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Swinging Bridge Cottage

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Swinging Bridge Cottage

6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
6 guests
3 bedrooms
3 beds
1.5 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Outstanding hospitality8 recent guests said this host offered outstanding hospitality.
Sparkling clean13 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Quick responses11 recent guests said this host responded quickly.

Overlooking the historic swinging bridge, on the Iowa River, this newly-remodeled guest house features 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and a furnished kitchen that's open to the living area. The large living room windows look onto the landscaped private backyard and the river. Tucked into a quiet neighborhood, the house is perfect for a relaxing weekend, or for a get-together of family or friends.

Amenities

Air Conditioning
Cable TV
Dryer
Essentials
Heating
TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 super king bed
Bedroom 3
1 super king bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

Availability

22 Reviews

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Nancy User Profile
Nancy
August 2018
Larry calls this appropriately a “cottage” however, it’s a luxury cottage. Beautifully and tastefully decorated with large bedrooms and large beds one can tell they have taste with talent to make a cottage feel as if I’d want this to be my forever home! The bridge views are magni…
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Nicole
August 2018
This beautiful property exceeded our expectations. Its 24/7 beauty. The evenings by the fire on the patio, coffee in the morning on the patio while watching the river were incredible. Larry is an absolutely amazing host & was very helpful. The house was perfect for our group & h…
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Response from Larry:
Thanks for the kind words. I do My best to make the home a great experience. I love the river and the new patio and outdoor fireplace. The place is so relaxing. Thanks again !
August 2018
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Afshan
August 2018
Immaculate conditions, beautiful location, and convenient for our large group of friends. We look forward to visiting again during road trips and retreats. The Swinging Bridge and riverscape were very relaxing. Larry’s hospitality and friendliness surpassed our expectations.
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Response from Larry:
Really was very very nice meeting such a friendly group.....I look forward to seeing you again....safe travels....
August 2018
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Jacobine
July 2018
This beautiful home has spectacular views in every room, and great use of space makes it have a luxurious feel. Loved our stay with 6 adults!! Larry is by all means a super host. Prompt in answering all questions, thoughtful to address concerns, friendly and engaging to communica…
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Response from Larry:
Glad you liked the home. I was sitting out on the patio this morning with the breezes and watching the swallows over the river....what a blessing in my life to have such a relaxing place...for myself and for guests like you. What a very very nice family !!!!
July 2018
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Rob
July 2018
What an awesome hidden gem. If you are looking for a weekend getaway or want to get out of town in Iowa, this is the place. The views are amazing. Up Scale kitchen to cook in. Awesome Weber Grill! Larry's place is so secluded. We enjoyed sitting outside with a cocktail and readin…
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Response from Larry:
Thankful you enjoyed the home. It was a nice day and cooler than it had been. The swallows were active this morning. The downtown is beautiful....and the coffee shop and stores and nice to walk to.......I grew up here so I am very partial...glad you liked it also. So much to see ...and next time we can mark off all the places you should stop ...that are off the beaten path. Thanks again for being excellent guests........come back soon.
July 2018
Denise User Profile
Denise
July 2018
Adorable, comfortable and inviting cottage. You will enjoy your stay here as it is welcoming the minute you walk in.
Larry User Profile
Response from Larry:
Thanks for the nice comments. I know you had a busy weekend/schedule. I hope you got some time to relax and just relax. I will continue to improve and hope you come back to stay. Thanks...Larry
July 2018
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Linda
July 2018
This was the second year for my family to celebrate "Christmas in July" at the Swinging Bridge Cottage and we will plan to do so next year as well. The cottage, the patio, the view and the opportunity for all of us to be together in this perfect place is much appreciated; not onl…
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Response from Larry:
I am glad you enjoyed your stay...and hope for many others..Your family and friends are delighful to see each year. I am also glad you enjoyed the addition of the large kitchen island....the outdoor gas fireplace....and stamped concrete patio added only a few days earlier. Always great seeing everyone.
July 2018

Hosted by Larry

Iowa Falls, Iowa, United StatesJoined in June 2017
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22 Reviews
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I have lived in the Iowa Falls area all my life (age 58). I grew up on a dairy farm north of Iowa Falls. I moved to town 30 years ago along the Iowa River about a half mile from this home. As a kid I always wanted to live next to the water. Its one of the happiest places for me t…
Response rate: 100%
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