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Lake Mizzou Guest House -- Get-a-Way Lodging on a Picturesque Lake

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Situated just a short drive from Confederate State Park and The Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Lake Mizzou Guest House is the perfect place for your get-a-way lodging. This home is located on the rural outskirts of Higginsville, Missouri in the heart of Lafayette County. The front yard of the guest house is a private 17 acre lake well stocked for fishing with its own private dock. A wonderful retreat from everyday life, step out on the patio and grill your favorite meal or just sit down and enjoy the lakeside view with its quiet peaceful surrounding.

There are historical sites, civil war sites, 6 nearby wineries, Kleinschmidt's Western Store, a golf course, and antique shops, Just down the road 2 miles is our very own restaurant, Red Shanty, available for dining in or taking out.

Lake Mizzou Guest House will sleep up to 8 guests; enjoy our luxury tempurpedic King size bed in the master bedroom, two extra long twin size beds in the second bedroom area, in the third bedroom there is a single bed, and a queen size sofa sleeper in the living room. In addition there is a single fold-away bed.

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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 yrs...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 1: Features a luxury king size tempurpedic mattress with luxurious linens and individual reading lamps, full vintage dresser and mirror and closet for hanging clothes. Bedroom 2: Features two extra long twin beds with reading nook. Bedroom 3: Features one twin bed and large antique wardrobe....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub

    Includes laundry area equipped with washer & dryer....moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Located 2 miles from downtown Higginsville....moreless

  • Lake View:

    Front yard is a private 17 acre lake well stocked for fishing with its own private dock....moreless

  • Rural:

    Rolling farmland with a mixture of row crops & pasture....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Queen Size Sofa Sleeper and Queen Size Air Mattress...moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully Equipped Full-Size ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee & Coffee Condiments Supplied...moreless


Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Higginsville Family Aquatic Center Located 2.5 miles from the property ...moreless



from 5 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 8.1%


Cancellation Policy:

*A $35.00 cancellation fee will be charged per reservation with 15 days prior cancellation.

*No refund will be issued if less than 15 days notice (prior to reservation) of cancellation is given.

*Deposit equal to one night's stay, plus tax is required at booking.

*Balance will be charged two weeks prior to arrival. You may pay with Visa or Mastercard.

*No refunds on early departures.

Check In Time: 4pm Check Out Time: 11am

Holiday Rates: For the 4 days surrounding Memorial weekend, 4th of July, Labor Day weekend, Thanksgiving, & Christmas - there is a minimum 3 nights stay at $195.00 per night for 1 - 4 guests plus with any additional guests there is a 3 nights minimum stay at $30.00 per guest per night starting with 5 guests up to 8 guests.

-There is also an additional day rate for added guests using the guesthouse, but not staying the night.

Please email or call property manager to book property. No online reservations.

For a 1 night stay, there is an additional cleaning fee. This additional cleaning fee includes any added guests staying 1 night.

Manager's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Miles
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Necessary


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2015

About: The proprietor of Lake Mizzou Guest House & Red Brick Farmhouse Bed & Breakfast is Annette Meinershagen Dittmer who has lived in rural Higginsville nearly her whole life. After working in several restaurants & becoming a Home Economics teacher, her favorite class to teach was Foods. She gained much inspiration from her mother & father in developing her gift for hospitality; preparing & serving meals for events & parties over the years. Along with her husband, Kenton, they have done much renovating of their 100 year old prairie style home & their original restaurant, Red Shanty Roadside Cafe & BBQ, located in Higginsville. Since opening the restaurant in 2008 Annette wanted to fulfill her dream of running a guest house & bed & breakfast so in 2015 the venture began.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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  • Patio


  • Patio


  • Master Bedroom Reading Nook

    Master Bedroom Reading Nook

  • Twin Bedroom

    Twin Bedroom

  • Living Room w/ Flat Screen TV

    Living Room w/ Flat Screen TV

  • Kitchen


  • Bathroom w/ Clawfoot Soaking Tub

    Bathroom w/ Clawfoot Soaking Tub

  • Laundry Area

    Laundry Area

  • Lake


  • Wardrobe in Single Bedroom

    Wardrobe in Single Bedroom

  • Our Large Covered Deck at Red Shanty Cafe

    Our Large Covered Deck at Red Shanty Cafe

  • Red Shanty Cafe Indoor Dining Room

    Red Shanty Cafe Indoor Dining Room

  • Patio/Lake


  • Master Bedroom w/ King Size Tempurpedic Mattress

    Master Bedroom w/ King Size Tempurpedic Mattress

  • Master Bathroom

    Master Bathroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Pedestal Sink -- Clawfoot Tub Bathroom

    Pedestal Sink -- Clawfoot Tub Bathroom

  • Boat Dock

    Boat Dock

  • Lake


  • Single Bed in 3rd Bedroom

    Single Bed in 3rd Bedroom

  • Red Shanty Cafe Boardwalk

    Red Shanty Cafe Boardwalk

  • Red Shanty Cafe Evening Dining on Our Covered Deck

    Red Shanty Cafe Evening Dining on Our Covered Deck

VRBO #695724

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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