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Carol Freya Soth

Member since: 2015
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Speaks english, spanish

Charming home Near University & River Park

16 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Corvallis holiday bungalow

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Renovated 1949 bungalow style home on 1/3+ acre in walking distance from downtown, the river park and the University. 1150 sq. ft home includes two bedrooms, (one twin, one queen), one bath, eat-in kitchen, pine paneled living room and sunroom with fold out double couch. Furnishings are a comfortable and eclectic combination of antique, vintage and shabby chic. The house is decorated with original art and sculptures that the artist/owner has collected over the last 30 years. Kitchen includes a vintage O'Keefe Merritt stove plus dishwasher & disposal and microwave. Laundry/pantry off of kitchen.

There are two outdoor sitting areas for the those warm days including a

front porch and back yard courtyard with small gas grill and picnic table.

When owner is not traveling she lives in a private studio/apartment on site.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Carol Freya Soth (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Call Owner
Speaks english, spanish

About Carol Freya Soth

I am an artist, storyteller and owner of The Brave Life Initiative. I use art, mythology, storytelling and the Hero's Journey with people going through a rite of passage and transitions as well as training those who work with these populations. Currently my focus is working with at-risk and incarcerated youth.

Carol Freya Soth purchased this bungalow in 2012

Why Carol Freya Soth chose Willamette Valley Oregon

The cottage is a warm and cozy refuge in a quiet neighborhood. It is near a river park, downtown and the university.

What makes this bungalow unique

original art, large .3 acre lot, quiet neighborhood, very comfortable and eclectic. Homey!

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 traveller reviews

Charming home Near University & River Park
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
5

Great place to stay near Oregon State University

  • 5 of 5

My son and I stayed there on a busy weekend and I wished I could have stayed longer. Nicely decorated home on a quiet street. Looking forward to staying there again.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay--planning to return!

  • 5 of 5

Freya's cottage was a perfect home base for us (semi-retired couple) during our recent stay in Corvallis to visit family nearby. The house is charmingly decorated and feels warm and welcoming. Our granddaughters (ages 8 and 11) spent one night with us and enjoyed the pullout sofa bed in the sunroom. They had fun playing in the yard and are looking forward to visiting us there in warmer weather, when they can take greater advantage of the backyard tetherball and the sheepherder's wagon (the weather was a little chilly and rainy during our October stay). We didn't mind the lack of a TV, in fact found it restful. Many good books on hand for all ages including younger children. The wifi worked fine and we used our laptops for Netflix and DVD viewing. Easy walk to a nice natural foods grocery store. Located in a quiet part of town near an appealing park with play equipment. Freya was a gracious host and readily available by text if we needed anything (which we didn't--she had thought of everything). Altogether a pleasant stay and a place we hope to return to next summer.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, eclectic home!

  • 5 of 5

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Freya's cottage and wished I had been able to stay longer. It's beautifully and uniquely decorated with comfortable and eclectic pieces - every room of the cottage felt immediately welcoming, even though I arrived in the rain. It has a warm, Santa Fe vibe. Freya was welcoming and informative yet gave me the privacy to go forward and explore Corvallis. Every possible comfort of a home was present whether it be a wonderful bedroom with great mattress and bed linens, a beautiful bathroom and a wonderful enclosed sunroom area to relax/read or just quietly meditate. The kitchen felt so comfortable with most any cookware you would need. I'm a light sleeper and the neighborhood was absolutely quiet and peaceful. The windows didn't have the blackout shades or curtains that I would have liked but I was there for just 1 night so it was OK. If you're in Corvallis or vicinity, this is the cottage to rent!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming, cozy, and perfect for family.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this property for 2.5 months when we had our first child, so extended family could stay there. This worked out perfectly! Our parents and siblings had plenty of room, without making our house crowded.

Freya, the house owner, is very inviting and made the whole process easy.

The house is very cozy/warm. Freya, has decorated it very nicely. I typically don't pay attention to the whole "Feng shui" thing, but it really works in this house! Our parents all said they got excellent sleep and my father hammered through several books, partly due to the relaxed atmosphere of the place. We would often have family dinners at the house, using the neat old oven.

In short, if you are like us and need a long-term rental property (or, even a short relaxing stay) in the Corvallis area, this is a perfect solution.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My visit to Corvallis is an annual retreat. I go for peace and quiet, exercise and restful nights. This charming bungalow, eclectic cottage decor and gardens were perfect surroundings for me. The home was spotless, and I had everything I needed - most especially the peace and quiet. The house is within walking distance to Willamette Park, where I enjoyed jogging the dirt trails and being able to see the river from openings along the path. I had a wonderfully restorative and peaceful retreat and hope to return again soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED everything about the house. Especially the thoughtful touches, hide-a-bed made up, fresh cut flowers, half and half and coffee in the fridge. One of our favorite VRBO's yet. Highly recommend! My 20-year-old daughter didn't want to leave!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Corvallis, Oregon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
0SU graduation
16 Jun 2017 - 18 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$542
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$181
A$969
A$2,006
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add A$20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Corvallis, Oregon

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1125 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 single bed
    sunroom - 1 double bed , fold out couch
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services