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Michelle Kriss

Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Wayman House - Large, Beautiful, Historic Home Close to E.S.U & Downtown

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Emporia vacation house rental

3 Bed, 2.5 Ba 2200 SF Sleeps 2-14, beautifully restored

**REDUCED Rate for parties of 4 or less! Thank you.

This beautiful, historic, spacious home was built in 1901 by one of Lyon County's pioneers, Will Wayman. Within walking/stumbling distance of ESU, Emporia's downtown, the starting point for DK200, the DK200 block party and the Glass Blown Open block party! The main floor is a wonderful GATHERING SPACE for family and friends. New kitchen and spacious living, dining and foyer offer plenty of space to get together. There is a 1/2 bath and full sized sofa sleeper on main floor. The upstairs boasts 3 spacious bedrooms (1KG and 2QN beds), 2 full baths and a laundry/utility room (1FULL bed). Bonus space is a 400+ SF finished dormer attic that offers an additional (4TWIN beds). Home has been completely restored inside to bring out its historic charm, yet a nod has been given to modern conveniences. 1 KG; 2 QN beds; 1 Full; 4 Twins; 1 Full sofa sleeper; (there are also areas where cots or air mattresses could be added). Beautifully remodeled kitchen offers flexibility to prepare your own meals with all the kitchen basics provided. We offer grocery service so that you may have food in the house when you arrive. Bbq grill, Four TV's with Directv, NFL Sunday ticket, Roku and Free Wi-Fi. Premium quality linens will pamper you. HE front loading Washer/Dryer, Hairdryer, Iron/Ironing Board. Ample parking in rear driveway.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Michelle Kriss (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Speaks english

Location

Nearest Airport
92 Miles
Wichita Mid-Continent
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Mulready's, Radius, Trophy Room, Casa Ramos
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Emporia Municipal and Emporia Country Club
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 35 & KS Turnpike
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Mexican; BBQ; Sushi; Asian; Bistro; Microbrewery
Car: recommended

Historic home on a brick street in Emporia, Kansas Conveniently located within walking distance of the up-and-coming downtown black/gold district (3 blocks) and ESU campus (5 blocks) There are numerous food and beverage options including Asian, Sushi, Mexican, Pubs, BBQ, Cafes, coffee shops, a bakery and a chocolate shop. There are also many shopping options, several fitness facilities, a video store and a grocery store.

Emporia is the heart of the Flint Hills, the National Teacher's Hall of Fame, the founding city of Veterans' Day and the host city of the extreme gravel endurance race, the Dirty Kanza 200.

The historic Granada Theatre has been fully restored and is a popular venue for concerts, comedy shows, special events, weddings and receptions. Check their web site for performances and contact information at http://emporiagranada.com.

The Emporia Arts Council, next door to the Granada Theater offers local artist exhibits and events. Have you own creative itch, sign up for one of the many classes they offer throughout the year.

Emporia State University (NCAA Division II) offers the opportunity to take in a Hornet sporting event or a theater or musical performance.

The following are also within walking distance of the property: Lyon County Public Library; Lyon County Historical Museum; Red Rocks, Home of William Allen White family; Schmidt Museum of Natural History (on ESU campus)

David Traylor Zoo, in Soden's Grove Park, is free to the public. Meander through the beautiful gardens and view the animals. During summer months, Emporia Sertoma Club offers train rides for $0.50. Walk across the street to the All Veteran's Memorial and the Historic Soden's Bridge over the Cottonwood River.

Emporia Aquatic Center offers a place to cool off and spend those hot summer days. The zero entrance pool is perfect for kids of all ages. Relax on the Lazy River, run through the sprinklers or zip down the water slides.

Flint Hills Mall offers shopping, a nail salon and an 8-plex movie theater.

For the outdoors type, Melvern Lake and John Redmond Lake are within 20 miles. They offer biking and horseback trails, fishing and water sports. There are also bike trails at Camp Alexander just 8 miles East.

The Flint Hills was just recently named one of the top 20 places to see the sunset before you die. Wander away from town and check that off your bucket list!!

The Flint Hills are also home to the only remaining Tall Grass Prairies in North America (just this 4% remains). Tall Grass Prairie National Park is just 16 miles West and 2 miles North of Emporia. At certain times of the year you can see the majestic fires across the horizon as the tall grasses are burned.

Several neighboring small towns offer great food and history. Strong City, just 15 miles away, boasts Ad Astra restaurant and neighboring Cottonwood Falls boasts the a town square with brick streets surrounding the historic Chase County Court House. The Grand Central Hotel offers quaint rooms and a first rate dining experience, perfect for a quick weekend getaway.

Emporia is located right off of Interstate 35 and the Kansas Turnpike. Approximate Driving Times:

Topeka - 45 min

Wichita - 90 min

Lawrence or Manhattan - 60 min

Kansas City - 2 hours

Tulsa - 3 hours

Oklahoma City - 3.5 hours

Emporia and the surrounding communities offer you a peaceful pace and friendly faces. Come see for yourself!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Emporia, Kansas

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Glass Blown Open
Apr 24 2017 - Apr 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
C$2,697
 
 
Dirty Kanza 200
May 29 2017 - Jun 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$394
C$2,697
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
C$288
C$1,973
C$3,948
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$78
Cleaning Fee C$117

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Emporia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Hall Bath Upstairs - toilet , shower
    1/2 Bath Downstairs - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Veteran's Day Suite - 1 queen
    Bed/utility room - 1 double , 2nd floor
    Attic/Dormer - 4 twin/ single
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Full Sized - Main floor
    Wizard of Oz Suite - 1 king , 2nd floor - en suite bathroom, TV
    Dirty Kanza Suite - 1 queen , 2nd floor, TV
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • gambling casinos
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • racquetball
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Check in: 3:00 pm Check out: 10:00 am *Pantry pre-stocking available at cost + 10% *Daily or weekly cleaning available for additional charge if desired. *Air mattresses and additional linens available upon request. *Pack and play, high chair and children's toys available on request.