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Escape To The Country In Comfort And Style

Bedrooms 3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Have you ever wanted to have the quiet and solitude of being in the rolling countryside away from the stress of the city but still have all the comforts of a modern, luxurious house with a porch and rocking chairs to sit on while you watch the world go by? This 3 bedroom, 2 bath house on a working farm has all of this while being only 1 hour's drive from downtown Kansas City (45 minutes drive from World's of Fun, Oceans of Fun, and MCI airport), 20 minutes drive from St. Joseph Missouri and Missouri Western State University, 15 minutes drive from Atchison Kansas and Benedictine College, 15 minutes from Snow Creek Skiing, and 40 minutes drive from Fort Leavenworth Kansas. The house has 1 large bedroom with ensuite bathroom and two other large bedrooms with a shared bath, wood-burning fireplace, large front porch, large open plan kitchen, dining room, and all of the modern conveniences that you'd expect from a house that is less than 15 years old. If it's peace and quiet that you're after then this place is what you're looking for. It's a half-mile from the state highway on the top of a big hill so you have a panaramic degree view in all directions. The house is ideal for watching sunrises and sunsets but if you want to keep current on everything happening in the rest of the world then you can connect to the Wi-Fi. Bed linen, pillows, and towels are provided for all 3 bedrooms.

Property Manager
Property Manager/Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Rushville in Buchanan County

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

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Escape To The Country In Comfort And Style
average rating of 4.928571 based on 28 reviews

Nice farmhouse with beautiful views!

  • 4 of 5

This house was perfect for our family. Lots of space and a beautiful, peaceful location.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great feedback from another satisfied guest. It's always good to get an affirmation that other people enjoy our house and it's amazing location as much as we do.
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Great Accommodations!! Great Location!! Great People!!

  • 5 of 5

From the time we arrived to the time we left we felt like we were home. Our son was getting married in Weston, MO and we needed accommodations close by. The typical choices were available (hotels, B&Bs, etc.) but due to our need for room to plan, prep, relax and visit, we opted for this home in the country. We were not disappointed. The house had everything we needed, with big rooms, plenty of sleeping space and a fully functional kitchen/dining room. The first morning we woke to the sound of a bobwhite quail outside our bedroom window. You can't get that just anywhere. And, during the evenings, we sat outside and watched the lightening bugs (a.k.a. fireflies depending on what part of the country you're from). We needed a place to hold a rehearsal dinner for 30 people and Jany's daughter, Laura, just happened to be a caterer. Everything came together without a hitch (unheard of in the wedding planning world). The rehearsal dinner location was right down the road from our accommodations, at Jany's house. Laura prepared a Taco Bar for us consisting of local grass fed beef, free range chicken and farm to table vegetables. Even the desert (homemade cookies and ice cream) was wonderful. If you need a caterer for whatever event you are planning, I highly recommend Laura and her crew. I cannot say enough good things about the place or the people. We will have more opportunities to visit the Kansas City area, and I'm sure we'll be back to stay at this location.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's such a great feeling when you can provide a wonderful experience for a guest, especially now that my niece has started a catering service for guests who require a special event like a wedding rehearsal dinner. It sounds like it was a success and now we can add event catering to the range of services that we can offer to guests who rent the house. Weston Missouri has a couple of venues that specialize in weddings and the house is only about 35 minutes from it so is a great place to stay to be close, but in a very peaceful and natural surrounding.
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Nice property!

  • 4 of 5

We were at the house for a family wedding. It was a great alternative to staying at a hotel! We enjoyed the country atmosphere and it was a clean a well kept property!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We get quite a few guests each year who are in the area for family weddings and they stay in my house as an alternative to a hotel. So far their experiences are the same as this guest and it is very satisfying to have this kind of reaction.
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Relaxing & Refreshing Weekend at the Farm House

  • 5 of 5

We rented out the Farm House for the Memorial Day weekend with a group of friends . This was the first time farm house experience for all of us. For 3 days we never felt we were staying away from our home :-) The kids loved this place so much they never wanted to leave. We had 3 families (with kids of course!!!) and the 3 bed rooms was more than sufficient for us. The kitchen comes loaded with all the dishes you need so you can cook just like you do at home . This house is located in serene spot leaving out all the noisiness and standing amidst the natural beauty. You can relax all day just by hanging out at the Porch :-) Our host Jany Thomas was so kind and helpful with all our questions. She promptly responded to our questions before our trip and during our stay. All the attractions are just an hr drive from this place. Will definitely recommend this to everyone and we are already planning to visit this place again :-)

Thanks a ton David & Jany ...

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's very rewarding when guests who are from the city get a chance to experience having a family holiday in the countryside and enjoy it like these folks did. Being in a beautiful rural environment with all the amenities of a modern home and being close to so many interesting towns to explore is the key selling feature of our little slice of heaven in Missouri that we can share with our guests.
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Loved this House

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for my family during my daughter's college graduation. It is a short 10-15 minute drive to the Benedictine campus. The house was large enough for all of us and Jany was very accommodating. We had a bbq after the graduation and there was a total of 23 and we never felt crowded. I would highly recommend this house to anyone.

Catherine Walatka

  • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have quite a few guests who are visiting sons and daughters studying at Benedictine College in Atchison Kansas because it a short drive to the campus but the house is in the beautiful rural countryside on the Missouri side of the river and an excellent place to relax and entertain guests if needed. A compelling combination indeed.
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A great week in Rushville

  • 5 of 5

We were visiting the area to spend time with our son who is attending Benedictine College. This home is very close to the school. We love this home. On a working cattle ranch of some 1000 acres, this home is at one of the highest points in the area and has a spectacular 360 degree view of the surrounding area, including sunrises and sunsets. You can see all the way to Atchison. The house is large and very comfortable, great usable kitchen and a great room for relaxing. Veranda porch was a great way to start the day with a cup of coffee. Large Jacuzzi style tub in the master bath was great for relaxing. Incredible amounts of closet space. We felt very at home here. Thank you to our host for making this such a great visit. We will be staying again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We love it when our guests enjoy not only the house itself, but also the spectacular setting which is a quite unique feature. We want each and every guest to have a relaxing and memorable experience.
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Kansas City International Airport
Nearest Ski
12.5 Miles
Snow Creek
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Rushville, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2017
1 May 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £60.93

Manager'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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