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Sunset Chalet - 2600 sq.ft. Multi-Seasonal retreat only15 minutes from Ashland !

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 30 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Ashland - Sunset Chalet

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6-15)


3 story chalet nestled in the Cascade Mountains at 4000' elevation. Fantastic view overlooking Siskiyou Mtns, Klamath Mtns, Colestine Valley and Mt. Ashland. Awesome sunsets!

Perfect for hikers (5 minutes from Pacific Crest Trail and Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument/ Pilot Rock), bikers (dozens of trails from Mt. Ashland down to city of Ashland), skiers (Mt. Ashland Lodge is 15 minutes away), rafters (Klamath River put-in is 30 minutes south) and Shakespearean types who prefer privacy with a view! 15 minutes from Ashland down I-5 Siskiyou Summit.

Chalet has 1000 sq. ft. deck and is located in the Cascade Mountains and built so as not to change the natural surroundings.

Security, cleaning and pet deposit required.

Why the Owner Chose Ashland: This property has been a dream project. I purchased the bare land in 2007 and began construction in the Fall of that year. The Chalet was completed in February 2009. As with all new construction on acreage, the little projects are constantly ongoing!

If visiting in Winter months (and possibly Spring and Fall), it is advisable to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle equipped with tire chains. Although 4-wheel drive is not usually necessary, Mother Nature has surprised us with moderate to heavy accumulations of snow!

The Unique Benefits of this Chalet: If you want peace and quiet with a spectacular view, then this is the place for you! Perfect for family gatherings while only 15 minutes to Ashland traveling North on I-5.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Paul Steckbauer
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016
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About Paul Steckbauer

I am a Social Studies teacher at a local high school and have been teaching for 25 years.

I enjoy all outdoor activities such as golfing, hunting , fishing, skiing, sailing and scuba diving.

Paul Steckbauer purchased this chalet in 2008

Why Paul Steckbauer chose Southern Oregon

This property has been a dream project. I purchased the bare land in 2007 and began construction in the Fall of that year. The Chalet was completed in February 2009. As with all properties on country acreage, the little projects are constantly ongoing!

What makes this chalet unique

The Colestine Valley has its own unique physical climate. It may be raining in the Rogue Valley and the sun will be shining in the Colestine Valley!

Additionally, many people do not know that there is a large Buddhist Temple below the chalet in the valley. I always recommend to visitors to visit the temple for a half day trip. It is 3 miles down Colestine Rd. off the Mt. Ashland access road.

Take the time to clear your mind and "plug-in" to the positive energy of the valley.


based on 13 holidaymaker reviews

Sunset Chalet - 2600 sq.ft. Multi-Seasonal retreat only15 minutes from Ashland !
average rating of 4.0 based on 13 reviews

Nice cabin with great views

  • 4 of 5

Nice cabin, amazing views, owner was quick to respond to questions, everyone loved it. Well-stocked kitchen and bathrooms (all appliances, utensils, tools, towels, etc.) Cabin was clean upon arrival. Close access to trails nearby. The only reason I gave it 4 stars - there are no doors on the master bedroom or bathroom, as well as no shower door. This made it a little awkward throughout our stay, but definitely not something that ruined our time there.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: There is not door to the Master bedroom so that renters can see the sun setting and rising from the bed.
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Nice location and view

  • 4 of 5

Nice, comfortable house. Fully functional kitchen. Great views of the nearby mountains. Quiet country setting. Nice master suite with king bed and separate bathroom with tub and shower. Some may not like that the upstairs room did not have a door and no door to bathroom and shower stall area. The area is private from the downstairs.

There are some small details that need addressing that were relayed to owner; leaking toilet, no remote for a ceiling fan. This was not an issue during this trip, though when hot, would imagine the fan would be helpful in cooling the house. A hot tub was advertised, though was not functional, no water was in the tub. We would have used it, especially as this was a get together to mountain bike the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Hot Tub is NOT advertised and is NOT on the Amenities list. The Hot Tub was removed from the Amenities List 3 years ago.
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Enjoyed our stay but definate areas for improvement

  • 3 of 5

We definitely enjoyed our stay at the chalet. We had 3 families getting together here for a vacation and there was ample room for us all. The chalet had a nice overall view and the stars at night were awesome. We even got to see some deer roaming around occasionally.

