GALENA AREA RENTALS 'RETREAT HOUSE' 6 BEDS,5.5 BATH MORE VALUE !!

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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GALENA AREA RENTALS 'RETREAT HOUSE' 6 BEDS,5.5 BATH MORE VALUE !!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Galena House Rental Photos and Description

Retreat House, 5 Bedrooms (6 beds) 5.5 Baths (Sleeps 12 +) More Value !

4' wide concrete ramp accessible entry for elderly/wheelchair.

Are you looking for a spacious home with upscale decor for your accommodations?

We offer the 'Retreat House' more value in this 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath.(6 Beds) and (1 Sofa sleeper) Pool table, ping-pong and poker tables. This 3054 sq. ft. distinctive custom home is situated on a heavily treed hillside with rock outcropping offering valued privacy. As one enters the interior the stunning great room welcomes you with seating around a wood burning fireplace with an over sized Dubuque stone hearth. A dining room(seating for 11) and open kitchen are on the right.

Completing the main level is the convenient laundry room, powder room, and master suite, which has a large soaking 2 person jetted tub, and separate shower. The great room has large comfortable sofa.

Take in the countryside vistas through the floor to ceiling windows along the back of the home. A sliding door opens to the furnished outside dining area (seating for 6) on the upper deck with a 52' gas grill. The furnished three season's outdoor room (seating for 8) offers fresh air, the soothing sounds of nature, and a favorite quiet gathering place to socialize. The upper level of the home has 3 bedrooms with 3 baths and TVs in all bedrooms.

Walk into the lower level and you will find a pool/ping-pong table, a bar (3 bar stools), private poker room (table with 4 chairs), entertainment room with TV, a sleeper sofa, a full bath, and one bedroom with two queen beds and TV. One of the highlights of the lower level are the amazing views and easy access to the outside hot tub. The outside deck is furnished(2)tables and(8)chairs. Take the steps down to the exterior fire pit with additional seating. Enjoy this exclusive location, convenient to all the shopping, dining, and activities in 'The Galena Territory' and surrounding areas. The Retreat House is located 7miles east of Galena and 1/2 mile into the Galena Territory Association.

Thank you for your interest in 'Retreat House'.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Advertiser since 2010
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About The Owner

Hi-Welcome to our home. We're Bill and Sue. Several years ago our friends invited us to take a drive out to Galena with them. We didn’t know then about the rich history Galena boasts of, the beauty of the deep vistas and the tranquility of the woods and abundant wildlife, however these are the wonders that brought us back....year after year. Each visit introduced us to new discoveries in Northwest Illinois and educational interests and experiences for our children.

The Owner purchased this house in 2004

Why The Owner chose Galena

Galena is close enough yet far enough away from home; 3 hours drive from Chicago making it the perfect get-away place for a weekend trip. It is tucked away in Northwest Illinois and unlike the rest of the state of IL, Galena is hilly and picturesque. Downtown Galena is like stepping back in time with mid 19th century architecture aligning Main Street and beyond. Located 8 miles from town is our home, nestled in the Galena Territory. It is peaceful, yet a fun place for a large group or extended family gathering. It is a solid built home. We love it here and hope you will too.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy a game of pool or ping pong, challenge your friends to a game of poker, or relax in the outdoor private hot tub. Take a swim at the outdoor pool located at the owner's club on Territory Drive. Enjoy grilling with our 'never run out of gas' grill or just relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of nature from the three seasons room. Experience the natural surroundings; take a hike down the many trails in the Territory. Golf the 'General' or ski down the slopes of Chestnut Mountain Resort. Year-round activities make Galena the escape weekend destination.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Bill & Sue,



Thank you both for sharing your beautiful Retreat House with us for our Annual College Gals Reunion Weekend!!! It was the perfect setting to gather & celebrate our 41 year friendship! We loved the updates you've made (although we thought your home was perfect before!) & all the special touches you added with Fall decorations were appreciated. We stayed with you in April 2012, but all agreed that spending an October weekend in the Galena area was truly magical! The fall colors were spectacular, we enjoyed trail walks, gathering on the screened porch, cozy fires, the Halloween parade in town & our afternoon at the Galena Winery. Also, your kitchen is absolutely the best equipped kitchen we've ever had the pleasure of cooking in!

Thanks for sharing your amazing home with us!



Kitsi

Wayzata, MN
Oct 2013
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Bedrooms 5
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Half Baths1
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Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 75 traveler reviews

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Galena Area Rentals 'Retreat House' 6 Beds,5.5 bath More Value !!
average rating of 4.9466667 based on 79 reviews
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Galena Area Rentals 'Retreat House' 6 Beds,5.5 bath More Value !!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p323562vb
Galena Illinois
Chicago
5

Guy's Weekend Trip

Guy's Weekend Trip
  • 5 of 5
Great space with a ton of square footage; great to have the gang under one roof while still leaving space for everyone to be comfortable.

Amenities are great - game room downstairs, screened in porch, bonfire pit, massive grill, and hot tub all got plenty of use.

Highly recommend this location for golf trips, getaways, and family vacations as there is a lot to do within a short drive.

Would absolutely rent again and recommend!
  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Galena Area Rentals 'Retreat House' 6 Beds,5.5 bath More Value !!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p323562vb
Galena Illinois
5

Great house on quiet cul de sac.

