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Downtown Bush Park Fairmont Hills Willamette Wine Country Close to Everything!

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Last updated: 03/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

NOTICE: Traveling out of the country March 20 thru April 8th so responses to inquiries may be delayed during this time.

Comfortable private cottage, close to everything in-between south central Salem's prestigious Fairmont Hills and Bush's Pasture Park neighborhoods. Originally built around 1917, extensive renovation provides you with a new kitchen and 2 remodeled / updated bathrooms. Master bedroom upstairs is over 500 square feet and open feeling. Central heat and ceiling fans through out. Ice cold air conditioners to keep up with the occasional summer heat (somewhat rare in Salem). Queen sized beds and fresh linens in each bedroom. HD TV with Cable and Free HBO / HBO Movies on Demand and High Speed Wireless Cable Internet. Very private and quiet.

5 Blocks to Bush Park. Very close to Willamette University and Salem Hospital. Governors Mansion on same street in adjacent Fairmont Hills.

5 Minutes or less to the historic and quaint downtown Salem. 5 minutes to hundreds of commercial businesses (restaurants, shopping, grocery, theaters and other services).

Keywords: Charming Central Salem Cottage. Quiet. Completely remodeled house, with new kitchen and bathrooms. Large master bedroom with private bath and second bedroom and bath. Room in upstairs bedroom for second queen sized inflatable bed - provided. Walk to bus stop (half a block away) or drive to downtown in 2 minutes. Walking distance to a number of restaurants.

12 miles or less to over half a dozen local Vineyards / Wineries.

We dont live in the house and all the dates that are dark / show unavailable represent confirmed bookings for guests. It's never too early to book for any open dates.

Disclaimer: We supply rental agreements upon request to many guests and our submission of a rental agreement is not a hold on the property or a booking. A booking is confirmed when a signed agreement has been returned and a payment has been processed by us. A rental agreement not returned within 48 hours is considered void unless the guest makes contact with us directly and confirms a payment over the phone. We understand that sometimes it is not possible to immediately confirm a reservation after receiving a rental agreement as travel plans may change and we apologize in advance if our property is no longer available when your travel plans are confirmed.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years old. Valid ID required at booking....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking allowed outside and away from house. We want to keep the unit fresh for all guests....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    First Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Master with en suite bathroom (room for aerobed)...moreless

  • Other (See Description)


  • 2nd floor Master large enough to utilize a queen sized aerobed (provided) for additional guest / children. 3rd set of linens provided for aerobed. Aerobed can be made up in advance at guests request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

    First floor bathroom combination tub/shower sink toilet...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Second floor 3'x5' shower, toilet and sink...moreless

  • Bathrooms were completely redone and finished in 2012. Hairdryer in each bathroom. Freshly laundered towels....moreless


  • Books:

    Bookcase in living room filled with books. Take a book / leave a book!...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD Blu Ray downstairs...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Music on demand and music channels on TV....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast Cable Thousands of on demand movies and shows. Blue Ray player with Smart TV functionality allows you to use your NetFlix Account for unlimited Netflix movie viewing. HBO and HBO to 12/31....moreless

  • Stereo:

    compact stereo attached to TV set for richer viewing experience...moreless

  • Television:

    32' Flat Panel - downstairs, and 30' sony tv upstairs...moreless

  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Table seats 4 and two bar stools for adjoining granite counter top create space for 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Window units for downstairs bedroom and upstairs Master. Four ceiling fans (2 up and 2 down) keep air moving and very comfortable...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Comcast / Xfinity...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Front load...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Natural gas forced air heat. All exterior walls and ceiling insulated in remodel. New double pane windows also keep you very cozy....moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed cable internet faster than anything any hotel offers.. ever! WIFI and ethernet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Complete bedding for each bed and aero bed. Standard set up is sheets, blanket and comforter inside of duvet cover....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Sofa and side chair with ottoman and coffee table. Desk and chair for desk. Book case and books....moreless

  • Parking:

    On site parking on property for two cars and on street for additional vehicles. Basement indoor storage for bicycles...moreless