With that said there were some definite items that could use some improvements. The crib that was mentioned as amenity that we were hoping to use was held together with duct tape and had an egg crate bottom to it. There was no way we were putting a child in it. The BBQ was unusable. It was very small for any type of group trying to rent the house and was very worn, unclean and we could only get one side lit. It just attracted numerous bees and unfortunately we had to use the oven for all our cooking.

The chalet could have used another once over in cleaning. Many of the dishes we pulled out of the cupboard were not clean and had to be rewashed along with many stains on the rugs and carpets throughout the house. There was dust on the blinds and night stands throughout the bedrooms. The towels could have used an upgrade as they were a bit shabby. The dressers were unusable due to many of the drawers being broken and the others stuffed full of linens you could not open them. Along with a used bar of soap found in the shower.

I would also recommend bringing a fan or two. The chalet gets very warm during the day with no screens on the window to be able to open for airflow, and bees were an issue if we opened the doors.

Also there is a cable railing around the deck which we had to be very cautious about with the smaller children.

The property was only 15 minutes from Ashland which we found many things to do in town.

The owner was very responsive with emails and any questions we had.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely setting, private place

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed the rural setting, privacy and quiet of the house. We found the owner easy to work with and the house adequately supplied. We did find the house to be a bit more rustic than expected with no door on the upstairs bedroom and the upstairs bathroom with two upper walls open to the living room so you could hear anything going on in there. Kitchen was adequate and we hosted several large get-togethers.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Old Friends Getaway

  • 4 of 5

We rented the chalet for a reunion of old friends. The six of us all loved the spectacular view from the wrap-around deck. The place was clean and comfortable and suitable for our needs. The location is terrific if you want a quiet retreat, yet still close enough to Ashland to enjoy the Shakespeare Festival.

All in all we had a wonderful stay and would highly recommend the chalet to anyone looking for a quiet getaway in southern Oregon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunset Chalet Getaway

  • 4 of 5

The Sunset Chalet has an great view, comfortable amenities and lots of quiet.

You may see deer in the morning or early evening.

Would highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Medford International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Callahan's Lodge
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Centennial Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Callahan's Lodge
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Mt. Ashland
Car: necessary

Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Britt Music Festival, Mt. Ashland skiing, Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument (pilot Rock), Pacific Crest Trail, Emmigrant Lake, Crater Lake National Park, Mt. Shasta skiing, Klamath River rafting.

Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, spa, racquetball, basketball


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Ashland, Southern Oregon

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Sep 2016 - 21 Nov 2016
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
23 Nov - 28 Nov
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas Holiday
24 Dec - 1 Jan
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Monthly rate
2 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £123
Property Damage Protection £48
Tax Rate 2.5%

Reservations are subject to a $100 Cancellation Fee for cancellations that are more that 30 days from taking occupancy.
No refund will be offered for cancellations 30 days or less from taking occupancy.

If a renter chooses not to purchase the non-refundable Property Damage Protection offered by Homeaway, they may may pay a Refundable Damage Deposit of $500 by personal check. The check goes on file and is not deposited unless damage is found to the property. The renter should provide a self-addressed stamped envelope for this purpose and send it along with the Rental Agreement via snail mail.

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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Ashland in Oregon

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Master Bathroom has a large 3' x 6' shower enclosure, pedestal bathtub, duel sinks, lots of space and a wonderful view.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master Suite is 450 sq. ft. and plenty of floor space for extra guests with air mattresses and sleeping bags. Church groups, women's meetings, and family reunions have all been very comfortable. Linens are provided for the extra guests.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Golf Clubs
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Veranda ...
  • Wood Decking
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Wood Fireplace: Guests will be provided a quantity of wood for several days. Thereafter, guests will need to transport firewood from pile on property. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer: 30 Amp Service with water provided with clean-out facilities. Linens Provided: For large groups, extra towels should be provided by guests. Laptops with a phone card, I- Pads and I-Phones can receive internet signal from cell tower above property. Although there are 3 beds, larger groups traveling by car may bring air mattresses. Sunset Chalet has accomodated athletic teams, church groups, men's and women's groups as well as reunions and weddings. Ample floor space available for large groups in Master Bedroom Suite which is approximately 450 sq. ft. Linens provided for air mattresses. No Wi-Fi, but laptops and iPads with an ISP (Internet Service Providor), may connect to the cell tower behind the property. Smart phones (depending on your carrier) with a data plan may recieve internet connection.

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