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Tiny House - 1870's Summer Kitchen

Bedrooms 1
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Charming newly converted summer kitchen-tiny house!

This is a charming, brick rustic 1870's summer kitchen freshly renovated. It is an efficiency with living area including kitchen area, and separate bath with shower. It is stocked with dishes, microwave, frig, nu-wave cook top, toaster oven, coffee pot, new memory foam queen bed with fresh cotton sheets. It sits on our 60 acre hobby farm with mini-horses, mini-cows, and a kitty. Roam our hobby farm at your leisure and enjoy our homemade monster cookies. Rubber boots to traverse creeks provided!

Lane's End Hobby Farm
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2017

Why Lane's End Hobby Farm chose Illinois

Our hobby farm is secluded, yet close to our charming village and a hop, skip and jump from the city by new highway. If you picture an 1870's old Kentucky setting you have it right.. Our farm is rustic and authentic, and yet updated and lovingly maintained. Enjoy our animals, creeks, and roam our entire farm.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Washington in Tazewell County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , antique sink, wicker shelves and towels
  • New Shower, antique sink, vintage mirror, vintage wicker shelves and fresh towels upon arrival,, new toilet, fan and air-conditioner, (Heat also available in fan). View to horse pasture. Slider wood door separates bathroom off. (Starcrest cleaners & laundry one mile up the road- no laundry facilities in tiny house)
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • This is a "tiny house" converted from an 1870's summer kitchen. It is charming, smallish, and has a separate bathroom with shower, toilet and sink. It is a studio type dwelling, with living space at one end (new micro-fiber tiny sofa, (seats two comfortably), queen bed with memory foam mattress, and kitchen at the east end. Cable television in smart tv.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
Earn an additional one night discount per week up to three weeks.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Tiny House - 1870's Summer Kitchen
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Breathtaking views! Perfect place to unplug!

  • 5 of 5

Lane's End Farm was everything I hoped for. The property was beautiful, the sky was breathtaking & it feels like you're out in the middle of nowhere. When you follow the winding road down & you reach the gravel- it's as if you've entered another world. So beautiful, so simple!

The tiny house has everything you need for a weekend of being unplugged. Comfortable bed & cozy love seat. The kitchen stocked with just enough necessities to prepare simple food. (Mini fridge, small coffee pot, micro, toaster oven). Simple bathroom (vanity, toilet & shower, hot water!!!). I brought my own food & coffee, stored it in the fridge- was able to spend less time away from relaxing. But, plenty of local places to grab take-out! Also current WIFI, good connection, if you need internet.

The structure itself is beautiful, rustic with exposed brick inside, a few creaks & crackling bricks- remember the structure was built in the 1800's. I felt safe at night, screen provided for the window to keep bugs out- opening the window is a must, let nature speak to you!! Plenty of blankets if it gets chilly in the morning.

Local coffee shop, THE BLEND, was a fun hipster place with delicious coffee. I had black brewed coffee + Iced Moroccan Coffee, both delicious.

I hope I covered everything. Looking to unplug? THIS IS THE PLACE!!!!!!

Sal + Buzz were as available as I needed. Sal gave me a plate of delicious cookies shortly after I arrived. Took a tour of the property & got a few recommendations.

I chose not to communicate too much- I was busy relaxing, reading & painting. Can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying at Lane's End, Lisa! We enjoyed meeting you and it was a privilege to have a "painter in residence"! Come again! Sal & Buzz at Lane's End Hobby Farm
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Perfect little getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Tiny House for 2 nights in June 2017. The owners are great people to chat with and they are very helpful in showing you around. There is everything we needed within the house to make it a relaxing and peaceful stay. The small horses and great trails to explore made it even better. Definitely worth a stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tiny House; Hugely Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

After a hectic and busy summer, we(both teachers) were looking for a way to relax, get away from the hustle and bustle of the school year and celebrate our first anniversary. The Tiny House provided the perfect opportunity to get away (but not so far away to leave us exhausted on Monday). It is darling and we enjoyed roaming the gorgeous property. Sal and Buzz have put lots of time and hard work into restoring the old summer kitchen complete with restored original brick. The bed was amazingly comfortable and we slept soundly in the country quiet of Lane's End. Sal and Buzz were gracious hosts and we couldn't have asked for anything more. Their recommendations for restaurants and such were spot on. We particularly enjoyed Denhart's restaurant on the square and Michael's Italian Feast.

The Tiny House is perfect if you are looking for a quiet, low-key retreat from a crazy busy life.

The first year of our marriage has been full of memorable moments but we will never forget watching the Cubs win the NLCS in the Tiny House. We sat by a fire outside with the game on inside (positioned just so we could see it) and shared champagne. What a magically simple weekend!

Thank you, Sal and Buzz, for providing the perfect Fall weekend for us.

We're already thinking about when we might return.

Elizabeth and Rich

  • Review Submitted: Oct 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a quiet weekend away from the hustle and bustle of Chicago and the Tiny House was perfect. The green fields and cute miniature horses and cows made the weekend idyllic. Would love to come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to shake off the stress of the city

  • 5 of 5

Quaint is probably the best way to describe the Tiny House. The house itself is adorable and bigger than your average hotel room. Plenty of room for two, with hot water, a comfy bed and just the right amount of modern conveniences (tv in case the Cubs are in the NLDS!, microwave, coffee maker). The property is beautiful, quiet with plenty of mowed trails to walk around without getting lost. We especially enjoyed the friendly cat and watching the horses go about their business while sitting by the outdoor fit pit with a glass of wine. There is no question that we will make this a yearly event. Sal and Buzz couldn't be nicer or more helpful and gave us just the right amount of privacy. If you want a romantic getaway that's different, you won't be sorry.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Friendly owners, quaint place with peaceful surroundings.

  • 4 of 5

Nice, quiet atmosphere. We were only there to rest our heads at night so did not take advantage of the beautiful property. The Tiny House is a quaint little place meeting our needs for the trip.

I would have given five stars with the exception of being taken aback by a one time service fee and cleaning fee added to the cost of the stay, totaling another $60+. Charge a little more per night for the Tiny house and remove those two charges from the invoice. I think it would make the guests happier.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Peoria International Airport, Bloomington Airport
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Washington Golf Course
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Interstate 74
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Blacksmith Steakhouse
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Washington, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £25.9

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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