Blog Stories Neighborhood Spotlight: Knot Springs

Neighborhood Spotlight: Knot Springs

By James Peterson, October 17, 2019

Sometimes it’s difficult to know you’re stressed until your body rebels and you land in a doctor’s office with any number of ailments as if it’s saying, “I’ve been trying to tell you to slow down and relax!” Spas are often a last ditch destination to miraculously cure an out of whack system. Why not take that trendy self care seriously before you’re forced to?

Knot Springs calls itself “Portland’s Social Club for Wellness Lovers.” That means, yes, it’s a spa, but it’s also a co-ed space where you can keep to yourself, or make friends, while you bask in sauna/steam rooms and soak in a series of pools they call “The Springs.” Spa treatments? Of course. They’ve got all the favorites. Knot Springs is especially known for their foot massages.

You can book The Springs as needed, or become a monthly member. Now THAT’S self care. Know someone who can’t afford to treat themselves? A gift certificate to Knot Springs is the ultimate surprise.

Photo courtesy of Knot Springs.

James Peterson

Broker | OR & WA

As a licensed real estate broker, James Peterson is passionate about connecting clients with the home that fits their needs, lifestyle and personality. James recognizes the uniqueness of the greater Portland market; its diverse neighborhoods, each with their own vibes and quirks, makes finding the ideal property for a client an exciting and rewarding challenge. James has a true passion for this vibrant city—its people, spaces, architecture, and communities. Combined with his love of design, attention to detail, and creative use of spaces, this passion allows him to bring joy to clients’ lives through real estate. James is also motivated by the nuances of the delicate art of negotiation, the hunt for the right property, and the thrill of closing a deal that satisfies both buyers and sellers. He has chosen to be a part of Living Room Realty, a Certified B Corporation, because it reflects his own values of responsibility and sustainability by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business. His philosophy of excellence, enthusiasm, honesty and reliability, unites with his tireless drive to make him a truly dedicated real estate broker. James’ work philosophy has been broadened by his experience as a volunteer fire fighter, EMT, family grief counselor, ICU nurse, and anesthesia provider. Additionally, as the owner of JP Investment Properties LLC, James is experienced in the building and design aspect of the real estate market through construction and project management, home remodeling, and bringing investors and builders together on projects. A devoted family man, James has used this experience to renovate his own family dwelling through home remodeling and the addition of an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) designed to enhance the space in which his family lives, works, and plays. James understands that finding time for play is, of course, an essential part of life. He is an outdoor enthusiast and reenergizes through backpacking and mountaineering; road, cyclocross, and mountain biking; snowboarding; and scuba diving. He also satisfies his creative urge through landscape design and gardening as well as craft brewing. For James, life is about finding balance, discovering harmony, and seeking joy amidst the many demands of modern society. It is this same balance, harmony, and joy that he strives to foster in the lives of his clients.
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