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Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Paradise on Lake and 55 Acres

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)


Property Details

Updated: Dec 7, 2016
House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 13 Sleeps

This is truly a paradise for the most private of parties. Lock the gate behind you and no one will enter unless you want them too! This home cannot be seen by the road and nobody knows you are here, but me! This was our private families home and now that I am widowed and am a empty nester I am enjoying sharing this beautiful, inspiring home and property with others. You will experience the beauty of nature, the unique architecture of Frank Llyod Wright's teachings and a calmness here that is just unbelievable! Once you

arrive you will not want to leave!

Every day is a new day here with something different to see. I

promise you, you will not be disapointed, you may not even want to leave, but you must because there are other guests waiting to experience what you just have!

Main Floor: dining - seats 8, kitchen - seats 6 at breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, sunken greatroom, laundry room, 2 bedrooms and 1 1/2 bathroom, the large bathroom has sunken tub with hand held shower head.

Second Floor: 3 bedrooms - 2 masters (1 king and 1 queen) the 3rd also a queen. 2 bathrooms 1 with 2 seated shower the other with large 2 person seated shower, double sink, and Jacuzzi tub.

More Details
  • Sleeps 15
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

I started out at 15 being a hostess at a restaurant, for college I attended a travel academy, soon after had 2 beautiful bright children, ran a mechanical contracting company with my husband for 24 years, married 26 years to be widowed at a early age, and now once again a hostess to my own properties that I share with Wonderful Vacationers from all over the world:-)

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Guestbook comments from the manager

Words can not begin to express the wonderful time my family had being together in your amazing home! Everything was perfect and the surroundings, breath taking! I don't believe I could have found anything more enjoyable and relaxing. We take with us so many great memories and pictures. Everyone is already hoping we do this again next year and make it a family tradition! Thanks for everything!
Jul 2010
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24 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)


Liked very much the lake was just beautiful. Early morning with.tht sun rising over lake was ma

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed the week end!!!

The kids had fine time even though the pool was cold. The other kids (the grown-up ones)We had fun also but could not handle the pool. We enjoyed everything on the trip though


  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in MO. The house and property were better in person then in the pictures, if you can believe that ;-) Our whole family (from 5 mos. to 77 years old) enjoyed every moment. There was always something to do: swim, fish, boat, fly drones, fireworks, and smores. The only time some of us left was to go to the grocery store or to get worms(which is close by). The house was very spacious and perfect for several families. We were really surprised at how sound proof it was from room to room. Donna was available and very helpful. Looking forward to next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kirkwood MO

Another Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

As always, Another Great Time. My family fly's in once a year each summer. We used to go to Branson or the Lake of the Ozarks. This is our 3rd year staying here. The amenities keep the entire family busy, rain or shine. The paddle boats and kayaks are a hit as always. The property is very well kept and we cant wait to come next year. We had a few special requests and Donna made it all happen including the good weather we requested.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Gary wilson

  • 5 of 5

My first stay at Ms D. Longs private home was April 2015 and came back often, last time was May 2016. She is the host of host, she can read your mind as what your needs may be. I prefer the winter months. Waking up and looking out over the lake and watching the mist rise is breath taking. The evenings in front of the massive fireplace is so romantic, I recommend Ms Longs home for any occasion. I fell in love with her home and feel in love there as well..

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful vacation for our enttire family!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Donna for sharing your Frank Lloyd Wright inspired home with us for our week's vacation. Nine of us enjoyed fishing, swimming, grilling, hiking, setting off fireworks, playing piano, and bonding as a family. Even with a couple days of rain, there was always something to do. The only times we left were for a Cardinal Baseball game, and shopping. Thanks again; you are an awesome hostess! We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marion, Iowa

Beautiful, private getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our week at this beautiful property. The pool, lake with the kayaks , and the large outdoor areas were wonderful. Grandchildren ranging in age 8 to 23 spent many hours using the pool and lake. We drove to downtown St. Louis to visit the zoo, science station, Grants Farm, a Cardinals game, and a must visit to the City Museum!,and a new, close by attraction, Purina Farms. However it was always nice to get back to the peacefulness at the house.

