About this listing
The natural beauty surrounding my home creates an incredibly peaceful environment and the state park trails along the river are ideal for walking or running. Though the farm no longer has animals their spirit remains.
I will be in India for an extended period of time beginning January 2015. I currently have one room available for airbnb. Karen, a resident, or Jim will greet you upon arrival and you may have an opportunity to meet other guests.
Your room is the largest in a 4 bedroom home located in North Durham that is backed by forest preserve and the Eno River. Located 15 minutes from Duke. Back balcony with beautiful view of the preserve and woods and deep front porch with several chairs, swings and fans for hot days.
House is a mix of mid century modern with a bit of traditional thrown in. Room is 12 x 15 with king size bed, two large double closets, private bathroom with double sinks and large tub-children on a short term basis are okay.
Home is situated on a dead end street in North Durham, restaurants, shops and food markets are just a short drive. Plenty of parking is available.
Bus line is approx 2 miles away. If needed, transportation can be arranged to the stop.
Aside from the extensive trails nearby and adjacent to our property along with 2 state parks within 5 minutes.
The natural beauty surrounding the house makes it most unique and though the home was built in 1966 the entire interior was renovated 4 years ago.
Shared kitchen, living room, dining room, den, outdoors and balcony.
Interaction with guests
I try to be aware of when guests would like to have a glass of wine or cup of coffee and chat or when they need space. I'm okay with either.
Quiet, dead end street on the Eno River and Forest Preserve.
We are not on the bus line, it's probably within 2 miles. Parking is in our drive. If you need assistance getting to and from places we can try and help.
Other things to note
My home is a reflection of me, I like guests to feel at home, comfortable to move through the shared spaces, garden, yard, etc. It is a treat for me to meet so many folks.
No smoking indoors but you may smoke outside.
Children extra but allowed if they can sleep with their parents or on the floor on a mat, port a crib or aerobed.
No other guests other than those listed on the booking.
Please contact me within 1-2 hours of your arrival.
Please Note: On January 27, 2015 I am heading to India for an indefinite period and Ragamuffin Farm will be overseen by my friend Jim.
My info: I am a mom to four grown men and grandmother to two. Over the years I have designed databases, web sites and owned an ecommerce business with a current focus on SEO and social media marketing. I love working in the yard, growing my own vegetables, cooking, reading, hiking and geocaching.
Originally from the Catskills in New York I spent many years living in Oak Park, IL dreaming of being an urban farmer and that dream came true on the banks of the Eno River right here in Durham, NC. Though my life has recently taken me much further abroad I still enjoy coming home.
If you’re here this spring and summer, relax and enjoy the quiet, lounge on the balcony overlooking the backyard, walk in the river, take a hike on the trails, sit beside the Eno or just enjoy the front porch. I will do my very best to make your stay comfortable, enjoyable, and peaceful. I look very forward to meeting you.