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Kansas City 'Beach' Cottage

Cottage Exterior
Cottage in Winter
Just waiting for you! Front door
Cottage porch
Bright, sunny, open living room
Living room
Fireplace, Flat Screen, DVD, ROKU
Open Floor plan, games, books, DVDs
Open living room/kitchen combo
Kitchen amenties
Complimentary snack basket
whimsical decor
Master Bedroom
whimsical decor
Handpainted Mural
Master Bedroom
Master Bedroom- Luxury Linens
Sea Glass Mirror
Bedroom to Bath view
Newly remodeled bath and shower
Newly remodeled bath and shower
Bath amenities
Cottage at Night
Charming white picket fence- parking area
Boardwalk picnic area
Boardwalk to Cottage
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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Independence, Missouri
Transport yourself to the seaside without leaving Kansas City. Transition from the parking area on the newly added boardwalk. Enjoy sitting at your own private table with beach umbrella on the rock beach surrounding the cottage. This darling cozy cottage is the perfect getaway. Idea for 2 but would work for family of 4 with small children. Cot available. Private parking.

Once the caretakers cottage and then the studio of Shirley Odneal Gamble. Secluded from the main house, you will enjoy the light airey feel of sea oats grass swishing outside on your own personal dune just off the front porch. The inside is awash with blues, whites, and nautical decor.

One bedroom cottage with full kitchen, central heating and AC, ceiling fans, Keurig Coffee machine and complimentary assorted K-Cups, laundry facilities in cottage, queen-sized bed, ce...
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About the Owner, Melanie J
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 71 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 29 days ago
Listed since : May 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
This property is part of a Bed and Breakfast establishment. Hosts are on site. We are glad to provide breakfast in our dining room at an additional charge by prior arrangement. Also, tourist guides and suggestions are available in the main house office. Hosts/ guests interaction is based on guests wishes.
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Angelia S
Kansas City, Kansas
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

I am a local and my Husband wanted to get a way but not travel for his birthday. I researched bed and breakfast places and found this lovely and quaint Beach cottage in the heart of Independence Mo. A short 35 minute drive from home and I felt a though we were in our own private cabin in the woods. The Beach cottage does not come with water or sand or any of the things associated with the beach...but it does have the total feel of a beach cottage once you take in all the decor and details the owners put into making it surreal.

My regret is not getting up early enough for the breakfast. They did offer to save some for us but we reclined and slept in until we have to get up and check out. Great weekend and Cafe Verona Italian Restaurant (recommended by the Owner) was an excellent dinner choice.

Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed 22 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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We were looking for somewhere quiet while visiting independence and the KC area as part of our wedding anniversary celebration. The "Beach Cottage" listing was intriguing and we were fortunate that it was available. The property and the hospitality were outstanding. The bed was very comfortable. We enjoyed imagining the fun the owners must have had picking up seaside theme items to complete the decor. We dined at the picnic table under the beach umbrella on the pebble beach close to the boardwalk and had the perfectly relaxing evening we had hoped for. Breakfast was to die for and gave us the opportunity to visit in the main house - very elegant with an interesting pedigree and history. We are rather picky, but we can say with confidence if you are thinking about this property and it is available, don't hesitate - book it. Proprietor Melanie and daughter Lindsey will take great care of you.

Management response:

Selecting the décor for the "picture-perfect" retreat IS really fun! We are so glad that you enjoyed the results. We are honored that you chose to spend your time here for such a memorable occasion. Many of our guests love the cottage for the extra privacy, but also enjoy visiting the Main House for breakfast so that they can experience...


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 King
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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  • Cleaning fee: €21 / stay - Fee
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No pet deposit- pet damages are charged at 250.00 per incident.
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About the neighbourhood
Located at the heart of Independence giving easy access to both Independence and Kansas City events and attractions. Area noted for Civil War, Westward Expansion history, Presidential Library, sporting events, waterparks, shopping, religious visitors and conferences.This cottage is part of a Bed and Breakfast establishment in a residential neighborhood, but on a main throughfare. Just a few miles from I-70. Parking is private. Amtrak station within walking distance but will pick-up if requested.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Kansas City International: 50.0 km
Railway: Amtrak: 1.6 km
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby.
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