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Art Deco mansion abutting Laurelhurst Park

on Aug 14, 2012 in Real Estate News | 6 comments

Question by George Big: Can I refinance my fha mortgage to lower the interest rate even though I am recently unemployed? Credit history is excellent, cost for sale no missed payments of any kind. Best answer: Answer by IffyNO unless you have private income that meets the 3 times rule What do you think? Answer below! A handful of good mansion pictures I identified: Art Deco mansion abutting Laurelhurst Park Image by Scrunchleface There’s this mansion that abuts Portland’s Laurelhurst Park that I’ve long been obsessed with. Behind the overgrown fence, medications you could see a pool and a poolhouse, erectile and the rest was obscured. I in no way saw any person going in or out, viagra order and liked to peer through the fence like a young girl fantasizing about her secret garden. Later I read a more thorough description of it in The Architectural Guidebook to Portland. It gracefully nestles into the arch of a curving corner, with a circular driveway making a wide expanse of lawn between the driveway and the property. The property is tinged with faded glory, very Norma-Desmond style, Art Deco glory shamelessly, periodically remodeled. Anyways, evidently the patriarch not too long ago passed away and the daughters are selling the residence since they had an estate sale. We went inside and I took no pictures (though I have these pictures I took of it a number of years ago), but was fascinated to see the innards of this lengthy-obsessed-over residence. Supposedly the owners for the last few decades had been the ambassador to Lebanon, who threw lavish parties. In the basement is a complete out ballroom, with scuffed wooden floors, a bar the size of my living area, a small stage of the type young children adore, murals, faded hanging velvets from the 1920s a number of storage rooms/pantries, and a number of furnaces the size of a automobile. In a single of the pantries, devoted exclusively to celebration supplies such as plastic cocktail glasses, pieces of cocktail shakers and paper plates, we found 1 or two dozen situations of Champale, an person sized (12 oz bottle) malt liquor/champagne beverage which explains &quotIt’s like nothing you will ever taste-except champagne!&quot They were at least 20-25 years old and all the boxes were moldy (though we bought a four pack in order to see which of our close friends Darwinian selection will take care of). On the main floor was a grand entrance hall, a grand formal area with giant fireplace, a parlor, a banquet space, a dining space, a giant pantry, a reading-sunroom off the grand room tiled decoratively and with a tiled fountain in its center (!) and a significant kitchen that had been remodeled with carpet(!) in the late 70s. Outdoors in back were half-size manicured gardens in the french style, with narrow boxwood hedges and tiny white wrought iron benches. There was also a crumbling greenhouse, the paint peeling off, a lot of panes of glass broken, filed completely with plastic plants (!!). The pool was short and narrow as properly, but had the complete range of deepness from 3 feet to 12, and had curling, elaborate wrought iron handrails (original art deco pieces) down sweeping stairs at the shallow end. A covered sitting location with an outdoor fireplace looked over the swimming pool. Upstairs, the master bedroom was a excellent 1000 square feet, with many walk in closets, another rounded reading/sunroom, and numerous bathrooms with his/hers accoutrements. The residence of an elder at some point was apparent due to orthopedic shoes, toilet grab bars, and red and...

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