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There's no place like your 'Wichitawesome' Home Away from Home

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,421 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Wichita is awesome. Find out for yourself!

Our home, fully furnished, is located in a quiet subdivision with friendly neighbors. Featured are three comfortable bedrooms, 2 full baths, a living room, dining room, and fully-equipped kitchen. We have recently finished a spacious family room in our basement. In addition, we have a three car garage.

Views of farmland and the lake are seen from our home. Catch and release fishing is also another possible recreation. There are walking/ hiking trails, and a swimming pool (summer season), for our guests to enjoy. Not far from our home is a YMCA. shopping and restaurant areas, and a beautiful library/park in the community of Andover. Downtown Wichita is easily accessible from our home with the freeways.

Included with our home are paid utilities, lawn mowing, cable television, and high speed internet. Sheets and towels are provided. For your laundry needs, we have a high efficiency washer and dryer in a separate laundry room. There is a very nice master bedroom with queen bed, and two other bedrooms; one has a queen and the other a twin bed with trundle bed.

A pet may be considered if approved with a refundable deposit but we want your pet to be kenneled when you are away from our home. We do not have a fenced backyard. Our home is smoke-free! We therefore require an additional deposit to make sure smoking is not detected.

Our goal is for you to be comfortable while you live or stay in our home. Come stay with us and enjoy more space and comfort than a traditional hotel room.

More Details

Property Manager
Meredith Gillman
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 September, 2017

About Meredith Gillman

Our family has lived in the Wichita area for many years. In addition to Wichita, we lived in Turkey, while stationed overseas with the Air Force, and in Charleston, South Carolina. We have enjoyed living in the Wichita area, a community with lots to offer, but not as hectic as some of the larger cities.

Our family enjoys traveling and staying in rental homes. Using the HomeAway/VRBO rental site has been a great experience for us. Compared to staying in a hotel, a" home away from home" has enabled our vacations to be much more memorable and enjoyable.

My husband and I decided it would be desirable to offer a home for rent in the Wichita area. Our guests, travelers, and business clientele, can experience Wichita and enjoy staying in a home. It is our desire to make our guests as comfortable as possible while staying or living in Wichita. Our motto is "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you" and as we clean and get our home ready for each guests, we think about this verse from the Bible. It is our desire that our guests will have a more enjoyable time in Wichita when they stay in our home.

Meredith Gillman purchased this house in 2012

Why Meredith Gillman chose Kansas

The experience of staying in our home helps you to feel more connected to our city and to understand more of what it would be like to live in the Wichita area. Our home is in a safe, private community with great neighbors. We have walking trails, small lakes to fish in, and a pool in the summer season. If you are a YMCA member, we have a beautiful Y located in the nearby community of Andover. There is so much to see and do in the Wichita area, and why not be as comfortable as if you were living in your own home while visiting.

What makes this house unique

Our subdivision, with its country-like feel, has a pool in season, walking/hiking trails, and catch and release fishing. The community of Andover is close by with desirable restaurants and a very nice grocery store, Dillion's MarketPlace. There are also very nice parks and a beautiful library in Andover. The city of Wichita is easy to get around and offers so much to do with it's 8 shopping districts, 17 local festivals, 22 live theatres, 28 art galleries, 33 museums and 1000 plus restaurants. We are close to all areas of Wichita, on the easily accessible highways.


Car: recommended

Wichita is awesome! It is a city with many things to do and a good stopping place as you travel north, south, east or west with its location in the south central U.S.

There are restaurants for all tastes, 2 large malls, unique shopping areas, the award winning Sedgwick County Zoo, and a beautiful botanical garden named Botanica. Some of the museums in Wichita are Old Cowtown, Exploration Place, Wichita Art Museum, Museum of World Treasures and Kansas Aviation Museum to name a few

Not too far away lakes, Cheney and El Dorado State Parks are also places to visit. Fifteen minutes away, Sand Creek Station is in the top 25 of the best municipal golf courses in the nation. We are also very close to Flint Hills National Golf Course.

