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Conveniently Located Near Downtown, OHSU, College, Light-rail, Air-Cond. unit

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Details
Property
cabin
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 6

The City of Portland has issued Permit #14-224495-000-00HO to The Brooklyn Cottage indicating it has been properly inspected and is a legal rental in Portland.

Starfish Vacation Rentals is pleased to offer this newly renovated bungalow for those seeking an urban adventure. Brooklyn Cottage is conveniently located near downtown Portland, multiple universities and colleges, numerous cultural and entertainment activities, top-notch restaurants, spas and gyms, and a number of major medical centers. It’s a warm, inviting abode that has been thoughtfully equipped to serve as your home away from home when visiting the beautiful City of Roses.

This private, tastefully decorated bungalow is tucked behind lush landscaping and the property’s main house. The two are separated by a peaceful courtyard that’s perfect for lounging with a good book or for enjoying a homemade meal you can prepare with the onsite gas grill and fully equipped, modern kitchen. That is if you aren’t too tempted by the many nearby Portland eateries.

Brooklyn Cottage has easy street parking and close access to public transportation. After a day exploring Portland, you’ll appreciate a good night’s sleep in the comfortable beds (one queen, one twin trundle bed), both of which are wrapped in high-quality linens. A queen-sized sofa sleeper in the family room provides an additional sleeping option, for a house total of six guests. The family room features several entertainment options—a cable-equipped HDTV, DVD player, high-speed broadband WiFi, and selection of board games. The bungalow’s nicely appointed bathroom will beckon with its full-sized, cast iron tub and tile shower enclosure; soft, fluffy towels; and eco-spa amenities. A convenient full-sized washer and dryer are also available in the home, along with an environmentally friendly heating and air-conditioning unit to keep you comfortable in all seasons.

Every detail about this premier property exudes the owners’ discriminating taste, attention to detail, and graceful hospitality. Whether it’s a family vacation or a romantic getaway, you are sure to have the experience of your dreams at the Brooklyn Cottage.

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Property Manager
Danna Kittell
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
January 22, 2017

About Danna Kittell

The owners of the Brooklyn Cottage are also travelers who stay in VRBOs when they explore the world. Having the experience of travel makes them great hosts as they know what travelers need and want. Since the owners have lived in the Brooklyn Neighborhood for more than a decade, they will be able to guide and help you in finding what you are looking to see or experience during your stay in Portland. One of the owners is a born and raised native Oregonian who knows this beautiful state’s nooks, crannies and hidden gems. We both enjoy outdoor activities and can also direct any of our guests to wonderful hikes and outdoor adventures.

Why Danna Kittell chose Portland

We choose this property because of its proximity to downtown Portland and so many other amenities like restaurants, grocery stores, bus lines, bike trails, running trails, Oaks Bottom Wildlife refuge, museums, and other activities and conveniences.

What makes this cabin unique

Location, Location, Location. It is close to so many attractions. The Brooklyn Cottage is comfortable, modern, and clean.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Conveniently Located Near Downtown, OHSU, College, Light-rail, Air-Cond. unit
average rating of 4.7 based on 40 reviews
Decorah, IA
5

Home in Portland

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We spent Thanksgiving week in this wonderfully arranged, well-supplied little cottage with my adult son, visiting with our #2 son who lives in Portland. It was especially appropriate for us after my husband fell and broke his arm. There was sleeping space for us to spread out and give him his own bed. He was content and safe to watch tv and nap, while my sons and I shopped and hiked and explored. We got him out for a friends' Thanksgiving about two blocks away. We didn't know that location when we booked the cottage! We, also, found our way to many wonderful restaurants and sites around Portland. I had read a review that noted that the cottage was near an industrial area, so it was much quieter than I expected. We loved walking in the neighborhood and we found our way to the Springwater Corridor along the River.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

If you need a nice place to crash at night, this is it!

