Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-3)
About Lara Garrett
The Vista Cottages caught my attention 15 yrs ago...
Why Lara Garrett chose Portland Heights
Fred Leeson for the Oregonian: Nothing tells us what Iver Bohnsen was thinking when he set about developing an 8500 sq foot lot in upscale Portland Heights in 1926. The German born grocer had opened Portland Heights Grocery (now Vista Spring Cafe). He knew that the current houses in the neighborhood were...(large)... and that his customers and neighbors opposed apartment buildings and commercial buildings in their hilly, affluent neighborhood. But he also knew that Portland's population was booming...From the outset, the small one bedroom houses were popular rentals for singles, young couples and widows. Now the five tiny units bear the distinction that many of the far larger neighbors do not: as a recent addition to the National Register of Historic Places. Robert Mawson, vice president of Heritage Consulting, helped compile history to support the registry nomination. 'We have been doing this for 25 years, and to our knowledge there isn't any other complex like this in the city', he says.
What makes this Cottage unique
The cottages were born...five of the tiniest homes almost anywhere in town...'pocket houses' of the 20's
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
My two daughters and I enjoyed our stay at this adorable cottage. It was very comfortable and we had everything we needed. Lara was very accommodating and let us stay a little bit longer as our car broke down while we were there. I would definitely stay here again.!
Really great location. Nice to be above the city yet so close to so much
We really enjoyed our stay . Highly recommend the cottage for that first class feel
Great Portland View
Located in the west hills with a beautiful few, in a beautiful neighborhood close to downtown. The house was charming with wonderful character. It was clean and well stocked with everything we needed. Can’t say enough. We would stay here again.
A fantastic weekend with my wife!!! Lara was very caring, cooperative, and friendly. The cottage was super clean, comfortable and safe. I would definitely recommend this lovely home to all.
Great place. Very clean and comfortable. Close to downtown in a great neighborhood. Great communication with the owner.
Vista Cottage 2nd Visit
This was our 2nd stay and we love Lara's vintage cottage. The location is perfect - quiet neighborhood yet close to town. Looking forward to visiting again on our next Portland trip.