Shopping for groceries was convenient at the nearby Super Walmart.

Donna Long was wonderful about getting us anything we asked for, and called to check how things were going.

We would recommend this for a great family vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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From the Owner

This property is the home where my husband and I raised our children, when they grew up and moved out, I saw that we were not here as much and it's soooo beautiful to leave unattended, so I asked my husband if he would mind if we shared it with others. He agreed and the first year the response was soooo good that after I lost my husband, it's what kept me going:-) Everyone that stays here loves it, and many return year after year!!!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lambert International STL at 59 Miles Nearest Barpub : Hagie's Nineteen at 6.7 Miles Nearest Golf : Birch Creek Golf Course, Union, MO 63084 at 12 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrak Washington 63090 at 15 Miles Nearest Motorway : Hwy 50 at 3.7 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Junie Moon Market Cafe, Union, MO 63084 at 5 Miles Nearest Ski : Hidden Valley Ski Resort, Eureka, MO 63025 at 33 Miles Car: necessary

* You will enjoy swimming (heated concrete pool 15x30, Propane additional-pd by guest), kayaking, pedal boating, fishing until your heart is content, hiking, barbequing, or just relaxing and taking in all the views.

* Don't forget on a cool evening you can sit around the bon-fire

down at what we call the park area!

* Wineries are close by! Don't want to drive back, we can arrange a DD for you!

* Restaurants, well there are just a few, that we will recommend,

otherwise it's off to St. Louis for dinner!

* Golf courses are very near, several of them!

* Hunters-(pheasant, clay-skeet, deer) horseback riders, we have activities for you within 5 miles of this property.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 31 2016 - Jan 2 2017
1 night minimum stay
Winter/Spring 2015-16
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
1 night minimum stay
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 11 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee/Pool Open $350
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 6.97%

Pool Closed/Cleaning Fee $200.00
Rates are subject to change at anytime before agreement is signed.
Attention last minute vacationer call for pricing!!!(Within 7 days of Rental)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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From the Owner

As soon as your drive down the driveway between the manicured fields to the woods by the lake and then approach the home, you feel a sense of calmness. When you enter the foyer into the great room you then receive the WOW factor and the view is absolutely fabulous! Different words everyday can describe the view and the feeling, well, it's sometimes indescribable!! I look forward to providing this accommodation that you will long remember:-)

Property Type

  • estate


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room


  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Resort
  • Waterfront


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 3750 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1 2nd floor - toilet, shower, jetted tub, This Bathroom is in the Bedroom 1
  • Bathroom 3 1st Floor - toilet, tub, Sunken Tub in between Bedroom 4 & 5
  • Bathroom 2 2nd Floor - toilet, shower, This bathroom services bedroom 2 & 3
  • Half Bathroom 1st Floor - toilet, Off of Dining Area and close to the inground pool
  • From a sunken tub on the main floor to a Jacuzzi tub on the second floor, 2 showers and 4 toilets!


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 3 2nd floor - 3 queen, Bathroom across the hall, shared with bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 2 2nd Floor - 1 queen, Master bedroom with access to bathroom
  • Bedroom 1 2nd Floor - 1 king, Master w/ full bathroom
  • Bedroom 5 1st Floor - 1 queen, Bathroom shared with Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 4 1st Floor - 1 king, Bathroom Shared with Bedroom 5 /Beautiful view of Lake
  • All but 1 bedroom has a beautiful view of this 7 acre private lake on 55 acres.


  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available


  • There are so many things to offer one that stays here. It's large enough for a family gathering and personal enough for a private getaway! Fully equipped kitchen, linens, beach towels, gas grill, charcoal grill, 2 kayaks, and 4 paddle boats. Peacefullness, views, and nature, along with all the above!

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