1634 SW Myrtle St Portland, OR 97201
Listing Courtesy of: RMLS / Windermere Realty Trust / Andrew Pienovi

  1634 SW Myrtle St Portland, OR 97201

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Presenting the L.B. MENEFEE HOUSE, an immense and stunning historical home in Portland Heights which exhibits a mix of Colonial, Tudor Revival, and Arts & Crafts architectural influences. Located in a prime location this home sits on 3 lots in the Grid. Be taken back by an excess of grand spaces including a large main floor family room right off the kitchen with a fireplace, quarter sawn oak doors, and custom wainscoting. The home displays artisan details such as floor to ceiling wood-paned windows in the main family room, french doors leading to lovely outdoor spaces on main and off the master bedroom, custom frescoes over the fireplaces in both the living room and family room, virgin maple floors upstairs, hand-laid custom pattern flooring in the den, and stunning custom ceiling designs throughout the main floor. Spacious primary suite with fireplace, huge walk in closet, soaking tub, walk in shower and double vanity. The second floor features 4 bedrooms all with en-suites for private living. The third floor features a bedroom, full bath, den and extra storage space. You don?t want to miss the renovated 2-bedroom apartment with a separate entrance, fireplace & private garden that is 1,277sq ft (not included in total square footage). Designed by renowned architect John Bennes of Bennes, Tobey, and Hendricks, this grand estate was originally designed to house long-time lumber leader Lee Bruce Menefee, a major timber owner and operator in Oregon and southwest Washington. The house was then sold to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Portland where it housed two archbishops, including Archbishop Alexander Christie, the founder of the University of Portland. The home was posted to the National Register of Historic Homes in 1989. [Home Energy Score = 1. HES Report at https://rpt.greenbuildingregistry.com/hes/OR10192704]

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Lot Size
0.35 acres
Single-Family Home
Year Built
Tudor, Colonial
Multnomah County
Bathroom Details
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Partial Bathroom: 1
Interior Features
  • Appliance: Trash Compactor
  • Appliance: Stainless Steel Appliance(s)
  • Appliance: Tile
  • Appliance: Disposal
  • Appliance: Double Oven
  • Appliance: Dishwasher
  • Appliance: Free-Standing Refrigerator
  • 4th Floor
  • High Ceilings
  • Separate Living Quarters/Apartment/Aux Living Unit
  • Hardwood Floors
  • Wainscoting
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Laundry
  • Double Oven
  • Dishwasher
Lot Information
  • Corner Lot
Property Features
  • Fireplace: Gas
  • Fireplace: Wood Burning
Heating and Cooling
  • Radiant
  • Other
Basement Information
  • Finished
  • Full Basement
Exterior Features
  • Wood Siding
  • Roof: Composition
Utility Information
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Fuel: Gas
School Information
  • Elementary School: Ainsworth
  • Middle School: West Sylvan
  • High School: Lincoln
  • Off Street
  • Driveway
  • 4
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