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Stone's Throw Bungalow ~ Walk to Plays, Licensed/Legal, Private Entrance, Garden

Bedrooms 1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Bungalow, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

You may book with me directly at (541) 482-9232 home office / (541) 864-0269 cell

Just a stone's throw to the plaza, a licensed one-bedroom vacation rental suite is tucked behind one of Ashland's charming craftsman-style bungalows. Your private gated entrance, located behind the house, opens onto a peaceful garden and quaint patio - a wonderful place to enjoy morning coffee and the newspaper, or a glass of wine in the evening. In the summer and fall, help yourself to the ripe tomatoes, fresh herbs and fruit growing in the garden. The owner has lovingly created a sanctuary-like space within the town's premier historic district. Step back in time and enjoy a quiet retreat away from TVs and phones. (A wireless connection is available for your laptop should you wish.)

Your separate, attached one-bedroom retreat awaits and features fine linens, cozy robes, a private bath and a fully-stocked kitchenette including organic tea, coffee, cream and sugar. Step inside: a cool, restful palette adorns a tastefully furnished room that includes period pieces such as an arts-and-crafts style armoire. You'll find a quiet, comfortable bedroom that overlooks an enchanted, fragrant flower garden. This inviting space features wood and tile floors, a ceiling fan, a silent A/C and heating unit, wall and space heaters, and plenty of windows so that you can take advantage of the abundant natural light and fresh mountain air. The bungalow is kept exceptionally clean using homemade, environmentally-friendly cleaners and a HEPA air purifier. Sorry, no smoking or pets.

The on-site owner has been a resident of Ashland for the past nineteen years. Your privacy is my utmost priority. If desired, I would be happy to guide you nearby hiking and biking trails, farmer's markets, wineries, hot springs and locally-grown organic food. I am also happy to supply you with anything you need during your stay.

Ashland highlights such as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Lithia Park, Cabaret Theater, downtown plaza, restaurants, shops, and movie theaters are all within a lovely 10 - 15 minute walk. You'll stroll through a level, shaded historic neighborhood and cross a bridge over the gentle waters of Ashland Creek on your way there!

To maximize your privacy, cleaning services are not included as part of your stay. Fresh linens will be provided to those guests staying one week or longer. The Stone's Throw Bungalow is an eco-friendly establishment. We encourage walking, biking, carpooling, bus riding, conservation, recycling and other practices that lessen your impact on the earth during your stay.

Check-in time: 4:00 pm

Check-out time: 11:00 am

On-site luggage storage available upon request.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will incur a fee of $50. Cancellations within 72 hours of scheduled arrival time will also forfeit 1st night's rental fee.

Deposit Policy: All payments must be completed online or by personal check within 7 days or reservation will be canceled. 50% of the reservation will be payable upon booking. If paying by check, the remaining balance will be payable upon arrival; if paying online, the remaining balance will be payable prior to arrival.


City of Ashland Planning Action Number: 09-555

Keywords: Bungalow

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Karin Onkka
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english,
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed a great fall weekend in Ashland. Thank you for providing a great home - very comfortable and convenient. Thank you.
Oct 2010
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Skidmore Academy Historic District Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Newly tiled corner shower with over-sized luxury shower head. Nice vanity, mirrored medicine cabinet, plenty of storage.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) Brand new queen bed with high-end platform base.
  • Games
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 5 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(57 traveler reviews)

Stone's Throw Bungalow ~ Walk to Plays, Licensed/Legal, Private Entrance, Garden
average rating of 4.982456 based on 99 reviews
Albany, Oregon

Stone Throw

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time at the Stone's Throw Bungalow recently. The accommodations are top notch with all possible items you would need in this one bedroom, kitchenette and bath vacation home. Karin is a delightful hostess, greeting you upon arrival with a smile and helpful suggestions for enjoying Ashland.

The decor of the Bungalow is sharp and everything you need is right there. Karin has thought of it all! The garden yard is welcoming with a fire pit to enjoy a cozy fire.

A wonderful place to stay, I am going back!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Choice!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 3 night stay at the “Stone’s Throw Bungalow.” We went through the back gate into a lovely garden area and up the steps to the apartment. Later, in our stay, we sat on the back steps in the sun, enjoying the colorful fall foliage. We’ve stayed at a lot of VRBOs and the minute I walked in, I knew that we had made a good choice. Even though the space was not huge, the way Karen arranged and decorated it made it feel just the right size. (I left with some design ideas for my own home.) Karen had thought of everything we could possibly need and we were very comfortable. She also offered us the use of bicycles but we opted to walk the Greenway, instead. I'm known for being particular and I was very satisfied.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon City, Oregon

Restful, quiet, very well-appointed, lovely

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is quiet, restful, and lovely. Recently remodeled and decorated, it's cozy and efficient and has everything you need for a getaway to Ashland. Walk to downtown or stick around and sip wine in the peaceful garden--we appreciated the comfortable Adirondack chairs and firepit.

Our host, Karin, met us--even when we arrived early-- and made sure we had everything we needed for our 2-night stay. She has been a pleasure to deal with. We'll be back!

Highly recommended😊򒠽𣑍

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Warm and cozy stay.

  • 5 of 5

Karin was truly a hostess. The room was warm and welcoming. She put out wood for a fire pit outside after we returned from a show at OSF that night. However, we were not able to enjoy the outdoors that night, but we were provided a night full of stars. You have to stay to discover Karin's thoughtfulness providing a serene place to lay ones head. It's a rather exciting surprise.

Kudos to you Karin.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at Stone's Throw Bungalow. Everything was very quality and more than exceeded expectations. The garden area was really private and very enjoyable. It is very small but we had everything we needed. There was a lot of attention to detail and we did not lack anything. It was walking distance to downtown Ashland and the plays. We would recommend it highly.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute, clean and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Karin's beautiful spot made our trip to Ashland delightful and peaceful. She has such attention to detail (gorgeous serene colors, organic coffee/tea/cream and toiletries, so so soft towels and sheets, chocolates by the bed and a bed that gave us the best sleep in ages!) It totally lives up to the pictures and description and was so clean. We enjoyed time in her sweet garden, and it was an easy 15-20 minutes walk into downtown to see plays or walk through Lithia Park. Karin had great suggestions for restaurants and things to do as well. The kitchen is equipped with everything you might need to cook instead of going out if you'd rather. This is a place we will definitely come back to again! Thank you, Karin.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Lithia Park
Ashland Food Coop
Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market
Varsity Theatre
Bloomsbury Books
Cafe 116
Mix Sweet Shop
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Medford International Airport
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Mt Ashland
Nearest Point of Interest
Hald/Strawberry Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Breadboard Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Scenic Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Briscoe Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Liquid Assets
Nearest Point of Interest
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Nearest Point of Interest
Lithia Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Standing Stone Restaurant
Nearest Point of Interest
Jackson Wellsprings
Car: not necessary

NEW - Stand-Up Paddleboarding on Emigrant Lake.

Bicycles available to borrow, free of charge. Please inquire.


Rates & Availability

Skidmore Academy Historic District Bungalow Rental Rates

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Tax Rate 10.8%

Quiet Hours between 10pm and 8am

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