Clara's Cottage is a beautiful Historic 1901 Victorian home with all the modern conveniences located on a quiet residential street lined with large, old growth trees. It is an ideal setting for friends and family who want to wine taste in the world renown Walla Walla area, participate in one of the local University(s) events, or just stroll through the beautiful parks and quaint downtown areas located within walking distance from the home.
Clara's cottage has all the amenities to enjoy a relaxed in-home vacation or a place to rest, eat and sleep as you take in all the Walla Walla sites. The house is beautifully decorated with Victorian themed furniture and is beautifully landscaped with an English Garden. It is 1 block from Pioneer Park, 10 blocks from Historic Downtown and multiple Wine Tasting Rooms. Non-smoking. For additional Walla Walla information and events visit our friends at Vine and Roses Bed and Breakfast and go to the 'Discover Walla Walla' link.
Hi! We are Cal & Rebecca and our little Pomapoo Sasha. We have been married 34 yrs and have 2 grown kids, a boy and girl who are both married now. We have our first grandbaby girl born on St. Patrick's Day 2009 who's name is Liberty! We live in the Seattle, WA area and love being both empty nesters as well as new grandparents! Cal is a teacher/philanthropist and Rebecca is a Critical Care/ER registered nurse. We enjoy traveling all over the world doing orphanage work in Uganda, Peru and Guatemala or just for fun in the sun like Aruba or Mexico. We hope you enjoy your vacation at Clara's cottage! OH and we LOVE wine, especially Walla Walla wines. Our favorites are Saviah and Kiona in the Red Mountain area.
We had visited Walla Walla for the first time in April 2006 for a friend's 50th birthday. We stayed in a VRBO vacation home and that's how it all started. We fell in love with Walla Walla, the climate, the community and especially the WINERIES! We wanted a place of our own as well as being able to share this experience with others.
The big maple trees, the historically old homes and the vast acres of vineyards are so relaxing and take you back in time to a peaceful and inviting place to relax.
We named Clara's Cottage after Rebecca's mom who passed away in 1996. Clara loved old Victorian homes, antiques and old trees. We have decorated the home in her taste, using some of her antiques and trinkets. We have also provided guests the 'Legend of Clara's Cottage' which is an intriguing history of Clara's Cottage . . . or what could have been its history.
As a guest, you will feel like you are back in time by the neighborhood that Clara's Cottage is in. The big park, Pioneer Park, is just 1 block away and is terrific for a stroll in the early morning or evening. Many wineries are within walking distance in the historical downtown area which has some amazing restaurants as well. You can curl up with a book in the living room, looking out at the beautiful gardens of Clara's Cottage or you can enjoy a good game of cards whether it is poker or a family game in the the family room. The best part of staying at Clara's Cottage is it is truly a 'home away from home' where you will want to return time and time again.