The SpaceWelcome to Dragonfly Meadows. Your stay will be in a welcoming and sunny furnished space. We have a furnished kitchen with microwave, wall oven & glass top stove. Coffee Central includes a coffee maker, French press, electric hot water pot and expresso machine. Starter coffee is provided along with an assortment of teas & hot chocolate. You'll have the use of our cookware, Cusinart food processor & other small appliances. Plates, bowls, coffee mugs, glasses, etc are provided. There is a dining table that seats four & a granite top counter with two bar stools. Master bedroom has a comfy queen bed and private bath w/tub & shower. Living room has loveseat sleeper and sofa. Second living area has full size murphy bed and two chairs that pull out into sleepers great for toddlers and kids.
Privacy curtain can separate room if desired. There is floor space for sleeping bags. A second bath with a walk in tiled shower is off this room.
This bathroom is also a tornado safe room. Towels provided but please bring your own beach towels. Bed linens are provided for master bedroom, murphy bed & chair beds. Washer/Dryer is available by request. Please ask. Back yard is fenced and has a fire pit for campfires and roasting marshmallows! There is a big back porch where you can sit and enjoy the sunset. Beautiful wisteria arbor with twinkling lights will end your night in a peaceful way. We do have an RV spot in the woods close to the house that has electric and water hook up. There is an additional charge for this space. ($45/night) Please ask about it if interested.
No steps leading to home or within home. Wide covered cement porch leading to house and wide covered porch on back of house. Doorways are minimum of 30" wide except for master bath which is 26". 2nd bath has 34" door and walk in shower has 23" opening. Have shower chair available. Please ask if you have additional questions on accessibility.
If you want to get away from it all, and have the 2nd largest lake in Kansas just minutes away, this is the place! Awesome 124 acres in Kaw Valley surrounded by Corps land.
Winter views of the lake on parts of the property. As close to the lake as you can get on private ground. Minutes to the marina and Slough Creek boat dock.
Perry Lake has over 80 miles of hiking, biking and horse trails. We have trails on our property for you to enjoy also. Horses and bike riders welcome. (No motorized vehicles though) We are an established Monarch Waystation. Lots of wildlife, - deer, turkey and lots of birds! Wildflowers including butterfly plants and native grasses grow in our meadow. Old timber drops toward the lake with rock ledges.
Property has gated entrance with keypad provided for access.
Great destination for cyclists, horse riders, and hikers. Very peaceful retreat for groups or anyone just wanting to disconnect for awhile.
Please note: No tv or internet. Cell phone coverage is good for Verizon but check your own carrier for towers in the area so you'll know what coverage you will have for your smart phone or portable hotspot. We hope you will take the opportunity to "Disconnect & Reconnect" but know the real world demands your attention at times.
We are looking for guests who will respect the natural surroundings and have the attitude of leaving no trace in nature when they pass through it.
We want people to relax and enjoy their family and friends in surroundings that allow them to disconnect for awhile from the busy world. We think you can find it here. Guest AccessIt's just your registered guests who will have access to our property. Use of full living area including kitchen, bbq grill, campfire pits, picnic tables are available to you. Garage area and Greenhouse are private. Plenty of room to park your vehicles, boat or camper on the circle gravel drive. We even have a rv spot with water and electric hook up. Extra charge for RV hookup. If you need extra sleeping spaces, you are welcome to pitch a tent but if the house is used for showers, etc. we ask you to declare the extra person to cover the extras for utilities and supplies.
We ask all people who use the property be registered beforehand for liability and safety reasons. Interaction with GuestsWe meet you upon arrival and show you around and are available by phone if you need us. Depending on the length of your stay, you may see us on occasion mowing trails or doing some maintenance but we respect guests' privacy The NeighborhoodMinutes from Perry Lake.
There is a swimming beach located near the marina and it is a few minutes drive away. Boat docks and marina is about three- five minutes away. Kaw Valley is a beautiful area with amazing vistas surrounding the lake. Perry Lake is the second largest lake in Kansas with over 80 miles of hiking, biking and horse trails. Getting AroundLake Perry is located northwest of Lawrence KS and east of Topeka. We are 15 miles from each. Kansas City is 45 minutes. We are located on black top so no gravel or dirt roads to get here! From I-70 and Exit 197 in Kansas, we are 14 miles.
Four miles to Perry, KS from our place to a grocery store, hardware store, gas station, Dollar General, and a few local restaurants. A cafe is right down the road that is open weekends during the summer. There is also a restaurant at the marina. Other Things to NoteWe hope to provide a quiet place in nature to all our guests.
Please stay on designated nature trails when hiking, riding horses or bike riding. Respect the wildlife. No littering. Please, leave no trace. Sorry, no ATVs or motor vehicles on trails of property. We have invested in our surroundings with our plantings of native grasses, wildflowers and food plots. Please respect our efforts and nature's efforts too. ATV park is available at Perry Lake and is two miles away.