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Beautiful Rustic Barn Waiting For You To Relax. 40 Min South Of Desmoines.

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type barn

Overview

About the property

Our Barn Is In The Country Surrounded By Corn Fields And Gorgeous Landscaping

Our rustic barn has a stone gas fireplace perfect for snuggling and staying warm. Downstairs has a bathroom,living room,eating area,and full kitchen( including dishes,pots pans,silverware ect just bring your food) upstairs has 2 br with 1 double and 1 queen bed in each room. A vintage soaking tub waits for bubble time in the upstairs bathroom. A sitting area where you can catch up on some reading or sip a glass of wine is on the 2nd floor as well. Tv upstairs & downstairs with Direct TV. Relax in a lounge chair outside under the pergola,throw a steak on the barbe, make some smores by the campfire, listen to the waterfalls. Walk through the gardens and enjoy the sweet smells .Our address is 7919 G 76 HWY New Virginia IA 50210. We are out in the country but just off pavement. We are 15 min south of Indianola, or 15 min north of Osceola.


Owner
Holly Bailey
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 31, 2017

About Holly Bailey

Hello, we are Troy & Holly Bailey from New Virginia IA. We are transplants from Maryland that moved to this beautiful state in 2006. We dairy farmed in Maryland and moved to Iowa to partake in its more laid back, less crowded atmosphere and get our hands dirty with the rich black soil that covers the state.

Holly Bailey purchased this barn in 2011

Why Holly Bailey chose New Virginia

We needed a place for family and friends to stay when they came to visit so we turned our barn into a rustic hideaway that we thought others would enjoy too. And they do. The only complaints we get from our guest is that they don't want to leave.

What makes this barn unique

The landscaping is always changing here between a field full of soybeans or corn to the north ,a pergola covered in blooming wisteria, or tulips everywhere in the spring,how about the smells of the lavender that draws the butterflies to its purple luster,the birds always singing a song in the bushes and vines as they make their way to vibrant red birdboxes filled with chirping babies. The trees that shade you on a hot day as you relax in your chaise and catch an afternoon nap. Maybe you all but fell asleep getting a massage outdoors while you take in all these sounds and smells. (we have a massuse that comes and gives massages here at the barn) in the winter you can curl up by the fireplace with your cocoa ,watch the sun rise while you sip your cup of joe,watch the stars twinkle above your head as you gaze out the sky lights ,catch up on movie time, remember what its like to relax and enjoy life.

Guestbook comments from the owner

THANKS SO MUCH FOR THE WONDERFUL BREAKFAST . IT IS SO PEACEFUL HERE AND CALM.IT MAKES FOR A GREAT RETREAT TO RECHARGE!
Feb 2014
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Amenities

New Virginia Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
  • queen air sleeper sofa in living room
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Beautiful Rustic Barn Waiting For You To Relax. 40 Min South Of Desmoines.
average rating of 4.9652176 based on 133 reviews
5

Sisters Weekend

  • 5 of 5

The Barn is as charming as can be; love the interior decorating, the coziness of the living room, the beds/pillows were super comfy! Overall, could not have asked for a better place to stay and we plan on coming back again next year for our Sisters weekend!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Cozy, quaint and beautiful! A peaceful bit of serenity to ease the mind, get away from the city or relax just because. Well constructed, well laid out home with all the features of a home, bundled up in a smaller package! Within an hour from Des Moines makes it convenient for a weekend stay, but close enough that you don't have to do a lot of planning around travel. We will be back without question.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

The barn is even better than the pictures reveal . Our only regret was we didn't have more time we could spend here. We will definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and cozy

  • 5 of 5

The place was very tidy, adorable, and cozy. The fireplace was lovely on a chilly Saturday night. The kitchen was perfectly equipped for a Sunday morning breakfast. It was great for a girls’ weekend. I’d definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Love it!

  • 5 of 5

This is my second time to the property and it was perfect. I cannot even think of one negatives thing to say! Holly goes above and beyond with even the smallest details. Can’t wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lil piece of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at Holly's lil hideaway! There were all the comforts of home, and loved all the special lil details in the decor. It was so relaxing sitting outside for coffee, but unfortunately it was too breezy for a fire during our stay. Looking forward to trying it out on our next visit. Grounds are beautifully landscaped, the bed was comfy, and we over packed on our necessities. Holly had thought of everything we would need. We only encountered 2 problems while we were there 1- We didn't want to leave and 2- How soon can we book our next stay? It was truly a great 30th anniversary/birthday weekend getaway!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

$110 FOR 2 PEOPLE $175 FOR 3- 6 PEOPLE.$15 PER PERSON AFTER 6 PEOPLE.
Check in is at 3pm Check out is at 11 am.
NOTE: A CLEANING FEE OF $30 FOR GROUPS OF 7-10 PEOPLE PER STAY WILL BE CHARGED.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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