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Fairview Bed & Breakfast

 

Our home is the original summer house on a historic farm, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Adams Fairview Bonanza Farm. Enjoy this spacious home with its country quiet and beautiful sunsets. The grounds and country roads invite biking, hiking and bird watching. Easy access to I-29 permits day trips for shopping, antiques, casino, golfing, catfishing and good food.

   

                                                                                                                A Grand View of the Prairie

                                                                                                                   In the Red River Valley

Adams Fairview Bonanza Farm History

Fairview Farm was founded in 1881 by John Quincy Adams of Wheaton, Illinois. He took advantage of the cheap railroad land and gave it to his son as a wedding present. In 1884, William Phipps Adams came with his new bride to begin the large scale grain farming, on 9,600 acres. Also 10,000 head of sheep were raised on this farm. The farming was done with 200 mules and many men to cultivate and harvest. There were two bunkhouses, one office building, several barns, one measuring 176 ft. by 84 ft. grain elevator at the end of a railroad spur, foreman's house, etc.

The Adams summer home was built in the 1880's and in 1904 it was extensively remodeled to have all the modern facilities such as hot and cold running water, electricity and plenty of space to entertain.

The present owners, John and Tuula Kube, wish to share this history and let others know how farming got its start here in the old glacial Lake Agassiz lakebed in the Red River Valley.

          

Master Bedroom Suite- a large room with a queen bed, a private bath and adjoining sitting room.  Also included is a hide-a-bed, a dorm refrigerator and TV.

East Room- rise with the sun and the sound of songbirds after a restful sleep on the antique Adams double bed.

West Room- a great view of the western prairie and restful sleep on an antique double brass bed.

South Room- a large, bright room with a queen bed, oak furniture, private balcony and TV.

The east, west and south rooms share a bath down the hall and terry robes are provided for your comfort.

A full breakfast of Finnish oven pancakes or country omelet are some of the features served in the formal dining room.  An extra meal may be purchased if arranged in advance.

Reservation Information

The single rate is $70 with additional $15 for each extra person plus tax.

A deposit of $30 confirms a reservation. Checks and cash are accepted. Deposits will be refunded for cancellations if made three days before the reserved date.

Open May 1st thru September 30th. Reservations may be made at any time of the year. We also welcome calls to see if we can accommodate you on short notice.

Check-in is after 5pm and check-out at 12 noon.

Children are welcome

Smoking outside

Languages spoken by the hosts are English, Spanish and Finnish.

Wireless internet is available for your computer.

Area Attractions

Wahpeton Information
Bagg Bonanza Farm
Bois de Sioux Golf Course
Chahinkapa Park, Zoo & Carousel
Dakota Magic Casino
Fort Abercrombie
Kidder Rec Area
Mooreton Pond
Richland & Wilkin County Historical Museums
Red River Catfishing

For more information go to North Dakota Tourism

John and Tuula Kube
17170 82nd Street S.E.
Wahpeton, North Dakota 58075
701-274-8262


Email us at fairview@rrt.net

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