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Zen Atmosphere Studio Cottage. Private Entrance & Healing Garden. Walk to Plays

Bedrooms Studio
Space 400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Private comfort. Quiet. Spacious. Clean. Therapeutic and Garden Opportunities

This charming studio cottage has unique privacy and its own street entrance. It is located on the perimeter grounds of a vintage house built in 1884. The property’s interior gardens are a healing sanctuary based on the Chakra system. The owners are yogic body-mind healers in private practice and offer meditation classes and private therapeutic opportunities to visitors and to the Ashland community.

Originally a mechanics garage built in the 1930’s, this 400 sq ft building was completely renovated in 2012. You’ll discover interior cleanliness, bamboo floors in the spacious main room, an entry lobby with coat & shoe caddies, a tiled shower, and a cozy kitchenette (microwave, toaster oven, mini-fridge/freezer). The mini-split HVAC keeps the space at a comfortable temperature throughout the year. There is Wi-Fi for your connection convenience.

Lhasa House is perfect for a single or a couple, but also sleeps as many as 4 people: two upon the queen-sized pillowtop Englander bed, and two upon Ikea’s queen size convertible sofabed. Sheets are white 500+ thread count soft cotton. Towels are thick and plentiful (3 per person).

Lhasa House’s soothing interior is supported by personally gathered artifacts and breathtaking photos from Lhasa, Tibet. There is ample, safe curbside parking right in front of the door.

Please be aware that we love dogs, but cannot accept your canine companion as a guest.

Business License #1000185

Planning Action #01-674

Lhasa House is located 4 blocks north of Downtown Plaza, the heart of Ashland. From this hub, everything you need for entertainment, dining, and shopping is around you.

Lhasa House is around the corner from a south-bound Ashland/Medford bus stop and a block north of Ashland’s Youth Hostel.

Ashland’s Natural Food Coop is a beautiful 5-block neighborhood stroll through the historic Skidmore Academy District. The Breadboard Restaurant (breakfast/lunch) and Big Al’s Diner (Burgers, etc) are 2 & 1 block north, and we’ve a Minute Market 1 block south.

Lhasa House is also just 2-blocks up the street from the Kagyu Sukha Choling Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism, 3-blocks from Ashland Institute of Massage Therapy (AIM), and 4-blocks from the United Bicycle Institute

More Details

Candace Cave
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 11, 2017

About Candace Cave

We are healers and authors. We've both lived in So. Oregon for more than 10 years and have worked and played together for more than 5 years. We fell in love with this property in the late fall of 2010 and moved aside much of our work in the world to develop it into a space for our healing visions to unfold. Now that the structural remodeling is complete, we are slowly developing the ample land (0.4 acre) into a healing garden based on the chakras.

We enjoy a daily Ashtanga-type yoga practice that you are welcome to sample if it suits you (inquire about practice times). We host on-going, open embodiment meditation classes, 5:45-7:00pm, Zeb on Mondays and Candance on Wednesdays. Learn more on our website.

Candace Cave purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Candace Cave chose Southern Oregon

We found this property when we were not even looking for somewhere to purchase. Dr. Zeb wanted to move out of Talent into a rental home where we could guide groups of people in our work. He hurt his shoulder and Candace took him to the chiropractor on the NE corner of Hersey & Main Street. She saw the realtor sign on the empty property, looked in the window and viewed exactly the dream space for the vision, then called the realtor. In bank foreclosure, the impressive 2-story vintage house had been mostly updated inside, and the 0.4 acre property 4-blocks north of Ashland's Downtown plaza was a price we could actually afford to purchase.

We spent the next two years (2011-2012) putting every bit of spare time and money we could muster into creating habitable spaces in the existing outbuildings to accommodate our work. The interior of Lhasa House was originally designed as Dr. Zeb's office. Circumstances and desire have motivated us to make it available as traveler's accommodation.

What makes this cottage unique

Lhasa House gives you complete freedom and privacy. It is as if you are staying in your own home. The front doorway leads down a delightful path right out onto Hersey Street where there is ample street parking.

