The SpaceThe Hometown Hideaway is a 140 year old historic home in the heart of central Iowa (an hour and 15 from Des Moines) that used to be the telephone switchboard for the community. This small, cozy home retains many of its original features with some modern touches. Besides the bedrooms there is a large front porch perfect for cool summer evenings, a library office, seating room with a big screen TV, DVD player and Netflix capability, a fully functional kitchen and a nice dining area. Guest AccessGuests have access to the entire home including a one car garage for their vehicle. Interaction with GuestsWhen staying at the Hometown Hideaway guests will be greeted by a host who is off property but always near when needed. We have the option of home cooked meals if you want to pre-order. The NeighborhoodThe Hometown Hideaway is a historic home in the heart of central Iowa (an hour and 15 from Des Moines) that used to be the telephone switchboard for the community. This small, cozy home sits opposite one of Paton's two churches and the town's central park making a quiet and beautiful setting. With under a population of 300, this tiny town is unique. Getting AroundYou will need your own vehicle when visiting the Hometown Hideaway. Other Things to NoteThough Paton is a small town it does have a significant gas station/ convenience store, an active library, and the finest restaurant for 60 miles in any direction. The town is 30-minutes away from movies theaters, bowling, fishing, roller skating, the Wild Rose Casino and Resort and several other interesting places of discovery.