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Beautiful Historic Nauvoo Home - Experience Pioneer Home In Nauvoo

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About the property

Amazing Two-Bedroom Pioneer Home, Sleeps 8

The Mix House is a beautiful early Nauvoo pioneer home with authentic antiques and period reproductions. Being nestled among the quiet farms of Parley street offers a unique peacefulness. From the crackling fire in the hearth to the soft comfortable furnishings - you will love staying at the historic Mix House.

Our guests often leave notes in our guest book and the feedback has been unanimous. Whether it has been a couples get-a-way or a family vacation stay in Nauvoo, the Mix House has been a centerpoint of their Nauvoo memories.

Nancy & Lon Simpson
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

What makes this house unique

The Nauvoo Mix House affords visitors the rare opportunity to stay in an original pioneer home that retains all of it's original features and floorplan. The seamless addition of modern comforts will insure the historic ambience is not lost.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Nauvoo, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , antique cast iron pedestal tub
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , walk-in shower
  • Two full bathrooms - including a large claw foot tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , and additional bed & bedding
    Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed
  • Two beautiful bedrooms with extra beds & bedding
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Historic Nauvoo Home - Experience Pioneer Home In Nauvoo
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Historic property with all the modern conveniences

  • 5 of 5
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Our family loved our experience in Nauvoo and a big part of it was staying in the Mix House. We were just delighted to stay in a property that gave us the feel of walking back in time but still had wi-fi and hot showers (we never ran out of hot water either!) There was plenty of room to sleep all 8 of us. We had everything we needed with plenty of linens and blankets to keep us cozy on the chilly November nights. The house looks and feels like you have traveled back in time. If you are visiting the winery, it's just a quick walk down the road. If you are interested in the historic homes and Mormon sites, they are just a 5 minute drive away. We were so glad we were able to stay in this great property instead of a regular hotel room. We had the freedom to cook our own food, and not have to be right in town. Though town is just 1 mile away if you want to do some shopping. The Mix House is your best choice for everything you could want to see and do for a historical trip. Thank you Simpson Family for lovingly restoring such a great part of history and sharing it with our family. You made our trip so special.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great historic proterty

  • 5 of 5
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My short stay at the Mix house was comfortable and relaxing. The property was immaculate and interesting with its historic features. Nancy and Lon are great hosts and ambassadors for the community. Enjoyed the Pumpkin Parade and dining at the Hotel Nauvoo. Looking forward to a return visit next year. Jeff

  • Review Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful restored home

  • 4 of 5

Very clean, comfortable, and in an excellent location to tour Nauvoo. Beautiful furnishings and period pieces. Our only negative was that there was no wifi which was difficult as we needed to make flight changes and get a bit of work done. We had to drive to a location with wifi anytime we had work issues or anything else that required wifi, which ended up being rather inconvenient.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect historical house.

  • 5 of 5
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We loved our stay at the Mix house. It was a the perfect fit for our family to see historic nauvoo. I'm sure the Mix family new our ancestors that once loved there. Our kids loved the wood floors, the racoons that were eating from the persimmons tree. Highly recommend. Nancy was great to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ammazing historic home yet all the comforts your used to.

  • 5 of 5
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We were enchanted by this beautiful home, and grateful for the comfortable beds and recliners after a long day seeing the sights of Nauvoo. This home is meticulous in decor and cleanliness. Less than 10 minutes to old Nauvoo in the car. We definitely recommend this home to Nauvoo goers. It really made our trip.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a wonderful experience at the Mix House

  • 5 of 5

We loved our nearly week-long stay at the Mix House. This historic house has been beautifully restored and was ideal for our group of 8. During our stay (during the Nauvoo Pageant) we had several friends and family members join us at the house for meals and other activities...the house and well kept yard were perfect for our gatherings. The property owners were so helpful and caring - anything we needed they quickly and graciously attended to. Upon arriving the owner took time to share with us the stories surrounding the history and renovation of the home. Learning about the amazing stories and unique tidbits about the house made our stay even more special. The next time we are in Nauvoo we will definitely stay at the Mix House

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Burlington, IL
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Train
12 Miles
Fort Madison, IA
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 96
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Hotel Nauvoo
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Nauvoo, Illinois

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off Season
1 Nov 2016 - 31 May 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Peak Season
1 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £225
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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