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Luxury Estate with Pool, Hot Tub, & Event Barn

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A perfectly private pool and hot tub provide gathering space and great views.

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Last updated: 06/10/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
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Manhattan house description

Situated in the Flint Hills just 2 miles from the west side of Manhattan, Kansas, Prairiewood Retreat offers an exquisite guest residence with exceptional meeting and banquet space, luxurious bed and bathroom suites, abundant amenities, and over 250 acres of Tallgrass prairie to explore. Nestled on an ancient limestone outcropping between two wooded ravines, time spent here will awaken the senses, renew perspective, and inspire imagination.

By limiting use of Prairiewood to one guest group at at time, experiences here can be custom-tailored to to meet the specific wishes of each guest. There are no interruptions, no other guests wandering through, and no intrusions by our staff - except when requested. The rare privacy, unparalleled service, and stunning beauty of this special place will exceed your highest expectations.

Also on the property adjacent to the house is a multi-purpose Event Barn that can be perfectly tailored to wedding receptions, meetings, reunions, and banquets.

*** See the link to our website below for more detailed information about Prairiewood.

Capacity & Uses:
The floor plan of Prairiewood is highly adaptable to a wide range of uses and events. A first-class, fully wired audio/visual meeting room will seat 12–50 guests, with a wide array of seating and table options available. Banquet seating throughout the venue is offered for up to 60 guests. There are 4 Bedroom/bathroom suites available on-site, and shuttling to/from nearby hotels is also offered for larger groups needing additional overnight accommodations. Whether a corporate retreat or rehearsal dinner, a family reunion or K-State sporting event, we would be honored to show you why Prairiewood is the region’s premier venue for those seeking a truly distinctive experience.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 8-14

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Dining Area Seats:

                40...moreless

              • Dining
              • Kitchen
              • Dishwasher
              • Stove
              • Oven
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Ice Maker
              • Catering Available
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 40 people

              Amenities

              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Parking Off Street
              • Linens Provided
              • Fireplace
              • Heating
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Air Conditioning

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Games
              • Books
              • Toys
              • Game Room
              • Foosball
              • CD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Video Library
              • Music Library
              • Pool Table
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone
              • Computer Available
              • Wireless Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool
              • Jetted Tub
              • Hot Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Kayak / Canoe

              Location & View

                  • Monument View

                  Activities

                  • Zoo
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Tennis
                  • Hunting
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Fishing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Hiking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cycling
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sledding
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Kayaking
                  • Racquetball
                   

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                  From $410/night (for weekday stays, 4+ days, booked within 20 days of stay)
                  To $820/night (for weekend stays, 1 day, booked within 20 days of stay)
                  From $545/night (for weekday stays, 4+ days, booked more than 20 days from stay)
                  To $1095/night (for weekend stays, 1 day, booked more than 20 days from stay)
                  $3650/week (special 7-day pricing)
                  See our website, prairiewood. com, for full rate information, or call.
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Last updated: 06/10/2014
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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2008

                  About the owner: We fell in love with the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie when we each came to Manhattan to attend K-State. Now, some 20 years later after graduating from KSU, we have made the Flint Hills our home - and Prairiewood our labor of love. Together with our 3 children, we enjoy the charm of Manhattan living, KSU sports, and the great outdoors of this special place.

                  Why the Owner Chose Manhattan:
                  The dream and vision for Prairiewood began over 10 years ago. It all started with a simple vision for saving some of the native tallgrass prairie landscape in and around Manhattan, Kansas. Along the way, we became more and more compelled by the idea of using the prairie to provide a place where the values of the land can find their way into the hearts and souls of its visitors–a place where the senses are awakened, perspective is renewed, and imagination is inspired. We have worked diligently over the past five years to bring together all the pieces for such a place. We have acquired land surrounded by native prairie ecology, created exquisite accommodations and meeting space, blazed miles of walking trails, and assembled a staff of tremendous individuals. Now, after officially opening in January of 2010, the next chapter of our story is just beginning... Prairiewood is now a unique property set aside specifically as a prairie preserve to be used as a retreat facility. Whether an individual or couple seeking a place to rest and renew, a small group looking for a unique and inspiring place to meet, or a board-of-directors requiring a state-of-the-art meeting room, Prairiewood won't disappoint. From our first-class, carefully appointed accommodations to our world class guest service, everything at Prairiewood has been thoughtfully assembled to create a truly one-of-a-kind experience.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Praireiwood is very versatile. It is intentionally intimate, unusually private, and thoroughly welcoming. While just next to town, there is feeling of being a million miles away. The prairie has a subtle yet profound beauty that tends to calm our nerves and inspire our dreams. We always feel refreshed after spending time there, whether waking the trails or sipping coffee in the sun room. We take great pleasure in sharing this very special place which we so love.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  • A perfectly private pool and hot tub provide gathering space and great views.

