What Is It? Country Willows Inn is a historic five-acre estate nestled in the countryside of the charming theater town of Ashland, Oregon. Just minutes from downtown Ashland, this delightful boutique inn offers an elegant country ambiance with modern amenities, providing guests with a relaxing, secluded retreat after enjoying all that downtown has to offer. Country Willows Inn’s picturesque and luxurious bed and breakfast welcomes many guests back year after year.
Inn Highlights: The historic Country Willows Inn features nine guest rooms to choose from throughout the property. The main farmhouse consists of four tranquil rooms, each with its own private bathroom. Near the common areas, which include a comfortable living room, cozy den and bright sunroom along with two spacious decks boasting stellar views of the countryside and gardens, it is easy for guests to chat with new friends or find a quiet spot to be by themselves.
Another building on the property is the original barn from 1896, which has been beautifully renovated to include four unique suites, each featuring individual entrances, decks with stunning scenery, kitchenettes, a large walk-in double shower and either an oversized Jacuzzi tub or large Roman soaking tub. Guests can enjoy a delicious cup of coffee while quietly watching the sunrise over the estate before heading out on an adventure.
For those seeking more solitude, Country Willows Inn’s cottage suite is the perfect option. Separate from the main house, this suite has a decadent king bed with a kitchenette. Imagine unwinding with a glass of wine after a day of shopping in downtown Ashland while enjoying the serene beauty of the waterfalls, gardens and duck pond right from your private patio.
Guests are encouraged to explore the sprawling estate’s easy walking paths and hiking trails right off the property, which are perfect for bird watching and connecting with nature. The inn also offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy a pleasant picnic with a bottle of wine from a nearby winery or get lost in a favorite book while lying down under an old willow tree. With multiple gardens and a delightful koi pond, the grounds offer a peaceful setting to unwind and relax. During the summer months, Country Willows Inn’s guests can sit by the spacious heated pool surrounded by the natural beauty of the grounds.
As a boutique bed and breakfast in Ashland, Oregon, you won’t find the standard food fare here. During the designated breakfast hours, guests are invited to dine in the dining area featuring a stunning fireplace, floor-to-ceiling 14-foot windows and individual tables. Guests are also welcome to enjoy breakfast outdoors on the large wraparound deck overlooking the pool and gardens. Breakfast is a gourmet, two-course meal that is prepared as guests arrive, beginning with a creative fruit course. Guests are then treated to a one-of-kind main dish that changes daily. The menu is inspired by fresh, seasonal organic fruits and vegetables locally sourced, including some from their own gardens picked each morning.
- Four standard rooms
- Four suites
- One cottage
- Private bathrooms
- Two-course gourmet breakfast featuring a unique fruit course followed by a new main dish daily
- Large, seasonal heated pool
- Tranquil 5-acre setting including ponds, gardens and waterfalls
- Walking paths and hiking trails accessible directly from the inn
- Complimentary high-speed internet
Where Is It? Country Willows Inn is located at 1313 Clay Street
Ashland, OR 97520.
Ashland, Oregon and The Oregon Shakespeare Festival: Ashland, Oregon, famous for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, is a hive of activity during theater season which occurs during the months of April and October. From Shakespeare to other classics and even world premiers, playgoers can view multiple productions at the three theaters owned by the company. There is plenty for people to explore, even in the off-season. Visitors can experience local art, eat delicious foods and purchase unique treasures while taking a stroll through the downtown area. For wine enthusiasts, a short drive will take guests to several award-winning wineries where they can tour the vineyards and enjoy a wine tasting or two.