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Sunshine Room
SunShine Room on DayStar 1918 Farm
SunShine Room on DayStar 1918 Farm
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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Sustainable Farm on 5 acres with gardens, sheep, chickens, goats, 1 acre Riparian Habitat...
Located minutes from Downtown and University of Idaho.
Amenities: Brick Patio, Orchard with Fire Ring, Woodfired Sauna, Natural Gas Grill, Great Kitchen...

Interaction with guests

I have an active lifestyle so I may be out at a venue or working somewhere on the Farm

Other things to note

Wifi password:

House Rules
No smoking
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 1PM

The Rules I had for my Son and all his friends were:
-Don't burn down the House
-Wash your hands in the bathroom lavatory, not my kitchen sink.
-Oh, and please don't wash out my iron skillets.

You must also acknowledge
Some pet(s) live in the house
Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

23 Reviews

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Sophia User Profile
November 2017
It is pretty remarkable to discover a working 1900s farm close to downtown Moscow. With one turn off the street, we entered a charming, rustic, enclave of a 1900s farmhouse, barns and outbuildings. With attention to cozy and turn-of-the-century charm, the Sunshine Room at the DayStar Farm was comfortable, quiet and enriched our visit. We loved the farm! Steve was hospitable and happy to share tips of local haunts and places to explore. We enjoyed conversation with Steve. On our way out, we purchased a dozen eggs, using the "honesty system" and got a glimpse of the farm's original cold-room. This place is a rustic and historical treasure! We would definitely recommend a stay.

Anita User Profile
November 2017
Very quainte and Homie. Took photos of the farm. Not a hotel feel at all. But if you like character, this is your place.

Jerry User Profile
October 2017
Steve was a great host. Checkin was very easy and relaxed. The home was quite and the bed was very comfortable. Steve had hot coffee ready in the morning and even offered bacon and eggs. Good location only 10 minutes from the university and a few blocks to get to a run in the country.

Michael User Profile
October 2017
Rustic but cozy farm house. Host was friendly and easy to converse with.

Jenni User Profile
September 2017
Very charming small farm just minutes from town. Vintage furniture and quilts add to the homestead feel. Steve is a very welcoming host.

Jayne User Profile
September 2017
Down to earth, sweet, farmhouse...... Steve is a relaxed host who both gives you space and engages in good conversation - will definitely keep on my roster for future trips!

Terry User Profile
May 2017
Loved this sweet little urban farm with it's pen of many chickens, a beauty of a billy goat & a small flock of sheep- all in a pastorial setting almost in the heart of downtown Moscow. The restored vintage farmhouse has changed little from its glory days and is clean, cheerful, relaxed & comfortable. The bedroom, the Sunshine Room, is unadorned comfort- a comfy double bed surrounded in cheery yellow walls, a morning sun burst & clouds billowing off the ceiling. All which makes one smile before your feet hit the floor in the morning. You'll enjoyed Steve, your host, who's smiley, friendly, relaxed and fun to talk to about anything on or off the farm. This is the best place to get a great nights sleep and to wakeup to the bleating of lambs, chuckle of chickens and a great cup of coffee in Moscow! Lovely!

Moscow, Idaho, United StatesJoined in November 2015
Steve User Profile

I am a Father of two grown children. I am an advocate for the Environment. I build; houses, fences, soil, community, relationships...I work toward sustainability. I am a carpenter, farmer, artist, mentor, friend. I raise children and animals and plants and expectations. I have a degree in Energy Conservation and Passive Solar Design, and many more years "in" University as I helped a now X spouse obtain a PhD and a tenure track position. I grew up wild in the Appalachian Mountains of WVa, spent many years traveling around the US on a motorcycle, married for 20 years, lived Great Britain, and now I've found this little farm in Idaho with good water, soil, climate, community. I've found my level and I'm livin it.

I'm told that my Farmhouse is cozy and inviting. In the Summer the windows are open to cool down the house for daytime. In the Winter I have a small woodstove to take off the chill. Some of my electricity is produced by Solar panels on the roof. Much of my food is produced here. This is a working farm so there are other people coming and going, planting and harvesting, visiting the animals, buying eggs...
The television only hooks up to the Internet and isn't used much. There are a couple farm dogs that may bark to greet you but neither live in the house. You're welcome to walk around the place but please don't pick any fruits or vegetables since these are sold to stores, resturants and individuals. We have a community outdoors sauna night nearly every Sunday evening that guests are invited to join. Except in freezing temperatures, there is an outdoor shower. Also, Porch swing to relax, Patio to hang out, Orchard with Fire Pit for the chilly evenings.
My wish is, that every time a person leaves here, our worlds are a better place.

Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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