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Carmen's Cozy Cottage

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

Family Friendly cottage on a working farm, relaxed and casual.

3 bedrooms 1 bath Cottage Rent by the day or week. 4.5 miles from historic Kalona. 35 miles from Amana Colonies. Located on a hobby farm with friendly farm animals. Kid and family friendly, and also a nice quiet get away for couples. Several local Restaurants, pubs, and shopping. Full fresh farm breakfast on weekends. You can come and go all day and feel free to sit by a fire pit in the yard in the evening. 20 minutes from Iowa City. There is a big yard for relaxing or playing. Sleeps 8 in beds. Air mattresses available.


Owner
Carmen Kiefer
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Limited Spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Carmen Kiefer

We have 7 children with only one left at home. We both work full time and keep busy during our time off with our animals and hobby farm. We love our peaceful setting and view, and we like to share it with others.

What makes this cottage unique

Out in the country. Farm experience. Beautiful star filled sky at night. Huge yard to play and relax

Amenities

Wellman Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , walk in shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Living room sleeper sofa
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
Notes:
Grocery/Dining/Indoor recreation/fitness facilities within 5 miles.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Carmen's Cozy Cottage
average rating of 4.903226 based on 31 reviews
4

We had a great time at this cottage in the country.-warm and welcoming!

  • 4 of 5

This was our first VRBO experience and we were very pleased. Carmen was very helpful and we would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

Perfect weekend stay! Amazing hospitality.

  • 5 of 5

Our group traveled to Iowa for a football game and Carmen’s House was perfect. It was a lovely home, very cute, cozy and clean, and even better than the photos show. The breakfast was amazing and a wonderful start to our day. The animals were such a fun surprise as well! It is about a 25 minute drive to campus. This was hands down one of the best VRBO experiences my husband and I have ever had and we’d highly recommend it to anyone looking for a wonderful place to stay in Iowa. Thank you, Carmen!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming, Relaxing, Don't miss this one!

  • 5 of 5

What a relaxing place to stay! Comfy living area and comfy beds, doesn't get any better than that! Oh, but wait....it does! The breakfasts were to die for! More than we expected, more than we deserved. Would recommend this to anyone. And if you have kids, they will LOVE all the animals.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great little get away out in the country

  • 5 of 5

Our family of seven stayed at Carmens cozy cottage for the weekend. It's about a half hour from Kinnick Stadium. We enjoyed the homemade farm style breakfast, the farm animals and the comfortable home. We had delicious dinners in Kalona which was only 4 miles away. I would recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Absolutely the best in Iowa

  • 5 of 5

This rental unit has it all. In country charm, cats, dogs, cattle, pigs, ducks, rabbits and horses. Large yard area for kids to play and enjoy. No crime here, one of the safest spots in the world. Morning sunrises and evening sunsets with the sound of birds chirping. The owners are two of the nicest people you will ever meet. Thier weekend breakfast is beyond describing, multiple choices with organic raised range eggs and pork. Totally awesome. Don't pass up the chance to stay here.

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Eureka, Illinois
5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

A great place to stay. It was very clean and the breakfast was delicious and unexpected! Would definitely recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Cedar Rapids, Eastern Iowa Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Wellman, Kalona, Riverside Casino and Golf
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Mount Pleasant
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 22
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Pub, Mexican, Cafe, Bakery
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Coralville Resevoir
Car: necessary

25 miles to U of I Hospital

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Hawkeye game special! we will drop you at stadium and pick you up after game!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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