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Garden Cottage in Wine Country

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

'The beauty of the Willamette Valley is that you can get lost on the backcountry roads but always find a good glass of Pinot around the next bend.' Sunset June 2009

Our cottage is located within walking distance to the historic downtown 3rd street, filled with galleries, restaurants, shops, antiques, and new tasting rooms that are popping up everywhere! It is close to Linfield College, less than an hour from the city lights of Portland, and 50 minutes from a bowl of clam chowder on the Pacific Ocean. Add another hour and you can be skiing down Mt. Hood. 30 minutes takes you to our state's capital of Salem.

Relax in a quaint and cozy cottage for two, sit on your own porch overlooking a private big back yard, sit by a fire, have a picnic or BBQ and plan your next day's excursions in this beautiful Willamette Valley.


More Details

Connie Fasana
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Connie Fasana

I am a retired school teacher and my husband is a retired contractor who keeps busy working on our property here and in Sheridan and California. We decided to share the cottage not only with family but with people who visit McMinnville for its surrounding pleasures and those visiting students at Linfield. We have 5 children and 6 grandchildren nearby. Our lives are busy with the many people we love. We would love to share our space with people who love this area as much as we do.

Connie Fasana purchased this cottage in 1996

What makes this cottage unique

We love where we live, within walking distance to 3rd Street, close to the library and pool and surrounded by nice neighbors. Our backyard is large and private which gives the cottage additional space to sit or be near a fire in the evenings. We walk to restaurants and the local pub to hear live music. Many days we do not even get into our car. I love it here!

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful place! We had a great time staying here in McMinnville- the local wine and brews, the whales on the coast, the beautiful scenery- and a cute place with a beautiful yard to top it all off! THANKS!
Aug 2010
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McMinnville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Newly tiled shower and separate vanity sink from toilet and shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Garden Cottage in Wine Country
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 31 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice stay at the cottage. The hosts were very nice and checked in to see if we needed anything when we arrived. My daughter loved the yard and the swing. We come back to the area frequently and would stay here again and recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

This home is the gem of the neighborhood. The cottage is perfect for a relaxing get away. We stayed 2 days and enjoyed breakfast on the patio, a picnic lunch in the beautiful backyard and dinners in town at good restaurants. We pleasantly were there on a Farmers Market day and enjoyed visiting it and buying fresh fruits for our snacks. Connie and Mark our hosts were very nice and helpful. A wonderful place to unwind.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Would stay here again

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful backyard. Cottage cozy with everything needed. Only wish we had more time to be here

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean, cozy and wonderful backyard area.

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this cottage. The owners were wonderful to work with via email and it suited our needs perfectly. We would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very well kept, clean and neat

  • 5 of 5

This little cottage was exactly what we needed for a weekend away: a comfy, cozy place to rest between walks around town. When the sun came out, we could sit out on the porch to read. Great use of the small space, and the bathroom was especially well done. Owners were gracious is giving us our privacy, and very nice when we knocked on the door to say hello. All around great experience and lovely place to stay. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cute little place

  • 5 of 5

Yes, it is small but very cozy. The cottage overlooks a beautiful yard. We were able to sit out and enjoy a glass of wine in the sun as our little dog enjoyed the yard.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $30
Pet Fee $25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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