The Roost

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Barn hosted by Tim

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the barn to yourself.
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Self check-in
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Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
1930's Limestone chicken house converted to a cabin. 1/4 mile off a paved highway. Interior space is 46 feet x 11 feet, with sloping ceiling. Tiled shower with built in seat.(No tub.) Fully appointed kitchen. Beautiful views of the Smoky Hills. Several acres of native grassland with running stream to explore. Deer, turkey, bird watching, and other wildlife. If you are going walking, wear appropriate footwear. See the stars without city lights and enjoy the unbelievable quiet.

The space
Currently equipped with one full size bed and one queen sofa-sleeper. Pac and play available. Built in 1930 by three teenage boys and a hired stonemason. Room to park your Travel Home.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
TV
Air conditioning
Backyard
Pack ’n play/Travel crib
Children’s books and toys
Hair dryer
Refrigerator

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4.93 out of 5 stars from 229 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Ellis, Kansas, United States

Agricultural setting in rural western Kansas. Great roads to explore on. Oil wells, windmills, native grasses and crop production are prominent. Depending on the season, you may see farming equipment, cattle and native wildlife. Farming equipment from the 1800's is displayed on our property.

Hosted by Tim

  1. Joined in April 2018
  • 229 Reviews
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  • Superhost
My wife Lilly and I have three grown children. One daughter, her husband and their children live on the family farm close to The Roost. Our son lives in Wisconsin and our youngest daughter lives in Arizona. We spend time at the farm on weekends and travel to see our other children when time permits. Lilly has an MA and owns an ASI company, Hamlin Creative Consulting. I am the Managing Member of our remodeling company and we share an office in Hays, Kansas. We enjoy meeting new people and learning their life stories.
My wife Lilly and I have three grown children. One daughter, her husband and their children live on the family farm close to The Roost. Our son lives in Wisconsin and our youngest…

Co-hosts

  • Rachel

During your stay

Meet and greet. Tours if requested. Homesteaded 1878. 6th generation is being raised here if you'd like to meet them. Full kitchen is in the unit to prepare your own meals. We stock basic coffee, condiments, bottled water and popcorn. Let us know if there is something you'd like waiting for you.
Meet and greet. Tours if requested. Homesteaded 1878. 6th generation is being raised here if you'd like to meet them. Full kitchen is in the unit to prepare your own meals. We…

Tim is a Superhost

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Things to know

House rules

Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
May encounter potentially dangerous animal
Carbon monoxide alarm

Cancellation policy