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Garden lodging in a peaceful country farm setting. "Lonspur" house.

Bedrooms 4
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Fully furnished 1500 square foot home.

The home we call Longspur has 3 queen beds, 3 double beds, and one single bed. The home is fully furnished and has laundry, high speed internet, Tv, picnic tables, and a fire pit. All linens and towels are provided. Extensive beautiful gardens cover several acres with walking trails For an extra fee, 2 quaint cabins can be rented. The cabins do not have bathrooms so can be rented only with the home.The cabins each have a queen bed. The cabins are restored historical little granaries furnished with antiques.The house is situated on our working family farm in a peaceful serene setting with flower gardens everywhere. Guests have access to our vegetable garden in season. We cater to birders but welcome hunters and guests just wanting a peaceful country experience. Ideal for family reunions or small weddings. There is a granary full of "Funky Farm Junk" for sale.

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More Details

Ann Hoffert
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 April, 2017

About Ann Hoffert

I moved with my husband and my 4 daughters to this property in 1986. It is the home and farm on which I grew up. While my husband managed the farm, I worked as a Nurse Practitioner until I started my own business on the farm. My business was called Pipestem Creek. Along with several employees, we manufactured hand-made edible birdfeeders which we sold on the wholesale gift market. Our marketing success culminated in a TV segment with Martha Stewart. I am now retired with the exception of hosting weddings and reunions and other guests on the farm. We spend our winters on the South Texas coast. My passions are my family, birding, swimming, and nature in general, among other things.

Ann Hoffert purchased this lodge in 1945


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday lodge in Carrington in Foster County

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , A shower has been added in the basement.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking


5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Garden lodging in a peaceful country farm setting. "Lonspur" house.
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Delightful cottage in North Dakota

  • 5 of 5

This is my second visit to Pipestem Creek and it was just as enjoyable the second time as it was the first. The gardens are beautiful and our hostess was delightful. Ann shared fresh fruits and veggies from her garden and anytime I needed something for the kitchen she was more than accommodating.

I definitely recommend this hideaway in North Dakota, and we are already making plans to visit again!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN

Beautiful and Peaceful Country Stay

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location for visiting relatives in Carrington, ND. We stayed in the Bobolink for five nights and it was perfect. Clean and spacious home. Kitchen had everything you need for full meal preparation. Nice private yard with a huge deck, grill and two picnic tables. We enjoyed our nightly walks after dinner around the property by the pond and through the wooded areas. Very peaceful place. Highly recommend Ann's hidden gem.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pullman WA

Wedding and Family.............

  • 5 of 5

Hello.....My family and i stayed here....It was beautiful! We also had our wedding on the grounds! It was everything i could have asked for! There was 22 of us and between the two house lots of room and everyone was really comfortable. My sister and her boyfriend stayed in one of the cabins "the gift shop" and they loved it! It was so nice to have everything available to us to use and if we had any question or anything the owner were on site to help with whatever we needed! Would recommend for something as little as a vacation or bigger family reunion or wedding! We look forward to going back and enjoying some R & R!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Car: necessary

This home is located on a working family farm. Extensive gardens are included in the 40 acres of walking trails in various habitats. Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge is just 5 miles away. Excellent birding and hunting abound in the area.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday lodge in Carrington, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

additional cabin £38.65 + Tax
Pet Fee £11.6
Tax Rate 5.0%

The rate of $100 a night includes 2 people. The rate goes up by $15 per person per night. Children under 6 are free.
Pets are $15 per night or $75 per stay, whichever is less.
The home sleep up to 11 people. If a second home is needed, the rates will be the same as the first home.

Owner'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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