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So Dear To My Heart Bed & Breakfast


So Dear To My Heart Bed & Breakfast

16+ guests
5 bedrooms
10 beds
3.5 baths
16+ guests
5 bedrooms
10 beds
3.5 baths

Located in the peaceful Iowa countryside, this 1917 Craftsman style Sears and Roebuck home offers 5 bedrooms to choose from, with 3 1/2
shared bathrooms. Evening snacks and a full buffet breakfast are included in the price of the room. Rooms from $60.-110. per night, with a 5% state excise tax due upon arrival. Room rates are based on 1 - 2 people per room, with entire house rental based on 10 people. Additional persons will be at a rate of $20. per person/per night plus tax.


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)


7 Reviews

Chuck User Profile
April 2018
Brenda runs an exemplary Accomodation with all the accompanying thoughtful and gracious support possible.
Brenda User Profile
Response from Brenda:
Thank you, Chuck! It was such a pleasure to host your friends for this special occasion. What a wonderful group of people. I could see the love that you all have for each other. It was certainly my privilege to have you gather here.
April 2018
Karissa User Profile
December 2017
Brenda runs a clean, warm, beautiful old (in all its glory) house. We will certainly return for a family gathering. Friendly, great communication & very accommodating. AND, delicious food! Thanks so much!
Craig User Profile
July 2017
Brenda was a fantastic host. We were a group of 8 cyclist and needing a stop over place. What a treat we had in finding this BnB. The accommodations and grounds were spectacular. The animals on the grounds were a lot of fun. We especially enjoyed the chicken round up and egg hunt…
Steve User Profile
November 2016
Our stay here was fantastic! Brenda was incredible! So friendly and willing to help at all hours. We thoroughly enjoyed talking to her, she was like a member of the family. This lovely house is beautifully finished and full of history. Located on a quiet farm, a reasonable distan…
Sue User Profile
July 2016
We couldn't have asked for a better home and hostess for our family reunion for 3 nights. Brenda was accommodating in every possible way. Each room was unique with morning coffee service and clean towels. The entire home was extremely clean, no dust, clean floors, clean kitchen,…
Amanda User Profile
May 2016
We booked the entire b&b for a graduation party. It was a perfect place for a laid back, celebratory gathering. Brenda truly went above and beyond to make sure we were comfortable and content. If you are looking for a country retreat or just a place to hang out and get away, t…
Jeremy User Profile
February 2015
Brenda is a fantastic host and provided excellent accommodation to my entire family of 10 people. The old style home is wonderfully kept and is the perfect setting for a large group to get away. Watching the sunrise over the fields from the Green Room was truly spectacular. Toppi…

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Ainsworth, Iowa, United StatesJoined in November 2014
Brenda User Profile
24 Reviews
As the owner of So Dear To My Heart Bed & Breakfast, I invite to you come and share my home and some delicious food. My little farmstead consists of a 100 year old Craftsman style home situated on 4 acres in the beautiful Iowa countryside. My family includes chickens, horses, …
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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