Middleford Cottage sits on nearly one acre, in the midst of expansive lawns, gardens, and ancient cedars and sycamores. Pet chickens provide entertainment and a contented ambiance of clucking and pecking. Feel free to toss a handful of scratch (chicken candy) from the container by their run.
The kitchen is designed with short and long-term travelers' needs in mind.
Kitchen amenities include:
~ Coffee brewer (with coffee)
~ large tea and cocoa selection
~ assorted creamers and sweeteners
~ full sized refrigerator/freezer with ice maker,
~ gas range/oven,
~ new Komachi knife set (purchased Jan 2014),
~ stock pots,
~ several skillets of various sizes,
~ serving bowls,
~ assorted dishwares and utensils to serve eight or more.
~ small selection of spices and condiments, including several local blends
You are welcome to snip fresh herbs from the garden, including rosemary, sage, oregano, lavender, and fresh basil during summer months.
Middleford cottage is located near many fine Medford, Jacksonville, and Ashland restaurants. Some are within walking distance.
Hardwood dining set seats up to six persons.
In the living room, sink into luxurious leather furnishings. Thick wool rugs are oh-so-soft on bare or stockinged feet. Entertainment system is located inside the armoire. We stock several drawers with DVDs and Blu-Rays for your enjoyment. (However, Middleford Cottage does not have cable television service.)
Enter Middleford Cottage from U-shaped driveway. Guests parking space is beside the RV. From parking space enter gate beside large cedar tree. Cottage is straight ahead. There is plentiful street parking available for second vehicle, boat/trailer, etc. (Please park only one vehicle on property).
Please note that the pool is just a few steps from the cottage door, without an additional fence. No lifeguard is in attendance. Middleford Cottage is suitable ONLY for strong swimmers who are eight years or older during summer. Please include all children in reservation requests; if pool is open reservations with small children will be declined. From approximately late September to early June the pool is closed with a safety cover; from early June until late September the pool is open. We care about water safety and the protection of all children. All guests accept responsibility for water safety and agree to hold owners harmless in cases of accident, injury, or death.
Absolutely no glass beyond cottage porch.
Guests have access to entire cottage, minus one private cupboard.
Big house is private, as are carriage house and pump house/garden shed.
We are only able to accept reservations of one night within one week of arrival date. Thank you for your kind understanding.
Interaction with Guests
We live on site and are available via phone or text. We are happy to assist with your itinerary and visit about fun things to do in the beautiful Rogue Valley. Just give us a text or call. Otherwise you are free to enjoy an undisturbed, private getaway at Middleford Cottage.