Enjoy the great outdoors, relax on the ponds, or enjoy a swim at the indoor pool. We offer an experience, not just a place to sleep. Unique architecture with a history, ask us about our story, we are always happy to share. Eco friendly and off the grid, we produce our own gas, water, and electricity, and requires knowing exactly how many guest and visitors.
Timber frame construction lodge with 3 hours of daily, private use of indoor salt swimming pool (please check details )
I try to offer Weekends to big groups .
enjoy a 100% off the grid property: electricity produced by 50 solar photo voltaic panels, gas from a well and water purified and filtrated on the spot, ( for city folks, this means water without chlorine, LEED lights, no waste) 2 ponds, upper one stocked with fish, 1 catching pond; the main with a dock, lodge with large deck with built in grill, outdoor living room and dining, stamped patio with a 12 people sectional couch, 2 dining tables for 6+4 and fire pit, timberteck secondary deck for formal outdoor dining and a concrete tiles secondary patio with a pergola for yoga or massage!
Playground for kids.
2 creeks surround the house and are visible from the west side and back of it. You can'not see any house or street from the property, it was designed in the center of the timber. If you like the convenience of the city: the closest one is Drexel, MO 5' , 7 minutes away: Louisburg, KS, and bigger cities are just 20 minutes away: Harrisonville, Belton, Missouri or on the west side Martin city , LEAWOOD and OVERLAND PARK , Kansas.
Takes by car 35 minutes to the amazing PLAZA in Kansas city, SEVILLE DOWN TOWN REPLICA, THE AMAZING NELSON ATKINS MUSEUM, KEMPER CONTEMPORARY MUSEUM, Kaufman Center of Performing Arts,the biggest dinosaur museum in Leawood, KS: Prairiefire, SHOPS AND BOUTIQUES AS WELL AS GOOD DINNING in the plaza area! (URL HIDDEN) 1 H and 10' away. 2 huge pumpkin patchs 5 and 15' away. Arrowhead stadium 48 minutes and soccer complex in legends 40' nw
Power and light district 35 to 40'.for concerts, great entertainment, dining, Argosy, Capri island and Ameristar casino(this one offers child care) from 35 to 45' drive. ARBORETUM with the new bronze sculptures exhibition just 10 minutes. Excellent place for pictures and have a peaceful walk. Kids love this place!
Also have the POWELL observatory 6 ' away, by appointment only.
The Siberian tigers zoo CEDAR COVE just 5 minutes from lodge, (small zoo).
Somerset vineyards and
Cider mill 10/12" away. White wind vineyards 16' west of property.
The house has a living room, dining room,,Kitchen with granite counter tops, state of the art professional appliances , Viking refrigerator, 6 burners thermador stove with griddle and 2 ovens, microwave/convection oven, dishwasher, central vacuum , a 20 feet stone see through fireplace, room with queen size bed, master bedroom king size bed with a day bed and, in the second level an open attic/ bedroom queen size with views to north and south of property, The access to this one is a very narrow spiral staircase, no suitable for elderly or kids (hot in summer). A bedroom with a queen size bed.
The lower level has a piano section with a baby grand piano, 3rd fireplace, living room, dinning room, kitchen bar with granite tops, electric cook top 5 burners, microwave/oven , small refrigerator.
(, workout space or gaming space, a non conforming bedroom with a queen size bed,1 bedroom 1 with a queen size bed and a day bed, 2nd with bunk bed and a queen size bed, combo shower/tub bathroom walk out door. Pool table/ping pong top combo.
All beds have tempurpedic pads, and sheets are 5 star hotel quality 1800 threads of Egyptian cotton.
Volleyball set , ball and pump located at outdoor basket at patio.
Space for parking up to 100 cars on the side of the long driveway.
If you are coming in your airplane, our neighbor has an air strip crossing the street! Just walk to the house or we will pick you up.
For an animal habitat lover, this is the place, any amount of colorful birds, blue herons on the ponds daily, wild turkeys walking the property, ducks, turtles, squirrels, rabbits deer...lots of deer! Also the animals we do not like that much: raccoons, garden snakes, insects as well.
Property is gated and fenced, gates are made of stone and doors are iron. House has security cameras also. Please be specific with amount of people staying, if we see more , will be discounted from deposit or stay will be canceled.
