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What you seen upon first entering the barn.View of the barn in the winter with a beautiful yard and setting.
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Charming Vintage Guesthome / Barn.

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Emily

Charming Vintage Guesthome / Barn.

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean8 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Emily is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

Horse barn converted into cozy quiet 1BR retreat. Located minutes from the airport and a quick drive or bike ride to downtown, 'The Barn' offers tranquility, a large yard and true country living within the city. Ideal for a solo traveler or a couple.

Amenities

Wifi
Free parking on premises
Gym
Breakfast
Indoor fireplace
Hangers

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Availability

43 Reviews

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Phil
August 2018
Highly recommended! The barn is cozy, charming, and unique—I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. I would stay again in the winter so I could try out the fireplace...was not needed in August, but the AC worked great!
Glenda User Profile
Glenda
July 2018
We had stayed at The Barn a year ago and were so excited that it was available to stay there again when we needed to be in town for a wedding. We were warmly welcomed, found the cottage clean and well stocked with everything we needed, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! We'll defin…
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William (Cragg)
July 2018
This was my third experience with AirBnB and by far the best. Emily’s mom, Sarah was an awesome host! The “barn” was extremely private, neat and clean. It was nicely decorated and had everything I needed. There were snacks galore including pieces of freshly cut watermelon and ch…
Laura User Profile
Laura
July 2018
This is a unique, fun and interesting space, and in a great location! But the thing that really stands out, was my experience with the hosts. I grew up in Des Moines many years ago, and remembered the people being exceptionally supportive of people new to the Des Moines area. Th…
Patrick User Profile
Patrick
June 2018
If you are looking for a place in Des Moines, count yourself lucky if you can get a reservation here. Emily and her mom manage the one of the best Air BNB's that we've stayed in. Sarah is beyond wonderful. Highly recommend this gem in Des Moines.
Estelle User Profile
Estelle
June 2018
We went there for our anniversary. We were greeted with warmth and kindness. The guest house was charming and comfortable. It's like being off the grid without going far. Convenient location too. The whole experience was wonderful!
Laura User Profile
Laura
March 2018
The greatest airbnb or (Hidden by Airbnb) ever! Sarah and Andy were wonderful hosts and we left feeling like friends. Convenient location, lots of great touches, I love the fireplace! And the chocolates. The rustic antiques were perfect and the bed comfy. Sarah's restaurant recom…

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Des Moines, Iowa, United StatesJoined in October 2012
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Emily is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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