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The Roost

SuperhostEllis, Kansas, United States
Barn hosted by Tim
4 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the barn to yourself.
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100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
1930's Limestone chicken house converted to a cabin. 1/4 mile off a paved highway. Interior space is 46 feet x 11 feet, with sloping ceiling. Tiled shower with built in seat.(No tub.) Fully appointed kitchen. Beautiful views of the Smoky Hills. Several acres of native grassland with running stream to explore. Deer, turkey, bird watching, and other wildlife. If you are going walking, wear appropriate footwear. See the stars without city lights and enjoy the unbelievable quiet.

The space
Currently equipped with one full size bed and one queen sofa-sleeper. Pac and play available. Built in 1930 by three teenage boys and a hired stonemason. Room to park your Travel Home.

Guest access
Walking or biking trails and a stream to explore on site. Walk through 100 yr. old livestock handling facilities. These corrals are available for a fee if you are traveling with animals and need a space for them to exercise. Water is available and hay etc. can be arranged with 48 hour advanced notice. Coggins certificate is required for horses. Multiple hunting, fishing areas nearby. Ten minutes to Cedar Bluff Reservoir / State Park. Boating, water sports.etc.

Other things to note
Ten minutes to I-70, full grocery store, restaurants and convenience stores. Twenty-five minutes to Wal-mart , theaters, award winning breweries multiple restaurants and a regional hospital.
1930's Limestone chicken house converted to a cabin. 1/4 mile off a paved highway. Interior space is 46 feet x 11 feet, with sloping ceiling. Tiled shower with built in seat.(No tub.) Fully appointed kitchen. Beautiful views of the Smoky Hills. Several acres of native grassland with running stream to explore. Deer, turkey, bird watching, and other wildlife. If you are going walking, wear appropriate foo…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed

Amenities

Private entrance
Iron
Hangers
Essentials
Laptop-friendly workspace
Fire extinguisher
First aid kit
Air conditioning
Smoke alarm
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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4.93 out of 5 stars from 130 reviews
4.93 (130 reviews)

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Ellis, Kansas, United States

Agricultural setting in rural western Kansas. Great roads to explore on. Oil wells, windmills, native grasses and crop production are prominent. Depending on the season, you may see farming equipment, cattle and native wildlife. Farming equipment from the 1800's is displayed on our property.
Agricultural setting in rural western Kansas. Great roads to explore on. Oil wells, windmills, native grasses and crop production are prominent. Depending on the season, you may see farming equipment, cattl…

Hosted by Tim

Joined in April 2018
  • 130 Reviews
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My wife Lilly and I have three grown children. One daughter, her husband and their children live on the family farm close to The Roost. Our son lives in Wisconsin and our youngest daughter lives in Arizona. We spend time at the farm on weekends and travel to see our other children when time permits. Lilly has an MA and owns an ASI company, Hamlin Creative Consulting. I am the Managing Member of our remodeling company and we share an office in Hays, Kansas. We enjoy meeting new people and learning their life stories.
My wife Lilly and I have three grown children. One daughter, her husband and their children live on the family farm close to The Roost. Our son lives in Wisconsin and our youngest…
Co-hosts
  • Rachel
During your stay
Meet and greet. Tours if requested. Homesteaded 1878. 6th generation is being raised here if you'd like to meet them. Full kitchen is in the unit to prepare your own meals. We stock basic coffee, condiments, bottled water and popcorn. Let us know if there is something you'd like waiting for you.
Meet and greet. Tours if requested. Homesteaded 1878. 6th generation is being raised here if you'd like to meet them. Full kitchen is in the unit to prepare your own meals. We…
Tim is a Superhost
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Things to know

House rules
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm not reported Learn more
May encounter potentially dangerous animal
Smoke alarm