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Serene Country Apartment with Beautiful Views!

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Large, well-equipped kitchen with new appliances and breakfast bar.

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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Welcome to our lovely guest house! This beautiful living space was created as a comfortable and private oasis for those seeking relaxation, an undisturbed working environment, and communication with nature. We are located in the community of Millersburg, just east of downtown Columbia where an easy drive will have you in Columbia in 15 minutes or Fulton in 20 minutes. The apartment overlooks 26 acres of private land, and features a large master bedroom suite with mission-style furniture, queen-sized bed, and hardwood floors. Relax in the deep soaker tub with beautiful views of the countryside from the large picture window. The master bath also features a separate glass shower and dual sinks. The kitchen is fully furnished, contains all new stainless steel appliances, microwave, coffee maker, and toaster oven. The second bedroom contains a queen-sized sleeping futon and desk, and the powder room features a copper-bowl raised sink. The main living and dining area is bright and airy with a large sliding glass door leading to the sun deck. If you prefer to relax at home, there is an entertainment center with DVD and VCR, satellite television, portable radio with CD and I-pod/ I-phone input options, and high-speed wireless Internet access.

Columbia holds many activities for visitors. Home to 3 centers for higher learning, there are educational, sporting, art, music, and theater events virtually year-round. The University of Missouri Concert Series brings world-renowned performers and Broadway shows to the area on a regular basis. Columbia also hosts 2 film festivals yearly, as well as the autumn Roots, Blues, and Barbeque festival. There are great locally owned restaurants, brew pubs, coffee houses, art galleries, and apparel shops downtown. There are many live music venues and nightclubs for entertainment for all tastes. For kids, there are playgrounds at many downtown parks, Flat Branch Park offers a “spray ground” for warm weather fun, and Stephens Lake Park features a lake swimming area for families. Columbia also hosts the Show-Me State Games each summer, as well as other statewide sporting events. For those wishing to spend time outdoors, Little Dixie Lake, managed by the Missouri Conservation Department, is 2 miles away, with fishing and a 6 mile hiking trail. Rock Bridge State Park is just south of Columbia with numerous hiking trails, and trail access at the Mark Twain National Forest is within 10-15 minutes. Columbia is also the origin of the Rails-to Trails MKT Trail, a 10-mile biking and hiking trail that connects to the 225 mile Katy Trail, the longest Rails-to Trails park in the United States.

We are happy to entertain any questions about the location or furnishings of our apartment, or activities in the surrounding area.

NOTE: We are very sorry, but due to negative experience with renters who have broken no-smoking rules and smoked in the apartment, we have been forced to make this entire property - indoors and out - nonsmoking.

RATES: Our rental minimum is 4 nights at $180/night, inclusive of tax and cleaning fee. For 7 nights (1 week), the rate is $850, and per month is $2000.

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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age of 25 years for single adults....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Not child-proofed for babies and toddlers, but families who have stayed with kids have had a great time....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Both the apartment and the property are non-smoking....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Contact owner if you are traveling with pets....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    The apartment is all on one level, but a step down to access the front entrance, and no handicap bars are in the bathroom....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Master bedroom with attached full bathroom and soaker tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Second bedroom with comfortable queen bed and natural light....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (2) One Queen bed in Master bedroom, one in second bedroom., Baby Cribs (1) 'Pack n' Play' portable crib/ bassinette and swing for infants and babies., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Inflatable Aero Bed available with prior arrangement....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Spacious master bath, separate shower and deep soaker tub...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    Vanity has hammered copper bowl sink...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Close to many outdoor activities. Easy drive in to activities at the University of Missouri....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    If you are looking for a beautiful and quiet country setting, this is it!...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Spelunking

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    Calling card provided for long-distance service...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free wireless internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Comfortable couches!...moreless

  • Parking:

    Large gravel parking area in front of apartment...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Large gravel area in front of the apartment....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Local service and incoming calls on the land-line...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free, high-speed internet connection....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked with dishes and cookware. Blender on-site for frozen cocktails on the porch....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck furniture and cushions included....moreless

  • Golf:

    Old Hawthorne golf club is 8 miles away on route WW...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal Weber kettle grill...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$180
$850 $2,200
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $20
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

See apartment description for rates. 4 night minimum at $180/night, 1 week at $800 and 1 month at $2000. Rates inclusive of cleaning and tax.

Payment is arranged following receipt of contract from the apartment owner. Payment can be made via cash, check, or credit card by Pay Pal, and details are included in the rental contract.


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Last updated: 06/30/2015
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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Columbia Regional Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Columbia
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Old Hawthorne
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
5.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 70 Exit 137
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Columbia

Car: Necessary

Apartment is 2 miles from Little Dixie Lake, maintained by MO Dept of Conservation for fishing with a 6.5 mile hiking trail at perimiter; restaurants, shopping, fitness centers, Rails-to Trails MKT Trail, and theaters are 10-12 miles west in Columbia; approximately 15 miles from Rock Bridge State Park with hiking and spelunking. Gas station/ convenience store 1 mile east in Millersburg.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We are professors at the University who started renting properties from VRBO when we traveled, and also enjoy the opportunity to travel with our pets.

Why the Owner Chose Columbia:
We moved to Columbia in 1999, and into our present location in 2001. We have completely fallen in love with this area of the country and have made it our permanent home. We purchased the building from next-door neighbors in 2006 and added the apartment to use as a guest house for our own home. In between using the apartment for personal use, we decided to make it available as a VRBO property given our positive experiences with rentals we had taken while traveling.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
This property provides a great opportunity to visit many wonderful places in and around the mid-Missouri area, and to get together with families and attend University functions. The outdoor space provides wonderful country views in an uncrowded space.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Large, well-equipped kitchen with new appliances and breakfast bar.

    Large, well-equipped kitchen with new appliances and breakfast bar.

  • Master bedroom with Mission-style bed and hardwood floors.

    Master bedroom with Mission-style bed and hardwood floors.

  • Shower and soaker tub in the Master Bath, beautiful detail in tile work.

    Shower and soaker tub in the Master Bath, beautiful detail in tile work.

  • Half bath vanity with copper bowl sink.

    Half bath vanity with copper bowl sink.

  • Entertainment center with VCR, DVD, flat-screen TV, and DirecTV Satellite.

    Entertainment center with VCR, DVD, flat-screen TV, and DirecTV Satellite.

  • A gorgeous fall day!

    A gorgeous fall day!

  • Winter sunset above the trees - beautiful Missouri!

    Winter sunset above the trees - beautiful Missouri!

  • Living room with Master Bedroom through the french doors.

    Living room with Master Bedroom through the french doors.

  • Second bedroom with Wrought-iron bed, comfortable queen-sized mattress.

    Second bedroom with Wrought-iron bed, comfortable queen-sized mattress.

  • Double sink vanity in the Master Bath.

    Double sink vanity in the Master Bath.

  • Dining table and sitting area, sliding glass door access to the deck.

    Dining table and sitting area, sliding glass door access to the deck.

  • View from back deck - lots of privacy.

    View from back deck - lots of privacy.

  • December sunset view taken by one of our guests.

    December sunset view taken by one of our guests.

VRBO #151225

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Apartment
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 30%
  • Calendar last updated 06/30/2015
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