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Charming Creek Side Cottage Close to Whitman and Wine Tasting

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Location is KEY! Our Charming Cottage is well off of the street, next to a year round creek. In the spring it is frequented by ducklings and their family's.

We've landscaped the space to provide a special experience for our guests, with plenty of sun and seating outside by the stream. Large mature trees grace the neighborhood, keeping the area cool and green. The cottage sits behind a house with quiet full time renters. If you bring your car, we've reserved the driveway for you. But you might prefer the bikes we have provided for your easy access to all the area had to offer. Downtown Walla Walla with multiple wine tasting rooms and Whitman campus are so close, you won't want to use your car. Multiple routes leave from the Cottage for rides and walks along the the lovely neighborhood streets.

Inside the cottage is bright and sunny and spacious. The Kitchen is fully stocked for cooking the fresh produce you bring home from the farmers market. Or to reheat the left overs from so many great restaurants with in walking distance. Safeway is a 10 minute walk or a 2 minute drive away.

The bedroom you can look forward to a restful night in the top quality king sized bed, complete with luxury linens. WE just completed a remodel of the bathroom; new vanity, shower and all new plumbing.

What a treat for your next retreat!

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Owner
Meredith
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2017

About Meredith

Retirement seems to be so close! Just have to get those kids through college and then we can play!

Meredith purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Meredith chose Washington

Our daughter chose to attend Whitman College, and we're glad she did! While visiting her in WW we found this property and loved it. The property consists of 2 houses, with the 'Cottage' in the back of the property. Initially we rented the Cottage to Whitman visiting professors, but we decided it was perfect for our vacations. And yours too!

What makes this cottage unique

I like walking around our neighborhood; to the ballpark on summer evening for a ball game; to the bakery in the morning for fresh bread, or the Farmers Market for veggies. A bike ride up Mill Creek is a must do, if you have your bike along on your stay. Soak your feet in the cool creek on a hot day. And a Theater performance seems always to be in production. So much to do and so little time.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had an amazing weekend away, your cottage is adorable and was perfect! Everything about it was exactly what we needed/wanted for the weekend. Fritz loved laying in the grass and watching the little stream. Walla walla is so dog-friendly and he loved tagging along with us all weekend! Apart from the wineries and relaxing outside at the cottage we loved how walkable everything was. Great location!

We truly enjoyed our stay and will totally use your cottage on future trips, and we have already told several friends about it as well.
Jun 2014
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Amenities

Walla Walla Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • full bath, with large-deep tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Living room - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Queen sofa sleeper, portable crib
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New 'Hotel Collection' king sized bed
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
Notes:
Wonderful walking neighborhood, with large mature trees for shade and fall color. Very close to the Whitman campus, and downtown. If you would like a car-less, careless vacation, fly into to the regional Airport and take public transit to this vacation rental (contact us for details). Borleske Stadium is walking distance from the cottage, for Walla Walla Sweets baseball games..

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

Charming Creek Side Cottage Close to Whitman and Wine Tasting
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 46 reviews
Pasadena, CA
4

Cottage was very nice

  • 4 of 5

Meredith was very accommodating and the cottage was clean and comfortable. The only thing that needs improvement, in my opinion, is the TV set-up. I stayed in the unit March 7 - 9, 2017.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cindy -Thanks for the feedback on the internet TV(Roku box). We do understand that some people prefer cable or satellite TV. We do provide Netflix, Amazon Prime video, and HBO NOW among other as paid premium streaming channels. The preference seems to fall to what you are used to using at home.
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5

Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great cottage, perfect for 2-3 people, and very convenient location to downtown and the surrounding wineries. Only difficult part was the heavy snowfall prior to our arrival, which meant we had to shovel out the driveway and path to the cottage for ~30 minutes upon arrival before we could get inside.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet getaway in Walla Walla

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is located in a quaint, quiet neighborhood close to Whitman College and downtown Walla Walla. The outside garden/creek area is well kept and a peaceful respite for reading, reflecting, or hanging with a friend.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland
5

Perfect little oasis

  • 5 of 5

What a charming home away from home in the heart of Walla Walla.

