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PDX Eco Cottage Guesthouse

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 450 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Elegant, Stylish, Comfortable and Very Private Ultra Energy Efficient Cottage.

In SE Portland’s historic Ladd’s Addition neighborhood and within walking distance to the newest restaurant row on Division St. An ideal alternative to a stuffy downtown hotel, this cool, home-away-from-home, designed with mid-century modern styling and comfort, is located in one of southeast's hippest neighborhood, close to downtown, public transportation and an acclaimed and flourishing restaurant row. ~~Please note that the $60 cleaning fee is due at check in, in cash~~ City of Portland ASTR Permit # 14-207831-HO

Sunset magazine honored us with the Small Space, Big Dreams Home Award and we're featured in the September 2014 issue. Additionally, Portland Monthly Magazine highlighted the cottage in their series on cool guest houses as 'a great environmentally friendly place to stash yourselves while in Portland.' The cottage is privately located at the back end of the owner's lot, is full of amenities such as radiant heat floors, skylights in every room, cable TV, wifi, a ceiling fan, full kitchen with a gas stove, oven and dishwasher.

The bedroom has classic, blonde 1950's Heywood Wakefield furniture. 100% cotton sheets and towels; plus shampoo, conditioner and Dr. Bronner's peppermint soap are provided in the sleek shower. We're perfect for one or two or a couple, and up to two additional family members or friends can be easily accommodated for sleeping in the living room on a couch that becomes a full bed, made more comfortable with a memory foam topper. (one child under 2 years old at no additional cost.)

The cottage earned an Earth Advantage Green Building platinum certification for utilizing innovative building practices to reduce dependency on non-renewable energy. A rack for shoes is provided so they may be left outside in summer and just inside in winter.

There are two entrances to the cottage - one from the street with on-street parking and another accessed through the alley. The private patio with seating and a table is all yours with a striped awning to protect from the hot sun in summer.

Ladd's addition has a 'walk score' of 92 - perfect for strolling around the rose gardens or using the nearby bike route to get around the city. Funky hawthorne blvd. Is the northern border of Ladd's with culinary-rich Division St. To the south, gaining prominence for its growing and innovative restaurant scene and unique shops. Nearby clinton st.'s bars and coffee shops as well as restaurants round out why this area lands you in the heart of what makes portland unique - small, boutique restaurants, an independent movie theater and one-of-a-kind businesses for shopping. We are a block from a children's playground.

Please note that the cleaning fee of $60 is due in cash upon check i.

City of Portland ASTR (Accessory Short Term Rental) Type A Permit # 14-207831-000-00-HO

More Details

Owner
Susan Moray
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Susan Moray

I've lived in Portland's Ladd's Addition neighborhood for over 21, originally hailing from L.A. And living for a few years each in NYC, Maui and the Eastern Sierra mountains. Hospitality is in my DNA, having previously managed vacation rentals in Nicaragua and on Maui. I'm a passionate home birth midwife and in my off time I garden, growing perennials and organic vegetables, am an avid traveler, backpacker, fly fisher and cyclist. I love to eat and seek out new fine dining opportunities as well as unique food trucks and i'm happy to share them with you. During your stay, i can lay low, offering privacy or be a resource for your intro to portland's many interesting offerings. For inspiration, these evocative words speak volumes to me: 'let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray......Rumi'

Susan Moray purchased this house in 2013

Why Susan Moray chose Ladd's Addition

Portland's newest restaurant row is all within walking distance of PDX Eco Cottage, in historic Ladd's Addition.

What makes this house unique

Ladd's addition has a 'walk score' of 92 - perfect for strolling around the rose gardens or using the nearby bike route to get around the city. Funky hawthorne blvd. Is the northern border of ladd's with culinary-rich division st. To the south, gaining prominence for its growing and innovative restaurant scene and unique shops. Nearby clinton st.'s bars and coffee shops as well as restaurants round out why this area lands you in the heart of what makes portland unique - small, boutique restaurants, an independent movie theater and one-of-a-kind businesses for shopping. We are a block from a children's playground.

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
PDX
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Double Dragon
Car: not necessary

Amenities

Ladd's Addition House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Tiled shower, Dr. Bronner's liquid soap, shampoo and conditioner, hair dryer. There's a washer and dryer in there for longer stays.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen bed with all cotton bedding, dresser, side tables, full closet and skylight above that can be blacked out with a remote control. A pullout full size sofa bed with a memory foam topper for one person.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
5

Beautiful, comfortable, great location.

  • 5 of 5

Susan was a great host, there if you need anything but also left us alone. The cottage is beautifully decorated and very comfortable and clean. It's proximity to everything you might want to do in Portland is perfect. We will definitely come back! Highly recommend this wonderful home away from home.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! Hope to see you again, Susan
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5

Perfect Portland experience

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent 4 days at the eco cottage and could not have been happier. Susan privates the perfect combination of hospitality and privacy for us. The cottage was in the perfect location with all the Portland hot spots less than 10 minutes away. Great vacation and great place to stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Kyle!
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5

Charming cottage in quaint and quiet neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our quick trip to Portland. We loved the cottage as it was comfortable, clean, and had everything that we needed. It was private and more spacious than the pictures showed. Thank you Susan for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Mia! It was lovely to host your family. Susan
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5

A Perfect Experience

  • 5 of 5

The owners Susan and Art were wonderful people. The cottage was just what I was looking for, quaint, comfortable, incredibly well equipped and eco friendly. The neighborhood is full of lovely historic cottages, gardens, and centrally located, easy access to markets, restaurants and shops to walk to if one desires. I never had any problems finding a parking spot, actually for the two days there was parked almost in front of Susan and Arts home. If your looking for something so much embracing, comfortable and so much better than a Hotel I would highly recommend the Eco Cottage. I know I will be recommending it to my friends who travel to Portland from the East as well as the West Coast and will be my go to place to stay when I do.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy, well appointed, comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Secluded backyard in a great neighborhood, tucked away but close to everything. Comfortable bed to boot. So great.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful eco-cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was so easy and pleasant. Susan couldn't have been nicer. The cottage is a comfortable place to be snd the location was easy to find and just ideal.!.

The decor was very well chosen. It was perfect for our trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 13.3%

~Cleaning fee of $60 due in cash upon check in
~Check in at 3; Check out at 11 am.
~Please leave shoes outside on the rack provided outside in summer and just inside in winter.
~Quiet hours are 10 pm to 8 am out of respect for our neighbors.
~PDX Eco Cottage is a smoke-free environment.
~We love pets but can’t accommodate them here, unfortunately.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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