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Craftsman Comfort in Sellwood

By Lauren Hurley, July 9, 2021

Generous & stately craftsman nestled in the heart of vibrant Sellwood. Built in 2013, this sustainable, energy efficient home is crafted to perfection. Details that pay tribute to the arts & crafts style, don’t go unnoticed here! Functional 3300 SF floorplan w/ 4 beds, 2.5 baths, formal living & dining rooms, open kitchen, family room & nook leads to private backyard.  Primary suite boasts a gas fireplace, custom steam shower, W/I closet & soaking tub. Nearly 700 SF of bonus space on the upper level, elevates functionality. Exquisite front landscaping & hardscaping carries to the broad, inviting front porch w/ fir floors. Impeccable aggregate driveway offers ample parking, leading to the detached single car garage. Fully fenced backyard, featuring a gorgeous custom patio, lawn, hydrangeas, firs, daphne & other native plantings. A peaceful & serene escape yet minutes to the heart of town. Truly relish in the joys & conveniences Sellwood has to offer, from waterfront parks to farmers’ markets, shops & restaurants, to food carts & fine dining. It’s a TEN!

Lauren Hurley

Broker | OR


After spending a decade climbing the professional ladder of the Marketing industry, Lauren Hurley was in desperate need of vocational inspiration. So she did what most find daunting, if not impossible. She hopped down, and hunted for change. Fortunately for Lauren, she wouldn’t be starting on the first rung of the ladder that lay ahead. The daughter of a Broker, real estate had always been part of the conversation. The world of abandoned RMLS sheets, open house signs collected in the pouring rain and a fridge full of leftovers from Brokers Open Houses was all too familiar. So, while she didn’t always know it, Lauren was being trained by her Broker mom. By osmosis, she was learning how to negotiate, how to communicate and best, how to advocate for clients. While her passion for Portland, homes, history, architecture, design, and working with people had remained constant throughout her life, it took returning to the world of buying and selling homes for Lauren to realize just how perfectly her personal strengths and professional skill set aligned with being a Broker. Whether it’s negotiating and advocating on behalf of her clients, her vast knowledge of the city’s most idyllic neighborhoods, nooks and crannies, developing stunning and effective marketing campaigns, or consistently going above and beyond the call of duty, Lauren knows that superior client care is the result of perfecting every detail along the way. The joy she finds in seamlessly and successfully guiding buyers and sellers through one of the most significant emotional and financial decisions of their lives, has Lauren wishing she listened to her mother years ago. (But please don’t tell her that.) When it comes down to it, taking exceptional care of her clients isn’t only what Lauren does best, it’s what she loves to do. When she’s not meticulously critiquing the usage of serif vs. sans serif font, scarlet vs. crimson hues, or brightness vs. contrast and density, you’ll find Lauren taking Captain Salty the Wheaten Terrier on trails and along rivers around the city, collecting new vinyl records, tinkering with her ‘78 VW Bus, whipping up culinary treasures, or doing her best to imitate Serena on the court.
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