ASHLAND, OREGON — The DeLaunay House, located 185 N. Pioneer is nestled in Ashland’s Historic Railroad District, just a block from downtown and the renown Shakespeare Theatres. This 1909 Craftsman Style Guest house was renovated by successful artist, interior designer and proprietor, Deborah DeLaunay in 2003 as a fulfillment of a dream and an act of love.
Besides Deborah’s own stained glass art pieces that are displayed throughout the house, you will see hand painted clouds and sky above as you walk up the stairs, then a gorgeous Shakespearian robe hung for all to view. When you enter a suite called Zen Cottage you can’t miss the claw-foot tub adorned in tiger stripes to match the elegant animal print accents in the adjoining rooms.
The Peace Mountain suite is very spacious and lush with it’s rich deep plum velvets, fringed pillows and silk hand knotted rug. Harmony Suite, the largest and most luxurious beholds the original Craftsman built-ins surrounding the dining room. The Mission style is prevalent again in the window details and pocket French doors leading to the living room where a grand king size bed is located.
Deborah has incorporated heirloom antiques, collectables and her own original art collection from artists all over the country, making this a very interesting interior and a feeling of being home. In addition to the fabulous suites, the DeLaunay House offers a variety of amenities which include fully equipped kitchenettes, wireless Internet access, cable, a/c, private patio areas, and a front porch so inviting you can’t resist sitting in one of the Adirondack chairs to view the sun setting on the mountains.
The most exciting amenities are the onsite Spa services such as massage, facials and waxing treatments, and yoga! Imagine checking into your room having your massage then soaking in your claw-foot tub with aromatherapy and then off to a restful sleep. Another special service offered are the custom baskets you can order for a picnic at beautiful Lithia park or a romance basket full of goodies to compliment your get-a way. Catering and private chef service is available for corporate meetings, showers and reunions. The whole house sleeps up to 14 with the 4 suites offering each a private bathroom so design your exquisite experience and come live it out! Your luxury suite awaits you at the De Launay House. Call Deborah for reservations at 541-621-5409 or visit www.delaunayhouse.com.