It’s impossible to imagine Romeo and Juliet without a balcony. Fast forward four centuries, and a railed platform still provides drama, fresh air and style under the stars.
As people cooped up during the coronavirus pandemic learned, a respite from the indoors can be compact or expansive, covered or open to the sky.
In this week’s real estate gallery, we look at Portland homes for sale with a balcony.
1441 S.W. College St. in Portland’s Goose Hollow neighborhood is listed at $899,000.
The multistory house with balconies and terraces was originally built in 1908. Inside are walnut floors, a gas fireplace, fully updated gourmet kitchen, three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 3,380 square feet of living space.
The 8,712-square-foot, secluded lot grants tree and city views from the outdoor entertaining spaces.
“The primary suite features a luxurious marble bathroom, lots of closet space and access to a balcony with sweeping city views,” says listing agent Blake Ellis of Windermere Realty Trust. “The lower level offers flexible space with ADU [accessory dwelling unit] potential.”
See more homes for sale in the 97201 zip code
5631 S.E. Belmont St. in Portland’s Mount Tabor neighborhood is listed at $2,250,000.
The Colonial Revival-style mansion with a classic, front balcony was built in 1903 on 0.31 acres.
The restored, iconic house has its original historic character, modern amenities, a gourmet kitchen, six bedrooms, five bathrooms, two powder rooms and 6,820 square feet of living space.
“Wide open rooms let in tons of light, and balconies and a fully landscaped yard offer lots of space to work from home or socially distanced entertaining,” says listing agent Chris Suarez with John Powers of Keller Williams Realty Professionals. “Potential income generating. See @thewalterpdx on Instagram.”
See more homes for sale in the 97215 zip code
1221 S.W. 10th Ave. #1704 in Portland’s Cultural Art District is listed at $2,095,000.
The executive, contemporary-style penthouse with two covered balconies and panoramic views was built in the 2006 Eliot Tower Condos.
Inside, there is a floating gas fireplace, floor-to-ceiling windows with Lutron power shades, two bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2,964 square feet of living space.
A recent remodel by Green Gables Design and Restoration introduced a custom living room display unit, den with a glass and steel wall, Crestron audio/video systems and custom lighting, doors and kitchen cabinets.
“Designed with a spacious, light-filled open floor plan for entertaining and gracious living,” says listing agent Sherrol Butler with Olivia Larson of Windermere Realty Trust.
Homeowners association dues are $1,453 a month.
See more homes for sale in the 97205 zip code
2936 N.W. Savier St. in Portland’s Willamette Heights is listed at $1,998,000.
The remodeled house with a modern floor plan and a walkout balcony off the master suite was built in 1912 on a 7,405-square-foot lot.
Inside, there are eight climate-control zones, five bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and 4,670 square feet of living space.
See more homes for sale in the 97210 zip code
6308 S.E. 28th Ave. in Portland’s Eastmoreland neighborhood is listed at $1,295,000, after a price decrease on Feb. 5.
The Mediterranean estate with views of the West Hills and the Eastmoreland Golf Course was built in 1942 on 0.29 acres.
Inside, there is a formal living room, dining room, parlor, open kitchen with a family room, an additional bonus room, six bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 4,210…