‘The Ruebling House’ Cozy 2nd-Floor Apartment!

Property ID: 451964DefianceMOUS
Sleeps 62 BR2 BA
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Avoid the crowds of St. Louis when you escape to Defiance, the ideal spot to access Missouri’s finest wineries. Let the Townview apartment - a 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation rental - be your personal haven. The Ruebling House, built in 1906, was originally home to the general store and living quarters of August Ruebling, Defiance’s founding father. This home provides the perfect blend of old-fashioned touches, like the original hardwood floors, and modern amenities, like the Smart TV!


  • Kitchen
  • Central Heating
  • Self Check-In
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Central Air Conditioning


Location Details

ENJOY NATURE: Katy Trail (0.1 miles), Matson Hill Trail (2.4 miles), Lost Valley Hiking Trail (2.9 miles), Weldon Springs Conservation Area (4.0 miles), Klondike Trail Head (4.0 miles), Lewis & Clark Trailhead Weldon Springs (6.4 miles), Broemmelsiek Park (6.9 miles), Busch Greenway Trailhead (7.6 miles), Pine Trail (11.3 miles), Castlewood State Park (27.8 miles)

WINERIES: Defiance Ridge Vineyards (0.9 miles), Chandler Hill Vineyards (1.5 miles), Sugar Creek Winery (2.3 miles), Montelle Winery (6.3 miles), Augusta Winery (8.5 miles), Mt. Pleasant Winery (8.6 miles), Noboleis Vineyards (9.3 miles), Balducci Vineyards (11.0 miles), Quarry Wine Garden (11.5 miles), Blumenhof Winery (14.7 miles), Cedar Lake Cellars (19.7 miles), Renaissance Wine Garden (23.8 miles), Holy Grail Winery & Vineyard (26.8 miles)

ST. LOUIS SITES: The Butterfly House (19.4 miles), Six Flags St. Louis (30.3 miles), The Magic House, St Louis Children's Museum (31.2 miles), Saint Louis Zoo (33.0 miles), Missouri Botanical Garden (35.7 miles), The Gateway Arch (39.5 miles)

AIRPORT: St. Louis Lambert International Airport (28.5 miles)


16 reviews
  • Perfect getaway, for. Wine trail or family wedding like we had


    It was spacious, very cozy, had everything we needed and more. Made you feel at home and relaxed

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published April 7, 2024
  • Great location


    It is located in an outstanding location for easy access to multiple wineries and very clean. It was perfect for our weekend getaway.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published January 12, 2024
  • Home Away From Home


    We found this gem last year when we were looking for a cozy place to stay while visiting relatives for Christmas. It is hard to be away from home for the holidays, but we wanted to be with family. We fell in love with this cozy alternative so much that we booked it for Christmas 2023. We were every bit as pleased this year!

    Published January 1, 2024
  • Ruebling House


    We really appreciated the attention to details, the location, and easy access to the event we were attending while staying in Defiance! The apartment was super clean and more spacious than we expected when the listing said “cozy”.

    A couple of things-there is no where in either bathroom to hang a wet towel, either a hand towel or bath towel. Also the tv did not work well-seemed to not have a very good internet connection and was difficult to watch a couple of sporting events we were hoping to watch.

    All in all a very comfy and pleasant stay. We will definitely stay here again!

    Published October 11, 2023
  • Loved the bathroom


    Loved the bathroom in this second floor apt!

    Published September 21, 2023
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