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Buck Run Lodge - Conference Facility, Nature's Own Retreat ,

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Buck Run Lodge


Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Anita lodge description

Enjoy natural beauty and wildlife at this unique retreat. Buck Run sits on 40 beautiful acres of pristine prairie. The fully-renovated lodge is ideal for family gatherings, reunions with friends, or business events. The Lodge includes a Great Room plus dining and living rooms that can accommodate 30-40 for a meal, reception, or party.

The Lodge is versatile, designed to support events ranging from conference meetings, company retreats or intimate weekend getaways. A 50x15 conference room is lined with Oregon alder wood. A field-stone fireplace, built with stones from the property, serves as the focal point of the room which overlooks the pond.

Buck Run Lodge also features modern amenities to make your stay luxurious. A fully-appointed kitchen connects to the dining room--perfect for enjoying special meals. Off the dining room, enjoy the wrap-around deck overlooking the large, private pond, a place to socialize, watch the sunrise or sunset, or admire the wildlife and beautiful flora.

The Lodge has 4 bedrooms. Three bedrooms include a queen-sized bed and 1 bedroom offers 2 double beds. The Lodge has two full-bathrooms, one of which is handicap accessible.

Buck Run Lodge is located in Anita, Iowa, which is midpoint between Omaha, Nebraska, and Des Moines, Iowa.

Keywords: Retreat, Natural Setting of Oak Trees and Pond, Fire Pit, Walking Trails, Wildlife

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 2400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 and older...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1


          • Bathroom 2


          • Full Bathrooms, one with handicap accessible sink and 4 inch step up into the shower. Very large, suitable for a wheelchair...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Full kitchen supply of pans, electric popcorn popper, hot pot for water, blender, mixer...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes for serving of 30 and plenty of silverware.Various cooking utensils...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Galley kitchen with lots of counter space and cupboards...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            You furnish all groceries for your reservation...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            20 cup, 12 cup and 4 cup coffee makers...moreless


          • Living Room:

            Recliner couch and another for seating with 2 rockers , coffee tables and reading lamps...moreless

          • Parking:

            Lots of room for cars, additional parking for RVs and campers...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            All bed linens and towels are provided, extras are available...moreless

          • Heating:

            Forced air heating and electric fireplace...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Fire Pit, Pond Stocked for Fishing, Walking Trails among the establish oak trees and 6,000 newly planted trees....moreless


              • Games:

                variety of board cards for all ages, cards and puzzzles...moreless

              • Television:

                42 inch flat screen TV , brand new...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish satellite for TV and internet...moreless

              • CD Player
              • Stereo
              • Books


                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Very large deck accented with huge pine logs, seating at tables for 8, chairs for 12. Overlooks the pond, lots of wildlife to watch....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Acres of lawn to set up outdoor games that you provide, room for kids to play tag. Walking trails on 40 acres....moreless

                  • Gazebo:

                    Steel gazebo overlooking the pond, have had many wedding ceremonies in this setting....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Three kayaks and fishing boat available for guest use...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    park model grill near the firepit, charcoal....moreless

                  • Bicycles


                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Location & View

                      • Water View:

                        12 acre pond teeming with fish and fowl...moreless


                      • Churches
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hiking
                      • Cycling
                      • Golf
                      • Swimming
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Medical Services
                      • Laundromat
                      • Hospital
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Groceries
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Miniature Golf
                      • Horseshoes
                      • Walking
                      • Antiquing
                      • Restaurants
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Library
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fishing


                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 6 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $300 $325
                      Fri, Sat

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Taxes Not included


                      Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                      Fifty percent deposit required to hold dates. Final payment due 2 weeks before arrival.

                      Cancellation policy:

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

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                      Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Des Moines or a grass strip airport at Anita Ia
                      3 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 80
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Anita, Iowa
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Crestwood Hills, 18. challenging
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      The Redwoods- full service steakhouse

                      The layout of Buck Run Lodge was designed for group activities, reunions or family gatherings with wide open spaces and common areas. A 15x50 Great Room can seat 30 at tables or small groups around hand-made coffee tables. The room can be closed off with sliding glass doors for privacy while you or a caterer prepares your gourmet lunch or evening meal. The wrap-around deck is another venue for dining or meetings with tables and chairs. WINTER RATES AVAILABLE


                      Owner info

                      About the owner: Jim and Kathie area farmers in SW Iowa and operate Buck Run Lodge on their property. They are artists that have used their'artistic eye' to build, decorate and landscape this property. They always think 'Would I want to stay here?' YES

                      Why the Owner Chose Anita:
                      We chose this property to build Buck Run Lodge on because of the 12 acre pond and the oak grove.A perfect setting for a quiet retreat but with recreational activities for your family or company, fishing, kayaking, hiking, bird watching, deer wanderings, etc

                      The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
                      We can accommodate large and small family reunions, school reunions, company retreats, weddings - gazebo for the ceremony and Event Center for receptions for 200. Beautiful photographic setting for the outdoor weddings.We have hosted National Dog Trials, Agricultural businesses, computer technical retreats. A private sanctuary for you.

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                      Speaks: english

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                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, May 07, 2014

                      $300 - $325 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

                      View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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