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Charming Cottage in Walkable Neighborhood Close to Everything

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedroom cottage retreat in walkable neighborhood - Affordable and Fun!

Our charming private cottage, just 15 minutes from downtown Portland, is located in the desirable First Addition neighborhood of Lake Oswego. It's an easy walk to Lake Oswego restaurants, boutique shopping, multiple parks, movie theater, library, post office, grocery stores, state park hiking trails, the Willamette River.

This newly renovated home is full of character and well equipped for a relaxing stay. There are beautiful refinished hardwood floors throughout and the living room features a cozy fireplace and smart TV with cable and wifi. And because so many have asked: yes, sports lovers, there is ESPN! The dining room takes in a french door view of the expansive back yard where you can grill out on the patio or gather around the firepit. The master bedroom features a beautiful artisan-made sculptural bed with a queen Tempurpedic mattress. The second bedroom has a trundle day bed that neatly converts from twin to queen to accommodate 2. A queen sleeper sofa in the living room completes the sleeping arrangements for a total of 6 people. There is one efficient full bath with tub/shower. Our renovated kitchen comes fully-equipped with all new appliances and cookware. Not in the mood to cook? It's just a short walk to a variety of local restaurants. There is ample parking and a garage as well as washer and dryer for your use. Everything you need for a relaxing vacation stay is provided all on one level.

In town on business and looking for a hotel alternative? Free wifi will keep you connected and productive in home away from home comfort. Located just 6 blocks from the TriMet public Transit Center with excellent access to I-5, I-205, and Highway 43, you can get where you want to go quickly and easily with or without a car.

Enjoy shopping? Explore small neighborhood boutiques as well as national specialty retailers including Sur la Table, Chico's and Pendleton just a 10 minute walk away.

In search of entertainment? Downtown’s Millennium Plaza is host to the popular Farmers’ Market plus many community and entertainment events throughout the year. Lakewood Center for the Performing Arts offers a plethora of classes, plays, and events and the Lake Theater and Cafe is the local cinema in town. Plus you wont want to miss the renowned outdoor sculpture walk.

Looking for a park? You can easily walk to a different park each day of the week. Be sure to visit Foothills Park, Millennium Plaza Park, George Rogers Park, Tryon Creek State Park, Roehr Park, Rossman Park and Sundeleaf Plaza.

Visiting friends or family? Our cottage is near Lewis and Clark and Marylhurst Colleges as well as the neighborhood Adult Community Center.

Want to be active? Other local recreation opportunities include Lake Oswego Public Golf Course and Range, Indoor Tennis Center, Luscher Farm, miles of state park hiking trails, cycling around Oswego Lake, and more.

On holiday in the Portland area? Located just 8 miles south of Portland, you have easy access to all “The Rose City” has to offer including: Portland Art Museum, the trendy Pearl District, Japanese Gardens, Oregon Zoo, Portland Children's Museum, Portland Aerial Tram, Forest Park, Pioneer Court House Square, Portlandia, Keller Fountain, Portland State University, Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Tom McCall Waterfront Park, the 11 bridges of “Bridgetown”, and the Rose Test Gardens. You will find tons of live theater and music to choose from every night of the week.

We welcome you to our cottage!

More Details

Owner
Carol Linderman
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 December, 2017

About Carol Linderman

Jim and Carol have owned their cottage for 23 years. We love to travel both domestically and abroad and know that staying in comfortable unique place can make a vacation magical. We can be found cycling through the neighborhood, hiking through Tryon Creek, eating at a favorite restaurant, or attending one of our children's many school and sporting events.

Carol Linderman purchased this cottage in 1991

Why Carol Linderman chose First Addition

Proximity to parks, access to Portland, and a safe friendly community with great schools attracted us to this neighborhood over 23 years ago. We love it and have raised a family here taking advantage of all the community has to offer. We still live just 5 blocks away and are here to help you enjoy exploring the beautiful northwest from the comforts of our sweet cottage.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in First Addition in Lake Oswego

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Small, yet cute and clean.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Twin day bed converts to a comfortable queen to sleep 1-2.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Whimsical queen bed with comfortable Tempurpedic mattress
  • Queen Sleeper Sofa in living room accommodates 2 more.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(48 traveller reviews)

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Charming Cottage in Walkable Neighborhood Close to Everything
average rating of 4.6875 based on 48 reviews
Weatherford
5

Completely charming!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was absolutely charming!! So much personality and style - immaculate and with many nice touches. Kitchen was well stocked. Can't wait to come back here! Weather did not cooperate to enjoy sitting in the yard but it looked very appealing. Thank you for a wonderful stay!!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We will recommend to everyone we know when they visit the area

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy cottage in Portland's "backyard"

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cozy cottage! The owners were very hospitable and were available for any questions. We enjoyed then peaceful backyard. The only thing I would add would be a DVD player to watch movies to unwind.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Just a Gem!

  • 5 of 5

Sadly , after an almost three week stay it was time to leave this charming cottage. Although, correctly, others have complained about the size of the bathroom, it is perfectly adequate despite being small and it is very clean as is the rest of the house. The kitchen is upgraded and is well outfitted if one wishes to cook at home. The proximity to shops and restaurants is excellent and the hosts are very responsive to any requests. Make your decision quickly on this one since it is popular.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Rosa California
5

Our 2nd Cottage Home.

  • 5 of 5

What a delightful cottage to enjoy all that Lake Oswego AND Portland have to offer. This home is filled with all that we needed, and even more-where else can renters feel like they have their own backyard with room for lawn games or just sitting outside with family & friends-like we experienced. It's all about the perks and a big perk was the garage-where we could park our bikes and luggage--an exceptional plus. Lake Oswego is more than charming and this VRBO made our stay one of our favorites ever-(we have been VRBO' "ing" for a long time.) Thank you for being there. We hope to return when our calendars mesh.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Grover Beach, Ca
5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our visit to the Lake Oswego house. It was close enough to Portland that we could visit our son every day but out of the city enough that it was peaceful and quiet. Carol was great, she contacted me several times during the week to make sure our visit was going well. We will definitely stay there again.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Portland International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Mahers Irish Restaurant and Pub
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lake Oswego Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
10.5 Miles
Amtrak Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-5
Nearest Restaurant
0.7 Miles
Walking distance to 25 local restaurants
Nearest Ski
53 Miles
Ski Bowl at Government Camp
Nearest Beach
85 Miles
Canon Beach or Seaside
Car: not necessary

Our cottage is located in a walking friendly neighborhood with close access to hiking trails, restaurants, boutique shopping, movie theater, library, post office, banks, grocery stores, multiple parks, seasonal farmers market, the Willamette River, and Oswego Lake. Just 14 minutes to downtown Portland and an hour to the beach or Mount Hood you will be perfectly located to explore all the Northwest has to offer.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £56.29
Damage Deposit £375.25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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