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'For Old Time's Sake' Log Cabin

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Our authentic log cabin was built in the early 1930's and has been newly restored. It is situated on nearly 300 peaceful acres along the Meramec River and has river frontage for you to enjoy. We have easy river access and a small gravel bar. Float trips by canoe or raft may be available by reservation for an additional fee. Bedroom #1 has a queen size bed, antique dresser, and a fireplace. The bunkroom has one full bed, one twin bed, and a set of bunk beds. The back porch dining hall seats 12 people and has plenty of room for games and activities (we have several to choose from or bring your own). There is a TV and VCR/DVD player (we have some movies too), but no cable or internet...PERFECT! The kitchen is stocked too! There is room to pitch a tent (or several for an additional fee)! Relax away from the stress in our quiet getaway and make many new memories. This place is the perfect place to get away from it all and 'rough it' while still enjoying the modern conveniences of home!

Elaine Mitchell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
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Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
November 11, 2016


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

'For Old Time's Sake' Log Cabin
average rating of 4.72 based on 25 reviews

Looking for a tranquil rustic getaway?

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect weekend retreat for my boyfriend and me. I loved the fabulously secluded location next to a field of cows with a lovely walk to the river .

The cabin is quaint with nicely understated yet tasteful decor totally appropriate for the rustic setting. it was very clean. I give this 5 stars because this is a super unique location but I don't want to mislead anyone in thinking they will get 5 star furnishings, expect basic rustic comfort in this delightful 1930's family owned farm log cabin. If you want peace and quiet, no technology, a serene pastoral setting and a super cool, unique hideaway I suggest you book this place.

  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spider Horror

  • 3 of 5

We looked so forward to this get away. The cabin was pretty and old but was not sealed and the land was beautiful. River access was, although through a field on the property, quite a distance from the cabin. The gravel bar needs some cleaning and weeding as well. The cabin could have been cleaner and the coffee pot did not work. Kitchen appliances and dishes were pretty old. Not many bowls for serving food. The fire pit was great and the surrounding land was beautiful. Our 2 small dogs loved being outside not leashed. Our horror began in the evenings when like clock work about 6:00 PM, large black spiders would constantly be running across the floors. We are not afraid of spiders kind of people, but this was ridiculous. Too many spiders to count were killed every night. It became like a horror movie. We would have went somewhere else if I had not already paid for the full 2 nights and the local hotels were full. The owner came by, we told him of this, he just stated that they had just sprayed so he did not know why this was happening. There were so many spiders it became hilarious. The owners dogs also managed to come over, labs, very friendly to people but we had small dogs the big one wanted to fight with. We had to put our dogs inside an evening until theirs were picked up by a neighbor. Never so glad to leave a cabin. We will not be returning to this place. The spiders and lack of sealing the cabin inside with the additional minor irritations make this only a 3 for me.

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We loved everything about this place and it was exactly what we were looking for- a private, quiet and secluded get away without distractions! Thanks for the great place, we can't wait to go back

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Trenton, Missouri

Stayed at this cabin 9/23 -9/25/2016 ...

  • 5 of 5

Loved the cabin & the amazing view. Spent the weekend with my 3 kids {19mon, 9yr, 15yr} & husband at the cabin we was needing a NON- electronic weekend as a family to get back to the basics. That exactly what we got:) We loved watching the cows all day even got up super early to watch the fog & cows. Went down to the river & had a wonderful bonfire.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful family weekend.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was charming. We were celebrating a special occasion and family members traveled from out of state. We had such a great time...lunch by the river,visit the local winery just down the road, fire in the fire pit at night and all of us cooking breakfast together in the kitchen. We shared stories and laughed together. It was such a great relaxing weekend.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great logcabin feel

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the stargazing and fire pit cooking with our family

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning fee $30
Tax Rate 6.1%

There is a $30 cleaning charge that is due upon booking. There is a maximum of 7 people. If you bring additional people to tent or camper stay, there is an additional $25 fee per campsite.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Steelville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
This is our family farm, and this is a private family friendly cabin. You will have the whole place to yourself!

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