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Cousin's Boysenberry Farm

People20
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Space 2,475 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

6 Bedroom , 4 Bathroom, 12 Sleeps

We are surrounded by alfalfa fields, ranches, and farms. The sky goes forever in all directions, with a beautiful view of Cedar Mountain to the east. You can almost reach out and touch the stars at night. Peaceful, private, family gathering spot.Bring binoculars for all the bird watching. You will be amazed at how many birds you can spot while your'e just sitting on the front deck! The bird songs are wonderful! Our favorite is the Meadowlark that just brings joy throughout the whole day.


Owner
owner/property manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About owner/property manager

We live in Las Vegas, Nevada. Almost 40 years ago we bought our little house in the country so that we would have a spot to escape to when we wanted to get out of the city. We would bring our 13 children here and they would run wild all over the field. We loved that we were secluded enough that we didn't worry about them disturbing neighbors or about traffic. We loved being able to see the stars, count the shooting stars, and breathe fresh air. Every summer we would bring little farm animals to run around the property with the children. The field was full of holes the children dug (I don't know why children love digging holes so much), and forts. At night time the children would pitch tents all over the field so that they could camp and see the deer come in during the early morning. Now our children bring their children here for the same reasons, so watch out for holes out in the field!

Why owner/property manager chose Utah

We chose Cedar City because of the small town and historic charm. It has a lot of sentimental value to me because my Grandparents lived here in the little "Apple Cottage" right off Main Street. I spent much of my youth with them in that house. My Grandfather worked at the train depot when it actually was a train depot! How I loved to visit with him there at work. He did the telegraph and I remember how amazed I was that he could listen to those clicks and send out clicks while he was talking and laughing with me, all at the same time! I remember when the only theater was the little one down town and the box office was outside. Every Saturday, my sisters, friends, and I would go to the matinee and then walk over to the drive-inn for fries and then head over to the public swimming pool to swim. It was an outdoor pool at the spot the library now sits. The whole town would come out to cool off! The town was small enough back then that every Halloween our goal was to hit every house in town for treats! We love this town!

Location

Car: necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Cedar City in Iron County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2475 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , +bench/sleeper nook-youth under 12 yrs.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , +bench/sleeper nook-youth under 8 yrs.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , +bench/sleeper nook-youth under 8 yrs.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , +bench/sleeper-youth under 10 years.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , +bench/sleeper-youth under 10 yrs.
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed , Twin is a day bed+ Queen sofa bed in room
  • We have a private apartment in the basement that can be open for everyone to use or closed if a couple want their own private living space. It has a Queen sofa sleeper, a twin daybed that has a trundle under it (trundle only used in summer months), kitchen, and bathroom. There is also a full size sofa sleeper on the main floor living room. Attached to that couch is a sleeper that would fit a child. There is a second couch in the living room that a child could also fit on. The basement family room has a very large sectional. It doesn't make into an actual bed, but sleeps two to three people comfortably. "The Bear Room" has a bunk bed. We keep a "Pac n Play" infant bed at the house, as well as two air beds. There is also plenty of room in the field for tents and trailers.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cousin's Boysenberry Farm
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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5

Wonderful Relaxing Place

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying here. The farm atmosphere was wonderful and relaxing. The two teenagers we had with us loved the animals and the house was clean and had plenty of space to spread out or visit together.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice having Diane and her family come stay at "Cousin's! By the time they arrived it felt like family coming for a visit, because of correspondence prior to them actually coming! So glad that they were able to relax and enjoy themselves. I hope that they will be able to return for another stay!
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5

Excellent location, close to the city without being IN the city, and wonderful hosts/owners

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at Cousins' Boysenberry Farm. Our family reunion was awesome and the whole week was a success. We had everything we needed and there was enough space (both inside and out) for all of us. There were a few minor inconveniences, like no garbage disposal or dishwasher, but those things made doing the dishes even more of a family activity each time, so it was totally fine. Our biggest complaint was that there wasn't a decent kitchen knife to be found anywhere, so we went and bought one and donated it to the home. And honestly, if that is the biggest issue for your vacation, that's a pretty great week. (#FirstWorldProblems)

Overall, we had a wonderful time and the owners made sure we had everything we needed both before and during our stay. We would highly recommend this HomeAway home for your family stay and will probably return here for a future stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fun, cheerful, peaceful property

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of eleven, including a newborn. We had a wonderful time! We gathered fresh eggs in the evenings, played games on the deck, and just enjoyed the solitude. There are a myriad of things to do nearby (we recommend Kanarra Falls). The home was cheerfully decorated in true farmhouse fashion - each room with it's own theme. It was clean and comfortable. The owners were incredibly supportive and responsive to any questions. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Claudia! It was so nice having you and your group stay at "Cousin's"! So glad that you were able to hike "The Falls"! It's a fun, beautiful hike! We will be happy to have you return for another vacation! Best Wishes! Melody
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4

Rustic & clean

  • 4 of 5

It was very rustic, clean, & had enough sleeping space for all of us. Melody & her husband were great to work with & available to help us with any questions or concerns. Thank you for our stay at this property!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having Ember and her group stay at "Cousin's"! Sorry for the late response! For some reason her message just showed up! I hope that she will come visit us again!
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5

Nice place and nice owner

  • 5 of 5

The owner provides very detailed information about the property, the city, the weather and almost everything you want to know in a new place. That's really helpful and nice.

The place itself is also great. The heater works quite well so the entire floor can feel the same temperature and easy to configure. The design to change the closet into a bed is very lovely, which makes the property be able to accommodate more kids.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Jihi, just found out that my response to you didn't ever go through! Thank you for your kind words and thank you so much for staying at "Cousin's". It was wonderful having such a nice group in our home. Please come again! Best Wishes, Melody
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5

We had a wonderful stay at "Cousin's Farm"

  • 5 of 5

Cousin's Farm was such a fun, clean place for our family & friends to stay while vacationing in Cedar City. The house was clean & darling... with so much character. Everyone had plenty of room! The property was fun to relax & the kids had so much fun playing.

Melody was great to give us all the instructions that we would need, and quickly responded to my emails prior to us arriving. We would definitely recommend staying at the farm, and plan to go back soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure having such a nice group stay at "Cousin's"! We couldn't believe that so many teenagers would leave the house so tidy! We hope that they will come stay again!
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Cedar City, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
£408
for 2 nights
From
£163
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £81.49
Additional Guest Fee £11.11 per person per night
Damage Deposit £148.16

We charge an extra $60.00 flat fee for 12-19 guests. We charge $100 flat fee for 20 or more guests. This is usually a big savings to our guests as most rentals charge for each extra guest per night (Many charge $20-$25 per extra guest per night). It doesn't take long for that to really add up!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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