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Early Riser Townhouse In The Galena Territory

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Country Elegance And Comfort In The Galena Territory

This wooded, cozy, three-level townhouse is ideally located and furnished for your family holiday, your group's golf and ski outings or your well-deserved 'me time' in front of a warm fire with a good book and favorite classic movie. Looking down on Lake Galena, the Early Riser Townhouse sits just a leisurely walk from the General Store with its morning bakery items and coffee, newspapers, groceries & spirits. Centrally located just a short drive from the Owners Club, you have full access to newly renovated indoor and outdoor pools, health club, tennis courts, indoor basketball court, playground, billiards, ping pong and sun deck. Nearby you may also enjoy horseback riding lessons and trail rides at the Shenadoah Riding Center, rejuvenate at the Stone drift Spa, fish at the marina or just down the hill from the townhouse, challenge one of the 3 championship golf courses and discover miles of beautiful hiking or cross-country ski trails. Hot air balloons embark less than a mile away offering spectacular views of the Mississippi River Valley. And downhill skiing at Chestnut Mountain is just 15 miles away.

Decorated in the classic American Country style, the townhouse set-up is perfect not only for families, but also for groups who prefer up to three distinct private living quarters. The main floor has a master bedroom with a queen bed and full bathroom, sleeper sofa, kitchen, dining area, living room/TV area with wood-burning fireplace and balcony. The lower level has a bedroom with two twin beds, full bathroom, living area with TV, sleeper sofa and faux fireplace, patio and dining/game area. The loft bedroom has two twin beds whose bathroom has a walk-in shower plus another sleeper sofa. Amenities include high-speed WiFi, balcony overlooking Lake Galena, BBQ grill, lower level patio, wood-burning fireplace, washer/dryer/ironing board/iron, two TVs with DVD players (one compatible with European and Asian DVDs), complete kitchen cookware and accessories, a collection of books and DVDs, board games, cards and puzzles. The entire unit is fully compliant with Jo Daviess County rental regulations, and includes state-of-the art safety for your utmost peace of mind.

We hope you feel at home, and hope you have a wonderful stay at the Early Riser Townhouse.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome in The Galena Territory in Galena

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • arboretum
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • ice skating
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Early Riser Townhouse In The Galena Territory
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 12 reviews

Excellent Experience

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Early Riser Town home in early June and had a great experience. A small group of ladies got together to celebrate a low key bachelorette weekend for my sister and it was perfect. The Town home was much more spacious than I had anticipated and very cozy. We were able to enjoy the pool, a nice relaxing spa treatment and even went kayaking.

Thank you very much Ron for a pleasant experience!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, spacious and great location

  • 4 of 5

This property was great for our girls' getaway weekend. Great location with beautiful and peaceful walking trails. Proximity to downtown was perfect. The unit was very clean and spacious.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relax, relax, relax.

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at the Early Riser during the week after Christmas and we had a great time. Key pick-up was easy and the townhouse was very clean and inviting. We had wood fires each night and enjoyed several meals in the dining room. There was plenty of space for our family and we had a wonderful vacation. It is located close to the Owner's Club, General Store and Main Lodge. Galena is a short drive away. Will definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A very comfortable surrounding for a fun girl's weekend in Galena!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay immensely at the Early Riser Townhouse! Ron was a pleasure to work with. He answered all of my questions timely and even gave me his private cell phone number (which I didn't need but was nice to have!).

I enjoyed a long weekend in Galena with my 2 sisters and 2 nieces. Both of my sisters said that they would definitely recommend this property to others. One said because it was so clean. The other said because it was so homey.

It fit our size group perfectly! Because of the twin beds, we each got our own bed. And we were thrilled that there was a bathroom with a shower on every level!

I was also impressed that the townhouse was well stocked. Even though we brought our own supplies, it was nice to know that if we forgot something it was already there!

It was a nice distance from Galena - away from the busyness of the town, out where it was quiet. It was also between Galena and Elizabeth, as we went out that way also to enjoy a couple of wineries. We all had a wonderful time.

We didn't watch much TV, but my sister was happy we had Cable TV so she could watch CNN and watch the updates on a hurricane in Florida, as she has some property there. The WiFi connection was great, as my 2 nieces connected right away and had no complaints on the connection.

The townhouse was well stocked with blankets and quilts as we forgot to turn on the heat and it got cold overnight, so an extra quilt kept us warm. The townhouse was well stocked with dishes, silverware, pans, and utensils when we did cook a meal, even though we did eat out most of the time. The townhouse was also well stocked with towels and a laundry, which one of my nieces used.

I would definitely recommend this townhouse to others and would stay here again if/when I come to Galena! Compared to what we would have had to pay for two hotel rooms in town in Galena, this was a much preferred choice!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing girls get-away reunion

  • 4 of 5

Very nicely laid out townhouse--three levels, so we could spread out and have our own areas. Comfortable beds, warm and user friendly fireplace, well equipped kitchen with everything you would need.

Had some trouble with the entrance key but security and the homeowner were able to help with the problem.

Close to the General Store and one of the golf courses, walking path close by.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great experience

  • 5 of 5

Overall we had a great stay. The location of the townhouse was perfect as we had several other family members staying an a townhouse close by. The layout was great for family to gather. The owner was easy to contact and quick to respond. We loved being able to have access to the Owners Club, especially the beautiful pool. Will definitely recommend to other friends and family!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
DuBuque, Iowa
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Eagle Ridge Resort Courses
Nearest Motorway
US Route 20
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Eagle Ridge Inn
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Cascade Mountain
Car: necessary

Located in the Galena Territory, just steps from the Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa and near the charming town of Galena, Illinois


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday townhome in The Galena Territory, Illinois

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
late summer 2017
10 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
sept 1 to 3
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
fall 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
late fall 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
december 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
christmas new years
28 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 5.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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