|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
Please inquire for corporate and event rates.
We offer tiered rates, please inquire over 2 night stays vs Instant Quote.
We offer the 'Eagle's Nest' more value in this extraordinary 12,000 square foot, 8 bedroom & 8 full baths, 14 King beds with 3 half baths vacation rental home located at the entrance of the Galena Territory in Northwest Illinois. There are many golf courses within & just outside the G.T.A. The “Eagle’s Nest” is the largest private rental vacation rental home in the area. It is handicap accessible on the main and lower levels and situated on 12 pristine wooded acres.
The Eagle’s Nest will surpass even the most sophisticated tastes; it was designed for weddings, corporate events and meetings, golf, ski, groups, family reunions, multi family outings, wedding receptions and scrapbooking.
As you enter the main level great room, you immediately feel the spaciousness and luxury. The floor to ceiling windows provides natural lighting and panoramic views of the beauty in the surrounding woods. The centerpiece of the great room is the indigenous Dubuque limestone wood burning fireplace. It is flanked by warmth of fine leather furniture, natural hickory hardwood floors with large distinctive area rugs.
To the left is an intimate library nook. To the right are the twin dining tables seating for 16. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with a full open view. The granite countertops seating 12 and natural hickory cabinetry with stainless appliances is perfect for buffet style breakfast dinning.
Step out onto the main level furnished wood deck seating 20 with views and sounds of nature. Have a cookout on the gas grill or have a chef cook for you.
Each of the Eagle’s Nest (8) bedroom suites are themed Galena décor, with two bedrooms off the kitchen that are handicap accessible with one king bed in each bedroom suite. The other (6) bedroom suites have two king beds in each room. All (8) bedrooms have a luxurious jetted tub, two sinks, and walk-in custom designed tiled showers and nine foot ceilings. Two of the bedrooms have their own balcony with superb views.
There is plenty of room in this 4,000 sq. ft. lower level able to seat 120 when set up for reception style dinning. When set up for leisure, there is plenty of entertainment with the 55” TV, pool table, poker table, air hockey, foosball, and ping-pong gaming tables with 27’ of wet bar. The southwest wall is wide open to the patio with (6) double sliding glass doors allowing the perfect view to the 12 acres of wooded scenery. This will welcome guests onto the seventy foot furnished patio seating 20 for alfresco dining with granite fire pit. In the center of the patio stands the towering 80’ stone fireplace.
You can also choose to walk on the path through the twelve pristine acres of woods or play volleyball on the sand court. At the end of your day enjoy the eight-person hot tub under cover in the gazebo located just off the patio.
During your stay at the “Eagle’s Nest” you will enjoy beautiful scenery, spacious affordable accommodations. It offers convenient access to the Galena area. This is one of the most exclusive and sought after luxury vacation rental accommodations in Illinois. It is truly a “must see/must stay”.
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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 2007
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 at the galena Territory. It is peaceful, yet a fun place for a large groups or extended family gathering. It is a solid built home. We love it here and hope you will too.
Enjoy a game of pool or ping pong, challenge your friends to a game of poker, or relax in the outdoor private hot tub. Enjoy grilling with our 'never run out of gas' grill. 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
Thank you Bill,
The person from our group that won the golf tournament in September is in charge of the outing for 2014. He has tentatively determined to host the tournament in Colorado in 2014.
Thank you for thinking of us, your home was one of the best venues we have had in the 30 years we have been doing this tournament.
I just got married at the Eagle's Nest, and it was incredible! We rented the place for several days and my whole family was able to stay there. Not only was my wedding incredibly beautiful, but the stay was very comfortable as well. The decor is gorgeous, the rooms incredibly comfortable, and the bathrooms are to die for! The majority of the weekend was just my family hanging out and enjoying the house. I highly recommend this place not only for an event but just for any group of people to stay and enjoy each others company. The owner was really great about working with us, and made our stay extremely stress free.
