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Scenic and private retreat in Missouri wine country

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Luxurious & charming 3 bdrm/2ba overlooking large private lake and vineyard

Just 35 miles from St. Louis and 2 miles from the charming town of Augusta, MO. Our 140 acres are nestled on a hillside overlooking our own 20 acre lake and vineyard, Camp Guten Nacht (Camp Good Night) is the perfect get-away retreat. An ideal romantic destination, a girl's getaway or a special family excursion. This well appointed, newer home offers all luxurious ammenities including modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, fine linens, spa products, satellite TV and complimentary welcome basket.

Swim, canoe (boat provided), kayak (boat provided), paddleboat (boat provided), hike the trails on the property or nearby Klondike Park, fish, bbq, sit fireside, sip wine, visit local wineries and relax in total privacy in wonderful accommodations.

We look forward to responsible renters who will appreciate what this home and the area has to offer.

More Details

Janet Hennessey
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
15 June, 2018

About Janet Hennessey

This home is owned by Peter and Tim Hennessey who are native St. Louisans, brothers and business partners in St. Louis, MO. Peter and Tim own and operate Hennessey Development, a successful home building company. The home was lovingly designed and built by Peter and Tim as a getaway from the city.

Janet Hennessey purchased this chateau / country house in 1990

Why Janet Hennessey chose Augusta

35 miles from St. Louis but so peaceful and scenic you feel like you had to take a plane to get there.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Augusta

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • New - fabulous water pressure!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 large double bed , Full/queen size - bunk beds
  • New
  • Books ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming


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Scenic and private retreat in Missouri wine country
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Awesome Property in Missouri wine country / duck country close to Missouri River

  • 5 of 5

We rented the property for the 25th Anniversary Master National Retriever Club AKC Hunting Test competition held at August A. Busch Memorial Wildlife Conservation Area. The location was awesome half way between Busch Conservation Area and Purina Farms. The wineries on 94 were a special treat. The Defiance Roadhouse in Defiance, MO, was the bomb. Atmosphere was great; staff was greater; food was greatest. This VRBO property is very secluded on a private road and lake. Very relaxing. Someplace we would be willing to return to without an agenda and just hang out. Thank you Pete and Janet!

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded luxury on a lake

  • 5 of 5

Fun in the country

  • Review Submitted: 21/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice home and very convenient to wineries

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our niece's wedding weekend at this very nice home. Secluded and private, yet convenient to local wineries. Wedding was held at Nobleis Vineyard which is only 2.8 miles from property--very easy drive for the many trips back and forth getting everything ready for ceremony and reception. Weather was too cool to enjoy the lake much while we were there, but we did take a few hikes around the beautiful grounds. It was great to have our family stay all together. Would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 26/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this beautiful home in wine country to celebrate my mother's 60th birthday. We spent every morning drinking coffee on the dock as the sun rose, shared meals around the dinner table, and caught up with one another around the fireplace in the evening. The views were beautiful, as the leaves were just starting to change, but the water was still warm enough that we could jump in for a refreshing swim. The beds were comfortable and the shower was hot with great pressure. In addition to the house, we also rented the game house which had ping pong table and a special rooftop outlook. The pictures don't quite capture all of the detail and love put into this space. It is a well-kept home and we are happy to have been able to stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 30/09/2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
St. Louis
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Augusta Brewery
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 94
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Ashley Rose
Car: necessary

A short 35 miles from St. Louis. A charming and luxurious private home situated on 140 acres with a vineyard overlooking a 20 acre private lake in the scenic Augusta, Missouri wine country. You may hike, canoe, paddle boat, fish, swim or simply relax on our property. Just 2 miles from the town of Augusta. Augusta is home to several excellent wineries where visitors can sip the vintner's special wines and enjoy picnic lunches with spectacular views of the rolling hillside vineyards. Augusta Micro Brewery offers a variety of selections unique to the area. A walk through the town will uncover unique specialty shops, fabulous restaurants and bakeries. We love the quaint Kate's Coffee and the decadent Halcyon Spa (also offers yoga classes)!! Don't miss Centennial Farms for fresh produce. Daniel Boones' Missouri Home and the Busch Wildlife Area are near. Special events are hosted year round. The well known Missouri Katy Trail is in town for those who would like to bike, walk or run. Bikes may be rented. Klondike Park is just a few miles away. 4 miles of natural and paved trails are offered for biking and hiking, playground and fishing. Fully stocked with bluegill, bass and catfish and free boat ramps to the Missouri River. The historic towns of Washington and Defiance, MO are just 15 minutes away.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house in Augusta

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$79.29

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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