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Private, Relaxing, 2 Story Country Home

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

5 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Full Kitchen

Cozy, relaxing, private home environment 5.5 miles southwest of Wadena. Several rooms original woodwork and hardwood floors. Open staircase in living room and great countryside views from large windows throughout house. One bedroom and bathroom (shower/tub) on main floor and 4 bedrooms and bathroom (shower) second floor. Full kitchen, large yard with plenty of room for parking. Access to fresh produce from garden (when available) to prepare your meals while you stay.

Great get away retreat which may accommodate as many as 10 people 8 comfortably. Unique place for small group retreats, quilters, scrapbookers. Ideal for families coming to area for weddings, funerals, or gatherings.

Several-hundred Acres available for 4-wheeling, snowmobiling, and horseback riding. Cross country trails and mountain bike trails at Blacksgrove Park 3.5 miles away.

Across the road and down the lane enjoy a running creek and a pond. Great place for a camp fire. Enjoy seeing deer and wild turkeys in backyard and nearby acreage, along with ducks and geese at the creek and pond.

More Details

Mary K. Malone
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

About Mary K. Malone

My husband grew up 1/4 mile south of this property and we purchased the farmstead 1/4 mile north of property 39 years ago. We enjoy the country life. We have raised 5 daughters who have throughly enjoyed creek that runs through property as they were growing up.

Mary K. Malone purchased this farmhouse in 2012

Why Mary K. Malone chose Minnesota

This property borders our farmstead. We rented the cropland for over ten years. In October of 2012 we had opportunity to purchase the farm to expand our crop farm operation. Big decision for us was do we demolish the old farm house or fix it up as rental. We choose to fix it up.

What makes this farmhouse unique

I fell in love with the character of this old house. Its open staircase, old painted woodwork, hardwood floors and great countryside views from the large windows are a delight to share with other. I have seen deer and wild turkeys many times through these windows as we were fixing this old house up.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Wadena in Wadena County

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main Floor Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newly installed with tile shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Blue Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , New, very comfortable mattress
    Main Floor Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , New very comfortable mattress, High brass headboard
    Tan Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Gray Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
    Cream Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveller reviews)

Private, Relaxing, 2 Story Country Home
average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
Bellevue, Washinton

There's No Place Like Home

  • 5 of 5

There's no place like home, and that is exactly how you will feel after staying on Greg and Mary's farm. Our family had a reunion and a wedding to attend to while in Minnesota. Greg and Mary immediately made us feel like family. Whether it be touring around on the 4-Wheelers or picking fresh veggies from the garden, every moment spent on this farm was enjoyed by all. The house is cute, yet spacious. Nothing was more rewarding than evening fires capped off with star gazing and laughter. Greg and Mary constantly went out of their way to ensure we had the best vacation, despite the weather.

After spending the last 12 days here, I can say without any doubt that my family wouldn't stay anywhere else in Minnesota. You and your family will love it here!

Thank you so much Greg and Mary!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family FUN

  • 5 of 5

My sister and my family had an amazing and relaxing time on the Malone's farmhouse. They were very cordial and hospitable! We had fun collecting fresh eggs in the morning for an amazing breakfast , tubing down the creek in the afternoon and we still had time in the evening to praise the Lord during the Hopefest concerts! Thank you for a fantabulous time!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wadena, MN

Family reunion/graduation

  • 5 of 5

This is an absolutely wonderful place to stay. Very cozy and charming! The owners are very welcoming and provide everything you need for a relaxing get away! The kids enjoyed bottle feeding the lambs, and playing in the private creek. Loved the country, and seeing all the amish buggies on Sunday. The camp fire topped off the weekend! Would highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Back again

  • 5 of 5

This was my third time at this delightful cozy guest house. Spent time snowshoeing with others on the property. Every thing we needed as a group of siblings and in-laws gathered to spend time together. Thanks again Mary and Greg for sharing this treasure.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lakeville, MN

Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

Great cozy farmhouse! We stayed here for a family gathering over the weekend. This was such a comfortable and welcoming place! We loved being in the country and having the space to roam. 3 of us went snowshoeing along the private little creek one morning. It was such a peaceful and calming adventure! We could see the deer tracks as we walked in the woods along the creek. Doesn't get much better than that! Loved the fact that we could see all this without having to drive anyplace.

The kitchen was well stocked with cooking utensils & appliances and was very accommodating for our large group. It was spacious enough so that a handful of people could pitch in to cook without feeling cramped while others relaxed at the table. We enjoyed seeing a handful of Amish buggies drive by on their way to Church as we were making breakfast Sunday morning. The family sitting area is cozy and inviting. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are all decorated with a loving touch.

I would recommend this to anyone looking for a comfortable and quiet get away. I enjoyed the ability to stay in the country and the peacefulness of it all. This was our 2nd time staying here and I look forward to another trip up here sometime.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fond du Lac, WI


  • 5 of 5

Beautifully restored farmhouse! It has all the charms of an old-fashioned farmhouse, yet has modern amenities for a comfortable stay. The chickens in the yard behind the house were great- not only for fresh eggs every day, but also for entertainment! In addition to the eggs, we also were able to get cucumber, potatoes, onions, zucchini, and corn from the garden on the property. The beds are comfy and I slept like a rock every night. The owner was very accommodating and always made sure we had everything we needed- he even built a fire for us 2 nights.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Uptown
Nearest Golf
8.5 Miles
Whitetail Run
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Amtrak, Staples
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
MN State Highway 29
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Harvest Thyme Bistro, Los Jalapenos, Pizza Ranch
Nearest Ski
3.5 Miles
Blacksgrove Park - Cross Country Sking
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Portage Lake and Otter Tail Lake
Car: necessary

Creek running through property acreage; great for

4 wheeling; enjoy seeing deer, wild turkeys, ducks & geese; several Amish communities within 5 mile radius


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Wadena, USA

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 7.38%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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