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BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED HISTORIC HOME IN AMERICA'S HEARTLAND

Steve

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED HISTORIC HOME IN AMERICA'S HEARTLAND

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Jefferson House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6

This three bedroom home, situated in the small town of Jefferson, Iowa, is the birthplace and childhood home of distinguished pollster, George H. Gallup. The home is located just 45 minutes from Ames, IA – home of Iowa State University, 90 minutes from Des Moines, and walking-distance to downtown Jefferson – a true small town in America’s Heartland. The home has been recently renovated, the kitchen and bathrooms have been completely updated with modern and high-end fixtures and appliances, and the bedrooms and living rooms are fully furnished, making it perfect for a family vacation, a short- or long-term rental, and corporate or social events. Its unique octagonal shape, original quarter-sawn oak woodwork, studio furniture, and “secret” back staircase add to the site's special interest.

A Place to Gather: The Gallup House is the birthplace and boyhood home of Dr. George Gallup, the pioneer of public opinion polling. Located in Jefferson, Iowa, the house, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, also has a unique octagon shape, hilltop location, and quiet residential setting, all of which make it a perfect place to gather. Stay over-night. Plan a retreat. Take a vacation. Hold a meeting, conference, or reception. Visit the heartland, Refresh the spirit. Enjoy the Gallup House experience.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Steve (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2010
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Guestbook comments from the owner

I grew up in this house! What history.
Jul 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Des Moines International Airport
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US Highway 30
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Several located around the town square
Car: recommended

Jefferson is a small, progressive town of 4,500 located in Central Iowa. It offers all the amenities that one would expect of a county seat, including a diverse set of stores, restaurants, parks and recreation facilities. It is also less than an hour from Ames (the home of Iowa State University) and Des Moines (the state capital) so it has convenient access to more conventional shopping, cultural and entertainment options. But the real reasons to visit Jefferson are that it lies at the heartland of some of the world's richest farmland and is a community of self-sufficiency and small-town values.

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Rates & Availability

Jefferson House Rental Rates

Notes

  • For individual room or event rental rates, please inquire.
  • 50% deposit is required to confirm a reservation, balance due at time of departure. 7-day cancellation notice required for deposit refund, subject to a $100 handling fee. Accepted methods of payment include personal check or cash.
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Amenities

Jefferson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • En Suite Bath - toilet , shower
    En Suite Bath - toilet , shower
    Hallway Bath - toilet , shower
    First Floor Bathroom - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • The Claude Robinson - 1 queen , En Suite Bath
    The George Gallup - 1 queen , En Suite Bath
    The Ophelia Miller Gallup - 1 queen , Detached Bath
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hunting
Notes:
This home provides the ideal setting for a weekend get-away, an extended stay, or a corporate or personal retreat or event. Please contact us to see how we can work to accommodate you for any and all of your needs.

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