Beautifully maintained, immaculate Victorian in older historic quiet neighborhood , walking distance to charming downtown and near campus, property surrounded by gardens with 3 -season porch, shade covered gazebo and open terrace outdoor relaxation areas. Queen bed in private room, two bathrooms; one is adjacent to bedroom and private for guests, internet access, TV (local channels plus ROKU with Netflix, Amazon and HuluPlus, free channels, no cable), continental breakfast.
Hosts will treat guests with respect and consideration, making sure the lodging is clean and comfortable, they simply ask the same in return. Ask about pets; the "suitable for pets" designation varies according to what the pet is, how large, etc.
Ed Lyon is the director of Reiman Gardens, a 17-acre public botanical garden that is part of ISU. He is nationally known in horticultural circles, lectures and teaches and wrote a book called Growing the Midwest Garden. He moved many of the plants in the current garden from a landscape around a historic Queen Anne home in Wisconsin as part of the move to Iowa in 2015. Dylan (Darrell) Hart operates a custom wood working shop out of the basement and focuses on home repair and automotive repair with his business Take-It-To-Hart.