The building was originally a mechanics garage, but over the past two years, we've turned it into a delightfully habitable space. Well insulated, with lots of natural daylight, it is quiet and private.


Ashland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Elegant tile.
  • Elegant bathroom & foyer-dressingroom. Tiled shower & floor, luscious cotton towels (3 each person).
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The queen bed is an Englander pillowtop.
  • Studio house with an open floor plan and good light. Comfy queen bed. The Ikea coach become a comfy bed at night in two click. Down pillows, organic cotton sheets, tasty teas. Appealing ambiance, bamboo floors, simple Tibetan art, private street entrance into welcoming foyer.
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • whitewater rafting
We also offer you a variety of healing opportunities during your stay at Lhasa House, including massage, guided yoga or meditation, counseling, and Tantra education. We host a free Puja Honoring Ceremony the first Monday of each month and teach several classes.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

Zen Atmosphere Studio Cottage. Private Entrance & Healing Garden. Walk to Plays
average rating of 4.8076925 based on 26 reviews

A restful respite

  • 4 of 5

This cottage is small but cozy, not too far from downtown, although we took our car into downtown for the theater. I was worried there might be noise from the road nearby, but it was actually very quiet. We didn't get to enjoy the garden much, because it was unseasonably cold, but there were lots of flowers in bloom. The owner was responsive to questions. It was our first time to Ashland. We didn't realize that one of the theaters was outdoors, so we weren't really prepared for the cold and rain, but the blanket rental at the theater really helped. Fortunately our seats were under a balcony out of the rain. All in all, a good trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, Cozy, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Lhasa House is a lovely little cottage in a wonderful garden full of flowers, bushes and trees. It is natural, interesting and fun to walk around. The location is perfect and we could walk to town easily to go to the cinema, restaurants and unique shops. Zeb and Candace are the perfect hosts. They are warm, friendly and very welcoming. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just Right For Us

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 perfect nights at Llasa House in April 2016. The cottage is exactly as described. It has everything a couple or small family needs for a vacation in Ashland - comfortable bed, excellent AC, small but adequate kitchen, full bathroom. The location is perfect for theater goers - 15 minutes to downtown. We appreciated the private entrance and the complete respect of our privacy. Parking is easy. The garden is a nice bonus. We plan to stay here on our future trips to Ashland

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Lhasa House and everything was amazing. If you're looking for something more than a cookie cutter room, stay here

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Cami Thanks for your supportive words. It was delightful to meet you, and share one of the Therapeutic Opportunities we offer at Chakra Garden of Ashland. We hope you return. Best Wishes, Candance
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Great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderful cottage perfect for my husband, father, baby and me! Enough sitting room to hang out and sleeps four easily. It was very nice to have a fridge! The location was awesome: walking distance to everything and easy parking on the street.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful private cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Ashland and this cottage was just perfect. Very peaceful, private and close to downtown. The beds were very comfortable and the atmosphere warm and cozy :-) Thank you and we hope to return next year!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Liquid Assets
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Big Al's

Walk 4-blocks south along Main Street to dine and shop in the heart of Ashland's Downtown area - the Plaza - or one block further to Lithia Park nature trails or the Oregon Shakespeare Festival stages.

Take a short walk north and eat at two of Ashland's favorite restaurants: Breadboard serves delicious breakfast fare and Big Al's Burgers provides hearty diner food. There's a Minute Mart 1 block south, and Ashland Food Coop is a 6-block stroll through the Historic Skidmore Academy District towards the Railroad District.

If you are visiting Ashland to take a class, Lhasa House is 2-blocks up the street from the Kagyu Sukha Choling Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism, 3-blocks from Ashland Institute of Massage Therapy (AIM), and 4-blocks from the United Bicycle Institute.

North Mountain Park and also Bear Creek Greenway (27 miles of biking from Ashland to Central Point) are each less than 3/4 mile away.


Rates & Availability

Ashland Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Summer 2017
Jun 16 2017 - Sep 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $30
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 10.8%

Lhasa House is modern, clean, spacious, quiet and private. It is unlikely you will see us during your stay, unless you need something or schedule a healing session with one of us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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