Tiny Romantic Rustic Country Farm 25 Acres * Barn


Tiny house hosted by Ashley

  1. 2 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 1 bed
  4. 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the tiny house to yourself.
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Self check-in
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Experienced host
Ashley has 95 reviews for other places.
The perfect blend of camping and comfort!

Private & Unique space with Loft. Full kitchen. Porch. Fire pit.


Perfect get-away retreat for couples or solo travelers wanting to escape the hustle and bustle for a few days. Enjoy nature and a slower pace.

Eco-Tourists, Hikers, Adventures, Fishermen, Climbers, Artists, Yogis, Writers. History Buffs. Photogs. Cycling enthusiasts. Foodies.

Reconnect. Relax. Tree House/Cottage Vibe. Sleeps 2

The space
The 480 sq. ft. Tiny is located in an existing farm structure on a privately owned Heritage Farm located in South Eastern Minnesota. The oldest Family Farm in the County and one of the oldest in the State of Minnesota.

Deemed a "Century Farm" by the Minnesota State Fair in 1976. we are closing in on 150 years. Owned and Operated by our family for six generations, without interruption since 1858.

The farm went completely sustainable and chemical free in 1987.

Where you're staying is within the farm yard, but also included in the Richard J. Dorer Memorial Hardwood Forest.

Authentic 150 year old family farm; now organic, sustainable, solar-powered and chemical free.

Unplug in the charming, rustic, handcrafted 488 sq. ft.​ space that pays homage to the founding family who settled and worked this land.

Established in 1854, The Homestead is one of only a handful of remaining Century Farms in Minnesota; this Pioneer Property boasts an inviting 25 PRIVATELY OWNED acres for you to explore.

Certified as a National Wildlife Habitat, there is an abundance of animals and birds in the heavily wooded, pristine moors at the bottom of the hill.
You get the feel of being on the farm, but without any livestock. We just grow organic hay now.

Guests can also access a private 2 person soaking tub and laundry room.

Self-Check In at the house using the key pad.

Enjoy locally sourced snacks and drinks thoughtfully provided by your Hosts, while you explore the tiny house. Whimsically curated decor sets the tone.

Put away the basic groceries you purchased en-route. Let Host(s) know you arrived safely.

We know there is no view from the accommodations, because of where it is located. You're meant to go outside. Like, FR. ;-)

The property is included in the Richard Dorer Hardwood Forest; A 1 million acre Preserve in Minnesota; only 45,000 acres of the land is State owned, with the remainder owned by private individuals. You are standing in the middle of it.


Relax on the porch, open the adult beverages you brought with. Put your phone in the "Time Out" box.

Take a stroll down to the scenic creek, free from all other distractions. Let your pup off leash once down the hill.

Check out the picnic pavilion. Consider a picnic for tomorrow. Hike back up the hill (moderate) to the house.

Light the fire (wood provided) and cook some chops on the gas grill.

[X] Make S'mores

[X] Have your own private bonfire.

Visit with your loved one on the comfy STUDIO porch or lawn under big sky while star gazing.

Sleep soundly on comfortable new memory foam mattresses with UGG bedding and hospitality grade linens.

Wake up refreshed and make coffee. Slip out silently onto one of the porch and watch the birds.

Read or journal. Eat breakfast or pack a knapsack for the trail. Take eco-friendly bug spray and sunblock (provided).

Following the clearly marked trail, admire the wild meadows with no other traffic. Contemplate the amazing limestone bluffs that are indigenous to the area. Run the trails. Ride your bike. Walk along the scenic creek (again!!) Have a breakfast bar and juice in the picnic pavilion. Imagine what this land looked like 150 years ago when the pioneers arrived. Follow the marked signs to locations of importance and history around the farm. Spend time re-wilding. Forage for herbs and plants. Spot birds. Hunt for shed deer antlers and Morel mushrooms. Look at the fish.Look at rocks.Look at trees.

Check out the deer feeders.

Let your mind wander.

Look at butterflies.

Watch the eagles.Take a private, romantic hike with your special someone. Photograph the remains of the original farm. Stroll through the rolling hills. Pick a couple apples from on of the 5 apple trees Nana-Eva planted in 1942. Admire the Day Lilys Mom planted in 1967.Eat some wild blackberries or grapes right off the vines. Planted by Great Grandpa Otis in 1937.

[X] Relax in the safety and awesomeness of your private and natural wild environment.

After a quick shower and you're off to explore town!

Before you go out, call and make your 5 star dinner reservations at the multi award winning 1854 Stagecoach Stop Turned Fine Dining Restaurant Hubbell House in Mantorville (5.5 miles South)

So, did you go North, South, East or West?

