November 26, 2022


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Eclectic Style And European Design Harmonize In Portland’s Dunthorpe Area

Calling all fanatics of European and modern day design: this thoroughly remodeled, transitional dwelling in Portland, Oregon, options a blend of contemporary aptitude, regular aspects and beautiful facts.

Created in 1982, the 7,700-sq.-foot residence also added benefits from its site in the Dunthorpe suburb, one particular of the most sought-following neighborhoods in the space. In the course of the decades, the 4-bedroom home has been architecturally revamped to contain a circular drive and pond with a reconfigured porch region that presents a welcoming entry lined with espalier camellias.

“The dwelling was developed by a gentleman who invested a appreciable amount of time in Europe and specifically France,” says listing agent Mimi McCaslin of LUXE | Forbes World Attributes, who shares the listing with business enterprise partner Anne-Marie Knapp. “He introduced many components in excess of listed here with him from France, including two wonderful carved fireplace mantles. All of the exterior capabilities wrought iron Juliet balconies, and the inside functions significant ceilings that are pretty strange.”

The property is found through the pillars at the prime of tree-lined Greenwood Highway in just one of Portland’s oldest household neighborhoods. Regarded for seclusion and privacy, it was at the time part of the initial Corbett Estate, which was later on subdivided into eight parcels. At the time, the Corbett family was perfectly regarded for setting up quite a few prestigious households in the centerpiece of what is acknowledged as the “residential park.”

“I just lately sold my possess home subsequent door, which was section of the original Corbett Estate,” McCaslin states. “This transitional residence has a true European flair to it. I really don’t know of any property that seems very like this a single. The high-quality is just incredible, and it has a large amount of character.”

As for luxurious finishes, McCaslin says they are aplenty. “The cane doorways are just remarkable,” she states. “There are a whole lot of crafted-ins identified all through the home together with five fireplaces, crown molding and French doors. The gambrel-model, French mansard slate roof definitely will make this house stand out.”

Occupying almost an acre of grounds, the household has a backyard with a classic-style pool, mature landscaping and a cabana. “The pool cabana has a kitchenette, comprehensive bath and fire,” the agent says. “It could also be remodeled into a roomy household office.”

One of the most appealing options of the property is its excellent area, McCaslin claims. “There are three sections in Dunthorpe and this place is in the coronary heart of it in the coveted Riverdale Faculty District. This is by considerably the most effective part of Dunthorpe and positioned on one particular of the most effective streets surrounded by households with massive loads and stunning gardens. Dunthorpe is a extremely superior-finish community and also a single of the most welcoming communities. You can get to downtown in 10 minutes nevertheless return to this tremendous-inclusive community. The spot of this residence is a huge offer.”

The asking price tag for 1616 S. Greenwood Highway, Portland, Oregon, is $2.495 million.

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