‘The Reubling House’ - Modern-Rustic Cabin!

Property ID: 470138DefianceMOUS
Sleeps 41 BR1 BA


Brimming with scenic spots, vineyards, and St. Louis thrills, this sleek 1-bedroom + loft, 1-bath cabin offers a true choose-your-own-adventure retreat. Walk to the Katy Trail, kayak in the Missouri River, and explore the Missouri Wine Country. At day’s end, return to the vacation rental that features a full kitchen, Smart TV, vintage bar, shared fire pit, and historic touches from the Reubling House’s early days — once owned and operated by August Ruebling, founder of the town of Defiance!


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


Location Details

ONE WITH 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)

WHITE OR RED: 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)

DISCOVER ST. LOUIS: 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)


14 reviews
  • Beautiful space


    Nice place and good communication! Couldn't have asked for more.

    Published September 21, 2023
  • Clean and comfortable


    We stayed four nights. The cabin was clean and comfortable. The surrounding area is beautiful with many amenities nearby.

    Published August 29, 2023
  • Five star rating


    This adorable cabin has been our top best place we’ve ever stayed at for Vrbo

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Mary S.
    Published July 18, 2023
  • Fantastic cabin, great location


    Right next to the Katy trail. This cabin has had a lot of love and attention to detail put in to make it a very comfortable stay! Very comfortable bed, best high pressure shower head I’ve ever used, brand new kitchen. We sat out in the yard both nights, there is comfy outdoor seating on the front porch. Things I always want to know before I go… the coffee pot takes a regular sized coffee filter, and they had some in the cabin when we were there. Don’t forget your shampoo and soap, those aren’t provided. And even though this town is in the country, Ubers were available between wineries if needed. Absolutely perfect weekend!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Elizabeth H.
    Published July 18, 2023
  • Charming Cabin


    We really enjoyed our stay at the Ruebling Cabin. It is very clean, well-kept, and adorably decorated! The kitchen was well-stocked with pots/pans and anything you could need to cook. We loved that the Cabin had a washer/dryer and that the host provided a ton of towels and washcloths--thank you! We felt right at home!

    Published July 11, 2023
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