Skip to content
Save this listing.
Entire cottage

Historic quaint 1930's tourist cabin Bear Cabin

Kip User Profile

Historic quaint 1930's tourist cabin Bear Cabin

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Great location
100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

1930's renovated tourist cabin. All interior is newly renovated during the past three years. One of a group of nine tourist cabins which are the only remaining 1930's tourist cabins that have continuously operated as nightly rentals in Kansas. Cable, 50mb internet, shower, mini fridge, microwave and refrigerated air and electric heat pump heat. Outside deck for relaxing. All located in a small town of 1000 on historic US highway 24 in north central Kansas. Waconda lake is 6-8 miles east. 13,000 acres of water and 12,500 acres of public land surrounding the lake.


Air Conditioning
Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 king bed, 1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in time is 2PM - 10PM and check out out by 11AM


5 Reviews

Kristen User Profile
August 2018
Super clean, easy to find, and Mary was so sweet! I'm glad I got to meet her! Responses were super fast and everything was great!
Kari User Profile
June 2018
On a ten day road trip across the US, this was the place we were looking forward to the most. It did not disappoint!! Quiet & cozy, every basic amenity provided. Just what we wanted!!
Sharee User Profile
April 2018
I had a great experience and would recommend the stay!
David User Profile
February 2018
Kathleen User Profile
December 2017
We really enjoyed our stay at Shady Grove! Kip and Mary were great hosts. They were extremely quick to respond, made the check-in and checkout process very simple, and made sure we had what we needed ahead of time. We were busy over the holiday weekend, so their added touch of mu…
Kip User Profile
Response from Kip:
Thank you Kathleen we will get that board replaced and find some curtain liners too. The TV is a tough one due to space, but we will work on that too before your next visit. Thank you for the feedback. Kip & Mary
December 2017

This host has 13 reviews for other properties.

View other reviews

Hosted by Kip

Downs, Kansas, United StatesJoined in November 2017
Kip User Profile
19 Reviews
Always communicate through AirbnbTo protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
About the home
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying in someone’s home.
This is Kip’s place.
Mary helps host.

The neighbourhood