3BR, 1.5BA Home on Broadhorn Farm

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Main Level Living Room


Last updated: 10/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our modern, cozy home is located on the southwest corner of our farm and is a great place for family reunions, hunters, Madison County enthusiasts, hot air ballooners and others traveling through Iowa. The kitchen is fully equipped, there are three bedrooms (2 queen/1 full) and a family game room where there is also a daybed and trundle (2 twins). There are also 2 other houses on the farm available for rent (for BIG family reunions). We love having guests but if you want nothing but privacy you will definitely enjoy our guesthouse.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 years of age or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Bedroom 3


  • Besides the three bedrooms which sleep 6 comfortably there is a day bed with a pull out trundle in the downstairs family room - this additional sleeping area is great for kids or singles but may not be private enough to accomodate a couple....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games:

    Family games, card, checkers, ect... located in basement family room...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Some toys available in basement family room...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Gambling Casinos
  • Scenic Drives

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Property located on working cattle farm...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Hot Air Ballooning


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    1 car garage attached...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Off street parking...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes & utensils provided...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, coffee, tea, sugar, creamer, pots & pans, salt, pepper, cooking oil and other essentials...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:


  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, tea, various sweetners, & creamer are provided....moreless


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Really large front yard good for kids, dogs, space to roam.......moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill & grill utensils provided...moreless



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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$887 $2,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $60 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning Fee $60 + tax
  • Tax Rate 6%


Check-In Time is 2pm unless otherwise arranged. Check-Out Time is 11am.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/18/2016
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Des Moines International
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway

Car: Necessary

Bridges of Madison County, John Wayne birthplace and museum, near Great Western Bike trail, Two Saints Winery and casino.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: My husband and I originally purchased the farm as an investment with no intention of living here ourselves but we were drawn to it and moved from West Des Moines to the farm a few months after purchasing. We purchased 4 Belted Galloway Cattle and now run a 110 head operation and raise pastured poultry as well.

Why the Owner Chose Truro, IA, USA:
We liked the convenient location to Des Moines and Kansas City; two places where we spend a lot of time

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Easy to access just off of I-35 and on pavement (not gravel) Lots of natural light and a relaxed, peaceful place to stay only 20 miles from Des Moines

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Main Level Living Room

    Main Level Living Room

  • Lower Level Family Room w/TV, books, games ect...

    Lower Level Family Room w/TV, books, games ect...

  • Dining/Kitchen


  • The John Wayne room with Full Bed

    The John Wayne room with Full Bed

  • Lower Level Entrance

    Lower Level Entrance

  • A couple of our Belted Galloway cattle

    A couple of our Belted Galloway cattle

  • Main Living Room

    Main Living Room

  • Lower Level Family Game Room

    Lower Level Family Game Room

  • The Des Moines room - fun, retro decor and queen bed w/attached .5 bath

    The Des Moines room - fun, retro decor and queen bed w/attached .5 bath

  • Francessa's Room w/Queen Bed

    Francessa's Room w/Queen Bed

  • Front of 'Guest House' at Broadhorn Farm

    Front of 'Guest House' at Broadhorn Farm

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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3BR, 1.5BA home on Broadhorn Farm

Truro, IA, USA #630471

3 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 8

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