Spring 2014: “The FarmHouse” sneak peek!


Posted on March 4th, by admin in Magazine, Places. No Comments

The FarmHouse
Parsons woman transforms 100-year-old farmhouse into charming getaway

Last New Year’s Eve, Debbie Hoppes welcomed an out-of-town couple to The FarmHouse. As she closed the front door and headed to her car, she overheard: “Honey, you hit the ball out of the park choosing this place.”

Photo courtesy of Marshall Hill

Actually, Hoppes has been hearing that a lot lately.

“I put my heart and soul into this,” she says. “So when someone gets it, I love that. Why in the world would you stay in a hotel when you can have all of this – the whole house, the space, the privacy?”

It’s a question that led Hoppes to open The FarmHouse, a quaint, peaceful two-bedroom rental (dubbed a bed-and-cook-your-own-breakfast), on the outskirts of Parsons last summer. Since then, she’s welcomed honeymooners and wedding parties, family reunions, staycation-ers, businessmen, and everything in between…

Want to keep reading about The FarmHouse? Check out the spring issue of Southeast Kansas Living, which is out now! It includes this story in its entirety, plus so much more. Subscribe now, or contact us to find a newsstand near you.





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