Every week(ish) I'll be sharing a house that I think is a good deal, a real looker, or a mid-century must-have!
They may or may not be my listings, but I can show them to you!!!
Feel free to drop me a line and let me know what you think, what you're looking for, or just say howdy!
Ah the coveted Reedwood Nbhd. Everyone wants to live there and no one ever moves! Finally a listing!
Nice roofline, fieldstone fireplace, well maintained landscaping, courtyard, vaulted beamed ceilings, with original bath with BLUE toilet!
Walkable to parks, Reed college and close to Woodstock cafes and shopping. Just a hop and skip to Westmoreland trendiness.
04/22/09: 1960 Bridlemile - Wilcox Estates (SW) Split-Level Ranch. 4 beds, 3 baths, 2638 sq ft. $475,000.
"Here's a story, of a ranch in Bridlemile, who was living with 4 beds of his own..." Ya, um, this Very Brady ranch looks to be pretty much
original except for a few 80's oak "upgrades". Beamed ceilings, vintage-intact kitchen, paneling, hardwoods, huge 900sq ft garage.
Really interesting exterior windows/facade design. Could mod-up pretty well, Mike would be proud.
04/04/09: 1957 Hazelwood/ Schilling Addition (NE) Hipped Roof Standard Ranch. 3 beds, 2.1bath, 2150 sq ft. $345,000.
Original kitchen with streamline motif and vintage tile, awe-inspiring philipine mahogany built-in hutch, vintage patterned-glass windows,
original tiled bath with double sinks. Large .23 acre lot in the center of town. Wow!!
03/31/09: 1957 Centennial/Millbrae Tract (SE) Storybook Ranch. 3beds, 2 bath, 1947 sq ft. $265,000.
Oh my God!! Can you say Tiki Key-Party? this deceivingly humble storybook ranch opens up into a 70's swinging shangri-la. What fun!
Vintage party room with bar & swanky beamed drop ceiling, cork and rock walls and seating, and pool table! Tiki-arific! Paneled and beamed jacuzzi room.
Vintage kitchen with vaulted ceiling. Original bath with great tile work. Snazzy garden with swimming pool! WOWZA. Today, I love my job!
03/23/09:1963 Raleigh Hills Split-Level (SW). 3beds, 2 baths, 2562 sq ft. $369,000.
Original throughout. Split with vaulted open beamed ceilings, gorgeous paneling, vintage kitchen with oriental motif ironwork. Very cool living for you West-siders!!
03/23/09: 1956 Cedar Hills Storybook Neo-Colonial Farmhouse? (SW). 4 beds, 2 baths, 1992 sq ft. $257,500.
Remember when Lucy and Desi moved to the country?? Quaint and cute with mullioned windows, brick fireplace, oak floors, maple built-ins with hammered iron hinges/hardware and groovy green carpet! Newer roof and large .22 acre lot.
03/20/08: 1964 Glendoveer (NE) Tri-Level. 3 beds, 2 baths, 1923 sq ft. $209,000.
Very clean and cute Tri-level. Original kitchen, cute built-ins. Enclosed porch or lanai. Large .26 acre lot across from golfcourse, with two gardening areas.
Decomm'd oil tank, newer gas furnace.
03/08/09: 1956 Milwaukie Standard Hipped Roof Ranch. 4 beds, 2 baths, 2000 Sq Ft. 229,900.
This cute ranch is on almost a half acre! Has separate living quarters w/kitchen, living room and bed and bath! Original kitchen with tongue-in-groove panel-cupboardry throughout. AMAZING stone half-wall fireplace. Roman brick exterior facade accents and decorative chimney. Hardwoods. Patio with brick fireplace for garden parties!
03/02/09: 1957 Arnold Creek (Boese Addition, SW) Split-entry Ranch. 3 beds 2 bath, 1817 sq ft. $395,000.
Lovingly renovated by my favorite Flipper! Dwell style updates make this ranch shine. Original knotty pine paneling, vaulted and beamed ceilings
vintage kitchen with modern appliances, cork flooring and swank tiling. Modern updated baths. Huge updated basement living room with original charm.
New Roof , furnace, windows and appliances. WOW!!
03/02/09: 1962 West Hills (Portland City Homestead, SW) Ranch. 3 beds, 1 bath, 1032 sq ft. $299,000.
Swanky ranch near OHSU. Vertical siding, carport, all the MCM trimmings! Original kitchen with globe lights, wall oven, counter-stovetop
and vintage cupboards & hardware. This is not listed as a "ranch" so maybe we're the only one who knows about it??? Call me!!
01/27/09: 1967 Madison South (NE, Academy Heights) MCM Split. 3+beds, 3 bath, 2452 sq ft. $298,509.
Great city lights/West Hills views from close-in Rocky Butte (end of Fremont). 1967 vintage throughout - including that blue carpet!
Two fireplaces, nice split entry, awesome front deck above double garage for cocktail parties and that view!
Awesome retro appeal could be a real charmer.
01/26/09: 1962 Parkrose Heights (NE, Twin Cedars) Standard Ranch. 3bed, 2bath, 2533 Sq Ft. $174,900.
Wow, what a steal! Houses in this neighborhood have gone for as much as $325K!! Quite close-in too!Mid-century quality intact - vintage kitchen
with original wall oven and counter-top stove(check out that copper tile backsplash!). Flag stone half-wall fireplace (with aqua stones!), full
basement with brick fireplace, second kitchen. 70x115 corner lot. Bank owned, a little rough but at this price you can afford to
restore it to your taste. Market Value according to PDXMAPS is $275K.
01/05/09: 1958 Fernhill Park Ranch (NE, Van Laeken Addition). 2 beds, 2 baths. 2398 sq ft. $359,000.
Stunningly original mid-century marvel. Original kitchen and baths, philippine mahogany paneling and built ins,
awesome lighting, spectacular vct flooring, and check out that wet bar!! WOW!! Near Fernhill park and all
the luxuries of Alberta Arts district.
Update: I just toured this home, talk about awesome! Even the fridge and stove are original and impeccable.
The box-paneled ceilings are just incredible, and their is original marm and vct AND cork throughout!! Wowee.
One owner home! Completely original. Vaulted ceilings, open fireplace, nifty built-ins, nice view, and close to
Burlingame ammenities. This is a charmer that with a little TLC could get you into that trendy west-side neighborhood
of your dreams.Very secluded, and did I forget to mention oodles of Knotty Pine??