Perfect Reunion Getaway Close to Town(17 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Lakefront Lodge for Large Family Get-Togethers, Sleeps 20-28, 5 br, 4 bath
The Lodge sleeps 20 in 5 uniquely designed bedrooms: Main Floor: The Treetop: 2 Queens, 1 bunk in alcove, bathroom suite; The Lake View: Queen Bed, Bunk Bed hall bath with clawfoot tub; Lower Level: The Cavern: Queen Bed, with bunk in alcove and attached private bath; The Sprout: two singles that can be combined to a king and a bunk, hall bath; The Sunrise Room: full bed and a bunk bed, hall bath. There is also a playroom with an art and Lego table, and a stage to keep children happily occupied. We provide all linens, sheets, towels, wash cloths, etc.
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Member since: 2013
- 5000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Optional
- Private Chef
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed:
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, Beds for 20-24
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- The Homestead Lodge is a local attraction. We host educational events and camps throughout the year. When we aren't having events, we rent to families coming for reunions, game weekends, or just a fun getaway. Families with children are happiest here with all the farm animals, zip line, playroom, and pool....moreless
- Game Room
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 16 people
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Deck / Patio
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Deposit $200
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Starkville is home to the beautiful Mississippi State University and the annual award winning Cotton District Arts festival. Starkville offers many options for visitors to enjoy great recreation, from hunting, fishing or bird watching in the great outdoors to enjoying a challenging game of golf or working out at state-of-the-art fitness centers. Residents also enjoy many cultural activities including the Starkville Community Theater, Starkville-MSU Symphony Orchestra and more. One of our favorite outings is the Noxube Wildlife Refuge.
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: I always wanted to be Laura Ingles Wilder. I read every book and watched every episode as a kid, and I guess it stuck. My family decided to start the The Homestead Retreat Center when one too many friends stood in our garden and said, 'Y'all should teach this stuff.' This 'stuff' includes all the things we have learned over the past six years as we transformed our home and five acres into a modern homestead, including, chickens, orchards, vegetable gardens, a greenhouse, solar panels, and a grey water and cistern system. Mississippi is rich with practical know-how, but much of that information has been lost in an era of cheap energy and convenience. We value knowing how to do real things! The purpose of the Homestead Center is to help Mississippians rediscover fading skills by combining the best of our past knowledge with our current improvements and technologies. We hope to share our experiences with our community and our state. We moved out of our original homestead, and turned the old homestead into a rental, teaching, learning, demonstration center. We pay for the center with our special events, rental facilities and Homestead memberships.
Why the Owner Chose Starkville, MS, USA:
Charles Bouchillon built the Homestead Retreat as a dream house for his family, his wife, and four teenagers in 1974. He was an engineer at MS State and designed and built the home in the shape of an airplane - pointed at the front with two wings coming out the sides. There is a great story about he and a guy named 'Tiny.' Tiny helped Charles place the great, old beams together and when the last one fit he said, 'I'll be damned, it worked!' It is truly a unique place with lots of beautiful windows and just as many quirks to make it special. I have heard more people say, 'This place has such a good feeling!' It does and we want to share that with you and your friends and family.
The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Everyone who stays at the Homestead Retreat says it has such a special feel. The Homestead is not luxury, but it is clean, comfortable, peaceful and relaxing! It allows people to slow down, unwind and reconnect to the best Mississippi has to offer.
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Springtime at the Lodge
Pool - Open May-October
Kitchen - Dining seats and extra ten
Entrance to Greatroom
Great Room Gathering
Bathroom Suite in Family Room
The Cavern - 1 Queen, 1 Bunk in Alcove, attached bathroom
The Bunk Room - 2 sets of bunk beds, hall bath
Hall Bath Main Floor
Screened in Porch off Kitchen
Farm to Table Dinner May 2013
Pergola at the Pool
Fireplace in the Great Room
Family Room- 2 Queens, One Bunk in Alcove, Bathroom Suite
The Sprout - 1 Queen and 1 Bunk, Hall Bath
The Lakeview - 1 Queen, Hall Bath
The Playroom - stage, Lego table, art station, bar and fridge
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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