A private getaway bed and breakfast in the heart of Missouri's Arcacia Valley, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, scenic sightseers or those just wanting a peaceful country escape. This delightful farmhouse, built in 1908, is located just 2 miles outside of town. A bubbling creek runs behind the house and can be viewed close up with a short walk to The Low Water Bridge. Enjoy the many area attractions, such as the antique shops, carriage rides, Fort Davidson, Elephant Rocks, Taum Sauk Mountain, Johnson's Shut-Inns, Black River float trips and the Ozark Trail.
4.6 on July 26, 2018
This is the second time we have stayed at this B&B. My wife and I love escaping our 4 children to come to this part of Missouri and have a relaxing weekend. The Butterfly room is where we stay, and the jet-tub is awesome! I highly recommend this B&B. We only had one problem this past time and that was the toilet in our suite didn't work. Wasn't an issue, just a little inconvenient.
4.0 on March 15, 2018
This B&B was very nice. The website needs to be updated because we did not have fresh cookies each day as the website indicated. The TV in the room kept blacking out when we used it. The room was very clean and the breakfast was very good. We loved the spa shower!
4.6 on January 27, 2018
My husband and I stayed here on cold winter's night in December of 2017. It was perfect! We were able to unwind from the stresses of holiday and daily life in St. Louis. Hiking and home style restaurants were nearby. Very relaxing and our host was lovely. We will be back!
5 on January 04, 2018
Our goal was to find a secluded and romantic destination for New Year's Eve. WOW, did we find it! The moment we entered and met Ruth we knew this was going to be a great stay. We stayed in the Scarlett Hideway room and enjoyed the huge jacuzzi tub, fireplace and dual showers. This was exactly what parents with four very busy children needed for our rare night away. Ruth prepared our four course dinner and it could not have been any more perfect. The next morning we enjoyed a delicious breakfast as well. We enjoyed our conversations and time spent with Ruth and her beautiful treasure. We will definitely be returning during winery season for another visit. Thank you for going above and beyond to make our stay perfect. We cannot wait to see you again, Ruth!
3.4 on October 27, 2017
Friendly & peaceful place to rest after exploring Arcadia valley
4.8 on September 19, 2017
Everything was perfect. Ruth made us feel right at home and the food was excellent!
4.6 on September 19, 2017
Wonderful place in the country. Really enjoyed that the owner sat down and told us about how she became owner of the bed and breakfast. Very personal.
4.0 on September 05, 2017
MY FIRST SOLO TRIP, i LOVED STAYING AT PLAIN AND FANCY! RUTH IS AMAZING, WARM AND DRAWS YOU IN. FOOD WAS EXCEPTIONAL!
4.8 on May 07, 2017
Thank you,All Very Much for the ride,my b/f and I enjoy it very much,Kyle was excellent trail guide,Tim was excellent to,for demonstrating to guide the horses,I have experience my b/f did not.thanks u christina mazurkiewicz and Greg Duquesne.
5 on March 22, 2017
Loved everything about this place! Especially Ruth's cooking and company! Would recommended to anyone and everyone! Was the perfect place to relax and get away from it all
This first floor room features an Amish style queen size bed. The desk and other furnishings are also handcrafted by the Amish. Antique butterfly quilts serve as wall hangings. Cable TV and a DVD player are available for your use. Plus, you have in-room wireless internet.
The Red Hat Suite consists of a sitting room, a bedroom, an adjacent bathroom and a private porch which can be accessed by either the bedroom or the sitting room. It sleeps up to four people. The suite is equipped with a thermostat so that you can adjust the temperature to your likeness.
You will find everything that you need for a romantic getaway. Fresh flowers and a bottle of bubbly await you. This room has an oversize corner Jacuzzi tub and a real wood burning fireplace. Cuddle up on the loveseat and watch the fire or put in our favorite movie, "Gone with the Wind".
The furniture in this room was custom made and handcrafted by the Amish. The unique wrap-around queen size bed is the focus of this room. Bedside chocolates provided.
Creek runs along property, Cattle & Horse Property, Countryside, Small town, Wine country
St. Louis, MO (STL-Lambert-St. Louis Intl.) 110 miles
From St. Louis: -Take I-55 south about 22 miles (from I-270) to Exit 174B. -Take US-67 south about 35.5 miles past Bonne Terre & Park Hills to Hwy 221(1 mile south of MO-32 Farmington exit). -Turn right (west) on Hwy 221 to MO-21. -Take MO-21 south about 2 miles to MO-72 junction. -Take MO-72 east; you will pass Hwy JJ about 1.5 miles out. Continue another.5 miles east on MO-72. -House is on the north side (left) of hwy and sign is out front. All check-ins at the Plain & Fancy house.
Antique Shopping, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Trail Rides & Horse Boarding, Johnson Shut-ins, Ozark Trail, Elephant Rocks, Fort Davidson, Taum Sauk Mountain, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery
CD player, Fax Machine, Library, Videos, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Swimming Pool, Hot Tub, Wedding Gazebo, Patio with Fire Pit
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Microwave, Private entrance, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi, Wired internet
Bicycle rental, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Trail Rides, Walking Paths, Float Trips, Historic Civil War Site, Horse Boarding, Antique Shops, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Water sports, Whitewater Rafting
I moved to this area about 20 years ago. Its a beautiful peaceful country setting. I love to meet people and have guests. When this opportunity presented itself I thought how perfect. I'm able to help people have a great getaway and enjoy the area.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian
Banana Split Pancake
A six inch chocolate chip German style pancake topped with a homemade strawberry sauce, whipped topping, fresh banana and strawberry slices with nuts and chocolate shavings.