The ceilings are 20 feet high on main section, all ceilings are different.
Lower floor are 9 feet high.
Outdoor pets ONLY , no pets allowed in the house. No more than one and please ask, they have to be leashed or in kennel. We have 2 cats living in the property and stay in pool house in winter but stay outdoors the rest of the year. If you have a problem with cats rooming on the patios or decks, please do not book property.
The medium size pond is great for swimming.
Our south pond for small kayaks or paddling boats after use please put them back under solar panels.
New water trampoline please bring it back to panels location.
We are 1 country block from KANSAS.
4 hours from Oklahoma border.
4 hours from St Louis
Swimming in ponds,pool, riding bikes, bird watching, getting wet at creeks, fishing in summer, ping pong, volleyball,
jogging, walking trails, sailboard paddling,
camping, bbq outside, fire pit, billiard pool, poker, cards, chess.
If you want to ride horses, let me know in advance, we have a neighbor with an arena , for a fee they can give you classes or let you enjoy there horses!
If you like old fashion, low key restaurants are two less than 8' away, fantastic meals for $6-12. .
Would like to try a flight simulator? or flight with an instructor? Please inquire.!
1 1/2 blocks gravel road to property from D highway.
We live in the property and when main house is rented we stay in the pool house. If we are out of town, a worker come daily to check. Workers , land /pool care giver or gardeners are in property.
Interaction is minimum, otherwise required!
Pure country, our 4 neighbors share the air strip, so weekends you could see gorgeous small , antique airplanes approaching from the sky!.
Otherwise very secluded and quiet.
No public transit in this area.
ATV are okay to bring, great spaces to be more adventurous, Creek when low is great to cross with gator, atv or four-wheelers!
Disclosure to be signed by invitees releasing this property or owners from accidental claims.
Children younger than 2 years old do not pay up to 3 children.
2 years + charge as adult.
Phone service is good for Verizon and Sprint, other carriers do not get good reception here.
Accès des voyageurs
Creeks, ponds, swimming pool, trails, grounds, patios, decks, docks, paddle boat, sailboards, ice skating, sliding, biking, walking, house, bird watching, bon fires and fire pit activities (fire has to be supervised at all times, please bring firewood).
ping pong table on top of pool table
Pool available 3 hours a day Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 5 to 8 pm.
If stay during week the window is from 12 to 4 p.m.
Pool is cleaned in the mornings and we stay at pool house when visitor are staying in main house. Time can be change in a case by case basis.
Items are provided as is and expected to be returned in same or better condition.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
Minimum otherwise required.
Visitors are charged $10 for 2-3 hours
$20 for 4-5 hours.
Please let us now in advance to plan water filtration.
Non smoking house.
House is off the grid
Showers can not be to long (max 10 mins) , we produce and filter our water.
We also have natural gas .
A Pet is OK outside only , can stay at garden shed house. Please disclose before booking, pet fee apply.
Serve yourself breakfast..
Clean after yourself, we expect the lodge the same way we present it to you inside and out!
If cooking is in the plans, bring groceries , paper plates etc.
Butler pantry, master closet are/locked.
Doors and windows have to be close at all times, this is the pure country. (mosquitos and small animals)!
Planning to bbq or enjoy fire pit? bring mosquito repellent, we treat our lawns but better be safe than sorry.
No shoes inside the lodge, please!.
We recycle cans/glass. containers and bag will be provided.
Pots/Pans/Grill if used must be cleaned and no burns or you will be charged for replacement.
Do not remove microwave cover from microwave, please cover your food, as you are responsible for the microwave being clean upon leaving.
Oven needs to be cleaned, if used, to the same or better state. Items not returned clean will be charged at $50 per item.
In the name of love I live today and just today!
Single mom Interior Designer/architect, Painter and a little student /swimmer.
Scuba diver, Single engine pilot and former model/TV broadcaster.
My dad was in the international wine world, I'm trying to learn more about it and love to share, exchange this appreciation !
Enjoy great food, made on the spot, reason we have a chef and a baker available to our guest.
Love comfort and relaxation.
We have a tremendous passion for life, outdoor living and sports, as well as traveling!
I speak English, Spanish, Italian and French.
We used airbnb also and love it!