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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. If you are staying for a Hawkeye game, we will drop you off and pick you up after the game. Avoid parking hassles and long walk following the game on a cold day! 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 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 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:
  • 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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

Carmen's Cozy Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 20 reviews
5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family of seven thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Great home in which we were very comfortable. Carmen was great and even provided us Breakfast!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

The very best

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3 rental at this location, this is the best vrbo we have ever rented. We have rented over 25 vrbo around the world and nobody has treated us like the owners of this unit. The unit has great beds, fully furnished kitchen, air, neat interior decor and peaceful country setting. Come enjoy all rural Iowa has to offer, especially ideal for children. (LOTS OF ANIMALS). Simply the best....

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greeley
5

Amazing place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Great owner to work with,they went above and beyond for my family

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely!

  • 5 of 5

I needed a place to cook a full Thanksgiving meal for family and friends that couldn't go home for the break - This home was perfect! We loved the farm animals and the beautiful home! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect getaway from the city

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Koo Koo nest for a two day mini vacation before school started. I will admit, I was a little nervous about a bed and breakfast but once we got there I realized my worries weren't necessary. Scott and Carmen were so accommodating. Being from Kalona myself I felt like I was just back home staying with family. We stayed in the addition from the main home and it was absolutely perfect for myself, husband and two boys ages 6 and 8. Our favorites were Little Rock, the pig, and Lulu, the non stop fetching dog. Scott was so nice and took the boys for a tractor ride down the road and they also had fun gathering firewood and relaxing by the fire pit. Our two year old black lab was also made to feel welcome and had the time of her life running around the farm. Oh, and the food is amazing!

If you're looking to get outdoors and relax in the fresh air, this is the place to be!!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful setting and property

  • 5 of 5

This property was very close to the route on RAGBRAI and worked right into our schedule. It is a farm setting and is extremely spacious with excellent accommodations. The breakfast served on Saturday morning was fantastic home-made food. The hosts made us feel like part of the family. We really hope we can return to stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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

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Rates & Availability

Wellman Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$125
From
$150
Fri,Sat
$700
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

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.
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