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1910 Farmhouse Meets Modernist Dream

By Alyssa Starelli, August 7, 2020

6429 SE 80TH PL , Portland, OR 97206

$419,000 (Pending)

  • 3 Bed
  • 2.0 Bath
  • 2004 sqft.

Portland, OR, 97206

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  • Built in 1910
  • 2004 sqft
  • $209.08/sqft
  • County: Multnomah

1910 Farmhouse meets modernist’s open-plan dream!

It lives like a sprawling ranch home — boasting a huge open plan ‘great room’ with kitchen, dining and living room all rolled into one.

Two bedrooms flank the great room, whereas the en-suite main bedroom with oversized closet is quietly tucked in back. Remodeled throughout with modernist finishes, updated mechanicals (newer furnace, new Energy Star water heater), recessed can lighting, laminate floors, double paned Low-E vinyl windows, this home is absolutely move-in ready.

An open plan basement is ready for finishing with newer windows, sump pump (to be installed Sept 4), and egress potential.

Fully fenced and private yard with patio, gazebo (included in sale), raised garden boxes, enclosed RV parking, rolling gate, lawn, and mature Dwell-style landscaping. Running the length between two streets, the lot has entry from either side and access to double the friendly neighbors!

The home is poised in an established pockets of  historic 1910’s homes between Woodstock, Lents, and Happy Valley, so there’s seriously easy access to the full spectrum of shopping (from local to big box), take-out,(Cartlandia and dozens of other restaurants) parks (equidistant between Brentwood, Mt. Scott, and Glenwood where the Portland Pickles play!) a grade school (literally kitty-corner across Duke St) and the all important I-205 Freeway (the best freeway, IMO).

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3beds, 2 baths, 2004 Sq Ft.
Listed at $419,000.

6429 SE 80th PL, Portland OR 97206
MLS# 20129211



Alyssa Starelli


A Portland native, Alyssa started her real estate career in the chaotic market of 2005, and quickly realized she reveled in matching particular clients with their perfect home, no matter how unusual. She then began specializing in mid-century properties - both Modern and Modest. More recently, she has included what she calls "Period-Perfect" homes to her repertoire. Her goal in this is to seek out those hard-to-find, unremodeled original homes of all eras. When I started in real estate, I realized there was a market for ranch homes, from Mid-Century Modern to the more modest Daylight Ranch, but few realtors willing to service it. I started highlighting these 'Picks of the Week' on my website, introducing enthusiasts to the full gamut of midcentury houses of Portland. In 2006, I founded the Mid-Century Modern League in order to educate the public about the importance of preserving these gems. Today I continue to focus on Mid-Mod, but have added vintage, mostly unremodeled houses of earlier eras, which I call 'Period-Perfect', because they have interest to clients and are under-serviced too. Frankly, I enjoy seeking out any unusual or original elements a client might be interested in, it's a challenge to rise to." As Founder of the Mid-century Modern League, Alyssa is considered an authority in the local mid-century architecture scene, and is especially proud to include the Editors of Atomic Ranch Magazine in her past-client list. Often quoted in news and radio, she has been able to bring additional interest to her business, listings, and client's homes - many of which have been featured in magazines such as Atomic Ranch, Oregon Home, The Oregonian and also included on several local home tours. With a background in marketing, and an eye for the unique, Alyssa really enjoys buying and selling properties whose interesting features may be overlooked by other realtors, even (or especially) if those features aren't mentioned in the listing. As a hobby, Alyssa has issued herself a challenge to walk every residential street of Portland proper and document the best architecture specimens of each neighborhood. There are about 3500 square miles of Portland, and it's a big feat. By the time she finishes, she will have seen every house in Portland with her own eyes! You can follow her walks on her blog Portland-by-Foot. When off duty, you can find Alyssa at estate sales, honky tonks, her friend's cattle ranch, or seeking out ghost towns, roadtripping to the Oregon high-desert. A music fanatic and semi-retired booker/manager, Alyssa is heavily immersed in the western swing, old-school country, and rockabilly music scene, and you'll often find her out at shows, dancing, maybe even sharing her favorites on the radio. Alyssa Starelli 503-888-1362
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