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Romantic, Secluded, Private, Rustic Cottages

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cabin in Elizabeth - Homestead Hideaway 7 Sister

Set on a beautiful seven acres of wooded hillside, Homestead Hideaway offers you a unique opportunity to rest and relax within a peaceful setting. Located just 15 Miles from Galena, Illinois, our cabins in the woods can be your home away from home while you enjoy Galena, Chestnut Mountain, hiking, wineries, and all the other amenities Jo Daviess County has to offer.

When you stay at Homestead Hideaway, you can simply relax in our cozy rustic cabins, or get out and enjoy everything the area has to offer. At Homestead Hideaway you can expect a tranquil feel and a stress free retreat. The cabins are located in a beautiful rural area where it is perfect to have a cup of coffee or tea in the mornings and enjoy the wildlife. Let our cabins be a rare chance to unplug from the world and help ensure you have a relaxed and secluded stay. We are not able to provide Internet or cable TV due to the location of the cabins. However, do not let that steer you away from the beautiful setting. There are numerous locations in Galena as well as E-Town Coffee in Elizabeth, IL with Internet access.

We have two historic cottages located on the property and three separate rentals. The cabins are located on opposite ends of the property. You can enjoy the seven acres of wooded area by hiking or taking your dog for a walk. Whether you are planning a romantic trip to Galena, a golfing trip, a couple’s getaway, a wine lovers weekend, or skiing at Chestnut Mountain during the winter months, Homestead Hideaway will accommodate to your needs.

We have been renting the cabins for about 2 years now. We have decided to go beyond the brochure advertising and word of mouth and work with VRBO for our rentals. Do not hesitate to ask any questions.

This specific rental is the Seven Sisters Suite which is located on the top two levels of our main cabin. The lower level of this cabin is our Gleneagle Suite which is also listed on VRBO Listing #624157 & our other cabin on the property is listed as the Brimeyer Cabin VRBO Listing #624141

We now have a landline at the cabin. It is for local and emergency(911) calling only. If you wish to call long distance you will need to bring a calling card. However, long distance inbound calling is free.

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Website: www.galenacabinrentals.com

7 Miles from Woodbine Bend Golf Course

8 Miles From Elizabeth, IL (E-Town Coffee)

8 Miles from Galena Cellars Winery

8 Miles from Galena Territory & Golf Courses

13 Miles From Rocky Waters Winery

13 Miles from Apple River Canyon State Park

15 Miles from Galena, IL

15 Miles From Massbach Ridge Winery

15 Miles from Fergedaboudit Winery

20 Miles from Chestnut Mountain Resort

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only

Property Manager
Dena Boehm
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 November, 2016
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About Dena Boehm

I purchased this property as a hobby aside from being a member of our US Navy. I have been a member of the US Military for 20+ years. I enjoy nature and being outdoors. I believe this property gives you a feel for what its like to truly relax and get away from the rest of the world.

Dena Boehm purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Dena Boehm chose Illinois

I wanted others to experience the beautiful, relaxing, rustic feel these cottages give you. Renting the cabins out would give others the opportunity to enjoy it like I have.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

Romantic, Secluded, Private, Rustic Cottages
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 22 reviews
5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

Great way to unplug!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable, Quiet, Clean - A Perfect Choice

  • 5 of 5

Truly a great place to stay. Tucked away in a rustic and scenic setting with plenty of open acreage around, the Homestead Hideaway is a true gem. The cabin successfully marries modern conveniences and amenities with the charm of cabin living. The owner's attention to detail and care for the property are self-evident the moment you walk inside.

Complete with a gravel road that leads up to the cabin, this spot is ideal for anyone who is looking to literally disconnect from the outside world. There is no WiFi or cable/satellite TV - this is a good thing (if you crave entertainment, browse the DVD library or board game collection). While you may have no cell phone reception inside the cabin, the signal tends to return around the driveway.

If you stay in the Seven Sisters Suite, the main floor's outdoor deck is the perfect space for enjoying a sunrise or sunset, and generally just great for quiet reflection. Pros: solitude, a pitch black horizon at night, and a warm/inviting atmosphere. Cons: completely depends on you.

We agree with the other reviews that everything is just as shown in the pictures (#nofilter). We can't say enough good things about the owner who is gracious and understanding. Although our group of three only stayed for just one night, we will definitely be returning. Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Secluded Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Very nice cabin in a secluded location. Easy access to Galena and surrounding area. Nice to wake up to cows in the pasture. Please note that there is another rented cottage attached to this one. They do have separate entrances and are fairly private.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property

  • 5 of 5

Well maintained and beautiful. Very relaxing. We had a great time. We were uncertain how it would be with two little kids, but it was ideal!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The place to go if you are looking for remote, relaxing seclusion.

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was very clean and looked great. The surrounding property was well maintained with neat outbuildings which made for great photographs. The only thing I would suggest, even though this is the place to unplug and go off grid, is to have wifi available as communication with other family was tough unless they called the cabin phone. You will not be able to use your phone at all. Will definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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We would recommend this place to anyone seeking a relaxing getaway. Very peaceful and homey.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place. If you are seeking seclusion, then everything you need is right there. Yet, if you wanted to have some fun..it won't take long to get to that too. We enjoyed the walking paths and even just the gravel road for taking in nature. We also enjoyed the deck to sit and visit have a peaceful time out there as well. Everything was clean and comfortable. Was nice to have some dishes too to eat some meals right there. Definitely just what we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Elizabeth, Illinois

Rental Basis:
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2 night minimum stay
£299
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£150
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20
Cleaning Fee - Included £0

We require a 2 night minimum stay. Holiday Weekends are 3 night minimum stay.
The property is in a secluded wooded area. Depending on your cell phone service provider, service can be easily accessed or not so easily accessed. We have found that if you have a provider that is not strong in the area usually it will work outside the cabins. We do have a landline at the cabin.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Elizabeth, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • King Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Main Bathroom for Queen bed,Living/Dining Sofa Sleeper area - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The King Suite is a spacious bedroom area with a private bath attached. There is also a Queen Bed on the main level, and a sofa sleeper located in the living/dining area of the Seven Sisters Suite. The cabin can accommodate 6 people.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting

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Portable wifi hotspot

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