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Affordable, peaceful, romantic, comfortable--perfect for a weekend getaway, family stay, couple's night out, special occasions.
Rates are $120 per day and $110 a night for 5 days or more. For 1 night stay there is an additional $30 surcharge.
This is 1 of 2 properties (next to each other) that are available for rental. You can access our website for online booking, full details, reviews, up-to-date calendar, correct rate calculation for both properties at www.downeyhouserental.com.
Downey House is a 3 bedroom, 2 bath, house with a parlor, living room, dining room and full kitchen and has free Wi-Fi.
Located in a small town on a corner lot, the interior has original woodwork, floors and many other features of this 1909 house.
The first floor has a parlor, living room, kitchen, dining room, bath (2 person jacuzzi tub, shower) and an entry way.
The second story has 3 bedrooms and 1 full bath (tub/shower).
With a total of 3 beds and 2 hide-a-bed couches in the living room, the house can sleep 9 guests: 2 Queen bedrooms, 1 Full bed in a 3rd bedroom, 1 Queen and 1 Twin hide-a-bed in the living room. A crib is also available.
Washer and dryer is located in basement.
Living room and 2 Queen bedrooms have DISH satellite TVs; living room and master bedroom also have DVD players. Collection of various DVD movies are available in the house (children and family movies).
The parlor, living room, and dining room have original wood floors and wood trim. Parlor has period furniture, original fireplace insert (non-working) and mantle; designed for conversation and relaxing. A large pocket door and transom windows separate the living spaces. The dining room has hutch and buffet along with a table that sits 8 comfortably and can seat up to 10 with ease. The living room has sitting for 8. Kitchen has been updated with modern conveniences.
Relaxing outdoors gives many options: front porch has a swing, and the large back patio has table and 8 chairs. There is also a barbeque grill, and a sitting area under a tree, with a fountain, which is perfect for early evenings.
Plenty of off street parking is available with 4 to 5 slots in the back drive, additional parking on side street or in front of the house on either side of the street.
For supplies and groceries, the following are located within 1 mile: grocery store (7 days a week 8am-8pm), 2 gas/convenient stores (1 open 24/7), and a Dollar General. Also located within 1 mile are 4 restaurants serving various types of food.
Located in Historic Plattsburg, Missouri (town of 2,300), Downey House is on the main road through town (MO-116).
Attractions inside city limits:
History -- Museum, Historic Home Walking Tour, statue and grave site of David Rice Atchison ('President for a day').
Recreation -- 18-hole golf course, 2 outdoor swimming pools, 5 community parks, bowling alley.
Shopping -- Antique store, flea market, thrift store, 2 general merchandise stores.
Restaurants -- Mexican, home cooking, BBQ and pizza, little bit for everyone.
Attractions within 15 minutes:
Shatto Dairy, Smithville Lake access, fishing lakes, Conservation land, two more towns with restaurants, Antique Fair Grounds, antiques.
Other attractions within 30 to 60 minutes:
Kansas City, MO -- Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun, River Market, Crown Center, Plaza, Art Museum, Union Station, Royals and Chiefs, Casino's, Zoo, WW I memorial, Power & Light District, Jazz Museum, and many others (45 to 60 minutes).
Independence, MO -- Truman Home and Library, mansion tours, Church of Christ Temple, shopping (45 minutes).
Kansas City, KS (and area) -- Speedway, Legends Outlet Shops, Schlitterbahn, other larger stores (50 minutes).
St. Joseph, MO -- Pony Express, Hotel Museum and Jesse James final home, Psychiatric Museum, and shopping (35 minutes).
Jamesport, MO -- Amish community with shopping (50 minutes).
Liberty/Kearney, MO - Jesse James boyhood home and historic banks (25 to 30 minutes).
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1 night minimum stay
First night payment is required to confirm reservation. Remaining is due upon arrival. Can pay online at our website using Credit Card or pay by check.