Saturday, December 24, 2016

Happy Holidays!

We are so thankful for all your referrals and support this past year. We are excited for what's in store for 2017 and look forward to working with you to sell your house or find the perfect homestead for your family. Wishing you Happy Holidays and a wonderful New Year! 

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Make the Most of Your Snow Day!

It looks like snow may be heading our way to the Portland Metro once again so why not make the best of it?  From building a hipster snowman to skiing down your street, there's no shortage of fun things to do in the snow. One of our favorite ways to celebrate fresh snow is by making snow ice cream. Head over to our 
Hasson Blog today to find a delicious recipe for snow ice cream! 
Happy Snow Days!

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Winter Hikes and Holiday Fun!

Are you having cabin fever? Now that the snow and ice are melting, here's five things to get out and do this next week to keep you in the holiday spirit!

1. Winter Hikes
Various Locations

From majestic frozen waterfalls to snowy forest trails, there are many spectacular winter hikes in Oregon. Just be careful to check weather conditions before you go exploring.

2. The Trail Band Holiday Concert
December 9-11 at the Aladdin Theater

To commemorate 25 years of this classic holiday concert and its 100th Aladdin Theater show, The Trail Band is welcoming back original member Lex Browning for all five shows this year.

3. Christmas Ships
The ships run through December 18th
Ships decked out with colorful lights sparkle brightly and will delight the kids as they float down the Willamette and Columbia rivers. Check the website for various times and weather delays.

4. Green Festival
Dec 10-11 from 10am-5pm at the Oregon Convention Center

See the newest trends in green products and "eco-friendly lifestyles" from more than 250 exhibitors. Sample lots of foods at this year's festival and see cooking demos from vegan chefs. 

5. Peacock Lane
6-11 pm daily, December 15-31

Families have strolled down Peacock Lane for generations, gazing in the delight at an entire street of cute houses decked out in amazing lights and decorations.  The neighborhood is working to become a National Historic District this year.  Don't miss this fun tradition! 

Friday, December 2, 2016

Modern Farmhouse w/ Separate Art Studio or Guest Home - $945,000!

921 SW 57th Avenue Portland, OR 97221

Take A Virtual Tour! 

Welcome to this extraordinary property where modern form meets function! The indoor and out meld together with walls of windows and french doors opening onto lush lawn and exquisite terraces at nearly every turn.  With an open flowing floor plan, the livability for both everyday living & extensive entertaining is realized in a serene way.  The master suite is a quiet sanctuary to luxuriate in while enjoying territorial views on the pebble terrace.  Fresh air easily flows throughout the home with multiple sets of open french doors. With three levels of living, everyone has their own space.  The landscape includes exquisite patios and pathways, a hot tub area with custom brick terrace, mature hedges, and exotic plantings.  The orchard below is an open canvas to create what you wish. Envision a multitude of possibilities in the separate studio- guests, art, yoga, office, rental or nanny.  This additional guest quarters affords that extra space that is often needed! Truly a special place to call home in the close in and tucked away hills of SW Portland!

Main House:
  • Originally Built in 1902, major remodel 2008
  • Joe Petrina Construction Remodel in 2008
  • 3356 Square feet, 3 bedroom, 3.5 baths
  • Spacious bonus room w/ full bath & wet bar
  • Cherry hardwoods and travertine tile floor
  • Five star gas range, sub zero fridge/freezer
  • Cooking island with seating for up to 5
  • High ceilings/skylights allow natural light in! 
  • Private master suite w/ french doors leading to       
  • a patio/courtyard
  • Master bath dressing room with built-ins
  • Second bedroom w/ own full bath
  • Exquisite living room w/ designer fireplace floor to ceiling wall
  • Charming windows with lead detail
  • Modern glass staircase
  • Welcoming family room w/ hardwood floors leading to covered original exterior porch. 
  • Chapman, West Sylvan and Lincoln 
  • Low Property Taxes; $7292

  • Guest House/Artist Studio/Au Pair Suite 
    • 550 Square feet, built in 1996
    • Full kitchen and bath
    • High ceilings, picture windows, southern exposure with loads of light!
    • Separate laundry facility
    • Above detached garage

    • Private 1/2 acre of Mature landscaping w/ lush level lawn and meandering stone pathways.
    • Custom pebble mosaic hardscape
    • Custom Brick/Stone/Concrete entry patio
    • Separate orchard area w/apple and pear trees
    • 2 Car Detached Garage
    • Gated, private entry w/ circular drive
    • Hot tub area w/ custom brick patio near original covered porch.