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Bed|Bath Elkader--Lovely House for Sm or Lrg Group

Entire apartment hosted by Adam
7 guests3 bedrooms4 beds2 baths
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This turn-of-the-century home is 2 blocks from downtown Elkader in a residential neighborhood. A vibrant Iowa town hosting a variety of restaurants, bars, public art murals, movie theater and opera house, the Turkey River runs downtown, with fishing, canoeing and kayaking.
Two bedrooms upstairs with Queen beds, twin roll-away & full bath. Downstairs is a large living room, a parlor with draped French doors & Queen pull-out, full kitchen, full bath, laundry & dining area. It sleeps 7 easily.

The space
The house is older, but beautifully kept. The bathrooms and kitchen are a bit dated in design, but clean & very functional. Just watch your head going into the bathroom upstairs...it was previously the children's playroom and added later once plumbing was introduced and they must have been shorter back then :-).
There is a really large living room space with two decorative fireplaces and French doors, a good sized dining area and the kitchen is fully outfitted. There is off-street parking in the rear and you enter at the back door through the kitchen, as it should be. Next to the downstairs bathroom, we have a laundry room with washer/dryer. The kitchen has a gas range, microwave, fridge and dishwasher. The stairs that continue up from the second floor just go to the attic where the spirits reside. You can visit if you are polite and knock first.
If you are coming for the school then note we are right across the street. If you are coming to be with family for a funeral, note we are one block from the funeral home.
You can easily walk downtown, we are only 2 or 3 blocks away. It is very quiet in our neighborhood and you are surrounded by really kind and generous souls.

Guest access
Guests have full access to half of the house and outdoor space. There are two additional separate apartments in the other half of the house.

Other things to note
Back bedroom bed height is 29"
Front bedroom bed height is 19"
This turn-of-the-century home is 2 blocks from downtown Elkader in a residential neighborhood. A vibrant Iowa town hosting a variety of restaurants, bars, public art murals, movie theater and opera house, the Turkey River runs downtown, with fishing, canoeing and kayaking.
Two bedrooms upstairs with Queen beds, twin roll-away & full bath. Downstairs is a large living room, a parlor with draped French doors & Q…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 sofa bed

Amenities

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Wifi
Air conditioning
Free parking on premises
Room-darkening shades
Free street parking
Heating
Washer
Dryer
Smoke alarm
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Elkader, Iowa, United States

Elkader really is an amazing little town with lots to offer. We have a traditional mid-western family style restaurant, a sports bar, pizza parlor, Irish Pub, Algerian-American restaurant with specialty imported beers, Deb's Brewtopia, an award-winning local brewer as well as a coffee house and renowned local bakery. There is tons of antiquing and gift shopping to be had. And the grocery store downtown is the oldest family-run grocery in Iowa. At the top of town you will find the Opera House where you may be able to catch a performance from our local Opera House Players. Across the street is the public library which overlooks the Turkey river and the waterfall created by the old hydro-electric dam. There are several art galleries to visit.
Founder's park at the south end of town is the launching point for canoe/kayak trips down to the Historic Motor Mill site. During the warm season there is an outfitters in town who can set you up for a float. There is a nice walking/biking trail that follows the river southward out of town.
The Founder's park has children's play area as well as a dog park, soccer fields and a bandstand. It is the location of several events during the year including Sweet Corn Days, Music and Monarchs, and Art in the Park as well as summer Saturday farmer's market.
If you are a white-water play boat kayaker there is an engineered wave for surfing and tricks right next to the park.
The town recently completed the first season of public art murals to be continued and expanded each year.
Elkader is the home of several nationally known authors and artists including Art Geisert, Don Harstad, and your host, Adam Jackson Pollock. I'm sure I have forgotten something here, but I will leave that for you to discover.
Elkader really is an amazing little town with lots to offer. We have a traditional mid-western family style restaurant, a sports bar, pizza parlor, Irish Pub, Algerian-American restaurant with specialty importe…

Hosted by Adam

Joined in May 2013
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Entrepreneur and founder of Fire Farm, a creative crucible of light art and fixture creation manufacturing everything locally in Elkader, Iowa. I am also very involved in the growth and development of our local economy and community. Originally from Oakland, California.
Entrepreneur and founder of Fire Farm, a creative crucible of light art and fixture creation manufacturing everything locally in Elkader, Iowa. I am also very involved in the growt…
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House rules
Check-in: Flexible
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $100
Cancellation policy

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