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Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Paradise on Lake and 55 Acres

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,750 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 13 Sleeps

This is truly a paradise for the most private of parties. Lock the gate behind you and no one will enter unless you want them too! This home cannot be seen by the road and nobody knows you are here, but me! This was our private families home and now that I am widowed and am a empty nester I am enjoying sharing this beautiful, inspiring home and property with others. You will experience the beauty of nature, the unique architecture of Frank Llyod Wright's teachings and a calmness here that is just unbelievable! Once you

arrive you will not want to leave!

Every day is a new day here with something different to see. I

promise you, you will not be disapointed, you may not even want to leave, but you must because there are other guests waiting to experience what you just have!

Main Floor: dining - seats 8, kitchen - seats 6 at breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, sunken greatroom, laundry room, 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathroom, the large bathroom has sunken tub with hand held shower head.

Second Floor: 3 bedrooms - 2 masters (1 king and 1 queen) the 3rd also a queen. 2 bathrooms 1 with 2 seated shower the other with large 2 person seated shower, double sink, and Jacuzzi tub.

More Details

Property Manager
Donna Long
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 23, 2017

About Donna Long

I started out at 15 being a hostess at a restaurant, for college I attended a travel academy, soon after had 2 beautiful bright children, ran a mechanical contracting company with my husband for 24 years, married 26 years to be widowed at a early age, and now once again a hostess to my own properties that I share with Wonderful Vacationers from all over the world:-)

Donna Long purchased this estate in 1995

Why Donna Long chose Missouri

This property is the home where my husband and I raised our children, when they grew up and moved out, I saw that we were not here as much and it's soooo beautiful to leave unattended, so I asked my husband if he would mind if we shared it with others. He agreed and the first year the response was soooo good that after I lost my husband, it's what kept me going:-) Everyone that stays here loves it, and many return year after year!!!

What makes this estate unique

As soon as your drive down the driveway between the manicured fields to the woods by the lake and then approach the home, you feel a sense of calmness. When you enter the foyer into the great room you then receive the WOW factor and the view is absolutely fabulous! Different words everyday can describe the view and the feeling, well, it's sometimes indescribable!! I look forward to providing this accommodation that you will long remember:-)

Guestbook comments from the manager

Words can not begin to express the wonderful time my family had being together in your amazing home! Everything was perfect and the surroundings, breath taking! I don't believe I could have found anything more enjoyable and relaxing. We take with us so many great memories and pictures. Everyone is already hoping we do this again next year and make it a family tradition! Thanks for everything!
Jul 2010
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Map

Nearest Airport
59 Miles
Lambert International STL
Nearest Barpub
6.7 Miles
Hagie's Nineteen
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Birch Creek Golf Course, Union, MO 63084
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Amtrak Washington 63090
Nearest Motorway
3.7 Miles
Hwy 50
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Junie Moon Market Cafe, Union, MO 63084
Nearest Ski
33 Miles
Hidden Valley Ski Resort, Eureka, MO 63025
Car: necessary
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Arch.

* St. Louis Cardinals.

* Tour Anhueser Busch.

* Lumier, Casino Queen, Ameristar.

* Gateway International Raceway.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Fish/Swim/Pedal Boat.

* Frank Lloyd Wright home in Kirkwood.

* Forest Park.

* St. Louis Zoo.

* City Museum.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Six Flags.

* Meramec Caverns.

* Science Center.

* Magic House.

* Grants Farm.

* You will enjoy swimming (heated concrete pool 15x30, Propane additional-pd by guest), kayaking, pedal boating, fishing until your heart is content, hiking, barbequing, or just relaxing and taking in all the views.

* Don't forget on a cool evening you can sit around the bon-fire

down at what we call the park area!

* Wineries are close by! Don't want to drive back, we can arrange a DD for you!

* Restaurants, well there are just a few, that we will recommend,

otherwise it's off to St. Louis for dinner!

* Golf courses are very near, several of them!

* Hunters-(pheasant, clay-skeet, deer) horseback riders, we have activities for you within 5 miles of this property.

Amenities

Union Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 2nd floor - toilet , shower , jetted tub , This Bathroom is in the Bedroom 1
    Bathroom 3 1st Floor - toilet , tub , Sunken Tub in between Bedroom 4 & 5
    Bathroom 2 2nd Floor - toilet , shower , This bathroom services bedroom 2 & 3
    Half Bathroom 1st Floor - toilet , Off of Dining Area and close to the inground pool
  • From a sunken tub on the main floor to a Jacuzzi tub on the second floor, 2 showers and 4 toilets!
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 3 2nd floor - 3 queen , Bathroom across the hall, shared with bedroom 2
    Bedroom 2 2nd Floor - 1 queen , Master bedroom with access to bathroom
    Bedroom 1 2nd Floor - 1 king , Master w/ full bathroom
    Bedroom 5 1st Floor - 1 queen , Bathroom shared with Bedroom 4
    Bedroom 4 1st Floor - 1 king , Bathroom Shared with Bedroom 5 /Beautiful view of Lake
  • All but 1 bedroom has a beautiful view of this 7 acre private lake on 55 acres.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There are so many things to offer one that stays here. It's large enough for a family gathering and personal enough for a private getaway! Fully equipped kitchen, linens, beach towels, gas grill, charcoal grill, 2 kayaks, and 4 paddle boats. Peacefullness, views, and nature, along with all the above!

Reviews

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Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Paradise on Lake and 55 Acres
average rating of 4.90625 based on 67 reviews
Madison, Wisconsin, USA
5

Donna is a great hostess!

  • 5 of 5

Our group had a wonderful time at Donna's house for the total solar eclipse. Comfortable, well stocked and beautiful, we enjoyed our summer vacation in the pool. Donna is a gem and we had a blast with her! What happens at Donna's house, stays at Donna's house!! wink, wink!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: To my newest friends in Madison, WI😀� Your group was awesome!! It's sooo refreshing and always a pleasure to meet such Wonderful people! I hope I have the opportunity to provide accommodations for you, your family, and friends again!!!! Thank you sooo very much😊�
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5

Great retreat!

  • 5 of 5

What an awesome place to get away from it all and relax with your friends. Donna was super responsive and provided great recommendations on local caterers and excursions.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Such a beautiful setting!!!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the home for a bachelorette party and it could not have worked out better! Donna was an absolute joy to work with and we'll be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Home!

  • 5 of 5

Me and some work friends just spent the weekend here and we had a blast. The house is awesome and the views are amazing. Will likely be returning next year! Thanks so much

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for family reunions

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 4 nights for a mini family reunion, with 7 adults and 6 children. The house is beautiful and we had enough room. We spent a lot of time on the lake in the boats. The lake was too muddy for swimming (perhaps because we had 100 degree temperatures and the river feeding the lake was dried up), but the pool was excellent, big enough for all of us. My 43-year-old cousin probably put it best when she said that, "I didn't do anything, but I wasn't bored."

The kitchen is well appointed, plus there is a large grill outside. We ended up eating all of our meals at the house. Donna briefly stopped by to bring some extra salt for the pool. She is very energetic but laid back, and I think that she genuinely wants her guests to have a great time. She is a hostess, not a landlord. We had a wonderful vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Not cleaned

  • 3 of 5

The family all met here prior to a high school graduation. The carpet in family room was quite soiled. The pantry was not clean.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee/Pool Open $350
Tax Rate 6.97%

Pool Closed/Cleaning Fee $200.00
Rates are subject to change at anytime before agreement is signed.
Attention last minute vacationer call for pricing!!!(Within 7 days of Rental)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.