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Matfield Station North Unit - Lodging in the Scenic Kansas Flint Hills

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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Apartment, Queen bed, Twin sleeper sofa

Great lodging for travelers and vacationers, in the most beautiful part of the Flint Hills of Kansas, surrounded by the last remaining, original tallgrass prairie, never plowed. Three efficiency apartments, or 'casitas,' with views of the sunrise over the valley of the South Fork of the Cottonwood River.

Great for artist retreats, birdwatchers, hikers, trainwatchers, or just for peaceful weekend getaways, vacations, or sabbaticals. Built in 1924 by the Santa Fe Railroad, the bunkhouse is newly restored and comfortably furnished.

Just 50 feet from the BNSF tracks, this is a great place for viewing the trains. Restored by former Chicago architect Bill McBride, the building is well-insulated, air-conditioned, features radiant floor heating and all modern amenities.


Keywords: Studio-apartment, casita, Santa Fe Railroad, BNSF, Flint Hills, Artist Retreat, Train Watching, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Running, Photography, Tallgrass Prairie, Chase County.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Your pets are welcome at Matfield Station!...moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    The sleeper sofa is a twin....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Plus vanity and shelving.

Other Amenities

  • A porch in the front, a deck in the back. Great views from either outdoor sitting area. Air conditioning for your summer get-away and radiant floor heating for your winter-stay....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Available in a separate laundry room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Radiant floor heating...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Available in a separate laundry room...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lots of space around Matfield Station....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Nearby Cottonwood Falls offers a nice public swimming pool....moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$110
$650 $2,100

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $93 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $70 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 13.5%

Notes:

We prefer a 2-night minimum.

However, a 1-night stay is possible for an additional $ 30.00 cleaning fee.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Last updated: 08/31/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

The Gallery at Pioneer Bluffs, The Bank Art Space, Train watching, Pioneer Bluffs (National Historic Site and community events); the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Strong City is only 20 minutes north, tours twice a day; Cottonwood Falls has a State fishing lake with a section blocked off for swimming; Chase County Courthouse in Cottonwood Falls - open to visitors - is the oldest occupied courthouse still in function in Kansas; Horseback riding; Hiking on the prairie; Autotours; Birdwatching; Prairie burning in late March and April; Observing Prairie Chickens' mating dance in late March, April and early May.

Fun shops and great restaurants in nearby Cottonwood Falls and Strong City.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: We (Bill and Julia McBride) moved to Matfield Green, Kansas from the city of Chicago in 2006. We are city folks having a blast in the country. We love it so much we had to share it with someone - so our son Luke was born in 2007. Now we want to share our country life with you

Why Matfield Green:
We purchased Matfield Station in 2001 after our second trip to Chase County, Kansas. The historic Santa Fe building was one good rain away from collapse and we couldn't stand to see that happen. Bill, the architect, worked with our friend Pat, the carpenter, to restore the building - with Julia (and our friend and partner Karl Rohlich) cheering on the project. Bill and Julia lived at Matfield Station while we built our house just 400 feet away. We love the views, the open space, the fresh air, the horses across the road, the sunsets, and the wind on the prairie - and we know you will too.


Contact us

Speaks: english, dutch

 

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