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15 Min Away From Lake Rathbun -- 3,300 Sq Ft Gorgeous Tudor Home

People15
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 3,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Close To Rathbun Lake, 4 Bed 4.5 Bath, Historical Home - Centerville, Iowa

Rent this home in Centerville, Iowa. Great alternative to staying in a hotel. Stay here if you are visiting family, on vacation, hunting, fishing or just want a get-away from the big city. This is a fully furnished home with plenty of space and parking.

Porter Hall, a 1920’s architectural landmark on The National Register of Historic Places, is located on Centerville’s Drake Avenue and within walking distance to The Historical Business District on the town square. Drake Avenue is home to many extraordinary turn of the century homes including the remarkable shoppes at Bradley Hall.

Master Bedroom - King Bed w/ full bath

Second Bedroom - Queen Bed and bunk bed w/ full bath

Third Bedroom - Queen Bed w/ full bath

Fourth Bedroom/Office - twin w/ twin trundle and portable bed

* all bedrooms are on second story of home

**beds for 11 people, 3 extra couches that can be slept on to make 14

2 Dining rooms, full kitchen, den, living room and LARGE sun room with fireplace.

This impressive Tudor features 4 bedrooms, 4 ½ bathrooms (3 bedrooms come complete with an en suite bathroom) formal dining room, living room, den, and a completely renovated kitchen. One of the homes most inviting features is the two fireplaces, the original uniquely tiled fireplace in the living room and the outdoor fireplace in the sun room.

The quality of craftsmanship & characteristic details can be found throughout this home. Brilliant refinished hardwood floors, original doors & woodwork, gorgeous built-ins, and the striking main staircase are all classic examples of period craftsmanship. You’ll find more character in Porter Hall’s entryway than you’ll find in most modern homes.

More Details

Owner
Joshua Fuson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 September, 2017

Why Joshua Fuson chose Iowa

This is a special and unique home. You will love your stay here, whether it is for a short weekend or a long get-away.

What makes this house unique

3 of the 4 bedrooms have private bathrooms en-suite. The kitchen and dining is large enough to host everyone comfortably. The sun room is definitely the favorite part, you will spend much of your time in it.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Centerville in Appanoose County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master - Toilet , Bath with Shower , private
    Bedroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , private
    Bedroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Private
    Bedroom 4 (Hall) - Toilet , Bath with Shower , spacious
    Half Bath - Toilet , on main level
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Private Full Bathroom IN bedroom
    Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private Full Bathroom in Bedroom. Couch and walkout balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Full Bathroom in Bedroom and Pack 'n Play
    Bedroom 4 w/ office - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , additional bed in the closet. bathroom is across hallway.
  • Two Pack'n Plays available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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15 Min Away From Lake Rathbun -- 3,300 Sq Ft Gorgeous Tudor Home
average rating of 4.866667 based on 15 reviews
4

Fun to explore!

  • 4 of 5

This was the perfect house for our family reunion. It is a lovely place with all the spacious areas to gather downstairs. The kitchen was adequately stocked with what we needed to cook with and it was nice having an Aldi within walking distance to shop at. I also loved that it was within walking distance of the town square. We spent lots of time exploring the shops there and reliving the days of our childhood. The bedrooms and beds were comfortable though there was a plumbing problem with one of the toilets upstairs. All the bedrooms are upstairs so we would have had to be creative if all of our family members had attended. We have some in the family who cannot do stairs. We enjoyed a DVD one night as a family also as part of our entertainment. Thank you Joshua for being available to answer our questions. We will consider this location again in the future for our reunions.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you guys had a great time!
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5

We loved having a large home to spread out in (15 people) that had an historic feel!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the property so much. There were plenty of rooms and space to not feel like we were on top of each other. We enjoyed being close enough to walk to the town square or shops down the street. We enjoyed time at Lake Rathbun but it was nice for the slower, quieter pace of Centerville and having a home to stay in. There's toys and a small movie room that kept our young kids entertained, but they loved exploring all the nooks and crannies too. We would highly recommend this to others if you're looking for a house to stay in with a large group.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking care of the place :)
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5

History - and fun times

  • 5 of 5

It was a very enjoyable stay house was clean and comfortable fun atmosphere and tons of space we didn't spent much time in the house because we had raced everyday but I loved it we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you guys had a great time.
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Kingsley, IA
4

We had a great time at this beautiful home in Centerville.

  • 4 of 5

This was a great place for our family to spend time together. It was very spacious and we could enjoy games around the big dining room table or just visit in the huge sunroom. Lots to do in this area!! JP from NW Iowa

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing us, glad you had a great time.
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5

Lovely reunion space and location!

  • 5 of 5

We were four families reunited for a few days (a total of 16), and we couldn't have enjoyed our stay more. The house was large, homey and beautiful, with plenty of room for folks to congregate in the kitchen while cooking, or on the closed in porch in the evenings. Since we had young ones, we especially enjoyed the toy area (including tent and tunnel) and the outdoor games on the lawn. Getting in and out was easy, and Joshua (the owner) was a pleasure to work with. We highly recommend both Porter Hall and Centerville for reunions of any sort---you have the space to slow down and catch up, but with Lake Rathbun a few minutes away you can also get out in the sun and enjoy a day at the waterpark.

Will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like you had a great time! You guys are welcome back. Thanks for choosing us.
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St. Peters, MO
5

Beautiful home in a great Iowa town!

  • 5 of 5

The home is huge and gorgeous! This is a lot of space which is perfect for a family like mine, we tend to break off into conversation groups, mixing and matching people all day long. Lots of great shops and places to eat in the town square (which is just a short walk away), and the lake has a number of nifty beaches. I highly recommend the Double R Dairy Bar for a cold treat.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for choosing our place to stay. You are welcome back any time.
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Location

Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Des Moines
Nearest Train
50 Miles
Ottumwa Amtrak OTM
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Rathbun Lake
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Centerville, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Pancake Day
29 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£400
for 1 night
From
£237
 
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£637
for 2 nights
From
£237
 
 
Christmas
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£637
for 2 nights
From
£237
 
 
Summer
15 May 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£637
for 2 nights
From
£237
From
£277
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£519
for 2 nights
From
£178
From
£198
Fri,Sat
£1,352
£3,333
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £111.12
Pet Fee £111.12
Damage Insurance £43.71
Damage Deposit £222.24

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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