Meredith & Lou's cottage was an ideal "headquarters" for my wife and my 10th anniversary trip, and first visit to Walla Walla. It's spacious, charming, bigger than it looked in the photos, and boasts one of the more comfortable beds we've ever slept in. The photos don't do the little creek running through the property justice—the nearby adirondack chairs quickly became our favorite spot to sip coffee in the morning and a glass of wine before dinner.

Our hosts were perfectly responsive prior to our arrival, flexible about check-in and -out times, and appropriately hands-off during our stay. We can't wait to plan a future trip!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Auburn, CA
5

WORTH A REPEAT VISIT

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we have rented Meredith and Lou's sweet cottage in Walla Walla and we enjoyed the accommodations very well each time. The owners have done a nice job of keeping the 1950's character of the house while attending to the necessary upgrades in plumbing, windows and climate control. The king size bed is comfortable and the living room sofa sleeper worked well for our son. The home is clean and the decor is simple but fitting. The garden is lovely and was replete with color during our stay last week. There is also a nice little stream on the edge of the property and adirondack chairs and a picnic table provided seating to enjoy the water and yard. Each morning I went for walks around the neighborhood and the streets are lined with mature trees, lawns and craftsman homes. It is only two blocks from Whitman College which has a stunning landscape and garden sculptures. The center of town is an easy 10 minute walk and is filled with good restaurants and retail stores.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location and cozy

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was really cozy and comfortable - good size kitchen, bathroom, living & bedroom for two adults, our baby, and our dog. The outside is an amazing space to relax, with beautiful gardens, comfortable Adirondack chairs, and a meandering stream that our little one and dog had a great time splashing around in! The location is great and we were able to walk downtown easily in about 10 minutes. Highly recommended - we will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

The Maple Counter Cafe
"Great breakfasts"
Whitehouse-Crawford Restaurant
Colville Street Patisserie
Bacon and Eggs
Charles Smith Wines
"Mt favorite wine"
Fort Walla Walla Cellars
The Green Lantern Tavern
Clarette's Restaurant
"Quick walk to breakfast."
Northstar Winery
Beresan Winery
Dunham Cellars
Cayuse Vineyards
Brasserie Four
Little Theatre
El Sombrero Mexican Restaurant
Hence Cellars Winery
Ice-Burg Drive-In
"If your itching for an old fashioned milkshake and burger, this is the place."
Merchants Ltd & French Bakery -- CLOSED
Amavi Cellars
Bergevin Lane Vineyards
Canoe Ridge Vineyard
Russell Creek Winery
James Leigh Cellars
Five Star Cellars
Balboa Winery
Reininger Winery
Forgeron Cellars
Basel Cellars Estate Winery
Whitman Cellars
Walla Walla Symphony
Isenhower Cellars
Stephenson Cellars
Whitman College
Saffron Mediterranean Kitchen
T. Maccarone's
Walla Walla Farmers Market
Nearest Airport
3.2 Miles
Walla Walla Regional Airport
Car: not necessary

Canning supplies available in kitchen. Shop the farmers market, then preserve all that goodness back at the Cottage!

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Rates & Availability

Walla Walla Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Sit & Sip by the Creek
Mar 10 2017 - Nov 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$90
From
$145
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest
 
Whitman Commencement
May 18 2017 - May 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$500
Flat fee
 
 
Sit & Sip by the Creek
Mar 10 2018 - Nov 10 2018
2 night minimum stay
$95
From
$150
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$750
 
 
Whitman Commencement
May 17 2018 - May 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
$600
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$90
From
$120
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$600
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
cleaning fee $60 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.9%

Rates are subject to change prior to reservation.
Prior approval required for extra guests (beyond 2), and PETS. Both situations incur addition fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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