Gorgeous, light-filled home made from re-used refrigerated shipping containers, see website for details and news clips. Cutouts and popouts make space very airy, 2-story space is truly grand, as is the custom tilework. Walk-in closet in master suite. Zero-VOC paint throughout. 3rd bedroom has separate entrance, can be office. $2600/month. Leased through October, 2011. Backyard is basically a Regional Park, trail from backdoor down to creek. 10 minute bike ride to BART, in a quiet, diverse neighborhood full of artists and musicians, but 15 minutes to gems of city life in Berkeley and Solano Ave. Includes shared use of 24-ft yurt in front yard, great for meditation, Yoga, guests - or kids' birthday parties.
Two-unit townhouse built in 2006 to Energy Star construction standards. Second bedroom is ideally situated for a home office. Nonsmoking, cat-free, generous storage. Designed to blend into its century-old residential setting: Sellwood, a desirable, inner-southeast Portland neighborhood. On a quiet street within walking distance of restaurants, library, bank, and post office branches, several parks (one with an outdoor swimming pool), the Willamette River, the Springwater Corridor (a 40-mile bike/walking trail), a farmer's market, two small supermarkets with organic foods, coffee shops, and antique stores. Five miles from downtown Portland; one block from #70 Tri-Met bus line. Plentiful street parking. Walkscore: 77.