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Waterfront Cabin, 10 Minutes from Wichita.

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Loft + Den, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 8)

Vacation with out having to do anything but relax. Take long walks, get back to nature, kids really enjoy being outdoors fishing, running around without worrying about cars .

Keywords: Waterfront cabin 10 miles east of Wichita, just off of I-35, exit #57 on the Kansas Turnpike (Andover area). Cabin over looks the Indianola waterway on two sides, surrounded by large trees. Cabin was completly updated 2010. Living room has a wood stove to sit around and visit with friends, cozy up to a good book or watch a movie. Furnished with a queen sofa sleeper and a loft that can sleep up to three young children (3 twin mattress) just like 200 years ago. The master bedroom has a queen bed with a sitting area that can be divided into another sleep area just of the screened in porch overlooking the water. What a place to have a drink, watch a sunset or maybe a fisherman work the water.

The kitchen is well equipped, with concrete countr tops and bar, off to the side a romantic dinning area with a great view of the waterway.

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Helen Turner or Wendell Turner
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Helen Turner or Wendell Turner

Helen and I married in 1972 , raised 3 children, now have 9 grand children. We travel a lot ourselves all throughout the crountry going to art showes to sell our metal art work.

Helen Turner or Wendell Turner purchased this cabin in 1987

Why Helen Turner or Wendell Turner chose Andover

We raised our family in the same area, wanted a get away from the city but yet close enough for dinners out, theaters, music concerts and shopping. The cabin is close to Wichita but close to nature.

What makes this cabin unique

It's quite, you can see all kinds of wild life (making for good pictures). Canoeing (great exerise) taking a pontoon trip down stream. Beautiful large trees (great picture taking). Fishing off your pier. like going to the movies no cell phone needed.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Andover

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Child Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Cabin sets on a private ranch with over two miles of tree covered roadways for walking or you can find lots of trails off the path for an adventures walk with nature. Take a lazy float down the Indianola by canoe paddling from shade tree to shade tree, maybe do a little fishing on your way, but again you could bring your boat and float down the river into a nice lake for a morning of skiing than back out in the evening for a night of star qazing all from your boat. Privat beach and fishing avaliable.


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Waterfront Cabin, 10 Minutes from Wichita.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 21 reviews

Beautiful,comfortable, clean, charming

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, comfortable, clean and charming.

  • Submitted: 22-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, one hangup that is a plus or a minus (depending)

  • 4 of 5

This is a great location and the view is very pretty. The house is quaint inside, well made up and if you aren't claustrophobic and willing to sleep in the upper bunks could sleep several. Bed is comfortable, bathroom is good, and location is very out of the way.

There is one minus: bringing cell phones I was unable to get any reception (AT&T or Sprint) beyond 1 bar. Often could not get SMS/TXT or any data (Period). This would be managable, except the fact the house also has no WiFi, so pretty much, if you are here you are cut off from the outside world.

That could be a great perk, but admittedly, meant for us we did a lot of walking out toward the road where we could get two bars of service to occassionally update our email. (I know, modern world)

  • Submitted: 1-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous Oasis

  • 5 of 5

Everything was so lovely. A beautiful property. Pics do not do it justice. The owners were so very pleasant and professional. This is a secluded property with neighbors but plenty of privacy. There is a huge Dillions Marketplace store about six miles away which was wonderful as we didnt have to travel with our food. Cabin had everything we needed to do our own cooking and live like we do at home. There are restaurants if you want to drive to town. We did not have tv cable or gas grill but I believe it was due to severe weather which preceeded us there- we didnt miss tv and it looked like a gas grill knob was left on- so we bought charcoal instead! The grill has both and was nice. We didn't kayak but they were there and we saw other people canoeing if that interests you. This property is suitable for families and also perfect for a romantic getaway. I hope to visit again soon. It sure didnt feel like Kansas and was similar to upstate NY - so pretty

  • Submitted: 23-May-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the cabin: disappointed in my self for not getting over there to at least meet you once. May next time.
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Nice getaway for the family

  • 4 of 5

My family and I had a nice stay here. It's part of a creekside community where some of the houses appear to be vacation cabins. It was reasonably quiet, with lots of birds and squirrels running around enjoying all the trees. My son and I had a lot of fun paddling around in the two kayaks they had there, and my wife and I enjoyed sitting in the screened in deck off the bedroom. My son loved sleeping in the loft, though I was very nervous about the possibility that he was going to roll off the edge or through the access hole in the middle of the night. I solved that with a board I had in the car and covered the hole and put one of the extra sleeping mats on it to hold it in place. If you are an anxious parent, or your kids don't like heights the loft won't be of much use for you. The floors were an accurate barometer of the temperature outside, bring slippers if staying in colder months. In fact bring them anyway, the slate floor tiles have some edge height mismatches and it'll save you some stubbed toes. The rooms are spacious and nicely furnished, the wood burning stove was an awesome way to stay cozy in the living room, and the deck is a nice place to hang out when the weather is good.

Location was convenient for a quick trip into Andover (11min) or even Wichita(20-25min) for food, entertainment, or shopping. If you get to downtown Wichita, try Doo-Dah's Diner for some of the best diner food you've ever had.

We ate most of our meals at the cabin, the only complaint I had making meals was I wished there was a bigger frying pan and baking sheet, but was able to do what I needed to with just a little extra time. House has full size fridge, but no dishwasher, if that sort of thing bothers you.

Overall a nice place to be for a few days, we all wished we had booked one more night than we had so we could have done some more relaxing there.

  • Submitted: 18-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very relaxing and wonderful time. We grilled on the BBQ and fished in the river. Everything we needed was available. Owners were very helpful and pleasant. We would definitely love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: 13-Feb-2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean, well-maintained, well-stocked, and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

We spent three nights at the cabin. The Turner's are easy to communicate with and were extremely helpful with the several requests we had. The property is adjacent to another cabin but has a large lawn with the waterway circling around it, promoting the quiet feeling of the outdoors. A highlight of the cabin is the many hang-out nooks with comfortable chairs. The screened-in porch in the back was especially nice.

The bed was great. The grill on the deck is both charcoal and gas--a definite win! (We used both.) They have two kayaks available for use on the waterway. The cabin was bigger than we needed for the two of us.

This is a place I'd recommend to anyone wanting a quiet place to get away from the noise.

  • Submitted: 24-Aug-2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you staying at the Romantic Cabin; I love it when I have to go down there for the clean up. It's so peaceful and relaxing for me. Welcome back any time just give me a call.
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Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Andover

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$64.13

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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