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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: 11/12/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Columbia apartment 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, the YouZeum in downtown Columbia is an interactive children’s museum. In addition to 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: The new rate calculator feature of VRBO is creating conflict. Briefly, our rental minimum is 4 nights at $170/night, inclusive of tax and cleaning fee. For 7 nights (1 week), the rate is $800, and per month is $1800.

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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

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

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                      Base Rate
                      4 night min stay
                      $170

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Notes:

                      See apartment description for rates. 4 night minimum at $170/night, 1 week at $800 and 1 month at $1900. Rates inclusive of cleaning and tax.


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                      Last updated: 11/12/2014
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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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                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                      Date last modified - Monday, December 15, 2014

                      $170 per night (USD)
                      12

                      2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 11/12/14
                      Minimum stay: 4 nights
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                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/12/2014
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                      (573) 823-9357 (Missouri, USA)

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