Adorable Cully cottage is a gardener and pet owner's dream! Perfect for one person or a couple. Clean and bright with great use of space, lots of storage, a bonus room/office, and an epic giant fenced in yard!
Located in the heart of the vibrant and farm-y Cully neighborhood, this gem is a peaceful and welcoming retreat for the urban dweller. The street is quiet but with quick and easy access to several bike streets and bus stops, NE Killingsworth, Lombard and Columbia Blvds, Fernhill park, PDX airport, NE 42nd st business district, great restaurants, Concordia New Seasons, the Kennedy School and much more!
The house is a modest 688 sq ft but it feels like so much more space, especially with the 8,000+ sq ft lot! The large front room features an open plan kitchen/living room/dining room. The kitchen has a large fridge, microwave, dishwasher, stove and lots of cabinets. There is a skylight over the kitchen as well. The living room provides lots of open space and a large South facing window for tons of natural light. The front landscaping provides an all season colorful garden that blocks the street view as well. The dining nook has generous space for a table for four. Off the dining nook, there is a door to the large bedroom. The room features a full wall of built-in closets, a ceiling fan and two large windows. The bathroom is just off the bedroom. It also has a skylight and tall ceilings- plants love it in here! Off the back of the bedroom is the washer/dryer and an office space. There is a pull down access to the attic in the office. The attic is clean and dry and provides lots of additional deep storage. There is a small mud room off the office that leads to the back deck and back yard. The deck is a great space for grilling or entertaining and is also very private. The yard is super long and provides so much space for gardening. lounging or pets! The yard is partially shaded by mature trees. There are also mature blueberry bushes, 4 raised garden beds, a sitting/fire pit area, and a locking garden/bike shed. (*The yard looks a bit different than the pictures. There is now a path around the house and a few more plantings.) Landlord maintains the garden twice yearly (Spring/Fall)- all lawn maintenance and basic garden tasks are the tenant's responsibility. Landlord keeps a lawnmower and rake in the garden shed for tenant's use. The driveway is super long and can fit up to 3 cars off street. The yard is completely fenced in with gates on either side of the house.
Built in 1947 but with lots of upgrades to keep it warm/cool and efficient. Thermal windows, wood floors in main room, new carpet in bedroom, baseboard heating.
This listing is priced above the average 1 bedroom home in Cully by $299.
Students who live in this rental at 5605 NE Simpson Street attend the following Portland School District 1j (Unified School District) public schools:
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Rigler Elementary School
Grades K - 5
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Beaumont Middle School
Grades 6 - 8
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Madison High School
Grades 9 - 12
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