Wichita boast several fantastic YMCAs, one which is located close to our home.We have roller and ice skating rinks, mini golf courses, and Star Lite Drivein Theatre for the children and adults. There is also Intrust Bank Arena, and Hartman Arena where you can purchase tickets to the many attractions. Then there is the world famous Orpheum Theatre. Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, and Cabaret Old Town. We have Frog Holler Paintball and laser tag. Not too far from Wichita is Tanganyika Wildlife Park and Hutchinson with its Salt Mine Underground Museum and

Kansas Cosmosphere Space Museum. These are just some of things to do in Wichita area. So spend some time in the middle of the country and experience Wichita.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Wichita in Sedgwick County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1421 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • A no smoking deposit will be required, but will be returned if no evidence of smoking is detected.
  • Only 3 cars will be allowed to be parked by those who are staying and they must be in the driveway.
  • The trashcan is to be kept in the back of the house by the patio. Trash is picked up Thursday and be put out by the street on Wednesday evening.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
  • Master bedroom(queen bed) with attached bath with tub and shower. In addition there are 2 more bedrooms, one with a queen bed, the other with a twin bed and pull out. There is also an queen bed in the family room in the basement.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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There's no place like your 'Wichitawesome' Home Away from Home
average rating of 4.866667 based on 30 reviews

Clean, comfortable, convenient, and quiet!

  • 5 of 5

This was a clean , comfortable home located in a quiet neighborhood and conveniently close to everything Wichita has to offer. We were visiting our daughter, son-in-law, and new grand-twins and were only about 12 minutes away from their home. Also a reasonable distance from the Wichita zoo, shopping, theaters, and good restaurants. Not to mention golf courses! Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying in our home! We appreciate you taking good care of our home! Hope you will stay with us again! Blessings to your family!
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Very nice

  • 5 of 5

Everything was great. Spacious, comfortable, and convenient. Suited our family wonderfully. Meredith was kind and prompt, very good to communicate with. A lovely home and a nice value.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Super house--beats a hotel

  • 5 of 5

As Wichita natives, we travel back from Dallas to visit often. Tired of cramped hotels, we decided on a house and this one was great. Well equipped and roomy, comfort is no problem here. Neighborhood is quiet and peaceful. Everything a person or family needs--highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect "home away from home"

  • 5 of 5

It worked out perfectly for us. It was centrally located between all of our family activities, close to grocery stores & gas stations. It gave us plenty of space for our family to not feel on top of each other. We enjoyed the community pool. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Preston, England

Wonderful place, amazing owners

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for us to stay during our two months in Wichita. It's in a beautiful, quiet location. The house is in great condition. The community is quiet and friendly. The pool is within walking distance, as is the lake. Fishing was fabulous. We saw deer and wild turkeys in the field, which you can see out of the dining room window. The house is very well-equipped with bedding and towels and kitchen equipment. There are two picnic tables in the backyard and a total of eight chairs, which was perfect for our family meals when we chose to eat outside . The owners were very helpful and the whole experience was fabulous.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review of our home! We were so blessed to have you as guests. I do believe you are our first overseas guests. You all sure know how to pack a lot of activity into a short amount of time and it was so interesting to find out all the activities you participated in while you were in Wichita! So glad to hear that you enjoyed the fishing and pool while you stayed on our home! Please comeback and stay if you return to the Wichita area! Many blessings to your family!!
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Golden, CO

Our home away from home. What a comfortable stay.

  • 5 of 5

We have spent a total of 24 nights at Wichitawesome spread out over five different visits. The home and its owners are amazing. We want for nothing while we stay here. The home is so well equipped. This was our first trip during the summer so we were able to enjoy the swimming pool this time and it was a welcome relief from the warm days we had. I had almost forgotten what a Kansas summer can feel like. Meredith makes certain your stay always goes smoothly. The house is impeccable in every way. Thank you. We will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Wichita, USA

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £18.52 per person per night
Damage Insurance £43.71
Damage Deposit £111.12

Cleaning fee is included in the nightly, weekly, and monthly price. No pets ever without prior approval. $100 for each pet and the pet should be approved in advance. The pet deposit will be returned if there is no damage or odors. The pet deposit will be added to your bill when your pet has been approved. Smoking is not permitted on the property, inside or out. If smoking odors are noted the $200 additional fee will not be returned.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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