Enjoy this eclectic, warm, and comfortable home perfect for families, groups of friends, and retreat-seekers.
Since our opening we have hosted family reunions, KC and Lawrence event-attendees, cross-country travelers, bachelorettes, and more. Bunk beds in one room are perfect for kids.
The town is adding two wedding venues within walking distance.
The full kitchen will allow for you to prepare your own meals, but there are local restaurants nearby that serve delicious small town fare.
Three bedrooms are upstairs along with an amazing bathroom with the original cast iron tub. Bubble bath is provided! Downstairs has a second bathroom and a queen bed for those who do not want to climb a flight of stairs.
Downstairs also has a large dining room table for dinner with friends or late night games or puzzles (provided). The full kitchen has all of the basics needed, even a bar station if you are so inclined.
The home features a wrap-around porch, back patio, back yard fire pit, side porch, and off street parking in the back of the house off of the alley.
There is a retro-style "smoke-shack" or (as described by one guest) "adult club house" out back. This former shed has a mini-fridge and ash trays. Otherwise, smoking is allowed outside on the porch or back patio.
The home is stocked with many books, DVDs, playing cards, and magazines for relaxing afternoons.
You will have access to the whole house during your stay. We don't mind if local friends come to join you for a meal.
We recently added a "smoke shack" in the garden shed by the alley. It is set up like a retro bar with ash trays, a mini-fridge, and heater for smokers who don't want to brave the elements. It is a fun space inspired by a mid-winter bachelor party.
Interaction with guests
We live right next door, so we will be easy to find for questions and suggestions. We also have a small flock of chickens and ducks that you might hear during your visit. The chickens are pretty quiet, but the ducks are gossips and like to chime in on most topics. :)
Sometimes we stroll downtown to the quiet Myers Hotel Bar with guests and sometimes our schedules are such that we only have time for a quick hello. Either way, our goal to to ensure you have fun and enjoy your stay.
Other things to note
This is a downtown location within walking distance of low-key activities and a little night-life. A short drive delivers the buzz of KC or Lawrence. Favorite nearby attractions in KC are: Sporting KC, Kansas Speedway, The Legends, Schlitterbahn water park, Providence (formerly Sandstone/Cricket) concert venue, Hollywood Casinos, and in Lawrence all things KU including KU Basketball and football, Mass Street, live music, festivals, etc.
Smoking is allowed outside. Friendly dogs are OK. Parties are OK, but invite us if it will be a really fun one. :) If you have a tiny baby that is not yet moving around (under 9 months) they are welcome. If you have a kiddo (3ish? - you know your kiddos best) who is fine with climbing stairs safely, they are welcome. We love kids, but the early 1900 construction of the stair case (we have gates top and bottom) might not be the best for walking toddlers. It provides a great workout for everyone else. That said, we do have a queen bed and bathroom on the first floor so not all guests will need to go upstairs.