Located next to Farmington, Iowa: 4 hours from Chicago, 2 1/2 from St. Louis, 1 1/4 hours from Iowa City and 6 hours from the Twin Cities. This old town Farm house and 16 acres of land is located next to the wonderful Shimek Forest and Des Moines River.
The house offers a large living room, large dining room, sit in kitchen, 4 bedrooms upstairs with the ability to sleep 8 comfortably plus 2 sofa beds in the living room to sleep an additional 4 people. Forced air and heat, washer and dryer, TV, DVD and 16 acres to call your own with your stay. Free use of 6 adult bikes and 3 children bikes plus a 1/3 mile nature trail with chipped wood path through the woods a short distance from the home. New barbeque for outside cooking with picnic table. Fire ring and firewood for evening s'mores and enjoyment. Comes with all eating and kitchen utensils, linens, towels, and toiletries. Hot air popcorn popper and popcorn.
Farmington, Iowa is one of the "Villages of Van Buren County" on the Des Moines River, a quaint town with grocery store, parks, local restaurants and bars.
Available for week vacations, reunions, weekend retreats, Iowa and Iowa Wesleyan football weekends, hunting and fishing trips, horseback riding and more!
If interested call Eric.
Why would people want to rent:
Spring and Fall Colors
Sledding in winter
Football games (only 1 1/2 hours from U of IA games, Iowa Wesleyan only 30 minutes away)
Festivals (Farmington Strawberry, other communities other types)
Hiking (Shimek Forest only 1/2 mile away)
Biking (free use of bikes)
1/3 mile nature trail on premises (bird and wild life watching)
Horseback riding (can rent a horse)
Hunting (deer, turkeys, rabbits, pheasant)
Fishing, Shimek Forest ponds, Des Moines and Mississippi Rivers and Lakes
2 with twin beds
1 with Queen
1 with double bed
1 and 1/2 baths
Living room with two hide-a-bed sofas
New 3 gas burner Barbecue
Fire Ring with firewood
Free use of bikes, 6 adult and 3 children size to choose from