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ArtYCottage - custom furniture and art through out secluded and fabulous!

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Den, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4)

Specials do not include pets or holidays

There is a $75.00 cleaning fee.

We are 6.9 miles out of Ashland. Depending on how you drive it is 10 minutes into shopping and another 5 minutes to downtown. CUSTOM COUNTRY COTTAGE seen in

Sunset magazine and Southern Oregon Magazine



Ten minutes drive from Ashland in the cascade foot hills east of town. We are 10 degrees cooler and well worth the drive. Our close proximity to the beautiful mountain lakes, superb fishing spots, hiking trails, cross-country ski trails and mountain biking on forest service roads, are just a few reasons our guests return again and again.


We are custom furniture makers so all the furniture in the ArtYCottage is one-of-a-kind and can be ordered or bought. You are welcome to visit our work shop on the property and see custom furniture being made.

custom woodwork

custom metal work

custom textiles throughout the cottage


large private deck-barbecue

hiking out the front door

state of the” art “kitchen.

We give woodworking classes, private instruction and offer design consultation. Everything in the cottage is hand made. We have an in COTTAGE GIFT SHOP where you can purchase goods made here, soaps, robes, bags, rugs, pillows, felted bowls and coasters etc.


hike right out the front door, Lake Hyatt, Lake of the Woods, Emigrant Lake, Rogue River Rafting, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Cabaret Theatre, Camelot theatre, Wineries, Cheese factory, Dagoba organic chocolate factory, Galleries, Day spas.


Crater Lake, Table Rock, Mount McLaughlin


Keywords: Cottage/Gallery

More Details

Margaret or Tom Saydah
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2017

About Margaret or Tom Saydah

I am a custom furniture builder and a welder. I love dogs. I live on the property with my wife and daughter. I love hiking and animals especially dogs. I like being close to nature so living and working on 4 acres just out side Ashland is ideal. I can walk out my front door and take a quiet hike or go to town and see a play.

Margaret or Tom Saydah purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Margaret or Tom Saydah chose Southern Oregon

We chose Ashland because it's beautiful and rural but also offers a lot of culture. It is big in the arts and we are artists. We remodeled a little house on our property with the idea that people can go on vacation and stay in an 'arty environment'.

What makes this cottage unique

While staying at the ArtYCottage you can expierence fine art such as custom furniture, metal work and textiles that you can order or purchase, cook a great meal in a state of the art kitchen, soak in the tub, relax on the deck up in the trees or walk out the front door and take a quite relaxing hike or in winter you can ski. Hiking, boating and fishing are all close by. A short drive will take you to Ashland where you have the Ashland Shakespeare Festival, Cabaret Theatre, Oregon Stage wrorks for plays, many good restaurants, wineries galore, shopping, galleries and Lithia Park. Jacksonville just down the road has the Britt out door music festival all summer


Ashland Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 1.5
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • 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
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


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average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews

A peaceful getaway in the aesthetically enriched cottage

  • 5 of 5

Art is ubiquitous in this peaceful cottage, seven miles away and a thousand feet above in the eastern hills near Ashland. Tom and Margaret have infused the cottage with the fruits of their artistic crafts: filigrees of iron, tightly joined woodworking, copper sinks and open piping, unique hand-made furniture, colorful felt coasters and bowls, and the comfort of knitted and woven quilts, bedding, and pillows. Morning light fills the cottage, while evening light lingers long after the sun sets on the ridge above you. It is a refuge, but Ashland’s plays, shops, and restaurants are only twenty minutes away. A drive up the ridge and away from Ashland brings you to the south entrance of Crater Lake in an hour and a half. The arty cottage is a welcome getaway, but it also a place to stay when you want to get to the Ashland theaters.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a few days and nights in this special place, just outside of Ashland, in a beautifully landscaped setting, with special and friendly hosts (including the deer). A peaceful and beautiful place to get away.

Most appreciated

Joe and Karen

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arty Cottage: A Singular Experience

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful week my husband and I enjoyed at Arty Cottage! Despite the occasional rain showers, we managed a little hiking, took numerous breathtaking photos, enjoyed a performance of Henry IV at OSF, did our first snowshoeing on Mt. Ashland (it snowed on us!) and opted to do the Costco thing in nearby Medford the day before heading home, thinking there's always next year to see Crater Lake and take the Dagoba Organic Chocolate tasting tour when we return for another stay. A highlight for us A Singular Experiencewas meeting the charming and talented hosts who are responsible for all of the eye candy in Arty Cottage. It's a pleasure to just hang out in the cottage where everywhere you look or sit, a feast of color, shape, line and texture beg your senses for response. These imaginative artists are only too happy to show you their work spaces where they create their one-of-a-kind furniture and finery. Though Arty Cottage is a ways from downtown Ashland, (6+ mi.) the drive is lovely and the quiet peace and wildlife viewing more than compensate. If you want to cook for yourselves, the kitchen is well equipped; if you don't, great restaurants abound in town. We two old folks give Arty Cottage 4 thumbs up!

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond charming

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time enjoying the magic and beauty of Arty Cottage. It is truly a privilege to stay at Arty Cottage. The location is perfect for us, just 15 minutes up the hill from Ashland, quiet and peaceful and offers wonderful walks before going in to town for the theatre. We will happily stay at ArtyCottage during our visits to Ashland.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oh so yummy!

  • 5 of 5

I knew from pictures and reviews that I wanted to check this place out but, I had no idea how wonderful it would be. There really aren't words to fully describe the beauty of the workmanship of the cabin, the furnishings and the quilts. The comfort level was another indescribable wonder--so cozy! I wish I were less honest because I'd really like to say it was awful so I could be sure it was available the next time I was in Ashland, but that would be selfish, so: my advice is to just go experience this jewel of a place.

Side note: The winery down the road is worth a visit, as well! Oh, and bring your binoculars if you're a birder--lots to see!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely cabin in the woods

  • 5 of 5

A perfect cabin - the location is wonderful, up in the hills above Ashland. The interior of the cabin is stunning - all hand crafted furniture and fittings, and feels inviting and cozy. Luckily, the fall weather was warm and sunny, and so we spent plenty of time on the spacious deck in the canopy of the oak trees. Thanks so much Tom and Margaret!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Ashland Cottage Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $75 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Discounted rates do not include HOLIDAYS and are on 3 or more nights
Rates are based on double occupancy and extra people are 35.00 per night per person
There is an extra fee of 75.00 for a two night rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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