Retreat Straw Bale Cabins for Rent in Southern Oregon

straw bale house bedroom

Gabriella here…I am pleased to post that all of the 200 sq.ft. cottages that we built in the first few years of teaching workshops when we lived out on my mother’s land have been completed and they look amazing! These cabins were built largely during the several workshops we help up on the land so some of you may recognize them from that.

My mother, Margareta, has finished them up completely and configured the 90 acre property to be a retreat center. As such, there are several straw bale cabins for rent, and the straw bale sauna/bath house is included in that set up.

straw bale sauna house

I have to say that it looks beautiful and having the straw bale cabins for rent on the property ads perfectly to the feel of a calm and peaceful healing space. Anyone can rent the cabins for $45 each per night which also gives one access to the straw bale bath house (full bathroom plus a beautiful straw bale sauna!), access to thousands of acres of hiking, ponds, and is just 15 minutes from historic Jacksonville.

There is also a large retreat space (about 1,500 sq.ft.) that can be rented if you want to host your own workshop on the property. If you’ve ever been curious about how it feels to sleep in a straw bale cabin, this is a great opportunity!

straw bale cabin bedroom

These days, I teach my workshops on full scale houses around the world, but this is where it all started. It’s fun to step back in time to these straw bale cabins for rent and to see the fruits of the very first series of workshops. People worked hard to create these spaces, and many people whose hands have been dirty and sore are to thank for their creation.

straw bale cabin bedroom

In fact, of all of these cabins, not one was built by people with collective construction experience. Sure, some people in the workshops had lots of experience, some were even professional builders, but they worked along side novices (perhaps like you) and created something beautiful. If you want to try your hand at building something amazing and learning a new skill, join us at one of our amazing and fun 7-day workshops. It will change your life!

 

 

4 Responses to Retreat Straw Bale Cabins for Rent in Southern Oregon

  1. wendell bradley Thu, January 26, 2012 at 12:31 pm #

    Greetings, I am a archtiectural coatings contractor, from Washington DC and MD area. I’ve worked on and taught plastering to hundreds of folks who wanted to learn troweling serveral finishes on floors and walls. Perhaps a situation may occur that I-we could talk about, please mail me, thanks.

  2. Andrew Morrison Fri, February 3, 2012 at 11:24 am #

    Hi Wendell. If you are interested in writing a blog entry for me to post, I’d be happy to check it out. You can send it to Info@StrawBale.com for review. Be sure to mention that I requested the blog entry as my wife and I both monitor that email. I wouldn’t want it to get tossed as “spam.” Thanks!

  3. Ms Bentley Mon, February 20, 2012 at 6:30 am #

    Is this where the september workshop will be held? its beautiful. im going to try to be there. Thank you

  4. Andrew Morrison Mon, February 20, 2012 at 9:10 am #

    This is indeed where the two week workshop will be held. It’s an amazing place for sure. Hope you can join us.

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