About this listing
The Cottage is nestled in Olympia’s Eastside neighborhood, a short walk from downtown. The Bungalow shares a small urban site with another small guest house. Both use space efficient and eco-friendly design principles. The Cottage features local wood products and local craftsmanship to enhance the warmth and sense of place. Parking is on the street and access to the cottage includes an uphill stroll on a reclaimed driveway, lush in native vegetation. Two birch trees mark your entrance.
The landscape is filled with native plants, fruits, berries and herbs. And of course, bamboo. Although this little home away from home is only 500 square feet, the design heightens the sense of warmth in this cozy, comfortable space.
The Bungalow comfortably accommodates 2 guests with:
One bedroom - with a queen bed
One bathroom with a unique slate and pebble shower
Dining area with a well equipped kitchen with an electric range
Earth-friendly cleaning practices
CD player with a collection of CDs
Collection of books, games and puzzles
Towels, soap, hair dryer, iron and ironing board
Covered patio with outdoor seating in small fenced yard
Fully furnished with your comfort and convenience in mind
We very much enjoyed our stay in this cute, unique cottage. The kitchen especially reminded me of my aunt's farmhouse kitchen in her historical house in rural New Hampshire - so charming. Although we were only there one night, we really enjoyed putting on the kettle and enjoying the cool evening by having tea in the quiet, private courtyard. We booked this place at the last minute, and really appreciated Ellen's quick and helpful communication throughout. Thanks, Ellen!
What a gem of a spot.
Olympia wasn't really on our radar but we are glad we decided to stop there on the way home.
The cottage was very comfortable and clean. All the amenities you'd want.
The Cottage was a nice and cozy home away from home during our very on the go visit to WA. The space had everything you could need and Ellen was a friendly and responsive host.
The cottage was a perfect retreat for us. It's charming, comfortable and conveniently located in Olympia. Ellen was the perfect hostess, making sure we had everything we needed. I hope we have another opportunity to visit again soon...
Ellen's cottage is so cute and welcoming. It was the perfect place for me. Thank you so much Ellen and your parents too for the steamer pot. My cousins and I had a great shellfish meal.
The Cottage is the most perfect little place to stay! It has such natural charm, and everything you could need, including a kitchen to envy, cosy living space, comfy bed and lovely toiletries. It's a quick walk right into downtown Olympia, which is such an awesome town. I only wish I could have stayed here longer! This has been hands-down my favourite AirBnB stop so far!
Ellen is prompt, incredibly easy to work with and clear.
The cottage itself is charming beyond the beyond and the bathroom and bedroom are gorgeous. Outdoor spaces rock. The smart/eco-construction were a delight to see and make use of. And so incredibly convenient to downtown Olympia! You can't go wrong here.
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