We walked in and were blown away by the beauty of the common room. As we explored the rest of the facility we continued to be amazed. It was clean and we'll maintained. The owner made himself available and was super nice. The wedding was catered by Victory catering. The owner of Victory was wonderful. We provided our own center pieces and they put them all together and put them on the takes so we didn't have to worry about it. And the food was absolutely delicious! More than one person said that this was the best wedding they had ever been to. I attribute this to the fantastic facility and the wonderful food, along with the amazing owners and staff. It was an event to remember!
This property is as good as you can get from a rental home. The owners have great pride in their property. You'll find it extremely clean and everything works; which is extremely rare for homes listed on VRBO. Each bedroom provides all of the options that you would expect from a property in this price range. The lower level entertainment center is terrific for all ages. We had our entire family in for the holiday and not a single complaint, just compliment after compliment.
If you are planning a wedding for 50-75 people... book The Eagle's Nest NOW. The spacious common areas, beautiful custom sleeping / bath quarters, and unbelievable landscape allowed for an incredible experience; not only for my wife and I, but also for all of our family and friends.
Not only were we lucky enough to have all of our immediate family join us for this event, The Eagle's Nest allowed enough rooms for all of them to stay with us the entire weekend. There was plenty of room for us to spread out, the rooms were quiet enough for those who needed to get away, and the kids had plenty to do around the property with the game room downstairs and several trails to explore.
The great room gave us a comfortable and beautiful setting for our ceremony with 65+ guests. Then we were able to invite everyone right down the stairs to the lower level for cocktails and our reception. We lucked out with the weather which allowed people to also enjoy the extensive patio and decks. What an incredible setting! The entire place is beautiful and so accommodating for a gathering such as ours.
The owners were so helpful and assisted us with any needs or question. I would definitely recommend to anyone!
Our family enjoyed Eagle's Nest this weekend as we held our 28th annual family gathering. It's a gorgeous facility with plenty of amenities for family gatherings, business gatherings, or a relaxing weekend away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
We really enjoyed the beautiful setting but wished we had more time to spend taking in all the events Galena has to offer as well as the special provisions at Eagle's Nest. The pre-arrangements were well communicated and everything was as stated in the rental offering.
Taking advantage of the weekend, we had 24 people enjoy family members ranging in age from <1 year old to our family matriarch who'd rather not allow me to state her age. We enjoyed the recreational provisions, the setting, nature walks, and time away in the Galena area.
Hopefully our family will be able to enjoy Eagle's Nest in the future.
I have never opened a door before and have been so excited! Really!! This place is a modern mansion in Galena's Eagle Territory. We had 7 couples with kids and it was a blast to see how much fun everyone had! The adults enjoy that every bedroom has 2 king beds and private bathroom, the massive modern kitchen and the basement bar! The kids enjoy running around in a house that seems more like a hotel of their own! The place was extremely clean and everything was very professional. This place books up on popular weekends, but every single person in our group wanted to schedule another visit the following year. Thanks to the owners of this amazing place! If it is sunny and warm they have tons of activities ready for you outside and the biggest deck I have ever seen ;) ... if it does rain this house has so much space and toys in it that you wouldn't care! I have stayed in Galena a few times before and there is no house that compares, nothing even close! I hope your group has as much fun as ours!
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 Also Fever River Outfitters 525 S. Main St. Galena, IL. 61036
Please see Item (S) the Galena water park on our vrbo points of interest map.
Also Ramada Inn,11383 Hwy 20W, Galena, Illinois 611036,Phone 815-777-2043. $5.00 per person, per day, hours of the pool 7:00am-11:00pm
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Cleaning Fee||$550 + Tax|
We offer tiered rates, please inquire over 2 night stays. Above rates for residential type use, please inquire for weddings, corporate, special events and scrap-booking rates. Galena Area Rentals will determine the type and when event rental contract and rates apply. Eagle's Nest decorated for seasons and most major holidays and located 7 Miles East Of Galena.
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. Galena Area Rentals will determine the type and when event rental contract and rates apply.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.