The Jessel House is a quiet residential lodging located within walking distance to theaters and downtown. The large home has been made into two flats, each with private entrances, patios, and decks for outside sitting and dining. The kitchen in the Mt View flat is fully equipped with utensils, appliances and table service. All linens are provided.The 3 bedroom Mt View flat will accommodate 8 and it is suitable and comfortable for family and or groups. The home at one time belonged to Susie Jessel, a famous faith healer during the 30's to 50's. Historic information and photos about this famous Ashland faith healer will be available. In addition,award winning watercolor artist and teacher Jane Hardgrove will display some of her original landscape and abstract paintings throughout the Jessel House.
- Calendar last updated:
- Dec 18, 2018
About Tim Rutter
I have been living in Ashland since 1978 after have living in the Applegate Valley for 4 years. My wife and I came to Southern Oregon with our lst son to escape the large cities in California and try rural living. Ashland seemed to fit better for us work wise and raising children so we settled and lived here since. Joanne, my past wife, who co-managed the Jessel House, worked for OSF for 17 years so we were quite involved in the theater and plays. While living in Southern Oregon I worked at various jobs in the valley and retired from counseling at RCC. In California I was working in corporate marketing research and sales.
Tim Rutter purchased this House in 1986
Why Tim Rutter chose Siskiyou-Hargadine Historic District
When we moved to Ashland in 1978 we lived in the house next door to the Jessel House and met the several different members of the Jessel family over the years. On one occasion we took one of our sons to see Alma, Susie's daughter that was trying to keep up the healing. I mentioned I would be interested to purchasing it if they ever wanted to sell. In 1986 they did and I thought of making it a travelers accommodation with the history of Susie Jessel kept alive. Initially, it just consisted of one unit while we lived upstairs. Over the years we expanded the Jessel House for visitors to Ashland and I built the house behind to live in. Its always been such a special property with its history and location in the heart of Ashland.
What makes this House unique
Being close to town, theaters and SOU while still being in a residential area makes it a place one can walk if they chose. The season creek which flows almost year round with TID water during the summer gives it a almost rural feeling.
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
Relaxing, Fun and Beautiful
We had a wonderful few days of family time in this beautiful home! We were here moving our niece in to SOU. The house was peaceful, well appointed and really convenient for the reason we were here.
Very lovely flat, walking distance to Main Street
Our group had a wonderful stay at the Jessel House in Ashland. We were able to walk to downtown, and the neighborhood was nice and quiet. Thanks for a comfortable stay!
A lovely place to stay
We loved our stay in this historic home. Everything was spotless, the beds were comfortable, the furnishings very nice. A quiet neighborhood but close to shopping and shows. We were very happy here. There were three couples and we felt like we had plenty of space. We loved hanging out in the living room. We highly recommend the Jessel House.
Charm on top of charm
We were so grateful that our week long vacation during a very, very smoky week in Ashland took place in the Jessel House. The house is lovely, comfortable and so charming. The beds and linens were great and the house is beautifully appointed. The yard and gardens are gorgeous. While outdoor time had to be limited due to air quality, we walked to town in masks most days. This location can't be beat because it has neighborhood charm and quiet at night. We'll stay in this location any chance we get. Tim was responsive, friendly and helpful and we thought highly of communications from him.
Beautiful home. Quiet location.
We were a party of 6 adults and we loved the Jessel Mountain View home. Nice living room with room for 6 adults to sit comfortably. Nice large kitchen. Comfortable bedrooms. Only 2 bathrooms. Lovely views of hills. Nice garden with chairs. Almost a mile to OSF venue. But we highly recommend.
Charming house in great neighborhood
The Jessel house is lovely, fully appointed, and convenient to most anything in Ashland or surrounding area. Situated in a quiet neighborhood with a sunny deck and inviting yard, the house was impeccably clean and ready for our arrival. It was spacious enough for six adults and the beds were comfortable . We recommend it without reservation.
Jessel House is located in a quiet residential area of Ashland's historic district above the boulevard. Easy 6-7 Block walking distance to theaters.
THIS IS A LEGAL PERMITTED TRAVELERS ACCOMMODATION PLANNING ACTION NO. 07-637
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Cancellation policy: 100% refund if reservation dates can be re rented.