  • 4 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was more than helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

A little odd having the other house right next to you at first, but great location for exploring Portland. Saw the no parking situation online, but never had problems finding a spot out front. Only fills up during the day, and we were usually out for the day. Orange line is right there. Well stocked kitchen, laundry machines were nice. The only thing we missed at first and thought was odd was the no smoking of any kind on the property. With the constant rain we encountered, kind of a pain and seemingly unnecessary to walk the 100 feet down to the sidewalk in front of the house for a smoke of any kind. We could see no smoking in the house, understandable, but patio or the firepit area would be nice. Had a member of our party who had tendonitis and wanted to lay out while watching the only TV, but the pull out couch was broken. Notified admin, they were aware, said replacement was on way. The internet also went down once or twice while we were there, but pretty sure that was the service provider as resetting and unplugging the router did nothing. That's it! Overall, same price and much better digs that AirBnB. We would definitely stay here again. We were here on a film shoot, so it was crew staying at the house, but this place would be perfect for a family or couple(s) visiting Portland.

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for posting a thorough review of our property. We're glad you enjoyed your stay and the convenient location of the home for exploring Portland. We're so sorry that someone had recently bent the frame of the new one is on order and we are expecting delivering around the first of November. Thanks again for staying with us.
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Eagle River, AK
5

Beautiful, clean & well stocked!

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

The cottage was really spacious, extremely well stocked, very clean and super charming. We loved our location & the neighborhood. I would absolutely stay here again and recommend the place to friends. Their management is super easy to work with. Great rental, all around!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Seattle, WA
5

Very comfortable and pleasant stay at Brooklyn Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was more than happy with the location.

I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

We had a great long weekend at the cottage. It was very hot in Portland, so the AC was definitely welcome. Our toddler also loved the train set. The cottage was very comfortable and plenty of space for 2 adults and 1 child. The kitchen had everything we needed. The only drawbacks to the rental is that it is not very centrally located and the bed was a little uncomfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

the Brooklyn Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

Wonderful! Clean, spacious, well appointed. Conveniently located to the Max line (orange) thus easy access to all of Portland downtown. located in a quiet neighborhood in S.E. portland.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Starfish Vacation Rentals
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TUCSON, AZ
5

Great cottage next to public transit for easy access to downtown

  • 5 of 5

Rating Details:

The property manager was very helpful.

The vacation rental was spotless.

I was very happy with the location.

I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.

Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.

Reviewer Comments:

After arriving and traveling by rail from airport into downtown, I was pretty tired and hot. I hopped on the Orange Max (rail) from downtown and was delivered to the SE 17th Ave and Holgate rail stop; from there I walked around the corner to the lovely cottage. I entered to a very clean, modern, air conditioned space. I've stayed in similar vacation rentals but this one was about the best. The owners had it stocked with a welcome basket of coffee and biscotti for the next morning, plus many of the essentials needed for a convenient stay. The freezer was even stocked with ice for our stay! The only thing to know is that if you are in Portland without a car, make sure to pick up groceries along the way while you have access to public transit; otherwise at the cottage, it's a little difficult to catch transit to the nearest grocery without going back down town(you could take a taxi or a bus to a nearby grocery if absolutely necessary). Other than that, this is a perfect spot and I would definitely stay here again. The photo on VRBO is exactly the way the place looked- clean, cool, refreshing and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Brooklyn Cottage is central located and very close to downtown Portland, the Oregon Zoo, Portland Art Museum, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland Children’s Museum, Portland Children’s Theater, Hoyt Arboretum, Portland Rose Garden, Forestry Center, Chinese Garden, Japanese Garden, Oregon Historical Society Museum, Oregon Convention Center, Rose Garden Arena and Memorial Coliseum, Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, Portland Willamette Waterfront recreation area, Oaks Amusement Park, Reed College, Oregon Health Sciences University, Lewis and Clark College, National College of Natural Medicine, Portland State University, and a number of restaurants, grocery stores, boutiques, museums, gyms, spas, farmers markets, parks, and attractions. Conveniently located near several freeway entrances, bus and bicycling routes.

Multnomah Falls is located just outside of Portland in the beautiful Columbia Gorge. Within an hour drive are 3 major ski resorts, hundreds of hiking trails, the Oregon Coast, Wine Country, Mount Hood, the Columbia River, the Willamette River, wildlife viewing, bird watching, hunting, world class fishing, rafting, sailing, water skiing, stand up paddle boarding, paddle sports, kite boarding, wind surfing, wave surfing, scuba diving, and many more sights and activities.

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Amenities

Brooklyn Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full bathtub and shower combined with tile surround.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • There are two bedrooms that sleep two people each. An additional sleeper sofa is in the living room that can sleep two more people. A total of 6 people can sleep in the Brooklyn Cottage.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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