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Historic 1913 Craftsman

By Jennifer Johnston, February 24, 2018


5616 N Commercial Ave. Portland, OR 97217

Elegant and stately craftsman that sits elegantly perched above the street.  As you approach the home on the nice wide stairs you are greeted by the gorgeous wrap around porch, perfect for summer nights sipping cocktails as the sun sets.  As you enter the light filled foyer, you are able to see through the house to the back yard.  To the left is formal living area has the most interesting and beautiful fireplace.  Just beyond the living room is the enormous and light formal dining with coffered ceilings and generous built-in.  Formal dining room opens beautifully into the large chef’s kitchen completely updated with newer cabinets, solid surface counters, double ovens  + cooktop island.  Dining room also opens to the large sunroom with is fully flanked by windows on 3 sides.  There are dual stairs cases  (one front and one back) that can lead up to the upper level where you will find the expansive Master bedroom with built in bench seating, multiple closets and a sitting rooms.  Large second bedroom has a balcony for enjoying sweet morning watching the sunrise while sipping coffee and a nice sized walk -in closet.  The third bedroom has vaulted ceilings and walk in closet also.  One the third level is the 4th bedroom/office.  It is the perfect little getaway for a TV room, kid play/learning center or reading room. Full basement (unfinished) is nice and dry and ready for all your storable items.  Private, fenced back yard with deck area for grilling.  Single detached garage (could possibly be ADU).  All situated on a great corner lot, just 1 block N of Killingsworth and all it has to offer and less than 1 mile to Mississippi/Williams/Alberta.

Offered at $749,900

4 beds | 2 bath | 3,677  sq ft
MLS#18532562 | Taxes: $ 5, 775.28 | Year Built: 1913

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If you are interested in viewing this home, please contact Jennifer at 503-784-2204 or Eldridge at 503-926-2929. You can also visit our website at

Jennifer Johnston

Principal Broker licensed in OR & WA

Jennifer Johnston has been a Real Estate Broker since 2001, and is a proud resident of Portland’s University Park, living in the house that her mother grew up in. She understands the power of home and putting down roots. Being a native of the Portland metro area, she received the benefits of learning about great neighborhoods, trends and hot spots. She is a 5 star rated agent on Zillow, Trulia and Yelp and multiple years 5 star award winner with Portland Monthly Magazine and is a recipient of 100 Most Influential Real Estate Agents in Portland award. Jennifer’s goal is to have synergy with her clients. She wants you feel like you are house hunting or house selling with a trusted and experienced friend, and that your journey will be stress-free and as agreeable as possible. Jennifer believes in spending quality time with her clients and really getting to know how they love to live, so she can help serve them and find them their new home. In addition to providing residential real estate services to her clients, Jennifer’s background experiences are artistic and entrepreneurial. She started and ran a restaurant guide for several years after leaving a Program Manager position at NIKE. She developed and organized the International Gourmet Dinner Club, a dinner club which consists of individuals expanding their culinary palette and cooking skills while making new friends who are also passionate about food through monthly theme dinners. When time allows, Jennifer enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music from the 70’s and 80’s and doing something that releases some creative energy. Her paintings have been shown in galleries, commissioned by local collectors and she is a major donor for Cascade Aids Project. Certified Relocation Specialist
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