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Cozy Cottage On The Vermilion River In Rural Illinois. ~1 1/2 Hours From Chicago

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Cornell - River Cottage Retreat

2 Bedroom A Frame Cottage With Riverfront Views Of The Vermilion River

Our cottage offers all the amenities of home with amazing outdoor views and sounds of nature overlooking the Vermilion River. Come and get away from it all anytime of year to enjoy the scenery and wildlife(turkey, deer, birds). For summertime fun, we have an outdoor fire pit and a 3 season room with wood burning fireplace. If you choose to come in the winter, cozy up around one of our two wood burning stoves and wait out a snowstorm. The cottage offers 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a loft, large deck overlooking the river, and a walk out basement with pool table.

-2 bedrooms Main level: 2 twin beds

Upper level: 1 king with balcony

Upper level: loft with futon(sleeps six if guests use futon)

-2 bathrooms Main level: toilet, tub/shower

Lower level: toilet, shower

-outdoor fire pit

-3 season room with wood burning fireplace

-large walkout deck overlooking the river

-gas grill

-full kitchen with stainless steel appliances

-pool table and family games

-dish network(tv in main living room and lower level)

-peaceful and relaxing but still offers many attractions within driving distance for a day trip

-beautiful views and nature watching anytime of year

-10 minutes to golf course and dining

-boating

-canoeing

-State parks all within about 15-45 minutes driving distance: Starved Rock, Humiston Woods, Spring Lake, Matthiessen, Buffalo Rock, and La Salle Lake.

The Vermilion river is navigable but not terribly deep. Smaller fishing boats and pontoons are most popular. There is boat ramp access about 10 minutes away. Please call for more information on boating and area eating, drinking and entertainment ideas.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Ryan Schmitz
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 October, 2016
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveller reviews)

Cozy Cottage On The Vermilion River In Rural Illinois. ~1 1/2 Hours From Chicago
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
5

Cozy Cottage - State Parks Nearby

  • 5 of 5

Drive past a bunch of beautiful cornfields to get to this Cottage in Rural Illinois. The cottage has a nice 3/4 wrap around porch to sit outside and look out at either the fields in the front or the Vermilion River out back. There is a nice patio area to sit out by the fire pit and Ryan provided as much wood as you could want. The house is nice and clean with a loft area upstairs and a balcony off the bedroom upstairs as well. Lots of room to roam. Ryan had bottled water in the refrigerator so that was nice and definitely came in handy. Bath towels, kitchen towels and oven mitts are available. There is no dishwasher - which we did not mind at all since it was just the four of us. The only thing missing was a box of Kleenex. The fireplace inside is awesome and really creates a cozy warm feeling - we used the fireplace a lot. This was a great Cottage to get away for the weekend and relax in a quiet area. I would recommend this house and would stay there again. Thank you Ryan and Family for providing a nice place to rent for the weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Susan. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks, Ryan
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5

Nice and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

I rented for three weeks Sept. 25 through Oct. 16 while I was working an outage at Braidwood. It helped to make having to be out of town to work, relaxing. Owners were very helpful and responsive to any questions that I had. Only wish I was there for vacation instead of work, but would definating do this again. Martha

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review Martha!
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4

Cottage on the lake

  • 4 of 5

Cute cottage on the lake. Everything we needed for the week end was there. A quite get away location, yet close to starving rock and other actives.

Tho we didn't use them, games were provided as well as DVD's.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My friend and I stayed at this wonderful riverside cabin in July. Great clean and peaceful space outdoors and in. It is out past many cornfields with just a small road with few other houses and not really access to explore the river. Good working kitchen essentials, extra bottles of water was nice (thank you!). Good gas grill. Comfortable pillows, beds and couches. Very nice deck overlooking the river where we read books and chatted for hours. Used the screened in porch with fire pit at night to stay away from mosquitos. We were there for hot July days but just used the ceiling fan and opened windows for nice breeze versus trying the AC. We did not use the basement area (with doors to outdoors) with TV, couches, pool table. Stocked up with family board games. Seems a little musty or damp there but dehumidifier running.

We drove to Starved Rock for hiking which was very cool although crowded in mid summer as expected. A little trouble with automatic map directions for one of us coming from the south bringing you to the west side of river with cabin on the east, but property owners directions were great. Recommend for getaway for family and/or friends. Hope to return with kids and other friends in future

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the nice review. Hope to see you again! Ryan
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5

Great spot 5 stars

  • 5 of 5

Great spot to get away. Ryan, the owner, is a great guy to deal with. Answers questions in a fast timely manner, very open to making your trip great.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again!
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5

The property was very nice.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was awesome! We had a wonderful time staying there. Would love to come back in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again! Thanks, Ryan
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cornell, Illinois

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3 night minimum stay
£512
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£1,715
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Cornell, USA

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf

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