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Helman House-Three Blocks from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

(6 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedroom 2 bathroom main House, and two separate one bedroom studios

Helman Guest House is a charming early 1900s two bedroom home that can comfortably sleep up to six guests. It is only three blocks from Ashland's Plaza, restaurants, and world-renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival theater complex.

The large master bedroom, located on the ground floor, is appointed with a comfy king-size bed, its own television, and a bathroom with a walk-in shower. The home's second bathroom is also on the ground floor, and contains a vintage claw-foot bathtub and shower combination, and a washer/dryer.

The second bedroom is a sweet upstairs room with lots of natural light, and two queen-size beds.On the other side of the house from the Master bedroom so there is privacy.

The house has a very cozy living/dining area, a simple kitchen with the basics, and a charming breakfast nook. It has a covered front porch with a table and chairs. The house is very comfortable and easy to settle into for a pleasurable stay in Ashland. Close to downtown, the Ashland food Coop, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, it's a great location to come and go from with ease.

The two studio units, across the courtyard from the main house, can each sleep up to three people. Each unit has a private bathroom, Studio A with a bathtub and shower combination, and Studio B with a walk-in shower. Studio A has a queen-size bed and a daybed, cable television, and dining table. Studio B has a king size bed, daybed, cable television, and a dining table. Each unit's kitchenette is equipped with a microwave, mini-fridge, toaster, and coffeemaker, electric tea kettle and electric skillet. Sheets, towels, cookware, and tableware are all provided.


Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 3-6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 2 queen


  • Studio B: 1 king, 1 twin/ single


  • Studio A: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


  • Master Bedroom -- 1 King Upstairs Bedroom -- 2 Queen Studio A -- 1 Queen, 1 Daybed Studio B -- 1 King, 1 Daybed...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower


  • Both bathrooms are located on the ground floor. The master bathroom has a large walk-in shower, and the second bathroom has a vintage claw-foot style bathtub/shower combination....moreless

Other Amenities

  • For additional info or to make a reservation, please call or text Nancy at 541-261-5961....moreless


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • 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
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Helman Guest House is three short blocks from Ashland's plaza of restaraunts, shops, and the world-renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival's theaters....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Seating for 4 people


Write a review 3.8
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 10%


SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED INSIDE ANY OF OUR PROPERTIES. Anyone who violates this policy will be charged a $250.00 smoke damage fee.

Sorry, we do not allow pets at our Helman Guest House location.

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival

    "World Class Theater offering Shakespeare, The Classics, and Modern plays in three beautiful ..."

  • Lithia Park

    "A beautiful Park that's bigger than you think. A wonderful park to walk, picnic, take the ki..."

  • Ashland Food Coop

    "Full service Co-Op with a great produce section, Full service deli, great wine and beer sele..."

  • Standing Stone Brewing Company

    "Great local brewery and business 4 blocks from Helman House. Lot's of farm to table options...."

  • Martolli's Hand Tossed Pizza

    "Great spot to grab a slice. Right in the middle of downtown. Microbrews on tap, organic sala..."

  • Larks Home Kitchen Cuisine

    "Lots of local ingredients used at this beautiful upscale restaurant inside of the historic A..."

  • Varsity Theatre

    "Cineplex right downtown, only 5 blocks from Helman House. There web site is Coming Attractio..."

  • Liquid Assets

    "Wonderful locally owned wine bar that now serves light fare and dinner. Fun spot that featur..."

  • Ruby's Restaurant

    "Just a few blocks from Helman House. Casual and delicious. Sit out on the patio and people w..."

  • Agave Taco

    "Fresh Mex and great margaritas."

  • Mix Sweet Shop

    "Good coffee and specialty drinks. Delicious fresh baked goodies, bagette sandwiches, and gel..."

  • Dobra Tea

    "Wonderful selections of teas from around the world and gluten free goodies."

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Rogue Valley International-Medford (MFR)
0.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Black Sheep
0.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Ashland

Car: Not Necessary

World class Shakespeare February through November, Ashland Film Festival in April, First Friday Art Gallery walk every month, Wine Tasting and Tours, live music venues, local bookstores, galleries, and boutiques, Southern Oregon University, dinner theater, Yoga and exercise classes on a drop-in basis, Lithia Park's extensive hiking/biking trails, Mount Ashland ski area just 15 minutes from town, historic Jacksonville and Britt music Festival (20 miles from Ashland), Ashland Co-op (one of the largest natural/organic food co-ops on the West Coast),fishing and rafting on the scenic Rogue River, and many other seasonal activities.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2006

About: Hello, I'm Alice and my daughter Nancy and I own and operate Helman House. I have lived in Southern Oregon most of my life. I was born in Klamath Falls, went to school and raised my family in the Bay Area, and moved back to Oregon to be close to family when my first grandchild was born. I love Ashland and the quality of life and people here.

Why Ashland, OR, USA:
Helaman House is ideally located 3 short blocks from downtown in a quiet mixed use neighborhood. An easy walk to numerous restaurants and bars, the Varsity theater, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and Lithia park. It is also a great place to settle in and enjoy cooking your own meals and having a sanctuary to rest and visit with family and friends.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The House and Studios are each rented as separate units. The main house can sleep up to six people, and each Studio can sleep up to 3. This makes our property ideal for family reunions and larger groups of friends when all units are available.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Helman House

    Helman House

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Living/Dining Room

    Living/Dining Room

  • Upstairs queen

    Upstairs queen

  • Light fixture

    Light fixture

  • King bed master bedroom

    King bed master bedroom

  • Upstairs bedroom with queen and twin

    Upstairs bedroom with queen and twin

  • Breakfast nook

    Breakfast nook

  • Claw foot tub

    Claw foot tub

  • Large king bed master bedroom

    Large king bed master bedroom

VRBO #151735

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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