About this listing
Our cottage, in one of Portland's trendiest neighborhoods, abounds with creativity and cozy comfort. Your air conditioned private room is bright, comfy, and ready to support your time in Portland. We look forward to being your hosts and helping you have wonderful Portlandia experience
Welcome to our artsy collage! Our home is a small one story filled with our art and colorful Navaho rugs, with Wayne's sculpture, paintings, and Kaya's pottery.
Our home is filled with plants and is warm and cozy all winter! In the spring and summer you will enjoy the garden and patio!
Your room has an excellent quality firm Queen bed with all organic cotton sheets and decorated with our hand-painted furniture. It is quiet and a lovely space to come back to after tramping around the city or hiking in Forest park.
Wireless internet and complimentary herbal teas and french press coffee is available in our handmade pottery mugs. Your room has AC in the summer.
We are dual citizens and lived in New Zealand for 12 years and in an international community. We bring that spirit into our home and we both enjoy meeting new people from all over the world.
You have access to our kitchen for light food preparation, garden, living room, shared bathroom, laundry and all the amazing cafes and hot spots in our trendy neighborhood. We have tons of maps and Portland area information plus we love helping people figure out where to go and how to enjoy the area!
Interaction with guests
We love chatting when it happens. If there is time to share a cup of tea we always enjoy that too. If you prefer total privacy we of course, respect that as well.
Portland is unique in that much of the real Portlandia culture is on the east side of the river and this is where we are located.
We live in a close-in urban, neighborhood in NE Portland, just a short walk to Alberta Street and the many cafes, great food, boutiques and happenings here. There are almost a dozen yoga studies near by to choose from.
We are blocks from a half dozen Portland hand-crafted brew pubs and surrounded by many baristas. Every restaurant in our neighborhood has gluten-free and vegan options.
We are walking distance to two city parks and five minutes to New Seasons huge organic super market. We have a drawer full of Portland maps, bike routes and arts events information.
Concordia University is at the end of our street and it's a three minute drive to the antique shops on Mississippi Street.
To easily get to the downtown spots; the Pearl, Saturday Market, and PSU, the bus is only 1.5 blocks and a 20 minute ride. You can come back here where it's quiet, peaceful, and welcoming!
Other things to note
Our tiny 7lb.dog Poppet is sweet, extremely cute and friendly; however she is now older and will ignore you if you aren't interested.
We use only non-toxic cleaning products and tend to be health conscious!
Please fill out your profile, including your photo, as we enjoy knowing who you are and who is coming with you.
No cigarette smokers inside or out please. Cannabis ok outside. Please drink in one of the nearby breweries, rather than here. Not required but we appreciate a shoe-free house. Our house is perfect for you if you are quiet, however we do love if you play the piano or your guitar !
Hi and welcome! We live in Portland and we also lived in New Zealand for 12 years, enjoy community and meeting new people. Kaya is an entrepreneur and Wayne is an artist and social worker.
We are both into health and wellness and enjoy riding our bikes around our folksy neighborhood as well as hiking in the Oregon forests. We are both gardeners and artists.
You will see Wayne's painted furniture and other art in nooks and crannies when you visit our home. Wayne's paintings adorn the living room and your room. We look forward to meeting you.