5 Homes in Portland with Extra Living Quarters for Under 500K

Looking for a new home to accommodate an aging family member, frequent visitors, or a possible rental situation? Whatever your reason for considering a home with an ADU, we have the full list of available homes with extra living quarters in Portland. From small and cozy to more elaborate (like an in-ground pool!), here’s our list of 5 Portland homes for sale with ADUs, all for less than 500K.

But before you dive in, if you do plan on purchasing one of these amazing homes with plans to use the ADU as a rental, check out our latest article on renting out Portland homes, what landlords should know in 2021. You’ll be surprised how much the Portland real estate market has changed in the past year.

1. 9259 SE Lincoln St.

This 2BR/2BA home with a great community vibe is a rare opportunity. It’s affordable, in a convenient location, and has a detached, 544 sq. ft. ADU with excellent rental history. Let your pets roam free in the big fenced back yard while you barbecue on the shady back deck. The inside is cozy with wood floors, and it’s waiting for your personal touch. Other perks: ramp access, bathroom grab bars, and vinyl windows.

2. 207 NE 16th Ave.

You’ll love coming home to this classic mid-century modern 3BR/1BA home with its stunning hardwood floors, fireplace, and large picture window in the living room. The formal dining area leads to a cozy patio area with sliding glass doors. The large kitchen is ideal for cooking up tasty meals for you and your guests. After dinner, head to the inviting family room with a second fireplace or hang out in the huge basement, which features a bar, full bath, workshop, and more. The attached 1BR/1BA apartment, complete with a kitchen is great for housing an aging family member or additional income.

3. 8020 N. Alma Ave.

This 1950’s St. John’s gem has great natural lighting and was beautifully updated with all new appliances and countertops, new vanity and bathtub, hardwood floors throughout, fresh paint and trim molding, and much more. Central heat and AC will keep you comfortable all year long. The basement boasts 7-foot ceilings and has a toilet/shower and partial kitchen—ideal for an extra basement bedroom, family room, or ADU. The large attached garage and carport provide plenty of room for parking and storage, and the yard is fully fenced with an underground sprinkler system.

4. 3567 SE 79th Ave.

This spacious and charming cottage-style home is the perfect blend of old and new with its coved ceilings, picture molding, and oak hardwood floors alongside a new roof and fresh exterior paint. The main bedroom is upstairs and boasts a walk-in closet and extra space for a home office. The large kitchen has lots of storage.

The back yard is perfect for relaxing and entertaining with two patio areas (one covered) with loads of privacy. There’s also plenty of room to park multiple vehicles, even an RV. The finished basement is ready to rent to incorporate into the home. This home has a Home Energy Score of 4.

5. 5255 NE 60th Ave

Always wanted a home with a pool? Here it is! This charming five bedroom boasts an in-ground pool, hot tub, and separate guest house, ideal for visitors or to be used as an ADU. (See the city to verify permits on the ADU.) The home’s interior is warm and inviting with arched doorways and coved ceilings. Music and audio recording buffs will love the recording studio in the home’s basement. The roof is less than 5 years old, and the exterior recently received a new coat of paint. This home has a Home Energy Score of 2.

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