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Sunrise Room In Beautiful Home

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,599 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Private Sunny Room Close To Everything

You'll feel right at home in this spacious and light corner room in our simple yet elegant home. (The rental is NOT for the entire home. Your host lives in the home and will be present).

There is a private full bath, kitchen, patio & gardens. This is one of the best neighborhoods in Eugene with close access to just about everything.

This spacious, east-facing corner room has hardwood floors with a simple and fresh look. There is a desk and chair, bed and a sitting chair.

There is closet space and a built-in dresser if needed.

The house is simple yet elegant and comfortable. The patio and organic gardens are quite pleasant to sit in and read or enjoy a glass of wine and nibble on cheese.

I will provide organic coffee (plus organic half and half and organic sugar).

Guest Access

WiFi, kitchen, full bath (world's smallest full bath:), living room, patio and gardens, washer and dryer.

Interaction with Guests

Interaction with me will be at whatever level is desirable.

Neighborhood is quiet, well-cared for & safe with a large park 1 block away. Close to

University of Oregon campus,

Autzen Stadium,

Alton Baker Park,

Cuthbert Amphitheater,

Hult Center for the Performing Arts (many Oregon Bach Festival concerts happen here),

Fifth Street Public Market,

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art,

The Museum of Natural and Cultural History,

Trader Joes, shopping, bike and running trails, river, downtown.

Getting around

Plenty of parking. Close to a bus line. Great neighborhood for walking, biking, running. We are about 15 minutes from the airport.

Other Things to Note

I work from home as a career and life coach.

I have 1 dog who is friendly and clean and loves humans but not other dogs, so no pets, please.

Members of the LGBTQ community welcome here.

House Rules

No smoking.

No other pets as Lucy the Border Collie is not always welcoming to other dogs. Do not let her out front.

Because I work from home I have to keep my home clean and tidy. When I am with clients (either by phone or in person) I am unable to be available to my guests until the top of the hour--Tuesday -Thursday. Once in a while clients that I see face to face may need to use the guest bathroom.

If you need storage for bicycles please let owners know in advance.

No guests other than those covered by the original agreement may reside over night on the premises.

No more than the agreed upon number of guests may stay the night. If there is an emergency the inclusion of additional guests must be discussed with the host and additional fees must be paid.

This home is privately owned; the owners are not responsible for any accidents, injuries, or illnesses that occur while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation/rental, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premises.

More Details

Owner
Lisa Anderson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Lisa Anderson

Two of my big loves in life are being in nature and dancing. Rivers, creeks, lakes, the ocean. Hiking, biking, strolling, snow shoeing. Camping. As to dancing my current obsession is West Coast Swing after a few years of being a ballroom dance devotee.

I also love my home. I moved into this one in June 2013 and have been making it the simple yet elegant home it was meant to be.

Then there is the dog. Lucy I adopted a few years ago. She is a small red and white Border Collie or something like that. She loves people and is quite wary of other dogs (so NO PETS, please).

Deep conversation, creativity, spirituality, gardening, good belly laughs all feed me immensely.

I love my work as a career and life coach. I have been doing this business since 2004. It is such a rewarding way to be of service: helping others know and express their true calling and create what they want in their lives both personally and professionally.

I have lived in Colombia, South America--at the height of the Civil War--and taught English there for the British Council. I've done home stays with several families in Guatemala as part of a language immersion school. This was my mid-life crisis reinvention time.

When I travel I prefer to stay with people I know. I get to experience the culture first hand, not as a tourist. I hope that I may help you enjoy your stay in Eugene more deeply.

Lisa Anderson purchased this house in 2013

Why Lisa Anderson chose Willamette Valley Oregon

I have been in Eugene for since 1977. I lived in a sweet little bungalow home that I transformed over the course of 20 years. But it was starting to feel cramped. So I started looking. And looking. And looking. I just wasn't finding anything out there. I was on all the sites multiples times a day. Then I saw something on Zillow in a category called 'Make Me Move' with one very dark photo of the kitchen. I drove by and liked what I saw and contacted the owner. And contacted. And contacted. He finally got back to me and it was definitely love at first site. The place was a bit of pig sty when I first saw it but I could see all the potential here. So like Michelangelo I have been sculpting and just removing what doesn't belong here to let let what does shine through.