  • 5 of 5
The house accommodated our needs perfectly. We had 13 people and we did not feel crowded. The house was spotless and thoughtfully outfitted with extra towels. The kitchen didn't lack anything! This house was a far cry from the dirty, poorly outfitted house that we stayed in last year. We would definitely consider staying another time.
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Galena Area Rentals 'Retreat House' 6 Beds,5.5 bath More Value !!
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Galena Illinois
Illinois
5

Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5
What a great place to enjoy our time together! All of the comforts of home! We are booking again next year. There are many things to do in Galena, but we also enjoyed just being together. Sharing meals, playing games and catching up.
  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Galena Area Rentals 'Retreat House' 6 Beds,5.5 bath More Value !!
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Galena Illinois
Ottawa, IL
5

Awesome Home !!

  • 5 of 5
Awesome home !! We chose this home for an annual family reunion. We loved it so much that we are considering going back next year. The house fit us perfectly. 4 of the 5 bedrooms have your own private bathroom which was nice and very convenient. The master suite was beautiful. The TV room had a sleeper sofa which was great for a 6th bedroom and we even used the poker room (we brought an air mattress) to be used for a teenager's bedroom. The home was gorgeous, clean and up to date. The owners went above and beyond by decorating it for the 4th of July ! It was surrounded by woods and very private. Even though there were a few other houses in the cul de sac, you would never know being inside or outside. You could only see the tops of the driveways. This home has wonderful amenities: beautiful 3 season room, deck with a nice patio set and grill, pool/ping-pong table, poker room with a poker table, a hot tub which had nice ambiance and a fire pit. There were lots of towels in every bathroom and there was also a laundry room. Nearby you could use the rec center which had tennis courts, an indoor and outdoor pool, arcade room, fitness room, a basketball court, snack bar and a nearby spa and marina. I believe there were things to do around the marina as well. There was also a pond for fishing, but you still need a fishing license. Other activities to do in the area included miniature golf, winerys, several golf courses, a distillery with tours and tastings, hiking, antique shops, shopping downtown Galena, tours of Ulysses S. Grant's home, horseback riding, kayak rentals, stand up paddle board rentals and so much more. If you have an elderly couple, I would suggest they stay in the master suite. I HIGHLY recommend this house !!
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Galena Area Rentals 'Retreat House' 6 Beds,5.5 bath More Value !!
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Galena Illinois
outside Chicago
5

retreat house

  • 5 of 5
Excellent home. Both owners extremely helpful. Would recommend rental for all groups.

FYI: Master bedroom lighjting very minimal. Would like to have been able to read or to see better.
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Galena Area Rentals 'Retreat House' 6 Beds,5.5 bath More Value !!
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Galena Illinois
Detroit, MI
5

Comfortable and Full of Fun

  • 5 of 5
Rented for family reunion. Clean. Teenagers had their own space. Adults had their own space. Bedrooms were spaciouse. Each couple having their own toilet was also really nice. Cooked large group meals 2 times daily with plenty of cookware/dishes. Hot tub is large and easily fits 6 adults (although its rated for 8 I think).
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
77 Miles
Chicago/Rockford
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Spikes
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Eagle Ridge
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt 20
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Spikes
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Chestnut Mnt.
Nearest Beach
24 Miles
Dubuque, Iowa Airport
Car: necessary

Studio One Spa & Salon mobile to the Retreat House Tina Knautz (815) 777-1275 or (815) 777-1275 310 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036 www.studioonegalena.com Also Fever River Outfitters 525 S Main St.Galena, IL 61036 815-776-9425 Please see Item (S) the Galena water park on our vrbo points of interest map. Also Wine tasting, star gazing, ice skating, sledding. Hiking on 23 miles of trails through pristine woodlands and prairies,

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $450 Per night

Galena House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2014 - Nov 23 2014
2 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
December
Dec 5 2014 - Dec 23 2014
2 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
Christmas
Dec 24 2014 - Dec 26 2014
2 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
New Year
Dec 31 2014 - Jan 2 2015
2 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
Mid-Week
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 29 2015
2 night minimum stay
$450
From
$550
Fri,Sat
$2,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$575
From
$575
Fri,Sat
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%
Notes (6 Beds) Retreat house decorated for seasons and most major holidays and located 7 Miles East Of Galena & 1/2 Mile Into the G.T.A.
Note: Please inquire for seasonal rates. Clarify type of use i.e. small weddings, family reunions and bachelor or bachelorette and other parties. Please include total in party, type of rental use and arrival/departure dates/time.
Must be 25 yrs to sign contract. Please include total in party, type of rental use and arrival/departure dates/time.
Payment due 15 days prior to arrival.
Until confirmed, rates subject to change.
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Amenities

Amenities

Galena House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master main level - 1 king , Dual jetted tub and shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Upper level Tub/Shower
    Upper level - 1 queen , Full bath and shower
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , TV Room with double Sofa Sleeper, full bath and shower
    Upper level - 1 queen , Full Bath and shower
    Lower level Dual Queen - 2 queen , Full Bath with shower shared with TV room next door.
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) One crib and high chair, 1 queen sleeper sofa lower level TV room.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Studio One Spa & Salon mobile to the Eagle's Nest Tina Knautz (815) 777-1275 or (815) 777-1275 310 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036 www.studioonegalena.com Hand soap, shampoo and conditioner, kitchen dish soaps, coffee. Note: If you require additional amenities, i.e., baby crib, gift basket, wine, flowers, private chef, we will have your selections available for you awaiting your arrival. (Additional charges apply)
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