Did you visit a nearby Festival or Fair? See a Stagecoach? Visit the Opera House? Cycling? Riding? Find a local small batch brewery? Did you go to the Farmer's Market? Did you go to Rochester, Home of the Mayo Clinic and visit the city sights? Were you berry picking? Or did you go shopping at a variety of cute shops and boutiques? Antiquing? Mall of America is only an hour away. We recommend a church supper if you can find one, or a VFW BBQ! How about the Food Trucks? Maybe you stopped at Burgers and Shake joint? Did you get a massage and pedi? Pop and ice cream at The Chocolate Shoppe? Walk along the river? Or were you more adventurous and went tubing on the Zumbro!?

Don't Forget!! You have Dinner Reservations!!

More relaxing after your excellent 5 star dinner, a sweet chocolate indulgence purchased from Chocolate Shoppe earlier in the day and more late night snuggling under the stars with your favorite person. Another fine, soft, evening here watching the fireflies.

Wake up Sunday, re-energized and re-connected with your loved ones.

Take your coffee and walk down to the covered pavilion. Enjoy your dog running off leash, sniffing everything, exploring and playing in a natural setting, free of strangers, and in full view. A quick breakfast of fresh eggs you bough from the Farmers Market and home made bread, and you're off.

You have had a perfect small town getaway at The Tiny Lumber Jack!

Make sure you have all your things, let Host(s) know you're departing, and lock the door! Plan your return trip! See you soon!

We love long term stays, ask about special rates! Also, ask about pets.

What this place offers

Garden view
Free carport on premises – 1 space
HDTV with Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Roku
Free washer – In building
Free dryer – In building
Air conditioning
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

West Concord, Minnesota, United States

Rural. 45 minutes from Mayo Clinic. Close to Mantorville and Kasson and Pine Island

Be sure to visit Area 57, a tasty Bistro 10 minutes North of us in Wanamingo.

We are 5 minutes from precious Mantorville, with its 1800 era stagecoach turned award winning 5 star dining restaurant, ice cream shop and old fashioned Melodrama style Opera House.

Pick up a treasure in one of the many antique stores.

Have a sandwich from the County Seat beside the river.

Take some selfies at the covered bridge or fish from the bank by the dam.

Ride the Douglas Trail!

Hosted by Ashley

  1. Joined in June 2019
  • 101 Reviews
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Experienced, avid, independent, GLOBAL traveler with more than 1 million air miles. Extreme Adventurer. I am university educated, married, 54 y.o. Canadian female; born and raised in Vancouver. I like ocean kayaking. I teach English online and we have several purebred Labrador Retrievers. We love to attend live music shows when we can. I have attended every Coachella Valley Music and Arts Fest since it's inception in '99 I do Krav Maga (Israeli Martial Arts style), Tae-kwon-do and Karate. I love riding my mountain bike. I recently retired after almost 2 decades of nursing. Not much rattles me - that comes from many years of working in the ER and OR. I am particularly well-informed about infection control. I spent 25 years in the desert cities of California, before re-locating for work and then retiring. My husband is a Rancher. We expect to open our 2nd location soon; a slightly larger 'tiny home' located at Paris Landing, Tennessee in Spring '22 !!!! I prefer to say 'yes' over 'no'. My pronouns are She/Her. The thing I absolutely cannot live without? Lip balm. My favorite part of travelling? Trying new foods. Life Motto? Why Not? and Nothing Ventured - Nothing Gained. As an experienced traveler, I know what I need in a location. I believe this makes me a better host. As a guest, I like my privacy. As as host, I give you yours. 10 time SuperHost! Premier Partner on other STR platform. We love to offer guests unusual concepts. All our guests say they had a unique experience with a lot of value and flexibility.
Experienced, avid, independent, GLOBAL traveler with more than 1 million air miles. Extreme Adventurer. I am university educated, married, 54 y.o. Canadian female; born and raised…

During your stay

We are available via phone, text, email for the duration of your stay. Happy to answer any questions. We live on the South end of the property during the warmer months; so you may see us from about 150 yards away. We'll wave. That's about it unless you have a problem.

You may see my husband disappear over the hill in the 4 wheeler to check the fences.

During colder months, we are likely at our other property in Florida.

You may see some cattle down in the woods. They are fenced off. I have dogs, they are very friendly. They may bark. Do not be alarmed. They love people.
We are available via phone, text, email for the duration of your stay. Happy to answer any questions. We live on the South end of the property during the warmer months; so you ma…

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 3:00 pm - 12:00 am
Check out: 11:00 am
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets

Health & safety

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

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