What makes this house unique

If you don't need an entire house nor want the impersonal nature of a hotel and are way past staying at youth hostels this is the place to be. Staying with locals is one of the best to get to know a place.

My favorite feature when I first saw this house was the hallway. Yup, the hallway. It wraps around the covered patio with huge windows pulling you outside. I also loved that this wasn't a box shaped house. There are a few angles that are just enough off 90 degrees to catch your attention.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Eugene in Lane County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1599 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Small, semi-private full bath. By semi-private, I mean that once in a rare while a client may need to use the bathroom Tues-Thurs.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Sunny corner room with desk, chair, sitting chair, closet space and a built-in dresser.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Sunrise Room In Beautiful Home
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
5

Lovely

  • 5 of 5

The accommodations were lovely and very comfortable. Lisa was so welcoming and helpful during my stay . A lot of tender loving care has been devoted to her beautiful home and garden which guests will apppreciate

Lisa's dog Lucy is quite loveable and well behaved.

Kathy

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was lovely to host you, Kathy. I hope that you return to Eugene some day just for fun. And stay here, of course.
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4

Small bathroom is correct but no negative factor.

  • 4 of 5

You are staying in someone's spare bedroom, just so you realize that fact. It may not be everyone's style. But, the news is all good. It is a lovely room in a lovely home in a lovely (and convenient) neighborhood. Lisa is a gracious, kind and helpful owner, very quiet and unobtrusive. There is a "man's best friend" who is friendly and well-mannered. We spent two very comfortable and relaxing nights while exploring Eugene. Lisa was willing to communicate as much or as little as we requested. Unfortunately she has no control over the weather which visitors will quickly realize can be RAINY. The rain may keep us from returning to Eugene, but if the opportunity should present itself, we would not hesitate to stay in the Sunrise Room.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great to host you here. Funny--I don't even remember that it rained when you were here. I guess I've grown accustomed to it. Summers are absolutely glorious in Eugene and almost always bone dry. Do come again.
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5

Very warm, comfortable, and close to everything!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home in a safe, beautiful area. Close to everything. Lisa was wonderful in answering my many questions about the area. Room was large and had everything you need.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very nice, friendly atmosphere. Lisa treated us like family

  • 5 of 5

A very clean, comfotable residence. Close to everything. Would highly recommend for a couple not interested in the typical hotel setting.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very nice property tucked away nicely in a residential area, conveniently located.

  • 5 of 5

Everything about my stay here was great. Lisa was a gracious hostess making sure I knew where everything was and if I didn't, supplied me with explicit instructions. Sunrise room was very nice, private if necessary but I chose the option of awakening to the Oregon Sunrise. I never used it but very nice backyard patio and scenery if you desire to relax and have a cocktail. This was perfect for the U of O graduation I attended and so conveniently located to campus and Eugene. 5 minutes. Lisa attentive to keeping up appearances and newly mulched the landscape. Wish I could've stayed to help. Love the dog, very very friendly. Lisa respects your schedule and privacy but willing to help in any way. A 5-star Eugene Experience. Alumni, parents, tourists, book it now.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home

  • 4 of 5

The house was beautiful and serene, and the neighborhood is great, very convenient to shopping and downtown. However, the bathroom is down a hall and across the kitchen; a problem for older folks who may need to use it during the night. It is also VERY small, which could be a problem for a large person. If these are not your issues, I would highly recommend this home. Lisa was charming and welcoming.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10.7 Miles
Mahlon Sweet
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Beach
65 Miles
Florence, OR
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Eugene, Oregon

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£96
for 1 night
From
£73
£450
£968
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£83
for 1 night
From
£60
From
£69
Fri,Sat
£363
£881
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £22.49

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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