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Cozy Cabin in the country

Bedrooms 1
Space 83 m²
Property type cabin


About the property

2 story 1 bedroom new construction cabin. Sleeps up to 6 people. Located on a small hobby farm. Beautiful view of countryside, farm animals, wildlife, and pond, 4.5 miles West of historic Kalona, IA with its Amish Settlements.

1st floor has full kitchen, living room with a queen size fold out couch, bathroom, and laundry room. Satellite TV w/DVD player. 2nd floor is large bedroom with 2 queen size beds. Roll away beds and baby beds available. Farm fresh breakfast provided on weekends.

Carmen Kiefer
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, Limited Spanish
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
3 August, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Wellman

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 83 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 1:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • 3rd bed is fold out couch in living room. Roll away, air mattresses, and toddler beds available
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible
Breakfast available on weekends


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Cozy Cabin in the country
average rating of 4.8 based on 30 reviews

it was beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Excellent accommodation and the best host ever! Definitely want to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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They Make You Feel Like Family

  • 5 of 5

Carmen, Scott, and family were unbelievable hosts! Our family came together from across the country for a long weekend to attend our nephew's graduation. The cottage was cozy and served as a perfect gathering place for breakfast each morning and to relax at the end of each day. And speaking of breakfast, WOW! A farm fresh breakfast was delivered in picnic baskets to our cottage and it was a spread to remember! Eggs, bacon, sausage, fresh fruit, homemade pastries, pancakes... truly a 5-star meal and worth the price of admission in and of itself. Carmen made cinnamon rolls the 2nd morning that we are still talking about!

Thank you, Carmen and Scott, for making our stay so comfortable. We can't wait to return next year for the next nephew's graduation!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful cottage, wonderful owners on a blissfully peaceful farm.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay here for 10 days over Christmas. Carmen, the owner, was wonderful- on arrival the cottage was warm and cozy, with fresh bread left out for us and a note wishing us a restful night after our long flight. She then delivered an absolutely delicious breakfast basket and was on hand with any queries that we had.

The cottage was perfect for visiting our family in nearby Kalona, but also handy for getting to Iowa City and was fully equipped with everything you might need in the kitchen, a washer and dryer and lovely clean bedrooms and bathrooms. We look forward to staying again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun location off the beaten patj

  • 5 of 5

The listing is very accurate, but fails to account for the hidden benefit of renting from the Kiefers. You will not find a nicer couple to rent from. Down home hard working Iowa people who care about your stay. Property was clean and they live 300 feet from the cabin, so if you need anything, it will be handled. I would recommend this cabin to anyone looking for a rural type setting, close to big city amenities. Local Kalona restaurants are very good and reasonable. I have already booked two more months at this vrbo.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a little communication problem leading up our stay, but once Carmen fixed that, everything was great.

We came for the Wisconsin vs Iowa game and this was the closest remaining property that would work for our group of 6. It definitely is off the beaten path a bit, but it worked for us. Friday night we were tired and did not want to cook so went to the brew pub a few miles down the road. We were more than pleasantly surprised with that place and the food, I would highly recommend it. We declined breakfast on Saturday because we were off early to tailgate, but enjoyed Sunday breakfast delivered hot! Carmen's grandson gave us a very informative tour of the farm. We also enjoyed a nice big fire on Saturday night, something you certainly cannot get at the Red Roof Inn. WiFi and Sattelite TV were a welcomed bonus. If there was one downside, I would say it was the roosters underneath the back porch which apparently do not wait for sunrise for their wake up call, but we all had a good laugh about it. We are from Wisconsin and no strangers to farms, but I have to say this was a unique experience, in a good way.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice and clean place

  • 5 of 5

Nice place to stay we enjoyed the view and the farmland environment.

Breakfast was amazing fresh and delicious.

Thank you Carmen

Martinez family

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
41 Miles
Cedar RApids, IA
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Wellman

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

We will drop you off and pick you up at the stadium for Hawkeye football games

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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