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Swanky South Tabor Mid-century Ranchalow

By Alyssa Starelli, July 16, 2021

2721 SE 64TH AVE , Portland, OR 97206

$585,000 (Sold)

  • 3 Bed
  • 2.0 Bath
  • 2126 sqft.

Portland, OR, 97206

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  • Built in 1952
  • 2126 sqft
  • $275.16/sqft
  • County: Multnomah

Swanky South Tabor Mid-Century “Ranchalow”  —  $585,000

2721 SE 64th Ave, Portland OR 97206

Darling 1952 cedar-shingled transitional ranch or “ranchalow” in the heart of South Tabor!
This vivid home boasts recently updated modernist kitchen with clean-lined cabinetry, bamboo flooring and quartz counters! It’s been gently remodeled, maintaining it’s mid-century aesthetic (ogee arch room dividers and coved ceilings) to allow for an contemporary open-plan great-room which encompasses the kitchen/dining/living room and breakfast nook. There are 2 beds on main floor and the primary bedroom has a substantial modernist closet system and French doors to a private deck draped in lush wisteria and star jasmine.
The family bath with luxury deep soaking tub, non-slip floors and a large vanity, plus funky modernist tiling and quartz counters. There’s a full basement with a bedroom with an egress window, a large family room with fireplace & hand painted Miro-style mural, a full bath w/updated shower, a huge laundry room w/pantry and utility sink and a large workshop w/ storage. The fully fenced back yard has established landscaping, raised bed planter boxes in a garden area, a  lawn and exterior hot water to help with chores (like dog washing). The one car garage allows for plenty of storage and has a new roof.

The low-maintenance front garden has a hazelnut mulch, additional raised bed planters, and established shrubs and trees for privacy including hibiscus and snowberry.

Upgrades: AC, 96% HE Furnace, Decommissioned Oil Tank, SMA Sunny Boy Solar panels, Rinnai tankless H20, Indow window inserts, newer electrical panel, refinished white oak hardwoods, bamboo kitchen flooring, new tiled shower in basement, new roof on garage, exterior hot water, quartz counters, and no-slip flooring in updated family bathroom.HES:9! Bike Score:99! Schools: Atkinson/Mt.Tabor/Franklin
3 bed |2 bath | 2126 sq. ft.
MLS#21189560 | Taxes: $4573 | Lot Size: .11 Acre

Alyssa Starelli

Broker | OR

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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