                    A perfectly private pool and hot tub provide gathering space and great views.

                  • An open kitchen and bar is perfect for gathering and food preparation.

                    An open kitchen and bar is perfect for gathering and food preparation.

                  • The evening sun filters into the Sunroom with views of the surrounding prairie.

                    The evening sun filters into the Sunroom with views of the surrounding prairie.

                  • Each Bedroom is thoughtfully assembled with luxury linens and creature comforts.

                    Each Bedroom is thoughtfully assembled with luxury linens and creature comforts.

                  • Banquet seating can be configured in a variety of ways at the Retreat House.

                    Banquet seating can be configured in a variety of ways at the Retreat House.

                  • Pool, foosball, and a wet bar sit behind the theater style 60" flat-screen TV.

                    Pool, foosball, and a wet bar sit behind the theater style 60" flat-screen TV.

                  • The Blue Sage Barn sits just down the hill from the Retreat House.

                    The Blue Sage Barn sits just down the hill from the Retreat House.

                  • Repurposed from an original equestrian barn, the Barn has been fully modernized.

                    Repurposed from an original equestrian barn, the Barn has been fully modernized.

                  • Weddings are a popular use of Prairiewood, often held in a secluded open meadow.

                    Weddings are a popular use of Prairiewood, often held in a secluded open meadow.

                  • Prairiewood's Walnut Pond is a secluded destination for picnics gatherings.

                    Prairiewood's Walnut Pond is a secluded destination for picnics gatherings.

                  • Wildcat Creek provides opportunities for paddling by canoe on its calm waters.

                    Wildcat Creek provides opportunities for paddling by canoe on its calm waters.

                  • A look at the 250 acre private prairie preserve that surround the Retreat House.

                    A look at the 250 acre private prairie preserve that surround the Retreat House.

                  • The open floor plan of the Retreat House is perfect for gathering and relaxing.

                    The open floor plan of the Retreat House is perfect for gathering and relaxing.

                  • Our fire-side Dining Room with oversized round table can comfortably seat 6-8.

                    Our fire-side Dining Room with oversized round table can comfortably seat 6-8.

                  • Our baby-grand player-piano can fill the house w/ music at the push of a button.

                    Our baby-grand player-piano can fill the house w/ music at the push of a button.

                  • Each of the 4 bedroom has a well appointed private bath, two with jacuzzi tubs.

                    Each of the 4 bedroom has a well appointed private bath, two with jacuzzi tubs.

                  • Our multi-purpose Meeting Room w/ full audio/video and surround sound.

                    Our multi-purpose Meeting Room w/ full audio/video and surround sound.

                  • With a hottub on the pool deck, the outdoor living possibilities are endless.

                    With a hottub on the pool deck, the outdoor living possibilities are endless.

                  • The Blue Sage Barn covered patio affords perfect outdoor space for receptions.

                    The Blue Sage Barn covered patio affords perfect outdoor space for receptions.

                  • The Blue Sage Barn is perfect for weddings, receptions, and special events!

                    The Blue Sage Barn is perfect for weddings, receptions, and special events!

                  • Guided tours by electric, off-road cart can be schedule by advance request.

                    Guided tours by electric, off-road cart can be schedule by advance request.

                  • Stocked with bass, Walnut Pond provides hours of fun when their biting!

                    Stocked with bass, Walnut Pond provides hours of fun when their biting!

                  • Guests are welcome to bring their own canoes, or they can be rented on site.

                    Guests are welcome to bring their own canoes, or they can be rented on site.

                  • The sun rises over the fall colors in the hills just behind the Retreat House.

                    The sun rises over the fall colors in the hills just behind the Retreat House.

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