  • Telephone:

    unlimited nationwide USA calls. Any calls outside of US will be billed to credit card on file with an additional 25% processing fee....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towels provided and washer and dryer on-site...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front load...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    High Speed Comcast / Xfinity wi-fi...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    If you have a special request for anything at all just let us know and if we dont have it we will get it!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and Utensils for six plus. Bakeware, cookware, pots pans complete etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    very quiet...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Remodeled New Cabinets and Appliances Remdel completed in March 2012. No slam Ikea cabinets, granite counter tops, gas range, dishwasher...moreless

  • Microwave:

    built in...moreless

  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    Limited spices available - based on previous guests....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Built in Ice Maker in side by side unit. Cleaned before and after each guest....moreless

  • Stove:


  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio with table and four chairs at table. Sunbrella. Two additional chairs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill on patio. Charcoal and lighter fluid in sealed container in basement. Grilling tools also included....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 11 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$954 $2,450
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Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $135
  • damage deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 10%


Reservations are considered bookings after signed rental agreements are received from guests and payments are processed.

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Last updated: 03/23/2015
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58 Miles
Nearest Airport
Portland International Airport
0.4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Best Little Roadhouse
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Salem Golf Club
2 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 22 and 99 E
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
walking distance or very short bicycle / auto trip
89 Miles
Nearest Ski
Hoodoo Mountain Resort
58 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pacific Ocean

Car: Recommended

Oregon's Famous Wine country begins on the outskirts of Salem a very short drive away. Sample amazing cheeses at the Willamette Cheese Factory on your way out. Visit the locals farmers markets for amazing bounty of berries, fruits, veggies and local meats.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: Native Oregonian from this area. Professionally educated in Oregon and abroad but returned to Salem in 1994. Live in the Bush Park neighborhood 5 blocks away and love this family friendly area so close to Salem's quaint downtown restaurants, theaters and shopping.

Why the Owner Chose Salem:
We live and work in this very neighborhood and know first hand how convenient and desirable a location it is. Less than a 5 minute drive to Willamette University, Salem Hospital complex, Downtown Salem and the State Capitol. Also a 5 block walk to the 90 acre urban Bush Park with its Rose Garden, Art Barn, Historic Bush House and a soap box derby track. A 5 minute drive to the scenic Minto Brown-Island Park which is adjacent to the Willamette River where you will find miles and miles of excellent paved biking and walking trails or the River Front Park on the Willamette. Walk or bicycle across the amazing foot bridge where a train once shuttled residents from West Salem to Downtown Salem.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Location. Location. Location. The five star reviews speak for themselves, but the convenience to downtown Salem and the central location in the Willamette Valley make this property ideal for any visit to this beautiful Oregon. Excellent base for trips to the Stunning Oregon Coast, the beautiful Oregon Wine Country, or day hiking in Silver Falls State Park. Close to great restaurants, parks and quaint neighborhoods in Fairmont Hills, Bushes Pasture Park and downtown Salem.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • New IKEA Kitchen with custom granite tops and tile backspash

    New IKEA Kitchen with custom granite tops and tile backspash

  • Second Floor Bathroom

    Second Floor Bathroom

  • Downstairs Bathroom

    Downstairs Bathroom

  • Oregon Wine Country west of Salem

    Oregon Wine Country west of Salem

  • Couch Races at Bush Park only 5 blocks away

    Couch Races at Bush Park only 5 blocks away

  • Bicycling at Minto Brown Park

    Bicycling at Minto Brown Park

  • Dining/Kitchen


  • Living area to Brand New Kitchen

    Living area to Brand New Kitchen

  • Second Floor Master Suite

    Second Floor Master Suite

  • Second Floor walk in 3'x5' Shower

    Second Floor walk in 3'x5' Shower

  • Picking Blackberries at Minto Brown Park

    Picking Blackberries at Minto Brown Park

  • Rose Garden at Bush Park 5 blocks near

    Rose Garden at Bush Park 5 blocks near

  • Willamette University Close By

    Willamette University Close By

  • Capitol Building with Cherry Blossoms

    Capitol Building with Cherry Blossoms

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