|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
This beautiful historic home is located in South East Salem in the Central downtown area. Our home is completely remodeled, staying with the original architecture but updated. Beautifully furnished, comfortable firm beds and all the comforts of home are here and are ready for your stay! All you need is your food, clothing and a tooth brush!
There is a beautiful screened in porch in back with table and chairs, a bridge from the street on the side of the Carriage house when entering the property. Beautiful hand made picket fences with arched entry gates. Deck overlooking the stream that runs through the entire grounds for sunbathing, reading, or a relaxing meal. Also a large court yard made with beautiful brick work. A wonderful garden of hydrangea's, fuchsia and ferns. Lots of squirrels to watch in the Walnut and Fig trees.
OUR NEIGHBORHOOD: The neighborhood is lined with 100+ year old trees! Walking distance to restaurants, Willamette University, Capitol Buildings, and down town area. Close to Churches, and Bus lines. Walk to Neighborhood parks. One mile from the Salem hospital, for those families that need to be close to their loved one in the hospital. Great for Parents visiting Student and Parents events at the Willamette University! 7 blocks, a short walk!
Close to Bush Park, Downtown Waterfront Park on the Willamette River, where you can take a River boat cruise. Visit our Salem Carousel, where all the horses are hand-crafted by the volunteers of Salem! Come ride the Carousel! Many historical sites nearby, gardens to stroll through. Walking distance to Museums and Chamber of Commerce. Come visit Salem, the 'Capitol of Oregon' and see all we have to offer!
Leisure Time: A great way to spend a day is to go wine tasting. We have lots of information of the local vineyards ! This is very fun to do. There is also Oregon Cheese farms that manufacture Cow and Goat organic cheeses to taste! Take a self guided cover-bridge tour, visit the local antique shops or check out the local Weds and Saturday outdoor markets. They are really fun and yummy!
So much to do and don't feel bad about just kicking back and relaxing either!
Couple Weekends: Do you have a friends in other states? Come and meet in the middle. Our huge country kitchen is well stocked for all your cooking and baking needs. Great meeting place for 2-3 couples can join together spend the weekend, making a great meal together, sample the different kinds of wines you have tried at the many vineyards you have visited, eat some organic cheese, build a fire in the fireplace, and enjoy your time together! It's a very inexpensive way to catch up on old times and have some time together.
Hi We are Joanie and Dean. We are the owners and managers of the WaterHouse. We both fell in love with our WaterHouse the first time we stepped in the front door! We felt so relaxed and comfortable. We hope you get the same feeling the first time you come in, you will want to come back again and again as we do!
The Owner purchased this cottage in 2006
We chose to buy a vacation house in the City. It's only about 5 miles from where we live! We are both retired, and keep busy with our small seasonal plant nursery.Here we grow our flowers and plants for the WaterHouse. We also keep a few horses for the grandchildren at our house/nursery/farm! So you see, getting too far away takes a lot of work! We find it nice to drive to town, spend the night or two, hang out and relax, but close enough to drive home and care of the animals and come back!
By the second day our little grandson was feeling right at home and especially loved the books and cabinet doors in the kitchen. We all felt comfortable whether gathering in the living room, preparing meals in the kitchen or eating them in the dining room. The house was very clean (a real plus) and well-equipped. We enjoyed the views of the garden from the inside and hope to be there again sometime to fully enjoy your beautiful landscaping. Thank you for providing such a nice home away from home.
The house was very nice as were the owners.
We spent 4 rainy days over the Thanksgiving week in our "home" in Salem. Joan met us and walked us through her home and made us feel like welcome friends staying for a weekend. Family joined us for the Thanksgiving feast and we were able to find everything we needed to prepare the dinner in a well stocked kitchen and a large enough dining table to fit us all. The rain put a damper on outdoor adventures but the home was cozy enough for visiting and just relaxing. We will definitely return so we can enjoy the outdoors more, both in town and at the house which has an amazing garden area!
The house is very well kept and clean and it looks just like the photos. The yard is also beautiful. We enjoyed sitting out on the covered back porch while watching the rain. The location is very convenient to Willamette University (where our daughter is a student) and downtown Salem.
The Waterhouse is a gem. Located within walking distance of Willamette University and downtown Salem, this quaint and beautifully restored home encourages you to take a breath. After hanging your coat on the coat rack, you'll step through the entry way, wood floors underfoot, old photographs lining the wall, a fireplace ready to roar. Time spent at The Waterhouse feels like a retreat. It is a lovely place to rest. Across the street is a wonderful breakfast place called Word of Mouth Bistro; huge, delicious meals made from scratch are the perfect match to The Waterhouse experience. We will definitely stay there again.
Joanie was great, answered all my questions in a timely manner. The house was clean and beautifully kept. The yard is well maintained. Joanie gave us a list of things to do In the area one of which was to have breakfast at the "Word of mouth" in one word DELISH!!. Sad to leave, but have nothing but good things to say about the house, Salem and surrounding areas.
Every year 5 college girlfriends from the mid 70's get together. We choose locations based on activities and sights in the area. We are from Oregon, Washington, California and Nevada. This home was perfect, the kitchen was well outfitted, the gardens were beautiful. It had a nice comfortable living room for late night wine chats, rooms were nicely outfitted and the dining room was a great place to spread out brochures for our next adventure. Joan was wonderful. I highly recommend this property
We are located in the State Capitol of Oregon. Our home is located in the central downtown area. Close to shopping malls, beautiful parks and in the heart of wine country. There are numerous amounts of Wineries in every direction with our home in the middle. There are many antique stores in the area as well as enough to keep a person busy every day of their visit. It's also a very relaxing home to just kick back and relax. We have a large amount of reading books of every kind.
Other Activities: Self guided winery tours and covered bridge tours
Golf: Salem has several beautiful golf courses open to the public located with in a few miles of our home! If you are up to a short drive, there are several dozen courses in the Willamette Valley and Salem, Portland & Eugene areas to choose from, easily reached within an hour. Dean is avid golfer and will be happy to advise you to the type of course your looking for! I am sure you will not be disappointed if you love to golf. From driving ranges to gorgeous courses. Here is a link that should help!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest|
|Property Damage Protection||$59|
|1-4 people cleaning||$125|
Cleaning fee for up to 4 people $100.00
Cleaning fee for 5-6 people $125.00.
We do not allow parties. Small get togethers of 10 and less only with owners written consent. NO Pets in our home or on our property.
With Echecks payments there is no merchant fees charged back.
If you use a credit card we charge you back the merchant/processing fees we are charged when you use your Credit Cards for payment..
Where it states in your quote, Service Fee.. this is not the owners fee this is the networks fee they charge the guests.
Home price per night is $175.00 per night for the first 4 people. $10.00 per person per night extra, Up to 6 people total.
Holiday rate is $50.00 extra per night for the following days:
New Years Eve
New Year Day
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
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