: 1950 Mid Century Modern Flat Roofed Ranch. 888 Sq Ft. 2 beds, 1 Bath, $215,000.
NE Russet, in between Vanc & MLK. Close-in!! Granny's house is just awaiting your mid-century
designer's eye! Save this cutie!
The Listing Pics:
12/26/06: 1959 University Park Brick Ranch (N.Haven) - 1350 Sq Ft, 3 bed 1 bath, $275,000.
Oversized garage, greenhouse, enclosed patio and kitschy kitchen!!1 level living.
The listing pics:
My pics - from the estate sale a few months ago (also in my Compendium of Kitsch:
12/05/06: Ventura Park (NE 105th) Moderne - 1949 Remod, 1548 sq ft, 2 Beds, 1 ba, 1 Garage, $239,900.
12/01/06: Concordia Mid Century Modern - 1966, 1348 sq ft, 3 Beds, 2 ba, 2 car garage/Carport, $237K!!
(An older picture)
11/20/06: South Tabor - SE 68th!! 1956, 1300 Sq Ft, 3 beds, just $269.000!!!!!!!!!
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1957, 3bed, 2bath 3142 sq ft
Finished Full basement. Vintage Bath/Kitchen, with original tile. CLOSE IN!!