Heart of Lake Oswego. Walk Score 95! Lovely, Comfortable, Private. Kitchen, W/D!

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Last updated: 10/10/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

You will feel like all you need for the rest of your life is 750 sq. feet of comfort and simplicity. Our well appointed guest house dates back to 1890, one of the first homes in First Addition of Lake Oswego. Walk score of 95. Side gate entrance. Kitchen mini refrigerator, stove, washer/dryer. Bathroom is downstairs, both bedrooms are upstairs. There are about 10 stairs with railing. In window A/C units (2) and fans, no central air conditioning.

No central air conditioning. I have 2 window A/C units, 2 table top fans and one ceiling fan downstairs.

Remodeled in the early 2000s. House was situated street side and moved to backyard to allow construction of new home. Outside patio lights and fountain add serenity. You will appreciate the privacy, yet so close to the heart of Lake Oswego. Queen bed in each room. Good size closet in one. Nice furnishings...Restoration Hardware, Anthroplogie, West Elm, Wisteria, comfortable and colorful. Cute kitchen/dining area.

Small refrigerator/freezer, microwave and Keurig coffee/tea, new range/oven. Wi-fi, 2 TV with cable and DVD. Shower/tub combo. New washer/dryer!

You will love the uniqueness and charm of First Addition. Very safe, mostly quiet, street parking. Close to Lewis and Clark College and Law School, many hospitals, downtown Portland - about 7 miles up Hwy 43. The walk score is 95! The immediate neighborhood is mostly residential, but a few commercial places Kyra's (Gluten free) bakeshop across the street! Barre 3 studio (pilates/ballet) and Spincycle, bars with live music too. The city itself has an amazing art on most corners, fun to explore those. Gosh, I could go on and on. I hope you can tell it is a vibrant little village.

There is a bus line stop at the Safeway, 1.5 blocks away. You can walk to shops, restaurants, frozen yogurt, farmers market, library, banks, post office, Tryon Creek trails, Safeway, 7-11, exercise studios and the Lake itself! All within 6 blocks.

Recent reviews:

This little guest house is too too cute. It is much cuter than the pictures suggest and looks like a Martha Stewart magazine spread come to life with the most comfy beds. Julie

A wonderful little cottage! Peaceful yet convenient to restaurants and shops. Nice decor and just the right size. Photos represented the house well. I will definitely return. Ann

The guest house was spotless and very welcoming. The bedding was hotel quality A+, same for the bath products and morning snacks. The neighborhood was quiet, quick walk to the lake. I would stay here again in a heartbeat. Andrea

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Property Type

  • House
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom



  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing


  • Dining:

    small table in kitchen area with 2 chairs...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Yes - 2 portable window units, no central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:


  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    4 thermostat controlled wall heaters in cottage, 2 downstairs and 2 upstairs...moreless

  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Yes, nice linens, down comforters and duvets...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Good size, cozy, comfortable and nicely decorated....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Yes, Kuerig, single cup...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:


  • Kitchen:

    Complete kitchen utensils, dishes, silverware, glassware, pans. Additional items will be gladly provided for your stay as needed....moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


Write a review 4.5
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter 2017
Jan 1 - Apr 30, 2017
2 night min stay
$900 $3,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,050 $3,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Cleaning $50
  • Tax Rate 6%


No pets, no smoking and no additional overnight guests unless approved beforehand.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/10/2016
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
10+ within walking distance

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: Hi! We moved to Lake Oswego about 6 years ago. We lived in Klamath Falls, OR for many years. We were so fortunate to find this charming neighborhood of 'First Addition' in LO & fell in love with this property and our guest house from the 1890's - when families from Portland would travel to Lake Oswego as a getaway. Our location is super convenient, I rarely drive, everything I need is within walking distance. Great trails if you like to run/walk too. I work from home and love meeting new people but I am fine leaving people 'be' if that's your style. Joy, excellence and kindness sum up this family well. See you soon!

Why the Owner Chose First Addition, Lake Oswego, OR, USA:
This property has over 40 5 star reviews on a different site. Please call or email me for additional information.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This home has a walking score of 95. It is located in the First Addition neighborhood of Lake Oswego and is in the heart of the city/village.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Sunday, October 23, 2016

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