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Peaceful contemporary Asian-inspired studio cottage in quiet, urban neighborhood. Cottage is walking distance to excellent restaurants, movie theater, park, public transportation and only 6 minutes to Pearl District, downtown, yet extremely quiet neighborhood. On same property as my home which offers a separate entrance lower level apartment (vrbo #278095) which can be rented separately. Spontaneous occasional happy hours on back deck during summer months.
Light and airy, ceiling fan, heated floors in winter, cool floors in summer with air conditioner, tiled shower, kitchenette with refer, sink, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, hot water maker, outdoor bbq (no stovetop--light cooking only) washer/dryer, flatscreen t.v./dvd library, wifi, skylight. Quiet and safe neighborhood with plenty of on street parking. Bicycle rentals, for extra fee. Storage space in garage for extra luggage, bicycles, etc. See why Frommer's Oregon calls this 'a gorgeous little hideaway'... Call for more information.
I built this small lovely sleeping cottage in 2008. It gives guests privacy, as well as their own kitchenette, private garden, etc. I moved to Portland from California in 2004, where I ran a craft gallery for 10 years. I opened my inn in Portland in 2006 and have enjoyed meeting people from all over the world. I enjoy hosting people from all over the world. I enjoy kayaking, bicycling, movies and cooking, travel, exploring Portland.. .
Terry Rusinow purchased this cottage in 2007
A great place to call home while visiting the Portland area. Guests always say how great it is after a day of sightseeing, to have a quiet, relaxed place that isn't just a hotel room, to enjoy. Also the neighborhood has so much to offer, from movie theater to park to great restaurants...all within a 4 block radius.
While I didn't purposely seek out this neighborhood when looking to buy a house, it just happened, and I'm so glad it did. Kerns isn't a very well known neighborhood, but it's walking distance to Laurelhurst and Buckman areas, which are better known. Only 4 blocks to NE 28th street, which is a restaurant/cafe mecca in NE Portland. Where can you get Cuban, Mexican, Italian, Mediterranean, New Orleans, Southern, Chinese, Japanese and artisan pizza in one location? Plus the Laurelhurst Movie Theater is a must, only $4.00 to get in and you can buyfood, beer/wine in the theater. And Laurelhurst Park is a mere 1/2 mile away and is one of the most beautiful parks in the area.
Terry was very friendly and accommodating. The cottage was everything we expected and more. We definitely recommend this for anyone looking for a cute place to stay with shops/restaurants and public transportation very close by. Thanks Terry!
My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Everett Street Guesthouse. We stayed in the cottage that is detached from the house. First, the whole property is beautifully maintained. The cottage is no exception! It was beautiful, comfortable, and well-equipped! Although we were only there for 2 nights, it really felt like a home away from home and quiet refuge from the city! Terri was wonderful and made sure that we had everything we needed for our stay. Next time we come to Portland, we know where we will be staying!
My husband and I were visiting Portland for the 1st time after my daughter and her husband moved there for Grad school. We totally lucked out finding the "Cottage" 2 blocks from their apartment. It is lovely and has everything you need! We were pleasantly surprised that there were even morning breakfast treats along with coffee and juice! The owner lives on site so if you need anything, she is there to help. The bed, hands down, is one of the most comfortable ones I have ever slept in....very nice linens and lots of blankets. We highly recommend.....we will be back for sure!
We had an amazing stay at the Everett Street Guesthouse this past Christmas Holiday. It far exceeded my expectations. I was surprised at the cleanliness, newness, and tasteful decor of the main house and cottage.
We stayed at the Cottage, which by the way does not adequately describe the space. When I think of cottage, I think of old, quaint, detached space. Yes, the space is detached from the main house, but it is not old nor quaint. It is luxurious and tasteful. Everything from the art to the furnishings is regal. I could not imagine staying anywhere else!
The property owner is an amazing and gracious host. She's very personable and makes you feel truly at home.
Worried about the distance to downtown/pearl district from the guesthouse. You shouldn't be. The 20 Tri Met bus is a mere three short blocks from the residence. Ti-Met offers fast/safe frequent service to the downtown core. With buses running every 10 to 15 minutes, it's only a 10 minute bus ride to downtown. Also, the neighborhood offers plenty of dining options if you choose to stay closer to "home'. I would recommend LeVante. It's a world class dining experience, steps away from the guesthouse and cottage.
We had a wonderful time in Portland for a three night getaway in late November 2014. The cottage is private, quiet, and in an amazing character neighbourhood. Everything we needed and more was there for us. Just a short 10 minute walk from Laurelhurst (restaurants, shops) as well as great places along E Burnside. only a 5 minute walk to an extremely convenient bus route, which gave us access to the entire city - we barely used our car at all. We'll certainly be back, as the proximity to one of our favourite live music locations is merely walking distance!
My husband and I stayed here for six days in April 2012, and loved it! The cottage is both functional and beautiful, with everything you need -- including a washer and dryer! -- for a private, restful stay. We came by train and never needed a car, thanks to the cottage's convenient location for both walking and taking the bus to a wide range of Portland eateries and other attractions. We'll definitely return to this lovely, comfortable place!
Kerns is a lovely neighborhood that's only 5 minutes across the Burnside Bridge to downtown, yet quiet and residential. A few minutes walk takes you to NE 28th, known as 'restaurant row', as well as Laurelhurst Movie Theater, $4.00 to get in and food and beer--what's not to like?
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3 night minimum stay
There is a 3 night minimum, but if only 2 days are available up to owner's discretion. Non smoking and no perfume environment. I accept check, cash, credit card, paypal for out of country payments, and google wallet. Deposit of $100.00 is due to hold any reservation.